2 bed Bungalow (for sale) Ruanlanihorne, Ruan High Lanes, Truro TR2

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Country and Waterside Prestige - St Mawes
1 Marine Parade, St Mawes, Truro
01326 358945
First Published

7th Aug 2019

Last Published

18th Sep 2019



  • Type: Bungalow
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Val-Vean was built in 1936 in the Cornelius style and has the distinct colonial feel of a light and airy lodge residence. Extensively renovated by the current owners with a meticulous eye for quality and detail, the living space flows beautifully with soft timeless décor and immense comfort. Step through the open porch into the wide entrance hall and see the reclaimed solid pine floors (also found in the living room and bedrooms), period internal doors, deep carved skirtings and Iroko hardwood framed double glazed windows and doors. The quality continues in the luxurious bathroom and shower room with marble tiled floors and a classic shaker kitchen. Two double bedrooms have French doors to the gardens and there is an additional study/garden room, currently used as a home office that could become an occasional guest room. Further modern comforts include oil fired heating with new radiators, updated plumbing and heating, under floor and internal wall insulation. Set in a generous plot of 0.35 acres with gorgeous gardens and pretty views, words cannot adequately tell the full story of this property, which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

• An exceptional 1930's detached bungalow, extensively and sensitively renovated to create a stunning home that perfectly blends period and character detail with modern comforts
• Located close to the estuary in an historic village on the Roseland Peninsula in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoying glorious views of the surrounding countryside
• Light, airy and elegant, the well appointed property boasts a living room with open fire place, deep bay window and French doors to the conservatory
• The shaker kitchen has a separate utility area and stable door to a home office or garden room that could also be used as an occasional guest room
• Bedrooms have French doors leading to the gardens and there is a luxurious marble and white bathroom and shower room
• Generous plot totalling 0.35 acres with secluded mature south westerly facing gardens, private drive, generous parking and garage
• Current planning consent for a loft conversion as a master suite with large balcony to maximise the gorgeous estuary views

Entrance The timber framed entrance porch with slate paved floor leads to the part glazed and wood entrance door with tiled floor, opening into the wide entrance hall. The hall has a double a storage cupboard and extra wide double linen cupboard, both with period wood panelled doors and cupboards over. There is a loft hatch, entrance to the kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom and living room.

Living Room The elegant living room features a white lime rendered open fireplace with slate mantle and hearth, inset log store and display recess. The deep square bay window overlooks the garden and French doors lead to the conservatory, which has a slate paved floor, uPVC windows and French doors to the garden.

Kitchen The wonderful kitchen has a range of shaker base units, painted in F & B 'Shadow White', with solid wood worktops and a ceramic sink, integrated Smeg dishwasher, Rangemaster electric five ring range cooker with extractor hood over and Rangemaster fridge freezer. Solid wood display shelves with cast iron brackets, painted plate rack and Welsh dresser complete the kitchen. There are two windows, travertine floor tiles, inset spots and a utility cupboard with space for a washer/dryer and wooden shelves above for laundry supplies.

Study/garden Room A part glazed stable door takes you from the kitchen into the rear garden room or study. Currently used as a home office, this adaptable room can be used as a hobby room or occasionl geuest room and has a painted wood floor, wood framed windows to the rear garden, velux window and two doors to the garden.

Bathrooms The stunning bathroom has an oval freestanding bath with thermostatic rain shower over, WC and basin with deep two drawer vanity, grey marble floor and mosaic tiled feature wall, obscure glazed window and radiator with heated towel rail. The shower room also has a marbled tiled floor, WC and vanity with two drawers and a glazed corner shower with electric shower unit.

Bedrooms Of the serene double bedrooms, one has a picture window and French doors with two granite steps to the smaller garden, the other has French doors opening to the larger garden.

Grounds The property is approached via a short drive with timber gates leading to a graveled entrance with parking available for several vehicles and a single garage. The extensive mature gardens are another feature of this exceptional property. The main garden is a Plantsman's treat, weaving pathways with a collection of colourful shrubs, trees and climbing roses at the rear. There are patio areas, glorious south westerly facing country views and even a luxury coop house for happy hens.

Services The following services are available: Mains electric, mains water, private drainage, oil fired central heating, telephone line, Superfast Broadband enabled.

Agent's Note The property also has current Planning Consent (PA17/10988) for a loft extension to create a master bedroom suite with shower room, sitting area and large balcony to take in the extensive estuary views. Please contact the sellers agent for further information.

The Village The sought after and unspoilt creek-side village of Ruanlanihorne lies at the head of Ruan creek off the River Fal, in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula. The silted tidal creek, declared an sssi, is a nature reserve and haven for wildlife. The village boasts an excellent village inn and ancient church. Popular with walkers, there are numerous paths including a stroll to the old stone quay and picturesque Sett Bridge beyond to Lamorran Woods.

The Roseland The Roseland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts the breathtaking scenery of the South West Coastal path and popular sandy beaches of Carrne and Pendower, and Porthcurnick with the now legendary Hidden Hut Café. The village of Tregony, just over two miles away, caters for daily needs and schools, as does the pretty village of Veryan, three miles away. The elegant sailing resort of St Mawes, nine miles away, offers a wider selection of shops and restaurants together with passenger ferry to the vibrant port of Falmouth. Waitrose is the nearest supermarket and Cathedral City of Truro, nine miles away, has a wide selection of commercial and retail facilities. The King Harry Car Ferry takes you to Trelissick Gardens and is the gateway to west Cornwall.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 28.5% £791,398 4.2 2.3
Flat 16.7% £273,775 1.8 1.1
End terrace house 10.4% £450,263 3.2 1.3
Terraced house 9.7% £402,979 2.9 1.1
Semi-detached house 8.3% £327,400 3.1 0.8
Cottage 7.6% £426,355 2.2 1.5
Other 6.3% £467,333 3 1.2
Bungalow 4.2% £390,817 2.7 1.3
Land 2.8% £87,500 0 0
Barn conversion 2.1% £483,317 3.7 1.7
Detached bungalow 1.4% £450,000 3 2
Semi-detached bungalow 0.7% £299,000 1 1
Pub/bar 0.7% £499,950 3 2
Farmhouse 0.7% £895,000 4 3

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£132,513 36.8%


Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £492,896

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £232,983 (3) £315,269 (24) £400,071 (43) £596,898 (28) £945,990 (10)
Flats £192,275 (8) £257,079 (12) £486,863 (4) - -
All £203,377 (11) £295,872 (36) £407,457 (47) £607,178 (29) £945,990 (10)

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