3 bed Detached bungalow (for sale) Penpol, Devoran, Truro, Cornwall TR3

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Simon Milnes Estate Agents & Valuers
3 Princes Street, Truro
01872 395018
First Published

14th Oct 2019

Last Published

20th Jun 2020



  • Type: Detached bungalow
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Enjoying a delightful, semi-elevated and enviable position, this detached, three/four bedroom bungalow enjoys lovely views over the lower part of Penpol and the creek towards Restronguet point.

With no onward chain, this spacious bungalow offers those looking for an opportunity to create their own lifestyle home, as it is now in need of updating and modernising, but also the potential to be completely reconstructed (subject to planning) to suit one's needs.

Upon entering the bungalow there is a good sized hallway providing access to the principal rooms. The sitting room and dining room are located to the front of the property, both enjoying views over lower Penpol and the creek towards the boat yard and Restronguet point. There are three double bedrooms and a large bathroom, as well as a kitchen/breakfast room, a separate utility room and an additional shower room. There is a conservatory which leads off the utility room and access is also gained to the integral garage.

At present the property has oil fired central heating and double glazing and to the front the bungalow benefits from off road parking for several vehicles. The rear garden is of a very good size and enjoys a good degree of privacy.

Penpol adjoins Point and lies to the south of Truro city and overlooks Penpol creek which adjoins Restronguet creek which in turn leads to the renowned sailing waters of the Carrick Roads. Various shopping facilities can be found at Carnon Downs, which has a general stores, butchers, bakers, post office, doctors surgery and dentist. Within motoring distance at Penelewey is the Punch Bowl and Ladle public house and Trelissick National Gardens, where there a number of scenic walks. For golfing enthusiasts, courses are available at Killiow and Truro, whilst Mylor yacht harbour is some 20 mins motoring distance away. Penpol also has its own boat yard and can be used for laying up during winter months.

The accommodation comprises:-
A covered veranda with paved section, outside courtesy light and double glazed entrance door leading to:-

entrance lobby
With coat hanging space and glazed door leading to:-

entrance hallway
Laminate flooring, radiator, cloaks cupboard, access to loft space.

Sitting room
18' 3" x 12' 10" (5.56m x 3.92m). Double glazed front aspect window and double glazed patio doors enjoying views over the creek towards the boat yard and towards Restronguet point, radiator, fireplace.

Dining room
17' 10" x 10' 11" (5.44m x 3.33m). Double glazed front aspect window with creek views, radiator, fireplace and square opening to:-

kitchen/breakfast room
17' 1" x 8' 8" (5.21m x 2.65m) and 9' 5" x 7' 10" (2.88m x 2.39m). Double glazed rear window and double glazed patio doors, fitted base cupboard and drawer units with work surfaces over and wall cabinets above, single bowl single drainer sink unit, integrated slim line dishwasher, electric hob with extractor over, integrated fridge and freezer, tall larder cupboard, deep pull-out pan drawers, tiled flooring, radiator, door to:-

utility room
12' 3" x 8' (3.74m x 2.44m). Double glazed door and window to conservatory, base and wall cupboards, cooker unit and tiled flooring, door to garage and door to:-

10' 5" x 7' 2" (3.17m x 2.19m). Of uPVC double glazed construction with polycarbonate roof, tiled flooring, side access door.

Shower room
7' 9" x 6' 8" (2.36m x 2.04m). Double glazed side aspect window, corner shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1
11' 8" x 9' 10" (3.56m x 2.99m). With Velux roof light, radiator.

Bedroom 2
11' 3" x 10' 11" (3.44m x 3.32m). With uPVC double glazed side aspect window, wardrobe cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 3
11' 9" x 10' 10" (3.59m x 3.29m). With uPVC double glazed rear aspect window, radiator.

Family bathroom/shower room
Double glazed rear aspect window, panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle, heated towel rail, recessed airing cupboard with slatted shelving.


20' 2" x 14' 8" (6.14m x 4.46m). With electric roller door, power and light, double glazed side aspect window and side access door, floor mounted Worcester Green Star oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.

Front garden
The property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles with pathways leading to both sides of the property and to the front entrance door. The garden itself mainly consists of an area of lawn with a raised paved decking area, enjoying delightful views of the creek towards the boat yard and Restronguet point.

Rear garden
The rear garden can be accessed from both sides of the property and has a large brick paved patio area, which can be accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room and the conservatory and there is a path leading to the upper garden where there are gravelled low maintenance sections, a former vegetable garden and an area of lawn. There is a useful garden shed, workshop and greenhouse. The boundaries to the rear garden are predominantly of mature hedging and shrubbery.

From Truro city centre proceed up Lemon Street which in turn becomes Falmouth Road and at the roundabout at the top of the hill take the A39 towards Falmouth. When reaching Playing Place village at the 2nd roundabout turn left sign posted to Feock and King Harry ferry. Continue along this road passing the Punch Bowl and Ladle public house on the left hand side and after passing the crossroads take the right hand turning into Harris Hill. Drive to the bottom of the hill where the road bears left and crosses over a small bridge to the right hand side. At this junction drive the bridge and up the hill taking the 2nd main turning on the left. Proceed along the road taking the left hand turning where there is a sign post saying 'Access only'. Drive along this road, bear right and as you go down the hill the property can be found located on the right hand side where a For Sale board has been erected for identification purposes. T2101.


Local info for TR3

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR3

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 29.3% £500,218 3.7 1.6
Detached bungalow 14.7% £411,700 3.1 1
Bungalow 11.2% £386,154 2.6 1.3
Semi-detached house 10.3% £267,621 2.8 0.8
Cottage 10.3% £322,917 2.5 1.3
Terraced house 6.9% £282,181 3 0.5
Land 6% £187,571 0.4 0
Other 3.4% £313,750 3.3 0.5
End terrace house 2.6% £223,333 2 1.3
Flat 0.9% £400,000 2 0
Semi-detached bungalow 0.9% £240,000 2 0
Barn conversion 0.9% £290,000 3 2
Link-detached house 0.9% £260,000 3 0
Leisure/hospitality 0.9% £150,000 2 1
Mews house 0.9% £399,000 3 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£32,430 9.5%


Current Asking Prices in TR3 Average: £373,683

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £160,000 (1) £241,862 (29) £364,680 (38) £536,480 (32) £520,000 (4)
Flats - £400,000 (1) - - -
All £160,000 (1) £247,133 (30) £364,304 (39) £536,480 (32) £520,000 (4)

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