3 bed Detached house (for sale) Ruanlanihorne, Truro TR2

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First Published

18th Nov 2019

Last Published

18th May 2020



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


Spacious newly renovated 1930s detached cottage/approx. 130sqm (1400sqft)/Living Dining Room with Open Fire/approx. 0.35 acre plot/South west facing enjoying all day sun/Beautiful views/ Pretty Gardens/Ample Parking/Detached Garage/Pub/Close to Amenities/Local Secondary School Rated Ofsted Outstanding/6 mins to Pendower Beach/Council Tax Band (E)/EPC Band D(61)

General Information

The single storey home has been beautifully renovated by the current owners to create a modern, light and airy home whilst retaining the charming character of a 1930s property. Noteworthy details include delightful high ceilings and well proportioned rooms, an open fireplace, bespoke Iroko hardwood double glazed windows and doors with beautiful ironmongery, antique stripped pine flooring finished with deep moulded skirting, marble floor tiles, stone window cills and thresholds, bespoke country kitchen and spa style bathrooms. The owners have brought the property up to a much higher EPC rating from an F(32) to D(61). The property further benfits from being offered for sale with no onward chain

Property Description

As you enter the property, the antique quarry tiles flow into reclaimed hand finished wide-plank pine wood floors.
The wide hallway is the centre from which all private spaces effortlessly flow with all rooms having double aspect windows and French Doors, leading out onto the beautiful gardens.

There are two bathrooms. The main bathroom is situated next to the back bedroom, with a large frosted top-opening window allowing an abundance of natural light. Fired Earth Spa Mosaic and honed Italian marble tiles adorn the wall and floor. The oval free standing bath is wonderful for long soaks and has a rain shower head over with oval curtain rail. The shower room is situated adjacent to the front bedroom and the main entryway.

The two main bedrooms are both good sized doubles with double aspect windows allowing an abundance of natural light and wide glazed French Doors, antique pine wood flooring, stone window cills and thresholds and deep solid wood painted skirting.

The open plan living dining area has a slate stone and lime rendered open fireplace, with beautiful views through the deep bay window and French Doors. The living space leads onto the conservatory, which is used year round and is the ideal setting for summer dining and star gazing.
Doors lead out onto the front garden which is private and a beautiful suntrap with views.

The bespoke kitchen is stylish and is a blend of character and modern with shaker style units with solid pewter handles, full stave solid oak worktops and reclaimed oak open shelving, white belfast sink, Perrin & Rowe Tap with Water Filtration, matching cream Rangemaster Induction range cooker and Rangemaster extractor fan, Rangemaster Fridge/freeezer

The glazed stable door leads through to the office/bedroom 3 which has doors connecting to the front and back garden. This room has been used as an occasional overflow room for guests and could make a studio room for artists, with the benefit of an abundance of natural light.


The wraparound garden is a haven for wildlife and has been beautifully landscaped with areas of lawn, stone pathways meandering through mature planted areas to various areas suited for entertaining and al fresco dining, taking in the views of the surrounding countryside. There are a number of fruit trees including apple, pear, cherry and a gorgeous olive tree. Camellia, Scented Rose bushes, Azalea and climbers, Acer and tropical plants and flowers have been planted to provide year round interest and immense delight.

The gravel drive has ample parking space and there is a large single detached garage with electric door, lighting and shelf space for storage in the eaves.


Elevated above the Fal Ruan Estuary with far reaching countryside and estuary views, the property is ideally positioned for enjoying the abundance of wildlife through the seasons. The estuary draws in bird watchers and nature lovers from all over, being a Nature Reserve and also a sssi.

The tranquil village of Ruan Lanihorne is ancient in origin and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, situated on The Roseland Peninsula, a spectacular and particularly unspoilt region of Cornwall.
A walkers paradise, there are fields and forests to explore around the Fal-Ruan Estuary as well as having direct water access only a few minutes walk from the property.
The village is located within striking distance of some of Cornwall's finest beaches including 6 minutes drive from the beautiful sandy Pendower beach, good for surfing, kayaking, swimming and other water pursuits.
The breathtaking scenery, spectacular cliffs, coves and beaches and beautiful walks remain accessible and unspoilt with the coastal area protected by the National Trust.

Two mins walk from the property is the pretty village pub, The Kings Arms, open daily serving fine food.
Independent shops including Da Bara Bakery and Eatery, Delicatessen, Beauty and Hair Salon are a 5 min drive. Local farm and other independent shops serving day to day needs are within 10 mins drive.
A wide selection of restaurants with stunning sea and countryside views including The Quarterdeck at Nare Hotel, The Rosevine, The Driftwood and the Hidden Hut and the Craftworks at Knightor are all within 10 mins drive.
The local secondary school, Roseland Academy in Tregony is rated Outstanding and rated the fourth best school in Cornwall as of Jan 2019 by The Department of Education.

The nearest supermarket is Waitrose, a 15 min drive away followed by Tesco, Sainsburys, Aldi and Asda only a further few mins away.

Newquay airport is 30 mins drive and regular trains depart from both Truro and St Austell to London.


Services to the property include mains water, electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating. Super Fast Broadband connected to the property.


Local info for TR2

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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

Average Price Paid




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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