3 bed Detached bungalow (for sale) Swanpool, Falmouth TR11

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Desmond and Co
2 Moorland Avenue, Plymouth
01752 948581
First Published

15th Mar 2021

Last Published

15th Mar 2021



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


Agents comments *A rarity in todays market* Detached three double bedroom bungalow situated in a quiet non estate location above Swanpool Nature Reserve. The property is extremely well presented throughout and has benefits including a double garage, cellar area and planning permission to extend.

Sogne is a light, spacious and offers well proportioned and flexible accommodation throughout and is located within a few minutes walk of Swanpool Beach, the lake and highly regarded junior schools. This is only the second time since the properties construction in the late 1960's that it has been available to purchase on the open market.

The accommodation in brief comprises; entrance porch, reception hallway, dining room, lounge, modern fitted kitchen, study/garden room, three double bedrooms and bathroom/WC. There is an attached double garage and cellar/workshop area. Outside the property there are off road parking facilities and an enclosed rear garden. An added benefit is that the bungalow is being offered for sale with planning permission to create a second floor which will provide two further bedrooms and an additional bathroom/WC.

The property is accessed and located behind Swanpool Nature Reserve and is approximately 1/4 of a mile from the beach making the situation one of the most sought after spots in Falmouth. The town is within walking distance and provides a full range of shopping and commercial facilities, including many restaurants, quayside bars, cinema, various art galleries and regular bus and rail services to the cathedral city of Truro (approximately twelve miles distant).

Details in full comprise;

entrance porch 8' 0" x 3' 1" (2.45m x 0.95m) Obscured UPVC double glazed front door, windows to the front and casement windows to either side.
Tiled floor, obscured UPVC double glazed door with matching side panel opening to the reception hallway.

Reception hall A welcoming reception space with doors giving access to linking rooms, large storage cupboard, carpet, skirting board, radiator, glazed and panelled door with fan light opening to the dining area.

Dining area 15' 1" x 9' 6" (4.6m x 2.9m) UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Panelled doors to two large storage cupboards, with various shelving and hanging space, laminate flooring, skirting board. Arch to the fitted kitchen and additional opening to the:-

lounge 17' 6" x 9' 8" (5.35m x 2.95m) Plus Recess.
Broad UPVC double glazed window allowing a huge amount of natural light and enjoying an open view over the enclosed garden, surrounding rooftops towards Swanpool Lake, and across the surrounding area. Carpet, skirting board, radiator. Wall mounted central heating controls.

Kitchen 10' 9" x 10' 2" (3.3m x 3.1m) A modern fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units and drawers. Worksurfaces over incorporate a 1.5 bowl sink with drainer and stainless steel Carron Phoenix mixer tap. Integrated appliances include eye level Neff slide and hide electric oven and microwave combination oven over, induction hob with glass splash back and concealed extractor over, Beko dishwasher and washer dryer. There is a UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, the room is complimented by a decorative, Spanish tiled floor with under floor heating. Door to:-

study/garden room 9' 8" x 7' 2" (2.95m x 2.2m) plus 9' 2" x 5' 6" (2.8m x 1.7m)
An extremely useful additional space with laminate flooring, skirting boards, obscured UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, there is an opening and steps which descend to the garden room, UPVC double glazed surrounds and door giving access to the outside.

Bathroom 7' 10" x 7' 0" (2.4m x 2.15m) Beautifully appointed three piece family bathroom comprising; fitted shower bath with clear curved screen and mains mixer shower with dual head, concealed cistern button flush WC with fitted handless storage around. Pedestal wash hand basin with Italian tiled walls, ladder style heated towel rail, vinyl flooring and obscured UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom one 11' 1" x 9' 2" (3.4m x 2.8m) UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, carpet, skirting board, radiator.

Bedroom two 12' 7" x 10' 0" (3.85m x 3.05m) UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying aforementioned views over the surrounding area and rooftops towards Swanpool Lake, carpet, skirting board, radiator.

Bedroom three 10' 0" x 10' 0" (3.05m x 3.05m) Carpet, skirting board, radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden and surrounding area.


double garage 20' 4" x 20' 2" (6.2m x 6.15m) Oversized double garage with Avanti remote controlled door opening from front. Useful storage in the roof space. Power and light connected. Window to the rear elevation. Oil storage tank. Steps lead down to the:-

workshop/cellar 12' 3" x 10' 2" (3.75m x 3.10m) An especially useful store/workshop area. Power and light connected, tiled floor. Worcester Bosch och boiler with wall mounted control.

Front Sogne is a broad fronted bungalow enclosed behind iron railings and gates, with raised flower bed to the front boundary there is hard standing and a graveled area providing off road parking. Set to the side there is a low maintenance sunken area of garden which also houses a timber garden shed. A pathway to the adjacent side of the bungalow leads to the rear garden.

Rear A fully enclosed rear garden with borders. The space is predominantly laid to lawn with a corner patio area.

Nb The planning permission can be viewed on the councils planning portal with reference number PA20/01089 or we can provide further details on request.

Agents notes services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating. Solar panelling for hot water.

Council tax - Band E

1. Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.

4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.

5: Desmond & Co has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.

6: Desmond & Co has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR11

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 19.6% £577,328 3.9 1.6
Flat 18.8% £270,999 2 1.2
Semi-detached house 11.9% £292,702 3.2 1.1
Terraced house 10.8% £289,381 3.1 1.1
End terrace house 8.3% £264,643 3.1 1.5
Other 6.6% £313,831 3 1.8
Detached bungalow 5.2% £400,158 2.7 1.1
Bungalow 4.7% £347,941 2.7 0.9
Mobile/park home 3% £154,314 1.7 0.4
Town house 2.5% £412,778 3.9 0.8
Semi-detached bungalow 1.9% £276,779 2.3 1
Cottage 1.9% £260,714 2.9 1.1
Land 1.7% £155,333 1 0.7
Maisonette 1.1% £290,000 3 1
Link-detached house 0.8% £348,333 3.3 1.3
Barn conversion 0.3% £395,000 2 2
Parking/garage 0.3% £25,000 0 0
Leisure/hospitality 0.3% £120,000 2 1
Terraced bungalow 0.3% £350,000 3 0

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£5,679 1.7%


Current Asking Prices in TR11 Average: £346,634

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £80,833 (3) £235,662 (69) £341,241 (113) £496,668 (67) £560,820 (20)
Flats £183,863 (15) £283,124 (40) £287,692 (13) £463,333 (3) £375,000 (1)
All £166,692 (18) £249,309 (112) £335,716 (126) £495,239 (70) £551,971 (21)

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