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4 Bed House - Detached - Swanpool, Falmouth


  • Detached individual house
  • Close to Swanpool Lake and beach
  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Delightful living areas
  • Attractively landscaped and stocked gardens
  • Garage and ample parking
  • A lovely family or retirement home


Occupying a discreet position close to the head of Swanpool Lake, overlooking the Nature Reserve and within just a few minutes' walk of the beach and south Cornish coastline, a detached, individual house, impeccably presented throughout, providing versatile and well appointed 3/4-bedroomed accommodation with delightful living areas, attractively stocked and landscaped gardens, and ample forecourt parking in addition to an attached garage.


Constructed, we understand, in the 1980's by a local builder for his own occupation, 'Pinewood' enjoys, as the name implies, an almost 'semi-rural' setting, just yards from the head of picturesque Swanpool Lake, and with all main front-facing rooms enjoying an open outlook over the Nature Reserve to the outskirts of Falmouth beyond.

Benefiting from hardwood framed sealed unit double glazing and modern 'Rointe' digital high efficiency, individual remotely controlled electric radiators, the faultlessly presented accommodation is approached from the gravelled forecourt by a picturesque, sheltered, front veranda with climbing roses. To the ground floor, a central hallway leads to a study or fourth bedroom, full depth, double aspect living room, conservatory, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom/WC.

Upstairs, a part galleried landing leads to three bedrooms, all of which have built-in wardrobes, two of which enjoy the open aspect over the Nature Reserve, and the 'master' of which has a private shower room, supplementing the family bathroom.

The gravelled forecourt provides ample parking for several vehicles in addition to which the attached good sized garage has an internal courtesy door to the accommodation and, we understand, potential to construct over, if required, subject of course to all necessary consents.

The gardens are attractively landscaped to both the front and rear where there are many specimen shrubs including camellias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas and azaleas etc. A small lawned area extends across the front of the property with, to the rear, a broad paved patio, with direct access from the conservatory, living room and utility room, and beyond which the raised, terraced gardens provide an attractive backdrop.


At the foot of the driveway leading to 'Pinewood' it is barely a 'stones throw' to the head of Swanpool Lake, around which there is a picturesque level walk, or run!, leading to Swanpool's safe bathing beach and Falmouth Bay. The South West Coast Path then leads to Gyllyngvase Beach and Falmouth in one direction, and to Maenporth, and the mouth of the Helford River, in the other.

Marlborough Junior School is within easy walking distance, a regular bus service provides ready and regular access into Falmouth, convenient stores an approximate ten minute walk away at Boslowick, and a future owner, like the vendors, may choose to walk in and out of Falmouth, along Pennance Road and Woodlane.

A lovely home therefore for family and retirement home purchasers alike.


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(all dimensions being approximate)


Providing an attractive and sheltered entrance to the property with paved pathway from the gravelled forecourt and garage. Exterior courtesy light. Glazed entrance door with matching side screen opening into the:-


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Coved ceiling, radiator, panel-effect doors with moulded hardwood architraves to the ground floor rooms. Opening into an inner hall area with attractive open tread hardwood turning staircase rising to the part galleried first floor landing over.


2.69m x 2.32m (8'9 x 7'7 )

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Hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying the attractive outlook over Swanpool Nature Reserve to the outskirts of Falmouth. Coved ceiling, radiator


4.87m x 3.06m (15'11 x 10'0 )

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Second measurement reducing to 8'5 (2.59m). Two hardwood sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear elevation overlooking the attractively landscaped gardens. Comprehensively appointed with a full range of wall and base units with ample round-edged worksurfaces between with complementary tiled splashbacks and concealed pelmet lighting. Bosch combination oven and separate conventional oven with further cupboards above and below. Four-ring Bosch ceramic hob with illuminated extractor canopy over. Integrated Bosch dishwasher, space for tall fridge/freezer. Ceramic tiled flooring throughout, coved ceiling, inset adjustable down-lighters, radiator, door to:-


3.46m x 1.48m (11'4 x 4'10 )

Hardwood part glazed door to the exterior, hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation. Fitted matching round-edged worksurface with tiled splashback and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and further cupboards below. Recesses with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Shoe rack, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, coved ceiling, courtesy door to the attached garage and further doorway to the:-


Attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a low flush WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. Part panelled walls, ceramic tiled flooring continuing from the utility room, radiator, coved ceiling, obscure sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation.


6.25m x 3.15m (20'6 x 10'4 )

Hardwood up-and-over door. Light, power and cold water. Over-head partially boarded storage area with pull-down ladder. Courtesy window to the side elevation, modern electrical trip switching. Courtesy door to the utility room providing direct sheltered access to the living accommodation.


6.97m x 3.57m (22'10 x 11'8 )

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Second measurement reducing to 9'8 (2.97m) in the dining area. A most attractive, light, well proportioned, triple aspect room with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed bay window to the front elevation, with deep sill, enjoying an attractive outlook over the veranda and gardens to the Nature Reserve and outskirts of Falmouth beyond. Eye level hardwood sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation and sliding double glazed patio door to the rear, opening from the dining area, directly onto the paved, attractively landscaped and extremely private rear gardens. Coved ceiling, two radiators. Polished granite fireplace with fluted timber surround and inset real-flame propane gas fire. TV aerial socket, double casement doors opening into the:-


2.69m x 3.18m (8'10 x 10'5 )

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A most attractive addition; of substantial block and uPVC double glazed construction, under a pitched double glazed roof, providing another adaptable sitting area with an attractive outlook over the surrounding gardens and to the outskirts of Falmouth in the distance. Broad double doors opening onto the rear gardens. Radiator.


Part galleried with turning open tread staircase rising from the reception hall. High level window to the side elevation, coved ceiling, access to over-head loft storage area with retractable ladder, central boarded area and light. Built-in airing cupboard with Ultrasteel pressurised hot water cylinder with immersion heater, timer switching and slatted linen shelving.


3.83m x 3.58m (12'6 x 11'8 )

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Second measurement excludes a broad range of fitted recessed wardrobe, part mirror-fronted, providing ample storage space. Coved ceiling, broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator. TV aerial socket, telephone point. Door to:-


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Three-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap tall mirror over with lighting and shaver socket. Walk-in shower cubicle with Triton instant shower. Coved ceiling, part tiled walls, obscure hardwood framed double glazed window to the rear elevation, heated towel rail.


3.84m x 2.79m (12'7 x 9'1 )

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First measurement includes a further range of fitted wardrobes providing further storage. Broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, enjoying the attractive outlook over the Nature Reserve to the outskirts of Falmouth. Coved ceiling, radiator, further built-in illuminated linen cupboard.


3.40m x 2.33m (11'1 x 7'7 )

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First measurement excludes a broad full depth range of further built-in wardrobes. Broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, again enjoying the attractive open outlook. Coved ceiling, radiator.


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Attractively appointed with a white four-piece suite comprising a separate shower cubicle with curved screen and Triton instant shower, panelled bath with mixer tap, wash hand basin with mixer tap and WC with concealed cistern set in broad vanity unit with cupboards under. Ceramic tiled walls, obscure hardwood framed double glazed window to the rear elevation, wall mirror with lighting/shaver socket. Heated towel rail, radiator and coved ceiling.


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'Pinewood' enjoys an attractive setting, close to the head of Swanpool Lake, off a short private driveway which leads to just four other properties.


To the side of the house there is a brick-pavia driveway which opens onto a gravelled forecourt providing additional parking/turning space.


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An attractively stocked shrub-lined border extends across the front boundary of the property with many interesting plants including camellias, rhododendrons, pittosporum, laurel, hydrangeas and azaleas etc. Immediately to the front of the property is the attractive covered veranda with climbing rose, in front of which there is an area of lawn with further rockery-edged border.


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Gated access is provided to both sides of the property with, from the parking area and garage, an arched gate leading onto the paved terrace and patio which extends the full breadth of the rear of the house, with exterior water tap, courtesy light, doors to the accommodation and, to the side of the conservatory, a further paved area with gate returning to the front gardens and space for storage of propane gas tanks.

The rear gardens have been terraced and most attractively landscaped to provide raised sitting-out areas interspersed with well stocked borders containing a further range of plants including further camellias, azaleas, hydrangeas and ferns, etc. Steps to either side lead to the rear boundary with close-lap timber fence, as well as two paved terraces, one with rotary clothes airer.


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Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). High efficiency modern electrical radiators are individually remotely controlled to regularise the chosen ambient temperature to within 0.5 degree, resulting in low running costs which, we understand from the vendors, have averaged approximately £500 per quarter over recent years for total electricity consumption.


Band E - Cornwall Council.




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.


By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.


From Falmouth's seafront, proceed away from Gyllyngvase Beach, along Spernen Wyn Road, passing the tennis courts of the left-hand side. On the brow of the hill, continue in the direction of Swanpool, and turn first right at the bottom of the hill, at the head of the lake, onto Silverdale Road. Within approximately one hundred yards, turn first left onto the road around the back of the lake. After a short distance, take the first turning right, at the end of which turn left immediately in front of the bollards, and the entrance to 'Pinewood' will then be found at the foot of the incline, on the right-hand side.

For identification purposes only - not to scale.

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These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Although every effort has been made to provide a fair and reasonable description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out in relation to the building, services, appliances and any fixtures and fittings. All measurements, dimensions, acreages and distances are approximate and should not be relied upon for accuracy. All buyers should rely on their own surveys and investigations in connection with a purchase of the property.