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4 Bed House - Detached - Mawnan Smith, Falmouth


  • Superbly appointed, presented and maintained indiv
  • Intriguing Canadian-style split level design
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Versatile and spacious open-plan living areas
  • Beautifully stocked and landscaped gardens
  • Attached double garage and additional parking
  • Close to the Helford River and village amenities
  • For sale with the benefit of no onward chain


A really lovely, detached, individual house, constructed in 1968 to an intriguing Canadian-style, split level design, providing impeccably maintained and beautifully presented 4 bedroom accommodation, light, spacious and superbly appointed throughout, on this highly sought-after private road of substantial houses, close to the beautiful Helford River and well served village of Mawnan Smith.


Built, we understand, in 1968, 'Twitten Edge' is a detached, individual house which has been impeccably maintained by our client, to provide beautifully presented four bedroom accommodation, of an intriguing split level design, with many rooms featuring vaulted ceilings with high level glazed screens, in addition to majority replacement uPVC double glazed windows which provide much natural light, as well an attractive outlook over the well stocked and maintained gardens, as well as from some rooms, to the grounds and golf course of Budock Vean Hotel beyond.


Budock Vean Lane is one of the most sought-after addresses along the south coast of Cornwall, by virtue of the ready access to the beautiful tree-lined sailing waters of the Helford River, south Cornish coastline, well served village of Mawnan Smith and proximity to Falmouth - regularly voted by The Sunday Times as one of the 'best places to live anywhere in the UK'.

Nearby facilities include the Budock Vean Hotel with its popular nine-hole golf course., Access onto the sailing waters of The Helford is provided from nearby Port Navas, Durgan and Helford Passage - home of The Ferry Boat Inn. National Trust gardens are Trebah and Glendurgan are approximately half a mile distant, shortly beyond which the village of Mawnan Smith offers excellent day-to-day amenities including a thatched public house - The Red Lion Inn, doctors surgery, church, highly regarded primary school, hairdressers, cafe, craft stores, convenience store, and regular bus service to Falmouth, a further five miles away.


(All dimensions being approximate)


Providing direct and level access from the forecourt. Replacement uPVC leaded double glazed entrance door with matching side screen opening into the:-


Display shelving to the living room, door to inner lobby with coat rail and boot storage. Door to the:-


Low flush WC with concealed cistern, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. High level glazed screen to the front elevation. Timber panelled wall, inset down-lighter, timber-effect flooring from the inner lobby.


4.75m x 7.05m (15'7 x 23'1 )

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A superb, light, spacious, open-plan and highly adaptable living area with beamed ceiling, broad easy-rising staircase leading to the lounge at mezzanine level. Wall light points, dimmer switching, deep walk-in shelved storage cupboard. Glass-fronted log-burner on marble and raised oak hearth. Replacement sliding uPVC double glazed patio door overlooking and opening onto the well enclosed, sheltered and attractively stocked rear gardens. Broad archway to the:-


2.48m x 3.37m (8'1 x 11'0 )

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Another adaptable and light room, triple aspect with two Velux roof lights, broad window to the rear gardens and sliding patio door opening onto the paved rear sun terrace. Inset down-lighters, wall light points, TV aerial socket. Opening into the:-


3.46m x 3.28m (11'4 x 10'9 )

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Second measurement excludes a deep walk-in shelved pantry cupboard. Fitted with a comprehensive range of cream-painted Shaker-style units with ample tile worksurfaces between with timber edging and splashbacks. Concealed pelmet lighting, integral fridge, four-ring gas hob with illuminated stainless steel extractor canopy over, Split level Tecnik oven/grill with Sharp microwave oven over. Wine rack, radiator with ornamental covering, peninsula unit with inset sink with mixer tap and, below, tray recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Beamed ceiling, timber-effect flooring continuing from the breakfast room. Extractor fan, internal double glazed courtesy door to the garage (see below).


7.10m x 4.67m (23'3 x 15'3 )

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Maximum measurements of another extremely well proportioned light, double aspect room, with vaulted ceiling, high level glazed screens and almost full height remote controlled gas fire with raised granite hearth. Double glazed casement door and matching screen to the front elevation overlooking the gardens. Two radiators, fitted book shelving, TV aerial socket, sliding double glazed patio door to the:-


3.00m x 2.66m (9'10 x 8'8 )

Of timber double glazed construction providing another attractive sitting-out area, with double casement doors providing direct access onto the rear gardens. Ceramic tiled flooring.



Broad easy-rising staircase from the mezzanine level, part galleried, providing an attractive vantage point over the lounge. Fitted linen cupboard with slatted shelving.


4.13m x 4.70m (13'6 x 15'5 )

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First measurement includes a broad range of fitted wardrobes. Broad replacement windows to the rear elevation enjoying an attractive outlook over the gardens and to the grounds and golf course beyond of the Budock Vean Hotel. Tall vaulted ceiling, low voltage sockets, radiator, TV aerial socket, access to loft area, inset down-lighters, double glazed door to the roof terrace and door to the:-


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Attractively reappointed with a quality white suite comprising a circular wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit, low flush WC, large walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen and dual-head shower. Part tiled and timber panelled walls, timber-effect flooring, radiator, extractor fan, window to the side elevation.


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A superb, elevated, sitting-out area, measuring approximately 18' (5.49m) square. Part covered with timber decking and artificial turf for easy maintenance. Providing an attractive outlook over the gardens and beyond, to countryside and the grounds of the Budock Vean Hotel.


2.94m x 3.49m (9'7 x 11'5 )

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Tall vaulted ceiling, high level glazed screens, radiator, window to the rear elevation, built-in wardrobe, low voltage light sockets, TV aerial socket.


2.32m x 3.48m (7'7 x 11'5 )

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Overall measurements of an L-shaped room, again featuring the tall vaulted ceiling and window overlooking the rear gardens. TV aerial socket, radiator, built-in wardrobe with storage locker over.


2.32m x 2.25m (7'7 x 7'4 )

Vaulted ceiling, high level glazed screens, window to the front elevation, radiator.


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Superbly appointed with a high quality contemporary white suite comprising a 'free-standing' bath with chrome tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in broad granite vanity shelf with illuminated wall mirror over, low flush WC. Vaulted ceiling, high level glazed screens, fully ceramic tiled walls, tall towel rail/radiator, window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens.



5.97m x 4.95m (19'7 x 16'2 )

Electronic up-and-over door. First measurement includes two built-in full height storage cupboards, one with foam lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater., Plumbing for washing machine, light and power connected, range of built-in base units with inset twin bowl sink unit and recess under for tumble dryer. Worcester oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. High level glazed screens, double glazed courtesy door to the accommodation.


Providing private off-road parking for three or more vehicles, tarmacadamed for ease of maintenance, electronic metal up-and-over door to the integral garage, outside tap and sheltered entrance to the accommodation with courtesy lighting.


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Attractively landscaped and planted with low granite retaining wall, large shaped lawn, interspersed with mature and interesting plants including fuchsias, hydrangeas, bamboo and acer, etc. Broad archway with climbing honeysuckle and wisteria., Raised lawn area with magnolia tree and access to the side of the property, where there is paved storage for the Propane gas cylinders.


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Another particular feature of the property; well enclosed to all sides by timber and wire fencing. Comprising a broad gently sloping lawn with steps and patio door from the living room. Bordered by deep, mature beds housing many interesting and colourful plants including ferns, rhododendrons, roses, azaleas, camellias, hydrangeas and acers, etc. Paved steps with granite walling, bordered with further specimen shrubs and trees, leading to the conservatory, beyond which there is a part covered storage area. Creek glimpses.


Steps from a broad paved sun terrace with sliding patio door from the living accommodation, exterior courtesy lighting and two power points, Pedestrian gates to the side boundary, bin storage area, exterior water tap, high capacity oil storage tank and space for (kitchen) Propane gas.



Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Comprehensive oil fired central heating.


Band G - Cornwall Council.


We understand the owner contributes £50 per annum to the Budock Vean Lane Residents Association for the continued upkeep of the road.




Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.


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

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.