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2 Bed Cottage - Truro Lane, Penryn


  • Mid-terraced cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Lovely courtyard garden
  • Much charm and character
  • Superb living space
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Grade II Listed


On popular Truro Lane, within just a few moments' walk of the excellent day-to-day amenities within the historic town of Penryn, a charming 2 bedroom cottage offering delightful accommodation, full of character, with a particularly well proportioned living room with wood-burner. The versatile layout features a ground floor bedroom with additional WC, also benefiting from a well enclosed and secure courtyard-style garden.


Number 18 Truro Lane occupies an attractive setting in one of the older parts of this ancient borough town, in a quiet 'backwater', which remains within just a few moments' walk of the town centre s excellent day-to-day amenities.

An attractive Grade II Listed front facade with traditional multi-paned windows, portico and panelled entrance door provides an indication of the character within, now complemented by various upgrades including a wood-burner within a light, well proportioned, double aspect living room, first floor double bedroom adjacent to a large bathroom with white suite, and a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with casement door to an adaptable double aspect dining room/second bedroom, and a further door to a utility room with modern gas fired combination boiler, useful downstairs WC and doors onto the garden and courtyard.

The courtyard garden to the rear of the property is a particular feature, being particularly well enclosed, highly secure and most attractively landscaped with steps leading up to a raised patio area, ideal for al fresco dining, surrounded by old stone walling and flower/shrub borders. In addition, a second door from the utility room opens onto an enclosed 'yard', ideal for the storage of bins, push bikes and garden furniture etc.


Truro Lane is located at the head of Penryn's Higher Market Street, on which there are an excellent range of day-to-day amenities including junior school, church, various pubs, general stores, post office, restaurants, bank and bus service etc.

The university campus at Tremough is within an approximate ten/fifteen minute walk; Penryn's railway station provides direct access into nearby Falmouth (three miles) and the cathedral city of Truro (approximately ten miles), the county's legal, administrative, commercial and retailing centre.

Excellent leisure amenities are available in both Penryn and Falmouth including numerous sports clubs, many restaurants, galleries, National Maritime Museum, sandy bathing beaches, together with access onto the unrivalled day sailing waters of the Carrick Roads and nearby tree-lined creeks of the Fal and Helford River areas.


(All dimensions being approximate)


Traditional panelled entrance door with obscure glazing opening into the:-


Floor plan

Traditional multi-paned sash window to the front elevation, large walk-in storage/broom cupboard with light, electrical meters and fuses. Display screen/partition, tiled floor and entranceway to the:-


4.99m x 4.02m (16'4 x 13'2 )

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(Maximum measurements). A particularly attractive and versatile 'open-plan' sitting and dining room with a timber beam at mid-point. Multi-paned casement window to the side elevation, two radiators, central heating thermostat, telephone point, TV aerial socket. Fireplace with wood-burning stove. Timber panelled door to the:-


4.24m x 2.40m (13'10 x 7'10 )

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A light, double aspect room with traditional multi-paned sash windows to the side and rear elevations, the latter enjoying a pretty outlook over the well enclosed and attractively landscaped rear courtyard garden. Broad door lobby from the living room and with matching panelled timber door to the staircase rising to the first floor. Radiator. Fitted with a range of contemporary white base units with round-edged worksurfaces over with white tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space for tall fridge/freezer, cooker recess with panel point. Part glazed door to the utility room. Wall shelving, small paned casement door to the:-


2.85m x 2.85m (9'4 x 9'4 )

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Second measurement into broad door recess. Another attractive, light, double aspect room, currently used as a second bedroom but could be utilised as a dining room or study. Multi-paned sash windows overlooking the attractive rear courtyard garden. Part canopied ceiling, radiator.


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Part glazed door from the kitchen/breakfast room. Two complementary part glazed timber doors to a useful enclosed bin storage area and to the rear courtyard garden. Wall mounted Worcester gas fired combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Plumbing for washing machine, door to:-


White suite comprising low flush WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Small paned obscure casement window to the rear elevation.



Enclosed staircase rising from the kitchen, access to loft space, door to:-


3.28m x 3.55m (10'9 x 11'7 )

Floor plan

A well proportioned double bedroom with part canopied ceiling, multi-paned sash window to the side elevation, radiator, wall light point, over-stair storage cupboard with hanging rail, further built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. Door to:-


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Most attractively appointed with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with Mira instant shower over. Part white tiled walls, radiator, exposed mellow timber flooring, multi-paned sash window to the front elevation, double doors to large walk-in storage/linen cupboard with ample slatted shelving.



Door from the utility room. A particularly useful courtyard, suitable for bin storage, bikes, gardening equipment etc.


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A real feature of the property, most attractively landscaped and enclosed by high stone walling, providing a high degree of privacy and shelter. Door from the utility room, steps up to a brick and gravel patio, ideal for al fresco dining, with attractively stocked flower and shrub borders.



Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating.


Band B - Cornwall Council.




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase with the added benefit of no onward chain.


Strictly by prior 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.