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3 Bed Bungalow - Detached - Mawnan Smith, Falmouth


  • Detached bungalow
  • Level walk to village amenities
  • Extended to the rear with scope for further develo
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Double glazing and oil fired central heating
  • Garage and additional parking
  • Attractive gardens, sheltered and well enclosed to


Situated within a 200m level walk of the centre of this extremely well served and ever-popular village, close to the Helford River and south Cornish coastline, a detached pre-war bungalow with later additions to the rear, providing versatile 3 bedroom, 2 reception room accommodation with double glazing, oil fired central heating, forecourt parking, detached garage, front gardens and, to the rear, delightful, sunny, well enclosed, sheltered an private main gardens.


Built, we understand, circa 1935 with later additions, 'Glen Lea' is a detached bungalow occupying an immensely convenient position, just 200m level walk from the centre of this highly sought-after village.

Benefiting from double glazing and oil fired central heating, the accommodation comprises a reception hall, lounge with bay window, versatile sitting/dining room, extended kitchen/breakfast room, rear porch, three bedrooms and a bathroom/WC with white suite.

The front gardens provide ample parking in addition to a detached garage. To the rear, the gardens are a particular feature, being well enclosed to all sides, attractively stocked and landscaped, and benefiting from a sunny and sheltered westerly aspect.

In all, an ideal village home for both family and retirement purchasers, with all day-to-day amenities 'on the doorstep'.


(all dimensions being approximate)


Replacement uPVC double glazed front door from the gardens and parking area, providing direct and easy access to the accommodation. Moulded ceiling cornice, radiator, high level cupboard housing electrical meters and trip switching. Pine panelled doors, some part glazed, to all rooms.


3.50m x 2.98m (11'5 x 9'9 )

Floor plan

Second measurement into recess to either side of full height chimney breast with raised polished stone hearth with glass-fronted Calor gas stove. Broad bay window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens and church opposite. Timber-effect flooring, moulded ceiling cornice, TV aerial socket, radiator, wall light points, dimmer switching.


3.51m x 3.05m (11'6 x 10'0 )

Floor plan

First measurement excludes broad walk-in bay window to the side, south-facing elevation. Second measurement includes broad full height chimney breast with Clearview Pioneer glass-fronted log-burner on slate hearth and with granite and timber mantel over. Shelved storage recess, moulded ceiling cornice and ceiling rose, radiator. Interconnecting door to the:-


4.39m x 3.04m (14'4 x 9'11 )

Floor plan

A light, double aspect room with tall window to the side elevation and broad windows to the rear, enjoying a slightly elevated and attractive outlook over the well enclosed, sheltered and attractively stocked gardens to countryside in the distance. Radiator, Honeywell timer switching. Ceramic tiled flooring, range of fitted Shaker-style units with round-edge worksurfaces between with complementary tiled splashbacks. Inset sink unit with mixer tap, cooker recess with panel point and filter canopy over. Broad recess with space for upright fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine. Space for dishwasher. Opening into the:-


A highly useful addition to the property with door from the side garden area and garage, with broad window continuing from the breakfast area, again providing an attractive outlook of the gardens to countryside beyond.


3.52m x 3.33m (11'6 x 10'11 )

Floor plan

Second measurement excludes a further broad walk-in bay window to the front elevation, again enjoying an attractive outlook over the gardens to the church and churchyard opposite. Coved ceiling, timber-effect flooring, radiator.


4.09m x 2.90m (13'5 x 9'6 )

Floor plan

Window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens, dado rail, radiator, range of full height fitted wardrobes, moulded ceiling cornice and ceiling rose.


3.04m x 1.96m (9'11 x 6'5 )

Floor plan

Window to the side elevation, radiator, coved ceiling, internal glazed screen to the inner hallway.


White three-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush WC and wash hand basin. Access to over-head loft storage area, coved ceiling, towel rail/radiator, obscure glazed window to the rear elevation.


Floor plan


Floor plan

'Glenlea' enjoys a broad frontage to Grove Hill, where there is a granite wall which extends the full breadth of the front of the property. A level lawn extends across the front of the bungalow with heather and shrub borders and uPVC oil storage tank.


Double granite gateposts provide direct, level and easy access onto a broad tarmacadam parking area, with sufficient space for two/three vehicles. Pathway to the front entrance door with courtesy lighting, pedestrian gate to the side gardens and up-and-over door to the:-


3.07m x 6.67m (10'0 x 21'10 )

Of sectional concrete construction with light and power connected and door to:-


Power connected, casement windows to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens.


Leading from the forecourt to the rear porch, courtesy door to the garage and gateway onto the rear gardens, there is an attractive side 'courtyard', an extremely sunny, sheltered, sitting-out area with raised beds and granite gateposts with pedestrian gate opening onto:-


Floor plan

A particular feature of the property, comprising areas of lawn interspersed with paved and concrete pathways, with features including a pond with overhanging palm tree, well stocked flower and shrub borders, various fruit trees, lean-to store, cupboard housing oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Pathway to the side of the property providing access to an additional store.



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


A Mundic Report was completed in January 2002, providing the property with a clear A Classification.


Band D - 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.


Proceed into the village of Mawnan Smith, passing the public house on the left-hand side, following the signs to Trebah, Glendurgan and Helford Passage. 'Glenlea' will then be found within approximately 200m on the right-hand side, directly opposite the village church.

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