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3 Bed Bungalow - Detached - Mawnan Smith, Falmouth


  • Detached bungalow
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Non-estate location
  • Generous driveway parking
  • Well proportioned accommodation
  • Pleasantly stocked surrounding gardens
  • Close to Mawnan Smith
  • Early viewing recommended


Within the highly regarded 'North Helford' area, a broad non-estate detached bungalow of an individual design, set back from the roadside by a generous front garden and multi-vehicle driveway parking, providing well proportioned 3 bedroom accommodation, all on one level, with a master en-suite, conservatory, sunny rear garden and adjacent garage.


On highly convenient Penwarne Road, with easy access to Mawnan Smith, the beautiful Helford River and nearby harbourside town of Falmouth, an individual and well presented bungalow with three bedrooms, large conservatory, garage, sunny landscaped gardens and potential to purchase a further area of land to the rear (if a larger than average garden is required).

A spacious L-shaped hallway leads to the deep living/dining room with front and rear aspects; the adjacent kitchen, also well proportioned, is linked via the entrance hall; the broad conservatory to the rear, catches much sun during the day and provides extended living or dining areas. The bedroom accommodation is located on the other side of the bungalow, still accessed via the hallway and equally well proportioned with two doubles, the master benefiting from an en-suite, and a further single bedroom or study/office.

The driveway parking is comprehensive and could even be further extended into the front garden, which is beautifully mature, with a lawned area bordered by mature shrubs and hedging for added privacy. The garden to the rear, which is impressively landscaped with lawned areas interspersed with flowering plants and connecting paths, can be accessed from either side of the property, with the garage located at the head of the driveway on one side.

As mentioned, there is an area of land to the rear of the garden boundary which, we understand, is available to purchase separately from the neighbouring farmer, therefore providing an unusually large rear garden (if required).

For prospective purchasers seeking a non-estate property, within delightful gardens, close to the Helford River and south coast beaches, convenient for the nearby village amenities within Mawnan Smith and both Falmouth and Truro, we strongly recommend interested prospective purchasers arrange an early viewing appointment.


The property is located within a few minutes drive of the centre of Mawnan Smith, one of the most sought-after villages anywhere in south Cornwall by virtue of its beautiful surrounding countryside, convenient for the exceptional day-sailing waters of the Helford River and proximity to beaches, coastal footpaths and the port of Falmouth. Within the village there is a highly regarded county primary school, doctors surgery, church, village stores, garage, hairdressers, restaurants and highly regarded thatched public house, 'The Red Lion'. Within the parish are sports clubs for cricket, football, bowls, golf and sailing.

A regular bus service leads to the nearby port of Falmouth, approximately six miles distant, with the cathedral city of Truro, the county's retailing, commercial, administrative, educational and health centre, an approximate twenty five minute drive away.


(all dimensions being approximate)

From the front garden and gravelled driveway parking, a small step rises to the new uPVC front entrance door, opening into the:-


Courtesy lighting, obscure glazed timber inner entrance door with additional side screen, providing access to the:-


Floor plan

An L-shaped hallway with a broad entrance area and matching doors to the kitchen, bedrooms and airing cupboard housing master heating control, insulated water tank with wooden slatted shelving over. Dimplex electric heater, timber skirting boards and matching door frames. Ceiling spotlights and loft hatch access. An obscure glazed casement door provides access to the:-


4.57m x 7.17m (14'11 x 23'6 )

First measurement narrows to 9'9 (2.98m) within the dining area. A light, triple aspect room loosely divided into living and dining room areas as follows:-


4.57m x 4.08m (14'11 x 13'4 )

Floor plan

Open to the dining area behind, a double aspect area with timber double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, the former overlooking the front driveway and beautifully stocked and mature front gardens. Open fireplace with granite hearth, timber mantel and fitted shelving to one side. Two Dimplex electric heaters and timber skirting boards. TV aerial socket and telephone point.


2.99m x 3.09m (9'9 x 10'1 )

Floor plan

Open to the living area with double glazed sliding timber doors to the broad conservatory to the rear, therefore enjoying an aspect over the wonderfully stocked rear gardens.


3.07m x 2.96m (10'0 x 9'8 )

Floor plan

A bright and extremely well presented room with comprehensive fitted units comprising a range of high and low level cupboards and drawers with dark round-edged worksurfaces in between, and extensive tiled splashback areas. Inset Bosch four-ring electric hob with Bosch electric oven under and extractor hood over. Inset one and a half bowl composite sink with mixer tap, fitted beneath the double glazed timber window to the conservatory with views over the garden. Space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine. Door from the entrance hall, serving hatch to the dining area and glazed door to the rear conservatory. Timber skirting boards and tiled floor.


6.25m x 2.59m (20'6 x 8'5 )

Floor plan

A particularly impressive, fully double glazed conservatory with internal doors leading to (and linking) the dining area and kitchen. Exterior doors also leading to the rear garden and driveway adjacent to the garage. A timber double glazed window from the kitchen. A particularly versatile and bright room, potential as additional sitting or dining areas. The wonderful aspect over the landscaped and part patio'd rear garden with fields and woodland beyond make for a particularly enjoyable area. Wall mounted consumer unit, wall lights.


3.77m x 3.17m (12'4 x 10'4 )

Floor plan

A light and well proportioned room with a large timber double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, farmland and woodland beyond. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rails and louvre doors. Dimplex electric panel heater. TV aerial socket and skirting boards. Door to the:-


2.05m x 0.96m (6'8 x 3'1 )

Measurements exclude shower cubicle, fitted with a Mira Sprint shower unit. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Wall mounted electric towel rail. Obscure double glazed timber window providing natural light. Wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet with glass shelf under.


3.70m x 3.19m (12'1 x 10'5 )

Floor plan

Another spacious room with a large double glazed timber window to the front of the property, overlooking the front garden. Another fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and louvre doors. Wall mounted Dimplex electric panel heater, wall lights, TV aerial socket and skirting board.


2.98m x 3.01m (9'9 x 9'10 )

Floor plan

A particularly good sized third bedroom with a double glazed timber window overlooking the front garden. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and display shelving. Timber skirting boards and a wall mounted Dimplex electric panel heater, TV aerial point.


1.90m x 2.12m (6'2 x 6'11 )

Floor plan

Second measurement excludes approximate 82cm door recess. A tastefully refitted bathroom with panelled bath, part tiled wall surround and chrome taps. Low flush WC. Inset wash hand basin with side shelf and cupboards under. Light and shaver socket over. Ceiling spotlights. Obscure glazed timber window adding natural light from the rear elevation. Oak-effect laminate flooring, smart heated towel rail, Dimplex wall mounted fan heater.



Adjacent to the gravelled driveway, a level lawned garden, beautifully maintained, with mature and well stocked flower beds with an array of colourful plants and well maintained hedged borders, with an additional (vegetable plot) area with paved walkways and central flower beds, also housing a timber potting shed. The front garden could be altered to provide yet more parking if required.


Floor plan

An extensive gravelled driveway leads up to the detached timber garage with power and light which also accesses the front entrance, providing off-road vehicular parking for approximately six/seven cars, or ideal for boat storage/motorhome.


Floor plan

With side access on both sides of the bungalow, a beautifully landscaped and well maintained garden, catching much sun throughout the day, with a superb array of raised and well stocked flower beds, granite borders, slate steps leading to a level immaculate lawned area adjacent to a decked sitting-out area. A timber shed with power and light provides additional storage and a paved patio adjacent to the conservatory adds even more appeal. Views beyond the garden extend over grassed farmland to woodland beyond.


Immediately beyond the rear boundary, we understand there is an area of land available to purchase from the neighbouring farmer, which would considerably extend the garden and may be suitable for those with large families or particularly keen horticulturists. Enquiries should be made through Laskowski & Company Estate Agents.


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).


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.


Travelling toward Mawnan Smith from Penryn, Falmouth or Mabe Burnthouse, upon approaching the main crossroads near Argal Reservoir, take the signposts to Mawnan Smith itself. You will then be travelling along Penwarne Road and after two to three minutes of driving, there will be a number of properties on the left-hand side, where 'Masita' will be found after a short distance.

For identification purposes only - not to scale.

Floor plan

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.