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Guide Price £580,000
3 Bed House - Detached - Goldenbank, Falmouth


  • Development opportunity
  • Outline planning for additional dwelling
  • Mature level plot
  • Outskirts of Falmouth
  • Circa 1/3 of an acre
  • Detached chalet-style bungalow
  • Requiring refurbishment
  • Close to south Cornish coastline


DETACHED CHALET BUNGALOW AND BUILDING PLOT An unusual combination of a detached chalet-style bungalow, ideal for refurbishment and extension, with an adjoining building plot, benefiting from outline planning permission for the erection of an additional dwelling (PA17/08650), total plot circa 1/3 of an acre. Located on the southern outskirts of Falmouth yet within an approximate mile of the town centre, close to Falmouth Golf Club, Swanpool Beach, the South West Coast Path and the North Helford River area.


'Trewilby' enjoys a mature level plot, totalling approximately one third of an acre and currently comprises a detached chalet-style bungalow residence, ideal for refurbishment and extension if required, with surrounding mature gardens and two gated driveways. The current accommodation provides an entrance hallway, dual aspect sitting room with open fireplace, kitchen/dining room, two ground floor bedrooms and bath/shower room with, from the first landing, a third bedroom and access to a walk-in loft area which could easily be converted to provide a fourth bedroom, if required.

To the rear of 'Trewilby' is a detached garage with two gated driveways leading from Bank Lane with, to the front, well stocked and enclosed gardens with timber decked terrace adjacent to the property. The new driveway will be located to the rear of the garage, leading to the building plot, which is located in the existing side garden.


Outline planning permission was granted on 22 November 2017, for the erection of an additional dwelling, Cornwall Council application number: PA17/08650. Full details of this consent can be accessed by visiting Cornwall Council's website:, online planning register where all relevant documentation can be viewed.


Located on the southern outskirts of Falmouth, within approximately one mile of the town centre and close to Swanpool Beach, the south Cornish coastline and golf club. Maenporth Beach, Mawnan Smith, Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens, and the sailing waters of the Helford River are a few minutes drive away, as are the sailing waters of Falmouth Harbour and the Fal Estuary, together with the rapidly expanding university campus at Tremough. The cathedral city of Truro, the county's retailing, commercial, educational, legal and health centre, is approximately twelve miles distant and from where there is a main-line rail link to London (Paddington).


(All dimensions being approximate)

uPVC double glazed patio doors to:-


Staircase rising to the first floor landing. Coved ceiling. Wood-effect laminate flooring. Under-stair storage cupboard. Doors to all ground floor rooms. Double doors to shelved storage cupboard. Small pane obscure glazed door to:-


3.97m x 4.47m (13'0 x 14'7 )

Floor plan

A triple aspect room, with uPVC double glazed windows to the side and front garden and uPVC double glazed French doors with matching side panels opening onto the timber decked terrace and overlooking the front garden. Open fireplace with granite surround, hearth and timber mantel. Four wall light points.


3.96m x 3.88m (12'11 x 12'8 )

Floor plan

uPVC double glazed window overlooking the side garden. Wood-block worksurfaces with cupboards and drawer under. Inset Belfast ceramic sink with mixer tap. Under-counter space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for free-standing cooker with tiled splashback. Tiled flooring. Exposed timber beamed ceiling. Stable door leading onto the rear covered path. Built-in storage cupboard.


3.51m x 3.24m (11'6 x 10'7 )

A dual aspect room, with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the front and side gardens. Range of built-in cupboards. Wood-effect flooring.


3.30m x 3.03m (10'9 x 9'11 )

Another dual aspect room, with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the side an rear gardens.


2.57m x 1.59m (8'5 x 5'2 )

Four-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, small wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, panelled bath and corner built-in shower cubicle with electric shower. uPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation. Part obscure timber window to the rear elevation.



Staircase rising from the entrance hallway. Doors to large walk-in loft and door to:-


4.30m x 2.80m (14'1 x 9'2 )

uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Part barrelled ceiling.


Floor plan


Floor plan

'Trewilby' benefits from two gated driveways from Bank Lane, with the second driveway leading to the garaging. The gardens are located to the front and side, with the large mature eastern gardens providing the building plot.


3.75m x 5.25m (12'3 x 17'2 )

Two timber doors to the front driveway. Power and light connected. Door to the rear path.



Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Cesspit drainage. Building plot: prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries through the relevant service providers.


Band D - Cornwall Council.




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.


By telephone appointment with the vendor's Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813. Prospective purchasers are requested not to enter the building plot without a prior appointment.


From Falmouth's seafront, proceed away from Gyllyngvase Beach, in a westerly direction along Spernen Wyn Road. At the brow of the hill, continue down Swanpool Hill, around the left-hand bend, keeping Swanpool Lake on the right-hand side. After Swanpool Beach, continue to take the coastal road in the direction of Maenporth, passing Falmouth Golf Club and Pitch and Putt on the left-hand side. At the T-junction, turn right onto Bickland Water Road and at the roundabout, Bank Lane is the small single-track lane, the second exit off the roundabout between Bickland Water Road and Treveglos. 'Trewilby' is the third property on the right-hand side along Bank Lane.

There are no floor plans available for this property.

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.