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Guide Price £800,000

Detached House


4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in BUDOCK WATER

This superb 1850's stone built house is one of the finest family homes we have seen or sold for a very long time, located on the edge of Budock Water village, just two and a half miles from Falmouth, the harbour and sea. Outstanding quality, spacious and flexible, providing four bedroom, 3 fine reception room accommodation plus annexe potential, all within the loveliest of gardens, adjoining countryside and looking out to sea. Garage and plenty of parking space - exceptional!

Key Features:

  • Substantial detached Victorian house
  • Delightful edge of village location
  • 4 Bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Separate sitting & drawing rooms
  • Outstanding bespoke conservatory
  • Farmhouse kitchen/dining room
  • Downstairs study/annexe
  • Established, almost quarter of an acre garden
  • Garage & excellent parking

THE PROPERTY It is only once in a while that homes like Triana become available for sale. There is quality here and a blend of valuable features and attributes, likely to please the most discerning of buyers.

Believed to have been built around 1850, Triana is an attractive house with lovely proportions, built of stone using granite quoins and lintels under a natural slate roof.

It has been a much loved house where considerable improvements have been made in recent years, by the current owners, without sparing any expense.

Triana lies within a delightful plot and garden, just under a quarter of an acre in size, with granite posts and stout timber vehicular and pedestrian gates, leading off Trewen Road onto a tarmaccadam drive to park several cars, and a remotely opened garage.

The house is beautifully presented, mixing originality with modern comforts and convenience. Upstairs are four bedrooms, three front facing, overlooking the garden and rolling countryside, towards Falmouth Bay, and one has a luxuriously appointed en suite bathroom. Downstairs accommodation is flexible and spacious with 'front' facing, separate sitting and drawing rooms, each with views and fine marble surround fireplaces and stoves. The comprehensively fitted kitchen/dining room is likely to become the social hub of the house with its cream electric fired Aga, engineered oak floors and polished granite or real wooden worktops. The conservatory and entrance is notable for its quality and scale, where French doors lead out to the front, on to the terrace and garden.

Beyond the kitchen is an adaptable space that was designed to provide very comfortable annexed accommodation for a semi dependent elderly relative. Here there is a superb room intended as a bedroom and sitting room with French doors to a South facing terrace, plus a tiled shower room and a utility room (suited perhaps as a kitchen). Whatever one decides for this area, it incorporates beautifully into the main house and the 'extra' reception room would make a great work from home office, with the benefit of fibre to premises broadband at Triana.

All is practical too, with three bath/shower rooms, plus gardener's loo, plenty of storage, a large attic space and solar PV panels providing a valuable energy source for the house and income when 'exported'.

all in all, this is an outstanding house, of a quality and type we so seldom see - unhesitatingly recommended!

THE LOCATION Triana is located on the edge of Budock Water, a relatively level and easy 10 minute walk to the village centre, shop and Trelowarren Arms pub. This outstanding house enjoys a special position adjoining countryside to the rear with rolling views to Falmouth Bay and Pendennis Point in the distance.

Triana lies en route to Mawnan smith and the Helford River, about 2 and 4 miles away respectively, whilst Falmouth harbour town is just 2.5 miles.

Budock Water has a population of about 1200 with an active community and good everyday facilities which include a pub, CJ's Sanctuary restaurant, Anglican church, shop, numerous clubs, societies and a bus service. There is a lovely walk about thirty minutes away across countryside to Maenporth beach and the southwest coastal path.

Falmouth town and harbourside has an eclectic mixture of national shops and independents, together with galleries showcasing local arts and crafts, as well as great places to eat and drink. The Events Square has created a new vibrancy to the harbourside. Events Square is a remarkable success with its quality food, fashion and sailing wear shops. The square hosts events throughout the year, such as the Oyster Festival, the celebrations of Falmouth Week and the Sea Shanty Festival as well as many big name attractions.

Falmouth's seafront, on the town's southern side, is about a mile away, with sandy beaches, Henry VIII's Pendennis Castle and access to incredible walks and scenery along the South West Coastal Path.

Train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington.

There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro.

Falmouth boasts the third largest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country; little wonder the town is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.


Granite steps up to a double glazed and panelled front door, into the....

ENTRANCE & HALLWAY With coir matwell. Staircase rising to the first floor. Under stair cupboard. Radiator. Open access to sitting room, lovely old panelled and acid etch and colour glazed door through to kitchen. Painted panelled door to.....

DRAWING ROOM 15' 8" x 12' 5" (4.78m x 3.78m) and with 9' 3" (2.82m) high ceiling. A large double glazed sash window faces the front and overlooks the garden, fields and countryside to the sea and Pendennis Point in the distance. Superb solid marble fireplace surround and mantle with inset multifuel stove, on a slate hearth. Two radiators. Picture rail.

SITTING ROOM 14' 2" x 12' 2" (4.32m x 3.71m) A large double glazed sash window faces the front, overlooks the garden, fields and countryside to the sea and Pendennis Point in the distance. Another fine marble fireplace surround with inset multifuel stove with hot plate, on a slate hearth. Two radiators. Picture rail.

KITCHEN & DINING ROOM 20' 4" x 13' 3" (6.2m x 4.04m) A lovely sociable room with oak floor and sash double glazed windows to two sides, panel and double glazed window to side and similar into conservatory and rear entrance. Old painted, panelled and colour glazed door to further accommodation. A beautifully presented room with a cream electric powered Aga at its heart, set in an old tile Range recess with slate surround and timber mantle. Comprehensive range of units in cream with central island incorporating many cupboards and a wine rack. Solid oak and polished granite worktops. Appliances by 'Bosch' include a stainless steel chest height double oven, a touch control halogen hob with glass and stainless steel extraction hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Ceiling spotlights. Tile splashback. Panelled and colour glazed door through to …….

ANNEXED ACCOMMODATION This area is equally suited to incorporate into the main house, although was designed to provide semi-independent living for an elderly family member. From the kitchen a continuation of the oak floor to an inner hallway with plenty of cupboard storage and a heated airing cupboard. Coat storage, high ceiling with Velux double glazed window. Open access through to utility room. Panelled door to shower room/WC and.....

STUDY 13' x 12' 9" (3.96m x 3.89m) and 10' 3" (3.12m) ceiling height.

Under heated solid oak floor and wide, panel and double glazed doors leading out to the South facing courtyard. Under floor thermostatic heating control.

SHOWER ROOM/WC 9' 0" x 5' 5" (2.74m x 1.65m) and high spotlit ceiling incorporating twin Velux roof windows. A modern and stylish room with floor and majority wall tiling and a white 'Roca' suite comprising dual flush WC, wash hand basin and walk-in oversized shower cubicle with rain shower and flexible spray. Chrome heated towel radiator.

UTILITY ROOM (POTENTIAL ANNEXE KITCHEN) 11' 9" x 5' 6" (3.58m x 1.68m) Double glazed window and door to outside. A good practical room with base and eye level cupboards, worktops and inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. 'Grant' oil fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply. Ceiling spotlights. Larder cupboard.

CONSERVATORY & REAR ENTRANCE 22' x 9' 8" (6.71m x 2.95m) plus entrance area 11' x 5' (3.35m x 1.52m)

A superb 'living room' and addition to the house. All tying in beautifully with slate floors and the original house exterior stonework exposed. UPVC double glazed above a cavity block wall with slate sills, high monopitch ceiling and a lovely outlook over the garden and neighbouring fields. French doors lead out onto the paved terrace and garden.

FIRST FLOOR Staircase with hardwood Newell posts and rail. Stair carpet and rods to......

LANDING Nicely proportioned with sash window to side. Access to loft space. Original panelled doors to four bedrooms and....

BATHROOM 8' 9" x 5' 5" (2.67m x 1.65m) Full floor and wall tiling. White three piece 'Roca' suite comprising dual flush WC, wash hand basin with drawers beneath, walk-in oversized shower cubicle with rain and flexible spray. Chrome heated towel radiator. Double door cupboard housing pressurised hot water tank and immersion for hot water supply. Obscure double glazed window to side.

BEDROOM ONE 16' x 12' 6" (4.88m x 3.81m) Double glazed sash window to fine garden and valley views out to sea. Pretty Victorian cast iron fireplace. Picture rail. Two radiators.

BEDROOM TWO 14' 2" x 11' 4" (4.32m x 3.45m) Dual aspect with sash windows to front and side and fine views to garden, countryside and sea. Cast iron Victorian fireplace. Picture rail. Two radiators.

BEDROOM THREE 11' 4" x 9' 5" (3.45m x 2.87m) Sash window to side. Victorian fireplace. Cupboard. Picture rail. Door to.....

EN SUITE BATHROOM 8' 8" x 7' 2" (2.64m x 2.18m) Fully wall and floor tiled, sash window to side. Three piece white 'Roca' suite comprising dual flush WC, wash hand basin and large bath with shower and central tap. Chrome heated towel radiator. Ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 7" (3.23m) reducing to 7' 6" (2.29m) x 6' 10" (2.08m

Sash window to garden, countryside and sea view. Radiator.

OUTSIDE Quality and thoughtfulness extends to the outside space and gardens. Twin granite posts and timber vehicular and pedestrian gates lead off Trewen Road onto a tarmacadam driveway to comfortably park three/four cars and leading to the …...

GARAGE 21' 9" x 10' 3" (6.63m x 3.12m) Electric remotely controlled roller door. Rear window and door. Power points. tap.

Triana lies within a delightful garden of just under a quarter of an acre in size, much of which is enclosed by granite walls and Cornish hedging with small trees and shrubs atop, giving shelter and privacy. The lawned rear garden is a delight with its glorious views over the adjacent field and rolling countryside and out to sea. There is a large paved terrace beside and accessible from the house, via French doors from the conservatory and providing a lovely space on which to relax and entertain and enjoy the outlook. Within this area of garden is a...



There is a produce area with apple tree, red currant, gooseberry & raspberry plants, shrub borders, a myrtle and olive. To one side of Triana is a....

GARDENER'S WC & BASIN plus a covered drying area with store.

French doors from the annexe living room/bedroom lead out onto a sunny semi-circular paved terrace.

There are external power points.

AGENTS NOTES Internet - fibre to premises.

Solar PV roof panels are installed at Triana, providing a source of electrical energy to the house as well as a tax free generated income of £1,555 over the last 12 months (to 31/08/2021).

Triana has large attic areas to the main house, one with a Velux window overlooking the gardens, and also a large attic over the garage.

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