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Guide Price £500,000

Detached House


5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Devoran

This modern five bedroom family house is well positioned in an exclusive close in the lovely sought-after Creekside village of Devoran. There are good links with Falmouth and Truro via its local bus service and is only a short walking distance to Devoran Primary School. At the Creekside and when the tide is up you can canoe, kayak or sail, and there are many fabulous beaches within 10 miles of the house. Located right on the Bissoe Cycle trail where you can cycle from the house all the way to the North Coast! Available for immediate occupation and with no onward chain. A great family home!

Key Features:

  • Detached family home
  • Five Bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Large Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Delightfully enclosed South facing rear garden
  • Integral garage & driveway parking
  • Select Close and location


THE PROPERTY Built in the mid 1980's this detached home is perfect for modern family life. Most new builds today are not as generous on room sizes as they were in the 1980's and this is immediately evident when one steps into the entrance hall, very light and welcoming and sets the tone for what awaits. The sitting room is over 21 foot long and has dual aspect windows that flood the room with natural light. The kitchen is larger than most and is linked to the dining room making it a very sociable area. Completing the ground floor is a useful utility room, W/C and integral garage.

On the first floor are four double bedrooms (master en-suite), the fifth bedroom is a single and currently used as a home office and a good sized family bathroom.

The gardens are large to the front with a sizable parking area leading to the garage. The rear garden is orientated mainly South with high fencing and two lovely old Oak trees on the boundary, making it very secluded and private.

If you are looking for a great family home then we wholeheartedly recommend you book a viewing.

THE LOCATION Devoran is located five miles south of Truro where the Carnon River meets Restronguet Creek. The village and former ecclesiastical parish, now part of the civil parish of Feock, is named after the Cornish word for water, 'Dowr'.

Although Devoran was initially a farming settlement, the village experienced a brief industrial boom in the nineteenth century as the place where goods could be shipped in and out. For an intense period of activity the newly-built Redruth and Chacewater Railway shuttled backwards and forwards between Devoran and the Gwennap mines, unloading tin and copper ore onto ships and barges waiting in the river and loading up with imported timber, coal and iron. Devoran was developed specifically for this purpose and, with its classic symmetry, the village is the best example of a planned nineteenth century settlement on this scale in Cornwall.

This thriving village on the tidal banks of the Carnon river and just 5 miles from the Cathedral City of Truro and seaport of Falmouth a mere 7 miles away. With a population of approx. 631 there is a real sense of community. Serviced by a doctors surgery, pub (John and Hannah Calland have run The Old Quay Inn for over ten years and serve a good pint and fantastic food made with fresh local ingredients and have a top selection of Cornish ales). There is a village primary school which has received a good OFSTED rating and currently teaching 205 pupils.

Today, Devoran is a peaceful place that sits at the natural tidal limit of Restronguet Creek, a tidal limit that used to be much higher up the river. Most of Devoran's inhabitants work in Truro and the long-disused railway forms part of the coast-to-coast Bissoe Trail, a footpath and cycle route. The Bissoe Trail which is a coast to coast walk or bike ride of 11 miles and starts in Devoran and finishes at the sandy beach of Porthreath.

A really lovely village with great walks in a great location.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Large and welcoming, this almost square hallway is light and creates a nice entrance into the home. Stairs lead up to a half landing with turning staircase rising to the first floor. Panelled doors to sitting room, cloakroom and separate WC. Glazed doors to kitchen/dining room. Understairs cupboard. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM 21' 6" x 11' 8" (6.55m x 3.56m) A lovely, light and spacious room with a patio doors leading out into the rear garden. Large window to the front. Fireplace with marble surround and hearth with inset gas fire. Power points. Radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 15' 4" x 11' 1" (4.67m x 3.38m) Another great sized room with French doors leading out into the rear garden from the dining area. The kitchen has an extensive range of cream coloured base and eye level units complimented by the grey worktops with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink. Window overlooking the rear garden. Integrated appliances include, dishwasher, fridge, electric oven and gas hob with stainless steel extractor over. Mosaic tile splashback. Ceiling spot lights. Radiator. Panelled door to …..

UTILITY ROOM 8' 2" x 6' 3" (2.49m x 1.91m) Tiled floor with base units and inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Window to rear. Door to rear garden and door to integral garage.

FIRST FLOOR 180 degree turning staircase opens on to a large landing. Loft access. A window on the stair turn brings in natural light into the landing and hallway.

BEDROOM ONE 16' 3" x 11' 1" (4.95m x 3.38m) (measured to include the wardrobe area).

Large double room with views over the rear garden. Extensive range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Door to……

EN-SUITE Fully tiled with inset shelving. White suite comprising dual flush WC, wall mounted hand wash basin with mirror over. Twin size shower cubicle with glass sliding door. Overhead shower head and spray attachments. Chrome ladder style heated towel radiator. Obscure window to rear. Spot lights. Extractor.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 7" x 10' 1" (3.53m x 3.07m) Large window to the front. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 11' x 8' 6" (3.35m x 2.59m) Window to rear. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 9" x 8' 2" (2.97m x 2.49m) (plus built-in wardrobe) Window to front. Radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE/HOME OFFICE 8' 2" x 6' 7" (2.49m x 2.01m) Window to front. Currently used as a home office. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 2" x 6' 4" (3.4m x 1.93m) White suite, comprising W/C, panelled bath with shower over and glass screen. Pedestal hand wash basin with mirror over. Obscure window to rear. Large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.


GARAGE 18' 3" x 8' 8" (5.56m x 2.64m) Accessed via the utility room. Up and over vehicular door from the front parking area. Worcester Gas boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply. RCD fusebox.

GARDEN The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders. Paved driveway to park several cars. A side gate leads to the rear garden which measures approx. 50 x 25 feet. Facing mainly South and enclosed on all sides with timber fencing and hedging having lovely shaded areas thanks to the beautiful Oak trees that are on the boundary. Outside tap. Very quiet, secluded and private.

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