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Guide Price £650,000

Detached Bungalow


4 Bedroom Detached Bungalow for sale in FALMOUTH

The small handful of individual homes on Silverdale Road are much sought after and seldom come to the market. This prominent bungalow was built in the 1970’s and has been expanded and much improved in recent years providing four-bedroom, two living room accommodation, and views towards Swanpool lake and beach. With a main bedroom en-suite, a study/bedroom five, double garaging and plenty of parking space, all a few moments’ walk from the beach, this is an outstanding opportunity to own a fine home in one of Falmouth's most desirable spots.

Key Features:

  • Prominent detached bungalow
  • 4 bedrooms (main en suite with dressing area) study/bedroom five
  • Desirable residential location
  • Moments from Swanpool, a few minutes’ walk from seafront & beaches
  • Separate lounge & dining rooms
  • Views to lake & sea
  • Double garage & workshop
  • Much parking space

THE PROPERTY This fine and individual detached bungalow has been the subject of expansion over recent years where amongst other improvements, the accommodation has been remodelled and a superb double garage and workshop created beneath.

The interior is incredibly light and bright with a flexibility presenting four bedrooms plus two reception rooms and study/bedroom five. The main bedroom is dual aspect with French doors to the garden, a dressing area and a fully tiled bath/shower room en suite.

The living space comprises a lounge and separate dining room, each with picture windows South and views, most especially in the 'leafless' months, towards Swanpool lake and beach and the sea. There are no assurances of course but just imagine how good the view might be with consent to create a first floor to this already superb home!

The dining area has its own West facing covered balcony and leads nicely into a good-sized fitted kitchen to the side of which is the study/bedroom five.

As mentioned, the bungalow lies in a broad plot and garden where a wide entrance leads to a tarmac drive to park several vehicles, to a brilliant double garage with workshop beside.

This is undoubtedly a fantastic opportunity to own a fine home in one of Falmouth's most desirable spots.

THE LOCATION Silverdale Road is one of the most sought-after residential positions in Falmouth where well-spaced, individual, and substantial homes lie in good sized plots near the sea. This substantial bungalow enjoys broad frontage to the road with pleasing views towards Swanpool Nature Reserve and beach. Its location is superb, situated on the towns southern side, a few minutes' walk to Swanpool and beach and to the coastal footpath with spectacular views and surroundings, leading via Maenporth beach, to the Helford River.

Silverdale Road is a leisurely 5 -10 minute walk to the seafront, Gyllyngvase beach and café and likewise 10 -15 minutes from Falmouth town and harbourside where there is an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and bars and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro, for Exeter and London, Paddington. Falmouth Docks and Pendennis Shipyard are major contributors to the town's economy and along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, specialising in traditional and modern boat building, marine engineering and environmental science, ensure an all year-round vibrant community. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and another in Penryn, as well as highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro. Falmouth boasts the third deepest 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. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.


High apex roof portico to UPVC obscure double glazed and panel effect front door. Obscure glass brick panel to side into...

HALLWAY A light, 'T' shaped hallway with all rooms leading off. Solid oak flooring throughout. Three light tubes flood in natural light. Spotlit ceiling with roof access. Two radiators and central heating thermostatic controls. Doors to four bedrooms and family bathroom. Multipane door to kitchen. Glazed and solid oak French doors and side panes into....

LIVING ROOM 17' 10" x 11' 10" (5.44m x 3.61m) UPVC double glazed picture windw to front with open outlook and glimpse through to Swanpool and beach. Open fireplace, with stone surround and hearth. Radiator. Wide oak and glazed French doors into.....

DINING ROOM 14' 5" x 9' 9" (4.39m x 2.97m) Such a bright room facing South and West with picture UPVC double glazed window to front and view to Swanpool, beach and the sea beyond. Radiator. Ceiling spotlights. Sliding UPVC double glazed doors lead out onto a West facing.....

BALCONY 11' 5" x 6' (3.48m x 1.83m) Covered apex roof. Stainless steel and glass balustrade and screen. Pleasing outlook with view to Swanpool, beach and sea in the South. Power points. Light.

Archway from dining room to.....

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 9" (5.11m) x 11' 9" (3.58m) reducing to 10' (3.05m) A generous size with large West facing UPVC double glazed window and obscure UPVC double glazed door to side. Fitted flush fronted units in gloss white, incorporating base and eye level cupboards, cabinets and plate rack. Integrated fridge and freezer, chilled wine rack, double oven and grill and a five element gas hob with stainless steel splashback and extraction hood. Work top with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Modern chromed wall mounted towel radiator. Door to.....

STUDY/BEDROOM FIVE 9' 10" x 6' 8" (3m x 2.03m) UPVC double glazed window to front and back. Radiator. Electric Consumer Unit. Ceiling spotlights.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10' x 5' 7" (3.05m x 1.7m) A refitted fully floor and wall tiled room with obscure UPV double glazed window to rear. White three piece suite comprising button flush WC, wash hand basin above fitted cupboards, panel bath with waterfall tap. Shaver point. Overlit mirror. Chrome heated towel radiator. Ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM ONE 13' 5" x 11' 10" (4.09m x 3.61m) UPVC double glazed window to front and French doors to South and East facing onto the side, on to a timber decked terrace. Ceiling spotlights. Archway to...

DRESSING AREA 8' x 4' 9" (2.44m x 1.45m) Natural light tube and ceiling spotlights. Power points. Door to.....

EN SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM 11' 4" x 5' 6" (3.45m x 1.68m) Modern floor and wall tiled room with thermostatically controlled underfloor heating. Four piece white suite comprising button flush WC, wash hand basin, panel bath with waterfall tap and an oversized walk-in boiler fed shower cubicle with sliding curve glass screen. Built-in cupboards. Chrome heated towel radiator. Shaver point. Ceiling spotlights. Two obscure UPVC double glazed windows.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 8" x 9' 10" (3.56m x 3m) UPVC double glazed window to rear and side. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 15' x 8' 2" (4.57m x 2.49m) UPVC double glazed window to rear. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 14' 2" x 8' 2" (4.32m x 2.49m) UPVC double glazed window to rear. Radiator.


Number 11 has a wide frontage to Silverdale Road where a broad entrance leads onto a tarmac driveway to park several cars, a motorhome or boat perhaps, leading to the.....

DOUBLE GARAGE 17' 8" (5.38m) deep x 22' 3" (6.78m) wide

Twin opening up and over doors. Obscure UPVC double glazed window. Power points. Light. Separate fuse box. Gas fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply.

WORKSHOP AREA 10' 2" x 7' 0" (3.1m x 2.13m)

To one side of the driveway, up steps to the front garden and entrance. To the side of the driveway is a raised area of garden shaded by a fine Holme oak tree. To the rear a pathway around the bungalow and step access onto Captain's Walk. To the front, from Silverdale Road, steps and a pathway wend up to the front door, passing lawned terraces either side. Shrubs include roses, bottle brush, pierus and camellia.
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