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Guide Price £420,000

Detached Bungalow


2 Bedroom Detached Bungalow for sale in MAWNAN SMITH

This wonderfully positioned detached bungalow is set within a large and lovely established 160' deep plot and garden, facing South and West to the rear, overlooking rolling countryside, where a relatively level two minute walk leads to the centre of this most sought after of villages. The two double bedroom accommodation would benefit from some updating, and has scope, presenting a fabulously rare opportunity in this great spot.

Key Features:

  • Detached 1960 bungalow in select Close
  • Gloriously established valley side position & garden
  • 2 Double bedrooms
  • Sitting room & kitchen/dining room
  • Conservatory/garden room
  • Oil fired radiator central heating; UPVC double glazed windows & doors
  • 50' Driveway to garage
  • Relatively easy, level walk to village square, shops & pubs

THE PROPERTY There is a calm and peacefulness at Number 2, where large windows face South and overlook the glorious rear garden and rolling countryside beyond. The bungalow is relatively modest in size and although perfectly liveable 'as is' we think it would benefit from modernisation to one degree or another. Greenfield Close is remarkably positioned and much sought-after by 'those in the know', blessed for its setting beside and overlooking open countryside and the valley whilst being a relatively level and easy walk to the village centre shops, square and a pub, a couple of hundred yards away.
Accommodation is light and bright with two double bedrooms, dual aspect lounge, a fitted kitchen/dining room plus an externally accessed conservatory/garden room with lovely outlook. Windows and doors are UPVC double glazed and an oil fired boiler fuels radiator central heating and hot water supply.
The plot is exceptional - about 160' (48.77m) deep overall x 50' (15.24m) plus wide, having been planted and nurtured by knowledgeable gardeners who have loved living here for over 25 years. The garden is part lawned and richly stocked with some superb specimens giving formality together with a naturalness afforded by carpets of primrose, wild garlic, bluebell and foxglove. The 'hidden' lower garden is a natural delight, with its pond and sheltered areas to sit, all adjoining the field and valley. The front garden sets Number 2 nicely back from the Close road with a 50' (15.24m) long tarmacadam driveway leading to a detached single garage.

THE LOCATION Greenfield Close is located a few minutes' walk from Mawnan Smith village centre, adjoining countryside and an unspoilt valley. The village is about 1.5 miles from Helford Passage and the river. Mawnan itself has good local amenities which include a well rated primary school, beautiful Norman Church, the 17th century Red Lion pub and a general store with Post Office and doctors' surgery. The village square has a restaurant and small selection of shops whilst "The Old Smithy", with resident blacksmith, shows local arts and crafts. Areas of coastline and countryside surrounding the village are arguably amongst some the finest found in Cornwall. Mawnan is also home to Trebah Garden, one of the Great Gardens of Cornwall, rated among the 80 finest gardens in the world and Glendurgan Garden, owned by the National Trust, with its intriguing cherry laurel maze. Falmouth, about four miles away, is a truly beautiful place to visit and is served by a regular bus service. With its proximity to sheltered as well as unsheltered waters, Falmouth has long been a popular boating and water sports location; it boasts the world's third largest deep-water harbour and is the country's first and last major port. Falmouth often plays host as the start and/or finish line to many international sailing races including that of the famous Tall Ships hosted here in 2021. Sandy, south facing beaches, fine restaurants and bars, art galleries and shops prove to be a constant lure for those seeking a warmer and more refined way of life. This, combined with the peace and tranquillity that the magnificent surrounding countryside and coastline has to offer, makes Falmouth and this area unquestionably one of the country's favourite locations.


Obscure glazed front door into....

HALLWAY 8' 9" x 6' (2.67m x 1.83m) UPVC double glazed window to front. Doors to sitting room and kitchen/dining room. Door with hand made lead and colour glazed pane to inner hall.

SITTING ROOM 15' x 11' 4" (4.57m x 3.45m) Light and bright with a superb view South and West overlooking the garden and through the valley beyond, via 8' wide UPVC double glazed sliding patio doors, leading out and into the garden room/conservatory. UPVC double glazed window to side. Radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 12' 3" x 11' 4" (3.73m x 3.45m) UPVC double glazed window to front and UPVC panel effect and obscure leaded glazed door to side. Mid oak range of base and eye level cupboards, roll top work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Glazed cabinet. Electric hob and extraction hood. Ceramic tile floor and to part wall. Space and plumbing for washing machine and slimline dishwasher. 'Worcester' oil fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply, shelved airing cupboard above. Space for table and chairs. Ceiling spotlight and pendant light. Radiator. Walk-in shelved....


INNER HALLWAY Radiator. Overhead cupboard. Doors to two bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM ONE 14' x 9' 8" (4.27m x 2.95m) South and West facing via UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Two built-in wardrobes and cupboard space. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 10" x 10' 8" (3.91m x 3.25m) UPVC double glazed windows to front and side. Built-in wardrobe and cupboard space. Radiator.

BATHROOM 10' x 5' 4" (3.05m x 1.63m) White three piece suite comprising roll top, claw footed modern bath with central shower mixer, wash hand basin and WC. Obscured lead and colour glazed window to rear. Chrome heated towel radiator. Access to loft space.

GARDEN ROOM/CONSERVATORY 11' 3" x 7' 8" (3.43m x 2.34m) UPVC double glazed with a wide bay projecting into the garden, slightly elevated with lovely garden outlook and beyond to rolling valley and countryside view. Paved floor. Accessed externally.

OUTSIDE The garden at 2 Greenfields Close is a delight, roughly rectangular in shape, about 160' (48.77m) deep x 50' (15.24m) wide, much loved and wonderfully established with a rich variety of mature and interesting shrubs, plants and small trees. The rear garden faces a perfect South West, to enjoy day long summer sunshine, backing onto open countryside, into the valley. A granite wall fronts the Close pavement and road with 50' (15.24m) tarmac driveway leading off, culminating in a …...

DETACHED GARAGE 14' x 8' (4.27m x 2.44m) Window to rear. Twin opening metal doors at front. Power and light.

FRONT GARDEN The front garden is laid to lawn with a camellia hedge one side, front facing borders containing several hydrangea, cotoneaster, primrose and spring flowering bulbs. A path leads to the front door with beds to side containing pierus, cotoneaster, holly and hypericum whilst a jasmine and kerria japonica grows up the front of the property. Outside light. Useful shelved garden store. Outside tap.

REAR GARDEN The rear garden is a gem, about 110' (33.53m) plus deep, mostly lawned with a generous slate paved terrace beside the bungalow. A slate pathway leads down through the garden and lawn. All is so thoughtfully planted with specimens including many camellia, rhododendron, azaleas, hebe, bay, an olive, eucalyptus, hollies, palm, hydrangea and lilac. There are many natural plants too with primrose, daffodil and blue bells as well as aquilegia and wild garlic. Beyond the main garden into a delightfully sheltered area with flint chipped and circular paved sitting areas, a fig and an espalier apple tree. Here there is a fir tree and myrtle, more lilac, flint chip pathways and a kidney shaped pond alive with tadpoles. All this abutting the farmland and valley beyond.

ELDERLY TIMBER SHED 7' x 5' (2.13m x 1.52m)
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