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Detached Bungalow


2 Bedroom Detached Bungalow for sale in PENRYN

This detached 1960's two bedroom bungalow with attic rooms, lies in a good-sized plot and garden, one of just eight homes within Green Lane Close, set up high above Penryn with commanding views to town, water, countryside and coastline. Appealing and with so much scope, this is an exciting project for modernisation, expansion or reconfiguration to create something very special indeed.

Key Features:

  • Detached bungalow for improvement
  • Desired Close of 8 homes
  • Glorious elevated water & coastal views
  • 2 Bedrooms & attic rooms
  • Good-sized plot & established garden
  • 50' driveway & carport
  • Minutes' from town, university, college & station
  • A great project in a lovely spot!

THE PROPERTY 7 Green Lane Close presents a great chance to acquire a home for improvement in such a convenient and great position.

Set in an established garden, enclosed and particularly private at the rear, Number 7 is a detached two bedroom bungalow that is in need of work to realise its full potential. The extent of this work could be the modernisation of the current design or indeed there is scope to expand and possibly utilise the attic rooms and the super view to become something larger and more special, subject to necessary consents.

THE LOCATION & A LITTLE HISTORY The site of Green Lane Close and Parc An Challow were once two fields where in the early 1900's granite merchant Charles Wesley Andrew part owned the adjacent granite works and lived at neighbouring Victoria Villa. In 1959 Number 7's plot was sold and it appears builder Mr Breakell of Falmouth was responsible for the building of all eight homes here.

Green Lane Close lies above Penryn and off Green Lane, with Number 7 enjoying a commanding position overlooking town to river, estuary and coast. The situation is incredibly convenient, within a leisurely 10-15-minute walk from Penryn railway station, university, college and schools as well as the town itself. From No.7, on foot, one easily accesses the Asda Superstore, College woods and a wonderful 6-mile circular walk passing 3 reservoirs and uplifting countryside scenery. Penryn is an ancient, historic and very interesting riverside town with a strong sense of community and good everyday shopping and schooling facilities. The siting here of the Universities of Falmouth and Exeter has created something of a renaissance and reinforced the town's standing and popularity.


Approaching the property heading up the driveway and into the covered carport area providing all year round dry access to the property, entering the property through a panelled side entrance door into the…

ENTRANCE HALL 12' 3" x 5' 1" (3.73m x 1.55m) The hallway provides access to the two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom and WC. A staircase rises from the hallway to attic rooms. Telephone point, power points and radiator.

LIVING ROOM 14' x 12' 1" (4.27m x 3.68m) Large UPVC double glazed picture window to the front aspect with views of Penryn River, towards The Carrick Roads and countryside beyond. Exposed wooden floorboards.

BEDROOM ONE 11' 4" x 10' 5" (3.45m x 3.18m) UPVC double glazed window with super elevated views overlooking the garden to Penryn River, Falmouth, Flushing and out to the Carrick Roads, Roseland Peninsula and St. Mawes castle. Exposed wooden floorboards.

KITCHEN 10' 9" x 8' 8" (3.28m x 2.64m) UPVC double glazed window to side, into a covered utility room. Glazed door to....

LOBBY Cupboard with modern Electric Consumer Unit and meter. Door to....

POTENTIAL UTILITY AREA 12' 3" x 6' 2" (3.73m x 1.88m) With two doors, to the front and the rear gardens, drainage and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier.

BATHROOM 5' 7" x 5' 5" (1.7m x 1.65m) Obscure UPVC double glazed window to the side. Bath with electric 'Mira' shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin.

SEPARATE WC Obscure UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Low level push button WC.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 4" x 10' 5" (3.45m x 3.18m) Large UPVC double glazed window to rear garden. Built-in wardrobe. Exposed wooden floorboards.

From the hallway, stairs to the.....

ATTIC ROOM 28' 8" x 9' 4" (8.74m x 2.84m) overall. Loosely divided into two rooms with a central staircase. UPVC double glazed window with a spectacularly good, elevated view through the valley to Penryn River, Falmouth, Flushing and The Carrick Roads with all coastline and countryside around and St. Mawes castle and the Roseland Peninsula in the distance. Eave cupboards. Velux double glazed roof window. Power and water supply.


TARMAC DRIVEWAY 55' (16.76m) long x 11' (3.35m) wide to park several cars in tandem plus a further tarmac hardstanding space leading to a....

CARPORT Approximatley 30' x 10' (9.14m x 3.05m) Entrance to the property and to the rear garden.

FRONT GARDEN Nicely established with shrubs including hydrangeas, rhododendron, camellia, hebe and fuchsia, providing a screen for the large slate based terrace, beside Number 7, from where there are lovely views extending all the way to St Austell clay pits in the East and over Penryn River to Flushing, Falmouth, estuary and coast including to St. Mawes castle. There is a pathway laid in lovely old slate flagstones. side access to utility room.

REAR GARDEN Enclosed and relatively private with a paved terrace and lawn. Stone wall, timber panel fence and shrub boundaries.

Sheltered and a perfect orientation for near day long summer sunshine.

METAL SHED 7' x 6' (2.13m x 1.83m)
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