5 bed detached house for sale

Guide price £485,000

Tregolls Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1

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Property info

Property features

  • Superb Family Home
  • Handsome Cornelius Style
  • 5 Bedrooms (2 En-Suite)
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Around 2900sqft
  • Garage & Parking

Property description

A handsome Cornelius style property offering beautifully presented and spacious family accommodation close to the city centre. 3 Reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 4/5 bedrooms (2 en-suite), roof rooms. Garage. Ample parking. Gardens. EPC Band E.


The ancient port and market town of Truro is situated in a valley at the head of a beautiful river bearing its name and is dominated by the splendid three spired cathedral which stands at its heart. Forming the retailing, administrative and cultural centre of Cornwall, the city offers a comprehensive range of retail and leisure amenities together with the county's leading educational facilities.
Standing on Tregolls Road, one of the most distinctive and well known of the city's streets, Pensilva is approximately half a mile walk into its bustling heart where there is a wide variety of restaurants, bistros and pubs together with a cinema and the Hall for Cornwall.
Public transport links are excellent with the train station linking directly with London Paddington.


Constructed in the 1930s, this Cornelius style residence is available on the open market for the first time in over twenty years and offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire a much admired and cherished family home.
Boasting a handsome south facing facade complete with an attractive eyebrow window, the property retains a plethora of period detailing including the original servants bells.
The spacious and flexibly arranged accommodation includes three reception rooms, a well appointed chestnut kitchen and comfortable reception hall on the ground floor whilst to the first floor is the master en-suite bedroom, three further bedrooms and shower/bathrooms. In addition there is a fifth bedroom which is independently accessed and considered suitable as a small studio annexe or indeed teenagers bedroom complete with a raised 'den' which is approached over a spiral staircase. Leading from the principal landing is a staircase that leads to an extensive roof room which again offers flexibility.
Outside, the property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway with ample parking and benefits from lawns and sun terraces to the front whilst to the rear is a paved patio with a higher level area incorporating two outbuildings.


(with approximate room measurements shown on floor plan)

Ground floor

reception hall

Spacious with a bay window to the front complete with window seat. Two radiators. Oak strip flooring. Picture rail and dado rail. Stairs to first floor with oak hand rail. Original panelled doors.


Low flush WC and wash basin.

Sitting room

A beautifully proportioned reception room with wide window to the front and bowed window to side with window seat. Picture rail. Two radiators. Slate open fireplace with surround and gas coal effect fire.

Dining room

Dual aspect with window to side and bay window to front with window seat. Ceiling cornicing, moulding and central light rose. Picture rail. Two radiators.


Appointed with chestnut fronted floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with tiled work surface over. Twin sink. Space for gas range with extractor. Integral dishwasher. Integral fridge. Low level lighting and concealed under unit lighting. Radiator. Windows to either side. Tiled floor. Breakfast bar.

Utility room

Tiled floor. Door out. Sink and drainer. Work surface with space and plumbing for washing machine. Window to rear. Radiator. Cupboards. Integral fridge/freezer.


Window to side. Gas boiler. Tiled floor. Low flush WC and wash basin.


Doors out and into garage. Windows to rear. Tiled floor.

Breakfast room

Window to rear. Radiator. Dado and picture rails. Gas fire with recessed cupboards either side. Servants bell board.

First floor


A spacious galleried landing with eyebrow window to front. Radiator. Picture and dado rails. Access to eaves storage. Open tread ladder style staircase to roof room.

Master bedroom

Window to front. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes and dressing table.


Window to rear. White sanitary ware comprising a concealed cistern WC, wash basin set into vanity surround with light contemporary wood cupboards. Mirror with lighting. Whirlpool style bath with shower attachment set into a tiled recess with lighting. Towel warmer. Tiled floor.

Bedroom two

Windows to side and front. Picture rail. Built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom three

Window to rear. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Picture rail.

Inner landing

Radiator. Window to rear. Picture and dado rail.

Bedroom four

Window to side. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe.

Shower room

Window to rear. Pedestal wash basin, low flush WC and shower cubicle. Radiator


Window to rear. Bath with mixer shower, bidet, low flush WC and pedestal wash basin. Radiator. Shelved airing cupboard.

Off the inner landing there is a small lobby leading to:

Bedroom five

A flexible room with independent access being approached over a series of steps from the rear garden. Window to front. Radiator. Sink and drainer with cupboards under. Space for cooker. Spiral staircase rising to further room.


Window to rear. Bath with mixer shower over, wash basin and low flush WC. Radiator.


Sloping ceiling with restricted head height. Skylight. Radiator. Cupboards.

Roof rooms

Open tread ladder style staircase comprising a superb l-shaped room with sloping ceiling. Three skylights. Sink and drainer. Eaves storage. Radiator. Access to an additional room with skylight.


Set in an elevated south facing position, Pensilva is approached to a pillared tarmacadam driveway with ample turning space and parking together with access to:


Up and over door. Power and light.

At a lower level to the main residence is an area of lawn and surrounding borders whilst from the driveway central granite steps rise to a wide slate paved sun terrace stretching across the frontage. To the western side of the property sliding glazed doors lead to a further area of ground with vegetable plot and wide brick paving with a gateway leading to the rear garden with a further extensive brick paved sun terrace and steps rising to a drying area/sun terrace with two useful outbuildings including a substantial hobbies room.


Strictly by prior appointment with Stags' Truro office on .


From the centre of Truro proceed towards St Austell on the A39. A short distance after the traffic lights where the dual carriageway merges into a single lane the pillared entrance to Pensilva will be found on the left hand side.


All mains services. Double glazing. Gas-fired central heating.

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TR1 Zed-Index
£253,625 £337,374 £226,841 £215,601 £189,778

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£2,886 (1.15%) £8,316 (3.39%) £14,138 (5.90%) £19,914 (8.52%) £21,691 (9.35%) £15,252 (6.40%) £27,099 (11.96%)
Avg. price paid: £235,085
No. of property sales: 322
Avg. price paid: £227,620
No. of property sales: 1,030
Avg. price paid: £227,742
No. of property sales: 1,751
Avg. price paid: £229,176
No. of property sales: 2,361
Avg. price paid: £168,343
No. of property sales: 8,259

Avg. asking price in TR1: £298,619
No. of properties for sale in TR1: 276
Avg. asking rent in TR1: £962 pcm
No. of properties to rent in TR1: 53

Property value data/graphs for TR1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £337,374 £226 3.7 £298,761
Semi-detached £226,841 £230 3.1 £217,669
Terraced £215,601 £233 2.9 £214,435
Flats £189,778 £297 1.9 £182,030

Current asking prices in TR1

Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £99,000
Flats £148,354
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All £144,558

Current asking rents in TR1

Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £750 pcm
£839 pcm
£1,211 pcm
£1,350 pcm
Flats £573 pcm
£697 pcm
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All £573 pcm
£723 pcm
£839 pcm
£1,211 pcm
£1,350 pcm

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Nearby transport

  • Truro (1.3 miles)
  • Perranwell (4.9 miles)
  • Penryn (Cornwall) (7.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (78.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (107.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (127.2 miles)
  • Tolverne Ferry Landing (3.3 miles)
  • Trelisick Ferry Landing (3.6 miles)
  • Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing (3.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Tregolls School - an Academy (0.2 miles)
  • Archbishop Benson CofE Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Mary's CofE School, Truro (0.9 miles)
  • Penair School A Science College (0.3 miles)
  • Truro School (0.6 miles)
  • St Michael's Catholic Secondary School (1.0 mile)
  • Curnow School (8.7 miles)
  • Doubletrees School (15.2 miles)
  • St Piran's School (18.3 miles)
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