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4 bed detached house for sale

£365,000 Guide price

Ruan Minor, Helston, Cornwall TR12

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Rural location
  • Versatile and spacious accommodation
  • Four first floor bedrooms
  • Kitchen/dining room with stanley stove
  • Snug/sitting room and office
  • Ground floor living room, dining room and aluminuim frame leanto/sun room
  • Shower room and separate WC
  • Large double garage
  • Enclosed gardens
  • Off road parking on driveway

Main Description
An intriguing property located on the fringe of the rural village of Ruan Minor moments from the beautiful fishing village of Cadgwith and the surrounding countryside.

Evolved over the years to now offer spacious family accommodation ideal for those seeking privacy or perhaps a small bed and breakfast or even complete redevelopment as the property is accompanied by a double garage and additional rooms possibly ideal for the conversion/reconstruction of another dwelling (subject to the necessary planning consents etc).

Entrance hall, kitchen/dining room with Stanley stove, snug/sitting room, office, large double garage, shower room, ground floor living room, dining room, aluminium frame lean to/sun room, four first floor bedrooms, separate WC, enclosed gardens and off road parking on the driveway.

Entrance porch/hall
10' 8" x 5' (3.25m x 1.52m) With a wooden entrance door and side glazed panel window. Courtesy light. Tiled Floor. Granite reveals. Door to;

living/dining/kitchen area
17' x 12' 10" (5.18m x 3.91m) plus 7' 6" x 3' 7" (2.29m x 1.09m) kitchen area -An open sociable area with dual aspect double glazed windows and the kitchen area is fitted with a feature focal point of the red Stanley oil fired stove which comprises of double oven, two hot plates and a simmer plate. A brushed steel cooker hood over with splash back. Farmhouse style kitchen units, eye level and base incorporating drawers with rolled edge work surfaces. An inset single drainer sink unit with swan neck mixer tap. Recess for dishwasher and a built-in cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder. Central island work surface with corner shelving and storage beneath. Tiled flooring. Coved ceiling. Down lighting.

Dining area - With double radiator. Deep recess housing an American style fridge/freezer. Coved ceiling. Continuation of floor tiling. Wooden glazed panelled door opening to;

12' 8" x 11' (3.86m x 3.35m) A cosy room with a double glazed window to the rear. A glazed pine panelled door to the office and to the garage. Laminate flooring.

7' 10" x 6' 3" (2.39m x 1.91m) With a double glazed window to the rear. Fluorescent strip light. Tiled flooring.

Double garage
19' 3" x 18' 5" (5.87m x 5.61m) With windows to the side and rear. Metal up and over door. Stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing and recess for a washing machine underneath the work surface with a base cupboard. Wall mounted shelving. Loft access point. Power and light connected.

Returning to main accommodation

inner hall
With pine panelled door to shower room. Wooden flooring. Raised step area with a concealed radiator and staircase to the first floor. Dado rail. Door to;

18' 4" x 9' 10" (5.59m x 3.00m) Small paned panelled glazed door from the hall. With an open fire place and a black polished marble inset and hearth, wooden mantel and surround. Coved ceiling. Dual aspect double glazed windows. Sliding patio doors opening to the lean to/sun room which in turn leads into the garden. Stained wooden folding doors open through to;

dining room
11' 8" x 9' 9" (3.56m x 2.97m) With a double glazed window again looking into the garden. Radiator. Picture rail. Central pendant light. Laminate flooring. Small paned door leading back to the inner hall.

Turning staircase rising to;

With dado rail. Small double glazed window to side. Pine panelled doors.

Bedroom one
17' 7" x 8' 9" (5.36m x 2.67m) Dual aspect double glazed windows. Double radiator. Laminate flooring. Views from the window towards Ruan Minor village.

Bedroom two
9' 10" x 8' 10" (3.00m x 2.69m) With double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Separate WC
With double glazed window. Low level WC.

Bedroom three
12' 11" x 8' 8" (3.94m x 2.64m) Double glazed window. Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled splash back. Radiator.

Bedroom four
9' 9" x 6' 1" (2.97m x 1.85m) Double glazed window. Radiator.

The property is accessed from the road via timber pedestrian and double vehicular gate. This leads out into a gravelled courtyard area excellent for off road parking and there is a paved hard standing area in front of the garage access. There is a small area of garden to the side of the garage which has a timber storage shed and a footpath accessing the side of the cottage with the high enclosed mature boundary opening into the main front garden which is level, lawned and enclosed. Mature palm tree and a small ornamental fish pond. Planted externally around the boundaries with beautiful established flowering shrubs to include camellias, azaleas, acer, philadelphias, skimmia, eucalyptus tree, kerria, dianthus, white and black night buddleia, a tree peony, forsythia and dahlia to name but a few!

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £308,001 Sales 114 Current average value £362,092 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £13,450 ▲ 3.86%

Property value data/graphs for TR12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £424,395 £313 3.6 £381,692
Semi-detached £257,718 £283 2.9 £215,707
Terraced £228,553 £280 2.7 £171,569
Flats £195,656 £312 1.9 £205,833

Current asking prices in TR12

Average: £417,922
Avg. current asking prices in TR12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £99,965
Flats £125,000
- £180,000
All £106,224

Current asking rents in TR12

Average: £862 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TR12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £849 pcm
£875 pcm
- -
Flats - - - - -
All - £849 pcm
£875 pcm
- -

Fun facts for TR12

Highest value in TR12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Gillan £715,939
North Corner £695,385
Helford, Helston TR12 £673,263
Laflouder Lane £622,103
Manaccan, Helston TR12 £547,976
Highest turnover in TR12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Penwartha 41.2%
Doctors Hill 40.0%
Minster Fields 35.7%
Tregonning Parc 35.0%
Gibbons Fields 33.3%

What Zoopla users think of Ruan Minor

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  • currently 3 stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Penmere (11.7 miles)
  • Falmouth Town (11.9 miles)
  • Falmouth Docks (12.2 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (93.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (126.2 miles)
  • The Blaye Airport (134.2 miles)
  • Helford Village Ferry Landing (7.3 miles)
  • Helford Passage Ferry Landing (7.7 miles)
  • Custom House Quay (12.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Grade-Ruan CofE School (0.4 miles)
  • Landewednack Community Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Mullion Community Primary School (3.1 miles)
  • Callywith College (38.8 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (80.3 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (89.0 miles)
  • Mullion School (3.0 miles)
  • Helston Community College (8.6 miles)
  • Falmouth School (12.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,721 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 36,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,313 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£191/yr)
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Gas £48 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £106/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £206 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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