Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1HS | Property for sale | Savills
2,147 sq ft(199.46 sq m)
Guide price £795,000

TruroCornwall, TR1 1HS

    Key features

    • • Idyllic city location with southwest views over the cathedral
    • Garaging and off-road parking for two cars
    • A beautifully presented house, conserving original period details
    • Entrance hall leading to two large reception rooms
    • Stunning Victorian architecture with fine stone detailing
    • Open plan kitchen / dining room with partly glazed roof
    • A spacious, southwest facing garden with mature, flowering shrubs and hedges
    • Five bedrooms with two bathrooms

    An elegant, Victorian villa, set within southwest facing gardens, on one of Truro's most desirable, tree-lined avenues with parking.

    About this property

    • An impressive, fine Victorian family home, completed in 1890 and has been recently beautifully modernised, conserving many of its original architectural details. The stone villa is one of a row of three and is a fine example of Victorian architecture with granite coining, ashlar window frame details and intricate carved gables.

      The building is arranged over three floors, the reception rooms having high ceilings with a large sash window to the front elevation, allowing light to flood into the house.

      From a leafy, sun filled, south facing garden, the house is entered through an impressive, stone arched front door into an internal porch with a secondary, patterned, glazed door inside. The light and airy hall provides direct access to the spacious reception rooms and serves a fine, turning staircase with its original banisters and handrail.

      From this timber floored main hall, finished in calming ‘Eau de Nils' blue, are the drawing room and dining room. The drawing room has an open cast iron fireplace with timber fire surround and the room is soaked with light from the large sash window. The adjacent, cosy dining room also has a feature fireplace and fully glazed French doors opening onto the kitchen and family room at the rear of the property.

      The open plan kitchen and family room has a part glazed roof and a further set of French doors opening out onto a walled courtyard. The kitchen has a range of white painted timber, fitted cupboards that surround a ‘Rangemaster' oven with, six gas burners, a double oven, grill and a warming drawer.

      The worksurfaces to the units are black basalt, adding a contemporary and high-quality finish to the food preparation area. There is also an integral Electrolux dishwasher, wine cooler and double, under counter fridge.

      At the rear of the kitchen is a separate utility room and cloakroom with half glazed door onto the courtyard with fitted cabinets, sink, w.c. and an ‘Ideal' gas boiler.

      Under the first flight of carpeted stairs is a small boot room, which turns onto a long landing where there are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and a walk-in laundry cupboard.

      To the rear of the building is a contemporary family bathroom which has a large, side sash window. The room has a feature, roll top bath, walk in shower, sink, w.c. and heated towel rail.

      The back double bedroom is carpeted and has a large double glazed sash window, a built-in double cupboard and a pretty, white feature fireplace.

      The front master bedroom has a large double glazed sash window with amazing views over the cathedral with a built-in double cupboard and another pretty, feature fireplace.

      There is another smaller bedroom at the front of the property, with a single large sash window. This room could also double up as a study or dressing room.

      Under the turning staircase to the second floor the is another useful built in cupboard.

      Two further charming double bedrooms in the roof space have partially exposed beams, built in eaves storage and shelves and plenty of built in wardrobes with sash windows to the front and back.

      Between them is a shared bathroom with tilting window in the ceiling and a corner shower, w.c., heated towel rail and built-in vanity unit.

      Exterior, garden and garage-

      The property can be accessed by car at the rear of the property where there is a separate garage, storeroom for bins and hard standing for two cars. The rear courtyard is entered by a lockable garden door in the courtyard wall and beyond, a paved terrace leads around the side of the house to a raised cobbled area with two garden sheds and space for an enclosed play area. A second side gate opens onto the southwest facing garden that includes a large terrace and level lawn. A cobble path winds up from the pedestrian entrance from The Avenue to the front door which is lined by coach lamps and a rope handrail.

      The garden is well enclosed by mature tree and shrub specimens including a Sycamore tree, Magnolia tree, Cherry tree, Wisteria, Camelia and Bay tree amongst many other specimens.


      The house has mains water, drainage and electricity supplies as well as gas powered central heating. A secondary, on demand ‘Ariston' water heater supplies hot water to the second-floor bathroom.


      Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc. are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.


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      1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

      2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment, or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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    A superb city town house, teaming with character

    George HillProperty agent

    Local information

    • Number 1, Belmont Villas is the first in a row of three, attached, handsome Victorian city houses located in the ‘Mitchell' area of Truro, a quiet Conservation Area with stunning views southwest across the Truro valley and its magnificent cathedral. The architecture in this quarter of the city was originally laid out along the lines of the ancient medieval, linear field enclosures, with buildings of interest punctuating the area, making this a highly sought after address.
    • Belmont villas is ideally located to enjoy the city's treasures; its fine restaurants, the city's recently revived theatre, the historic shopping centre, the pleasure parks, the farmers' market, and its magnificent Cathedral, which the house overlooks. The villa is also conveniently located for the city's excellent schools, the region's main hospital and the area's beautiful beaches, moors and historic gardens, many of which are within a 30 minutes' drive.
    • Truro is the Duchy's capital city, strategically lying at the head of Truro's tidal rivers, once a thriving, sheltered trading port at the Atlantic gateway. As such it is well connected by land and sea. The mainline railway station has a branch line to Penryn and Falmouth and the main, intercity service to London Paddington from Penzance. Cornwall Airport at Newquay is within 19 miles and has daily return flights to London as well as other domestic and international destinations.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Heading east from Truro, via the Trafalgar Roundabout, follow the turning onto St Austell Road, the B3284. After 500m, at the traffic lights, turn right up Mitchell Hill and after a quarter of a mile, turn left into The Avenue and the property is on the right accessed via a garden gate and steps. There is also a secondary entrance to this property, at the rear off Canfield Terrace. Truro City Centre – 0.1 Falmouth – 12 Plymouth – 55 Cornwall Airport (Newquay) – 19 Perranporth beach – 11 The Eden Project –18 miles St Ives – 27 miles (All distances are approximate and in miles)
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: E