The Avenue | Truro


Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 6 | Bathrooms: 2

Offers over £1,100,000

  • Handsome and spacious period residence
  • Private setting in central Truro
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Attractive kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Secluded gardens
  • Spacious double garage with planning permission
  • Additional outbuilding
  • EPC D

An impressive period residence with spacious accommodation and secluded gardens, set in one of the most desirable addresses in Truro. The property offers 4 spacious reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and comes complete with an additional garage with planning permission for accommodation over.

A very handsome Victorian residence, set in a wonderfully secluded position at the end of The Avenue, arguably the most desirable address in Truro. The property benefits from generous grounds with beautiful mature gardens affording a high degree of privacy, whilst enjoying views over the city to the cathedral. Thought to date from around 1890, the property displays a host of wonderful period features that provide great charm and character.

The driveway sets the scene as it sweeps to the front of the property with the well-established gardens making a very attractive backdrop, with many mature shrubs and a stunning copper beech tree set on the boundary. Positioned conveniently to the side, is the spacious double garage with ample space to store a boat. This building has planning permission (PA18/07893) for the creation of additional accommodation over, it could however, with the correct permissions, also offer alternative options as an annexe or potentially a consulting room or home office.

The entrance porch opens to the hallway which certainly makes a great first impression, with its original tiling and the fabulous staircase taking centre stage. The reception rooms are set either side with the spacious sitting room 29’10” x 12’8” featuring a lovely bay window, as well as its attractive fireplace. This opens through to the sun room which offers wonderful views of the garden and a glimpse of the spires of the cathedral. The snug opposite also features a lovely bay window and it would make a great office, or alternatively a games room for children or teenagers. The hallway opens through to the southerly facing dining room and in turn, into the kitchen which is nicely appointed with a beautiful Aga and central peninsula. To one side there is a useful utility room, as well as a room currently set out as a home gym.

The first floor offers four good-sized bedrooms as well as two dressing rooms, with obvious options to amend to create en suite facilities. The second floor offers a further two bedrooms with bedroom five being particularly spacious. These two bedrooms also benefit from a generous, well appointed bathroom.


Truro is a beautiful city centred around its magnificent Bath Stone cathedral and the elegant streets that surround it. It is said to be the finest example of Georgian architecture to the West of Bath. Truro is Cornwall’s hub for both shopping and business, with numerous good restaurants and bars as well as a fine selection of private and state schooling.

The mainline railway station from the city provides a direct service to London Paddington. The North and South Cornwall coasts are both easily accessible from Truro, which combine to enable the most amazing lifestyle opportunities, with picturesque sailing waters to the south and excellent surfing to the north, on some of the most spectacular beaches in the country.


Truro City Centre: 500 Metres • St Clements: 1.8Miles • Truro Golf Club: 2.1 Miles • Malpas Heron Inn: 2.3 Miles • Mylor Yacht Harbour: 11 Miles • Falmouth Marina and Golf Club: 12 Miles • Newquay Airport: 18.5 Miles

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