Eastwood Road, Penryn


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial detached Victorian house, dating back to circa 1860 and latterly extended, to provide 4 (possibly 5) bedroom, 2 bath/shower room accommodation with a versatile and intriguing layout, surrounded by various garden areas, beautifully planted and rising to ample driveway parking and adjacent garage block with workshop.


Boscarn is a classic granite-built Victorian house, believed to be originally part of the Glasney Estate and more recently the home of Dr Jenny Poland, a keen RHS horticulturalist, with a superb eye for garden design and planting. Having been substantially extended by the previous owner around 1987 with cavity block construction, perfectly linking the rear and side gardens with the first floor accommodation, resulting in an extremely unique, versatile and appealing design. An excellent rain-water capture scheme system has been installed with large water tanks supplying various pipes and hoses at lower level and a delightful private courtyard garden leads directly from the living area with stone built pond to one corner and pipe work for a waterfall.

On the upper side of the garden stands a generous garage and attached workshop, which are loosely divided and could be opened back up should one require a large workshop or storage space. On-site parking currently provides space for five/six vehicles, but could be extended further, if required.

Some purchasers may be interested in two additional garages, purchased by our client at a later stage, conveniently situated close to the driveway entrance - available by separate negotiation at a price of £25,000 for both garages.


Eastwood Road runs parallel to Penryn's South Harbour, close to Ponsharden and Penryn Bridge, quay and river, at the head of Falmouth Harbour and the Fal Estuary - amongst the country's finest day-sailing waters.

The ancient borough town of Penryn is becoming increasingly popular, with its ancient charm and architecture and the recent growth of the university campus at Tremough. Nearby town facilities include public houses, churches, schools, banks, dentists, doctors surgery and excellent public transport facilities, with regular bus and rail services to the nearby port of Falmouth and cathedral city of Truro, approximately two and ten miles distant respectively.


(all dimensions being approximate)

Approached from the front of the plot, a courtyard garden provides an attractive approach to the property, with wrought iron railings and granite gateposts, providing pedestrian access and patio space leading to the traditional timber front entrance door, opening into the:-


4.39m x 4.55m (14'4 x 14'11 )

A well proportioned and particularly bright room with timber sash window to the front elevation with secondary glazing, and superb broad double glazed timber doors to the rear courtyard. Two radiators, doors to the dining room/ground floor bedroom and inner hall/stairwell.


3.40m x 4.53m (11'1 x 14'10 )

A beautifully light, double aspect room with timber sash window to the front elevation and two small pane timber windows to the side, either featuring double glazed panels or secondary glazing. This highly adaptable room has been utilised as a bedroom in recent years, although could provide a delightful formal dining room. Beamed ceiling, radiator.


A small inner hall, with door from the living room. Door to the kitchen/breakfast room. Spiral timber staircase rising to the first floor landing, with large under-stair cupboard.


7.24m x 2.64m (23'9 x 8'7 )

Another particularly spacious room, latterly extended within the breakfast area, with door to th)e rear lobby/utility room. uPVC double glazed door accessing the rear courtyard. The kitchen itself comprises extensive worksurfaces with traditional timber cupboards and drawers beneath, double sink with mixer tap and drainer, four-ring electric hob, electric oven and extractor hood. Space for fridge and freezer. First measurement widens to 11'0 (3.37m within the breakfast area, another particularly light and appealing area with double timber casement windows to the front elevation with secondary glazing. Radiator. Small pane casement door to the:-


2.39m x 2.19m (7'10 x 7'2 )

Maximum measurements provided of this useful room, with door from the kitchen/breakfast room, door to the shower room and small pane casement door accessing the front courtyard. Space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator. Door to the:-


1.93m x 2.29m (6'3 x 7'6 )

A highly useful and well positioned shower room, adjacent to the lobby/utility room, with pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and corner shower cubicle with tiled walls.



An intriguing, multi level and irregular-shaped landing with part galleried area with spiral staircase rising room the inner hall. Traditional timber panelled doors to the three first floor bedrooms, bathroom and small pane cawement door accessing the office/study.


2.89m x 4.62m (9'5 x 15'1 )

A spacious double bedroom with timber sash window with secondary glazing to the front elevation. Wall mounted Glow-worm gas boiler providing central heating and hot water (supplemented by solar thermal panels). Radiator, fitted airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.


2.50m x 4.58m (8'2 x 15'0 )

Another spacious room, with timber sash window with secondary glazing to the front elevation. Radiator.


2.47m x 2.65m (8'1 x 8'8 )

A spacious single bedroom, perfect as a child's room or office. Timber sash window with secondary glazing to the front elevation. Radiator.


2.88m x 3.08m (9'5 x 10'1 )

Currently a 'through room', accessing the first floor sun room, perfect as a study, although the addition of stud wall, could provide another enclosed bedroom, if required. Small pane timber window to the rear elevation. Radiator.


3.43m x 4.81m (11'3 x 15'9 )

A highly versatile room, incredibly light, with triple aspect glazing, including two pairs of double doors leading directly onto the mid garden level. Small pane casement window to Eastwood Road. Radiator.


1.71m x 2.04m (5'7 x 6'8 )

A traditional-style bathroom suite, with timber panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, radiator, double glazed window to the side elevation.



A lower patio area wraps-around the front entrance to the lobby, with mature hedging and stone walling to the front boundary. Attractive granite steps lead up to the front lawned area with pergola, fruit trees and beds, and gently ascending lawned area leading up to the:-


Featuring a level paved patio with two sets of double doors leading directly from the first floor sun room, an area which is both private and sunny, with retaining walls and flower beds on the upper side and mature hedging to the neighbours. Granite steps with granite-edged flower beds inside, lead up to a pergola with mature climbing plants to the:-


Another level and extremely usable area of garden, mainly to lawn and beautifully planted with flowering shrubs, climbing plants and fruit trees. A timber summerhouse sits on a hard-standing, and a paved pathway leads to the driveway parking and garage, with attached workshop.


A completely hidden courtyard, with doors from the living room and kitchen/breakfast room, exterior access via granite steps leading from the parking/driveway, an attractive enclosed courtyard, catching sun from approximately midday, with attractive stone wall border and pond.


Situated at the same level as the upper garden, a driveway capable of parking five/six vehicles, with five-bar entrance gate and access into the:-


4.25m x 5.78m (13'11 x 18'11 )

Benefiting from a recent sloping roof and broad timber doors from the driveway parking, a generous garage with inspection pit and power/light connected. Windows to the side elevation.


2.82m x 5.05m (9'3 x 16'6 )

Essentially the same building as the garage, partitioned-off and retaining an internal door. Extensive work bench and power/lighting. Windows to the side elevation and external door from the driveway parking.


Positioned adjacent to the driveway entrance and purchased by our client separately, a pair of garages, available by separate negotiation at a price of £25,000 (for both garages). They are currently rented to two separate tenants.



Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.


Band D - Cornwall Council.




Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.


By telephone appointment with the vendor's Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

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