Lemon Gardens, Truro

£725,000
Sold

Conveniently located close to the centre of Truro and enjoying a peaceful and traffic-free setting off Falmouth Road, one of Truro’s finest areas, this impeccably presented home is a charming, light and welcoming detached modern residence providing well-balanced accommodation complemented beautifully by a well-planted and colourful garden.

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  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2

Features

Property Features

  • Leafy location along private road
  • Immaculately presented
  • Energy efficient
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Living / dining room
  • Separate kitchen
  • Garden room
  • Enclosed and attractively planted garden
  • Communal garden
  • 65+ occupancy restriction

Details

Full Details

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Distances
Truro Health Park – 350 yards; Truro city centre – 0.5; Mainline railway station – 1; Truro Golf Club – 2; Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) – 2; Malpas – 3; Trelissick Garden, Feock (National Trust) –4.5; Perranporth – 10; Mylor Yacht Harbour – 10; Falmouth – 11; St Mawes – 19; Cornwall Airport (Newquay) – 19.5

(All distances are approximate and in miles)

Tenure, Services & General Information
Freehold

Management company for the development (private road) with an annual contribution of around £2,450 (Blue Cedar Homes Management Company). This includes maintenance of the common areas of the development and the private drive connecting Lemon Gardens with Falmouth Road. It also includes maintenance of the communal lawn, planting and gazebo, verges, external lighting along the drive and in front of each property, supply of electricity and water for the common areas, the collection of domestic rubbish, recycling and garden waste.

The estate services are provided on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for 4 hours in the morning. In addition, regular window cleaning and annual gutter cleaning are provided. The estate manager also carries out ad hoc external jobs for residents.

The accounts are reconciled annually: any overpayments are returned and if there is a shortfall, each property contributes equally. The Management Company is a not-for-profit organisation.
Services: mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Gas central heating – underfloor heating downstairs and radiators on first floor. Broadband: Superfast is available in the postcode. Council Tax F. Residue of 10-year NHBC guarantee.

Occupancy restriction: residents must be aged 65 or over. Letting is permitted so far as the occupier is 65 or over. No holiday letting. The owner can be under 65, providing the occupier is 65 or over. Pets (of any age) are allowed.

The Location
Lemon Gardens, a modern and exclusive development of just eight detached properties completed in 2015 by Blue Cedar Homes, is situated at the end of a private drive and located within a quiet, leafy and traffic-free position within walking distance of the centre of Truro, local church, health park and well-regarded public house.

This hidden gem of high-quality homes is designed specifically for people 65 years and over. Set within landscaped gardens and mature trees providing tranquillity and peace, this fine development is situated within a short distance of all the conveniences of the vibrant cathedral city of Truro with its history, culture, restaurants and shops – the perfect blend.

Lemon Gardens is located within one of the most desirable and highly-regarded areas of Truro. Falmouth Road is defined by its beautiful Victorian and Georgian architecture with the Lander Monument marking the beginning of Lemon Street with its celebrated Bath stone facades and restored Georgian terraces. (Richard Lemon Lander (1804-1834) was a Truro-born explorer of West Africa who was the first European to discover that the River Niger drained into the Atlantic).

Truro boasts a wide and varied mix of national and boutique retailers found within the pretty cobbled streets radiating out from the iconic Gothic Revival cathedral (1880 – 1910). An eclectic mix of restaurants, coffee shops and bars along with a cinema and art galleries, are complemented by the national-class Hall for Cornwall, which has recently reopened following a major refurbishment.

With countryside walks, golf, creeks, rivers, the north coast and sailing all within striking distance of Lemon Gardens, this really is the perfect place from which to enjoy a healthy, active and happy retirement.