St Gluvias, Penryn

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This quintessential former vicarage retains extensive Georgian detailing blending effortlessly with modern flourishes. Positioned within private gardens of around 1 ¼ acres on the edge of Penryn above St Gluvias Church with Falmouth and Flushing close by, stylish, spacious and superbly arranged accommodation is complemented by a two-storey coach house with residential consent

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  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Council Tax Band: F


Property Features

  • Former vicarage
  • Predominantly Georgian
  • Close to Penryn, Falmouth and Flushing
  • Retained originality and period detailing
  • Up to 6 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Edge of town location
  • Former coach house with planning consent
  • Private and south facing position
  • Around 1.25 acres and in excess of 3800 sq ft of accommodation
  • Grade 2 listed


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Penryn town centre – 0.5; Flushing – 2; Falmouth University (Penryn campus, Tremough) – 2; Falmouth town centre – 2.5; Mylor Yacht Harbour – 2.5; Helford Passage – 6.5; Truro – 9; St Mawes – 14 (via ferry); Cornwall Airport (Newquay) – 27.5

(All distances are approximate and in miles)

Services, tenure and general information
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating. Superfast broadband is available in the postcode. Grade 2 Listed. Council Tax: Band F. Planning permission for coach house - ref: PA22/04508) & PA17/05913. Complete renovation and modernisation between 2019 and 2021 including rewiring, replumbing, new kitchen, new bathrooms, new rooflights and restoration of coach house. All completed with Listed Building Consent.

The location
Lime Tree House is located on the eastern edge of Penryn, just behind the 12th century Church of St Gluvias. The parish of St Gluvias pre-dates Penryn, founded around 1216 by the Bishop of Exeter, with the church we see today having been restored in 1883.

Penryn is now a vibrant town with a wide variety of small businesses based along the waterside with the historic town centre including coffee shops, bars, celebrated sushi restaurant, country stores, fishmongers, cycle shops, interiors boutique along with many others. The town is also on the branchline rail connecting Falmouth with Truro and the nearby university campus at Tremough provides a wide range of courses including performing and visual arts, along the Innovation Centre for independent Cornish businesses.
The nearby waterside village of Flushing is a magical setting with its streets lined with former sea captains’ houses.

Across the river, Falmouth, the thriving harbour town with its Packet Ships history and creative arts scene, boasts independent shops, restaurants, three beaches and buzzing atmosphere all year round. Twice a week at the nearby Tregew Farm is the popular and highly regarded Food Barn showcasing a wide variety of high-quality Cornish produce.