Nr Mylor Bridge, Falmouth - Guide £900,000

Balaclava, Mylor Downs, Falmouth TR11 5UL

Gorgeous family home close to desirable creekside village between Truro and Falmouth 

  • 4 double bedrooms 

  • 3 bath/shower rooms including 1 en suite 

  • Kitchen-breakfast room with Aga 

  • 3 reception rooms 

  • Study 

  • Large utility 

  • Double garage 

  • Workshop/stores 

  • Large private gardens 

  • In all about 1.75 acres 

+ Full Description


Sandwiched between the historic Enys and Carclew estates, with the Fal River estuary to the east, this extremely attractive detached family house occupies a very desirable and pretty rural setting close to the creekside village community of Mylor Bridge.

Just a mile away is the thriving community of Mylor village itself where there are shops, a doctors surgery, primary school and the Lemon Arms Inn, with the famous thatched Pandora Inn is down at Restronguet Creek.

Some of the best sailing and boating facilities in Cornwall are to be found at nearby Mylor Yacht Harbour where there is a yacht marina, deep water moorings, boatyard facilities, café, restaurant, watersports shop, sailing schools and of course the impressive Mylor Yacht Club.

The colourful harbour and university town of Falmouth is close at hand with its sandy beaches, the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, National Maritime Museum and a wide range of restaurants, galleries and shops. There is a branch railway line linking Falmouth and Penryn to the cathedral city of Truro, which is on the Paddington-Penzance mainline.


Believed to date from the 1700’s and extended by the previous owners in 2003 and 2011, Balaclava is a well-maintained and beautifully presented detached house. The later additions either end of the original cottage have given the house an extremely comfortable proportions with four double bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms.

On the first floor is a superb master bedroom suite comprising a large double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside. This room has a walk-in wardrobe, an en-suite dressing room and en-suite bath/shower room.. There are three further double bedrooms on the first floor together with two additional separate shower rooms.


Balaclava enjoys lovely views over its own extensive gardens and woodland and the surrounding countryside. The property is set well back from the road behind an attractive natural stone wall topped by low hedging behind which are well tended lawns with inset flowers, shrubs and fruit trees. A vehicular access provides plenty of parking and access to a detached double garage. An attractive ornate wrought iron pedestrian gate in the front boundary wall opens onto a path leading through the front gardens up to the house. In addition to the garage there are a range of useful timber and stone outbuildings.


Mains water and electricity. Oil central heating. Private Drainage

DISTANCES (all distances approximate)

Mylor Bridge - 1 mile, Restronguet Creek – 2 miles, Mylor Harbour – 3 miles, Falmouth – 4 miles, Truro – 7 miles, Newquay Airport – 26 miles