Falmouth property of the week: Rare and idyllic village cottage for sale in Budock Water

By Joseph Macey

16th Sep 2021 | Property of the Week

Are you looking for a new home in Falmouth, or do you enjoy browsing for 'dream property' potential available in the local area?

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This week, we are showcasing this two-bed village cottage in Budock Water, at a price of £250,000.

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This is a rare and idyllic cottage situated on the edge of the village of Budock Water just outside Falmouth with a delightful, south-facing well-stocked garden to include fruit trees and edible perennials.

The cottage retains many of the original features including open beamed ceilings on the ground floor where there is a galley-style kitchen with oak work surfaces and tiled floors continuing to the open beamed living room enjoying a lovely bright Southerly elevation with views and patio doors giving access out into the patio and lovely gardens.

The first floor offers a family three-piece bathroom in white along with two double bedrooms.

Attached to the property itself is a handy utility/laundry room, outside store and at the end of the garden is a newly built solid wood workshop/potential studio.

In all such charming and unusual find, be sure to register your details at your earliest convenience to arrange an appointment to view


This delightful cottage is situated along Little Nangitha just off Vicarage Hill on the entrance to the sought-after village of Budock Water.

Budock Water is a highly popular village located within close proximity to the colourful harbourside town of Falmouth. The property is a short drive from Falmouth Golf Course and the beaches.

The village offers a local general store and the 'Trelowarren Arms' Public House, CJs restaurant and The Forest Garden and also a hairdressers. There is primary schooling within approximately one mile and Falmouth School is within approximately two miles.

Key features

  • Quaint, end-of-terrace two double bedroom village cottage.
  • Fantastic 80 foot south facing well-stocked gardens.
  • Edge-of-village location.
  • Includes many character features.
  • Open-beam living room with log burning stove.
  • Galley-style kitchen and first-floor bathroom.
  • Wonderful 80 foot garden with studio/workshop & utility room.

Front approach

Granite steps descend to the small enclosed front garden leading to the front entrance.


Fitted with a double base cupboard with solid worktop over with inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap. There are spaces for a fridge,

freezer, and cooker. Partial wall tiling. Open beamed ceiling, tiled floor, two double glazed windows to the front elevation.

Living room

A lovely bright reception room with tiled flooring and recess which houses a wood-burning stove with slate hearth. Open beamed ceiling. Electric night storage heater. Shelved recess with cupboards above housing electric consumer unit and meter. Double glazed door overlooking and giving out to the rear gardens.

First-floor landing

Electric night storage heater. Doors lead to both bedrooms and bathroom.


Fitted with a three-piece suite in white comprising a panelled bath

with shower over and tiled surround, low-level hidden cistern wc, and wall mounted wash hand basin. Run of fitted work surface. Electric wall-mounted heater. Obscured double-glazed window to the rear.

Utility/store room

With plenty of space to house a washing machine and tumble dryer as well as offering extra storage with light and power sockets and door leading to the patio garden.


The gardens are a particular feature - to the front, a small garden sets the property back from the road with a low granite wall along the boundary.

There are raised shrub areas and planted beds with a pathway leading around the side where there is a door giving access to a shelved store.

To the rear are the stunning well-stocked cottage gardens measuring around 80 feet in length comprising; a sheltered paved terrace ideal for alfresco dining with steps and a winding pathway leading through the length of the garden.

The garden is planted with a fine array of established flowering shrubs and plants including a wide variety of climbing roses, lilac, buddleia, and echium to name a few.

Towards the end of the garden is a newly built workshop/studio with a window looking over the garden with solid wood stable door.

Currently used for storage but could well be insulated and used as a studio if one wished.

See the full listing here.

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