Pen Morvah

Pen Morvah, Bramble Hill, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8DG

property description



This is a well presented, southerly facing, apartment with walk-on balcony in the very popular Pen Morvah 'Retirement Living' development which was completed by award-winning McCarthy and Stone as recently as 2018 to offer a fantastic independent living opportunity for those aged over 60 years.

The apartment is located on the first floor with easy access to the lift and an interesting outlook over the local residential area and to the hills beyond.

The development occupies a very convenient position close to Bude town centre and is therefore extremely convenient for all major amenities and bus routes. Living at Pen Morvah provides both homeowners and their families with the peace-of-mind provided by both the day-to-day support of our House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and a sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is a scooter store with charging points and particularly lovely landscaped gardens. Additionally, there is also the excellent guest suite, widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

Bude is a great location for you to enjoy your retirement, a traditional coastal town with harbour and beautiful beaches in the town and beyond. A close-knit community is retained, yet balanced with a range of events and activities for both locals and tourists alike to enjoy throughout the year. There are a range of shops, supermarkets, a Post Office, coffee shops and doctor's surgery, which are accessible by foot or bus. In or near Bude you will find a range of amenities including boutique shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants. There's also health and community services including hospital, doctor's surgery, dentist, pharmacy all in close proximity to the development.

There is plenty to do around the area with fantastic beaches including Bude, Widemouth and the National Trust owned Sandymouth Beach. Festivals including the famous Bude Jazz Festival and St Pirran's Procession. There are historic landmarks nearby including King Arthur's Castle in Tintagel, Hartland Abbey and in the town itself, Bude Castle.


With a solid oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and audio link to the main development entrance door. Utility cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying hot water ,Vent Axia heat recovery unit and automatic washer/dryer. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.


A bright and spacious room of versatile dimensions with the added bonus of a useful storage cupboard. A French door opens out to a walk-on balcony from which to enjoy the view and relax. An additional window brings further light in to the room. A contemporary fire surround with inset electric fire creates a focal point for the room and can be used for light and/or additional heat. Electric panel heater. A feature glazed paneled double door leads to the kitchen.


Excellent range of contemporary woodgrain effect wall and base units and contrasting laminate worktops and matching upstands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed halogen hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over and modern glass splash-back, easy access waist-level fan-assisted oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, and tiled floor.


A bright room with a double-glazed window and large walk-in wardrobe that has an auto-light, ample hanging space, shelving and a fitted drawer unit. Electric panel heater.


Modern wet-room style with a white suite comprising; back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with under sink cupboard and mirror with integral light positioned over. Spacious, level access, 'walk-in' shower with both a "raindrop" head and useful hand held attachment. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor. Electric heated towel rail.

Service Charges:

The Service Charge covers the expense of:
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance

To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Lease: 999 years from 2018
Ground Rent £425 per annum


  • First Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Easy access to lift
  • Excellent kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Walk-on balcony
  • Wetroom with easy access walk-in shower.
  • Washer / Dryer in the apartment
  • 24 Hour Careline System provides peace-of-mind
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Communal Lounge
  • Guest Suite for family/friends

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120