Trelawny House

Trelawny House, Bar Road, Falmouth, TR11 4FJ

property description



Constructed in late 2016 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Trelawny House is a contemporary development with a striking façade and represents one of our most popular coastal developments. A fabulous location close to the maritime museum, the docks (with its great maritime history) and port pendennis marina.

A bus stop very close by provides a regular service into Falmouth town centre and both Falmouth town and Falmouth docks rail Stations are also within an easy level walk providing a service to Truro and its intercity connection. The Town centre with its full range of amenities along with beaches and coastal path are also just a short level walk away.

This is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 60's (or in the case of a couple the partner can be over 55 Years) and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent house manager whose overseas the smooth running of the development. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Trelawny House; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; a fitness class, coffee mornings and afternoon teas, games and quiz nights, film nights ‘ladies at lunch’ and occasional themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.

The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a fantastic homeowners lounge, beautiful landscaped gardens and possibly best of all a stunning rooftop terrace with views of the town, coast, harbour and marina, this is a popular place for home owners to congregate in the warmer weather to while-away the hours, and socialise over a glass of wine or two! In addition, there is a laundry, scooter store and onsite parking available by annual permit for which there is a charge of around £300.


With a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water, and the ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit providing an economic heat recovery system, utilising the hot air generated within the property filtering and recirculating this back into the principle rooms. There is an electric point and space for additional appliance. From the hallway, all other doors lead to the Living Room, Bedroom and Guest Cloaks/WC.


An bright and welcoming room facilitated by fully double-glazed French door opening onto the good sized balcony. There is a focal point contemporary-styled fireplace with an inset electric ‘log-effect, living flame’ fire. and feature glazed panelled door leading to the kitchen.


Having an excellent range of white high-gloss fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops, matching splashback upstands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit which sits below the window. Integrated appliances include; a Bosch four-ringed ceramic hob with glass splash back and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, high level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting and tiled floor.


A lovely bright and airy well-proportioned double bedroom, with dual aspect windows allowing ample natural light. Walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.


Modern white suite comprising of a back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and worktop over with mirror and integrated light, walk-in level access shower with a raindrop shower head and a separate shower on an adjustable slide. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled flooring, electric heated towel rail/radiator, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.


A very useful guest cloaks, accessed from the Hallway, boasting a modern white suite comprising of a back-to-the wall WC and vanity wash-hand basin.


• 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 of all the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• Laundry

Service charge: £2,260.32 p.a. (for financial year ending 30/06/2023). The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Ground rent £425 p.a. reviewed 01/2016 - Lease length 999 years


Lease length: 999 years from 2016
Ground Rent: £425 p.a.


  • House Manager on-site during office hours
  • Roof Top Terrace
  • Homeowners Lounge where social events take place
  • Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
  • 24 Hour Emergency careline system
  • Camera door entry system for peace of mind
  • One bedroom retirement apartment
  • Modern fitted kitchen
  • Walk-out balcony off the Living Room
  • Bright, airy and spacious double bedroom

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081