Penrose View

School Hill, Shortlanesend, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DU

Explore the heart of Cornwall

Settled within the charming village of Shortlanesend, and just two miles from the centre of Truro, Penrose View is perfect for those wishing to experience both rural and city life. Enjoy experiencing the rugged countryside of Cornwall, bustling with it’s history and charm, and the Georgian city of Truro. Dating back over 800 years, with its cobbled streets and beautiful riverside, Truro offers a stunning location to set up home.

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Country Escapes and City Living

Shortlanesend is an idyllic, small and rural village community, with an exceptional primary school, local shop, vibrant village pub, post office and village hall. Its close proximity to Truro means it is the ideal location for combining country escapes and city living.

The City of Truro caters to all interests and pastimes, including art galleries, museums, and cinemas whilst also hosting fun events such as the annual Truro Festival and Truro City of Lights Festival.

If it’s a spot of retail therapy you’re after, what better way to unwind than experiencing the vibrant shopping scene of Truro? Brimming with independent retailers and renowned labels along the cobbled high street, the city provides shoppers with the opportunity to browse household names and find bespoke items from the heart of Cornwall.

Spend your weekends enjoying fun days out with the family at The Eden Project, Looe Beach Watersports or stroll around the National Trust’s Trelissick gardens. Build sandcastles at North Coast beaches or St. Agnes and enjoy woodland walks through Idless Woods and Bishop’s Wood – perfect for the whole family.

For fitness lovers, Truro Leisure Centre is easily accessible and less than three miles away. The facilities include a gym, swimming pool and sports hall, with classes available for children as well as adults throughout the week.

With both Falmouth and Newquay located less than 15 miles away, and in easy reach of Truro and the A30, commuting to nearby towns is convenient by both car and public transport.