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“I'll be honest. I have a phobia about estate agents. Having moved about 22 times in 35 years, I've met one or two and I've had several bad experiences along the way. So, it's practically going to kill me to say this but Lillicrap Chilcott are rather excellent! In the last year it has been quite difficult to even get a viewing on a property so when I rang late one Saturday morning thinking I'd be told there wasn't a chance as they were just about to close, I was amazed at how much effort they put in to organise it for the same day. I literally jumped in my car, drove for two hours to get there and made an offer that evening by email thinking I wouldn't hear anything until Monday, but the agent emailed on the Sunday, which I thought was very speedy and reassuring. As a buyer, I found them incredibly professional and straightforward - if there were any 'tricks' I didn't spot any! They were superb at keeping in touch throughout the process, courteous, helpful, always phoned back when they said they would and were happy to ask the vendor questions on my behalf. They were 'on it' the whole way through, pro-active and kind. Special thanks to Tim, Jack and Hayley. I don't intend to move again (though I seem to remember I've said that the last 21 times too!) but if I do, I wouldn't hesitate to ask them to market it. It could have been a very stressful experience as moving always is, but straightforward, professional agents are hard to come by and it really made a difference. Thank you.”

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5 reasons to move to Truro
Nov 2018
 

Many people who move to Cornwall focus on the coastal towns and villages, but if you’re looking for a slightly more urban lifestyle, here’s why you should consider including Cornwall’s picturesque capital on your property search.

                       

1. Easy access to transportation networks

Want to pop up to London for the weekend? Truro Station has regular Great Western Railway services to London Paddington, in addition to services on the Cornish Main Line between Plymouth and Penzance. If you prefer to travel under your own steam, the A390 connects Truro to the A30, providing easy access to the main road between Penzance to the west and Bodmin to the north east.

2. Noteworthy cultural and historical attractions

Home to the magnificent neo-Gothic Victorian cathedral that attracts more than a million visitors each year, Truro has a fascinating history that dates all the way back to the Iron Age. The Royal Cornwall Museum hosts a permanent collection of Egyptian, Greek, continental Roman, and Byzantine artefacts, as well as contemporary and historical insights into local culture. For theatre lovers, the Hall for Cornwall (set to reopen in 2020 after a £20 million rebuild) offers a wide range of West End musicals, opera, ballet, and musical entertainment. The city’s annual events calendar includes several impressive festivals, most notably the City of Lights – a winter extravaganza featuring hundreds of lanterns made by members of the local community.

3. Beautiful surrounding countryside

Just a short distance from the city centre, you can explore acres of gorgeous Cornish countryside. Idless Woods – a scenic area of mixed woodland –  is perfect for dog owners and cyclists, while Enys Gardens – a private 30-acre garden that opens to visitors between April and September – is one of the best places in Cornwall to enjoy the bluebells in spring.

4. Walkable city centre

The word ‘city’ can be daunting, but Truro is actually very small and easy to navigate. With a population of just 20,000, the city is compact and it’s very easy to get wherever you need to go on foot. Truro’s narrow winding streets are lined with beautiful Georgian townhouses and terraced Victorian villas, and its central hub – Lemon Quay – has a paved plaza that hosts a weekly farmers’ market and is bordered by a good selection of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

5. Unique cafes and restaurants

Speaking of cafes and restaurants, Truro has a great selection of independent eating and drinking establishments that offer fresh local produce. For fresh local seafood, Hooked! Restaurant & Bar offers a memorable evening out, while Mannings is a great choice for diners looking for an elegant venue with a varied menu. Want to give your out-of-town visitors an authentic afternoon tea experience? Head to Charlotte’s Tea House – a traditional Victorian tea room on the first floor of Coinage Hall.

Interested in moving to Truro? Lillicrap Chilcott can help you find your perfect property. Visit our website or call one of our helpful team members for more information.