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2 Bed Bungalow - Detached - Marlborough Crescent, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • Detached non-estate bungalow
  • Attractive surrounding gardens
  • In need of general modernisation
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Double glazing
  • Gas central heating
  • Garage and off-road parking
  • Immediate vacant possession

DESCRIPTION

'Hidden' from the roadside and set within beautifully stocked and extremely private surrounding gardens, a detached bungalow, in need of general modernisation and updating, providing well proportioned 2-bedroomed accommodation, with garage and additional off-road parking, most conveniently positioned close to the top of Killigrew Street, within an approximate 10/15 minute walk of both the town centre and seafront.

THE PROPERTY

On the instructions of the co-executors, 3 Marlborough Crescent is a most appealing, detached, non-estate bungalow, built approximately fifty years ago, occupying a most convenient position, 'off' Western Terrace, and within an approximate ten/fifteen minute walk of the town centre in one direction, and seafront and beaches in the other.

Double glazed and gas centrally heated, the property provides an ideal opportunity to update to ones own decorative taste, with the accommodation briefly comprising: glazed entrance porch, reception hall, L-shaped lounge/diner, breakfast room, kitchen, two bedrooms, cloakroom/WC and shower room/WC.

The surrounding gardens are a particular feature 'hiding' the property from this quiet roadside, are beautifully stocked with a mass of mature flowering shrubs and specimen trees which provide beautifully shaded areas and sitting-out terraces. Double gates open onto a driveway leading to a detached block-built garage, in addition to which some prospective purchasers may wish to note there appears to be the potential for a second driveway if required, with already existing drop-kerb.

THE LOCATION

Marlborough Crescent is situated close to the junction of Western Terrace and Killigrew Street, with nearby local amenities including a regular bus service, doctors surgery, junior schooling, tennis club, convenience stores, church, chemist, fish and chip shop and railway station at Penmere. A connecting footpath from Marlborough Crescent opens onto Marlborough Avenue, at the foot of which there is direct and easy access around picturesque Swanpool Lake to Swanpool Beach and the South West Coast Path. Gyllyngvase Beach and the seafront is readily accessed along Western Terrace, and at the foot of Killigrew Street the excellent town centre amenities include a full range of retail, commercial and leisure amenities.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(All dimensions being approximate)

DOUBLE GLAZED ENTRANCE PORCH

Windows and door from the pathway and front gardens. Ceramic tiled flooring, courtesy light, hardwood part glazed entrance door opening into the:-

RECEPTION HALL

Telephone point, radiator, access to over-head loft storage area, cloaks cupboard with electrical meter, trip switching and central heating and hot water timer switching, built-in shelved storage cupboard.

LOUNGE/DINER

4.09m x 6.22m (13'5 x 20'4 )

Floor plan

Maximum measurements of a double aspect living room with archway at mid-point:-

LOUNGE AREA

4.09m x 3.64m (13'5 x 11'11 )

Floor plan

Broad double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying an attractive outlook over the well stocked gardens. Radiator, TV aerial socket, fireplace with Baxi-style gas fire with back boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, timber surround.

DINING AREA

2.36m x 2.47m (7'8 x 8'1 )

Double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator, archway to the:-

BREAKFAST ROOM

2.73m x 2.47m (8'11 x 8'1 )

Floor plan

A versatile area with potential to open in to the lounge, dining area or kitchen if preferred, subject to consents. Double glazed window to the rear elevation, shelved arch recess.

KITCHEN

4.00m x 2.72m (13'1 x 8'11 )

Floor plan

Triple aspect, with double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, and part glazed casement door opening onto the rear courtyard. Radiator, range of fitted wall and base units with round-edge worksurfaces between and tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, cooker recess and panel point.

BEDROOM ONE

5.23m x 3.16m (17'1 x 10'4 )

Floor plan

Maximum measurements of an L-shaped room with broad uPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation overlooking the attractively stocked gardens. Fitted drawers and storage cupboards. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

3.33m x 2.87m (10'11 x 9'4 )

Floor plan

First measurement includes full breadth range of full height mirror-fronted wardrobes. Double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, TV aerial socket.

CLOAKROOM/WC

Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, part tiled walls, obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.

SHOWER ROOM/WC

White three-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit, shower cubicle with Triton instant shower and glazed curved screen. Ceramic tiled walls, linen shelving, radiator, uPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.

THE EXTERIOR

3 Marlborough Crescent enjoys a particularly private setting amongst surrounding well stocked gardens which are well enclosed to all sides and have been beautifully planted with many mature flowering shrubs and specimen trees etc.

FRONT GARDENS

Floor plan

Privet hedging extending almost the entire breadth of the front of the property. Ornamental pedestrian gate with pathway leading to the front entrance porch. Attractively shaped lawns with beautifully stocked borders with many interesting plants including azaleas, mimosa, rhododendrons, acers and camellias etc. Paved terrace. Exterior courtesy lighting, paved pathway continuing around the property and through a side garden to the:-

DETACHED GARAGE

2.48m x 4.64m (8'1 x 15'2 )

Floor plan

Of block construction.

ADDITIONAL DRIVEWAY PARKING

Double gateposts and gates open onto a concreted driveway, sufficient for parking a further vehicle, leading directly to the garage.

REAR COURTYARD

Floor plan

Paved for ease of maintenance, exterior water tap, courtesy door to the kitchen, well enclosed to all sides by block walling and timber fencing.

AGENT'S NOTE

Prospective purchasers should note that, on the front boundary, there is another entrance to the property (now closed) with a drop-kerb, which would indicate it is possible to bring in a second driveway to provide further parking if required, subject to all necessary consents.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX

Band D - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Immediate vacant possession with no onward chain.

VIEWING

By telephone appointment with the vendor's Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

From The Moor in Falmouth, proceed up Killigrew Street, passing All Saints Church at the brow of the hill on the left-hand side. At the mini-roundabout, take the first left onto Western Terrace and then immediately right onto Marlborough Crescent. Number 3 will then be found after a short distance on the left-hand side opposite the entrance to Tredyson Place.

For identification purposes only - not to scale.

Floor plan

These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Although every effort has been made to provide a fair and reasonable description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out in relation to the building, services, appliances and any fixtures and fittings. All measurements, dimensions, acreages and distances are approximate and should not be relied upon for accuracy. All buyers should rely on their own surveys and investigations in connection with a purchase of the property.

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