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£575,000
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5 Bed House - Terraced - Erisey Terrace, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

DESCRIPTION

Occupying a superb position on this highly sought-after terrace, ideally positioned for the town's excellent amenities, a superbly updated, reconfigured and improved town house, providing intriguing 4/5-bedroomed accommodation, arranged over 3 storeys, with deep rear gardens and a garage with planning permission for redevelopment, with all main rooms enjoying panoramic views over the town and the constant marine activity within the harbour, to Trefusis Headland, the deep sailing waters of the Carrick Roads, and shoreline of The Roseland peninsula beyond.

THE PROPERTY

The recent subject of a comprehensive programme of re-configuring, updating and improvement works which have included new roofing, rewiring and plumbing, the fitting of new sanitary ware, and re-positioning of the living accommodation onto the first floor, 8 Erisey Terrace provides an exciting opportunity to purchase a superb family home in Falmouth - one of the best places anywhere to live in the UK' - Sunday Times 2017 and 2018.

In its elevated position 'above' the town, the property is perfectly located to enjoy the stunning and ever-changing outlook across the inner harbour to the port area, Trefusis Headland, deep waters of the Fal Estuary and shoreline of The Roseland peninsula beyond. Most deceptive from the roadside, the property's accommodation is both well proportioned and versatile with the rooms, in brief, comprising: ground floor - entrance porch, entrance hall, two double bedrooms, large utility room and study/fifth bedroom. First floor - rear landing, bedroom three, beautifully reappointed family bathroom, and stunning double aspect, open-plan living room and kitchen with harbour-facing bay view window. Second floor - superb master bedroom suite with large dormer providing further panoramic views, together with a dressing area and private en-suite bathroom.

The gardens to the rear of the property are surprisingly deep, laid mainly to lawn and, at the foot of which, include a single garage which benefits from planning permission for the construction of a 'replacement garage with workshop and garden store with the inclusion of a screened amenity area at ground floor level' - Cornwall Council application number; PA16/05535, dated 23 September 2016. Full details are available for inspection on the Cornwall Council online planning register.

THE LOCATION

Erisey Terrace is one of the most highly sought-after harbour-facing terraces in the town, by virtue of the stunning views, together with the convenience of the town centre amenities which are literally 'on the doorstep'. Consequently, shops, offices, banks, restaurants and bars are all within easy walking distance, together with leisure amenities including the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, multi-screen cinema and Prince of Wales Pier with regular passenger ferry services to Flushing and St Mawes.

Other notable attractions within the town, including the National Maritime Museum, beautiful headland walk around Pendennis Point, sub-tropical gardens and sandy bathing beaches are also close at hand, with regular bus and rail services providing direct and easy access to the cathedral city of Truro, just twelve miles distant.

An early viewing appointment is strongly recommended.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(All dimensions being approximate)

GLAZED ENTRANCE PORCH

Twin casement doors provide a light entrance to the property, from which the views are enjoyed over the harbour to Trefusis Point, the Carrick Roads and Roseland peninsula. Granite steps. Part glazed entrance door with timber reveals opening into the:-

ENTRANCE HALL

8.30m in length (27'2 in length)

Elegant easy-rising staircase rising to the galleried first floor. Under-stair storage cupboards, radiator, tall cupboard housing electrical trip switching.

BEDROOM TWO

3.94m x 5.60m (12'11 x 18'4 )

Floor plan

Second measurement into broad walk-in bay window with tall double glazed windows to the front elevation enjoying the stunning views over the town and harbour to the Carrick Roads and Roseland peninsula beyond. Picture rail, fitted book shelving, full height built-in wardrobe with storage lockers over. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE

3.36m x 3.84m (11'0 x 12'7 )

Floor plan

Double glazed window with panelled reveals to the rear elevation. Radiator, built-in shelved recess, former fireplace, full height built-in shelved cupboard.

UTILITY ROOM

4.15m x 2.84m (13'7 x 9'3 )

Radiator, tall windows and small pane casement door to the rear courtyard. Fitted timber worksurface with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and recesses with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Casement door from the reception hall, door to:-

STUDY/BEDROOM FIVE

3.44m x 1.56m (11'3 x 5'1 )

An adaptable room, sufficient for a single bed if required. Two Velux roof lights, double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Access to loft storage area, boiler cupboard with louvre doors containing Ariston 30kw boiler with timer switching and high capacity unvented hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Radiator, exposed timber flooring.

BEDROOM FOUR

3.28m x 2.22m (10'9 x 7'3 )

Floor plan

Broad double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the long rear gardens. Radiator. Painted timber flooring.

BATHROOM/WC

Floor plan

Most attractively reappointed with a quality traditional Burlington suite in white comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, WC with high flush, and panelled bath with glazed screen and mains-powered dual-head shower. Obscure double glazed window to the side elevation, traditional-style radiator, exposed timber flooring, part metro-tiled walls.

OPEN-PLAN LIVING ROOM

8.29m x 5.17m overall (max) (27'2 x 16'11 overal

Floor plan

A particular feature of the property, with staircase continuing from a mid landing, part galleried, and opening into this large, light, double aspect living area with distinct kitchen, lounge and dining areas.

KITCHEN AREA

3.46m x 3.01m (11'4 x 9'10 )

Floor plan

Tall double glazed window to the rear elevation, inset down-lighters, range of fitted wall and base units with timber worksurfaces between with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cutlery drainer. Inset down-lighting with dimmer switching. Recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine, cooker recess, space for tall fridge/freezer. Inset shelved display shelving. We understand planning permission exists for the construction of a first floor decked area to the rear of the kitchen (Cornwall Council planning reference: PA15/04114, dated 22 June 2015).

LOUNGE AND DINING AREA

5.28m x 5.17m (17'3 x 16'11 )

Floor plan

First measurement excluding deep walk-in double glazed bay window to the front elevation, together with second window, both providing stunning panoramic views over the town to the constant marine activity within the inner harbour, to the port area, Trefusis Headland, deep waters of the Fal Estuary and shoreline of The Roseland peninsula beyond. Fitted book shelving, two radiators, inset down-lighting with dimmer switching. Former fireplace (now blocked). Under-stair storage cupboard, enclosed staircase rising to the:-

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM ONE

5.60m x 7.30m (18'4 x 23'11 )

Floor plan

Maximum measurements of a superb, light and airy, double aspect room with broad double glazed window to the rear elevation and bay window, together with Velux, to the front elevation, again enjoying stunning harbour and coastline views. Two radiators, inset down-lighters with dimmer switching, access to eaves storage areas, fitted book/display shelving. Walk-in dressing area, door to:-

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

Most attractively appointed with a white contemporary Roca suite comprising a wall hung WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit, panelled bath with glazed shower screen, mixer tap and high output twin-head shower over. Ceramic tiled walls, tall towel rail/radiator, obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.

THE EXTERIOR

FRONT TERRACE

To the front of the property there is a small paved terrace with granite walling and wrought iron balustrading.

REAR COURTYARD

Part glazed casement door from the utility room, cold water tap, granite steps and pathway with raised rockery bed leading to the:-

REAR GARDENS

Floor plan

Another feature of the property; being particularly deep with lawned areas enclosed by block walling and hedging. Continuing to a raised upper lawned terrace with pedestrian gate to the rear lane and detached garage.

DETACHED GARAGE

2.70m x 5.22m (8'10 x 17'1 )

Of block construction with metal up-and-over door. Planning permission exists for the demolition of this garage and construction of a replacement garage with workshop and garden store with the inclusion of a screened amenity area at ground floor level. Cornwall Council planning reference: PA16/05535.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX

Band D - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

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

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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