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£249,950
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2 Bed Apartment - Florence Terrace, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • Charm and character
  • Cottage-style apartment
  • Sought-after residential area
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Study/bedroom 3
  • Vaulted sitting room
  • Hand-built kitchen
  • Private parking

DESCRIPTION

An intriguing, rare to find Grade II Listed apartment, occupying a delightful gated walled setting and featuring most appealing and unusual accommodation, with its own private entrance. A beautiful colour glazed front door leads to the enclosed entrance and living/dining room with vaulted ceiling and wide pane sash windows, original exposed floorboards and stripped doors, hand-built kitchen, together with 2 double bedrooms, study/child's bedroom and bathroom with roll-top bath. In addition, a defined parking space for sole use of 'St Marys Cottage' is enjoyed to the front beyond a picturesque cobbled courtyard garden.

THE PROPERTY

Available for the first time in two decades, this most appealing 'cottage'-style apartment provides charm and character in abundance, to include a vaulted living/dining room with wood-burning stove, hand-built kitchen, bathroom with roll-top bath, together with two bedrooms and a study/bedroom three. We understand the complete roof has been replaced in recent years.

Occupying favoured Florence Terrace, this charming Grade II Listed apartment, more akin to a cottage, with its own private entrance via a shared cobbled walled garden, beyond the designated parking space, is this converted period property one of just four conversions within the original residence.

Originally the housekeeper's cottage, the character and history of this most inviting home is instantly evident.

THE LOCATION

Florence Terrace is widely recognised as one of the town's finest residential locations within the harbour town by virtue of its classic architecture, proximity to the town centre, harbourside, seafront and beaches, all of which are within an approximate ten minute walk.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

Beautiful coloured glazed leaded front door to an enclosed entrance, to:-

LIVING/DINING ROOM

4.43m x 4.49m (14'6 x 14'8 )

Floor plan

A most attractive room with feature vaulted ceiling, twelve-pane sash window to the side elevation, inset wood-burning stove, original timber flooring, fitted hand-built furniture, radiator. Open tread stairway to mezzanine level with Velux window - this could be utilised as an occasional sleeping area or storage space.

KITCHEN

2.69m x 2.11m (8'9 x 6'11 )

Floor plan

A hand-built kitchen in sweet chestnut comprising solid wood worksurface, base cupboards and fitted drawer unit. Sink and drainer with mixer tap, window to the side elevation, wall mounted gas fired boiler and eye level fitted shelving.

From the living room, door to:-

BATHROOM

3.14m x 1.76m (10'3 x 5'9 )

Floor plan

A characterful bathroom in keeping with the style of the property comprising a roll-top free-standing bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Six-pane sash window to the side elevation, fitted linen cupboard.

An inner hall leads from the living room to:-

OFFICE/CHILD'S BEDROOM

3.05m x 2.62m (10'0 x 8'7 )

Floor plan

Currently utilised as a study. Replacement window to the front elevation enjoying a garden view, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

3.42m x 2.95m (11'2 x 9'8 )

Floor plan

A most inviting room with beautiful twelve-pane sash window overlooking the garden, currently arranged as a day room. Radiator, fitted storage cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE

3.93m x 3.45m (12'10 x 11'3 )

Floor plan

A spacious, light and attractive room with twelve-pane sash window to the side elevation enjoying the evening sun. Radiator.

THE EXTERIOR

TO THE FRONT

A designated parking space exists to the front of the property, beyond which a stone a block wall with pedestrian gate leading to the mature walled garden, bordered by an array of shrubs and flowering plants and dominated by a magnificent tulip tree, together with japonica, while lilac and myrtle to name but a few. A pitched roof store lies to the front of the apartment.

PARKING

A single parking spaces lies directly behind the garden, accessed via a timber gate with an additional timber gate at the foot of the pathway.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are connected to the property.

COUNCIL TAX

Band B - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Leasehold. 999 years from 1979. The four residents of 6 Florence Terrace form the management company and own the freehold collectively. 'St Marys Cottage' pays £21 per calendar month into a sinking fund, and a further 21% of any agreed maintenance costs, when required. Buildings insurance: it is understood 'St Marys Cottage' paid a figure amounting to £309.75 as its share of buildings insurance for the year 2018. St Marys Management Company (formed by the four residents of 6 Florence Terrace) collectively own the walled garden, and 'St Marys Cottage' benefits from its use. Letting is permitted, however a minimum two month rental period exists and as a 'family unit'.

POSSESSION

Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

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

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