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£269,000
2 Bed Apartment - Harbour Village, Penryn

KEY FEATURES

  • Superb apartment
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Attractively appointed kitchen
  • Allocated parking
  • Waterside sdetting
  • Ideal holiday let
  • Full of character
  • Dinghy park and slipway

DESCRIPTION

Occupying an exceptional harbourside position in this superb waterside development at the head of the Penryn River, a ground floor apartment, beautifully converted within an historic Grade II Listed building, providing characterful 2-bedroomed accommodation with a superb ever-changing inner harbour view, allocated car parking space and use of the residents secure dinghy park with slipway.

THE PROPERTY

Created in 1998 from the conversion of a listed granite building and understood to be the former show apartment within this historic harbour village, Number 1 Daniels Sail Loft occupies a prime, sunny position with a magnificent double aspect sitting room with double glazed casement windows looking across and along the length of the inner harbour to Penryn Bridge and beyond to the Penryn River at the foot of which lies Falmouth Harbour.

Ideal for permanent, second home and investment purchasers alike, the apartment has recently been the subject of a comprehensive refurbishment and is offered in excellent condition with tasteful neutral decorations throughout, refurbished white bathroom, modern kitchen with wooden worksurfaces and fully integrated appliances, with much of the apartment retaining many original features of the sail loft/warehouse, including massive timber beams and columns, painted granite/stone walls with half height timber panelling.

Throughout, the apartment benefits from gas fired central heating, timber casement windows with sealed double glazed units and wrought-iron furnishings, heavy timber panelled doors, an allocated parking space, adjacent to the front entrance, additional shared visitor's parking space and use of a secure boat storage area with residents slipway.

THE LOCATION

The development of the Penryn Harbour Village complex has and is being undertaken with the co-operation of English Heritage to reflect the historic character of the area, Daniels Sail Loft in particular noted for its use of natural materials such as granite, slate and colour washed elevations in National Trust approved shades.

Standing at the entrance of the ancient borough town of Penryn, the property is perfectly located for both Penryn town centre and the nearby port of Falmouth which is widely recognised as one of the country's foremost day sailing centres with the sheltered waters of Falmouth Bay and the wood-lined creeks of both the Fal Estuary and Helford River, 'on the doorstep'.

Within a few minutes drive there are excellent boating facilities along the length of the Penryn River and into Falmouth Harbour with various laying-up facilities and boatyards along Ponsharden, Falmouth Marina on North Parade and the Royal Cornwall yacht Club at Greenbank. The port of Falmouth has become the destination of an increasing number of visiting cruise liners by virtue of its beautiful surroundings, sub-tropical gardens, array of shops and restaurants, Tudor Castle, seafront walks and safe sandy beaches.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(All dimensions being approximate)

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL

Double casement doors from the front forecourt and parking area with exterior courtesy light and entry phone system. Slate flooring, part exposed stone and panelled walls, heavy timber front entrance door with wrought-iron effect furnishings to apartment number one.

LIVING ROOM

6.15m x 4.19m max width (20'2 x 13'8 max width)

Floor plan

A wonderful, light, double aspect room with massive timber beam, two windows to the side elevation, one with deep sill and working timber shutters, further window to the rear elevation - all enjoying a magnificent outlook over the inner harbour and under Penryn Bridge to the Penryn River beyond. Two white painted granite walls, timber panelled to dado height. Timber window lintels, oak-effect flooring throughout, two double radiators, wall light points, TV aerial socket, telephone point, entry phone system, door from the reception hall and connecting door to the:-

KITCHEN

2.84m x 3.05m (9'3 x 10'0 )

Floor plan

Beautifully appointed with modern units comprising white gloss base and wall units with brushed metal furnishings and solid oak worksurfaces over, with stone tiled splashbacks. Tall 'larder' cupboard housing Vaillant gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Electrolux dishwasher, concealed Bosch washing machine, Electrolux four-ring gas hob with extractor hood over and Electrolux oven grill. Tall integrated fridge/freezer unit. Slate tiled flooring, inset down-lighters, deep slate silled window to the side elevation, timber beam from the reception room.

BEDROOM ONE

3.89m x 2.97m (12'9 x 9'8 )

Floor plan

Broad deep slate silled window to the front forecourt, two white painted granite walls, timber panelled to dado height. Oak-effect flooring throughout, double radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone points, large timber beam.

BEDROOM TWO

3.35m x 2.79m (10'11 x 9'1 )

Floor plan

Deep slate silled window to the side elevation, two white painted granite walls, timber panelled to dado height. Oak-effect flooring throughout, double radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point, timber beam.

BATHROOM/WC

2.,05m x 1.75m (6'6 ,16'4 x 5'8 )

Floor plan

Attractively appointed with a modern white suite comprising P-shaped bath with curved shower screen and electric shower unit, wall mounted wash hand basin with contemporary mixer tap, low flush WC. Fully tiled walls and floor, ceiling down-lights, heated towel rail.

THE EXTERIOR

ALLOCATED PARKING SPACE

Floor plan

Located on the granite forecourt to the front of the building. Additional shared visitor's parking space.

DINGHY STORE WITH SLIPWAY

Resident's also benefit from the walkway and steel bridge which leads to the enclosed, secure dinghy store with slipway into the inner harbour.

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

999 year leasehold commencing 1998. The freehold is vested within Penryn Harbour Management Ltd which is made up of the leaseholders. Service charge approximately £1250 per year to include buildings insurance, external and communal maintenance.

POSSESSION

Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment through the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

DIRECTIONS

Proceed along Commercial Road in Penryn in the direction of Falmouth. At the traffic lights by the quayside, continue over Penryn Bridge and turn first right. Continue along this road for approximately 200 yards and on the sharp left-hand bend, turn right where the sign states 'No Entry 70 yards ahead'. Continue passed The Famous Barrel public house on the right-hand side, take the first turning right and Daniels Sail Loft will be found after a short distance on your right-hand side.

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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