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£285,000
6 Bed House - Semi-detached - Waterloo Road, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • Versatile accommodation
  • 3-storey
  • Close to town centre
  • Popular student location
  • HMO Certificate
  • Small rear courtyard
  • 6 bedrooms
  • No onward chain

DESCRIPTION

Located in the increasingly popular 'student quarter' of Falmouth, a few minutes' walk from The Moor and town centre, a substantial 3-storey semi-detached house, currently providing 5/6 letting bedrooms, with a sociable open-plan living area, benefiting from a House of Multiple Occupancy certificate, and being sold with the benefit of no onward chain.

THE PROPERTY

Occupying a highly central, yet quiet position, within a few minutes' walk of The Moor, the town centre and harbourside, an adaptable semi-detached house, perfect for buy-to-let investors (as it benefits from an HMO licence for 6 bedrooms), family purchasers or those prospective purchasers requiring over 1,200sq of accommodation. The harbour glimpses from the front of the ground and first floor are a real surprise, and the outlook from the top rear bedroom is quite stunning, with views over Flushing and the harbour.

The accommodation is both extensive and adaptable and arranged over three floors, offering centrally heated and double glazed accommodation, HMO compliant, with appropriate fire alarm systems and fire doors etc; during the 2018/1019 academic year the property generated a gross income of £22,665.

An entrance hall leads to a ground floor bedroom or additional living room (if required) and spacious kitchen/diner/living room to the rear, with external door to the lower rear courtyard. The first floor accommodation features three bedrooms and a large bathroom/WC and the top (third) floor landing leads to two bedrooms, and a shower room in between.

THE LOCATION

Waterloo Road is conveniently located between Trelawney Road and Clare Terrace in Falmouth's Victorian heart, a few minutes' walk from the town centre, harbourside, colleges and amenities.

The town's excellent range of shops, services and restaurants etc are therefore very close at hand, together with water sports facilities centred around the bustling harbourside, which includes the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, dinghy sailing club, marina and National Maritime Museum, on Events Square at the eastern end of the harbour.

Falmouth's numerous sub-tropical gardens, safe bathing beaches and beautiful clifftop walks are also nearby, as is Falmouth town's railway station which leads to Truro, approximately twelve miles distant, which connects with the main Penzance to London (Paddington) line.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

ENTRANCE HALL

Part glazed hardwood front entrance door, high level cupboard housing electrical switching. Electricity meter, Twinflex integrated alarm. Double radiator, turning staircase rising to the first floor landing with storage cupboard under.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM (SIX)

3.5m0 x 2.80m (11'5 0'0 x 9'2 )

Floor plan

Average measurements of an irregularly-shaped room with replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, enjoying an unexpected glimpse/view to Falmouth Harbour, Trefusis Point and the deep waters of the Carrick Roads. Double radiator, TV and FM sockets.

LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN

5.07m x 4.77m (16'7 x 15'7 )

Floor plan

Maximum measurements of an L-shaped open-plan room with door from the entrance hall. Range of fitted base and wall units with round-edged worksurfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four-ring electric hob and oven/grill below. Concealed filter canopy, electrical trip switching, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, double radiator, TV aerial socket, wall mounted gas fired Worcester Bosch boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Recess with plumbing for washing machine, half glazed door to the rear courtyard. Space for sitting and dining.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Staircase rising from the entrance hall.

BEDROOM ONE

1.87m x 2.68m (6'1 x 8'9 )

Floor plan

Total floor area of this room = 6.97sqm (compliant with HMO regulations which states a minimum of 6.52sqm). (Second measurement being an average depth of an irregularly-shaped room). Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, double radiator, TV aerial socket.

BEDROOM TWO

2.67m x 4.40m (8'9 x 14'5 )

Floor plan

(Second measurement an average depth of another irregularly-shaped room). Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with glimpses of the harbour and Trefusis Point. TV aerial socket, double radiator, built-in double wardrobe.

BEDROOM THREE

2.80m x 3.68m (9'2 x 12'0 )

Floor plan

Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, double radiator.

BATHROOM/WC

Floor plan

Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with mains-assisted shower over. Part tiled walls, strip light/shaver socket, double radiator, obscure replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING

Staircase rising from the first floor, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation enjoying a far-reaching view over the town.

BEDROOM FOUR

2.60m x 3.03m (8'6 x 9'11 )

Another irregularly-shaped room with replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying views of Falmouth Harbour, Trefusis Point and the deep waters of the Carrick Roads. Double radiator, TV aerial socket.

SHOWER ROOM/WC

Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower unit. Extractor fan, radiator, strip light/shaver socket.

BEDROOM FIVE

3.25m x 3.64m (10'7 x 11'11 )

Floor plan

A very well proportioned room with double radiator, access to eaves storage space, TV aerial socket, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying a superb outlook over Falmouth Harbour and the Penryn River to Flushing and surrounding countryside.

THE EXTERIOR

SMALL REAR COURTYARD

Part glazed door and steps from the kitchen/living room, providing space for bin and bike storage etc.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

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

COUNCIL TAX

Band B - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Bedrooms one, three and five are tenanted until June 2020 and we understand the other three vacant rooms are available to let, if required.

VIEWING

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

DIRECTIONS

Travelling up Killigrew Street away from The Moor and the main bus station, take the first left-hand turning into Trelawney Road. Waterloo Road is the second left-hand turning, with Number 31 found at the foot of the road, just before joining Clare Terrace.

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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