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Guide Price £450,000
3 Bed House - Terraced - Flushing, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • 3 (possibly 4) bedrooms
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • Lovely homely feel
  • Delightful cobbled garden
  • Raised terrace with harbour views
  • Central heating
  • Much retained character
  • Nearby garage by separate negotiation

DESCRIPTION

A charming stone-built village house, within a short level walk from the harbourside, retaining many original features and extremely well maintained, providing spacious 3 (possibly 4) bedroom, 2 reception room accommodation leading to a delightful cobbled rear garden and upper terracing with glorious views to Falmouth Harbour. A nearby garage is available by separate negation - a highly rare and sought-after asset.

THE PROPERTY

Having been a particularly loved home for our client for twenty five years, this well positioned double fronted house has attractive stone elevations and a delightful cobbled courtyard garden to the rear, ascending to a raised terrace which enjoys a marvellous southerly aspect across the village to Falmouth Harbour and the constant marine activity within.

Internally, many original features remain such as stripped timber panelled doors, sash windows and traditional staircase giving a wonderful homely feel to the accommodation, which benefits from central heating and comprises two well proportioned reception rooms, a study or fourth bedroom and kitchen. At first floor level there are three bedrooms (including two large doubles) and spacious bathroom, all accessed via a charming part galleried landing.

THE LOCATION

Flushing is one of the most admired and sought-after villages on the south coast of Cornwall, by virtue of its extremely sheltered position, warm climate, direct access onto the superb day-sailing waters of the Fal Estuary, and proximity to the nearby towns of Falmouth and Truro, the former of which is just a short passenger ferry ride away.

Amenities within the village include two public houses, a restaurant, general stores, sailing club, church and highly regarded primary school. The nearby village of Mylor, less than two miles distant, provides an excellent range of day-to-day amenities, with the university town of Penryn (two and a half miles) being the site of the Combined University Campus at Tremough, together with a regular rail link to Truro.

GARAGE OPTION

Many prospective purchasers will appreciate the added benefit of a garage (approximately 50m away) which is available by separate negotiation, a real rarity in this highly sought-after harbourside village.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

A traditional painted hardwood front entrance door in the centre of the centre of the property, opens into the:-

ENTRANCE HALL

Centrally positioned, a full depth hallway with doors to the front and rear elevations, the latter with small pane glazing overlooking the delightful rear courtyard. Original stripped timber panelled doors to the sitting room, dining room and kitchen. 'Turned' part galleried stairs rising to the first floor with under-stair cupboard. Dado rails, radiator.

DINING ROOM

3.65m x 3.78m (11'11 x 12'4 )

Floor plan

A wonderfully traditional room with a timber sash window to the front elevation and serving hatch from the kitchen. Particularly well proportioned with space for a large dining set and sideboards/dressers. Measurements exclude the recesses either side of the chimney breast, one with authentic cupboards with timber doors. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM

4.02m x 3.51m (13'2 x 11'6 )

Floor plan

Another well proportioned reception room. Recessed fireplace with timber surround and mantel, fitted authentic cupboards to one side with stripped timber doors. Timber sash window to the front elevation, two radiators, stripped timber panelled door to the:-

STUDY/OCCASIONAL BEDROOM (FOUR)

2.09m x 3.20m (6'10 x 10'5 )

Floor plan

A particularly versatile room with door from the sitting room, perfect as a study or a ground floor bedroom, featuring small pane timber casement window overlooking the courtyard garden. Radiator, down-lights.

KITCHEN

3.29m x 2.99m (10'9 x 9'9 )

Floor plan

A well proportioned and 'homely' kitchen with ample worksurfaces and storage cupboards/drawers on three walls, with round-edged worksurfaces, one and a half bowl composite sink with mixer tap and drainer. Replacement timber casement window overlooking the delightful courtyard. Recess for tall fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, space/recess for electric oven/hob with cooker point. Free-standing oil fired Worcester boiler providing central heating and hot water (flued through a fireplace). Radiator, serving hatch to the dining room.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Floor plan

Original timber staircase with part galleried timber banisters and, at mid height, a casement timber door to the rear elevation. Stripped timber panelled doors to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Radiator, loft hatch.

BEDROOM ONE

3.42m x 3.87m (11'2 x 12'8 )

Floor plan

A particularly well proportioned double bedroom with timber sash window to the front elevation with an open aspect down Coventry Road. Authentic fitted cupboards with stripped timber doors and radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

3.49m x 3.55m (11'5 x 11'7 )

Floor plan

Another spacious double bedroom. Timber sash window to the front elevation, space for large free-standing furniture. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE

2.50m x 2.72m (8'2 x 8'11 )

Floor plan

A reasonably sized third bedroom with timber sash window to the front elevation, radiator.

BATHROOM

3.21m x 2.99m (10'6 x 9'9 )

Floor plan

A particularly well proportioned bathroom, capable of housing separate bath and shower units, currently comprising a three-piece suite with a tiled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. Attractive obscure glazed casement windows to the rear elevation, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, radiator.

THE EXTERIOR

REAR GARDEN

Floor plan

An absolutely delightful enclosed courtyard at ground floor level, retaining the original granite and stone cobbles, providing a level and sunny patio for sitting out, particularly private with mature hedging on both sides and exposed rock to the rear. A side gate provides external access from the front via a shared pathway with the neighbouring house. Timber steps lead up to the:-

UPPER TERRACING

Floor plan

Ascending from the cobbled courtyard, a collection of timber and stone steps lead up to two terraced areas with attractive dry stone walls, mature flowering shrubs and plants. The upper terrace enjoys glorious views across Falmouth Harbour to Falmouth town and the boating activity in between - a superb sunny spot to relax and observe!

GARAGE (BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION)

2.38m x 4.68m (7'9 x 15'4 )

Located a short walk from the property (approximately 50m) in the direction of the harbourside along Kersey Road. A lane on the right-hand side leads to a number of garages, our client owning the first garage on the left-hand side, which is within a separate freehold title. Power connected and a modern metal up-and-over door. Please note, our client would not be interested in selling the garage without the property.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

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

COUNCIL TAX

Band E - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold

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.

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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