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Guide Price £575,000
3 Bed Bungalow - Detached - Sea View Road, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • Detached individual bungalow
  • Highly sought-after location
  • In need of modernisation
  • Providing immense potential
  • Currently 3 bedrooms
  • Scope for extension - subject to consents
  • Garage and ample parking
  • Well stocked surrounding gardens

DESCRIPTION

Occupying a prime position on the corner of Sea View and Pennance Road, almost completely hidden from view by well stocked surrounding gardens, a detached, individual, non-estate bungalow dating, we understand, from the 1960's, in need of comprehensive refurbishment and updating, but providing an exciting opportunity to purchase a home, with much potential, in this increasingly sought-after location, just minutes' walk from the seafront, beaches, coastal path, harbourside and town centre.

THE PROPERTY

On the instructions of the executor and for sale with immediate vacant possession, 'Santillana' is a detached, individual bungalow situated on sought-after Sea View Road which, conveniently, sits midway between the seafront in one direction and the town and harbourside, along Woodlane, in the other.

Now in need of updating but providing immense scope for further development (subject to consents), the property will prove of appeal to a wide range of prospective purchasers being, currently, an ideal three bedroom retirement home which, alternatively, could be extended in a number of ways to form a much larger residence, again subject to all necessary consents.

Set back from Sea View Road, behind a broad granite retaining wall, which continues along the side boundary to Pennance Road, 'Santillana' enjoys a high degree of privacy with many mature flowering shrubs and specimen trees providing much shelter, and an attractive outlook from many rooms. Extensive parking is provided on a broad forecourt with a car port in addition to an attached garage, off which there is extensive underfloor areas (of limited head height) ideal for continued use as a workshop and storage etc.

With the extremely high, and continually rising, demand for properties in this area of Falmouth, close to the seafront, we strongly recommend interested prospective purchasers arrange an early viewing appointment.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

Extending across almost the full breadth of the accommodation, there is a raised terrace with exterior courtesy lighting and timber balustrade, providing a sunny southerly-facing sitting-out area and attractive approach (via a short flight of steps) to the front door.

RECEPTION HALL

Replacement uPVC double glazed entrance door with matching side screen from the front terrace. Radiator, telephone point, access to extensive loft storage area, part boarded, with light and power connected and 6'10 (2.10m) height at the apex.

LOUNGE

4.50m x 4.06m (14'9 x 13'3 )

Floor plan

Second measurement into broad recesses to either side of an open fireplace with tiled hearth. Broad uPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation providing much natural light and enjoying the slightly elevated outlook over the gardens. Radiator, wall light points, one recess with mirror-fronted cupboards.

KITCHEN/DINER

6.26m x 3.12m (20'6 x 10'2 )

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Two replacement uPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation, oil fired Rayburn Royale (not tested). Range of fitted wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit with supplementary water heater. Electrical fuses, TV aerial socket, replacement uPVC double glazed door to the:-

REAR PORCH

Folding casement doors with steps leading to the garage. Further door opening onto the rear terrace and gardens, window to the front, some glimpses of the sea.

INNER HALL

Cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. Separate built-in airing cupboard with copper cylinder with immersion heater and linen shelving.

BEDROOM ONE

3.52m x 4.07m (11'6 x 13'4 )

Floor plan

First measurement into broad range of full height fitted wardrobes with vanity unit between. Broad replacement uPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

3.32m x 3.15m (10'10 x 10'4 )

Floor plan

First measurement includes a full height range of fitted wardrobes with mirror doors. Radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.

BEDROOM THREE

2.20m x 3.05m (7'2 x 10'0 )

First measurement includes range of full height mirror-fronted wardrobes. uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator.

SHOWER ROOM

Floor plan

Low flush WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with Mira instant shower. Part panelled and tiled walls. Radiator and convector heaters, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

THE EXTERIOR

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'Santillana' enjoys a broad frontage to Sea View Road with granite retaining wall continuing along the depth of the side boundary on Pennance Road.

FORECOURT

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Double gateposts from Sea View Road open onto a broad, full width, tarmacadam parking area which provides direct access into the attached garage, as well as to the car port on the western side of the property.

FRONT GARDENS

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Across the front boundary, and continuing to the side, there is a deep and beautifully stocked border containing many specimen trees and plants including camellias, azaleas, pine, palms, rhododendrons, hydrangeas and heathers etc. Part paved for ease of maintenance, these deep borders include a pathway to the south-western corner of the plot, where there is a large compost area and garden store - 9'2 x 8'8 (2.81m x 2.65m).

SIDE GARDENS

Adjacent to the car port, the well stocked borders continue to the side of the property, where there is a monkey puzzle tree, dracaena palms and oil storage tank.

REAR GARDENS

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Landscaped to provide flower and kitchen garden areas, to the rear of which ornamental block walling conceals a former oil storage tank and additional garden store.

Floor plan

Extending the breadth of the rear of the property, there is further ornamental block walling and a previously productive kitchen garden area with aluminium framed greenhouse and paved terrace with views to the sea and glass-fronted summerhouse. A broad paved pathway extends the full breadth of the rear of the property, where there is exterior courtesy lighting and a rear porch providing access to the accommodation.

ATTACHED SINGLE GARAGE

5.72m x 3.07m (18'9 x 10'0 )

Metal up-and-over door, light and power connected, cold water tap, window and casement door to the side elevation. 9'8 (2.95m) ceiling height. Sliding door to:-

WORKSHOP

4.50m x 3.48m (14'9 x 11'5 )

Floor plan

Light and power connected. 5'8 (1.75m) ceiling height. Door to further extensive sub-floor area, again with light connected.

Side pedestrian gate with further courtesy lighting, part glazed courtesy door to the garage and steps rising to the rear porch.

BIKE STORE

3.76m x 1.60m (12'4 x 5'2 )

Light and power connected, situated adjacent to the garage door, extending partway under the raised front terrace, ideal for bike, bin and recycling storage etc.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water 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

Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

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

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

From Falmouth's seafront, pass Gyllyngvase Beach on the left-hand side and continue up Spernen Wyn Road. At the brow of the hill, turn right onto Pennance Road and then turn first right into Sea View Road. 'Santillana' will then be found immediately on the left-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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