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Guide Price £285,000
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2 Bed Apartment - Woodlane Crescent, Falmouth

KEY FEATURES

  • Superb, period apartment
  • One of Falmouth's premium locations
  • Many features of character
  • Incredibly light
  • Original building dating from late 1800's
  • Tall ceiling heights
  • 2 well enclosed balconies
  • Tree-lined road

DESCRIPTION

Situated on one of Falmouth's most desirable roads, Woodlane Crescent, this sublime, extremely light 2 bedroom apartment, part of Highbury House, originally dating back to the 1800's. The apartment boasts many features of character throughout including high skirting boards, picture railing, sash windows and 2 delightful, enclosed, balconies with a south westerly outlook.

THE PROPERTY

Flat 3 Highbury House makes up a portion of this substantial, period property dating back to the late 1800's. It is our understanding that the conversion of this building into separate apartments took place in the mid 1970's, ensuring spacious accommodation throughout whilst retaining many features of character, including high skirting boards, tall ceilings, many decorative archways, decorative coving, picture railing to a number of rooms plus a mixture of sash windows and arched double glazed windows to the front elevation.

The property is entered via a spacious communal entrance hall, opening into a stylish inner hallway with decorative arches, high skirting boards and timber tiled flooring. There is a semi open-plan kitchen, substantial living room, even more impressive master bedroom with Jack 'n' Jill family bathroom, second bedroom, separate WC and two impressive balconies to the front elevation with south westerly orientations with views over the tree-lined road of Woodlane Crescent and distinct sea glimpses of Falmouth Bay.

THE LOCATION

Woodlane Crescent is set back from Woodlane and therefore is ideally situated for the towns shops, water sports facilities, sandy beaches and clifftop walks. Nearby, there is a doctors surgery, regular bus service, highly regarded primary school, squash/tennis club and convenience store on Albany Road.

Whether as a permanent home, investment property or second home, the property is ideally located for the towns excellent educational, commercial and leisure amenities.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL

Granite steps from Woodlane Crescent. Grand timber-built entrance door. Terrazzo tiled flooring. Stairs to Number 3 with uPVC timber-style entrance door opening into:-

PRIVATE HALLWAY

Floor plan

Substantial, spacious entrance hallway with timber tiled flooring, timber panelled walls, 10'9 (3.28m) ceiling height. Large single glazed sash window with arched panes and coloured returns to the side elevation. Archway to:-

INNER HALLWAY

Floor plan

Timber tiled flooring, 10'9 (3.28m) ceiling height. Picture rails, decorative archways, two radiators. Storage cupboard with integrated shelving. Archway to:-

SEPARATE WC

Engineered timber flooring. Low flush WC, wash hand basin with tiled surround. Full height tiled walls.

KITCHEN

3.54m x 2.37m (11'7 x 7'9 )

Floor plan

Comprehensively fitted with a range of solid timber-built worksurfaces with a variety of cupboards below and over, tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include slimline dishwasher, induction hob with electric oven under. Sunken stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer. Picture rails, double archway to inner entrance hall and inner hallway. Breakfast bar with room for seating under. Sash window to the side elevation with multi panes. Baxi gas central heating boiler.

LIVING ROOM

4.97m x 4.56m (16'3 x 14'11 )

Floor plan

Ceiling height of 10'5 (3.20m). A substantial, light and grand living room, with many features of character including timber tiled flooring, picture rails, arched uPVC double glazed window, archway to bedroom. Arched double glazed entrance door leading to balcony. Open fire on polished slate hearth with timber surround and lintel over. Double radiator, TV aerial point. Archway to:-

BEDROOM ONE

5.13m x 4.17m (16'9 x 13'8 )

Floor plan

Accessed via the inner hallway or living room. Ceiling height of 10'5 (3.20m). Once again, many features of character with much light provided through arched double glazed uPVC windows and arched uPVC entrance door to the south westerly-facing balcony. Timber tiled flooring, picture rails, decorative coving, double radiator. Door to:-

BATHROOM

Floor plan

Jack 'n' Jill family bathroom accessed via the inner hallway or bedroom one. Tiled flooring and half height tiled walls. Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled splashback, glass wall mounted shelving, two electric shaver points. Panelled bath with tiled surround, mains-powered shower over, glass screen. Heated towel rail, substantial over-head storage area. Ceiling height of 10'5 (3.20m).

BEDROOM TWO

2.78m x 1.29m plus 1.65m x 1.12m (9'1 x 4'2 plus

Floor plan

An L-shaped room with engineered timber flooring, sash window to the side elevation. Ceiling height of 10'5 (3.20m). Timber-built integrated structure with steps up to a mezzanine level providing sufficient space for a double bed with storage under.

THE EXTERIOR

MAIN BALCONY

Floor plan

Accessed via a uPVC door in the living room with step out onto a substantial balconied area, laid with patio slabs and enclosed by galvanised steel railings, providing a delightful open outlook to the south westerly orientation, towards Falmouth Bay with sea glimpses.

BALCONY TWO

Accessed via a uPVC double glazed door in the bedroom, with step out onto a balcony of modest size with paving slabs and enclosed by galvanised metal railings. Once again, of a south westerly outlook providing a lovely open outlook across the tree-lined woodland Woodlane Crescent. Useful timber-built storage shed, perfect for pot plants, enjoying the afternoon and evening sun.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

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

COUNCIL TAX

Band A - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Leasehold - 999 year lease from 1 January 1996. Management fee: £108 per calendar month to cover external redecoration every 3 years, lighting and upkeep of communal parts, public liability and buildings insurance. We understand the freehold is vested within the management company which is made up of the leaseholders. Pets are permitted. Letting on a short hold tenancy for a minimum period of six months is permitted, but holiday letting is not.

POSSESSION

Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

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

There are no floor plans available for this property.

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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