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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Stratton Terrace, Falmouth

Sold STC £560,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An outstanding and very special Grade II listed period townhouse
  • Prime and much sought after residential address overlooking the water with exceptional views
  • Convenient location, just feet from the water's edge & within a 1/3 mile from Falmouth town
  • Reversed level four bedroomed accommodation on three storeys
  • Breathtaking, triple aspect, open plan first floor 'living' space - over 50' in length
  • With great views and incorporating wonderful period detailing with striking contemporary design
  • Defined areas to sit and dine plus a superb hand built kitchen and utility
  • Master en suite attic bedroom / studio / office
  • Family bathroom/wc and cloakroom/wc
  • Lovely, partly walled and private 85' deep, south facing rear garden

Full description

Stratton Terrace is a valuable and much sought after residential address, comprising a rich mixture of individual homes set alongside Falmouths' river and harbour fronting approach road, just yards from the water and one third of a mile from town.

Number 5 is a delightful and prominent Grade II listed stone fronted, semi detached house built in the 1700's, whose pretty period fasçade hides exciting and hidden secrets within. The property is well proportioned and elegant, retaining period features and detailing whilst melding an inspired scheme of reconfiguration and improvement, to create an outstanding and striking home with 'wow' factor by the spadeful. 

The house is set nicely back from Stratton Terrace by an established garden with distinctive and beautiful Judas tree.

Accommodation is arranged on three floors with three double bedrooms and family bathroom downstairs. Wide stairs ascend to a fine columned landing through to the open plan reception space which measures over 50' in length. The impressive sitting room, with its engineered oak floor and 'Clearview' multifuel stove, looks out through large multipane sash windows to a glorious and constantly changing water view encompassing river, harbour, estuary shore and coastline. Wide columned arches lead through to the dining room and gorgeous hand built kitchen, bathed in light by windows to three aspect plus extensive south facing skylights. 

The attic is a superb space, with its dormer window, glorious views and an en suite shower room/wc. This makes a great master bedroom, an office or studio perhaps.

The living space 'flows' nicely into the south facing, partly walled courtyard and garden which measures a healthy 85' in depth.

Homes with the history, quality and individuality of Number 5 are very difficult to find. Blend this with an outstanding location and great water views and you have something very special indeed. We urge you to view, experience and buy! 

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL (ALL DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE) Columned entrance granite steps and threshold to painted fanlight and panelled front door into: 

ENTRANCE HALL: Dado rail, egg and dart cornicing, solid oak engineered floor, continuing through a multipane glazed door and over pane into the: 

MAIN HALLWAY: Approximately 35' overall. A welcoming, bright space with light flooding down through a large multipane first floor landing window. Staircase to first floor. Two radiators. Dado rail. Painted panel doors to two bedrooms and extensive shelved understairs cupboard space. The hall continues through to a rear hall and entrance with skylight, access to family bathroom and bedroom three. 

BEDROOM ONE: 14' 10" x 11' 10" (4.52m x 3.61m) Lovely 16 pane sash window with panelled reveals, looking through the garden to the river and shoreline of Trevisome, Little Falmouth and Flushing. Extensive built-in wardrobe and cupboard space. 'Aborina' vertical radiator. Power points. 

BEDROOM TWO: 15' 1" x 11' 1" (4.6m x 3.38m) Twin multipane sash windows to the side. Window shelves. Power points. 

BEDROOM THREE: 13' 1" x 11' 1" (3.99m x 3.38m) Twin multipane sash windows to two side. Radiator. Power points. 

BATHROOM: 9' 6" x 8' 10" (2.9m x 2.69m) A spacious luxuriously fitted room in white Travertine stone tiled floor and part wall. Four piece suite comprising low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin , large tile panel spa bath with central mixer tap. Walk-in Travertine tiled shower cubicle. mirrored recess. Spotlit ceiling. Chromed heated towel rail. Shaver point. 

FIRST FLOOR: Regency turning staircase to half landing. An exceptionally light and elegant space branching up steps through fine arched columns to the rear landing and kitchen area and to the front of the house via steps into the sitting room. This area has fine mouldings and dental cornicing, a radiator and a large 24 pane sash window looking southwards and breathing light into the house. Access to loft space. Painted panel doors through to sitting and kitchen dining space. 

THE LIVING SPACE at number 5 has been reversed to allow glorious views through large sash windows to the river, harbour and surrounding coastline and extends from Trevisome along Little Falmouth to Flushing, Trefusis and the Carrick roads and Roseland. This space has been ingeniously arranged and created. It is elegant and open planned whilst sitting, dining and kitchen areas are well defined.

Overall, the living space measures an impressive 50' (15.24m) in length, 18' (5.49m) in the sitting room, 10' (3.05m) in the dining room and 15' 4" (4.67m) in the kitchen which is located to the rear of the house. The floor is engineered oak throughout. Light floods from three aspect and provides for a wonderfully bright and uplifting space in which to live. 

SITTING ROOM: 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m) approximately As previously described with those two large multipane sash windows and great water and coastal views, a painted columned fire place with inset 'Clearview' multifuel stove on a slate hearth. Within the room are two fine, wide archways with egg and dart corniced ceilings and a ceiling rose. Shelved and arched recesses and base cupboards, open plan through to: 

DINING AREA: 15' 8" x 10' 1" (4.78m x 3.07m) Approximately Two multipane sash windows to side with window seats and locker storage, flowing through into the: 

KITCHEN: 16' 6" x 15' (5.03m x 4.57m) Approximately A stunning room with light flooding from three angles including five panels of south facing double glazed roof windows creating a wonderful effect. The kitchen is hand made in painted oak with an impressive single slab of solid granite as the island's rolled edge worktop. Inset Belfast ceramic sink with tidy and mixer tap rivened granite drainer and constant kettle tap prodiving instant hot water. The island incorporates soft closure drawers and cupboards and has an integrated waste cupboard, dishwasher, glazed cabinet and pan drawers. Further roll edge cupboards are fitted and disguise the fridge freezer and a spice and provision drawer. Stainless steel oven and grill and an induction hob. Ceiling spot lights. Power points. Multipane sash windows to sides. Central heating control. Oak double glazed french doors lead out into the rear courtyard and garden. Painted panelled door down steps to the: 

UTILITY/BOILER/CLOAKROOM: 6' 6" x 5' 10" (1.98m x 1.78m) Sixteen pane sash window to rear. Low flush wc and wash hand basin. Gas fired boiler fueling the radiator central heating system and hot water supply. Coathooks. 

EN SUITE ATTIC BEDROOM / STUDIO: 18' 10" x 12' 6" (5.74m x 3.81m) Staircase with banister rising to the middle of the room. Radiator. Power points. Telephone point. Access to eaves storage with double glazed dormer window to the rear and large velux window to the front, views to river, Flushing, country and estuary. Double door wardrobe cupboard and access to eaves.

 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: In white with low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in shower cubicle. Velux window. Radiator. Access to eaves. 

OUTSIDE  

FRONT: Iron railings and gate up granite steps to the pathway leading to the front door. Within the garden is a wonderful and well known Judas tree with bluebells beneath. The garden is lawned and well screened from neighbouring property. There is a raised shrub bed and slate flagstone terrace. Outside light. Two fine granite gateposts and an iron gate to the side of the house into a wide pathway with 7' (2.13m) high stone wall and providing a great outside storage provision and enabling access to the rear garden. 

REAR: From the ground floor a rear doorway leads along a slate and granite path up steps with old brick wall beside, through a gate and into the courtyard and garden. The rear garden is south facing, partly walled and a healthy size about 85' (25.91m) deep and 18' (5.49m) wide, loosely arranged on three levels with a Victorian brick terraced and sheltered courtyard, immediately accessed from the first floor kitchen and living space. Raised brick borders are planted with perennials and a rose arch and gate up steps to lawned garden with apple tree and shrubs. Large timber decked terrace with some views toward the harbour, docks and Roseland. 

TIMBER GARDEN SHED: 8' 1" x 6' 1" (2.46m x 1.85m) Tap and exterior lights. 

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Listing History

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10 May 2012

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3 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3DN

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