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Castle Drive, Falmouth

Under Offer £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Potential development
  • 1.93 acre site
  • Direct water frontage
  • Pendennis Headland
  • Positive pre-application
  • 2 existing dwellings
  • Stunning vistas
  • Unrivalled position

Full description

POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY - SUBJECT TO PLANNING
Enjoying an unrivalled position on Pendennis Headland, less than half a kilometre from Pendennis Point, a 1.93 acre site with direct water frontage and 180°, uninterrupted views across the constant marine activity within the Carrick Roads, to St Mawes Castle, shoreline of The Roseland peninsula and out to sea.

The Location - 'Middlepoint' enjoys a unique position and forms part of the ancient monument, The Pendennis Peninsula Fortification, which is also part of Falmouth's conservation area, positioned on Pendennis Headland within less than half a kilometre of Pendennis Point with uninterrupted views over the constant marine activity within the Carrick Roads, shoreline of The Roseland peninsula and wider seascape.

As well as benefiting from it's superb and unique coastal position, 'Middlepoint' occupies a most convenient setting with Falmouth's excellent range of shopping, commercial and leisure amenities, all within walking distance. A picturesque walk along Castle Drive leads around Pendennis Point in one direction and passing Ships & Castles Leisure Centre and Pendennis Castle in the other, to the seafront where Castle Beach is an approximate ten minute walk away. A regular bus service from the nearby Falmouth Hotel leads to the town centre and surrounding towns and villages. Other nearby amenities include the railway station, with direct link to Truro, and along Bar Road which provides a level walk to Events Square, Maritime Museum, harbourside and town centre beyond.

Potential Development Site - A pre-application consultation 'for the proposed demolition of two exisiting dwellings and creation of three open market dwellings with associated car parking, garages and general landscape' - PA14/0244/PRE-APP, dated 27 August 2014, was submitted.

A 'Certificate of Lawfulness for Existing Use or Development' was granted on the 17 September 2015 confirming that 'the annexe' is classed as a separate dwelling and therefore, two existing dwellings exist.

The pre-application consultation concluded 'I can confirm that the principle of development is acceptable but based on the replacement dwelling process only'.

A copy of the pre-application advice and Certificate of Lawfulness for Existing Use or Development can be obtained from Messrs Laskowski & Company or from the council's online planning register under PA14/0244/PRE-APP and PA15/03136.

Site - Extending to approximately 1.93 acres with ownership to the mean high water mark.

Tenure - Freehold.

Local Authority - Cornwall Council - prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries at the appropriate statutory providers.

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


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12 May 2016

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