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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

FALMOUTH, Cornwall


Property Description

Key features

  • Period town house with river and harbour views
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Fabulous 23 foot kitchen/breakfast room
  • Large rear garden
  • Double garage and parking for three cars
  • Planning permission granted for erection of two bedroom detached house - PA15/06052

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An unusual opportunity to purchase a sizeable, four bedroom, two reception room, two bathroom central period town house enjoying river and harbour views with a large garden to the rear, the top section of which has been granted planning permission to demolish the existing double garage and build a brand new detached two bedroom house - for further information visit with application number PA15/06052.
Penwerris Lane sits in an elevated position above Greenbank and commands glorious water views between the neighbouring properties across Penryn river to Flushing along Trefusis Point and across Falmouth's bustling harbour taking in The Docks and around to Pendennis Headland. It is regarded as one of the most sought after areas of the town being comparatively quiet yet within a few hundred yards walk down hill to the town's High Street and town centre beyond.

Falmouth itself is very much an up and coming town hosting international sailing events and is the home for the highly regarded famous Art School. It is a haven for many holidaymakers who enjoy its fabulous beaches and scenic river trips for many quays and wharfs. The town offers a profusion of quality restaurants and shops and is the venue for Rich Stein's latest restaurant as well as the National Maritime Museum. The ever increasing student population ensures a dynamic vibrancy as do the various festivals and events that occur throughout the year; Falmouth Week, The Oyster Festival and The Sea Shanty to name a few.

Falmouth has frequently been voted as one of the most desirable towns in which to live in the whole of the UK.

Property ref: 121_1775_4097029

From Penwerris Lane, a wrought iron gate opens to a pathway and a few broad stone steps lead to the front entrance. Period painted wooden panelled front door gives access to the entrance hall.

A generous entrance to the property measuring 30 feet in length with original moulded plaster arch, large matt recess, tiled floor, coved ceiling and high moulded skirting boards. A very attractive period turning staircase rises to the first floor with storage cupboard under, two radiators, high cupboard housing the electric meter, three exposed wooden period doors lead to the living room, the dining room and also to the kitchen/breakfast room.

17' 8" x 14' 9" into shallow bay window (5.38m x 4.50m) Recently decorated and re carpeted, the living room retains its original shuttered sash window to the front enjoying views between the neighbouring properties across Penryn River onto Flushing and around to Trefusis Point. The room focuses on an ornate Victorian cast-iron fireplace with inset log burning stove and period wooden surround. High corniced ceiling with central rose. Radiator and TV aerial point.

14' 10" into shallow bay window x 14' 5" narrowing to 13' (4.52m x 4.39m to 3.97m) Replacement multi pane effect double glazed sash window to the rear looking into the courtyard, focal Victorian cast-iron arched open fireplace with wooden surround and original fitted shelved cupboards to the left. Radiator. High moulded skirting and coved ceiling.

11' 3" x 9' 1" narrowing to 7'10" (3.43m x 2.77m to 2.39m) Double glazed multi pane effect sash window to the rear overlooking the garden, exposed wooden floorboards, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail.

6' 10" x 4' 10" (2.08m x 1.47m) Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a shower unit with glass screen and door, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Part ceramic wall tiling, obscured window to the rear.

22' 3" x 15' 10" increasing to 23'10" into both dormer windows (6.78m x 4.83m to 7.26m) Currently used for storage, this room would make a fantastic master bedroom and even has room to accommodate an en suite shower/bathroom if so required. Shallow dormer with skylight window to the rear and superb triple aspect dormer window to the front enjoying magnificent elevated views down Penryn River over to Little Flushing Boatyard, across to the village along Trefusis Point right across Falmouth Harbour taking in The Docks, over to Pendennis Headland and the castle, around to The Falmouth Hotel. Exposed wooden floor, exposed beams, four exposed wooden cottage doors give access into generous areas of eaves storage space.

To the front is a small enclosed paved garden with a range of planted beds containing established Camellias, flowering shrubs and climbing plants, with a wrought iron rail across the front boundary and matching gate leading onto Penwerris Lane. A pathway and a few broad stone steps rise to the front entrance which has the original cast-iron boot scraper on the left.

There is an initial two part paved courtyard garden with a raised side boundary containing a range of flowering shrubs. Two outside cold water taps. Stone steps rise up to the raised rear garden which is very generous in length and has been paved with ease of maintenance in mind. There are several timber and red brick raised vegetable and fruit beds containing a range of fruit trees including pear, apple, cherry and plum.

There is a good sized greenhouse and steps take you up to the top of the garden where there is a large utility/storage area and a door giving access into the double garage. A gate also gives access out to a driveway running to the side of the garage and also to the front, and in total there is space to park three vehicles off road.

Unable to measure at time of inspection. Light, power and water connected.

PLEASE NOTE - The double garage/utility and parking area have been granted planning permission for the erection of a two bedroom detached reversed-level house. Planning application No. PA15/06052.


11' 1" x 5' 4" (3.38m x 1.63m) Fitted with a range of solid storage cupboards with work surface and fitted storage shelf above. Tiled floor. Ceiling mounted electric strip light and double glazed window looking into the rear courtyard. Opening to the kitchen/breakfast room.

23' 4" x 14' 1" narrowing to 10' (7.11m x 4.29m to 3.05m) An incredibly spacious room fitted with a range of wall mounted kitchen cupboards and matching base cupboards and drawers with two large areas of work surface over. Inset one and a half bowl monobloc sink with mixer tap, inset four ring gas hob and built-in double oven. Space for a fridge/freezer. Plenty of room to house a large breakfast table and chairs. Fitted Lohberger wood burning stove, feature part red brick wall with wine rack. Tiled floor, recessed ceiling spotlights, picture rail, skylight window, two double glazed windows looking into the rear courtyard, double glazed door giving access out into the courtyard and second staircase rising to the utility room and bathroom.

LAUNDRY AREA - 11' 1" x 6' 4" (3.38m x 1.93m) (usable space measured). With room to house a washing machine and tumble dryer, skylight window to the rear and door giving access into the bathroom.

8' 7" x 6' 2" (2.62m x 1.88m) Fitted with a double ended bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, wall mounted glazed shelf and mirror, full ceramic wall tiling and skylight window.

Double glazed sash window to the rear enjoying a southerly elevation allowing in a tremendous amount of light, continuation of the staircase to the first floor landing.

15' 4" x 12' (4.67m x 3.66m) maximum overall measurement including stair well.
A generous and attractive landing with coved ceiling and smoke alarm, solid wooden panelled doors give access to the three first floor bedrooms, the shower room and one gives access to a staircase leading to the second floor.

14' x 9' 1" (4.27m x 2.77m) Sliding sash window to the front enjoying the lovely elevated views across Penryn River towards Trefusis Point and Falmouth Harbour. Exposed wooden floor, coved ceiling.

14' x 12' 4" narrowing to 11'8" (4.27m x 3.76m to 3.55m) Sliding sash window to the front elevation enjoying the views across the river over to Flushing and out across Falmouth harbour. Exposed wooden floorboards, coved ceiling, built-in shelved storage cupboard.

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30 June 2016


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