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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Flushing, Falmouth, Cornwall

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached refurbished character cottage
  • A few steps from the water’s edge
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • 2 shower/cloakrooms
  • Bright open plan living/dining room/kitchen
  • Enclosed sun terrace
  • Upgraded electrics and new central heating system
  • Off-road parking for three cars

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful, refurbished three bedroom detached character cottage situated within 100 foot of the water’s edge within this sought after harbourside village opposite Falmouth.
Triple aspect open plan reception room with open fireplace and new fitted kitchen. Three double bedrooms - 2 re-fitted en-suite shower/cloakrooms. Utility Room. Enclosed elevated sun terrace. Upgraded electrics and new central heating system. Parking for 2-3 cars.
This beautifully refurbished cottage occupies the bottom right hand corner of St Peters Hill close to the village centre.

Flushing is a picturesque waterside village, with fishing quays and ferry service across to the harbourside town of Falmouth. It has a thriving local community, which is well served by a range of facilities including a local convenience store, village primary school, two public houses, parish church and quayside restaurant. Sailing enthusiasts are well catered for with an active and popular local sailing club, just a few minutes’ walk from the property. There are neighbouring sailing clubs and associated facilities at Mylor Yacht Harbour, Restronguet, and The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club across the water at Greenbank in Falmouth.

The Fal Estuary is renowned as a sailing centre and there are many miles of beautiful water within the estuary including the creeks of the Truro, Fal and Percuil Rivers which provide some of the finest day sailing in the UK.

Falmouth lies across the colourful harbour and a regular foot ferry runs to and from the Prince of Wales Pier. By road Falmouth is about a ten minute drive away.

The Cathedral City of Truro is approximately 12 miles distant, providing a whole host of business, leisure and shopping facilities, together with the mainline railway station at Truro, which provides access to the Penzance to London Paddington service.

Property ref: 121_1775_4221615

16' 4" x 12' 5" (4.98m x 3.78m) maximum overall measurement with some limited headroom. Double-glazed window to the front. Double-glazed window to the rear overlooking the slipway out to the river. Radiator. TV aerial point. Painted wooden floorboards. Fitted cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Further door giving access to eaves storage space.


23' 6" x 5' 10" narrowing to 3'5" (7.16m x 1.78m to 1.04m) Wall mounted light, ceiling mounted smoke alarm, radiator. Built-in cupboard with slatted linen shelving. Double-glazed window to the side and double glazed door giving access outside. Three solid wood doors give access to both bedrooms on this floor and to the shower/cloakroom. An opening leads to the utility room.

7' 9" x 5' 1" (2.36m x 1.55m) Fitted work surface with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap with double cupboard beneath and space to house a washing machine. Wall mounted cloak pegs.

12' 4" x 10' 10" (3.76m x 3.30m) A bright dual aspect room with double-glazed window to the side elevation enjoying the views along Kersey Road and double-glazed window to the rear enjoying a glimpse of the river over the slipway. Radiator.

8' 3" x 4' (2.51m x 1.22m) Recently refitted with a three piece suite comprising a double width tiled shower with sliding glazed doors, low level concealed cistern WC with vanity unit to the side with inset wash-hand basin with mixer tap and double cupboard beneath. Wall mounted mirror, extractor fan and heated towel rail. Painted timber panelled walls.

12' x 8' 9" (3.66m x 2.67m) Large box bay double-glazed window to the rear enjoying the view of Flushing Quay and the river beyond. TV aerial point. Radiator.

A gate and pathway provide access to the side main entrance of the property. To the side are a series of planted borders containing an established Olive tree, Palm tree and colourful plants and herbs including Agapanthus, Lavender and Rosemary. Shallow steps descend along the side giving access to the rear where there is a driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles with a further gravelled bay providing off-road parking for a further small car.

With staircase leading from here leading down to the lower ground floor accommodation. High cupboard housing the electrics. Series of wall mounted cloak hooks. Opening through to the open plan reception room. Door leading to shower/cloakroom.

19' 4" x 16' 2" (5.89m x 4.93m) maximum overall measurement.

A lovely bright dual aspect room with large double-glazed windows to the front with attractive fitted shutters and double-glazed window to the rear enjoying the views towards Flushing Quay out to Penryn River across to Falmouth. Lovely cast-iron open fireplace with period wooden surround and slate heath, two recesses with display shelving, two radiators, painted panelled walls to half height, painted wooden floor boards. TV aerial point. Stairs rise to the first floor with storage cupboard under.

Recently refitted with a contemporary and comprehensive range of soft closing drawer units with solid oak work surface over. Inset double enamelled sink with mixer tap. Inset four ring ceramic hob, matching built-in fridge/freezer with double oven to the side and cupboards above and beneath. Long floating solid oak shelf. Part vaulted ceiling with two new double-glazed skylight windows. Clever solid wood fitted dining table and double-glazed patio doors giving access out to the sun terrace.

17' 6" x 8' 2" (5.33m x 2.49m) A bright and sunny south facing enclosed terrace with decked surface. Views are enjoyed along Trefusis Road across to the slipway and river.

7' 2" x 4' (2.18m x 1.22m) Recently refitted with a three piece suite comprising a large tiled shower unit with sliding glazed doors, low level concealed cistern WC with vanity unit to the side with inset wash-hand basin with mixer tap and double cupboard beneath. Wall mounted mirror, extractor fan and heated towel rail. Painted timber panelled walls. Obscured window to the side.

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05 August 2016


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