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2 bedroom ground maisonette for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • Two storey garden apartment full of character
  • Set within historic late 18th century listed building
  • Elegant and charming features throughout
  • Unexpected and lovely south facing private garden
  • Town centre location
  • Unique and rare for the area
  • EPC-D

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

THE PROPERTY Garden Flat, 6 Broad Street was built in the late 18th Century for a prominent business man of the time and indeed is considered to be one of the finest buildings in Penryn. The property was converted in the 1980's and No 4 The Garden Apartment has subsequently been refurbished and restored to exacting standards, presenting a glorious and spacious home of two storeys. These levels of flexibility and elegance are seldom seen and combined with its lovely walled, private garden make it an absolute gem.  

THE LOCATION Penryn is an historic and ancient market town with an active community and good everyday facilities including nursery, primary and secondary schools. The town enjoys good communication with Falmouth via its bus service and train station, which links Truro city and mainline Paddington. Penryn college is a huge asset to the town, with its excellent reputation and strong facilities. Falmouth town (approximately 2 miles) provides comprehensive shopping, schooling and leisure facilities.  


PRIVATE ENTRANCE TO NUMBER FOUR 9' 8" x 7' 6" (2.95m x 2.29m) with 10' high corniced ceiling. A splendid and welcoming introduction to this stunning home with a bespoke wide spiral staircase with teak and carpeted tread, leading downstairs. Floor on this level are of painted board with 6 panel doors leading into the bathroom and master bedroom, and large glazed acid etch panel and glazed over panels to the doors, breathing light into the hall. 

BATHROOM Glorious with its 10' ceiling height and 16 pane sash window overlooking the rear garden. White three piece suite comprising a claw foot roll top bath with mixer, low flush WC and panelled wash hand basin. Radiator, airing cupboard housing combi boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water. Slatted shelving.  

BEDROOM ONE 16' 4" x 13' 4" (4.98m x 4.06m) with 10' high corniced ceiling rose. Continuation of painted floorboards and a couple of exquisite features being the shuttered recess, 16 pane sash window and the columned black marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled shutters, currently a feature but we understand would be minimal work in order to make it functional. High skirting boards, picture and dado rails. Radiator, power points. Large wardrobe will remain.  

GROUND FLOOR The fine spiral staircase with its teak and carpeted tread descends to the sitting room  

SITTING ROOM / DINING ROOM 20' 6" x 13' 9" (6.25m x 4.19m) rising to 16' A striking room with its French multi pane doors facing south to the conservatory and overlooking the garden and second multi pane door to the garden. One wall of the sitting room is curved, another has an exquisite clear view wood burner only two years old since fitting. Shelved and arched recesses. Opening through to the dining room. Built in painted wooden shelf with storage beneath. Radiator, TV and power points. A short splayed passage way with radiator and timber floorboards leads through with open access to the kitchen and six panel painted door to the dining room.  

KITCHEN 8' 10" x 6' 6" (2.69m x 1.98m) With ceramic tiled floor. A sweet bespoke fitted room with base and eye level cupboards, shelves and plate racks. Inset Belfast sink, tile workshop and built in Smeg 5 burner stainless steel hob and whirlpool oven and grill. Space and plumbing for washing, space for fridge. Painted pain panelling to part wall, power points, ceiling lights  

DINING ROOM 15' 6" x 13' 8" (4.72m x 4.17m) Doorway opening to the sitting room. Plain carpeting, one walled panelled and painted. Another wall has fitted shelving and cupboards at base level and a utility cupboard with rails and shelves. Ceiling lights, power points, radiator. A six panel painted door leads unexpectedly to a tiled floor inner hall with second staircase up to bedroom two and painted panel door to shower room / WC 

SUN LOUNGE 12' x 6' 2" (3.66m x 1.88m) Facing south through French doors from the sitting room and overlooking the garden. Quarry tiled floor, glazed with mono pitch roof above a block wall. Panel and glazed door to garden. 

SHOWER ROOM / WC Ceramic tiled floor. Three piece white suite comprising corner walk in tiled shower cubicle fed from the boiler. Low flush WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Deep recess (with plumbing for washing machine). Shelf, heated towel rail, under stairs recess.

The passage leads up via a painted wooden, turning staircase with rail, past a fine shuttered 16' pane front facing window, into: 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 9" x 10' 9" (4.19m x 3.28m) reducing to 9' Delightful room with painted floorboards and cast iron and timber surround fireplace, shelved recess, hanging rail. 10' corniced ceiling, picture and dado rail. Radiator, high skirting boards, 6 panel doorway to communal main entrance. TV point. 

GARDEN A lovely unexpected, south facing, mostly walled, level garden with its areas of brick terracing and slate pathway opening into the lawned garden with birch tree, tree fern and shrub beds and borders. High stone walls are adorned with ivy, honeysuckle and passion flower. A path leads through a gate in the high granite wall, onto St Thomas Street.  

STORE 9' x 5' 4" (2.74m x 1.63m) Glazed block and stone. 

CEDAR SUMMERHOUSE 8' x 8' (2.44m x 2.44m) With pitch roof, French doors and multi pane window facing south and overlooking the garden. Power.  

AGENTS NOTE The property is leasehold, 999 years from 01/01/1991. The maintenance contribution for 2015 was £723 for the year, we understand this also included buildings insurance and the 'kitty' is being built up to be used when needed. Maintenance costs are split between the four apartments and The Garden Apartment contributes 31% towards house maintenance. The annual ground rent is £25 

PARKING On street parking on Broad Street. The free car park in Penryn on St Gluvias Street is a short walk away 

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17 August 2016


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