2 bedroom apartment for saleMaenporth, Falmouth
Under Offer £250,000
- An absolute 'gem' of an apartment
- 2 bedrooms
- Moments from beach
- 29 acres of beautiful gardens
- Magnificent views
- 2 bath/shower rooms
- Holiday home/investment
- Superb leisure amenities
Enjoying magnificent beach, sea, coastline and countryside views and, arguably, the finest position within this exclusive and beautifully maintained holiday complex, a 2-bedroomed, 2 bath/shower roomed semi-detached apartment, with superb open-plan living, private balcony and courtyard, nearby parking and use of the superb leisure amenities, all set within 29 acres of beautiful grounds, a few moments' walk from sandy Maenporth Beach.
The Property - 1 The Ridges enjoys, arguably, the finest position within the acclaimed and highly exclusive Maenporth Estate, above sandy Maenporth Beach, within glorious, secure, timbered grounds of circa 29 acres, with excellent leisure amenities including a recently refurbished indoor heated swimming pool complex, all-weather tennis courts, boat storage and additional services available, including extra storage and concierge service.
In our opinion, 1 The Ridges enjoys the finest position within this development by virtue of its semi-detached position, windows to three sides, adjoining communal gardens and one of the very few properties benefiting from direct and unobstructed views over Maenporth Beach, along surrounding picturesque coastline, over unspoilt neighbouring countryside and across the broad expanse of Falmouth Bay. Number 1 is beautifully presented with magnificent open-plan living room, private balcony, two double bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms, exclusive use of a private rear patio and particularly useful and accessible loft area.
Available for sale with the added benefit of no onward chain, it is without hesitation an early viewing appointment is arranged.
The Maenporth Estate - Located less than three miles from Falmouth, The Maenporth Estate is set in 29 acres of natural wooded grounds within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, overlooking the sea and just minutes' walk from Maenporth Beach - providing the opportunity to enjoy the freedom of walking around the delightful rural grounds surrounding the complex and enjoy the magnificent leisure facilities on offer which include indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, pool table, table tennis, outdoor children's play area plus two all-weather tennis courts.
The Location - In addition to the superb amenities and grounds available within the estate, further facilities catering for numerous leisure amenities and past times abound within the area, including golf courses (Falmouth Golf Club a few minutes' drive away), fishing, sailing and many water sports facilities etc. Maenporth Beach, with cafe and water sports hire facilities, is within a few minutes' walk with the South West Coast Path leading to Swanpool and Falmouth in one direction, and towards Helford in the other.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Entrance Porch - Internal front door to:-
Reception Area - Open tread staircase leading to the attic with storage cupboard under and three floor-to-ceiling cupboards opposite with inset ceiling down-lighters. Coved ceiling. Open to:-
Living Room - 4.52m x 2.82m (14'9" x 9'3") - A superb open-plan room with double glazed patio doors and windows opening onto and overlooking the enclosed balcony and magnificent, uninterrupted sea, coastal and woodland views towards Maenporth Beach, with Falmouth Bay and St Anthonys Lighthouse beyond. Coved ceiling. Electric fan heated fire. Cleverly positioned, recessed wall mirrors enjoying the views. Recess fitted with cupboard and open shelving over. Patio doors to the balcony. Open to:-
Kitchen/Dining Room - 2.32m x 4.03m (7'7" x 13'2") - Roll-top worksurfaces with cupboard, drawer and integral fridge under, with fitted cupboards over, with part mirror-fronted doors creating a sense of space, light and enjoying the views, with concealed lighting and splashbacks in between. Space for free-standing electric cooker with stainless steel hood and light over. Dining area with further cupboards providing storage. Skylight to the front elevation. Night storage heater.
Private Balcony - Enclosed private balcony, enjoying the magnificent ever-changing countryside and water views.
From the living area, an open doorway leads to:-
Central Hall - Doors to the two bedrooms and bathroom. Coved ceiling. Recess with built-in cupboard, deep shelf with mirror and light over. Night storage heater.
Bedroom One - 4.08m x 3.15m (13'4" x 10'4") - Double glazed window overlooking the enclosed courtyard with beautifully stocked surrounding beds. Panel radiator. Two corner open wardrobes providing hanging space with shelving over, concealed by hanging drapes. Doorway to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - Three-piece suite comprising corner plumbed-in shower, low flush WC and circular sink on granite shelf, with cupboards under and swan-neck mixer tap. Double glazed window to the side elevation enjoying views over the surrounding gardens. Fully tiled walls and floor. Night storage heater. Shaver socket.
Bedroom Two - 2.60m x 3.23m (8'6" x 10'7") - Coved ceiling. uPVC double glazed French doors opening onto the:-
Private Courtyard - Enclosed and privately accessed from 1 The Ridges only, the courtyard provides a sitting-out terrace, bordered with beautifully stocked beds. (Please note, the courtyard is not within the lease of Number 1, although exclusive use and access is enjoyed by Number 1).
Bathroom - Three-piece suite comprising panelled bath with plumbed-in shower over, low flush WC and oval sink with mixer tap and cupboards under. Fully tiled walls and flooring. Shaver socket. Towel rail.
Mixed timber open tread staircase rising to the attic from the reception area.
Attic - 6.84m x 4.50m (22'5" x 14'9") - A particularly useful storage area, fully boarded and insulated. Second measurement is taken at a height of 1.60m(5'2"). Cupboard housing the unvented hot water cylinder with rail providing storage. Night storage heater.
The Exterior -
General Information -
Communal Grounds - The properties within The Maenporth Estate stand in beautifully tended grounds of approaching 30 acres, which comprise areas of woodland, lawns and spring bulb and shrub-lined driveways. An electronic barrier provides a secure entrance to the site, adjacent to which is the highly regarded Cove Restaurant, overlooking sandy Maenporth Beach.
Leisure Centres - All owners enjoy exclusive use of the on-site leisure facilities which include a recently refurbished indoor heated 15m swimming pool with spa and sauna. Free wi-fi. Tennis courts to the rear of the leisure centre there are synthetic grassed tennis courts and an enclosed children's play area. A residents boat storage area is also provided.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Economic off-peak electric heating.
Council Tax - Band D - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - The property is held on a 999 year lease from 1999 and is subject to a planning condition that prohibits use as a sole or principal residence. Each leaseholder also benefits from a share of the freehold of the entire site and nearby Maenporth Beach. The property may be let for holiday purposes for a full 52 weeks of the year. Service charge: £3,264 from April 2015 to March 2016 - this covers the full cost of running the estate, including management of the grounds and the leisure centre, and all external maintenance. The maintenance fee does not include the buildings insurance, this is paid separately by each owner (Number 1 - £171 for the last year). Ground rent: £50 per annum, paid to Maenporth Owners Ltd. The freehold is owned by Maenporth Estate Company Ltd with each of the owners owning one share within this company.
Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.
Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendor's Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.
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