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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

FALMOUTH

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Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian semi detached house
  • Four bedrooms
  • Recently extended and re-modelled
  • Close to town and sea front
  • Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
  • Enclosed low maintenance gardens
  • Parking for 2 vehicles
  • EPC = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION Lansdowne Road is set within a highly desirable location a few hundred yards from both town and Falmouth's sea front and beaches and moments from Falmouth's railway station.

Nearby is the modern development and evolution of the Maritime Museum and Events square which has created a new vibrancy to the harbourside, and a marked uplift in popularity and the standing of this part of town. Events Sqaure is a remarkable success with its quality food, fashion and sailing wear shops, Tesco Express and several excellent eating places including Rick Stein's restaurant and front row harbourside dining at Pizza Express. 'The Square' hosts events throughout the year, such as the Oyster Festival, the celebrations of Falmouth Week and The Sea Shanty Festival, as well as many big name attractions.

Falmouth has an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, including Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington.

Falmouth Docks are a major contributor to the town's economy and along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, specialising in traditional and modern boat building, marine engineering and environmental science, ensure an all year round and active community. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro.

Falmouth boasts the third largest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK. 

THE PROPERTY A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive beautifully presented Victorian house full of character, yet strikingly, recently extended, re-modelled and modernised to reflect modern day living, within a highly sought after area of Falmouth, near the town & sea front. The accommodation comprises four bedrooms over two floors with the 4th/attic room boasting water views from the side aspect dormer window. Extended to the rear creating a wonderful well lit dining room with glazed roof connecting the lounge and kitchen as a social-able open plan space. Additional living room to the front, with utility off the kitchen. The garden is in two parts, firstly off the dining room is a walled garden, low maintenance with shrubs and trees to it border. To the rear of the property is a small lawned garden with a raised terrace seating area great for end of day sunsets, complete with terraced shrub borders for decoration. To the front of the property is gated parking for two vehicles with hedging and trees to the border providing privacy. All in all this is a rare and wonderful home and must be seen to be believed. Available with no onward chain. 

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (ALL DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE)  

Enter through the large, grey, Victorian panelled door into the ... 

VESTIBULE Wood panelling. Electric meter and trip switches. Partially glazed door leads through to ..... 

HALLWAY The sitting room is to the front and comes off the hall while quality engineered oak floor winds its way around and through to the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Stairs rise to the first floor. Under stair storage and ......

 

CLOAKROOM/WC Low level, push button WC. Wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and mixer tap. Floor and wall tiling. Extractor fan and light. 

SITTING ROOM/STUDY 12' 6" x 11' 11" (3.83m x 3.65m) to front of the fire place. Characterful light room with front aspect, sash windows with panelled shutters. High ceilings and picture rail. Feature fireplace, decorative wooden surround with inset gas fire. Radiator. Power and telephone point. 

LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINER Large and impressive room, recently extended from the original property with a glazed roofed dining room providing access and natural light to the kitchen and lounge. 

LOUNGE AREA 12' 0" x 11' 10" (3.68m x 3.61m) Continuation of the engineered oak flooring from hallway stepping down to the room. Fire place with slate hearth and inset wood burning stove. Power points. Data point. Radiator. Thermostat control for the under floor heating. Open plan to the.... 

DINING AREA 10' 9" x 10' 5" (3.30m x 3.19m) Wonderful new addition glazed with powder coated aluminium struts and double glazed roof with vents which floods light into the whole living space. French doors lead out onto the courtyard garden to the side of the property. Windows to three sides overlook the garden. Continuation of the engineered oak flooring.
 

KITCHEN AREA 10' 5" x 9' 5" (3.18m x 2.89m) Recently and beautifully refitted with white high gloss doors to base, drawer an eye level units. Block wood, work surface with inset 'Franke' one and a half bowl sink with drainer and swan neck mixer tap. Space for large double range gas cooker with stainless steel splash back. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for tall fridge freezer. Tall, designer radiator Power points. Data point. Continuation of engineered oak flooring from lounge and dining areas.
Through an opening off the kitchen is the ..... 

UTILITY ROOM 8' 5" x 6' 11" (2.59m x 2.11m) Useful room with cream cupboards to base and eye level. Roll top granite effect work surface with inset porcelain sink with mixer tap.. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for and under counter fridge or freezer. Side aspect window. Velux window providing lots of natural light into the room. Power points. Radiator. Stable door leading to the garden. 

From the hallway, stairs rising to the.... 

HALF LANDING Thermostat control and light switch. Small, panelled door leading into the ...... 

BATHROOM 9' 11" x 8' 10" (3.03m x 2.70m) Located at the rear of the property with side aspect, obscured and sash windows. Large, beautiful roll top, claw footed bath with central tap and shower mixer. Low level, push button, 'Victorian' style WC and matching style, 'Savoy' pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shelf over. Power point.
Modern, tiled, shower cubicle with glazed door and thermostatic controlled shower.
Decorative floor to ceiling tiles. Tall chrome heated towel rail. Low level storage cupboards and large airing cupboard housing the 'Worcester' combination boiler fuelling central heating and hot water supply. 

MAIN LANDING Radiator. Doors to the three bedrooms and turning staircase to bedroom 4/attic room. 

BEDROOM ONE 12' 2" x 9' 10" (3.72m x 3.01m) to front of the chimney breast. Lovely light room to the front aspect with sash window. Characterful room with coving and picture rail. Two, built-in double door wardrobes. Power points and data point. Radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 0" x 10' 11" (3.68m x 3.34m) Lovely bright room with rear aspect sash window to the rear of the property. Built-in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast providing ample storage. Radiator, power points and picture rail.
 

BEDROOM THREE 8' 7" x 6' 5" (2.63m x 1.98m) Front aspect sash window. Radiator. Power and data points.  

From the main landing, a turning staircase to... 

ATTIC ROOM/BEDROOM FOUR 12' 4" x 14' 5" (3.77m x 4.41m) into the bay Thought to be an original feature, a wonderfully light room with a dormer to the side aspect with sash window and glazed sides providing views to harbour, Flushing and river beyond. Large built-in wardrobe with hanging and storage space. Double doors leading to eaves storage. Power and data points. Radiator. 

GARDEN  

SIDE From the French doors in the dining room onto the Mediterranean style, private, walled courtyard with low level shrub planting and trees. Gravel area with olive tree. Against the lovely old brick wall at the top of the garden, off this brick wall is a shed/workshop with power and light. External power points. Painted timber door to driveway.. 

REAR An old copper slate wall that was originally the boundary. Opens through a gate to land purchased from the railway providing additional garden space with gravel pathways leading to terracing and outside seating area to enjoy the afternoon and evening sunshine. Lawned area with fencing to rear along with a shed and greenhouse. 

SHED 8" x 6' (0.2m x 1.83m)  

GREENHOUSE 6" x 6' (0.15m x 1.83m)  

DRIVEWAY Gated gravelled driveway has parking for two vehicles and is enclosed with hedging and trees to provide privacy. 

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19 September 2016

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