2 bedroom apartment for salePort Pendennis, Falmouth
- Superb apartment
- Exclusive marina setting
- Stunning marine views
- Private sunny balcony
- 2 double bedrooms
- Immediate vacant possession
- Secure gated environment
Occupying probably the finest position of any apartment in Port Pendennis, Cornwall's finest marina development, a top floor 'penthouse' providing 2 double bedroomed accommodation with private balcony and garage, enjoying breathtaking south-westerly views along the entire length of the marina basin, through the lock gates to the Maritime Museum and across Falmouth's inner harbour to the town's picturesque waterfront.
The Property - Number 3 Roebuck Villas is a superbly positioned apartment in this highly sought-after, gated, secure marina development, with, arguably, the finest views from any of the properties surrounding the water, by virtue of its elevated position 'angled' to provide not only a stunning outlook along the entire length of the marina basin, but through the lock gates to the National Maritime Museum and across the constant activity within Falmouth's inner harbour to the town's picturesque waterfront.
Sun and a private balcony are critical factors for many prospective purchasers requiring such a superb vista and 3 Roebuck Villas not only has a large sheltered private balcony but a highly sunny south-westerly aspect from which to enjoy the afternoon and evening sun.
A communal ground floor entrance foyer provides direct access into the marina basin and broad, well lit and maintained stairways lead to the second floor landing off which there is access to only one other top floor apartment. A video entry phone system provides access into the spacious and well presented accommodation which benefits from gas fired central heating and hardwood-framed double glazing. The entrance hall is a well proportioned reception area with access to loft storage space and panelled-type doors in brilliant white with brass-effect furnishings to all the main rooms. The lounge features a superb, almost 12' wide picture window with double casement doors and matching side screens opening onto the private balcony, a superb sitting out area, with a tall canopy providing shelter when required. Double small paned casement doors lead into the kitchen and dining room, with two windows to the rear elevation and a comprehensively equipped kitchen with integrated appliances including waste disposal unit, hob, split-level double oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and automatic washing machine. Two double bedrooms are both of a good size and there is also an attractively appointed spacious bathroom/WC with white suite, complementary tiling and hardwood dado rail.
Externally there is a garage with metal up-and-over door in a nearby block with further useful loft storage area over. Ample visitors parking is also provided and the beautifully landscaped and maintained communal grounds combined with the stone architecture of the houses and apartments around the marina, forming an almost village-like atmosphere of this exclusive development, ideal for permanent, second home and investment purchasers alike.
The Location - Port Pendennis is located on the edge of Falmouth Harbour, between the town centre and seafront.
Consequently, excellent day-to-day shopping facilities, leisure amenities and restaurants etc are literally within a few minutes walk as is Falmouth's picturesque seafront with safe bathing beaches and interconnecting clifftop walks.
Railway stations at both Falmouth Docks and The Dell, also within a few minutes walk away, provide direct access to the cathedral city of Truro, approximately 12 miles to the north of Falmouth, the county's commercial, administrative, retailing, health and educational centre. Unrivalled water sports facilities are available around Falmouth's harbourside with the Carrick Roads (Fal Estuary) and Falmouth Bay recognised as offering perhaps the finest day sailing waters anywhere in the country.
Other nearby attractions include the National Maritime Museum, sub-tropical gardens, Pendennis Castle and Customs House Quay, with pedestrian ferries to Flushing and St Mawes; there are golf courses in Falmouth and at Budock Vean with the residents of Port Pendennis also benefiting from their own tennis court.
Whether as a permanent, second home or investment purchase, we strongly recommend interested prospective purchasers arrange an early viewing appointment of this, one of Port Pendennis's finest top floor apartments.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Communal Entrance Lobby - Video entry-phone system, exterior courtesy lighting, double casement glazed doors leading onto the landscaped gardens surrounding the marina. Broad staircase with turned balustrade and hardwood handrail leading to the first and second floor landings, both with broad picture windows overlooking the marina.
Apartment 3 -
Entrance Hall - A well proportioned reception area with heavy panelled entrance door with brass-effect furnishings. Radiator, access to loft storage area, video entry-phone system, Honeywell central heating control, panel-type doors in brilliant white with brass-effect furnishings to all main rooms. Coved ceiling, built-in cloaks cupboard with electrical trip switching and shelving.
Lounge - 5.13m x 3.76m (16'9" x 12'4") - Maximum measurements of an intriguing irregularly proportioned room with superb 11'8" wide picture 'window', comprising double casement doors with matching side screens, opening onto the private balcony and enjoying a breathtaking view along the entire length of Port Pendennis Marina, to the town beyond, and through the lock gates, past the Maritime Museum to the outer pontoons, Falmouth's active inner harbour and picturesque waterfront. Two radiators, coved ceiling, telephone point, TV aerial, satellite and FM sockets.
Private Balcony - 3.48m x 1.37m - Quarry tiled flooring, substantial steel balustrade, tall sheltered canopy, double doors with slate threshold from the living accommodation. A magnificent and extremely sunny sitting-out area from which to enjoy the ever-changing and active outlook over the marina and to the inner harbour.
Kitchen/Dining Room - 5.79m x 3.61m overall - A particularly well proportioned 'open-plan' living space with two hardwood-framed double glazed windows to the rear elevation enjoying views towards Pendennis Castle. Double small paned casement doors opening from the lounge and thus providing excellent circulatory living space. Dining area with radiator. Kitchen area, fully fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with ample round-edged worksurfaces between with inset sink unit with mixer tap. Jackson four-ring ceramic hob with concealed illuminated filter canopy over. Split-level double oven and grill with further cupboards above and below. Integrated Jackson dishwasher, fridge, freezer and Electrolux automatic washing machine. 'Peninsula' unit to the dining area, wall mounted Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Panelled door from the reception hall.
Bedroom One - 3.45m x 4.01m (11'3" x 13'1") - Measurements plus door recess from the reception hall. Broad hardwood-framed double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, TV socket and telephone point, coved ceiling, built-in double wardrobe with folding doors, hanging rail and shelf.
Bedroom Two - 4.11m x 2.84m (13'5" x 9'3") - Measurements plus deep door recess with panelled door from the reception hall. A double aspect room with hardwood-framed double glazed windows to both the side and rear elevations. Radiator, coved ceiling.
Bathroom - Attractively appointed in white with complementary black and white tiling. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and hardwood-framed wall mirror with concealed canopy light over, shaver socket. Low flush WC, panelled bath with mixer tap, handgrips and mixer shower over. Hardwood dado rail, double glazed window to the rear elevation, heated towel rail, large built-in linen closet with slatted linen shelving.
The Exterior -
Garage - 5.79m x 2.74m (18'11" x 8'11") - Metal up-and-over door, light connected, roof storage space. Located in a block convenient for the entrance foyer to Roebuck Villas.
Communal Grounds - The entire grounds of Port Pendennis, accessed only via secure electronic gates, are maintained to a particularly high standard, the cost of which is included within the annual maintenance charge.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating.
Council Tax - Band F Cornwall Council.
Possession - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Tenure - Leasehold - 999 years . We understand the freehold is vested in Port Pendennis Village Management Company, which is made up of the leaseholders. The current service charge is £2,008 per annum, to cover buildings insurance, maintenance and cleaning of all interior and exterior common areas, including gardening, re-painting and servicing of electric gates etc. We understand there are no restrictions on long or short term letting.
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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