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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Constantine, FALMOUTH, Cornwall


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached cottage
  • Two bedrooms and additional room ideal as a bedroom/study/en-suite
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Garage and off road parking
  • Gardens
  • Wood burning stove with back boiler and all double glazed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An unusual opportunity to purchase a detached two double bedroomed cottage. Property comprises a lounge with wood burning stove, open plan kitchen/dining room, entrance porch, ground floor shower room, enclosed gardens front and rear and garage with off road parking in front.

Curlew Cottage is located just off the centre of the village along Vicarage Terrace providing a beautiful aspect to the front over Constantine Church.

The Parish of Constantine is one of the largest in Cornwall. It stretches from the granite ridge of Carmenellis in the north to the banks of the Helford River in the south. Employment over the centuries has centred on the river, farming and granite quarries. Now with very little quarrying done, and no schooners and barques using the river, tourism is very important, with lots of vessels enjoying the river with its beautiful creeks and small beaches. Walkers, garden lovers and golfers all recharge their batteries in this lovely area.

The Parish consists of Constantine village, and the hamlets of Port Navas (home of the Duchy Oyster Fishery) and Seworgan. Constantine’s Fore Street is made up of traditional granite cottages, with a 13th Century Parish Church, and a 19th Century Methodist Chapel which has now become a unique arts centre and museum known as the Tolmen Centre.

The village also has a Silver band and a Male Voice Choir, as well as Garden, Art and Agricultural Societies. Within the village there is a Spar grocers and a Post Office & General Store with very large off-licence (including 500 different whiskies). There is also a Craft Gallery with a local Information Centre and Internet access. There are Doctor’s and Dentist’s surgeries; a village pub (The Queens Arms), and a Social Club. Just outside the village, a fifteen minute footpath stroll away, is the Trengilly Wartha Inn, which was awarded “Pub of the Year” in 1998 and ’99, with real ales; an excellent restaurant, and bar food. The village is served with regular bus services to Helston and Falmouth (both about 7 miles away) and Truro (14 miles).

Falmouth is a bustling harbourside town growing in reputation as one of the most desirable places to live in the whole of the UK. The centre boasts a profusion of high quality independent shops nestled between high street stores, galleries, cafes and restaurants. Henry VIII's Pendennis Castle marks the entrance to what is the world's third deepest natural harbour and is now home to the National Maritime Museum.

The colourful harbour plays host to many sailing events and transatlantic races including the Tall Ships race. Falmouth's renowned seafront is within a short ten minute walk and is home to Gyllyngvase's blue flag beach and popular café. Falmouth is now a University town, expanded from the original Art School along Woodlane. There is a popular primary school within a five minute walk whilst Falmouth secondary school can be found within a mile along Trescobeas Road. The Dell railway station is located within a five minute walk which is a branch line providing access onto the neighbouring town of Penryn (University Campus) and onto Truro where it links with the national rail network.

Having undergone much internal refurbishment by the current vendor, the property now boasts a bespoke kitchen, wooden flooring with some slate tiling and much of the internal joinery is a credit to the current vendor, with an attractive wooden open tread staircase to the first floor and various built-in shelving.

It offers two good sized bedrooms, one of which has an adjoining room currently used as a third bedroom but with potential to create an en-suite (subject to the necessary building regulations etc).

Property ref: 121_1775_4185584

There is a wide stone boundary wall directly in front of the poperty planted with flowers and shrubs and a small area or garden currently with some fruiting canes.The property has a pedestrian pathway to one side linking front to rear. The property is approached by a pedestrian gate and driveway entrance providing parking for one vehicle in front of the;

13' 8" x 10' 7" (4.17m x 3.23m) (wall to wall measurements) With central pendant light. Two wall light points. Double glazed window to the front. A built-in recess with book shelving and oak fronted shelves. A feature point is the Woodwarm wood burning stove set onto a slate hearth. Ash panel flooring.

With slate tiled floors. Door opening to a built-in cupboard with shelves and over head blanket box containing the electric points. Second door to;

With slate tiled floor. Double glazed window to the rear. Low level WC. Wooden shelf.

7' 1" x 6' 3" (2.16m x 1.91m) (wall to wall measurements) With a range of bespoke fitted Ash kitchen units with Native Olive Ash doors, comprising eye level and base units, providing shallow shelved cupboards in the base area with drawers. Native Ash work tops with Beko Induction hob. Indesit built-in electric oven. Double glazed panelled door and window to the rear. Slate tiled flooring. One and a half bowl sink unit with swan neck mixer tap. Inset down lighting.

Double glazed entrance door opening to the entrance porch. Wall light point. Slate tiled floor. Inner door opening to;

13' 7" x 9' 5" (4.14m x 2.87m) (measured to the face of the staircase) With two wall light points. Open tread staircase. wooden staircase to the first floor. Panel Ash flooring. Telephone point. Radiator. Fitted Ash kitchen cupboards facing the dining area incorporating drawers and an under counter fridge. Open eye level shelves and under stairs recess.

Hand built deep staircase open tread to;

With double glazed window to the front looking at the vicarage and church. Loft access points.

13' 8" x 9' 9" (4.17m x 2.97m) With dual aspect windows. Radiator. Additional corner recess in the room with pedestal wash hand basin.

13' 9" x 10' 7" (4.19m x 3.23m) With double glazed window to the front. Hot water cylinder with slated shelving surround.

Door from bedroom two leading to what is currently;

11' 4" x 6' 2" (3.45m x 1.88m) With dual aspect windows, the rear of which is obscure glazed. There is a pedestal wash hand basin. Stripped wooden flooring and double glazed window to the side of the house. Radiator.

Subject to the necessary planning permissions, building regulations etc., we believe that this room would make an ideal en-suite bathroom to the second bedroom, or alternatively an occasional third.

6' 5" x 6' 2" (1.96m x 1.88m) Obscured double glazed window to the rear. Tiled walling to the double shower cubicle with rain water shower head. Mixer tap. Glazed double screen. Beside this is an attractively oak clad wall and base. Tiled floor. White wash hand basin. Set with swan neck mixer tap. Oak fronted vanity unit beneath a white glass splash back. Mirrored medicine cabinet. chrome electric ladder style radiator. Under floor heating.

17' 5" x 10' (5.31m x 3.05m) With metal up and over door. With a metal framed window to the rear. UPVC glazed door giving pedestrian access to the rear courtyard. Power and light connected.

Directly behind the property is a level paved area and steps lead up through with a hard wood decked area.

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15 July 2016

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