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Falmouth

PROPERTY TYPE

Semi-Detached

BEDROOMS

4

BATHROOMS

2

SIZE

1,840 sq ft

171 sq m

TENURE
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Freehold

Key features

  • Substantial 4 bedroom 1930s semi-detached family home
  • Highly sought-after location, just moments from the seafront and close to the town
  • Light and bright accommodation with original period detail
  • Requiring some updating and modernisation
  • Loft space providing 2 rooms and a shower room
  • South east facing enclosed garden
  • Driveway and single garage
  • EPC rating D

Description

Situated along highly sought-after Castle Drive, just 300 yards from Falmouth's seafront, is this substantial 4 bedroom 1930s semi-detached house. The accommodation still retains much of the period detail including original stained glass windows and internal doors, and comprises, on the ground floor: entrance porch, entrance hallway, cloakroom/WC, large 17' living room with original stained glass sliding doors to the dining room. The breakfast room is open to the kitchen and at the rear of the house a conservatory gives access to the garden. The first floor provides 4 good sized bedrooms and a family shower room, with a 'paddle' staircase to a converted loft, offering 2 height restricted loft rooms and a small shower room. To the front of the property is a driveway with parking for 3 vehicles, leading to a single garage. The enclosed sunny south east facing garden provides a good degree of privacy and is well stocked with a colourful range of shrubs and 2 beautiful magnolia trees. Castle Drive is one of few residential roads within immediate proximity of Pendennis Castle and the seafront. Castle Beach is literally around the corner and the town centre is within a 15 minute stroll. A wonderful opportunity to put your own stamp on this charming family home.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Steps lead up to a double glazed door, to:-

Entrance Porch - 3.00m x 1.22m (9'10" x 4'0") - Glazed windows to three aspects, tiled flooring, wall mounted lighting, obscure double glazed composite front door to:-

Entrance Hallway - 5.03m x 1.85m (16'6" x 6'0") - A well proportioned entrance hallway, borrowing natural light from the partial galleried landing above. Original 1930's wooden doors to living room, dining room, breakfast room and ground floor cloakroom/WC. Staircase to first floor with under-stair storage cupboard housing consumer unit, electric and gas meters. Original picture rails, radiator, central ceiling light, wood-effect laminate flooring.

Living Room - 5.51m (into bay) x 3.78m max (18'0" (into bay) x 1 - A large light and bright reception room, with large bay window to the front aspect with original period wooden windows with five stained glass panels and an outlook towards Falmouth Harbour with the observatory tower in the distance. Fireplace currently housing an electric fire with stone surround and hearth, wooden mantel. The fireplace wood have originally housed an open fire and there is potential to reinstate this or indeed a wood-burner, subject to any necessary works or permissions. Two radiators, original picture rails, two central ceiling lights. Additional light is borrowed from and access is open to the dining room via two original sliding hardwood stained glass doors. These dividing doors provide the option for a completely open-plan reception area, if desired.

Dining Room - 4.85m x 3.78m (15'10" x 12'4") - Period hardwood stained glass sliding doors to the living room, large double glazed skylight to the rear south east facing aspect and flooding the dining room with natural light. Central ceiling light, two radiators, original picture rails. Leaded wooden windows and door giving access to the conservatory.

Cloakroom - Window to side aspect. Laminate floor. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. Low level WC. Radiator.

Breakfast Room - 3.35m x 3.07m (10'11" x 10'0") - An irregular-shaped room, open to the kitchen, with wooden windows to side aspect, original picture rails, wood laminate flooring. Radiator, built-in larder cupboard with shelving, built-in waist and glass-fronted eye level units with roll-top worksurface.

Kitchen - 3.07m x 2.97m (10'0" x 9'8") - Fitted kitchen with a range of white high gloss eye and waist level units with roll-top worksurface over, inset double stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap over. Part tiled walls, space for range-style cooker currently housing a Rangemaster Classic with five-ring gas hob, double oven and grill with extractor fan over. The wooden single glazed windows to rear and side aspects. Space for fridge/freezer, space for additional under-counter freezer. Central ceiling light, radiator, wood laminate flooring. Wood glazed door giving access to the:-

Conservatory - 3.76m x 2.74m (12'4" x 8'11") - A south east facing conservatory overlooking the well stocked, mature and private garden with three large full height double glazed windows and double glazed French doors leading onto the patio. Mono pitch perspex roof, tiled flooring, wall mounted lighting.

First Floor -

Landing - 6.63m x 1.42m (21'9" x 4'7") - A spacious landing with plenty of natural light coming from the two original glazed windows to the front aspect with views towards Falmouth Harbour, Falmouth town and surrounding countryside, Original 1930's wooden doors give access to the four bedrooms and family shower room, a timber panelled staircase gives access to the converted loft space. Two central ceiling lights, original picture rails, radiator.

Bedroom One - 5.46m into bay x 3.81m max (17'10" into bay x 12'5 - A delightful bedroom with large single glazed bay window to the front aspect, incorporating original stained glass and enjoying an open outlook towards Falmouth Harbour, Falmouth town, with glimpses of the water and countryside in the distance. Radiator, two central ceiling lights, telephone point.

Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 3.30m (12'0" x 10'9") - uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking the garden. Central ceiling light, vanity unit housing wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.15m max x 3.12m (10'4" max x 10'2") - Double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking the garden. Built-in cupboard with shelving, vanity unit housing wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Built-in wardrobe with shelving. Central ceiling light, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.45m into bay x 3.02m max (11'3" into bay x 9'10" - Wooden single glazed box bay window to side aspect with an outlook towards the harbour, across surrounding countryside with a glimpse of the water. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and tiled splashback. Radiator, central ceiling light.

Family Shower Room - White suite comprising a large walk-in shower cubicle with glass shower screen, tiled surround and electric shower, low level flush WC, vanity unit housing wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback, bidet with tiled splashback. Two obscure uPVC double glazed windows to side aspect. Radiator, vinyl flooring, central ceiling light, extractor fan.

Converted Loft Space - Accessed via a wooden panelled staircase (not compliant with current Building Regulations) and providing a landing/study area with restricted headroom, small glazed Velux window to rear aspect, eaves storage space. Small height restricted door to shower room.

Shower Room - Restricted headroom. Low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, boiler-fed shower with fully tiled surround. Eaves storage space, wall mounted lighting.

Loft Room One - 2.79m x 2.84m max (9'1" x 9'3" max) - Eaves storage space, wall mounted lighting, two Velux windows to the front aspect with views over Falmouth, the inner harbour and across to Flushing.

Loft Room Two - 2.84m x 2.59m max (9'3" x 8'5" max) - Velux window to rear aspect with a view of Pendennis Castle. Wall mounted lighting.

The Exterior -

Front - Tarmacadam driveway providing parking for approximately three cars and leading to the single garage. Steps lead up to the front door and to the raised front garden, which is planted with a number of mature shrubs and small trees, including camellia and palms. A door from the driveway gives access to the:-

Rear - A delightfully sunny, enclosed, and mature rear garden, facing south east, and providing a lower patio accessed from the conservatory with a raised pond. The lower patio gives access to the external utility/boiler room, with three steps leading up to a further patio/seating area with adjacent lawn and well stocked flower beds containing many colourful shrubs and flowers, including two large magnolia trees, pink and red camellias, red tip photinia and a crimson bottle brush. A timber garden shed provides useful storage.

Utility/Boiler Room - 1.98m x 1.75m (6'5" x 5'8") - Gas combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Glazed window to front aspect. Water, power and light connected.

Garage - 5.26m x 2.59m (17'3" x 8'5") - Up and over door. Power and light. Water tap.

General Information -

Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.

Agent's Note - A Mundic Block Test has been carried out, with a satisfactory A2 classification (suitable for mortgage purposes).

Tenure - Freehold.

Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: .

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  • Falmouth Docks Station0.1 miles
  • Falmouth Town Station0.4 miles
  • Penmere Station1.2 miles
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Laskowski & Co, Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD

Laskowski & Co, Falmouth
Laskowski & Company 
About Us

Laskowski & Company Estate Agents - specialists in the marketing and sale of all types of property in Falmouth and Penryn, to the neighbouring towns of Truro, Redruth and Helston, and all villages, rural districts and waterside locations between.

With over 140 years of combined experience, Laskowski & Company was founded in 2006 to provide an unrivalled estate agency service. In the intervening years, we have positioned ourselves at the

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