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2 bedroom apartment for sale

New Street, Falmouth

Sold STC £279,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb views
  • Low maintenance
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Purpose-built apartment
  • Thoroughly refurbished/modernised
  • Underground garage
  • Highly central position

Full description

With the undoubted benefit of a private underground garage, a superbly refurbished and reappointed 2-bedroomed first floor apartment which enjoys quite outstanding views across the entire breadth of Falmouth Harbour from the National Maritime Museum and port area to Flushing and unspoilt countryside beyond, with the attraction of a master en-suite.

The Property - Constructed circa 1972, with the benefit of the residue of a 999 year lease, 5 Harbour Court occupies a prime first floor position with both the living room, with private balcony off and second bedroom, enjoying simply outstanding views across the constant boating activity within Falmouth's inner harbour from the National Maritime Museum and port area, to the picturesque south-facing village of Flushing with its surrounding unspoilt countryside, and across the deep waters of the Carrick Roads (Fal Estuary) to the shoreline of The Roseland peninsula.

Comprehensively refurbished and reappointed by the present owners, who have also installed oak flooring in many rooms, added an en-suite within the master bedroom, and refitted both the kitchen and family bathroom with modern and attractive units. The property also benefits from gas fired central heating and replacement uPVC double glazing.

At ground floor level there is undercover parking with Number 5 benefiting from a private garage with electric remote controlled roller-door - a rarity for even purpose-built apartments so close to the town centre!

The Location - New Street runs parallel with Arwenack Street, the main thoroughfare through the town and, consequently, the town's excellent range of shops, services and leisure amenities are literally 'on the doorstep'. Customs House Quay, the harbourside, Event Square and National Maritime Museum are also just a few minutes walk away, thus making this an ideal location for investment, permanent and second home purchasers alike. Keen sailors will relish the proximity of the waterside as well as the stunning marine views; the town's railway station is nearby at The Dell with regular service to the nearby cathedral city of Truro, and the seafront with its safe sandy beaches and beautiful clifftop walks, a ten/fifteen minute walk away.

It is extremely rare to find a purpose-built apartment of such quality and with such stunning harbourside views, private balcony and garaging, so close to Falmouth's excellent shopping and leisure amenities and, therefore, we strongly recommend interested prospective purchasers arrange an early viewing appointment.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Communal main entrance with telephone entry-system opens into an entrance foyer and stairs rise to the first floor landing and private entrance door to Number 5.

Entrance Hallway - Refitted with quality solid oak flooring and solid oak doors accessing the living room, two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Two large fitted cupboards for cloaks and linen storage etc. Wall mounted telephone entry system and thermostat controls for the central heating. Radiator and open entranceway to the:-

Kitchen - 2.98m x 2.10m (9'9" x 6'10" ) - Tastefully refitted with solid oak-fronted cupboards and drawers at base and eye level with brushed metal furnishings. Broad recess for a Rangemaster-style cooker/oven with stainless steel splashback and broad extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, wine cooler and separate wine rack. Dark round-edged worksurfaces and inset granite-effect one and a half bowl sink with contemporary mixer tap. Solid oak flooring and wall mounted Glow-worm boiler for the central heating and hot water. uPVC double glazed window overlooking New Street. Space for full height fridge/freezer.

Living/Dining Room - 3.86m x 5.19m (12'7" x 17'0" ) - Enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of Falmouth Harbour, both inner marinas, the working docks, Trefusis Point, the deep waters of the Carrick Roads to The Roseland peninsula, Flushing village and the entrance to Penryn River to Trevissome. Solid oak flooring, radiator. Corner fireplace with stone surround. The broad sliding uPVC door which enjoys the view also accessed the:-

Balcony - A shallow yet broad balcony with galvanised railings and a superb vantage point for surveying the continuous boating activity within the harbour.

Bedroom One - 4.14m x 3.52m (13'6" x 11'6" ) - Measurements include the en-suite shower cubicle. A broad uPVC double glazed window overlooks New Street with radiator under. High quality obscure glass door accessing the:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Extremely recently refitted with a contemporary three-piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin with cupboards under and contemporary mixer tap, large retro-style tiling, shower cubicle, ceiling spotlights and heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Bedroom Two - 2.72m x 4.05m (8'11" x 13'3" ) - A particularly spacious bedroom, enjoying the same view as the living room - consequently, some prospective purchasers may wish to utilise this as the master bedroom. Large uPVC double glazed harbour-facing window with radiator under.

Bathroom - 1.80m x 2.53m (5'10" x 8'3" ) - A spacious, modern bathroom with tiled floor, low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with modern mixer tap and drawers under, tiled splashback, oval bath with folding shower screen and mixer shower attachment. Wall mounted heated towel rail and obscure uPVC window to the side of the property.

The Exterior -

Upon entering the underground parking, bare round to the left and the garage is the last on the left-hand side.

Garage - 2.75m x 5.07m (9'0" x 16'7" ) - Featuring an electric remote control roller door providing vehicular access. Further storage area behind and overhead.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band C - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Leasehold. Remainder of a 999 year lease - We understand the leaseholders jointly own the freehold. Homequest property management maintain the building and collect the service charge, which is approximately 800 per annum to include general maintenance of shared/common areas and buildings insurance. We understand, pets are not permitted within the building and letting (a minimum six months period) is allowed.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2017


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