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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Trelawny House, Bar Road, Falmouth


Property Description

Key features

  • Level walk from town centre
  • Ground floor
  • Well proportioned
  • Impeccable presentation
  • Recently constructed
  • Residents lounge & roof terrace
  • On-site guest suite
  • For those aged 55+

Full description

A generously proportioned and luxuriously appointed ground floor apartment within Falmouth's most recently constructed retirement development, by McCarthy & Stone, within a short level walk of the town centre, also benefiting from its own private balcony and access to the large communal terrace which enjoys fine views over the town and marine activity within the harbour.

The Property - One of the larger 1 bedroom apartments within this modern retirement development (available to those aged 55+), located 'around the corner' from the Maritime Museum, and therefore a level walk from the shops, restaurants and amenities of the town centre - quite an unusual and sought-after benefit.

This particular apartment is easily accessible from the main front entrance door and features particularly well equipped and spacious accommodation with underfloor heating. A large living room accesses a large south east facing balcony. The kitchen, which enjoys an attractive overlook over the communal garden, is well equipped with top of the range Bosch appliances. The large double bedroom is extremely well equipped with walk-in dressing room. The shower room is spacious and also luxuriously appointed.

In addition to the private balcony for Number 2, is the development's large roof terrace, being one of the most elevated outdoor terraces in the area; this stunning sunny patio area commands views over Port Pendennis Marina to the harbour and across the activity within the town centre.

For those purchasers requiring additional accommodation for visiting family or friends, a guest suite is located on the lower ground floor, which can be booked and reserved with the house manager. A superb residents lounge has been lavishly appointed, and twin patio doors access a garden with further sunny sitting-out areas – in addition to the stunning roof terrace.

The Location - Bar Terrace lies within a level walk from the harbourside and town centre, in which can be found Falmouth's excellent range of shops, commercial and leisure amenities, including varied restaurants and numerous shops and cafes. Also within easy walking distance is Falmouth's picturesque seafront, with a walk around Pendennis Point, safe bathing beaches and footpath - the South West Coast Path - which leads to Swanpool, Maenporth and the mouth of the Helford River beyond.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

The main front entrance with automatic double doors and telephone-entry system opens into a reception lobby and ground floor communal hallway leading to a private entrance for Number 2, opening into the:-

Hallway - An L-shaped hallway with contemporary oak veneered doors accessing the airing cupboard, living room, bathroom and shower room. Telephone-entry system and thermostat for the underfloor heating.

Walk-In Airing Cupboard - A spacious dry/warm storage area also housing the hot water cylinder and slatted shelving adjacent. Meters and fuse boxes.

Living Room - 4.45m x 5.03m (14'7" x 16'6") - A particularly light and spacious room with broad double glazed windows and external door leading onto the private balcony with a pleasant south east facing aspect towards Bar Terrace. Fireplace with electric fire, thermostat for the underfloor heating. Television and Sky sockets. Telephone point. Oak veneered door with glazed panels opens into the:-

Balcony - 3.65m x 1.76m (11'11" x 5'9" ) - A superb south east facing balcony with ample space for table and chairs, catching sun throughout the morning with glass-fronted balustrade on all sides.

Kitchen - 2.39m x 2.20m (7'10" x 7'2" ) - A particularly contemporary fitted kitchen with high gloss cupboards and drawers and dark wood-effect worksurfaces over and matching splashbacks. Integral fridge/freezer, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel below the double glazed window which overlooks the communal gardens to the west elevation. Bosch oven, four-ring Bosch hob with extractor hood over. Tiled floor.

Bedroom - 2.90m x 5.05m (9'6" x 16'7" ) - A particularly spacious bedroom suite with door to a walk-in dressing room with hanging rail and shelving. Further recess for freestanding wardrobe. Large double glazed window to the front of the building. Television and telephone point. Thermostat for the underfloor heating.

Shower Room - 2.18m x 2.11m (7'2" x 6'11") - A luxuriously appointed shower/wet room with large showering area, hand attachment and rainfall shower head over. Low flush WC and sink unit with cupboard under. Tiled and underfloor heating.

Communal Lounge And Gardens - Located on the ground floor of the building, residents can enjoy a large communal living area with masses of seating, cosy fireplace, large screen TV and two sets of patio doors accessing the residents garden, with further sitting-out space.

Large Communal Roof Terrace - A particularly large and extremely elevated sitting-out area, catching sun throughout the day and commanding views over Port Pendennis Marina, across the Falmouth Harbour and the 'goings on' of this central position.

Additional Residents Facilities - Located on the ground floor, is a guest suite for visitors, which can be booked through the house manager's office. The laundry room, also located on the ground floor, provides residents with washing and drying facilities.

Our clients also rent a large storage cage on the lower ground floor - available through the house managers office for a figure, we understand around £100.00 per annum.

Parking - We understand the current owner rents an allocated parking space through the house manager's office, on a licence, with an annual fee of approximately £300. Although this is not transferable, we believe there is a short waiting list.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band C - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Leasehold. 999 year lease. Annual service charge of £2,052 per annum and a ground rent of £424.00 per annum. We understand there are no age restrictions for the purchasers of properties within Trelawny House, although, the residing occupant must be age 55 or over.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

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15 September 2017

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