4 bedroom terraced house for salePark Terrace, Falmouth
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bath/shower rooms
- Double reception rooms
- Character throughout
- Superb condition
- Detached garage
- Sunny courtyard garden
- Sympathetic modernisation
A superb Victorian town house, retaining masses of original features throughout, complemented by a thorough yet sympathetic refurbishment and restoration of the interior with a contemporary feel, offering superb 4-bedroomed, 2 bath/shower roomed accommodation, with a delightful Mediterranean-style split level courtyard garden and detached garaging to the rear.
The Property - Having been exceptionally well upgraded and refurbished in recent years, the interior feel is nothing short of exceptional, having been 'opened-up' on the ground floor to allow light to flow through the main living areas and provide a modernised feel.
A remarkable number of original period features still remain including fireplaces, ceiling cornice, dado rails, architraves, stained glass and panelled timber doors, staircase with handrail, ceiling roses, and timber sash windows, some of which have been replaced, insulation has been installed in the sub-floor areas of the main living rooms and hallway, and columned radiators provide a sympathetic upgrade to the modern heating system. Solar panels with an appealing 'feed-in' tariff back to the grid, provides a surprisingly good return.
A slightly raised front garden provides an attractive approach to the house, with well stocked flower beds, palm tree and small patio which overlooks 'leafy' Kimberley Park. To the rear, French doors lead directly from the kitchen to a delightful, private and sunny rear courtyard with attractive turning steps to a raised upper garden level, with double doors from the main bedroom also. This area catches sun throughout the day providing pedestrian access to the detached garage and Park Lane beyond.
In our opinion, 2 Park Terrace is one of the finest examples of a period Victorian town house in Falmouth, therefore should be viewed without hesitation to fully appreciate the stunning feel to the property, inside and out.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
From Park Terrace, a pedestrian gate leads into the front garden, attractively landscaped to one side with a variety of plants and shrubs. A pedestrian pathway leads to a set of granite steps with wrought iron railings, leading to the covered front entrance and traditional timber front entrance door with arched screen over, opening into the:-
Entrance Porch - A wonderfully authentic entrance to the property with original cornicing, dado rail, stripped timber floorboards and a stained glass inner door with side screens and screen over, opening into the:-
Hallway - Once again, retaining a number of original period features including a timber staircase, dado rail, skirting boards, architraves, ceiling cornice and panelled doors to both main reception rooms, with 'beehive' brass furnishings. Broad three columned radiator, painted timber floorboards. Large under-stair cupboard, timber panelled door to the kitchen.
Living Room - 4.77m x 4.14m (15'7" x 13'6") - A superb reception room, retaining many original features such as tall timber sash windows within the bay window, panelled reveals, picture rails, ceiling cornice, high skirting boards and timber floorboards. Freestanding wood-burner on a slate hearth. A broad entranceway with bi-folding timber panelled doors lead to the dining room, and additional door to the hallway. Columned radiator.
Dining Room - 4.35m x 3.88m (14'3" x 12'8") - Another stunning traditional reception room with broad entranceway and bi-folding timber doors from the living room, replacement tall double glazed timber sash window overlooking the rear courtyard. Panelled reveals, original fireplace with an inset gas fire, slate hearth and timber mantel. Door from the hallway, and entranceway to the kitchen. Ceiling rose, columned radiator, timber floorboards.
Kitchen - 2.96m x 4.71m (9'8" x 15'5") - An extremely light and beautifully fitted kitchen with tall timber French doors leading directly onto the level courtyard, matching windows either side. Door from the hallway and entranceway from the dining room. The modern kitchen itself comprises a good range of contemporary cupboards and drawers with soft-close doors with integral Bosch dishwasher, Bosch electric oven with gas hob over, inset Belfast-style sink with contemporary Grohe mixer tap and drainer. Minimalist shelving over. Stripped timber floorboards, ceiling down-lights, columned radiator. Timber panelled door to the:-
Utility Room - 2.98m x 2.96m (9'9" x 9'8") - Measurements exclude a tall larder cupboard and airing cupboard housing a large Mega-flow hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Secondary sink with worksurface space either side, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer. Wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler. Columned radiator, timber window and timber door overlooking and accessing the courtyard. Timber door to:-
Cloakroom/Wc - A useful ground floor WC, with low flush WC and wall mounted wash hand basin.
First Floor -
Landing - A traditional split level landing with stairs rising from the hallway. High level window with stained glass, many original features remain including stripped timber floorboards, skirting boards, dado rails, timber panelled doors and architraves.
Bedroom One - 2.98m x 4.15m (9'9" x 13'7") - An extremely light bedroom, located to the rear of the first floor, featuring double glazed timber French doors leading directly onto the upper garden/patio. Timber sash window to the side elevation, exposed timber floorboards, columned radiator, ceiling loft hatch.
Bathroom/Possible En-Suite - 1.98m x 2.70m (6'5" x 8'10") - Located adjacent to the master bedroom with the option as an en-suite (due to the door arrangement). A light and spacious room with a tall timber sash window to the side elevation. Corner bath, low flush WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling spotlights, columned radiator.
Bedroom Two - 4.15m x 4.24m (13'7" x 13'10") - Another bright and well proportioned room with original features including ceiling rose, timber floorboards and a large bay window to the front elevation with tall timber sash windows, overlooking Kimberley Park. Columned radiator.
Bedroom Three - 4.49m x 3.79m (14'8" x 12'5") - Another bright room with replacement double glazed timber sash window overlooking the rear courtyard. Timber floorboards, columned radiator, built-in cupboard with shelving.
Bedroom Four - 2.10m x 3.06m (6'10" x 10'0") - Another bright room, larger than a typical 'single', with a tall timber sash window to the front elevation overlooking Kimberley Park. Timber floorboards, skirting boards, columned radiator.
Shower Room - 1.99m x 2.08m (6'6" x 6'9") - An L-shaped room (maximum measurements provided), featuring a shower cubicle with mixer shower and tiled walls, corner wash hand basin with cupboard under, low flush WC. Columned radiator, extractor fan. Timber casement window to the side elevation.
The Exterior -
Front Garden - From Park Terrace, a pedestrian gate and pathway leads through the front garden, with level landscaped areas including an upper patio and lower gravelled areas overlooking Kimberley Park and featuring various mature shrubs and plants with palm tree and mature hedge boundaries.
Rear Courtyard - A beautiful, Mediterranean-style level courtyard with timber French doors from the kitchen and door from the utility room. A beautifully sunny 'lunchtime' sitting-out area, completely private and featuring an attractive turning set of steps with wrought iron balustrade, leading to the:-
Upper Courtyard Garden - Again, catching sun throughout the day due to its southerly aspect, with double glazed timber French doors leading from bedroom one and external steps rising from the lower courtyard. Timber pergola with climbing wisteria, stone-faced walled boundaries on either side. A timber gate to one side of the garage leads to a covered wood store. Rear door to the garage and secondary arched gateway to a side pathway, leading to Park Lane behind.
Detached Garage - 4.68m x 4.81m (15'4" x 15'9") - An extremely spacious garage with roller door to the front, timber casement windows and glazed timber door accessing the upper garden. Space for one, possibly two, vehicles. Power and lighting connected.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Solar panels with 'feed-in' tariff - last year's income returning £1,600 for the year.
Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - Freehold.
Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendors offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.
Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.
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