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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Marlborough Court, Falmouth

Sold STC £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exquisite detached house
  • Select cul-de-sac setting
  • Far-reaching town and sea views
  • Thoroughly and most tastefully updated
  • Superb living rooms
  • 3 double bedrooms with wardrobes
  • Double glazing and central heating
  • Delightful gardens, garage and additional parking

Full description

An exquisite house, one of just 7 in this small, select, little-known but most conveniently positioned cul-de-sac, within a 10/15 minute walk of The Moor, town centre, seafront and beaches, providing faultlessly presented and tastefully updated 3 double bedroomed accommodation, set within level, beautifully stocked and superbly landscaped gardens, with the benefit of driveway parking for several vehicles, in addition to a detached garage.

The Property - 3 Marlborough Court was purchased by our client in 2012, following which she completed a 'top-to-toe' refurbishment, as required, to create a magnificent home, faultlessly presented throughout, occupying a highly convenient position, with Falmouth's amenities all within easy reach.

Detached, of brick and block construction, with uPVC double glazing and comprehensive gas fired central heating, this magnificent home has many quality features including: a pillared entrance porch, spacious reception hall, refitted ground floor cloakroom, superbly proportioned lounge, separate dining room, refitted kitchen/breakfast room with full range of kitchen units in burford cream and appliances, and, to the first floor, a spacious landing, extremely large 'master' bedroom, two further double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, and a beautifully remodelled and reappointed bath/shower room with further white sanitary ware.

To the front of the house is a lovely level garden, and from an extensive tarmacadamed driveway, sufficient for several vehicles, Cornish granite pathways surround the property (to three sides), and lead to a deep garage with workshop area and electronic roller door. The gardens to the rear are a particular feature having been completely re-landscaped and fully enclosed to all sides by block walling and close-lap fencing. A level lawn is brick-edged and opens onto an extensive brick-paved patio; there is a fine array of camellias, hydrangeas, apple trees, fig tree and climbing wisteria, and a raised rose bed has been created along the rear boundary.

3 Marlborough Court has, consequently, become one of the finest houses of its type in the town and we, the vendor's Sole Agents, strongly recommend any interested prospective purchasers arrange an early viewing appointment to avoid disappointment.

The Location - Marlborough Court is a little-known cul-de-sac, located off Marlborough Crescent, close to the top of Killigrew Street. Consequently, the town's excellent range of shops, schools and leisure amenities are all within easy reach, including a doctors surgery, tennis club and junior school on Western Terrace, and convenience stores on Albany Road. A regular bus service from the top of Killigrew Street and along Western Terrace leads into the town centre as well as to the seafront, which is just a ten/fifteen minute walk away. Penmere Railway Halt is also 'on the doorstep' and, within a few minutes' walk down Killigrew Street, is The Moor, the town centre and harbourside, with its range of bars, restaurants and artisan shops.

Having recently been voted by the readers of The Sunday Times as 'Britains best place to live', Falmouth continues to go from strength to strength and the availability of 3 Marlborough Court provides a surprisingly rare opportunity to purchase a detached house of quality, faultlessly and most tastefully presented throughout, in a 'hidden', yet extremely convenient position, with all amenities within walking distance.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Columned Entrance - Cornish granite terrace and step leading to the front entrance door with matching side panel, opening into the:-

Reception Hall - 4.92m in length x 2.72m (16'1" in length x 8'11") - A particularly spacious and welcoming reception area, enjoying a lovely outlook over the beautifully tended gardens. Radiator, extremely deep double cloaks/storage cupboard with masses of storage, hanging rail, light and trip switching. Turning staircase rising to the part galleried first floor landing with, at mid landing level, window to the side elevation. Panelled part glazed doors to the reception rooms.

Cloakroom/Wc - Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the side of the house

Sitting/Living Room - 4.85m x 4.84m (15'10" x 15'10") - Second measurement excludes a broad, walk-in bay window, facing south, enjoying a lovely, light, sunny aspect over the beautifully tended and stocked gardens. One wall with floor-to-ceiling display shelving. Fireplace with inset real-flame gas fire and timber surround. Telephone point, radiator, matching double doors to the:-

Dining Room - 3.63m x 3.06m (11'10" x 10'0") - Broad, low silled window to the rear elevation, overlooking the well enclosed and attractively landscaped gardens. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.38m x 3.02m (17'8" x 9'11") - Beautifully reappointed with a complete range of burford cream wall and base units, designed to the vendor's specification, with ample round-edged worksurfaces, complementary tiled splashbacks and, to the rear, a broad window providing a lovely outlook over the superbly landscaped gardens. Fitted appliances including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Lamona fan assisted double oven and grill, and ceramic hob with illuminated filter canopy. Glass-fronted display cabinets, pelmet lighting, inset ceiling lighting, pull-out pantry cupboard, wine rack, matching part glazed doors from the reception hall and dining room, courtesy door to the side elevation with covered access to the garage. Deep walk-in under-stair storage/utility cupboard.

First Floor -

Landing - Another particularly spacious circulatory area with access to extensive over-head loft storage area with retractable aluminium ladder and lighting. Radiator. Door to deep, walk-in airing cupboard with adjustable linen shelving, light and wall mounted gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, with computerised timer switching.

Bedroom One 'The Master' - 4.32m x 4.40m (14'2" x 14'5") - Broad window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over the gardens and beyond, to the outskirts of Falmouth, golf course and bay. Tall radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point. Large built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom Two - 4.67m x 3.56m (15'3" x 11'8") - First measurement includes a large built-in double wardrobe with further hanging and shelving space with, to one side, display/TV shelving with TV aerial socket. Broad window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.15m x 3.04m (13'7" x 9'11") - Broad window to the front elevation, again enjoying lovely views to the outskirts of Falmouth and Falmouth Bay. Radiator, built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bath/Shower Room - Most attractively reappointed containing a contemporary, white, four-piece suite including walk-in shower cubicle with curved glazed screen and mains-powered shower, low flush WC, panelled bath with handgrips and mixer tap with shower attachment, and wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit with cupboards above and below. Inset down-lighters, double aspect with window to the side elevation and broad window to the rear. Tall towel rail/radiator.

The Exterior -

Front Gardens - Beautifully stocked and tended, comprising a level shaped lawn with brick-edged surround and attractively stocked borders with camellias, hydrangeas, apple tree and flowering cherry etc. Cornish granite terrace extending the full breadth of the front of the property, continuing to the side to a pedestrian gate to the rear garden area.

Parking Area - Recently tarmacadamed, providing off-road space for two/three/four vehicles, leading to the-

Detached Garage - 6.98m x 2.60m (22'10" x 8'6") - Electronic roller door, light and power connected, space for workshop area, window to the rear elevation, courtesy door to the side, part covered passageway, again with Cornish granite paving, with courtesy door to the kitchen/breakfast room and leading to the:-

Rear Gardens - A particular feature of the property, beautifully landscaped for the present owner, completely level and enclosed to all sides by block walling and close-lap timber fencing. Cornish granite pathway continuing across the full breadth of the rear of the property. Courtesy lighting, exterior water tap, brick-edged lawn with, beyond, an extensive block pavia patio. Beautifully stocked shrub border with camellias, hydrangeas and wall-trained apple trees. Mature fig tree. Raised rose bed with timber fencing to the rear boundary. Further bed with camellias in variety. Climbing wisteria to the rear elevation. All combining to create a lovely, well enclosed, sheltered, secure and easily managed garden, designed to provide a stunning sitting-out area, together with a lovely outlook from all rear-facing rooms.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

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.

Directional Note - From Falmouth town centre and The Moor, proceed up Killigrew Street, to the top of the road, passing All Saints Church on the left-hand side. At the mini-roundabout, turn left onto Western Terrace and then immediately right onto Marlborough Crescent. The entrance to Marlborough Court will then be found after a short distance on the right-hand side.

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01 November 2017

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