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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Kimberley Park Road, Falmouth

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period town house
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Partially renovated
  • Good sized gardens
  • Highly convenient setting
  • Requiring work
  • Close to Kimberley Park
  • No onward chain

Full description

Renovation project
In a prime and highly convenient setting opposite the Gatekeeper's Cottage in Kimberley Park, a few minutes walk from the town centre and harbourside, a well proportioned semi-detached Victorian residence, requiring renovation (work has already commenced), but still providing characterful, authentic and charming 4-bedroomed accommodation with loft area, with good sized, well enclosed gardens.

The Property - In this prime and highly convenient setting, opposite the Gatekeeper's Cottage at the entrance to Kimberley Park and within a few minutes walk of the town centre and harbourside, a well proportioned, semi-detached Victorian residence that requires work.

The current vendors have commenced with a programme of works that include a new central heating boiler, strengthening of the joists within the kitchen ceiling, removal of old kitchen, pipe work and battens for a downstairs shower room, etc; full details can be made available during a viewing, at which point prospective purchasers will see the full potential this opportunity offers.

The accommodation is well proportioned throughout and retains many period features and, at present, provides those prospective purchasers with a great opportunity to create a modern home of their own style; the property requires bathroom suites and a kitchen. The accommodation includes a through reception room, easily sub-divided to make two rooms again if required, both with stripped timber flooring, period fireplaces, sash windows with shutters; the kitchen/breakfast room (sink but no units or appliances in situ), partition and pipes for downstairs shower room, first floor split-level landing, four bedrooms (one requiring floor, ceiling and walls to be boarded), bathroom, decommissioned WC and loft room.

Outside, the gardens are well enclosed and of a good size, especially for a town house in this location.

An unusual opportunity to purchase a home that requires work in this prime location and, as the vendors' Sole Agent, we strongly recommend an early viewing appointment is made.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Part glazed timber panelled door to:-

Reception Porch - Deep stripped timber skirting boards. Timber flooring. Stripped timber part patterned glazed panelled door with glazed screen over to:-

Hallway - Turning staircase with timber handrail and spindles to the first floor landing. Arched cornice at mid-point. Coved ceiling. Timber flooring. Timber architrave and timber panelled doors to the sitting room, dining room and through to the kitchen/breakfast room. Double radiator.

Sitting Room - 4.54m x 3.74m (14'10" x 12'3") - An authentic room, full of charm and character, with stripped timber floorboards, stripped timber architrave with recessed timber sash window with timber panel shutters. Gas coal-effect fire with cast iron surround, slate hearth and timber mantel. Coved ceiling. Timber flooring. Deep stripped timber skirting boards. Open square arch through to:-

Dining Room - 3.88m x 3.91m (12'8" x 12'9") - Again, a characterful room with stripped timber panelled door leading from the hallway. Open fireplace with cast iron and tiled surround, slate hearth and timber mantel. Sash recessed window to the rear elevation. Coved ceiling. Timber flooring. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 2.99m x 4.78m (9'9" x 15'8") - Floor mounted Worcester boiler. Inset one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer with cupboards under and tiled splashbacks. Timber sash window to the side elevation. Further casement window and part glazed door opening and overlooking the side courtyard. Please note - the current vendors have not refitted the kitchen, deciding to leave the design and installation to a new owner. Open doorway through to:-

Utility Area - Timber casement window to the side elevation. Tiled floor. Pitched ceiling.

Shower Room - 2.04m x 1.19m (6'8" x 3'10") - This area has been created with the part erection of a stud wall (still to be completed) taking a section off the original kitchen/dining room. Please note - plumbing and waste pipes are in place for a shower and WC.

First Floor -

Landing - Split-level galleried landing with panelled doors to the four bedrooms and panel part patterned glazed door to bathroom. Timber staircase rising to the second floor.

Rear Landing -

Bathroom - 2.11m x 1.43m (6'11" x 4'8") - Panelled bath with plumbed-in shower over and mixer tap with shower attachment. Tiled splashbacks. Sink with cupboard under. Low flush WC. Obscure glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three - 3.03m x 1.94m (9'11" x 6'4") - Second measurement widening to 3.03m(9'11"). Timber part glazed door to the rear gardens. Timber sash window to the side elevation. Exposed roof trusses. Please note - this room has been stripped back to the battened wall with exposed roof trusses. There is a walk-in cupboard with chimney breast behind that could be incorporated into bedroom three if required.

Bedroom One - 3.71m x 3.56m (12'2" x 11'8") - Coved ceiling. Timber sash window with window seat to the front elevation. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Stripped timber door with stripped timber architrave from galleried landing.

Bedroom Two - 3.88m x 3.93m (12'8" x 12'10") - Recessed timber sash window overlooking the rear gardens. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom Four - 2.00m x 2.69m (6'6" x 8'9") - Interesting arched timber sash window to the front elevation. Coved ceiling.

Second Floor -

An irregular shaped room with exposed beamed sloping ceiling. Three skylights, two to the side elevation and one to the rear elevation.

The Exterior -

To The Front - The front gardens are enclosed by stone wall, with path leading to the front door and around to the side and onto the rear gardens.

To The Rear - The rear gardens, adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room, is a patio area with step leading to the lawns, again well enclosed with several deciduous trees, a couple of fruit trees, and an area of soft fruit bushes. The gardens measure approximately 24.38m(80' in depth).

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band D - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendors' offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

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03 November 2017

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