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3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale


Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet convenient location
  • End of a short terrace
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Beautifully presented
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Much charm and character
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Refitted shower room

Full description

In a quiet backwater off a picturesque ope-way, convenient for Falmouth's town centre, an absolutely superb stone-fronted 3-bedroomed cottage, built, we understand in 1869 and extended in the 1960's, now beautifully presented throughout, benefiting from front and rear courtyard-style gardens, full uPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating.

The Property - Believed to have been part of Lord Kimberley's Estate and constructed in the 1860's, Number 8 Trelawney Cottages is a particularly attractive home in a picturesque ope-way, off a quiet backwater, but within a few minutes' walk of Falmouth's town centre and harbour.

A pedestrian ope-way to the front elevation leads to an attractive well enclosed front garden with well stocked and colourful flower bed, a recently laid paved area for sitting-out and path leading to the front door and into the accommodation.

The accommodation comprises two reception rooms with inter-connecting arch and stripped timber flooring throughout with a gas fire to the front reception (possible open fireplace if required) and a turning staircase rising to the first floor from the dining room, a particularly generous room with further door leading to the rear hallway which accesses the modern shower room and kitchen to the rear, as well as an external door to the rear courtyard. The three bedrooms are all situated on the first floor with bedroom three benefiting from a recently installed separate WC for added convenience.

In all, this is a 'gem' of a cottage, clearly cared for by the current owner and one not to be missed, consequently an immediate viewing appointment is strongly recommended.

The Location - Trelawney Cottages is conveniently located in a quiet backwater between Trelawney, Waterloo, Norfolk and Marlborough roads in Falmouth, a few minutes' walk from the town centre, junior schools and harbourside.

The town's excellent range of shops, services and restaurants etc are very close at hand, together with water sports facilities centred around the bustling harbourside and which include the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, dinghy sailing club, marina and National Maritime Museum, off Events Square at the eastern end of the harbour.

Falmouth's numerous sub-tropical gardens, safe bathing beaches and beautiful clifftop walks are also nearby, as is Falmouth town's railway station which leads to Truro, approximately twelve miles distant, which connects with the main Penzance to London (Paddington) line.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

uPVC part obscure double glazed entrance door to:-

Living Room - 4.12m x 3.15m - Coved ceiling. Inset gas fire with slate hearth, surround and mantel. Large uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Double radiator. Stripped timber flooring. Arch to:-

Dining Room - 3.65m x 3.70m - Coved ceiling. Stripped timber flooring. Double radiator. Recess with panelled timber door to under-stair storage cupboard. Stairs rising to the first floor. uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Louvre doors to a recessed storage cupboard. Timber panelled door to:-

Rear Hallway - Coved ceiling. Part glazed uPVC double glazed door leading to the rear courtyard. Louvre door to storage cupboard. Panelled timber doors to the bathroom and:-

Kitchen - 2.78m x 2.56m - Roll-top worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under and matching wall units with tiled splashbacks in between. Wall mounted combination boiler. Timber block worksurface with space and plumbing under for washing machine and dishwasher. Inset stainless steel sink with drainer. Space for fridge/freezer and cooker with extractor hood over. Large double glazed uPVC window to the rear elevation. Additional fitted wall units on three walls including glazed display cabinets.

Shower Room - 1.85m maximum x 2.41m - Three-piece suite comprising a large corner shower cubicle with electric shower, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, non-slip vinyl flooring, ceiling spotlights and loft hatch access.

First Floor -

Landing - An internal glazed screen adds natural light from the WC. Double radiator, coved ceiling. Loft access. Timber panelled doors to the bedrooms.

Bedroom One - 2.62m x 4.06m - An irregular-shaped room. uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Coved ceiling. Delonghi electric panel wall heater.

Bedroom Two - 1.67m x 3.07m - Coved ceiling. uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Delonghi electric panel wall heater.

Bedroom Three - 2.12m x 2.75m - Coved ceiling. uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Delonghi electric panel wall heater. Double louvre doors to the:-

Separate Wc - Accessed via a step from bedroom three, featuring a stained glass uPVC window to the rear elevation.

The Exterior -

Front Garden - Well enclosed with a path leading to the front door with adjacent raised flower bed, with a selection of colourful plants and bordered by a granite wall, next to which a paved patio provides delightful sitting-out space. External security lighting.

Rear Courtyard - Impressively re-laid with non-slip marble paving for ease of maintenance, well enclosed by stone walling. Timber gate providing access to the rear lane, raised bed with a selection of shrubs, exterior courtesy lighting and outside tap.

Cellar Storage - With restricted height. An extremely deep 'basement' storage area spanning the entire depth of the kitchen and bathroom extension.

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 B - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

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

Directional Note - From The Moor in Falmouth, proceed up Killigrew Street taking the first turning left into Trelawney Road with Falmouth Marine School on the right. Proceed up the hill taking the second turning left into Waterloo Road and take the second turning right. Proceed up this lane, past the first turning on the right and you will see terraced cottages on the right-hand side, Number 8 is the last cottage on the right.

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26 January 2018


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