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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Penwerris Terrace, Falmouth


Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning, detached, 4-storey house
  • Panoramic harbour, coastline and estuary views
  • Well proportioned and versatile 4 bedroom accommodation
  • 2 bathrooms, 2 additional WCs, double glazing and gas central heating
  • Glass-fronted balconies and beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Integral double garage with additional secure forecourt parking
  • Moments from the High Street and town centre
  • Early viewing unhesitatingly recommended

Full description

Enjoying what, accurately, can be described as one of the finest views in Falmouth, a stunning, detached, 4-storey house, built in 2002, providing extensive, beautifully presented and extremely versatile 4 bedroom accommodation, benefiting from double glazing, gas central heating, glass-fronted balconies, beautifully landscaped gardens, integral double garaging and additional forecourt parking. All main rooms enjoying an elevated, panoramic, 180° view over Falmouth Harbour, from Greenbank and the picturesque village of Flushing, to the port area, deep waters of the Carrick Roads, shoreline of The Roseland peninsula and twin castles at St Mawes and Pendennis.

The Property - Constructed in 2002, 'Kiln View' is a substantial, detached, individual house, arranged over four storeys, with all principal rooms enjoying the magnificent, panoramic views over the constant marine activity within Falmouth Harbour, from the Greenbank Hotel and picturesque village of Flushing, to the port area, the destination of visiting cruise liners, deep sailing waters of the Fal Estuary, shoreline of The Roseland peninsula, twin Tudor castles at St Mawes and Pendennis, mouth of the Percuil River and even out to Falmouth Bay.

With attractive smooth rendered and slate clad elevations, the house is most deceptive from the roadside and front forecourt with this, the entry level, comprising a deep reception hall, cloakroom/WC, through storage/cloakroom and integral double garage, which must have the best view of any garage in Cornwall!

A broad staircase with turned balustrade leads to the living accommodation which comprises a well appointed double aspect kitchen and superbly proportioned living room, 16'1" x 23'9", with glass-fronted log-burner, oak flooring and patio doors opening onto a glass-fronted balcony, from and through which the views can be enjoyed.

The staircase continues to the next level which comprises a large master bedroom with glass-fronted balcony, dressing room and private en-suite bathroom, together with a further bedroom with harbour views, and cloakroom/WC. On the lower level, a good sized hallway leads to two further bedrooms, one currently used as a study/living room with patio doors onto a further balcony, and combined with a utility room and family bath/shower room, this level can be used as a 'self-contained' flat, as there is an external doorway and flight of steps leading back to the forecourt area.

The forecourt is well enclosed by walling, together with an electronic gate and provides secure off-road parking for two vehicles in addition to the integral double garage. The external staircase leads to a large and extremely useful area suitable for storage or possible extension, subject to planning permission, with the ground floor hall and first floor landing both benefiting from external access.

The balcony from the ground floor leads onto the gardens, which can also be accessed via pathways to both sides of the house, where an extensive programme of landscaping works have created a beautiful in-town garden with numerous sitting-out, decked and gravelled terraces, planted with many specimen plants.

In all, a substantial but easily managed, modern and, consequently, economically-run home, ideal for family and early retirement purchasers alike, in one of the town's most sought-after areas, moments from the top of the High Street, Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and town centre.

The Location - Penwerris Terrace occupies an elevated position 'above' Dunstanville Terrace, over which the dramatic views are enjoyed. Within easy walking distance is The Boathouse pub, a short distance from which the top of the High Street leads, in one direction, to the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Greenbank Hotel and Falmouth Marina, and in the other, to the town centre with its selection of shops, banks, restaurants and bars. The Prince of Wales Pier, at the foot of the High Street, provides passenger ferry services to Flushing on the northern side of the harbour, and St Mawes on the eastern banks of the Carrick Roads, the combined sailing waters of which, together with Falmouth Bay and the nearby Helford River, are recognised as perhaps the best in the country.

Falmouth's further leisure amenities include a multi-screen cinema, polytechnic, National Maritime Museum, sub-tropical gardens, sandy bathing beaches and picturesque clifftop walks. The rapidly expanding university campus at Tremough has added to the town's cosmopolitan attraction and indeed, in March 2017, the readers of The Sunday Times voted Falmouth as 'Britain's Best Place to Live'. An early viewing of this fine home is therefore strongly recommended.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Third Floor -

Columned Entrance - Courtesy lighting, small pane casement door with matching side screen opening into the:-

Reception Hall - 5.57m x 2.57m (18'3" x 8'5") - Second measurement including broad stairwell with staircase leading to the lower levels with turned balustrading. Radiator.

Wc - White low flush WC with concealed cistern and wall mounted wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring, obscure glazed window to the side elevation.

Cloakroom - Panelled solid timber door from the reception hall, radiator, built-in full breadth storage cupboards, window enjoying magnificent harbour, estuary and coastline views. Courtesy door to the:-

Integral Garage - 7.20m x 4.90m (23'7" x 16'0") - Electronic up-and-over door. Over-head storage space, light and power connected. Electrical trip switching, cold water tap, two windows providing panoramic harbour, estuary and coastline views.

Second Floor -

Staircase with turned balustrade continuing to the lower levels. Two high level glazed screens, radiator, central heating thermostat, telephone point.

Kitchen - 4.20m x 2.60m (13'9" x 8'6") - A double aspect room with window to the side elevation and one facing the harbour providing magnificent and ever-changing marine and coastline views. Comprehensively appointed with a range of base and wall units with round-edged worksurfaces between with mosaic tiled splashbacks. Integrated fridge, built-in Neff combination oven with separate convection oven and grill below. Four-ring Neff gas hob with stainless steel illuminated extractor canopy over. Franke stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Neff integrated dishwasher, glass-fronted display cabinets, spice cupboard with roller door. Breakfast bar, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, inset down-lighting.

Living Room - 7.30m x 4.90m (23'11" x 16'0") - A superbly proportioned reception room with feature, 9'8" (2.95m) wide double patio door, with matching side screens, opening onto a glass-fronted balcony, enjoying magnificent 180° views spanning the entire breadth of Falmouth's active inner harbour from the Greenbank Hotel, Little Falmouth and picturesque village of Flushing, to the port area, deep sailing waters of the Fal Estuary and, beyond, to the unspoilt shoreline of The Roseland peninsula, mouth of the Percuil River, St Anthonys Headland, Henry VIII's twin castles, and Falmouth Bay beyond. High level glazed screens. Inset down-lighters, two radiators, glass-fronted log-burner on raised hearth. Telephone point and TV aerial sockets, wall light points, dimmer switching, double part glazed casement doors from the hallway.

First Floor -

Landing - Broad easy-rising staircase with turned balustrade to the upper and lower levels. Radiator. Door to the covered rear storage area. Panelled solid timber doors.

Master Bedroom (One) - 4.90m x 4.50m (16'0" x 14'9") - Another superbly proportioned room with further feature 9'8" (2.97m) wide double patio door with matching side screens opening onto a further glass-fronted balcony, again enjoying magnificent marine and coastal views. Inset down-lighters, oak flooring, radiator, timber panelled doors to the dressing room and en-suite.

Dressing Room - 2.60m x 2.40m (8'6" x 7'10") - Obscure glazed window, radiator, fitted linen shelving, inset down-lighters. Worcester Greenstar Highflow gas fired condensing combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.

En-Suite Bathroom/Wc - Comprising a white five-piece suite including panelled bath with handgrips and mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit with illuminated medicine cabinet over, bidet, low flush WC and broad walk-in shower cubicle with Mira shower. Fully ceramic tiled walls and flooring, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, obscure glazed window, tall towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Four - 2.60m x 2.90m (8'6" x 9'6") - Window again enjoying the magnificent harbour and coastline views. Radiator, oak flooring, telephone point.

Cloakroom/Wc - Low flush WC with concealed cistern, wall mounted wash hand basin. Obscure glazed window, extractor fan, towel rail/radiator. Ceramic tiled flooring and part panelled walls.

Ground Floor -

Hallway - Staircase continuing from the upper floors, courtesy door to the exterior with external steps providing independent access, if required. Radiator, useful under-stair storage recess.

Bedroom Two - 4.80m x 4.20m (15'8" x 13'9" ) - Second measurement into door recess. Currently utilised as a further sitting room/study. Again featuring a 9'8" (2.97m) wide patio door opening onto a further glass-fronted balcony, with external steps leading onto the gardens. Oak flooring, inset down-lighters, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.20m x 2.50m (13'9" x 8'2") - A double aspect room enjoying the lovely garden, harbour and coastline views. Oak flooring, radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point.

Family Bath/Shower Room - Comprising a white four-piece suite with walk-in shower cubicle with Mira instant shower, panelled bath with handgrips and mixer tap with shower attachment, low flush WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with mixer tap. Fully ceramic tiled walls and flooring, obscure glazed window, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, towel rail/radiator, strip light/shaver socket.

Utility Room - 4.80m x 1.70m (15'8" x 5'6") - Range of fitted wall and base units with round-edge worksurfaces between with mosaic tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, broad recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for fridge and freezer cabinets. Radiator, extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring.

The Exterior -

Forecourt - To the front of the property there is a tall slate-capped stone wall with sliding timber electronic gateway, opening onto a broad brick pavia parking area, sufficient for two vehicles, in addition to the integral double garage. Galvanised balustrading to either side, sheltered entrance portico with courtesy lighting and, to one side, external timber steps which lead to the:-

Covered Storage Area - Two-storeys in height, gravelled for ease of maintenance, ideal for bin storage etc, with courtesy light and door to the first floor landing and paved steps continuing to the rear of the building where gravelled pathways to either side provide access to the gardens.

The Gardens - Extensively and most attractively landscaped, providing an upper decked terrace with steps from the ground floor accommodation. Shaped pathway with paving, shale and log-edging, leads to a middle paved terrace with laurel and deep gravelled border planted with various succulents, heathers and hydrangeas, etc. Further shale terraces and paved steps then lead to the lower terraces which, again, are laid for ease of maintenance, and include a decked terrace with timber balustrading. The lowermost boundary extends, we understand, beyond the gabion walling.

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 - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

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

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26 March 2018

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