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1 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

PENRYN

£130,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lovely former fire station dated 1899
  • Ground floor apartment
  • Landmark building
  • Stunning presentation
  • Quality craftsmanship restored
  • 'modern' living
  • Use of original cart door
  • Electric underfloor heating (individually zoned)

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

THE LOCATION Penryn is an historic and ancient market town with an active community and good everyday facilities including nursery, primary and secondary schools. The town enjoys good communication with Falmouth via its bus service and train station, which links to Truro city and mainline Paddington. Penryn is enjoying something of a renaissance being the home of the University of Cornwall which incorporates Dartington College and also of the regeneration and development of Penryn's inner Harbour and Harbour village. Penryn College is a huge asset to the town, with its excellent reputation and strong facilities. Falmouth town (approximately 2 miles) provides comprehensive shopping, schooling, business and leisure facilities.
The old fire station lies in the heart of Penryn on the corner of Broad Street and St Thomas Street which runs down from the town to the riverside and contains some of Penryn's most historic houses. The location is near the riverside and the site of the former 13th century Glasney College.
 

THE PROPERTY Accessed via the original cart entrance that used to house the horse drawn fire engine and now a 19-pane window and door, this apartment is full of original character. This opens into the living area that is well designed to remind the owners of its original purpose. Beautifully presented and lovingly restored, the kitchen area is of great quality and full of modern design and function. Just off the living area is the bedroom and stylish shower room. All craftsmen are local and handpicked to ensure the renovation of this historic building was handled with dedication and care. 

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL (ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE)  

LIVING AREA 16' 1" x 12' (4.9m x 3.66m) reducing to 9' 1" (2.77m) Natural light floods through the huge multi-pane arched window and door. Grey laminate flooring runs throughout and feels cosy due to the zonal under floor heating. The kitchen area is modern in design with white gloss eye and base level units complimented by bamboo work surface. Inset stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap, built-in fridge, freezer, washing machine/drier, dish washer, hob and oven. All switches and sockets are brushed steel, zonal spot lighting and TV station cleverly inserted in the central island.  

BEDROOM 11' 1" x 9' (3.38m x 2.74m) reducing to 8' 1" (2.46m) Window to rear. Built-in store cupboards, (one houses the pressurised water cylinder). Under floor heating.  

SHOWER ROOM 6' x 5' (1.83m x 1.52m) Modern in design. White wall mounted WC and hand wash basin (with storage beneath). Glass shower cubicle with plumbed showed fed via the pressurised tank in a cupboard in the living area. The shower has a fixed rainfall head plus hand-held attachment. Select tiling on the walls and floor. Window to the side. Lit mirror, shaver socket, chrome heated towel rail, spot lights and extractor fan.  

AGENT'S NOTE Share of freehold. Newly written 999-year lease. Maintenance shared between top and bottom flats. 


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 March 2018

Nearest stations

  • Penryn (0.5 mi)
  • Penmere (1.4 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (2.1 mi)
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Heather & Lay, Falmouth

3 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3DN

01326 455035 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Penryn (0.5 mi)
  • Penmere (1.4 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Heather & Lay, Falmouth

3 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3DN

01326 455035 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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