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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Flushing, Falmouth

Offers in Excess of £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exquisite cottage
  • Much quality and character
  • Slate flooring
  • Sunny private rear garden
  • 2/3 bedrooms
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Sash/small paned windows
  • No onward chain

Full description

A sympathetically extended, recently refurbished, extremely charming cottage, high on quality and character, in the heart of this exclusive yachtsman's haven, one of the prettiest and warmest villages in England, on the banks of Falmouth Harbour and perfectly positioned for the superb day-sailing waters of the Fal Estuary and Falmouth Bay, providing 2 (possibly 3) bedroomed accommodation with many traditional features, oil fired central heating and an extremely sunny south and west facing rear garden.

The Property - 15 Coventry Road is a particularly attractive cottage, in the 'heart' of the exclusive south coast village of Flushing, a few moments walk from Flushing's harbourside and the exceptional day-sailing waters of the Fal Estuary (Carrick Roads) and Falmouth Bay, considered by many to be perhaps the best in the country.

Recently refurbished and sympathetically extended, and offered for sale in excellent internal and external condition, under an attractive natural slate roof, the cottage is perfect as both a permanent home or holiday letting investment/bolt hole, ready to move straight into and still benefiting from many authentic traditional features including open stone fireplace with glass-fronted log-burner, tiled slate flooring, beamed ceilings, sash and small paned windows.

The oil fired centrally heated accommodation includes a lovely open-plan living/dining room, inner hallway with staircase rising to the first floor part galleried landing, bathroom/WC with contemporary white suite, kitchen with Shaker-style units and, to the first floor, two double bedrooms, including a large front-facing 'master' bedroom, with two doors to the landing and two windows to the front elevation, easily sub-divisible into two rooms if required, thus providing three still well proportioned bedrooms.

To the rear of the cottage, a courtyard area leads via granite steps to an elevated and extremely sunny, south and west facing sun terrace/patio, well enclosed to all sides, enjoying a high degree of privacy and an ideal and surprisingly private sitting-out and al fresco dining area.

The Location - Coventry Road is just a few moments' walk from Flushing's harbour edge with quays providing direct access onto Falmouth Harbour, the Penryn River, Fal Estuary and Falmouth Bay beyond. Day-to-day amenities within the village include two public houses, village store, primary school, highly regarded restaurant - 'The Waterside', active sailing club and regular passenger ferry to Falmouth on the southern banks of the harbour opposite, where there is a further, full range of shopping, commercial and leisure amenities including Marks & Spencers, National Maritime Museum, galleries and extensive choice of restaurants.

Day-to-day amenities within the village include two public houses, sub post office/stores, primary school, highly regarded restaurant, 'The Sticky Prawn', active sailing club and regular passenger ferry to Falmouth, on the southern banks of the harbour opposite, where there is a further, full range of shopping, commercial and leisure amenities including Marks & Spencers, National Maritime Museum, galleries and extensive choice of restaurants.

There are numerous circular walks within the area, including along Flushing's harbour front and Trefusis Road, to Trefusis Point, along the banks of the Carrick Roads, to Greatwood and the famed thatched public house at Restronguet Passage - The Pandora Inn. The area's preeminent boating location at Mylor Yacht Harbour is but a few minutes' drive away where further sailing and water sports amenities are available for enthusiasts of all abilities.

By road, the port of Falmouth is approximately five miles distant and the cathedral city of Truro is approximately eight miles distant, with further, excellent range of shopping, commercial, schooling and health facilities, together with the county's main theatre venue, The Hall for Cornwall, and main-line rail link with London (Paddington), journey time of approximately four and a half hours.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Living/Dining Room - 5.06m x 3.73m (16'7" x 12'2") - Small paned front entrance door. Traditional sash small paned window to the front elevation. Slate tiled flooring throughout, part exposed stone window reveals. Deep open fireplace with raised slate hearth and glass-fronted log-burner. Beamed ceiling, wall light points, inset down-lighters, TV aerial socket, dimmer switching, radiator, arched doorway to the:-

Inner Hallway - Slate tiled flooring, staircase rising to the part galleried first floor landing with turned balustrade and useful storage cupboard under. Part glazed small paned door to the rear gardens. Open entranceway to the kitchen and door to the:-

Bathroom/Wc - Appointed with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer shower. Fully ceramic tiled walls and flooring, tall chrome-effect heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, obscure replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Kitchen - 4.00m x 2.33m (13'1" x 7'7") - Most attractively appointed with a comprehensive range of cream painted Shaker-style units with ample round-edged worksurfaces between with complementary ceramic tiled splashbacks and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, recesses with plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, Worcester Heatslave 12/14 oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Hygena oven/grill with four-ring Diplomat hob over. Display shelving, recesses for fridge and freezers. Full slate tiled flooring, continuing from the living room and inner hall. Inset down-lighters, electrical trip switching, additional access to under-stair storage area, telephone point, traditional small paned casement window with an attractive outlook over the rear gardens.

First Floor -

Landing - Staircase with turned balustrade rising from the inner hall, exposed ceiling beams, built-in cupboard, wall light point.

Bedroom One - 4.69m x 3.75m (15'4" x 12'3") - A particularly well proportioned L-shaped room (second measurement reducing to 2.76m), easily sub-divisible into two separate rooms if preferred (to provide three bedrooms). Two sash windows with deep sills to the front elevation, exposed roof trusses, wall light points, two radiators, telephone points, two doorways from the landing. (Two individual bedrooms would measure 1.97m(6'6") x 2.74m(9'0") and 2.73m(8'11") x 3.75m(12'4") respectively).

Bedroom Two - 2.53m x 2.28m (8'3" x 7'5") - A charming room with broad small paned casement window to the rear elevation enjoying an attractive outlook over the terraced rear gardens. Radiator, access to over-head storage area, eaves storage cupboard with light, slatted linen shelving and radiator.

Exterior -

Rear Courtyard - From the rear of the cottage, a part small paned door opens onto an attractive lower courtyard with raised slate paved ledge, bin storage area, exterior water tap, courtesy lighting, exterior power point and modern uPVC oil storage tank.

Rear Gardens - Granite steps rise past terracing to a delightful, raised and extremely sunny, south and west-facing sun terrace, which enjoys the afternoon and evening sun, with timber fencing, barbecue area, raised rockery surround with shrub borders.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band B - 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 through the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2018

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