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8 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Melvill Road, Falmouth

Offers in Excess of £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Edwardian house
  • Close to the seafront
  • 3-storey accommodation
  • 7/8 bedrooms
  • In need of complete restoration
  • Garage and parking
  • Suitable for a variety of uses
  • Subject to planning permission

Full description

A tall, elegant, Edwardian house in one of Falmouth's most sought-after locations, close to the seafront and Castle Beach, formerly, we understand a guest house, most recently used as bedsits, now in need of complete and extensive restoration. Arranged over 3 storeys and with a garage and parking to the rear, the property is suitable for a variety of uses, subject to planning consent.

The Property - 2 Melvill Road was, we understand, a guest house known as 'Chesterton', but ceased trading as such over twenty years ago. Subsequently, the property has been used as bedsits and, consequently, is now in need of a complete 'top-to-toe' renovation in all respects.

The original accommodation would have comprised three reception rooms, kitchen and domestic offices, together with seven bedrooms, two of which are on the top floor. The current configuration provides two kitchens, one of the first floor, two bath/shower rooms and, to the rear of the ground floor, a former manager's flat. There are small gardens to the front of the property, a yard area to the side and accessed from the rear lane is a parking area for three vehicles in addition to a garage.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Entrance Porch - Tessellated tiled flooring, part glazed entrance door, glazed internal door with leaded and stained glass fan light over, leading into the:-

Reception Hall - 7.75m (25'5") - Staircase rising to the part galleried first floor landing with storage cupboards under.

Drawing Room - 4.00m x 5.58m (13'1" x 18'3") - Second measurement into broad bay window to the front elevation. 10'0" (3.05m) ceiling height with plaster cornice and ceiling rose. Tiled fireplace with gas point.

Dining Room - 3.58m x 4.52m (11'8" x 14'9") - Casement doors to the rear elevation. Moulded ceiling cornice.

Separate Wc -

Breakfast Room - 2.60m x 3.80m (8'6" x 12'5") - Window to the side elevation, tiled fireplace, wash hand basin. This room having previously been sub-divided by stud partition work with a hallway leading to the:-

Kitchen - 3.60m x 3.80m (11'9" x 12'5") - Casement door and (boarded) window to the side elevation. Door to the:-

Former Manager's Flat -

Kitchen/Living Room - 3.50m x 3.34m (11'5" x 10'11") - Second measurement includes shower room/WC. Window to the side elevation, door to:-

Bedroom - 2.94m x 3.16m (9'7" x 10'4") -

Shower Room/Wc - Included within the floor measurement for the kitchen/living room.

First Floor -

Split Level Landing - The rooms from back to front:-

Bedroom One - 3.60m x 3.95m (11'9" x 12'11") - Second measurement excludes square bay window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Two - 2.60m x 2.63m (8'6" x 8'7") - Window to the side elevation.

Bathroom/Wc - Window to the side elevation, three-piece suite.

Separate Wc - Window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three - 3.60m x 4.50m (11'9" x 14'9") - Window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Four - 3.80m x 5.63m (12'5" x 18'5") - Maximum measurements of an irregularly-shaped room with bay window to the front elevation. Formerly a first floor kitchen.

Shower Room/Wc - 1.95m 2.75m (6'4" 9'0") - Casement doors onto a small balcony to the front elevation.

Second Floor -

Turning staircase rising from the first floor landing with galleried area at mid level.

Bedroom Five - 3.60m x 3.40m (11'9" x 11'1") - Large dormer window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Six - 5.50m x 5.72m (18'0" x 18'9") - Maximum measurements of an L-shaped room of part restricted head height. Window to the front elevation.

The Exterior -

Front Gardens - Small garden with stone retaining wall and double granite gateposts with pathway which leads to the front entrance door and continues to the:-

Side Of The Property - Doorways from the accommodation, pathway continuing to the:-

Garage - 3.00m x 6.00m (9'10" x 19'8") - Of sectional concrete construction.

Additional Parking - To the front and side of the garage for a further three vehicles.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property.

Council Tax/Rateable Valuation - To be confirmed.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase with no onward chain.

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

Directional Note - Proceed along Western Terrace and directly over the mini-roundabout by The Merchants Manor Hotel onto Melvill Road. Continue past Fox Rose Hill Gardens on the left and The Princess Pavilion on the right. Continue down the hill, still on the A39, and Number 2 Melvill Road will be found on the right-hand side just before the right-hand turning to Pendennis Road and The Falmouth Hotel.


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29 June 2018

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