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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Falmouth

Sold STC £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached individual house
  • Town and sea views from the rear
  • Sought-after location
  • Convenient for all Falmouth's amenities
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Gated off-road parking
  • Picturesque gardens
  • No onward chain

Full description

An elegant and highly intriguing, detached, pre-war house on this, one of Falmouth's most highly regarded and sought-after roads, just a few minutes' walk from the town centre, harbourside, seafront and beaches, providing light, bright, 3-bedroomed accommodation, full of charm and character, with gated off-road parking, beautiful 'walled' gardens, and far-reaching views over the town from the rear to Falmouth Bay beyond.

The Property - Constructed, we understand, during the 1930's, 7 Woodlane is a delightful house on this exclusive tree-lined road.

Set behind stone walling with magnificent granite gateposts, a gravelled forecourt provides secure off-road parking, with beautifully stocked borders with many beautiful plants including fuchsias, camellias, honeysuckle and climbing wisteria to the western elevation. Pathways to either side of the property continue to the rear gardens which, again, are fully enclosed, partially by slate-capped walling, enjoy a high degree of privacy, shelter and sunshine, and are beautifully planted and landscaped with sitting-out terraces and shaded areas. Access is also provided to a particularly useful cellar, currently used as a utility room with recently installed gas fired boiler.

The accommodation enjoys a high degree of natural light and retains many interesting features including some exposed timber floors, dado and picture rails and fireplaces, now with glass-fronted log-burners. Double glazing has been installed, there is comprehensive gas fired central heating throughout, the front-facing rooms enjoying an attractive outlook to Woodlane, with those to the rear commanding views over the property's own gardens and timbered grounds of the neighbouring properties to Falmouth Bay in the distance. A useful attic room/studio particularly enjoys this vista.

The Location - Number 7 Woodlane is situated towards the town end of Woodlane, adjacent to Foxes Lane which provides a pretty, pedestrian only walkway to Falmouth Town railway halt and Melvill Road, beyond which Gyllyngvase Beach and the seafront is just a few moments away.

Nearby amenities include two doctors surgeries, King Charles Primary School, squash/tennis club, regular bus services and convenience stores of Albany Road. Along Woodlane and down Swanpool Street leads to Customs House Quay, beyond which is Events Square in one direction, and town centre in the other. With the cathedral city of Truro just twelve miles distant, and easily reached by the regular rail service nearby, 7 Woodlane is perfectly positioned for all mid and south Cornwall's amenities and will therefore prove of immense appeal to retirement and family home purchasers alike. An early viewing is strongly recommended.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Canopied Entrance - Pathway from the front gardens and parking area, part wisteria-clad, exterior courtesy light, tall hardwood front entrance door opening into the:-

Reception Hall - Timber flooring, uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator, dado and picture rails, easy-rising turning staircase leading to the first floor landing with, at mid level, double glazed window to the side elevation. Telephone point, panel-type doors to the reception rooms, Honeywell computerised hot water and central heating control panel, under-stair storage cupboard.

Cloakroom/Wc - Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.

Lounge - 4.18m x 3.31m (13'8" x 10'10") - An attractively proportioned, light, double aspect room with uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and broad walk-in square bay window to the front, providing an attractive outlook over the walled gardens and gated entrance to Woodlane beyond. Exposed timber flooring, picture rail, fireplace with inset glass-fronted log-burner and slate hearth. Radiator.

Dining Room - 3.48m x 3.73m (11'5" x 12'2") - Second measurement excludes a deep walk-in square bay window to the rear elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over the beautifully stocked rear gardens. Exposed timber flooring, fireplace with inset multi fuel glass-fronted log-burner with slate hearth. Radiator, picture rail, doorway to the:-

Kitchen - 2.08m x 3.84m (6'10" x 12'7") - Measurement breadth measurements given. Broad window to the rear again enjoying an attractive outlook over the gardens and neighbouring properties to the sea on the skyline. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with round-edged worksurfaces between with complementary tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cutlery drainer. Broad range cooker recess, space for tall fridge/freezer. Radiator, glass-fronted display cabinets, part glazed door to the:-

Side Porch - Half glazed with door to the gardens, light and power connected.

First Floor -

Landing - Tall window to the side elevation at mid landing. Exposed timber flooring, dado rail, telephone point, panelled doors to the upstairs rooms.

Bedroom One - 4.18m x 3.29m (13'8" x 10'9") - Second measurement excludes deep walk-in square bay window to the front elevation, again enjoying an attractive outlook over the front gardens to tree-lined Woodlane beyond. Picture rail, radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.00m x 3.70m (9'10" x 12'1") - Broad double glazed window to the rear elevation with an attractive, open outlook over the lightly timbered surroundings to Falmouth Bay and the shoreline of The Lizard peninsula. Exposed timber flooring, radiator, picture rail.

Bedroom Three - 2.56m x 3.00m (8'4" x 9'10") - Picture rail, book shelving, radiator, window to the rear again enjoying a lovely open outlook over the town to the sea beyond.

Separate Wc - Low flush WC, obscure glazed window to the side elevation.

Bathroom - White two-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with handgrips, shower screen and instant shower. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Towel rail/radiator, obscure glazed window to the side elevation.

Loft - 5.00m x 2.00m (16'4" x 6'6") - A most useful ancillary area with 16'4" (5.00m) x 6'6" (2.00m) with stairwell rising from the first floor landing, and with access to extensive eaves storage areas.

Studio Area - 3.59m x 2.70m (11'9" x 8'10") - Radiator, Velux window providing panoramic views over the town to Falmouth Bay, the mouth of the Helford River, shoreline of The Lizard peninsula, The Manacles and, to the left, Ships & Castles, the Percuil River and St Anthonys Headland. Additional eaves storage space. A most useful ancillary area.

The Exterior -

7 Woodlane benefits from a magnificent entrance with tall granite gateposts - the original carriage entrance to nearby Grovehill House we understand.

Front Gardens - Well enclosed to all sides by slate capped walling and timber fencing. Gravelled parking areas provide off-road space for three cars, and the borders are beautifully stocked with pittosporum, fuchsia, camellias, honeysuckle and climbing wisteria.

Pathways with gates lead to either side of the property with, on one side of the house, exterior water tap, store with cold shelf, slate-capped walling, door to the side porch and decked area with steps to the:-

Rear Gardens - A particular feature of the property, enjoying a sunny aspect, together with a high degree of privacy and shelter, comprising attractively stocked borders with terraces, small area of lawn, gravelled terracing and many interesting plants including climbing roses, rosemary, clematis, virginia creeper, palms, bamboo, apple tree and camellias etc. A concrete pathway extends the full breadth of the rear of the house, off which there is a part glazed door which opens into the cellar - 9'10" (3.00m) x 13'1" (4.00m) - with light and power connected, plumbing for automatic washing machine and recently installed Worcester combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.

Decked patio area, beyond which there is a garden shed/implement store. In all, a delightful garden, full of interest and again well enclosed to all sides by slate-capped walling and timber fencing.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band D - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Immediate vacant possession - the vendor offering the additional advantage of no onward chain.

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


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