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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Falmouth, Cornwall

Sold STC £335,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented 1920's home with 'Art Deco' feel
  • 3/4 bedroom, 3 bathroom family accommodation over three floors
  • Delightful country style kitchen/dining room
  • Spacious living room with original stained glass bow window
  • South West facing well stocked rear garden
  • Front driveway with parking for several vehicles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An elegant, extended, granite and red brick fronted semi-detached family home offering three/four bedroom, three bathroom, one/two reception room accommodation. The house is set in mature, well stocked gardens, conveniently positioned within half a mile of Falmouth town centre.
Bow windowed living room. Separate dining room/ground floor bedroom. Kitchen/dining room. Conservatory. Three first floor bedrooms (one en suite). Family bathroom. Second floor converted attic space with en suite.
Large garage/workshop to the rear. Parking for several vehicles to the front.
Lonsdale is located along Dracaena Avenue, hidden in well stocked gardens along the right hand side of this main thoroughfare into the colourful harbourside town of Falmouth.

There are many local facilities within the short walk including Falmouth Primary School and Secondary School. Falmouth Town Centre is approximately a 15 minute walk away which provides a multitude of business shopping and leisure facilities.

Falmouth itself is a very much up and coming town, hosting many international sailing events, and is the home of the highly regarded famous Art School and National Maritime Museum. It is a haven for holiday makers who enjoy its fabulous beaches and scenic river trips from its many wharfs and quays. The town also offers a profusion of quality restaurants and shops and the ever increasing student population ensures a dynamic vibrancy as do the various festivals and events that occur during the year. Falmouth has been frequently voted as one of the most desirable towns to live in in the whole of the UK.
This delightful 'Deco -Style' home has been very well cared for by the present Vendors who have worked hard to create a beautifully presented family home, retaining many of the original features including the stunning and four segmented leaded and stained bow window, internal period doors with original deco furniture along with the elegant staircase.

The accommodation is laid out over three floors and comprises a good sized entrance hall, bow fronted living room, separate reception room behind which could either be used as a formal dining room or a ground floor double bedroom if so required. The kitchen/dining room has been extended to the side and has been fitted with a comprehensive range of kitchen units and built-in appliances. A conservatory has been added to the rear enjoying a lovely sunny aspect and views across the gardens.

To the first floor there is an elegant landing with the original internal wooden doors giving access to the beautifully refitted family bathroom boasting a four piece suite with free standing bath and separate shower unit. There are three good sized double bedrooms while the rear double has recently been fitted with en suite shower room along with a good sized single bedroom.

A fabulous and versatile room occupies the second floor which has also been fitted with an en suite shower room enjoying elevated views over the Dracaena playing fields and surrounding country side.

The gardens are a particular feature, mature and well stocked with deep planted borders offering a good degree of privacy. The house is set well back from Dracaena Avenue out is well screened and has a good sized drive providing off road parking for several vehicles. To the rear is a good sized garage and work shop, utility shed and timber garden store

Property ref: 121_1775_4646890

Double Gates open from Dracaena Avenue onto a long driveway leading to the front entrance. Steps lead up to the front door.

Double Glazed UPVC Front Door with stained glass leaded light panel over leading to entrance hall. A generous, elegant entrance into the property with moulded coving, high moulded skirting boards, octagonal double glazed stained and leaded glass window to the side. Original deco staircase rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under housing the gas meter. A trap door from the cupboard leads down into a shallow cellar area.

Attractive leaded and stained glassed panel through to the dining area, original painted panel doors give access to the living room, the dining room/bedroom 4 and also through to the kitchen/dining room.

13' 10" x 12' 8" (4.22m x 3.86m) A particularly attractive original bow window with stained and leaded panes over looking the front garden across to Dracaena playing fields.

The room focuses on a feature stone fire place with inset coal effect gas fire with display shelving at either side. Radiator, deep moulded skirting boards and picture rail, multi-paned double doors give access to the dining room/bedroom 4.

12' 8" x 12' 5" (3.86m x 3.78m) Lovely south facing room with double glazed patio door overlooking and leading out to the garden. Octagonal stained glass and leaded light window to the rear.
The room focuses on an attractive cast iron fireplace with inset living flame style gas fire and tiled hearth with recesses to either side. Tall open beamed ceiling, high moulded skirting and picture rails. Radiator.

13' x 7' (3.96m x 2.13m)
An extended kitchen fitted with a range of Country Style wall mounted and matching base units with a C shaped roll edged work surface over.
Inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Fitted Range featuring five ring hob with central wok burner and double electric oven beneath with extractor hood over. Fitted dishwasher. One of the kitchen cupboards houses the Worcester Gas Boiler serving the domestic hot water and radiators. Tiled Floor. Secondary glazed leaded window over looking the side
garden. Stained glass window to the front. Opening through to the dining area.

8' x 7' 5" (2.44m x 2.26m) With enough space to house a small dining or breakfast table and chairs, space to house a fridge freezer. Wall mounted cupboard housing the electric consumer units and exposed wooden door with stained glass and leaded panes leading through to the conservatory.

9' 8" x 7' 8" (2.95m x 2.34m) Glazed on three sides enjoying the lovely views over the rear gardens. Tiled Floor and sliding doors give access out into the garden.

8' 3" x 6' 3" (2.51m x 1.91m) Recently refitted with a contemporary white four piece suite comprising a walk in shower cubicle with etched glass screen surround, freestanding roll top bath with central chrome shower attachment, and vanity cabinet with con sealed low level WC and inset wash hand basin with mixer tap over. Matching wall mounted storage cupboard and heated ladder style towel rail. The bathroom is attractively finished with Blue Cobalt Mosaic part tiled walls and terracotta style floor. Two obscured double glazed windows, one to the side and one to the rear.

13' 7" x 10' 8" (4.14m x 3.25m) Measured to the front of the fitted wardrobes.
Double glazed window with leaded light panels overlooking the front garden out to Dracaena playing fields. Radiator. Moulded picture rail. Across the length of one wall are a range of fitted wardrobes with central mirrored doors, comprising a range of hanging and shelving space.

13' 1" x 12' 4" (3.99m x 3.76m) Maximum measurement inclusive of the en suite. Double glazed window enjoying the pleasant view over the rear garden. High moulded skirting board and picture rails. Recesses either side of the former chimney breast. To the left has been fitted with a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. The vendors have recently finished the installation of an en suite shower room.

Fully tiled and comprising a two piece suite of shower with glazed screen and mira shower over. Low level push button WC. Wall mounted, mirrored cabinet.

8' 1" x 6' 8" (2.46m x 2.03m) Double glazed window to the front, over looking the garden and out to the fields. High skirting boards. Moulded picture rail.

From the landing a spiral staircase gives access into the converted attic space.

18' 7" x 14' 4" (5.66m x 4.37m) Maximum measurement inclusive of en suite with some limited head room. Currently laid out as a bedroom with sitting area. Two double glazed sky light windows, one to the front and one to the rear elevations. Door to deep walk-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving space. Further door to a smaller wardrobe and three low doors giving access into eaves storage space. Radiator. Exposed beams. Door to en suite shower room.


Recently fitted with a four piece contemporary white suite, comprising a tiled walk-in shower with glazed doors, low level corner push button WC. Bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Double glazed sky light window to the rear.

Good sized raised enclosed lawned garden enjoying a south westerly aspect again with established borders and boundaries fording a good degree of privacy. Immediately outside the conservatory is a patio area. To the side is a garden shed with space to house a tumble drier and washing machine. There is a further out building/storage shed and timber and glazed potting shed. Steps give access to a door leading into the back of the garage workshops and further steps lead up to a gate in the rear boundary giving access out to the rear service lane.


17' 7" x 8' 8" (5.36m x 2.64m) Garage area.
With original solid timber doors to the front.

11' 10" x 8' 8" (3.61m x 2.64m) With custom built work tables and shelving and window overlooking the garden.

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10 July 2018

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  • Penmere (0.6 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (1.1 mi)
  • Falmouth Docks (1.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Penmere (0.6 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (1.1 mi)
  • Falmouth Docks (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lewis Haughton Wills , Falmouth

61 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3DS

01326 455021 Local call rate

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