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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Waterloo Road, Falmouth

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 (formerly 3) bedrooms
  • Front garden
  • Deep rear garden
  • Possibility of off-road parking
  • Potential to extend
  • Popular and convenient road
  • Central heating and double glazing
  • Lounge with wood-burner

Full description

With great scope to extend to the rear and also provide off-road parking to the front, subject to planning consents, a highly appealing semi-detached house, believed to be late Victorian, currently comprising light, well proportioned and recently updated 2 (formerly 3) bedroom accommodation, featuring a wood-burner in the living room, gas central heating, double glazing, front and rear gardens and a useful attached outbuilding/store. Waterloo Road is an extremely popular road, due to its close proximity to the town centre and 15 minute walk of the seafront and Gyllyngvase Beach.

The Property - Having been recently improved and updated by the current owners, a lovely semi-detached house which, unlike many properties within the immediate area, is nicely set back from the roadside by a generous front garden, providing the possibility of off-road parking. With a surprisingly deep rear garden, the house has additional scope to extend, yet still retain a generous rear garden for this central area of town.

An entrance porch leads to a comfortable lounge with stone surround fireplace and wood-burner, through to an inner hall, staircase to the first floor and door to a spacious kitchen/dining room featuring direct access to the garden. On the first floor, we believe a master bedroom has previously been enlarged and was formerly two bedrooms. A rear landing leads to a second bedroom and tastefully refitted bathroom.

The Location - Waterloo Road is centrally located within a few minutes' walk from the town itself, junior school and harbourside. Gyllyngvase Beach and Falmouth seafront is within a fifteen/twenty minute' walk. The town's excellent range of shops, services and restaurants etc are therefore very close at hand, together with water sports facilities centred around the harbourside and shorelines, including the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Water Sports Centre and various marinas.

Also within a few minutes' walk is the recently developed Events Square, adjacent to the Maritime Museum and Rick Steins fish and chip restaurant. Falmouth's safe bathing beaches and beautiful clifftop walks are also nearby, as is Falmouth's railway station which leads to Truro, approximately twelve miles distant, which connects to the main Penzance to London (Paddington) line.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

From the deep front garden and approach pathway, a uPVC double glazed door with obscure glazing opens into the:-

Entrance Porch - A bright entrance area with tall obscure uPVC glazing to the front and side elevations, with useful recess area with boot storage space. Small pane casement internal door opens into the:-

Living Room - 4.86m x 3.10m (15'11" x 10'2") - A particularly spacious room with uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden, exposed stone fireplace with free-standing wood-burner and large slate hearth. Fitted cupboard to one side of the chimney breast housing the consumer unit. Timber-effect flooring and two radiators. Door with small pane glazing leading to the:-

Inner Hall - Centrally positioned within the house with stairs rising to the first floor landing and opposite doors to the living room and kitchen/dining room. Large recess for storage/coat hanging space.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.78m x 2.68m (15'8" x 8'9") - A particularly spacious kitchen/dining room with large under-stair recess and further fitted cupboard. The kitchen, which is functional yet minimal, is designed for personalisation by adding free-standing units to accompany the existing worksurface space and four-ring gas cooker/hob. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, space for washing machine, space for tall fridge/freezer and space for dining table and chairs. Wall mounted Worcester Bosch boiler for the central heating and hot water. Obscure glazed door and adjacent window overlooking and accessing the rear garden.

First Floor -

Landing - Stairs rise from the inner hallway. Doors to bedrooms one and two, and the refitted bathroom. Loft hatch access.

Bedroom One - 4.91m x 3.40m (16'1" x 11'1") - An unusually large double bedroom, which we believe was formerly two bedrooms, featuring two uPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and plenty of additional space for free-standing furniture. Exposed timber floorboards and radiator.

Bedroom Two - 1.76m x 3.30m (5'9" x 10'9") - A bright, good sized room, with uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and exposed timber floorboards.

Bathroom - 1.54m x 2.66m (5'0" x 8'8") - Recently refitted with a P-shaped bath, featuring a curved shower screen with authentic shower attachment. Modern low flush WC, modern pedestal wash hand basin. Vanity cupboard with recess over. Comprehensive wall tiling, radiator. Timber-effect flooring, obscure casement window to the rear elevation.

The Exterior -

Front Garden - A particularly rare asset of houses in this price range and location, a generous and level lawned area with pedestrian gate from Waterloo Road and pathway leading to the front door, and particularly secure walled borders. We believe there is a possibility of providing off-road parking, subject to all necessary planning consents.

Attached Store - 2.77m x 3.64m (9'1" x 11'11") - In need of refurbishment or reconstructing as an extension to the property, currently a large storage room under a pitched slate roof, with door to the rear garden and side sash window.

Rear Garden - An unexpectedly deep rear garden with great potential to extend the property, yet retain generous and sunny outside space, particularly level with lawned area to the rear and secure high fence and wall borders, with a pedestrian gate adjacent to the rear of the house providing external side access.

General Information -

Services - Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band B - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession with the benefit of no onward chain.

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 July 2018

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