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4 bedroom terraced house for sale


Sold STC £335,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 (possibly 4) bedrooms
  • Grade II Listed
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Views from first floor
  • Central heating
  • Sunny enclosed garden
  • Distinctive period terrace

Full description

With quite unexpected harbour views from the first floor, a spacious and particularly versatile Grade II Listed gothic-style Victorian town house, with generous 3 (potentially 4) bedroom accommodation, in a superb 'tucked-away' period terrace within easy walking distance of the town centre, seafront and beaches. Ready for immediate occupation with no onward chain.

The Property - Ready for immediate possession, centrally heated and freshly decorated throughout, this substantial Grade II Listed town house has been extended to the rear at ground and first floor levels, and provides extremely versatile accommodation featuring two reception rooms (formerly linked by a broad arch), plus conservatory, bath/shower rooms on both levels and three first floor double bedrooms - with the possibility of reinstating a fourth (single bedroom) if required. The enclosed garden to the rear comprises a lower courtyard rising to an upper patio, with secondary access steps descending from the first floor (bedroom three).

The Location - Albert Cottages is a quiet ‘tucked-away’ terrace of period houses, positioned immediately behind Wodehouse Terrace and, consequently, a highly sought-after residential area, a few moments' walk from the town centre and harbourside and within an approximate fifteen minute walk of the seafront and beaches. This property enjoys lovely views from the first floor over the harbour to Trefusis Point, the port area, Pendennis and St Mawes Castles, the deep sailing waters of the Fal Estuary, and shoreline of The Roseland peninsula beyond – Falmouth Bay is even visible.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Granite steps lead up to a traditional timber front entrance door with gothic-style arched glazing over, opening into the:-

Entrance Porch - A light entrance area with dado rail, coat hanging space and fitted cupboards housing the electrical trip switches etc. An internal door with obscure glazing and side screens open into the:-

Entrance Hall - Stairs rise to a part galleried first floor landing. Timber panelled doors to both reception rooms and doors to the under-stair cupboard and kitchen.

Sitting Room - 4.05m x 3.49m (13'3" x 11'5") - Beautifully light with three tall timber sash windows to the front elevation with radiator under. Two recesses either side of a chimney breast with fitted shelving. Archway (currently blocked with a partition wall) to the:-

Dining Room - 3.92m x 3.45m (12'10" x 11'3") - Timber 'French' doors with tall glazing to the conservatory. Fireplace with brick and timber surround, brick hearth and timber mantel. Fitted cupboards either side of the chimney breast.

Conservatory - 3.13m x 1.88m (10'3" x 6'2") - A lean-to conservatory with double doors from the dining room, featuring full height double glazed sliding doors to the rear garden. Double glazed (glass) roof.

Kitchen - 2.47m x 3.32m (8'1" x 10'10") - A particularly bright room with timber casement windows to the side elevation, fitted kitchen units to three walls comprising ample worksurface space with various cupboards and drawers. Space and plumbing for washing machine, fridge, freezer and free-standing Baumatic four-ring gas hob/cooker with extractor hood over and stainless steel splashback. Wall mounted Worcester combination boiler for the central heating and hot water. Radiator. Measurements exclude door recess accessing the rear garden and door to the:-

Bathroom - 2.46m x 2.06m (8'0" x 6'9") - Three-piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower head attachment, low flush WC, sink unit with tiled splashback. Radiator, tiled floor. Obscure glazed casement window to the rear elevation.

First Floor -

Landing - Divided into front and rear landing areas with, to the front, access to bedrooms one and two and, to the rear, doors to bedrooms three and the shower room.

Bedroom One - 3.87m x 3.50m (12'8" x 11'5") - Measurements exclude the entry/dressing area. Enjoying superb elevated views over the deeper waters of the Carrick Roads to St Just in Roseland, St Mawes Castle and the entrance to the Percuil River. Oblique views of Falmouth Bay and Pendennis Castle. Two arched timber sash windows to the front elevation. Victorian fireplace.

Dressing Area (Formerly Bedroom Four) - 1.85m x 3.47m (6'0" x 11'4") - Door from the landing and broad archway providing access to the main bedroom. Arched timber sash window also enjoying the superb views over the Fal Estuary. Radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.93m x 3.47m (12'10" x 11'4") - Another well proportioned room with two fitted cupboards with hanging rails, timber sash window to the rear elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 2.46m x 2.85m (8'0" x 9'4") - A particularly bright double aspect room with casement windows to the side and rear elevations, and a door with obscure glazing providing direct access to the upper garden level via timber steps. Radiator.

Shower Room - 1.54m x 2.53m (5'0" x 8'3") - Another bright room with four-piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle with mixer shower attachment, low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under and bidet. Obscure casement window to the side elevation.

The Exterior -

Courtyard - Facing south-west and particularly sheltered with high stone side wall boundary, slate flagstones and doors from the conservatory and kitchen. Granite steps lead up to:-

Upper Garden/Patio - Timber steps descend from bedroom three. Another secure and sunny sitting-out area with a paved area and high brick and stone wall borders to the side and rear.

General Information -

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

Council Tax - Band B - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit 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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 July 2018

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