4 bedroom town house for sale

South Parade, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

Under Offer £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedroom town house
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Well preserved period features
  • Quiet, town centre location
  • Grade II listed

Full description

A fascinating, charming and well preserved family home from the late 18th Century in a peaceful and private setting near the entrance to the renowned sub-tropical Morrab Gardens. Consisting of just five houses, South Parade is one of the towns most sought after addresses as the properties provide spacious, elegant living in a virtually traffic free location within a few steps of the town centre and just a short walk from the seafront and promenade with its famous and much celebrated art deco lido swimming pool. To the front of the terrace is a jointly maintained shared garden, with gated entrance and gravelled circular drive.

LOCATION
Penzance is a thriving and lively seaside town, and the largest town in West Cornwall. It has a comprehensive range of commercial, education and leisure facilities including an arts theatre, cinema, leisure centre and a huge array of cafes restaurants and gallery's. The surrounding area is renowned for its rugged beauty and dramatic coastline, coastal footpath and many coves and sandy beaches. Other attractions include the iconic St Michaels Mount, the Minack clifftop theatre at Porthcurno and the Tate Gallery at St Ives, an indication of the importance of art and creativity in this area. Transport links are easy via the A30 main road or Penzance's mainline rail link to London Paddington.


THE ACCOMMODATION with approximate dimensions is as follows:

Covered entrance with granite steps to panelled door with glazed arched fan light over to:

VESTIBULE
Dado rail. Ornate plaster ceiling coving. Four steps up to panelled and glazed door with period fluted architrave and medallions. Matching glazed arched fanlight over leading to:
HALL
Original ornate plaster ceiling coving. Stairs to lower ground and first floors with elegant hardwood handrail with square section spindles. Central heating radiator. Alcove for hanging coats. Six panelled door off to:

SITTING ROOM/RECEPTION ONE 16' x 14'10"
Original ornate plaster ceiling coving and & rose, picture rail & high skirtings. Ornate marbled fireplace with cast iron insert with coloured tiles panels & hearth. Large small pane sash window to front with original shutters & box panelling. Central heating radiator. Stained wooden floorboards. Wide opening with fluted architrave & medallions to:

LIBRARY/RECEPTION ROOM TWO: 12' 8" x 12'2"
Window to rear with original shutters and box panelling. Original ornate plaster ceiling coving and rose picture rail. Stained wooden floorboards. Similar marbled fireplace with cast insert and tiles.


First floor landing via turning stairs with deep treads & gentle risers. 7ft High small paned window to half landing. Stairs to Second Floor. Six panelled doors off to:


DRAWING ROOM/RECEPTION ROOM THREE: 19'9" x 15'9" (17'3" into window)
A wonderful, elegant room with small paned sash window to front with box panelled surround. Original ornate plaster ceiling coving, picture rail & deep skirtings. Superb fireplace with marble surround with cast iron insert with green tiled slips and tiled hearth. Two central heating radiators.


STUDY/BEDROOM THREE: 13'7" x 12'3"
Small paned sash window to rear. Coved ceiling. Cast iron fireplace with raised hearth & painted surround. Dado rail. Central heating radiator.

Second floor landing via turning stairs with small paned window to rear. Stairs to third floor. Central heating radiator. Door off to:

BEDROOM ONE: 19'10 x 15'6" (17' into window)
Small paned sash window to front with views to Penlee Point. Coved ceiling. Picture rail. Cast iron fireplace with raised grate and marbled surround. Central heating radiator. Link door to bedroom four:
BEDROOM FOUR: 12'2" x 8'7"
Door back to landing. Sash window to rear. Central heating radiator. Cast iron fireplace with raised grate & painted timber surround.

BATHROOM:
White suite comprising panelled bath period style taps with shower attachment. Low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Dado rail. Half tiled walls & floor. Brass central heating radiator/towel rail.
Third floor landing via turning stairs with galleried balustrade. Door off to:

BEDROOM TWO: 19'10 x 13'11"
Two dormer windows to front with view of the sea across to Penlee Point and Newlyn. Vaulted ceiling. Two central heating radiators. Door to under eaves storage area.


Form the hall staircase descends to the lower ground floor via a half landing. Door to:

SHOWER ROOM:
Tiled and glazed shower cubicle. Wall mounted basin. Low level WC. Dado & half tiled walls & floor. Central heating radiator. Two windows to rear.

Ground floor hallway with shelf and hooks for hats & coats. Part glazed & panelled door to:

KITCHEN: 15'10" x 15'4" (17'2" into window)
Range of fitted cupboards, drawers and open shelves with worksurfaces over incorporating a twin bowl sink & drainer. Small pane sash window to rear. Quarry tiled floor with diamond shaped inserts. Gas fired AGA for cooking and heating. Space for dishwasher & fridge-freezer. Walk in shelved larder cupboard. Central heating radiator. Half glazed door to rear hall. Sliding eight panelled doors to:


BREKAFAST ROOM: 19'1" (narrowing to 13'2") x 11'10"
Small pane sash window to front. Central heating radiator. Walk in wine store with brick & timber built wine bins & central heating radiator.


REAR HALLWAY 17'7" x 7'3"
Half glazed door & window to rear courtyard. Two Velux roof lights. Slate flagged stone floor. Central heating radiator. Brick fireplace & Chimney to one corner. Doors off to:


UTILITY/STUDIO: 8'1" X 8'1"
Stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Double door storage cupboard. Roll edged worktop with space & plumbing for washing machine. Quarry tiled floor. Large small pane window onto rear courtyard.

CELLAR:
An unusual cellar area with barrelled brick ceiling.
OUTSIDE
To the rear of the property is a courtyard with steps and gate leading to South Parade Mews. Small outbuilding housing Gas Combination boiler. whilst to the front, as previously mentioned, is a communal lawned garden with gravelled circular drive.

GENERAL INFORMATION
MAINS SERVICES
All mains services connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cornwall Council, tel: 0300 1234 100
Council tax band 'F'
VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Whitlocks, tel: 01736 369296.
DIRECTIONS
From Lloyds bank in the centre of the town turn into market place (towards the sea and Chapel street), and after 20 yards turn right by the Co-op. After a further 30 yards, just past the Acorn theatre, turn left and then right through wrought iron gates into the drive of the property.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 March 2019

Nearest stations

  • Penzance (0.4 mi)
  • St. Erth (5.6 mi)
  • Lelant Saltings (6.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Penzance (0.4 mi)
  • St. Erth (5.6 mi)
  • Lelant Saltings (6.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Whitlocks, Penzance

48, Causewayhead, Penzance, TR18 2SS

01736 270034 Local call rate

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