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Guide Price £370,000



2 Bedroom Apartment for sale in FALMOUTH

Greyfriars is one of Falmouth's most exclusive purpose built seafront developments, where Number 5 is located to the rear of the building with lift access and 'step free' entrance to its delightfully spacious and bright two bedroom accommodation. Lovely living/dining room with patio doors and Juliette Balcony facing South and West and the main bedroom onto a 'proper' balcony, each with limited sea-facing views. An incredible chance to live in this most desirable residential location, complete with a garage, glorious communal gardens and direct access on to the seafront.

Key Features:

  • Purpose built seafront development
  • Spectacular location moments from the sea
  • Superb rear & side facing apartment
  • Limited water & coastal views
  • Main bedroom with balcony & sea view
  • Dual aspect living room - South & West facing Juliette balcony
  • Garage & lockable store
  • Delightfully landscaped sea fronting communal gardens

THE PROPERTY Greyfriars is an exclusive development of just nine purpose-built apartments constructed in the late 1990s and enjoying a prime spot along the seafront. Number 5 is located to the rear of the building, spanning its entire width and with a balcony and sliding patio doors each side, looking with limited sea views towards the bay, coast and seafront, just a few paces away.

The apartment is light, bright, well proportioned and very well presented, with a fine dual aspect living and dining room where its large sliding patio doors open on to a Juliette balcony facing South and West to enjoy excellent afternoon and evening summer sunshine. There are two bedroom, the main with fitted wardrobes and access onto a generous balcony, again with 'sideways' view to the sea. The kitchen is fitted with integrated AEG appliances and there is a modern showeroom/WC. A recently installed gas boiler fuels radiator central heating and hot water supply.

Brilliant to have one's own lockable storeroom and a garage with remotely controlled entrance, as well as several 'visitor' spaces within the development. The landscaped communal garden faces the sea with path and gateway to the seafront. Lift and staircase provides 'step free' access and entrance to Number 5 which might be of interest to those elderly, infirm or those thinking to the future.

This is a brilliant opportunity to acquire a lovely apartment with so much to offer, including the seafront on one's doorstep, at a remarkably competitive price - wholeheartedly recommended!

THE LOCATION Greyfriars lies along Falmouth seafront in a glorious situation, a few paces from the sea, with so much of what Falmouth has to offer on its doorstep.

There are quality hotels and restaurants nearby and Gyllyngvase beach and café is a few moments away. A bus stop outside runs regularly to and from town, where the harbourside and an eclectic mixture of independent shops and nationals, together with galleries and fine restaurants, Events square and Maritime Museum, all provide great amenities and a year round vibrancy. The south facing seafront joins the coastal path, passing Swanpool beach and Maenporth onto the Helford River with arguably some of the loveliest coastline and views to be found in Cornwall.


MAIN ENTRANCE With remote entry phone and door release, letter boxes.

COMMUNAL HALLWAY A welcoming and generous space. Spacious Staircase or lift to the first floor accommodation and down to the lower ground floor store room and garden access.

FIRST FLOOR Conveniently positioned beside the lift. Front door to......

ENTRANCE HALL Cupboard, coat hooks. White panelled doors to...…..

HALLWAY Video entry phone and door release. Radiator with shelf. Two good shelved cupboards. Power points and telephone point. Panelled doors to two bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen. Glazed and panelled door to......

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 17' 2" (5.23m increasing to 19' 6" (5.94m) x 16' 8" (5.08m)

A lovely bright dual aspect room with twin hard wood double glazed windows to rear and a large sliding patio door to a Juliette balcony at the side, facing South and West with sideways views through to the seafront, Falmouth Bay and The Manacles in the distance. Glimpse to Gyllyngvase beach. Two radiators with shelves. TV and power points.

KITCHEN 10' x 8' 2" (3.05m x 2.49m) High level hard wood double glazed window. Fitted white wooden effect range of base and eye level cupboards and drawers with roll top works surfaces and inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Built-in 'AEG' gas hob with extraction hood and chest height double oven and grill. Built-in fridge freezer and 'AEG' dishwasher. Space for washing machine. 2019 'Vaillant' gas fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply. Boiler thermostatic control. Partial wall tiling.

BEDROOM ONE 14' 8" x 9' 6" (4.47m x 2.9m) plus doorway recess. First measurement to fitted mirror fronted wardrobe and cupboard space. Radiator. Hard wood double glazed window to rear and large sliding patio doors to side opening out onto......

BALCONY 9' 0" x 4' 10" (2.74m x 1.47m) Glass screen and timber floor. Outside light. Side views towards seafront and Bay, just 100yards away.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 10" x 7' 6" (3.91m x 2.29m) Large and smaller, hard wood double glazed window to rear. Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM/WC 6' 10" x 5' 6" (2.08m x 1.68m) White three piece suite comprising button flush WC, corner walk-in boiler fed shower cubicle and wash hand basin. Majority wall tiling. Medicine cabinet, shaver point and light.

LOCKABLE STORE ROOM 6' 8" x 6' (2.03m x 1.83m) On the lower ground floor, accessed by lift or staircase, each apartment has a lockable store room.

GARAGE 16' 4" x 9' (4.98m x 2.74m) Electric up and over door.

TENURE Leasehold, remainder of a 999 years from January 1999. Share of the freehold. Each owner at Greyfriars is a shareholder within Greyfriars Residents' Association Limited (a company limited by shares).

Holiday letting is not permitted but shorthold tenancies are allowed as they are classed as residential.

Pets are allowed but only with permission of the company. A signed acceptance sheet which details the restrictions regarding animals on the development, is required.

Current service charge is £3000 invoiced twice yearly in April and October this charge takes care of building insurance, upkeep of the building and its communal parts and grounds.

Katie Bawden of Blue Waters Residential Management Ltd is the managing agent. Telephone number 01209 214700

OUTSIDE To the front of the development is a communal garden that enjoys fantastic views of Falmouth Bay and there are 5 parking spaces for visitors. A pathway and gate leads from the garden directly on too Falmouth seafront.
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