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Guide Price £780,000

Semi-Detached House


4 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in FALMOUTH

This outstanding Victorian semi is set along one of Famouth’s most sought after residential roads, a moments’ walk from seafront & beaches and so convenient for town & harbourside. Elegant & spacious, four-bedroom accommodation over four floors, including a fabulous dual dormer harbour view attic and superb family kitchen/living room, out into the lovely mature & enclosed rear garden. Driveway parking, garage/workshop & so much more.

Key Features:

  • Substantial 1870 harbour view family house
  • Four bedrooms
  • Prime address near seafront & town
  • Elegant four storey accommodation
  • Three fine reception rooms
  • Family kitchen/dining/living room
  • Superb attic bedroom 4/studio
  • Parking & garage/workshop

THE PROPERTY 14 Lansdowne is an absolute gem; built in 1870 to a design we think is unique in Falmouth and where its four storeys of accommodation present such character, originality and appeal.

Here, we have a remarkable blend of valuable attributes with its elegant & spacious interior providing great flexibility and scope for the larger family.

Depending upon owners' preference there are four bedrooms and three living rooms, including a superb lower ground floor, 20' x 19' kitchen/dining and living room, likely to become the social hub of the house. This area leads via French doors out into a good sized and established rear garden.

Views to the rear overlook harbour, Flushing and coast and are especially impressive from the attic bedroom four with its two dormer windows. Equally this would make a fantastic studio or office space. All is well equipped, light, bright and practical within where there are two bath/shower rooms and 3 WCs. There is much storage space throughout, a utility room and a useful small garage/workshop accessible from within.

14 lies in a good sized plot and garden, nicely set back from the road and with a paved driveway to park 2 cars off road.

This is a fabulous house in a great location - we wholeheartedly recommend an early appointment to view.

THE LOCATION Lansdowne Road is much sought after by discerning home hunters appreciative of its remarkable position where fine & individual period properties lie so near to the seafront & beaches, and the town & harbourside.

The location is possibly as central as can be found, with so much of what excites about Falmouth on one's doorstep. Falmouth has a diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent.

Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Docks) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington.

There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro.

Falmouth boasts the third largest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country. The town is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.


Slate steps and wide slate pathway up fine granite steps to......

ENTRANCE Arch top glazed and panelled French doors, arched over and side panes, original tiled floor, granite step. Lead, colour glazed and panelled front door with matching over and side panes into......

HALLWAY 23' 10" (7.26m deep overall x 5' 5" (1.65m)

With 9' 10" (3m) corniced ceiling with ornate wide ceiling archway. Dado rail with contoured paper beneath. Two radiators. Under stair cupboard. Sash window to rear, overlooking the garden. Turning staircase to first floor. Twin glazed and panelled doors to inner hall and lower ground floor accommodation. Pine panelled doors to sitting room, bedroom/living room and bath/shower room.

RECEPTION ROOM 16' 8" (5.08m) x 14' 2" (4.32m).

A fine room with 9' 8" (2.95m) high corniced ceiling. Broad sash window to front. Cast iron open fireplace with timber surround and slate hearth. Shelved recesses to side. Radiator. Picture rail. Wall and pendant lights.

LIVING ROOM 17' x 14' 7" (5.18m x 4.44m)

First measurement into wide triple sash bayed window overlooking the rear garden and towards the harbour, Flushing coast and fields. Fireplace with shelved recesses to sides. Radiator. Picture rail

BATH/SHOWER ROOM 9' 6" x 9' (2.9m x 2.74m) plus deep tiled recessed walk-in shower cubicle.

White four-piece suite including button flush WC, wash hand basin and metal panel bath. Sash window to rear. Towel radiator.

FIRST FLOOR Turning staircase with tall half landing sash window flooding in light and with views overlooking the garden to harbour, flushing and Trevissome.

FULL LANDING A pleasing space with the continuation of a turning staircase to the second floor. Radiator. White panel doors to three bedrooms and.....

BATH/SHOWER ROOM 7' 10" x 5' 10" (2.39m x 1.78m) White suite comprising WC, wash hand basin, roll top claw footed bath with shower attachment. Walk-in boiler fed shower cubicle. Sash window to harbour and coastal views. Radiator. Painted panelling below dado height.

BEDROOM ONE 11' 6" x 11' 2" (3.51m x 3.4m) and with 8' 10" (2.69m) ceiling height.

Built-in wardrobe and cupboard space. Picture rail. Radiator. Twin arch topped sash windows to front.

BEDROOM TWO 15' x 8' 3" (4.57m x 2.51m)

Large sash window to rear overlooking the garden and with fine views to harbour and coast. Built-in cupboards. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 11' 7" x 9' 6" (3.53m x 2.9m)

Arched sash window to front. Radiator. Picture rail.

SECOND FLOOR Turning staircase with recessed window to side up to.....

ATTIC BEDROOM 4 A superb bedroom or studio 15' 7" x 17' 8" (4.75m x 5.38m) into dormer window with glorious elevated near 180˚ views into the harbour and around to estuary, coast and the Roseland Peninsula. This is a wonderfully varied outlook covering much of Falmouth, including Event's Square and The Maritime Museum, The Docks, Ships & Castles, The Observatory, to Trevissome and Trefusis. Beamed apex ceiling.

Second dormer window toward seafront direction.

Excellent eave storage space. Radiator. Power and light.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR From the hallway, doorway into a lobby with front facing window, maple floor, spotlit, stairs down.

UTILITY/CLOAKROOM Continuation of maple flooring. Door to garage/workshop. Under stair cupboard. Sash window to rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. 'Worcester' gas boiler fueling radiator central heating and hot water supply. Door to WC with window to side.

WC Window to side.

FAMILY KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM On the lower ground floor is a wonderful family living/dining and kitchen, likely to be the social hub of the house with its solid maple floor throughout measuring 20' 10" (6.35m) x 19' 2" (5.84m) increasing to 20' 8" (6.3m) in recess. Twin sash windows looking into the rear garden and French doors leading out. Much space for a large dining table and chairs, sofas and possibly a study area, all spotlit.

KITCHEN Gloss white flush fronted units with stainless steel handles and solid granite worktops. Twin stainless-steel sink and rivened granite drainer. Built-in double oven and gas hob. Space for fridge freezer

OUTSIDE From the road and pavement, a low wall with granite coping stone and driveway much of which is laid with Victorian bricks, to park two cars off-road, leading to the garage/workshop. All is thoughtfully landscaped, and the drive is attractively paved. The road is screened by mature camellia, bay and fir with front lawn edged with box hedging, beech, agapanthus and palms. Raised bed of bamboo. Tap and outside lights.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP 15' 6" (4.72m) x 7' (2.13m) increasing to 10' 9" (3.28m)

Only suitable for a small to medium car but a great workshop/studio with tri-folding doors. Power and light. Internal access to the house.

REAR A lovely garden mostly old walled, about 45' x 40' (13.72m x 12.19m) and loosely arranged in two areas, initially from the kitchen/living room, onto a composite wood, decked terrace and a smaller second one.

Great privacy and seclusion. Victorian rope edging to borders containing palm, bamboo, an olive tree, camellia, echium and tree fern. Climbing wisteria. Access through with steps down to a lower-level garden, walled and timber fence enclosed. Outside tap and lights.

STORE 8' x 5' (2.44m x 1.52m)
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