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4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Falmouth

Fabulous and imposing property dating from the mid 1930’s, located on one of Falmouth’s most desirable roads. Thought to be designed by well-respected architect “Cornelius” and still retaining many period features and Art Deco fixtures and fittings. South-westerly facing landscaped garden to the rear with sea views from some of the windows. Off-road parking and a large front garden sets it back from the road. No onward chain and internal viewing highly recommended.

Key Features:

  • 1930’s Art Deco design
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • 4/5 bedrooms
  • Off-road parking
  • Landscaped garden
  • Great location
  • No onward chain

THE PROPERTY Four or five bedrooms are on offer at this fabulous family home. Versatile accommodation and symmetrical wings either side of an impressive entrance hall which is so typical of the architect. (for those unaware of the respect and admiration Cornelius deigned houses have please search the name on Google). Many period feature have survived the 85 years and it's lovely to see the original door handles and internal stain glass windows. American oak strip flooring is in evidence throughout and it retains that deep red colour that only quality can provide. Quite a few of the rooms lead out to a large and raised terrace where the sun has unrestricted access. The bedroom on the first floor, with its en-suite will be bound to cause an argument over who gets it because the sea view is quite impressive from this lofty position. There are many reasons to fall in love with Clovergate but it can only be truly admired by viewing.

THE LOCATION Tresahar Road is one of our very favourite Falmouth addresses. It is much sought after for its superb situation on the town's southern side, a short distance from the seafront, Swanpool and Gyllyngvase beaches and the coastal footpath.

Tresahar Road is about half a mile from the town and harbour, where there is an excellent and 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 Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington.

Falmouth Docks are a major contributor to the town's economy and along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, specialising in traditional and modern boat building, marine engineering and environmental science, ensure an all year round and vibrant community. 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. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.


ENTRANCE HALL 17' 11" x 8' 6" (5.46m x 2.59m) A lovely spacious entrance hall with impressive, south facing views though to the rear semi-circular terrace and garden. 8' high ceilings, central heating controls, power points. Oak panelled walls. Original Oak stripped floors. Colour glazed decorative panels. UPVC double glazed door and side panels to the large semi-circular terrace, with views out to the rear garden. Hallway to the right passing UPVC double glazed window to front, leading to three bedrooms, separate WC, main bathroom. Storage cupboard. Loft access. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 14' 10" x 11' 11" (4.52m x 3.63m) UPVC double glazed window to the front with a glorious outlook. UPVC double glazed window to side. Carpeted. Radiator. Power points. Ceiling light. Picture rail.

CLOAKROOM 1930's door with colour glazed panel. Obscure Upvc double glazed to side. Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps. Ceiling light.

BEDROOM THREE 14' 9" x 12' 10" (4.5m x 3.91m) A beautiful room overlooking the rear garden with access to the semi-circular terrace. Carpeted. UPVC double glazed door with side panels and windows facing south looking over the terrace and garden. Radiator. Power points. Ceiling light. Picture rail.

MAIN BATHROOM 10' 6" x 7' 10" (3.2m x 2.39m) 1930s door with colour glazed panel. Obscure Upvc double glazed window to side. Stylish 1930s tiling in a classic teal colour. Heated towel rail. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, button flush WC and bath with contemporary mixer tap. Ceiling lights.

BEDROOM ONE 15' x 11' 11" (4.57m x 3.63m) Carpeted. UPVC double glazed window to rear. UPVC double glazed door and terrace and garden. UPVC double glazed window to side. Power points. Ceiling light. Radiator.

LEFT HALLWAY Understair storage cupboard. UPVC double glazed window to front. Radiator. Storage cupboard.

KITCHEN 14' 9" x 10' (4.5m x 3.05m) A lovely large, sociable room with picture uPVC double glazed window to front. Providing a modern range of base and eye level cupboards and drawers in a modern light blue tone. Integrated fridge / freezer, dishwasher, Neff range cooker with six ring gas burner sat in the recess of a feature fireplace surround. Modern engineered limed Oak flooring. Door to utility housing combination gas boiler fuelling radiators and hot water, door to rear leading down steps to outside storage sheds, arch way through to…

DINING ROOM 12' x 10' 8" (3.66m x 3.25m) UPVC double glazed window to side. Radiator. Power points. Ceiling light. Door to hallway.

SITTING ROOM 14' 10" x 12' 11" (4.52m x 3.94m) Lovely UPVC double glazed window to front and side. Upvc double glazed door to semi-circular terrace. Wooden floorboards. Two radiators. Power points. Television point. Ceiling light. Feature fireplace with wooden surround and tiled hearth.

2ND RECEPTION / HOME OFFICE / DINING / BED 5 11' 11" x 10' 11" (3.63m x 3.33m) UPVC double glazed doors. Side panels and windows to front. Radiator. Original Oak stripped floors. Power points. Ceiling light.


ATTIC BEDROOM 19' 3" x 12' (5.87m x 3.66m) Lovely, elevated UPVC double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden and countryside. Power points. Television point. Ceiling light. Built-in large cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Further door to eaves storage. Door to ...

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Wooden floors. Shower cubicle with glass sliding door, WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Cupboard to eaves storage.

OUTSIDE To the front there is a quite a large garden with a large hedge offering privacy from the roadside. Off-road parking for at least two large cars, grassed areas and access to the store rooms to the side. The rear garden is mainly lawn with screen planting to the side and rear plus a high wooden fence.

We have also mentioned the semi-circular terrace that is raised above the garden and has useful storage under.

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