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Terraced House


3 Bedroom Terraced House for sale in FALMOUTH

Appealing Victorian four storey terraced house with spectacular harbour, estuary and coastal views from each floor and its harbour facing courtyard garden. Extensive work and expenditure is required to finish and refurbish, but an incredible opportunity in this much sought after terrace set up above Falmouth town, just a few minutes walk from town and waterfront.

Key Features:

  • Victorian terrace house requiring extensive repair & refurbishment
  • Four storey accommodation
  • Glorious harbour & coastal views from most rooms
  • 2/3 bedroom, 2/3 living rooms
  • 27' Living/dining room; 23' kitchen/dining room
  • Bathroom/WC & shower room/WC (to refit)
  • Vaulted, beamed ceiling 'top' floor
  • Harbour facing courtyard garden

THE LOCATION Vernon Place is one of our very favourite terraces and addresses, set up above the town and harbourside with the most exciting unobstructed water and coastal views. It is remarkably convenient too, set just a few moments' walk to shops in Church Street and with so much of what delights about Falmouth on its doorstep.

THE PROPERTY Opportunities like this are incredibly rare; to secure a superbly located house overlooking the harbour at a price reflective of a need to repair and refurbish to taste and requirements. Number 15 is a four storey Victorian town house with spectacularly good views from each of its floors and its harbour facing courtyard garden. A substantial spiral staircase links three of the floors and there is much charm and originality within, such as its lovey 'top floor' with beamed and apex ceiling. Accommodation is flexible with two fine 'reception' rooms including a 27' (8.23m) sitting dining room and a 23' (7.01m) kitchen/dining room with aga, each room with outstanding water and coastal views.

Currently boarded, the lower ground floor level can be a third double bedroom or 'living' room, leading out on to the garden which has great scope to create a special outside space with glorious outlook.

This is undoubtedly a project, but an exciting one, with possibilities to create a fabulous four storey Victorian harbour facing home!

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL (ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE) Granite and slate steps to panelled front door into......

ENTRANCE HALL Six pane window to reception room. Panel and colour glazed door to......

SITTING/DINING ROOM 27' 10" x 12' (8.48m x 3.66m) in sitting area reducing to 8' 3" (2.51m) in part of dining area.

This room spans front to rear of the house with central spiral staircase forming a natural division. To the rear, glazed French doors to a small balcony and glorious, near 180 degree view over Falmouth harbour extending from Penryn River, The Greenbank Hotel and Quay across to the Carrick Roads and Roseland Peninsular, around to St Mawes, the docks, to Pendennis Point and Castle. In the sitting area is a Victorian cast iron and timber surround open fireplace with slate mantle. Radiator.

DINING AREA UPVC sash style window to front. Radiator. Book shelves. The substantial, steel spiral staircase rises one floor to the bedroom accommodation and descends two floors to further living accommodation/bedroom.

FIRST FLOOR Spiral stairs up to a landing with high apex ceiling and light flooding through a Velux double glazed rood window. Two old pine panel door cupboards and to two bedrooms and....

BATH/SHOWER ROOM 10' 10" x 5' 8" (3.3m x 1.73m) Again with beamed apex ceiling. Four piece white suite comprising wash hand basin, WC, pine panel bath and walk-in tiled shower cubicle. Tiling around the bath.

BEDROOM ONE 11' 10" x 10' 10" (3.61m x 3.3m) Spectacuar 180 degree harbour, waterfront and shoreline views to the rear and an interesting beamed and apex roof with Velux. Access to roof storage. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 11' (3.35m) x 6' 6" (1.98m) reducing to 4' 6" (1.37m)

UPVC double glazed sash style window to front. Cast iron and timber surround fireplace. Radiator. Beamed apex ceiling with Velux double glazed window.

From the 'street level' the spiral staircase descends to......

KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING 23' 2" (7.06m) overall x 11' 6" (3.51m) reducing to 8' 5" (2.57m)

Another sociable living/dining/kitchen with shuttered French doors to that fabulous harbour facing view and obscure window to the rear. Within the room is a recessed dark green gas fired aga, old and modern built-in cupboards and space for white goods. One cupboard houses the 'Vaillant' gas fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot Water supply. Glazed door to.....

INNER HALL Stairs descend to level -2 and access to ...

SHOWER ROOM/WC WC and wash hand basin, unfinished walk-in shower project. Obscure double glazed window to side.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR 14' x 11' 5" (4.27m x 3.48m) Flexible as bedroom/garden room. Currently boarded to rear, out to garden. Radiator. Telephone and power points. Access to.....

GARDEN Even from this, the lowest level, there are super harbour, estuary and coastal views, extending from Trevisomme to Flushing and Trefusis Point across the estuary to the Roseland Peninsular, around to Pendennis Point.

The garden is enclosed measuring 16' x 13' (4.88m x 3.96m) containing some granite and old sate but is unloved and in need of some inspiration to create something potentially lovely.
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