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Guide Price £290,000

Semi-Detached House


3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in FALMOUTH

Elmscott is full of surprises, located in a very desirable road close to the town shops and with that rare bonus of off-road parking. From the front the property looks like a semi-detached bungalow in need of an uplift but all is revealed at the rear where steps lead down to two extra rooms and a secure rear garden. Elmscott would make for a nice family home.

Key Features:

  • Semi-detached home
  • Great, near town, location
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sitting & dining rooms
  • Gardens to front & rear
  • Off-road parking
  • No onward chain

THE PROPERTY This property is perfectly liveable "as is" but the new owner may decide to give the property a bit of an uplift and modernise it to become a lovely family home. We would highly recommend that you remove the wall between the kitchen and dining room to make a very nice sociable area to cook and dine, with windows on two sides this room would be very bright and give far reaching views across the town rooftops.

There is a utility room down the stairs at the rear that is "under" the house (the house, like most in a seaside town is built into the hill so it looks like a bungalow at the front and a house from the rear). Along with the utility room is another bedroom that would make a perfect teen/guest room or home office as it has en-suite facilities and can be accessed without entering the main home.

To the front is a garden with off-road parking for one car but with the usual consent further parking could be made. To the rear is an enclosed grassed garden that gives nice views over town.

This property has so much to offer and being priced to sell I'm sure most buyers will see the potential here.

THE LOCATION Windsor Terrace is moments from Falmouth town and harbour where there is an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mix of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere) 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 along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, ensure an all year-round vibrant community. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and highly regarded private 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.


Parking is available on a concrete area in the front garden.

A path leads to an arched covered porch with tessellated tile flooring that in turn leads to a (brand new) UPVC front door.

ENTRANCE HALL Right in the middle of the property and has doors to all rooms. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM 11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m) Lovely light room facing SouthEast with large box-bay window to the front. Original cast-iron fireplace. Radiator. (This room was used as a bedroom when it was a student let).

BEDROOM ONE 11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m) Window to the front aspect. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 1" x 9' 1" (3.38m x 2.77m) Window to the rear with very good views over the town. Radiator.

DINING ROOM 10' 10" x 9' 1" (3.3m x 2.77m) A door at the rear of this room leads to the kitchen. We highly recommend that the wall between the two be removed to make a very nice and sociable kitchen/diner.

Window to side aspect. Stone fireplace with cupboards to one side. Radiator.

KITCHEN 8' 1" x 5' 10" (2.46m x 1.78m) Perfectly useable, but the new owner will likely replace. A range of base and eye level units with a small amount of work surface. Built-in cooker with extractor over. A composite one and a half bowl sink sits under a window to the rear aspect with good views. Door to rear garden.

BATHROOM 7' 1" x 5' 11" (2.16m x 1.8m) Again very useable, but is likely to be replaced. A white suite comprises of WC, bath with plumbed shower over and pedestal hand wash basin. Blue wall tiling. Obscure window to the rear. Loft hatch. Radiator.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR From the kitchen a door leads out to the rear via steps and this in turn leads to……

BEDROOM THREE/HOME OFFICE This is a very useful room that can be of many uses. Having its own access from the rear garden it could be a teenager's room to offer a bit of independence or even as a guest room perhaps as it has en-suite facilities. Or one may decide to work from home, and this is a ready-made home office.

UTILITY ROOM Gas boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Stainless steel sink and some worksurface.


FRONT Mainly grassed and has the parking space (we think it would be a good idea to make another parking space). A hip-high wall gives privacy.

REAR Accessed via a path down the side of the neighbouring (attached) property A high wall makes it very secure and gives a good degree of privacy. Grassed areas with nice views over the town.
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