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Spectacularly sited, backing onto King Charles Quay and enjoying fabulous views across Falmouth Harbour and the surrounding countryside from many principal rooms, this waterside home is full of history and character believed to date from 1836.
The property is set across four floors with very flexible accommodation including five double bedrooms (all with en-suite facilities) plus a further ground floor studio apartment.
Situated on the fringes of Falmouth town with all the facilities that Falmouth has to offer, this home has been used as a high quality holiday let and also a family and would suit either purpose.
We particularly love the amazing roof terrace/upper deck that was created a few years ago and provides elevated, unobstructed views across the harbour in privacy from anyone else.
A special home in the heart of one of Cornwall's most sought after towns.
To find a home so centrally sited within Falmouth enjoying breathtaking views and with the high-quality sizeable accommodation on offer is very rare, the views are enjoyed from the main reception room, two bedrooms and the ‘upper deck’ reception space as well as a balcony off the main bedroom and a further large terrace/balcony off the ‘upper deck’. The property has been subjected to a renovation program in 2017/2018 which incorporates a sprinkler system, plumbing, replacement roofing, new bathrooms and sanitary ware, the installation of the roof terrace/balcony and wiring amongst other things.
The studio apartment is situated off King Charles Quay, an integral door into the main residence exists but presently is rated and accessed separately.
The property is fully double glazed and fitted with high quality replacement windows in keeping with the character of the home and also has gas central heating. Parking is available in the single garage, whilst the owners also rent a parking space on the adjacent quay which may be transferred to the new owner by arrangement and a fee payable to Falmouth Haven.
A literal ‘stone’s throw’ from King Charles Quay, the new owners will enjoy the waterside life in the heart of Falmouth. Quay Street is tucked off Church Street – one of the towns main streets and is home to a few exclusive homes as well as restaurants, a Public House and other commercial premises.
King Charles Quay and Falmouth Haven are a few footsteps from your front door. Moorings are available from Falmouth Haven.
The town of Falmouth stands on one of the largest natural harbours in the world, the property enjoys views over the inner harbour with a constantly changing marine vista to enjoy.
There is golf at the clifftop course in Falmouth (eighteen holes) or nearby Budock Vean (nine holes) and within half a mile is the Falmouth Dell Railway Station with a short journey into Truro, allowing anyone to then transfer to the mainline either east or west.
Wooden front door opening to:-
Tiled floor. The entrance and staircase is wide and very impressive with granite partially carpeted stairs and panelling to dado rail height. Door into integral garage (see later). Half landing leading to:-
Stairs to second floor. Double doors into:-
A truly splendid room being dual aspect with windows to the front and to the rear, the latter enjoying spectacular unobstructed views across Falmouth harbour and across to Flushing. Marble fireplace with living flame gas flueless log effect fire. Wooden floors.
The kitchen is very attractive having been refitted with wooden units at both base and eye level, 'Leisure' Rayburn with four ring hob and hotplate. Double butler sink with mixer tap above, carrera marble work surfaces, built-in fridge and freezer with adjoining pull out shelved storage unit, wine rack, beamed ceiling.
Window to the front elevation enjoying a sea glimpse. Radiator.
Claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, contrasting tiled wall, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted heated towel rail and radiator. Panelling to dado height. Frosted window to front.
A central hallway with a double doors into a:-
Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Extractor. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit.
Window to front elevation enjoying a more elevated outlook than the bedroom on the floor below of views across to Falmouth Docks, harbour and the Maritime Museum. Wooden floorboards. Radiator. Door to:-
Comprising bath with wall mounted shower attachment and rain head, low level WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit. Brick effect wall tiling. Extractor fan. Window to front elevation.
Window to rear elevation. Free standing bath with hand held shower attachment. Walk-in wardrobe with shelving. Radiator. At the entrance to the bedroom is a:-
WC and wash hand basin (could be accessed off the landing, if required for guests or incorporated into this bedroom). This in turn leads into the bedroom with sensor lighting that enjoys views as previously described and allow anyone to wake up and look out the window to enjoy the magnificent view from their bed.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator. Door to:-
Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Eaves storage. Extractor fan. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Staircase to:-
This area has a variety of uses, currently used as a further reception/chill out space and has a sink and work surfaces for food preparation/cocktails/coffee and a large sofa from where to relax and watch the world go by. Bi-fold doors open onto a:-
Space for several people to gather to enjoy the magnificent views over Falmouth harbour. The water is virtually below your feet and you have a 90 degree view from Greenbank, down the Penryn River and across to Flushing, Trefusis Headland and all of the water based activity in between. There is a clever bar area for drinks which is at stool height and can imagine the evenings spent sitting out here enjoying a drink of two! Door off the deck leads into the:-
This has to be one of the best bedrooms in the town for a view! Not only does it enjoy the previously described amazing views of the harbour, this room also enjoys excellent views in the opposite direction towards Port Pendennis Marina, Pendennis Castle and Falmouth Docks.
Shower, wash basin and WC. This is fully tiled and has a 'Velux' window which again enjoys the views.
With access direct off King Charles Quay, double doors lead into a:-
The room enjoys superb views over the harbour.
The lounge/bedroom area has a pull down bed for when needed and leads into the:-
A range of timber fronted units at primarily base level incorporating a built-in oven, ceramic hob, butler sink and granite effect work surfaces. Panelled radiator. Door back into integral garage as required.
Comprising shower cubicle with wall mounted 'Triton' shower unit in tiled wall surround, low level WC and marble effect wash hand basin. 'Zawn Nook' is approached via a couple of steps with a:-
Overlooking the harbour and being yards from the quayside.
Located off Quay Street, there is access into single garage which also has a large storage space to one side.
The Council Tax band for the property is band 'D'.
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