The Packet Quays, Falmouth

£285,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
An intriguing apartment - more of a 'cottage' in style, located off a secure top floor courtyard, providing charming and extremely well presented 2 bedroom accommodation, with vaulted living room, under-ground parking, and a balcony with views along Dunstanville Terrace to Greenbank and the harbour. Ideal for permanent, second, and holiday letting purchasers alike.

THE PROPERTY

5 The Lookout is situated on the top floor of The Packet Quays development, situated on Falmouth's Old High Street, with The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, harbourside, Greenbank, and town centre all within easy walking distance.

Beautifully refurbished throughout by the current owner, the property is accessed off a secure courtyard, either from Harbour Terrace or from a stairwell from the secure under-ground parking area.

Ideal as either a permanent or second home, with holiday letting allowed, the accommodation is well presented throughout, with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazing and economic electric heating to the rooms which briefly comprise: a superb open-plan living room with vaulted ceiling, well fitted kitchen, part galleried landing, two double bedrooms, and reappointed shower room/WC with contemporary white suite. To the rear, there is a broad, shallow balcony with doors from both the living room and one of the bedrooms, from where views are enjoyed along Dunstanville Terrace to The Greenbank hotel and harbourside. An early viewing is unhesitatingly recommended.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

Number 5 The Lookout, 'Horizons' is accessed off a pretty, paved courtyard with access from Harbour Terrace and a well lit staircase leading to the parking area below.

LIVING ROOM

6.17m x 4.56m (20'2 x 14'11 )

A charming, irregularly-shaped, double aspect room with vaulted ceiling with open beams. Stable-type entrance door from the courtyard with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed windows to either side. Timber-effect flooring, two modern high efficiency electric radiators, wall light points, TV aerial socket, telephone point. Former fireplace (now blocked) with raised slate hearth, hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed casement door with matching side screen opening onto the rear balcony, with views along Dunstanville Terrace to Greenbank and countryside on the outskirts of Flushing.

KITCHEN

2.37m x 2.97m (7'9 x 9'8 )

Attractively appointed with a comprehensive range of white Shaker-style units with round-edged worksurfaces and complementary tiled splashbacks. Hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the courtyard, inset ceramic sink with mixer tap and cutlery drainer. Recesses with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Bosch oven/grill with Lamona four-ring ceramic hob and illuminated extractor canopy over. Space for tall fridge/freezer, part canopied ceiling, ceramic tiled flooring.

LANDING

Part galleried with short turning staircase rising from the living room. Modern electrical trip switching, including for Economy 7. Timber-effect flooring, night storage heater, inset down-lighter.

BEDROOM ONE

2.97m x 3.82m (9'8 x 12'6 )

Second measurement taken into window recess with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the courtyard and, to either side, fitted full height wardrobes. Timber-effect flooring, convector heater, hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed door to the side elevation and courtyard.

BEDROOM TWO

2.74m x 3.20m (8'11 x 10'5 )

Timber-effect flooring, convector heater, built-in full height storage cupboards. Hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window providing views of Falmouth's outer harbour to Flushing and surrounding countryside and leading to the rear balcony.

SHOWER ROOM/WC

Attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a low flush WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit, broad walk-in shower cubicle with Mira instant shower and glazed screen. Fully ceramic tiled walls, extractor fan, access to over-head loft storage area, shaver socket, tall towel rail/radiator, fully ceramic tiled walls.

THE EXTERIOR

A small courtyard can be found to the front of the property with courtesy light and stable door to the accommodation.

REAR BALCONY

Paved for ease of maintenance, providing a small but sheltered sitting-out area with views to the Greenbank, outer harbour and surrounding countryside. Doors from the living room and bedroom two.

PARKING

Secure under-ground parking can be found below the property. (Parking bay Number 37).

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains, electricity, water, and drainage are connected to the property stop.

COUNCIL TAX

The property is currently on a commercial banding due to its usage as a holiday let. Consequently, the property will need to be banded should it be used for residential purposes following completion.

TENURE

Leasehold - 999 years. The management fees are £911.67 payable every 6 months. This includes buildings insurance, lighting and cleaning of communal areas as well as external upkeep and maintenance.

POSSESSION

Early vacant possession can be provided.

VIEWING

By telephone appointment with the vendor's Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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