Falmouth
£595,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A beautiful cottage, discreetly positioned at the 'foot' of Dunstanville Terrace, a 'stones throw' from Greenbank, the harbourside and Royal Cornwall Yacht Club. Impeccably presented throughout, providing well appointed and highly characterful 3 bedroom accommodation, with all main rooms, and front gardens, enjoying views to Falmouth Harbour, the outskirts of Flushing and Carrick Roads beyond. Surprisingly large, well enclosed, sunny, sheltered rear gardens are another feature which contain a substantial 'studio', thoroughly insulated and with light and power connected, ideal for those working from home etc.

THE PROPERTY

Understood to date from the 1700's, 6 Basset Place is one of those, few, thoroughly, yet sensitively updated cottages, close to the town centre and harbour, which retains much character and appeal.

Now benefiting from casement windows, many with working shutters and fitted window seats with views to the harbour, and high-tech wi-fi controlled electric radiators, features of the accommodation include: a pretty gabled entrance porch, double aspect living room with glass-fronted log-burner, dining room with mellow pine flooring, L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room and, to the first floor, three harbour-facing bedrooms, and a superbly reappointed four-piece bathroom with under-floor heating and white suite.

The front gardens comprise a terrace ideal for that morning coffee, and the rear gardens have been extensively landscaped to provide gravelled and decked terraces, completely enclosed by stone walling and mature hedging, providing a high degree of privacy and shelter, together with much sunshine. There is an outside WC, bin storage area, rear pedestrian gate and 'studio' which, being thoroughly insulated, double glazed and with light and power connected, is ideal for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents.

An early viewing of this exceptional cottage is unhesitatingly recommended.

THE LOCATION

Basset Place occupies a discreet, 'hidden' position at the 'foot' of Dunstanville Terrace, with Number 6 benefiting from views along the approach slipway to the harbour and coastline beyond. The Greenbank Hotel and Royal Cornwall Yacht Club are just moments away with Greenbank Gardens providing direct and easy access onto the harbour for canoeists and paddleboarders etc. A picturesque walk along Dunstanville Terrace leads to the top of Falmouth's Old High Street, along and at the foot of which are the town's shops, bars, restaurants and galleries etc. Other facilities in the town include the main marina, a level walk away, the National Maritime Museum in Events Square, venue for the Sea Shanty and Oyster Festivals etc, numerous sub-tropical gardens, safe bathing beaches and far-reaching walks around Falmouth Bay on The South West Coast Path.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

GABLED ENTRANCE PORCH

Providing a delightful introduction to the property, half glazed and with a part stained glass front door, through which views are enjoyed to Falmouth Harbour, Flushing Sailing Club and Trefusis Point. Casement windows to either side, glazed door to the:-

LIVING ROOM

5.62m x 3.91m (18'5 x 12'9 )

First measurement includes staircase leading to the first floor landing. A delightful, light, well proportioned, double aspect room with casement window with fitted window seat and working shutters to the front elevation, again enjoying views over the harbour to the outskirts of Flushing. Feature arched window with deep sill to the rear elevation. Fireplace with inset glass-fronted multi-fuel stove with deep slate hearth and timber-effect mantel over. Cupboards and display alcoves to either side with downlighters. Two wi-fi controlled electric radiators. One wall in exposed stone, inset LED downlighting with dimmer switching. Two under-stair storage cupboards, fitted display shelving and cupboard housing electrical trip switching.

DINING ROOM

3.33m x 3.86m (10'11 x 12'7 )

First measurement excludes broad recesses to either side of a former chimney breast, one with full height fitted storage cupboards. Attractive mellow pine flooring, inset downlighters with dimmer switching, electric radiator, casement window with window seat and shutters overlooking the front garden to the harbour and Trefusis Point. Telephone point. Fibre broadband connection. Archway opening into the:-

KITCHEN

4.20m x 2.95m (13'9 x 9'8 )

Maximum measurements of an L-shaped room with comprehensive range of cream-painted Shaker-style units with ample timber-effect worksurfaces between with complementary tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cutlery drainer. Hotpoint oven/grill with four-ring ceramic hob and illuminated extractor canopy over. Electric radiator. Wine shelving, wall display shelving, integrated fridge and freezer cabinets. Ceramic tiled flooring. Integrated dishwasher and recess with plumbing for washing machine. Tall larder unit. High level casement window with deep sill to the rear elevation, small pane casement door and further windows to two elevations, providing an attractive aspect over the gardens. Inset LED downlighters.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Deep silled casement window to the rear elevation. The rooms from left to right from the top of the staircase.

BEDROOM ONE

3.63m x 4.00m (11'10 x 13'1 )

First measurement into broad recesses to either side of the chimney breast. Casement window with fitted window seat and working shutters to the front elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over Dunstanville Terrace and down the slipway to Falmouth Harbour, village of Flushing, Trefusis Point, inner harbour, port area, deep sailing waters of the Carrick Roads, and shoreline of The Roseland Peninsula beyond. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

2.20m x 2.95m (7'2 x 9'8 )

Maximum measurements of an L-shaped room, again featuring a casement window with window seat and working shutters and lovely harbour and coastline views. Fitted cupboard over the stairwell. Electric radiator.

BEDROOM THREE

3.43m x 3.93m (11'3 x 12'10 )

Second measurement into deep door recess. Electric radiator, traditional bedroom fireplace with full height fitted cupboards to either side. Access to over-head loft storage area with folding ladder. Harbour-facing window with fitted seat and working shutters.

BATH/SHOWER ROOM

Most attractively reappointed with a quality, white, contemporary suite comprising a low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, free-standing bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, and separate walk-in shower cubicle with Mira twin head shower (including rainfall) with dual control. Window overlooking the rear gardens, exposed roof trusses, part timber panelled and ceramic tiled walls. Display shelving in alcoves, fitted airing cupboard with Stelflow hot water cylinder with wi-fi controlled immersion heater and slatted linen shelving. Heated towel rail, inset LED downlighters, ceramic tiled flooring with under-floor heating.

THE EXTERIOR

FRONT GARDEN

From Basset Place, granite steps lead up to the gated entrance to Number 6, which benefits from a broad gravelled terrace from which lovely views are enjoyed over the harbour and Trefusis Headland. Box hedging, flower borders and door to the entrance porch.

REAR GARDENS

Immediately to the rear of the cottage, there is a decked courtyard area with uplighting, water tap, courtesy light and door to the outside WC with quarry tiled flooring, wall mounted wash hand basin and low flush WC.

Steps rise from the accommodation to a broad gravelled terrace with the gravelled pathway continuing to a covered storage area, ideal for bins and barbecue equipment etc.

DECKED PATIO GARDEN

A large entertaining area, sheltered by the studio, enjoying a high degree of sunshine and privacy.

THE STUDIO

4.66m x 2.67m (15'3 x 8'9 )

Thoroughly insulated, plastered and with numerous power points, ideal as a home office etc. Double sealed unit casement doors and two windows overlooking and opening onto the timber decking, with an attractive outlook to the rear of the cottage. Electrical trip switching, dimmer switching.

The gravelled pathway continues to the rear of the studio, passing raised beds with slate edging, leading to a further large, level garden area, mainly gravelled for ease of maintenance, with pedestrian gate to the rear, raised flower and shrub beds with slate borders, camellias and raised herb border.

In all, a surprisingly large, sheltered, sunny and superbly landscaped garden providing many sitting-out areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone point (subject to supplier's regulations). Electric wi-fi controlled radiators throughout. Fibre broadband connection.

COUNCIL TAX

Band D - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendors offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.

VIEWING

Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

From Falmouth town centre, proceed up the Old High Street in the direction of Greenbank. Continue along Dunstanville Terrace, passing The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and harbour on the right-hand side and, just before the Greenbank Hotel, turn left into Basset Place, just after the red telephone box. Number 6 is the end of terrace cottage immediately facing you as you walk up the slipway.

01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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