Maenporth, Falmouth

£600,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A detached individual bungalow occupying a quiet, traffic-free position in this sought-after cul-de-sac, close to Maenporth Beach, the South West Coast Path and well served village of Mawnan Smith. Providing particularly well proportioned 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation, in need of some updating but benefiting from oil fired central heating, replacement uPVC double glazing, ample parking, an integral garage and extensive loft area, both of which offer great scope for conversion to further accommodation if required (subject to consents), and large, well stocked, sheltered and extremely private gardens which back onto open farmland and, from the rear of which, lovely views are enjoyed to Rosemullion Head and out to sea.

THE PROPERTY

Constructed, we understand, during the late 1960's/early 1970's, 'Collingswood' has been in our client's family's ownership for approximately 30 years and is now to be sold for only the third time since construction.

The property occupies a quiet, traffic-free location, off a short private driveway, off this sought-after residential close, with well enclosed, level and attractively stocked front gardens providing direct and easy access to the property, including an integral garage which, subject to consents, could readily be included into the main accommodation, if required.

Throughout, the accommodation is particularly well proportioned and comprises an entrance porch, reception hall, large lounge with broad picture window, separate dining area, rear conservatory, kitchen, utility room, master bedroom suite, two further double bedrooms and a second bathroom with separate WC.

Most prospective purchasers will wish to undertake a programme of modernisation works to the kitchen and bathrooms etc and, should yet more accommodation be required, an extensive loft area offers immense potential, again subject to all necessary permissions.

To the rear, the property benefits from a large garden which is particularly well stocked and backs onto open farmland at the rear, with the rear boundary currently enjoying the best views to Rosemullion Head and out to sea.

A home with great scope and potential, ideal for retirement and family purchasers alike.

THE LOCATION

Trelawney Close is a small, select cul-de-sac of detached individual properties, within just half a mile of safe, sandy Maenporth Beach and the stunning South West Coast Path which leads to some of south Cornwall's most beautiful coastal scenery, in the direction of Falmouth to the north-east, and Rosemullion Head and the mouth of the Helford River to the south-west.

The centre of the extremely well served village of Mawnan Smith is just one mile distant and whose excellent day-to-day amenities include a thatched public house, The Red Lion Inn, convenience stores, electrical shop, county primary school, church, doctors surgery, hairdressers, cafe, restaurant and craft shops. The port of Falmouth, regularly voted as one of the best places to live anywhere in the UK, is just a ten minute drive away.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

ENTRANCE PORCH

Replacement double glazed entrance doors and broad side screen opening from and overlooking the front gardens, driveway and parking area. Terrazzo tiled flooring, radiator, circular window, sunburst double casement doors in hardwood opening into the:-

RECEPTION HALL

Matching sliding casement doors to the lounge. Radiator, inner hall area with access to extensive over-head loft storage area, tall cloaks cupboard and built-in separate airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater, timer switching and slatted shelving.

LOUNGE

5.78m x 5.60m (18'11 x 18'4 )

A superbly proportioned, light, double aspect room with broad replacement uPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens, and matching side screen with views to Falmouth Bay. TV aerial socket, skirting radiators, wall light points, tiled fireplace with raised hearth, inset log store and split level mantel. Broad archway opening into the:

DINING ROOM

3.46m x 3.62m (11'4 x 11'10 )

Sliding door and serving hatch from the kitchen, radiator, telephone point, TV aerial socket, matching sliding sunburst casement doors to the conservatory.

KITCHEN

3.80m x 3.47m (12'5 x 11'4 )

Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens. Comprehensive range of fitted wall and base units with ample round-edge worksurfaces between and tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with double drainer. Recess with plumbing for washing machine, broad inset tiled recess with four-ring ceramic hob and split level double oven and grill. Extractor fan, built-in storage cupboard, casement door to the:-

CONSERVATORY

5.90m x 1.78m (19'4 x 5'10 )

Broad replacement uPVC double glazed windows enjoying an attractive outlook over the attractively stocked and landscaped rear gardens. Two radiators, double glazed door to the exterior, door to:-

UTILITY ROOM

2.26m x 1.49m (7'4 x 4'10 )

Fully tiled walls, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, terrazzo tiled flooring, sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, high level cupboard housing electrical meters and fuses.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE

Accessed from the living areas, particularly well proportioned, including a private bathroom and separate WC.

BEDROOM (ONE)

4.57m x 5.18m (14'11 x 16'11 )

Double aspect, replacement uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, the latter with glimpses of Falmouth Bay. Skirting radiators, telephone point.

PRIVATE BATHROOM

Matching three-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with hand grips and over-head shower. Bidet, wash hand basin (broken). Fully ceramic tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan, strip light/shaver socket, electric convector heater.

SEPARATE WC

Low flush WC, fully ceramic tiled walls, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.

The remaining rooms being located off the reception and inner hall.

BEDROOM TWO

4.23m x 3.64m (13'10 x 11'11 )

Broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, wall light points.

BEDROOM THREE

3.26m x 3.60m (10'8 x 11'9 )

Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

FAMILY BATHROOM/WC

Two-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled walls, radiator, strip light/shaver socket, obscure replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

SEPARATE WC

Again, fully tiled, low flush WC, radiator, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

THE EXTERIOR

'Collingswood' is approached off Trelawney Close, at the end of a private tarmacadamed driveway, over which the property has, we understand, an unrestricted right of access.

FRONT GARDENS

Well enclosed by stone walling, mature hedging and timber fencing; with double gateposts opening onto a broad tarmacadamed driveway, forecourt and turning area, providing ample private parking, access to the integral garage and a level approach to the accommodation. A broad slate-paved terrace extends almost the full breadth of the front of the property. A front lawn is bordered by mature flowering shrubs, including camellias, rhododendrons, and azaleas etc.

INTEGRAL GARAGE

2.90m x 5.85m (9'6 x 19'2 )

Electronic up-and-over door, light and power connected, window to the side elevation, deep lobby with door to the rear paved terrace, adjacent to which there is an outside gardener's WC and boiler cupboard with Trianco oil fired boiler.

To the side of the garage, a pedestrian gate and further paved pathway leads to the:-

REAR OF THE PROPERTY

Fuel store, oil tank, exterior water tap and paved pathway which continues the full breadth of the property.

THE REAR GARDENS

A particular feature of the property with ornamental block walling and broad steps rising from the pathway to the rear of the accommodation. Comprising paved pathway, a large lawned area, beautifully stocked shrub borders, mature trees and raised slate-paved terrace with former pond. There are many interesting, mature and varied plants in this attractively stocked, sheltered and extremely pretty garden, including camellias, fruit trees, bay and rhododendrons etc. Underneath twin fir trees, a paved pathway continues to a further broad lawned area with magnolia tree, store and stone hedge to the rear boundary, backing onto open farmland, over which beautiful views are enjoyed to Rosemullion Head and out to sea.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX

Band F - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

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

VIEWING

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

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

From Falmouth, take the coast road signposted to Maenporth and Mawnan Smith. Continue past Maenporth Beach on the left-hand side and proceed up the hill, passing the entrance to West Bay on the left-hand side. At the brow of the hill, the entrance to Trelawney Close will be found on the left-hand side, and the short private driveway leading to 'Collingswood' will be found after the third property on the right.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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