Passage Hill, Mylor Bridge

£250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Positioned in the heart of this thriving and well served creekside village, a highly unusual and extremely versatile 2 double bedroom apartment, occupying the entire first floor of this interesting building, with potential for a loft conversion (subject to all necessary consents) and renovation of further outbuildings, including a sun room and utility, the latter with access to a 'secret garden', providing a secluded and sheltered outdoor space. Offered for sale with Immediate vacant possession and no onward chain.

THE PROPERTY

Constructed circa 1882 and believed to be a former Sunday School for the neighbouring chapel, now converted into two apartments, this interesting property occupies the entire first floor and offers great scope for improvement, with the addition of two outbuildings, ready for modernisation, together with a tranquil area of garden to the side.

Accessed via an archway to the rear of the building, immediately off Passage Hill, 'Top Flat' comprises of spacious and open-plan living areas. Upon entry, a broad and open kitchen/dining area flows into a sizeable living room, with far-reaching views over the village rooftops towards countryside in the distance. A small hallway offers access to two double bedrooms, both situated to the front of the building, with a bath/shower room located to the rear.

Notably, and adjacent to the entrance to the apartment, a sun room, requiring modernisation, makes for an ideal hobby room and, below, a further utility/store room to the ground floor, again, requiring updating but offering an excellent area for storage etc. To the rear of the utility/store room, a door opens into a charming area of garden, well enclosed and bordered by mature trees, bushes and timber fencing.

In all, a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a highly appealing and distinct individual property, with great scope for improvement - an early viewing is unhesitatingly recommended.

THE LOCATION

Positioned in the heart of Mylor Bridge, one of the most sought-after villages anywhere in south Cornwall, by virtue of its proximity to Truro and Falmouth and exceptional amenities which include a church, public house, village stores, butchers, fishmongers, sub-post office, highly regarded primary school, newsagents, hairdressers, dentist, doctors surgery and frequent bus service.

The port of Falmouth, approximately five miles distant, offers a fine range of shopping and leisure amenities including art centre, sub-tropical gardens, National Maritime Museum, various restaurants and safe sandy bathing beaches. The cathedral city of Truro, approximately seven miles, is the county's commercial, administrative, health and educational centre with an ever expanding city centre, Hall for Cornwall, cinema and main-line rail link to London (Paddington) journey time approximately four and a half hours.

Beautiful walks from Brek House lead over the hill to Restronguet Passage, home of the picturesque thatched 'Pandora Inn', along the banks of the Fal Estuary to Restronguet Weir, and along nearby Mylor Creek and, beyond, to Mylor Harbour, the county's pre-eminent boating location.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

From Passage Hill, an opening with wrought iron gate and red brick arch, provides access to a private courtyard area with cut stone floor, raised beds to one side and stairs rising to an obscure glazed uPVC front entrance door, opening into the:-

OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN/DINING AREA

6.32m x 3.02m (20'8 x 9'10 )

A broad and open area filled with much natural light, comprising a modern fitted kitchen to the far side, broad opening providing access to the living area, further opening leading into the hallway.

DINING/RECEPTION AREA

Open to the kitchen and living area, multi functional and used as a dining area or, alternatively, left open as a broad reception area. Access to a noticeably large loft area which, subject to consents, may provide an excellent area with potential to convert. Two stripped pine doors leading to a cloaks cupboard and the other housing a raised Stanton Premier Plus unvented hot water system with pressurised tank and electric trip switching. Recessed uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with deep sill, Haverland electric heater. Oak flooring, hanging light.

KITCHEN AREA

A modern fitted kitchen with units and worksurface space to three sides, together with breakfast bar feature. Small number of cupboards and display units above counter level. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, Lamona electric oven with four-ring electric hob over, stainless steel splashback and matching extractor over. Integrated fridge with freezer compartment. Broad uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, inset down-lights, tiled flooring, telephone point. Multi coloured tiled splashback at mid-point.

LIVING ROOM

4.98m x 3.93m (16'4 x 12'10 )

An incredibly spacious and bright room, open to the kitchen/dining area, with a delightful open outlook to the front via a recessed uPVC double glazed window with deep sill, providing far-reaching views in the distance. Wood-burning stove set on a broad granite hearth, wall lights, TV aerial point, telephone point, two electric radiators.

HALLWAY

Open to the reception/dining area providing access to the bedrooms and bath/shower room.

BEDROOM ONE

3.10m x 4.75m (10'2 x 15'7 )

A superb double bedroom with ample space for bedroom furniture. Double aspect with interesting recessed, head height casement window to the far side and, to the front, a broad recessed double glazed uPVC window providing plentiful natural light and offering far-reaching views. Wall mounted Dimplex electric heater. TV aerial point.

BEDROOM TWO

3.78m x 2.99m (12'4 x 9'9 )

A nicely proportioned double bedroom, again with open outlook to the front via a recessed uPVC double glazed window offering far-reaching views in the distance and deep sill. TV aerial point, Dimplex electric wall mounted heater.

BATH/SHOWER ROOM

2.12m x 4.12m (6'11 x 13'6 )

An impressively proportioned bath/shower room with a traditional suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with glazing to three sides and raised shower tray, Triton Enrich electric shower, stand-alone claw foot roll-top bath. Heated towel rail, recessed obscure glazed uPVC window to the rear with deep tiled sill. Panelled door opening to useful storage space with wooden slatted shelving. Inset down-lights, black and white check tiled flooring.

THE EXTERIOR

SUN ROOM

2.77m x 2.54m (9'1 x 8'3 )

A most intriguing addition to a property of this nature, double aspect, set adjacent to the access to this apartment, now in need of modernisation but offering superb potential, making for an ideal office, storage area or superb room for any would be hobbyists. Exposed flooring, small pane single glazed windows to the front and rear.

UTILITY

2.76m x 4.23m (9'0 x 13'10 )

An excellent addition with potential to be a superb utility/storage area, subject to renovation. Double aspect via traditional single glazed window to one side and clear glass pane rear entrance door to the other. Waist height wooden panelling to three sides, corner cupboard unit with inset stainless steel sink and drainer, strip lighting, electrical trip switching. Doorway with multi obscure glass panes opening to a shallow full height storage area. Panelled door providing access to:-

WC

0.81m x 1.04m (2'7 x 3'4 )

Low flush WC, lighting.

REAR COURTYARD

A somewhat surprising and 'secret' rear garden terrace, offering a sheltered, peaceful and enclosed outside area ideal for enjoying the afternoon sun, with mature bordering and quality timber fencing to three sides. Outside water tap.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

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

COUNCIL TAX

Band B - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Leasehold, with the residue of a 999 year lease commencing 14 January 1977. We understand all maintenance costs, including buildings insurance, is divided on a 50/50 basis with the ground floor apartment. We also understand that pets are permitted.

POSSESSION

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

VIEWING

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

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

Upon entering the village of Mylor Bridge from Falmouth, continue past the shops and public house, continuing up Lemon Hill which in turn turns into Passage Hill. When you reach Bonython Close on the right-hand side, 'Brek House' is directly in front of you.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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