2 bed Flat (for sale) Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11

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Desmond and Co
2 Moorland Avenue, Plymouth
01752 948581
First Published

9th Mar 2021

Last Published

9th Mar 2021



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Agents comments We love his stunning duplex penthouse apartment. It ticks all the boxes; large double bedrooms, contemporary open plan living, stunning harbour and river views and allocated parking. An example of quite possibly one of the most desirable in-town apartments.

Maritime House is situated on the edge of Discovery Quay, home of Falmouth's Events Square along with a selection of well regarded independent restaurants and bars and the very convenient Tesco Express. Events Square hosts many of Falmouth's annual events including Falmouth Week, The Oyster and Sea Shanty Festivals along with various regattas and The Falmouth Classics.

The town centre is within a couple minutes walk of the property and offers a wide range of commercial facilities, independent coffee shops and bars. The Docks and The Dell train station are within a stone's throw of Discovery Quay, this branch line links Falmouth to the cathedral city of Truro.

This stunning apartment has been vastly improved by our client over their period of ownership and is immaculately presented throughout and has accommodation which briefly comprises; reception hallway, two large double bedrooms (one with ensuite) and a bathroom/WC complete the accommodation on the lower level. The finish is of exceptional quality with its engineered oak flooring, underfloor heating 'downstairs', oak doors, skirting's, and solid wooden staircase with glass balustrade gives access to the first floor.

On the first floor there is a large open plan living/kitchen/diner with vaulted ceilings and feature Apex window.

A central spiral staircase gives access to a great additional feature of this superb apartment, a stunning mezzanine snug/study area with Velux Cabrio balcony window offering river and coastal views which have to be viewed in person to be fully appreciated.

The apartment has use of a parking space located in a very nearby car park.

Details in full comprise;

communal entrance From the quayside with remote video entry phone and door release system. Stairs or lift access to enclosed courtyard gardens.

Open atrium A well presented low maintenance outside space. To the right hand corner there is a private entrance to the apartment. Mahogany and double glazed personal front door opening to the reception hallway.

Reception hall Light and welcoming space. High quality engineered oak flooring and skirting's greet you along with a staircase with glass balustrade rising to the first floor landing. There is a large under stair cupboard, coat hooks, electric consumer unit, solar hot water system, walk-in boiler/airing cupboard housing Ariston gas boiler providing under floor central heating and pressurised hot water supply. Wall mounted remote door release and video entry system. Internal doors give access to the two bedrooms and main bathroom/WC. There is the benefit of under floor heating throughout the ground floor.

Bedroom two 15' 1" x 11' 9" (4.62m x 3.6m) Maximum measurement.
Generously proportioned second bedroom with double glazed window, with additional secondary glazing, to the front elevation. Wooden blinds, carpet, oak skirting boards, TV aerial point, telephone point.

Master bedroom 18' 8" x 11' 9" (5.7m x 3.6m) A superb dual aspect master bedroom with all windows again benefitting from secondary glazing, two double glazed windows to the front and on to the side elevation taking in the wonderful views across the water to Flushing, the Marina, The Water Sports Centre and surrounding coastline and countryside. To the front there are views towards Falmouth town. Wooden blinds. Carpet, oak skirting boards, TV aerial point, telephone point, internal door giving access to the ensuite.

Ensuite 7' 10" x 5' 10" (2.4m x 1.8m) Luxuriously appointed shower room ensuite. A fully tiled room with suite comprising an oversized shower cubicle with large fitted clear screen, mains mixer shower with waterfall head over, wash hand basin set into wall mounted vanity unit, concealed cistern WC with button flush, dual fuel chrome ladder style towel rail.

Bathroom 7' 0" x 5' 6" (2.15m x 1.7m) Again a beautifully fitted fully tiled room with a three piece suite, concealed cistern button flush wc, wash hand basin set into wall mounted vanity unit, bath with clear screen and mixer shower attachment with dual head function over, dual fuel ladder style towel rail.

Oak staircase from the reception hallway giving access to: galleried landing Staircase with glass balustrade, doors to open plan living area and WC.

WC With low-level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back surrounds, ceramic tiled flooring, heated towel rail.

Open plan living area

lounge/diner 27' 10" x 12' 1" (8.5m x 3.7m) Plus recess (14' 9" (4.5m)) at widest.
A superb reception room with vaulted ceiling and feature Apex window (largely fitted with 'Duette' blinds) with doors opening to the front elevation and giving access to the balcony, engineered oak flooring and oak skirting's run throughout the room and a casement window to the side enjoys the aforementioned wonderful views across the harbour to Flushing, The Marina, The Water Sports Centre and surrounding coastline and countryside. To one side of the room there is a a surprisingly spacious standing height store (4.5m x 1.3). In the centre of the room there is a feature spiral staircase ascending to the mezzanine level. On the other side of the room there is plenty of space for full dining suite.

Kitchen 10' 4" x 9' 4" (3.15m x 2.85m) An extremely well appointed kitchen fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units and drawers in matt white. Corian worksurfaces with matching upstands. Integrated appliances include an AEG induction hob with ceiling mounted extractor over, matching oven, combination microwave oven, fridge / freezer and dishwasher. The worksurface has been shaped around a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink which is fitted with a highly convenient Quooker boiling tap. There is also the added benefit of a wine chiller and the flooring in the kitchen area is tiled.

Snug/office mezzanine 12' 11" x 9' 4" (3.95m x 2.85m) This amazing space gives this apartment yet another dimension, a spiraled staircase rises from the open plan to mezzanine level. The snug has the benefit of a fitted Velux Cabrio window to the side elevation, this innovative balcony window enjoys the best of the elevated water, coastal and countryside views, it really must be viewed in person to be truly appreciated. The room is carpeted for comfort with oak skirting's and still benefits from an aspect to the front via the feature Apex window. The mezzanine is beautifully finished with a glass balustrade.

Balcony An open southerly facing balcony enjoying brilliant views over The Water Sports Centre, the river beyond and surrounding countryside and to the other direction, taking in views over Falmouth town

leasehold information The property is subject to a 999 year lease (dated 2003)

Charges -

Service/Maintenance - £594.35 pq
Sea Wall Fund - £188.30 pq

Buildings Insurance - £389.03 pa

agents note 1. Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.

4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.

5: Desmond & Co has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.

6: Desmond & Co has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

Parking The property has the advantage of a parking space which is situated in a small carpark set to one side of events square.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR11

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 19.6% £577,328 3.9 1.6
Flat 18.8% £270,999 2 1.2
Semi-detached house 11.9% £292,702 3.2 1.1
Terraced house 10.8% £289,381 3.1 1.1
End terrace house 8.3% £264,643 3.1 1.5
Other 6.6% £313,831 3 1.8
Detached bungalow 5.2% £400,158 2.7 1.1
Bungalow 4.7% £347,941 2.7 0.9
Mobile/park home 3% £154,314 1.7 0.4
Town house 2.5% £412,778 3.9 0.8
Semi-detached bungalow 1.9% £276,779 2.3 1
Cottage 1.9% £260,714 2.9 1.1
Land 1.7% £155,333 1 0.7
Maisonette 1.1% £290,000 3 1
Link-detached house 0.8% £348,333 3.3 1.3
Barn conversion 0.3% £395,000 2 2
Parking/garage 0.3% £25,000 0 0
Leisure/hospitality 0.3% £120,000 2 1
Terraced bungalow 0.3% £350,000 3 0

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£5,679 1.7%


Current Asking Prices in TR11 Average: £346,634

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £80,833 (3) £235,662 (69) £341,241 (113) £496,668 (67) £560,820 (20)
Flats £183,863 (15) £283,124 (40) £287,692 (13) £463,333 (3) £375,000 (1)
All £166,692 (18) £249,309 (112) £335,716 (126) £495,239 (70) £551,971 (21)

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