The location Maritime House is an exclusive phase of wonderfully positioned water-fronting homes built as part of the development of Events Square, incorporating shops, restaurants and the Maritime Museum. The development is remarkably convenient with so much of what delights about Falmouth on one's doorstep. The town itself is a few paces away and nearer still a Tesco Express, invaluable as a corner shop. Varied restaurants neighbour Maritime House, these include Rick Stein, The Shed, The Ranch & Zizzi's to name but a few. Whilst located on the quayside and with the most interesting and engaging views available, access is discreet, via lift into an enclosed courtyard and private doorway to the apartment. Maritime House is a short walk to the town where there is an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Events Square hosts activities and events throughout the year including Falmouth Classics, Falmouth Week and the Oyster and Sea Shanty Festivals. The nearby train station at Falmouth Docks provides a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington. Falmouth's seafront and Southern side is half a mile away with some lovely sandy beaches and access onto the South West coastal paths. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and another in Penryn as well as highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro. Falmouth boasts the third deepest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.
The property 14 Maritime House is an unusually spacious and special duplex apartment, equally suited for uplifting permanent living as well as holiday home ownership. Proportions are generous throughout with 3 good first floor bedrooms and a fourth/study on the lower 'living' level. The lounge/dining room and two bedrooms enjoy spectacular views looking into Falmouth harbour and along the waterfront where the changing tides and maritime activities provide constant amusement, activity and interest. This penthouse apartment is comfortable, practical and of exceptional quality with its solid oak underfloor heating 'downstairs' and it's Oak doors and turning staircase. Storage is so often lacking in homes like this but here number 14 excels, with its huge store and excellent cupboard space. The master, harbour facing bedroom is en suite to its own shower room and in addition there is a bath and shower room on each floor. 14 Maritime House is securely entered from the quayside with lift and staircase access up to a sheltered and enclosed courtyard with private doorway into the apartment. A designated parking space is located in the nearby car park.
Accommodation in detail (all measurements are approximate)
communal entrance From the quayside with remote entry phone and door release- stairs or lift access to enclosed courtyard and private entrance to Number 14. Mahogany and double glazed door into....
Hallway 17' 3" x 6' 10" (5.26m x 2.08m) A spacious area with solid oak under heated flooring, turning staircase to first floor, double glazed window into courtyard. Large under stair cupboard, coat hooks, Electric Consumer Unit, solar hot water system, walk-in boiler/airing cupboard housing Vaillant gas boiler providing under floor central heating and pressurised hot water supply. Power points. Central heating thermostatic control. Remote door release and video entry system. Ceiling spotlights. Solid oak doors to study/bedroom 4, living/dining room (through to kitchen) and to......
Shower room/WC 6' 6" x 4' 6" (1.98m x 1.37m) White three piece suit comprising Duravit button flush WC and wash hand basin and tiled corner boiler fed shower cubicle. Spot lit ceiling. Extractor fan. Recess with shaver point. Door to large shelved utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine.
Twin oak doors into....
Lounge/dining room 16' 8" x 16' 2" (5.08m x 4.93m) A fine room with a incredibly engaging outlook to Falmouth harbour and waterfront through two glazed doors and two large fixed pane windows, over the balcony, fronting the water, slipway and pontoons and out into Falmouth harbour encompassing the whole waterfront along to the Greenbank Hotel and Quay and to the Port Pendennis Marina, Docks, Flushing and Trefusis Point, around to the Roseland Peninsula and Carrick Roads - spectacular!
This room has an under floor heated solid oak floor. Open plan to kitchen and doorway to…..
Balcony 14' 10" x 4' 7" (4.52m x 1.4m) A fantastic area to sit and enjoy the afternoon and evening sunshine with ample space in which to dine and enjoy a glass of wine. Timber decked, recessed and partially protected with outstanding waterside position and views overlooking the slipway and all along Falmouth's waterfront to the Greenbank Hotel and Quay, across Falmouth harbour to Trevissome, Flushing and Trefusis Point, around to the Carrick Roads and Roseland Peninsula.
Store 13' x 4' 6" (3.96m x 1.37m) A brilliant storage facility with 7' 6" (2.29m) ceiling height. Light.
Kitchen 11' 10" x 10' (3.61m x 3.05m) Extensively fitted range of wooden effect units at base and eye level with solid granite work tops and inset double stainless sink and drainer with mixer tap. Stainless steel chest height double oven and grill with microwave oven. Large integrated fridge and freezer beside. A granite topped island worktop incorporates a five element gas stainless steel hob and extraction hood. Integrated dishwasher. Ceramic floor and partial wall tiling with large inset mirror. Spotlights. Glass shelves.
Study/bedroom four 11' x 8' (3.35m x 2.44m) Double glazed window looking into the courtyard. Carpeted and under floor heated.
First floor Solid oak stairs with glass screen and oak rails. Double glazed window, turning to....
Landing Access to loft space. Radiator. Oak doors to three bedrooms and....
Bathroom Full floor and wall tiling. White Duravit suit comprising button flush WC, wash hand basin and panel bath with shower mixer and Matki screen. Recess with overlit mirror. Shaver point. Heated towel radiator. Ceiling spotlights.
Master bedroom 17' 2" x 12' 10" (5.23m x 3.91m) into triangular dormer window and the most spectacular direct harbour and waterfront views providing ever changing scenery and interest. Ceiling spotlights and bedside lights. Radiator. Passageway with space for large wardrobes . TV and telephone points.
En suite shower room Full ceramic floor and wall tiling. Three piece white Duravit suite comprising button flush WC, wash hand basin and walk-in boiler fed shower cubicle. Recess with medicine cabinet. Overlit mirror and shaver point. Radiator. Obscure double glazed window to side. Ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan.
Bedroom two 16' x 11' (4.88m x 3.35m) First measurement into a triangular bayed window enjoying fabulous views overlooking the harbour and waterfront to the Greenbank Hotel, up Penryn River to Trevissome, Flushing and Trefusis Point. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Central heating thermostatic control.
Bedroom three 11' x 8' (3.35m x 2.44m) Double glazed window into inner courtyard. Radiator. Telephone point.
Tenure Leasehold 999 years from new in 2003. Maintenance and management costs, to include building insurance, currently £619.61 a quarter, £2,478.44 a year. The managing agent is Turner Locker Barnfield of Exeter Tel: Sea wall fund contributions are £217.76 per quarter which goes to Discovery Quay Square Ltd.
Parking N is the allocated parking space for the apartment. This space is reached a few paces away in the smaller car park beyond the car park in front of Tesco Express and Rick Stein's and past the entrance to the Maritime Museum.
Agents note Holiday letting is permitted.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||8.3%||£264,643||3.1||1.5|
|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)|