West Street, Penryn

Sold Subject to Contract Guide Price, £275,000

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THE PROPERTY This double fronted town cottage presents a promising opportunity for its prospective owner to breathe new life into its classic charm. Being sold with no onward chain! While it requires some restoration and attention it will be a true gem once someone takes it on. Boasting three bedrooms and bathroom upstairs, complemented by a sitting room with an open fireplace, and a kitchen leading to a south facing sunlit courtyard. This property invites someone with a vision for restoration or someone who is happy with a small cosmetic project.


THE LOCATION Penryn, steeped in history as an ancient market town, boasts an active community and robust everyday amenities, including nursery, primary, and secondary schools. The town benefits from efficient connectivity to Falmouth through a well-established bus service and a nearby train station connecting to Truro city. Currently experiencing a revitalisation, Penryn is home to the Falmouth University Tremough campus and Dartington College, and is witnessing ongoing regeneration and development in its inner Harbour and Harbour village. Notably, Penryn College stands as a significant asset to the town, distinguished by its stellar reputation and robust facilities. Falmouth town, located approximately 2 miles away, further complements the region with comprehensive offerings in shopping, education, business, and leisure amenities

HALLWAY Upon entering the hallway, a carpeted staircase greets you, leading to the first floor directly ahead. On the left, you'll find access to the kitchen/dining room, while on the right, a generously proportioned living room awaits. The hallway is adorned with laminate floors, floor-to-waist panelling featuring a dado rail, and includes a double-panel radiator.

DINING ROOM 8' 1" x 7' 8" (2.48m x 2.36m) The dining room is appointed with white tiled floors, complemented by a wall-mounted radiator and a window overlooking the front elevation. The space features convenient storage cupboards, including a meter cupboard. The open layout with the kitchen fosters a sociable atmosphere, enhanced by the abundant natural light.

KITCHEN 11' 6" x 10' 0" (3.51m x 3.05m) The kitchen area presents a blend of wall and base units with a durable hardwood countertop. Featuring white tiled floors, it includes a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap and drainer. Ample space is provided for white goods, and there's dedicated space for an oven/hob with a stainless steel extractor above. The presence of splashback tiles adds a practical and stylish touch. A cottage-style window overlooks the rear elevation, and a back door conveniently leads to the rear garden.

LOUNGE 10' 2" x 17' 10" (3.11m x 5.44m) Upon entering the lounge, the generous size of this room in comparison to typical town cottages immediately captures attention. The space is adorned with full-height panelling throughout, accentuated by a dado rail. With cottage-style windows both at the front and rear, the room enjoys abundant natural light, and a second back door opens to the rear garden. Two wall-mounted radiators provide efficient heating, while laminate floors contribute to the overall aesthetic. The standout feature is the open fireplace, complete with a wooden mantle, offering the new owners the option to install a wood burner if desired.

LANDING As you ascend to the first floor, you'll appreciate the spacious landing, branching off into two directions. The landing is fitted with comfortable carpeted floors, complemented by a wooden railing. A small single-panel radiator, and a window overlooking the rear elevation enhances natural light. A practical storage cupboard, housing the boiler.

BATHROOM 6' 10" x 6' 0" (2.10m x 1.83m) The bathroom suite is thoughtfully appointed, featuring a low-level w.c, a standalone wash hand basin, and a panel bathtub with an overhead shower complemented by white splashback tiles. Lino flooring adds a practical touch, and the space is well-ventilated with the presence of an extractor fan. A cottage-style window overlooking the rear elevation enhances both functionality and aesthetics.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 10" x 12' 1" (3.31m x 3.69m) The primary bedroom boasts a spacious layout, characterised by original wooden floorboards that add a touch of character. A wall-mounted panel radiator. while a cottage-style window provides a pleasant view of the front elevation. The room is further enhanced by built-in wardrobes and storage space, catering to practical storage needs.

BEDROOM TWO 10' 9" x 8' 10" (3.30m x 2.70m) The second bedroom, positioned at the front of the property, features cosy grey carpeted floors, accompanied by a small panel radiator. A window overlooking the front elevation brings in natural light, and the room is equipped with ample storage space, catering to practical storage needs.

BEDROOM THREE 6' 3" x 9' 4" (1.91m x 2.86m) The smallest among the three bedrooms, yet still comfortably sized, making it an ideal space for a single bed and wardrobes or a convenient study/office. The room features original wooden floorboards, adding character, and is equipped with a wall-mounted panel radiator.

REAR GARDEN At the rear of the property lies the south-facing garden, a distinctive feature given its larger-than-average size for this street, presenting excellent potential. The garden is presently outfitted with a storage shed and a corner outbuilding. Privacy is a key attribute, with the space enclosed on both sides and shielded from view at the rear by a stone-built wall. This private yard is a delightful sun trap, benefiting from its south-facing orientation.
  • No onward chain!
  • Period town cottage
  • South facing walled rear courtyard
  • Short walk to Penryn Town and Train Station
  • EPC rating D
  • Three good sized bedrooms
  • Requiring some work & uplifting
  • Sitting room with fireplace
  • Many character features
  • Council Tax Band A
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