01326 311400

FALMOUTH, Cornwall

For Sale - Guide £160,000

 1 Bedroom       1 Bathroom       1 Reception

 Flat/Apartment - Leasehold

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  • A second floor retirement apartment
  • Favoured location near seafront
  • Communal gardens with stunning views, parking
  • Double glazed windows and doors
  • Lounge/dining room with Juliette balcony
  • Fitted kitchen with appliances included
  • Generous double bedroom, remodelled shower room/wc
  • Communal residents lounge, guest suite
  • 24 care line and on-call house manager
  • Accessed by lift service or stairs

An ideal opportunity to own this well presented one bedroom, second floor apartment set within this desirable development set between Falmouth's famous seafront and Emslie Road to the front. The apartments were built and completed by Messrs McCarthy & Stone in 2000, following their familiar design which has proved very popular for the over 60's down the years.

Carnes Court is well served and offers access by lift service or stairs and a secure and managed approach to helping you enjoy your retirement with a 24 hour care line and an on call house manager plus good security with a telephone entry system.

The apartment is offered in good decorative order and with quality carpets fitted only a few years ago, making this a bright and welcoming environment in which to live. The apartment also enjoys a pleasant aspect to the front across to Emslie Road.

The accommodation includes a wide reception hall, lounge/dining room with Juliette balcony, a compact fitted kitchen with appliances, a double bedroom offering built in mirror fronted wardrobes and a well appointed shower room/wc combined. Outside there are well managed communal gardens with splendid sea views and access to our delightful seafront where you can enjoy a very pleasant stroll whatever the weather.

In addition to this, there is a communal residents lounge and a guest suite which can be hired by arrangement. At the front of the development there is a residents parking area.

This convenient and highly sought after location on the seafront is within walking distance of the Princess Pavilion and its beautiful recently landscaped gardens, castle and Gyllyngvase beaches, hotel St Michaels with its spa facilities and walks along the coastline. Falmouth town itself offers a diverse range of independent and High Street shopping together with an effect range of restaurants, public houses and bars and at the far end of town the Events Square which plays host to a variety of festivals throughout the year, the National Maritime Museum and finally Pendennis castle and The Point. There are good links by bus and train to the surrounding area and towns.

As our clients sole agents we thoroughly recommend an immediate viewing to secure this fine apartment. Why not call for an appointment today!

Communal front door with telephone and push button entry system which takes you into the first hallway and a second door that leads into the inner hall by the house managers office. Stairs or lift access will take you to the second floor. The accommodation comprises main front door to reception hall, a bright and wide introduction to the apartment with access to all principle rooms and having a fitted carpet, electric meter and fuse box, coved cornicing, coat hooks, a deep cupboard with Gledhill pressurised hot water system and slatted shelving.

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 6.78m (22'3") x 3.43m (11'3")
Into recess.
A delightful reception room which has double glazed French doors and Juliette balcony enjoying a very pleasant outlook across the front to Emslie Road, Economy 7 night storage heater, TV aerial point, telephone point, power points, coved cornicing, two ceiling lights, panelled internal door, fitted carpet, double open and close doors to:

KITCHEN 2.31m (7'7") x 1.73m (5'8")
A compact kitchen which is equipped with a range of matching wall and base units in light wood effect, marble effect roll topped work surfaces and ceramic tiling over, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome easy on hot and cold taps, Electrolux electric hob, matching cooker hood over and Creda electric oven under, LEC under counter refrigerator and freezers, vinyl flooring, coved cornicing, pleasant outlook through double glazed windows overlooking the front aspect, electric down flow wall heater, towel rail.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 4.98m (16'4") x 2.74m (9'0")
Measured to wardrobe front. Plus door recess.
A generous and bright double bedroom which has a double glazed window enjoying a pleasant outlook over the front aspect, built in double wardrobe cupboards with folding mirrored doors housing hanging space and shelving, Economy 7 night storage heater, TV and telephone point, fitted carpet, panelled internal door, coved cornicing.

SHOWER ROOM 2.06m (6'9") x 1.68m (5'6")
Luxuriously appointed with double walk in fully tiled shower cubicle, chrome mixer shower and double open sliding glass doors, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome hot and cold taps, low flush wc, non slip flooring, towel rail, Dimplex down flow electric water heater, panelled internal door.

The property is accessed by Emslie Road which leads to off road residents parking facilities. A pathway leads around the side of the building to the elevated communal gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn, well stocked flowerbeds and seating areas where you can enjoy superb views out across Falmouth Bay and along the seafront. There is a gate at the bottom of the gardens which gives access to the seafront.

Emergency 24 hour care line pull cords in each of the rooms within the apartment.

Leasehold for the remainder of a 125 year lease dated January 2000.

Ground rent - £356.94 every six months, annually £713.88

Service charge - £1,520.29 every six months, annually £3,040.58

Band C.

Reference: SK6951

Tenant Fees

Holding Deposit (per tenancy) - One Weeks Rent

Security Deposit (per tenancy) - Rent under £50,000 per year - Five weeks' rent
Security Deposit (per tenancy) - Rent of £50,000 or over per year - Six weeks' rent

Unpaid Rent - Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate

Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s) - Actual cost of replacing key(s), security device(s) If locks require to be changed then actual cost of locksmith, new lock and all replacement keys required for all parties chargeable to tenant. Extra costs £15 per hour
(inc.VAT) for any time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security devices.

Variation of Contract (Tenants Request) - £50 (inc.VAT) per agreed variation

Variation of sharer (Tenants Request) - £50 (inc.VAT) per replacement tenant of any reasonable costs incurred if higher.

Early termination (Tenant's request) - On landlord agreement - All landlords costs in reletting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.


These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by ourselves. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.

Contact Kimberley's Independent Estate Agents - Falmouth for more details

 29/29a Killigrew Street, FALMOUTH, TR11 3PN    |     01326-311400   |    info@kimberleys.co.uk

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