Alverton Street, Penzance
Steeped in history this impressive detached Georgian Town House was built in 1817. Used for a variety of uses over the last two centuries including, doctors surgery, private girls school, solicitors office, The Cornishman newspaper, accountants office and family home. 8 Mayors of Penzance have lived in the house. Fully restored 8 years ago with many of the original features still in place. Its South facing balcony has the sun all day and has the huge luxury of parking for six cars whilst being in the centre of Penzance. With five bedrooms and a wealth of reception rooms this property is truly outstanding. With the most intricate and beautiful period details such as ceiling roses, elaborate cornice and coving and elegant sash windows with original shutters. A real standout feature is the unique winding staircase with original stained glass window as well as the secret servants stair case which runs from the bottom to the top of the property.
This exemplary property is situated close to the town centre whilst being positioned that the Hustle and bustle of the town does not disturb. With St Johns Hall just opposite providing farmers markets and fayres throughout the year. All amenities within walking distance. Train and bus station close by with links to the rest of the country..
Entrance Vestibule (2.06m x 1.60m (6'9" x 5'3"))
Double doors into entrance. Attractive cornicing and mouldings. Half glazed door with stained glass detailing.
Entrance Hall (37.40m x 4.17m (122'8" x 13'8"))
Grand hallway, archways, cornicing, mouldings, dado rail and radiator.
Sitting Room (6.55m x 5.00m (21'6" x 16'5"))
Duel aspect sash windows to front and side with working shutters. Picture rail and attractive deep cornicing and mouldings. 2 x radiators.
Drawing Room (5.00m x 3.23m (16'5" x 10'7"))
Sash window to rear with floor to ceiling shutters. Radiator. Ornate cornicing and picture rail. Large recess with cupboard and shelving.
Kitchen Dining Room (6.48m x 4.95m (21'3" x 16'3"))
Beautiful sunny room with duel aspect sash windows to side with working shutters. 2 x Radiators, full length fully glazed French doors onto sun terrace. Ornate cornicing as before. Stylish German manufactured kitchen with an extensive range of cupboards and drawers. Sink and drainer. Integrated Neff appliances: 5 ring induction hob, remote control hidden extractor, oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and warming draw.
First floor (4.04m x 2.67m (13'3" x 8'9"))
Curved stair case with magnificent stained glass arched window. Landing- dado, ornate cornicing, ceiling rose, radiator, storage cupboard.
Bedroom 1 (6.58m x 4.17m (21'7" x 13'8"))
Duel aspect windows to side and rear with half shutters. 2 x radiators, double doors to fitted wardrobe, picture rail, ceiling rose, door linking to main bathroom.
Bathroom (4.57m x 3.73m (15' x 12'3"))
Window to rear with attractive roof top view and working shutters. Picture rail, ceiling rose. Fireplace, radiator, heated towel rail. Fitted cupboard, free standing bath with shower head attachment, double shower, sink, w/c, extractor.
Bedroom 2 (5.03m x 4.60m (16'6" x 15'1"))
Duel aspect window to front and side with working shutters to one and seat recess to the other. 2 x Radiators, double doors to fitted wardrobe, picture rail, ceiling rose.
Bedroom 3 (3.78m x 3.70m (12'5" x 12'2"))
Sash window to front with shutters. Period fireplace, fitted cupboards to one corner, picture rail, ceiling rose. Radiator.
Door to attic rooms. Former servants access to each floor. Radiator, half glazed door to w/c, with sink and frosted window to side.
Bedroom 4 (6.70m x 4.27m (22' x 14'0"))
Window to one side, Velux to other with views across to Newlyn. 3 x storage cupboards into eaves. Exposed beams.
Bedroom 5 (4.75m x 2.24m (15'7" x 7'4"))
Window to rear, beams, restricted head height to sides. Door to
Ensuite Bathroom (2.24m x 1.68m (7'4" x 5'6"))
Corner shower, w/c, sink, Velux, heated towel rail, extractor, shelving recess.
Lower ground floor
From inner hall stairs to lower ground floor. Circular stairs, window to side, former office space. Now residential but could be commercial again if needed.
Lower ground floor entrance
Door from courtyard into entrance, flag stone flooring and step down to former reception.
Reception (3.28m x 3.25m (10'9" x 10'8"))
Window to side with shutters. Radiator. Sauna.
Room 1 (2.87m x 2.60m (9'5" x 8'6"))
Door to large cupboard housing electrics.
Room 2 (4.78m x 4.20m (15'8" x 13'9"))
Radiator, window to side with shutters.
Sink and drainer, space for washing machine x 2. Heated towel rail, frosted window to rear.
Room 3 (4.50m x 1.73m (14'9" x 5'8"))
Room 4 (4.95m x 3.89m (16'3" x 12'9"))
Radiator, window to side with deep sill.
From kitchen- raised decked sun terrace which is South facing and private measuring 17' x 6'. Steps leading down to paved patio which in enclosed and secure with a high stone wall boundary. Metal gates that open gaining further off road parking if required. Gate access with path and steps to front door to lower ground floor entrance. Car parking to side for 6 cars. To the front of the property are railings with steps up to the front door.