An elegant two storey duplex located at the historic heart of the City.
Austen House dates back to the 1800s and was formerly a school and the city public reference library. The property was acquired by Beechcroft and resorted to its former glory in 2010 into 13 appealing apartments. This apartment is uniquely arranged as a duplex with a private entrance and accommodation across two floors. From a welcoming entrance hall, with a cloakroom incorporating a utility space and storage. A part glass panelled door opens into a lovely kitchen dining/living space, with high ceilings tall sash windows overlooking the front courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of floor and wall units, integral appliances and granite work-surface with breakfast bar. From the first floor landing, there is a large airing cupboard and access into a loft space. There are two double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom/shower room, each fitted with a range of white sanitary ware, heated towel rails and thermostatic shower controls. The property has gas central heating and a pressurized water system. The floorings are either carpeted within the bedroom areas or of a walnut wood flooring around the ground floor hallway and living room. Overall, the property is presented to an exceptional standard with an excellent decorative order throughout.
The flat has its own small courtyard to the front of the property, a private allocated parking space and access to a secure bike store and separate secure storage within the basement of the building.
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An ideal City gem, tucked away from and provides a great 'lock up and go'. With its own front door and accommodation arranged over two floors, it actually feels like a house.Jon Lacey