Characterful five bedroom granite built end of terrace, situated in the heart of Aberdeen city and with a wide range of amenities and transport links close by.
25 Salisbury Terrace is a unique end of terrace granite built home located at the heart of the thriving city of Aberdeen. Positioned within well established gardens, the property provides spacious and versatile living accommodation over three floors, connected by a striking curved staircase with wrought iron balustrades. Offering the purchaser an opportunity to create an exceptional family home, the property boasts an array of charming traditional features, including original pitch pine woodwork, panelled doors, tiled flooring, ceiling roses, picture rails and sash and case windows.
A wood panelled entrance door with stained glass surround provides entry into the welcoming entrance vestibule. Fitted with patterned terracotta floor tiles, a further panelled door allows access to the shower room, which includes a two piece suite and corner shower cubicle. Returning to the vestibule, a striking half height window panel and panelled door with attractive etched glass look into the grand reception hall. Fully carpeted, the curved staircase leads to the upper living accommodation, while a deep silled stained glass window allows for natural light to flow down into the hall. An understair cupboard with lighting is fitted with extensive shelving and also houses the hot water cylinder and meter.
Overlooking the property frontage via a large bay window area, the spacious and inviting sitting room has ample space for freestanding furniture. The central focal point is the ornate fireplace with granite inset, and the sitting room also displays a variety of charming original features, including picture rails, decorative cornicing and a ceiling rose.
The dining room is a well proportioned living space which overlooks the rear garden via large twin windows. It is fitted with wall sconces, a central fireplace with gas coal fire and shelved full height cupboard.
The family/breakfast room is both bright and versatile. Fully carpeted, a deep silled window includes a range of shelving beneath, while there is also a white painted fireplace with granite tiled inset and hearth. A partially glazed door with surrounding glazed panels leads into the kitchen, which overlooks the rear garden. Fitted with an extensive range of traditional style wood fronted base and wall units with under unit lighting, the work surfaces incorporate a stainless steel sink with drainer, a four ring gas hob with cooker hood above and a range of further appliances. A partially glazed door leads out to the paved terrace beyond.
Ascending the carpeted staircase to the first floor, the principal bedroom is situated overlooking Salisbury Terrace via a large bay window area. Currently utilised as a secondary sitting room, there is excellent space available for freestanding bedroom furniture. Fully carpeted and of traditional decor in keeping with the period of the house, there is a large white painted fireplace housing a gas coal fire, with shelved alcoves sitting to either side. Double bedroom two is a further generously proportioned room. Fully carpeted, twin sash and case windows allow for views over the rear garden. A shelved cupboard with hanging rails provides good storage space, while there is also a shelved alcove to one side of a white painted fireplace with tiled inset. Double bedroom three is a bright room which overlooks the property frontage via twin windows. Previously used as a study, bedroom three is fully carpeted with picture rails. The well proportioned family bathroom includes a coloured three piece suite with shower attachment to the bath. Accessible from the landing, a store room is perfect for storing larger household items. Fitted with deep shelving and a range of coat hooks it also benefits from a window.
Following the staircase to the second floor, there is a deep silled stained glass window, while on the carpeted landing there is access to the attic via a ceiling hatch. Double bedrooms four and five are well proportioned rooms, while the box room has previously been utilised as a single bedroom in years past and includes a skylight and access to the eaves. Completing the accommodation is the well appointed bathroom.
Outside, there is plentiful on street parking along Salisbury Terrace and Salisbury Place. A low level granite wall borders the front garden, which is laid to lawn and stocked with a variety of seasonal plants, flowers and small trees. To the rear, a paved terrace accessible from the kitchen is the ideal location for private outdoor dining. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn, with a variety of trees and hedging providing a natural screen. A double gated entrance to Salisbury Place can accommodate off street parking.
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"25 Salisbury Terrace showcases the best of late Victorian design, in particular its excellently proportioned rooms and some lovely interior detailing. The fine original features, leafy gardens and excellent location plus the possibility of off street parking make this property well worth viewing by family buyers looking for a spacious home in the Granite City.Laura Totten