Beautifully proportioned Edwardian house with a wealth of original features, sympathetically adapted for modern living
A carefully restored, extended and much improved family house. Brick construction under a pitched slate roof, built in 1903. Lying in a Conservation Area, this house would be ideal for families wishing to take advantage of the excellent local educational facilities and communication links. Period features include arched part glazed front door, leaded lights, dado and picture rails, moulded ceilings and cornicing, open fireplaces with marble surrounds and cast iron inserts, sash windows (some with shutters), deep skirting boards, elegant staircase, 4-panel internal doors with brass door furniture.
The house has been sympathetically modernised by the current owners with attention to detail and installation of quality fittings. A bespoke kitchen and breakfast room with base and eye level units, granite work surfaces and island leads into a light and spacious breakfast area. From here you can enjoy a lovely aspect and direct access onto the garden. Utility room with door to front, ideal for getting the children and shopping into the house.
From the central hallway there are four principal reception rooms. These offer generous proportions and ceiling heights, all providing a feeling of space and light. The dining room has an impressive bay window overlooking the garden; the drawing room offers considerable elegance with fireplace; a garden room to rear has aspect and access onto the garden and covered entertaining area; useful television room. Useful rear utility room housing boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, Belfast sink.
Steps descend to the cellar with original wine bins and reasonable ceiling height.
Office to side with secondary cloakroom and door to side providing independent access, ideal for working from home.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms all offered in excellent order. In particular the main bedroom with extensive built-in bedroom furniture and dual aspect. Bedroom 3 has en suite shower room. Through bedroom 4 (currently a nursery) to bedroom 5 has dual aspect and lends itself for guests, au pair or children's bedrooms. Bedroom 5 has en suite shower room. Generous family/en suite bath and shower room with white suite, French bath, pair of hand basins, shower, heated towel rail. Second floor has two further bedrooms, ideal for children with separate WC.
Externally the property is accessed through brick piers to paved parking and turning area. There are walled gardens to the rear which have been painstakingly and carefully landscaped. Works include significant hard landscaping, creations of various bordersand beds, rose trellising. Hardwood pergola providing covered entertaining area. In addition is a glazed Victorian style entertaining canopy. Garden store, compost area and general storage. Bespoke handmade Alitex greenhouse, power and light connected. Box parterre. Exterior lighting. Garden measures 49 metres max in depth.
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If you are looking for best in class, look no further!Nick Rudge