Fine townhouse which has been extended and modernised.
Glenwood is an attractive and discreetly located townhouse. It has a harled and Fyfestone finish and a tiled roof and is surrounded by its own attractive and well laid out gardens, and is well set back from the road from which it is screened by trees. The house originally dates from the 1930s / 1940s. It was extended in the late 1980s and again in the 1990s, and was acquired by the sellers in 2002. In 2003 / 2004 they undertook further improvements including the addition of the impressive sun room, extending up into the roof space and the installation of two dormer windows to create the games room and additional bedroom. At the same time the garage was built and the house was renovated. The drive was re-tarred in 2014 and new gate piers were added.
The rooms at Glenwood are well proportioned and the house is fully double glazed and also benefits from some discreetly mounted solar panels. Internally the house has traditional features such as cornicings in the principal reception rooms and bedrooms. It is ideal for modern family living and for entertaining, particularly with the sun room and two main reception rooms off the hallway and the games room upstairs. From the stone gate piers a tarred drive leads up to tarred parking and turning areas at the front of the house, and continues on to the rear.
A partially glazed front door opens to a sun room, with ornate cornicing, French doors to the garden, tiled floor and an inner partially glazed door with etched glass to the hallway. This has two display alcoves with cupboards below, dado rail, understair cupboard and wooden flooring. Either side of the hallway are the sitting room and dining room. The sitting room has a centre rose and picture rail, French doors to the sun room together with a fireplace with living flame gas fire, wooden mantel, marble surround and hearth. The dining room has a picture window to the garden and a fireplace with wooden mantel, marble surround and hearth. Also off the hallway is the cloakroom which has fitted shelves and coat hooks and a shelved linen cupboard with a hot water tank. The open plan kitchen / family room is a focal point in the house. It has Karndean flooring, fitted wall and floor units with tiled splashbacks and which incorporate a Bosch Logixx dishwasher, sink, Hotpoint double oven cooker with halogen hob and extractor fan, Panasonic microwave and a Hotpoint American style fridge freezer with ice dispenser. There is ample space for informal dining, French doors to the garden and a wall mounted Sony TV. Off the kitchen is a walk in store with coat hooks, and a back hall with back door. A boot room with fitted shelves and coat hooks has a separate WC with pedestal washbasin. The utility room has two Belfast sinks, Bosch Logixx 8 washing machine, Hotpoint Aquarius dryer, clothes pulley and an Ideal Mexico 2 boiler. Beyond is a lobby with doors to both the office which has fitted shelves and cornicing and to the integral garage.
Also off the hallway is a side hall with wooden flooring. A WC has a pedestal washbasin while the partially tiled bathroom has a bath, shower cubicle, pedestal washbasin and a WC. Beyond are four downstairs bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has two fitted wardrobes, while the master bedroom has fitted furniture including wardrobes, bedside tables and a dressing table, and a partially tiled en suite shower room with a corner shower cubicle, washbasin with vanity unit, bidet and WC. Bedroom 4 has a ceiling fan and a fitted wardrobe.
A staircase with wooden bannisters and dado rail leads to the first floor landing. Bedroom 5 has undereaves storage and is presently used as an office. In addition there is a WC with washbasin. The games room has a billiard table with lights, fitted seat and undereaves storage.
The garden in front of the house mainly comprises a lawn with shrub borders. Beyond are some fine mature trees and rhododendrons. Off the sun room is a sheltered and gravelled seating area.
At the back of the house is the integral garage with two up and over doors and a hatch to a floored loft. In addition there is a harled garage with a Fyfestone finish to the front, tiled roof and a roller door. There is a covered carport with box profile roofing, and four wooden garden sheds / stores. The garden at the rear again is mainly down to lawn, with borders and further trees.
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