The following accommodation, with approximate measurements is afforded:
With briquette quarry tiled floor and original ceramic walls to dado height. Wonderful leaded light glass panels and fanlight. Half glazed door to outside. Fine four panel front door leading to:
This is a wonderful reception hall with much original lincrusta decorative wall coverings and frieze decorations remaining in situ. Fine period staircase with oak bannister rail and newel posts. Half glazed door with coloured glass feature leading to the outside. A splendid Art Nouveau coloured glass leaded light window also to rear. Decorative moulded cornice. Picture rail. Plate rack. Two radiators. Deep skirtings and prominent architraves surround all of the doorways to the principal rooms which have four panelled doors, many with interesting door furniture, one with a fanlight.
12' 6'' x 11' 3 (3.81m x 3.43m)
A delightful room with a pretty Art Nouveau blue tiled fireplace with part castellated mantel and gas coal effect fire in the grate together with a brass canopy. Radiator. Two windows. Dado rail. Decorative coloured glass leaded light window at higher level. Lincrusta decorative ceiling covering. Attractive cornice.
With high level suite and wash basin. Half tiled walls. Most unusual leaded light coloured glass Art Nouveau windows which include two increasingly rare lithophane decor feature inserts. Radiator.
14' 3'' x 13' 3 (4.34m x 4.04m)
Another wonderful south facing room with a fine square feature bay window with sash. Second sash window. Lincrusta decorative ceiling covering and frieze. Attractive cornice. Picture rail. Radiator. Period fireplace with inset wood burner. Wall lights. Splendid views over the garden, the town and hills beyond. Double glazed door leads to:
12' 0'' x 7' 10 (3.65m x 2.39m)
Much of the conservatory is original and includes the staging and shelving. Period doorway with coloured leaded glass features to outside. Higher level original series of 20 coloured leaded window lights. Power point. Decorative encaustic tiled floor.
17' 0'' x 15' 10 into bay (5.18m x 4.82m)
This is a wonderful south facing room with original oak panelled walls to dado height. Excellent views from the splendid bay window. Fine fireplace with decorative oak surround. Moulded cornice. Lincrusta decorative ceiling incorporating oak beam. Renovated original pine wood stripped floor. Bell push and door with some very pretty and unusual finger plate and door furniture. Radiator.
15' 10'' x 13' 7 (4.82m x 4.14m)
With two radiators. Two sash windows to side providing lots of natural light. Former fireplace surround with fitted "marbled granite" top work surface with oak fronted drawers and cupboards below. Additional matching work surfacing with cupboards to side. A through the floor lift running from ground to first floor level (easily removed). From here an open way leads through to:
16' 4'' x 8' 1 (4.97m x 2.46m)
This is a delightful hand built kitchen with oak fronted cupboard base units including "marbled granite" top work surfacing together with a ceramic Belfast sink with wooden drainers. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Further additional appliance space. Built-in double oven. Gas hob in the recess of the former brick faced fireplace/range surround. Upvc window to the side. Saltillo floor tiles. Door to a SHELVED WALK-IN LARDER CUPBOARD. A decorative half glazed door with coloured glass feature leads to the outside. EXTERNAL COURTYARD with door to the street and door to WALK-IN UTILITY/FREEZER CUPBOARD with gas meter, light and power point.
13' 2'' x 10' 0 (4.01m x 3.05m)
Accessed from the kitchen and including a upvc door to the outside. Ceramic sink unit with wooden drainers. Long work surfacing with space under for ample work surfacing and storage. Space for fridge/freezer. Two wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boilers, one supplying the ground floor heating and all hot water, the other for central heating on the first and second floors, both with separate timers. Within the utility room there is the electricity fuse board and useful broom cupboard. Saltillo floor tiles.
Large casement window on stairs incorporating fine Art Nouveau coloured glass leaded lights.
Wonderfully spacious square landing including fine period balustraded stairway together with further lincrusta frieze and wall coverings. Radiator.
17' 2'' into bay x 16' 0 (5.23m x 4.87m)
A delightful south facing bedroom with views over the garden, the town and hills beyond. Superb Art Nouveau decorative fireplace with original decorated canopy and surround. Picture rail. Radiator. Door to:
12' 9'' x 10' 0 (3.88m x 3.05m)
With a wet room style floor and including walk-in shower area with electric Mira shower fitment, curtain and rail. Low level WC. Large wash basin. Very pretty fireplace with surround. Panelled bath with shower attachment to taps. Radiator. Decorative obscured glazed sash window. Walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelves.
14' 4'' x 13' 0 plus an attractive square bay (4.37m x 3.96m)
Square bay plus sash window together with second sash window both providing excellent views over the garden, the town and hills beyond. Radiator. Original very pretty Art Nouveau fireplace with turquoise blue tiled surround and hearth. Picture rail.
14' 0'' into bay x 12' 6 (4.26m x 3.81m)
Also with an open outlook. Upvc bay window. Picture rail. An almost identical Art Nouveau fireplace to that in bedroom 2 but with green tiles. Radiator.
10' 8'' x 8' 2 (3.25m x 2.49m)
With part tiled walls. Panelled bath, low level WC, bidet together with a pedestal wash basin. Sunken spotlights. Two excellent coloured glass leaded light feature windows, one with coloured lithophane insert. Radiator. Chrome radiator/towel rail.
With through the floor lift area. Radiator. Door and stairs to second floor. AIRING CUPBOARD with lagged copper cylinder and slatted shelves.
With window providing lots of natural light. Glazed fire door to:
With deep storage cupboard. Separate door to roof storage void.
The whole of the top floor could be used as a SEPARATE FLATLET area which would be perfect for teenager use or dependent relative or alternatively simply as additional bedroom accommodation for a family.
BEDROOM 4/SITTING ROOM
19' 4'' x 10' 0 (5.89m x 3.05m)
With shallow bay window and upvc window to side. Radiator. Part restricted head height. Interesting fireplace surround. Television point. Wall lights.
With pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Radiator. Shower cubicle with curtain rail and shower mixer. Conservation roof light.
12' 2'' x 10' 3 (3.71m x 3.12m)
With upvc window to side. Radiator. Eaves storage area. Wardrobe cupboard.
The property is approached either directly from Peoples Park Road or through the garden via a pedestrian way to the house itself and at the side via a driveway which leads from the road along the side of the house and to the garden side. The driveway is shaped and flanked by mature borders and pathway leading directly around to the rear of the house where there is a tiled terrace in addition to an expansive natural sandstone raised terrace leading down to lawn and extensive parking and turning.
The rear gardens have been beautifully landscaped over the years incorporating decorative shaped lawns with mature shrubs, small trees and borders, all having been carefully planted so as to provide good screening and privacy and providing colour and interest throughout the seasons. Some original garden railings still remain in situ.
Carefully positioned pathways lead through the garden and on to the rear towards the rear boundary where there is a mature beech hedge which also provides good screening and privacy. There is an established mature and productive soft fruit area and a variety of fruit trees. In the far corner of the garden some almost secret steps lead down to a private gateway providing a direct route to the town and shopping facilities via a right of pedestrian access.
The parking and turning area provides facility to park several vehicles and leads to a splendid GARAGE/WORKSHOP BLOCK which has been carefully constructed so as to blend well with the house and its surroundings. The DOUBLE GARAGE 20' 0'' x 18' 0 (6.09m x 5.48m has twin doors to the front and a side pedestrian door together with power and light connected and also two windows to the side providing natural light. Directly to the rear of the double garage there is a splendid WORKSHOP/WORK OR HOBBIES ROOM 13' 6'' x 17' 6 (4.11m x 5.33m) with numerous power points and sockets. Consumer board for garage block. Two windows providing lots of natural light together with a timber boarded vaulted ceiling with roof light. This room is perfect as a work room, hobbies room or ideal for someone who needs to work from home. Below this area there is a LARGE STORE/FURTHER WORKSHOP 17' 2'' x 12' 6 (5.23m x 3.81m) which also has power and light connected and double wooden door access being perfect for storage or further workshop space.
COUNCIL TAX BAND F
EPC = E