Mannamead / £675,000
5 Bedroom Semi-detached House
- A substantial Victorian semi-detached villa
- Spacious and adaptable accommodation laid out over three storeys
- Generously proportioned family home which can be sub-divided to create self contained suite of rooms
- uPVC double glazing and gas central heating
- Ground floor: Entrance vestibule, lobby, reception hall, large sitting room
- Dining room, 18ft modern fitted kitchen, back sitting room
- Cloakroom/wc. First floor: four double bedrooms
- guest bedroom with ensuite shower room, family bathroom
- Lower Ground Floor: living room, bedroom five, ensuite shower room, utility room
- Garden room, store room. External ample parking, carport and garage, delightful wall back garden
THE PROPERTY An impressive Victorian built semi-detached villa, providing most spacious and adaptable accommodation laid out over three storeys. Well kept and maintained over the years, and providing a generously proportioned family home, that can be adapted and used as two units with a self-contained suite of rooms on the lower ground floor.
The property retains an attractive variety of period and characterful and features including ceiling mouldings, picture rails, panelled doors and impressive period fireplaces, and these complimented by improvement works. Particularly with restored sash windows to the front, with new sealed unit double glazing, sash cords, window furniture etc. thus retaining the pleasing period and style at the front. To the rear and the side, mostly with uPVC double glazing. having the benefit of a substantial gas fired warm air central heating boiler, with a separate boiler for hot water.
The most spacious accommodation laid out on the ground floor with entrance porch, reception hall, with timber flooring, a large sitting room to the front with bay window, period fireplace, a good sized dining room overlooking the back, a kitchen to the side, modern fitted with bamboo worksurfaces, modern units and integrated appliances, and to the rear a back sitting room, with period fireplace and delightful outlook through a bay window across the back garden and beyond to Thorn Park. A useful downstairs cloakroom/wc. At first floor level, the landing with double glazed roof light, having walk-in airing cupboard, four good sized bedrooms, including a large master bedroom with period fireplace. A spacious family bathroom and the guest bedroom at the back having the benefit of an ensuite shower room. At lower ground floor a suite of rooms, which can be accessed via a separate door from the front and therefore used as a self-contained flat if desired, with a spacious reception room, having fireplace, bedroom with door to the rear and ensuite modern fitted shower room/wc. A useful utility room (or potential), kitchen, to the rear the garden room or a second good sized bedroom and from here into the walk-in store with old stone walls and housing the gas fired boiler, which services the warm air central heating.
Externally at the front with good parking on the private drive, which provides ample space to turn, and gives access to the carport and into the wide garage set to the side. To the rear a delightful walled enclosed back garden, which enjoys a south and westerly aspect, afternoon and evening sunshine a good degree of privacy and stocked with a profusion of interesting specimen bushes, shrubs and plants.
LOCATION Found in central Mannamead and fronting onto Mannamead Road, and at the rear, delightful outlook looking across to Thorn Park and with views beyond. With a good variety of local services and amenities found closeby in Mannamead and Hartley, and the position convenient for access into the city and nearby connections to major routes in other directions.
ACCOMMODATION The property affords the following accommodation. NB The measurements supplied are for guidance only and prospective buyers are advised to check these before committing themselves to any expense.
Double doors open into:
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 9' 7" x 4' 7" (2.92m x 1.4m) Panelled door with edged glazed light and matching windows to either side into:
LOBBY 9' 7" x 5' 8" (2.92m x 1.73m) Hardwood flooring connecting to the:
RECEPTION HALL 23' 4" x 7' 0" (7.11m x 2.13m) overall. Hardwood flooring. High decorative corniced ceiling. Staircase with timber banister turned rails, shallow tread staircase with carpet runner.
SITTING ROOM 20' 6" x 19' 8" max (6.25m x 5.99m) Impressive high ceilings with decorative cornice. Picture rail, Focal feature fireplace with period surround and cast iron fireback.
DINING ROOM 14' 8" x 12' 3" (4.47m x 3.73m) Period fireplace, stone surround and built-in cupboard.
KITCHEN 18' 4" x 9' 0" (5.59m x 2.74m) Two windows to the side. Modern fitted with bamboo worksurfaces, tiled splashbacks, one and half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, good range of storage incorporating pull out drawers, soft closing, stainless steel furniture, larder style cupboard, integrated appliances include Siemens double oven/grill, siemens five ring variable sized gas hob with illuminated extractor hood over, Bosch dishwasher, upright fridge/freezer.
BACK SITTING ROOM 20' 2" max x 14' 1" (6.15m x 4.29m) Wide bay window to the rear overlooking the garden and with views to Thorn Park. Period fireplace with timber mantle, and over mantle with mirror, tiled heath.
CLOAKROOM 5' 5" x 4' 0" (1.65m x 1.22m) Window to the side. Doorway into:
WC Window to the rear. White wc and pedestal wash hand basin.
LANDING Impressive landing, with high coved ceiling, picture rail, dado rails, rear set roof light.
WALK-IN AIRING CUPBOARD 8' 10" x 4' 2" (2.69m x 1.27m) Window to the side.
MASTER BEDROOM 20' 5" x 19' 8" max (6.22m x 5.99m) Period fireplace with stone surround, cast iron fireback and slate hearth. Picture rail.
GUEST BEDROOM TWO 16' 7" x 13' 3" max (5.05m x 4.04m) Wide bay window to the rear enjoying open views looking across the garden and beyond towards Thorn Park. Coved ceiling with picture rail. Door to:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Quality white modern suite with close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin and tiled shower with thermostatic control.
BEDROOM THREE 14' 11" x 11' 3" (4.55m x 3.43m) floor area. Window to the rear with open views. Fireplace with built-in cupboards to either side of chimney breast.
BEDROOM FOUR 10' 4" x 9' 9" (3.15m x 2.97m) Window to the front. Period fireplace. Run of built-in wardrobes.
FAMILY BATHROOM 16' 3" x 9' 3" max (4.95m x 2.82m) Window to the side. Quality suite with pedestal wash hand basin, free standing claw foot bath with side set mixer tap and shower attachment, high flush wc, walk-in tiled shower with overhead douche spray. Ceiling rose, picture and dado rails.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
HALL 22' 7" x 7' 0" max (6.88m x 2.13m) Storage cupboard.
LIVING ROOM 19' 6" x 19' 3" max (5.94m x 5.87m) Bay window to the front incorporating a door, proving separate front access. Period fireplace, fitted shelving to recesses. Meter cupboard housing consumer unit and meters.
BEDROOM FIVE 14' 9" x 12' 3" (4.5m x 3.73m) Double glazed door opening to the rear garden. fireplace recess with over mantle and fitted shelving to either side.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Window to the side. White modern suite with pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc and tiled shower with thermostatic control.
UTILITY ROOM 15' 3" x 8' 9" (4.65m x 2.67m) Two windows to the side. range of fitted cupboard and drawer storage, worksurface with inset double bowl stainless steel sink, space and plumbing suitable for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and other white goods. Curved fronted cupboard houses large capacity State Premier hot water tank with adjacent controls.
GARDEN ROOM 15' 0" x 13' 1" max (4.57m x 3.99m) Window to the side and door opening to the rear garden.
STORE ROOM 12' 9" x 8' 6" (3.89m x 2.59m) Floor standing Lennox Elite Series gas fired warm air central heating boiler.
EXTERNALLY At the front a 15ft wide entrance opens between stone pillars, leading into a level tarmac laid front parking area, accommodating various vehicles and ample room to turn on site. Car port in front of the garage and mains gas meter and outside water tap.
To the rear a delightful landscaped walled back garden, having a south and westerly aspect, central lawn, well stocked borders with a profusion of interesting specimen bushes, shrubs and plants. Timber pergola, ornamental pond, paved patio. Outside store beneath the bay.
GARAGE 20' 0" x 12' 0" (6.1m x 3.66m) Metal up and over door and pedestrian door to the front, further door to the rear garden.
TENURE FREEHOLD COUNCIL TAX BAND G
CARPORT 16ft long.