The property has many original features retained including; high ceilings, windows, cornicing, doors and yet still offers a modern layout and finish to meet the needs of today's occupants.
The property is arranged over four floors and stone steps lead up to the timber front door set within a lancet arch doorway. On entering, the lobby area has black and white tiles laid in a classic checker board pattern. A half glazed and timber door then leads to a carpeted inner hallway with stairs off to the upper and lower levels and a door to the sitting room.
The outstanding feature of the sitting room is the imposing bay window with stone mullions and Trefoil arches in the Victorian Gothic style. The room also features an inset ethanol real flame fire on a tiled plinth, to match the entrance hall tiles, and a raised hearth matching the cill of the window. At either side of the chimney breast there is useful shelving. The original long sitting room has been carefully subdivided by the current owners to provide a study area towards the rear, which is well lit by the glazed door and partitions to the room beyond and the large picture window. This room could be very easily restored to its original layout should it be your preference.
A few wooden steps lead up to the room beyond which is currently used as a studio due to the amount of natural light flooding in from the large picture window overlooking the garden. This room could be used for a variety of different functions to suit your lifestyle and features built in shelving.
Stairs down off the hallway lead to the lower level and an inner lobby with limestone effect ceramic tiled flooring and off here is located a cloakroom containing a low level WC and inset sink. There is also a handy storage cupboard under the stairs.
Passing through a glazed door you enter the open plan kitchen/dining area tiled throughout in ceramic tiles. To the front of the property, located through fully glazed double doors, is the kitchen. This comprises of a range of wall and base units in a cream coloured Shaker style, with basket drawers under a granite effect laminate worktop, all complimented by the decorative blue and white wall tiles. There is a ceramic sink, a fantastic six ring range cooker and plumbing for a dishwasher. The kitchen is well lit by two windows looking out to the front garden. An open doorway from the kitchen leads to the utility room which continues with the ceramic tiles. The units and worktop match the kitchen units with an inset stainless steel sink. Plus there is space for a washer, dryer and fridge freezer.
An interconnecting room between the kitchen and dining room to the rear provides a cosy informal sitting or reading area. The ceramic tiled floor here benefits from underfloor heating.
From here two steps up bring you into the light and airy dining room, served by a large picture window and a glazed door, which leads to the rear garden. The floor here is also warmed by underfloor heating.
Returning to the hallway and taking the stairs up to the first floor accommodation, you pass a lit alcove display area on the half-landing. At the front of the property is the master bedroom with its stunning triple and single pane lancet arch windows flooding the room with light. The room also features a period fireplace and build in wardrobes, all with arch details to reflect the window detail. The larger window benefits from a window seat.
Also on this floor is the luxurious family bathroom finished to a very high standard with ceramic floor tiles, warmed by underfloor heating, and fully tiled walls. The white suite comprising of a bath, separate shower cubicle with waterfall shower head, sink in vanity unit and low level WC. Over the bath is a recessed alcove with spotlights creating a great ambiance for taking a relaxing bath. There is also a backlit mirror and heated chrome towel rail.
A second flight of stairs leads to two further double bedrooms on the third floor, one with a built in wardrobe cupboard.
Situated between the bedrooms is a recently refurbished shower room with a white suite comprising of shower cubicle, pedestal sink and low level WC, backlit mirror and heated chrome towel rail. The shower cubicle and sink splash back are tiled in an attractive modern design. This room is also served by underfloor heating.
The Grounds and Gardens
The front garden is enclosed by black metal railings, the tops of which echo the lancet arch windows and matching gate. The frontage is mainly paved with a selection of low level planting and stone steps up lead to the front door, flanked by a large buddleia plant. The rear garden is accessed via the dining room and steps up lead to a paved area enclosed by high walls and edged by borders and raised beds full of mature planting and shrubs to create a green oasis perfect for al fresco dining. At the end of the garden can be found a garage with a side door and vehicular access via the up and over door off Carpenter's Lane to the rear. The garage has power and light. A wooden gate provides pedestrian access to the lane.