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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Waterloo Road, Southport
- Highly Individual Detached Residence
- Considerable Character And Appeal
- Three Reception Room, Seven Bedrooms
- Much Sought After 'Shoreside' Location
- Rear Garden Is An Undoubted Feature
An early internal inspection is essential to appreciate accommodation offered by this elegant detached property which we understand has had only two previous owners since 1973 including Everton Football Club. The property, which was built in 1919 retains many attractive features including deep skirting boards, inglenooks, ornate coving, corbels and Oak wall panelling. The family accommodation very briefly includes; Exquisite Entrance Hall steeped in character and appeal with access to the Principle Lounge, Dining Room, Sitting Room and Kitchen/Family Room all retaining period features including inglenooks to oak panelled walls. There is also access to a cloak room and separate wc. To the first floor there are five Bedrooms, two of which enjoy En-Suite facilities, and a separate Family Bathroom.
To the second floor there are a further two double Bedrooms with a large seating area and Bathroom which would be an ideal Teenager suite. The property enjoys established and mature gardens to the front and rear, with the rear garden being an undoubted feature providing roofscape views from what is possibly one of the highest view points in the 'Shoreside of Birkdale'. There is also off road parking for a number of vehicles and access to a number of useful out buildings one of which is currently converted into a Garden/Entertaining Room. Situated in undoubtedly one of the most enviable plots on the 'Shoreside' of Birkdale and convenient for the nearby facilities of Birkdale Village which include a range of shops and the Railway station on the Southport to Liverpool commuter line. A number of Championship Golf Courses including Royal Birkdale and Hillside are within a short distance.
Original oak Entrance door with glazed and leaded inserts and further matching side window to Entrance Hall. The Exquisite Entrance Hall is steeped in character and appeal maintaining a perfect balance of original features including mid way oak wall panelling, ornate plate rail and exposed beams to ceiling. A staircase provides access to the first floor landing complete with hand rail. There is also Oak flooring.
Oak door with glazed and leaded inserts provide access to the cloakroom, which includes Upvc double glazed window, Oak flooring continued from Entrance Hall, ornate vanity wash hand basin with tiled splash back and useful storage cupboards below, useful hanging space and neo classical style radiator. Door to....
Upvc double glazed window, high level Wc, part wall tiling and Oak flooring continued from cloakroom and Entrance Hall.
7.01m (23ft 0in) x 5.26m (17ft 3in)
Oak door with glazed and leaded insert provides access to the Lounge which includes two Upvc double glazed windows with delightful aspect to the front of the property. There is a delectable inglenook over ornate working fire place complete with fire surround with marble interior and hearth. Oak flooring can also be found with wall light points, picture rail and ceiling rose.
6.3m (20ft 8in) x 4.98m (16ft 4in)
Oak door with glazed and leaded insert provides access to the Dining Room which includes Upvc double glazed square bay window, magnificent oak panelled inglenook to chimney breast complete with Upvc double glazed window and fireplace with slate tiled interior and hearth. There are also picture rails, wall light points and oak flooring continued from Entrance Hall.
5.92m (19ft 5in) x 4.93m (16ft 2in)
Upvc double glazed double doors with side windows to rear garden. The Sitting Room enjoys wall to floor oak panelling incorporating a plate rack and working fireplace with fire surround and mantle piece including marble interior, hearth and bench seats to either side. There are two stained and leaded windows to chimney recess, Oak flooring continued from Entrance Hall and original Oak panelled door with feature stained and leaded insert providing access to the rear garden. Wall light points and exposed beams to the ceiling.
7.59m (24ft 11in) x 5.49m (18ft 0in)
A fabulous family living space which includes gas fire incorporating cast iron tiled interior and stone hearth with calved pine fire surround. There is also a fitted dresser unit designed by 'Perry and Hindle', which includes shelving, recess down lighting and useful cupboard storage. Oak flooring is continued from Entrance Hall with further Upvc double glazed doors opening to rear garden. There is also further access to the side of the property via a Stable style door. Access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard can also be found. The main Kitchen comprises of an attractive range of base units complete with cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards with corner display niches, under unit lighting and working surfaces. There is a 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, partial wall tiling and integrated 'Tricity Bendix' double oven with 'Siemens' four ring gas hob and built in extractor above. There is a further range of 'Miele' appliances including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Featured on one wall is an 'Aga' complete with base unit, cupboards and tiled splash back.
First Floor Landing:
Split level landing with Upvc double glazed window providing delightful aspect to the rear garden, there are a number of useful storage and linen cupboards, one housing hot water cylinder. Further stairs provide access to the second floor complete with hand rail.
Master Bedroom Suite:
5.26m (17ft 3in) x 4.95m (16ft 3in)
Upvc double glazed square bay window with aspect to the front of the property and further Upvc double glazed window to the rear garden. The Master Bedroom Suite also includes picture rail, wall light points and further door to....
En Suite Bathroom:
Upvc double glazed window. The En-Suite Bathroom enjoys a four piece white suite which includes low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and step in shower enclosure with folding door and 'Aqualisa' shower unit. There is also a built in double storage cupboard and vanity shelving unit and display lighting. A ladder style heated towel rail, 'Karndean' flooring and electric shaver point are also fitted along side recessed spot lighting.
5.28m (17ft 4in) x 4.34m (14ft 3in)
This Bedroom is currently accessed off Bedroom 3 but also has access from the first floor landing, with Upvc double glazed window, spot lighting and door to....
En-Suite Shower Room:
Three piece white suite which includes low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and step in shower enclosure complete with 'Aqualisa' shower, there is also partial wall tiling and ladder style heated towel rail. Spot lighting.
Currently arranged as an independent living suite with direct access to Bedroom 2 which also includes, Upvc double glazed window, a range of base units complete with cupboards and drawers, wall and glazed china cupboards and working surfaces incorporating 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. There is also electric oven with four ring electric hob, extractor above and integrated fridge.
4.9m (16ft 1in) x 4.04m (13ft 3in)
Upvc double glazed window with aspect to rear garden and further Upvc double glazed window to side. There is also a fitted wardrobe, corner unit and wall light point.
5.23m (17ft 2in) x 2.31m (7ft 7in)
Upvc double glazed window, picture rail and fitted storage cupboard. This Bedroom is currently arranged as useful office/study space.
Family Bathroom :
Upvc double glazed windows to the side and rear, corner panelled bath, low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin and step in shower enclosure with power shower. There are tiled walls and flooring, spot lighting and electric shaver point with extractor fan.
Second Floor Landing:
The second floor landing is currently arranged as a Teenage Suite and would be ideal for guests alike and includes Upvc double glazed window and further access to....
With doors leading to both Bedrooms and Bathroom.
5.36m (17ft 7in) x 4.37m (14ft 4in)
Upvc double glazed window, cupboard housing controller for central heating boiler.
4.04m (13ft 3in) x 3.78m (12ft 5in)
Upvc double glazed window.
Second Floor Bathroom:
Upvc double glazed window, low level Wc, wash hand basin and twin grip panelled bath. There is a useful built in linen cupboard also housing central heating boiler which services the second floor landing. Laminate style flooring.
Access from the rear garden via steps down to useful cellar/storage space including coal storage area, and also housing a 'Gloworm' wall mounted central heating boiler which currently services the ground and first floor levels of the property.
The property is situated in an ideal and enviable location on the 'Shoreside' of Birkdale and is accessed via a hard surface sweeping driveway to the front of the property which also provides off road parking for a number of vehicles. There is a shaped lawn area with raised borders including a variety of established plants, shrubs and trees including Pine Trees. Gated access leads to the rear of the property.
The rear garden, which in the opinion of the Estate Agent is an undoubted feature of the property enjoys flagged patio area with further access to a range of useful out buildings, previously a four car garage and has now been arranged into kennels and a Garden/Entertaining Lounge, also including electric wall heaters and Upvc double glazed double doors to the rear garden. The rear garden is arranged on different levels with the top level providing roofscape views from what is possibly one of the highest view points in the 'Shoreside of Birkdale' The main garden consists of a variety of shaped lawn areas with established borders consisting from a number of plants, shrubs and trees, there is also an ornamental fish pond with rockery and large water fall.
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