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4 bedroom terraced house for sale
Front Street, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
- FOUR STOREYS
- PERIOD INTEGRITY
- GRADE II LISTED
- BREATHTAKING VIEWS
- FOUR BEDROOMS
- PRIVATE AND SHARED GARDENS
A beautiful four bedroom, grade II listed period terrace home, occupying a prime position on Tynemouth Front Street. The property has a colourful history, built circa 1786 and adjoining Martineau house (once forming a single dwelling) Its namesake Harriet Martineau was a political writer and economist, she lived there from 1840-45 while convalescing and was visited by many famous literary figures of the time, such as lady Byron. With the adjoining archway sealed up the properties were separated and this impressive four storey home has enjoyed famous occupants of its own! Retaining a great level of its English heritage and displaying beautifully restored period features such as original fireplaces, stripped floorboards and sash windows, the property briefly comprises: Entrance lobby opening into and entrance hallway with open aspect to the principle reception room, large lounge with period fireplace, characterful breakfasting kitchen, four bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate WC. There is a private rear patio with storage area, as well as lovely, mature shared lawn garden with decoratively paved seating area. The property offers a fantastic vantage point over the coast and of the picturesque Tynemouth Priory ruins, particularly at top floor level. Offering fantastic scope to create a magnificent family home early internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate the quality of the accommodation on offer, which is only enhanced by the beauty of its surroundings. Tynemouth is a highly desirable village located at the mouth of the River Tyne, with road and rail links to the city of Newcastle. The village itself is now a conservation area mostly comprised of buildings from the 18th and 19th century. King Edwards Bay and Tynemouth Long Sands permit a wide range of water sports, including surfing and jet-ski, also golf at Tynemouth Golf Club. It has excellent schooling and offers an elite selection of shops and restaurants.
Entrance through solid wood door, original stripped wood flooring, wall light points and double wood framed doors with glazed inserts opening into the impressive reception room and hallway.
14'3 x 13'9 (4.34m x 4.19m)
A wonderful welcome to the property, there is a principle reception room with original stripped wood flooring, fitted storage cupboard, feature wooden fireplace surrounding the cast iron fire and timber hearth, sash window with Georgian glazing bars, traditional shutters (true to their period integrity now only for decorative purposes) and fitted timber window seat.
14'5 x 13'6 (4.39m x 4.11m)
Original stripped wood flooring, feature timber fireplace surrounding the cast iron fire and slate hearth, fitted storage cupboard, TV point, radiator, sash window with Georgian glazing bars, traditional bi-folding shutters and fitted timber window seat.
Staircase To Basement Level
14'3 x 13'0 (4.34m x 3.96m)
Parquet flooring, fitted base units with work surfaces and space for washing machine and dishwasher, fitted display shelving, radiator, combi boiler, one and a half bowl sink with drainer unit, space for cooker point, large casement window to rear aspect and door opening onto the rear garden.
13'4 x 13'2 (4.06m x 4.01m)
An eclectic mix of mosaic, block and chequerboard tiling, raised tiled bath with step up, pedestal wash basin, bidet, low level WC, spotlights, glass block window to front elevation, tiled step in shower area and radiator.
First Floor Level
14'5 x 13'6 (4.39m x 4.11m)
Original stripped wood flooring, wooden fireplace surrounding the cast iron fire with slate hearth, radiator, fitted storage cupboard housing a vanity wash basin, Sash window with Georgian glazing bars and traditional bi-folding shutters providing stunning coastal views.
14'2 x 13'10 (4.32m x 4.22m)
Currently used as an office with sash window to front aspect with Georgian glazing bars and traditional bi-folding shutters, original stripped wood flooring, radiator and fitted storage cupboard housing a vanity wash basin.
Second Floor Level
With Skylight providing an excellent level of natural light.
With low level WC, pedestal wash basin and original stripped wood flooring.
14'2 x 13'2 (4.32m x 4.01m)
Feature barge boarded dormer window with side panes and casement windows to front aspect, original stripped wood flooring, radiator and exposed beams.
12'11 x 10'8 (3.94m x 3.25m)
Large windows to rear aspect providing breathtaking coastal views, original stripped wood flooring and a radiator.
The building itself is Grade II Listed and showcases its heritage with English bond brick, ashlar dressings, sash windows with replaced Georgian glazing bars and Welsh slate roof with gable ended dormer. To the rear of the property there is a private patio with fitted storage shed and access to a beautiful enclosed garden with lawn, mature planted borders and patio seating area with decorative radial block paving.
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