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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Holywell Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear


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A truly remarkable seven bedroomed period property, occupying a generous plot on one of the coasts most desirable streets backing onto Churchill Playing Fields. The property showcases stately aesthetics, built early 1900's its heritage is reflected in the architecture. The imposing scale of the building is true to its era with steeply pitched roofs, pillared entrance portico and large asymmetrical bay windows. The property offers vast accommodation over three floors, displaying a wealth of historic charm throughout, with high ceilings, leaded stained glass windows, parquet flooring and period fireplaces. The entrance lobby opens through to the wonderful hallway with feature brick fireplace, there are three large reception rooms, dining kitchen with inglenook cooker recess, utility room, cloaksroom/rear porch, five first floor bedrooms and a newly fitted family bathroom and two further bedrooms on the second floor. The current arrangement of the accommodation offers fantastic versatility to suit family living and entertaining. The current owners have undergone some excellent refurbishment, yet the property still offers the purchaser superb potential to create an exquisite family home. The surrounding grounds are enclosed by mature planting providing excellent privacy. Approaching the property there is access to both sides of the large return driveway which provides secure off street parking for numerous vehicles and gated access to the impressive rear garden, with storage outhouse and detached garage. This handsome property provides spacious accommodation set within the heart of an elite residential location and early internal inspection is recommended to fully appreciate all it offers. Whitley Bay is one of North Tyneside's most popular locations, with miles of beautiful coastline and ease of access, by road and rail to the city of Newcastle. It offers excellent schooling at all levels and a wide range of local shops, restaurants, the newly refurbished playhouse theatre and golf at Whitley Bay Golf Club.

Entrance Porch

Entrance through a solid wood door with leaded coloured stained glass insertion, decorative tiled flooring, picture rail and feature internal door through to the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway

18'11 x 17'11 (5.77m x 5.46m)

A magnificent welcome to the property through period leaded stained glass door with coordinating surrounding panes, original parquet flooring, picture rail, coving to ceiling, two ornate ceiling roses, split level staircase to first floor landing, brick fireplace with electric fire and doors off to main rooms.

Cloaksroom/Rear Porch

With tiled floor and washbasin. There is a part glazed door to the rear porch with double glazed window, as well as a half glazed door out to rear garden.

Second Reception Room

17'5 x 13'0 (5.31m x 3.96m)

Double glazed box bay window with Georgian glazing bars and double doors leading out to the rear garden, there is original parquet tiled flooring under the fitted carpet, picture rail, stunning timber fireplace with intricate barley twist mantel and ornate carvings surrounding the cast iron fascia fronted fire with Victorian tiled insert and slate hearth, TV and telephone points, double radiator, coving to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose.

Dining Room

19'1 x 17'9 (5.82m x 5.41m)

Double glazed bay window to front aspect, original parquet flooring, two skirting radiators, picture rail, coving to ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, beautiful timber fireplace with under mantel corbels and decorative carvings surrounding the cast iron fascia fronted fire with Victorian tiled insert and slate hearth.

Dining Kitchen

20'8 x 12'11 (6.30m x 3.94m)

Fitted wall and base units with a decorative inframe design and cage-twist handle, illuminated granite worksurfaces, feature Inglenook recess with integrated Neff ceramic hob with illuminated extractor hood above, integrated Bosch eye-level double oven, one and a half bowl sink with drainer unit and mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, space for dining table, splashback tiles, double radiator, TV point, double glazed window and glazed door to through to the utility room.

Utility Room

11'0 x 8'11 (3.35m x 2.72m)

Tiled walls, lino flooring, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, stainless steel sink with drainer unit, central heating boiler, fitted storage cupboard, door to side aspect and downstairs cloaksroom with low level WC and wash basin.

First Floor Landing

22'4 x 8'10 (6.81m x 2.69m)

A half landing showcases a superb picture window and leads up to the spacious first floor landing, picture rail, decorative ceiling rose, radiator and doors off to main rooms.

Bedroom One

16'7 x 19'0 (5.05m x 5.79m)

Double glazed bay window to front aspect, full range of fitted mirrored wardrobes with overhead storage, bedside cabinets, fitted wall units, dressing table, chest of drawers and vanity wash basin unit with illuminated mirror, telephone point, double radiators, picture rail and second double glazed window within a gable wall.

Bedroom Two

15'6 x 14'10 (4.72m x 4.52m)

Double glazed bay window to rear aspect, picture rail, double radiator, decorative ceiling rose, coving to ceiling, picture rail and second window.

Bedroom Three

14'1 x 12'11 (4.29m x 3.94m)

Double glazed windows to rear aspect, double radiator, picture rail, TV point, coving to ceiling, picture rail and decorative ceiling rose.

Bedroom Four

14'1 x 13'5 (4.29m x 4.09m)

L shaped dimensions, full range of fitted wardrobes, TV point, picture rail, double radiator, decorative ceiling rose and two windows to side aspect.

Bedroom Five/Study

13'0 x 7'3 (3.96m x 2.21m)

Currently utilised and fully fitted as a study with desk and storage cupboards window to side aspect, ceiling rose and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Newly refurbished to include a modern suite and chrome accents, with fitted bath, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, corner step in shower unit, shaver point, radiator, two double glazed opaque windows to front aspect and fully tiled walls and flooring.

Second Floor

Illuminated archway leads to the second floor staircase, window to side aspect.

Bedroom Six

24'10 x 20'6 (7.57m x 6.25m)

A superb room currently utilised as a games room with fitted bar area, exposed beams, double glazed dormer window with lovely open views, two double glazed windows, spotlights and feature billiard lighting, two radiators and access to eaves storage space.

Bedroom Seven

13'4 x 7'6 (4.06m x 2.29m)

This is an extremely versatile room which could easily provide the property with a second bathroom or dressing room as it has plumbing facilities. Fitted with pedestal wash basin, window to side aspect and gives access to eaves storage space.


Approaching the property there is access to both sides of the substantial return driveway, which provides secure off street parking for numerous vehicles, mature planted trees and shrubberies, gate access to rear garden. Backing onto churchill playing fields there is a large garden laid mainly to lawn with rectory laid flagstone and cobbled patio area, mature planted borders, storage outhouse (14'3 x 7'6 with lighting and electricity) and access to a detached garage.

Detached Garage

With roller shutter door access.

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19 August 2011

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