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6 bedroom detached house for sale

The Grove, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Offers in Region of £1,800,000

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Signature are delighted to welcome to the market this six bedroom detached property known as Grosvenor House which was originally constructed in 1831 and is understood to have been commissioned for Lord Armstrong and his estate. The impressive accommodation begins at the rear entrance hall and inner hall leading to a cloakroom/WC. The inner hall and staircase hall connect to three principal reception rooms, a drawing room, dining room and library, all of which offer excellent proportions and exude grandeur. An inner hall and passageway leads to a study, large laundry, utility room and a second entrance hall. The family day to day living areas connect from the west wing, where there is a breakfasting room and kitchen with state of the art units, Corian worktops and integrated Siemens appliances. The kitchen has two new mullion stone windows which were carefully approved by the local planning department in keeping with the building and they make this a spectacularly bright room. A staircase leads you to the basement where there are two large barrel vaulted rooms, one of which contains original wine storage shelving. At first floor level there are five bedrooms, two of which have dressing rooms. The master bedroom is adjacent to a shower room and wet room and the remaining four bedrooms share a luxurious family bathroom, with superior design and lighting. There is a sixth bedroom which could easily be a third bathroom to the house. The property has exclusive access at the rear for vehicles accessing The Grove, which is only shared with the Coach House. There is a pebbled courtyard, lawned areas and mature trees. The principal grounds and gardens lie to the southern front elevation of the property with lawned surface and conifer hedges providing a great level of privacy. The foreground of the house has a patio terrace, with railing surrounds, shrubs and bushes and there is private restricted car parking to a gated westerly courtyard. The gardens have been immaculately landscaped and compliment the stately facade of the property perfectly.

Entrance Vestibule

With high ceilings and window to the side elevation, as well as central heating radiator with lattice fronted cover and store cupboard housing the circuit breaker control panels. The vestibule has a tall panelled door leading through to the:

Inner Hall

The hall benefits from remarkable high ceilings that extend to 4m in height, there is a window overlooking the entrance at the rear, as well as decorative cornicing, central ceiling rose and plaster frieze at picture rail height. From the hall three doors leading off to principal accommodation and a fourth door connecting to a cloaks room.


With high ceilings and window to the side elevation,

Drawing Room

29'9 x 19'.00 (9.07m x 5.79m)

This room offers palatial accommodation, the ceiling displays cross beam plasterwork, decorative central ceiling rose and a large bay window open aspect over the gardens and grounds, offering a considerable splendour to the room. Contrasting emulsion and wallpaper decoration complement the proportions, as do the light fittings which include a regal central chandelier. Further features include a stone fireplace surround with an intricately detailed internal grate, open fire and tiled hearth, three central heating radiators, picture rail, wall picture lights and infra red alarm sensor.

Dining Room

17'8 x 17'3 (5.38m x 5.26m)

Southerly facing aspect and view, cross beamed ceiling, ceiling rose, central heating radiator and infra red alarm sensor. The last door from the hall leads onto the majestic staircase. It leads to a galleried landing above and has a window at the rear. This has a central heating radiator and a door leading to the:


30'3 x 18'11 (9.22m x 5.77m)

This room has a feature bay window with traditional stone mullion surround. The room features a dado rail with opulent cornicing, a cross beamed ceiling, decorative central ceiling rose, wall lighting and ceiling lights (which may be available by separate negotiation), Lincrusta wallpaper to dado rail height and elegant contrasting emulsion decor above, two central heating radiators and infra red alarm sensor. The last door leading from the stairwell and hall connects into an internal passageway, which links to a the study.


12'5 x 13'3 (3.78m x 4.04m)

Decorated with contrasting wallpaper and emulsion, picture rail, dado rail, cornice detailing, central heating radiator and infra red alarm sensor. The internal passageway links to a second entrance hall at the front of the property. The hall has central heating timer controls, central heating radiator and spotlighting to the ceiling.

Utility/Laundry Room

9'10 x 15'11 (3.00m x 4.85m)

This utility room is well equipped with an arrangement of white high gloss laminated base, wall and drawer units with black worktop surfaces and chrome door fixtures. There is a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mono bloc tap, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, newly installed high capacity Viessmann gas fired central heating boiler, fluorescent tube lighting and infra red alarm sensor.

Family/Breakfast Room

20'4 x 17'9 (6.20m x 5.41m)

This exquisite room really needs to be seen to fully appreciate the standard of accommodation. Decorated with contrasting wallpaper to one wall, granite steps leading down to a ceramic tiled floor, contemporary log burning effect fireplace set into a chimney breast, beautiful lighting, ceiling coving and central heating radiator. The window to the western elevation is authentic to the period of the property, with traditional sash windows and stone mullions, From this room a door leads to the basement and an arched doorway leads to the kitchen.


13'7 x 16'1 (4.14m x 4.90m)

This luxurious kitchen has been fitted with Parapan high gloss laminated base, wall and drawer cabinets, which are finished in a duck egg blue with contrasting corian worktop surfaces, incorporating a single sink unit and drainer with separate waste and mono bloc tap. The central island unit has a breakfasting bar, built-in wine chiller, an op-up power dispenser and a Siemens five ring halogen ceramic hob with extractor canopy above. Further built-in appliances include an electric stainless steel double oven, a single microwave oven, steam oven, traditional oven, cafeteria, dishwasher and an AEG stainless steel fronted American refrigerator with a ice and water dispenser. There is a unique pull-out chrome larder and spice racks, giving functional space to the cabinets. It also benefits from ceiling lighting as well as contrasting mood lighting, an upright wall hung radiator and newly fitted sash widow to the western elevation, set in traditional stone mullion.

Kitchen Two

Returning to the family room, panelled doors lead to a staircase which connects to the basement, with spotlighting and ample storage space. The basement provides two barrel vaulted rooms, one with the original brick and stone wine storage recesses. Both rooms have fluorescent tube lighting and an expelair unit and provide excellent storage areas.

First Floor Landing

Returning the main hall is the impressive stairwell featuring an oak handrail and natural lighting from the rear window. The first floor landing extends to both the east and west wing of the property decorated with wallpaper coverings and modern spotlighting.

Master Bedroom/Dressing Roiom

19'00 x 10'10 (5.79m x 3.30m)

Enjoying an easterly facing aspect, light decoration, imperial high ceilings, detailed cornicing, spotlighting and central heating radiator. An archway connects to the dressing room area.

Shower Room

Refitted as a wet room area with large porcelain tiles to the walls and floor, contrasting with mosaic trim tiles. The room comprises a shower area with rainforest head, separate foot massage spa and glass dividing screens, a contemporary white wash basin with chrome water flow tap, illuminated mirror above and storage cupboard beneath, close coupled WC with concealed cistern, spotlighting to ceiling and heated chrome towel rail and radiator. The knave shaped windows are part opaque glazed, giving good views over adjacent gardens.

Bedroom Two

17'4 x 17'9 (5.28m x 5.41m)

Views to the south overlooking the stunning gardens, picture rail, decorative cornicing, spotlighting and central heating. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

18'11 x 18'5 (5.77m x 5.61m)

Window to rear elevation with views over the extensive gardens, elegant high ceilings, ornate cornicing, picture rail, spotlighting, central heating radiator and open plan aspect leading to the dressing area.

Dressing Room

18'11 x 7'10 (5.77m x 2.39m)

With feature high level window, recessed spotlighting, central heating radiator and archway leading through to bedroom four.

Bedroom Four

19'2 x 24'4 (5.84m x 7.42m)

A welcoming room with skylight into the roof pitch, two windows overlooking the beautiful gardens and grounds, built-in linen store cupboard and a separate cupboard housing the Ariston high capacity, quick recovery hot water tank.

Bedroom Five

20'5 x 18'4 (6.22m x 5.59m)

With windows overlooking the picturesque Coach House and gardens to the front elevation, T fall ceiling, central heating radiator and spotlighting. Bedrooms four and five lead from the lower first floor landing, which is adjacent to the rear staircase, connecting down to the kitchen and family room beneath.

Family Bathroom

Stunning Victoria & Albert free standing bowl bath its own chrome up stand, water flow taps and hand held shower unit, close coupled WC with concealed cistern, wall mounted bidet, double wash hand basin with storage cupboards to the side and illuminated mirror above and double shower cubicle with rainforest head, separate massage spa, drying area and glazed dividing screen. The bathroom also features two contemporary tubular wall hung radiators, one which has an internal arched mirror, contrasting tiles to the walls and floor and the ceiling is stepped in levels and contrasts with blue lights and white spotlights.

Bedroom Six/Bathroom

12'5 x 10'9 (3.78m x 3.28m)

With striking high ceiling, cornicing, central heating radiator and built-in storage cupboard housing the electric circuit breaker controls for the first floor of the house. Plumbing is available beneath the floor boarding providing scope for a bathroom conversion in this area.


This prestigious property sits on equally impressive grounds and gardens. The house has exclusive entrance at the rear for vehicles accessing The Grove, which is only shared with the Coach House. The vehicle access has a pebbled drive courtyard and ornamental wrought iron railings. There are lawned areas and mature trees. The principal grounds and gardens lie to the southern front elevation of the property with immaculately presented lawned surface (where historically there stood a tennis court ) Mesh fence to one elevation and a conifer hedge giving good screening and privacy. There are railing divisions between the gardens of Grove Court , the Coach House and the adjacent neighbours. The foreground of the house has a patio terrace, with railing surrounds, shrubs and bushes. Private and restricted car parking is available to the western elevation through a gated entrance leading to a courtyard, ideal for summer afternoons and evenings. The gardens and grounds have been greatly improved and landscaped in recent times to provide a perfect surrounding for this distinguished building.

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