5 bedroom terraced house for saleLexden Terrace, St. Julian Street, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, SA70
Sold STC £935,000
- Elegant seaside residence
- Grade II* Listed
- Flexible accommodation
- Currently 4 reception rooms &
- 5 bedrooms
- Stunning position with
- Superb views of bay
- Castle beach & St Catherine's Island
- Short walk to beach
Elegant seaside residence. Grade II* Listed. Flexible accommodation. Currently 4 reception rooms &
5 bedrooms. Stunning position with superb views of bay, Castle beach & St Catherine's Island. Short walk to beach.
The house is part of a fine, unique terrace of five large properties occupying a stunning coastal position with superb sea views.
The house is part of a fine, unique terrace of five large properties built in c.1843-45 and is a mixture of stone, brick and rendered construction under a slate roof. No.6 is believed to have been built slightly later, but complete by c.1850.
Internally the house has a wealth of original features, one being the magnificent cantilevered geometric staircase, winding elegantly up to a glazed conical dome ceiling which illuminates the whole internal central area of the house. The property has mains gas central heating, modern refinements and provides a spacious five bedroom character family home. Externally there is an enclosed private, gated courtyard providing parking facilities together with private steps leading down to the beach. It is rare that such a fine house is available for purchase in Tenby and viewing is well recommended to anyone seeking a large private home in Tenby in an enviable location overlooking the beach and within a few minutes walk of the town centre.
The property also benefits from a flexible layout. The current owner has chosen to use the property as a 5 bedroom house with a basement kitchen. However, the property has two rooms on each floor and a central service duct. This allows future owners to re-locate the kitchen, (the kitchen has in the past been in both of the ground floor rooms at different times) use the basement as a possible flat (subject to planning) add en-suite facilities to some of the bedrooms or use some of the reception rooms as further bedrooms.
The formal front entrance door leads into the -
with fine vaulted Gothic style plaster ceiling. Door to-
12'6' (3.8m) by 11'10' (3.6m) Slate surround fireplace with a hob grate converted to mains gas. Deep cornicing and extensive shelving. The front window is tripartite with Gothic pattern glazing and other original features. The lobby connects through glazed double doors into the-
with the magnificent cantilevered geometric staircase winding elegantly up to the top of the house with the glazed conical dome ceiling illuminating the stairwell and hall.
with W.C. and wash hand basin. Doors leading off to basement stairs and Dining Room.
12'5' (5.3m) by 16'5' (5m) Two large rear sash windows, one of which opens fully to give access to the paved terrace and lawned garden area. Deep ceiling cornicing, 'Snowdrop marble' fireplace with black fire surround with a gas stove set in a delft embrasure. Radiator. Power points. Small service cupboard with small utility sink.
Lower Ground Floor/Basement
From the central hallway a door and steps lead down to the Kitchen, Butlers Pantry and Sitting Room. At the base of the staircase is a corridor leading to the kitchen. The basement has front and back doors opening onto small areas from which the cellars are accessed and with steps up to the ground floor levels. There is one cellar at the front and two large cellars to the rear all of which are used for storage.
16'2' (4.9m) by 12'10' (3.9m) Oak fitted kitchen with sink unit. Range of Fitted Base units, wall cupboards one with a utility sink. Large Welsh dresser believed to be original to the house. Large AGA with large hob and four ovens set within the original range enclosure. Large central work surface. Power points. Under the stairs is the or iginal Butler's Pantry which is now a very useful -
with shower, wash hand basin & W.C. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. The utility room is ideal for changing out of wet weather gear and storage of such items. The third room opening from the basement corridor is the former -
now used as a dining room or winter 'snug'. The room has a slate surround fireplace with a late Victorian insert and open fire. Fitted cupboards. Power points. Double glazed windows overlooking the front area.
One of the many lovely features of the property is the elegant staircase which leads to the first, second and attic floors. The stairs rise past a lamp niche to the first floor landing. To the front is the-
17'5' (5.3' by 15'9' (4.8m) with two large sash windows opening onto a balcony with its original fine ironwork. There is highly decorative plasterwork in the cornice and central rose. Original shutters and a white marble fireplace with an Edwardian insert (converted to gas) add to the appeal of this fine room.
13'2' (4m) by 12'6' (3.8m) This room has original shutters and a large walk in cupboard. Radiator. Power points. En Suite Bathroom Large Bath with shower fitting above. Wash hand basin & W.C.
The staircase rises past carved decorative joinery and lamp niches. Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder.
17'2' (5.2m) by 15'9' (4.8m) Two large sash windows with original shutters. Radiator. Power points.
12'2' (3.7m) by 10'10' (3.3m) Wash hand basin. Radiator. Power points. Large storage cupboard. Slate fireplace with Victorian inserts.
with Jacuzzi shower, small bath, wash hand basin and W.C.
The third bedroom and bathroom are double glazed.
This floor was formerly the Nursery and is now used as two further bedrooms.
17'2' (5.2m) by 15'9' (4.8m) Small fireplace, radiator, wash hand basin, power points and dormer window.
12'2' (3.7m) by 11'10' (3.6m) Radiator. Power points.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
with bath, wash hand basin & W.C.
The property is situated in Tenby and occupies an excellent location off a quiet council maintained road and approached through a stone pillared, double gated, private vehicle entrance leading into a spacious tarmacadam Courtyard. The formal garden area through which the path to the beach passes are owned by No. 1 Lexden Terrace but the owners of No.3 have full use in return for the payment of one fifth of the cost of maintenance. Major works have in 2014/15 been completed and the current costs are less than £300 per annum. The front parking area/forecourt is also owned by No.1 but the owners of No.3 have an absolute right to park one vehicle at any time.
We are advised that the property is serviced by- MAINS WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS & DRAINAGE. Telephone installed. Broadband available.
We have been informed by the vendor that property was subject to major renovations in the late 1990s.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Fixtures & Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the vendors agents.
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale or not. Please check with the Highways Department at the local County Council for the exact location of public footpaths/ bridleways.
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