4 bedroom house for saleSilverthorne House
- LARGE DETACHED VICTORIAN HOUSE
- VERSATILE AND ADAPTABLE LIVING ACCOMMODATION
- IMPROVED AND WELL MAINTAINED
- FABULOUS FITTED KITCHEN
- EXPOSED BEAMS AND STONE FIREPLACES
- POTENTIAL FOR FURTHER IMPROVEMENT
- CONVENIENT LOCATION
SILVERTHORNE HOUSE is a large detached Victorian dwelling C1800. Built of local stone and brick with characteristic elevations under a clay tiled roof that provides versatile and adaptable living accommodation arranged over two floors, creating a deceptively spacious and comfortable character home.
The house has been improved and well maintained by the present owners and benefits from UPVC double glazing, gas central heating and a fabulous fitted kitchen whilst retaining many character features and details including antique pine period doors, exposed beams and cosy stone fireplaces with wood burning stove.
Some areas of the house offer scope and potential to further improve by way of cosmetic redecoration.
The house enjoys a convenient location close to the bustling town centre with its good range of local shops, supermarkets, doctor and dentist surgeries, public houses, restaurants and churches, schools, bus stops and mainline railway station.
Set within its own generous enclosed gardens with ample parking and garage, an early viewing is highly recommended to secure this desirable property.
APPRAOCHED: from Shaftesbury Road via double wooden gates that open onto generous parking apron and driveway. Footpath leads across front garden to:
ENTRANCE PORCH: Pitched and tiled roof canopy, porcelain tiled floor, attractive painted half panelled wooden front door with coloured glazed top panel.
HALLWAY: Spacious reception hall, exposed pine floorboards, panel radiator, coat hooks and useful understairs cupboard.
BEDROOM 4/: (13’ x 11’10) Original stripped pine panelled door, nicely proportioned room with good ceiling heights, exposed pine floor boards, chimney breast, matching fireside alcoves, fireplace recess faux stone surround, ample power points, wall lights and UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto street.
LOUNGE: (17’6 x 15’3) Wonderful character room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, original stripped pine latch door. Exposed beams, hinged latch door, provides access onto spacious oversized storage area (potential to convert into additional living accommodation subject to relevant building consent and planning permission).
Attractive natural stone fireplace with raised stone hearth, inset wood burning stove, creates cosy focal point, ample power points, TV aerial point, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto neighbouring cottages and C18th stone wall. Pine latch door opens into:
GARDEN/SUMMER ROOM: (18’ x 14’6) An attractive and useful addition, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, triplex skylight windows, wood block flooring, panel radiator, matching double French doors enjoying outlook and access onto rear garden. Matching door opens into deep walk-in storage cupboard with window and built-in cupboard and shelving.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: (24’ x 12’10) A wonderful family room, well proportioned and well equipped and fitted with wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim. Contrasting granite worktops and counters, deep china clay Belfast sink and chrome swan neck mixer tap. Breakfast bar to return wall with matching cupboards and drawers with storage basket trays, integrated dishwasher and full height pantry fridge/freezer. Freestanding range cooker with five ring gas hob and griddle and double oven fan assisted oven. Archway—kitchen cupboards extend through into spacious reception area, travertine floor tiles.
DINING AREA: Feature fireplace with quarry tiles, matching slate surround, inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point, ample space for dining table and chairs, fireside alcoves with matching built-in pine floor cupboards with shelving and UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto rear.
INNER HALLWAY/HOME OFFICE STUDY: (13’2 x 9’6) Stripped pine floor boards, power points, large double glazed window, double panel radiator, shelving (former window reveal).
KITCHEN AREA CONTINUED: Beams to ceiling, terracotta floor tiles, panel radiator, matching oak floor cupboards with drawers, wall cabinets, granite work tops to return wall.
REAR LOBBY: Walk-in shower cubicle with curved screen, power jets, chrome shower fittings, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and mosaic tiling to walls.
HALLWAY: Triplex roof covering, panel radiator, porcelain floor tiles and full height glazed door.
BOOT ROOM: (12’ x 7’5) Useful room with painted floor cabinets, roll edge work top, inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, porcelain floor tiles, UPVC double glazed back door and crittle window enjoying outlook onto rear garden.
STAIRWELL: Painted banister post and handrail, return stairs to landing and half landing, UPVC double glazed window.
BEDROOM 1: (13’ x 11’6) Original stripped pine door, nicely proportioned room with good ceiling height, ample power points, UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto garden. Twin matching built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves, panel radiator.
BEDROOM 2: (13’2 x 10’6) Original stripped pine door, original fireplace with cast iron grate, display mantle, pedestal wash hand basin, built-in alcove cupboard, loft hatch and UPVC double glazed window enjoying outlook onto garden.
BEDROOM 3: (11’10 x 11’) Stripped panelled door, exposed beams, shallow sloping ceiling, dormer double glazed window, panel radiator, built-in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank and slatted wooden shelving.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Spacious room with shallow sloping ceiling, modern white suite comprising moulded acrylic bath with curved screen and Mira shower, low level WC, floor cabinet with porcelain wash hand basin, porcelain floor tiles, extractor fan, mosaic floor tiles, obscure UPVC double glazed window and panel radiator.
The gardens are of a good but manageable size and are laid out in a traditional style with areas of level feature lawn edged with well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders with areas of paved terrace and patio with large wooden pergola creating pleasant seating areas, ideal for BBQ and eating al fresco. The garden is well stocked with a variety of established flowering plants and shrubs and specimen trees.
Double wooden gates open onto generous parking apron and driveway providing ample off-road parking and leads to detached double garage. There is a second access with wrought iron gate from Lawrence Walk. The garden is fully enclosed and enjoys a sunny and sheltered position.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone and gas all subject to the usual utility regulations.
Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating: E
Property M²: 172
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
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