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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

Gainsborough House, 94 Curzon Street, Derby, Derbyshire

Under Offer £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extensive Victorian Property
  • Close to City Centre
  • 5 Double bedrooms
  • Off street parking
  • Many original features
  • Three bathrooms
  • Ideal family home
  • Garden: Back Only

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial five bedroom link detached Victorian house close to the city centre.
This contemporary accommodation comprises of entrance hall, large dry cellar, spacious lounge, separate dining room, kitchen with utility and downstairs toilet, three first floor bedrooms with shower room and landing, galleried second floor landing room, bedroom five, family bathroom and master bedroom.
Outside the property is an enclosed private garden, and off road parking for one vehicle to the front.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR:

BASEMENT (6.40 x 6.70m; 20'11" x 21'11")
Large, partially tanked dry basement with access both from the house and from the garden, allowing the space to be utilised in the future for a variety of uses such as business space or studio flat.

GROUND FLOOR:

ENTRANCE HALL/PORCH (6.75 x 2.22m; 22'1" x 7'3")
A large entrance hall with feature glass brick window, cast iron radiator and original staircase with open spindle balustrade.

LOUNGE (5.16 x 4.16m; 16'11" x 13'7")
A large, light filled room with three original sash windows, original coving to the ceiling and stripped deep, original skirting boards and door.
Fitted with a modern wood burner.

DINING ROOM (3.70 x 4.18m; 12'1" x 13'8")
Original door, floorboards and skirting boards, with an exposed chimney breast, coving to the ceiling and stripped sash window onto the garden.
Opening on to the kitchen.

KITCHEN (3.00 x 4.18m; 9'10" x 13'8")
A modern kitchen with exposed brickwork to the walls, comprising of fitted gloss units and wooden worktop, a brick and slate unit housing two stainless steel sinks and a mixer tap, and a range cooker set into the chimney breast recess.
Spotlights to the ceiling, cast iron radiator and original stripped sash window to the rear garden, slates to the floor.

UTILITY ROOM (3.80 x 3.00m; 12'5" x 9'10")
With slate flooring, matching gloss units to house the combination boiler / storage, and wooden worktops, the feel of the kitchen is continued. The utility also houses a washing machine and dishwasher, and an original belfast sink with hot and cold tap.
There is also a door leading to the rear garden.

BATHROOM (3.00 x 2.32m; 9'10" x 7'7")
A downstairs toilet with hand basin and mixer tap, and radiator, with feature glass brick window.

FIRST FLOOR:

LANDING (5.00 x 2.22m; 16'4" x 7'3")
A generous landing with spotlights to the ceiling, with stairs leading to the second floor.
The half landing area features a glazed panel to the floor and two glazed panels to the ceiling giving light and aspect through to the second floor.

BEDROOM (4.16 x 5.16m; 13'7" x 16'11")
Three Sash windows to the front and side elevations, two cast iron radiators and exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM (4.18 x 3.70m; 13'8" x 12'1")
Original sash window to the rear elevation, coving to the ceiling, picture rail, exposed brick chimney breast, cast iron radiator and exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM (4.18 x 3.00m; 13'8" x 9'10")
Original sash window to the rear elevation, coving to the ceiling, picture rail, exposed brick chimney breast, cast iron radiator and exposed floorboards.

BATHROOM (1.70 x 2.22m; 5'6" x 7'3")
Slate flooring and fully tiled wet room, comprising of shower with glass screen, low level wc, pedestal hand basin, stripped original sash window to the front elevation, cast iron radiator and spotlights to the ceiling.

SECOND FLOOR:

BEDROOM (5.16 x 4.16m; 16'11" x 13'7")
Sloping ceiling with exposed beams and spotlights, sash window to the front elevation, cast iron radiator, exposed floorboards and brickwork.

BEDROOM (4.18 x 3.00m; 13'8" x 9'10")
A Velux roof window to the sloping ceiling, cast iron radiator, exposed floorboards and brickwork, and double doors leading to a Juliet balcony to the rear elevation.

LANDING (2.22 x 6.70m; 7'3" x 21'11")
A spacious landing with seating area, largely glazed ceiling allowing light to flood the house. Modern galvanised metal balustrade, exposed brickwork and floorboards.

BATHROOM (3.70 x 4.18m; 12'1" x 13'8")
Two Velux windows to the sloping roof, with exposed beams and exposed brickwork. A quarrycast freestanding bath to the centre of the room, low level wc, two ceramic hand basins on a wooden washstand with tumbled limestone mosaic splashbacks. Spotlights to the ceiling, painted floorboards, doors onto a Juliet balcony to the rear and a cast iron radiator.

GARDEN:

The property benefits from off road parking for one vehicle to the front of the house and in addition two permit parking spaces on an adjoining street.

The rear garden is fully enclosed by brick walls and comprises gated pedestrian access to the rear and front, two decked seating areas with slate borders for ease of maintenance, and mature planting providing privacy. There is also a sunken garden with separate access to the cellar, giving potential business usage / basement flat conversion.

Gainsborough House, named after its architect John Gainsborough, is a substantial Victorian property which is unique to the area.
Built in 1861, it was intended for the surgeon of the Friary on Friargate, to which it is linked by a tunnel (now blocked).
The facade is very ornate and has Dutch influence, making it stand out.
It sits on a quiet street in the centre of the city, making it a very convenient location for the shops, restaurants and businesses of Derby.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 September 2016

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