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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Hamilton Road, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine example of a late Victorian home, ideal family residence
  • Host of original features in excellent condition, impressive elevated position
  • Stunning gardens which must be seen to be fully appreciated
  • Two driveways leading to two separate garages
  • Gas central heating, partially secondary double glazed
  • Entrance hall, useful cellarage
  • Drawing room, sitting room and dining room with feature fireplaces
  • Breakfast kitchen with aga,
  • skullery
  • First floor semi galleried landing, four double bedrooms

Full description

MAGNIFICENT LATE VICTORIAN - Four bedroomed detached residence occupying a fifth of an acre plot on Hamilton Road set within stunning private garden boasting a host of original features in excellent condition. Two separate driveways with garages. Gas central heating and partially double glazed with entrance hall having Minton floor, useful cellar, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen and skullery. First floor semi galleried landing leads to four double bedrooms, box room/study, family bathroom, shower room and separate WC. Outstanding rear garden with extensive lawn, intricate box hedging in Staffordshire Knot design. Useful garden store and gardeners WC. VIEWING ESSENTIAL. EPC Rating F.

General Information -

The Property -

A truly fine example of a late Victorian detached dwelling which still retains much of its original charm and character with a host of features throughout. In addition to the fabulous internal accommodation, the sale also provides a genuine opportunity to acquire a property on Hamilton Road of which recent sales are few and far between. Hamilton Road is positioned off both Ashby Road and Scalpcliffe Road and affords a fine elevated position with views towards the town centre.

The property is constructed of brick beneath a pitched roof with the main elevation relieved by three matching windows incorporating Sash together with feature box bay window all of which have stone sills and lintels. The main entrance is to the side of the property via a pitched roof extension which adds to the large and impressive entrance hall.

Lynford occupies a fabulous plot measuring approximately one fifth of an acre, set up behind an attractive fore garden with adjacent driveway giving access to garage. We would point out there is a further driveway on the opposite side of the property again leading to a detached garage.

The gardens are a true delight and must be seen to be fully appreciated. A real feature of this sale is the intricate box hedging immediately to the rear of the property in a Staffordshire Knot design, this can be viewed from the feature box bay window off the sitting room. In this section of the garden there is also an attractive brick built outbuilding incorporating gardeners WC and store, steps lead up to the fine and well maintained lawn which offers a good degree of privacy courtesy of the varied selection of mature trees retaining it and well stocked borders/flowerbeds with a further selection of plants and shrubs. To the foot of the garden there is a secret wooded area creating another pleasant seating space.

Internally as mentioned the property retains a host of original features in excellent condition. Your attention is drawn to numerous Sash windows, Minton floor, cornicing, picture rails, ceiling roses and dado's. The accommodation comprises impressive entrance hall with staircase to first floor, useful cellar with power and lighting, drawing room with feature fireplace, sitting room with feature fireplace, formal dining room with feature fireplace, breakfast kitchen with aga and skullery off. First floor semi galleried landing leads to four genuine double bedrooms, further box room/study, family bathroom, separate WC and well appointed shower room.

Location -

The property's location on Hamilton Road offers ease of access by car or on foot to a full range of amenities in Burton town centre, riverside walks or also a stones throw away, private schooling in the area can be found in nearby Repton with its feeder school Foremarke Preparatory and St Wystan's Primary School. As well as this across the way on Ashby Road is the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic School on Alexandra Road.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Four Panelled Entrance Door - With original stained glass fanlight, provides access to:

Most Impressive Entrance Hall - With original Minton tiled floor, central heating radiator, wall mounted gas heater, fabulously panelled staircase to first floor incorporating original polished wooden balustrade, coved cornice, feature archway and picture rail, stained glass window to side elevation, panelled door to:

Most Useful Cellar - 3.84m x 3.43m (12'7" x 11'3") - Providing extremely useful additional storage space with brick thralls, blue brick flooring as well as power and lighting for appliances.

Drawing Room - 5.4m x 4.88m (17'9" x 16'0") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the full depth of the fabulous box bay window offering views over the simply stunning garden and Staffordshire Knot design box hedging, this bay window also makes for extremely light and airy room courtesy of the large timber framed windows, which incorporates seats and French doors giving access to the garden, the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with decorative polished wooden surround and raised slate hearth with living flame fitted gas fire, coved cornice and picture rail, two stained glass windows to side elevation.

Sitting Room - 3.91m x 3.63m (12'10" x 11'11") - Please note the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with attractive decorative surround, cast iron interior with decorative tiled slips and living flame fitted gas fire, central heating radiator, TV point, coved cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail, original window to front incorporating partial secondary double glazing and Sash windows to either side.

Formal Dining Room - 5.39m x 4.27m (17'8" x 14'0") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the full depth of the original box bay window to front again incorporating partial secondary double glazing and two Sash windows, the latter is take into the recess adjacent to the fireplace with large polished wooden surround having matching display mantle, tiled hearth and interior with living flame fitted gas fire, feature period central heating radiator, coved cornice, ceiling rose and dado rail.

Breakfast Kitchen - 4.29m x 3.93m (14'1" x 12'11") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the feature exposed brick floor to ceiling chimney breast incorporating Aga with twin hotplate and double oven, original fitted cupboards to either side of chimney breast one housing the gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder, granite worktop incorporating Belfast style sink with Franke mixer tap over, built in pine cupboard and drawers beneath, further floor to ceiling original cupboard, quarry tiled floor covering, wall light points, two Sash windows to rear the larger offering fabulous views over the stunning garden, panelled door to:

Skullery - 2.8m x 2.33m (9'2" x 7'8") - With wood grain effect work surfaces having tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, extensive range of wall mounted cupboards and display shelving, various appliance spaces suitable for fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, central heating radiator, original quarry tiled floor covering, Sash window to side, panelled door with glazed fanlight giving access to garden.

First Floor -

Feature Galleried Landing - With continuation of polished wooden balustrade, access to mainly boarded and insulated loft space, ceiling rose, Sash window to side elevation, panelled door to:

Bedroom 1 - 4.77m x 4.29m (15'8" x 14'1") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting, picture rail, TV point, original window to front, partially secondary double glazed two Sash windows to either side, this window affords impressive views down over the rooftops of Scalpcliffe Road, Burton upon Trent in the distance.

Bedroom 2 - 3.93m x 3.63m (12'11" x 11'11") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the feature arched alcove adjacent to the chimney breast, central heating radiator, picture rail, original window to front incorporating partially secondary double glazing and two Sash windows.

Bedroom 3 - 3.93m c 2.82m (12'11" c9'3") - Please note the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast incorporating decorative cast iron fireplace with original built in cupboard with drawer, centra heating radiator, picture rail, feature box bay window offering stunning views over the Staffordshire knot and extensive lawned garden.

Bedroom 4 - 3.92m x 2.81m (12'10" x 9'3") - With central heating radiator, picture rail, Sash window to rear again with impressive views over the garden.

Box Room/Study - 2.13m x 1.53m (7'0" x 5'0") - With fitted shelving, telephone and internet points, original stained glass window to side.

Bathroom - 2.74m x 2.14m (9'0" x 7'0") - Being part tiled with a period suite incorporating pedestal wash hand basin, cast iron bath, towel radiator, Sash window to rear.Please see photograph overleaf

Separate Wc - With high flush WC, strip wooden floor boards, Sash window to side.

Well Appointed Shower Room - Being mainly tiled with a white suite comprising low flush WC, vanity unit with stylish bowl wash hand basin with mixer tap over and glazed surrounds, shower cubicle incorporating power shower, chromium towel radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting, extractor fan, Sash window to side.

Outside And Gardens -

The property is located on a sizeable private and mature plot measuring approximately one fifth of an acre. The gardens must be seen to be fully appreciated. Immediately to the rear of the property is some fabulous and intricately designed/maintained box hedging in the shape of the famous Staffordshire Knot. This sits immediately off the feature box bay window leading from the drawing room to the gardens.

This lower level section also houses an attractive brick built building incorporating garden store and gardeners WC. Steps lead up to an extensive and well kept lawn bounded by extremely well stocked borders containing a truly varied selection of mature trees, plants and shrubs. The garden also benefits from a summerhouse and timber shed. To the foot of the garden there is a secret wooded area forming a further pleasant seating space.

To the front of the property there is a small equally well kept fore garden with lawn, extremely well maintained hedging, raised rockery containing flowering plants and shrubs. Adjacent to this is the driveway providing off road parking and access to the detached garage. The property also benefits from a further detached garage located on the opposite side of the house, this comes with a block paved driveway in front.

Directional Notes -

The approach from our Burton branch is to proceed east along Station Street, turn left onto Worthington Way, left onto High Street and follow the one way system around to the right over the Old Burton Bridge. At the traffic lights continue straight ahead onto Ashby Road the A511 before turning right into Hamilton Road where Lynford is located on the left hand side as denoted by our 'For Sale' board.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (BA 30th Junce 2014).

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