5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleNorman Road, Birch-in-Rusholme, Manchester, M14
Sold STC £395,000
Full descriptionBuilt c.1865, this is a splendid Victorian property, with many grand period features, such as spacious rooms with high ceilings, large windows and ornate cornice plaster-work. With accommodation over three levels, plus large stone flagged cellars, accessible both internally and externally. This is the left hand of a unique pair of prominent, semi-detached properties, providing driveway parking, a large through garage, with full width doors front and rear and an elevated portico entrance. Offering large rear lawn gardens. This house is situated on a quiet road, between Birchfields Park and Platt Fields Park and close to Wilmslow Road, providing excellent transport links to the city centre, hospitals, airport and university. Call JP & Brimelow Withington office to arrange a viewing.
Entrance Porch: - A raised, arched portico entrance with decorative pilasters.
Hallway: - Enter the property via a stained glass, wooden front door. There is wooden parquet flooring, detailed coving and period features.
Lounge: - 17'7 x 15'8 (5.36m x 4.78m) - A stunning south facing room, with bay window, cast-iron, living flame gas fire and period dark wood surround and mantle piece. A large room with parquet flooring, delightfully detailed plaster coving and high skirting boards.
Dining Room: - 15'0 x 12'11 (4.57m x 3.94m) - A second large reception room with rear, plus elevated side aspect windows. Featuring period skirting, picture rail and coving.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 16'5 x 13'9 (5.00m x 4.19m) - A large kitchen featuring a gas fired AGA cooker which also provides the hot water. A fitted kitchen with ceramic tiled floor and tiled work surface and rear window plus glazed rear door looking out on to the lawn gardens. To the side there is a tall, bay window.
W.C: - Featuring a low level W.C, wall mounted hand basin, radiator.
First Floor Landing: - Split levels at the front and rear, allows for three bedrooms on the first floor and two on the top floor. The landing is illuminated by a decorative, stained glass skylight.
Bedroom One/Living Room: - 20'10 x 14'11 (6.35m x 4.55m) - A large 300 square foot, master bedroom, which the present owners use as a living room. South facing with two large, arched, sash windows, ceiling heights of around 12 feet and with intricate plaster coving.
Bedroom Two: - 15'0 x 13'11 (4.57m x 4.24m) - A large second bedroom, with windows both to side aspect and to rear aspect giving garden views. With period coving and picture rail.
Bedroom Three: - 12'0 x 11'11 (3.66m x 3.63m) - A third double bedroom, with rear aspect views over the garden and beyond.
Bathroom: - 8'6 x 6'10 (2.59m x 2.08m) - Original 1930's art deco three piece bathroom suite in blue, with shower over the bath.
Second Floor Landing: - Top floor landing giving access to two further rooms, illuminated by the period skylight.
Bedroom Four: - 12'0 x 11'3 (3.66m x 3.43m) - A fourth double bedroom, with views over the rear gardens and beyond.
Bedroom Five: - 8'9 x 7'11 (2.67m x 2.41m) - Suitable as a single bedroom, or excellent home-office space.
Cellar Landing: - A spacious hallway with stone flagged flooring and alcove space that might make wine cellar space.
Cellar Chamber One: - 17'8 x 16'1 (5.38m x 4.90m) - A large bay fronted chamber, with a door in the bay giving external access.
Cellar Chamber Two: - 15'11 x 8'1 (4.85m x 2.46m) - A second well-proportioned chamber with coal hatch and original style butcher's table.
Cellar Chamber Three: - 15'11 x 5'7 (4.85m x 1.70m) - Another good space, housing a large, wall-mounted Vaillant combination boiler for the gas central heating system.
External: - A prominent garden-fronted property with driveway, through garage and rear patio plus lawn garden, with established, open views.
Leasehold Information. - This property benefits from a 999 year lease.
Ground rent is £12.44 per annum.
Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering into a contract.
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