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4 bedroom apartment for sale

Bridge Street, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15


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Tenure: Leasehold

The offering for sale of both 59a and 59b is a rare opportunity for a purchaser to secure two spacious apartments in a central location. 59 Bridge Street is a Georgian Grade II listed property. 59a is a classically proportioned two bedroom flat with a wealth of period features and interest. Directly above, 59b is a spacious flat with generous accommodation, ideal for owner occupiers and investors alike the flats are well worth inspection to fully appreciate the charm and character.
This property has been extensively renewed and repaired within the last three years. New stone work and masonry, sills and front step. The whole of the rear roof has been renewed plus lead flashings and guttering. The chimneys have been replaced, new veluxes fitted, and windows have been refitted with renewed sash and paint.
It is clear that both floors in the past formed the main part of a high status Georgian House with an interesting layout and many period features. The apartments could be joined to form one large townhouse.
Bridge Street is one of Berwick upon Tweeds most fashionable retail streets with restaurants, cafes and curio shops attracting tourists and locals alike. The comprehensive range of retail and leisure facilities of Berwick upon Tweed and Tweedmouth are within an easy walk amongst which is the award winning Berwick Maltings Theatre. Berwick upon Tweed is a good location from which to explore the surrounding North Northumbrian and Scottish Borders countryside. Berwick is well connected being close to the A1 and having a Mainline East Coast Railway station which has regular services to Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Due to the irregular shapes of some of the rooms we have taken measurements in the centre of the walls where ever possible.

Main Door
An impressive communal main door opens into a large, welcoming hallway.

Communal Hallway 4.27m (14') x 2.72m (8'11)
With a fireplace, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Part glazed door through to inner hallway.

An impressive, fully carpeted stairway leads to the first floor landing.

Access to 59a
Double doors opening into hallway
The bright hallway is in itself a feature, being curved in an almost semi-circular way with an arched niche for plaster bust.

Drawing Room 5.74m (18'10) x 5.09m (16'8)
A fine drawing room with classic proportions, high ceilings, and original sash windows with working shutters, dado rail, cornicing and ceiling rose. The walls are curved as are the doors, matching the building line to the front and hallway to the rear. The room has a fireplace with surround and mantel piece over.
A door leads to a further curved inner hallway off which are the two bedrooms.

Bedroom 2.67m (8'9) x 2.88m (9'5)
The bedroom has a sash window to the front with shutters, a press cupboard and mezzanine which is accessed via a ladder.

Master Bedroom 5.24m (17'2) X 3.87m (12'8)
A good sized double bedroom with a press cupboard and plenty of room for free standing furniture. The room has two sash windows to the front with original working shutters.

The main curved hallway runs round to the kitchen. Before reaching the kitchen, a door leads off into the bathroom.

The bathroom is a large room of two halves. The first section of the room acts as a store area with washing machine and leads through to a bathroom with a panel enclosed bath with shower over, a wash basin, a heated chromed towel rail and a lavatory. The room has further storage behind with a broom cupboard and where the gas combination boiler is situated.

Kitchen 4.64m (15'2) x 3.08m (10'1)
The kitchen has a range of free standing units with a gas hob and oven, a sink unit with two stainless steel sinks with side drainer, ample storage space and work surfaces. There is a large sash window to the front with original working shutters and a marmoleum tiled floor.

The communal stair continues up from the first landing to the top floor.

Part glazed front door


Bedroom 4.33m (14'2) x 4.15m (13'7)
A good sized double bedroom.

Bedroom 4.21m (13'9) x 2.94m (9'8)
A further double bedroom.

Reception 5.22m (17'1) x 4.38m (14'4)
A bright, spacious reception room with a fireplace having a surround and mantel piece over. A door provides access through to the kitchen breakfast room.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 4.17m (13'8) x 3.33m (10'11)
With a range of fitted units, a gas cooker, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. There is a wall mounted gas boiler.

This is a large bathroom with a four piece suite comprising a lavatory, a wash basin, corner bath unit and a separate shower cubicle. Two new velux windows introduce plenty of good light.

Our client informs us that the property was extensively renovated with grant funding with work carried out to the roof lights, stone work, guttering, windows, roof work and central heating. The property is carpeted throughout.

It should be noted that only the apartments 59a and 59b are for sale. The front door, hallway and stairs are communal areas and do not form part of the sale.

Tenure: Leasehold - 246 years remaining on each
EPC Rating: not required
Council Tax Band: 59a - A
59b - A

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