4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale8, Marchant Road, Compton, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3
Sold STC £299,950
A beautifully appointed and skilfully extended three-storey semi-detached Victorian villa with elevations of enormous character standing in a superb and sought after location
Location - Marchant Road is a small street which runs off Compton Road (A454) in a green and leafy suburb approximately one mile to the west of Wolverhampton City Centre.
Local facilities are available within walking distance and the further, more extensive amenities provided by Chapel Ash and the City Centre itself are within easy reach.
Public transport services are excellent with regular bus services running along the Compton Road and the area is particularly well served by schooling with both Wolverhampton Grammar School and Wolverhampton Girls' High School being within walking distance together with St Peter's and St Edmund's Collegiate Schools being on hand.
Description - 8 Marchant Road is an enormously attractive semi-detached Victorian villa benefitting from extremely spacious accommodation to all floors. The house has an elegant facade, typical of the better homes of the period, with a prominent two-storey bay window.
The current owners have completed a comprehensive scheme of refurbishment throughout the property which now benefits from stylish appointments and tasteful dcor. There is a fine extension to the ground floor which has created an incredible kitchen / dining / family room of much note which forms the focal point of the living space. There are a further two good-sized reception rooms together with four bedrooms and two bath / shower rooms to the upper floors.
Accommodation - An arched, open-fronted PORCH covers a panelled front door with the original leaded and coloured glazing with matching panels to either side and above which opens into the HALL with superb Minton floor tiling, ceiling coving, picture rail and decorative corbelled arch. There is a bay-fronted SITTING ROOM with a walk-in bay with the original windows in stripped frames with leaded and coloured upper panes, wooden flooring, a dual-fuel burning cast iron stove standing on a slate hearth with carved surround, ceiling cornice and picture rail. The DINING ROOM has wooden flooring, glazed and leaded French doors and over-window to the side courtyard together with a further leaded sash window to the side and ceiling cornice.
The focal point of the ground floor is the stunning KITCHEN / DINING / FAMILY ROOM which is an amazing living space which is particularly ideal for contemporary lifestyles. There is a range of bespoke, handcrafted units with granite surfaces and a co-ordinating centre island, a double-bowl ceramic sink, space for a range cooker with extraction chimney above, space for a fridge freezer, some original dresser units and cupboards, Travertine stone floor tiling, ample space for a dining table and a charming living area to the rear with double glazed and leaded windows and French doors opening into and overlooking the pretty rear garden, a dual-fuel burning stove and a part-vaulted ceiling. There is a CLOAKROOM with a contemporary, white suite of wc and wash basin and a LAUNDRY with a leaded, glazed and panelled door to the side, range of units with butchers block surfaces with stainless steel sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
A staircase with turned balustrading rises from the hall to the part-galleried first floor LANDING with a useful storage cupboard. There is a large, full width DOUBLE BEDROOM to the front with a walk-in bay with coloured and leaded upper panes, a further sash window, wooden flooring, ceiling cornice and picture rail. BEDROOM 2 has a sash window to the rear, picture rail and built-in cabin bunk beds with central steps with hidden drawers which creates a superb bedroom for young children, there is a picture rail and sash window to the rear and BEDROOM 3 is also a good double bedroom in size with a sash window to the rear and dual picture rails. The BATHROOM has a particularly stylish suite with a freestanding bath, large separate shower with drench head and separate hose, vanity unit with twin wash basins, Travertine stone floor tiling, integrated ceiling lighting and chrome towel rail radiator.
A second staircase rises to the UPPER FLOOR accommodation with a well proportioned DOUBLE BEDROOM with vaulted ceiling, sash window to the front and wide Velux window to the rear, integrated ceiling lighting and decorative recessed shelving. There is a SHOWER ROOM EN-SUITE with a stylish, contemporary shower, vanity stand with wash basin and wc, double glazed rooflight, extraction fan and tiled floor together with a small STUDY with fitted desk surface and double glazed rooflight. NB this room could be a superb walk-in wardrobe should buyers so wish and there is a useful range of under-eaves storage areas to the bedroom itself.
Outside - There is gated side access which leads to a pretty side COURTYARD with pavioured insets which continue along the side of the house to the lovely REAR GARDEN with a small terrace to the rear of the house leading to the shaped lawn with well stocked and mature beds and borders with a raised, timber-decked terrace to the rear, gravelled play area beyond and further raised seating terrace enjoying a lovely view back towards the house.
Services - We are informed by the Vendors that all main services are installed.
COUNCIL TAX BAND C - Wolverhampton CC.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
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