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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Whinfield Lane, Ashton

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Semi Victorian Villa
  • Wealth Of Character
  • Grand Entrance Hall
  • Four Beds, Lounge, Study
  • Conservatory, Kitchen
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Secret Garden, Parking

Full description

Offered for sale here with Dewhurst Homes this unique semi - detached Victorian Villa which was built in 1875 by Edmund Harris, Preston's great benefactor. The property maintains many of the original features throughout, boasting a wealth of character. Internally the property briefly comprises to the ground floor; entrance vestibule, cloakroom, grand entrance hall with unique cast iron spindle staircase, lounge dining room with bay window overlooking the garden and study off, schreiber kitchen and conservatory with views of the gardens. To the first floor, galleried landing with store room, two bedrooms and bathroom. To the second floor, two further bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room. There is also a trap door leading down to the cellar which is currently used for storage. Externally there is off road parking for two cars to the front, a parking bay with two further car parking spaces, extensive tiered gardens, secret garden and summerhouse. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.

Entrance Vestibule - 2.26m x 1.89m (7'5" x 6'2") - Oak front entrance door which is a similar style to that found in Preston Minster, sunken door mat with trap door beneath to the cellar. Original tiled flooring, double wooden glazed doors with matching side panels and windows above leading to the hall.

Cloakroom - 2.67m x 1.75m (8'9" x 5'9") - Wooden flooring, dado rail, radiator, deep coving to the ceiling, wall mounted Vaillant combi boiler, original built in storage cupboards and drawers. Wooden single glazed Sash window to the front aspect with the original wooden shutters.

Grand Entrance Hall - Fantastic entrance hall with original tiled flooring, two cast iron radiators, deep coving to the ceiling, intricate dado rail. Turned staircase to the first floor with cast iron spindles.

Lounge Dining Room - 5.91m x 5.51m (19'5" x 18'1") - Wooden single glazed bay window with original wooden panelling and shutters overlooking the gardens. Deep coving to the ceiling, picture rail, intricate ceiling rose, two cast iron radiators, single glazed wooden window to the rear aspect, carpeted flooring. Impressive marble fireplace with cast iron inset and tiled surround housing a living flame gas fire. Door to the study.

Study - 1.29m x 2.12m (4'3" x 6'11") - Wooden single glazed sash window overlooking the garden with original wooden shutters. Wall mounted shelving, radiator, carpeted flooring.

Kitchen - 3.41m x 3.13m (11'2" x 10'3") - Matching 'schreiber' wall and base units with worktops and tiled splashbacks. Glass display cabinets, integrated electric double oven, fridge freezer, washing machine and five ring gas hob with canopy extractor above. Stainless steel sink unit with double drainer and mixer tap, original tiled flooring, double panel radiator, deep coving to the ceiling and inset ceiling lights. Two wooden single glazed sash windows to the front aspect with original wooden shutters.

Conservatory - 3.86m x 3.99m (12'8" x 13'1") - Wooden single glazed windows set on brick walls, wooden glass roof, tiled flooring, single glazed wooden French doors leading out to the garden.

First Floor Galleried Landing - Feature single glazed wooden sash window to the rear aspect, cast iron spindle balustrade, carpeted flooring. Deep coving to the ceiling, cast iron radiator, built in storage cupboard and store room.

Bedroom One - 4.99m x 4.41m (16'4" x 14'6") - Two single glazed wooden sash windows overlooking the gardens, two single panel radiators, carpeted flooring, deep coving to the ceiling, door leading to the fourth bedroom.

Bedroom Four - 3.09m x 2.23m (10'2" x 7'4") - Dual aspect with single glazed wooden sash windows to the rear and side aspects overlooking the gardens, two single panel radiators, deep coving to the ceiling and carpeted flooring.

Bathroom - Fitted with a four piece suite comprising high flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, shower cubicle and roll top bath with clawed feet. Wooden flooring, partially tiled walls, dado rail, vertical radiator, two single glazed frosted wooden sash windows to the front aspect.

Inner Hall - Carpeted flooring, built in storage cupboard, staircase to the second floor.

Second Floor Landing - Carpeted flooring, spindle balustrade.

Bedroom Three - 4.20m x 2.75m (13'9" x 9'0") - Wooden single glazed window overlooking the rear garden, carpeted flooring, radiator and dado rail.

Bedroom Two - 4.48m x 3.50m (14'8" x 11'6") - Wooden single glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, dado rail, carpeted flooring.

En-Suite - Fitted with a three piece suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and shower cubicle with electric shower. Chrome heated towel rail, velux window, partially tiled walls, shaver point and access to the eaves.

Cellar - Accessed via a trap door under the sunken mat in the entrance vestibule. Currently used for storage.

Outside Front - Two parking spaces to the front of the property, further parking bay for two cars which is owned by the council and you pay £30 per annum.

Outside Side And Rear - Extensive tiered gardens set over three levels, the bottom two have been left as woodlands. The top level is a lawned garden with wall border, flagged patio, flower beds with mature plants and trees, side gate to the front and pathway leading to the secret garden.

Secret Garden - Gated entrance leaving to the fence and wall enclosed garden which has flower beds, a pond, patio and seating areas, two sheds and a summer house.

Summer House - 4.06m x 4.38m (13'4" x 14'4") - Wooden summer house with double doors, twelve windows allowing a generous amount of natural lights, wooden flooring, power and light.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers/tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Gas, electrical or other appliances, drains, heating, plumbing or electrical installations have not been tested. All measurements quoted are approximate. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.
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