6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Elwick Road, West Park, Hartlepool


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  • 0.963 ACRE SITE

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Tenure: Freehold

WITH A MAINLY SOUTH FACING SOUTHERN ASPECT A DELIGHTFUL GRADE II LISTED 'VILLA', built for Ship Owner/Wine/Spirit Merchant with a wealth of natural light, overlooking colourful beds, lawns and open countryside. Completely unique.

Meadowside is an impressive Grade II Victorian Villa, set in its own charming and spacious grounds. Constructed in 1885 for Matthew Rickinson, wealthy shipowner and wine/spirit merchant (and later bought by the Cameron family) it was requisitioned for army officers during the 2nd World War. The estate was later divided and the main house split into two spacious residences. The villa retains a wealth of Victorian features, including tiled walls, ceramic tiled floors, leaded stained and etched windows, ornate cornice, 'florentine' style ceilings, brass door furniture, period cast iron fireplaces and radiators. Of particular interest are the two stone bay 'mullion' windows, one facing east in the Morning room, the other facing south in the Master Bedroom, a large tiled floor Reception Hall with Atrium and stained leader uplights, depicting Greek Gods in Dining Room. A sweeping driveway leads down to the property from Elwick Road. Entrance and Reception rooms, on south facing front aspect, benefit from a wealth of natural light and overlook lawns, herbaceous borders, mature trees and open countryside to the south.

Weather Porch 14' 9" x 4' 11" ( 4.50m x 1.50m )
With open stone archway, Victorian tiled floor, leaded stained glass upper lights.

Reception Hall 14' 9" x 12' 2" ( 4.50m x 3.71m )
An impressive room enjoying good natural light from a recently refurbished Atrium, ornate exposed Victorian tiled floor, stained leaded lights.

Inner Hall 
Featuring exposed Victorian tiled floor, high ceilings with cornice, access to principal reception rooms and kitchen, staircase providing access to first floor accommodation, built in storage cupboard.

Drawing Room 25' x 17' 11" ( 7.62m x 5.46m )
An imposing room with high ceiling, original ornate cornice and ceiling rose, a large walk-in south facing bay with seat, providing views across the front gardens, wooded areas and countryside beyond. Two east facing windows either side of the chimney breast which incorporates an attractive mahogany fire surround with marble inset and hearth and natural flame coal effect gas fire (the fireplace originated from Cotherstone Hall).

Dining Room 19' 8" x 19' 8" ( 5.99m x 5.99m )
A dramatic room featuring an original Victorian ornate high ceiling, frieze and ceiling rose, picture rail, three high sliding sash windows each of which feature stained, leaded upper lights depicting Greek Gods, exposed timber floorboards and high skirting boards.

Morning Room 19' 3" x 11' ( 5.87m x 3.35m )
With a walk-in stone mullion window, exposed timber floorboards, chimney breast with a cast iron fire surround incorporating a natural coal effect gas fire, tiled hearth, cornice ceiling, glazed door providing access to the side of the house, an attractive half panelled and half glazed door opening to inner hall.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room 16' 9" x 12' 6" ( 5.11m x 3.81m )
Fitted with a range of white floor and wall mounted units with under unit lighting, co-ordinating central table/worktop, single stainless steel sink with mixer tap, chimney breast incorporating raised, recessed coal effect gas fire, floor to ceiling storage cupboard, ceiling down lights, extractor fan, original large ceiling clothes airer, two sliding sash windows looking out onto walled garden and courtyard.

Utility 14' 6" x 8' 6" ( 4.42m x 2.59m )
Situated adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room with plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, recess for large chest freezer, wide Belfast sink with hot and cold water supply, tiled splash back, ceiling down lights, three windows, door providing access to the rear, door providing access to the cellars.

Cloakroom 12' 6" x 8' 11" ( 3.81m x 2.72m )
With decorative Victorian tiled walls and floors, newly built bespoke cloaks cupboards, twin sliding sash windows with leaded stained glass, wash basin, door to WC.

Separate W C 
Low flush WC, Victorian tiled walls and floor, stained leaded glass window.

Integral Garage 16' 8" x 11' 10" ( 5.08m x 3.61m )
With sliding timber doors, a large sliding sash window, high ceiling with original ornate cornice, door connecting to inner hall. (Potential to revert to living space).

Cellars 20' 1" x 4' 6" Plus 11'2" x 11'7" ( 6.12m x 1.37m Plus 11'2" x 11'7" )
Sizeable area providing useful storage space giving tunnel access to part of the under floor area of the ground floor.

First Floor Landing 
The return staircase, with an etched glass sliding sash window, provides access to the first floor landing. A spacious area which provides access to four bedrooms, the family bathroom, separate toilet, a large walk-in shelved storage cupboard (8'7" x 4'5") and further staircase leading to the second floor accommodation.

Bedroom 1 13' 11" x 19' 8" ( 4.24m x 5.99m )
Commanding attractive south facing views across the gardens and adjoining countryside from a large stone mullion bay window with window seat, additional window, chimney breast with original fire surround with tiled inset, original cornice ceiling and picture rail. Further useful wardrobe space located on raised landing approaching bedroom.

En Suite Shower Room 12' 2" x 5' 5" ( 3.71m x 1.65m )
A white coloured suite with low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, double sized shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower unit, built in floor to ceiling storage cupboard, ceiling down lights, window to the side.

Bedroom 2 23' 7" x 13' ( 7.19m x 3.96m )
An attractive and spacious room with sliding sash windows to three elevations overlooking the south and east facing gardens, Art Deco tiled fireplace, pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 18' 8" x 13' ( 5.69m x 3.96m )
With three door fitted wardrobe, sliding sash windows -south facing window has attractive views towards the garden and open countryside, west facing window looks onto Atrium dome - cornice ceiling.

Bedroom 4 17' 1" x 11' 11" ( 5.21m x 3.63m )
Double bedroom with two sliding sash windows with views to rear courtyard and walled gardens, cornice, wash basin and unit and five-door wardrobe.

Featuring Victorian tiled wall and cast iron fireplace with tiled inset, built-in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast, two sliding sash windows with stained leaded glass. The bathroom suite was refitted in 2009 with an original Victorian suite comprising a stand alone roll top cast iron bath with brass mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, brass heated towel rail with radiator and a wall mounted Bristan shower.

Separate Wc 
With Victorian tiled walls, stained glass window, low flush WC.

Second Floor Landing 
Return staircase with etched sliding sash window provides access to the Second Floor Landing.

Bedroom 5 19' 9" x 12' 8" ( 6.02m x 3.86m )
A large room overlooking a small stone balcony and beyond to the Cleveland Hills, sliding sash windows, door providing access to adjoining box room.

Box Room 12' 3" x 6' 8" ( 3.73m x 2.03m )
Potential for en-suite/dressing room.

Bedroom 6 12' 11" x 12' 4" ( 3.94m x 3.76m )
Double bedroom with a walk-in dormer sliding sash window, views over walled gardens and Ward Jackson Park.

Store Room 11' 10" x 4' 5" ( 3.61m x 1.35m )
Adjoining bedroom six and offering potential to convert into an en-suite bathroom facility.

Workshop 17' x 12' 10" ( 5.18m x 3.91m )
Currently fitted with workbenches and offering immense potential to convert into additional bedroom accommodation if required, sliding sash dormer window with views over walled gardens and Ward Jackson Park.

A high brick wall runs along the north boundary of the property. Cast iron gates provide vehicular access to a private tarmacadum driveway, which sweeps through the grounds. At the southern frontage there is a gravelled area offering parking for numerous cars. Steps descend to a dropped lawn, where mature trees, form southern boundary. Walking east is a wooded area rich with a carpet of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells in the spring, under a canopy of copper beech, horse chestnut and hollies and through which ramble clematis and roses.The north facing gardens include a single detached garage and a large enclosed kitchen garden (2 aluminium framed greenhouses and 2 redundant brick potting sheds). A walled courtyard with flowering borders has double timber entry gates and entrance to the integral garage. Excellent communication links with NE Industry via A19 (approx 3 miles) Hartlepool Railway Station (approx 1 mile) has direct link to London, Kings Cross, Newcastle and York.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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26 April 2013

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  • Hartlepool (1.3 mi)
  • Seaton Carew (2.4 mi)
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Shrewsbury House, 129 York Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9DW

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  • Hartlepool (1.3 mi)
  • Seaton Carew (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Manners & Harrison, Hartlepool

Shrewsbury House, 129 York Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9DW

01429 720023 Local call rate

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