4 bedroom terraced house for saleHarrington Villas, Brighton, East Sussex
Guide Price £900,000
- In need of modernisation and redecoration
- Huge scope for improvement
- Edwardian terraced home
- Three reception rooms
- Family bathroom/WC
- Four bedrooms
- Sought after Preston Park
- Ground floor cloakroom
- Superb school catchment areas
- Ideal family home/project
Full descriptionElliotts are delighted to offer this superb Edwardian family home with significant scope for improvement and with both a garage and good sized garden, located close to Preston Park, on the doorstep of the mainline station and ideally placed for a number of local schools.
An opportunity to acquire a superb four bedroom Edwardian terraced home, situated in this superb Preston Park location, with a huge amount of scope for renovation and improvement whilst also being located within walking distance of a number of Brighton's most popular infant, junior, primary and secondary schools.
The property requires modernisation throughout and has the advantage of original sash windows, doors and some fireplaces throughout. The accommodation comprises a West facing lounge, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and a ground floor cloakroom. There are three bedrooms on the first floor, two of which are good sized doubles and a further single bedroom, as well as a good sized family bathroom which comprises a jacuzzi style bath, large walk-in shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. On the second floor there is a particularly spacious West facing fourth bedroom with extensive eaves storage. The property has the advantage of original sash windows throughout, attractive original stripped wood doors and floor boards, as well as a variety of original feature fireplaces. Outside the front garden has been well landscaped to include a circular paved area with well stocked borders. The rear garden is laid to lawn with a patio area, flower and shrub borders. The property also has the advantage of a restricted height cellar with extensive storage and also housing electric meter and fuse box. This room can be accessed via the entrance hallway to the main home with a staircase leading down but also has access via the garden through two separate doors. There is a garage expertly converted into a music room by the current owner. The property's location is undeniably one of its most important features. Harrington Villas is a highly sought after residential road and is very conveniently situated within walking distance of excellent schools for children of all age groups. Excellent public transport is close by including Preston Park station being 5 minutes away. The beautiful 63 acre Preston Park with its recreational facilities just a short distance away.
Walled Front Garden - With pathway giving access to the original front door. The front garden has been attractively landscaped to include a circular paved area with a range of mature flower and shrub borders, with inset bark.
Ground Floor -
Front Door - Giving access to:
Entrance Hallway - Radiator, understairs cupboard and access to cellar, original stained glass side window, original coved and plastered ceiling and thermostat control for central heating.
West Facing Lounge - 16'1 x 14'6 (4.90m x 4.42m) - Enjoying a superb Westerly aspect into original sash bay window, original tiled fireplace with wooden surround and tiled hearth and insert, feature stripped wood floor boards, original picture rail, coving and papered ceiling.
Dining Room - 13'5 x 12' (4.09m x 3.66m) - With original stripped wood flooring and sash window overlooking rear garden, wooden fire surround with working open fireplace, radiator, original picture rail and coving and papered ceiling.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room -
Kitchen Area - 10'1 x 9'10 (3.07m x 3.00m) - Comprising a range of pine units, floor standing drawer and cupboard units with roll edged work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer, further range of wall mounted cupboard units, part tiled walls, space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for further appliance and tall fridge freezer, space for 1200 Range oven, window overlooking rear garden with additional door and window giving access, with steps down to the rear garden, plastered ceiling, archway to:
Breakfast Area - 9'10 x 9'4 (3.00m x 2.84m) - .With stripped wood floor boards and radiator.
Ground Floor Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, and plastered ceiling.
First Floor -
First Floor Landing -
Bedroom 1 - 16'1 x 13'4 (4.90m x 4.06m) - Enjoying a Westerly aspect via original sash bay window with views over the roof tops of Brighton, original cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and hearth, two built-in double wardrobes, original picture rail and coving.
Bedroom 2 - 13'5 x 13'4 (4.09m x 4.06m) - Original cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and insert, original sash window overlooking rear garden, radiator, vanity style cabinet with inset wash basin and mirrored cabinet above, picture rail and papered ceiling.
Bedroom 3 - 8'8 x 8'6 (2.64m x 2.59m) - Enjoying a Westerly via original sash windows, picture rail, radiator.
Family Bathroom/Wc - Stripped wood floor boards, fitted with a matching white suite and comprising a superb walk-in shower cubicle with shower over, jacuzzi style bath with centre mixer and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and mixer, part tiled walls, light and shaver point, low level WC, original sash window, inset spotlights and plastered ceiling.
Second Floor -
Second Floor Landing - Velux window, storage cupboard and giving access to:
Bedroom 4 - 17'5 x 16'7 (5.31m x 5.05m) - Enjoying a superb Westerly aspect via original sash windows with far stretching views South/South West over the roof tops of Brighton, feature original cast iron fireplace, two radiators, extensive eaves storage, wall mounted wash basin and plastered ceiling.
Cellar - The property has the unquestionable benefit of having a cellar with restricted headroom, this has access from the house via the hallway with additional access via the garden. It also houses the electric meter and fuse box and is a great area for dry storage. This area could offer further potential subject to the necessary consents, planning and building regulations.
Rear Garden - Approached via the wooden staircase leading out from the kitchen, the rear garden is a superb feature of the property, with a paved area immediately from the staircase with outside water tap. The majority of the garden is laid to an area of lawn with mature flower, shrub and tree borders. To the rear there is also an access pathway and gate which leads to the garage area and with parking in front.
Garage/Music Room/Office - 15'6 x 10' (4.72m x 3.05m) - This room has been expertly converted by the current owners to include lighting, electrics and also being dry lined to incorporate a false wall at the front of the garage so as to retain the double opening doors. In front of the garage there is also the advantage of parking for at least one vehicle and this is approached via a side road off Harrington Villas.
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