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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Albion Road, Selsey

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold




A charming grade ll listed cottage, situated to the south of the village in Selsey 'old town', within an easy walk of the sea front and enjoying first floor sea views. Built in 1740 and formerly two fisherman's cottages, the property has been sympathetically modernised by the current owners to provide a comfortable four bedroom, three reception room home. Occupying a large mature plot with garaging and off-street parking. Retaining many period features with herringbone parquet flooring, lever latch internal doors and inglenook fireplaces but enjoying the modern day benefits of gas fired central heating to radiators with independent thermostat controls, modern kitchen and bathrooms. Internal inspection is recommended.

Pitched and tiled entrance portico with herringbone brickwork and external courtesy light. Oak front door with leaded light insets to ENTRANCE HALL. Herringbone parquet flooring and stairs to first floor. 

SITTING ROOM 19' 7" (5.97m) x 16' 9" (5.11m):
Maximum measurement and includes an inglenook open fireplace on a brick hearth but excludes a built-in understairs storage cupboard. Double aspect. five wall light points. Telephone and television aerial points. Two single radiators. Herringbone parquet flooring. Beamed ceiling. Doors to kitchen, store room and study.

STUDY 11' 11" (3.63m) x 6' 11" (2.11m):
Double aspect. Double radiator. Velux roof light. Herringbone parquet flooring. Beamed ceiling with spot-lighting.

STORE ROOM 6' 9" (2.06m) x 4' 2" (1.27m):
Single radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Inset halogen ceiling lights.

DINING ROOM 13' 11" (4.24m) x 11' 1" (3.38m):
Measurements to either side of an inglenook fireplace on a brick hearth, having built-in cupboards to one side, one of which houses the electric meter and fuse box. Single radiator. Herringbone parquet flooring. Beamed ceiling. Door to:-

KITCHEN 16' (4.88m) x 8' 2" (2.49m):
Recently re-fitted in a matching range of units in white high gloss with stainless steel handles providing cupboard and drawer storage with solid wood work surfaces over and part-tiling to walls. Feature retro Anemone double drainer double sink unit with cupboards and drawers below. Under work surface integrated refrigerator, freezer and automatic washing machine. Fitted dual fuel range-style cooker with a 5-ring gas hob and electric double oven. Stainless steel splashback. Three speed illuminated extractor canopy above. Wall mounted Worcester gas fired combination boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water. Quarry tiled floor. Door to:-

Cloaks hanging space. Single radiator. Quarry tiled flooring. Vaulted ceiling with velux roof light and roof storage space measuring 13' (3.96m) x 8' (2.44m) with electric light. Stable door to side leading to rear garden and front. Door to:-

Built-in shelves. Double storage cupboard. Quarry tiled floor. Door to ground floor bedroom and double doors to:-

SHOWER ROOM 6' 3" (1.91m) x 5' 8" (1.73m):
White suite. Fully tiled and enclosed corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower, low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin with mirrored splashback. Light and shaver point. Ladder-style radiator. Quarry tiled floor.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM FOUR 11' 6" (3.51m) x 9' 9" (2.97m):
Double radiator. Beamed ceiling.

Stairs to FIRST FLOOR and GALLERIED LANDING. Built-in shelved linen cupboard. Access to roof space.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 9" (3.89m) x 10' 10" (3.30m):
Measurements are to either side of a chimney breast with built-in single wardrobe cupboard to one side. Single radiator. Door to walk-in dressing area. Sea views.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 1" (3.99m) x 10' 11" (3.33m):
Measurements are to either side of a chimney breast with a single built-in wardrobe cupboard to one side. Single radiator. Door to walk-in dressing area. Sea views.

BEDROOM THREE 16' 5" (5.00m) x 6' 9" (2.06m):
Double aspect. Single radiator.

BATHROOM 13' 8" (4.17m) x 6' 6" (1.98m):
Double aspect. Re-fitted in a Victorian-style white suite. Claw foot bath with central telephone-style mixer/shower attachment and tiled splashback, low level WC and pedestal wash handbasin with mixer tap. Ladder-style radiator. Laminate flooring.

The property has dwarf flint walling to the front boundary and is planted with established shrubs. The remainder of the garden is divided into three sections. On the northern side there is an area measuring 35' (10.67m) x 33' (10.06m) laid to lawn and formally planted with mature shrubs and trees. With a gravel seating area having a pergola over with grape vine and housing a grade ll listed privvy.

A wide brick path leads to the main area of west facing garden which measures overall 120' (36.58m) x 40' (12.19m). This is laid to lawn with established flower, shrub and tree surrounds, having a green house area with garden shed and fruit trees, plus a dedicated KITCHEN GARDEN having a sheltered paved seating area. Gated pedestrian access leads from here to the driveway and the GARAGE measuring approximately 15'8 (4.78m) x 10' (3.05m) internal measurement with double wooden doors having electric light, power, rear window and personal door to garden.

A wrought iron pergola leads to a further lawned area of garden which is enclosed by panel fencing and enjoys a high degree of seclusion, measuring approximately 90' (27.43m) x 40' 12.19m) and housing two garden stores. Leading on from here is an area of KITCHEN GARDEN measuring 30' (9.14m ) x 26' (7.92m).

On the southern side of the property there is a totally secluded area of garden in a mature shrub and tree surround measuring 31' (9.44m) x 31' (9.44m) and housing a well, believed to have a depth of 10'. 

From our office in the High Street proceed north and turn right into East Street. Continue straight, over the crossroads by the Fisherman's Joy Public House, into Albion Road. Follow the road round the sharp right hand bend and continue straight. The property will be seen on the right, just past the left hand turning to Kingsway.

By appointment with Gilbert & Cleveland. 16-2954 RD 10.02.16

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 June 2016


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