3 bedroom town house for sale

St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • CHARMING PERIOD GRADE II LISTED 3 BED HOME
  • IN A POPULAR LOCATION
  • ORIGINAL CHARACTER RETAINED WITH SOME MODERN FINISHES
  • NEW ROOF <br /> NEW KITCHEN <br /> BATHROOM <br /> EN-SUITE <br /> COMBI BOILER
  • VIEW OF THE SPINNAKER TOWER
  • LIVING ROOM <br /> DINING ROOM
  • MODERN DUAL ASPECT FITTED KITCHEN
  • SPACIOUS MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE WC
  • REAR COURYARD STYLE GARDEN

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This charming period home dating from the 18th century is Grade II listed and offers beautifully restored accommodation in a popular Old Portsmouth location. With its exposed timber beams and frames, well maintained sash windows and wood panelling finished off with antique door furniture, the original character of the building is retained with sympathetic modern touches added. The property has been immaculately maintained by the current owners with a new roof constructed in 2013, new kitchen, bathroom, en-suite and gas combination boiler being just a few highlights of the extensive refurbishment. With steps up from St Thomas's Street to a striking red front door with an ornate pediment above. Internal accommodation on the ground floor comprises; porch with fitted umbrella stand, inner hall with exposed timber frame and decorative arch. Lounge with period wood panelling and sash windows with a view of the Spinnaker Tower, dining room with door to rear garden and a modern dual aspect fitted kitchen. On the first floor a spacious master bedroom with en-suite WC, second bedroom with fitted cupboards and a family bathroom. The top floor comprises a spacious bedroom and study which could be an alternative master bedroom with access into the eaves and roof space. The basement is near full height, but this useful storage space is perfectly accessible, dry, and equipped with radiator, lighting, power points, water supply, meters and house alarm processor unit. The rear courtyard style garden is larger than average and is block paved for ease of maintenance.

Location
Situated in the heart of Old Portsmouth and just seconds away from the iconic Portsmouth Cathedral, the area is steeped in maritime history with a mix of period homes, modern development and historic buildings. Within a short stroll one can enjoy the newly converted Hot Walls art complex, Sir Ben Ainslee's new home for his Americas Cup racing team and the thriving activity around the harbour. The sprawling retail and entertainment complex at Gunwharf Quays is adjacent to Old Portsmouth and for commuters, Portsmouth Harbour train and bus stations are within an easy stroll.

 
Accommodation
 
Entrance Porch
Wood panelled walls, fitted umbrella stand with brass trim. Antique door furniture, inner door with glass panels to;

Inner Hall
Exposed timber framed walls, exposed timber floors, decorative arch, radiator, two wall lights, door leading to basement, double doors to dining room and living room.
 
Lounge
Smooth and timber coved ceilings, period pine wood panelling and fitted carpet. Brass door furniture includes a number of antique pieces. Feature remote controlled gas stove set on a marble hearth with wooden mantle above. Fitted drinks cabinet with storage beneath. Two timber sash windows with blinds and view of the Spinnaker Tower.

Dining Room
Smooth ceiling and timber double glazed window and timber door with glass panels to rear garden. Brushed steel remote controlled gas stove set in tiled hearth and exposed timber above, storage cupboard, wood effect flooring, radiator, fitted bookshelves and opening to;

Kitchen
Smooth ceiling with inset spotlights, loft hatch access, two timber double glazed windows to dual aspect, modern range of wall and base mounted units, roll top work surfaces with inset composite one and a half bowl sink and drainer, integrated Neff electric oven and De Dietrich four ring gas hob with extractor fan over, integrated fridge freezer, integrated Zanussi washing machine and integrated dishwasher.

Bedroom 1
Smooth ceiling, two timber sash windows with timber internal shutters and blinds, radiator, feature open fireplace with exposed bricks, wooden surround and mirror above, fitted carpet, stain glass panel through to landing and door to;

En-Suite W.C.
Smooth ceiling, inset spotlights, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, two mirror door medicine cabinets, part tiled walls and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 3
Smooth ceiling, timber sash window, radiator and feature exposed fireplace with timber beam over. Fitted wardrobe, fitted cupboard and fitted carpet.

Bathroom
Smooth ceiling, inset spotlights, timber double glazed window, panel bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, extractor fan, ladder radiator, tiled walls and floors.
 
Second Floor
 
Bedroom 2
This large comfortable bedroom incorporates a full range of fitted study furniture. Smooth vaulted ceiling with inset spotlights above the study area. Front aspect dormer window with timber shutters, side aspect window (providing fire escape) feature, exposed brick fireplace, radiator, fitted cupboard, loft hatch access, additional cupboard giving access to floor boarded rear loft space.
 
Garden
A pleasant block paved courtyard style walled garden with raised brick beds and seating. Mature shrubs, bush and trees. Brick storage shed.

DIRECTIONS
Upon entering Old Portsmouth via the High Street take the right hand turn just before Portsmouth Cathedral into Lombard Street and the next right into St Thomas's Street where number 48 can be found immediately on the right hand side.

REFERENCE
SA2451/CM/hl/jb/171016

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.4 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.7 mi)
  • Fratton (1.3 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.4 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.7 mi)
  • Fratton (1.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Pearsons, Southsea

35 Marmion Road Southsea PO5 2AT

02392 735558 Local call rate

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