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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Southsea, Hampshire

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An Imposing Detached Victorian Villa
  • Self Contained One Bedroom Flat at Rear
  • Six Bedrooms
  • 37' Formal Drawing / Dining Room
  • 21' Fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Enclosed Rear Garden & Garage
  • Conservation Area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY SUMMARY If you want a property with a 'wow' factor then look no further, this imposing, symmetrical, yellow brick frontage Victorian Villa sits proudly behind a deep forecourt and wall, in the heart of the oldest conservation area of Southsea. Behind the central doorway leads to a grand hallway with easy rise staircase and feature newel posts rising to all three floors at the rear and two floors to the front. The Villa's primary rooms have high ceilings, skirting boards, architraves, ceiling roses and fireplaces with restoration works over the years sympathetic to the building era. The accommodation provides over 3,800 sq ft of living space with a porch leading to a large hallway, 37' drawing room incorporating dining room and 21' fitted kitchen / breakfast room on the reception level, on the lower ground floor is a cinema / playroom, bathroom and store room, on the upper levels there are six bedrooms, the master with an en-suite bathroom and two further bathrooms. Directly to the rear accessible from a side pedestrian gateway leads to the garden and a self-contained, one bedroom flat (removal of an internal partition wall would incorporate this area back into the primary house). Having a garage at the rear and being situated in the 'Golden Triangle' between St Johns College, The High School and Grammar School, as well as being within easy access of local shopping amenities, the historic waterfront and Southsea Common early internal viewing is strongly recommended.  

ENTRANCE Brick wall with pillared gateways with soldier railings, the primary one leading to black and white checked quarry tile pathway with shingle to either side leading to main front doorway with external lighting, door bell and lion head knocker, black double glazed main front door with frosted glazed panels and matching panel over leading to porch. To the right hand side is a matching gate leading to a pathway, further gate leading to the side of the property, garden and self-contained annexe.  

PORCH Original quarry tiled flooring, ceiling coving, leadlight frosted glazed windows with central wooden door leading to:

 

HALLWAY 29' 5" x 7' 1" (8.97m x 2.16m) Approximate ceiling height 11' with original ceiling coving, high ornate skirting boards, dado rail, architraves, radiator, Indian wood flooring, feature newel post and balustrade staircase rising to first floor, steps down to rear mezzanine with door leading to lower ground floor and rear, doors to primary rooms. 

DRAWING ROOM INC. DINING ROOM 37' 2" into bay window x 13' 7" (11.33m x 4.14m) Feature double glazed bay window to front aspect, high ceilings measuring approximately 11' in height, central ceiling rose, coving, picture rail, marble surround fireplace with cast iron and tiled inlay with matching hearth and living flame coal effect gas fire (not tested), high skirting boards, radiator under bay window under panelling, power points, door to hallway, square opening leading to Dining Room: matching door leading to hallway, radiator, twin double glazed French doors to rear aspect with glazed panels over leading to rear garden, slate surround fireplace with cast iron and tile inlay with tiled hearth, matching high skirting boards, ceiling rose and coving, picture rail, power points.

 

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 0" into bay window x 13' 5" (6.4m x 4.09m) Double glazed bay window to front aspect with wood panelling under and radiator, Indian wood flooring, comprehensive range of cream fronted wall and floor units with walnut block work surface, inset enamel 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under. Range of drawers and storage cupboards, integrated dishwasher and washing machine with matching door, tall larder style fridge, low level freezer with matching door, matching wooden splashback, under unit spotlights, central plate rack with inset spotlights, three wall mounted units with glazed panelled doors, one with drawer under, feature recessed chimney with tile inlay and spotlights over with space for free standing range style cooker with mantle over. High ceiling with central ceiling rose and coving, power points.

 

FIRST FLOOR Mezzanine landing to rear, feature newel post and balustrade staircase rising to primary landing, doors to primary rooms, deep built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder and wall mounted boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating with pump system (not tested), high level shelf. 

BEDROOM 6 13' 5" x 11' 2" (4.09m x 3.4m) Twin double glazed windows to side aspect with radiator under, built-in louvre doored storage cupboard to one side of chimney breast with range of shelving and storage cupboard over, power points, panelled door. 

BEDROOM 5 13' 4" x 13' 0" (4.06m x 3.96m) Three double glazed windows to rear aspect overlooking garden with radiator under, panelled door, power points.

 

BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with chrome telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment, separate 'Triton T80' shower over with shower screen, fully ceramic tiled to walls, radiator, close coupled w.c, vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap and cupboard space under, twin double glazed windows to rear aspect, wooden shelf, tiled flooring, wall mounted heater. 

FIRST FLOOR (FRONT) PRIMARY LANDING Feature newel post and staircase rising to top floor, high ceiling with coving, radiator, doors to primary rooms. 

BEDROOM 2 19' 5" into bay window x 13' 6" (5.92m x 4.11m) High ceiling measuring approximately 10'7" in height, double glazed bay window to front aspect with wood panelling and radiator under, high skirting boards, high ceiling with coving, architraves, picture rail, panelled door, triple mirror fronted wardrobe to one wall with hanging space and shelving, granite surround fireplace with cast iron and tile inlay, power points. 

MASTER BEDROOM 21' 2" x 13' 6" (6.45m x 4.11m) 21'2" x 13'6" approximate ceiling height 10'8". High ceiling with coving, picture rail, high skirting boards, feature architraves, panelled door, double glazed bay window to front aspect with wood panelling and radiator under, power points, door to: 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 11' 0" x 7' 0" (3.35m x 2.13m) White suite comprising; high level w.c with chrome furniture, double ended claw footed bath with telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment, 'Savoy' pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, ceramic tiled flooring, ceramic tile to ¾ wall height, access to loft space, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect, corner shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower and curved panelled doors. 

BEDROOM 3 16' 1" x 13' 6" (4.9m x 4.11m) Twin double glazed windows to rear aspect overlooking garden with radiator under, high ceiling measuring approximately 10'8" in height with ceiling coving, picture rail, high skirting boards, panelled door, power points.

 

TOP FLOOR Mezzanine landing to rear with twin double glazed windows to rear aspect, feature newel post and balustrade, door to:

 

BEDROOM 4 13' 6" x 13' 0" (4.11m x 3.96m) Wood surround fireplace with cast iron arched inlay and hearth, twin double glazed windows to rear aspect overlooking garden with radiator under, panelled door, power points. 

FEATURE FAMILY BATHROOM 14' 8" maximum x 13' 5" (4.47m x 4.09m) Three double glazed windows to side aspect one with radiator under, dado rail, Indian wood flooring, panelled door, chimney breast with wood surround fireplace and cast iron arched inlay, louvre door storage cupboards to one side, large shower cubicle with curved panelled door, mixer tap and drench style hood, close coupled w.c with chrome furniture, 'Savoy' pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, centrally sighted claw footed double end bath with chrome telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment. 

LOWER GROUND FLOOR Door from reception level leading to small lobby area with further doorway and steps leading down to: 

ROOM 1 20' 0" x 7' 0" (6.1m x 2.13m) With ceiling height of 8'3" Slate tiled flooring, double radiator, work surface with range of storage cupboards over, service hatch to other lower ground floor areas (restricted), door to: 

BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with matching tiled surround, close coupled w.c with twin flush, 'Sani-flo' system, slate tiled flooring. 

CINEMA / PLAYROOM 21' 1" into bay window x 13' 4" (6.43m x 4.06m) Approximate ceiling height 8'0", slate tiled flooring, double glazed window to front aspect, radiator, ceiling spotlights, double doored built-in storage cupboard housing electric consumer boxes and trip switches.

 

SELF CONTAINED FLAT Access to the side of the property is a private gateway leading to rear garden, double glazed door with glazed panel leading to hallway and doors to primary rooms, laminate flooring

 

BEDROOM 11' 2" x 13' 5" maximum (3.4m x 4.09m) Twin double glazed windows to side aspect, radiator, panelled door, chimney breast, power points, laminate flooring.

 

LIVING ROOM INC. KITCHEN AREA 13' 4" x 13' 0" (4.06m x 3.96m) Twin double glazed windows to rear aspect, radiator, range of wall and floor mounted units with work surface over, single drainer sink unit with cupboard space under, tiled splashback, inset gas hob with oven under, space for free standing fridge/freezer, laminate flooring 

SHOWER ROOM Suite comprising; wash hand basin, w.c, shower cubicle, double glazed window to rear aspect, laminate flooring. 

OUTSIDE To the rear is an enclosed garden with walls on all sides, measuring approximately 40' x 40' to the back of the house, wooden built garden shed, raised low dwarf walls with flowering shrub and evergreen borders, laid to patio, outside cold water tap, raised decked area immediately to the rear of the dining room with balustrade and steps leading down to garden. To the front of the property is a retaining wall with twin wrought iron gates and soldier railings leading to the right hand side of the property and to the primary front garden which is laid to shingle with central pathway. To the rear accessible from a small service road, adjacent to neighbouring properties, leads to the rear of the property and garage with up and over door.  

GARAGE 16' 5" x 9' 3" (5m x 2.82m) Up and over door. 

AGENTS NOTES The villa is currently arranged as a six bedroom house with a one bedroom ground floor flat at the rear, the removal of a door size internal partition wall (under the stairs) would reinstate the accommodation, providing extra family living space. The sellers is prepared to have this partition removed to reinstate the opening (subject to contract). 

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29 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.7 mi)
  • Fratton (0.9 mi)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.7 mi)
  • Fratton (0.9 mi)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Drayton

141 Havant Road, Drayton, Portsmouth, PO6 2AA

02382 200654 Local call rate

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