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St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

Reduced on 13/05/2021
Martin & Co, Portsmouth
Town House

Key features

  • Four Bedroom 18th Century Townhouse
  • Detached One Bedroom Self-Contained Gatehouse
  • Tastefully Refurbished Retaining Many Original Features
  • Secure Gated Entrance Leading to Ample Off Road Courtyard Parking
  • Stunning Uninterrupted Views of The Spinnaker Tower
  • Unique Purchase Opportunity
  • Located in the Old Portsmouth Conservation Area
  • Potential Business Opportunity For Holiday Rentals
  • No Forward Chain
  • Internal Viewing Highly Recommended

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Martin & Co Sales are pleased to present a unique opportunity to acquire this stunning four bedroom 18th century period townhouse, once home to Lady Hamilton, the mistress of Admiral Lord Nelson, complete with a new-build self-contained one bedroom annex, offering the perfect blend of original character and charm with modern contemporary finishing, located within the sought after and historic conservation area of Old Portsmouth.

The townhouse retains much of its original features and has been complimented exquisitely by the present owner, undertaking a programme of tasteful cosmetic refurbishment. The ground floor consists of grand entrance hall, cloakroom, formal lounge plus kitchen/breakfast room. There are four large double bedrooms to the upper two floors enjoying stunning and uninterrupted views of the Spinnaker tower, plus family bathroom and shower room.

In addition to the main accommodation the recently constructed self-contained Gatehouse offers a modern and well-appointed kitchen and laundry room to the ground floor with a lounge/dining room, bedroom and bathroom suite on the first floor. Ideal for guest accommodation, home office and even a business opportunity for short term holiday rentals as it is currently used, yielding £25,000pa.

Outside there is a secure gated entrance with a landscaped inner courtyard garden complete with parking options for three to four cars. 


Access to the main front door is via the side walkway leading from the inner courtyard garden parking area Main outer entrance door opening to internal lobby area. Door to cloakroom W.C. Second Door leading too Inner Hall and Stairwell.

Inner Hall and Stairwell

Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Period style radiator. Stairs rising to first floor landing. Period balustrade to stairwell. Paneled doors to lounge and kitchen dining room. Under stairs storage cupboard.

Cloakroom W.C.

Comprising Low Level Flush w.c. Vanity wash hand basin. Wooden panalling rising to Dado level. Door to Entrance Lobby

Lounge 16'08" x 10'00"

Double Aspect room with period style windows to Front and side. Corner set Chimney breast with Inglenook style fire place and ornate brick surround. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Period stlyle radiator. Power points. Door to inner hall and archway opening to the breakfast area of the kitchen

Kitchen Breakfast Room 20'06" x 11'07" reducing in service area to 5'08"

A modern range of fitted floor and wall units incorporating work surface. Tiled splash backs. Power points. Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap. Integrated washing machine, dish-washer, fridge and freezer. Inset stainless steel gas hob with built under electric oven plus stainless steel canopy extractor. Breakfast bar area space for table and chairs. Smooth plastered walls and ceilings, under cupboard lighting. Wall mounted combination boiler, side aspect period style window. Door to rear of inner hall. Double glazed stable door opening directly to the inner courtyard parking and garden area and ornate brick arch opening leading to the lounge.

First Floor Landing and Stairwell.

Stairs leading to upper and lower levels.
Period balustrade to stairwell. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Doors to bedrooms one and two. Side aspect period style window. Recessed storage cupboard. Steps rising to family bathroom.

Bedroom One ( Principle Bedroom or Upper Floor Living Room as Desired ) 16'08" x 10'08"

Front aspect period style window. Corner chimney breast with feature inglenook style fireplace. Period style radiator, power points, smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Door to first floor landing.

Bedroom Two 11'03"x 10'03"

Front and rear aspect period windows. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling, power points, radiator, chimney breast with period style Inglenook fire place. Door to first floor landing.

Family Bathroom 11'8" x 9'4"

Comprising low level flush W.C. Matching bidet. Pedestal hand basin with period style taps. Wall mounted mirrors, paneled bath with shower taps and tiled surround to principle areas. Side and front aspect double glazed windows, Smooth plastered walls and ceiling, ceiling lights. Door to first floor landing.

2nd Floor Landing

Balustrade to stairwell. Stairs leading to lower first floor level. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Doors to bedrooms 3 & 4 door to feature family shower room. Period side aspect window to landing.

Bedroom Three 11'06" x 10'03"

Front & rear aspect period style glazed panel windows with views over the surrounding area and across the district towards the Spinnaker Tower. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling, power points, period style radiator and door to landing

Bedroom Four 16'04"x 10'04"

Front aspect glazed paneled window with views over the district towards the Spinnaker Tower. Period style radiator, power points, smooth plastered ceiling and walls, power points and door to second floor landing.

Family Shower Room 11'00"x 6'09"

Suite comprising low level flush W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin and Double Shower cubicle with glazed paneled sliding doors. Rear aspect double glazed window, tiled walls and flooring. Period style radiator. Door to landing. 

THE GATEHOUSE Entrance Area With Recessed Kitchen 17'03"x 13'10"

Double glazed entrance door opening to hall area. Stairs rising to first floor landing, balustrade to stairwell, rear aspect double glazed window. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Open plan to recessed kitchen facility.
Fitted units incorporating work surfaces. Tiled splash backs. Power points. Inset sink with mixer tap. Front aspect double glazed window, built in oven and hob with extractor over. Open plan to Entrance Hall.

First Floor Living Area 17'03"x 13'10"

Two double glazed front aspect windows with views of the Spinnaker Tower, smooth plastered walls and ceiling, power points, balustrade to stairwell with stairs leading down to ground floor level. Radiator and doors to guest bedroom and bathroom.

Bedroom 10'06" x 7'09"

Side aspect double glazed windows. Smooth plastered walls and ceiling. Power points. Radiator. Door to Lounge.

Bathroom 7'10" x 6'04"

Suite Comprising low level flush W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin, Paneled bath with shower facility. Tiled to Principle areas. Front aspect double glazed window. Door to Lounge. 

OUTSIDE Inner Courtyard Garden and parking Area 36.08"x 29'00"

Gated entrance to under-croft of Gate House allowing access to the Southerly to Westerly aspect inner Courtyard Garden area. Wall lined boundaries, flower boarders, external lighting. Raised patio area. Covered recessed storage area. Main courtyard area laid to patio offering off road parking facility for Three to Four cars (size restrictions of vehicles governed due to access). Access to both the Gate house and the main building are via the Inner Courtyard. 

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St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station0.4 miles
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Station0.6 miles
  • Fratton Station1.2 miles
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Martin & Co, Portsmouth

4 Grove Road South Southsea Portsmouth PO5 3QT

Martin & Co, Portsmouth

Martin & Co Portsmouth have become one of the leading Letting agents in the Portsmouth area, with a high commitment to compliance and first class customer service, along with our in-house property management department. We launched our Sales department in 2015 and now offer an unrivalled service not only to our landlords, but also to sellers, buyers and property investors. Our experienced staff between them have a combined over 50 years dealing with property. Whether a landlord, tenant, buyer

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