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Merton Road, Southsea

Added on 15/10/2020
D. M. Nesbit & Company, Southsea

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Its PRIME LOCATION in the heart of SOUTHSEA TOWN CENTRE, generous THREE DOUBLE BEDROOM/THREE RECEPTION ROOM accommodation, attractive garden, MULTIPLE OFF-STREET PARKING, gas central heating, replacement double-glazing, and a WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES all contribute to this BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED semi-detached character residence being the IDEAL FAMILY HOME. Part of an historic Conservation Area (Owen's Southsea), Merton Road winds between Victoria Road South and Grove Road South, a level walk of just a few minutes from Palmerston Road Shopping Precinct. This highly sought-after, tucked away, yet very convenient residential address places a comprehensive range of public amenities within a radius of some one mile only, including: Southsea Seafront, the many attractions of maritime Old Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays leisure and retail complex, main-line stations, University Campus, and various good schools (Portsmouth Grammar, St John's College, Portsmouth High School, and Mayville).

Canopied approach to a pair of panelled storm doors having period stained-glass lead-light fanlight and leading to:

Lobby - Coved ceiling. Large obscure-glass lead-light window to side elevation. Quarry-tiled floor. Steps up to part-glazed inner door to:

Reception Hall - Coved ceiling. Period staircase having railed balustrade and ornate newel posts. Two feature stained-glass lead-light windows to side elevation. 2 double panel radiators.

Cloakroom & W.C. - Pedestal handbasin with tiled splashback, contemporary low flush w.c. Single panel radiator. UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed window.

Lounge - 16'4 x 15'1 (4.98m x 4.60m) - Splay bay window to front elevation having UPVC replacement sash-style double-glazing. Coved ceiling with rose. Feature veined-marble period fireplace with cast-iron grate. 2 contemporary vertical radiators.

Living Room - 16'6 x 15'8 (5.03m x 4.78m) - Splay bay window to rear elevation having UPVC replacement double-glazing and incorporating a pair of French doors to garden. Coved ceiling with rose. Period fireplace with cast-iron grate. 2 contemporary vertical radiators. Feature stained-glass lead-light window to Hall. Stained and painted panels to door from Hall.

Upper Half Landing - Impressive large Victorian wall mirror to remain.

Main First Floor -

Landing - Two storage cupboards. Single panel radiator.

Shower & W.C. - Contemporary white suite comprising: corner shower, low flush w.c. and rectangular handbasin with mixer tap plus cupboard under. Contemporary radiator/towel rail. Arched UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed window. Extractor. Tiled walls.

Bedroom One - 16'4 x 15'6 (4.98m x 4.72m) - Coved ceiling with rose. Splay bay window to front elevation having UPVC replacement sash-style double-glazing. Feature veined-marble period fireplace with cast-iron grate. 2 double panel radiators. Handbasin with tiled splashback plus cupboard under.

Bedroom Two - 16'4 x 15'6 (4.98m x 4.72m) - Coved ceiling. Splay bay window to rear elevation having UPVC replacement double-glazing. Feature veined-marble period fireplace with cast-iron grate. Contemporary rectangular handbasin with mixer tap plus drawers under. 2 double panel radiators. Feature Gothic-arched stained-glass lead-light window to Half Landing.

Second Floor -

Landing - Double-glazed roof window. Built-in storage cupboard. Built-in cupboard housing 'Intergas' central heating and hot water boiler. Single panel radiator.

Bedroom Three - 16'5 x 12'5 (5.00m x 3.78m) - A dual-aspect room having UPVC replacement double-glazed windows to the front and side. Fitted drawers, dressing section, and wardrobe. Double panel radiator. 5 recessed ceiling spotlights.

Large Bath & Shower Room With W.C. - 16'0 x 12'8 (4.88m x 3.86m) - Contemporary white suite comprising: walk-in shower cubicle with 'Mira' mixer, low flush w.c., twin rectangular handbasins each with mixer tap plus cupboard under, and ovoid free-standing bath having side-mounted mixer tap and shower mixer. Underfloor heating. Vertical radiator/towel rail. Period fireplace with cast-iron grate. UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Coved ceiling with 6 recessed spotlights.

Top (3rd) Floor -

Landing - Access to useful Loft Space.

Box Room - 13'7 x 9'3 (4.14m x 2.82m) - Wood-panelled sloping ceiling with double-glazed roof window. Wood-panelled walls. Single panel radiator. A room well-suited to a variety of uses including office or small additional bedroom.

Lower Ground Floor -

Hallway - 3 recessed ceiling spotlights. Useful walk-in store cupboard under stairs. Additional walk-in cupboard having shelves, obscure-glass window, extractor, and meter cupboard.

Dining Room - 16'5 x 14'7 (5.00m x 4.45m) - Splay bay window to front elevation having UPVC replacement double-glazing. Double panel radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15'9 x 12'0 (4.80m x 3.66m) - Fitted and equipped with: a comprehensive range of gloss-white base and wall cupboards, breakfast island with drawers, work surfaces with tiled surround, 1½ bowl acrylic sink having mixer tap and waste disposal attachment, dishwasher, 'fridge, and 'Smeg' gas/electric range. Contemporary vertical radiator. Two UPVC replacement double-glazed windows to rear elevation; similar part-glazed door to rear garden. 9 recessed ceiling spotlights. Door to:

Utility Room - 8'4 x 4'2 (2.54m x 1.27m) - Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and upright freezer. Extractor. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to rear elevation.

Outside - FRONT: Depth: 26'6 (8.08m) Width: 28'10 (8.79m) Deep garden forecourt having walled, fenced and planted surround. Affording OPEN PARKING FOR UP TO 4 CARS approached via a pair of wrought-iron vehicular gates.
REAR: Depth: 38'5 (11.71m) Width: 28'10 (8.79m) A generous garden having sunny southerly aspect. Laid to lawn and paving with walled surround and raised, planted beds. Side pedestrian access. Timber staircase to useful GARDEN STORE having UPVC double-glazing under a pitched, polycarbonate roof.

Council Tax - Band 'F' - £2,503.10 per annum (2020/2021)

Epc - Energy Rating 'D'

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Merton Road, Southsea

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  • Portsmouth & Southsea Station0.8 miles
  • Fratton Station0.8 miles
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station1.1 miles
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D. M. Nesbit & Company, Southsea

7 Clarendon Road, Southsea, PO5 2ED

D. M. Nesbit & Company, Southsea

Established in 1921 as an independent practice of Estate Agents, Chartered Surveyors & Auctioneers, and at our address in the heart of Southsea Town Centre since 1965, Nesbit & Co are very much a recognised and trusted name in Estate Agency.

We have carved out a strong reputation among our competitors, based upon the highest standards of service, true professionalism, and a tenacious attitude to our clients' interests - qualities which, when combined with deep local knowledge and a leve

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