Southsea, Hampshire

Guide Price
Reduced on 11/01/2021
Fine & Country, Drayton
2,490 sq. ft.
(231 sq. m.)

Key features

  • A Symmetrical Fronted Corner Situated Villa
  • Four Bedrooms, Two with En-Suite Facilities
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • 27' Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Annex or Fifth Bedroom Potential
  • Close to Victorian Waterfront & Promenade
  • Close to Local Amenities
  • Viewing Recommended
  • Walled Garden & Gated Car Parking Facilities

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY SUMMARY Clarence House is an imposing symmetrical fronted villa with a central staircase and bay windows to either side. Four double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities, and options for a fifth bedroom or creation of a self-contained annex. However the house has, unbeknown to many a more modern twist and history than anticipated, it was a finalist in the Portsmouth Society Design Awards, Best Renovation in 2009 and was awarded highly commended. It was attractively and sympathetically extended, creating a new double fronted Victorian fascia and adding the advantages of en-suite facilities as well as providing split level accommodation and versatile living facilities. The 2490 sq ft of living space is arranged over three primary floors on one side and four on the other, the rooms all flow from the central hallway and staircase with a split-level reception area having a large 27' sitting room, a dining room leading to fitted kitchen and stairs leading to the lower ground floor with a further snug/family room, cloakroom, gym/cinema room, utility room and an under house store room/basement.
On the split-level first floor are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and en-suite shower room with a further master suite with its own en-suite shower room and separate dressing room. There are large double glazed sash windows providing extensive natural light and airy feel as well as high ceilings. Clarence House occupies a distinctive corner plot within only a few yards from the Southsea Common and Victorian promenade, it sits back from the road behind a high brick wall with remote control gates providing access for off road car parking.
Being located just off the seafront within easy walking distance of highly regarded schools, Palmerston Road and the adjacent shopping and leisure facilities early internal viewing of this imposing Victorian style villa is strongly recommended in order to appreciate both the accommodation and location on offer."

ENTRANCE Located on the corner of Clarence Road is a high brick wall with a remote control sliding gate providing vehicular and pedestrian access leading to a shingled driveway with off road parking for numerous cars, brick built bike shed to one side, lawned areas with curved pathway leading to steps and main front door, to the right hand side of the property are external gas meter cupboard and staircase leading down to lower ground floor, shingled seating area to the front of the bay, central steps with symmetrical frontage and large main front door with leadlight stained glass panel over leading to: 

HALLWAY Red and cream tiled flooring, radiator, high ceiling with roses, staircase leading down to lower ground floor with staircase rising to first floor. 

SITTING ROOM 27' 4" into bay window x 15' 4" maximum into side bay window, decreasing to 12'0" at narrowest point Full height sliding sash double glazed bay windows to front aspect overlooking garden, high ceiling with roses and coving, panelled door leading to hallway, dimmer switch, power points, double glazed window to side aspect, further double glazed bay window to side overlooking garden, two radiators, stone surround fireplace with matching hearth. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 27' 4" x 12' 3" maximum overall depth of joint rooms (8.33m x 3.73m) Kitchen; Comprehensive range of grey fronted wall and floor units with wood block work surface, inset 1½ bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, space for free standing range style cooker with gas point, tiled splashback, extractor hood, fan and light over, wine rack, gloss tiled flooring, window to side aspect, ceiling spotlights and coving, space for American style fridge/freezer, understairs storage cupboard with trap door providing access to under house storage area, integrated dishwasher with matching door, brushed steel T bar handles, range of drawer units, two wall mounted units with glazed fronted doors, one wall mounted unit housing boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating (not tested), brushed steel power points.
Dining Room; Double glazed sash windows to front aspect overlooking garden, panels to either side and over, power points, ceiling spotlights and coving, radiator.


LOWER GROUND FLOOR Staircase from hallway with recessed area and glazed shelving. 

FAMILY ROOM 15' 11" into bay window x 12' 3" (4.85m x 3.73m) Wood effect ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, twin part-glazed double doors with windows to either side leading to side, built-in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and electric consumer box and meter, ceiling spotlights, ceiling height 7'8", work surface with cupboards under, door to separate cloakroom and square opening leading to family room. 

CLOAKROOM Close coupled w.c., with twin flush, tiled flooring, extractor fan, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, understairs storage cupboard. 

GYM/CINEMA ROOM 13' 4" into bay window x 12' 2" (4.06m x 3.71m) Double glazed widows to front aspect overlooking garden, ceiling spotlights, radiator, power points, ceiling height 7'8", door leading to:


UTILITY ROOM Work surface with washing machine point under and space for tumble dryer, power points, tiled flooring, internal door leading to: 

CELLAR 12' 5" x 10' 3" (3.78m x 3.12m) Lighting, low level windows to front aspect, approx. ceiling height to floor joist 6'0". 

FIRST FLOOR Landing, ceiling coving, power points, staircase rising to upper level. 

BEDROOM 2 17' 2" into bay window x 12' 2" (5.23m x 3.71m) Double glazed sash bay window to front aspect, ceiling spotlights and coving, radiator, power points, door to: 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully ceramic tiled to shower cubicle with sliding panelled door, ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring, ceramic tiled to half wall level, double glazed frosted window to side aspect, low level w.c., with twin flush, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, mirror with light, extractor fan, ceiling spotlights, panelled door.


PRIMARY LANDING Access to loft space, doors to primary rooms. 

BEDROOM 3 15' 7" into bay window x 12' 7" (4.75m x 3.84m) High ceiling, double glazed sash window to side aspect, power points, radiator, ceiling coving, panelled door. 

FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with hand grips and mixer tap with separate shower over with drench style hood and shower attachment, shower screen, tiled shelf to one end, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c with twin flush, double glazed sash frosted window to front aspect, chrome heated towel rail, high ceiling with coving, spotlights and extractor fan, tiled flooring. 

BEDROOM 4 13' 7" into bay window x 9' 11" (4.14m x 3.02m) Double glazed sash window to front aspect, double glazed window to side, high ceiling with coving, power points, radiator, panelled door. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE From the first floor landing is a door leading to: 

INNER HALLWAY Steps rising to master bedroom suite, radiator, internal landing with door to shower room and square opening leading to bedroom area. 

BEDROOM AREA 14' 1" into bay window x 12' 2" (4.29m x 3.71m) Double glazed sash bay window to front aspect, ceiling spotlights, power points, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, balustrade landing with door to: 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully ceramic tiled shower cubicle with sliding door, close coupled w.c with twin flush, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and mirror and lighting over, extractor fan, skylight window, ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring, chrome heated towel rail. 

DRESSING ROOM Accessible via an internal staircase leading to a restricted ceiling height wardrobe with access to storage eaves, ceiling spotlights, balustrade. 

OUTSIDE Being located on the corner plot the property is surrounded by a high brick retaining wall with coping stones over, sliding remote controlled gate providing vehicular and pedestrian access, to the left hand side is fence panelling with slate/shingle seating area, further lawned areas with curved pathway, shingled car parking with brick built bike shed and access leading down to lower ground floor via stone staircase,


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Southsea, Hampshire

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Fratton Station1.2 miles
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Station1.3 miles
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station1.6 miles
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