5 bedroom detached house for salePreston Road, North Shields, NE29
.The Old Vicarage, originally constructed in 1863 and was purchased by the current owners in 2002. The property represents the dominant wing of the former Vicarage to Christ Church and undoubtedly has the best accommodation of the principal property. The neighbouring wing and coach house are an attractive feature. The property and the house enjoys its own private gardens and grounds (0.235 acres), with an open west facing courtyard. The property is located on the corner of Preston Road and Preston Avenue, in a popular residential area of North Shields, which has good accessibility into Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and Newcastle.
The Old Vicarage is a substantial and impressive property, built in sandstone under a pitched slate roof. It has lovely arched sash windows and tall ceilings. The stone entrance portico leads through a vestibule into the main hall, which connects to a cloakroom/wc and a utility room. The rear lobby connects to the outhouse, rear yard and cellar, where there is useful storage space. The house has three principal reception rooms, including a beautiful sitting room with a marble fireplace, bay window and lovely views to the garden. The dining room is currently used as a games room and has a lovely mahogany fireplace. It connects to a spacious music room or study. The large kitchen is very well equipped with ergonomically cabinets, AEG appliances and a large family sitting area.
To the first floor the house has five bedrooms; four doubles and one providing an en-suite dressing room or nursery to one of the other doubles. The master bedroom is very well appointed with good interior design, fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. The remaining bedrooms have access to the main family bathroom. The property also has two modern Vaillant central heating systems with contrasting period and contemporary style radiators. The property also has a comprehensive alarm system and working shutters throughout the ground floor..
The owners of the property have very successfully planned the interior design and many of the rooms benefit from tasteful and light decoration, which contrasts well with the wood floors, some of which have been painted at first floor level. The interior walls are all painted in Farrow & Ball emulsion.
The Old Vicarage is a very impressive house in a good area of North Shields which is well respected and has excellent access to nearby schools.
Viewing is strongly recommended of this imposing family home.
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