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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Kings Road, Wallsend NE28

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Three Bed House

Full description

Individually designed and commissioned by Robert Richardson Dees in 1902 for his nephew Robert Irwin Dees. Who later became Mayor of Wallsend and lived in the residence around 1908. This of course gives the connection to the surrounding streets and local area, known as Dees Avenue, Irwin Avenue and Richardson Park. The exceptional detached property is on a huge site and is quite probably one of the largest and finest in the locality. Originally the property had 16 bedrooms but has since been sympathetically re-designed offering an elegant period home and 3 excecutive apartments. Highfield House is an impressive, very grand looking detached residence, quietly situated just off Kings Road South, within its own private grounds. Full of original architectural features, charm and character. The Main House has its own gated entrance from Dees Avenue, with stunning mature grounds, carriage driveway and a detached garage. Briefly comprising, entrance vestibule, reception hallway, study, cloak/wc, 30ft cellar, drawing room/living room, dining room/snug, refitted modern kitchen, stunning gallery landing, 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Main House

Entrance Vestibule

Steps up to the double entrance doors. Original parquet hardwood flooring. Period windows with original stained glasswork. Door to the reception hallway.

Grand Reception Hallway

A large and very grand hallway with a magnificient original staircase to the first floor. Original parquet hardwood flooring.


30' 0" x 13' 0"  (9.14m x 3.96m) A large versatile space with power and lighting.


Rectangular bay window with Georgian style window panes. Original flooring


Radiator. White pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Drawing Room

19' 5" x 14' 10"  (5.92m x 4.52m) Large semi-circular corner bay window seat and beautiful stained glass panes. Matching bow window to the side elevation. Adam style fireplace with mahogany finish with a marble backdrop and hearth. Panelled ceiling. Patterned wood parquet floor. Two double radiators.

Dining Room/Snug

17' 6" x 14' 4"  (5.33m x 4.37m) An elegant reception room. Bay window with panelling beneath. Large arched opening and a leaded bow window. Feature oak fire surround with a peach marble backdrop and hearth. Two double radiators.


A modern kitchen with a range of fitted units in walnut wood effect finish. Built in oven and hob with extractor hood. Sink and drainer. Tiled splashbacks. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Slate effect flooring and a door to the rear driveway.

Galleried Landing

A vast gallery style landing with a stunning original stained glass widnow.

Master Bedroom

16' 9" x 15' 8"  (5.11m x 4.78m) A fabulous master suite with a original circular feature window.

Bedroom Two

12' 2" x 6' 10"  (3.71m x 2.08m) Central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three

12' 4" x 11' 6"  (3.76m x 3.51m) Radiator.

Family Bathroom

9' 1" x 7' 0"  (2.77m x 2.13m) White luxurious suite including a panelled bath with fitted shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Radiator. Extractor fan. Stone effect tilework.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2011

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