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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Catherine Street, Headland, Hartlepool

Guide Price £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached residence
  • Four bedrooms
  • Original sash windows & gas CH
  • 2 reception rooms & 2 basement rooms
  • En suite bathroom
  • Front and rear gardens & secure parking

Full description

**WAS £399,950**A breath-taking home with unrivalled sea views. This truly stunning detached residence offers character, style and space in abundance with beautiful accommodation spread over four floors. Built circa 1800 and a credit to its current owners who have managed to restore, retain and enhance the property with great attention to detail and careful consideration to maintain the property's original character. The home is tastefully decorated and complemented by quality fixtures and fittings, whilst further features include original sash windows and gas fired central heating. The home has undergone significant restoration work over the years and occupies a commanding position within the Headland conservation area. This much admired home comes with an internal viewing highly recommended and briefly comprises: inviting reception hall with stairs to the first floor and stairs down to the basement. The main family lounge offers stunning sea views, whilst the beautiful handcrafted kitchen/diner includes an Aga cooking range. The inner hallway gives access to the second reception room with further access to a useful utility, guest cloakroom and side entrance lobby.

To the first floor are three generous bedrooms, the master benefitting from a luxurious en suite, whilst to the second floor is a fourth bedroom and spacious family bathroom. The basement is divided into two separate rooms and offers great potential to a prospective buyer. Externally is a low maintenance front garden and an enclosed rear garden offering a pleasant outside sitting space or secure parking. A unique and rare opportunity to a prospective buyer seeking a character home with historical importance. An internal viewing is essential to appreciate the combined space, quality and location on offer.

Ground Floor -

Columned Storm Porch - Leading to:

Reception Hallway - A spacious and inviting entrance hall accessed via twin heavy panelled timber entrance doors with beautiful stained glass leaded inserts, matching side panels and fanlight above, wide turned spindled staircase to first floor with newel post, original tiled flooring, stairs down to basement, dado rail, deep coved ceiling, ceiling rose, double radiator, access to:

Main Family Lounge - 18'3 x 19'6 - A generous and attractively presented family lounge offering unrivalled sea views from a wide angled sash bay window, fitted with a beautiful and detailed marble fire surround with cast iron insert, decorative tiled hearth and open grate, fitted carpet, four fitted wall lights, deep coved ceiling, ceiling rose, television point, convector radiator.

Generous Handcrafted Kitchen/Diner - 15'9 x 15'9 - A simply stunning kitchen/diner fitted with an extensive range of handcrafted solid wood units to base and wall level with ample storage, feature lighting and shelved display areas, complementing granite worktops with matching splashback incorporating an inset twin ‘Belfast’ style sink with mixer tap, integrated Aga with tiled splashback, integrated dishwasher, twin housing suitable for a free standing fridge and freezer, tiled flooring, two sash windows offering a good degree of natural light, picture rail, high coved ceiling, inset spotlighting to ceiling.

Inner Hallway - Fitted with attractive dark wood flooring, coved ceiling, deep under stairs storage cupboard, access to:

Rear Reception Room - 17'8 x 16' - A spacious second reception room currently used as a sitting room/home office with an impressive marble period fire surround with cast iron insert, tiled hearth and open grate, fitted carpet, picture rail, coved ceiling, two convector radiators, second set of stairs to the first floor.

Utility Room - A useful utility room with fitted work surface incorporating ‘Belfast’ style sink, tiled splashback, recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine, recess for tumble dryer, useful storage cupboard, uPVC double glazed door to the rear garden, uPVC double glazed window looking out to the rear garden, tiled flooring, access to guest cloakroom/WC.

Guest Cloakroom/Wc - Fitted with a two piece white suite comprising: pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and close coupled low flush WC, tiling to splashback, tiled flooring, wall mounted Potterton gas central heating boiler, uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, convector radiator.

Side Entrance Lobby - Panelled entrance door with patterned fanlight above, fitted carpet, convector radiator.

First Floor -

Landing - Split level, stunning leaded stained glass sash window, sitting area, fitted carpet, dado rail, coved ceiling, ceiling mould, double radiator, turned spindled staircase to second floor, access to bedrooms two and three.

Bedroom Two - 18'8 x 20' - A generous bedroom which offers one of the finest views in Hartlepool with spectacular views over the pier and North Sea from a wide angled sash bay window, fitted with a beautiful marble fire surround with cast iron insert, tiled hearth and open grate, attractive walnut flooring, two fitted wall lights, coved ceiling, ceiling mould, two double radiators.

Bedroom Three - 15'10 x 16'3 - Currently used as a guest bedroom with an attractive fire surround with cast iron insert, matching hearth and open grate, fitted carpet, picture rail, coved ceiling, ceiling mould, two sash windows, two cast iron column radiators.

Night Hall - Fitted carpet, coved ceiling, access stairs from rear reception room.

Bedroom One - 16'6 x 15'10 - Fitted with a period slate fire surround with cast iron insert, tiled hearth and open grate, fitted carpet, coved ceiling, ceiling mould, two radiators.

En Suite Bathroom/Wc - 1.83mx6.10m (6x20) - Luxuriously re-fitted in recent years with a ‘period’ style suite in keeping with the character of the property and briefly comprising: free standing central bath with central chrome mixer tap and exposed claw feet, oversized shower cubicle with chrome frame, glass panelled door and mains operated shower, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, WC with overhead flush, tiling to splashback, matching tiled flooring, attractive stained glass sash window, part vaulted ceiling, ‘column’ style radiator with heated towel rail.

Second Floor -

Library Landing - Twin arched sash windows, built-in bookcase, access to roof void, fitted carpet, coved ceiling, double radiator.

Bedroom Four - 11'x 19' - Carved timber ‘period’ style fire surround with cast iron insert and matching hearth, fine open outlook with twin sash windows to the front aspect, two column radiators, fitted carpet, inset spotlighting.

Family Bathroom/Wc - 3.28mx6.10m (10'9x20) - Fitted with a ‘Victorian’ style suite comprising: free standing roll-top bath with exposed claw feet and mixer tap with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with dual taps, WC with overhead flush, fully tiled step-in shower cubicle with mains operated shower, matching half tiled walls, being capped with dado rail, complementing tiled flooring, attractive cast iron fire surround with mirrored over mantle, ‘column’ style radiator, double glazed Velux window, sash window to the rear, eaves storage.

Basement - Accessed via stairs from entrance hall, useful storage cupboard, access to both basement rooms.

Basement Room One - 5.64mx5.46m (18'6x17'11) - A generous room with original cast iron range recessed within feature brick wall, fitted wall lights, second central heating boiler.

Basement Room Two - 4.83mx4.34m (15'10x14'3) - Cast iron stove, exposed brick chimney, storage area.

Outside - To the front of the property is a low maintenance garden which has been flagstone paved with a brick built perimeter wall capped with wrought iron railings. The enclosed rear garden offers a pleasant outside sitting space with a good degree of privacy and gated access. The rear garden can additionally be used for secure parking.

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16 December 2016


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