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3 bedroom apartment for sale

High Street, Old Portsmouth, PO1

Guide Price £920,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant Façade
  • A Wealth of Original Features
  • High Ceilings Throughout
  • Impressive Entrance Hall
  • Elegant Reception Hooms
  • Modern Bespoke Kitchen
  • Former Bank Vault for Study
  • Cloakroom
  • Three Double Bedrooms (Master Ensuite)
  • Large Family Bathroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

No 60 is part of a Grade II-listed Georgian listed town house, located just inside the ancient walled harbour defences and a short distance of Old Portsmouth Town. This remarkable property has undergone a programme of meticulous renovation and redesign, creating an exceptional home with a unique blend of historic character, period elegance and modern design. Typical of this delightful town house's charms are the large windows with original shutters and the splendid panelled ceiling in the drawing room. The accomodation is arranged over two floors. A wonderful entrance hall is a perfect welcome into this elegant yet cosy home. The practical kitchen is beautifully appointed with integrated appliances and granite worktops. Dual aspect windows give light and space to the charming dining room and the well-proportioned drawing room has windows down one side and a splendid panelled ceiling. A perfect room for entertaining. On the second floor the broad landing sets the tone. There are three good double bedrooms including the master bedroom with its ensuite bathroom. A large, elegant bathroom completes the accommodation. EPC-N/A

Historical note: In its time this was one of the first banks in the city. Prior to this it is believed that, the cellars were used to hold press-ganged sailors before they were taken to sea.

Old Portsmouth has a fascinating blend of character properties and No 60 stands on the north-east corner of Grand Parade, where it meets the High Street and is conveniently located to enjoy the amenities and recreational interests in the area including Portsmouth Cathedral, The Round and Square Towers, the newly developed Hot Walls and Sir Ben Ainsley's home for America's Cup racing. Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station, Southsea seafront and Gunwharf Quays are all within an easy reach as is Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with its wealth of maritime history. The property is also well-placed for some of the areas most highly regarded private schools including Portsmouth Grammar, Girls High School, St Johns College and Mayville High School and there are good road links to London, Southampton and Chichester nearby.

A magnificent Georgian town house comes to the market in a prime location and steeped in history

Sitting Room 19'2 (5.84m) x 16'11 (5.16m)

Dining Room 11'6 (3.51m) x 11'3 (3.43m)

Study 8'1 (2.46m) x 6'9 (2.06m)

Kitchen 12'7 (3.84m) x 8'9 (2.67m)


Bedroom 1 15'11 (4.85m) x 11'8 (3.56m)

En Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 2 16'11 (5.16m) x 12'5 (3.78m)

Bedroom 3 14'2 (4.32m) x 12'6 (3.81m)



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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2017

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