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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Grand Parade, Old Portsmouth

£895,000

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Seldom is an address more apt. This TRULY SPLENDID Grade II Listed FOUR BEDROOM character house is GRAND indeed. A combination of historic setting, DELIGHTFUL MARITIME VIEWS, wealth of features, enclosed courtyard, and ROOF TERRACE all contribute to present an EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE OPPORTUNITY.
Grand Parade has been one of the area's largest open spaces since the town was founded, showing on maps since 1540. Immediately off the main High Street, it stands in the very heart of this historic and much desired maritime district, with ready access to its many attractions, including: Portsmouth Grammar School and St Judes Primary School, the Gunwharf Quays retail and leisure complex, Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team headquarters, Spice Island's cafe culture, and the vibrant artists' community of The Hot Walls. Nearby stations (London Waterloo 1.5 hours) provide good commuting links, whilst Portsmouth and Southsea town centres offer a wide range of public amenities, notably further good schools.
Recorded as early 19th century, but with evidence of older origins, No. 5 forms part of an interesting and varied terrace. Arranged over three floors it has a stucco facade with sash and French windows together with a full-width iron balcony having metal tent roof canopy, all under a tiled and slated roof with parapet and recessed terrace.

Panelled and part-glazed main front door to:

Lobby - Quarry-tiled floor. Wood-panelled walls and ceiling, the latter incorporating recessed spotlight. Period part-glazed inner door to:

Entrance Hall - Beamed ceiling with 8 recessed spotlights. Oak-panelled walls. Tiled floor. Single panel radiator. Staircase to upper floors having barleytwist balustrade together with useful recess under. Cupboard housing gas and electricity meters. Trapdoor access to shallow CELLAR.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 19'3 x 14'9 (5.87m x 4.50m) - Three lead-light sash windows overlooking Grand Parade. 14 recessed ceiling spotlights. Feature reading nook. Tiled floor. Wood-panelled walls. Limed-oak fitted base cupboards and island unit, woodblock and granite worktops, butler's sink with mixer tap, additional stainless steel inset sink also having mixer tap. Recesses to accommodate range-style oven and American-style 'fridge. Plumbing for dishwasher. Additional built-in cupboards. Double panel radiator. Pair of sliding, lead-light and obscure-glass dividing doors to:

Dining Room - 15'0 x 10'10 (4.57m x 3.30m) - Beamed ceiling. Wood-panelled walls. Exposed floorboards. Display shelves. Double panel radiator. Door from Entrance Hall. Pair of part-glazed sliding doors to Inner Courtyard.

Studded door from Entrance Hall to:

Inner Hall - Flagstone floor. Feature shallow bow window overlooking courtyard. Full-height fitted cupboard with shelves. Recessed ceiling spotlight. Single panel radiator. Period door to:

Rear Hall - And through to:

Shower Room & W.C. - White suite comprising: low flush w.c., handbasin, and corner shower cubicle with 'Mira' mixer. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Tiled floor.

Bedroom Four - 15'0 x 9'1 (4.57m x 2.77m) - Two tall UPVC and double-glazed windows overlooking courtyard; pair of similar French doors. Built-in utility cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Single panel radiator.

First Floor -

Landing - 3 recessed ceiling spotlights. Bookshelves. Part wood-panelled walls.

Principal Bedroom - 18'4 x 18'2 (5.59m x 5.54m) - Wood-panelled walls. Walk-in wardrobe holding potential to create an en-suite shower or wet room; additional scope for a feature bath within the room itself. Built-in wardrobes and drawers. Pedestal handbasin. Victorian veined-marble fire surround. 2 double panel radiators. Pair of glazed French doors from Landing. Two pairs of French windows, both with glazed internal shutters, overlooking Grand Parade and granting access to BALCONY, having decked floor and ornamental wrought-iron balustrade.

Bedroom Two - 11'9 x 10'2 (3.58m x 3.10m) - Beamed ceiling. UPVC obscure double-glazed window to rear elevation. Pedestal handbasin. Double panel radiator. Full-height built-in wardrobe. Door to:

En-Suite Shower & W.C. - White low flush w.c., tiled shower cubicle with independent mixer. Contemporary vertical towel rail/radiator. Extractor. Tiled floor.

Part-glazed door from Landing to:

Inner Landing - Wood-panelled and pitched ceiling. UPVC double-glazed window overlooking courtyard. Single panel radiator. Door to:

Bedroom Three - 21'6 overall, x 9'6 (6.55m overall, x 2.90m) - Measurements including Bathroom. Wood-panelled and pitched ceiling. Pair of UPVC and double-glazed windows overlooking courtyard. 2 double panel radiators. Part-glazed door to:

En-Suite Bathroom & W.C. - White suite comprising pedestal handbasin, low flush w.c., and wood-panelled bath with independent shower mixer. Extractor. Part-tiled walls. Wood-panelled and pitched ceiling.

Top (Second) Floor -

Landing - Feature coloured and double-glazed panel to rear elevation. Access, via hatch and automatic ladder, to Roof Terrace.

Study/Kitchenette - 9'10 x 7'0 (3.00m x 2.13m) - Feature UPVC and double-glazed window to rear elevation having galleon motif. Access to Loft Space. Single panel radiator. Single drainer stainless steel inset sink with cupboard under. Door to:

Cloakroom & W.C. - White low flush w.c., small handbasin. Cupboard housing 'Vaillant' gas fired central heating and hot water boiler. Useful storage.

Upper Living Room - 19'9 x 17'8 (6.02m x 5.38m) - Beamed walls. Access to Loft Space. Double panel radiator. Pair of multi-pane glazed French doors from Landing. Pair of sash windows overlooking Grand Parade and granting panoramic views beyond to the harbour entrance, The Solent, and the Isle of Wight.

Outside -

Inner Courtyard - 16'5 x 11'7 (5.00m x 3.53m) - A delightful enclosed and paved courtyard with access from the Dining Room and ground floor Bedroom 4.

Roof Terrace - Main Area 17'9 x 9'8 (Main Area 5.41m x 2.95m) - Cleverly created behind the front roof slope, having a decked floor and railed interior balustrade. Commanding breathtaking maritime views.

Front - Shallow, open-plan forecourt retained by posts and chains.

Parking - A residents' parking scheme operates within Grand Parade itself and surrounding streets.

Council Tax - BAND 'F' - £2,281.95 per annum (2018/19)

Viewing - By appointment with SOLE AGENTS,
D. M. NESBIT & CO.
(17044/018968)

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06 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.6 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.9 mi)
  • Fratton (1.5 mi)
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  • Portsmouth Harbour (0.6 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.9 mi)
  • Fratton (1.5 mi)
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