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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Beautiful Detached Residence
  • Fine Example of Supreme Construction & Craftsmanship
  • Constructed in 1925 & Designed by FX Velarde
  • Beautifully Maintained
  • Leafy & Established Residential Location
  • Situated Close to Woolton Village
  • Enjoying a Substantial Plot
  • Potential For Further Development
  • Inviting & Comfortable Accommodation
  • Deep & Established Front Garden

Full description

A delightful double fronted period detached dwelling designed and commissioned by the renowned architect FX Velarde who is best known for his outstanding RC Churches throughout Merseyside. Excellent craftsmanship allows a number of delightful and charming features to be incorporated throughout the property as well as more modern additions by the current owners including the creation of a morning room / sun room which has allowed the property to become linked with the beautiful gardens providing all year round enjoyment for current and prospective owners. Internally the property is traditional in design, comfortable and was designed with ergonomics in mind.

The gardens that envelope the property are beautiful, mature and established and have been maintained to meticulous standard.

There is ample provision for both off road and secure parking with a substantial driveway and attached garage. There are a number of key features detailed within the schedule of accommodation and we truly believe that this is a rare and wonderful opportunity to be offered to the Liverpool marketplace.

The elevations are faced with rough cast finished in white wash over a rustic brick. The roof is weathered in clay tiles.


The Property 
Originally designed and constructed for Thomas Stanis Laus Haigh and his wife in 1925 their initials can be found on the south gable of the property. The current owners have continued to maintain the property to an exceptional standard and have respected its history whilst modernising the property in a continuous programme of works and wonderful additions.

The Approach 
The front garden has a deep frontage with a paved driveway connecting to traditional granite setts all of which allow for ample off road parking and a turning area for cars. There is beautiful beech hedging, holly hedging set above a sandstone wall and four beautiful silver birch trees that continue to flourish. The surrounding borders offer a wide variety of flower shrubs set into herbaceous borders.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden extends to the side and enjoys traditional York stone terrace serving the rear of the dwelling and connecting to several patio areas and being elevated from the main lawn. The morning rooms twin sliding doors connect to an elevated patio with steps leading down to a timber and glazed summer house set in a dell providing tranquility. The lawn is served by the surrounding terrace, connecting walkways, tool store and summer house. The lawn is established and surrounded by a wide variety of trees, shrubs and flowers with established hedging. The far right hand side of the garden, which extends to the side of the property, is a working garden with a variety of vegetables, fruit trees and established flowers and shrubs. There is a further paved patio and greenhouse situated to the side. The iconic monogram is situated a quarter of the way up the south gable external stack.

The Garage 
4.4m x 3.35m
Having electronically controlled up and over door, inspection pit and a vault ceiling. Single glazed window, power and light.

Ground Floor Shower Room 
1.45m x 1.31m
Situated off the kitchen. Three piece suite comprising glazed shower enclosure with electric shower, close coupled WC, wash basin, radiator, tiled floor, part tiled walls, double glazed window.

Morning Room 
3.18m x 2.13m
One step down and open from the kitchen. Intelligent use of glazing with double aspect double glazed sliding doors providing a real visual link and connecting to the stunning rear garden. Central heating radiator, pitched roof and a pediment style double glazed window. Units and shelving provide storage.

First Floor Landing 
Three charming mullion leaded light windows overlook the rear garden and provide far reaching views. There is a deep linen cupboard housing the ‘Worcester’ combination boiler and delicate picture rail.

Modern & Classical Shower Room 
2.18m x 2.09m
An attractive suite comprising a glazed enclosure with integrated shower, vanity unit with sink unit and mixer tap, close coupled WC, part tiled walls, radiator, beautiful and decorative tiled floor, mullion window.

Master Bedroom 1 
4.67m x 3.96m
Double aspect windows, three section leaded light mullion window and one double glazed leaded light window to side. There is a period tiled fireplace with fitted electric fire, built in wardrobes, wall light points, picture rail, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2 
4.58m x 3.24 - Leaded light three section mullion window, fitted wardrobes to alcove, picture rail, coved and panelled ceiling.

Deep Walk In Wardrobe 
2.09m x 0.87m

Bedroom 3 
3.4m x 2.85m
Leaded light three section mullion window, tiled fireplace, built in cupboards to alcove, picture rail, coved and panelled ceiling.

Loft Room A 
3.52m x 2.21m
Accessed via a drop down ladder fitted with a sky light window to the rear and a gas central heating radiator. Also provides access to:

Loft Room B 
3.47m x 2.1m
Interconnects via the first loft area, provides eaves storage and offering further potential for development.

The Gardens 
The front garden is beautiful in design and appearance and enjoys a concrete paved driveway connecting to traditional granite set spirals, a wonderful selection of shrubs, trees and flowers set into borders including the noticeable silver birch trees.

The Entrance 
Traditional entrance door with leaded light panels and side windows leading into the reception hall via a porch. Wooden floor, corniced arm rail, connecting doors to both the living room and dining room.

Living Room 
6.21m x 4.58m
An inviting and charming room beautiful in appearance and design and having triple aspect glazing in the form of a leaded light three section mullion window to the front, a curved leaded light mullion window overlooking the beautiful rear garden, lead light windows to the side of the rough cast brick fireplace with a arched head solider course over the living flame gas fire. The gas fire sits on a hearth with a herringbone pattern. The chimney breast is finished in timber panelling and there is an oak stripped floor with a beamed ceiling over. Two radiators, picture rail.

Dining Room 
4.13m x 2.7m
A three section mullion leaded light window to the front, radiator, fireplace with wall mounted electric fire, delicate picture rail, coved and panelled ceiling. A return staircase leads to the upper floor.

Sitting Room 
4.28m 3.42m plus alcoves - Beautiful leaded light three section mullion window overlooks the rear garden. Mosaic tiled fireplace with open fire, radiator, built in units and shelving. Delicate picture rail, coved and panelled ceiling. The original servant bells are situated over the door which allows access into the kitchen. From the sitting room there is a door connecting to an ante space which further connects to the living room. The ante space enjoys a deep under stairs storage cupboard and a leaded light window. Oak stripped floor.

Kitchen 
4.06m x 1.15m
A contemporary and bright part of the property offering an arrangement of ‘Liecht’ base wall and drawer units with corrian work surfaces and up stands complemented by lighting and incorporating a formed sink unit with mixer tap. ‘Siemens’ induction hob with extractor hood over, oven grill, stay warm drawer and combination microwave. Integrated dishwasher. Plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, attractive tiled floor all complemented by a double glazed pitched roof flooding natural light into this part of the property. Central heating radiator. There is a connecting door to the side hall, six panelled timber and glazed door to the front, service meter cupboards, tiled floor and again having a pitched double glazed ceiling over.

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21 July 2017

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