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4 bedroom town house for sale

Gladstone Terrace, Grantham NG31 8BW

Sold STC £290,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Town House
  • Highly Desirable Location
  • Four Good Sized Bedrooms
  • Two Receptions + Generous Kitchen
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Large Dry Cellar and Walled Garden
  • Excellent Commuter Links
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Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The perfect house for bonfire night! This quintessential 4 bedroom victorian terraced home has all the trimmings. Situated in this most desirable of town locations, it's quiet, leafy, and utterly convenient. Book your viewing now!

Nestling in possibly the best row of victorian townhouses in Grantham, this lovely home offers generous living spaces, lots of character and plenty of light. Downstairs the entrance hall gives way to a large living room with bay window and multi-fuel burner, a dining room also with multi fuel stove and original built in cupboards, a characterful painted, country style kitchen with Range Master cooker, and beyond to a neat conservatory with french doors leading to a private walled garden. There is a WC off the hallway as well as a door to a large, dry cellar beneath. Upstairs on the first floor are two generous double bedrooms plus a good single which could double as an office, and a 4 piece family bathroom. A further staircase leads to the top floor where there is a large double bedroom with storage in the eaves, and a dormer window with fabulous views over the townscape. To the front is a traditional garden laid to lawn with iron railings and a garden path. The rear garden has a cottagey feel with useful brick built store and gates to the service lane beyond.

Full of character this home has high ceilings and skirtings, period fireplaces, sash windows, plaster cornicing and ceiling roses, original panelled doors, dado and picture rails, glass door knobs and reproduction sockets and switches. The original staircase binds the three upper storeys together and the original doorbell with pull handle is still in use. It's an absolute delight.

This home is fully double glazed, enjoys gas central heating and has an intruder alarm fitted. It also has access to super fast broadband.

The Grammar School town of Grantham sits right on the A1 and the East Coast main line gets you to London Kings Cross in 65 minutes. Gladstone Terrace is a prestigious location within easy walking distance of the town which offers all the usual amenities including a popular Saturday market. What's your thing? Fitness, Sport, Shopping, Cinema, Theatre, Parkland, Walks? It's all here. The surrounding countryside is easily accessible as are local Country Houses such as Belton House and Woolsthorpe Manor, home of Sir Isaac Newton. Nottingham, Newark, Stamford and Peterborough are all within easy reach and its only 90 minutes to the East Coast for a day at the seaside

This home includes:

  • Entrance Hall

    8.99m x 1.85m (16.6 sqm) - 29' 5" x 6' (179 sqft)

    Use the pull handle to signal your arrival & step through the original front door with fanlight, into a very long hall. Doors lead off to the principal rooms and an impressive traditional staircase with decorative panelling leads upward. A recessed doormat keeps the outdoors at bay, and there's ample room for occasional furniture or storage for the outdoor clothing. A dado rail separates the different patterned wall papers, and vinyl flooring covers original floorboards. Further doors give access to the WC, conservatory and the cellar.

  • Living Room

    5.16m x 4.19m (21.6 sqm) - 16' 11" x 13' 8" (232 sqft)

    Beautifully proportioned with high ceiling and characterful cornicing, the star features are the large sash bay window, and the multi-fuel burner in the chimney breast. Shelving in the alcoves offer plentiful storage and the feathery plaster ceiling rose is a particular feature.

  • Dining Room

    4.45m x 4.19m (18.6 sqm) - 14' 7" x 13' 8" (200 sqft)

    An impressive original welsh slate fireplace with porcelain tiled hearth, houses a second multi fuel stove and contrasts nicely with the pale decor. There's impressive storage too with cupboards built into both alcoves and shelving above. There's room in here for a large dining table and chairs plus a sofa and other furniture. The sash window looks out through the conservatory to the rear garden beyond.

  • Kitchen

    7.85m x 2.49m (19.5 sqm) - 25' 9" x 8' 2" (210 sqft)

    This is a proper country style kitchen with painted units, Range Master cooker and terracotta tiled floor. The dual belfast sink with period taps is tucked into solid oak worktops and has a pleasant view over the garden. There's space behind cupboard doors for the washing machine and tumble dryer, room for a dishwasher and an american fridge/freezer too. A part vaulted ceiling with velux windows brings a modern twist to this room and the row of industrial style pendant lights add character. It's a charming, light filled space.

  • Conservatory

    2.5m x 1.57m (3.9 sqm) - 8' 2" x 5' 1" (42 sqft)

    This neatly proportioned conservatory in glass and uPVC, adds warmth and interest, with its terracotta tiled floor and french doors to the rear garden. It's an ideal place for the green fingered to raise house plants, just as the victorians used to do.

  • WC

    1.64m x 0.8m (1.3 sqm) - 5' 4" x 2' 7" (14 sqft)

    Neatly tucked away at the end of the corridor, the ever useful downstairs loo is fitted with a white suite, comprising a rectangular wash hand basin fitted over a high gloss vanity unit, and low level WC. There's a useful shelf high on the wall, and a window in the rear elevation brings in the light. It's right next to the conservatory too, making it easily accessible from the garden. Very handy!

  • Cellar

    4.5m x 4.19m (18.8 sqm) - 14' 9" x 13' 8" (202 sqft)

    A door off the hallway reveals stone steps which lead down to a spacious cellar beneath the dining room. Nice and dry, it offers amazing storage, not to mention the potential for conversion to additional living space. A door opens into a further storage room beyond.

  • First Floor Landing

    The galleried landing has clean lines, giving way to three of the bedrooms and the family bathroom via white painted panelled doors. A dado rail and plaster cornicing add interest. A party of pendant lights above the second floor staircase add warmth and character.

  • Bedroom 1

    4.47m x 3.45m (15.4 sqm) - 14' 7" x 11' 3" (165 sqft)

    Used as the Master, this room has a sash window overlooking the rear garden. A period cast iron fireplace sits centre stage within an Adam style fire surround, and there are built in cupboards to either side. It's a calm, restful room.

  • Bedroom 2

    4.5m x 3.71m (16.6 sqm) - 14' 9" x 12' 2" (179 sqft)

    An incredibly generous double bedroom, this too has a decorative cast iron fireplace and a tall built in cupboard in one of the alcoves. There's pale wood laminate on the floor and another characterful sash window looking out over the front garden.

  • Bedroom 4

    2.9m x 2.25m (6.5 sqm) - 9' 6" x 7' 4" (70 sqft)

    This generous single bedroom clearly makes a good office! Multi functional, also with laminate flooring, every family will find a suitable use. It's light and bright with a window overlooking the front garden.

  • Family Bathroom

    2.77m x 2.24m (6.2 sqm) - 9' 1" x 7' 4" (66 sqft)

    Fresh and clean, the family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising corner shower unit with mains shower, panelled bath, wash hand basin over a fitted vanity unit giving plentiful storage, and low level WC. There's a heated towel rail on the wall and practical vinyl on the floor. A modesty glazed sash window brings in the light.

  • Bedroom 3

    4.42m x 4.38m (19.4 sqm) - 14' 6" x 14' 4" (208 sqft)

    A second staircase with velux window at the top leads to the second floor, where there is a large double bedroom with picture windows in the dormer. These give spectacular views over the townscape. It's the perfect spot to watch the fireworks on bonfire night! There are two separate storage spaces in the eaves, one of which spans the length of the room. Spotlights on the ceiling complete the look.

  • Front Garden

    7.2m x 6.5m (46.8 sqm) - 23' 7" x 21' 3" (503 sqft)

    Setting off the house nicely is a front garden with smart cast iron railings and a gate to the garden path. The rest is laid to lawn with borders.

  • Rear Garden

    16.39m x 6.5m (106.6 sqm) - 53' 9" x 21' 3" (1147 sqft)

    The walled garden is south-west facing and is accessed via the conservatory doors. Prettily arranged, the brick contrasts with shrubs and trees, and there's a hard paved area behind the kitchen currently claimed by the chickens. An apple tree swings by the corner of a brick built workshop and garden store. Double gates at the rear open onto a service road via which the bins can be wheeled to the street. There is potential here to create a garage over part of the garden.

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • Council Tax:

    Band D

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band E (39-54)

  • Service Included:

    Mains gas, electricity, water, drainage
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