7 bedroom detached house for saleSpencer Road, Southsea
A WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME AND A TRULY OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY. THIS HUGELY IMPRESSIVE DETACHED EDWARDIAN RESIDENCE HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER THE DISCERNING BUYER - PRIME LOCATION JUST OFF THE SEAFRONT, 7 DOUBLE BEDROOMS PLUS GENEROUS LIVING SPACE, OFF-STREET PARKING, ATTRACTIVE GARDENS, USEFUL BASEMENT, A WEALTH OF CHARACTER, AND GREAT POTENTIAL.
Spencer Road runs between Eastern Parade and Salisbury Road, the former widely regarded as Southsea's premier residential address. Highly sought-after and exceptionally convenient, this position is just a short walk from The Seafront, Canoe Lake and adjacent recreation facilities, whilst being some one mile only from Southsea Town Centre with its shopping precinct and wide range of public amenities including schools.
Steps, with wrought-iron balustrade, to Gothic-arched main entrance having panelled front door, with fanlight and brass furniture, to:
Lobby - Coved ceiling. Cloaks rail. Lead-light obscure-glass inner door, with similar surround, to:
Split-Level Hallway - Coved ceiling. Fine staircase to upper floors, having turned-wood balustrade. Cast-iron radiator behind a wrought-iron grille.
Drawing Room - 20'3 (into bay) x 14'0 (6.17m ( into bay) x 4.27m) - Bold full-width splay bay with sash windows and fitted seating. Coved ceiling with period rose. Fine cast-iron period fire surround. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Part-glazed door from Hall.
Dining Room - 17'10 (into bay) x 14'1 (5.44m ( into bay) x 4.29m) - Splay bay with sash windows. Coved ceiling with period rose. Period Lincrusta wood-panel effect to walls surmounted by plate shelving. Period fireplace. Part-glazed door from Hall.
Lower Hall - Fitted cloaks and storage cupboard. Door to Basement.
'L'-Shaped Family Room - 17'9 x 15'0 plus 12'11 x 11'10 (5.41m x 4.57m plus 3.94m x 3.61m) - The major part of this room comprises a single-storey rear extension dating from the 1920s and constructed as a Library for the then owner. Walls are wood-panelled and incorporate full-height bookshelves. Period-style fireplace. UPVC replacement lead-light double-glazed picture window overlooking rear garden. Part-glazed door from Lower Hall. Door to:
Cloakroom & W.C. - White suite comprising: handbasin and low flush w.c. UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed window.
Fitted & Equipped Kitchen One - 13'8 x 13'11 (4.17m x 4.24m) - Range of modern fitted base and wall cupboards, work surfaces with tiled surround, 1½ bowl acrylic inset sink with mixer tap. Incorporating: electric oven, 4-ring induction hob with integrated extractor, hot cupboard, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Chimney breast with recess housing 'Ideal' gas fired central heating and hot water boiler. Adjacent fitted cupboard housing hot water tank with storage above. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to rear elevation. Doorway to:
Fitted & Equipped Kitchen Two - 11'8 x 8'11 (3.56m x 2.72m) - A further range of matching base and wall cupboards, work surfaces with tiled surround, 1½ bowl acrylic inset sink with mixer tap. Incorporating: electric oven and 4-ring gas hob with integrated extractor canopy. Plumbing for washing machine, space for upright 'fridge/freezer. Tiled floor. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Door to:
Enclosed Porch - 8'3 x 6'0 (2.51m x 1.83m) - Brick and glazed under a reinforced-glass roof. Tiled floor. UPVC and obscure double-glazed door to rear garden.
First Rear Half Landing - Feature stained-glass arched lead-light window to rear elevation. Additional similar sash window.
Bath/Shower Room & W.C. - 9'9 x 9'1 (2.97m x 2.77m) - Recently-installed white suite comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap, low flush w.c. with concealed cistern, semi-inset handbasin with mixer tap plus cupboards under, and double-capacity shower cubicle. Vertical radiator/towel rail. UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed sash-style window to side elevation. Tiled walls. 6 recessed ceiling spotlights.
Bathroom Two - White suite comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, handbasin with mixer tap plus cupboard under. Heated towel rail. Part-tiled walls.
Separate W.C. - White low flush suite. Tiled walls. UPVC replacement obscure double-glazed window.
Bedroom One - 12'2 x 11'10 (3.71m x 3.61m) - UPVC replacement double-glazed window to rear elevation. Period fireplace. Built-in storage cupboard. Picture rail. Lead-light obscure-glass door.
Main First Floor -
Landing - Coved ceiling.
Dressing Room - 8'6 x 5'0 (2.59m x 1.52m) - Sash window to front elevation. Wall-length fitted wardrobe and storage cupboard with sliding doors. Obscure-glass door.
Principal Bedroom (2) - 19'8 (into bay) x 14'1 (5.99m ( into bay) x 4.29m) - Bold full-width bay with sash windows. Coved ceiling. Fine cast-iron period fireplace. Double panel radiator. Obscure-glass door.
Bedroom Three - 18'4 (into bay) x 14'3 (5.59m ( into bay) x 4.34m) - Splay bay with sash windows, fitted seating, and cast-iron radiator behind ornamental grille. Generous range of limed-oak fitted bedroom furniture. Tiled fireplace. Door to Dressing Room. Obscure-glass door from Landing.
Upper Rear Half Landing - UPVC replacement sash-style double-glazed window to rear elevation.
Bedroom Four - 12'1 x 10'7 (3.68m x 3.23m) - Coved ceiling. UPVC replacement sash-style double-glazed window to rear elevation. Tiled fireplace. Pair of built-in storage cupboards.
Bedroom Five - 13'11 x 13'1 (4.24m x 3.99m) - Eleven recessed ceiling spotlights. UPVC replacement sash-style double-glazed window to rear elevation. Tiled fireplace. Period built-in storage cupboard. Modern built-in wardrobe.
Main Second Floor - LANDING
Dual-Aspect Bedroom Six - 15'11 x 10'11 (4.85m x 3.33m) - Square dormer to front elevation having UPVC replacement double-glazed window. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Art Deco tiled fireplace. Handbasin with mixer tap plus cupboard under. Eaves storage.
Dual-Aspect Bedroom Seven - 16'7 x 9'11 (5.05m x 3.02m) - Square dormer to front elevation having UPVC replacement double-glazed window. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Period fitted storage cupboard. Handbasin. Eaves storage.
Basement - HALL: 24'0 x 7'0 (7.32m x 2.13m) Ceiling height: 7'0 (2.13m)
TWO STORE CUPBOARDS OFF
MAIN ROOM: 18'2 (into bay) x 14'3 (5.54m x 4.34m)
ROOM TWO: 13'11 x 7'3 (4.24m x 2.21m) Extractor.
STORE ROOM OFF: also COAL STORE.
Outside - FRONT: The property stands well back from the road behind a delightful and mature garden forecourt laid to lawn with brick-paved path, well-stocked borders and walled surround. Double timber gates lead to a newly-created brick paved CAR HARDSTAND.
REAR: Width: 44'6 (13.56m) Depth: 13'3 (4.04)
To the rear, west side, of the property is an attractive, and well-tended garden, laid mainly to lawn with crazy-paved patio, raised planted borders, pond, and a walled surround with fencing above. Garden store. Dual side pedestrian access.
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D. M. NESBIT & CO. (16663/013768)
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