Mckinlays are please to offer for sale this grand detached, late “Victorian” property built in 1897 ideally located in central “sought after” Southbourne. Only half a mile from the cliff top and the stunning beaches and only 0.2 miles from “The Grove” with its numerous, cafes, bars, restaurants & shops.
The spacious entrance hallway greets you with its stunning stairwell at the end and library space, and from there you access three generous reception rooms, they all boast original ceiling roses, coving, picture rails, doors and skirtings. The lounge has an open fire with feature fire surround and hearth, it also has an additional sun room off of it, overlooking the rear garden. The study & dining rooms both have large bay window’s & the dining room benefits from a further original fire surround and hearth. Via a hidden door you will also find the ground floor cloak room.
The fitted kitchen / breakfast room has ample cupboards and storage and opens into the utility space / pantry with direct access to the rear garden.
On the first floor is a spacious landing, off of which are four double bedrooms, they all boast feature fire surrounds and hearths, plus one has the addition of a balcony.
Outside to the front is a well maintained and fully stocked front garden and to the rear is a private southerly aspect garden. With el fresco dining area, an area laid to lawn with well stocked shrubs and borders plus a further paved area with further dining / entertaining space. To the rear of the garden is gated access to the off road parking spaces for 2-3 cars ( accessed via a lane at the rear ). There is also a tandem garage currently used as a workshop / storage space.
The property benefits from double glazing, central heating and replacement roof. The loft space is large and offers up scope for conversion . It is unusual to find a property in its original layout and with as many original features, it must be seen to be appreciated.
Council Tax Band :E
EPC Band : D
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Solid hardwood flooring, covered radiator, doors to reception rooms and kitchen, stairs to first floor landing,
STUDY: Double glazed bay window to front aspect, radiator, ceiling rose, coving, picture rails.
DINING ROOM: Double glazed bay window to front aspect, further window to side aspect, ceiling rose, coving, picture rail, skirtings, original feature fire surround an hearth.
LOUNGE: Open fire with feature fire surround, ceiling rose, original door and windows to sun room, radiator with cover.
KITCHEN: Modern wall and base level units with roll top work surfaces over, cupboard housing central heating boiler, space for dishwasher, space for washing machine, single drainer sink unit, double glazed window to side aspect, tower oven plus combination microwave / oven , inset gas hob with extractor hood over, breakfast bar, ceiling light point, double glazed window to rear aspect, door to:
PANTRY : Door to rear garden.
WC: Double glazed window to side aspect, ceiling light point, wash basin.
BEDROOM ONE: Double glazed window to rear aspect, ceiling rose and ceiling light point, original feature fire surround and hearth, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO: Double glazed windows to front aspect, original feature fire surround and hearth, coved ceiling, radiator.
BEDROOM THREE: Original door and windows to balcony, original fire surround and hearth, coved ceiling, picture rails, radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR: Double glazed window to rear aspect, feature fire surround, radiator.
BATHROOM: Tiled floor, part tiled walls, roll top bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, wall hung heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE FRONT: Mature planting around patio area, gated foot path to front door, gated access to the rear.
OUTSIDE REAR: Garden is a private southerly aspect with area laid to lawn, two patio areas for outside dining / entertaining, with mature planting. Gated access to:
REAR PARKING AREA: Off road parking for 2-3 cars.
GARAGE: Tandem garage with light and power. Currently used as workshop.
3 Reception Rooms
- Character Detached Property built 1897
- Parking For 3 Cars
- South Facing Garden
- Tandem Double Garage / Storeroom
- Central Location
- Stunning Original Features
- 0.5 Miles To Cliff Top
- 0.2 Miles To The Grove
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Modern Fitted Kitchen
- Modern Fitted Bathroom With Roll Top Bath
- Ground Floor Cloak Room
- Utility Room
- Three Receptions
- Spacious Entrance Hallway