Gladstone Street, Headland, Hartlepool. Price: £360,000.
This house offers a truly unique double-fronted, five-bedroomed residence built to a scale very rarely seen in today’s market.
The home commands a prominent and proud position at the top of Gladstone Street, facing Moor Parade, with uninterrupted sea views, whilst enjoying the amenity of mature gardens to three sides.
Believed to have been built in the late 1800s with a vast, well proportioned and versatile layout spread over four floors.
The ground floor is enhanced by a beautiful conservatory extension with the lower floor offering great potential for a relative or possible guest quarters, with separate access and incorporating an architect-designed studio extension.
It is a credit to its current owners who have managed to restore, retain and enhance the property over the years with great attention and careful consideration to maintain the property’s original character.
The home is tastefully decorated and complemented by quality fixtures and fittings, with a stunning upgraded kitchen.
Original marble fire surrounds are retained in four of the main rooms, with the home being further complemented by original deep ceiling covings, decorative friezes, original doors, surrounds and striking deep skirting boards.
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Sympathetic light fittings have been installed in the public rooms and hallway while unique hand-painted glazing and decoration by a contemporary artist add further appeal to the property.
The hall, stairs and landing have been re-carpeted in September 2017.
Other noteworthy attributes include the installation of uPVC double glazing and economical fuel consumption with gas central heating via a Worcester Bosch boiler.
The security system and intruder alarms are included in the asking price, as are a number of internal fixtures and fittings.
There is a generous lounge with feature bay overlooking the Town Moor with unrestricted sea views.
The lounge includes a stunning marble fire surround with intriguing arched window over.
The separate dining room gives further access to the conservatory extension, offering a pleasant transition between the home and garden, while the stunning kitchen incorporates quality units to base and wall level with Canadian maple and Brazilian granite worktops, while a sea view study completes the ground floor.
On the first floor, from the landing, are three bedrooms, the master again benefiting from unrestricted sea views.
The bedrooms are served by a four-piece shower room and separate four-piece bathroom, making it ideal for family requirements.
On the second floor are an additional two bedrooms, offering the possibility of adaptable living, the generous landing currently used as a study area also provides access to a walk-in linen cupboard.
Ample on-street parking borders the boundary on two sides, whilst the gardens have been attractively landscaped and enjoy a southerly aspect.
Contact: Robinsons on (01429) 891100.