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3 bedroom townhouse for sale

High Street, Old Portsmouth

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3 bedroom
1 bathroom

Property features

  • Period Grade II Listed Town House
  • Within Old Portsmouth Conservation Area
  • Short Walk to Foreshore, Spice Island & Gunwharf
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Living Room & Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Lower Ground Floor Reception, Utility & Shower
  • Large Family Bathroom : Ground floor Cloakroom
  • Garage : Courtyard Garden & Roof Terrace

Property description

Fry & Kent has pleasure in marketing for sale this UNIQUE Grade II Listed townhouse situated in a highly sought after location on the historic High Street in the CONSERVATION, cathedral city of Old Portsmouth. Built in the early 19th century, this CHARMING Georgian home will be found within a short walk of the foreshore, Spice Island, The Hot Walls (beach) and the Marina complex of Gunwharf Quays. With the renowned Portsmouth Grammar School virtually opposite the house and transport facilities, including rail service to London (Waterloo), the property is PERFECTLY located for all your lifestyle needs. When entering Gainsborough House you will be greeted by many ORIGINAL features including wood paneling to many of the internal walls together with over 1,900 sq.ft (177 sq.m) of accommodation over four floors including; entrance porch, reception hall, living room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom on the ground floor, a basement proving two reception areas, utility room and shower room plus two double bedrooms on the first floor and third double bedroom with large bathroom on the second floor. Externally, there is a PRIVATE paved courtyard garden with access to a separate GARAGE (approached via St. Thomas's Street) with electric roller door and staircase leading to an enclosed westerly facing roof terrace (over the garage) with views towards Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower.

Entrance Portch
Wooden front door opening into the entrance vestibule with internal door to the entrance hall.

Reception Hall
Stairs rising to the first floor & leading down to the lower ground floor, doors to the living room, kitchen & to the inner hall.

Living Room - 12' 8'' max x 11' 10'' max (3.86m x 3.60m)
Sliding sash window to the front elevation, feature wood panelling, coving, skirting boards, radiator, alcove with shelving, feature cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts, tiled hearth & marble surround.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 11' 8'' x 9' 9'' (3.55m x 2.97m)
Sliding sash window to the rear elevation overlooking the courtyard garden, range of wooden base units, work surfaces, ceramic sink drainer unit, space for fridge, space for freezer, feature tiled chimney alcove with space for Range style cooker, feature wood panelling to the walls, coving, skirting boards, tiled flooring.

Rear Lobby
Part glazed wooden door opening to the courtyard garden, internal door to the cloakroom, tiled flooring.

Window to the side elevation, low level wc & wash hand basin, tiled flooring.

Lower Ground Floor

Reception Area
Door to the rear elevation opening to the courtyard, internal doors to the bar, utility room & to the shower room, tiled flooring.

Bar/Hobby Room - 14' 6'' max x 13' 10'' max (4.42m x 4.21m)
Complete bar area with beams, radiator.

Utility Room
Fitted base units with sink drainer unit, space & plumbing for white goods, tiled flooring.

Shower Room
Window to the rear elevation, three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, low level wc & wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, wall mounted radiator.

First Floor Landing
Stairs rising to the second floor, feature wood panelling, dado rail, carpet, doors to bedrooms one & two.

Bedroom One - 14' 11'' max x 12' 8'' max (4.54m x 3.86m)
Sliding sash window to the front elevation, coving, skirting boards, wood panelling, wall mounted radiator, alcove with shelving, carpet, feature cast iron fireplace with wooden surround & tiled hearth.

Bedroom Two - 12' 9'' to front of wardrobes x 9' 9'' (3.88m x 2.97m)
Sliding sash window to the rear elevation, skirting boards, wall mounted radiator, carpet, wall of built in wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors.

Second Floor Landing
Feature wood panelling, beams, carpet, doors to bedroom three & to the bathroom.

Bedroom Three - 14' 9'' max x 12' 7'' max (4.49m x 3.83m)
Sliding sash window to the front elevation, coving, skirting boards, wall mounted radiator, carpet, built in wardrobe, alcove with cupboard.

Bathroom - 10' 4'' x 9' 6'' (3.15m x 2.89m)
Obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, tongue & groove panelling, three piece suite comprising feature roll top freestanding bath, low level wc & wash hand basin, wall mounted radiator, skirting boards, wood laminate flooring.

Courtyard Garden

Garage - 15' 8'' x 13' 7'' (4.77m x 4.14m)
Accessed via St Thomas's Street, up & over door.

Roof Terrace
Accessed via the courtyard garden with steps above the garage, paved with views of the Spinnaker Tower & Gunwharf Quays.

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    1. Fry

      Fry & Kent - Southsea

      7-9 Stanley Street Southsea PO5 2DS

      Our Company has been at the centre of the Portsmouth & South Hampshire property market for over 40 years and during that time has established a reputation for professionalism, integrity and a way of doing things which sets us apart from the competition.  The Drayton Office covers , the Northern End of Portsmouth and `Hillslopes` incorporating Drayton, Bedhampton , Farlington & Cosham and all surrounding areas from Fareham in the West to Havant ,Emsworth & Hayling Island in the East and North to Waterlooville , Horndean & Rowlands Castle, 

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