An imposing Edwardian detached family residence, retaining immense charm and character, standing in stunning gardens in this much sought after residential location. This generously proportioned family house offers highly versatile accomodation on four floors, including a substantial basement with scope for conversion to a self-contained apartment for dependant relatives or teenagers etc, consulting suite or home office. In addition the accomodation incorporates four ground floor reception rooms together with breakfast kitchen and utility, eight bedrooms and four bathrooms on two floors, gym, recording studio and garden room. The house, which retains a wealth of charm and character with many original features, has gas central heating, burglar alarm system and garaging for upto three vehicles. The beautifully landscaped gardens include a productive vegetable garden with soft fruit bushes and orchard, children's play area and outdoor entertaining area and the property is approached via a sweeping in-and-out driveway. This superb gentleman's residence is located in one of sheffield's most sought after residential districts, within walking distance of reputable local authority and private schooling and served by excellent facilities in Ranmoor, Broomhill and Hunters Bar, public transport services, shopping, restaurants, recreational facilities and within easy reach of the university and central hospitals, Endcliffe and Bingham Parks.
The property comprises:
A substantial front entrance door with leaded light and protected by a canopy, provides access to the
Which has Terrazzo tiled flooring, picture rail and coving, further panelled and Flemish glazed door with matching windows to either side and above, to the
Main reception hall
An imposing reception hall which has the original picture rail and coving and a rear facing leaded window overlooking the garden, maximising natural light. There is an archway, thermostat control for the heating and access to the main reception rooms.
Having a white suite of pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC, dado rail and coving, front facing leaded window.
Bay windowed lounge
6.12m(20'1'') x 5.46m(17'11'')
The measurement taken into the front facing broad leaded bay window. The main focal feature of the room is a carved and polished mahogany fireplace surround set with a tiled inset with open grate fire onto a raised Welsh slate hearth. Picture rail, coving, wall light points and decorative frieze to the ceiling.
From the lounge a door provides access to a
5.44m(17'10'') x 4.22m(13'10'')
With a tall front facing leaded window enjoying an aspect across the front garden. There is an Adam style fireplace surround with marbled inset and hearth and with display niches to either side and coving.
Bay windowed dining room
6.12m(20'1'') x 4.83m(15'10'')
The measurement taken into the front facing walk-in leaded bay window overlooking the front garden. This stunning formal dining room is oak panelled to picture rail height, has matching polished flooring, a marble Minster style fireplace surround, decorative detailing to the ceiling in gold leaf and claret, coving and Myson convector heater.
4.83m(15'10'') x 4.34m(14'3'')
Having tall leaded windows to two elevations, enjoying an aspect across the gardens. There is a polished and carved fireplace surround with marble hearth and backplate set with a coal effect living flame gas fire with a brass fender and a range of book shelving to either side. Picture rail and coving.
Off which a Flemish glazed door provides access to a
3.12m(10'3'') x 1.98m(6'6'')
With a rear facing window overlooking the garden, a range of shelving ideal for kitchen equipment or dry foods, polished tiled flooring, alarm control panel and coat hooks.
Family breakfast kitchen
4.83m(15'10'') x 4.19m(13'9'')
Comprehensively fitted with a range of units finished in dark oak incorporating a one and a half bowl Franke stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps, set beneath a rear facing leaded window overlooking the rear garden and having tiled sill. There are a range of base units, illuminated rolltop work surfaces with tiled splashback, wall units, dresser units, leaded glazed china cabinet and a dresser. The kitchen is equipped with a Neff integrated dishwasher with matching fascia, fridge and freezer with matching fascias and set within the natural stone archway to the chimney breast is a Belling range cooker which incorporates a six burner gas hob with hotplate, two ovens, grill and warmer. Above the cooker is an extractor canopy and light. Integrated spice rack with tiled surround, Italian ceramic tiled flooring, twin florescent strip light with diffuser.
4.22m(13'10'') x 3.63m(11'11'')
Having a sink with double base unit beneath, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, three section leaded window which is set with an Alto extractor, vinyl floor covering, excellent cupboard storage space, cylinder airing cupboard, tiled surrounds, florescent strip light. A further door leads to a
Rear entrance hall
Off which is a
With low flush suite and translucent window.
2.69m(8'10'') x 1.78m(5'10'')
With power supply and a service door to a lobby with a further door leading to the integral garage.
From the main reception hall a door provides access to a
With rear facing window and a further staircase leading to the
Lower ground floor
Where there are a number of rooms which include:
8.89m(29'2'') x 5.41m(17'9'') to 15'
With a laminate floor running throughout. To one end of the room is a brick based bar with integrated wine rack, shelving, further wine rack. There is a Vent-Axia extractor fan, double opening double glazed French doors with blackout blinds to the rear patio. An excellent entertaining room.
4.17m(13'8'') x 3.23m(10'7'')
Having vinyl floor covering, florescent strip light and with power.
Music room/recording studio
5.49m(18'0'') x 4.32m(14'2'')
A further excellent recreational area which could be utilised for a multitude of purposes, has vinyl floor covering, a range of built-in base cupboards, working/storage surface, drawer packs, copious power points, extractor fan.
4.75m(15'7'') x 4.17m(13'8'')
Which houses the Keston 170 gas fired central heating condensing boiler with time programmer. Rear facing window, door to the garden, water supply, light and power and housing gas and electric meters and fuse boards. Set with an original range.
With range of shelving.
From the main reception hall a
Most imposing staircase
With balustrade and spindles leads to a half landing which has a magnificent tall stained leaded glazed rear facing window, maximising natural light to the galleried landing which has a picture rail and coving and off which are the main bedrooms and bathrooms.
Master bedroom suite
5.44m(17'10'') x 4.55m(14'11'')
With a front facing leaded window, a run of built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, coving and an archway to an
5.41m(17'9'') x 4.22m(13'10'')
The dressing area having four section front facing leaded window taking full advantage of the natural light, overlooking the gardens and with a wooded aspect. The dressing room is fitted with a full run of built-in wardrobes with hanging rail, shelving and storage area above.
There are two shallow steps to a raised bathroom/WC area incorporating a suite of panelled bath with shower attachment and rail and with full tiled surrounds, pedestal wash basin with splashback, low flush WC and bidet. There is a shaver point, two dressing mirrors, downlighters and shelf unit.
With superb walk-in shower area with a Mira Azora shower, three quarter tiling to the walls, glazed screen, marble bench and leaded front facing window. There is a wash hand basin with mirror above and tiled surrounds, column chrome heated towel rail/radiator, further column radiator, low voltage downlighting and slate flooring.
4.01m(13'2'') x 2.31m(7'7'')
Fitted with a suite of corner Jacuzzi bath with a Mira Excel shower and rail above, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. The walls are part panelled, part tiled, there is coving, two leaded front facing windows overlooking the garden.
4.95m(16'3'') x 4.55m(14'11'')
With a front facing three section leaded window overlooking the front, coving, double and single built-in wardrobes and cupboard, built-in book shelving.
4.95m(16'3'') x 4.34m(14'3'')
With leaded windows to two elevations, enjoying aspects across the garden, built-in double and single wardrobe and cupboard and coving.
5.41m(17'9'') x 4.32m(14'2'')
The measurement taken into the door recess, having a leaded rear facing window, set with a vanity wash hand basin with display surround and cupboard beneath, coving.
With understairs storage cupboard and a separate low flush WC with a leaded rear facing window.
With built-in storage cupboards to a second floor landing with stained leaded skylight and access to the roof space.
4.01m(13'2'') x 3.48m(11'5'')
Having a rear facing velux double glazed skylight with an aspect towards Endcliffe Park and with integrated blind, dressing mirror and shelf.
4.70m(15'5'') x 4.39m(14'5'')
With a walk-in front facing leaded dormer window and with access to the roof space.
3.61m(11'10'') x 3.58m(11'9'')
With a further excellent eaves storage area with light.
4.39m(14'5'') x 4.19m(13'9'')
The measurement taken into the front facing walk-in leaded dormer window, again enjoying a wooded front aspect.
4.93m(16'2'') x 3.76m(12'4'')
With a velux rear facing skylight with integrated blind and again enjoying views towards the park.
Fully tiled and serving the second floor incorporating a fully tiled shower cubicle with Redring shower, pedestal wash basin with water heater above and a low flush WC. There is a velux double glazed skylight, access to the roof space.
All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and no warranty is given as to their working ability.
Exterior and gardens
The property is approached from Endcliffe Grove Avenue via a sweeping in-and-out driveway, both having gates, the garden being flanked by a level lawned area with dwarf stone walling, range of mature trees, bushes, evergreens, external security lighting. Immediately adjacent to the property are a further range of flower and shrub beds which provide abundant colour. From the front, a security gate provides access to a completely enclosed rear garden with stone walling and fencing, to the front elevation there is a well stocked rockery and garden with a path to the boundary. Beyond the rockery is a generous level lawned garden, again screened by mature hedging and trees and stone walling. There is a side stone flagged path which leads to a southerly facing rear garden which comprises a raised terrace with Sapele framed greenhouse with two automatically operated opening skylights and with external water supply. The terrace extends to the rear of the property where there is a delightful patio taking full advantage of morning and afternoon sun, being screened by trellising with climbing honeysuckle, roses and ivy and with external lighting and with access from the lower ground floor.
Immediately adjacent to the rear entrance door from ground floor level is a further flagged terrace enjoying a delightful aspect yet looking down onto the orchard and vegetable garden. From the terrace a path leads to a herb garden with a range of fruit trees and soft fruit bushes, beyond which is the vegetable garden with strawberry bed, timber garden shed, water feature and wood store. From this area, a further gate leads to the formal garden area which again is laid to lawn with attractively stocked beds including rose bushes and mature conifers acting as screening.
Overall measurement) capable of taking three vehicles, having an automatically operated up-and-over door, light and power and water supply.
Telephone Blundells Fine and Country on or 275 3853
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A D winter, B.Sc., M.R.I.C.S.