Property Summary Fine & Country has pleasure in offering for sale a unique three storey townhouse, which is situated in the centre of Old Portsmouth with views to the front overlooking Portsmouth Cathedral and to the rear towards the royal Garrison Church and Solent. The extensive accommodation is arranged over three primary floors and comprises; hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, store room, study, cloakroom and integral garage on the ground floor, with a large open plan dining room opening to living room, shower room and bedroom on the first floor and a further four bedrooms and family bathroom on the top floor. Having what we consider to be one of the largest gardens for an individual residence in Old Portsmouth, an integral garage, double glazing (where stated), gas fired central heating, rear pedestrian access leading to Penny Street towards the Royal Garrison Church and being close to the historic maritime location, waterfront and Spice Island, early internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate both the accommodation and location on offer
Entrance: Flagstone flooring leading to covered porch, glass block walls, main front door with frosted glazed panel, leading to:
Hallway: Tiled flooring, staircase with coloured glass block panels, rising to first floor. Feature glass block wall to front aspect, contemporary style lighting, ceiling coving, doors to primary rooms.
Study: 12’4” x 8’8” Ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed window to front aspect, contemporary style lighting, ceiling coving, work surface with storage shelf over, large double door cupboard to one side with ‘T’ bar handles. Tiled flooring, further work surface with drawer units under.
Cloakroom: Low level w.C., wall mounted wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashback, glass block wall, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, tiled flooring.
Storage Cupboard: 6’9” x 6’1” Range of built-in shelving, ceramic tiled flooring, door to Garage.
Integral Garage: 26’4” x 13’10” Remote controlled up and over door, some flagstone flooring, frosted glass window and door to one side leading onto rear garden. Electric light, wall mounted gas meter. Door to: Boiler Room with window to rear aspect and free standing boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating system (not tested).
‘L’ Shaped Kitchen/ Breakfast Room: 0' 0" (0m x 0m) 20’3” decreasing to 11’2” x 13’6” decreasing to 10’2”.
Reakfast Area: Ceiling spotlights, chrome fronted power points, ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed sliding door leading to garden, door to Utility Room. Central pillar divide leading to:
Kitchen: Comprehensive range of white fronted wall and floor units ‘T’ bar handles, under unit lighting and roll top work surface, inset 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, ceramic tiled surrounds and power points. Integrated dishwasher with matching door, range of drawer units, free standing stainless steel range cooker incorporating five ring gas hob and ovens under and matching stainless steel and glass extractor hood over. Double glazed window to rear aspect, corner units and display units. Space for free standing American style fridge/freezer with cold water supply with storage cupboards to one side and over. Wine rack, ceiling spotlights, power points.
Utility Room: 9’7” x 5’8” Double glazed window to rear aspect, range of white fronted wall and floor units with roll top work surface. Inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under. Washing machine point, ceramic tiled flooring, range of drawers and storage cupboards, ceiling spotlights.
First Floor Landing: Opening to landing, small glass square windows to front aspect, feature glass block wall, opening to Dining area and doors to:
Shower Room: 1½ sized shower cubicle with sliding doors, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level w.C. Ceramic tiled to half wall level, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights, double glazed window to front aspect with views towards Cathedral. Large built-in storage cupboard with range of shelving. Medicine cabinet with mirror front door, spotlights.
Bedroom 2: 11’0” x 10’10” To front of built-in wardrobes. Range of built-in wardrobes to one wall with drawers under and storage cupboard to one side. Ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving, power points, wiring and bracket for wall mounted t.V. Double glazed window and door to one side leading onto rooftop balcony.
Dining Room: 19’8” maximum x 14’4” To front of glass block wall. Staircase rising to upper floor, contemporary style ceiling light with separate fan. Central double glazed sliding patio doors leading onto roof terrace with double glazed windows to either side. Ceiling coving, chrome fronted power points, central peninsular divide with pebble style central fireplace and opening leading to:
Living Room: 21’0” x 12’8” Central peninsular divide with pebble style fireplace, arched shelved area, ceiling coving, contemporary style wall lights, central lighting, double glazed window to front aspect with views over the Cathedral. Double glazed full height window to rear aspect overlooking garden and towards the Royal Garrison Church.
Top Floor Landing: With wall incorporating; glass blocks, square glazed window to front aspect, two large storage cupboards, one with shelving and hanging rail, contemporary style lighting, doors to primary rooms.
Bedroom 1: 17’2” x 12’7” Full width double glazed window to front aspect overlooking Cathedral, double glazed window to rear with central door with views over rooftops of Penny Street towards the Solent and Royal Garrison Church. Access to patio/balcony. Range of matching built-in bedroom furniture incorporating; chest of drawers, vanity unit, range of wardrobes and central chest of drawers with mirror over. Ceiling spotlights, ceiling coving, further corner vanity unit and separate free standing chest of drawers. Ceiling fan, chrome fronted power points.
Bedroom 3: 11’0” x 9’8” Double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking garden with views over rooftops towards Southsea Common and Royal Garrison Church. Built-in double door wardrobe with drawers under, contemporary style chrome and crystal ceiling light, chrome fronted power points.
Bedroom 4: 11’1” x 8’0” Mirror fronted wardrobe to one wall, ceiling spotlights, double glazed window to rear aspect with views towards Royal Garrison Church and Southsea Common. Chrome fronted power points.
Bedroom 5: 11’0” x 10’4” Double glazed window to rear aspect with views over rooftops towards Southsea. Ceiling spotlights, built-in double door mirror fronted wardrobe, chrome fronted power points.
Family Bathroom: White suite comprising; double ended bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, bidet, low level w.C., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Extractor fan, ceiling spotlights, access to loft space, mirror fronted medicine cabinet incorporating lighting. High level double glazed window to front aspect with views towards Spinnaker Tower and the Cathedral. Chrome heated towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring, fully tile to walls.
Outside: To the front of the property the entrance is via flagstone flooring.
To the rear of the property there is a large garden, accessible via garage and also from the sliding patio doors in the kitchen/Breakfast room. Large paved area with original flagstones, lawned area with rockery style stone border and matching pathway. Number of fruit trees including; apple trees, pear, damson, fig, cooking apple and a variety of other trees including Silver Birch. Garden extends to approximately 47’ wide x 100’ in depth. Wooden built garden shed, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes. Doorway to one side leading to garage and further pathway leading to gate serving access leading to the Royal Garrison Church.
Location 0.2 of a mile away from The International Award winning Portsmouth Grammar School
The Portsmouth Grammar School has been an ib World School since November 2008. It offers the ib Diploma Programme.
What is the Diploma Programme?
The ib Diploma Programme is designed as an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, normally aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. The programme is normally taught over two years and has gained recognition and respect from the world's leading universities.
International School Aware 2010 - 2013
The Junior School has become one of the few primary schools to gain international status from the British Council in recognition of its global approach to curriculum-based learning.
In awarding the accreditation which lasts until 2013, the British Council said: ‘You have involved the majority of pupils and subjects, and show strong commitment to the international dimension. Your activities are both varied and interesting which is exactly what we are looking for. Engaging children through imaginative learning is what the International School Award is all about.
‘Empowering children in your school to examine and address worldwide issues is fantastic.’
Independent School of the Year 2010 as the opus magazine produced by the Development Office has been chosen as a finalist in a national awards scheme.
Founded in 1732 by Dr William Smith, philanthropic Mayor of Portsmouth, pgs is Portsmouth's oldest school. It is proud of its traditions, but also ambitious to be at the forefront of good practice - and proud of its success in being so.