90 St Georges Avenue is a stunning four storey, double bay fronted, detached house, constructed by A. P. Hawtin & Sons in the early 1930’s for their own occupation. This in itself is a testament to the build quality and design of the house. The property is situated behind walled frontage in a prominent position opposite The Racecourse Park. The present owners have enhanced the property during their many years in occupation, restoring the house to its former glory. The house retains many features characteristic of its period of origin including high corniced ceilings, open fireplaces, stain glass windows, exposed oak floors and of particular note; a wonderful oak panelled reception hall with grand oak staircase rising to the galleried landing above.
Internally, the property is very spacious and combines excellent formal rooms and entertainment facilities with comfortable family atmosphere. On the ground floor additional accommodation includes a spacious formal drawing room, dining room, music room and a light and airy kitchen, which is open plan to a further breakfast/informal dining area. The basement comprise a laundry room, store and a very spacious entertainment/games room with a full size snooker table, fitted bar and there is also an open fireplace.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms, en-suite bathroom with “Jack & Jill” doors and a further family bathroom. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms and a single bedroom.
Outside: To the front is parking standing behind a brick wall and providing access to the garage. Spacious formal landscaped gardens to the rear, offer a high degree of privacy with full width sun terrace, lawned areas and numerous well planted flower and shrub borders. In a recessed corner of the garden is a further sun terrace where double gates lead from the rear, this area could be used for addition parking or indeed, the construction of a new garage.
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Double doors lead from the front garden into an entrance porch with tiled flooring, double leaf and glazed oak doors lead to the superb oak panelled reception hall. This area has stripped oak flooring, high corniced ceilings with plate rail and original tiled fireplace with oak staircase rising to the galleried landing above. The reception hall has oak doors leading through to the remaining rooms, together with a cloaks cupboard and cloakroom with WC, wash basin, tiling to splash back areas and leaded light window to the front. The focal point of the drawing room is the superb recessed fireplace with impressive mahogany surround, inset with tiling detail and a tiled hearth. Within the recess are also stained glass windows to both elevations, there is stripped oak flooring, picture rails and arched recess with shelving and storage and bi-fold doors leading through to garden room. The garden room also has oak flooring, windows with stained glass detail overlooking the garden on three sides and French doors leading out onto the sun terrace.
Adjacent to the drawing room is the music room, this light and airy room has a bay window overlooking the front elevation with stained glass detail, corniced coved ceilings with patterned wooden battens. There is a feature open fireplace with wooden surround and marble inset and hearth. The dining room also features a leaded light bay window with stained glass detail to the front elevation, the focal point is the Victorian open fireplace with mahogany surround and tiled inset and hearth. There is stripped oak flooring and a connecting door through to the kitchen.
This spacious heart of the house kitchen, is situated to the rear of the property, and is fitted in a range of painted and stripped pine cabinets with wooden work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink with brass mixer taps. The focal point of the room is the brick built range recess where there is space for a range cooker, tiling to splash backs and an extractor hood. Integrated appliances include: Dishwasher and fridge/freezer and there is terracotta tiled to the floor. Windows overlook the garden and side and there is access to a rear lobby with a door through to a walk-in pantry cupboard.
The present owner extended the property to create a superb high vaulted ceilinged breakfast room which is open plan from the kitchen area. This room has French doors leading out into the garden, terracotta tiled floors, arched windows to the rear and a brick built inglenook style fireplace with wrought iron solid stove standing on a brick hearth.
Basement: Steps lead down to the basement area from a rear lobby. There is a spacious laundry room with fitted cupboards, work surface, sink and drainer unit and plumbing for washing machine. In addition on this floor is a useful walk-in storage room and further door leads into the superb games/entertainment room. This large room has a full sized snooker table, fitted bar unit, storage cupboard and Victorian fireplace with tiled insets.
First floor landing: A grand landing which is galleried to the reception hall below and has superb arched stained glass window to the rear elevation, the oak staircase continues to the second floor and there are doors to all principle first floor rooms. The light and airy master bedroom has leaded light bay window with stained glass detail overlooking the front elevation, oak flooring, feature Victorian fireplace and a connecting door through to the en-suite bathroom. This bathroom has “Jack and Jill” doors to the hall and master bedroom, oak flooring and suite comprising; high flush WC, wash hand basin, bidet, corner shower unit and a centrally positioned Victorian style roll top bath with ball and claw feet and brass mixer taps. There are high coved ceilings, Victorian ornate wrought iron fireplace with tiled inserts and hearth. On the first floor are two further double bedrooms, one of which with bay window to the front elevation, together with bathroom fitted in a suite comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin, Victorian slipper bath with mixer taps and ball and claw feet and a corner shower unit.
The landing has doors to all rooms and a window overlooking the rear garden. The second floor has two mirrored double bedrooms with windows overlooking the rear garden, Victorian style fireplaces, wash hand basin and storage. In addition on the second floor is a further sixth bedroom with exposed purlins and oculas window to the front.
The property stands behind a brick wall with stone capped piers and double wooden gates providing parking and on the brick paved drive. There is a further pedestrian gate and the front garden has well planted borders, access to the single garage and a pathway leading to the rear.
The spacious and landscaped formal rear garden offers a high degree of privacy and is a particular feature of the property. Immediately behind the property is a full width shaped sun terrace with doors leading from the drawing room, rear lobby and breakfast area. The centrepiece of the sun terrace is the attractive water feature and garden pond. The remainder of the rear garden features various shaped and deep filled flower and shrub borders, pathway leading to a further seating areas and covered area suitable for entertainment or alfresco dining together with manicured lawns. The rear garden is enclosed by high hedging and in one corner there is a recessed patio area with double doors leading from the rear providing the opportunity to create further parking or indeed, subject to planning, an additional garage.
Twin opening doors, power and lighting connected and connecting door into the main house.
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Fixtures And Fittings
Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
26th Sep 2017
5th Aug 1999