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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms

Features

  • Parking
  • Close to Beach

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Since listed: 499 page views

Description

An exceptional family home and a truly first class opportunity. Enjoying a prime location just off the seafront, this impressive detached edwardian residence provides five double bedrooms, extensive living space, front and rear gardens, off-street parking, and a wealth of period features.
Bruce Road runs between Eastern Parade and Salisbury Road, the former widely regarded as the area's premier residential address. Highly sought-after, this position is just a few minutes level walk from The Seafront, Canoe Lake and adjacent recreation facilities, whilst also some one mile only to the east of Southsea Town Centre (Palmerston Road Shopping Precinct) with its wide-ranging public amenities including good schools.
Dating from around 1903, and available to the open market for the first time in 20 years, this stylish and superior property has brick elevations under a gabled, tiled roof with decked terrace, the facade featuring bold triple bay windows and canopied entrance. It stands behind a walled forecourt with a private driveway providing parking for 2 or 3 cars, whilst to the rear is a walled garden some 44ft x 31ft.

Imposing entrance, with canopied steps to a pair of panelled storm doors, with brass furniture, through to:

Lobby (7'11 x 7'5 (2.41m x 2.26m))

Coved ceiling. Ornate quarry-tiled floor. Cloaks rail. Inner door, with feature stained-glass lead-light panels and similar surround, to:

Split-Level Reception Hall (20'0 x 7'5 (6.10m x 2.26m))

Coved ceiling with period rose. Splendid period staircase to upper floors, having turned-wood balustrade and newel posts. Sash window to side elevation. Double panel radiator. Picture rail.

Lounge (17'4 x 17'0 (5.28m x 5.18m))

Coved ceiling with period rose. UPVC replacement double-glazing to bay. Exposed floorboards. Veined-marble Victorian fire surround to cast-iron grate, the chimney breast flanked by a pair of period-style built-in bookcases with storage below. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Stripped pinewood door.

Living Room (19'2 x 14'2 (5.84m x 4.32m))

Coved ceiling. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to front elevation. Part-glazed door and surround, having steps beyond granting access to rear garden. Exposed floorboards. Cast-iron fire surround, the brick-line hearth having solid-fuel stove. 2 double panel radiators. Picture rail. Pair of stripped pinewood doors from Hall.

Lower Hall

Stripped pinewood and part-glazed door to Lower Ground Floor.

Cloakroom & W.C.

White suite comprising: Handbasin with tiled splashback, low flush w.c. Single panel radiator. Obscure-glass sash window. Stripped pinewood door.

Utility Cupboard

Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. "Worcester" gas fired central heating and hot water boiler serving lower two floors. Stripped pinewood door.

Kitchen/Dining Room (21'0 x 11'2 (6.40m x 3.40m))

Two windows to side elevation - one period sash, the other in UPVC replacement obscure double-glazing; additional sash window to the rear. Pair of mainly-glazed French doors to garden. Exposed floorboards. Stripped pinewood and part-glazed door from Lower Hall. Range of fitted base and wall cupboards, cherrywood worktops, inset Belfast sink, plate and wine racks. Plumbing for dishwasher. Chimney breast, the recess having facility for range-style oven. Serving hatch to Living Room. 1 large and 1 small double panel radiator.

First Half Landing (7'6 x 6'1 (2.29m x 1.85m))

Coved ceiling. Feature arched, stained-glass and lead-light window to side elevation. Double panel radiator. Picture rail.

Bedroom One (14'1 x 11'2 (4.29m x 3.40m))

Coved ceiling. Sash window to rear elevation. Period built-in wardrobe. Small cast-iron fireplace. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Stripped pinewood door.

Main First Floor

Landing (10'8 x 7'5 (3.25m x 2.26m))

Coved ceiling. Sash window to side elevation. Double panel radiator. Picture rail.

Bathroom & W.C. One (7'11 x 7'5 (2.41m x 2.26m))

Period-style white suite comprising: Wood-panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush w.c., and washstand-mounted handbasin. Radiator/towel rail. Part-tiled walls. Part-obscure sash window to front elevation. Stripped pinewood door.

Principal Bedroom (17'10 x 16'11 (5.44m x 5.16m))

Coved ceiling. UPVC replacement double-glazing to bay. Cast-iron fireplace with inset tiles. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Stripped pinewood door.

Dual-Aspect Bedroom Three (19'2 x 14'1 (5.84m x 4.29m))

Coved ceiling. Two UPVC replacement double-glazed windows to rear elevation and one to the front. Cast-iron fireplace. Period built-in wardrobe. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Stripped pinewood door.

Upper Half Landing (7'6 x 6'0 (2.29m x 1.83m))

Small obscure sash window to side elevation. Access to Loft Space. Double panel radiator.

Bathroom & W.C. Two (14'2 x 11'2 (4.32m x 3.40m))

Period suite comprising: Handbasin, high flush w.c., and free-standing cast-iron bath on claw-and-ball feet. Tongued-and-grooved wood panelling to lower walls. Art Nouveau cast-iron fireplace. Period built-in cupboard. Additional cupboard, with stripped pinewood door, housing lagged hot water tank, together with "Glow-worm" gas fired central heating and hot water boiler serving upper two floors. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Sash window to rear elevation. Stripped pinewood door.

Top (Second) Floor

Landing

'Velux' double-glazed roof window, with exterior steps beyond, granting access to:

Roof Terrace

Decked floor. Balustraded surround.

Bedroom Four (19'2 x 14'3 (5.84m x 4.34m))

UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Period built-in wardrobe. Double panel radiator. Access to Loft Space. Stripped pinewood door.

Bedroom Five (14'11 x 14'5 (4.55m x 4.39m))

UPVC replacement double-glazed window to front elevation. Period fitted wardrobe. Double panel radiator. Stripped pinewood door.

Lower Ground Floor

Hallway (19'6 x 7'4 (5.94m x 2.24m))

Coved ceiling. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Night storage radiator.

Wine Store (8'1 x 4'11 (2.46m x 1.50m))

Store Room (22'3 x 11'2 (6.78m x 3.40m))

Two windows to side elevation.

Work Room (7'9 x 7'5 (2.36m x 2.26m))

UPVC replacement double-glazed window to side elevation. Electricity meter and circuit breakers.

Games Room (19'1 x 14'1 (5.82m x 4.29m))

Coved ceiling. UPVC replacement double-glazed window to front elevation.

Office (17'2 x 16'10 (5.23m x 5.13m))

Coved ceiling. Sash windows to bay. Double panel radiator.

Outside

Front: The house stands well back from the road behind a walled and planted garden forecourt. A private driveway provides open parking for 2 or 3 cars.
Rear: Width: 44'9 (13.64m) Depth: 31'0 (9.45m) A generous garden laid to lawn with tree-planted borders, paved patio and high-walled surround. Brick-built shed. Pedestrian access to the north side. A pair of timber vehicular gates to the south side grant cycle, etc access, and scope for additional parking if desired.

Council Tax

Band 'G' - £2,776.42 per annum (2019/20)

Viewing

By appointment with sole agents,
D. M. Nesbit & co.
(17134/021016)

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Local Amenities

  • Fratton 0.9 miles
  • Southsea Hoverport 1.4 miles
  • Craneswater Junior School 0.2 miles
  • Cumberland Infant School 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Fratton 0.9 miles
  • Southsea Hoverport 1.4 miles
  • Craneswater Junior School 0.2 miles
  • Cumberland Infant School 0.4 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in PO4:

  • £617,057
  • Price decrease

  • -£31,089
  • (-4.797%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £624,214
  • Properties sold

    14

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21st Mar 2019 £965,000 First listed

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