Lower Station Road, Billingshurst
Ryelands 8 Lower Station Road, Billingshurst
Guide Price £700,000
74 High Street
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- VICTORIAN CHARACTER
- 4 RECEPTION ROOMS
- KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
- 4 BEDROOMS
- EXTENDED ACCOMMODATION
- VERY LARGE GARDEN
- PARKING AND GARAGE
A large semi-detached and extended family home set in a plot of just under a third of an acre having many originals features with all rooms having a generous ceiling height and much ornate coving. Most of the windows are of original sash and some have been upgraded to enhance the character of the property. The family accommodation has been extended and has a large drawing room, family room and to the rear, forming part of the extension is the kitchen/dining room. On the ground floor there is also a shower room and a utility room. The first floor large landing gives access to four bedrooms and a bathroom with a character suite. Undoubtedly one of the main features of this family home is its tremendous rear garden that has been a wonderful family garden over the years and would be a delight for any keen gardener. To the front of the property there is parking for approximately three-four vehicles with a driveway continuing along the side which leads to a detached garage.
Pillared Entrance Porch
Tiled roof, part glazed period front door leading to:
Exposed wood floor, wide tread turning staircase with ornate wooden balustrade to first floor with understairs storage area and concealed cupboard, radiator, ornate coving, airing cupboard housing pressurised water system.
A generous sized room running the full width of the property with an aspect to the front, full height bay with sash windows and radiator, beneath, additional radiator, exposed wood floor, ornate coving.
Double aspect with two sash windows, radiator, wooden fire surround with cast iron and tiled inset and raised quartz hearth, exposed wood floor, ornate coved ceiling. (This room is currently used as a bedroom).
A wonderful part of the home being a real centrepiece with its kitchen and clearly defined dining area. In more detail, the dining area has an exposed wood floor, recessed fireplace with inset wood burner, double glazed window, generous ceiling height, radiator and a large square opening leading through to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of Cottage style units comprising: wooden worksurface with inset ceramic Butler sink unit with mixer tap having base cupboards and drawers under, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tall shelved larder unit, further matching worksurface with inset four ring ceramic hob and integrated double oven under, further base cupboards and drawers, stainless steel extractor hood over hob, several eye-level units, space for tall fridge/freezer, fitted breakfast bar, bespoke larder unit, tiled floor, two sash windows with outlook over terrace and garden, generous ceiling height, recessed spot lights.
Step in shower with large tray and glazed frameless screen, vanity unit with circular wash hand basin with mixer tap having base cupboard under, concealed cistern w.c., tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail, underfloor heating, large sky light window, door to:
Stainless steel sink unit with base cupboard under, space and plumbing for washing machine, gas fired boiler, tiled floor, door leading to outside.
The generous sized landing has a sash style picture window with enough space underneath to form a seating area, access to roof space (The loft has been boarded with a sky light window and retractable loft ladder), shelved linen cupboard.
A wonderful sized room running the full width of the property with an aspect to the front having a large bay with sash windows and radiator, beneath.
Double glazed sash window, radiator, coved ceiling.
Sash window, radiator, coved ceiling.
Sash window, radiator, coved ceiling.
Aspect to the front with a double glazed sash window, radiator.
The bathroom is fitted with a period style suite comprising: ball and claw bath with antique style mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, mixer shower over with fitted shower screen, twin circular bowl wash hand basins mounted in period vanity unit with storage cupboards under and twin mixer taps, w.c., exposed wood floor, period chrome heated towel rail, double glazed window, double glazed skylight window.
The front of the property has been almost entirely shingled to provide off the road parking for three-four vehicles. The driveway continues along the left hand side of the property past the front door and leading to double opening wooden gates; this leads to the further area of parking.
Of both timber and concrete sectional construction and in need of attention with double opening doors to the front.
The total plot amounts to just under a third of an acre giving a magnificent rear garden which has been a wonderful family garden for the present vendors and would be ideal for an enthusiast to fully enjoy. In more detail there is a large patio immediately adjacent the property, a large expanse of lawn beyond with a brick retaining wall to one side, and a path runs along the left hand boundary which leads to approximately the mid-way point, where there is a further brick retaining wall with a further large area of garden beyond which used to have a vegetable garden. There is still a brick and timber potting shed, but this needs some repair. From the vegetable garden, the garden continues for quite some distance further with a central meandering path and grassed areas to either side. Towards the rear boundary the plot narrows.
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