Situated a short walk from Gosforth High Street, well positioned on the prestigious Elgy Road, we are delighted to welcome to the market this impressive property offering six double bedrooms, three reception rooms, extensive gardens and superb character. Opportunities to acquire these extremely sought-after properties rarely come about.
Set on a substantial private sunny plot with driveway parking for two vehicles as well as two garages, the property is surrounded by landscaped gardens filled with mature trees and bushes surrounding a generous lawned area, the plot is around half an acre. A patio, accessed from the garden room, offers a fabulous outdoor seating and entertaining area, with an attractive garden outlook.
With fabulous external symmetry, the property also retains many of its original, internal period features including impressive plasterwork on high ceilings, tall wooden doors and stripped floorboards, as well as open fires and traditional wood wall panelling.
Entrance is into a fabulous open hallway with a fireplace and gallery landing, enhancing the grand reception to the residence. Located in this area you will find walk in cloaks storage as well as a W.C and access to the reception rooms, all offering original open fireplaces increasing the luxurious ambience running throughout. Large windows are a feature of this home, allowing lots of natural light as well as enviable garden vistas.
Reception room one benefits from a walk-in bay fitted with seven large windows, a stunning open fireplace and traditional built in storage. Reception room two features exposed beams in the ceiling, enhancing the charm and character that permeate this home. This room runs through into a garden room where wrap around windows provide uninterrupted, private garden views with French doors opening out onto a paved patio, ideal for those summer garden parties. Currently used as a games/formal dining room, reception room three is a further substantial space, also benefitting from a large walk in bay area. A fabulous asset to this property is the versatile accommodation on offer.
Fitted with a quality solid wood unit, the kitchen/diner offers ample storage and work surfaces along with spaces for various white goods and quality integrated appliances. A royal blue AGA is a focal point of the room, with an expansive dining area making it the real hub of the home. Additional storage within a pantry area is an excellent use of space, and a second pantry can be found in the rear porch situated beyond the kitchen. From here, you can gain access to the side of the property as well as to a further ground floor W.C and a laundry room with additional storage, plumbing and a sink. The hot water cylinder and boiler are also fitted in this area.
The staircase in the home is nothing short of exquisite, with detailed wood balustrades and spindles leading up to a half landing and then returning onto a gallery landing, overlooking the entrance hallway below. A large window in the stairwell fills the area with light and provides a further attractive feature in this area.
On the first floor, you will find six spacious and well-proportioned double bedrooms, two of which have access onto a balcony above the garden room, that provides wonderful views over the private gardens. All bedrooms have large windows, pleasing outlooks and charming characteristics. Some of the bedrooms also benefit from vanity sinks. The master bedroom has a good sized connecting dressing room and access to the balcony.
The property also offers both an opulent, fully tiled wet room with waterfall showerhead, further W.C and additional bathroom with large cast iron bath and, three-piece suite.
16 Elgy Road will, no doubt, be in high demand and so early viewing is essential