Violet Bank is a late-Victorian property of traditional whinstone construction with sandstone facings. This stunning home is accessed via the original solid wood door, which leads to the entrance vestibule with its original oak flooring. From here you enter into a bright, well-proportioned hallway with original stripped pine woodwork of doors, skirtings and architraves. Tropical hardwood flooring is throughout most of the ground floor. The entrance hall gives access to the downstairs accommodation which includes the main sitting room. West facing with views to the hills, its features include a multi-fuel stove within a black marble fireplace and stone hearth, original decorative cornice and ceiling rose. The family room is also west-facing with garden and hillside views. Its feature includes natural wooden fireplace with Victorian cast iron grate, natural stripped pine window and woodwork, original cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail.
To the rear of the property is the dining room/bedroom 4, depending on your needs. It is east-facing with morning sunlight. Also to the rear is the newly installed modern kitchen with an excellent range of In Vision Shaker 95 bespoke floor and wall units in French grey with LED lights to under and over wall units, quartz steel worktops and upstands, Villeroy & Bosch double Belfast sink with Franke pullout tap, Bosch double oven and Bosch five-burner gas hob with glass splash-back and Essentials angled hood, with external vent and an integrated Bosch dishwasher. Camarco Loc evergreen oak flooring. A new Worcester combi boiler was fitted in March 2018.
The rear vestibule is located off the kitchen and includes original quarry tiles, pine-lined with cloak rail and door to rear garden. Completing the ground floor internally is a very useful shower room, which is finished to the same exacting standards as the rest of the house, with marble tiled flooring and new shower unit fitted in 2017.
The solid wood staircase with cast iron balustrade and hardwood handrail leads to the first floor and upper landing with Velux roof light. Off the landing, there are three good sized bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is west-facing with double-glazed dormer windows and wonderful views to the hills. Bedroom 2 is also west facing, with feature Victorian cast iron hearth and dog grate with wooden mantelpiece. It also has a double glazed dormer to the front with lovely views. Bedroom 3 has views to the east and storage from two built-in cupboards with shelves and hanging rail. Completing the internal accommodation is the family bathroom with Victorian style bath, WC and wash hand basin.
Externally there is a laundry/utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine with ample space for fridge freezer, tumble drier etc, a brick-built potting shed/fuel store and a lovely patio garden to the rear. To the front is a small garden and a further large terraced garden with mature shrubs, trees, flowers and garden shed. There is ample parking at the right-hand side of the property with a driveway and single semi-detached garage.
A home of this quality rarely graces the market and will undoubtedly create high interest and viewing is strictly by appointment through the selling agents.
Extras (Included in the sale) : Fitted floor coverings, integrated appliances, curtains and free-standing cedarwood triple wardrobe in bedroom 1.
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