8 Bedroom Detached House (Now Sold)

Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DP

Substantial Detached
Further Information
Tenure
Freehold
Key Features
  • Stunning, Substantial Victorian Property
  • Ideal Investment Opportunity
  • Chain Free!
  • Beautiful Well Maintained & Well Stocked Garden
  • Safety Lighting & Fully Alarmed Throughout
  • Located in Popular Leafy Suburb
  • Perfect for Multi-Occupancy or Student Lets
  • Private, Self-Contained 2 Bed 'Granny Annex' Apartment
  • Double Glazed & Gas Central Heating Throughout
  • Sale Price of B&B £420,000
Full Description

*CHAIN FREE* - VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO APPRECIATE THE EXTREMELY SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION AND SUBSTANTIAL PLOT!

Gas central heating and fully double glazed throughout, with CCTV cameras, outdoor security lighting, fire and smoke detectors and alarmed throughout, regulation fire extinguishers, fully fitted safety lighting, all with full service history and self-closing fire safety interior doors, the property adheres to current UK safety regulations.

*IDEAL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY*

With two universities close by, the property lends itself to excellent en-suite student accommodation. The current owners run a very successful multi-award winning Bed & Breakfast Guesthouse, having achieved several international awards including TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, as a consequence the property is in a splendid walk-in condition, with very little renovation required.

SALE PRICE OF B&B - £420,000 - includes all fixtures and fittings, goodwill and stock.

Traditional red brick built, the property has high ceilings and spacious rooms throughout. It boasts six en-suite guest rooms, a spacious Victorian dining room, a pretty conservatory and a beautiful entrance hall, staircase and first floor landing, and is sympathetically decorated throughout, retaining many original features, in-keeping with a bygone era of decadence and splendour.

A private, self-contained 'Granny annex' consisting of a double bedroom, fully refurbished basement, lounge, family bathroom, walk-in larder, laundry room and large, fully fitted kitchen, which adheres to food safety regulations. There is also a small, private courtyard garden.

Location

The Kenwood is perfectly located on the A5006, with excellent links to M6 J15 and J16 and within walking distance of Stoke on Trent Railway Station. The area has two universities, attracting students worldwide, North Staffordshire University is within a short walk and Keele University within a 10 minute drive away. Stoke on Trent is world renowned for its pottery industry both past and present.

Approach

Mature trees serve as a glorious backdrop to this beautiful Victorian property. There is a decorative wrought iron railing to the front and sides of the property, together with a decorative wrought iron gate which allow visitors on foot entry off the main highway. The original brick gate posts still have the original Kenwood inscription preserved. A pathway to the front door is centrally located, with two small areas of lawn, framed with traditional low box hedging on either side. A pretty and well maintained and well stocked front garden offers excellent kerb appeal. There is a small garden pond and a Victorian 3 light lamp post and a pathway leads to the rear car park. CCTV camera, 2 coach lanterns either side of the front door.

Entrance Hall

A white UPVC front door with leaded glass panels opens to reveal a spacious, light and airy hallway. Retaining the original archway and features the original decorative Victorian dado and picture rails, high skirting boards and coving, this room is welcoming and neutrally decorated in warm tones.

There is a real wood oak flooring, two large radiators, two crystal chandeliers, fire alarm control panel, fire extinguisher, fuse box, CCTV camera and monitor, staircase leading to the first floor and panelled doors leading to the dining room, ground floor guest bedroom, basement, store room/office and owners private accommodation.

Dining Room

The magnificent crystal chandelier creates a glorious centrepiece in this large, spacious and elegant room, which has been beautifully and sympathetically decorated. Duel aspect, with a UPVC leaded window overlooking the front garden, it features the original decorative Victorian cornices and ceiling rose, original Victorian dado and picture rails and high skirting boards. Feature white mantle and raised hearth with inset ceramic tiles. Two radiators, two crystal wall lights, TV aerial point. double glass doors leading to:

Conservatory

An attractive Victorian style with brick and UPVC double glazed construction and glass pitched roof. There is partially obscured glass windows, two radiators, a ceramic tiled floor, TV aerial point. UPVC double glass doors lead to the exterior courtyard.

Staircase and Split Level First Floor Landing

The original Victorian arch window has obscured glass but still allows in lots of light and the original Victorian wide staircase with white balustrade and galleried landing has been tastefully decorated in the same warm tones as the hallway, whilst retaining the original decorative Victorian dado and picture rails, high skirting boards and coving. There are two radiators, two crystal chandeliers wall and three mounted fire extinguishers. A ceiling hatch to loft space with pull down ladder.

Executive Double Room

This is a beautiful, large, elegant room. There are two UPVC leaded windows overlooking the front garden and the room features the original decorative Victorian picture rail, high skirting boards and coving. There are two radiators, two pendant ceiling lights, TV aerial point and storage space above en-suite.

Door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system and soft close seat, wash hand basin with stylish mixer taps and bath with mixer taps and shower over and contemporary glass shower screen. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf, electric heated chrome four bar towel rail.

Superior Double Room

With the original floor to ceiling UPVC leaded bay window overlooking the front garden, this large and airy room features the original decorative Victorian picture rail, ceiling rose and high skirting boards. There is one radiator, pendant ceiling light, TV aerial point and storage space above en-suite.

Bi-folding door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system and soft close seat, wash hand basin with stylish mixer taps and bath with mixer taps and shower over. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf and chrome double towel rail.

Regular Double / Family Room

This is two adjoining rooms creating a wonderfully large space. Dual purpose, it can be used as a Family Room or a Regular Double by locking the connecting door. Two UPVC leaded windows overlook the rear courtyard. There are two radiators, two pendant ceiling lights, two TV aerial points.

Bi-folding door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system and soft close seat, wash hand basin with stylish mixer taps and walk-in shower cubicle and chrome shower tidy with contemporary glass shower screen. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf and electric heated chrome four bar towel rail.

Twin Room

The UPVC leaded window overlooks the front garden and this pretty room features the original Victorian high skirting boards and coving. There is a radiator, pendant ceiling light, TV aerial point and storage space above en-suite.

Bi-folding door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system, wash hand basin with stylish mixer taps and walk-in shower cubicle with chrome shower tidy. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf, chrome double towel rail.

Regular Single Room

The UPVC leaded window overlooks the rear courtyard, there is a radiator, pendant ceiling light and the room features the original high skirting boards and coving, TV aerial point and storage space above en-suite.

Bi-folding door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system, wash hand basin and walk-in shower cubicle with power shower and chrome shower tidy. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf, electric heated chrome double towel rail.

Budget Single Room

There are two UPVC leaded windows, laminate flooring, radiator, pendant ceiling light, wall reading light, TV aerial point. Bi-folding door to en-suite – white three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system, wash hand basin and walk-in shower cubicle with power shower and chrome shower tidy. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, illuminated wall mirror, glass shelf, electric heated chrome double towel rail.

Private, Self-Contained 2 Bed 'Granny Annex' Apartment

Accessed off the main entrance hallway on ground floor, lockable door through to a further large, private hallway. Terracotta ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, spotlights, CCTV monitor,

Kitchen

A well designed, light and airy room, double aspect with two large UPVC leaded windows overlooking the front and side of the property. Terracotta ceramic floor tiles with complimentary ceramic wall tiles and inset ceiling spotlights. Ample storage with fully fitted cream wall and base units under a contrasting granite style effect rolltop work surface. There is a 1 and 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink, with mixer taps and drainer and a further large stainless steel hand basin with mixer taps which adheres to UK food safety regulations.

A matching central island, with base units and drawers under, completes the look. There is an integrated dishwasher, a single built in electric fan oven and grill and a free standing range cooker with two further electric ovens, electric grill and an seven ring gas hob with an extractor fan over. Two free-standing single electric deep fat fryers. Built in wall extractor fan and wall mounted fire blanket. Radiator and a brand new combination gas boiler, with a 6 year warranty.

Lounge

Light and airy room with a large UPVC leaded window overlooking the rear car park. There is a radiator, decorative mantle and hearth with inset ceramic tiles and inset coal effect electric fire, ceiling light. Telephone and broadband points. UPVC double patio doors leading to:

Private Enclosed Courtyard

Sunny aspect, decorative stone paving circle inset in brick-red chippings, fully enclosed with lattice trellis curved topped fence panels on two sides. Well stocked wooden planters.

Master Double Bedroom

The UPVC leaded window overlooks the rear courtyard. There is a radiator, crystal chandelier, the original decorative Victorian picture rail. TV aerial point

Family Bathroom

White three piece suite comprising of a low level wc with dual flush system and soft close seat, wash hand basin with stylish mixer taps and bath with stylish mixer taps, hand held shower, power shower and contemporary glass shower screen. Obscured glass UPVC leaded window. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, tile effect flooring, chrome vertical towel rail radiator and fitted watertight spherical glass ceiling light.

Basement Twin Room

Stairs lead down to a large, spacious room, fully refurbished by the previous owners. Small skylight style window lets in daylight, radiator, laminate flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, two wall lights and two reading lights. TV aerial point. En-suite - white three piece suite, a Saniflow low level wc with dual flush system and soft close seat, wash hand basin, walk-in shower cubicle with power shower and chrome shower tidy. Floor to ceiling ceramic wall tiles with decorative feature border, slate tile flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, hair dryer, glass shelf, vertical towel rail radiator

Walk-in Larder

Obscured glass UPVC leaded window, shelving and ceiling light.

Utility / Laundry Room

Double aspect with 2 UPVC leaded windows, fitted base units with granite effect worktops, two drawers and stainless steel sink and drainer. Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Ceramic wall and floor tiles, inset ceiling spotlights.

Storage cupboard

This is a very useful storage area. Double doors open to reveal handy shelving and a clothes rail and also currently housing the CCTV equipment.

Store Room / Office

Accessed off the main entrance hallway, this small walk-in room is another very useful storage area, it has a lockable bi-folding door with obscured glass, shelving, inset ceiling spotlights and a UPVC leaded window with obscured glass.

Rear Lobby

Terracotta ceramic tiled flooring. UPVC exterior door with leaded obscured glass panel

leading to tarmac and gravelled area, exterior boundary wall with decorative wrought iron gate, allowing access to:

Rear Car Park

Fully enclosed with six foot high brick boundary wall with feature lighting and large decorative wrought iron gates. Fully tarmacked with marked parking bays suitable for six vehicles. Two CCTV cameras and motion sensor lighting offers excellent security.

The rear of the property has been freshly painted white by the current owners, giving a clean and well cared for appearance. The white walls continue off the car park and there are well stocked wooden planters, a pretty courtyard with feature wrought iron arch and decorative paving. A brick wall with a decorative wrought iron gate allows access to the side of the property which has a wide pathway and low decorative wrought iron railings which continue to the front boundary.

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