The property is now ideal for family living. The modernisation program included total rewiring (including CAT 5 cabling), new plumbing with a. new boiler and gas fired central heater with new radiators throughout. The eaves now have Lapolla foam insulation. All of the works come with full guarantees and warranties (the owners have copies of). The property also comes with modern new kitchen and bathroom suites and there is carpeting throughput all living and bedroom areas, with new tiling throughout the kitchen, utility and bathrooms; as well as restored parquet flooring throughout the hallways and office studio areas. The property and its large south facing plot also offers a rare opportunity to extend and convert into a larger 4-5 family home (STPP) in one of Bournemouth�s premier roads.
Approaching the property from the road you cross the brick paved driveway, which leads up to the entrance porch that has two decorative lights to either side and a sliding glazed door. Having a tiled floor and an opaque glazed front floor with matching adjacent panels, this opens to a welcoming entrance hall, which has a parquet floor covering. The hall has an abundance of storage cupboards, one houses the pressurised hot water tank, another the boiler which doubles up as a coats cupboard, two low level ones and another beneath the stairs. The staircase rises to the first floor and doors open to all ground floor rooms.
The spacious and open plan living/dining area, with a study area, provides a great space for the owners to relax, dine and entertain their guests. To one wall is a Portland stone fireplace surround with a stone hearth and mantle plus two display shelves to either side. Light pours into this area from the south facing garden. Glazed sliding patio doors provide a lovely view of the rear garden and give access onto the patio. To the front is the study area, ideal for working from home. This has a parquet floor covering and a high level window that overlooks the front garden. In the dining area a set of glazed doors open to the conservatory. This has a tiled floor covering and low slung windows provide extensive views across the rear garden. A set of French doors to the side, open to the patio.
The new kitchen is modern, light and bright with built-in appliances. There is ample storage with sleek fitted base and wall units in a U-shape format, together with a peninsular unit, finished in a white and grey colour scheme, with a matching grey and white floor tiles. The fitted appliances include an induction hob, with a built-in extractor unit, an electric oven, a microwave over and an inset sink (there is also a housing unit for a dishwasher). A walk-in pantry provides excellent additional storage. A door opens into the utility room, which has the same fitted base and wall unit, and worktop, into which the same grey and white floor tiles are laid. The utility room has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tall fridge freezer. A door opens to the side of the property, adjacent to the garage side entrance.
The master bedroom, with a sizeable en-suite shower room, is located on the ground floor. This is a spacious double with a built-in wardrobe and ample room for additional standalone storage units and seating. A large window overlooks the rear garden, which results in a light filled area. The en-suite comprises a walk-in double shower enclosure with a thermostatic drench head and a hand shower. There is a WC and a large wash hand basin, with fitted drawers below and an illuminated mirror above, and a heated towel rail. The en-suite has grey and white coloured tiles throughout the floors and some of the wall section (within the shower and around the sink and WC), resulting in a modern and sleek scheme.
The first floor landing has access to the loft via a hatch and a large window overlooks the front garden. Doors open to all first floor rooms and a walk-in linen wardrobe.
Bedroom two is a dual aspect with windows to the front and rear. It has a built in wardrobe and access to walk-in significant storage space in the eaves. Bedroom three also has a built-in wardrobe and ample room for standalone storage units, a work space and seating. The main window overlooks the front garden and the Velux roof window, brings in additional natural light. A door provides access to an extensive walk-in large eaves space, which has the potential to convert into an en-suite, work space or studio (STPP).
The family shower room has been beautifully fitted with a large walk-in shower, which has a thermostatic drench head and hand shower, a WC and a wash hand basin with fitted drawers beneath and an illuminated mirror above and a heated towel rail. The floor and partial wall areas (in the shower, and around the WC and sink) are covered with grey and white shaded tiles, creating the same modern and sleek design. The double window offers amazing elevated views of the rear garden.
The brick-paved front driveway provides off-road parking for several vehicles. This leads to the garage which has power and light connected and also has the benefit of an automatic electronic door. Immediately behind the garage are three secure storage rooms, ideal for the storage of garden furniture and tools. The front garden is laid with lawn which has two mature trees and flower beds. Two side gates lead through to the rear garden.
The rear garden is a stunning feature of this home, with its South facing aspect, stretches to over 30 metres. The garden has an extensive and colourful variety of trees (including palm and Japanese maple) as well shrubbery, plants and flowers galore. There is also a hidden compost area for the keen gardener. High foliage screening provides complete privacy from both neighbouring properties. The tiled patio area, adjacent to the large living-dining lounge is perfect for sitting out in the warmer months or for alfresco dining and basking in the south facing sunshine all day.