Offers in excess of £650,000
Old Portsmouth, Hampshire
The Greye House is believed to have been initially built in the mid 1600’s and then extended at the turn of the 18th Century with the history particularly referring to the square panel canopy over the front door which is registered in the Buildings of England Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Book written by Pevsner and Lloyd. It is located in a prized enclaved close to the historic Old Portsmouth Napoleonic sea defences and harbour entrance and is recorded as one of the oldest conservation areas of Portsea Island. This charming Grade II Listed property has a wealth of character detail, however it benefits from modern comforts having been sensitively restored over the years. When you invest in buying a Grade II Listed property you are buying more than just a family home in an enviable location, you are also preserving a little slice of history for the next generation.This charming property benefits from having a 30ft walled rear garden and original painted wood panelling.
PROPERTY SUMMARY The Greye House is believed to have been initially built in the mid 1600's and then extended at the turn of the 18th Century with the history particularly referring to the square panel canopy over the front door which is registered in the Buildings of England Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Book written by Pevsner and Lloyd. It is located in a prized enclaved close to the historic Old Portsmouth Napoleonic sea defences and harbour entrance and is recorded as one of the oldest conservation areas of Portsea Island. This charming Grade II Listed property has a wealth of character detail, however it benefits from modern comforts having been sensitively restored over the years. The accommodation provides 2226 sq ft of living space arranged over four primary floors and comprises; sitting room, kitchen and conservatory on the ground, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor with a further two bedrooms, one having an en-suite shower room on the top floor as well as a two roomed semi-basement including a separate utility room. When you invest in buying a Grade II Listed property you are buying more than just a family home in an enviable location, you are also preserving a little slice of history for the next generation. This charming property benefits from having a 30ft walled rear garden, original painted wood panelling, sash windows and undulating floors. Offered with gas fired central heating, en-suite facilities and no forward chain, early internal viewing of this character town house is strongly recommended in order to appreciate both the accommodation and location on offer.
ENTRANCE Stone steps with wrought iron railings to either side leading up to a large black painted front door with glazed panels to upper section and feature square canopy over leading to:
VESTIBULE Wide stripped and stained floorboards, wooden panelling to one wall and half level on the other wall, internal half glazed door with borrowed light window over leading to:
HALLWAY Painted panelling to one wall with wide architraves, half wall panelling to the other, twin doors and staircase leading down to lower ground floor and staircase rising to first floor, wide stripped and stained floorboards.
SITTING ROOM 15' 0" x 11' 7" (4.57m x 3.53m) Twin sash windows to front aspect with seating under, painted panelling to all walls with large architraves, wide stripped and stained skirting boards, half glazed panelled door leading to hallway, power points, arched recess with range of shelving to one side of chimney breast, radiator, power points, central chimney breast with gas wood effect burner (not tested), exposed brick inlay with large hearth.
KITCHEN INC. DINING ROOM 14' 8" x 14' 0" (4.47m x 4.27m) Kitchen area; comprehensive range of green painted bespoke units incorporating drawers and storage cupboards with wood block work surface, ceramic tiled surrounds, half glazed panelled door leading to hallway, power points, wall mounted units with glazed panelled door, cream fronted 'Aga' with twin hot plates and ovens under, tiled surrounds, inset butler style sink with mixer tap and cupboards under, corner storage unit, integrated dishwasher and fridge with matching door, range of drawer units, wall mounted boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating (not tested) stripped and stained floorboards, narrow built-in storage cupboard with twin doors. Dining area; ceiling spotlights, twin glazed windows overlooking sun room/conservatory, stable style door leading to sun room/conservatory, power points, space for fridge/freezer.
SUN ROOM / CONSERVATORY 13' 10" x 10' 3" (4.22m x 3.12m) Pitched roof with two skylight windows, twin central doors with full height windows to either side with further opener overlooking rear garden, rendered and painted white walls with exposed beams, flagstone flooring, wall lights, power points.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR Steps down from hallway leading to separate rooms divided by a narrow hallway.
STUDY 12' 10" x 12' 4" maximum (3.91m x 3.76m) Ceiling height 6'0" with exposed beams and lowered supporting beam, natural ventilation to rear aspect, radiator, power points, access via passage way leads to:
STORE ROOM 13' 5" x 7' 3" (4.09m x 2.21m) Exposed beams to ceiling with central wooden supporting beam, small window to front aspect, power points.
SHOWER / UTILITY ROOM Plumbing for washing machine, work surface with single drainer sink unit, tiled surrounds, 'Sani-flo' with pump system with low level w.c,. shower area with rail and curtain, restricted ceiling height with exposed beams, radiator.
FIRST FLOOR Landing, staircase with rope railing rising to upper floor, panelling to half wall level, exposed beam, doors to primary rooms.
BEDROOM 1 14' 9" x 17' 10" max. (4.5m x 5.44m) (currently arranged as drawing room). Twin sash style windows to front aspect with wide sills under, stripped and stained floorboards, radiator, panelling to wall, central feature surround fireplace with inset blue tiles, log burner with large hearth, recess to one side with arched opening with hanging rail, panelled door, power points, radiator.
BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 11' 10" (4.39m x 3.61m) Decreasing to 7'8" at narrowest point with recess area for door opening, stripped and stained floorboards, twin sash windows to rear aspect overlooking garden with seating under, panelling on two walls to half wall level, further panelling and bookshelf to one wall, borrowed light window to bathroom, panelled door, radiator, power points.
BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with wooden panel, tiled surrounds, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., recess with shower area, drench style hood with rail, curtain and light over, painted panelling former fireplace, stripped and stained floorboards, radiator, shaver point and light.
TOP FLOOR Landing with skylight window, exposed beams to one wall, door to:
BEDROOM 4 12' 5" x 12' 2" (3.78m x 3.71m) Dormer sash window to front aspect with radiator under, stripped and stained floorboards, access to loft space, curved recessed fireplace with exposed bricks and beam over, twin doored dresser wardrobe with hanging space and shelving, power points.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle with 'Triton T80 CSI' shower, rail and curtain over, wash hand basin, low level w.c., radiator, stripped and stained floorboards.
BEDROOM 3 15' 9" x 14' 1" (4.8m x 4.29m) Eaves to either side ceilings restricting headroom, sash window to rear aspect with radiator under, stripped and stained floorboards, recess to chimney breast with exposed brick inlay and matching hearth with wooden mantle over and built-in storage cupboard to one side, twin built-in wardrobes with hanging space, power points.
OUTSIDE To the front are steps with wrought iron rails leading to main front door. To the rear, accessible from the sun room/conservsatory is an enclosed garden measuring approximately 30' in depth, walled on all sides with paving stone area, small pond, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes, low level built-in double doored cupboard.
- A Grade II Listed Character Townhouse
- Four Bedrooms
- Three Reception Areas
- 30’ Walled Garden
- Charming Period Features
- Enviable Location within a Conservation Area
- Close to Historic Waterfront & Harbour
- Viewing Recommended