Terraced house for sale in Borstal Road, Rochester ME1

Terraced house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 2 4
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Property description

No Onward Chain! This deceptively spacious five bedroomed late Victorian house, is situated in a much sought after residential area with uninterrupted views over the River Medway. The house, arranged over four levels, retains an exceptional array of original and period features such as cast iron fireplaces with marble surrounds, plaster cornices, stripped doorways, sash and stained glass windows and patterned floor tiling. There is a 23’ drawing room, 18’ sitting room, fabulous original staircase and hallways, bespoke solid pine fitted kitchen units with ‘Stoves’ cooker, dining room with original dresser and a ‘Rayburn’ solid fuel cooker, plus superbly fitted family bathroom with claw foot bath. The west facing terraced rear garden has fabulous uninterrupted river views, a full width decked patio, lawn, brick patio, mature shrubs and trees, plus wooden storage shed. Located within a half mile of Rochester Castle, Cathedral, schools for all ages, both private and state and the High Street with its independent shops, cafes, restaurants and mainline station with hi-speed services to London St Pancras. There are also good access links to the A2, M2 and M20. Your internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate this family house.

Entrance door with stained glass window into entrance vestibule: Patterned tiled flooring, coved ceiling, door to shower room, door with stained glass window and matching fanlight over into
entrance hall: Stripped floorboards, attractive original staircase to first and lower ground floors, radiator with screen cover, plaster cornice
drawing room: 23’ x 12’6 sash and arched casement windows to rear overlooking River Medway, stripped floorboards, magnificent dark grey marble mantelpiece and surround with cast iron open fireplace, ceramic tiled inlay and tiled hearth, cast iron radiator, alcove shelving and storage cupboards, plaster ceiling roses and cornice, picture rail, feature window to hall and stairway, French doors to rear balcony with wrought iron railings and views over River Medway
sitting room: 18’3 x 12’3 sash bay window with blinds to front, original red marble mantelpiece and surround, cast iron open fireplace with ceramic tiled inlay and tiled hearth, alcove study desk and shelving, radiator with screen cover, stripped floorboards, picture rail, plaster cornice, ceiling rose
shower room: Stained glass windows to front, wash hand basin in unit, low level w.c, shower cubicle with screen doors and mainsfed shower, mosaic half tiled walls and splashback, patterned tiled flooring with under floor heating, picture rail
lower ground floor hall: Stripped floorboards, understairs cupboard
gym/work room: Power and light, very usable room, meters
original pantry: Walk-in pantry with window to front, fitted shelving, sealed floor, light
kitchen: 14’5 x 8’ sash bay window to front, half glazed door to front courtyard, range of hand built solid pine base cupboards, tiled worktops with butler sink and mixer taps, ceramic tiled splashbacks, Stoves double oven and grill with ceramic hob plate, quarry tiled floor, plumbed for washing machine, cupboard housing gas boiler for central heating and hot water, built-in dishwasher, fitted shelving, half glazed door to
dining room: 16’4 x 11’10 french doors to garden overlooking River Medway, stripped floorboards, original pine dresser cupboard and shelving, alcove cupboards, Rayburn solid fuel cooker with two hotplates and ovens for extra room heat and cooking, upright modern radiator
family room: 12’10 x 11’ sash window to rear overlooking River Medway, stripped floorboards, radiator, plaster cornice, grey marble mantelpiece and surround with cast iron fireplace and ceramic tiled inlay, door to garden
first floor landing: Deep walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving, original staircase to second floor, plaster cornice
bedroom one: 12’10 x 12’8 sash window to rear overlooking River Medway, grey marble mantelpiece surround with cast iron fireplace, ceramic tiled inlay and slate hearth, radiator, built-in deep double wardrobe, coved ceiling
bedroom two: 12’10 x 12’6 sash windows to front, radiator, grey marble mantelpiece surround with cast iron fireplace, ceramic tiled inlay and slate hearth, built-in deep double wardrobe, deep alcove double wardrobe, picture rail, plaster cornice
bedroom three: 12’10 x 10’ sash window to rear overlooking River Medway, radiator, grey marble mantelpiece surround with cast iron fireplace, ceramic tile inlay and slate hearth
family bathroom: Sash windows to front, enamel claw foot bath with central chrome shower head over, high level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, cast iron radiator, half wood panelled walls
second floor landing: Double glazed velux window to front, access to deep eaves storage cupboard with light and boarding, fitted cupboard
bedroom four: 13’ narrowing to 10’6 x 11’10 double glazed window to rear overlooking River Medway, deep eaves storage with light and boarding, cast iron fireplace, radiator
bedroom five: 11’8 x 6’8 double glazed window to rear overlooking river, radiator
exterior: Front: Low brick boundary wall with wrought iron railings, steps down to lower courtyard, terraced flower and shrub beds, lighting, door to kitchen. Rear garden: West facing terraced garden with views over River Medway valley. There is a full width and deep timber decked terrace with wrought iron railings, outside light and storage area under, steps down to lawned garden with flower and shrub beds, further steps to lawn, small brick patio, flower and shrub beds, wooden shed, steps to further timber decked area.
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