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Mauldeth Road, Heaton Mersey
Property SummaryA superb Victorian 6 double bedroom semi detached home with outstanding views over Heaton Moor Golf Club. Many period features with open fireplaces and large cellars. Garage with studio above. Situated on a corner plot with well established gardens to three sides. VIEWING ADVISED.
A TRULY GRAND VICTORIAN HOME There is a passion for Victorian architecture in the UK and with every good reason; for their elegance and design detail along with the industrial revolution welcoming an age of wealthy middle class business people who desired high quality and spacious living rooms. Norwood is one of Heaton Mersey's greatest examples of the grand Victorian residence, built in circa 1880 it is apparent the minute you step over the threshold that the original owners were of gentrified stock.
The hallway with stunning sculptures mouldings stand out as fine art whilst the deep cornicing and skirtings flourish throughout the home. The two principal entertaining rooms offer beautiful fireplaces and open fires, though they won't be tended by Mary and Annie who were the domestic helps in 1881. The proportions continue throughout the home which takes you over four floors and offers a living kitchen, full head height cellars, six double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Wind forward 140 years and the present owners, as custodians of the history, have carried out costly but vital remedial works; new roof to the house and garage including new gutters and downpipes, 6 new Velux windows (Conservation approved), chimney stacks rebuilt and recapped, a new combi boiler installed, bay windows with bespoke hand made wood units on two floors and other significant maintenance works. To truly appreciate the quality on offer our expert photography will reveal more than we could say, whilst a viewing will reveal all. It all means you can enjoy the history with peace of mind.
Outside yet more evidence of the homes rich heritage is what was originally described as a motor house and a grand affair it must have been with a studio above aching to be used for someone's muse and with a copy of the architects original drawings still in their possession.
Of course, Mauldeth Road features numerous signature homes and that is because the wealthy classes also appreciated the strategic importance of the location which these days means the motorway and airport complex being easily reached whilst public transport, including the increasingly popular Metrolink service are also close by. Add to it quality schools, excellent recreational and social facilities, not least of which is the stunning Heaton Moor Golf Club adjacent to the home and offers stunning views from the North and West windows, you'll begin to understand the compelling attraction of this home. A truly rare addition to the market place.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES
ENTRANCE HALL 21' 9" x 5' 3" (6.63m x 1.6m) Plus 9'5 x 3'0
Grand entrance door with etched glass and side panels. Corniced ceiling with sculptured mouldings. Dado rail. Cathedral style window. 2 x double panel radiators. Access to cellars.
LOUNGE 18' 3" x 15' 1" (5.56m x 4.6m) Measurements are into bay and chimney breast. Original Art Deco fire surround with tile insert and hearth and mantle mirror and open fire. TV aerial and telephone point. Deep cornicing, skirtings and picture rails. Original arched sash windows. Stripped and stained floorboards.
DINING ROOM 16' 9" x 14' 8" (5.11m x 4.47m) Measurements are into bay and chimney breast. Deep cornicing, skirtings and picture rail. Original feature fireplace with mahogany surround and mantle mirror, tiled insert and hearth with open fire. Original arched sash windows.
LIVING KITCHEN 16' 1" x 15' 3" (4.9m x 4.65m) A range of hand painted base, wall and drawer units with contrasting worktops and breakfast bar area. Matching fitted cupboards. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Gas hob with built in extractor above. Stoves double oven. Open fire grate with tiled surround. 2 x Double panel radiators. Fluorescent light. 2 windows.
REAR PORCH 4' 5" x 3' 8" (1.35m x 1.12m) Rear entrance door and window.
CLOAKROOM AND WC 6' 11" x 5' 11" (2.11m x 1.8m) WC. Wash hand basin. Single panel radiator. Window with opaque glass.
SPLIT LEVEL LANDING
BATHROOM 10' 1" x 5' 9" (3.07m x 1.75m) Corner bath with Victorian style mixer tap and shower head. WC. Heritage pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel radiator. 2 windows with opaque glass.
MASTER BEDROOM 22' 10" x 18' 10" (6.96m x 5.74m) Measurements are at widest point and reduces to 14'6 Original antique wash hand stand with marble surround. Picture rail. Fitted wardrobe. Stripped and stained floorboards. Double panel radiator. 3 arched sash windows. Views across the golf course.
BEDROOM 18' 10" x 17' 6" (5.74m x 5.33m) Measurements are at widest point and reduces to 14'6. Picture rail. Single panel radiator. Bay window.
BEDROOM 15' 8" x 15' 0" (4.78m x 4.57m) Picture rail. Cornice detail. Single panel radiator. 2 x arched sash windows.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 9" x 6' 7" (2.06m x 2.01m) Shower cubicle with Mira shower unit. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Single panel radiator.
BEDROOM 17' 4" x 15' 7" (5.28m x 4.75m) Measurement is into chimney breast. Telephone point. Double panel radiator. Bay window.
BEDROOM 22' 6" x 14' 6" (6.86m x 4.42m) Measurement is into chimney breast. Skylight. Arched sash window. Double panel radiator.
BEDROOM 15' 9" x 14' 11" (4.8m x 4.55m) Measurements are into bay and chimney breast. Double panel radiator. Arched sash window.
CHAMBER ONE 15' 3" x 15' 3" (4.65m x 4.65m) Window.
UTILITY ROOM 9' 0" x 7' 1" (2.74m x 2.16m) Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Boiler. Single panel radiator. Window.
CHAMBER TWO 15' 1" x 14' 8" (4.6m x 4.47m) Original cast iron range / oven. Belfast sink. Rear entrance door with steps leading to the rear garden. Window.
CHAMBER THREE 15' 1" x 14' 8" (4.6m x 4.47m) Window.
GARAGE 16' 2" x 14' 2" (4.93m x 4.32m) Electric up and over door. Light and power. Stairs leading to
STUDIO / WORKSHOP 16' 0" x 13' 10" (4.88m x 4.22m)
FRONT Large front garden screened with mature trees and various shrubs. Pathway to the front of the property and lawned area.
SIDE In and out driveway with raised beds. Entrance to garage.
REAR Large lawned garden. A wide variety of mature plants and shrubs. Private patio area with steps leading down to the cellar.