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Property Information

  • Price : £365,000
  • Type: Maisonette
  • Ref No: 28726673

Property Features

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Receptions: 1
  • Bathrooms: 2


Ivy House is a large, traditional, detached building in the heart of the prestigious Westoe Village and close to many amenities and the town centre. One of the original properties, it retains many period features and will appeal those requiring to be surrounded by the charm and character of a country cottage, while enjoying modern comforts. As with many properties in this historic street, Ivy House is Grade II listed. Gas Central Heating. EPC D

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Ivy House is offered freehold , with vacant possession of the first and second floor maisonette together with its secluded garden and garage (collectively comprising Ivy House South). Ivy House South is accessed by a side gate in St Georges Avenue and a path leading to a porch and front door. A short hall with storage space and under stairs cupboard leads to the period staircase and first floor. From the landing, the principal living rooms arise. A fine large lounge diner with views over the village is simply decorated and has a lovely period fire surround. A fitted kitchen/breakfast room in country cottage style, a good sized bedroom, bathroom with roll top bath and a recently installed separate shower room. The second floor has three bedrooms, beamed ceilings and fitted wardrobes to the master bedroom.

Ivy House is one of the oldest properties in South Shields. The site has been occupied since Roman times and possibly foundations or parts of this building date back to these times. The current facade was added around 1800 onto a dwelling shown in mid Eighteenth Century maps as belonging to a local landowner. The property has been improved, extensively renovated and extended over the many years of its existence and many features still evident give testimony to this.

Entrance portico -
Entrance door to hall with radiator and oak floor, under-stair meter cupboard and fire door leading to stairs to the first floor.

First floor -
An attractive landing with return stairs to the second floor, radiator

Living room - 22'10 x 16' (6.96m x 4.88m)
A fine white Italian marble fire surround with cast inserts, alcove library cupboards with power points, sash windows and views over this historic village centre, three radiators.

Bedroom - 16' x 12'7 (4.88m x 3.84m)
Victorian fireplace, sash windows with views to the village, radiator

Kitchen breakfast room - 16'4 x 15' (4.98m x 4.57m)
A range of painted wood wall, base units and worktops housing a sink unit, gas hob with extractor over and oven, space for appliances, tiled splash backs, quarry tiled floor, painted stone wall, radiator

Bathroom - 11'6 x 9' (3.51m x 2.74m)
The roll top bath is a feature in this light and bright room and comes with a shower tap, wash basin, WC, large built in linen cupboard with plumbing for a washer, tiled floor, two towel radiators.

Shower room -
Double shower enclosure with mains feed shower, vanity unit with wash basin, WC, tiled floor and ladder style radiator

Second floor -
Landing with dormer window, views over rear garden and St Georges Avenue.

Bedroom - 16' x 15'2 (4.88m x 4.62m)
With dormer window, Victorian fireplace, walk in cupboard and eaves storage, radiator

Bedroom - 14'10 x 7'6 (4.52m x 2.29m)
With dormer window, views over the village, two eaves cupboards and radiator

Bedroom - 15'2 x 14'6 (4.62m x 4.42m)
With Victorian fireplace, a full range of built in wardrobes, dormer window and radiator

External -
There are rear walled gardens to the property with access to the detached garage. The garage is a large single garage with courtesy door. There are gardens with slate shale and paved patio for ease of maintenance

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