Guide Price £290,000

Castlegate Street, Harwich

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    3
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    2

General information

General information This 3 bedroom detached Grade II listed town house is offered in excellent decorative order throughout and offers gated off road parking, 2 bathrooms and usable cellar with a 6'7 ceiling height which spans the entire footprint of the existing dwelling. Centrally located in the heart of Old Harwich the property is within an easy stroll of the sea front, local restaurants and railway station with links to London Liverpool Street.

Approached through a red wood panelled entrance door the entrance hall has a radiator, stairs to the first floor, mahogany flooring and a feature exposed red brick recess. There is also a secondary glazed window to the flank wall, exposed beams to the ceiling and access to the cellar beneath the staircase to the first floor. An opening leads into the Kitchen and a further wood panelled door to the sitting room. The sitting room is light and airy with large dual aspect sash windows to the front and side aspects of the property. There is also a 'listed' stained glass high level window to the flank wall. Oak flooring is laid and two radiators are provided with an exposed beam running centrally to the ceiling. The kitchen is fitted with a range of hand built beech fronted units that comprise of cupboards and drawers with a square edge granite work surface, tiled splash back and matching eye level cupboards. To the front aspect are two large sash windows with a 1.5 bowl drainer sink with stainless steel mixer tap sitting behind the windows carved into the work surface. Space is provided for both a dishwasher and washing machine. Beneath the extractor hood is a space for a gas fired range cooker and wood panelling is present to the ceiling and, in part, to the walls. Travertine tiling is laid to the floor and there is also a radiator. The first floor landing has a radiator and secondary glazed windows to both the side and rear aspects. An airing cupboard is present housing the insulated hot water tank, wall mounted boiler and linen shelving. Stairs lead to the second floor and wood panelled doors to two double bedrooms and shower room. The master bedroom has dual aspect sash windows to both the side and front elevations, radiator and exposed beams to the ceiling and skirting. The second bedroom has a sash window to the front elevation, radiator, double fronted wardrobe cupboard and beams exposed to the ceiling and skirting. The shower room incorporates a fully enclosed, tiled, double shower cubicle with glass screen and two thermostatic shower taps, one of which has a pan head shower attachment. The shower room is tiled and also provides an extractor fan, heated towel rail, hand wash basin with Samuel Heath mixer tap and an opaque glazed window to the rear. The separate WC is adjacent comprising of a WC with a hand wash basin that has a stainless steel mixer tap, tiled flooring and an opaque glazed window to the rear of the property. The second floor landing has a window to the rear elevation, ceiling beam and doors leading to the third double bedroom and bathroom. This large room is partly under eaves and has a radiator and two dormer windows to both the front and rear aspects with a partial estuary view to the front window. There is also a double fronted wardrobe cupboard with mirror fronted sliding doors. Beams are exposed and evident to the ceiling and eaves. The bathroom is has an opaque glazed dormer window to the front aspect, panelled bath with shower screen and thermostatic shower tap over, sink with Samuel Heath tap, WC and heated towel rail. The walls and the floor are tiled and there are exposed horizontal and vertical beams to the ceiling eaves. To the rear of the room lies a recessed, storage area. The cellar is an interesting space that is sub divided into two areas with 6'7" ceiling height, partitioned by a central red brick dividing wall and is illuminated by strip lighting and street level windows. There is an old inglenook fireplace (not used), a radiator and a sealed entrance to a old 'smugglers tunnel'. The second area is similar in size and is also lit by a strip light and street level windows whilst having a radiator and a sealed entrance to another 'smugglers tunnel'.

Entrance hall

Kitchen 18' 6" x 12' 2 max" (5.64m x 3.71m)

Living room 15' 6" x 14' 3" (4.72m x 4.34m)

First floor landing

Master bedroom 14' 11" x 10' 4" (4.55m x 3.15m)

Shower room 6' 10" x 5' 10" (2.08m x 1.78m)

WC 6' 9" x 2' 8" (2.06m x 0.81m)

Bedroom two 14' 3" x 9' 4" (4.34m x 2.84m)

Second floor landing

Bedroom three 20' 2" x 11' 6" (6.15m x 3.51m) Under Eves

Bathroom 9' 11 max" x 8' 11 > 4'7" (3.02m x 2.72m)

Cellar room 1 15' 1" x 14' 1" (4.6m x 4.29m)

Cellar room 2 15' 3" x 13' 3" (4.65m x 4.04m)

The outside Off street parking is set behind secure double fronted wood entrance gates. A paved pedestrian walkway leads to the stairs up to the front door. There are two further courtyard styled areas. The first to the rear of the property has a greenhouse whilst steps lead up to the second area with a paved courtyard terrace with raised flower boarders retained by red brick and a garden shed.

Where? Old Harwich has quaint streets and a wealth of old buildings which recall the towns past importance as a trading port, naval base and as a bastion of Britain's front line defences in times of war. The entrance to Harwich Old Town is dominated by the high light house which stands at the South end of West Street. There are also a variety of local public houses and the renowned Pier Hotel and fish restaurant. Harwich also has a railway station with links to London Liverpool Street.

Important information Council Tax Band - D

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - Not required

Property summary

This 3 bedroom detached Grade II listed town house is offered in excellent decorative order throughout and offers gated off road parking, 2 bathrooms and usable cellar with a 6'7 ceiling height which spans the entire footprint of the existing dwelling and centrally located in the heart of Old Harwich within an easy stroll of the sea front and local restaurants.

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