The Sunday Times
Thursday April 18, 2019

Property history of 88 Newton Road, Newton, Swansea SA3 4SL, 22nd Dec 2014

Previously listed for sale on 22nd Dec 2014
£900,000 Offers in region of - 6 bedroom semi-detached house

Property info

Property features

  • Landmark Period Residence
  • 6 Bedrooms, 2 Formal Receptions and Fantastic Cons
  • Fabulous Period Detail and Excellent Condition Thr
  • Excellent Location

Property description

88 Newton Road is a substantial period property situated in a sought after and highly convenient location within 400 yards of the boutiques and eateries of Newton Road, literally across the road from Underhill park and within half a mile of the beaches of Rotherslade and Langland Bay. The property offers spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors with a wealth of period features. This period character has been sympathetically blended with modern finishes to provide a superb family home in a very desirable location. Points to note include: High ceilings, picture rails, decorative cornices and ceiling roses, exposed wooden floorboards, original tessellated tile floorings, impressive marble and period fireplaces. Externally the property boasts a lovely south facing garden with raised sun terrace, to the rear of the house there is a courtyard which leads onto a woodland garden.

Porch
Entered via stained glass detail to front double doors with stained glass fanlight above, tiled flooring, original Victorian door to front with original stained and leaded glass detail.
Reception Hall
Original tiled flooring, 10'4 ceiling, coved ceiling, original dado rail, original staircase to first floor with panelled cupboard under, sash window with original shutters to side elevation, multi fuel stove set in fireplace with slate tiled surround and stone hearth, school style radiator, door to storage cupboard, doors to;
Utility 6'8 x 5' (2.03m x 1.52m)
Casement window to side elevation, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, work surface, tiled flooring, eye level units.
Cloakroom
High flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, half height ceramic tiling to walls, tiled floor, obscure double glazed window to side elevation, loft hatch.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 12'7 x 12'7 (3.84m x 3.84m)
Original sash window with original shutters to the front elevation overlooking the garden, gas fired Aga, Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap, base and eye level units with granite work surfaces, polished flooring, space for American style fridge/freezer, original coving to ceiling, ceramic tiled walls, part glazed door to;
Conservatory 18'6 x 12'4 (5.64m x 3.76m)
Quarter height brick and cavity wall built, windows above to sides and front, internal window back through to the porch, sloping pitch glazed conservatory roof, French windows leading out to front garden, tiled flooring.
Sitting Room 16'3 x 15'9 (4.95m x 4.80m)
Large bay window with original three sash windows to front elevation, polished floor boards, school style radiator, open fireplace with cast iron fire surround, tiled inset, granite hearth and marble mantlepiece, original deep skirting boards, original coving to ceiling.
Drawing Room 20'9 x 16'4 (6.32m x 4.98m)
Two floor to ceiling original sash windows to front elevation, open fire with stone hearth and mantlepiece, school style radiator, coved ceiling, trap door to cellar.
Cellar 15'3 x 11'11 (4.65m x 3.63m)
Two rooms, first with measurements above, second to the front of the property measuring 15'2 x 7'11. (4.62m x 2.41m)
First Floor Landing
On the way up the stairway to the rear of the house is an original stained glass sash window with leaded detail to rear, to side is a further stained glass and leaded window, coved ceiling, door to understairs cupboard and doors to;
Cloakroom
High flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, radiator, obscure sash window to rear elevation with stained and leaded glass detail, ceramic tiling to half height, loft access.
Master Bedroom One 16'7 x 15'7 (5.05m x 4.75m)
Sash bay window to front elevation overlooking Underhill Park, gas fireplace with marble hearth and surround and slate mantlepiece, coved ceiling, radiator, polished floorboards, door to bedroom three.
Bedroom Two 16'10 x 14'9 (5.13m x 4.50m)
Two sash windows to front elevation overlooking the front garden and onto Underhill Park, polished floorboards, fireplace with wooden mantlepiece, tiled inset and marble hearth, radiator, coved ceiling.
Bathroom
Limestone tiling to floor, Victorian style claw foot bath tub with stainless steel mixer tap, wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit under, double shower cubicle with wall mounted large shower head, radiator, ceramic tiling to half height, coved ceiling, obscured double glazed window to side elevation.
Bedroom Three
Sash window to front elevation, fireplace, coved ceiling, radiator, built-in storage cupboard.
Second Floor Landing
Doors to;
Bedroom Six 18'1 x 9'5 (5.51m x 2.87m)
Double glazed window to side elevation, Velux window to rear elevation, polished floor boards, radiator.
Shower Room
Low flush WC, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and vanity unit under, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, Velux window to rear elevation, ceramic tiling to walls, tiled flooring.
Bedroom Five 15'6 x 14'10 (4.72m x 4.52m)
Arched sash window to front elevation overlooking Underhill Park, Velux window to side elevation, polished floorboards, radiator, loft access.
Bedroom Four 17'9 x 12'8 (5.41m x 3.86m)
Double glazed window to side elevation, radiator, polished floor boards.
Externally
The property is approached via tarmac driveway with off street parking for a number of cars. Courtyard garden leading onto woodland and to the front is sun terrace across the property with steps leading down to a lovely private lawned south facing garden.
Services
Mains services are connected to the property.
Viewing
Strictly by appointment through our Mumbles Office .

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