The Property Number 5 King Street is believed to have been built circa 1805 and is one of three similar town houses located in this popular town centre location within easy reach of local facilities, sailing clubs and attractive harbour side walks. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and has retained much of the elegant features and proportions associated with the period. The drawing room has a high coved ceiling with two sash windows looking onto King Street. An open fireplace is currently fitted with a coal-effect gas fire having an Adam style mantelpiece with polished stone slips and hearth. Arched display niches are fitted to either side each with low-level cupboards, one providing a concealed space for a television. The vaulted dining/breakfast room has a stripped pine floor and a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Large double casement doors with fan light above look directly onto a south facing walled courtyard garden. The adjacent kitchen is fitted with matching pine cupboards and drawers with a variety of appliances which would now benefit from updating. From the ground floor an elegant turned staircase with half landing leads to the first floor which is entirely occupied by the principal bedroom suite. This also has two sash windows looking onto King Street with an attractive open fireplace and Adam style mantelpiece together with matching wardrobe and shelved cupboard to either side. A spacious bathroom/dressing room includes both shower cabinet and bath. The second floor accommodation provides both a guest suite with a generous size bedroom having its own shower room. A third bedroom could also be used as a study has southerly views to the upper reaches of Emsworth channel. There is also an additional family bathroom. Outside A shared driveway to the east leads through to a courtyard which provides vehicle access to the garage located immediately to the south of the garden. This has an up-and-over door with a rear personal door leading directly to the garden itself which is paved with herringbone brick sets having raised planters stocked with easily maintained flowering shrubs. Double casement doors from the dining/breakfast room open onto a sheltered sitting area and the garden is lit with four outside lights. Location This pretty harbour side town on the boundary of Hampshire and West Sussex is extremely popular and it is not hard to see why. It has retained a good number of local shops. public houses and restaurants. Emsworth Sailing Club and the Slipper Sailing Club are only a short distance away and the town still retains a small fishing fleet with two boat yards specialising in classic local craft. Despite its idyllic setting, Emsworth is easily accessible with good road and rail links to London. Havant Station provides mainline services to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes. The city of Portsmouth is only 11 miles away. The cathedral city of Chichester is 10 miles to the east, home to the internationally renowned Festival Theatre and Pallant House Gallery. There are golf courses in the nearby village of Rowlands Castle, on Hayling Island and at Goodwood, where there is also a full calendar of horse racing. Goodwood also plays host to the Festival of Speed and the Revival meeting at its historic motor circuit.
Radiator, high level cupboard housing gas meter, low level cupboard housing electricity meter. Turn staircase with half landing to first floor.
Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.
Drawing Room 6.48m max reducing to 4.11m x 4.8m
L-shaped, with two sash windows looking onto King Street, fireplace fitted with coal effect gas fire, Adam style mantelpiece, stone slips and hearth. Four arched display niches each with low level cupboards beneath, one concealing a recess for a television. Picture rail, 3 radiators.
Stripped pine floor, hatch to small cellar.
Vaulted Breakfast/Dining Room 4.27m x 3.35m (14'0" x 11')
Stripped pine floor, radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, double casement doors with fan light above, opening onto south facing courtyard style garden.
Kitchen 3.48m x 2.80m (11'5" x 9'2")
Matching fitted pine cupboards and drawers, roll top worksurfaces, tiled surrounds, composite sink and drainer, Stoves ceramic hob with oven/grill beneath. Cupboard concealing Worcester gas fired boiler, integrated fridge/freezer, pine floor, telephone point.
Turned staircase with half landing leading to
First Floor Landing
Principal Bedroom Suite
Bedroom 1 4.78m x 4.17m (15'8" x 13'8")
Fireplace with Adam style mantelpiece and stone hearth. Matching recessed wardrobe and shelved cupboard to either side, two radiators.
Close coupled WC, wash hand basin set in tiled recess with large mirror and spotlight. Two fitted wardrobes and high level cupboards, tiled shower cabinet (currently with no mixer unit), panelled bath in arched recess with spotlights, tiled surround and wall mounted mirror. Airing cupboard housing insulated hot water cylinder with slatted shelving above. Radiator.
Second Floor Stairs with Half Landing
Having arched window and window seat looking south towards the upper reaches of Emsworth channel.
Second Floor Landing
Bedroom 2 4.20m x 2.51m (13'9" x 8'3")
Radiator, recessed wardrobe.
Shower Room En Suite
Close coupled WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cabinet, tiled surround, radiator, wall light/shaver point.
Bedroom 3 3.78m x 3.02m (12'5" x 9'11")
Radiator, telephone point, views to Emsworth channel, twin recessed wardrobes.
Close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled surrounds, radiator, wall light/shaver point.
A shared driveway to the east leads by way of a communal courtyard to the single garage 16'10" x 7'10" reducing to 7'6", up-and-over door, rear personal door, light and power.Garden as previously described.
Fixtures and Fittings
Are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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