The Limes, Front Street, Whitburn
Guide price £849,950
The Limes is an impressive Grade II Listed family home with an abundance of period charm, delightful rear gardens and a detached coach house situated within the heart of Whitburn.
The property is thought to have been constructed in 1869 for Sir John Fenwick and was originally occupied as one detached dwelling, but the building was subsequently divided into three individual homes some decades ago. Number 2 The Limes has undergone a series of modernisations over the last few years and now offers one of a handful of stylish, period family homes within the area.
Whitburn Village is a picture-postcard area close to the shops and amenities of East St, sports facilities, transport links and excellent local schooling. The village is also well placed to give easy access to the delightful Whitburn beach which is only a short walk away and perfect for families and dog walking. The property is also located close to Sunderland city centre with its shops, cafes and restaurants.
Boasting close to 3,400 sq ft of internal living space, the accommodation comprises: generous reception hallway with parque flooring, mahogany return staircase with ground floor WC, cloakroom and door to rear garden; impressive drawing room with fireplace, listed ceiling with a formalised pattern of marigolds and chrysanthemums; family room/snug; dining room with French doors to the rear terrace and garden; kitchen/breakfast room with hand-painted units, central island and integrated appliances; utility room; orangery with tiled flooring and French doors leading to the rear gardens. The generous first floor landing leads to four double bedrooms, the master with contemporary fully-tiled shower room and a family bathroom with separate WC.
Externally, the property benefits from a lawned front garden with hedged boundaries and wrought ironmongery. To the rear, you’ll find a a glorious garden which is laid mainly to lawn with well stocked borders, shrubs and paved patios with access to a stone built, double storey former coach house which is now utilised as a double garage and has potential to be converted into a studio or annex accommodation (subject to simple planning and building consent).
Well presented throughout, this wonderful, period home perfectly combines contemporary detail with period living.
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