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North Road, Grassendale Park, Liverpool, L19 0LP

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About the Property

'Ormiston', a Grade II listed classical villa residing within mature, established and extensive grounds offering a total of three park plots.

Impressive in size, the property holds a number of decorative features including cast iron columns, well proportioned windows, impressive cornices and console work as well as an imposing front entrance porch.

A sweeping driveway furnished with decorative piers connects to the wonderful gardens and coach house situated to the left hand side of the main dwelling. Grassendale Park is a designated conservation area and offers a wonderful modest selection of beautiful properties set within Arcadian surroundings. Stunning riverside walks can be enjoyed along both of the fine esplanades with their decorative lamp standards and railings.

Key Features

  • A Classical Detached Villa
  • Grade II Listed
  • Elegant In Design & Construction
  • Situated In A Private Leafy Park
  • A Designated Conservation Area
  • Close Proximity To The River Mersey
  • Plot Size Approximately 3/4 Of An Acre (3 Standard Park Plots Combined)
  • Separate Coach House Enjoying Planning Permission
  • Striking Both Internally & Externally
  • Energy Rating F
  • Beautiful & Established Gardens
  • Vestibule Entrance
  • Stunning Reception Hall
  • Energy Rating Awaited
  • Living Room & Formal Dining Room
  • Drawing Room
  • Impressive Dining Kitchen & Utility Room
  • Rear Hallway & WC
  • Eight Bedrooms Over First & Second Floor
  • Serving Shower Room & Bathroom
  • Substantial Cellar
  • Ample Off Road Parking

Listed By

Allerton & South Liverpool branch
38 Allerton Road,
Mossley Hill,
Liverpool,
L18 1LN

t. 0151 734 0666
f. 0151 734 4504
allerton@suttonkersh.co.uk

'Ormiston', a Grade II listed classical villa residing within mature, established and extensive grounds offering a total of three park plots. Impressive in size, the property holds a number of decorative features including cast iron columns, well proportioned windows, impressive cornices and console work as well as an imposing front entrance porch. A sweeping driveway furnished with decorative piers connects to the wonderful gardens and coach house situated to the left hand side of the main dwelling. Grassendale Park is a designated conservation area and offers a wonderful modest selection of beautiful properties set within Arcadian surroundings. Stunning riverside walks can be enjoyed along both of the fine esplanades with their decorative lamp standards and railings.
Full Description

The Property:

‘Ormiston’ is elegant, impressive and delightful in both appearance and in design and can only be appreciated by way of a full internal and external inspection. The stunning vestibule leads into a reception hall with a sweeping return staircase leading to the upper floors. The hallway is flooded with natural light through well positioned windows and leads to:A living room, formal dining room, stunning drawing room, impressive dining kitchen, utility room, rear hall and WC. To the first floor the landing is served by twin half landings and leads to five well proportioned bedrooms. There are serving wash rooms and a staircase leads to a second floor where there are three further bedrooms. The lower ground floor offers a spacious cellar including meat, wine and coal storage. Externally there is a coach house consisting of a two storey detached brick built former stables with the roof being weathered in slate.

The Coach House:

During 2006 and 2007 comprehensive work was undertaken to safeguard the current structure. This was approved and implemented by way of a planning application numbered 05L/3761. Planning permission has now been granted to redevelop and reconfigure the existing coach house by way of extension and sympathetic improvement to provide additional living space. An illustration of the proposed conversion of the coach house is set out below, using architects drawings.

The Coach House: (Proposed)

In brief the accommodation would comprise, an open plan kitchen, living and dining area with an atrium hallway, ground floor WC and utility room and a ground floor bedroom with en-suite facility. To the first floor there would be a master bedroom suite again with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a serving bathroom.

The Approach:

The property is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway which leads to a short flight of stone steps into the charming entrance porch. With original entrance door being twin panelled with a fan light over.

Vestibule Entrance:

2.07m x 1.44m (6'9" x 4'9")

Detailed joinery work including deep skirting boards and wide architraves, dado rail and coved ceiling. There is wood block flooring in a herring bone design. Twin French polished timber and glazed doors with glazed surround and fan light lead to:

Reception Hall:

9.87m x 2.07m (32'5" x 6'9")

An inviting, stunning and decedent part of the property, the focal point being a return staircase leading to the first floor with carved balustrade, turned newel posts and decorative spindles. The staircase leads to a half landing which enjoys a sash window looking into the rear garden. There is also a single glazed French door leading into the garden from the hallway providing generous amounts of light. The flooring is finished in wood block, deep skirting boards and wide architraves, dado rail, coved and cornice ceiling, finned Victorian radiators and access to the basement.

Charming Sitting Room:

6.00m x 5.06m (19'8" x 16'7")

A comfortable and inviting room with a trio of sash windows set in a timber surround with delicate glazing bars to both the front and side elevation. The side window is a delicate curved bay with three sash windows inset providing a real connection to the side garden. An intricately carved marble fire surround with arched head cast iron grate with a real flame fire set on a marble hearth, finned Victorian radiators, deep skirting boards and wide architraves, picture rail, coved ceiling with pierced relief.

Formal Dining Room:

4.81m x 4.52m (15'9" x 14'10")

A trio of sash windows with wood panelled surround, marble fire surround with cast iron grate and real flame fire, Victorian finned radiator, deep skirting boards and wide architraves, picture rail, coved ceiling.

Drawing Room:

6.00m x 4.90m (19'8" x 16'1")

An inviting and elegant room with matching deep set French windows shutters and panelled surround looking onto the side garden with a French window connecting to the rear garden, wood block flooring, carved fire surround with over mantle mirror, cast iron stove, deep skirting boards, Victorian finned radiator, picture rail, coved ceiling. Across the three reception rooms and the reception hall. The ceiling height average is 3.4m (11'2").

Family Dining Kitchen:

5.95m x 4.15m (19'6" x 13'7")

There is a full arrangement of hand made wooden base, wall and drawer units lavished with marble work surfaces and up stands, a delightful Aga with a stainless steel extractor hood over, twin stainless steel independent sink units with an integrated waste disposal unit and over and under unit lighting. Integrated coffee maker. There is ample down lighting and large sash win down overlooking the rear garden. Original fire surround and open fire measuring 1.89m (6'2") in height having a deep open fire with stone hearth and original built-in cupboards to the side offering pitch pine doors. Further sash window to courtyard.

Laundry Room:

3.30m x 3.00m (10'10" x 9'10")

Offering base, wall and drawer units, work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, powerful gas fired Worcester boiler, quarry tiled floor, sash window overlooking the rear garden. Door to courtyard.

Cloakroom & Boot Room:

2.23m x 2.17m (7'4" x 7'1")

Sash window, radiator, cloaks hanging rails.

WC:

2.19m x 1.04m (7'2" x 3'5")

Comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash basin, quarry tiled floor, radiator, window.

First Floor Half Landing:

Accessed via two half landings with an elegant sash window overlooking the rear garden and decorative mouldings to ceiling and walls.

Main Landing:

5.56m x 2.85m (18'3" x 9'4")

Picture rail, Victorian finned radiator, coved ceiling. Leading to main sleeping quarters and further inner landing.

Master Bedroom 1:

6.00m x 5.00m (19'8" x 16'5")

Twin sets of French windows lead to twin cast iron balconies with views over the surrounding area and gardens, fire surround with cast iron open grate, deep skirting boards and wide architraves, picture rail, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2:

5.10m x 4.97m (16'9" x 16'4")

Double aspect sash windows overlooking the front and rear, fire surround with cast iron grate and wardrobes to either side, radiator, picture rail, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 3:

2.81m x 2.61m (9'3" x 8'7")

Sash window with wooden surround, picture rail, coved ceiling. Connecting door to:

Bedroom 4:

4.55m x 4.15m (14'11" x 13'7")

Double aspect sash windows, radiator, fire surround with cast iron grate, radiator, picture rail, coved ceiling, original wardrobes and fitted shelving.

Inner Landing:

High level window and sash window, wide architraves, staircase leading to second floor.

Family Bathroom:

4.19m x 3.01m (13'9" x 9'11")

A classical bathroom with a roll top cast iron bath unit with mixer tap and shower rinse, pedestal wash basin with mirror over, carved timber surround and cosmetic lighting, sash window, down lighters, picture rail, coved ceiling, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail.

Second Bathroom:

2.28m x 2.06m (7'6" x 6'9")

Roll top ball and claw cast iron bath, glazed shower enclosure with multi jet function, rain and rinse, pedestal wash basin, mirror and light, walls and floor lavished in marble tiling, sash window.

WC:

1.51m x 0.88m (4'11" x 2'11")

Low level WC, window.

Bedroom 5:

5.39m x 3.30m (17'8" x 10'10")

A beautiful bright and charming room with double aspect sash windows overlooking the garden, feature fire surround with arched head grate and open fire, deep skirting boards.

Second Floor Landing:

3.76m x 2.90m (12'4" x 9'6")

Ideal for use as alternative bedrooms or study.

Bedroom 6:

5.18m x 4.13m (17' x 13'7")

Window, sloping ceilings.

Ante-Space:

2.81m x 1.77m (9'3" x 5'10")

Off landing.

Bedroom 7/Games Room:

10.60m x 3.53m (34'9" x 11'7")

Seven skylights to three aspects, eaves attic storage.

Bedroom 8:

5.17m x 3.50m (17' x 11'6")

Window, sloping ceilings.

The Coach House:

The coach house benefits from planning permission for further improvement and enhancement works which are certainly advantageous to the property.

The Coach House In Current Form:

Ground Floor Entrance:

4.80m x 4.17m (15'9" x 13'8")

Ideal living and social space with French doors leading onto the stone patio, slate flooring, finned radiator.

Store/Garage:

5.04m x 2.82m (16'6" x 9'3")

Slate flooring, twin timber doors allow access, staircase leading to first floor, gas fired boiler.

First Floor Landing:

9.09m x 4.85m (29'10" x 15'11")

Exposed trusses, sash windows, three port hole windows, several radiators.

Basement:

A substantial basement offering potential for further accommodation subject to obtaining any planning permission consents. Stone steps lead down to the entrance hall to the basement 11.22m (36'10") x 2.82m (9'3") reducing to 2.13m (7').

Room 1:

4.89m x 2.87m (16'1" x 9'5")

Sash window, service meters.

Room 2/Wine Store:

4.88m x 2.93m (16'0" x 9'7")

Original stone shelving.

Room 3:

4.96m x 4.87m (16'3" x 16')

Window, stone flooring and a spectacular upside down arch. This is a particular design feature of the property and a display of architectural flair.

Room 4:

4.81m x 4.52m (15'9" x 14'10")

Further meat and wine store with original stone shelves.

Room 5:

4.10m x 3.07m (13'5" x 10'1")

Sash window.

Room 6:

4.08m x 2.10m (13'5" x 6'11")

Window.

Courtyard:

With a coal store connects to the gardens.

The Gardens:

Substantial, beautiful and mature grounds providing three park plots which equates to approximately 3/4 of an acre. Stone terraces serve the side and rear of the dwelling providing ideal social and entertaining space. A sweeping lawn with central rockery shrub bed offers an abundance of colour during seasons, the garden extends and envelops the property offering a rose garden with pond, a variety of established trees and fruit trees and deep borders offering privacy and seclusion. The front has a sweeping gravel driveway via decorative gate piers complemented by Victorian lamp standard. A wide variety of established trees and shrubs.

N.B.

Please note the current owners have retained a section of the rear garden leading onto North Road which equates to one park plot. Planning permission exists for the creation of a detached dwelling within the curtilage of this plot. Full details of which can be found using application number 14F/0492 on the Liverpool City Council Planning Portal. A link for the same is detailed below.https://liverpool.gov.uk/council/strategies-plans-and-policies/environment-and-planning/plan-making-in-liverpool/current-local-plan-documents/

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North Road, Grassendale Park, Liverpool, L19 0LP

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