Occupying a prime position in one of the most prestigious streets in the North East, Abbey View is an exceptional property of historic importance with awe-inspiring views.With an outlook that takes in the World Heritage Site cathedral and castle, the grade II listed residence embodies the charm, character and uniqueness of its location in cobbled South Street.Abbey View stands out for its Jacobean revival exterior with leaded windows and blackened beams, and many attractive, heritage features continue inside the property including stone flagged floors, period fireplaces and oak beams and panelling. These have all been retained and enhanced in the creation of a comfortable home, yet recent refurbishments have also taken place to ensure the property meets modern needs and expectations.The kitchen has undergone a sleek makeover with high gloss black units to complement the cream Aga and solid oak flooring, and a contemporary wood-burning stove with log store and black tile backdrop and hearth create a warm and cosy sitting area.The reception hallway and dining room have been transformed with fresh decor and the addition of painted panelling to give a greater feeling of space and light for welcoming guests.The first floor drawing room is a stunning space with spectacular views of the cathedral and boasting original oak panelling and an inglenook fireplace, while a second window overlooks the rear garden.There are six bedrooms, the master with en suite facilities, and a luxury family bathroom and shower room. The bedrooms have period features including fireplaces, panelling and beams, each one unique and full of character. Bordered by established trees, the sun trap garden is private outdoor space for enjoying drinks on the terrace with low maintenance borders for gardeners.Abbey View now offers a rare opportunity to call a fascinating property in South Street home where a new family to create its own history.
Property Type:House - townhouse
Property Status:For Sale