143 Alexandra Road, Burton-on-Trent, DE15 0JE, Staffordshire
A fine and very individual detached period residence of charm and character believed to date from the 1880's occupying a very pleasant and highly convenient position on the outskirts of the town of Burton on Trent.
Belmont House is an imposing residence arranged over four storeys with fascinating detail including a cant bay window, decorative brick string course and fine turret to the side which incorporates the internal curved staircase. There is off street parking for at least five cars, with a tarmac drive to either side of the property, another to the front and one of which provides access to the double garage. The rear garden must be seen to be appreciated, enjoying a high degree of privacy which is part walled and well screened by a selection of mature ornamental trees and shrubs and further benefitting from being south facing.
The property affords spacious and versatile family accommodation including a Reception hall with marble tiled flooring, drawing/sitting room, dining room, cloakroom, fitted breakfast kitchen with appliances. On the basement floor there is large family room, study together with a further hall, utility room, vestibule and a library. On the first and second floors there are five bedrooms together with a family bathroom, a guest's bathroom, a dressing room and and en-suite shower room.
The property is situated within a mile of the town centre which offers an excellent range of amenities and facilities. In return it is some eleven miles from Derby city centre, seven miles from Ashby de la Zouch and other centres within convenient reach include Tamworth, Birmingham, East Midlands Airport together with principal roads including the A38, A50 and M1 Motorway. Local recreational facilities include Burton Golf Course which is off Ashby Road.
With panelled surround and gabled pediment over, leading to:
10' 9" x 15' 5" (3.28m x 4.70m) Feature marble flooring, elegant staircase to the first floor of which is curved and features a short balustrade with turned balusters and newel post. Sash windows to front aspect, double radiator, telephone point, coving to ceiling. Doors to Lounge, Cloakroom, Lower Level Hall and Basement.
Having white fittings including a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC. Two frosted window to side aspect, double radiator, marble flooring.
L-Shaped Drawing/Sitting Room
17' 4" x 13' 6" (5.28m x 4.11m) plus 12' 4" x 19' 8" (3.76m x 5.99m) latter measurement taken into wide cant bay window overlooking the front of the property. Period fireplace with marble surround including a raised hearth and display mantel and moulded corbels together with a cast iron interior having a living flame coal effect gas fire, three radiators, two TV aerial points (including Sky), moulded cornice. Sash window to the side aspect and opening French doors with matching side windows with leaded quarter lights, two wall light points. The French doors provide access to a decked balcony with wrought iron balustrade and providing the most delightful southerly aspect over the rear garden to a lower level terrace, with access via a staircase.
Lower Level Hall
Having slate tiled flooring, radiator, a useful built-in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and storage cupboard over, panelled and leaded glazed door to the front. Windows to the front and rear aspect and a door to the Dining Room.
13' 11" x 12' 10" (4.24m x 3.91m) Decorative moulded cornice, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, doorway to the Breakfast Kitchen.
18' 8" x 10' 7" (5.69m x 3.23m) Excellent range of quality matching units featuring polished birch door and drawer fronts complemented by brushed aluminium handles and including a rolled edged marble effect preparation surface with ceramic tiled surround, inset stainless steel sink unit (mixer tap), cupboards under, drawers including an integral dishwasher, wide cooker recess (the superior Leisure Rangemaster 110 oven range is included), comprising two ovens, grill, pan warming drawer, four plate gas hob, hot plate and ceramic electric hot plate with splashback and feature Rangemaster canopy over incorporating a variable speed extractor and electric light. Further small matching base unit, double tall cupboard with fitted shelving, space for washing machine, space and plumbing for an American Fridge/Freezer. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear and side aspect. Ten panel wooden double glazed door to an extensive balcony offering a BBQ and dining area for outdoor living.
21' 2" x 16' 10" (6.45m x 5.13m) Two double glazed windows to side aspect, two sash windows to rear aspect, ornamental fireplace set in brick built, two double radiators, french double doors to garden, open plan to Study.
Window to rear aspect, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, open plan to Lobby, door to Utility Room.
Double radiator, ceramic tiled flooring.
8' 3" x 7' 9" (2.51m x 2.36m) Single bowl stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under. Ceramic tiled flooring, double radiator, doors to Fitted Guest's Cloakroom, Enclosed Vestibule and the Library.
Fitted Guest's Cloakroom
Fitted with two piece suite comprising, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring.
With eight panel door to the front of the property.
The hall to the front comprises the original servants entrance.
18' 9" x 10' 6" (5.72m x 3.20m) Laminate flooring, two radiators. The hand crafted book case is included in the sale including the base cabinet. Recessed ceiling lighting, double windows to side and rear aspects overlooking the garden together with French doors leading to the garden.
Moulded cornice. The feature curved staircase continues to the second floor landing. Window to side aspect, doors to three Bedrooms and the Principal Family Bathroom.
17' 3" x 13' 6" (5.26m x 4.11m) Moulded cornice, radiator, picture rail, two sash windows to rear aspect providing a very pleasant view over the rear garden, part of Burton and open countryside beyond, door to Dressing Room.
8' 5" x 5' 9" (2.57m x 1.75m) Fitted shelving, open fronted wardrobe with double hanging, sash window to side aspect, radiator.
13' 2" x 11' (4.01m x 3.35m) UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator, TV aerial, built-in wardrobe with storage cupboard over, open plan to En-Suite Shower Room.
En-suite Shower Room
With white fittings including a tiled shower cubicle with Triton T80 electric shower fitting, vanity unit with mixer tap and cupboards under, low level WC with polished wooden seat, automatic extractor fan.
12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.76m x 2.87m) Sash window to front aspect, additional window to side aspect, double radiator, picture rail, fitted double wardrobe with built-in shelving, door to Principal Family Bathroom.
Principal Family Bathroom
White painted exposed floorboards and carpeted flooring. Feature Central arch and white suite including an enamelled steel panelled bath with ceramic tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin having a matching tiled splashback, low level WC, radiator, separate shower enclosure with tiled surround and superior Mira Fitting.
Built-in box room/store. Window to side aspect, doors to two Bedrooms and Bathroom.
18' 2" x 13' 10" (5.54m x 4.22m) A very large room with a UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect with panoramic views of countryside, TV aerial point, double radiator.
16' 4" x 13' (4.98m x 3.96m) UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, radiator, coving to ceiling.
Fitted with a white suite including a white enamelled steel panelled bath with attractive ceramic tiled surround including an electric Triton T80 shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, matching tiled splashbacks, low level WC. Sash window to side aspect, carpeted.
Front, Side and Rear Gardens
There is a delightful south facing partly walled rear garden which must be seen to be appreciated enjoying a very high degree of privacy. Well screened by a varied selection of mature ornamental trees and shrubs together with additional timber fencing. There is an extensive patio immediately to the rear. A shaped lawn again having very well stocked herbaceous borders and beds. Central rustic steel framed arch with varied climbing plants with two stone steps down to a lower level area of garden again planted with an abundance of flowers, plants, shrubs and trees together with an additional large lawn. Pagola providing further outdoor dining area. Gated access to either side of the garage. Cold water taps along with electric lighting and power to the front and rear of the property.
14' 11" (5.31m x 4.55m) Substantial outbuilding of white painted rendered brick and tiled roof providing storage space with power and electric.
DOUBLE GARAGE 17' 6" x 17' 3" (5.33m x 5.26m) Having fluorescent lighting, concrete floor, power laid on, trap door access to the roof space and wide up and over door approached by a tarmac driveway.