5 Bed Property For Sale in Castel

Hermes House, Castel
Price: GBP £925,000
Bedrooms:
5
Baths:
3
Location:
Castel, Guernsey
TRP:
402
Type:
Property
Market:
Local
Property Reference:
swf_rps_swf-LMA180597 - #14261

Property Description

Hermes House was built in 1906. It was designed originally as Guernsey’s telephone exchange - in myth, Hermes functions as the emissary and messenger of the gods – and as the technology progressed, and our telecoms required more space, the exchange moved on leaving behind a beautifully unusual space laced throughout with original Edwardian elements. The Edwardian style adapted traditional styles for a modern era, and Hermes House boasts many elements including noticeably high ceilings throughout and punctuations of craftsmanship including original parquet flooring and banisters. The original building was extended in the 1960s, a space which is now home to a fabulous, double height kitchen and dining room. The accommodation comfortably offers 5 bedrooms and three bathrooms, whilst the highly flexible accommodation could easily be split into two or more units if required. With parking for 5 cars to the rear and within close walk of Sausmarez Park, there is plenty on offer to admire and enjoy.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING

Entrance Hall

5.18m max & 0.97m min x 3.4m2mmax & 2.03m min L-shaped

Wooden part glazed door to front with window alongside. Parquet flooring. Solid wood staircase to First Floor with understairs storage below.

Bedroom 1

4.8m into bay window x 4.14m

Parquet flooring. Square bay window to front.

Ensuite Bathroom & Dressing Area

4.98m x 2.36m (16'4" x 7'9")

Split into two areas and providing a walkthrough dressing area together with a four piece white suite of large shower cubicle, bath, wash hand basin and low flush wc. Note: This room will be finished prior to sale.

Snug

3.96m x 3.43m (13' x 11'3")

Pair of half glazed double doors to rear with window alongside.

Sitting Room

5.38m x 3.78m (17'8" x 12'5")

A characterful room boasting a cast iron multi-fuel stove set on a tiled hearth with Adam style surround. Comprehensive floor-to-ceiling open bookcase. Two windows to side.

Kitchen / Dining / Family Room

7.80m x 5.80m (25'7" x 19'0")

A substantial room boasting a vaulted ceiling and offering excellent space for family and dining areas. The kitchen area is fitted with a run of wood wall and base units with black granite work surface over incorporating double bowl Villeroy & Boch Belfast sinks with insinkerator waste disposal inset. Central island unit incorporating butcher's chopping block. Five windows to one side and four to the other. Cast iron multi-fuel stove set on tiled hearth. Wood flooring.

Rear Lobby

1.04m x 0.81m (3'5" x 2'8")

Window to side. Steps lead down to the Lower Ground Floor Utility Room.

Separate WC

2.13m max x 1.12m average

Windows to front and rear. Two piece white suite of wall mounted wash hand basin and low flush wc.

Utility Room

3.66m x 2.13m (12'0" x 7')

Incorporating washing machine and tumble dryer. Three high level windows to side.

Side Hall

3.35m x 3.05m (11' x 10'0")

Ornate tiled floor. Window to rear. Opening into...

Front Lobby

1.52m x 1.27m (5' x 4'2")

Ornate tiled floor. Wooden half glazed door to front.

Separate WC

1.47m x 0.86m (4'10" x 2'10")

Two piece white suite of wall mounted wash hand basin and low flush wc. Window to front. Ornate tiled floor.

Cloaks Cupboard

1.52m x 1.04m (5' x 3'5")

Narrow window to front.

Family Room / Bedroom 5

5.87m into square window to front x 4.17m

Parquet flooring.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

2.67m max & 0.97m min x 8.76m max & 0.86m min T-shaped

Windows to front and rear. A sliding bookcase provides access to a concealed storage area measuring 13'7" deep and approximately 8' wide.

Bedroom 5

4.22m x 3.66m (13'10" x 12'0")

Cast iron fireplace on tiled hearth with Adam style surround. Window to front. Wood flooring.

Shower Room

2.74m x 2.29m (9' x 7'6")

Three piece suite of walk-in shower area, wall mounted wash hand basin with storage below and concealed low flush wc. Two windows to side.

Bedroom 2

3.90m x 3.35m (12'10" x 11')

Window to rear. Wood flooring. Within the room is a mezzanine area incorporating cabin bed, open desk and storage area below, essentially providing a mini self-contained suite.

Ensuite Shower Room

2.30m x 2.03m (7'7" x 6'8")

Smart three piece white suite of walk-in shower area, wall mounted wash hand basin with vanity units below, and low flush wc. Window to side.

Bedroom 4

4.20m x 3.50m (13'9" x 11'6")

Cast iron fireplace set on tiled hearth. Window to front. Wood flooring. Within the room is a mezzanine area incorporating cabin bed, open desk and storage area below, essentially providing a mini self-contained suite.

Bedroom 3

4.75m x 3.35m (15'7" x 11')

Windows to front and rear.

OUTSIDE

Front

In the front of the property is a wide south facing gravelled foregarden incorporating mature planting, with two pathways leading from the roadside to the front door.

Side

A driveway leads down the side of the property giving access onto the...

Rear

Where there is a dedicated parking area providing space for 4-5 cars to the immediate rear of the property.

Appliances

Leisure Cook Master range cooker with gas hobs and ovens (currently not connected), Neff extractor fan, Neff microwave oven, Neff steam oven, Beko free standing fridge, Hotpoint wine fridge, Miele dishwasher, Miele washing machine, Miele tumble dryer together with LEC chest freezer.

Price: GBP £925,000

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