Victorian House at 4 Oswald Road
- Updated On:
- September 25, 2023
- Year Built: 1880
- Historic House
- Listed Status
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
This outstanding, detached, B-listed Victorian house occupies a generous plot on a sought-after street in the exclusive Grange area of the city; it boasts exceptionally spacious and flexible accommodation including five/six bedrooms, four/five reception areas, and two bathrooms (plus a WC), as well as a self-contained studio annexe, extensive gardens, a detached garage, and a multi-car driveway. Extras: all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, kitchen table and chairs, integrated kitchen appliances, Rangemaster cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and chest freezer will be included in the sale.
The gated, gravelled driveway sweeps up to the the imposing house, which instantly impresses. The front door opens into a particularly spacious vestibule with characterful floor tiling, offering ample room for items of furniture and shoe/coat storage solutions, flowing through to a welcoming hall. The south-facing family room is fronted by an impressive bay window with a traditional panelled surround.
The impressive study boasts exquisitely detailed cornicing and ceiling plasterwork, as well as bold décor, a dado rail, and a striking fireplace flanked by an Edinburgh press with display shelving and hidden storage. The room offers wonderful versatility and options for creative use, including its current form as a study – alternative options include an extra reception room or a formal sitting room.
The drawing room is perfectly positioned on the first floor to take advantage of the home’s excellent location next to Blackford hill, with wonderful views through a large bay window. The room’s beautiful fireplace provides a focal point around which furniture can be arranged, and exquisitely detailed cornicing adorns the ceiling. From here, double doors open into an adjoining room which overlooks the garden, creating a wonderful open space for gatherings. This versatile space could also be used as a bedroom, if desired.