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House Descriptions

Broad panelled front entrance door with double glazed section set over opens into the Reception Hall.

A truly elegant reception hall with twin front facing double glazed sash style windows overlooking the imposing block-paved driveway to the front. Two central heating radiators below set into Victorian style encasements. Telephone point. Deep ornate coving, classical decoration and an imposing central broad staircase with turned spindles and handrail sweeps to the first floor with useful deep recessed understairs storage cupboard. Solid oak flooring and low voltage lighting.

This cloakroom is larger than average and with rear facing double glazed obscure sash style window. Suite in white by Sanitan Berkeley comprising: pedestal wash hand basin with gold plated taps and low flush w.c., with limed oak seat. Classical decoration, deep ornate coving to the ceiling and bullseye spotlights. Central heating radiator in a Victorian style encasement. Wall mounted extractor and oak flooring.

The Drawing Room is a lovely principal reception room, being beautifully decorated with coving to the ceiling, bullseye spotlights, television aerial point and two central heating radiators in Victorian style encasements. To the rear, large double glazed French windows with matching windows to either side, leading out to the terrace and beautiful southerly facing garden beyond. A focal feature to the room is the unique Roger Pearson hand crafted and designed Italian marble surround fireplace with matching hearth, inset Irish open arch with living flame gas coal effect fire. Solid oak flooring, dimmer light switches and twin inner Georgian style bevelled glazed doors open to the Dining Room.

Dining Room: With access from the reception hall into an entrance lobby. Double panelled central heating radiator with Victorian style encasement. The room again is attractively decorated with deep coving to the ceiling and provides an excellent second reception room. Extensive natural light is provided by the twin front and side facing sealed unit double glazed sash Georgian style windows. Further central heating radiator into a Victorian style encasement and bullseye spotlights to the ceiling. Wall lights.

A superb breakfast kitchen, fully fitted with a range of Christian style solid pine base and wall units, incorporated glazed fronted display units with inset lighting. Granite work surfaces with part granite and tiled splash backs and pelmet lighting. One and a half bowl Corian sink and drainer set beneath a crockery rack and display unit. Natural light is provided by two front facing and one side facing double glazed sash Georgian style windows. Central island with deep pan drawer units and breakfast table to the end with built-in Bosch microwave, pull-out larder unit and integrated fridge and freezer. Space and point for a large Rangemaster style gas cooker into the tiled recess of the chimney breast with attractive over mantel, having extractor canopy and light. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Coving to the ceiling, bullseye spotlights and bullseye spotlights and pull-out waste disposal unit. High quality slate tiled floor. Side entrance door with sealed unit double glazed top and central heating radiator set into a Victorian style encasement. Television aerial and telephone points. Georgian style bevelled glazed door leads into the sitting room.

A beautiful third reception room (Sitting Room) with two central heating radiators in Victorian style encasements, deep coving to the ceiling and bullseye spotlights. Again this room is beautifully decorated. Television aerial point. Twin double glazed doors with matching sections to either side giving access into the Garden Room.

The Garden Room has sealed unit double glazed rear doors to the beautiful southerly facing private garden. A range of double glazed windows to the side and rear enjoying delightful garden views and providing excellent natural light. Two cast-iron central heating radiators and high quality terracotta tiled flooring. Telephone and television aerial points.

Utility Room: Approached from the entrance hall and fitted with an attractive range of modern Shaker style base and wall units in a light wood effect. Roll top granite effect work surfaces and fully tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer, space for a fridge and freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Breakfast bar area. Wall mounted Glow-worm Ultimate gas central heating boiler. Useful floor to ceiling double larder unit with central heating radiator and second Glow-worm Ultimate central heating boiler. High quality wood laminate flooring. part glazed rear door. From the reception hall - an elegant and imposing broad staircase with turned spindles, solid wood steps and solid oak handrail rises to the:

Half Landing: With feature Cathedral style arched double glazed deep window with delightful views over the carp pond, southerly facing garden beyond and distant aspect toward Ringinglow and the Porter Valley.

A superb large first floor landing with triple front facing double glazed Georgian sash style windows providing excellent natural light. Two central heating radiators in Victorian style encasements, co-ordinating decoration and deep ornate coving. Bullseye spotlights to the ceiling and telephone point. Solid wood flooring. Useful airing cupboard housing the large hot water cylinder with immersion heater and ample slatted storage shelves. Access hatch to a useful boarded loft space.

Master Bedroom Suite: A beautiful, extremely well proportioned principal bedroom with twin rear facing double glazed Georgian sash style southerly facing windows with beautiful views up towards the Porter Valley and Ringinglow. Two central heating radiators in Victorian style encasements. A range of built-in quality furniture set to three walls providing excellent hanging and storage and with part glazed frontage and vanity area with light. Television aerial point. Coving, bullseye spotlights, solid wood flooring and telephone point.

With full suite by The Imperial Bathroom Company comprising: bidet, low flush w.c., with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set into a marble surround vanity unit with drawers, cupboards and corner display units with low voltage lighting and mirrors set over. Large bath with brass Victorian style telescopic shower attachment to the handset. Attractive matching marble surround and splash backs set into a recess with arched mirrors to either side and to the back and with low voltage lighting over. To the opposing corner is a large double tray shower cubicle with power shower and two additional body jets, low voltage lighting and fully tiled with seat. The room is part panelled and has a central heating radiator, Manrose extractor and deep coving to the ceiling. Bullseye spotlights, side facing double glazed Georgian sash style window and shaver point. Gold plated towel rail/radiator thermostatically controlled with timer.

Guest Bedroom Suites: With front facing and side facing double glazed Georgian sash style windows providing excellent natural light into this superb double bedroom. Bullseye spotlights, central heating radiator into a Victorian style encasement and door to the en-suite bathroom. With full suite by Heritage comprising: low flush w.c., with limed oak seat, pedestal wash hand basin with gold plated taps and bath with matching gold plated taps and thermostatic power shower set over. Part etched glazed shower screen. Tiled marble effect non-slip floor, co-ordinating Italian marble effect tiled walls, extractor fan, coving and bullseye spotlights. Central heating radiator into a Victorian style encasement. Side facing double glazed obscure Georgian sash style window.

With twin front and one side facing double glazed Georgian sash style windows, again providing ample natural light into this excellent third double bedroom. Two double banked central heating radiators set into Victorian style encasements, deep coving to the ceiling and bullseye spotlights. Wash hand basin in white with pine vanity unit with tiled splash back. Television aerial point.

Double Bedroom Four: With southerly facing double glazed Georgian sash style window with double panelled central heating radiator set beneath. Deep coving to the ceiling, telephone point and a corner wash hand basin set into a vanity unit. Television aerial point.

Double Bedroom Five: A fifth double bedroom with southerly facing double glazed Georgian sash style window and double panelled central heating radiator. Coving to the ceiling.

The bathroom in white comprising: large wash hand basin with gold plated taps, low flush w.c., with limed oak seat and corner shower cubicle with power shower. Cast-iron roll-top bath on clawed feet with gold plated taps. Fully tiled walls in Italian marble effect tiles, coving to the ceiling and ceramic tiled non-slip flooring. Gold plated towel rail/radiator. Bullseye spotlights, central heating radiator in a Victorian style encasement set beneath the rear facing double glazed obscure Georgian sash style window. Wall mounted extractor.

Garage Block: Comprising stone built detached double garage with staircase to the rear with GARDEN W.C., with suite in white comprising: wash hand basin and w.c. Giving access to the office/playroom set over.

Stone Built Double Garage: With twin up and over automatic doors. Power points, lighting and security alarm system.

Office/ Playroom: With Georgian style double glazed entrance door. A versatile space with arched Cathedral style double glazed window to one end and double glazed Velux window tot he rear elevation. Ample range of power points, two power points on timers to the heating. ADSL point.

Grounds: Belgrave House is at the top of this exclusive cul-de-sac with a five bar gate giving access onto an extensive farm house style block-paved courtyard providing extensive parking and turning for a number of vehicles. Dry stone retaining wall and large timber shed linked to the security alarm system. Formal lawned gardens and central cobbled pathway leading to the front entrance door. Beautifully established and maintained borders with a range of mature shrubs, trees, plants and spring bulbs. The front of the property has ample sensor security lighting and Victorian style lanterns to either side of the front entrance door. Lawned areas to either side of the pathway which again have a beautiful range of colourful borders. Gated access to either side of the property to a rear garden. Set in delightful grounds of approaching half an acre, to the rear being extremely private and southerly facing enjoying delightful views up to the open countryside. Large terrace running the full width of the house providing an excellent area for sitting out and entertaining in the summer months. A comprehensive range of sensor security lighting. Large ornamental pond (the Koi Carp may be available by separate negotiation) with a water feature and self-contained dual filter and pump with beautiful mature Yucca plant and further shrubs. Extensive level lawned garden, beautifully presented and manicured with stone retaining walls to two boundaries and trellis fencing. Again, a delightful range of borders containing plants, trees and shrubs.

Leppard changes his spot again


Built on solid rock: Belgrave House overlooks the scenic Porter Valley, and could be yours for £1.5m.

11 September 2007 - By Nick Ward

YOU might think it looks a bit like a rock star's pad - and you'd be right. That’s because this stunning Sheffield hideaway belongs to Def Leppard bass guitarist Rick Savage. But not for much longer, it seems.. The Leppard man has put it on the market with estate agent Saxon Mee. And if you fancy it - and who wouldn’t? - be prepared to stump up a cool £1.5 million.

Saxton Mee describe Belgrave House as: “Unquestionably one of the most exclusive and high quality properties in the Fulwood area.”

And a grand place it is too - especially when you consider the rockstar down-sized when he bought it two years ago. Back then Rick, his wife Paige, stepdaughter Jordan and sons Tyler and Scott were living in Holmwood House, Ecclesall. That place has a total of 27 rooms, including nine bedrooms and an incredible 10 toilets. It was put on the market for a staggering £2.45 million though it was said to have been sold for a knockdown £1.6.

Rick’s current abode isn’t quite that big though it does boast half an acre of gardens overlooking the Porter Valley. The estate agents say: “Constructed in stone to the most exacting of standards a full internal inspection is a must to appreciate both the quality and proportion of accommodation which is on offer.” Inside, then, to find a large reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room with marble fireplace, dining room, breakfast kitchen, sitting room, garden room and utility. Upstairs to a large landing to access the five bedrooms and three bathrooms. There’s also a detached double garage with an office cum playroom set over. Swanky.

Rick, aged 46, who is currently touring the States with the band, has always said he has no intention of leaving Sheffield and is already thought to have lined up another place in the city.