Byngley House, Poole Old Town
Tel: 01202 683 444
An exciting opportunity to acquire a stunning 16th Century Elizabethan home nestling in the most attractive cobbled street in Poole Old Town. With a wealth of exposed beams, open fireplaces and bay windows this is one of the oldest houses in the Town yet boasts all modern conveniences following detailed refurbishment in 2016. Once home to Thomas Byngley, a wealthy merchant and former Mayor of Poole, the property now offers 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, an expansive sitting room with inglenook fireplace, kitchen and study. Externally, there is a good-sized private patio garden and a single garage. Market Street is a no through-road quietly set in the heart of the Old Town, just a few minutes' stroll to historic Poole Quay and its delightful array of top-quality bars and restaurants. Byngley House is situated on a cobbled, pedestrian-only thoroughfare.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 20' 0" x 19' 0" (6.12m x 5.81m) A solid oak front door opens into this expansive lounge/dining room. Featuring an exquisite leaded bay window with oak frame and stone window seat to the front of the property and an original feature Elizabethan inglenook stone fireplace. Oozing character, this room with vaulted ceilings, beams and exposed wall timbers is the perfect entertaining space. Radiator.
KITCHEN 13' 10" x 11' 1" (4.22m x 3.38m) With beamed ceilings and timber parquet flooring, a range of cream shaker-style fitted wall cupboard and base units incorporating an inset butler's sink, a midi-height electric oven and four-ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood above. Solid wood roll top worksurface with space for washing machine and dishwasher below. Space for fridge/freezer. Rear aspect window. Door leading to study.
STUDY 10' 0" x 7' 1" (3.05m x 2.16m) A more recent extension with double French doors opening onto the rear patio garden. Panel radiator. Storage cupboard housing Worcester central heating boiler. Inset ceiling spotlights.
INNER HALL A solid oak door from the sitting room opens into an original solid oak Elizabethan staircase which is believed to be one of only a handful left in England. The central part of the staircase still houses the original dumb waiter now used for storage. The stairwell has an abundance of period features with beamed walls and leaded windows to rear.
MASTER BEDROOM 20' 2" x 20' 2" (6.15m x 6.15m) A very spacious room with original stone bay window, leaded glass and window seat beneath. There are many period features with exposed stone walls and vaulted ceilings with exposed beams over the original Elizabethan stone fireplace.
The en-suite is a charming feature integrated into the master bedroom on a raised platform. The suite comprises a luxurious roll-top bath tub with mixer and hand shower attachment, a low level WC and hand basin.
BEDROOM 2 14' 2" x 12' 6" (4.33m x 3.82m) Situated on the second floor with dormer window to the front elevation, this generously proportioned double bedroom offers an attractive beamed ceiling with inset downlighting, a walk-in wardrobe and door to en-suite with white suite, incorporating a bath with shower over, a hand basin and low level WC. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 12' 2" x 10' 2" (3.73m x 3.1m) Approached by a short flight of stairs off the main staircase, this rear-facing double room offers a wealth of beams and a dormer window facing the patio garden to the rear. Radiator.
SHOWER ROOM 5' 5" x 5' 4" (01.67m x 1.63m) Accessed from the main staircase at ground floor level, this beamed and stone-flagged room offers a glass-screened corner shower with chrome shower riser, circular hand basin and low level WC. Radiator.
PATIO GARDEN Accessed from the study, the brick-paved rear patio garden benefits from summer sun throughout the day and is a great spot for al-fresco dining. There is a rear pedestrian gate, outside tap and security lighting.
GARAGE A secure single garage in a nearby block is included in the sale.