When individuals say ‘they don’t make them like this anymore’, they’re referring to homes like this – ornamental Victorian terraces with ornate interval detailing. This grand Clifton Hill terrace is likely one of the most spectacular houses within the space, incomes a spot on the Nationwide Belief Database.
Constructed circa 1885, the house was initially owned by Walter Scott, who named the home after his daughters Elsie and Leigh; (therefore the identify ‘Elsie Leigh’ proven on the facade’s pediment beneath the balustraded parapet!).
For the final 23 years, it’s been within the palms of 1 household, who added a rear extension in 2009 designed by Ian Perkins of Perkins Architects. ‘The renovations had been designed to maximise gentle ingress and cater for a household of 4,’ says the proprietor.
Now, the three-bedroom (plus research), three-bathroom home stays cool in summer time and heat in winter (virtually remarkable in a