History is up for grabs as this Victorian mansion and once former school is on the market for £999,950

History is up for grabs as this Victorian mansion formerly part of Sunderland High School goes on the market for £999,950

A piece of history is up for sale as this incredible Victorian mansion and former school is up for sale for an impressive £999,950 as a five bedroom detached home.

Carlton House, located on Mowbray Road in Sunderland was formerly known as Nicholson House was built in 1850 John and Benjamin Green.

The Victorian mansion was built for Alderman William Nicholson, who made his fortune supplying copper, brass and iron fittings for the ship building industry.

The house was later used for students’ union accommodation for students at the University of Sunderland, before being sold to Sunderland High School which closed in 2016.

The property is now up for sale as a detached, five bedroom home that extends over three floors and also offers the opportunity to refurbish the existing buildings, and has planning permission for two new dwellings on the market for £999,950.

Alternatively, Carlton House is available for £699,950 and the individual development plots with planning permission separately available for £399,950.

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