Guide price £280,000 - £300,000
the property A most substantial and spacious period built mid-terraced house which is understood to have been built in the late Victorian era circa 1901. The property owned for a number of years and during this time a programme of repair works undertaken. The property requiring cosmetic and refurbishment works to bring it up to a modern uniform standard, and therefore with great potential for upgrading and improvement.
A most spacious home offering flexibility of layout and usage. The generously proportioned accommodation laid out over two storeys, whilst having two very large usable loft areas, floored and both having the potential for conversion to additional accommodation.
On the ground floor an entrance lobby opening to a spacious and wide hall, a generous sized front set lounge, period fireplace and double doors to a good sized second reception room, the dining room with french doors overlooking and opening to the rear. Also with period fireplace. Walking through the hall a spacious open understairs area, which can be used perhaps for sitting area or study, and a useful downstairs cloakroom/wc.
In the tenement section a 28ft large open plan kitchen/breakfast room, three windows to the side and side entrance door, two fireplaces, and housing the Worcester gas fired boiler which services central heating and domestic hot water. Having a country style and Hungarian design kitchen. Off this a large downstairs bathroom which has a replacement roof covering.
At first floor level a long landing with ladder type staircase to the main loft, and a second loft area in the tenement section, both with potential for conversion.
Effectively four large bedrooms, the main front bedroom, running the full width of the house, and this offering potential for subdivision to create five bedrooms. A bathroom and a separate wc.
Externally a sloping front garden with steps leading up to the front door and to the rear a walled L-shaped courtyard and garden, which has had updated drainage works undertaken, and at the end a lawned garden with access to the rear service lane.
The property benefits from conduits laid on providing network wiring, Wi-Fi, and having good connectivity throughout the house. The property also has the benefit of a complete CCTV/security system including cameras installed and this will be left in situ.
Other points on the condition to note is that the red brick facade was re-pointed in 2019 with lime mortar, was also cleaned and sealed with breathable waterproof membrane. The small roof above the bay window was replaced in 2019, the wooden gable end window was replaced in 2019 and painted. The guttering was replaced in 2019. The side return sewage system was re-plumbed in 2020, to accommodate the bathtub and shower on the ground floor. The back part of the rear garden wall was extended in height and re-pointed in a traditional style in 2020. The right side of the rear gardens wall was extended, made level and re-pointed in a traditional style in 2020.
Location Found toward the southern end of Lipson Road within this impressive terrace of period properties comprising Freedom Park Villas. With a variety of local services and amenities found close by, including Beaumont Park and lying within walking distance of the city centre. With easy access to major routes in other directions.
Accommodation The property affords the following accommodation. Nb The measurements supplied are for guidance only and prospective buyers are advised to check these before committing themselves to any expense.
Panelled front door with leaded glazed light windows over into:
entrance lobby High decorative coved ceiling, panelled part glazed door with leaded glazed lights to either side into:
Hall Wide hall with timber floorboards, high decorative coved ceiling with arch and corbels, picture rail, shallow tread staircase with carpet runner rises to the first floor, timber and carved and turned newell post, hardwood banister and turned rails, understairs storage cupboard housing mains gas meter, and open understairs seating area.
Lounge 17' 3" x 14' 0" max (5.26m x 4.27m) Wide bay window to the front. Decorative coved ceiling and ceiling rose, picture rail, impressive focal feature period fireplace with cast iron fireback incorporating tiled slips, and tiled hearth. Timber boarded floor. Wide arch with double doors to:
Dining room 15' 5" max x 12' 8" (4.7m x 3.86m) Twin uPVC double glazed French doors to the rear with window over, decorative coved ceiling, ceiling rose, impressive period decorative fireplace with tiled slips and tiled hearth. Timber boarded floor.
WC 6' 9" x 2' 10" (2.06m x 0.86m) uPVC double glazed window to the side. Close coupled wc and wall hung wash hand basin.
Kitchen/breakfast room 28' 0" x 12' 7" (8.53m x 3.84m) Three uPVC double glazed windows to the side and a pvc part double glazed back door to the rear. Focal feature ornate period fireplace with open hearth and built-in cupboards/drawers to the right handside, second fireplace, Hungarian style kitchen with wide timber worksurfaces, double bowl stainless steel sink with cupboard under and Range Style cooker, wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler servicing central heating and domestic hot water and adjacent wireless controls.
Bathroom 12' 9" x 8' 10" max (3.89m x 2.69m) 'L-shaped' uPVC double glazed windows on two sides. White modern suite with pedestal wash hand basin and tiled splashback, panelled bath with side set mixer tap, and shower attachment, tiled splashbacks, separate tiled shower with thermostatic shower control.
landing Laid out on two levels at the rear with a large access hatch opening to a spacious loft room, and at the front with ladder stairs rising to a further large loft room over the main part of the house.
Bedroom one 19' 8" x 17' 5" max (5.99m x 5.31m) Wide uPVC double glazed window to the front and additional window to the front. Coved ceiling, picture rail, impressive period fireplace with tiled slips, matching tiled hearth and timber boarded floor.
Bedroom two 15' 1" max x 11' 9" (4.6m x 3.58m) floor area. UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Coved ceiling, picture rail, decorative period fireplace with tiled slips and matching tiled hearth. Built-in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast, and timber boarded floor.
WC Window to the side. White modern close coupled wc, and wall hung wash hand basin.
Bathroom 9' 4" x 5' 1" (2.84m x 1.55m) Patterned obscured uPVC double glazed window to the side. White close coupled wc, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and pedestal wash hand basin.
Room 10' 4" x 9' 3" (3.15m x 2.82m) uPVC double glazed window to the side. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Currently used as a utility room but clearly could be used as a fourth bedroom.
Bedroom three 12' 7" x 10' 9" (3.84m x 3.28m) Wide uPVC French style part double glazed doors overlook the rear. Picture rail, period fireplace with tiled slips and matching tiled hearth.
Tenement loft space Large access hatch, sloping ceilings with exposed roof timbers, velux style double glazed roof light. Radiator and light point.
Main loft room 18' 9" x 18' 4" (5.72m x 5.59m) The main part with power points, lighting and velux style window to the rear and front and dormer style window to front.
Externally Steps rise up to the front door with a slopping front garden.
To the rear of the property a 6ft wide concrete laid courtyard and from here a set of seven galvanised iron steps rise up to the lawned garden, with natural stone wall boundaries, a level path leading through to a pedestrian gate opening to the rear service lane. Outside water tap.
council tax band D