Mutley / £155,000
2 Bedroom Mid Terraced House
- PERIOD BUILT MID TERRACED HOUSE
- WELL-PROPORTIONED TWO STOREY ACCOMMODATION
- LOOKED AFTER AND MAINTAINED
- NOW REQUIRING A PROGRAMME OF UPDATING AND IMPROVEMENT
- OFFERING GREAT POTENTIAL
- RETAINING A VARIETY OF PERIOD FEATURES
- LOBBY, HALL, GOOD SIZE LOUNGE
- DINING ROOM, KITCHEN, LEAN-TO
- LARGE MASTER BEDROOM (POTENTIAL TO SUB-DIVIDE), 2ND DOUBLE BEDROOM, SPACIOUS BATHROOM
- MATURE FRONT GARDEN, WALLED REAR COURTYARD, NO ONWARD CHAIN
THE PROPERTY A period built mid-terraced house which has been in the same family ownership for over 60 years. The property has clearly been looked after and maintained well over the years, upgraded in the past, however, it would now benefit from a programme of improvement and refurbishment to bring it up to a modern uniform standard.
This characterful home retains an attractive variety of period features and offers good potential.
On the ground floor with entrance lobby, hall, good size front set lounge with bay window and a gas fire with boxed in fireplace behind, double doors open to a dining room with similar covered fireplace. In the tenement section a kitchen with basic fittings and high fireplace with over mantel and off this a lean-to set overlooking the rear courtyard. At first floor level the landing with high level window to the rear, a large double bedroom to the front with bay window and second window, cupboards running across one wall and this room offers potential perhaps to sub-divide to create a three bedroom home. To the rear a second good size double bedroom with cast iron period fireplace and in the tenement section a spacious bathroom with bay window and further window and white suite. The bathroom apparently remodelled from what was formerly a bedroom.
The property having a mature front garden with preserved period tiled pathway and to the rear a walled courtyard on one side of which stands an outside wc with period 'Clyde closet' and adjoining shed.
Panelled front door with window light over into:
ENTRANCE LOBBY Dado rail. Period tiled floor. Panelled part glazed door into:
HALL High coved ceiling with arch, decorative corbels and pendant light point. Picture and dado rails. Staircase with carved and turned newel post, timber banister and turned spindles rises to the first floor. Three useful under stairs storage cupboards the first housing mains electric meter, fuse box and mains gas meter.
LOUNGE 14' 11" x 12' 6" (4.55m x 3.81m) Bay window to the front elevation. Coved ceiling with light point. Picture rail. Gas fire. Boxed in fireplace, built-in book shelving to the right hand side. Twin glazed doors to:
DINING ROOM 12' 1" x 9' 5" (3.68m x 2.87m) Window to the rear. Coved ceiling with pendant light point. Picture rail. Gas fire with tiled hearth, fireplace behind. Period built-in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast.
KITCHEN 11' 7" x 7' 1" (3.53m x 2.16m) Window overlooking the back. An older style kitchen with formica work surfaces, stainless steel sink, fireplace recess with high timber surround and mantelpiece. Built-in cupboard to the left hand side. Panelled part glazed door to:
LEAN TO: 7' 3" x 4' 11" (2.21m x 1.5m) Low height walling surmounted by windows on two sides and with a panelled part glazed door to the back. Power, lighting and space and plumbing suitable for automatic washing machine.
LANDING High level window to the rear. Picture and dado rails. Ceiling light point and smoke detector. Access hatch to loft.
BEDROOM 1 14' 8" x 14' 6", in part 15'7" (4.47m x 4.42m in part 4.75m) Running the full width of the house with wide bay window and second window (potential to sub-divide to create a third bedroom). Sealed and vented chimney breast with built-in wardrobe/cupboard storage across one wall. Picture rail.
BEDROOM 2 12' 1" x 10' 5" max. (3.68m x 3.18m max.) Window to the rear. Picture rail. Period cast iron fireback with tiled hearth. Built-in wardrobe to the left hand side.
BATHROOM Spacious light and airy with two windows to the rear believed to have originally been designed as a third bedroom. White wc, pedestal wash hand basin with marble splashback and mirror over, twin grip panelled bath with separate taps and tiled splashback. Wall mounted 'Main Medway Super' gas boiler services the domestic hot water.
EXTERNALLY An attractive period tiled path p to the front door. Set back from the street and pavement by a mature walled front garden with a number of ornamental bushes and shrubs, flowering bulbs etc.
To the rear a walled courtyard with natural stone walls, pedestrian doorway to the rear service lane. Raised shrub borders on two sides. Clothes washing line.
OUTSIDE WC Period wc (Clyde washdown closet'). Adjoining this a useful:
COUNCIL TAX BAND: B
LOCATION Set in this pleasant mainly residential area within this popular tree lined avenue. Conveniently located close to Mutley with a good variety of local services and amenities found close by on Mutley Plain and the position easily accessible for the city and nearby university.