Staplegrove Road, Staplegrove, - £375,000 | Under Offer
A light and spacious Victorian Townhouse offering five-bedroom family accommodation over 3 storeys. Three reception rooms, conservatory; four doubles and one single bedroom; a cook’s kitchen; utility room; family bathroom; separate shower room and downstairs cloakroom. A 100ft secluded garden leads to an attractive ‘Colonial’ style garden office / studio / workshop with electric light and power. Ideal town location, less than 10 minutes walk from Taunton railway station and town centre, while riverside walks are less than five minutes away via a safe.
Glazed double doors with art-deco era stained glass, original Minton-tiled floor; ceramic tiled walls to dado height; original door with 3 glazed panels and glazed Victorian panel above with red and blue glory-stars.
Stairs to the first floor landing; wall and ceiling lights; doors to living room, dining room, breakfast room and under stairs storage cupboard. Swan neck coving.
16’ 9” x 15’ (5.11m x 4.57m) Front aspect walk in bay with sash window, feature fireplace with Victorian pine surround, slate hearth with Minton encaustic tiles, original swan neck Victorian coving, picture rail, plaster ceiling rose, radiator, TV point.
12’9” x 12” (3.89m x 3.66m) Original glazed double doors opening into conservatory, with original glazed light above; original Victorian marbled fire-surround, slate hearth, moulded acanthus coving, plaster ceiling rose, wall-lights, radiator.
12’ x 11’ (3.66m x 3.35m) Glazed double doors opening into conservatory, high display shelf on all walls at picture-rail height, open chimney-breast currently fitted with wood-fired 900mm Rayburn, hand-made Victorian clay tiled hearth, radiator, open entrance to kitchen.
11’1” x 8’10” (3.38m x 2.69m) A lovely ‘cook’s’ kitchen with free-standing ‘Old Creamery’ solid painted-pine base units, with cupboards and drawers and 40mm thick butcher’s block worktops, terracotta tile floor, 2/3 tiled walls, country-style open shelving with painted tongue-and-groove paneling up to ceiling, 110mm cooker space currently fitted with Falcon gas / electric range cooker, double-drainer white ceramic butler-style sink and mixer tap with marble surround, space for 600mm dishwasher, two windows to side, door with original Victorian red glass to utility room.
9’ x 8’ (2.74m x 2.44m) Side door to garden, floor-mounted gas-fired central heating boiler, and small wall-mounted gas fire with worktop above, two windows overlooking garden, solid painted pine base unit fitted with deep butler sink and butchers block worktop, plumbing for washing machine, ¾ tiled walls. Door to cloak room.
With WC and wash basin, tongue-and-groove paneled sloping ceiling with Velux window.
12’ x 7’ (3.66m x 2.13m) Polycarbonate sloping roof, door to garden with casement windows either side, decorative tiled floor, full-height fitted pine storage cupboard, painted brick walls.
First Floor Landing
Split landing with steps to bath room, shower room and airing cupboard; steps up to main first floor landing. Airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, central heating and water controls, slatted shelves.
Spacious room with painted panelling to dado height, and large sash window to side. With five piece Victorian style fitted bathroom suite comprising free standing roll top bath with Heritage mixer taps and shower attachment, low-level WC and bidet, twin basins inset into tiled work top with deep tiled splash-back, over storage unit with shelving for towels etc. Two further wall units, wide mirror with shaving light and shaver point. Victorian style centrally heated radiator with chrome towel rail. Access via large trap door into roof space above bathroom with fully boarded floor and electric light providing circa 90 square foot of storage space.
Small obscure-glazed sash window, enclosed cubicle with glass swing-door, tiled to ceiling, fitted with Mira electric shower.
10’ x 8’ (3.05m x 2.44m) Front aspect sash window, painted high shelf with glazed leaded window light above bedroom door, original swan neck coving and deep skirting, radiator.
15’2 x 11’ (4.62m x 3.35m) Front aspect sash window, original slate fire surround and cast-iron fireplace insert, and slate hearth, glazed leaded window light above bedroom door, original swan neck coving and deep skirting.
12’9” x 12” (3.89m x 3.66m) Rear aspect sash window, original cast-iron fireplace, radiator.
With stairs rising to the second floor landing, strip wood flooring, linen cupboard, doors to bedrooms 3, 4 & 5. With rear aspect sash window with views over St James cemetery towards the Blackdown Hills.
Second Floor Landing
Doors to bedrooms 1 and 2, access hatch to roof space.
18’4” x 15’ (5.59m x 4.57m) Triple aspect dormer window with glazed side panels and front sash window, views towards the Quantocks. Shelved area in recess beside chimney breast. Wall and ceiling lights. Radiator.
12’ x 12’ (3.66m x 3.66m) Triple aspect dormer window with glazed side panels and top hinged opening window. Overlooking Turner’s allotments with views towards the Quantock hills. Hanging area and shelving in recess beside chimney breast. Radiator.
Lovely enclosed garden, mainly south-west facing with paved and tiled areas for outdoor seating and barbecues etc, patio with honeysuckle perimeter hedge and other mature shrubs on one side, tall Victorian brick wall with timbered top on the other. Timber storage shelter with tiled roof, ample space for bicycles and lawnmowers.
The studio is built on a timber frame with Colonial style horizontal painted timber cladding, and a pitched roof with reclaimed Bridgwater tiles and ornate terracotta ridge tiles. The studio is 11’ x 11’ with suspended wooden floor and painted pine tongue-and-groove paneling from floor to ceiling, reclaimed stripped sash window to rear aspect and reclaimed Victorian glazed double doors with patterned glass and blue corner lights. Fully insulated walls and ceiling. Interior door opens into workshop area, 11’ x 4’ with concrete slab floor, door out to garden, and rear door onto footpath. Ample space for workbench, cupboards etc, this section is open into roof space with additional storage over the studio. Rear footpath provides pedestrian access to Higher Palmerston Road.
To The Front
Set back from the roadside by new pedestrian crossing and cul-de-sac parking area, the property is approached via a wooden latch gate to front garden paved with reclaimed blue lias slabs, with original patterned yellow stable-brick pathway to front door. Mature shrubs hedging and bushes.
A holding fee of £150.00 is required to reserve a property
Referencing fees of £45 + VAT for an individual (over 18 – including guarantors) – different fees may apply for a company let
Tenancy Agreement fee £95 + VAT
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