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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Franche Road, Kidderminster, DY11

Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional Detached Family Home
  • In Need of Modernisation & Refurbishment
  • Potential Extension & Development Opportunity
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Extended Kitchen Diner
  • Ground Floor Shower/Wet Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Attached Store/Office

Full description


A fabulous opportunity to purchase a traditional detached family home. The property is in need of significant modernisation and offers further development and extension potential due to the particularly generous plot

Directions - From Halls office in Franche Road proceed in a southerly direction where number 147 will be found on the left hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board

Location - 147 Franche Road is set in the most convenient location to the popular northern side of Kidderminster on the Franche Road with good access and bus routes to the town centre and to surrounding towns and villages such as Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Wolverley and onward to Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Stourbridge and the cathedral city of Worcester. The property is set back from the main road which offers a mixture of security and privacy whilst not being too isolated and providing good easy access to all local amenities.

Description - A wonderful opportunity to purchase a beautifully proportioned traditional detached family home set in this popular residential location to the north of Kidderminster within Franche. The property sits within impressive and generous grounds and gardens offering plenty of potential to extend and/or develop this attractive family home. The property offers well proportioned current accommodation in need of extensive refurbishment and modernisation. An internal inspection is thoroughly recommended. The property will be sold by public auction with vacant possession and no onward chain.

147 Franche Road is approached off the Franche Road over an in and out tarmacadam driveway allowing for turning space and plenty of off road parking accessing the attached store, double garage and main entrance.

The entrance porch allows access to the main entrance solid wooden panel, obscure glazed, leaded door into a particularly spacious and attractive RECEPTION HALL with beautiful turning staircase to he first floor accommodation with obscure leaded and stained glass window to the side aspect. There access to the cellar and all ground floor accommodation.

There are TWO MAIN RECEPTION ROOMS both beautifully proportioned to both front and rear aspects. Each reception room offers original ornate fire places, tall ceilings, picture rails, ceiling mounted light fittings and both having large bow windows with part obscure leaded and stained glass windows.

The Fitted Kitchen has been extended and has dual aspect glazed windows to both side aspects. The kitchen itself is well proportioned with a range of marble effect work surfaces, matching base and eye level units, inset stainless steel sink with double drainer and mixer tap, space for larder style fridge freezer, space for dining table and chairs and housing a solid fuel AGA. To the rear there is access into a wet room, cloakroom and side office store.

The WET ROOM is fully tiled with a wall mounted 'Triton 80 shower unit, fitted timber bench, ceiling mounted light fitting and glazed window to the rear over looking the gardens.

The CLOAKROOM has a raised low level close coupled WC, ceiling mounted light fitting and glazed window over looking the rear gardens.

Access from the kitchen leads to the side of the property where there is a substantial OFFICE/WORKSHOP/STORE with double glazed window to both front and rear with two pedestrian doors giving access to both front and rear garden. There is a water supply, power and lighting with a range of fitted work benches and storage cupboards and drawers.

The first floor landing is a gallery style with an obscure leaded glazed and stained glass window to the side with three well proportioned bedrooms and a generous family bathroom.

The TWO LARGER BEDROOMS are positioned to both front and rear each with glazed windows picture rails and ceiling mounted light fittings.

The THIRD BEDROOM is situated to the front of the property and is well proportioned.

The spacious family BATHROOM to the rear has a matching coloured suite comprising corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close level close coupled WC with dual obscure leaded, stained glass window to the side aspect and access into a roof space.

Outside - One of the unique selling points to this particular property is the spacious plot and grounds for which it sits with an in and out driveway to the front and tarmacadam and paved hard standing providing turning space and off road parking for a number of vehicles and with access to the attached double garaging to the side.

The rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn with some shrub and herbaceous beds and borders. Some mature hedging, fruit tree and wooden panel fencing, vegetable patch, polytunnel style greenhouse and a useful rear timber store. The garden is fully enclosed and offers a good degree pf privacy and plenty of space. In need of attention with the opportunity to develop and create a fabulous family space.

The attached DOUBLE GARAGE offers dual up and over doors, power and lighting with fitted storage and shelving, small work bench and access into a rear store/work shop which has been attached at a later date with glazed windows and doors, concrete base, power and lighting.

Agents Note - 147 Franche Road is in need of some attention to bring it back to life and extended/develop to create a wonderful spacious family home

Services - Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested.

Fixtures & Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.

Tenure - Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Method Of Sale - The property will be offered for sale by Public Auction (subject to the conditions of sale and/or prior sale) on 7th December 2016 at Hogarths, Stone Manor Hotel, Stone, Kidderminster, DY10 4PJ at 6.00pm

Buyers Premium - A Buyers Premium of £500.00 + VAT is applicable and to be paid to the sellers solicitor on the night of the auction.

Special Conditions - The property will be sold subject to the Conditions of Sale, which are not to be read at the time of the sale but will be available for inspection at the auctioneer's offices for a period of 10 days prior to the time of the sale. The purchaser shall be deemed to bid on those terms and conditions and shall be deemed to purchase with full knowledge thereof whether he has read the Special Conditions or not.

Guide Price/Reserve - Guides are provided as an indication of each sellers minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to a RESERVE (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above the Guide.

Solicitor - For the attention of Miss J Martin
Thursfields Solicitors
14 Church Street
DY11 2AH

Tel: 01562 820575


Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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*Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Halls Estate Agents , Kidderminster on 01562 820880.

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