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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Welch Gate, Bewdley

Sold STC £189,950

Property Description

Key features

  • No upward chain
  • Period property
  • Close to town centre
  • Gas central heating
  • Three bedrooms
  • Cellar
  • Lounge
  • Hand crafted kitchen
  • Bathroom with shower and bath
  • Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

APPROACH AND GENERAL INFORMATION A fine example of a grade ll listed building within the conservation area of Bewdley.

This house as with many of its type, with its plain façade is like a sweet, bland on the outside with its wrapper, yet just waiting to be discovered! And once over the threshold, you cannot help but stand in awe, taking in every inch, the beams and exposed wood work,

Delight at the quirky shaped room sizes etc. Be amazed at what is on offer and enchanted by the fascination that it still very much in essence today.

The property is actually deceptively spacious. With three double bedrooms, kitchen, cellar, lounge, bathroom and courtyard garden.

The house number 11 Welch Gate was in the distant past used to be a Cobblers. And no not being rude!! And sat between a couple of pubs. As the river bought in many men into the town from the ships, they wanted to drink. Hence why Bewdley had such a high density of public houses!

Let the journey begin! Enter from the road side through wooden door into:  

RECEPTION ROOM ONE - FRONT 17'9 max x 10'7 max (5.416m x 3.231m) incl stairs

A super entrance! A room with an abundance of character and wealth of charm, courtesy of exposed beams. It retains its quaintness. The focal point to the room being the attractive inglenook fireplace with exposed brick with raised hearth and wood lintel over. Inset multi fuel burner upon brick edged hearth. Fantastic to look at and great for those cosy evenings by the fire! Having wood window with secondary double glazing to front elevation. With stairs rising to first floor accommodation and also descending into the cellar. Three wall light points, built in meter boxes, radiator, aerial and telephone point.

Built in cupboard on the way down to the cellar with wall light point. 

CELLAR 11'11 max x 10'9 max (3.638m x 3.288m) Having window, two light points, telephone point, radiator and painted brick walls. A great room with many uses and currently set up as an office.  

KITCHEN - REAR 11'11 max x 10' 9 max (3.631m x 3.274m) Again oozing appeal the delightful hand crafted wooden units making the most of the shape of this room. With the original fireplace multi fuel burner and even the oven!

Large stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Part tiled walls as splash back. Inset ceiling spot lights. Useful open shelving, concealed spaces for electrical appliances, Wood stable door and window to rear elevation, having access to the courtyard and a good view thereof. Ceramic tiling to floor, inset four ring gas hob unit, integral gas oven, recess ideal for microwave, a wealth of exposed timbers, brickwork and charm.  

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION AND LANDING Stairs rising to the first floor landing. With exposed beams, radiator and ceiling light point and stairs to the second floor and landing.  

BATHROOM 11'11max x 8'6 max (3.626m x 2.603m) This bathroom is of excellent proportions and certainly not out of character to the rest of the house. Having free standing Victorian style roll top bath, with centre mixer shower tap over which has pride of place under the window, which is obscure glazed to the rear elevation. Separate shower cubicle wit electric shower. Wall hung high level, high flush w.c suite, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, partial wood panelling to walls, ceiling light point, built in cupboards providing good storage and space and plumbing for washing machine.  

BEDROOM ONE - FRONT 11'2 max x 10'8 max (3.409m x 3.247m) Window to front elevation with secondary double glazing, exposed ceiling beam, radiator, telephone point and ceiling light point.  

STAIRS RISING TO SECOND FLOOR ACCOMODATION AND LANDING An abundance of natural lighting onto stairwell courtesy of large roof window. Super exposed beams too! Wall light point.  

BEDROOM TWO - REAR 12' max x 10'8 max (3.671m x 3.256 m) Exposed timbers, ceiling light point and radiator, wood window to rear elevation. Built in cupboard housing Baxi gas boiler which provides the domestic hot water and central heating requirements for the property.  

BEDROOM THREE - FRONT 11'2 max x 10'8 max ( 3.410m x 3.271m ) Wood window to the front elevation, radiator and wall light point.  

OUTSIDE Having shared side gated access from Welch Gate into courtyard. Having original brick flooring. Well presented with space for many tubs and planters, together with table and chairs for enjoying warm summer evenings. The original bricks are still in situ and extend throughout the courtyard. A fenced private area, ideal for pets forms part of this purchase too. This is a great area and part of a select community with the immediate neighbours. No lawns to mow yet the keen gardener can still feel content planting hanging baskets, window boxes etc. This certainly has the chocolate box appeal!  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please note that all measurements are approximate and measured to the maximum. In an older property where no room is square the discrepancy can be larger. Therefore do not rely on the sizes if purchasing furniture.

Hayden Estates have been told that the property is Freehold; however this and any other information included within should be verified through Solicitors. Please note nothing has been tried and tested and therefore Hayden Estates advise that any such items requiring examination are so inspected by qualified technicians.

Mains services including gas, electric, drainage and water, are connected to the property. A telephone line is installed at the property and is subject to the usual transfer regulations and broadband is available. The central heating is partially provided by gas. The property boasts some secondary double glazing.

We have been informed that the council tax banding is D and payable to Wyre Forest District Council.

Bewdley is a quaint Georgian riverside town growing in stature from its trade from the Severn to the present day when trade is supplemented by the many visitors who come to Bewdley from all over the world. Boasting varied amenities and is of great historical interest with super architecture. If you are up and around early on a Sunday morning then be sure to walk up Load Street as the bells in St Annes church ring. Calling the parish to prayer as they have done for years.

There is a doctors surgery, dentist, library, museum, vet, chemists, paper shop, various other shops and many varied eating houses. There are two food stores, butcher and greengrocer.

For supermarket shopping etc Kidderminster has Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Aldi and Morrisons, with many more top high street stores. There is a small cinema and leisure facilities as well as a wide selection of eating houses.

Ideal location for commuting, with a good road network to M5, M6, M42, Birmingham and Worcester all within travelling distance. Kidderminster has a railway station which provides travel to London, Worcester etc.

The golden age of steam can be enjoyed at the Severn Valley Railway, which can be heard from the property. Several events are hosted by them throughout the year and draws hoards of visitors to the town. Many films have been staged on the platforms. The West Midlands Safari Park is on the outskirts of Bewdley.

The Wyre Forest with its wildlife and pathways is ideal for the avid walker and is to be found right on the doorstep.

This would make an ideal home for a professional couple who wish to purchase a home within walking distance of the centre of town, or indeed anyone who appreciates quality and older properties.

Internal inspection is a must. Don't just take our word........  

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS No item not specified within, will be included in the sale price. However, certain items may be available by separate negotiation with the vendor.  

DIRECTIONS The property is just a short walk from the town centre. Leave Bewdley town centre on the A456 on foot and proceed in the direction of Cleobury Mortimer. Enter Welch Gate and the property will be identified on the right hand side of the road by the agents for sale board. Please note that all viewings are strictly by prior arrangement.  

VIEWINGS At any reasonable time but strictly through Hayden Estates on 01299 405062. Please note that full details will be obtained from prospective purchasers as a matter of security.  

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30 April 2018

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