Yardington, Whitchurch

£175,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Of course, it's the name that gives it away. This iconic landmark building was once one of Whitchurch's many fine hostelries and no doubt served a good pint, although goodness knows how many people fell down those stone steps?!

Anyway, wind the clock forward and what we have today is a deceptively spacious semi detached house, with many of the original beams and features (including the cellars where the beer barrels were stored).

It has an awful lot going for it, in the fact that it is within walking distance of the town centre, yet it also provides off-road parking for a couple of cars and has a secluded, well stocked garden.

However, that is only half the story and at this price, you can see that there is more to this than meets the eye. To be honest, it isn't perfect and you will undoubtedly feel that you will want to spend some money on it, bringing it into the twenty first century, despite the fact that the current owner has added a new central heating boiler, installed 2 multi-fuel stoves (with flue liners) and re-tiled the main roof in recent years.

The kitchen and bathroom, both of which are undeniably spacious, certainly need refitting (unless you are a great fan of 'pampas' bathroom suites) and most rooms would certainly benefit from a lick of paint. There is an open plan accommodation layout downstairs (typical of a pub) and with so many exposed timber beams, this really does ensure a cosy feel. In addition, there is a separate study, a downstairs WC in the cloakroom, the aforementioned sizeable kitchen and a separate utility room.

Upstairs, all three bedrooms are doubles and the rear bedroom in particular, is huge.

Outside, the well stocked garden is a sheltered sun trap and is enclosed for the safety of children and pets.

In summary, it's hard to argue why someone would not want to live here, albeit it does need a bit of money spending on it.

External Steps

Leading up the the main entrance/glazed front door with access to:-

Sitting Room

14' 8'' x 12' 6'' (4.47m x 3.81m)

and 6' 6" x 6' (1.98m x 1.83m) L-shaped room with fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove, front facing uPVC double glazed window, beamed ceiling, double radiator and access to cellar. Leads to:-

Living Room

13' 11'' x 8' 8'' (4.24m x 2.64m)

and 6' 6" x 3' 10" (1.98m x 1.17m) L-shaped. Cast iron fireplace, front facing uPVC double glazed window, beamed ceiling and double radiator.

Cloakroom

9' 0'' x 3' 8'' (2.74m x 1.12m)

White suite comprising wash hand basin and close coupled WC. 2 Rear facing double glazed windows and radiator.

Study

10' 5'' x 6' 5'' (3.17m x 1.95m)

Rear and side facing windows. Loft access hatch.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

14' 3'' x 11' 8'' (4.34m x 3.55m)

Sink and drainer inset in work top with cupboards and plumbing for automatic washer below. Matching range of base and wall mounted units, cooker extractor hood, 2 side facing double glazed windows, part tiled walls, extractor fan, fireplace with multi-fuel stove and double radiator.

utility Room

11' 6'' x 6' 11'' (3.50m x 2.11m)

Base and wall mounted units, loft access hatch, radiator and uPVC double glazed external door to garden.

Cellar

11' 4'' x 6' 6'' (3.45m x 1.98m)

and 8' 11" x 7' (2.72m x 2.13m) and 10' 6" x 6' 6" (3.2m x 1.83m) Divided into 3 main sect.ions and providing useful additional storage with restricted headroom.

Landing

Loft access hatch and beamed ceiling.

Bedroom 1

12' 7'' x 11' 2'' (3.83m x 3.40m)

Front facing uPVC double glazed window, beamed ceiling and double radiator.

Bedroom 2

13' 10'' x 9' 3'' (4.21m x 2.82m)

Front facing uPVC double glazed window, beamed ceiling and double radiator and leading to:-

Wali-In Wardrobe

5' 7'' x 4' 4'' (1.70m x 1.32m)

Light and storage shelves.

Bedroom 3

15' 10'' x 11' 8'' (4.82m x 3.55m)

Side facing double glazed window and double radiator. Airing cupboard housing the wall mounted gas central heating boiler.

Family Bathroom

9' 3'' x 6' 9'' (2.82m x 2.06m)

Panelled bath with electric shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Rear facing double glazed window, beamed ceiling and double radiator.

OUTSIDE

Off road parking to the side of the property for 2 cars (one small and one medium!).

A wrought iron gate leads to the rear of the property with delightful secluded garden which is very well stocked and provides secure, sheltered and private patio/seating area - an absolute asset, especially during the summer months. Useful external store. Outside lighting.

Services

Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

Central Heating

Gas fired boiler supplying radiators and domestic hot water.

Directions

From High Street Whitchurch, turn left at the mini roundabout into Yardington. The property is located on the right hand side at the end of the road.

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AJ Reid - Whitchurch

23 Green End, Whitchurch, Shopshire, SY13 1AD

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