Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A GREAT OPPORTUNITY to purchase a Grade II listed three storey town house, together with a highly popular Dry Cleaning Business that is situated to the rear. The main property does require a certain amount of renovation, however with four bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, together with three attic rooms, this property could be transformed into a large and spacious family home. Viewing is highly recommended.


A centrally located three storey town house with Grade II listed architectural features. The property requires renovation but offers loads of potential, and is being sold with a very popular and well frequented Dry Cleaning Business that enjoys many regular customers.

The property has a hallway with listed staircase that is believed to date back to the 16th century, there are three reception rooms, a kitchen with family area, a conservatory, cellar, first floor landing with the staircase continuing to the attic rooms, four bedrooms and a bathroom, and four attic rooms/areas that could be converted, subject to the usual consents being obtained.

Outside there is a garden area to the rear, together with a courtyard with garage/store and the Dry Cleaners situated to the rear which is accessed via the adjacent Tesco Car park.


The property is situated in the centre of the town and is within easy reach of all the schools, shops and amenities that Whitchurch has to offer.

For a wider selection of shops and facilities, the nearby towns of Shrewsbury and Chester are within a daily commuting distance. Whitchurch itself has a main line rail link to Chester and Crewe within the town.


Through glazed entrance door, herringbone tiled floor to the main hall area, striking listed 16th century timber staircase to the upper floors, doorway to the cellar, doors to the three reception rooms.


15'7 x 15'6 (4.75m x 4.72m)

Two double glazed windows to the front, timber surround with cast insert to fireplace, TV and telephone points.


17'2 x 13'1 (5.23m x 3.99m)

Double glazed window to the side, wood burner on a stone hearth in a brick fireplace that has raised TV and display shelving to the sides, radiator, TV point.


16'11 x 9'4 (5.16m x 2.84m)

Open plan to the kitchen area, inset wall timbers that are listed, herringbone tiled floor. This room has been taken back to the brick work as part of the restoration works from a previous water leak. There is a double radiator.


25'0 x 12'10 min (7.62m x 3.91m min)

Fitted with a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, inset into timber edged work surfaces, and having a comprehensive range of dark oak effect base, drawer and wall cupboards, together with a peninsular unit that has a breakfast bar and cupboard above, tiled splash backs, built-in oven, hob and cooker hood, two roof windows, door to the lobby and conservatory, and all being open plan to the family area with large window to the conservatory, double radiator,


12'8 x 8'4 excluding lobby (3.86m x 2.54m ex cluding lobby)

Double glazed with door to the rear garden, door to the store room which has potential for a utility room that has a window to the rear and measures 8'3 x 6'1 (2.51m x 1.85m).



24'2 x 8'9 (7.37m x 2.67m)

Listed staircase to the Attic rooms, window to the side, doors to all principal rooms.


15'3 x 13'5 (4.65m x 4.09m)

Two period tall windows to the front, boarded tiled fireplace with matching hearth, double radiator.


15'10 x 11'7 (4.83m x 3.53m)

Two period tall windows to the front, double radiator, timber flooring.


16'11 x 13'0 (5.16m x 3.96m)

Windows to the rear and side, radiator, timber flooring.


15'8 x 5'11 (4.78m x 1.80m)

Period window to the front.


10'8 x 8'2 (3.25m x 2.49m)

Fitted with a white bath, having a window to the side, double radiator and built-in airing cupboard. A door leads to the cloakroom which has a low level WC and a window to the rear. A further door leads to the shower room that comprises a cubicle with electric shower, wash basin, and window to the rear.


26'6 x 16'1 (8.08m x 4.90m)

There is a large attic space measuring 26'6 x 16'1 (8.08m x 4.90m) into eaves, with roof windows and steps up to a second attic room with roof window to the front and doorways to two further rooms (not measured) with roof windows.



There is a path to the courtyard that passes a lawn area with wall boundary.


Concrete courtyard that provides access to the former Garage/Store shed and the Dry Cleaners.


20'3 x 16'2 (6.17m x 4.93m)

Of timber construction with windows to two sides and opening onto the courtyard. This building does require some remedial maintenance.


30'1 x 17'3 overall (9.17m x 5.26m overall)

Situated to the rear of the property is the local business known as 'Quality Dry Cleaners' and this is accessed via the car park area adjacent to the Tesco store. The business is fully up and running and the owners are happy to discuss figures with potential purchasers at the advanced viewing stage.


From our whitchurch office, turn left and walk round the corner, passing the The Bulls Head pub/restaurant and the Watergate arcade, continue a little further on and the property is on the left opposite the entrance to Bark Hill.


The business is to be sold as a going concern and there is a possibility that one or more of the staff can be retained to run it for the new owners.

At the time of writing the owners are checking the title deed to ascertain if a vehicular right of way exists to access the rear courtyard. The property has been priced without this access, and should it be found to exist, the price will remain the same.

As the property is Listed it is EPC exempt.


The property is a band 'B' on the local register with £1,384.00 payable for the year 2019/20. For Clarification of the Council Tax details, contact Shropshire Council on 0345 6789002.


The rateable value of the business is shown to be £4,800, calculated at a floor area of 50 mtr sq x £115 per sq mtr .

This information is offered as a guide only and the correct amount should be ascertained from Shropshire Council on either 0345 678 9003, or by emailing to business.rates@shropshire.gov.uk


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


We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.


Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230

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