Meyrick Street, Whitecross, Hereford Guide Price £420,000

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  • 6 Double Bedroom Family Home
  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • Full of Character & Charm
  • Quiet Road in Popular Location
  • Converted Basement Room/7th Bedroom
  • Walking Distance to City Centre


An Imposing 6 Double Bedroom End of Terrace Victorian Town House, set across 4 floors with converted Cellar and potential Off-Street Parking, at the very end of a quiet street in the heart of popular amenity-rich Whitecross.

Entrance Hall – Sitting Room – Dining Room – Kitchen/Diner – Utility/Boot Room – Downstairs Shower Room – Double Bedroom with Ensuite Shower – Double Bedroom – Small Double Bedroom – Family Bathroom – Separate WC – 2 Double Bedrooms – Further Small Double Bedroom – Family/Cinema Room with Home Office in Converted Cellar – Store Rooms – Summerhouse – Patio – Enclosed Walled Gardens with Gated Access to Side Street

This substantial family home delightfully retains its classic Victorian grandeur from original decorative Entrance Hall tiles, deep wainscoting, ceiling roses to picture rails and coving. The house would easily accommodate a large family with the wide range of rooms offering great malleability of use alongside potential for perhaps further converting the Cellar into self-contained Annexe with its discreet side garden gated access; subject to all relevant planning permissions. The rear gardens also benefit from double gate access to the quiet end street and could utilise the current patio area for off-street parking if so desired.

Enjoying an excellent corner location at the end of a quiet street, the property is set far away from the bustle of the main Whitecross thoroughfare while still being only a short stroll from its many amenities including; 2 supermarkets, Tesco’s Express, newsagents, renown family butcher with Deli and café. It also benefits from traffic-free walking/cycling routes to both Ofsted “Good” Trinity Primary and Whitecross Academy High School and Specialist Sports College. While for leisure, the Squash and Tennis Club lies close at hand with the city centre itself only a 15 mins walk.


The Property

Entrance Hall – The new brick paviour pathway leads up the the steps rising to the Front Door with original fanlight above. The Hall retains lovely classic decorative tiles produced by the maker who furnished the Cathedral’s tile floors.

Sitting Room – The spacious Sitting Room is dominated by the lovely bay window fitted with New England-style shutters. The inviting room retains all its classic Victorian detailing with coving, picture rail, deep wainscoting and culminates in the delightful moulded, feather motif ceiling rose. The rich hues of the solid wood flooring are echoed in the imposing fireplace of exposed brick with characterful ‘raw’ timber mantelpiece, home to a Multi-fuel stove set on a tile hearth.

Dining Room – The traditional formal Dining Room, charmingly denoted by the fruit and vegetable moulding of the ceiling rose, offers a lovely setting for the gathering of family and friends, and enjoys a window fitted with shutters looking out to the side garden. The room features a large exposed brick fireplace with stripped wooden mantelpiece, again home to a Multi-fuel stove on a slate tile hearth. Built-in to one side of the chimney breast are original top and bottom double cupboards with twin drawers to the middle.

Kitchen/Diner – With space for a family dining table, the Kitchen is fitted with an array of Howden units with solid wood doors. The long run of white painted units is set beneath a large picture window with blind and smartly contrast the black granite countertops. Concealed are both integrated under-counter fridge and dishwasher set beside the under-slung, stainless steel deep sink with grooved countertop drainer. There is a narrow wine fridge, while framed by the original exposed brick fireplace sits the 5 burner gas Rangemaster cooker.

Utility/Boot Room – Fitted with tall Pantry cupboard to match the Kitchen and black laminate countertop to echo it, the Utility provides a table-top basin with below under-counter space for both washer and dryer. With traditional red and black tile flooring, there is also space for a large fridge/freezer while the new solid wood door leads out into the private rear garden.

Downstairs Shower Room – Off the Utility opens a practical Shower Room with large cubicle featuring double-headed shower, completed with WC and black heated towel rail. While fitted wall units conceal the Worcester boiler alongside useful storage.

Converted Cellar – With ample hanging for coats before wooden steps descend into the cellar, there is initially a double Store Room currently providing copious storage before opening into the properly converted cellar offering a spacious Family Room. This is a highly malleable space for more informal relaxing, it offers a great Teenage Rumpus Room and fitted with a film projector makes a home cinema for the whole family. It also offers an ideal Home Office with fitted desk. The basement holds further exciting potential to transform the entire level into a self-contained Annexe, retaining as it does brick steps up to street level and discreet exit gate from the side garden.

Bedroom 1 – With solid wood flooring the spacious Double Bedroom enjoys a large window with wooden blind overlooking the side garden and quiet street beyond. The room features an exposed brick fireplace home to a Multi-fuel stove with chunky wood mantelpiece.

Bedroom 2 – A Double Bedroom with original wood floors and window with blind overlooking the front garden, it offers a lovely guest room with its fully-tiled Ensuite featuring large shower cubicle, WC and pedestal basin.

Bedroom 3 – The last of the first floor bedrooms is a Small Double with laminate wood flooring and window overlooking the front garden. The partition wall constructed between the second and third rooms could be readily removed to combine the two rooms into a stunning Principal Suite if desired.

Family Bathroom – The spacious Bathroom with stained glass panel detail to the door benefits from both a luxuriously large walk-in shower enclosure and a freestanding bath with standpipe tap and shower attachment. The Bathroom is completed with WC, chrome heated towel rail and modern table-top basin set on a glass and wood unit. Next door lies an additional Separate WC with wall-mounted basin.

Bedroom 4 – The spacious Double Bedroom has laminate wood flooring and characterful high pitched ceiling. It benefits from a window overlooking the side garden and has cityscape views beyond.

Bedroom 5 – A spacious and carpeted Double Bedroom retaining a fireplace with black decorative mantel and having a window with top arched detail.

Bedroom 6 – The last of the Bedrooms is a Small Double with Velux to the roof and laminate wood flooring. It offers a malleable room for perhaps use as a Study or Sewing/Hobby/Craft Room.


Outside

Beyond the low front wall with evergreen mixed hedging for privacy the front garden features a lawn bordered by mature plantings of shrubs and flowers with a new brick paviour pathway leading up to the front door and then sweeping around the side through a metal gate and past side street gate access into the private rear garden.

The rear garden with brick wall outer boundaries covered with shrubs and climbers has an outside tap and central lawn with stepping stone paths. It is also home to a Summerhouse with paved patio before it, offering an ideal spot for outdoor dining, spanning to double wooden gates accessing the quiet side street and allowing ingress for possible off-road parking.


Practicalities

Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘D’
Gas Central Heating and Double Glazed Throughout
All Mains Services
Fibre Broadband Available


Directions

From Hereford, take the A438 towards Brecon. Continuing straight proceed along Whitecross Road. Taking the sixth right turn, shortly after the second pedestrian crossing into Meyrick Street. The property is to be found as the last house on the left side.

 


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Meyrick Street, Whitecross
Hereford HR4 0DY
County: Herefordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00002121