Cantilupe Street, St. James, Hereford Guide Price £750,000

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  • Set Across 4 Floors
  • Imposing 6 Double Bedroom Victorian Property
  • Private Rear Garden & Off-Road Parking
  • Stunning Period Features Throughout
  • Desirable City Centre Location
  • Offered With No Onward Chain


A Grand Victorian 6 Double Bedroom Semi-Detached Town House set across 4 floors with modern open plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Driveway parking, all desirably located by the Castle Pool and gardens in picturesque Conservation Area at heart of the City.

Entrance Hall – Drawing Room – Dining Room – Snug – Kitchen with Walk-in Pantry – Breakfast Room – Downstairs WC – Principle Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom – 5 Further Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Second Floor Shower Room – Airing Cupboard – Built-in Landing Storage – Cellar – Driveway – Summerhouse – Shed – Rear Patio – Gardens

Swinfield offers a substantial family home retaining much of the characterful period features of an elegant bygone age while not conceding on the demands of modern family life. The creation of a lovely Kitchen seamlessly transitioning into the Breakfast Room and out to the rear patio and private gardens offering a natural and magnetic hub for family life. While the townhouse certainly offers a myriad of malleable living spaces, it further provides exciting potential for Cellar conversion.

Superbly located in the most picturesque tree-lined Conservation area at the heart of the city, the house lies only a short stroll from the city’s amenities and the Hereford Cathedral School. While for leisure and dog walking pathways from the doorstep lead into the Castle Green or cross the Victoria Bridge to the Bishop’s Meadow, playing fields with children’s playground and Swimming Pool.


The Property

Entrance Hall – The Front Door opens into an inner porch with etched glazing and stained glass detailing before leading into the main Entrance Hall retaining its iconic decorative floor tiles. Off the hallway lies the Downstairs WC with new period-appropriate flooring to echo the Hall and the door descending to the Cellar with 2/3 rooms ripe for conversion; subject to all relevant planning permissions.

Drawing Room – Enjoying a lovely bay of original sash windows with blinds, the inviting room retains an original grey marble fireplace, home to a Chesneys wood burner. The room also retains the brass curtain rail to the door a charming period detail also present in the Dining Room.

Dining Room – With stripped wood floor the Dining Room offers a convivial space for the gathering of family and friends and also boasts a Chesneys wood burner set in a new marble fireplace, flanked to one side with a fitted bookcase with twin cupboards to the base and 10 open shelves above. Of the twin original windows, the wooden screen to the base of one opens up to create a door allowing direct access onto the rear patio and gardens beyond.

Snug – Offering a malleable and more informal space for relaxing, the Snug benefits from twin windows fitted to the lower portion with New England-style shutters with blinds above. It has wood flooring and retains its cast iron fireplace with checkerboard tile hearth.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Fully fitted in cream units smartly contrasted with granite-effect laminate countertops, the Kitchen provides an array of storage while the peninsular also provides breakfast bar. There is space for cooker, (dishwasher) as well as both washer and dryer. The Kitchen benefits from a half-glazed External Door set beside a wide triple window with blind. It also retains original fitted cupboards with middle drawer, now neatly concealing the boiler. While the Walk-in Pantry offers fitted shelves and copious storage for household necessities. The Breakfast Room provides ample space for a US-style fridge/freezer while enjoying natural light from both the roof Velux and a fully-glazed door opening into the private rear gardens.

Bedroom 1 – The Principle Bedroom is a spacious carpeted Double retaining its original fireplace with decorative side tiles and grey marble mantel, with its twin residing in the next door Ensuite. The Bedroom with fitted wardrobe boasts bay window with blinds and frames delightful views over the Castle Pool and gardens. The Ensuite Bathroom with classic black and white vinyl flooring and New England-style shutters to the lower portion of the windows features the original, long free-standing bath, WC, pedestal basin, heated towel rail and is completed with walk-in shower having both regular and Rainhead showers.

Bedroom 2 – The very spacious carpeted Double Bedroom has fitted double wardrobes with cupboards above. The room retains its original fireplace while twin sash windows overlook the rear gardens.

Bedroom 6 – The smallest of the Bedrooms is carpeted and offers a malleable room for perhaps Home Office or Hobbies.

Family Bathroom – The Bathroom with modern patchwork tiles flooring features a freestanding, re-enamelled original roll-top bath, WC, pedestal basin and large shower cubicle. It is completed with recessed lighting, heated towel rail while its twin windows have etched glass panes and fitted blinds. The Landing benefits from double wardrobe storage and is also home to the 
Airing Cupboard.

Second Floor

Bedrooms 3 & 4 – Both are carpeted Double Bedrooms retaining original fireplaces.

Bedroom 5 – A carpeted Double room will low pitch ceiling and recessed lighting.

Shower Room – Featuring a large shower cubicle with both regular and Rainhead showers, the Shower Room is completed with WC, pedestal basin and heated towel rail.


Outside

The brick paviour Driveway provides parking for 2 vehicles with an additional visitor permit issued for on-street parking as well. With side access, to the rear of the townhouse lies the paved patio offering an ideal and private spot for al fresco dining. The patio is bordered by stone wall retaining beds before steps lead up to the rear gardens that are mainly laid to lawn and home to the Summerhouse which discreetly conceals a practical Shed behind.


Practicalities

Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘G’
Gas Central Heating & Single Glazed
All Mains Services
Fibre Broadband Available


Directions

From Bluecoat Street travelling east, turn right at the traffic lights into Union Street and continue straight along St. Owens Street. Turning right into St. Ethelbert Street, bear left into Cantilupe Street. The property is to be found shortly on the left-hand side.


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EPC

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Cantilupe Street, St. James
Hereford HR1 2NU
County: Herefordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00001046