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2 bed terraced house for sale


Spencer Street, Cathays, Cardiff CF24

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Property features

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Entrance Hall
  • Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • External
  • Front Court Yard
  • Rear Garden

Property description

* * * * * sold (subject to contract) by Matthews Estate Agents * * * * *
An outstanding two doubled bedroom period property that has been lovingly restored to an exceptional standard, located in the heart of Cathays within close proximity to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University, Roath Park and Cardiff City Centre.
The property further benefits from uPVC double glazed sash windows, open fireplaces and many other impressive features.

Accommodation briefly comprises: Open plan lounge/dining room, fitted kitchen and bathroom to the ground floor. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms. Externally, the property enjoys a low maintenance front courtyard and paved rear garden. Must be viewed to fully appreciate all that is on offer.
EPC Rating: C-71

Ground floor

Entrance Hall Enter via wood panelled door with feature glazed fan shaped panels to:

Entrance Hall Coved ceiling, wood effect flooring, panelled door:

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room 19'6" x 13' (5.94m x 3.96m). Front aspect décor framed uPVC double glazed sash window, rear aspect décor framed uPVC double glazed window, feature open fireplace with multi-fuel log burner inset (constructed from reclaimed bricks) & solid Oak mantle over, decorative log store, reclaimed & restored Victorian radiators, reclaimed brick feature pillar & recesses with lighting, coved ceiling, “Nest” smart learning thermostat, wood effect flooring, spindle & balustrade staircase rising to first floor, panelled door to:

Kitchen 14' x 8'7" (4.27m x 2.62m). Side aspect uPVC double glazed window, uPVC double glazed door to rear garden, fitted range of wall & base units with granite finished work surfaces & matching upstands, ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit inset, tiled splashbacks, six ring “Hotpoint” gas hob, integrated “Indesit” electric oven & separate grill, integrated “Samsung” express multi-function electric microwave oven, “Caple” pull out plate warming drawer, integrated bin storage, space for tall American fridge/freezer, plumbed for washing machine, Pyle"music speakers recessed to ceiling, down-lighting, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, panelled door to:

Bathroom Rear aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window, fitted three piece suit comprising: Cast iron enamel coated bath with tiled side panel, mixer taps over with monsoon shower head & hand held shower attachment, folding glass panelled shower screen, close coupled WC, vanity unit with “Porcelain” wash basin inset & split tile splashbacks, wall lighting, music speakers recessed to ceiling, reclaimed & restored victorian radiator, humidity sensor extractor fan, ceramic tiled walls & floor.

First floor

Landing Loft access via pull down ladder (loft is fully insulated and boarded for storage)

Bedroom One 13'9" x 10'2" (4.2m x 3.1m). Front aspect décor framed uPVC double glazed sash windows, double fitted wardrobes, feature victorian open fireplace with tiled hearth, coved ceiling, down-lighting, radiator.

Bedroom Two 11'9" x 10'7" (3.58m x 3.23m). Rear aspect décor framed uPVC double glazed window, storage cupboard, victorian open fireplace with tiled hearth, coved ceiling, down-lighting, radiator.


Front Court Yard Low level brick wall boundary with wrought iron railings & gate, mainly laid to chippings, pathway to front door.

Rear Garden Attractive stone wall boundaries, paved “Indian Sand Stone” garden, coal & log storage, cold water tap, wrought iron side gate, retractable washing line.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £171,951 Sales 547 Current average value £191,216 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,257 ▲ 2.28%

Property value data/graphs for CF24

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £246,566 £204 3.4 £171,312
Semi-detached £221,845 £199 3.5 £190,002
Terraced £194,885 £200 3.2 £179,979
Flats £134,801 £231 1.7 £114,047

Current asking prices in CF24

Average: £365,093
Avg. current asking prices in CF24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £161,229
Flats £110,688
- -
All £110,688

Current asking rents in CF24

Average: £1,353 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CF24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £356 pcm
£782 pcm
£1,018 pcm
£1,220 pcm
£1,569 pcm
Flats £548 pcm
£736 pcm
£1,002 pcm
£1,276 pcm
£1,705 pcm
All £510 pcm
£739 pcm
£1,007 pcm
£1,237 pcm
£1,576 pcm

Fun facts for CF24

Highest value in CF24
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wellfield Road £422,466
The Walk £378,729
Princes Avenue £337,753
Llanbleddian Gardens £331,684
Richmond Road £328,768
Highest turnover in CF24
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Halifax Close 72.7%
Cameron Street 44.4%
Shakespeare Court 41.7%
Cwrt Boston 41.1%
Woodland Place 40.0%

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  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 86% (50 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Cathays (0.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Queen Street (1.1 miles)
  • Heath Low Level (1.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (10.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (21.3 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (53.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop (1.1 miles)
  • Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop (1.6 miles)
  • Clarence Embankment Waterbus Stop (2.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Gaer Junior School (8.7 miles)
  • Gaer Infant School (8.9 miles)
  • St Andrew's Junior School (10.6 miles)
  • North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (14.9 miles)
  • The Kings of Wessex Academy (23.1 miles)
  • West Somerset College (24.2 miles)
  • Roath Park Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Gladstone Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Monicas C/W Primary School (0.4 miles)
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Matthews Estate Agents, CF23 on +44 29 2227 8809 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£977 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 19,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £701 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£140/yr)
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Gas £29 Electricity £37 Estimated energy cost £66/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 10000 kWh/year
Electricity: 2800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £161 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £15 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £37 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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