3 bed detached house for sale Ponderlaw Street, Arbroath DD11
- St Thomas' RC Primary School0.3 miles
- Hayshead Primary School0.4 miles
- Arbroath0.4 miles
- Carnoustie6.4 miles
Features and description
- Historic Wesley House.
- Close to the Arbroath City Centre.
- Three/Four Double Bedrooms.
- Two/Three Public Rooms.
- Two Kitchens/Utility Room
- Spacious Attic Room.
- Beautifully Presented Garden Area.
- Large Outdoor Wooden Gym.
Wesley House was commissioned by John Wesley founder member of the Methodist church in 1772 at the same time the adjacent church was completed. It originally was home to the church minister until the upper level was added to the property in 1869. The minister then moved to the upper level. The original house and the upper level are connected via an attractive enclosed stairway.
On July 6th 1849 George Scott Railton was born in the Manse. He went on to be the first commissioner of the Salvation army and second in command to General William Booth who founded the movement. There is a plaque commemorating Railton's life next to the property.
Wesley House was listed by historic Scotland 6th January 1980 as a C list. The church is also called the "Totum Kirkie". It gets this name due to it's octagonal shape and a "totum" was an eight sided spinning top back in the day. The church is the second oldest Methodist church in Scotland.
The ground floor comprises of an entrance vestibule, kitchen, dining room/study, guest WC, lounge and bedroom/public room. The ground floor has wood burning and electric heating and Victorian style windows are fitted throughout. The kitchen is fitted with wooden black and white wall and base units and can accommodate a dining table and chairs. The kitchen leads through into a public/dining room which is spacious enough to be used as a fourth bedroom The lounge and bedroom1/study are generous in proportion and fitted with a wood burning fireplace and open coal burning fireplace respectively. The guest WC is located under the stairway that links the ground floor to the upper level.
The upper level comprises of a kitchen/utility room, family bathroom, two double bedrooms and a living room with a stairway leading up to the attic area. This level has gas central heating and Georgian style windows are fitted throughout. The kitchen is fitted with wooden wall and base units an oven and gas hob with space provided for a fridge freezer and washing machine. The bathroom is tiled on all walls and fitted with a bath with an electric overhead shower a wash hand basin and WC. The living room is bright and spacious benefitting from windows on both sides and has an attractive stairway leading up to the attic room. The large attic room offers an extremely versatile living space.
The back garden is beautifully maintained and houses a garden shed and a large wooden cabin which is currently used as a gym. To the side of the house there is a workshop and playroom.
This historic home offers great value and early viewing is highly recommended.
Kitchen 4.68mtr X 2.99mtr.
Dining room/Study 4.68mtr X 2.44mtr.
Lounge 4.75mtr X 3.00mtr.
Bedroom 1 4.75mtr X 2.45mtr.
Guest WC 1.47mtr X 1.06mtr.
Kitchen/Utility 3.61mtr X 2.16mtr.
Bedroom 2 3.29mtr X 3.29mtr.
Bedroom 3 3.49mtr X 2.20mtr.
Bathroom 2.14mtr X 1.97mtr.
Lounge 5.55mtr X 4.05mtr.
Attic room 10.79mtr X 2.24mtr.
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