4 bed property for sale St. Martins Street, Hereford HR2
- Hereford Cathedral School0.2 miles
- Hereford Cathedral Junior School0.3 miles
- Hereford0.8 miles
Features and description
St Martins Street is set just over 'The Old Wye Bridge' from the city centre. To the rear the house has gardens which adjoin Bishops Meadows, the tree lined playing fields which flank the River Wye and is eminently convenient to Hereford's central cafes, restaurants, shopping facilities and the Cathedral. The city also has both bus and railway stations.
15 St Martins Street is Listed Grade II and is believed to date back to the early 1800's. This city has few houses of the Georgian era and 15 St Martins Street is a unique offering and exudes character from it's appealing facade with fan lights, sash windows with shutters and the first floor feature French windows with wrought iron lattice-work balcony guards through to the inside which features a splendid staircase with moulded hand rail and detailed cornicing. Doors are largely of a six panel design and many have reeded architriving. There is a range of character fireplaces.
The extensive accommodation is centrally heated and there is a generous entertaining courtyard immediately at the rear of the property and there is an area of car parking with a lawned garden beyond. In more detail the accommodation comprises:
On the ground floor:
With historic front door with decorative fan light over, decorative ceiling cornice, arched opening to rear hall with radiator and with door to family room/play room and
The Study 3.91m (12'10) x 3.51m (11'6)
With sash window to front, radiator, decorative ceiling cornice, timber fire surround and two sets of recessed storage cupboards with arched display areas over and decorative dado rail.
The Family Room/Play Room 3.33m (10'11) x 3.86m (12'8)
With a sash window to the front with shutters, decorative ceiling cornicing, radiator, display alcove with cupboard at low level and arched opening to:
The Family Snug 4.32m (14'2) x 3.33m (10'11)
With a sash window to the rear, exposed ceiling timber, inglenook fireplace (6' wide) with raised inset stone hearth, brick arch over and fitted wood burning stove. Wall light points, tiled floor, stripped door to rear hall and stripped door to:
The Utility Room 2.87m (9'5) x 2.29m (7'6)
With a window to the courtyard, door with glazed upper panels to courtyard and fitted with roll edged working surface with eye level cabinets to two walls, radiator and single bowl sink unit.
The Rear Hall
With decorative ceiling cornice, impressive return stairway to first floor with moulded hand rail and Elm stairs, radiator, flag stone flooring, sunken ceiling lights, door to courtyard, historic stripped door to cellar and stripped door to:
The Shower Room 4.42m (14'6) x 2.13m (7'0) (maximum)
With suite comprising shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower unit and curved screen door, low level wc and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled surrounds, ceramic floor tiles, ladder type radiator and with panel style doors to a storage cupboard with fitted shelves and automatic light, cylinder cupboard with Premier Plus unvented hot water system and slatted shelving. Boiler cupboard with a Keston 170 pressurized boiler, feature mock beam, extractor vent and sash window to rear.
Mezzanine Level 1
Landing 1.75m (5'9) x 1.6m (5'3)
With an original sash window overlooking the rear garden, continuation of ceiling cornicing, radiator, exposed elm floor boards and with a short flight of steps to the first floor level and door to the Breakfast Room and:
The Kitchen 4.57m (15'0) x 2.46m (8'1)
With a sash window to the rear, extensively fitted with base cupboard and drawer units with roll edged working surfaces over, tiled surrounds and matching eye level cabinets including glass fronted units. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, four ring ceramic hob with cooker hood over and double built-in electric oven (one fan assisted) with housing for microwave above. Built-in dishwasher, fridge and freezer units. Built-in window seat with storage below.
The Breakfast Room 4.34m (14'3) x 3.4m (11'2)
With a sash window to the rear, wall light points, boxed ceiling beam, feature hob fire grate with hearth and mantel over and two sets of recessed cupboards.
On the first floor
Elm floor boards, stairway to second mezzanine level 2, ceiling cornicing, deep arched opening with eight panel door to the dining room and eight panel door to:
The Drawing Room 4.65m (15'3) x 3.91m (12'10) (9's ceiling height)
A wonderful entertaining room with a French window opening to a balconet with shutters and with a pair of French doors opening to a second balconet, again with shutters. Decorative open ceiling cornicing, two radiators and period style fire surround with marble inset, hearth and open fire grate. A pair of eight panel doors with reeded surrounds provide a second means of access to:
The Dining Room 3.89m (12'9) x 3.38m (11'1)
With a pair of French doors to the balconet with shutters, highly decorative cornicing, hob style period grate with timber surround and hearth. Radiator.
Mezzanine Level 2
Landing 2.01m (6'7) x 1.83m (6'0)
With 'Yorkshire' period sliding windows to the rear, radiator, boxed ceiling beam, feature moulded hand rail and stairway to the third floor and with doors to the family bathroom and
Bedroom 1 4.32m (14'2) x 3.35m (11')
With windows to the rear, radiator, period fireplace with timber surround and two sets of recessed cupboards. Radiator.
The Family Bathroom 4.5m (14'9) x 2.49m (8'2)
With white suite comprising corner bath with curved surround and thermostatically controlled shower unit together with mixer tap, twin pedestal wash basins with tiled surrounds and wall light points above and low level wc. Sunken ceiling lights, window to rear, radiator with cover and ladder radiator.
On the third floor:
With access hatch to loft and with doors to:
Bedroom 2 4.04m (13'3) x 3.43m (11'3)
With feature ceiling timbers, sash window to the front, radiator and shelved recess.
Bedroom 3 4.22m (13'10) x 2.31m (7'7)
With a sash window to the front, feature exposed ceiling timbers, radiator and exposed pine floor boards.
Bedroom 4 2.79m (9'2) x 2.18m (7'2)
With a sash window to the front with fan light over. Radiator.
On the lower ground floor:
There is a cellar area which is divided into two parts with Area 1 (13'2 x 12'10) and Area 2 (13'2 x 12'10)
There are five car parking spaces which are approached through a five bar wooden gate.
Immediately to the rear of the house there is a courtyard garden area (approximately 26'6" x 19') which is created with irregular size paving slabs and is afforded a good degree of privacy. Flanking the courtyard there are low level stores with a slate roof over and a block store. There is also a brick built garden tool store (4'9 x 4'7). Within the courtyard there is an outside light.
From the courtyard a pair of steps in a low natural stone wall lead to a gravel driveway with stepping stones across, either side of which there are stone edged cultivated beds and borders and raised brick borders. Within this area there are a variety of trees and shrubs including Fir, Lilac, Hazel and Rowan. Beyond the first garden area there is a second garden area which has high hedges created in part with Laurel and part with natural hedging and the area is part given over to a 'wild' garden.
It is understood that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage services are connected to the property. Confirmation in respect of mains service supplies should be obtained by the prospective purchaser. None of the electrical goods or other fittings has been tested and they are sold without warranty or undertaking that they are installed to current standards.
Strictly by appointment through the agents, telephone Hereford .
From the centre of Hereford proceed over 'The Old Bridge', enter St Martins Street and the property will be identified on the left hand side. ID24765 - 20th April 2021
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