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St Johns Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport
THE CIRCULAR ARGUMENT The point of a circular argument is that you eventually return to the same starting place and in the case of this period home it is the first and last thing that you will see that will leave you wanting to live here. 8 St John's Terrace was built in 1858 and was constructed for the Verger, the Church having been completed two years earlier. Uniquely it forms part of a circular road, one of only four in the UK evidently, that included the Vicarage, the School Master's house and the school, the latter three buildings all being Grade II listed.
The picturesque location was improved in the eighties with the aid of the Manpower Services Commission and consequently the road is made up of cobbled and brick sets, lined with traditional style street lamps. Understandably it falls within the treasured conservation area within the very heart of the village.
The cottage is a double fronted and linked at the back to the St Johns courtyard. Inside, there are two entertaining rooms, two double bedrooms, a practical semi converted cellar space and an updated kitchen. It has been substantially improved with Acoya double glazed windows, porch and external doors in recent times. It is a quirky non-linear home which is far from conventional and all the more fascinating as a result.
The village centre is a stones throw away whilst convenience for town and city as well as the motorway, international airport, main line train station and Metrolink make it even more appealing. With vacant possession on offer you'll want to go off at a tangent to make sure you view this home.
Please note all windows (with the exception of the cellar window) and external doors were replaced November 2019. Guarantee and paperwork is available for the buyer.
ENTRANCE HALL Entrance door, two double glazed windows to the side elevation, stairs to first floor, stripped doors to lounge and dining room
LOUNGE Double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation, Karndean flooring, single glazed internal window to rear hall, beam work to ceiling, wall light points, central heating radiator, feature cast iron fireplace
DINING ROOM Karndean flooring, double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation, central heating radiator, open arch to kitchen
KITCHEN Modern fitted kitchen with a range of quality units comprising: Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard below, further range of base, drawer and eye level units. Work surfaces with tiled splashbacks. Built in electric double oven with electric hob above and stainless steel cooker hood over. Integrated larder fridge and dishwasher. Wall mounted concealed boiler, tiled flooring. Double glazed stable style door to rear porch, door to basement
REAR PORCH Double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard, tiled flooring
BASEMENT Handy cellar, carpeted and currently utilised as an office. double glazed high level window to the front elevation, two central heating radiators, door to storage cupboard. Ceiling down lights, under-stairs recess currently housing an auto washer plumbed by Grundfos compact macerator pump
STAIRS AND LANDNG Stripped doors to all first floor rooms
BEDROOM ONE Good sized double bedroom. Double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation, central heating radiator. Walk in wardrobe with clothes hanging rail and shelving. Loft hatch
BEDROOM TWO Further good sized bedroom. Double glazed Georgian style window to the front elevation, central heating radiator
BATHROOM Modern refitted bathroom comprising: Panelled bath with shower over, low level WC and vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Double glazed window with obscure glass to side elevation, central heating radiators, fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel radiator
OUTSIDE Front garden with artificial grass and flower beds.