Michael Jones and Company

029 2034 2331

Longspears Avenue, Heath/Gabalfa, Cardiff

Guide Price £259,950

3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom / 2 Reception

  • Mid-terrace house nr. UHW.
  • In need of extensive refurbishment.
  • 2 separate reception rooms.
  • Kitchen & small utility room.
  • 3 Bedrooms.
  • Modern bathroom with shower.
  • Garden at the rear.
  • Garage with lane access.

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A bay-fronted house in a popular location nr. UHW, but requiring extensive refurbishment. 2 reception rooms. kitchen and small utility room. 3 bedrooms. Modern bath/shower room/wc. Garden at the rear. Garage with lane access. Gas central heating. Freehold. Council Tax Band E. EPC Rating D.

A bay-fronted terrace house in need of extensive upgrading that would be an ideal project for a builder or very experienced DIY person. It is of the double-bay (bay-over-bay) style of mid-terrace house with lower front elevations of facing brick, upper elevations being of rough-cast render, and the roof is of modern man-made slates with a tile-hung gable. At the front is a walled forecourt, and at the rear is a wild garden and a garage that access from a rear lane. The property has gas central heating from a Worcester combi boiler situated in bedroom no. 3, and there are radiators virtually throughout. We understand that the property is Freehold. The Council Tax Band is E. EPC Rating is D.

The area is well served by excellent local amenities that include; a comprehensive range of shops and stores in Whitchurch Road and Crwys Road that include, Sainsbury's Local, and Co-op convenience stores, and on nearby Western Avenue there is a Tesco Extra Superstore; schools at junior and senior levels, including a Welsh language Primary School; excellent bus services; Parks and recreational facilities that include Maindy Leisure Centre, the nearby Maitland Park, Heath Park, and the lovely Roath Park with its famous boating lake; popular local pubs, and a wide range of excellent restaurants, bistros and cafe bars; a Library, Post Office and other facilities, all within walking distance. It is only a short drive to the Gabalfa Interchange for access to the main trunk roads (A470, A48M, M4) into and out of the City, and the City Centre is approximately two miles away. It is also within walking distance of the University Hospital of Wales at Heath.

A panelled front door with glazed screen above opens into the hall.

Side window. Stairs to the first floor. Meter cupboard. Central heating radiator. Coved ceiling. Telephone point. Power point. Shelved storage cupboards. Central heating thermostat control.

FRONT ROOM (14'10" into bay x 12'9" max. approx.)
Having a bay at the front with timber-framed sash-style windows. Curtain rail and runners. Tiled fireplace and hearth. Coved ceiling. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Telephone point. 4 power points. Alcove shelves. Cable inlet socket. TV aerial point.

DINING ROOM. (14'2" into bay x 11'6" max. approx.)
Having a bay at the rear with timber-framed picture and casement windows. Central heating radiator. Glass-fronted alcove units. 2 power points. Door into the hall. Door into the: -

KITCHEN. (8'10" x 7'2" approx. max.)
With fitted floor cupboards and drawers. Fitted wall cupboards. Built-in oven and hob. Tiled worktop splashbacks. 4 power points. Central heating radiator. Timber-framed casement window. Door into the: -

A lean-to annexe at the rear. Double-bowl stainless-steel sink top. Timber-framed window. 5 power points. Plumbing connections for a washing machine. Wall cupboards. Central heating radiator with thermostat.

A balustraded staircase and return rises to the landing.

Storage cupboard.

FRONT BEDROOM NO. 1 (14'8" into bay x 11'2" approx. inc w/drobe)
Having a bay at the front with timber-framed sash-style windows. Curtain rail and runners. Central heating radiator. Period cast-iron and tile fireplace. Power points. Built-in wardrobes. Picture rail.

FRONT BEDROOM NO. 2 (8'5" x 7'8" approx.)
Timber-framed sash-style window at the front. Curtain pole. Access to the loft. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Power points.

REAR BEDROOM NO. 3 (14'3" into bay x 12' max. approx.)
With a bay at the rear. Timber-framed casement windows. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Period cast-iron fireplace. Power points. Built-in shelved cupboard. Further cupboard housing the wall-mounted Worcester combi gas-fired central heating boiler. Time clock control.

A modern bathroom with wet-room flooring, and a walk-in shower with low bi-fold entry doors. AKW thermostatic electric shower. Shower seat and fitted handles. Shower curtain and rail. Nu-Aire electric extractor fan. Pedestal wash-hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Low-flush toilet. Walls finished in attractive pale grey marble-effect ceramic tiles. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Double-glazed casement window.

At the rear is: -

A garden with mature shrubs and trees in need of a major cut-back. Brick boundary walls. Pedestrian door access to the rear lane.


Constructed of concrete sections, and with a corrugated sheet roof. Side door access from the garden.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: - Strictly by appointment only.
Before booking a viewing please make sure that: -
1. You've seen the property details and photographs online.
2. Viewed the 360 Virtual Tour.
3. Put yourselves in a position to proceed with a purchase e.g. Sold and/or have a Mortgage in Principle and Proof of your Deposit. *We may require you to speak to our Independent Mortgage Adviser Sarah Dawkin who is based in our Whitchurch Road Office 029 20342331/07930 962058. sarahdawkin@mtpolo.co.uk.) to qualify your ability to obtain mortgage finance before an offer can be accepted.

Reference: MJE1001484


IMPORTANT NOTE:- MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY, for themselves and for the Vendor give notice that this information is given in the belief that it is correct, but it is for the Purchasers to satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Purchasers are also advised to make their own enquiries concerning any alterations that have been made to the property that may have required local authority planning consent or Building Regulations approval. None of the services or fittings and equipment has been tested and no warranties of any kind can be given by MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY. All negotiations are subject to the contents of a formal contract to be prepared by the Solicitor of the Vendor.