3 St James Mews, Monmouth, Monmouthshire
- 2 Bedroomed Grade II Listed Apartment
- Reception Room
- 2 Bathrooms
- Private Courtyard Parking
- 999 Year Lease
Property SummarySet in the select St James Mews development opposite the Library, a short walk from the centre, this elegant and spacious first floor 2 bed apartment provides secure living and private courtyard parking. Grade II listed & tastefully converted retaining original features like the ornate plaster ceiling in the living/dining room, combining character with modern day needs. To ensure the equal protection of all the properties in the Mews they were sold with a 999 year lease. No upper chain.
The property has a painted rendered exterior with mostly wooden sash windows. Internal doors are wooden panelled with brass handles and skirting boards and architraves are moulded. A generously sized split level attic provides excellent storage and may have potential to be converted to provide more practical space. All mains services connected.
The entrance from the pavement is across a part covered flagstone courtyard and through a panelled door into:
Shared only with a ground floor apartment. Slate tiled floor, cupboard housing gas meter and fire alarm at high level. Entrance door into:
Consumer unit at high level, storage space with shelf and hanging rail under stairs with square balustrades leading up to:
SPACIOUS FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Window to back and doors into the following:
KITCHEN: (4.4m x 2.97m narrowing to 1.95m)
Picture window to front and glazed panel above door to landing. Laminate worktops along three walls with pull out breakfast bar and inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel drainer sink with mixer tap. Oak fronted panelled drawers and cupboards set under with and tall unit with integrated Neff fridge/freezer. Matching wall units with a pair of glazed doors and open shelving. Space for electric cooker with illuminated filtration unit over. Wall mounted Valiant mains gas boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout. Ceramic tiled floor, downlighters and extractor fan.
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/DINING AREA: (8.38m x 5.44m overall)
Two large picture windows to front with attractive roof top and countryside views and window to back overlooking the inner courtyard. Outstanding, original, ornate, moulded “Tudor Rose” ceiling throughout. Raised panelling to all the walls up to display dado rails. Part divided by original open timber framing to create;
DINING AREA 5.57m x 2.7m.
LOUNGE AREA: 5.55m x 5.4m Fireplace with marble inset electric fire on raised slate hearth with brass fender and pine surround.
From landing doors into;
MASTER BEDROOM: (4.77m x 3.36m)
Window to front with attractive views. Protruding fitted wardrobe with two pairs of panelled doors, two mirrored, with cupboards at high level and shelving, hanging rails and drawers. Door into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Tiling up to dado tile level to all walls. White suite with pedestal wash basin with mirrored wall cupboard, light and shaver point over. Low level WC, bidet and curved corner shower cubicle with curved glass sliding doors fully tiled with Mira electric shower with adjustable head on rail.
Ceramic tiling up to dado tile height. White Victorian style suite comprising of panelled bath, mixer tap with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC and bidet. Wall mounted cupboards with 3 pairs of panelled doors one mirrored with down lighters and shaver point under. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2: (4.2m x 3.6m average)
Window to side overlooking courtyard. Recessed double wardrobe with shelf and hanging rail. Access hatch with ladder leading up to:
SPLIT LEVEL ATTIC: (3.68m x 1.74m + 2.23m x 1.93m)
May have potential to be converted to provide more practical space i.e. a study or studio subject to local authority regulations. Vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses and timbers. Vertically boarded door into eaves areas.
To the front is an attractive flagstone paved courtyard covered in part by the roof overhang with timber supports and the hatched area outlined in red is owned by No 3 with a shared central path with the ground floor apartment. Wrought iron railings run around the perimeter with two matching gates out to the front pavement.
A designated space is set back behind the apartment in the mews private communal car park with is accessed through the main arch opposite the library and there is also parking for visitors.
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage. Council Tax band: F. EPC rating C.
THE MANAGMENT COMPANY:
Each of the owners within the Mews are directors of the non- profit making Management company which they and they alone have control of. Annual management charges, currently £300 per annum per dwelling apply to cover buildings insurance, lighting, £10 for ground rent as well as maintenance of car park and communal areas.