If you are looking for an opulent, practical and secure place to lay your head, in a desirable area of Newport which is convenient for the city centre and the railway station, then this apartment is for you.
Situated in the iconic and imposing Shire Hall building in prestigious Pentonville, formerly the home of Monmouthshire County Council. Grade II listed and dating back to the Edwardian period, this impressive property has been sympathetically converted to retain many of its beautiful original features such as high ceilings, oak panelling and large windows as well as introducing a contemporary twist with high specification kitchen and bathroom and underfloor heating. The apartment comes with 2 allocated parking spaces.
Immaculately presented and interior designed to show home condition, this property is a perfect pad for a professional couple or an exceptional investment opportunity with rental expectations of around £1200 per calendar month.
Property briefly comprises:
Communal ground floor entrance:
Access is via an imposing front door to the main reception hall which comes with the original tiled flooring and a marble and stone staircase rising to the first floor landing. Entry can be granted via secure door phone entry.
First floor landing:
The entrance to the apartment is off the large communal landing with chandelier, feature window and roof lantern. So much character, simply wonderful.
Entrance to the apartment is through a solid wood panelled door. Wall mounted electric heater, doors to the living area, bedrooms and sumptuous bathroom.
Open plan living area/kitchen 31' 2" (9.5m) max x 26'10 (8.18m) max:
Extremely impressive reception area, it's difficult to decide what to look at first! Could it be the sheer size of the room, the beautiful original oak panelling, the wonderful original plaster cornice, the double height ceilings or the magnificently large windows which let light simply pour in. 2 beautiful hand made oak fireplaces with modern electric convector heaters adorn each end of the room. The room, although open plan, with its mixture of tiled and carpeted flooring offers a number of different seating and dining areas. Perfect for entertaining. The area is heated by a combination of underfloor and high tech programmable efficient convector and economy 7 heaters.
Also in this space is the quality fitted kitchen area which comes with Corian work surfaces and breakfast bar to accommodate upto 4 persons. The kitchen offers a range of integrated appliances including a Neff oven and microwave, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/drier. Inset stainless steel sink with drainer. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
To the side of the kitchen area is a walk in storage area offering plenty of space for the vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc.
Bedroom 1 16'11" (5.16m) max x 13'1" (3.99m) max:
Good sized master bedroom, again with double height ceilings and the original plaster cornice. Beautiful multi-paned window to the front aspect. Fitted wall lights and 2 wall mounted electric heaters. Carpeted floor.
Bedroom 2 13'1" (3.99m) max x 8'10" (2.69m) max:
Double height ceiling and original plaster cornice. 2 high level storage cupboards one containing the hot water cylinder. 2 wall mounted electric heaters.
Sumptuous bathroom with modern 3 piece white suite including 'L' shaped bath with a shower over and glass screen. Wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, built in WC with concealed cistern, tiled floor with underfloor heating. A section of glass bricks provides natural daylight.
To the rear of the property can be found the 2 allocated car parking spaces along with a courtyard for bin storage.
Pentonville is considered one of Newport's most desirable residential locations with numerous high calibre professions based a short distance away. Although set in a central location this area is relatively quiet and aside from the close proximity to the railway station, offers excellent road links to Bristol and Cardiff.
The property is leasehold with a 125 year lease from 2013. We have been advised by the vendor that the ground rent is £350 pa and the service charge is approx £1100 per six months.
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