Ironbridge is a renowned and historic area nestling in The Severn Gorge which forms one of the most striking and distinctive landscapes in England, with a charming town centre adjoining the River Severn and the slopes of The Gorge combining a delightful mix of imposing, detached period residences mingling with charming cottages up the hillside. This remarkable area was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution and became world famous in 1779 when the world’s first iron bridge was constructed over the River Severn and from which the town derives its name. It is steeped in the industrial heritage of the area with local museums forming part of the World Heritage Site and is now recognised as a premier tourist area.
The Property forms part of an imposing Grade II* listed building understood to date circa early 19th century, previously the old market buildings and now housing a variety of distinctive shops and living accommodation located in a central part of Ironbridge with the accommodation offering much charm and character with views at the front towards The Square, the Iron Bridge and The Gorge itself.
The entrance to the property is approached from the rear with a footbridge leading to the main entrance lobby which gives access to Flat 3 and one other neighbouring property. A staircase ascends to a landing area which gives access to the open plan kitchen/living/dining room, bedroom and shower room. The living/dining area has a beautiful window with outlook towards the rear, exposed beams adding to the charm and character of the property, useful store cupboard and an opening leading through to the modern fitted kitchen which has a feature skylight window creating light, a range of base and wall units, integrated Bosch oven and hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, space for additional appliance and loft hatch access point leading to boarded loft space which houses the property’s hot water cylinder/immersion heater. The shower room/wc has a modern fitted suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, ladder towel rail, shaving point and extractor unit. The bedroom also has exposed beams again adding to the charm and character of the property, built-in wardrobe and feature oval window with outlook towards The Square and the Iron Bridge and The Gorge itself.
Steps lead to a parking area, in addition residents of The Gorge are entitled to a parking permit enabling free parking on the local council carparks.
How to get there – from Ironbridge office proceed towards the village centre and as you approach the Iron Bridge itself (on the left) opposite is a small parade of shops set back from the road, as you face the parade look to your left, proceed up the steps at the side (the steps that go towards the church) and proceed right over the footbridge which leads to a green door (marked No.4).
Tenure – we are advised the property is Leasehold (long Lease in excess of 950 years remaining)
Services – we are advised all mains se...Read more