Former Post Office, Laburnum Terrace, NE41 8AH


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A development opportunity has arisen to purchase the former village Post Office and residential accommodation, located within the heart of Wylam in the village Tyne Valley. Now available with planning consent to convert into residential accommodation. The property had been run as a food and retail business and presents a wonderful opportunity with a number of possibilities as both a commercial, mixed use entity or residential. The property has two retail spaces to the front with residential accommodation to the rear and also on the first floor. Options may include to continue the current layout, or could be converted into residential accommodation. The current planning consent is for conversion into two residential houses including loft conversions. Please call 01207 231111 for further information. Proceedable offers are invited to be received before 5pm on Thursday 30th July 2020.

SIDE LOBBY 5' 10" x 2' 11" (1.80m x 0.90m) Wooden entrance door to lobby with tiled floor, internal door leads to the lounge.

LIVING ROOM 17' 3" (maximum) x 13' 6" (5.27m x 4.12m) Feature cast iron range with inset gas fire and tiled hearth, central heating double radiator, uPVC double glazed window, coving, TV aerial and doors leading to the hallway and connecting door to the former post office.


ROOM 1 16' 4" x 18' 2" (5.00m x 5.56m) Dual aspect with windows to two sides, counter, stainless steel extractor fan, additional extractor fan inset within window. Front exit door and a large opening to the second retail area.

ROOM 2 16' 10" x 12' 9" (5.15m x 3.90m) Central heating double radiator, coving, window, door leading to the front lobby, serving hatch to kitchen and a door leading to the inner hallway.

FRONT LOBBY 4' 11" x 3' 1" (1.52m x 0.94m) Glazed timber door leading to the front garden.

INNER HALLWAY Under-stair storage cupboard, central heating double radiator, coving, telephone points, stairs to the first floor and doors leading to the lounge, retail area, kitchen and utility.

KITCHEN/DINER 10' 11" x 17' 0" (3.33m x 5.20m) A good sized kitchen with space for a dining table. Fitted with a range of wall and base units, display cabinets and wine rack, with concealed surface lighting onto laminate worktops, upturns and splash-backs. Integrated eye-level double oven/grill, inset gas hob with concealed illuminated extractor unit over. Stainless steel single drainer sink with vegetable drainer and mixer tap, integrated fridge and a free standing dishwasher. Tiled floor, uPVC double glazed window, serving hatch with base storage cupboard, and a uPVC door to the rear yard.

UTILITY ROOM 8' 8" x 6' 4" (maximum) (2.65m x 1.94m) Laminate worktop, space for a range of appliances below including plumbing for a washing machine. Wall mounted gas combi central heating boiler, uPVC double glazed window. Tiled floor, two storage cupboards and a door leading to the WC.

WC 7' 5" x 2' 10" (2.28m x 0.88m) Low level WC, wash hand basin and a tiled floor.


LANDING An L-shaped landing with uPVC double glazed windows, balustrade with turned newel post and spindles. Central heating single radiator, coving, loft hatch and doors leading to the lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.

LOUNGE 16' 8" (maximum) x 13' 4" (5.09m x 4.08m) A corner room with a dual aspect and large uPVC double glazed windows. Feature dark wood fire surround with cast iron inlay, glazed tiled inserts on a slate hearth. Two central heating double radiators, coving and TV cables.

BEDROOM 1 15' 9" (maximum) x 9' 8" (4.82m x 2.95m) Fitted sliding wardrobes, uPVC double glazed window, central heating double radiator, coving and a door leading to a shower room/WC.

SHOWER ROOM/WC 3' 4" x 5' 6" (1.04m x 1.70m) Curved glazed enclosure with electric shower, tiled splash-backs, macerating WC, pedestal wash basin, electric chrome towel radiator, extractor fan and a loft access hatch.

BEDROOM 2 16' 10" x 7' 4" (5.15m x 2.24m) uPVC double glazed window, central heating double radiator and coving.

BEDROOM 3 13' 6" x 10' 2" (4.13m x 3.11m) uPVC double glazed window, central heating double radiator and coving.

BATHROOM 9' 0" x 6' 8" (2.75m x 2.05m) A white suite featuring a wood panelled bath with period shower fitment, separate enclosure with mains-fed shower, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, fully tiled floor, uPVC double glazed window and a white ladder style towel radiator. Inset spotlights and extractor fan.


TO THE FRONT & SIDE Forecourt gardens stocked with shrubs, enclosed by brick wall with access gate.

TO THE REAR Self-contained yard with paved patio and shed. Enclosed by timber fence and brick wall.

HEATING Gas fired central heating via combination boiler and radiators.

PLANNING CONSENT Planning consent has been granted for the conversion of the existing residential and commercial properties into two residential dwellings with associated alterations to windows and doors, loft conversions with Velux windows and landscaping to provide car parking to front.

VIEWINGS If you would like to view the property please ensure that you wear appropriate PPE and adhere to social distancing. We may need to restrict the number of people within the property at one time and limit time of the viewing to 15 minutes. Please do not attend if you have recently shown symptoms of the Covid-19 virus.

AGENTS NOTE Whilst we endeavour to make our particulars accurate and reliable, they should not be relied on as a statement or representations of fact, and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The owner does not make or give, nor do we or our employees have authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property. We have not checked or tested any appliances mentioned (including heating systems or electrical fittings) therefore working order cannot be confirmed. All measurements are given to the nearest 5cm.

DOMESTIC AND NON DOMESTIC RATES Non Domestic Rate: £170 Council Tax: £240

ENERGY EFFICIENCY Residential EPC rating E (50). Please speak to a member of staff for a copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate. There is also a commercial EPC available for the non residential element of the property.

Arrange viewing 01207 438016

David Bailes Estate Agent

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