#enterprise For sale! Turnastone home was once Britain’s oldest petrol station
For sale, with petrol pumps! The £295k derelict Grade II Herefordshire cottage that was once England’s oldest filling station
- The Grade II listed property is within the Welsh village Turnastone, about 10 miles west of Hereford
- The derelict cottage was final lived in throughout 2005 and has remained untouched ever since
- The property has a pair of pumps within the entrance backyard and was used as a petrol filling station from 1919
It is a village property that’s good for petrol heads, however maybe much less so for anybody who wants a contemporary household home that is prepared to maneuver into.
That is as a result of this Grade II listed property in Turnastone – about 10 miles west of Hereford – was final lived in throughout 2005 and has remained untouched ever since.
It is understood regionally as The Old Garage – though the property’s identify is Glendore – as there’s a pair of pumps within the entrance backyard and it was used as a petrol filling station from 1919. It was believed to be the oldest surviving petrol station in England by 1992.
The indifferent property is being offered as a three-bedroom cottage, with a information value of £295,000.
The Grade II listed property is in Turnastone – which is about 10 miles west of Hereford – is at the moment available on the market on the market
The derelict property has a pair of previous petrol pumps within the entrance backyard and was used as a petrol filling station from 1919
The storage was based by H James Charles Wilding and brought over by his sons Hedley and Percy.
Hedley continued to run the enterprise into his nineties and his son then continued the enterprise till extra not too long ago.
There are two petrol pumps within the entrance backyard of the property, both aspect of the substantial arched hedge. One is a Wayne and different is an Avery-Hardoll, in all probability courting from the Fifties and Nineteen Thirties respectively.
The indifferent property in Wales is being offered as a three-bedroom cottage, with a information value of £295,000 – however the inside wants lots of work
There are nonetheless a number of promoting indicators on the entrance of the brick cottage which give a nod to the property’s heritage
As properly as the 2 pumps within the backyard there’s a working put up field which took satisfaction of place when the property was a village store
The cottage must be totally renovated, having final been lived in throughout 2005 and never been touched ever since
There are stone flagstones on a lot of the bottom ground of the property together with a hearth grate and oven within the sitting room
The property sits within the coronary heart of the village and in addition contains what was beforehand the colourful village store (pictured)
The property sits within the coronary heart of the village and in addition beforehand included the village store, with the Walls Ice Cream value checklist of 1985 nonetheless on the backyard wall.
Inside of the cottage, flagstones cowl a lot of the bottom ground, whereas the hearth grate and oven within the sitting room and the fireside within the store stays, as does the Rayburn within the kitchen.
Outside the backyard features a former pigsty with a log retailer, storeroom and double seater bathroom. There is mains water and electrical energy related.
Despite the inside of the property being run down, there’s the benefit of mains water and electrical energy nonetheless related
Outside, within the backyard on the rear of the property, there’s a former pigsty with a log retailer, in addition to a storeroom
The sale of the weird three-bedroom property close to the Black Mountains is being dealt with by property agent Jonathan Bengough
The sale of the weird property is being dealt with by property agent Jonathan Bengough.
The highway by way of the village of Turnastone leads west to the gorgeous Welsh Black Mountains, that are identified for its many ridge trails.
The common value of a property offered in Turnastone throughout the previous 12 months is £340,214. It compares to a mean of £320,697 for Britain, in line with property web site Zoopla.