1-1A Spencer Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3NE

Substantial town house in Leamington Spa

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Auction details:

Thursday 27th October 2022 @ 09:30AM

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An Attractive Freehold Four Bedroom Town House Of Great Character, Having The Benefit Of Planning Permission To Create A 5 Bedroom HMO Or Potential For Alternative Uses Such As Consulting Rooms, Day Nursery And Air BnB Subject To Planning. Also Having Its Own Well Presented Self-Contained Basement Apartment, Extending in Total to Approx. 2,788 sq.ft. (260 sq.m.)

Property Description

The property comprises an attractive and spacious semi detached dwelling dating from the early/mid 19th Century, comprising on the ground floor hall entrance, dining room, lounge, garden room, kitchen shower room with WC. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, dressing room and the main family bathroom. On the second floor there is a large double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. In the basement and having access from the street or rear garden is a very well presented apartment (1a Spencer Street) having a well equipped kitchen, generous open-plan sitting/dining room, attractive bathroom, separate WC and double bedroom. There is an option to incorporate the basement apartment into the main house, with the creation of an additional stairwell. Outside there is a good size rear garden.


The property is located fronting Spencer Street near to its merger with Avenue Road and being within easy walking distance of The Parade, Leamington Spa, with its excellent mix of shops, bars and restaurants. The property is located close to Leamington Station with easy access into London Marylebone and Birmingham, there is good access to the national motorway network via the nearby M40 and M42 and Leamington is well served by some excellent schools.

Energy Performance Rating

E & D

Council Tax Band



Freehold – Vacant possession of the main house upon completion.
The separate basement apartment is currently let by way of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy at a rent of £1,000 per calendar month.


Planning permission, application number W/21/1495 was granted in respect of 1 Spencer Street by Warwick District Council on 18/2/2022, for change of use of existing 4 bedroom dwelling to a 5 bedroomed house of multiple occupation.
The Vendor has commissioned a Heritage Impact Assessment which will be available in the legal pack.

Auctioneer's Note

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