4 bedroom House - Semi-Detached (Sold (STC))

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DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: A twice extended 1950’s semi-detached family house with driveway, garage and good-sized garden that has potential for modernisation and further improvement. GUIDE PRICE: £500-£525,000. (Property Ref: BYSOUTH)

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Overall Description

This 1950's semi-detached house has been extended twice, once to the side to add two more bedrooms above the garage, and again to the rear to make a larger kitchen/breakfast room. The end result is a large and flexible family home that, while it is in need of internal modernisation, does offer buyers the potential for further improvement, such as by converting the garage and workshop into additional living space or putting a bigger extension across the rear (subject to the usual consent). The current first floor layout has four/five bedrooms, a shower room and a cloakroom and while you do need to walk through bedroom two to reach the third and fourth bedrooms, a corridor could be added to resolve this. Downstairs there is a porch, entrance hall, shower room, duel aspect sitting/dining room and large kitchen/breakfast room. There is a good sized back garden with greenhouse to the rear and a low maintenance front garden with private driveway leading to the garage and workshop. Guide Price of £500,000 to £525,000. Open House: 10am to 12 noon Sat 3rd Dec. Informal Tender with "Best & Final" bids by 12 noon on Wed the 7th Dec. No chain. To watch our Virtual Video Guided Tour please search for "13 Bysouth Close, Ilford" on You Tube.


This property sits at the end of a quiet residential cul-de-sac in Ilford just a short walk from the beautiful Claybury Park. with its open green spaces, adventure playground, outdoor gym and woodland walks. There are good schools in the local area including the Gilbert Colvin Primary School and the Ilford County High School, both within walking distance, so it is a pleasant place to bring up a family. There is a doctor's surgery down the road on Fulwell Avenue and good selection of High Street shops along the high street (A123) where you will also find the Fulwell Cross Leisure Centre with its swimming pool and gym. The nearest underground stations are Fairlop and Barkingside and there are good bus services close by.


A path leads across the front garden to the glazed front door into the:

Entrance Porch - 2.57m x 1.52m (8'5 x 5')

Window to front. Door to:

Entrance Hall - 3.35m x 1.04m (11' x 3'5)

Stairs to first floor. Under-stairs cupboard. Radiator.

Downstairs Shower Room - 2.39m x 1.42m (7'10 x 4'8)

Frosted window to front. Fitted shower cubicle with tiled surround. Low-level wc (Saniflow). Wash-hand basin with tiled splash-back. Double electric shaver point. Radiator.

Sitting/Dining Room - 7.32m x 3.35m (24' x 11')

Windows to front and rear. TV aerial point. Radiator with convection fan unit. Wall-mounted Hitachi air-source heat pump unit.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.80m x 3.58m (15'9 x 11'9)

Window to rear overlooking the garden. Kitchen units with work-tops and sink unit. Space for electric oven, fridge, freezer and washing-machine. Cupboard housing gas central-heating boiler. Storage cupboard with louvre doors.

First Floor - 2.62m widest x 2.49m (8'7 widest x 8'2)

From the hall stairs lead up to the first floor landing. Loft hatch.

Bedroom One - 4.14m x 3.45m (13'7 x 11'4)

Window to front. Fitted wardrobes, bedside tables and cupboard units. Radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.35m x 3.12m (11' x 10'3)

Window to rear. Wall-mounted Hitachi air-source heat pump. Radiator. Bedroom two currently provides access to bedrooms three and four, though a corridor could be added to change this arrangement.

Bedroom Three - 3.05m x 2.34m (10' x 7'8)

Accessed via bedroom two. Window to front. Radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.15m x 2.34m widest (10'4 x 7'8 widest)

Accessed via bedroom two. Window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Five/Office - 2.57m x 2.26m (8'5 x 7'5)

Window to front. Radiator.

Shower Room - 2.31m x 1.57m (7'7 x 5'2)

Frosted window to rear. Fitted shower cubicle with glass shower screen. Wash-hand basin. Shaver socket. Part-tiled walls. Airing cupboard with wooden-slatted shelving. Radiator.

Cloakroom - 1.45m x 0.94m (4'9 x 3'1)

Frosted window to rear. Low-level wc.


To the front of the property is a low-maintenance crazy paving front garden with metal fence and gate onto the drive leading up to the GARAGE: 18' x 8'6 with garage door to front and door to WORKSHOP: 8'6 x 6' with window and door to the garden. The back garden has a good-sized patio and a central lawn with path leading to the top of the garden with five apple trees. GREENHOUSE.

Services & Other Info.

Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central-heating (Combi Boiler currently on a British Gas service contract). Solar Panels - owned 100% by property with feed-in tariff to reduce electricity bills. Hitachi air-source heat pump with units in sitting room and two largest bedrooms. Double-glazed windows.