Set back on a leafy green road, in the heart of Edgbaston, is this imposing detached character Arts & Crafts period property, offering generous accommodation across three floors. Originally constructed around 1906, and Grade II listed to represent the historical and architectural importance of this property, it has stayed true to its charm and appeal with a wealth of original features throughout.
Home to the present owners for over 30 years, with substantial upgrades and refurbishment in the last 10 years, the property offers six/seven double bedrooms, three reception rooms, an outstanding reception hall and around three quarters of an acre of stunning gardens. This elegant home offers space and flexibility for any family, sympathetically refurbished and modernised it has benefited from the following improvements: New gas central heating system and Mega-flo hot water system, the refitting of three bathrooms, complete re-plastering, and a new solid oak kitchen door opening into the family room, together with the replacement of new hardwood, double glazed windows and French doors where required on the ground floor. In addition, the flat garage roof has been renewed by Tufdek, and this has the remainder of its 25 year guarantee in place from when it was installed.
Accommodation - As you approach the property, it clearly stands out amongst its neighbours with its symmetrical design and attractive white rendered frontage. There is a good sized in and out driveway offering generous parking for all the family, and further parking is also available on Yateley Road is required.
Once you enter the property via the enclosed front porch, you are immediately taken with the grandeur and elegance of the beautiful reception hall. It has superb original parquet flooring, high ceilings and large windows, allowing natural light to flood through. There is access to a small storage area with a window overlooking the rear garden, another storage space under the stairs and a cloakroom with a wash-basin and a W.C. Both the drawing and dining rooms enjoy a fine aspect over the rear gardens and both are beautifully presented with high quality design and dcor. The lovely open plan kitchen and family room is the real hub of the home and with a coal-effect Gas Stove creating a lovely cosy snug for the family. The kitchen is Cuisine Sagne by Cambabest installed in 2005 comprising of solid oak units and fitted appliances including a Siemens oven and microwave, Samsung American fridge freezer, and Miele dishwasher.
Further versatility is provided by the replacement of the former outbuildings to create further living accommodation, currently in the form of a self-contained annex/guest suite, with a double bedroom, shower room, kitchenette, and a utility/laundry area leading to a rear porch.
There are 6 bedrooms arranged over the first and second floors, with an en-suite shower to the master bedroom, family bathroom, as well as a large additional loft space accessed via a doorway from the second floor landing which could easily be converted into a bathroom for the second floor. All the bedrooms are spacious and many have the original fireplace surrounds and Magnet or mfi fitted wardrobes.
Outside - One of the most outstanding features of this family home is the superb rear gardens. At just under 3/4 of an acre and beautifully screened behind tall mature trees and lovely deep borders, the garden has enough space for all the family to enjoy. Well maintained and benefitting from a recently laid terrace that provides ample space for entertaining and private dining and seating, the extensive central lawn beyond is neatly framed with low retaining Cotswold stone walls and mature beds. A pathway leads up both sides of the main lawn to a further second lawn behind mature screening and a central pathway. The second area of the garden offers fruit trees, a greenhouse, two outhouses, and a further large lawned area. Beyond this is a very high boundary with a series of pretty crazy pathed steps leading in several directions to the top elevated section of the garden where the private entrance leads directly on to Westfield Road.
Services To The Property - All mains services are understood to be available and connected. This property is Freehold
Local Authority - Local Council: Birmingham City Council
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country
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Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Sunday 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
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