A quite exceptional Edwardian family home, beautifully appointed and renovated to a high specification and offering delightful five bedroom accommodation with superb extended dining kitchen/family room, luxuriously appointed bathrooms and landscaped gardens to the rear with studio/gym. EP Rating D
Oxford Road is a highly desirable and extremely sought after address within the St. Agnes Conservation Area of Moseley. Ideally placed for access to Moseley Village this charming Edwardian house sits back from the road behind a low level stone wall and raised planting bed with block paved driveway providing off road parking. A pathway flanked by mature side borders leads to a feature entrance porch with carved wooden pillar and balustrade with panelled entrance door and top light over leading to the reception hall.
The impressive reception hall has Karndean flooring which runs through the entire ground floor of the house. There is an original fireplace and mantel with tiled inset and hearth, ceiling cornicing, picture rails and feature archway. Stairs with original Arts & Crafts balustrade give access to the first floor and stripped pine doors lead to the deep under stairs cloaks cupboard and ground floor accommodation.
The front reception room is a fantastic children's space but could alternatively be used as a formal dining room or study. There is a deep bay window to the front with original carved fretwork archway over and complemented by deep ceiling cornicing and picture rails. The elegant sitting room has a wooden fireplace and over mantel with marble inset and hearth and gas coal effect fire. Glazed double doors flanked by matching side windows give access to the extension.
The superb dining room/family room is an incredibly stylish space with full width double glazed bi-fold doors leading to the garden and huge double glazed skylight making this an extremely light and airy open plan space. The extension has under floor heating and opens up into an impressive kitchen with an extensive range of high gloss base units and large island unit all with white quartz work tops. The island unit incorporates a breakfast bar area with extensive storage below and inset five ring gas hob with suspended extractor fan above. There are a range of glass fronted wall cabinets, two larder units and an inset sink with mixer/instant hot water tap. Appliances include an integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer concealed behind matching doors and stainless steel double oven and microwave.
The utility has a stainless steel sink set into a quartz work top, base and wall units and housing for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a double glazed door to the rear garden and access to the guest cloakroom with white low level w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin.
The first floor landing is approached via a return staircase with half landing and original stained glass Arts & Crafts window. Stairs continue to the second floor and stripped pine doors lead to a storage cupboard/wardrobe and the following accommodation:
The large master bedroom has an original fireplace and mantel with Art Nouveau tiling, deep ceiling cornicing and picture rails and access to an impressive en-suite bathroom with marble floor and splash backs, large double ended free-standing bath with chrome pedestal mixer tap, his and hers wash hand basins set onto marble with deep cosmetic drawers below, large shower cubicle with glass doors and chrome rainwater shower and secondary attachment. There is an original cast iron fireplace and chrome heated towel rail.
There are two further double bedrooms with feature original fireplaces and a luxurious family bathroom designed in the same style as the en-suite with double ended bath, large shower cubicle and marble flooring and splash backs.
The second floor has access to a useful storage cupboard and in turn to two further bedrooms. The larger double bedroom is an attractive guest space with dormer window, exposed beam, cast iron fireplace and access to deep under eaves storage space with door to the gas central heating boiler. The fifth bedroom could also be a useful study with dormer window to the side.
Accessed from the dining room is a full width flagged terrace/entertaining space with brick retaining walls and step down to a deep lawned garden with established shrubs and flowering plants and a large raised decked outdoor eating area with timber clad studio/gym suitable for a variety of uses with full width bi-fold doors, electricity, heaters and internet connection.
The property has full gas central heating with under floor heating to the extension. The house is fully double glazed (with the exception of the original Arts & Crafts windows).