A quite exceptional double fronted Victorian family home, superbly situated on the edge of Moseley Village and offering generous six bedroom accommodation with a wealth of fine original character features retained and benefiting from off road parking, garage and magnificent mature landscaped gardens to the rear. EP Rating G
This handsome three storey detached family home occupies a generous mature plot just a short distance from the centre of Moseley Village and is set back from the road behind a block paved driveway providing off road parking and flanked by mature shrubs and hedgerow. Access is given to the garage and in turn to stone steps leading to solid wood double doors set into a stone mullion surround and portico with leaded side window and top light leading to the entrance vestibule with original Minton tiled floor, ceiling coving, dado rails and panelled inner door with superb original stained glass inset, side windows and top light leading to the reception hall.
The impressive reception hall is a particular feature of the house and has an original Minton tiled floor to the reception area with herringbone oak block flooring to the main area. Stairs with original spindle balustrade lead to the first floor and there is original ceiling cornicing, dado rails, picture rails, feature archway, panelled stained glass door to the cloakroom, open access to the inner hall with quarry tiled floor and panelled doors to the following accommodation:
The elegant dining room has a stripped wooden floor, walk-in bay window with archway over and stained glass top lights, superb stained glass window to the side, ceiling cornicing and centre ceiling rose, picture rails and fireplace and mantel with tiled inset and hearth.
The drawing room has a bay window with feature archway over and double doors to the rear garden, ceiling cornicing and plaster beaded ceiling, dado rails and fireplace and mantel with cast iron inset, tiled border and gas coal effect fire.
The sitting room has a window with archway over looking over the rear garden, delightful walk-in bay window to the side with stained glass top lights, stripped wooden floor, fireplace and mantel with tiled hearth and feature plaster beaded ceiling with embossed wall frieze below.
There is a walk-in cloakroom providing excellent storage space with Minton tiled floor, door to the side and door giving access to the cellar. The guest cloakroom has a quarry tiled floor, white low level w.c., wall mounted wash hand basin and leaded window to the front.
The breakfast kitchen is fitted with a range of panelled base and drawer units with inset single drainer sink unit, matching wall units, fitted Aga with extractor set into a chimney style canopy above, fitted microwave, tiled splash backs, space for fridge and door to a spacious utility with additional stainless steel sink unit, fitted base and wall units and spaces for washing machine, tumble dyer and freezer. A door leads out to the garage with blue brick floor, double wooden doors to the front, glazed roof and feature vaulted lantern light and with double doors leading to the conservatory.
The conservatory/garden room has a vaulted double glazed roof, tiled floor and glazed double doors flanked by matching side windows leading out to the garden.
The superb first floor landing has stairs with spindle balustrade continuing to the second floor, ornate stained glass window to the side, feature archway, dado rails, door to deep walk-in storage cupboard and panelled doors to the following accommodation:
Bedroom one has one double and one triple fitted wardrobe with connecting archway and original fireplace and mantel with tiled inset and hearth. There is original ceiling cornicing, picture rails and a panelled door to the en-suite bathroom with roll top bath on ball & claw feet and side mounted gilt mixer tap and shower attachment, low level w.c., period style wash hand basin, stripped wooden floor, dado rails and connecting door to the landing.
The second bedroom has two double wardrobes with connecting archway and original fireplace and mantel with tiled inset and hearth and ceiling cornicing with embossed frieze below. There are two further double bedrooms with original cast iron fireplaces and mantels and ceiling cornicing.
The house bathroom has a cast iron bath set into a deep wooden surround, shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower and folding glass door, period wash hand basin, door to airing cupboard and chrome heated towel rail with inset radiator. There is a separate w.c. with blue and white Delph w.c. with high level cistern and wooden seat.
On the second floor the landing gives access to under eaves storage space, ladder to roof access, door to walk-in wardrobe providing excellent storage with fitted shelving and coat hooks. Panelled doors lead to a magnificent vaulted games room/bedroom five with feature archway and exposed beams and walk-in square bay window with fitted window seat. This room provides space for a variety of uses and has a stripped wooden floor, fireplace and mantel, leaded window to the side and large skylight.
Bedroom six has a sloping ceiling line with exposed beam and leaded window to the front.
The magnificent landscaped gardens are accessed from the garden room and drawing room. There is a block paved patio with access to a wide side entry leading to the front of the house and stone steps flanked by mature planting beds lead down to a mature lawn with central flower beds with a wealth of established shrubs and flowering plants, side pathways, vegetable garden and secluded access to a further private garden area with a wealth of mature shrubs and trees.
SUPERB RECEPTION HALL 7.37m x 3.28m (24'2" x 10'9")
CLOAKROOM 2.70m x 1.52m (8'10" x 5')
DINING ROOM 5.26m x 4.24m (17'3" x 13'11")
STUDY ROOM 2.41m x 1.52m (7'11" x 5')
SITTING ROOM 5.77m x 5.03m (18'11" x 16'6")
DRAWING ROOM 5.54m x 5.08m (18'2" x 16'8")
GUEST W.C. 3.18m x 1.20m (10'5" x 3'11")
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 5.64m x 3.58m (18'6" x 11'9")
UTILITY 3.43m x 2.87m (11'3" x 9'5")
GARAGE 8.03m x 3.28m (26'4" x 10'9")
CONSERVATORY 4.62m x 3.00m (15'2" x 9'10")
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 4.57m x 4.20m (15' x 13'9")
BEDROOM ONE 5.33m x 4.42m (17'6" x 14'6")
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 4.42m x 2.82m (14'6" x 9'3")
BEDROOM TWO 5.56m x 4.24m (18'3" x 13'11")
BEDROOM THREE 4.65m x 4.24m (15'3" x 13'11")
BEDROOM FOUR 4.40m x 3.78m (14'5" x 12'5")
BATHROOM 3.00m x 2.60m (9'10" x 8'6")
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
GAMES ROOM/BEDROOM FIVE 8.80m x 5.61m (28'10" x 18'5")
BEDROOM SIX 4.37m x 3.73m (14'4" x 12'3")
WALK-IN STORAGE ROOM 4.40m x 1.52m (14'5" x 5')
UNDER EAVES BOX ROOM