A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THIS MOST DESIRABLE ARTS AND CRAFTS DETACHED FOUR BEDROOMED FAMILY HOME situated on a generous plot in this sought after location. Having views across Rowheath Playing Fields and well located for popular primary and secondary schools. EP Rating E
Reception Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Boot Room, Utility/Downstairs WC, Detached Double Garage and Workshop, Attractive Front and Rear Gardens, Off Road Parking.
DIRECTIONS From the selling agents offices in Mary Vale Road, cross Linden Road and the property can be located on the right hand side of Mary Vale just before the traffic island.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION Designed by Cadbury's resident architect, William Alexander Harvey, for J H Whitehouse, Editor of the Bournville Works Magazine, this superior Victorian detached residence enjoys a prime location in Bournville, renowned for its local schools, parks and gardens. The property is within easy reach of Bournville Village Green with its range of local shops and other facilities and amenities. Bournville Train Station is within walking distance, providing easy access to the City Centre. The property is also convenient for access to the Cadbury Works at Bournville, the University of Birmingham and local Hospitals including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. It also falls within the catchment areas for Bournville Infant and Junior schools, Kings Norton Girls' and Boys' Secondary Schools as well as other sought after local schools (subject to verification by the schools concerned). The property overlooks Rowheath Playing Fields and is close to Rowheath Pavilion and Park which hosts a number of community events.
THE ACCOMMODATION MORE PARTICULARLY COMPRISES GROUND FLOOR CANOPY PORCH Having tiled floor, glazed panels to side, timber entrance door with stained glass panel to
HALLWAY Having quarry tiled flooring, period cornice, dado rail, understairs storage cupboard, central heating radiator, timber framed double glazed leaded window and doors to
LOUNGE 18'3" (5.56m) x 12'5" (3.78m) plus bay (max) 12'00" (3.66m) (min) Having solid wood flooring, period coving and ceiling rose, picture rail, feature cast iron fireplace with coal effect gas fire, tiled inset and hearth and wood surround, two central heating radiators, timber framed double glazed leaded bay window and feature circular leaded window.
DINING ROOM 12'11" (3.94m) plus bay x 12'11" (3.94m) Having engineered wood flooring, period cornice, ceiling rose, picture rail, cast iron feature fireplace with coal effect gas fire, tiled inset and hearth with slate surround, three central heating radiators, attractive window seat/radiator cover, leaded bay window and French doors to the rear garden.
BREAKFAST AREA 10'00" (3.05m) x 9'3" (2.82m) Having tiled floor, corner church pew seating, corner wall cupboard, central heating radiator and leaded window.
KITCHEN AREA 9'9" (2.97m) x 7'7" (2.31m) plus door recess Having tiled flooring, base units with drawers, worksurfaces with glass splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, inset ceramic sink with mixer tap, space for appliances, Rangemaster cooker with five ring gas hob and electric double oven and grill with chimney style extractor over, central heating radiator, leaded window and part glazed door to the side garden leading to
BOOT ROOM Having open arched access, tiled floor, part glazed door to the rear garden, window and door to
UTILITY ROOM/WC 7'9" (2.36m) x 4'11" (1.5m) Having tiled floor, base and wall unit, worksurface, plumbing for washing machine, WC suite, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, access to loft space, leaded window and further window.
BEDROOM ONE 15'8" (4.78m) (max) x 13'00" (3.96m) Having service access to roof void, two large eaves storage cupboards, two central heating radiators and timber framed double glazed leaded window.
BEDROOM TWO 11'5" (3.48m) to chimney breast (plus wardrobe) x 11'7" (3.53m) plus door recess Having cast iron feature fireplace, built-in wardrobe, central heating radiator and leaded window.
BEDROOM THREE 11'01" (3.38m) plus door recess x 8'8" (2.64m) to chimney breast Having feature cast iron fireplace, built-in cupboard housing hot water tank and gas fired central heating boiler, central heating radiator and window.
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY 7'3" (2.21m) (max) 3'9" (1.14m) (min) x 8'6" (2.59m) (max) 5'7" (1.7m) (min) Having wood flooring, central heating radiator and leaded window.
BATHROOM 7'8" (2.34m) x 6'8" (2.03m) Having part tiled walls, access to loft space, panel bath with shower over and shower screen, WC suite, pedestal wash basin, central heating radiator and window.
OUTSIDE The generous and well kept gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property, offering a number of areas of interest, various features and well stocked borders as detailed below.
FRONT Having gated access to a block paved area leading to the front and side entrances to the property. A variety of borders include box hedge maze, numerous varieties of shrubs, plants and trees, pathways of slate chippings, pergola, walled/fenced boundaries and access to either side to of the property leading to the rear garden.
REAR GARDEN The stunning and large rear garden offers a good sized patio area with feature raised garden pond canopied by a pergola leading to the lawned area, a further garden pond, decked sun terrace with summer house with an array of well stocked planted areas and borders, raised vegetable gardens, soft fruit bushes, fruit trees, mature trees, and greenhouse attached to the garage. There is a Crete print driveway accessed via timber double gates from Selly Oak Road providing off road parking and access to the double garage beyond which there is a further area with fruit trees and greenhouse.
LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE 19'5" (5.92m) x 18'1" (5.51m) Having two metal up and over doors to the fore, electric power and lighting, loft space (which is boarded), open access to
WORKSHOP 13'8" (4.17m) x 8'10" (2.69m) Having a window and door to a garden storage yard which has gated access to the remainder of the garden.
DATA Please note that the property is located in the Bournville Village Trust Conservation Area and further details can be found on the Bournville Village Trust website www.bvt.org.uk .
TENURE The Agent understands the property to be Freehold.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All items of fixtures and fittings except those mentioned in these detailed sales particulars are excluded from the sale.