PROPERTY IN BRIEF This five bedroom link-detached property simply must be viewed to appreciate the space and accommodation that is on offer which is not apparent from viewing the home from the outside. This property has been adapted over the 34 years since the owners have moved in. The property is located on the edge of Balsall Common, in easy reach of the popular Saracens Head public house, surrounded by stunning countryside providing excellent local walks, perfect for your family and the dog, and only a short walk into the village centre and the local schools.
Once inside, the welcoming hall divides the daytime living spaces with the bedrooms. Towards the rear giving access into the large family kitchen/diner, living room and fifth bedroom/annexe. There are two generous double bedrooms to the front elevation, and the family bathroom with a separate shower. The property also benefits from a separate utility room, further storage space and garage.
Upstairs are two double bedrooms, a spacious and adaptable landing area which works really well as a home office space and a separate shower room. Both the bedrooms upstairs have the benefit of fitted wardrobes, access to eaves storage, and a wash basin. The upstairs presents a fantastic opportunity for the younger members of the family to have their own private space.
The fifth bedroom on the ground floor has been adapted to accommodate a disabled person, having the benefit of a large door leading out to the decking area, and the benefit of a wet room. The space is adaptable, whether for the current use, or should you require a separate annex accommodation, then this works perfectly located off the living room.
This property is set in a peaceful location and benefits from a stunning south-west facing landscaped garden. This is a lovely family home, enjoying a large social decking area and a beautifully presented garden being fully secluded.
To the front, there is a generous in and out driveway with access to the garage.
APPROACH This home enjoys an in/out driveway providing generous parking. The access to the house is along the side elevation.
HALLWAY 14' 0" x 9' 4" (4.28m x 2.86m) The property is accessed from the side elevation with a UPVC frosted feature glazed door leading into the spacious and welcoming hallway. This space is beautifully presented with a light modern decor, and complimented by Karndean flooring. There is space under the stairs for pushchairs and storage units, as well as a central heating radiator. The hallway gives access to the kitchen/diner and leads around to two of the bedrooms and the family bathroom.
KITCHEN/DINER 19' 3" x 10' 7" (5.87m x 3.23m) This kitchen/diner is the central hub of this family property. Delivering a generous kitchen area, offering a good complement of wall and base units, having a built-in Hotpoint double oven and grill, a Whirlpool dishwasher, a Smeg four-ring electric hob with stainless steel extractor over and a larger style fridge/freezer. There's also a pull-out ironing board located under the family breakfast bar. Furthermore, there is a door leading out to the utility, a large window to the side elevation and ceiling spotlights. The contrasting Karndean flooring continues from the hallway through into the living room.
The dining area is spacious, providing good floor space for your family size dining table, boasting a large double glazed window to the side elevation and French doors leading into the family living room.
UTILITY ROOM 4' 4" x 12' 3" (1.33m x 3.75m) The kitchen has the advantage of a separate utility to the side. Providing additional storage units, work surface, sink and provisions for your washing appliances. Door leading to garage and further door into rear storage area and a further door to the garden.
LIVING ROOM 20' 6" x 11' 11" (6.27m x 3.65m) The living room is a fantastic family space. We love how he kitchen/diner opens into the living room via the French part glazed doors. The moment you step inside you will be amazed at the stunning view into the secluded and well established landscaped garden via the large secondary glazed window. This room also gives a view of the decking area, and having French patio doors leading out. This a real social space and perfect for entertaining. The living room is spacious, beautifully styled with a light natural decor and Karndean flooring continuing through from the kitchen/diner. The living room delivers plenty floor space, perfect for your large sofa, storage units and chairs, as well as having a media centre set over the feature electric remote control fireplace. The media section has been installed to hide away all your cables. For additional connectivity there is a telephone point and numerous power sockets around the room. Food for thought, the current owner have explored the idea of extending this space to where the decking area finishes, subject to planning.
BATHROOM 6' 0" x 10' 11" (1.85m x 3.35m) The family bathroom is located on the ground floor, a spacious room benefiting from a large bath with central chrome mixer tap and a separate shower with a chrome main- fed control with both a hand-held and drench attachments, complimented by a glass shower door. In addition, there is a WC with dual flush and a pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer taps and a useful towel rail around the pedestal. A wall mounted chrome radiator for your towels, LED ceiling spotlights, double glazed frosted window to the side elevation, white tiling and contrasting Karndean flooring with underfloor heating. We are advised there is granite under the flooring.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 2" x 13' 11" (3.10m x 4.26m) The third bedroom is the largest double bedroom on the ground floor, and enjoys a stunning view of open countryside. This bright bedroom is neutrally presented with Karndean flooring and a large double glazed window to the front elevation and central heating radiator with individual thermostat control. This bedroom provides excellent floor space for your larger bed, bedside tables and freestanding wardrobes, has a telephone socket, numerous power points and ceiling light.
BEDROOM FOUR 9' 11" x 10' 8" (3.03m x 3.27m) The fourth bedroom is located on the ground floor again at the front of the property enjoying a large double glazed window delivering plenty of natural light and that stunning countryside view. This is a spacious double bedroom, beautifully styled with a fun modern decor and lighter contrasting Karndean flooring. The bedroom has the benefit of a central heating radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light and numerous power points.
BEDROOM FIVE 8' 6" x 15' 10" (2.61m x 4.85m) The garage has been converted in years gone by to provide a further downstairs bedroom. This works perfectly as an annexe scenario, or should you have a disabled persons requirements, as currently needed for, then this would work perfectly. Having the benefit of a large, door, to accommodate a wheelchair, which leads out to the outside decking and garden. This is lovely bright space, neutrally presented with a large double glazed window to the rear elevation providing plenty of natural light and a view into the garden. This bedroom also has the benefit of a double-sized deep wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors, numerous power points, telephone socket, hi-level TV aerial point and socket and central heating radiator. This bedroom also benefits from a separate wet room.
WET ROOM 7' 10" x 6' 11" (2.40m x 2.12m) Bedroom number five has the benefit of an en-suite wet room. A spacious room brightly styled with non-slip flooring and ample space to move around safely. Providing a mid-height shower unit with hand-held attachment, and a low-level shower screen. Wall mounted wash basin with chrome mixer tap and splash-back tiling and a WC. In addition, there is a wall-mounted radiator for towels with shelving above, and a large frosted double glazed window to the front elevation. This room could easily be adapted to house a shower cubicle.
LANDING/STUDY 11' 6" x 12' 4" (3.53m x 3.77m) The upstairs landing is an adaptable space. Currently, the owners have configured this for their home office providing space for two generous sized work desks. A lovely bright space having the benefit of a large opening skylight as well as an additional double glazed window giving dual aspect views. The landing has the benefit of a central heating radiator, is neutrally presented as well as having access into the eaves space for storage. This landing space gives access to the two bedrooms, bedroom one and bedroom two, as well as the upstairs shower room. The upstairs works very well as its current configuration or perfect should you have children that would like their own living area on the top floor as well as sharing. You may consider re-configuring this space to provide en-suites.
BEDROOM ONE 9' 10" x 17' 1" (3.00m x 5.23m) The main upstairs bedroom is set to the rear of the house enjoying a gorgeous view of the secluded rear garden. It's a lovely bright space with the large double glazed window to the rear elevation and a large Velux opening skylight on the side. This room is neutrally presented having wood laminate flooring and contrasting walls and provides excellent space for your bed, chest of drawers and additional bedroom furniture as well as having a built-in wardrobe. This bedroom also has the benefit of a pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap which is a useful facility in a bedroom. There is a central heating radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 9' 10" x 14' 1" (3.00m x 4.30m) The second bedroom is located at the front of the property, and similar to bedroom number one enjoys plenty of natural light delivered through the large double glazed window to the front elevation which also boasts a stunning countryside view, and a further opening large Velux skylight to the side. This is a lovely bright space, offering good floor area for all your regular bedroom furniture, just like bedroom number one, has a built-in wardrobe and a wash basin for your convenience. In addition there is plenty of eaves storage, a central heating radiator, ceiling lights, wall lighting and numerous power points.
UPSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM 4' 11" x 5' 9" (1.50m x 1.77m) And on the top floor is a separate shower room being neutrally presented comprising of a shower with an electric Triton unit and glass shower door, WC and a wall mounted wash basin with individual hot and cold taps. The shower room has wall and floor tiling and a feature rounded ship-style porthole window to the side elevation. There is a chrome towel radiator, extractor, ceiling and wall lighting.
REAR GARDEN A key feature to this property is the gorgeous, secluded and landscaped rear garden. Enjoying a south west facing aspect, insures this garden provides everything you need for your summer suntan. First of all as you step out through the French doors from the living room, you will find yourself on the large modern decking area which has the benefit of a canopy. There is a further door to access the fifth bedroom which is mentioned earlier and is of a width to accommodate a disabled person. The decking area has floor lighting, and provides plenty of space for your outdoor furniture and of course the hot tub.
As you move down the garden, there is a pond with feature rockery, and a winding flowerbed that works its way on both sides down the garden. The garden is well established with a stunning range of plants shrubs and flowers, and the path continues down the garden through the archway to a more secluded section with a recently installed raised decking area with inbuilt fishponds. This further decking area is perfect for a couple of garden chairs to sit and unwind with the crackling of the water feature. At the rear end of the garden there is also a greenhouse and garden shed.
This garden is brilliantly secluded, a generous size and perfect for a family and a simply stunning space to spend your time. There is access along the side of the house into the utility area for bringing out your washing. In addition, there are power points, a water butt, and security lighting.
GARAGE 6' 11" x 14' 7" (2.12m x 4.45m) A single size garage accessed from the utility room as well as an up and over vehicle garage door to the front and driveway.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is Freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.
We are advised the council tax is band D and payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.
Room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Due to the design of this property then the measurements may vary slightly due to wall angles. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible, you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.
All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Subjective comments in these descriptions imply the opinion of the selling agent at the time these details were prepared. However, the opinions of a purchaser may differ. Details have been verified by the seller.