Bittell Road, Alvechurch
Asking Price Of - £825,000
An amazing and rare opportunity to acquire this large detached 3 bedroom home occupying a large plot on the edge of Alvechurch. In need of some modernisation, this family home is a wonderful opportunity to make your mark with the possibility to extend (STPP). Generous ground floor accommodation to include kitchen/breakfast, large family room, formal lounge, dining room, sitting room and cloakroom. Upstairs 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Extensive secluded gardens, driveway for several family cars and double garage. Easy reach of M42 motorway, Barnt Green and the Lickey Hills. Vendors will consider breaking chain for right offer. VIEWINGS STRICTLY WITH AGENT.
- 3 bedroom detached home set on extensive and secluded plot
- Grand entrance hallway with shower room
- Generous living room with garden views
- Large kitchen/breakfast with separate utility
- Lounge and formal dining room
- Office/ sitting room
- Three bedrooms and family bathroom
- Double garage
- Extensive gardens and driveway, large plot
- Possibility to extend (STPP). VIEWINGS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT
PROPERTY IN BRIEF This is an amazing three-bedroom character detached family home set on a large, private plot on the edge of open countryside in a highly-desirable address. This property has been a family home for a very long time, and it is now time for the current owners to downsize into retirement. This property now lends itself for a new family to come on board and to upgrade the property where required, with the potential to extend, subject to planning and to make a lovely family home for themselves.
Conveniently located to the M42 motorway and close to Alvechurch village, Barnt Green and the Lickey Hills providing stunning country walks.
Once inside the property, you will discover the abundance of living space on the ground floor, comprising of a grand entrance hall, front living room, French doors into the formal dining room, separate sitting room/office and a large family living room set to the rear over looking the generous secluded gardens. The breakfast kitchen is a great size, enjoying a stunning view of the garden and benefiting from a separate utility. In addition, a modern cloakroom with shower.
Upstairs, the property enjoys two double sized bedrooms, with the main bedroom running front to rear with French patio doors, and the third bedroom still a good size with fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom is in need of some cosmetic upgrading, however at present offers a Jacuzzi style bath, separate shower, toilet and wash-basin. In addition, the property benefits from a double sized garage with twin doors.
Outside, the gardens wrap around the property, to the front there is a large driveway to host several family cars with access to the double garage, the front lawns continue around the side of the house and back towards the woodlands of the National Trust. There is a generous patio area for relaxing and entertaining. Wave your green fingers and you can create the most amazing landscaped gardens. You will need an obligatory sit-on lawn mower though.
This is a fantastic opportunity, a property that requires some cosmetic upgrading, yet invites you to create something spectacular, with an open book of possibilities. The vendors will seriously consider breaking the chain for the right offer.
APPROACH This is an amazing property, and is set on a large plot. As you access the property from the road side, you will be stunned at the amount of parking this property offers which is perfect for a large family. There's also a large garden to the side which then leads around to the rear garden. The property is set back from the driveway, in the middle of the plot, and you will notice from your entrance, that this property has a fantastic opportunity to extend subject to planning.
ENTRANCE HALL 13' 0" x 16' 0" (3.97m x 4.90m) Welcome inside this grand hallway. The space is certainly full of character and original features, as well as delivering excellent floor space. The hallway affords access to the breakfast kitchen, downstairs cloakroom, sitting room and living room. The feature balustrade staircase winds its way up to the bedrooms and bathroom, having a window to the front elevation to scatter plenty of natural light into this area. In addition, the hallway has the advantage of a double sized fitted store cupboard for your coats and shoes. There's access from here through to the double garage, and further door leading to the more formal living space and the kitchen breakfast room.
SITTING ROOM/OFFICE 11' 5" x 11' 5" (3.50m x 3.50m) This is a great room, we particularly love the feature bay window with double glazed window with a delightful view into the driveway and front garden. This is a lovely bright space, having tall ceilings with period ceiling coving and tall skirting boards. This room is flexible, working really well as an informal sitting room, casual dining room, or indeed should you work from home, would make for an excellent home office. The space enjoys wood flooring, a central heating radiator plus ceiling light.
LIVING ROOM 11' 10" x 15' 5" (3.63m x 4.70m) The lounge is set at the front of the property, enjoying a delightful view of the front garden and trees. There is a large double glazed window delivering plenty of light into the space, and a feature gas coal-effect fire and period surround for the cooler months, wonderful cosy living space in the winter. This is an adaptable space, whether you would like as a smaller living room or another sitting room, still delivering plenty of space for your sofas, media centre and additional living furniture. Having both wall and ceiling lighting, numerous power points and a central heating radiator. There are wooden partially glazed French doors leading through to the formal dining room, perfect to open up when catering for larger social events.
DINING ROOM 11' 11" x 15' 10" (3.64m x 4.85m) The formal dining room is positioned at the rear of the house behind the lounge. The French doors link the two rooms together and are perfect to open out for entertaining or larger family occasions. The dining space is a lovely room, lots of period features as well as having the benefit of UPVC sliding patio doors to lead out to the patio and garden, delivering a stunning and relaxing view. This room is neutrally presented with contrasting flooring. There is a central heating radiator, wall and ceiling lighting. There is a door leading back through to the kitchen. A perfect space for entertaining and catering.
CLOAKROOM 6' 5" x 4' 3" (1.97m x 1.32m) The cloakroom is a much needed room in any family property, and what we like about this space is it has been refitted to offer a modern suite, and providing an additional shower room for the property. This room is neutrally presented with modern tiling, having a white vanity unit with hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap, as well as a WC with dual flush, and a walk in shower which is mains-fed with glass shower screen. There is an opaque double glazed window to the side elevation, and a chrome radiator for your towels. In addition, ceiling spotlights, extractor and tile flooring.
FAMILY ROOM 23' 6" x 15' 5" (7.17m x 4.70m) This property has an abundance of family living space on the ground floor, and this large living room is no exception, set to the rear of the property, this extended section provides generous floorspace, perfect for entertaining or a large family, boasting large sliding patio doors which open out to the garden and patio area, as well as delivering a fantastic view. There is a feature marble fireplace and surround as the focal point and adds another touch of grandeur. This room will accommodate a number of sofas and living furniture and has the benefit of two central heating radiators, twin ceiling lights, feature ceiling alcove, tall skirting boards and featured solid wood flooring. This is a cracking room for entertaining, where you can open out this living space into the garden and stretch the party's legs into the garden without upsetting the neighbours.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 0" x 15' 1" (4.28m x 4.62m) The family kitchen/breakfast room is ideally positioned at the rear of the property enjoying a large double glazed window which delivers a picturesque view of the rear garden and the National Trust woodland set beyond. The kitchen is a great size and offers a comprehensive range of shaker-style cream units with granite contrasting work surfaces. The kitchen offers a Neff integrated dishwasher, a one and a half sink with drainer, separate fridge, freezer, and a Range-master electric oven with splash back and extractor hood over. There are numerous power points around the work surfaces for your small appliances. To take the pressure off the kitchen, there is a separate utility at the side with the door leading out to the garden. There is a further internal door to take you through to the dining room, which is perfect for when entertaining. In addition, a central heating radiator, ceiling spotlights and tiled flooring for ease of maintenance. A fantastic family space.
UTILITY 5' 10" x 11' 7" (1.80m x 3.55m) Every family home benefits from a separate utility, and this property has one with a number of fitted units, sink, and provisions for your washing machine. There's even extra space here for your separate fridge/freezer. Part glazed UPVC door leads out to the garden, with a double glazed window to the side.
LANDING 12' 7" x 10' 5" (3.85m x 3.18m) Welcome upstairs. First thing you notice about the landing is how spacious and bright it is. Having the benefit of a large double glazed window on the front elevation delivering plenty of natural light into this landing area. The landing overlooks the front driveway giving you a wonderful aspect of your large garden and driveway and of course the trees. The landing gives access to all three bedrooms and a family bathroom as well as having a central ceiling light and central heating radiator
BEDROOM ONE 11' 10" x 15' 5" (3.63m x 4.70m) The main bedroom is a fantastic size, lovely and bright with the benefit of a large double glazed window to the front elevation and French patio doors opening out over the kitchen extension and delivering a stunning view of the large rear garden and into the open woodland of the National Trust. This room is lovely and bright with feature wall design, modern colours and having wood laminate flooring. The room will easily accommodate your large bed, side tables, large free-standing wardrobes as well as having a large central heating radiator, power points and ceiling light A wonderful fresh, character bedroom with a gorgeous view to start your day off on the right foot.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 5" x 11' 5" (3.50m x 3.50m) The second bedroom is positioned at the front of the house. A lovely bright and neutrally presented bedroom with contrasting laminate flooring. This room overlooks the front gardens and trees through the large double glazed window, which again delivers plenty of natural light into this space. This bedroom is a great size, will easily accommodate all your regular bedroom furniture, having two ceilings, coving and a central heating radiator with thermostat control and power points.
BEDROOM THREE 9' 4" x 8' 3" (2.85m x 2.54m) The third bedroom maybe the smallest, however it still delivers excellent dimensions. Positioned to the rear of the property enjoying the stunning garden views via the double glazed window, having the benefit of fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors and fitted dressing table. Bedroom three accommodates the loft hatch for access into the roof space, ceiling cornice, central ceiling light as well as a central heating radiator.
BATHROOM 10' 0" x 6' 10" (3.05m x 2.10m) The family bathroom is an excellent size and although in need of some cosmetic updating, it currently offers a Jacuzzi style bath, pedestal hand wash basin, WC and a separate shower having a small window enclosed(0.73m x 1.35m). In addition, there is a double glazed window delivering that gorgeous view of the rear garden, patterned wall tiling and floor tiles. In addition there is a central heating radiator and ceiling spotlights.
DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 9" x 20' 0" (5.73m x 6.10m) The property benefits from a double sized garage with twin up and over doors, and an internal door leading back through into the hallway. The garage has power and lighting, and is also home to the properties boiler.
GARDENS A key selling point to the property is the large plot this home sits on. Surrounded by gardens, driveway and trees, this is a wonderful setting. To the rear of the property, is woodland which we are advised is owned by the National Trust. The property is set in the middle of a rural location and is surrounded by countryside and walks.
Because of the plot size, it may be of interest to buyers to consider extending the property, however you would need to apply for the correct planning permissions.
To the front of the property is a generous driveway, which provides parking for many family cars leading up to the double garage. There is a large fore-garden with trees, which then expands around the side of the property into the rear garden.
The rear garden is an amazing size, having a picket fence boarders, and looking further into open woodland belonging to the National Trust. This is an incredibly secluded property and a stunning setting. The large garden is perfect for the youngsters to run around at their hearts content and the family dog can also have a great time. The property is completely secluded, and hard to see a neighbour in sight, as well as having fields to the side. Check out our aerial images to appreciate the plot size.
We love the sliding patio doors from the formal dining room and the larger family room at the rear of the property, which makes this an amazing entertaining home. The garden also has the benefit of a large greenhouse set to the rear.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is Freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.
We are advised the council tax is band G and payable to Bromsgrove District 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. 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.
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