Kenilworth Road, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull

Asking Price Of - £265,000

Detached House

Sold STC

A unique opportunity to acquire a beautifully styled and generous three bedroom lodge set along a private and relatively unknown location. Located between Hampton in Arden and Balsall Common. Enjoying a generous south west facing garden, large open-plan kitchen/dining lounge, principal bedroom with en-suite, large detached brick garage, and a private gated driveway. NO UPWARD CHAIN. Ideal as home, investment or holidays Air BNB. PLANNING APPLICATION IN FOR A 3 BED DETACHED BUNGALOW.-CASH BUYERS ONLY


Ginger are delighted to offer this three bedroom well-constructed lodge for sale. Tucked away in a secluded location between Hampton in Arden and Balsall Common. There is a planning application currently being reviewed for a replacement 3 bedroom brick build bungalow.

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a stunning property set within 0.2 acres of land, offering a number of opportunities, whether as a home, a investment property or as the current owners have been using it for a popular Airbnb holiday rental property. The vendor is happy to discuss income levels.

The property is set down a quiet and private driveway, having a private gated entrance with a large south-west facing lawn to the front elevation, pebble driveway providing generous parking. There’s also a detached brick built garage.

The lodge comprises of a welcoming hallway, which leads to the principal bedroom having en-suite, and a further two bedrooms and the refitted, modern bathroom. The lodge boasts a superb and spacious open-plan kitchen opening into the dining living area with a modern kitchen, plenty of room for your multiple sofas and media centre. For the warmer months, you can enjoy the French patio doors stepping out to the patio and garden. Such a peaceful setting to relax in the sunshine.


The lodge is set in a very secluded and unknown location off the main Kenilworth Road next to the garden centre. You travel along the private shared driveway where you reach the property which is Shielded by a private gate. As you arrive you are greeted by a large lawn area, which has the benefit of a south facing aspect, as well as a generous pebbled driveway which provides parking for multiple cars. There is also access into the large brick built garage


Let’s take you on a tour around this fabulous and unique property. Firstly, you step into the hallway which is a great size, and gives access to all the accommodation. The cabin is traditional in its design, offering solid doors into all the rooms, a white neutral decor around, as well as pine panelling to give that 'living in the woods' feel. There are a number of double glazed windows along the hallway, having blinds and the feature front door with an inset leaded patterned window to add charm. The hallway also has central heating radiator with thermostat control and numerous spot lights. There is a handy cupboard for hiding away cleaning appliances.

One of the key features to this property is the large open-plan kitchen, dining/ living space. A comfortable room, and while sitting back to relax you will certainly feel like you are living in the Canadian Woodlands. Having tongue and groove panelling around the walls and ceiling, providing a warm carpet. We are advised the floor and walls offer very comprehensive insulation. There is an abundance of floor space for your multiple chairs, sofas, dining table, and the perfect spot on the wall for your large television. The living area enjoys the delightful view to the south west facing garden with twin windows to the front elevation, as well as having wooden French doors that lead out to the recently laid block paved patio, where you can sit out to enjoy the Sun, the peaceful setting with a chilled a glass of wine.

The kitchen is modern and offers a comprehensive range of hi-gloss wall and basin units with contrasting work surfaces, all being tiled around with an earthy style effect. There are numerous power points around the work surfaces for the small appliances, having a one and a half sink and drainer, a built-in single oven and grill with a four ring gas hob over and extractor over. There is also a built-in dishwasher, a built-in washing machine and space for your fridge/freezer. Furthermore, a central heating radiator and home to the Ferroli Modena 32c HE boiler. The gas is on LPG.


Whether you looking at this property to live in, or for investment purposes you will be pleased at the bedroom spaces. The rooms are all beautifully styled, and the owners are willing to negotiate furniture separately.

The principal bedroom is a great size, providing plenty of space for a large bed, accompanying side tables and plenty of room around for additional freestanding storage. The bedroom is neutrally presented with contrasting carpets, having four double glazed windows to the front elevation to enjoy the garden view and be sure of plenty of natural light. Ceiling lighting, as well as space on the wall for a wall-mounted television having power and TV aerial point. There’s also a central heating radiator here with thermostat control.

The principal bedroom benefits from a modern en-suite which comprises of a single size shower with mains-fed control and glass door, a WC with dual flush, a wall-mounted handbasin with individual hot and cold taps, as well as a central heating radiator. There is a frosted window to the side elevation, extractor and bathroom cabinet, all beautiful furnished with a modern and opulent tiling around the shower and mid height around the rest of the room and floor tiles to compliment, as well as being easy to maintain.

The second bedroom set to the rear of the lodge, currently is used as a generous single size room, however, will easily accommodate a double size bed if preferred. There’s plenty of room here for additional freestanding furniture, such as a wardrobe and desk, and enjoys a window to the rear elevation looking into neighbouring trees. The room is neutrally presented with central heating radiator having thermostat and ceiling lighting.

The third bedroom is almost the same size as the second, again, providing plenty of floor space, with a window out to the rear and plenty of floor space for all your regular bedroom furniture. There is also a central heating radiator.

The main bathroom is a great size, beautifully finished with opulent tiling toi match the en-suite. This bathroom provides a bath with chrome mixer up and shower attachment, a wall-mounted wash basin with chrome mixer tap, and a WC with dual flush. The room is neutral, having tiles around the wet area and flooring, and a frosted window with blind to the rear elevation. There is spot lighting, extractor and a chrome towel radiator.


We are advised the property is freehold, and the current owners has applied for planning permission for a three bedroom brick built detached bungalow which they are awaiting the decision with Solihull planning.


As well as the large south-west facing garden which is located to the front of the cabin, there is some land around the rear, which provides additional storage space shielded by neighbouring trees. There is a larger than single size detached brick built garage which offers a roller vehicle door to the front, personal door to the side and windows to the rear and side elevation. And furthermore, there is a Substantial garden metallic shed along the side of the lodge, along with an outdoor tap.


We are advised this property is Freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.

We are advised the council tax is band A and payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. (We are currently seeking confirmation).

We are advised the lodge is 15 years old.

The owners have owned for 10 years and modernised.

The property runs on LPG gas and separate septic tank. The boiler is 8 years old.

The driveway to approach is shared between just a handful of neighbours.

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.

Our 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.

All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Details have been verified by the sellers to be a true and accurate description. Detailed information has been provided by the owners relating to ownership, boiler, etc.

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