Old House Lane, Romsley
Asking Price Of - £485,000
A fantastic opportunity to renovate / develop this existing bungalow with a generous plot set in a rural location, enjoying elevated countryside views. There is expired planning consent to replace the existing buildings with a new bungalow and two car garage/workshop. The bungalow itself offers a neutral decor but would benefit from modernisation. Please see planning application no: B/2001/1255 (Bromsgrove & Redditch council portal). Comprising of entrance hallway, kitchen/breakfast, living room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, utility and garage. Large gardens, 2 x workshops and parking. No upward chain.
- Three bedroom detached bungalow
- Large plot with elevated countryside views
- Expired planning permission
- Large kitchen/breakfast room
- Living room with dual aspect and country views
- 3 adaptable bedrooms and bathroom
- Sought-after country location close to Waseley Hills Country Park
- Single garage & separate workshops
- Ideal development opportunity (STPP)
- No upward chain
WELCOME Welcome to this stunning countryside location and the most charming bungalow. The breathtaking location and large plot makes this bungalow perfect for renovation or development (STPP). Previous granted planning permissions have now expired- please see planning application no: B/2001/1255 (Bromsgrove & Redditch council portal). The plot is made up of a two/three bedroom bungalow with garage and utility, large gardens, workshops and an abundance of parking. We have been advised by the vendor that the site is approx 0.6 acres and benefits from mature hedging.
The Bungalow is conveniently located within a stones through of Birmingham, Stourbridge, Kidderminster and Bromsgrove in the charming village of Romsley, located on the east side of the Clent Hills about 4 miles south of Halesowen. In 2001 it had a population of 1,601. The parish church, dedicated to Saint Kenelm is a Grade I listed building. The M5 is in easy reach and makes travel further afield with easy reach.
This property offers a fantastic proposition and opportunity to create your own home. The property benefits from dual aspect views of open countryside, a generous kitchen breakfast room, living room with country views, modern style bathroom, and a useful lean-to leading off from the kitchen and a single size garage.
The property is in need of modernisation, and an opportunity for somebody to put on the stamp yet delivers a spacious property within a highly desirable location. No upward chain.
PORCH 3' 5" x 3' 5" (1.05m x 1.06m) Step in from the front garden into the porch area with a further UPVC frosted glazed door leading into the entrance hall.
HALLWAY 3' 11" x 19' 9" (1.21m x 6.04m) The bright hallway is spacious, having neutral style of the cool with vinyl would effect flooring, and given access to all three bedrooms, living room kitchen diner and bathroom. Central heating radiator ceiling light and electric consumer unit.
LIVING ROOM 12' 0" x 13' 9" (3.66m x 4.20m) The living room is located at the front of the house enjoying dual aspect views to the side with a feature bay window to the front, delivering a stunning view of open countryside. This is a lovely space to sit and relax. The living room gives plenty of space for all your usual living room furniture and media centre. Enjoying a log-affect fire-not tested. Double glazed windows, numerous power points and central heating radiator, there's also serving hatch into the kitchen diner.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 0" x 15' 9" (3.66m x 4.82m) The kitchen / breakfast is spacious and bright with windows to the side elevation and a further double glazed window to the rear delivering a stunning view of the garden, elevated countryside and fields. The kitchen offers a comprehensive range of beech-effect wall and base units with work-surfaces and mini-breakfast bar, with an integral oven, sink and drainer. The kitchen/breakfast allows for plenty of space for a family breakfast table, having a serving hatch through to the living room and a UPVC frosted glazed door leading out to the lean to/utility, garage and garden.
LEAN TO/UTILITY 9' 2" x 15' 6" (2.8m x 4.73m) Accessed via the kitchen, this is a useful space to turn into a utility or good storage area. Having French patio doors to the rear elevation giving access to the garden and a further door leading to the front driveway, perfect for bringing the shopping into the house as well as the muddy dog.
BEDROOM ONE 11' 5" x 10' 9" (3.50m x 3.30m) The main bedroom is located at the front of the house with a stunning view of open countryside and the south facing aspect. This bedroom is lightly presented offering plenty space for your large bed, side tables and additional freestanding wardrobe. In addition, there is a central heating radiator and numerous power points around the room.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 11" x 9' 11" (3.65m x 3.04m) The second bedroom is located in the middle of the house enjoying a feature bay window to the side elevation. This bedroom is a good size, perfect for a double bed and additional bedroom furniture, and has a central heating radiator with thermostat control.
BEDROOM THREE / DINING ROOM 11' 11" x 9' 11" (3.65m x 3.04m) The beauty of a bungalow being on one level makes the room use adaptable. The third bedroom is set to the rear of the house, boasting a countryside view. This space would work well as either a bedroom, or alternatively a good size dining room, particularly having large French patio doors leading out to the garden. This room also has an additional double glazed window to the side elevation to ensure plenty of natural light into the space, the room has the benefit of a central heating radiator with individual thermostat control.
BATHROOM 6' 4" x 6' 2" (1.95m x 1.9m) The bathroom is set to the rear of the house, and benefits from a bath with mixer tap / shower attachment, vanity storage unit with hand wash basin / chrome mixer tap and WC with dual flush. The bathroom is plastic panelled for easy cleaning, has an opaque window to the rear elevation with opening lights and floor tiling. The bathroom is also home to the loft hatch full access into the roof space. Central heating radiator.
FRONT GARDEN The property is set on a large plot, and placed well back from the roadside. Having a large front garden with central driveway leading up to the property and the garage area. The front garden, as does the rear, have great potential for landscaping to create something super special. There is plenty of parking here for multiple family cars, and has vehicle gates leading to the rear garden. To help bring your shopping in, there is a side door which leads into the lean-to and through to the kitchen, which is also perfect for bringing home the kids after football or the muddy dog after a long country walk at the local Waseley Hills Country Park
REAR GARDEN The property is certainly spoiled by countryside views and the rear garden is a fine example of this. The large rear garden is a stunning space that offers an extensive lawn area, perfect for the kids and the dog to run around. This could easily be landscaped to offer a fabulous patio area as well. The garden is set amongst stunning country views that extend for miles, and is big enough to catch the majority of the all day sun.
WORKSHOPS The property benefits from two additional workshops, there is gated vehicle acces also.
Measurments advised by vendor:
Workshop 1 - 5.8m wide x 7.4m deep
Workshop 2 - 4.77m wide x 5.1m deep
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.
Council Tax band F (Bromsgrove Council)
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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 sellers.
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