Runnymede Drive, Balsall Common, Coventry

Offers In Region Of - £430,000

Semi-Detached Bungalow

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A deceptively spacious 2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow located within a peaceful and popular cul-de-sac. Boasting a large open-plan lounge/diner, two good size bedrooms, shower room and separate cloakroom, nice size kitchen, lean-to and large conservatory. The ideal property property within easy reach of the village centre. Driveway, private garden and integral garage.


Balsall Common is a highly desirable and popular village being set between Coventry, Kenilworth and Solihull. The village is popular because it contains that all important community spirit, a wide range of social groups and clubs to be part of as well as local sports clubs, and having an abundance of activities and events throughout the year. The village provides a good compliment of shops to include a number of mini- supermarkets, cafes and restaurants within the village, having several pubs close by.

The village also has a large medical centre, opticians, dentist, vets and is within a short walking distance to Berkswell train station which gives access to Birmingham, Coventry, and further afield.


Ginger are delighted to be able to offer this two bedroom semi-detached bungalow for sale. Firstly, we must stress that to appreciate the space and accommodation this home offers you would need to view internally as your initial view from the outside would not do the property justice to appreciate the accommodation it gives you. This is a treasure waiting to be seen.

The property is set within a quiet residential cul-de-sac being close to the village.

The property offers a generous open plan lounge/dining area with both French doors and an additional patio door leading into the large conservatory as well as providing a garden view. The kitchen is a nice size having fitted appliances, with a useful lean-to for additional storage to the side. There is a shower room and a separate cloakroom, the two bedrooms are great sized double rooms with the main bedroom to the front and the second bedroom to the rear.

The garden is lovely and peaceful, providing a good lawn area and potting/ storage sheds, as well as having a ramp access from the lean-to. To the front the property has a private driveway and a porch for escaping the rain. The property benefits from an integral garage with electric roller shutters.


The property benefits from a slabbed driveway to the front with a further pebble area which would accommodate further parking. There is plenty of space around for your garden pots as well as having a raised area to welcome you into the porch. The roller shutter door gives access into garage, and there is access into the side lean-to for bringing the shopping straight into the kitchen.


Firstly, you are welcomed into the house by a useful porch, which is a perfect space for kicking off your shoes and leaving your wet umbrellas. The porch area has a UPVC front door and accompanying windows to the side, as well as having a further UPVC door with inset patterned glazed windows to lead you into the main hallway. The porch has PIR lighting and power point.

Welcome inside the main property. The moment you step inside you will be amazed at the generous living accommodation that this home offers. This semi-detached bungalow presents an abundance of floor space, especially as you gaze through the dining area and into the main living room, all of which you wouldn’t expect from your initial drive-by.

The dining area is located within easy reach of the kitchen, and will easily accommodate a large family-sized dining table, as well as leaving plenty of floor space around for your additional cabinets. There is a window looking through to the front elevation which is double glazed and has a radiator set underneath. The ceiling light is perfectly positioned above a dining table.

As you travel further towards the rear of the property you find yourself in the spacious lounge area, which will accommodate plenty of sofas and chairs, perfect for when your family come to visit, as well as offering plenty of space for your media centre and accompanying furniture around for your photos at statues. This generous living room provides a feature fireplace with a gas coal-effect fire set within and has French doors to lead you into the conservatory, as well as providing a peaceful garden view, with a window to the side and an additional single glazed door to the conservatory as well. This lounge/dining area is neutrally presented with light carpets as well as having ceiling and wall lighting, and further radiators within the lounge area.

From the entrance hallway you have the benefit of a separate cloakroom, which provides a toilet and a corner wash basin, where the room is neutrally tiled, and having ceiling light. There is a handy cupboard close to the shower room perfect for hiding away your coats.

The conservatory has been added to this property. A fabulous addition to this home providing an adaptable space which currently works really well as a further sitting area to relax and enjoy the garden view. This area may be something you would prefer as a breakfast/dining space during the summer months and offers the perfect setting for a party or Christmas gathering. The conservatory has French patio doors which open out into the rear garden.

The kitchen provides a good compliment of wall and base units with contrasting work-surfaces and benefits from a high-end Neff single oven with grill at mid-height level as well as a Neff microwave oven located above. There’s also a Neff four-ring electric hob with a modern Cooke & Lewis extractor above, and a deep sink with drainer and mixer tap. The kitchen provides space and connections for your washing machine and dryer, as well as there being the perfect space for your tall larder-style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has ceiling lights, a double glazed window to the side as well as a partially frosted UPVC glazed door leading out to the lean-to, and a central heating radiator.

Along the side of the property, is this handy undercover lean-to area which provides additional storage space for your cleaning appliances, as well as handy cupboards on the wall for further storage. There is access to both the front and rear which is perfect for bringing the shopping in from the car and having access into the garden. This lean-to is home to the Worcester boiler as well as having power and provides two water taps for cleaning the car and watering the garden.

As you exit the side lean-to, there is a slab ramp that runs down to the rear garden.


The bungalow offers two good sized double bedrooms, the largest is set to the front, which is a great space, perfect for your large bed, free-standing wardrobes and additional storage furniture, as well as boasting a bay window looking out into the front garden and peaceful cul-de-sac. There is a central heating radiator located underneath as well as a ceiling light.

The second bedroom is set to the rear of the house, enjoying the garden view through the large double glazed window which also insures plenty of natural light into the bedroom space. This bedroom is a great size and would also accommodate your large bed with accompanying side tables and plenty of wall room for a large wardrobe.

The bedroom is neutrally presented with carpets, ceiling light and central heating radiator.

The shower room provides a generous corner shower with an electric unit within and a sliding shower door. There is a large pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap and WC. The shower room is lovely and bright having twin double glazed frosted windows to the side elevation, a central heating radiator with a shelf and vanity mirror set above.


The garden is a really peaceful and delivers a private setting, this cul-de-sac is a very much a settled residential area, which adds to the peace and quiet that you will benefit from whilst living here. The garden has a pathway to the side, with a large lawn area and having the benefit of a large shed for your potting and storage to the rear. The garden can be accessed along the side lean-to area as well as from the conservatory.


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

We are advised the council tax band D is 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. 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.