Saracen Drive, Balsall Common
- Beautifully presented 4 bedroom executive detached home
- Highly sought-after location surrounded by open countryside
- Large living room and spacious dining room linked by French doors
- Modern family kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility room
- Welcoming entrance hallway and downstairs cloakroom
- Master bedroom with re-fitted stylish en-suite
- Three further bedrooms
- Secluded family sized rear garden
- Double garage and off-road parking
- Previous planning permission to extend (expired)
A rare opportunity to acquire an executive style, 4 bedroom detached family home in a much sought-after location on the edge of Balsall Common. Surrounded by beautiful countryside within easy reach of the village centre and convenient for road, air and rail links. Immaculately presented, grand entrance hall, spacious living rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, recently re-fitted en-suite and double garage.
PROPERTY IN BRIEF A fantastic opportunity to acquire a spacious, executive family home set in a highly sought-after location on the edge of Balsall Common. Surrounded by stunning countryside makes this home especially attractive if you enjoy the fresh air. Although on the edge of the village you remain within easy reach of the village centre, local pubs, Berkswell Train station and perfectly placed to jump onto major road/air connections too.
Saracen Drive has always been one of the premier addresses in the village offering a handful of bespoke homes and a pleasant community spirit. This property's design offers an abundance of living accommodation-spacious, modern and bright.
As you step inside the hallway you will immediately appreciate the space this home has to offer. Look up to the gallery-style landing, tall ceiling and flood of natural light. The dining room is perfect for a large family gathering or more formal entertaining, having the benefit of French style doors linking the Living room together. This works really well for large gatherings, especially if you have the family over at Christmas. When you walk into the Living room you will be pleasantly surprised at the space. Dual aspect views and beautiful feature marble fireplace and patio doors leading outside. The living space here is perfect for a family home and works really well in the summer months to open the house up to the great outdoors.
The Kitchen/breakfast space is modern, practical and offers a perfect spot for your breakfast table enjoying the view out to the garden. Much more, the separate utility keeps the chores and pressure away from the kitchen.
Moving upstairs, the Master bedroom delivers a light, bright welcome, lots of floor space and handy built-in wardrobes. The master en-suite has been recently refitted to boast a modern, fresh, bright start to your day. There are three further bedrooms, all neutrally presented and some with built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom offers good space.
If you seek a garden to relax in without anyone peering in, then this home is for you. A fabulous family sized garden, private and perfect for entertaining and enjoying the summer months.
This is a wonderful home, spacious, modern and bright. Works really well for the family and entertaining. The location is ideal for many reasons, we really do recommend a viewing to appreciate all the benefits of the home and the space it has to offer.
BALSALL COMMON Balsall Common offers a superb village community surrounded by beautiful countryside and offering a wealth of excellent local amenities. It is a desirable village located 7 miles from Solihull centre. There are regular bus and train services, which affords easy access to Coventry, Solihull, Birmingham, Airport and London.
Balsall Common offers outstanding schooling for all age groups, with local schools having academy status and fantastic Ofsted ratings. The village is located within easy reach of motorway networks, Birmingham International Airport, International Train Station and the National Exhibition Centre.
The village has a well-established community, with a huge choice of community groups and sports activities for all interests and age groups. If walking is your favourite pastime, there is an abundance of public footpaths. Love cycling? There are stacks of routes you can take. The village offers a good selection of shops including restaurants, coffee shops, convenience stores, hairdressers, vets & health services.
HALLWAY 17' 3" x 6' 7" (5.26m x 2.03m) Step inside this spacious hallway which delivers your first impression of grandeur. Exactly what you would expect from an executive style home. Having the benefit of gorgeous wood flooring and neutral décor keeping this space bright and airy. What we love about this hallway is not only the welcoming feel it offers but also the wide open view upwards to the gallery landing. This is a great introduction to the property.
DINING ROOM 12' 2" x 10' 4" (3.71m x 3.17m) The dining room has family and formal dining at it's heart. Again another spacious, bright room having the advantage of large double glazed window looking out over the front elevation which delivers plenty of natural light into this room. The wood floors continue with neutral décor, single radiator and central positioned ceiling light. A great feature of this room is that the French style doors link you through to the living room, perfect for large dining experience or simply opening up the living accommodation for large gatherings.
LIVING ROOM 19' 10" x 12' 2" (6.07m x 3.71m) This is an amazing space, modern in its presentation having the benefit of dual aspect windows and patio doors leading out to the garden. When you walk to the living room we feel you will be amazed at the dimensions offered. A wonderful, open family living area having feature gas, coal effect fire with stunning marble surround and inset lighting. There are two double radiators and two ceiling lights. This is a fabulous living room which works well for relaxing or entertaining especially when you can open it out to the garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 0" x 9' 0" (5.51m x 2.75m) This home has been well designed to offer kitchen/breakfast room with the benefit of separate utility room to take the pressure off the kitchen, leaving it to take care of the more important catering needs of the household. This kitchen delivers plenty of storage space, practically designed with a modern yet homely feel.
A stunning, modern Hi-gloss range of wall and base units with contrasting granite work surfaces. The layout offers space for your dishwasher, range style cooker and space for an American style fridge. There is a 'Range Master' extractor above the cooker recess too. This room offers two windows over looking the rear garden so you can enjoy the view whilst washing up at the 'one and a half' sized sink or relaxing in the breakfast section where there is ample space for your breakfast table.
CLOAKROOM 6' 0" x 2' 5" (1.85m x 0.75m) The downstairs loo is an important feature of any home. The owners have created a stylish, fresh space benefitting from a modern, rectangular hand-basin with chrome mixer tap and vanity unit to store away your hand towels. Beautifully finished with a Victorian style towel rail and toilet roll holder. Neutrally presented with wooden flooring.
UTILITY ROOM 9' 0" x 5' 0" (2.75m x 1.54m) Another important room within a large home. A well-considered, functional layout having matching hi-gloss units, one and a half sink and provisions for your washing machine and dryer. There is a rear door affording access to the garden making hanging your washing out really easy. The utility has the benefit of roof storage space, double radiator and vinyl floor covering ensuring easy maintainance.
DOUBLE GARAGE 17' 1" x 17' 7" (5.23m x 5.38m) Having two, up and over doors with work-benches and lighting. The garage is accessed through the utility.
LANDING 16' 2" x 2' 11" (4.93m x 0.9m) This is a lovely feature to the property, the hallway is grand and the landing space adds to this with its gallery style approach having high placed window which delivers an abundance of natural light into the neutrally presented landing and filtering down into the hallway. The hallway affords access to all bedrooms, family bathroom and airing cupboard. There is access to the loft which is part boarded and has the benefit of loft ladder.
MASTER BEDROOM 18' 1" x 9' 10" (5.52m x 3.0m) This bedroom defines a Master bedroom to a tee. Big, bright and fresh, delivered through the sheer size of the space, large window to the front elevation and the modern steel blue décor. What is brought to your attention is that you are not overlooked making this room quite private. Another great feature are the four-door built-in wardrobes on offer. The master bedroom also has the advantage of single radiator, T.V point and two ceiling lights.
ENSUITE 9' 1" x 5' 6" (2.78m x 1.7m) A most stylishly presented en-suite shower room having been recently re-fitted. Comprising of modern, white suite to include wash-basin that is sunken into a hi-gloss vanity unit, w.c, heated chrome towel rail and large shower with chrome fitments and 'Aqualisa' shower. What is super-cool is the start/stop shower button at the shower entrance to save to stretching across to turn the shower on, what a great idea. This en-suite has modern grey splash-back tiles, vinyl flooring and opaque window to the side elevation. This is a lovely environment to start your day.
BEDROOM TWO 9' 10" x 8' 11" (3.01m x 2.73m) A bright, neutral bedroom with a view over the rear garden and an abundance of natural light delivered through the large double glazed window. Stylishly presented with the benefit of triple built-in wardrobes, T.V point, single radiator and ceiling light.
BEDROOM THREE 6' 10" x 8' 11" (2.09m x 2.74m) Set to the rear of the property benefitting from built-in wardrobe with sliding, frosted doors. Having a tranquil view of the rear garden, laminate flooring, radiator and ceiling spot lighting.
BEDROOM FOUR 7' 10" x 8' 11" (2.39m x 2.73m) Again, located at the rear of the property with garden views. Laminate flooring, double glazed window, single radiator and ceiling lighting.
BATHROOM 7' 8" x 6' 2" (2.36m x 1.89m) A spacious family bathroom comprising of an 'Ideal Standard' white suite, offering a panelled bath with shower fitments, wash basin and W.C. The bathroom has white wall tiles with shelf space set into the window recess.
OUTDOOR SPACE A perfect family garden. East facing and spacious. The rear garden is very private and perfect for unwinding during the warmer months in privacy. Offering a slabbed patio area, perfect for the barbecue and patio furniture. Mostly laid to lawn with flower beds surrounding. To one side you will find the shed and on the opposite elevation access to the front driveway.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. The property offers gas central heating and a Potterton Prima boiler. The property also offers double glazing.
Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. We are advised that there was a planning application granted for an extension in 2000 which has since expired. We do carry copies of the previous plans for your inspection. 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.
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We are advised the council tax is band F and payable to Solihull MBC.
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- Berkswell Train Station affording acces to Birningham ( 22mins), Coventry ( approx 15 mins)
- Birmingham International is on London line and access to HS2 station when built
- Tile Hill Station
- Hampton -in -Arden station
- Easy access to M6, M42, M40, M1- easy reach to Gaydon, Wellsbourne for JLR
- Kenilworth, Knowle & Solihull Town within easy reach
- Birmingham International Airport & Train Station only 8 mins by train
- Kenilworth, Royal Leamington Spa and Warwick Town
- Berkswell / Meriden & Hampton in Arden close by
- National Exhibition Centre
- Close to JLR Fen End
- Variety of Village shops, Coffee shops and mini-supermarkets
- Medical Centre Doctors, Dentist & opticians
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