Kelsey Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry
- 4/5 bedroom, adaptable cottage style detached home
- Open plan living and sitting area with log burner
- Spacious kitchen/breakfast area with separate utility
- Large family dining room with patio doors
- Ground floor bedroom, bathroom and dressing area/ 5th bedroom-IDEAL ANNEXE ACCOMODATION
- Conservatory leading out to patio area
- Three bedrooms and family bathroom upstairs
- Gated entrance with large driveway
- Beautifully tendered front and side gardens
- Triple size garage and workshop
A wonderful opportunity to acquire an adaptable 4/5 bedroom, cottage style detached home-offering IDEAL ANNEX STYLE ACCOMMODATION ON THE GROUND FLOOR (bedroom/dressing room and bathroom). This property offers an abundance of accommodation including spacious kitchen/breakfast area, cosy living area with log burner, large dining room, family room/ 4th bedroom with downstairs and upstairs bathroom. Beautifully tended gardens, plenty of off-road parking with gated entrance plus a triple garage. Superb location on edge of village, convenient for schools and short walk to village centre.
PROPERTY IN BRIEF Our Kelsey Lane property offers a unique opportunity to purchase a truly comfortable, cosy and cottage-type feel detached family home. Positioned close to highly-rated schools and a short walk to the village centre. Located on the edge of the village affording easy road access to Coventry, Kenilworth, Solihull and with Berkswell Train Station in the village makes links to London, Birmingham and Coventry super-easy.
The homes itself offers an abundance of accommodation, having kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility, cosy living area with log burner which links into a peaceful sitting area with solid varnished flooring and view of the front garden. Lift up the hatch and step into the cellar, great for your collection of wines. The family room to the rear of the property is adaptable, by having a full size bathroom off, it lends itself to a guest bedroom or family member ANNEXE accommodation and leads out to the conservatory. Bathroom, dressing room, bedroom and conservatory. Alternatively, pop the door back in and offer a 5th bedroom.
The upstairs accommodation benefits from the Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, second bedroom with washbasin and a good size third bedroom. A spacious family bathroom is perfect located on the first floor too.
This property must be viewed to appreciate the accommodation it offers and also the amount of secluded garden space and garaging which cannot be appreciated from the road side. The gardens wrap around from the front elevation to the side with lawn area and raised decking from the conservatory. There is plenty of parking accessed off the Kenilworth Road service road with gated entrance and triple garage space and workshop space.
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.
IDEAL ANNEXE SITUATION This house is adaptable. At the rear of the home you have downstairs bathroom, dressing room, bedroom leading into conservatory. This is a perfect layout to have for annexe accommodation for family member. Alternatively, the door to the dressing room can be easily re-installed to create a fifth bedroom option.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 11" x 17' 8" (4.87m x 5.41m) narrowing to 3.0m A superb family size kitchen/breakfast room with dual aspect views. A perfect entertaining space too with plenty of space from breakfast/dining table. The kitchen delivers an abundance of shaker-style wall and base units with contrasting work-surface and breakfast bar. Integral double oven and grill, Beko dishwasher, 4 burner gas hob with extractor hood over and a 'one and half' Franke sink. All beautifully finished with Victorian style splash-back tiling.
UTILITY ROOM 6' 10" x 7' 8" (2.09m x 2.34m) Offering shaker-style units, splash-back tiling with space for your washing machine and tall fridge/freezer. There is a further storage cupboard/pantry with sink looking out through the double glazed window.
HALLWAY The rear exterior door is mostly used for access being straight off the parking and garaging area. Leading you into the property through a further interior door and opening out to a wider hallway.
DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM 7' 3" x 8' 6" (2.23m x 2.6m) As we mentioned, this property is highly-adaptable. On the ground floor, this bathroom doubles up as an en-suite to what could be used as an additional bedroom. The bathroom offers a white, shell-style suite comprising bath with mixer tap fed shower, washbasin, W.C and useful storage space. Having recently fitted grey tile effect vinyl flooring. There is a 'Dimplex' electric wall mounted heater.
DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 8' 8" x 12' 1" (2.66m x 3.69m) Again, adaptable space for a number of uses. Whether a study, bedroom or dressing area for what could be bedroom 3. A large, double glazed window delivers plenty of natural light, new carpet and useful storage space for hanging clothes. Plenty of floor space for bed /wardrobes. A Dimplex electric wall heater.
BEDROOM THREE/ FAMILY ROOM 9' 11" x 15' 6" (3.03m x 4.74m) Having access through the dressing room or off the hallway. Neutral décor and just been treated to a new carpet. Having the advantage of sliding patio doors into the conservatory. From here, you can access the garden. This area can work well as guest bedroom or indeed a family annexe having bedroom, dressing area and bathroom plus access to conservatory. Food for thought when considering a family home for teenage or older family member needing their own space. There is a central heating radiator and two ceiling lights.
CONSERVATORY 9' 5" x 11' 9" (2.89m x 3.59m) A lovely place to sit and enjoy the garden view. Having double patio doors out to the decking area.
DINING ROOM 20' 6" x 12' 5" (6.25m x 3.79m) This is an amazing family dining/ entertaining space. Perfect for a large dining table. Having dual aspect views with sliding patio doors leading out to decking area and two double glazed windows looking out over the front garden. A lovely bright, spacious room that has just been decorated with sparkles and new carpets fitted. In addition, there are two central heating radiators and two ceiling lights.
LIVING ROOM 26' 10" x 12' 5" (8.19m x 3.80m) Space is everything and this living room with dual aspect views delivers. Split into two areas, a cosy lounge area with feature log burner and a further sitting area with open staircase and wood varnished flooring. Whether you like a wing-backed armchair to sit with a cup of coffee and the newspaper or to throw yourself over the sofa in front the TV and fire, this space caters for all your needs. The porch and front door lead into this space too. In addition, the cellar is accessed from here via a hatch.
CELLAR 15' 1" x 12' 2" (4.61 m x 3.71m) A useful storage space, perfect for your collection of fine wines. There is a pump and light to this space.
MASTER BEDROOM 10' 10" x 12' 5" (3.32m x 3.81m) A bright bedroom with lovely tall ceilings. the large window brings in plenty of light, perfect for a fresh start to your day. There are fitted wardrobes and shelving. Central heating radiator, spot lighting and TV aerial point.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 6" x 9' 1" (3.51m x 2.79m) Again, a lovely bright, spacious bedroom having a beautiful stained window to side elevation. The large double glazed window over looking the front garden brings lots of light to your bedroom too. There is storage cupboards over the stairs plus a wash-basin space with further storage space and home to the Ferolli boiler. Laminate flooring and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 3/5TH 13' 2" x 6' 0" (4.03m x 1.85m) Neutral white décor with view over the rear elevation. Ideal as single bedroom or study space. Should you opt to use the two rooms on the ground floor as bedrooms, this would then be the 5th bedroom. Central heating radiator and central ceiling light.
BATHROOM 10' 3" x 6' 2" (3.13m x 1.89m) The main family bathroom is located on the first floor and offers a country cottage feel. Comprising of a white Victorian style suite-W.C washbasin, bidet and bath with electric Triton shower over. Having period tiling, single radiator and double glazed window to rear elevation.
LANDING Affording access to the three first floor bedrooms and family bathroom. Feature wooden treaded stairs with feature iron, hand-crafter rail.
GARAGE AND PARKING Electronic gates lead you onto your driveway from Kenilworth Road. you will find plenty of parking space and access to the triple garage. The garage has a double up and over and a single up and over manual door access. There is a small workshop area to side with independent access door.
GARDENS The gardens are secluded and to appreciate their beauty you need to view the property. The front garden on Kelsey Lane has a pedestrian gate and porch leading into the property. The main garden is set to the side offering lawn, planting beds and raised decking areas. The beauty here is that you can open out the dining room patio doors and conservatory doors in the summer time.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. The property offers gas central heating and double glazing. We are advised the council tax is band G and payable to Solihull MBC. The boiler is a 'Ferolli' and located in the second bedroom. The property is alarmed and offers CCTV.
The property has planning permission for a detached property to be built on the side, please contact our offices to discuss.
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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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