Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common
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- Annexe accommodation including living space, bedroom and en-suite
- Large kitchen/breakfast with bi-folding doors
- Spacious living room with stunning views of countryside and bi-folding doors
- Welcoming hallway with gorgeous 'Richard Burbidge' oak and glass staircase
- Master suite with dressing area and en-suite shower room
- Two further double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms
- 'In and out' electronic gated driveway
- Large rear garden with several patio and barbecue area
- Integral garage
A beautifully presented 5 bedroom detached family home having recently been refurbished throughout. Located on a highly sought-after address having the added advantage of Annexe accommodation with en-suite. Spacious living accommodation throughout briefly comprising of living room with bi-folding doors and feature fireplace, kitchen/breakfast with bi-fold doors, Master bedroom suite with dressing area and en-suite shower room and two further en-suites. Large driveway with rear garden affording countryside views and patio areas.
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 is a regular bus and train service, which affords easy access to Coventry, Solihull, Leamington Spa, Birmingham and London.
Balsall Common offers outstanding schooling for all age groups, with local schools having academy status and fantastic Ofsted standings. The village is located within easy reach of motorway networks, Birmingham International Airport, International train station and the National Exhibition Centre.
Balsall Common 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.
PROPERTY SUMMARY 'Farthings' has been recently renovated to a very high standard delivering an abundance of stylishly presented and spacious accommodation throughout. Meeting House Lane is known as the premier address in Balsall Common and this 'stand out' property certainly makes an impression sat behind a gated driveway which provides parking for several cars and access to the integral garage. Located within walking distance to the village centre, close to open countryside with superb school catchment.
Step inside the hallway and you will immediately feel a sense of grandeur. The 'Richard Burbidge' staircase with an eclectic construction of oak and glass sets the scene for this beautifully refined home. The downstairs accommodation comprises of a modern executive living room with feature fire and bi-folding doors to the garden. Additional patterned internal bi-folding doors open into the kitchen/breakfast allowing the whole of the ground floor accommodation to open out. The family focused kitchen/breakfast offers superb space, offering a sitting/dining area, bespoke kitchen units with Siemens built-in appliances and central island plus further bi-folding doors leading out to the patio. There is a separate utility affording access to the garage, outside and leading up to the annexe accommodation. Work from home? then this home is perfect for you providing an opulently fitted executive office with dual aspect views.
The upstairs accommodation greets you with the spacious gallery landing offering a stunning feature light lighting up the stairwell, landing and hallway. The landing affords access to all four bedrooms, airing cupboard and family bathroom. The Master bedroom is exactly what you should expect-large bedroom area with adorable views of the garden and fields, dressing/wardrobe area leading to a modern en-suite with large shower and dual washbasins moulded into vanity storage. Bedrooms two and three both offer en-suite shower rooms while bedroom four offers a great sized double with stunning views. The family bathroom stylishly presented with an Art Deco designed suite having bath with shower over.
A key feature of this home is the annexe accommodation with separate access from the utility/lobby area. this accommodation offers a large living space and double bedroom with views of the rear garden and en-suite shower room. A perfect space for a younger member of the family or indeed perfect for Air B&B option perhaps.
Love a large, social outdoor space? This home offers a large rear garden with gorgeous, private views, several patio areas including barbecue area. Importantly, the living room and kitchen's bi-folding doors open out to the main patio providing the perfect summer outdoor lifestyle.
A stylish, opulent home setting a high standard in a highly desirable location.
PORCH 7' 3" x 5' 0" (2.21m x 1.53m) A grand entrance to this beautiful executive home. Having double doors leading you inside where you can kick off your shoes. Leading you into the hallway.
ENTRANCE HALL 8' 9" x 12' 1" (2.68m x 3.70m) Welcome inside this gorgeous home. As soon as you step inside you are greeted by this opulent hallway, a big space with feature 'Richard Burbidge' oak and glass staircase leading up to the gallery landing with towering feature light fitment showering the hallway with light. The stunning flooring and oak internal doors confirm the high standard this property has been renovated to. Benefiting from under-stairs storage and affording access to the kitchen/breakfast, study and living room.
LIVING ROOM 21' 4" x 14' 2" (6.52m x 4.33m) This executive living space is simply beautiful and a perfect place to relax with family or indeed a more formal affair. What you will love about this room is the views out to the garden through the acoustic bi-folding doors with integral window blinds, fantastic for the summer lifestyle, opening out to the patio and garden. A feature electric log and pebble effect 'Gazco' fire adds a relaxing flavour to this space along with warm-air heating. There are fitted media units for storing your favourite DVD's and mounting a large screen TV and dimable ceiling lighting to set the mood for a cosy night in watching your favourite movie.
Another wonderful feature are the patterned bi-folding doors that open into the kitchen/breakfast area which enable you to combine the living space and kitchen area, especially useful for gatherings.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 6" x 27' 2" (3.51m x 8.29m) The kitchen is the heart of any family home and this large space is perfect for the size of property. Having been finished to a very high standard. Offering a modern, hi-gloss light grey assortment of Avanti wall and base units benefiting from wide draws and contrasting granite work surfaces. There are a number of intigrated Siemens appliances to include dishwasher, oven and grill, microwave, plate warmer with full-height fridge and freezer. The feature central island is perfect to place a few bar stools around and enjoy a glass of red after a busy day whilst preparing dinner on the Siemens induction hob with pop up extractor.
Additionally, there is a sitting area to the front where the family can relax or simply open up the bi-folding doors out to the rear garden and move outside. To top it all off, 'Amtico' hard-wearing flooring with under-floor heating fro the chillier months'. Another practical feature being the kitchen tap which delivers boiling water and filtered chilled water at a twist of the hand-genius.
This is a key room to this property, the bi-folding doors between the living room and outdoors allows this space to open out-ideal if you enjoy entertaining inside or out. Another benefit here is the separate utility room to take the chores away from the kitchen.
UTILITY ROOM 10' 9" x 7' 3" (3.3m x 2.23m) A useful space away from the kitchen having garden views and access to the garage, storage/heating cupboard, access to the annexe and outside via two door options. Continuing the theme from the kitchen with matching Avanti units, granite work surface and Amtico flooring with under-floor heating. Neutrally presented with provisions for washing machine, dryer and small wash-basin.
LOBBY Running from the utility room affording access to the annexe accommodation and further exterior door. This additional side door could also provides independent private access for the annexe suite. Small window to rear elevation.
STUDY 12' 0" x 10' 7" (3.66m x 3.25m) If you work from home then this space is perfect. Fully fitted with an array of storage and display units and dual aspect views through the Georgian style windows delivering plenty of natural light while you work. Alternatively this room could lend itself as a sitting room or separate dining room. Having double, oak doors leading into the living room, oak effect skirting boards, ceiling and wall light fitments.
CLOAKROOM 2' 7" x 6' 9" (0.8m x 2.07m) Located off the hallway this downstairs W.C is beautifully presented having the benefit of 'Roca' W.C and washbasin with a handy vanity storage. A neutral tile style with a continuation of the hall flooring running through. Oak door.
LANDING 15' 2" x 11' 8" (4.63m x 3.56m)narrows to 2.66m Once you have climbed the stunning Richard Burbidge oak and glass staircase you arrive at this wonderful gallery styled landing. Affording access to all four bedrooms and family bathroom. Neutral in style with contrasting carpets and large double glazed window over-looking the front driveway. The feature light suspended from the ceiling lowers itself down the stair void filling the landing space with light. The airing cupboard is located off the landing.
MASTER BEDROOM 11' 9" x 11' 11" (3.6m x 3.65m)narrows to 2.45m A wonderfully proportioned Master suite offering an adorable garden and countryside view-what a perfect place to start your day. Neutral in style with plenty of floor space for large bed, bedside units plus additional furniture. However, having the benefit of dressing/wardrobe area just off negates the need to fill the bedroom area with too much furniture. The bedroom has the benefit of warm-air heating, light carpets and telephone point.
Dressing area (3.12m x 1.88m) is accessed through archway from the Master bedroom. Offering a good supply of wardrobe and storage space with window looking out to garden, warm air heating and ceiling lighting.
MASTER EN-SUITE 7' 0" x 7' 0" (2.14m x 2.14m) Having been recently refitted with a beautiful and modern walnut effect vanity storage units with wall-mounted mirrored storage too. The dual moulded 'Roca' washbasins with chrome mixer taps are perfect for the busy morning rush hour. A large walk-in shower with Grohe shower fitments and glass screen is a perfect size and easily maintained. The en-suite offers a modern neutral tiling style with warm air heating and automatic lighting.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 6" x 9' 2" (3.52m x 2.8m) Located to the front of the home with dual windows delivering an abundance of natural light. Having the benefit of walnut effect fitted storage with hi-gloss cream facings surrounding the bed area and fitted chest of draws too. Neutral in design with light beige carpet and ceiling lighting. Having the additional benefit of en-suite shower room.
BEDROOM TWO EN-SUITE 4' 2" x 7' 2" (1.29m x 2.19m) A white suite comprising of W.C, washbasin and corner shower with chrome fitments and glass sliding door. Tiled flooring, shaver point and extractor.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 1" x 8' 4" (3.70m x 2.55m) Located to the front of the property this double-sized bedroom has the benefit of built-in storage with sliding mirrored doors. Neutral in decor with ceiling lights and warm-air heating. Having the advantage of en-suite shower room.
BEDROOM THREE ENSUITE 7' 9" x 3' 6" (2.37m x 1.07m) A carefully planned en-suite shower room with a Victorian themed white suite comprising of washbasin, W.C and shower with 'Aqualisa' electric shower unit and folding door. Tiled flooring and extractor fan. The storage cupboard is home to the boiler.
BEDROOM FOUR 12' 9" x 9' 1" (3.91m x 2.78m) We love the dual windows ensuring lots of natural light plus that all-important garden view for the morning feel good factor. Having oak internal door, neutral style with light carpets, warm air heating and ceiling lighting. This room offers plenty of floor space for your bed and stand alone storage. The bedroom also provides access to the loft space.
FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 2" x 5' 6" (2.80m x 1.68m) A spacious family bathroom with a stunning 'Doulton' Art Deco style suite comprising of washbasin, W.C and bath with 'Aqualisa' electric shower over and glass shower screen. Having opaque window to side elevation, heated towel rail and shaver socket. A brightly presented space to add cheer to your working day.
ANNEXE LIVING ROOM 14' 4" x 13' 11" (4.38m x 4.25m) This is a fantastic benefit and feature of this property. Perfect for a younger family member seeking their independence or indeed if you need to provide a private living space for an older member of your family. The Annexe has its own stair access leading from the utility lobby area with independent access exterior door if privacy is required.
The living space currently offers a modern, fun twist delivering dual aspect windows, sitting area, media area with fitted storage and bar area with under-counter fridge. The power sockets even offer USB charging facilities.
The living room leads through to bedroom 5 with en-suite shower room.
BEDROOM 5 (ANNEXE) 11' 1" x 11' 4" (3.39m x 3.47m)narrowing to 2.92m Accessed from the annexe living space offering modern neutral decor with a gorgeous view over the rear garden and into the fields behind. Having electric wall mounted heater and ceiling spot lighting.
BEDROOM 5 EN-SUITE (ANNEXE) 4' 5" x 7' 0" (1.36m x 2.14m) A fresh white suite comprising W.C, handbasin with Grohe mixer tap and large shower having glass 'Optima' shower screen. A light grey decor with floor tiling, extractor fan and opaque double glazed window to rear elevation. There's a handy vanity storage unit with white splash-back tiles.
GARAGE 14' 0" x 17' 9" (4.29m x 5.43m) Having the benefit of Hoffman up and over electric remote door and window to side elevation.
REAR GARDEN When your searching for a property like this, we believe that a large, family/entertaining focused garden is important to you. This property delivers just that. The living room and kitchen bi-folding doors are a key part of the garden when considering outdoor lifestyle-folding back the doors to link the inside to the outside. Having a large patio running along the exterior elevation affords plenty of space for your outdoor dining set and chairs for enjoying the warmer months. This garden has been landscaped to consider both family play area, sitting areas and that all-important barbecue area towards the rear of the garden. Let us not forget that stunning, secluded view.
FRONT DRIVEWAY This property is private, set back from the road behind a walled dual-entrance/exit driveway with the added benefit of electronic gates and intercom/gate entry system. The driveway affords parking for several cars with access to the garage.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. The property offers double glazed and warm air heating. A new boiler has just been installed with separate system for the under-floor heating.
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- Berkswell Train station affording acces to Birningham ( 22mins), Coventry ( approx 15 mins)
- Birmingham International station is on London line
- 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
- Centre Stage Drama Group
- Large number of community groups and classes
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