Glasshouse Lane, Lapworth, Solihull
- 3 bedroom apartment set over three floors
- Own private entrance to rear of development
- Spacious lounge/diner with dual aspect views
- Breakfast kitchen with fitted appliances
- Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Recently refitted shower room
- Ideal for young professionals seeking a semi-rural location
- Amazing outdoor facilities including BBQ area and tennis court
- Stunning communal gardens
- Single garage and communal parking
A unique opportunity to acquire this three bedroom apartment set over three floors. Attached to this historic development delivering a fantastic community spirit. Offering a private entrance, spacious living/dining, kitchen, modern shower room, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two further bedrooms. Beautifully setting with communal gardens, barbecue/patio area, tennis court, single garage and communal parking.
LOCATION Fetherston Grange stands in Packwood; a small hamlet situated between Dorridge, Hockley Heath and Lapworth. Packwood has a historic church of St Giles and the neighbouring village of Lapworth is well known for its delightful canal and countryside walks and reputable inns, The Punchbowl and The Boot. Lapworth also has village shops, stores, Post Office and both Lapworth and Dorridge railway stations provide commuter services between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill. Hockley Heath and Dorridge provide further local amenities whilst Knowle, Solihull and Warwick offer further and more comprehensive amenities.
PROPERTY IN BRIEF Steeped in history this 3 bedroom apartment property at Fetherston Grange won't disappoint. Being one of only 12 apartments, formerly the original boys school, this home offers accommodation over 3 floors. Briefly comprising entrance hall rising to main living area-Living/diner, kitchen and shower room. Take the stairs to the second floor which hosts the Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, spacious number two bedroom and bedroom three. A spacious, neutrally presented property with its own front door enjoying the quirks of this country mansion located amongst such stunning countryside and communal gardens. This home is perfect for the young professional or family who are looking for something a little bit different. Garage and parking. We are advised the development is pet friends and ideally placed for long country walks with your dog.
The development is located between Dorridge, Lapworth and Hockley Heath boasting a wonderful community spirit and picture-postcard setting. Not only would you be acquiring a wonderful residence but you can share the tennis court, beautiful tendered communal gardens and patio/barbecue area with the other residents, there's even an allotment area if you're green fingered! How idyllic.
Location wise, set in open countryside yet within convenient reach of local Rail Stations, major road links and of course Birmingham International Airport. This is perfect for the busy person who likes to escape from the rat race but has everything close to hand.
ENTRANCE HALL One of the benefits of this property is having its own front door. Although the outside is communal, there is a patio area just outside the front door-a quaint, secluded spot where you can sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Fetherston Grange with a mug of tea and your bacon butties.
The hallway is a great place to kick of your shoes and benefits from ceramic floor tiles, window to side, feature dado rail and radiator.
1ST FLOOR LOBBY 7' 1" x 17' 2" (2.17m x 5.24m) As you climb the stairs from the hallway you arrive at the first floor lobby offering access to the shower room and living room-leading to kitchen. We love the snug around and under the next set of stairs, an ideal place for sofa, office area or play are for the kids. Stunning wood-board effect ceramic tiles, radiator and telephone point.
LOUNGE/DINER 11' 2" x 17' 3" (3.41m x 5.28m) A spacious, bright and recently redecorated living/dining space enjoying dual aspect views through the double glazed windows. This space affords plenty of room for a corner sofa, living room furniture and a dining area with traditional ceiling rose and light feature over. This is a great relaxing and entertaining space especially with an open access to the kitchen making catering really manageable.
KITCHEN 7' 0" x 16' 8" (2.14m x 5.10m) This kitchen offers good space and is practically thought out with its design. Offering a range of hi-gloss wall and base units with contrasting work-surface and floor tiles. One and a half sink plus provisions for your free-standing cooker, washing machine, dryer and space for fridge freezer. This is a great place to cook especially where you can enjoy the garden views. Radiator, ceiling and wall light.
The kitchen is also home to the Worcester Green star 15i boiler which runs off LPG and only installed this year.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 2" x 3' 8" (1.9m x 1.14m) Located on the first floor this recently refitted shower room is modern and has everything you need. Hi-gloss vanity storage with modern rectangle wash-basin with chrome mixer tap, W.C and large shower cubicle with chrome fitments offering both rain head fitment and hand-held attachment. Surrounded by contrasting tiles, opaque double glazed window and heated towel rail.
UPPER LANDING 7' 3" x 8' 9" (2.23m x 2.67m) This landing affords access to all three bedrooms. Having window, radiator and wall lighting.
MASTER BEDROOM 6' 11" x 10' 5" (2.12m x 3.18m) All three bedrooms are on the top floor level. The master bedroom is lovely and bright enjoying both a south and westerly dual aspect view showing off the garden and countryside views. Space for bed and free-standing wardrobe having the benefit of en-suite bathroom.
ENSUITE 6' 11" x 5' 10" (2.12m x 1.78m) In keeping with the history of the property the en-suite bathroom delivers a Victorian style. Bath with '1924 Heritage' taps and mixer shower over, large handcrafted 'Balterley' washbasin and W.C. Leaf pattern opaque double glazed window, radiator, ceiling light and surrounded by wall and floor tiling.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 3" x 12' 7" (3.43m x 3.84m) The largest of the bedrooms having fitted wardrobes, a neutral design with tall window delivering plenty of natural light. Central heating radiator and wall lighting.
BEDROOM THREE 7' 10" x 8' 3" (2.4m x 2.53m) Take a couple of steps up to this bedroom. Having a mezzanine style bed offering good space underneath. This bedroom is ideal for a youngster-designed for maximum floor space to study or play. This room would also work well as office/study.
Having folding door to dressing area(1.81m x 1.16m) with window, electric consumer box and hot water tank.
OUTSIDE Fetherston Grange offers communal gardens which are very well maintained and deliver the most peaceful views and relaxing environment. Additionally the communal barbecue/patio area, tennis court, and allotment area are for all to enjoy. The property enjoys the benefit off parking plus a single garage.
TECHNICAL The Fetherston Grange Residents Association Ltd is a holding company which owns the freehold of the development. Each of the 12 owners at Fetherston Grange are shareholders in the company and have granted themselves individual 999 year leases from December 1980.
The service charge is currently £160pcm which includes buildings insurance, ground rent, service charges, maintenance of gardens and tennis court, communal cleaning, window cleaning, lighting and all external painting and maintenance of buildings and pathways. The development is supplied with LPG of which each apartment is metered and invoiced accordingly.
The property is connected to mains electricity and water. The drainage is to a private on site sewerage system for use by the development with an annual sewerage charge of approx. £70. Ginger have not verified this information, therefore your legal representative must seek the appropriate clarification and we are happy to pass the details to your representative to make any enquiries ahead of making an offer.
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