Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common
- 2/3 bedroom extended, detached cottage
- Full of charm, character and period features
- Large reception/ dining area
- Character kitchen/breakfast room with tiled flooring
- Spacious living room with garden views and Victorian feature fireplace
- Downstairs office/ guest bedroom
- Opulent master bedroom with built-in wardrobes
- Stylish and modern house bathroom
- Large rear garden, patio with relaxing pond
- Off-road parking
The most quaint, extended, detached 2/3 bedroom country cottage within easy reach of Balsall Common village centre. Benefitting from stunning period features, large entrance/ dining space, spacious living room, kitchen/breakfast, office/guest bedroom, two wonderful size bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and landscaped garden.
PROPERTY IN BRIEF This is a wonderful country home full of charm, warmth and homely features. This property has fantastic kerb appeal, the church style, Victorian porch invites you inside to discover the delights in-store for you. The moment you step inside you feel welcome and a small step back in time which is all very exciting. The spacious reception room offers a perfect dining area and relaxation space with the hand-crafted keyed staircase leading you upstairs.
Moving through to the kitchen/breakfast area which delivers a country-style feel; 'Shaker' styled kitchen, brick-shaded tiled flooring and the most beautiful view over the pond into the large garden. There is plenty of space for family size breakfast table too. The extended living room is super-cosy, a great space, feature Victorian period real-flame fire and surround with that all-important garden view. Step through the stable door onto the patio are where you can unwind next to the pond with a chilled glass of Chardonnay. Should you need an office then we have that taken care of too, or maybe a third/guest bedroom being situated next to the downstairs shower room.
Upstairs you will find the Master bedroom set to the rear of the property, tall ceiling with exposed beams and built-in wardrobes, perfect storage space. The second bedroom is a great double and the house bathroom has a modern style with bath and shower over, vanity sink and crate design flooring. A real modern twist to this property.
If you enjoy a large, peaceful garden then you won't be disappointed. Step out from the living room stable doors onto this beautiful patio area. Look up to the matured pond which blends into the garden beautifully. The current owners have created their paradise, the garden has been manicured into a well-designed space with an abundance of trees, plants and flowers, flooding the garden with colour. A really tranquil place to spend your time.
This is a unique opportunity, a character home set on the edge of the village, close to beautiful countryside full of walks and views yet within a short walk of the village centre, schools and public houses.
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, hair dressers, vets & health services.
APPROACH Having the benefit of a wide tarmac driveway with sheltered by a number of trees and shrubbery, stone built flower bed with stone paved pathway to the front door. Greeted by a wonderful period feature porch with waist level gates and pitched slate roof. There is a walkway to the side giving access to the rear garden gate.
RECEPTION ROOM/DINING 17' 11" x 11' 9" (5.48m x 3.59m) This is a fantastic space, welcoming and adaptable. Offering two living areas, a relaxing seating area in front of the period fireplace on one side of the room and a more formal dining area on the other. This room is full of features and period styling. Tall ceiling, high skirting boards and neutral décor deliver a spacious feel. There are handy storage cupboards to the dining side plus a large walk-in under-stairs cupboard, perfect for coats and shoes. This room benefits from wall and ceiling lights, two radiators, and carpet laid to floor all keeping this room nice and snug.
The hand-crafted keyed staircase winds upwards from this room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 4" x 13' 1" (3.78m x 4.01m) This spacious kitchen/breakfast room offers so much country character. A spacious room offering a breakfast dining area, having exposed beam, tiled flooring and radiator. Leading you past the breakfast bar into the cooking area. A selection of 'Shaker' style wall and base units with contrasting rolled top work-surfaces. Integral appliances to include 'Beko' dishwasher, Samsung oven and grill, four-burner gas hob with extractor over. What is super-special here is the stunning view out into the garden.
LIVING ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 6" (4.18m x 3.82m) This is a wonderful social space- big and bright. Being extended and set to the rear of the property having the benefit of large window looking into the garden and delivering plenty of natural light into this space. This is a great place to sit, relax and enjoy the view. The Victorian style fireplace with cast iron, coal-effect gas fire is a focal point of this room The stable door gives access to the patio and rear garden, imagine yourself sat by the window with the stable door half open behind you gently wafting fresh air across the room. Neutrally decorated, light and bright with carpet laid to floor, wall lighting and central heating radiator.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM 5' 1" x 5' 4" (1.55m x 1.63m) Situated between the living room and the study affording shower cubicle with 'Mira 415' mixer shower, period style wash-basin and W.C. Nicely complimented by wall tiling with classic floral border tiling. This shower room offers a great facility should you use the office/study space for a guest bedroom.
STUDY/ GUEST BEDROOM 8' 2" x 6' 8" (2.49m x 2.05m) Lead inside through the farmhouse door, into this adaptable space. Whether you require a study/office room or a third bedroom this is perfect, especially with the shower room next door. A spacious square room having large wooden framed, double glazed window looking out over the front.
BEDROOM ONE 10' 5" x 13' 2" (3.18m x 4.02m) An opulent presented bedroom with an exposed beam, built in wardrobes and the most beautiful view over the rear gardens. The owners have added a touch of modern classic design to this space whilst still keeping the country feel with three double period styled wardrobes. This is a most delightful place to start your day, big, bright and delivering a wonderful garden view to wake up to.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 10" x 10' 2" (3.63m x 3.10m) Bedroom two is a lovely baby-blue bright sunny room. Offering plenty of floor space for your bed, chest-of-draws and free-standing wardrobe. The secondary glazed window delivers plenty of natural light and a view over the front garden and driveway. The airing cupboard is located in here too, plenty of shelving for your towels and linen and home to the combination boiler.
BATHROOM 7' 6" x 8' 11" (2.31m x 2.73m) A touch of contemporary to this period property. The house bathroom offers a modern white suite comprising L shaped bath with shower over and glass screen, vanity unit with sink, chrome waterfall mixer tap and W.C. The bathroom is lightly presented, stylishly tiled with crate panel effect vinyl floor covering. This is a bright spacious suite with radiator and access to the loft space.
GARDEN The garden really makes this property and a real surprise. The owner's pride and joy being beautifully laid out. The patio area offers a secluded place to sit and enjoy the environment, a mature pond surrounded by rockery and plants and then the long lawn area hosting a variety of flower beds, plants and trees. This is a stunning, tranquil garden and to be enjoyed especially with the sounds of water from the pond.
There is access to the side of the property with garden wall and door giving access to the garden.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.
There is a combi Boiler and the property offers some double glazing and secondary glazing.
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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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