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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cherry Gables,68, Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common, West Midlands, CV7


Property Description

Key features

  • Period Property
  • Well Proportioned
  • Guest Wc/Shower Room
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Refitted Kitchen
  • 5 Bedrooms & 2 En Suite
  • Large Rear Garden

Full description

* Period Property set behind wrought iron gates * Entrance Porch * Entrance Hallway * Guest WC/Shower Room * Living Room * Conservatory * Dining Room * Home Office * Refitted Kitchen Dining Room * Family Room * Utility Room * Additional WC * 5 Bedrooms * 2 En Suite * Family Bathroom * Double Garage * Well Proportioned Rear Garden

Floor Plan

It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings

Balsall Common is a delightful village community offering a wealth of local amenities, shops, and restaurants with golf, leisure, tennis, cricket and rugby clubs within the vicinity, and having the benefit of beautiful countryside close by. The village offers schooling at junior, senior and sixth form levels, all schools having been awarded excellent Ofsted Inspection reports. There is easy access to Berkswell railway station, giving commuter links to Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International, Coventry and London, and excellent links with the motorway networks of the West Midlands, Birmingham International Airport, the National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham Business Park. There is a wealth of High Street and Designer shopping and nightlife to be found in nearby Solihull and Birmingham, as well as close proximity to Coventry, Kenilworth, Warwick and Leamington Spa. Further information on the history and amenities of Balsall Common and surrounding areas can be found at our office.


Accessed from Kenilworth Road via a private gated driveway leading up to:

Entrance Porch

2.57m(8'5'') x 2.07m(6'10'') max

with uPVC double glazed front door, further uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, a central ceiling light, terracotta style ceramic floor tiling and further double glazed door leading into:

Entrance Hallway

4.76m(15'7'') x 2.90m(9'6'')

a spacious and welcoming entrance hallway with solid oak flooring and stairs rising to first floor. Also benefiting from larger than average storage cupboard providing ample cloaks storage and housing the alarm control panel, a radiator, original ceiling cornicing, a central ceiling rose with ceiling light and timber doors leading to all downstairs rooms.

Guest W.C. / Shower Room

1.60m(5'3'') x 2.39m(7'10'')

consisting of a white suite comprising low level w.c. with vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with monobloc tap, with a range of white gloss fronted storage cupboards and drawers with contrasting work surfaces over and tiling to all splashbacks. There is also an enclosed shower cubicle with Mira Sports electric shower and glass screen, an obscured double glazed window to the side elevation, Amtico style flooring and a radiator with integrated towel rail, central ceiling lights and Marley extractor fan.

Living Room

5.41m(17'9'') x 5.15m(16'11'')

a well proportioned reception room with dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear elevation, a radiator, a TV aerial point, a telephone point, ceiling cornicing, two ceiling lights and further wall lighting, a stone feature fireplace with gas living flame effect stainless steel fire and hearth and French style uPVC double glazed doors leading into:

Another Living Room Photo


4.02m(13'2'') x 3.19m(10'6'')

with laminate flooring, double glazed windows to three sides, central ceiling light and fan unit, double glazed French style doors leading to rear garden and patio area.

Dining Room

3.89m(12'9'') x 3.51m(11'6'')

with uPVC triple glazed window to front elevation, a radiator, ceiling cornicing, a central ceiling light, an attractive feature fireplace with wooden surround, tile and wrought iron style hearth with gas living flame effect fire.

Home Office

3.25m(10'8'') x 3.25m(10'8'')

with solid oak flooring, uPVC triple glazed window to the front elevation, a radiator, a telephone point, ceiling cornicing and four inset spotlights,

Refitted Kitchen Din.Room

5.76m(18'11'') x 3.53m(11'7'')

this well appointed and recently refitted kitchen diner comprises a range of white gloss wall and base mounted units with contrasting work surfaces over and integrated Neff appliances including 5-ring gas Range, a stainless steel extractor fan, stainless steel fan assisted electric double oven, Indesit integrated dishwasher and Siemans integrated fridge/freezer. There is attractive LED kickboard lighting, inset stainless steel downlighters, a TV aerial point, inset glass shelved display cabinet, also housing the central heating thermostatic control and double glazed window and further double glazed French doors leading on to rear patio and garden beyond. A timber and glazed door leading to:

Another Kitchen Photograph

Another Kitchen Photograph

Family Room

4.31m(14'2'') x 3.13m(10'3'')

the useful fourth reception room, currently utilised as a reading room, has a radiator, a central ceiling light and double glazed window to the rear elevation giving views over the delightful rear garden. There is a panelled timber door leading into:

Utility Room

3.52m(11'7'') x 1.60m(5'3'')

with ceramic floor tiling, a range of wall and base mounted units with contrasting work surfaces over and tiling to splashback and providing space and plumbing for washing machine and additional freezer and obscured double glazed door leading to side access walkway. There is a timber door leading into:

Additional W.C.

comprising a white suite with low level w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin with ceramic floor tiling, a timber and glazed lockable door leading into rear garage and further timber door leading into additional guest w.c.

On The First Floor


with stairs rising from entrance hallway, having a solid oak floor, double glazed window to the side elevation and gives access to all first floor bedrooms, benefiting from integrated alarm control panel, a ceiling light with ornate ceiling rose, inset spotlight and useful linen storage cupboard. There is a timber panelled door leading into:

Master Suite

3.92m(12'10'') x 4.29m(14'1'')

the extremely well presented master suite comprises a range of recently installed integrated bedroom furniture with his-and-hers individual triple door wardrobes, integrated 8-drawer chest, integrated headboard with 3-drawer bedside tables and further sideboard. There is a TV aerial point, inset spotlights, a radiator and triple glazed window to the front elevation. There is an open archway leading into:

Dressing Room

1.89m(6'2'') x 1.81m(5'11'')

with obscured double glazed window to the rear elevation, inset spotlights, ceiling cornicing and loft entrance hatch. There is a further panelled timber door leading into:

Recently Refitted En Suite

1.94m(6'4'') x 1.80m(5'11'')

with a white suite comprising low level w.c., a wall mounted wash hand basin with monobloc tap, an enclosed shower cubicle with shower and glass screen. There is tiling to floor and all walls with inset spotlights, obscured double glazed window to the rear elevation and centrally heated stainless steel towel rail.

Bedroom 2

3.44m(11'3'') x 3.25m(10'8'')

a well proportioned double bedroom with laminate flooring, a central ceiling light, a triple glazed window to the front elevation, a radiator and an open doorway leading into:

Dressing Room

1.54m(5'1'') x 2.26m(7'5'')

providing ample space for wardrobes and chest of drawers, with a central ceiling light and a radiator.

En Suite Shower Room

1.94m(6'4'') x 2.08m(6'10'')

with a white suite comprising low level w.c., vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with storage drawers and triple cupboard, enclosed shower cubicle with glass screen and Mira Sport electric shower, a central ceiling light, centrally heated towel rail and obscured triple glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 3

5.13m(16'10'') x 3.33m(10'11'')

this large double bedroom has double glazed windows to two sides, a radiator, two ceiling lights, a TV aerial point and a telephone point.

Bedroom 4

3.51m(11'6'') x 2.92m(9'7'')

the smallest of the bedrooms, currently housing a kingsize bed, has a triple glazed window to the front elevation, a radiator, a central ceiling light point and additional loft access hatch.

Family Bathroom

2.57m(8'5'') x 2.11m(6'11'')

with panelled access doors leading from bedroom 4 and first floor landing, with a white Villeroy & Bosch suite comprising low level w.c., a pedestal wash hand basin and double ended integrated bath with tiling to all splashback areas. There are inset spotlights, an obscured double glazed window to the rear elevation and a radiator with towel rail and integrated mirror.

Bedroom 5

3.04m(10'0'') x 3.22m(10'7'')

another well proportioned bedroom currently being utilised as a twin room, with integrated double fronted wardrobes, a radiator, a central ceiling light, a double glazed window to the rear elevation and 'Jack-and-Jill' door leading into:


To Front Of The Property

is a spacious tarmac driveway with block paved borders and secure wrought iron double gates with lights (operated from the garage) providing ample off-road parking with paved side access walkway leading into rear garden.

To Rear Of The Property

is a well proportioned south, south west facing rear garden with large lawned area and patio, additional raised decking area, currently housing a jacuzzi spa bath, which is available under separate negotiation, and ornamental fishpond. There is timber fencing to all sides and shrub borders.

Rear Elevation

Integrated Double Garage

5.54m(18'2'') x 4.96m(16'3'')

the useful double garage area houses the Worcester Bosch 35 CDI gas boiler and electrical consumer unit. There is a timber rear access door leading into utility area and two timber double doors leading on to the tarmac driveway to the front elevation. There is power and lighting and plastered ceiling.

General Information

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.
Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.
Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded.
Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: All mains services are connected to the property.
Local Authority: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Cherry Gables, 68 Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7EX.
Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.
Directions: From the office of JOHN SHEPHERD in Balsall Common turn left and proceed to the island in the centre of the village. Turn right onto the A452 Kenilworth Road, over the next two islands and just past the 'George in the Tree' on the left hand side you will find 'Cherry Gables' situated no more than 100 yards down on the left hand side, identified by the Agent's 'For Sale' board.

Money Laundering: We have in place procedures and controls which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer/client, or employee is committing a Money Laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will in accordance with our legal responsibility disclose the suspicion to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd is pleased to offer the following:-
Free Valuation: We would be pleased to carry out a free valuation and market appraisal of your property entirely without obligation. Please contact us to make the appropriate appointment.
Residential Letting and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or considering renting a property from us, please contact John Shepherd Lettings Limited on (01564) 771776 or email
Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys which will give you, the purchaser, peace of mind knowing that your dream home has been professionally surveyed and will not turn into a nightmare. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on (01564) 786626.
John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local, experienced and well respected solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or email

Financial Services

John Shepherd Financial Services: Independent Mortgage Advisers. Telephone: 01564 786611 or email

This footer paragraph is an example only and should not be relied upon as complying with current legislation. These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 March 2012


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