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6 bedroom detached house for sale

65, Blue Lake Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B93

Sold STC £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Interior Design
  • Open Plan Living
  • Superb Recreation Rooms
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Six Bathrooms
  • Double Garage
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens

Full description

Stunning family home in superb location
*Over 5,500 sq.ft. *Oak flooring *Lutron Lighting *Surround sound system *Underfloor heating *Superb and spacious reception rooms *Open plan Family Kitchen/Diner *Basement Recreation / Games room *Six bedrooms *Five bathrooms plus shower room *Double garage *Outdoor swimming pool *Landscaped south facing garden *Countryside views to the front

Floor Layout 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

Dorridge has always been considered one of the more sought after villages in which to reside being situated on the edge of open countryside and is only a few minutes drive from Solihull with its unrivalled amenities. Dorridge contains an excellent selection of local shops, highly thought of Junior and Infant School, a most useful Station with commuter services not only to Birmingham, but also to London (Marylebone) and bus services to Knowle and Solihull. In addition, Dorridge's natural park is close by and the local village of Knowle is only 1 miles distant. The N.E.C., Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are an approximate 15 minute drive. The M42 provides fast links to the M1, M5, M6 and M40 (Birmingham to London) motorway (mileages approximate).

Blue Lake Road has long been considered one of the finest roads in Dorridge, being on the edge of open countryside, yet easily accessible to both Dorridge and Knowle Villages.
65 Blue Lake Road occupies an enviable location, overlooking open fields to the front and set in superbly landscaped south facing gardens, which include a heated swimming pool with terraced surround. The property has been built to a very high specification with great thought and care being given to the lighting and heating systems, kitchen and sanitary ware. A very stylish and stunning contemporary open plan interior includes solid smoked oak flooring, curved oak minstrel landing, underfloor heating, Lutron lighting, surround sound system and state of the art kitchen and sanitary ware.

There is an immediate feeling of space as the open plan reception foyer gives way to the dining room with double oak doors opening either side into the superb lounge and to the breakfast kitchen. The oak staircase curves round to a minstrel landing with five double bedrooms leading off, three with en suites, plus a Jack and Jill shower room to bedrooms 4 and 5. Of special interest is the purpose built basement which offers an excellent games/recreation room with shower room and which could be adapted to form a self contained suite if required and on the second floor is an excellent suite offering study, double bedroom and shower room. The gardens have been professionally landscaped with terraces either side of the heated swimming pool and a variety of garden lighting to create a delightful night time effect.

The property is set back from the road behind a tarmacadam driveway with lawned foregarden and the accommodation is arranged as follows:-

On The Ground Floor

wide recessed entrance with outside lighting, a raised tiled step and Oak front door leading into:-

Reception & Dining Room

7.89m(25'11'') x 7.42m(24'4'') max.

(maximum overall measurements) a superb through room encompassing reception entrance foyer with stairs leading off to the first floor and stairs leading down to the basement and having built-in cloakroom leading off with hanging rail and shelf, recessed ceiling halogen lighting.

Fitted Cloakroom

having a Porcelanosa white suite comprising circular wash hand basin with chrome mono bloc tap, low level W.C. with concealed cistern, Porcelain floor tiling and attractive ceramic wall tiling to full height. Recessed ceiling halogen lighting.

Dining Room

having solid smoked Oak flooring matching that of the reception foyer, moulded ceiling cornices, recessed ceiling halogen lighting and double glazed picture window overlooking the landscaped garden, terrace and pool. Oak framed glazed double doors open through into:-

Superb Dual Aspect Lounge

9.59m(31'6'') x 5.15m(16'11'')

having matching solid smoked Oak wood strip floor, open contemporary fireplace with polished black granite hearth and Oak surround, moulded ceiling cornices, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, facility for wall mounted flat screen television, double glazed bay window to the front with superb open views and double glazed opening concertina doors leading onto the garden, terrace and pool.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

8.85m(29'0'') x 6.94m(22'9'')

(maximum overall measurements) having a Porcelain Italian tiled floor and recessed ceiling halogen lighting to the whole area and comprising:-

Breakfast Area

with double glazed windows and double glazed opening concertina doors leading on to the terrace and garden. A long breakfast bar Peninsula unit with fitted bookshelves and central downlighting divides the breakfast room from the kitchen area.

Kitchen Area

a comprehensively equipped Siematic kitchen with contoured Corian worksurfaces included inset sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap and side boiling water Franke tap. Inset Neff five burner induction hob with Corian splashback and Neff stainless steel extractor above with halogen downlighting and automatic retractable pan drawers below.
Further excellent range of kitchen equipment which includes Gaggeneau oven and Gaggeneau steam oven with storage above and below and adjacent top of the range Gaggeneau refrigerator with freezer compartment, sub-zero compartment, upright refrigerator and clear ice making machine. Adjoining full height storage unit. Double door full height pantry unit with pull-out drawers.
Integrated Neff dishwasher, pull-out retractable bin and cantilevered corner units. Further cutlery and retractable drawers. Matching unit housing the Neff warming drawer with Neff coffee machine and microwave above. Adjacent three drawer unit with retractable drawers. Three overhanging lights to the Peninsula unit and breakfast bar, a double glazed window overlooking the garden, T.V. aerial point and door to the utility.


3.54m(11'7'') x 2.93m(9'7'')

having a Porcelain tiled floor, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, range of storage units, central heating boiler and hot water cylinder. Recessed ceiling halogen lighting, double glazed window and side door.

An Oak staircase with inset side lighting leads down from the reception foyer to:-

Games/Recreation Room

9.41m(30'10'') x 8.89m(29'2'')

(maximum overall measurements) this is a superb basement area which could be utilised as a recreation room or could be sub-divided to form separate living and bedroom accommodation if required. The room benefits from Porcelanosa wood effect ceramic floor tiling and recessed ceiling halogen lighting. Double glazed concertina opening doors with steps leading up to the Pool. Two radiators, two wall light points and an additional french door giving access to the Pool area. Understairs storage cupboard.

Shower Room

being fully tiled and having a System-Pool shower unit with power shower and body jets, glazed shower screen, contemporary wash basin with chrome mono bloc tap, low level W.C. with concealed cistern and recessed ceiling halogen lighting.

Pool Room

housing the Pool filtration equipment and having matching ceramic wood effect flooring and halogen ceiling lighting.

A light Oak curving staircase rises from the Reception Foyer to:-

On The First Floor

Stunning Landing

having a curved Oak minstrel gallery overlooking the Reception Hall and smoked Oak solid wood flooring with double glazed windows to the front and double glazed french doors overlooking the garden and pool at the rear. Moulded ceiling cornices, recessed ceiling halogen lighting and linen cupboard leading off with fitted slatted shelves and electric light.

Prinicpal Bedroom One

7.21m(23'8'') x 5.36m(17'7'')

having smoked Oak solid wood floor, three wall light points, moulded ceiling cornices, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, two bed head light points, telephone point, T.V. aerial point and double glazed bay window overlooking the rear garden.

En Suite & Dressing Room

5.31m(17'5'') x 2.62m(8'7'')

(overall measurements) having a Roca white suite with Victoria and Albert roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower fitment. Low level W.C. with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with cosmetic cupboards below and marble tiled cosmetic shelf. Ceramic floor tiling and wall tiling to full height with corner mosaic tiled shower cubicle with large chrome power shower and hand held shower fitment with curved shower screen doors. Chrome ladder radiator, double glazed side window and walk-in dressing area with extensive wardrobe fitments with hanging rails, fitted shelves and recessed ceiling halogen lighting. Double glazed rear window.

Bedroom Two

4.28m(14'1'') x 5.15m(16'11'')

having matching smoked Oak wood strip flooring, double and single door light Oak full height wardrobe with interior hanging rail and shelves with matching adjacent dressing table/desk top. Two bed head light points, moulded ceiling cornices, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, double glazed window to the rear and sliding door giving access to:-

Walk-In Wet Room

with mosaic tiled floor, ceramic wall tiling to full height, screened shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower unit, low level W.C. with concealed cistern, corner wash hand basin with mono bloc tap. Chrome ladder radiator, double glazed window, recessed ceiling halogen lighting.

Bedroom Three

5.08m(16'8'') x 5.15m(16'11'')

having smoked Oak wood strip flooring, two double door full height fitted wardrobes with internal shelves and hanging rail, purpose made childs bed unit with raised bed area and storage cupboards below with a side wall light point. Fitted window seat and shelved storage units to the rectangular double glazed bay window from which superb views are enjoyed over the countryside to the front. T.V. aerial point, moulded ceiling cornices and recessed halogen lighting.

En Suite Bathroom

having a contemporary suite with ceramic floor tiling and wall tiling to full height, white bath with chrome taps and hand held shower fitment. Low level W.C. with concealed cistern, chrome ladder radiator, wash hand basin with marble cosmetic shelf to either side, double glazed side window.

Bedroom Four

3.46m(11'4'') x 3.87m(12'8'')

with smoked Oak solid wood strip flooring, recessed halogen lighting, moulded ceiling cornices, double glazed front window, T.V. aerial point and triple door built-in wardrobe with interior shelves and hanging rails, one door providing facility for desk top with wall light point.
Door to:-

Jack & Jill Shower Room

having a contemporary suite with wide shower cubicle set in mosaic tiled recess with chrome power shower and curved shower screen. Low level W.C. with concealed cistern, chrome ladder radiator, wash hand basin with stone cosmetic shelf to either side. Ceramic wall tiling to full height, ceramic floor tiling, double glazed side window and door to:-


with secondary staircase to the ground floor, Velux double glazed roof light and door to:-

Bedroom Five

5.63m(18'6'') x 5.41m(17'9'')

with solid smoked Oak wood strip floor, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, full height fitted wardrobe and fitted wardrobe with interior shelving. Double glazed windows on two sides and T.V. aerial point.

On The Second Floor

Landing & Study Area



with two Velux double glazed roof lights, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, built in store cupboard.

Study Area/Sitting Area

4.31m(14'2'') x 6.98m(22'11'')

with recessed ceiling halogen lighting, Velux double glazed roof light, access to under eaves storage area.

Excellent Shower Room

with ceramic floor tiling and wall tiling to full height, walk in shower with mosaic tiled floor, chrome fitted shower unit and glazed side shower screen. Wash hand basin with Grohe mono bloc tap, low level w.c. with concealed cistern, chrome ladder radiator, recessed ceiling halogen lighting.

Double Bedroom

5.72m(18'9'') x 4.47m(14'8'')

with recessed ceiling halogen lighting, two Velux double glazed roof lights, doors giving access to under eaves storage.


Double Garage

5.56m(18'3'') x 5.41m(17'9'')

having automatic up and over door to the front, internal strip lighting, double glazed side window and power supply.

Landscaped Rear Garden

professionally landscaped and having a central heated Swimming Pool with deep paved surround providing sitting and terraced areas, with various external lighting including downlighters, fitted arbour with lighting and additional two arbours to the side with recently planted ornamental shrub bed and borders. From the pool a wide central pathway leads down having lavender and shrub borders with lawns to either side and newly planted Laurel hedgerow at the rear. The garden enjoys a delightful private/south facing aspect and is bordered by close boarded privacy fencing and a variety of mature shrubs and trees.

Timber Garden House

with cedar shingle tiled roof and french doors to the front.

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.
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 responsibilities disclose the suspicion to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.
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. The central heating is by way of a gas fired underfloor system to all rooms except the basement recreation rooms which have a radiator system. The integrated sound system is to the ground floor and Lutron lighting to the ground floor. The property has also been fitted with 3.8 kwh solar panels to the rear.
Local Authority: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be 65 Blue Lake Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 8BH.
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 centre of Dorridge proceed up Station Approach and at the mini traffic island continue straight across into Dorridge Road. Continue to the end of Dorridge Road and turn left into Blue Lake Road where the property will be found a short distance along on the left hand side.

Public Epc

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 Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, 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. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.
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John Shepherd, for themselves and for the vendors of the property whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of a contract or offer, and are produced in good faith and set out as a general guide only. The vendor does not make or give, and neither John Shepherd and any person in his employment, has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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