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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Merevale Lane, Baxterley, Warwickshire

Guide Price £295,000

Property Description

Full description

An extended three reception, three bedroom semi-detached Victorian cottage set on the edge of the village backing onto woodland.


The village of Baxterley is a highly regarded location benefitting from an attractive public house overlooking the village pond. The property lies in rural North Warwickshire and the City of Birmingham and market town of Tamworth are some 17 and 6 miles respectively. Junction 10 of the M42 Motorway is within 5 miles and provides quick and easy access to the Midlands Motorway Network, the NEC and Birmingham International Airport and railway station.


M42 Junction 10: 2 Miles
Tamworth: 6.8 Miles
Coleshill: 9.5 Miles
Sutton Coldfield: 13.9 Miles
Birmingham: 19 Miles


This delightful victorian semi-detached cottage backs onto the Dugdale woodland and is set on the outskirts of Baxterley.
The current vendors have been sympathetic to the modernisation of the property retaining the character yet offering a modern family home. In addition they have added a two storey rear extension and single storey side extension having been built with reclaimed materials, and has matched the neighbouring gable detail and further enhances the accomodation.
There is potential subject to regulations to incorporate the current family lounge, utiltity and ground floor shower room to provide an annexe.

Full Particulars

The property is approached via a half glazed obscure UPVC front entrance door opening into:

Entrance Hallway

Long entrance with ornate detail to the door frames with white panelled doors leading off. Ceiling light, loft hatch and tiled flooring.

Sitting Room

4.27m(14'0'') x 3.65m(12'0'')

(leading from snug)
Decorative cast iron fireplace with open grate, inset ornate tiled detail. Quarry tiled hearth and timber surround. Panelled windows to the front and side aspect, ceiling and wall lights, radiator and stripped wooden flooring, picture rail.

Sitting Room


Full of character having a Villager cast iron woodburner with exposed brickwork fireplace and timber mantle. Built-into the chinney alcove stripped double cupboard with base drawers. Stripped woodwork detail with picture rail, side panelled window, dado rail, door frames, doors and skirting. Ceiling light and radiator.


Connecting the snug and kitchen.
Ceiling light, open fronted understairs storage, stripped door and frame into kitchen, dado rail and skirting.

Dining Kitchen

5.25m(17'3'') x 4.24m(13'11'')

Modern extension to the rear of the house providing a spacious dining kitchen with matching wall and base units to three walls, inset one and half sink with mixer tap, recess for both fridge freezer and cooker, electric cooker point, space and plumbing for dishwasher.
Two panelled windows and half glazed rear entrance door. Ceiling light points, radiator and wood effect flooring. Further decorative door frame and white panelled door into:

Lounge / Dining

4.27m(14'0'') x 2.85m(9'4'')

A versatile reception room, currently used as a family lounge but would be ideal as a formal dining room. Alternatively subject to any regulations potential for a self contained annexe from the entrance hall to comprise: bedroom/lounge, incorporate the current shower room and convert the current utility into a kitchen area.
The room benefits from double glazed french doors to the rear, ceiling light and radiator.

Utility Room

2.01m(6'7'') x 1.85m(6'1'')

With cupboards to one wall, stainless steel sink and tiled splash backs. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Oil fired boiler and controls. Ceiling light and side panelled window. Continuation of tiled flooring.

Shower Room

2.31m(7'7'') x 1.57m(5'2'')

Three piece white suite comprising: low flush WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, corner shower enclosure tiled to full height with shower set over. Ceiling light and coving, extractor fan, obscure double glazed window, radiator and continuation of tiled flooring.

First Floor

Having main landing and an inner landing.

Main Landing

2.30m(7'6'') x 2.13m(7'0'')

Tall ceiling with sky light, ceiling and wall lights, stripped door frames and doors to bedrooms one and three and stripped wooden skirting.

Bedroom One

4.27m(14'0'') x 3.67m(12'1'')

Impressive double bedroom to the front of the house with a tall sloped ceiling, ceiling light and picture rail. Panelled window to the front garden, decorative fireplace surround and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.20m(10'6'') x 2.95m(9'8'')

Smaller guest double bedroom with tall sloped ceiling, ceiling light, double glazed panelled side window, built-in double wardrobe and radiator. Airing cupboard housing water tank and shelving.

Inner Landing

Currently a study landing but, subject to regulations potential for ensuite to bedroom two.
Having tall ceiling with light point, loft hatch and radiator. Stipped door frame and door to bedroom two, white panelled door to bathroom.

Bedroom Two

4.23m(13'11'') x 2.83m(9'3'')

Further double bedroom with tall sloped ceiling, ceiling light and loft hatch. Panelled double glazed window to the rear gardens, radiator.

Family Bathroom

2.12m(7'0'') x 1.91m(6'3'')

Having three piece suite comprising: moulded corner bath with seat, mixer tap with shower cradle, tiled splash backs. Low flush WC and wash hand basin with decorative tiled splash backs. Ceiling light, radiator and panelled side window.



Small service road leads from Merevale Lane, five bar vehicular gate gives access to the wide gravelled driveway. Privett hedging to the front and side boundaries giving privacy and screening.
The front garden having fourway paving leading to a central border. Further cottage style planting to the two borders.
Front entrance - pathway extends from the driveway leading past well stocked borders.


The driveway leads to a detached single garage and pedestrian gate to the rear gardens.
Garage having double doors to the front, power and light connected, side window.

Rear Gardens

Extending from the kitchen and family lounge rustic brick patio and pathway. Two lawned gardens, gravelled patio set behind the garage. Planted borders to the three sides. Gated access onto the woodland. Concealed oil tank.



Of brick under tile construction, garden store, dry fuel store and outside WC. Having been re-roofed. Potential for conversion for home office, games room subject to regulations.

Floor Plan

General Information


Mains water, electricity and gas, drainage to main sewer. None of the above services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.


The accommodation is on two floors and is described as normally utilised with room measurements given accurate to within a tolerance of 8cm (3).


Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on 01827 718021.

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Important Notice

Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.
The photograph/s depict only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings/furniture etc. photographed are included in the sale. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photograph/s. No assumptions should be made with regard to parts of the property that have not been photographed. Please ask for further information if required.
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a GUIDE ONLY and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries or those which can be performed by the appointed advisers.
Where reference is made to planning permissions or potential uses such information is given in good faith. Purchasers should however make their own enquiries into such matters prior to purchase.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 April 2011

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