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8 bedroom detached house for sale

St Bernards Road, Solihull

£950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Detached
  • Three Storey
  • Traditional Features
  • Eight Bedrooms
  • Five Bathrooms
  • Self-Contained Annexe
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Delightful Rear Garden

Full description

An impressive three storey Victorian detached property located on one of the best roads in Solihull, complete with self contained one bedroom rear annexe/cottage and heated outdoor swimming pool. Constructed circa 1868, the property has a wealth of traditional features and provides flexible and versatile family accommodation set over three floors. The property is currently divided into three self contained apartments (with separate entrances), plus a ground floor separate annexe, and is ideally set up for multi-occupation for a large family. Alternatively, it could easily be restored to the original dwelling with eight bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Introduction

An Impressive Three Storey Victorian Detached Property Located on One of the Best Roads in Solihull, Complete with Self-Contained One Bedroom Rear Annexe/Cottage and Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool.

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Constructed circa 1868, the property has a wealth of traditional features and provides flexible and versatile family accommodation set over three floors.
The property is currently divided into three self-contained apartments (with separate entrances), plus a ground floor separate rear annexe, however could easily be restored to the original single dwelling with eight bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Accommodation Summary

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Ground Floor

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Entered via a recessed canopy porch, the imposing drawing room has oak flooring, magnificent Victorian oak fire surround having tiled inset. Side bay window and stained glass leaded light top windows and complementary leaded light stained glass front window.
Inner hallway with staircase leading to first floor and doors off to:-
Shower room with tiled shower cubicle with Triton shower, low flush WC and vanity unit.
Dining room with two front sash windows and imposing black marble fire surround with coloured tiled inset.
Master bedroom with front bay window with stained glass leaded light top windows, front bay window and built in wardrobes.
En-suite bathroom with under floor heating, tiled shower cubicle, panelled bath, wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet.

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Breakfast kitchen with a Victorian glazed screen built-in antique cathedral stained glass. Having a range of cream painted base and wall units, along with roll top work surfaces incorporating a 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit. Four ring NEFF Diplomat electric hob, built in NEFF Diplomat double oven and microwave. Peninsular breakfast table, sash windows to the side and rear.
An open archway leads to the breakfast area, which enjoys splendid views to the rear garden through double opening double glazed French doors.
There is also a utility room and cellar, having wine store and Victorian cold slab and housing the central heating boiler for the ground floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast

7.39m(24'3'') max x 4.75m(15'7'') max

Drawing Room

6.88m(22'7'') into bay x 4.45m(14'7'') max

Dining Room

5.46m(17'11'') x 4.45m(14'7'')

Study

3.51m(11'6'') max x 3.02m(9'11'') max

Bedroom

5.46m(17'11'') x 4.45m(14'7'')

First Floor

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The first floor accommodation, if converted, lends itself to 4/5 bedrooms plus a family bathroom. Presently, it is a separate self-contained first floor apartment with its own entrance to the side of the property.
The reception hallway has doors off to:-
The fitted breakfast kitchen with range of cream base and wall units, granite work tops, fitted Belfast sink, four ring NEFF hob and low level oven. Door from breakfast kitchen to utility room housing the wall mounted Heatline central heating boiler (which heats the first floor) and fitted sink.
Inner hallway.
Magnificent living room with feature hand carved mahogany fire surround with cast-iron inset and tiled hearth, with coal effect living flame gas fire.
'L' shaped double bedroom with built in wardrobes. Double bedroom, which is currently being used as a dining room. Box room/occasional bedroom.
Fitted bathroom with white suite, panelled bath, wash hand basin and low flush WC.

Living Room

5.33m(17'6'') max x 5.00m(16'5'') max

Kitchen/Breakfast

4.06m(13'4'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

Bedroom

5.54m(18'2'') max x 4.45m(14'7'') max

Bedroom

3.94m(12'11'') x 3.58m(11'9'')

Bedroom

2.54m(8'4'') max x 2.51m(8'3'') max

Second Floor

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Approached via the main staircase, the through hallway leads to:-
Delightful living room with feature cast-iron fireplace with marble hearth.
Fitted kitchen having a modern range of base and wall fitted units, four ring hob with low level oven, single drainer sink, wall mounted central heating boiler (provides heating for second floor).
Double bedroom.
Refitted bathroom with tasteful white suite with Jacuzzi bath, wash hand bowl set into granite top and low level WC.

Kitchen

4.47m(14'8'') x 2.11m(6'11'')

Bedroom

5.46m(17'11'') x 4.55m(14'11'')

Bedroom

3.84m(12'7'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

Self Contained Annexe

Access provided through the side passageway of the main property into the rear garden, where the annexe briefly comprises:-
Open plan living room with glazed Victorian stained glass panels with feature vaulted ceiling and twin beams, raised tiled hearth and double opening French doors leading into rear garden. Fitted kitchen with sink, oak fronted wall and base units, four ring electric hob with low level oven.
Utility room.
Double bedroom with mirror fronted built-in wardrobe.
En-suite bathroom with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush wc. Separate WC

Kitchen

2.51m(8'3'') x 2.51m(8'3'')

Living Room

5.41m(17'9'') x 3.35m(11'0'')

Bedroom

4.09m(13'5'') x 3.68m(12'1'')

Outside

To the front, the property sits behind a tarmac driveway providing numerous parking spaces with small retaining wall and floral borders.
To the rear, a splendid circular courtyard gravel area with central raised rockery having water feature and flower bed, leading onto the lawn with attractive floral borders. Steps leading to a magnificent heated outside swimming pool area with paved surround.
The rear also houses a useful timber shed and further timber pump house, as well as a summer house and greenhouse.

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Garden

Swimming Pool

Services

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Viewing

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Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on 0121 746 6400

Website Address

For more information visit www.solihull.fineandcountry.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Agents Notes

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All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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Aerial Photo

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All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Free valuations available - contact Fine & Country.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 March 2012

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Joseph House, 970 Stratford Road Solihull B90 4ED

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