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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Franklin Road, Bournville, Birmingham

Sold STC £289,950

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IN CHOICE SETTING FACING COTTERIDGE PARK & close to the BVT Border Impressive Centrally Heated Enlarged Four Bedroomed Edwardian Freehold Semi Detached House with 23ft Living Room & Driveway Parking Area. Energy Performance Rating: D

Facing The Park, Handy Commuter Trains, Close BVT Border, Character, Updated Period Features, Out & Inner Porches, Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility, Extra WC., Four Bedrooms,First Floor Bathroom, En Suite, Secluded Garden, Open Rear Aspect.

If travelling through Bournville along Linden Road (A4040) from Selly Oak towards Cotteridge, after Cadburys on the left and Bourville Park on the right, proceed past the junctions with Bournville Lane, Mary Vale Road and Beaumont Road.  Then turn left into Franklin Road where the house is along on the left hand side facing Cotteridge Park.

60 Franklin Road is a centrally heated Edwardian Freehold semi-detached house believed to date from about 1910.  It is in a popular and convenient setting about 200 yards from the border of Bournville Village Trust Estate, with views over Cotteridge Park at the front and a most secluded garden which is not overlooked from behind.  Commuter rail services at Bournville Station are within a radius of about quarter of a mile.

The house is set back from the road behind a deep garden which includes Driveway Parking Area.  The many attractions of the location, the privacy of the rear garden and size of the enlarged accommodation are not apparent from the front.  On three floors, it comprises

with tiled floor and glazed hardwood door to Enclosed Porch with door to

with radiator, detailed cornice and main rooms leading off

FRONT LIVING ROOM 16'0"  (4.88m ) into bay x 11'8"  (3.56m ) 
with living flame style stove in arched recess in chimney breast, radiator, picture rail, detailed cornice and double glazed window.

REAR LIVING ROOM 23'0" x 14'0"  ( 7.01m x 4.27m ) max 11'0"  (3.35m ) min 
an impressive room with excellent natural light enhanced by three double glazed skylight windows, pine flooring, three radiators, fitted cupboards and double glazed picture windows and matching double doors overlooking the garden and beyond.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 12'2" x 10'0"  (3.71m x 3.05m )
with extensive range of fitments, surfaces with tiling avbve, inset sink, hob, canopy, double oven, breakfast table, base cupboards and wall units, space for appliances, radiator, coving, gas fired central heating unit, double glazed window, further window at side and door to

UTILITY 7'7" x 6'3"  ( 2.31m x 1.91m )
with sink, cupboards, shelving, appliance space, window and door to

VERANDAH 11'7" x 4'6"  (3.53m x 1.37m )
tiled floor, window and doors to the garden and to

with basin, w.c., tiling and window.


FRONT BEDROOM 15'0" x 12'2"  (4.57m x 3.71m ) overall
with two radiators, basin and double glazed windows giving views of the garden and park.  An archway opens into a Shower Area with tiled cubicle with folding doors, extractor and double glazed window.

MIDDLE BEDROOM 12'1" x 9'10"  (3.68m x 3m )
with radiator, basin and double glazed windows at side and rear.

REAR BEDROOM 11'0" x 10'5"  (3.35m x 3.18m )
with radiator, basin and double glazed window overlooking the garden and beyond.

BATHROOM 7'6" x 6'1"  ( 2.29m x 1.85m ) overall
with bath with shower above and tiling beside, basin, w.c, radiator, fan heater and double glazed window.

with doors to the bedrooms and bathroom and to stairs which lead up to

with character enhanced by sloping ceilings this comprises

BEDROOM 15'8"  (4.78m ) overall & approx 6'0"  ( 1.83m )
with radiator and double glazed dormer window giving rear view.  Measurements include area of stairs; width taken between purlins/beams.

Gate and path on right hand side also lead to

which gives a most secluded setting and is not overlooked from behind.  The view beyond the garden includes a variety of established trees.  It has patterned paved area next to the house, shaped lawn and well stocked beds and borders.  Beyond a trellis work screen are further beds/borders, areas for vegetables and soft fruit.  Various established trees, Timber Shed and alloy framed Greenhouse.


The Agent understands the property is Freehold.

All items of fixtures and fittings except those mentioned in these detailed sales particulars are excluded from the sale..

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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