4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Norton Lane, Earlswood

Guide Price £1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hugely Deceptive Home
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Recreation Building
  • 4 Car Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Earlswood village provides the normal type of village stores and other facilities and is situated within easy daily travel of the major Midland centres of commerce and industry, within a few minutes drive of the national motorway network (M42) and aquatic sports which include sailing and fishing on nearby Earlswood Lakes. Comprehensive facilities for shopping, education, cultural and drecreational activities are provided in the surrounding centres with Solihull and Redditch some 6 miles distant, Knowle 7 miles, Birmingham City Centre 11 miles, Coventry 18 miles and the old market town of Henley in Arden just 7 miles away. It is approximately 15 miles from Stratford upon Avon and Warwick, 17 miles from Leamington Spa and lies within easy access of Alcester, Bromsgrove, Evesham and the Cotswold Uplands. In addition to amenities, Hockley Heath is only 3 miles distant which offers good general shopping and passenger rail services operate from stations at Earlswood just 1½ mile away, Tanworth in Arden (Wood End), Earlswood Lakes Halt, Solihull, Dorridge and Redditch.

The N.E.C., located adjacent to Birmingham International Airport and the International Railway Station are all within about 15 minutes drive and regular InterCity services operate from Birmingham International to the north of the country and south to London (Euston). The M40 close to Hockley Heath further enhances and benefits the first class communications of the district in which this property is situated. 

Acorns offers a most unique opportunity to acquire a detached bungalow which has been the subject of extensive improvement and renovation by the present owners with little consideration given to cost. The property offers exceptionally deceptive accommodation totalling 2,500 sq.ft. which is appointed to a high standard and comprising of a three-bedroom detached family bungalow, a separate detached swimming pool complex and a substantial garage with several recreation rooms positioned in just over an acre of gardens.

An enclosed porch with stained glass windows and a studded front door opens into the reception hall, detailed hand painted cornicing and central Gothic style arch on twin pillars create a striking first impression and from here the living accommodation includes a well-proportioned living room with a carved stone minster fireplace taking pride of place and an extensive range of fitted Mahogany bookcases.

The fantastic open plan kitchen is undoubtedly the heart of the home and in line with today's lifestyle has ample space for an informal dining area and is open-plan to the comfortable orangery which leads into the family room acting as a second sitting room. The kitchen has a range of bespoke Smallbone units underneath polished granite work surfaces with a range of appliances to include cooker range, dishwasher and a fridge/freezer and a large central island unit provides a breakfast bar and additional food preparation surface space.

The bedroom accommodation leads off from the spacious hallway and comprises the master bedroom, with a range of Neville Johnson fitted bedroom furniture and has a contemporary raised bathroom area with porcelain tiling and underfloor heating and includes a Whirlpool Jacuzzi bath and a corner shower. A brushed stainless steel spiral staircase rises to a gallery office to offer matching wardrobes and a smart desk unit. There are two further double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and the second bedroom has a concealed ensuite shower room. The family bathroom has been designed to a Gothic effect with stone effect walling, terracotta tiling and a Gothic arch is over a freestanding roll top bath.

Once outside, the property includes a fantastic detached swimming pool complex, which has two versatile rooms; a bedroom and a garden room ideal as a games room or gym, which has plenty of fitted storage, a fully tiled shower room and a fitted kitchen, ideal for relative or guest use.

Furthermore, the owners have the benefit of a detached recreation building which offers three reception rooms and could be utilised for a variety of purposes and would be ideal for anybody wishing to work from home. There is a first-class entertainment suite with a fitted bar and the extensive garage space with garaging for three cars is currently housing an excellent fitness studio.

Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved patio area, ideal for seating summer furniture which overlooks a landscaped garden which includes feature water fountain, small pond and extensively well stocked floral and herbaceous beds to the surround which provide a wealth of privacy screening on all sides, beyond which there is a spacious child's play area.

The property is set back from the lane behind an attractive lawned fore garden with clipped Conifer hedge to the front boundary and approached via a five-bar gated entrance which gives access to a patterned block paviour driveway with shrub and flower borders. A long private driveway along one side of the boundary gives access to three excellent stables, plus a large storage building and to the detached recreation building.
 

ON THE GROUND FLOOR  

Enclosed Entrance Porch & Hallway
Reception Hall 9.49m(31'2") x 2.96m(9'9") max.
Superbly Proportioned Lounge 7.56m(24'10") x 3.93m(12'11")
Outstanding Kitchen 6.21m(20'5") x 4.25m(13'11")
Living/Dining/Conservatory 7.74m(25'5") max. x 4.40m(14'5") max.
Television Room 3.92m(12'10") x 3.28m(10'9").
Innovative Bedroom Suite 7.39m(24'3") x 4.59m(15'1") with raised open plan bathroom and stainless steel spiral staircase leading
Bedroom Area and Raised Bathroom Area 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR Gallery Office 3.97m(13'0") x 3.18m(10'5")
Bedroom Two4.42m(14'6") x 3.95m(13'0")
Bedroom Three 3 5.31m(17'5") x 3.32m(10'11") with En Suite Shower Room
Bathroom/W.C. 2.94m(9'8") x 2.66m(8'9") 

OUTSIDE Swimming Pool Complex 9.76m(32'0") x 6.77m(22'3")
Fitted Breakfast Kitchen4.13m(13'7") max x 2.35m(7'9") max
Bedroom Area 5.17m(17'0") to wardrobes x 3.80m(12'6") approx. with En Suite Shower Room
Garden Room 6.55m(21'6") x 5.09m(16'8")
Swimming Pool Area 12.41m(40'9") max x 8.77m(28'9") max. & w.c.

Side Driveway with purpose built dog breeding house with enclosed run, feed room, boot room and w.c.
Wet Room 

DETACHED BUNGALOW Large Games Room 9.25m(30'4") x 6.04m(19'10")
Two Fitted Cloakrooms *Office 5.77m(18'11") x 3.35m(11'0")
Play Room 3.83m(12'7") x 4.44m(14'7") 

Four Car Garage 10.56m(34'8") x 7.47m(24'6")
Landscaped Gardens & Grounds 

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. The quality carpets, curtains and light fittings may be available by separate negotiation.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase. 

Services: All mains services are connected to the property. The bungalow, heated swimming pool complex and detached recreation bungalow all have separate gas fired central heating systems.

Local Authority: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

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 agents office in Hockley Heath, continue down School Road until the T junction by Wedges Bakery, whereupon turn left into Dyers Lane. Continue to the end of Dyers Lane to the T junction, turn right and then proceed to the next junction and turn right into Umberslade Road to the crossroads with the Reservoir Pub immediately opposite. Proceed straight across the staggered junction into Valley Lane and continue to the top of Valley Lane, which then continues into Norton Lane. The property will be found on the right hand side immediately before the garden nurseries. 

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17 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • The Lakes (0.9 mi)
  • Earlswood (West Midlands) (0.9 mi)
  • Wythall (1.2 mi)
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01564 655010 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • The Lakes (0.9 mi)
  • Earlswood (West Midlands) (0.9 mi)
  • Wythall (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

The John Shepherd Collection, Hockley Heath

The Old School House, 2360 Stratford Road, Hockley Heath, B94 6QT

01564 655010 Local call rate

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