7 bedroom detached house for sale

Rectory Lane, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham

Offers in Region of £699,950

Property Description

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GRADE 2 listed building believed to of been built around 1910 by the architect C E Bateman. The various vendors throughout time have managed to maintain some of its original character features throughout. The property creates an imposing impression as you approach through the private Rectory Lane. Photographs will never be able to show this property the true justice it deserves as a camera cannot capture the true room sizes, the high ceilings, the stunning features both modern and original or the feeling of grandeur throughout the building. The property consists of extensive well established mature front gardens with dual driveways, a detached garage, two out buildings in the equally extensive well established mature rear garden, entrance porch, entrance hallway, shower room, THREE reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, two pantry areas, an under level storage area, a further entrance porch from the second front door entrance to the ground floor. To the first floor there is an extensive landing area feeding FOUR bedrooms, TWO bathrooms, a storage cupboard housing an emergency fire escape. To the second floor there is a kitchenette area, THREE further bedrooms and a further bathroom. So in total there are an impressive THREE reception rooms, SEVEN bedrooms, FOUR bathrooms or shower rooms. Energy Efficiency Rating:- F
The property is situated in Castle Bromwich on the private RECTORY LANE

Front Garden - The front boundary of the property actually extends past the mature privet / shrubbery border to the front onto Rectory Lane. The front garden itself comprises of garden laid mainly to lawn with mature well established flower bed borders and central flower bed areas. Further lawn areas in between the dual driveways, one allowing access to the detached garage area and the other providing access to the main front entrance door. Access gate to the rear allowing direct access to the rear garden on either side of the main building. Decorative steps below a decorative arched entrance canopy area, wall mounted outside light and original style French doors leading to:-

Main Entrance Porch - Ceiling mounted light, original style oak and marble effect flooring, opening to:-

Entrance Hallway - Radiator, open stairs leading to the first floor, real wood flooring, decorative picture rail, doors to the under level storage area with steps and a window to the front, further decorative circular stained effect window to the front leading to the second staircase entrance area, There is also a further inner hallway with real wood flooring, radiator, open cloakroom area with a window to the front, door to the front leading to the further (2nd) entrance front door area, opening to the second stair case with decorative window to the front and modern style coloured spotlights inset to the wall areas.

Downstairs Shower Room - Suite comprising of a corner shower cubicle, low flush w.c, and a wash hand basin inset to a vanity unit providing storage below. Decorative tiling to the walls and a high gloss effect tiling to the floor area, modern style coloured spotlights inset to the wall areas. Wall fitted extractor fan, original style sash window to the front.

Reception Room One - 21'10" x 13 (max) 11'10" (min) (6.65m x 0.33m ( ma - Range of original style sash windows consisting of one to the front, one to the side and two to the rear, one of the rear windows also has opening shutters below therefore created an entrance / exit door when both are opened, allowing access to the rear garden. Decorative plaster effect coving, picture rail and two ceiling roses. Two modern designer style radiators, real wood flooring, and a feature fireplace consisting of a granite effect surround with cast insert also providing an open grate style basket to house an open fire (the current vendor advises there is also a gas point)

Reception Room Two - 16'10" x 15'7" (into bay) (5.13m x 4.75m ( into ba - Feature bay area to the rear consisting of three original style sash windows inset to the walls, decorative plaster effect coving and ceiling rose with a further wooden effect decorative dado rail. Modern designer style radiator, real wood flooring, feature fireplace consisting of granite effect fire surround with a cast insert also providing an open grate style basket to house an open fire (the current vendor advises there is also a gas point)

Reception Room Three - 13'10" x 11'10" (4.22m x 3.61m) - Two original style sash windows to the rear, radiator, real wood flooring, serving hatch to the one wall allowing access directly to the kitchen via double hatch doors. Original style feature fireplace consisting of a wooden over mantle and shelf with an open fireplace below allowing an open fire.

Kitchen - 13'10" x 12'6" (4.22m x 3.81m) - Range of wooden style wall mounted and floor standing base units with further display glass effect fronted wall units, decorative rope effect spindles inset to the units. Work surfaces over with matching wooden effect trim edging incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap over. Appliances built in consist of an under unit gas oven with a five burner gas hob over and extractor hood above, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Partly tiled walls and high gloss effect tiling to the floor area, radiator, ceiling mounted fan light. Window to the rear, door to the side leading to the pantry area and further door to the front leading to:-

Utility Room - 10'3" x 5'4" (3.12m x 1.63m) - Wooden style base unit with work surface over and matching wood effect trim edging, high gloss effect tiling to the floor area, window to the front and plumbing for a washing machine.

Pantry Area - This area is accessed directly from the kitchen area into an inner passageway with a door either side leading to the pantry areas. One pantry area has shelving to two walls allowing the use for storage or as a larder, the other pantry area has no shelving but does house the wall mounted boiler. The inner passage area also has a further door to the side allowing access to and from the rear garden.

First Floor -

Landing - Original style sash window to the front with a decorative stained glass effect circular window below, radiator, real wood flooring, storage cupboard housing a fire escape ladder also feeding the second floor. Decorative plaster effect coving, dado rail and ceiling rose.

Bedroom One - 16'1" x 12'3" (4.90m x 3.73m) - Original style sash window to the rear, designer radiator, decorative plaster effect ceiling rose and picture rail. Original style feature fireplace consisting of a wood effect surround with a tiled back and open grate allowing an open fire, coat of arms believed to be The Earl of Bradford's (by the current vendor) embossed directly onto the wall above the fireplace. Inter joining door to:-

Bedroom Two - 12'3" x 9'1" (3.73m x 2.77m) - Original style sash windows one to the side and two to the front, radiator, decorative plaster effect picture rail and ceiling rose. Original style feature fireplace with an open grate allowing for an open fire. This room can also be accessed directly from the landing area.

Bedroom Three - 14'9" x 13'1" (4.50m x 3.99m) - Feature bay area to the rear consisting of three original style sash windows inset to the walls, designer style radiator, decorative plaster effect picture rail and ceiling rose. Original style feature fireplace with open grate allowing an open fire, coat of arms believed to be The Earl of Bradford's (by the current vendor) embossed directly onto the wall above the fireplace.

Bedroom Four - 16'1" x 12'3" (4.90m x 3.73m) - Two original style sash windows to the rear, designer style radiator, decorative plaster effect picture rail and ceiling rose. Original style feature fireplace with open grate allowing an open fire, coat of arms believed to be The Earl of Bradford's (by the current vendor) embossed directly onto the wall above the fireplace.

Bathroom - Suite comprising of a corner panelled bath, low flush w.c, and a modern designer style glass and chrome effect wash hand basin. Decorative arched ceiling with ornate effect plaster strips following the arch design, decorative circular stained glass effect window to the front with a decorative ornate plaster border. Designer style radiator, tiling to wall areas and further tiling to the floor area.

Master Bathroom - 11'2" (max) 8'11" (min) x 13'1" (3.40m ( max) 2.72 - Suite comprising of a corner jacuzzi bath, corner shower cubicle with lights, seat, music, remote control, overhead shower head, four back jets, and a detachable shower head, a low flush w.c, and a modern designer style glass wash hand basin inset to a floating effect vanity unit with a matching wall unit to the side also with lights and a mirror unit above also with lights. Extractor fan, designer style radiator, spotlights inset, tiling to the floor area and wall areas. Original style sash windows consisting of one to the side and two to the front.

Second Floor -

2nd Staircase Area - Accessed via a second front door area into an entrance porch with tiling to the floor area, open plan to the stair case rising to the second floor, decorative arch window to the front with a decorative circular window above. Modern style coloured spotlights inset to the wall areas. Leading to:-

Landing - Storage cupboards housing the emersion tank, doors to:-

Kitchenette Area - Base units with a work surface over incorporating stainless steel effect sink and drainer unit, storage cupboard, cooker point, window to the front and open plan to:-

Bedroom Five - 15'6" x 12'11" (4.72m x 3.94m) - Window to the front and further window to the rear, decorative plaster effect ceiling rose, radiator, two storage cupboards into the eaves of the property. Original style feature fireplace consisting of wooden and tiled feature to the wall. Door to the side into:-

Bedroom Six - 13'1" x 9'2" (3.99m x 2.79m) - Window to the rear, radiator, two storage cupboards into the eaves of the property, original feature cast fireplace with an open grate allowing an open fire. Approximately half height door to the side acting as a further fire exit between this room and bedroom seven. This room can be accessed via the hallway directly as well as from bedrooms five or seven. Door to the main fire escape ladder.

Bedroom Seven - 13' x 11'4" (max) 9'10" (min) (3.96m x 3.45m ( max - Window to the rear, radiator, two storage cupboards into the eaves, decorative plaster effect ceiling rose, Part of a feature fireplace very similar to that in bedroom five, the wooden wall feature can be seen but the lower tiled or open area has been boarded and papered over (evident through the marks in the paper though) Half height fire exit door into bedroom six.

Bathroom - Suite comprising of a mahogany effect panelled bath with mixer tap shower over and further shower unit above, wash hand basin inset to a mahogany effect vanity unit and a low flush w.c with a matching mahogany seat. Ladder style radiator, window to the front, tiling to the wall and floor areas

Outside -

Outbuildings - The building are situated to the side of the kitchen / pantry areas and the rear of the garage, but is totally detached from the main building. The outbuildings provide a storage area and an outside w.c.

Garage - Detached garage situated to the side of the main build and accessed via the second driveway.

Rear Garden - Well established extensive mature rear garden consisting of garden laid mainly to lawn surrounded by mature well established shrubbery and flower beds. Central mature well established flower bed area. Access gates to either side of the main build allowing access to the front garden / driveway area. Paved patio area and pathways leading to the outbuildings and side entrance to the main build.



Directions - Keeping Prime Estates on your left hand side continue on Chester Road through the pedestrian lights. At the second set of main lights turn right onto Hall Road, at the mini roundabout continue straight on to Chester Road. Turn right onto Rectory Lane and the property is on your right hand side

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  • Stechford (1.8 mi)
  • Lea Hall (1.9 mi)
  • Water Orton (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Prime Estate Agents Uk Ltd, Castle Bromwich

254 Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 0JE

0121 396 0705 Local call rate

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