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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bracebridge Road, Four Oaks Estate

Guide Price £2,900,000

Property Description

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An imposing seven bedroom Grade II Listed detached residence set in extensive and impressive grounds of approx 2.2 acres. Two car garage and separate two bedroom cottage.
EPC Rating Band E

Introduction - Kenwood was designed in 1927 by Birmingham Architect H W Weedon better known for his role overseeing the Art Deco designs of the Odeon cinemas and has particularly handsome frontal elevation consisting of multi coloured brick in stretcher and other bond elevations with dressing of stone and timber under substantial pitched roof.

The property boasts many usual features including exposed ceiling beams, wooden panelling in reception rooms, detailed cornicing and fireplaces. The house provides extensive accommodation set over three floors and a two storey cottage separate from the main residence. At ground floor level there is a charming reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, breakfast kitchen, guest cloakroom whilst on the first floor there are five bedrooms, bathroom and en suite bathroom and on the second floor, further two bedrooms. Outside the property is set in mature private gardens of approximately 2.2 acres and benefits from a two car garage together with separate two bedroom cottage.

Kenwood is situated on an established and large private plot on the highly desirable Bracebridge Road within the Four Oaks Estate. The town of Sutton Coldfield provides an excellent choice of shops, restaurants and schooling including Bishop Vesey Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield School for girls and High Clere School. Nearby Mere Green provides a good selection of everyday shops including Waitrose and Sainsburys Supermarkets.


Sutton Park is a designated site of special interest offering great scope for walking, golf and a variety of outdoor pursuits. The main advantage of the area is its location for fast connection to the M42, M6, M6 Toll and Birmingham International/NEC.

The property is approached beyond a gated sweeping driveway and comprises in more detail :

Open Storm Porch - Through to -

Reception Hall - Having oak stripped floor, timber beams to ceiling, radiator and hardwood front door with leaded light windows to side.

Walk In Cloakroom - Having wash hand basin, separate w.c., wall tiling, ceiling light point, radiator and window to front.

Drawing Room - 24'6" x 14'6" (7.47m x 4.42m) - Having oak stripped floor and panelling to all walls, log burner set in feature fireplace with hearth beneath, staircase rising to th first floor, wall light point, ceiling light point, window and door to rear garden.

Living Room - 21'10" x 13'0" (6.65m x 3.96m) - Having log burner set in feature inglenook fireplace, oak stripped floor, wood panelling, ornate plasterwork with decorative ceiling rose, fantail central heating radiators, several wall light points, leaded light style bay window overlooking the rear garden.

Study - 14'7" x 13'9" (4.45m x 4.19m) - With wood panelling to all walls, gas coal effect fire set in feature fireplace with hearth beneath, central heating radiator with decorative cover, oak stripped floor, ceiling light point, leaded light window to front.

Dining Room - 20'9" x 18'6" (6.32m x 5.64m) - Having oak stripped floor, gas coal effect fire set in feature fireplace with marble hearth and mantel inset, wall light points, wood panelling to all walls, ceiling light point and leaded light bay window to rear.

Sitting/Family Room - 16'3 x 14'0" (4.95m x 4.27m) - Having gas fed coal effect fire set in feature inglenook fireplace with hearth beneath, radiator, power points, ceiling light point, ornate cornice, wall light points and leaded light window to front.

Inner Hall - With two large walk in pantry / store.

Family Breakfast Kitchen - 25'3" x 18'3" (7.70m x 5.56m) - Having gas cooker point, range of base and wall units with granite working surface, feature timber beams, separate living area with tiled floor, radiator, vaulted ceiling, wall light points, leaded light windows and French door to the rear garden.

Kitchen Annexe - 14'0" x 8'6" (4.27m x 2.59m) - Having gas cooker point, matching wall and base units with granite work surface, Belfast sink, radiator, leaded light window to rear.

Utility - 9'11" x 8'11" (3.02m x 2.72m) - Having plumbing for automatic washing machine, stainless steel sink unit, louvre door storage cupboard, range of base and wall units, wall mounted gas boiler, window to front.

On The First Floor - An imposing staircase leads to the -

Large Landing - With leaded light window to front, central heating radiator, ceiling light points and giving access to -

Master Bedroom - 19'4" x 19'3" (5.89m x 5.87m) - Having gas coal effect fire set in feature fireplace, two built in wardrobes, wall light points, power points, radiator, built in window seat, leaded light bay window overlooking the rear garden.

Dressing Room - With radiator and leaded light window to rear and leading to -

En Suite Bathroom - Comprising free standing bath with claw feet, wash hand basin, w.c., bidet, space saver heated towel rail, dado rail, leaded light window to rear.

Bedroom Two - 20'2" x 13'2" (6.15m x 4.01m) - With gas coal effect fire set in feature fireplace, vanity wash hand basin, hand towel radiator, cornice, power point, ceiling light point, leaded light window to rear.

Bedroom Three - 14'0" x 14'0" (4.27m x 4.27m) - Having laid floor, electric coal effect fire, cornice, radiator, leaded light window to front.

Bedroom Four - 18'4" x 11'10" (5.59m x 3.61m) - With built in wardrobes, radiator, power point, fantail radiator, ceiling light point, cornice, leaded light window to rear.

Bedroom Five - 14'2" x 9'11" (4.32m x 3.02m) - With radiator, power points, ceiling light point, picture fireplace with tiles inset, leaded light window to front.

Part Tiled Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, radiator, heated towel rail, leaded light window to front.

Separate W.C - With low level suite, half wall tiling, wash hand basin, window to front.

Further Bath/Shower Room - Having half tiled walls, panelled bath, walk in shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., window overlooking side elevation.

On The Second Floor - Further staircase leads to -

Second Floor Landing - With under eaves storage, large walk in box room.

Bedroom Six - 13'8" x 12'3" (4.17m x 3.73m) - With built in wardrobes, power points, ceiling light point, window to front.

Bedroom Seven/Games Room - 27'3" x 12'9" (8.31m x 3.89m) - Having dado rail, ceiling light points, two wall lights points, under eaves storages, windows to front and rear.

Outside -

Two Car Garage - With loaded loft storage space.

Landscaped Gardens - The property is set on an established plot of approximately 2.2 acres. The landscaped gardens which surround the house are mostly laid to lawn with an abundance of shrubs, bushes and trees. There are formal gardens to the rear of the property with retaining wall and steps leading to further gardens and orchard to the side. There are seasonal flowers planted including azalea, wisteria, blue bells and daffodils and the orchard has a variety of apple and pear trees

Rear Terrace -

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Detached Cottage - A two storey cottage accessed via the court yard and the accommodation includes kitchen, sitting room, two bedrooms and a shower room.

General Information - TENURE: The agents are advised that the property is FREEHOLD.

POSSESSION: Vacant possession will be given upon completion of the sale.
FIXTURES and FITTINGS: All items not mentioned in these particulars are excluded from the sale.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY : Birmingham City Council - 0121 303 9944

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19 January 2015

Nearest stations

  • Four Oaks (0.5 mi)
  • Butlers Lane (1.1 mi)
  • Sutton Coldfield (1.1 mi)
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Hadleigh, Harborne

185-187 High Street Harborne Birmingham B17 9QG

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Nearest stations

  • Four Oaks (0.5 mi)
  • Butlers Lane (1.1 mi)
  • Sutton Coldfield (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hadleigh, Harborne

185-187 High Street Harborne Birmingham B17 9QG

0121 396 0462 Local call rate

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