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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood, Solihull

£896,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressively Improved & Extended
  • Sweeping Gated Driveway
  • Bluebell Woodland to Side
  • Superb Open Plan Kitchen
  • Large Detached Garage
  • Five Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • 1.2 Acre Plot
  • Carpets, Curtains & Light Fittings Included
  • Dura Fitted Garage Storage Package

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An architecturally attractive country house stands elevated and well back from the road within a 1.2 acre plot behind a wide and impressive 220ft frontage with a sweeping gated driveway with detached garaging, all adjacent to Bluebell Woodland.

The present owners, who have lived at the property for 19 years, have lovingly refurbished and sympathetically extended the accommodation which is beautifully appointed and highly specified throughout. The property contains a wealth of character including oak beams to several rooms, many interesting features and has the potential to accommodate granny/au pair/teenager. The property is ideally located by junction 3 of the M42/A435 for ease of access to M40, M42, M6 and M5 motorway network. Solihull, Bromsgrove and Redditch all provide excellent facilities whilst many neighbouring villages including Tanworth in Arden, Lapworth, Alvechurch and Henley in Arden provide delightful countryside walks and bistro inns. Local Golf Courses are at Fulford Heath, Kings Norton, Ladbrook Park, Shirley and Hollywood with sailing and fishing at Earlswood Lakes and Barnt Green Reservoir.

The accommodation comprises:- 

COVERED ENTRANCE with Silvelox security front door to the impressive carved oak beamed entrance. 

RECEPTION HALL 14' 9" x 9' 6" min / 16' 4" max (4.52m x 2.90m / 4.98m) having twin windows to the front of the property, exposed beams, decorated in Farrow and Ball wallpaper and paint, designer radiator and ornate oak staircase to the first floor. 

LIVING ROOM (FRONT) 15' 2" x 19' 5" (4.63m x 5.93m) a well proportioned main room decorated in Farrow and Ball wallpaper and paint and having window to the front, designer radiators, exposed oak beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace with timber beam, supporting brick work, stone flagged hearth and wood burning stove. 

STUDY (REAR) 13' 3" x 8' 5" min / 11' 5" (4.05m x 2.59m / 3.49m) having bay window to the rear garden ideal for desk, beamed ceiling, inglenook, inglenook space ideal for library and door to the 

BOILER ROOM 10' 0" x 4' 6" (3.05m x 1.38m) with understairs store, window to the side, twin Worcester central heating boilers and large pressurised hot water tank. 

FORMAL DINING ROOM (FRONT) 15' 10" x 12' 1" (4.84m x 3.69m) having window to the front, oak beamed ceiling, designer radiator and attractive brick built fire surround and exposed chimney breast with open fire. A wide walkway leads to the  

OPEN PLAN LIVING/BREAKFAST KITCHEN 19' 5" x 21' 1" (5.92m x 6.43m) an impressive and practical room having a tiled floor throughout, twin windows to the front of the property, a dining/breakfast area with table space and an attractive range of ash wooden kitchen units by Avonlea with wall mounted storage cupboards, matching base units, drawers, extensive black granite worksurfaces illuminated by concealed lighting, central island unit and raised glass breakfast bar with drawers, cupboards and drinks fridge below, Miele four ring gas hob with twin induction hob to the side having granite upstand with glass and stainless steel Miele filter fan above, integrated Miele combination microwave oven, separate pyrolytic self cleaning Miele oven with warming drawer below, Miele coffee machine, integrated fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher, window to the rear, spotlighting throughout, door to the garden, designer radiators and door to the  

UTILITY ROOM (REAR) 11' 9" max x 6' 7" (3.59m x 2.02m) having a continuation of the tiled floor, cream fronted kitchen units with complementary oak shelves and worksurfaces,space, power and plumbing for washer and dryer, sink with mixer tap, shelving, twin Miele induction hob and twin Miele barbecue griddle, designer radiator, window to the rear and door to the  

CLOAKROOM with Villeory and Bosch hand basin, wc, radiator and towel rail.

A door from the kitchen opens to a  

SITTING ROOM 26' 11" x 15' 4" (8.21m x 4.69m) a large room which could form part of granny/teenager/au pair accommodation or prove a great main living room or games/snooker room having window to the front, French doors to the side, three designer radiators, several TV points, understairs store and a staircase with timber handrail and balustrade to a 

HALF LANDING with window to the rear and further steps to a 

LARGE FIRST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 16' 8" x 15' 8" (5.09m x 4.78m) with window overlooking the garden and woodland to the side, a bay window to the front and to the rear, a range of fitted Sharps bedroom furniture, two walk in wardrobes and large capacity bedroom storage. 

LARGE RECENTLY REFUBISHED MASTER EN SUITE 9' 8" x 6' 11" (2.97m x 2.11m) being fitted with Villeroy & Boch fitments and having a tiled floor, chrome ladder towel rail, vanity unit, wc with concealed cistern and a large walk-in wet room/shower cubicle with glazed shower door, rain-head shower, hand held attachment and window to the rear. 

The staircase with ornate carved newel post and handrail leads from the reception hall to the FIRST FLOOR AND LANDING AREA decorated in Farrow and Ball colours with spotlighting, loft access and oak panelled doors radiating to all rooms. 

INNER LANDING/SITTING AREA 12' 0" x 10' 9" to purlin (3.66m x 3.29m) with skylight to the rear and being decorated in Farrow and Ball wallpaper and paint. 

BEDROOM TWO (FRONT) 14' 6" x 14' 9" (4.44m x 4.52m) a large double bedroom with window to the front, large skylight to the rear, substantial built-in storage cupboard below, a walk in wardrobe and an 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM having a walk-in shower, glazed shower door, thermostatic shower with rain-head and hand held attachment, wall hung vanity unit, wc with concealed cistern, chrome ladder towel rail and skylight to the side. 

BEDROOM THREE (FRONT) 15' 1" x 8' 2" (4.62m x 2.51m) large room with potential for additional en suite and walk in wardrobe, window to the front of the property and stud wall with walk-in wardrobe area behind. 

BEDROOM FOUR (FRONT) 14' 9" x 9' 1" (4.51m x 2.79m) with bay window to the front of the property. 

BEDROOM FIVE (FRONT) 12' 0" x 6' 10" (3.67m x 2.09m) with window to the front. 

BATHROOM (REAR) 6' 6" x 7' 8" (2.00m x 2.34m) being fully tiled and having Villeroy and Boch fitments including thermostatic shower cubicle with wall seat with fitted steam room unit by Steamiest, wc, vanity unit with semi recessed hand basin and towel rail. 

LARGE LINEN CUPBOARD accessible off the landing with radiator, being heated and ventilated ideal for winter clothes drying, shelving and storage. 

OUTSIDE The property enjoys a wide and impressive frontage and stands elevated and back from the road behind an established hedgerow, post and rail fence, brick pillars and ornate automatically operated wrought iron gates with sweeping driveway leading to a large gravelled fore drive with extensive parking for vehicles and timber screened area with additional parking.  

DOUBLE WIDTH DETACHED GARAGE/COACH HOUSE 22' 3" depth x 19' 10" width (6.80m x 6.07m) with twin automatically operated Silvelox timber security doors with concealed inset pedestrian doors, fully fitted Dura furniture as seen on Grand Designs. The garage has lighting, power, window to the side, smoke detection and alarm.

To the side of the garage is a  

COVERED CAR PORT 9' 8" width x 15' 11" depth (2.95m x 4.86m) providing covered storage for car, caravan or boat.

Timber open tread stairs to the side of the carport lead to the  

FIRST FLOOR ATTIC over the garage which is insulated and boarded, has lighting, power, skylights and head height. 

GARDENS The property stands adjacent to a Bluebell Wood and has well maintained and well stocked gardens which extend from the front to the side of the property. The rear garden is fenced. 

SERVICES The property is connected to mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a septic tank and the central heating is fuelled by LPG. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Earlswood (West Midlands) (1.2 mi)
  • The Lakes (1.5 mi)
  • Wood End (1.7 mi)
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1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

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1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

01564 655002 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Earlswood (West Midlands) (1.2 mi)
  • The Lakes (1.5 mi)
  • Wood End (1.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters Group Limited, Knowle

1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

01564 655002 Local call rate

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