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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Oakfield Road, Selly Park

Sold STC £800,000

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A truly magnificent six bedroom, 5 bathroom, double fronted Early Victorian semi detached residence with additional self contained coach house.

Introduction - THE LIMES is a superb example of a Victorian double fronted semi detached residence built in the 1860's and offering a wealth of original features. Fully meriting an internal inspection the gas centrally heated and recently re-wired accommodation benefiting from mains burglar and smoke alarm, comprises a charming reception hall with original Minton tiled floor, front living room with original shuttered windows to front, separate dining room, a stunning and extended garden room designed by local architect Joe Holyoak with striking design fitted breakfast kitchen with granite work surface, downstairs cloakroom/WC, triple cellar, whilst at first and second floor are six bedrooms, three en-suite shower rooms and two further bathrooms. In addition the property benefits from a self contained two storey coach house with garage and hay loft to front and utility area, with two stables beneath currently used as a log store.
To the rear of the property is a landscaped and well stocked rear garden with an abundance of shrubs, shaped lawns, laid patio, water feature, the whole enjoying views to King Edwards school playing fields and cricket pitch.
The rear of the garden is bordered by Bournbrook and the house itself is set back from the Oakfield Road on a large plot and approached via an in and out four car driveway.

Location - Oakfield Road is a sought after location within close proximity to Birmingham University, The Queen Elizabeth Medical Complex and the new Dental Hospital and easy access to the City Centre, Bull Ring Shopping Centre, Brindley Place and the new development at Central Station. There is a wide variety of shopping facilities including bars and restaurants both in Selly Oak and nearby Harborne and Edgbaston.
Selly Park, Edgbaston and Harborne provide schooling for children of all ages including a number of well known independent schools for boys and girls including the renowned King Edward Foundation Schools together with a variety of sporting and recreational amenities including Edgbaston Priory Club (tennis, squash and leisure), Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Edgbaston Golf Club, Cannon Hill Park and the Midlands Art Centre.

The high standards of this select area continue to be maintained by the Selly Park Property Owners Association which has vigorously enforced the protective restrictive covenants of the Selly Park Estate since its formation in 1911. The Estate itself was laid out during the 1880s.

Reception Hall - Having multi column cast iron radiator, original Minton tiled floor, ceiling light point with original floral ceiling rose, cornice, plaster archway, door to side covered passageway and coach house, thermostat central heating control, staircase to the first floor and original hardwood front door with semi arched skylight.

Extensive Triple Cellarage - With useful storage, power and light.

Guest Cloakroom - Housing low level W.C., wash hand basin with tiled splashback, fitted base and drawer unit, shelving, central heating radiator with chromed towel rail and ceiling light point.

Front Living Room - 16'0" x 14'1" (4.88m x 4.29m) - Having as its focal point a gas fed coal effect living flame fire inset in feature fireplace with mosaic tiles and granite hearth beneath and wrought iron and brass fender, original picture rail and cornice, ceiling light point with decorative floral rose, power points, TV and telephone points, two multi column radiators, double doors opening to the extensive bespoke garden room with inset shuttering and original window to front with sash shutters.

Dining Room (Front) - 14'3" x 13'7" (4.34m x 4.14m) - Two multi column radiators, several power points, picture rail, original deep cornice, ceiling light point with original floral rose, attractive decor and original window to front with sash shutters.

Bespoke & Extended Garden Room - 25'1" x 20'0" (7.65m x 6.10m) - Designed by local architect Joe Holyoak and built to an exacting specification to include hand laid limestone tiled slabs with underfloor heating, designer Danish Hwam floor mounted wood burner with exposed flue, several power points, abundance of exposed timber work and beams, part vaulted ceiling and dynamic full glazed windows and 'French' door overlooking the landscaped rear gardens and beyond to King Edwards playing fields.

Garden Room -

Fully Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 14'3" x 13'7" (4.34m x 4.14m) - Having a range of cream painted solid oak doors to include sunken 'Belfast' style sink with mixer tap over and base units beneath, further base and drawer units with 'Brown & Black' fleck granite working surface, centre peninsula work unit with power and base units beneath, matching wall cupboards, multi plate rack, integrated 'Baumatic' fridge, freezer and dishwasher, five ring gas 'Range Master' double oven with glazed splashback with extracter hood over set in chimney breast , brickette wall tiling, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light point, picture rail and window to rear overlooking the garden with original concertina shutters.

Walk In Victorian Larder - With original fitted shelving and storage cupboards. Doors off to Kitchen and Garden room

On The First Floor - A tread staircase leads to the first floor landing with a most attractive original inner stained glass window, cornice, multi column cast iron radiator, ceiling light point, three wall light points, thermostat central heating control, window to front.

Bedroom One - 15'11" x 14'6" (4.85m x 4.42m) - Having exposed tongue and groove floor boarding, built in shelved cupboard with storage beneath, corner shower cubicle with 'Drench' head, central heating radiator, power points, ceiling light point, Telephone point and Broadband. Window to front.

Bedroom Two - 13'11" x 11'0" (4.24m x 3.35m) - Attractive decor, central heating radiator, power points, ceiling light point, TV point, picture rail, window to front.

En Suite Shower Room - Having enclosed shower cubicle with microphone style shower, vanity wash hand basin with cosmetic unit above with shaver point, low level W.C., with concealed cistern, low wattage halogen ceiling light points, floor and wall tiling, heated towel rail, window to side and 'Xpelair' as fitted.

Bedroom Three - 13'11" x 12'11" (4.24m x 3.94m) - Having a range of built in double door wardrobes with inset dressing table and low pelmet lighting, central heating radiator, power points, TV point, ceiling light point, picture rail, window to rear.

En Suite Shower Room - Comprising walk in shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, WC., in concealed cistern, medicine cabinet with shaver point, low wattage halogen ceiling light points, fitted mirror, heated towel rail, 'Xpelair' as fitted.

Family Bathroom - Being half timbered and comprising roll top free standing bath tub with claw feet and hand held shower, feature porcelain wash hand basin, high level W.C., exposed floor boarding, ceiling light point, opaque window to rear.

On The Second Floor - A further staircase leads from the first floor landing to the second floor with large walk in linen cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and ceiling light point.

Bedroom Four - 12'2" x 10'10" (3.71m x 3.30m) - Laminate floor, radiator, double power points, ceiling light point,TV point, thermostat central heating control, 'Velux' skylight to front.

En Suite Shower Room - Having corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, shaver socket low level W.C., storage cupboards, heated chrome towel rail, 'Xpelair'. Velux skylight to rear.

Bedroom Five - 15'0" x 12'3" (4.57m x 3.73m) - Laid laminate floor, central heating radiator, power points, ceiling light point, double glazed window to rear, 'Velux' skylight to front and giving access to -

Study/Dressing Room - 7'7" x 6'10" (2.31m x 2.08m) - Laid laminate floor, central heating radiator, power points, ceiling light point, 'Velux' to front.

Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath with hand held microphone shower with curved shield, vanity wash hand basin, low level W.C., concealed storage, ceiling light point, shaver socket, 'Xpelair' and 'Velux skylight to rear.

Outside - A side covered passageway laid with blue bricks and also housing the gas boilers providing central heating, wall light point, door to front and rear and gives access to -

Rear Elevation Coach House - Photo rear elevation of the coach house

Open Plan Sitting Room - 23'8" x 12'3" (7.21m x 3.73m) - Comprising living area with central heating radiator, part tiled floor, three wall light fittings with dimmer switches, power points, Virgin Broadband, TV and telephone points, staircase rising off, original secondary glazed multi paned window to rear, three new wooden double glazed sash style windows to side.

Kitchen - Having sink unit and drainer with base units beneath, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, further base and wall units, electric cooker point with extractor hood over, appliance space for fridge/freezer, tiled floor, wall mounted gas boiler, double glazed window to side and door to side passageway.

Fully Tiled Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath with shower and concertina shield, vanity wash hand basin, with shaver/light point, low level W.C., ceiling light point, 'Xpelair' and heated towel rail.

On The First Floor - A tread staircase leads from the living area to the first floor landing with sliding door to fitted wardrobe, original multi paned secondary glazed window to rear and to -

Double Bedroom - 12'0" x 8'1" (3.66m x 2.46m) - Radiator, power points, ceiling light point, dual aspect windows to front and side.

N.B. The Coach House has been LET by the present owners at an inclusive monthly rental of approximately £650.00 per month.

Garage - Having hayloft original Coach House doors to front, power lighting and separate utility area with sink unit and drainer with base units beneath, further double door wall cupboard, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for fridge/freezer and door to side passageway.

Outside - The property is set back behind an in and out four car blockset driveway and foregarden.

Rear Garden - The rear gardens which are a particular feature of this fine property have been landscaped by the present owners to include blue brick patio leading down to three shaped lawns with established and well stocked tree and shrub borders, ornamental pond, greenhouse, potting shed, large summerhouse and raised vegetable beds, the whole enjoying a sunny aspect.

Outside security lighting.

Patio Area Rear Garden - Blue Brick patio area with outdoor electric plug and water feature.

Rear Elevation - View of the garden room and garden

Landscaped Gardens - Delightful lawn with mature trees and shrubs

Delightful View - Delightful view of the rear gardens. The rear boundary is formed by the Bournbrook itself and the garden has the most pleasant views overlooking King Edwards playing fields and cricket pitch.

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
WATER AUTHORITY: Severn Trent Water - 0345 500500

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the selling agents, Hadleigh on 0121 427 1213.


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