6 bedroom detached house for sale

114 Knightlow Road, Harborne

Sold STC £765,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Knightlow Road is situated off Gillhurst Road in a popular residential neighborhood approximately half a mile from Harborne High Street and some two miles to the west of Birmingham City Centre. 

SCHOOLS A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield Preparatory School, West House, St George's School, The Priory School, The King Edward Foundation Schools are all within three miles. Local state funded schooling all within a mile of the property include Harborne Infant and Junior School, Harborne Academy, and Lordswood Girls and Boys Schools, and Lordswood Sixth Form Centre. 

MEDICAL FACILITIES The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is approximately a mile away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are within one and two miles respectively, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within three and four miles respectively. 

SHOPPING Harborne High Street offers excellent convenience shopping with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall and Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents.

In addition the City Centre offers some of the best shopping in the country. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre contains over 140 shops including one of the only Selfridges department stores outside of London and the exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. 

TRANSPORT There are good links to the national motorway network, with excellent access to Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre. The property is less than 5 miles from Junction 3 of the M5 and Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport by road and rail is also most convenient. The bus route into and out of the City Centre can be picked up on nearby Gillhurst Road. The rail network can be joined at Fiveways Railway station which is two miles away and is one stop from Birmingham New Street Station. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, The Archery Tennis Club and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground are all within three miles of the house.

During the past few years, the area around Broad Street, linking Five Ways to the City Centre has been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, with its superb conference facilities and the world-renowned Symphony Hall. The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and numerous brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops are all to be found there. 

DESCRIPTION Briarfield is an attractive late 1920's detached house of traditional two storey brick construction set beneath a pitched tiled roof. A 2014 loft conversion has added a second floor within the roof space to create an additional two bedrooms and shower room. Further recent modifications include a superb fitted kitchen with bi-fold doors which open onto a raised balcony/decked area. In addition to these most recent works, the house has been comprehensively improved throughout by the present owners over the last 10 years.

The accommodation extends in total to around 2620 sq ft (244 sq.m.) of space in total including garaging, and in greater detail comprises:

Enclosed Entrance Porch having uPVC double glazed outer front door, inset mat, decorative stained and leaded glass window to the side, solid wood inner front door with double glazed and leaded central panel.

Reception Hall with original oak flooring, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, corridor running off leading to the Fitted Cloakroom with modern low level WC and contemporary circular wash basin.

Living Room having uPVC double glazed window to the front, glazed double doors to the rear opening to the conservatory, low voltage halogen downlighters, central heating radiator, attractive Inglenook fireplace with charming leaded Oriel window into the conservatory and feature Minster stone style fireplace and hearth.

Dining Room with uPVC double glazed bow window to the front, full height fitted bookshelves to one wall, stone fireplace with coal effect gas fire within, central heating radiator, ceiling light point.

Breakfast Kitchen having been recently refitted with stylish cream coloured gloss-fronted units with black granite work-surfaces and large breakfast bar, integrated fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, electric oven and grill, electric induction hob with extractor over, tiled floor with electric under-floor heating, polished stainless steel vertical radiator, low voltage halogen downlighters, aluminium bi-folding doors providing access to the balcony/raised deck area, door off leading to the:

Conservatory offering beautiful elevated views over the garden, as well as access to the rear decking. The conservatory has a low-level brick wall with uPVC double glazed frame on top and a central heating radiator makes this a useable space all year round.

The Utility Area is accessed from the corridor leading off the reception hall and has wood effect Karndean flooring, part double glazed door and window to the side passage, door to the garage, space and plumbing for a washing machine, door to the:

Study having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, numerous power sockets, central heating radiator, ceiling light point.

First Floor Landing enjoying excellent natural light from a rooflight above the main stairwell and a further large rooflight above the stairs to the second floor.

Master Bedroom having two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, large en suite shower room with fully tiled walls and floor, corner shower unit with overhead rain shower, low level WC, wash basin, uPVC obscured glass window to the rear, door to dressing room with rooflight and ample space for clothes storage.

In addition to the master bedroom, there are three further bedrooms on the first floor all of which are a good size. These bedrooms are served by a stunning House Bathroom which has been stylishly refitted to include a large walk-in shower with overhead rain shower and 4 body sprays, feature free-standing oval shaped bath with floor standing chrome swan neck mixer tap, circular wash basin set on top of a dark-wood base with integrated shelving, contemporary low level WC, chrome ladder style towel radiator, wood effect Karndean flooring, uPVC obscured glass window to the front.

On the second floor a superb loft conversion has created two further bedrooms one of which has glazed double doors opening to a glazed Juliet style balcony with exceptional tree-top views over the garden far beyond. Both bedrooms would accommodate a double bed although bedroom six is presently used as a home office. There is also extensive loft storage space off bedroom six and both bedrooms are served by a smart shower room having corner shower enclosure with Triton electric shower, low level WC, wash basin with two drawer vanity unit, chrome ladder style towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor. 

OUTSIDE The front approach is across brick paved driveway and deep flower border to one side. There is an integral single garage with up and over door and internal pedestrian door to the utility area. A side gate leads to the rear and joins to a the large deck/balcony off the kitchen and conservatory with staircase to lower terrace. The rear garden is a particular feature of the plot. There is a large brick paved terrace and patio, beyond which the garden is laid mainly to lawn on two levels and approached from the lower patio by central stone steps and a path to the right. The garden is private, mature and contains a profusion of both evergreen and deciduous trees, herbaceous and flower borders.

In the main house beneath the decking and kitchen is a large brick Cellar/Store, ideal for storage of Golf Clubs, garden furniture etc. 

GENERAL INFORMATION Tenure: The property is understood to be Freehold. The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SH 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS. 

Published October 2015  

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.5 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.8 mi)
  • Five Ways (1.9 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.5 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.8 mi)
  • Five Ways (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Robert Powell, Birmingham

7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH

0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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