4 bedroom detached house for sale

Malcolmson Close, Edgbaston

Sold STC £650,000

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Tenure: Freehold

32 Malcolmson Close is a charming modern detached family home situated in a popular cul de sac in a leafy part of Edgbaston which is on the renowned Calthorpe Estate. The plot is south-facing at the rear and is totally private and secluded. The accommodation is spacious and light with a dual aspect sitting room, dining room, charming new fully fitted breakfast kitchen and cloakroom on the ground floor. The first floor has a master suite with dressing and shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The double garage is at the front and has plumbing facilities for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also plenty of generous off road parking and a lovely fore-garden with delightful weeping willow set within a lush lawn. 

Situation Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and part of one of England's largest conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within it, thus making it a very desirable area in which to live.

Malcolmson Close is made up of similar detached properties, some of which are more modest in size. The property is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies about two miles away and there is excellent public transport to and from the city centre to be found along Augustus Road. The business district at Five Ways is also within a short distance and the railway station there links up with the national railway network at the newly refurbished New Street station 

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Shopping The property is well-placed for the excellent amenities of Harborne Village which is nearby. Local shops and restaurants may also be found down in Chad Square which is easily accessible via a footpath which is to the right hand side of the adjoining house. Harborne Village has an excellent selection of retail outlets which include a Waitrose supermarket, M&S Food Hall and a host of other outlets catering for everyday needs. There are also some excellent bistros and eateries which frequently feature in The Sunday Times and Telegraph and even a Michelin starred restaurant along the High Street. Furthermore a part of the Calthorpe Esatate, now known as "The Village" has seen the development of some fine and casual dining. It now includes the Michelin-starred restaurant Simpsons, the High Field Bistro the Edgbaston Cocktail Lounge and Njorske Bistro which means it is becoming a popular alternative venue to the city centre and to Harborne Village for those who enjoy the "high life". This is also close at hand.

Birmingham City Centre is now able to boast some excellent shopping with its new Grand Central Station development. The Bullring has the popular Selfridges store and a further 140 shops and the newly refurbished Mailbox has a range of designer outlets such as Armani and Harvey Nicholls. 

Leisure/Recreation Broad Street and Brindleyplace have been developed and improved to provide superior business and recreational activities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, with its superb Symphony Hall, The NIA, several good hotels the new Central Library and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Nearby in Chinatown is the renowned Birmingham Hippodrome, home to the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The Edgbaston Priory, Squash Club and the Golf Club are close by; as is the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground which is the home to many International test matches. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Barber Institute of Art at the University are also some of Edgbaston's hidden gems.

There are excellent medical and educational facilities in the immediate vicinity, which include Hallfield and West House Preparatory Schools, Edgbaston High School for Girls, The Blue Coat School, St George's and the Priory Schools, several grammar schools and the King Edward Foundation schools. Nearby in Harborne there are several good state schools, of which Chad Vale School is the nearest on Nursey Road. Birmingham has three universities, a superb Medical school and newly opened Dental College.

There are several centres of medical excellence which include the Queen Elizabeth site, the Women's Hospital, City Hospital and the Children's Hospital. The private sector has the Priory and Edgbaston (Nuffield) Hospitals. 

Description The house is located on a south-facing plot which is totally secluded and is at the rear of an exclusive cul de sac in Edgbaston. It is a fine detached family home which is spacious and enjoys a great deal of natural light.

The property is tucked away towards the end of the cul de sac and is set behind a deep lawned foregarden with a lovely specimen weeping willow tree next to the driveway in front of the double garage.

The front door, with its glazed panel opens out into a welcoming reception hall with a staircase leading to the first floor and doors to the sitting room, kitchen and cloakroom. 

The Sitting Room A most charming dual aspect sitting room with full length windows to the front and glazed doors opening onto the terrace at the rear. A notable feature of this room is the attractive array of fine cream coloured fitted units along one wall with book case, shelving, TV unit with shelves above and alongside the double doors to the dining room. There are spot lights to the ceiling and coving. There is also a fireplace with marble back and hearth which has a wooden mantelpiece and a living flame gas fire. 

The Dining Room Double doors lead from the sitting room into this room which has a large picture window onto the terrace and garden, coving to the ceiling and a ceiling light point.  

Breakfast/Kitchen This is an elegant and newly refurbished room with an extensive array of fitted units in a bright, cream colour with black granite work surface in which is set a one and a half drainer sink beneath the south-facing picture window. There is also a four ring hob with AEG extractor hood above, integrated double oven, microwave, fitted fridge and freezer. Along the back wall next to the door to the outside are full length fitted units, both of which provide a large amount of storage space. There is a further window next to the door and opposite which has plenty of space for informal dining. There are lovely tiles in a neutral colour to the floor and down lighters to the ceiling. 

The Cloakroom Has a champagne coloured suite with a small window onto the front path, low level W.C., and hand washbasin. There are useful coat hooks for outdoor wear. 

The First Floor  

The Master Bedroom This large bright room overlooks the front garden. It has attractive fitted wardrobes and a fitted chest of drawers along one wall along with window onto the front and wall light points.

The Dressing area has two sets of fitted wardrobes with full length sliding doors, this room leads to  

The En-Suite Shower Room This has a white suite with shower cubicle, low level W.C. and hand washbasin. There are fawn coloured tiles to the wall, a window to the front, shaving socket and wall-mounted medicine cabinet. There are also down-lighters to the ceiling and an extractor fan. 

Bedroom 2 This is a double sized room overlooking the back garden. There are fitted wardrobes on one wall and fitted units and bookshelves along another wall and down-lighters to the ceiling. 

Bedroom 3 This room also overlooks the garden at the rear, with fitted wardrobes and a fitted desk with book cases opposite which are in the alcove next to the window. 

Bedroom 4 Currently used as a study, this is a south-facing room with a set of fitted wardrobes and elegant study furniture with desk and cupboards below. 

Bathroom A bright airy room with peach coloured suite comprising bath, low level W.C., hand washbasin, tiled shelf beneath the window and two fitted linen cupboards.

Next door is the airing cupboard with an immersion heater. 

Outside At the front is a large double garage which has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. It is accessible from the side passageway and kitchen. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with stunning specimen trees including a magnificent weeping willow tree.

The garden at the back is totally and utterly secluded, the lawn is surrounded by mature trees which offer a great deal of privacy and also act as a cushion to any traffic noise from Harborne Road. The south-facing terrace is perfect for barbecuing and enjoying the sun in summer and makes for a practical playground for children as they can be visible from all the ground floor rooms. 

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. 

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20 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.9 mi)
  • University (1.2 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH

0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.9 mi)
  • University (1.2 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.6 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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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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