4 bedroom detached house for sale

36 Greville Drive

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A well-appointed detached family home occupying an end plot in a quiet and pleasant cul-de-sac. Reception hall, large through living room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, cloakroom, master bedroom with dressing area and en suite, three further bedrooms and a house bathroom. Attractive frontage with driveway and double garage, most attractive rear garden with width to the side offering scope for extension (subject to consents).

SITUATION
Greville Drive is a private cul-de-sac located off Sir Harrys Road ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north via the nearby A38 Bristol Road. Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

SCHOOLS
A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity, both in the state and private sectors. They include Hallfield, West House and Blue Coat Preparatory Schools, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's College, The Priory School, Norfolk House School and the King Edward Foundation Schools.

MEDICAL FACILITIES
The famous Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than two miles away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are both within 3 miles.

SPORTS AND RECREATION
There are superb sporting facilities in the area which include the Edgbaston Priory and Squash Club (located on Sir Harry's Road just opposite the entrance to Greville Drive), Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, Harborne Cricket and Hockey Club and the prestigious Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The Birmingham Archery Lawn Tennis Club is also nearby as are the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

In recent years the area around Brindley Place 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 Symphony Hall, home to the celebrated City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The National Indoor Arena has hosted many concerts and the Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square is enjoying a great resurgence.

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. An excellent Morrisons Supermarket is less than a mile away at Five Ways and, more locally, there is a small shopping precinct at Templefield Square where there is an excellent Co-Op convenience store.

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. The recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a superb John Lewis department store.

TRANSPORT
Public transport by road and rail is most convenient with bus routes into and out of the City Centre available on the nearby Bristol Road. The rail network can be joined at Fiveways station which is less than a mile away and is just one stop from Birmingham's superbly redeveloped New Street Station. Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre are also easily accessed from here. There are excellent arterial links to the national motorway networks with Junction 3 of the M5 being situated some 5 miles to the west via the A456 Hagley Road, Junction 6 of the M6 being approximately 5 miles to the north, and Junction 3 of the M42 just over 8 miles to the south.

DESCRIPTION
36 Greville Drive is a modern detached property offering approximately 1925 sq ft (179 sq m) of space set within a delightful end plot, tucked away in the far corner of the cul-de-sac so as to offer peace and seclusion. A particular feature of the property is the delightful mature garden with views of a charming Victorian folly tower just beyond the boundary to the rear.

In further detail the property comprises:

Open Entrance Porch with uPVC double glazed front door and side panels leading to:

Reception Hall having under stairs cupboard housing the warm air central heating system, stairs to the first floor, Cloakroom off with WC, wash basin, wall mounted electric heater, high level window, painted wood effect lino flooring.

Living Room having a wonderful dual aspect with full height uPVC double glazed window with delightful outlook to the front and a large uPVC double glazed sliding doors with an equally pleasant view to the rear. Double doors from the living room open into the:

Dining Room (also accessed from the kitchen) having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, fitted corner display cupboard with glazed doors, door to:

Breakfast Kitchen having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, further window and part glazed door to the side, white fronted fitted base and wall mounted units, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with waste disposal unit, freestanding Bosch dishwasher, freestanding Bosch fridge freezer, Neff electric oven, four ring gas hob with concealed extractor over, separate utility area with stainless steel sink, further fitted units, freestanding Hotpoint washing machine.

First Floor Landing having substantial fitted bookshelves providing useful storage space, loft access hatch, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 with wide uPVC double glazed window with pleasant outlook to the front aspect, dressing area with two sliding door built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage shelves. The dressing area leads through to the:

En Suite Shower Room with obscured glass uPVC double glazed window to the front, part tiled walls, electric towel radiator, WC, wash basin, shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer shower.

Bedroom 2 (currently used as a study) having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage over, extensive fitted shelving to two walls.

Bedroom 3 having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, fitted bookshelves, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4 with uPVC double glazed window to the rear, fitted bookshelves, built in wardrobe.

Bathroom having obscured glass uPVC double glazed window to the front, WC, wash basin, part tiled walls, chrome electric towel radiator.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the house is a most attractive foregarden with lawn, planted borders and a beautiful Acer tree. A wide tarmacadam driveway leads up to the double garage with up and over door.

To the rear of the house is an exquisite garden with patio and elevated beds leading to a raised lawn beyond with mature shrubs and trees to the border. Steps and a pathway lead up to one side of the lawn to a further patio area which is ideally positioned to catch the afternoon and evening sun. Just beyond the rear boundary is a Victorian stone folly which makes a unique backdrop to the house.

To one side of the house is a covered garden store. To the other side is a side garden with further area of lawn, patio, greenhouse, fenced bin store area and gate to the front drive.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Tenure: We are informed that the property is Freehold. Greville Drive falls within the Calthorpe Estate and is subject to the Calthorpe Estate Scheme of Management which is designed to preserve and enhance the area. A copy of the Scheme of Management is available on request.

Greville Drive is a private road and as such an annual maintenance charge (currently £430.74 per annum) is payable for the upkeep of the road and the areas of communal landscaping. There is an active Greville Drive residents' association which works in conjunction with Calthorpe Estates to ensure that the surroundings are well kept and well managed.

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 Tel: 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS.

Published April 2016

 

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Nearest stations

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  • University (1.3 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.3 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.6 mi)
  • University (1.3 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.3 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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