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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Farquhar Road, Edgbaston

Sold by Us £1,675,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Occupying one of the largest plots in the most favoured section of this premier address, 11 Farquhar Road represents a most appealing redevelopment opportunity. Offering significant scope for further extension (subject to consents) the property currently comprises reception hall, drawing room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, utility, master bedroom with en-suite, four further bedrooms, house bathroom. Garaging and outbuildings, large south west facing gardens to the rear, wide in/out driveway to the front. 

SITUATION
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 it, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

Farquhar Road is widely regarded as Edgbaston's premier address and boasts some of the area's most impressive properties.

Ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north, Farquhar Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is less than a mile to the west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant.

Birmingham boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including a Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols. Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also nearby and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities.
Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within two and three miles respectively.

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

DESCRIPTION
11 Farquhar Road is a most attractive detached property which is in need of refurbishment and modernisation set in a total plot of approx. 1.2 acres. The property serves to provide as a most appealing residential redevelopment opportunity and offers scope for further extension (subject to consents) which could transform the property into a superb family home. The existing accommodation in detail comprises:

Elegant 'L' shaped Reception Hall with part glazed door to the side of the property, two cloaks cupboards, feature fireplace and double doors with leaded glass inserts leading into the Drawing Room with bay window to the rear and French doors leading to the garden, feature fireplace and decorative coving. Off the hall is access to the Dining Room with French doors leading to the rear garden and feature fireplace.

The Kitchen is situated on the left hand sided of the property with separate pantry area and door through to Morning Room. There is also a Cloakroom on the ground floor.

A delightful staircase with bay window on the half landing leads to the spacious first floor landing with door to the Master Bedroom having window overlooking the rear garden and to the side, fitted furniture and door through to En-Suite. There are four further Bedrooms, house Bathroom and Laundry Room.

OUTSIDE
To the left hand side of the house are two garages along with numerous outbuildings useful for storage. There is also vehicular access on the left hand side to the rear garden. The rear garden is most impressive, set over three levels, it is most private and laid mainly to lawn with many mature trees and a summer house.

PLANNING
Purchasers should make their own planning enquiries, however the present owner has submitted plans for significant extension of the existing house to Birmingham City Council for pre-planning consultation. Copies of the submitted plans are available upon request.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Tenure: The property is Freehold but resides on the Calthorpe Estate and therefore is subject to the Scheme of Management and its annual charge. 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. Telephone No: 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS.


Published August 2015


 


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