6 bedroom detached house for sale

Augustus Road, Edgbaston

Offers Over £850,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully appointed detached family home, set in delightful south facing landscaped gardens, whilst situated on a sought after residential road within Edgbaston, on the renowned Calthorpe Estate.

The well laid out and spacious living accommodation is set over two floors, extending in all to some 3,029 sq. ft. (281 sq. m).

Entrance vestibule, reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room with feature wine cellar, conservatory, dining room, open plan fitted breakfast kitchen opening into a family room, garden room, utility/laundry room.

Master bedroom with dressing lobby and en suite shower room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, 3 further bedrooms, bedroom 6 /study and a family bathroom.

Generous parking on front drive, double garage. Landscaped south facing private gardens with extensive seating terrace and level lawns. 

In all around 0.20 acre.  

SITUATION Augustus Road is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies only around 2.5 miles away and which can be accessed via nearby Broad Street or the A38 Bristol Road. Fiveways Railway Station is approximately only 1.5 miles distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line.

31 Augustus Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which lies less than a mile away. 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. More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on nearby Chad Square, where there is a convenience store, restaurant, dry-cleaners, and a hairdressers.

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, which is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently opened £150m Grand Central Shopping Centre sits directly above the new £600 million redevelopment of the now world class New Street Station, including a flagship 250,000 sq. ft. John Lewis store, in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality restaurants and cafes. The redevelopment enforces Birmingham's retail landscape bringing a mix of unrivalled premium fashion and quality high street brands to the heart of the city.

Broad Street and Brindley Place are also within close proximity and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, the National Indoor Arena and the world-renowned Symphony Hall, home to one of the leading orchestras in Europe and several excellent theatres.

The Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club is approximately only about two miles away, as is Edgbaston Golf Club. Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens are also situated close by.

Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Complex which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and there is good access to both The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital too.

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

DESCRIPTION This exceptionally well appointed house offers superb living accommodation, whilst set in delightful south facing gardens of just under a quarter of an acre. The house provides well laid out and well-proportioned living space, and is ideally suited for both family occupation and entertaining purposes.

31 Augustus Road is a former Bryant's house, which is understood to have been originally constructed in the early 1970's with mellow brick faced elevations set beneath a pitched tiled roof, and benefitting from substantial more recent extensions, together with a comprehensive and refurbishment works having being carried out by the present vendors in 2008.

Features of particular note include under-floor heating to many downstairs rooms, Pilkington "K" double glazed windows, suspended oak floor to the drawing room, modern fitted kitchen with a range of Siemens appliances and Corian worktops, quality Amdega conservatory refurbished and re-glazed with Active blue self-clean "K" glass in 2013, as well as a modern security alarm system. The property is also very energy efficient with the installation of solar panels, solar tubes (for the hot water), in addition to having a water filter installed.

Set over two floors the well laid out living space extends in all to some 3029 sq. ft. (281 sq. m.). The accommodation is ideally suited for entertaining with a superb generous sized principal front reception room, with bi fold doors through to the south facing conservatory, and two sets of connecting doors linking into the dining room (which measures over 24 feet in length), which in turn has double doors through into the breakfast kitchen/family room, and garden room.

The delightful gardens enjoy a south facing and private aspect, and were designed by Christian Dowle (Garden Inspiration Limited - Festival Garden winner at the RHS Malvern Spring Show 2016), and which includes an automatic micro- irrigation system for hot weather. 

GROUND FLOOR A front door leads into the glazed entrance vestibule, which in turn continues through an obscure glazed inner door to the central reception hall. This gives access off to a cloakroom, as well as a useful built in under stairs cloaks/store room.

The principal reception room comprises a lovely front drawing room (27'7" x 13'4") with a large double glazed picture window to the front aspect allowing for ample natural light, and a superb central feature of a fireplace with a marble surround and hearth, and a coal effect gas fire set within. There is a suspended oak floor, with under-floor wet-heating system, and the excellent ''Spiral Cellars'' modular 1000 bottle 2 metre high wine cellar, with Butyl rubber waterproof liner and accessed via a recessed integral trap-door.

Sunplan Argon-filled double glazed bi-fold doors with low 'E' glass connects through to the excellent Amdega conservatory, which enjoys a superb south facing aspect over the rear gardens, with French doors leading out onto aseating terrace. This room also benefits from electric under-floor heating, heat reflecting sun blinds on the roof panels and roller blinds to windows.

The generous size dining room has connecting Sunplan doors to the conservatory as well as beveled glazed doors through to the drawing room, with a fine southerly aspect and partial under-floor heating.

The excellent kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor with under-floor heating, and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cupboards, Corian worktops and breakfast bar, Siemens appliances to include an integral 5 ring gas hob with extractor fan over, double electric oven with warming drawer, 2 fridges, freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, and a one and a half single bowl stainless steel sink with a waste disposal unit. The kitchen opens directly into the south facing family/TV room, with Sunplan bi-fold doors out onto a large terrace and gardens.

The garden room (currently used as a breakfast room), comprises an Amdega lean to conservatory , refurbished and reglazed with Active blue self-clean "K" glass in 2013, having heat reflecting roof sun blinds, and roller blinds to windows. There is access through to the garage, as well as to the separate utility room. There is a sink unit with water filter/purifier, plumbing/electrical supply for a washing machine and dryer, whilst also housing the Viessmann condensing gas boiler with 2 temperature zones (radiators and under-floor), external temperature monitoring for 24 hour frost protection. In addition, there is a large insulated dual water cylinder for storage from solar tubes with boiler top up, as well as a sun pipe for daytime natural light source. 

FIRST FLOOR A staircase from the reception hall leads up to the first floor landing. There is access to the loft space via a loft ladder, insulated and partially boarded with DC-AC inverter for 3 Kilowatt-peak solar PV system (and piping for hot water solar tubes on the south facing roof).The master bedroom has a window to the front aspect, built in wardrobe, and connecting dressing lobby with built in wardrobes to either side, whilst continuing through to an en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a dual aspect, built in wardrobe, and is served by an en suite bathroom, with air bath and separate shower cubicle.

There are a further three bedrooms, bedroom 6/study, and an excellent family bathroom on this floor. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property a driveway provides parking for a good number of cars, with a deep rockery beyond, and screening to the front boundary also providing a good deal of privacy.

Access is gained to the double garage, via the Hormann secure remote controlled roller shutter garage door. Also within the garage are controls for the 3 independent zones for the under floor wet heating, a control unit for the Viessmann solar tubes, generation meter and emergency isolation switch for solar PV. In addition, there is a 5 closed circuit camera security system with monitor screen and remote monitoring access via internet to smart phone, and a rapid charging point for an electric car.

Two secure secure door gates provide independent access to the back of the property for added security.

The attractive professionally landscaped rear gardens comprise a central level lawn, with deep well planted borders, and an extensive stone paved seating terrace enjoying a delightful south facing aspect. A wide gravel pathway leads down past the Malvern 8' x 8', 'Clifton' summerhouse with a cedar shingle roof, and which is also insulated and double glazed, to an additional seating terrace, with a large mature yew tree.  

GENERAL INFORMATION Tenure: The property is 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 as well as all fitted carpets, 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. 

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31 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • University (1.4 mi)
  • Five Ways (1.5 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.8 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.4 mi)
  • Five Ways (1.5 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.8 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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