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2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Arden Drive, Dorridge

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Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Country Manor House
  • Beautiful Two Bedroomed Ground Floor Apartment
  • Master Bedroom, Dressing Room & En Suite Bathroom
  • Second Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room
  • Truly Impressived & Grand Drawing R
  • Delightful Landscaped Formal Gardens
  • Countryside & Parkland Views
  • Impressive Tree Lined Approach
  • Parking & Garage

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Parkfields is a fine Victorian country manor house which stands on the outskirts of Dorridge within delightful established and formal grounds which adjoin and overlook open fields and parkland. In 1987 Embassy Homes converted Parkfields into seven unique apartments, converting the stables and building several new houses within the grounds. The approach to Parkfields is via an impressive private tree-lined driveway opening to an extennsive gravelled parking area with garages. Apartment 2 enjoys an outstanding setting situated adjacent to the croquet lawn and overlooking the sunken garden and countryside to the front. The apartment has been beautifully appointed and decorated throughout with an impressive kitchen and French doors opening onto a gravelled patio area for alfresco dining. Although Parkfields stands on the very edge of the village and adjoins open greenbelt countryside, Dorridge village centre is within just half a mile and provides a small village square, a recently opened Sainsburys store, doctors surgery, inns, restaurants and a railway station which is on the Chiltern line and provides excelltn commuter services between Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone. Knowle, the neighbouring village, is well known for its High Street of many period and character buildings and Solihull town centre is within four miles and provides further and more comprehensive facilities including Touchwood and its John Lews department store. Junction 4 of the M42 is within 2 miles and leads to the Midlands motorway network, centres of commerce and culture, the NEC, International Airport and railway station. Lapworth, Chadwick End and the neighbouring/surrounding villages provide delightful canal, countryside walks and bike rides and are well known for their reputable bistro country inns.

The beautifully appointed and truly impressive accommodation comprises: 

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE with access from the front and rear of the house with security intercom 

IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION having a grand staircase, high ceilings, ornate coving and a door to 

APARTMENT TWO with inner lobby and access to both drawing room and  

CLOAKROOM having half height tiling, a white suite, wc, hand basin and glazed window. 

DRAWING ROOM 27' 11" x 16' 11" (8.53m x 5.16m) a very grand and elegant room having a high imposing ceiling, beautifully ornate decorative coving and plasterwork, proud chimney breast with impressive fireplace, slate hearth, wood burning stove, a continuation of the oak effect boarded floor throughout, a wide bay window enjoying views to the front of the property over the sunken garden and adjoining park and farmland, with access to the bedrooms and French doors to the 

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 14' 7" x 13' 2" (4.46m x 4.02m) having a continuation of the flooring from the drawing room and an attractive range of hand painted kitchen units comprising wall mounted storage cupboards with glazed display cabinets and display shelving, matching base units and drawers, all complemented with granite and oak block worksurfaces incorporating a sink bowl and drainer with mixer tap and a range of integrated appliances with dishwasher, Bosch oven and microwave, fridge freezer, washer and dryer, wine rack, views to the garden and a breakfast/dining area with table space, ornate radiators and French doors overlooking the side croquet lawn and opening to a gravelled patio area. 

DRESSING ROOM 13' 3" x 8' 0" (4.06m x 2.45m) accessible off the drawing room and having a window to the side, three double built in wardrobe units to one elevation and further French doors to  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 6" x 10' 7" (4.42m x 3.24m) a good sized double bedroom having French door with side screens opening to a terrace and overlooking the side lawn. 

EN SUITE BATHROOM being beautifully appointed and having full height tiling, a white suite, a 'P'-shaped shower bath with side mounted taps and thermostatic shower, a hand basin, wc, cosmetic mirror and chrome ladder towel rail. 

BEDROOM TWO/STUDY 9' 11" x 7' 6" (3.03m x 2.30m) and 6' 5" x 4' 2" (1.98m x 1.29m) to wardrobe fronts) having built in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with wardrobes to the side, a desk unit with knee recess, drawers, shelving, a window to the rear and an 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM being fully tiled and having folding door to the shower cubicle, a wall mounted hand basin, wc, chrome ladder towel rail. 

OUTSIDE The property enjoys an impressive tree lined approach past the park and through woods. The driveway opens to a gravelled parking area and a  

GARAGE Situated in the middle of the right hand block of three. 

GARDENS The apartment enjoys the use of beautifully landscaped formal communal gardens. 

The gravelled pathway to the right of the house runs round to Apartment 2 with French doors from the kitchen and bedroom onto a gravelled patio area. 

TENURE The residents of Parkfields are in the process of extending the lease on their apartments to 999 years. The freehold of the development is held in a holding company, Embassy Parkfields Management Ltd, of which all residents are shareholders. 

SERVICE CHARGE Apartment 2 currently pays £155 per calendar month, the cost including a block bulidings insurance policy, maintenance of the external fabric of the building, maintenance of communal grounds, cleaning and lighting of internal communal areas and external window cleaning. 

GROUND RENT Not applicable. 


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