6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hamilton Avenue, Harborne

Sold STC £950,000

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Tenure: Freehold

An attractive detached house occupying an excellent south facing plot in this highly sought after road. The accommodation would benefit from some general modernisation but extends to some 4338 sq ft in total and also offers some exciting potential for extension (subject to consents). Reception hall, cloakroom, large living room, dining room, sun room, breakfast kitchen, study, utility, master bedroom with en suite, four further first floor bedrooms, shower room. Large games room (possible bedroom 6) on the second floor. In and out drive, double garage, stunning rear garden. Approx 0.34 acre 

SITUATION Hamilton Avenue is situated in a popular residential neighborhood approximately a mile to the north east of Harborne High Street and some three miles to the west of Birmingham City Centre. 

SCHOOLS A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield Preparatory School, West House, St George's School, The Priory School, and The King Edward Foundation Schools are all within three miles. Local state funded schooling all within a mile and a half of the property includes Harborne Infant and Junior School, Harborne Academy, Lordswood Girls and Boys Schools, and Lordswood Sixth Form Centre. 

MEDICAL FACILITIES The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is approximately two miles away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are within one and two miles respectively, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within three and four miles respectively. 

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.

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. 

TRANSPORT There are good links to the national motorway network, with excellent access to Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre. The property is less than 5 miles from Junction 3 of the M5 and Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport by road and rail is also most convenient. The bus route into and out of the City Centre can be picked up on nearby Hagley Road. The rail network can be joined at Fiveways Railway station which is three miles away and is one stop from Birmingham New Street Station. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, The Archery Tennis Club and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground are all within approximately three miles of the house.

During the past few years, the area around Broad Street, linking Five Ways to the City Centre 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 the world-renowned Symphony Hall. The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and numerous brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops are all to be found there. 

DESCRIPTION 78 Hamilton Avenue was built in 1935 and has been under the current ownership for over 50 years. It is easy to see why; this is an ideal family home with large reception rooms, excellent bedroom accommodation, a superb games room on the top floor, and a lovely sized garden with a large flat lawn, perfect for children. The house totals some 4340 sq ft (403 sq m) including garaging, with accommodation laid out over three floors which briefly comprises:-

Enclosed Entrance Porch accessed from the driveway via an attractive arched doorway with oak and leaded light front door. A glazed inner front door with leaded lights and matching side panels leads into the Reception Hall which has impressive wood panelling to the walls, walk-in cloaks cupboard to one side of the front door and fitted Cloakroom WC to the other side.

The Sitting Room is an excellent sized room with timber framed glazed bi-folding doors opening into the sun room with a lovely rear aspect. Two further windows either side of the fireplace ensure that this large room benefits from plenty of natural light.

The Dining Room is also an excellent size and has original polished oak floor, serving hatch to the kitchen and timber framed glazed double doors opening into the sun room to the rear.

The Sun Room spans almost the full width of the house and with windows or glazed doors running its entire 38 ft length it is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the view of the garden.

The Breakfast Kitchen has fitted base and wall units, uPVC double glazed window to the side, gas fired Aga (available by separate negotiation), walk-in pantry with fitted shelving, door off to Utility Room with lean-to glass roof, door leading to the front of the house, door leading to the rear garden, Belfast style sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, large boiler cupboard with space for drying clothes, gardener's loo.

Completing the ground floor accommodation is the Study which is located off the kitchen and has uPVC double glazed window to the front and extensive fitted shelving to the walls.

The first floor accommodation is centred around a lovely large landing with a uPVC double glazed window to the front. The Master Bedroom is a particularly spacious room with a uPVC double glazed window providing a glorious outlook over the rear garden. Two fitted wardrobes provide excellent storage space and a doorway in between the two wardrobes leads to the En Suite Bathroom which can also be accessed from the landing. The bathroom has a cast iron bath, wash basin set into a vanity unit, WC, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, and an obscured glass uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

There are four further bedrooms on the first floor, all of them double rooms. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both have fitted wardrobes; bedrooms 4 and 5 are interconnecting but could be reconfigured to create separate access if desired. Finally on the first floor, the Shower Room has a wash basin, large glazed shower enclosure with integrated thermostatic mixer shower, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Adjacent is a separate WC.

The second floor accommodation currently comprises a large Games Room which has a dormer window to the rear with far reaching views. This space could be adapted if required to create further bedroom and bathroom accommodation. There are two eaves storage cupboards as well as a door leading to boarded loft storage space. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the house is a tarmacadam in and out driveway set around a semi-circular lawn with dwarf brick wall and mature shrubs to the front border. There is an Integral Double Garage with side-sliding timber doors and pedestrian door to the side of the house. The rear garden has been lovingly maintained and provides a splendid backdrop to the house. The back of the house enjoys a sunny southerly aspect and there is a large crazy paved terrace to take full advantage of this. Beyond this is an expansive area of lawn, flanked by well-stocked mature borders providing excellent screening. To the far end of the garden is a charming orchard with several productive apple trees as well as a greenhouse and composting area. We have measured the total plot to be in the order of 0.34 acre (0.14 hectare). 

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. The property forms part of the Calthorpe Estate and as such is subject to the Estate's Scheme of Management, a copy of which is available upon request.

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. 

Published September 2016  

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.7 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.9 mi)
  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (2.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • University (1.7 mi)
  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.9 mi)
  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (2.1 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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