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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Melville Road, Edgbaston

Withdrawn from Market £575,000

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Tenure: Freehold

6 Melville Road is a beautifully appointed detached Victorian home, offering superb family accommodation, whilst occupying a convenient location within Edgbaston, and situated only some 2 miles from central Birmingham. 

Situation The property is situated in a convenient residential location, and is well placed for access to local amenities within Edgbaston, as well as Birmingham City Centre, which is only some 2 miles away to the east. There are numerous well renowned schools in the locality for children of all ages, in both the private and state sectors, and the University of Birmingham is also within close proximity, with Aston University being located within the City Centre. The property is also very well located for hospitals, with the Nuffield Hospital on Somerset road, The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals, The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital, as well as the extensively revamped Queen Elizabeth Hospital which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region.

Leisure and recreational facilities include the nearby Edgbaston Reservoir, Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, The Archery & Lawn Tennis Society, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Canon Hill Park, and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground.

Harborne High Street is located only about 1.25 miles away, and offers a range of shops with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall, Waitrose, as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents, in addition to brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops. There is also a recently opened Morrison's supermarket on Harborne Road. Birmingham City Centre is extremely well served for shopping, with the exclusive Mailbox development offering an array of designer stores and the Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops, including Selfridges's department store. 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. 

Description This handsome detached Victorian house is believed to originally date from the late 1800's, and offers attractive white painted brick faced elevations set beneath a pitched roof, with relief offered by a single storey projecting bay window, sash fenestration, brick chimney stacks and feature stained glass inserts to the upper windows to the front facade. The well laid out accommodation is set over two floors, and the current owners have made a number of excellent recent improvements to the property, with a new central heating system and recently installed main bathroom suite, which also has under floor heating. The beautifully appointed living space is ideally suited for family occupation, and in all extends to around 1970 sq. ft. (183sq. m).

There are numerous character features of note, to include a quarry tiled floor and part stained glass door within the reception hall, picture rails, and high ceilings to many rooms and splendid fireplaces to the two front south west facing reception rooms. The two front bedrooms also have delightful large sash windows with stained glass inserts to the upper arches.

A panelled front door with fanlight window over leads into an entrance vestibule, which in turn leads through a part glazed door with stained glass inserts, into the central reception hall. There is a door from the hall to a cloakroom, the two superb front reception rooms and a rear study/office/TV room.

The front drawing room has an attractive window to the front elevation with half height louvered shutters, and a feature central marble fireplace with a coal effect gas fire set within. There is also a connecting part glazed door through to the useful rear study/office. The front sitting room has a delightful front aspect via a bay window, again with half height louvered shutters, a fine fireplace with a timber surround, slate hearth and a fine wood burning stove.

The excellent breakfast/dining kitchen has a quarry tiled floor, and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cupboards, solid oak worktops, a Belfast sink, double oven/grill and a gas 5 ring hob with extractor fan over. There is a door to the rear gardens and a separate utility/laundry room off to the far north eastern corner, with matching oak worktop, and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to the generous size first floor landing, and with doors radiating off to the bedroom accommodation. Bedroom 1 to the rear of the house is served by an en suite shower room, and bedroom 2 has a range of fitted wardrobes to the one wall. There are an additional two bedrooms, and a superb recently refitted family bathroom, with under floor heating, a roll top claw foot bath, separate corner shower cubicle and a wash hand basin set within in a vanity unit.  

Outside There is an attractive railed front garden, with a blue brick paved path flanked by level lawns, leading up to the front door of the house. The delightful part walled gardens lie predominantly to the rear of the property, with delightful seating areas and a central lawn flanked by deep well stocked borders. There is a useful side store and outside access to a cellar, with excellent further potential for conversion. 

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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