3 bedroom detached house for sale

Elvetham Road, Edgbaston

Sold STC £350,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A delightful 3 bedroomed property situated within prestigious Edgbaston on the renowned Calthorpe Estate. This detached house has been well cared for by the present owner and is conveniently located within 2 miles of the city centre. The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises a fully fitted kitchen, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room and conservatory whilst upstairs has three good sized bedrooms (one of which has an en suite) and the family bathroom. There is also an integral garage. 

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

Elvetham Road is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north via the nearby A38 Bristol Road. Fiveways Railway Station is approximately 250m distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's newly refurbished New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line. 

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

Birmingham University's main campus is less than two miles away and the Westbourne Road campus of Birmingham City University is also close at hand. 

MEDICAL FACILITIES The famous Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than three miles away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are both within 3 miles. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION There are superb sporting facilities in the area which include The Edgbaston Priory and Squash Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, Harborne Cricket and Hockey Club and the prestigious Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The Birmingham Archery Lawn Tennis Club is also nearby as are the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

In recent years the area around Brindley Place 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 Symphony Hall, home to the celebrated City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The National Indoor Arena has hosted many concerts and the Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square is enjoying a great resurgence. 

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. An excellent Morrisons is at Five Ways and there is a small shopping precinct at nearby Chad Square where there is a newsagent, off licence and dry-cleaners.

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. The recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a superb John Lewis department store. 

DINING As well as an excellent choice of restaurants in the city centre and Brindleyplace, Edgbaston and nearby Harborne offer a fantastic choice of dining to cater for all tastes and budgets. The nearby Highfield is most popular and Simpsons is a superb Michelin Star restaurant which is also local. The Epicurean Restaurant at Chad Square offers Mediterranean and French cuisine; also at Chad Square is the Pinocchio Italian restaurant, and the White Swan pub and bistro is on Harborne Road. Harborne also has an abundance of pubs and restaurants to choose from including Turners which also has a Michelin Star. 

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 around 3 miles from Junction 3 of the M5, and around 5 miles from Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport is also most convenient. The rail network can be joined at Five Ways Railway station which is less than a ten minute walk from the property and is one stop from the superb newly developed Birmingham New Street Station. 

DESCRIPTION 31 Elvetham Drive has a driveway to the front of the property which provides ample parking. Or for those who would rather, there is an integral single garage which may be used as vehicle storage.

The front door opens into a welcoming hallway with wood effect flooring and a downstairs cloakroom complete with low level W.C and a hand washbasin.

The kitchen has an integrated Zanessi oven and grill which has been hardly used by the present owner along with fitted wall and base units that provide plenty of storage space. There is also a 4 ring hob with extractor fan above, a sink with mixer tap and a freestanding fridge/freezer.

The sitting room has a living flame gas fire and a glazed door and window into the conservatory. The sitting room also grants access to the dining room which has a rear facing window as well as doors to both the garden and the garage.

To the rear of the property, the conservatory has been modified in order to make the room more usable throughout the year and further double doors then open out into the garden.

On the first floor, the master bedroom is generously sized with two rear facing windows and fitted wardrobes. There is also an en suite shower room with a low level W.C, hand washbasin and shower that has an obscured glass window to the side of the property.

There are two further bedrooms which look out over the front of the property; one of which is currently being used as a study but is large enough to accommodate a double bed.

The family bathroom has a white suite that includes a bath with shower over, hand washbasin and low level W.C.  

Outside The rear garden is partially block paved and gravelled to provide an attractive patio area with low maintenance shrubs planted around the boarders.  

General Information 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. Gas fired central heating and double glazed windows.

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.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SH. 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS. 

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27 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.2 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.0 mi)
  • Birmingham Moor Street (1.2 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.2 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.0 mi)
  • Birmingham Moor Street (1.2 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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