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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Compton Road, Wolverhampton

Sold STC £435,000

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A very spacious detached five bedroom family residence of considerable character with the benefit of a self contained annexe, standing in a lovely, sunny garden setting.


A most impressive detached family residence of exceptional character and appeal, in need of some updating but offering considerable scope for improvement, attractively located in this highly popular area.  Excellent local schools (including Wolverhampton Grammar School) shops and bus services are close at hand and Wolverhampton City Centre and the University are both within approximately 1.5 miles travelling distance.

This fine property, which stands in beautifully landscaped gardens, incorporates many lovely period features including an impressive oak panelled reception hall, a grand oak staircase leading off, and  a very distinctive lantern roof above the breakfast room; also, there is the added benefit of a self contained annexe, ideal for dependent relative.  The very spacious and extremely well planned accommodation briefly comprises: 


RECESSED PORCH: with electric light.
STUNNING RECEPTION HALL: having original solid oak panelled entrance door with a leaded and stained glass insert incorporating a "Crown and Tudor Rose" decoration, feature oak panelled walls, beamed ceiling, plaque rail and oak strip floor.
GUESTS CLOAKROOM: with fitted coat rack, oak strip floor, high level shelves and steps down to w.c. with low level suite, vanity unit, part tiled walls, electric radiator, fitted display shelf and 2 windows with leaded lights.
Leading off the Hall is an Inner Lobby with a Butler's Pantry off, having a Belfast styled sink and two windows both having leaded lights.
DINING ROOM: 18'5"x15'2" (5.61m x 4.62m) maximum having 2 side facing windows with leaded lights, feature "Art deco" styled fireplace with Robinson Willey Firegem Visa 2 gas fire, oak strip floor, fitted storage cupboard, 4 wall light points and walk-out French window with leaded lights giving access to the rear garden.
ATTRACTIVE DRAWING ROOM: 18'0"x16'10" (5.49m x 5.13m) maximum having rear facing window with leaded lights, brickette fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and display stands, gas coal "living flame" fire, radiator, oak strip floor and TV aerial down lead.  Glazed double doors to:
EXCELLENT "LIVING" KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA: 22'5"x10'10" (6.83m x 3.3m) maximum incorporating:
KITCHEN AREA: containing stainless steel inset sink with one and a half bowls and mixer tap, extensive range of fitted base cupboards and drawer units with oak panelled doors, matching wall cupboards, tall extending larder unit, further island unit with base cupboards and a high level storage cupboard above, ample roll edged work surfaces, built-in Creda Europa gas oven and grill, separate gas hob unit, concealed cooker hood, decorative wall tiling above the work surfaces, plumbing for dishwasher, part ceramic tiled and oak strip flooring and French Doors leading to the rear garden.
BREAKFAST AREA: with leaded and glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, 2 radiators and a feature raised octagonal "lantern" ceiling incorporating high level windows with leaded lights.
UTILITY ROOM: 11'9"x8'2" (3.58m x 2.49m) maximum part tiled and having stainless steel sink unit, fitted base and wall cupboards, roll edged work surfaces, plumbing for washing machine, side facing window and door leading to side aspect.

(ideal for dependent relative or teenager) including:

11'4"x11'0" (3.45m x 3.35m) maximum having side facing window with leaded lights, double radiator and wall niche with fitted display shelves.
KITCHENETTE: 7'9"x3'10" (2.36m x 1.17m) maximum containing stainless steel sink unit with tiled splash back, electric cooker point and leaded window.
SIDE LOBBY (off Bed/Sitting Room) with panelled and glazed doors to the gardens.
BATHROOM: 7'9"x6'3" (2.36m x 1.91m) maximum comprising panelled bath with Redring Plus "extra" shower above, vanity unit, low level toilet, half tiled walls (fully tiled over the bath), radiator and leaded window.

Three rise period oak staircase with turned spindles leads from the Hall to


with a beautiful leaded and stained glass window (on the outer staircase wall), feature arched alcove, radiator, further leaded and glazed window with fitted window seat with concealed storage cupboard beneath.
WALK IN BOX ROOM: with fitted shelving and leaded and glazed window.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 1: (rear) 18'0"x14'1" (5.49m x 4.29m) maximum having leaded and glazed bay window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and central heating thermostat. Door to:
ENSUITE BATHROOM:  11'3"x10'7" (3.43m x 3.23m) maximum with part tiled walls and comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level toilet with pine seat, radiator, Dimplex electric fan heater, strip light incorporating shaver point, built-in storage cupboard, leaded and glazed window and a further interconnecting door gives access to the side/inner landing. 
BEDROOM 2: (rear) 13'0"x10'10" (3.96m x 3.3m) maximum having leaded and glazed window, gas point, vanity unit and curtained hanging cupboard.
BEDROOM 3: (rear) 13'0"x7'0" (3.96m x 2.13m) maximum having leaded and glazed window.
INNER/SIDE LANDING: with access to the roof space, large walk-in airing cupboard with leaded and glazed window and having insulated tank and immersion heater.
BEDROOM 4: (front/side) 10'10"x10'6" (3.3m x 3.2m) maximum having front and side facing leaded and glazed windows and radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM: having white suite comprising cast panelled bath and pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled walls, radiator, heated towel rail and leaded and glazed window.
SEPARATE TOILET: with low level suite, corner wash hand basin, Dimplex electric fan heater and leaded and glazed window.

On the lower mezzanine floor access is gained to:

(side) 12'10"x10'0" (3.91m x 3.05m)  maximum having fireplace with gas point and additional walk-in storage area with sliding door.


Standing back and well screened from the road, this fine property is approached via a wide crushed gravel drive affording parking space for several cars.
GARAGE No.1: 18'3"x10'0" (5.56m x 3.05m) maximum with electric light, cold water tap and side window.
GARAGE No.2: 16'9"x11'1" (5.11m x 3.38m) maximum having electric light and gas fired boiler supplying the central heating and domestic hot water.
A particular feature of the property is the large, delightfully landscaped REAR GARDEN which enjoys a lovely south facing, private aspect and includes a raised crazy paved terrace, steps down to a further paved sun terrace, shaped lawn, wide variety of mature trees and flowering shrubs.  Further informal garden area at the rear.

TENURE: Freehold.
VIEWING: By prior appointment with the Selling Agents.

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08 October 2016


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