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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wheeley's Road, Edgbaston, B15 2LD

Withdrawn from Market £579,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Off Road Parking for two vehicles
  • Lovely Family Home
  • 2251 Sq Ft of living space
  • 7min drive to the QE Hospital
  • Located on the Calthorpe Estate
  • 2 min walk to Five Ways train station
  • Walking distance to The Mailbox and The Cube
  • Potential planning for rear terrace overlooking Birmingham main line canal.
  • 25min walk to Edgbaston Cricket Ground
  • Three reception rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Davidson Estates is delighted to offer this 5-bedroom semi-detached period property with a wealth of charm, character and full of original features.

The property provides some 2251 sq ft of living space. Comprises a central reception hall, shower room and cloakroom, two principal reception rooms, kitchen and a family/breakfast room. On the first floor are 4 bedrooms one with en-suite facilities and further single bedroom. A family bathroom and separate WC.

Converted basement ideal for office space or play room. Separate utility area which runs the length of the property with access to the front drive and rear garden.

Situated on a sought after road on the renowned Calthorpe Estate close to Five Ways and within easy reach of Birmingham City Centre.

Location

A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. They include Hallfield Preparatory School, West House School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward Foundation Schools. Chad Vale Primary and Junior School is also very convenient, as is Harborne Primary School.

Edgbaston traditionally has a reputation for being one of the most upmarket and affluent parts of Birmingham or "where the trees begin".

In the 19th century, the area was under the control of the Gough-Calthorpe family who refused to allow factories or warehouses to be built in Edgbaston, thus making it attractive for the middle class.

The Calthorpe Estate stretches through Edgbaston and into Harborne and is home to the University of Birmingham, established as Birmingham Medical School in 1825. Careful stewardship has ensured that it retains the charm of earlier days when architects designed large houses in tree lined roads, horses were stabled in coach houses and large landscaped gardens lay alongside fields and orchards.

Today the area has adapted to contemporary life and boasts a healthy mixture of old and new - with modern houses and apartments often standing side by side with large Victorian and Georgian properties. This unique "garden suburb", only a few minutes from the Centre, is an enormous asset to the City of Birmingham, but its character could easily be lost without the interest and support of the residents. 


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Added on Rightmove:
09 November 2016

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