4 bedroom detached house for sale

Selly Wick Road, Selly Park

Sold STC £690,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This delightful detached property is situated in a quiet and leafy neighbourhood on the south side of Selly Wick Road, in the Selly Park Conservation Area and which comes under the management of the Selly Park Property Owners' Association. The property enjoys a great deal of natural light with spacious and well-presented accommodation which includes: a charming reception hall, open plan sitting and dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility room, butler's pantry, cloakroom and drying room. There are four double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom on the first floor. The south facing rear gardens are a picture and in the spring and summer there is a host of specimen shrubs and trees including a thriving wisteria. 

Situation Selly Wick Road links the A441 Pershore Road to provide access to Birmingham City Centre, which lies approximately three miles to the north. The M6, M5 and M42 motorways are all within a ten mile radius.

The University of Birmingham is within a mile of the property as is the College of Dentistry and the renowned King Edward Foundation Schools. Elmhurst, home to the Royal Ballet School on the Bristol Road attracts students from all over the world.

Medical facilities in the area are superb with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Complex being about a mile away. Alternatively, there are two private hospitals of note: The Edgbaston and the Priory which are also within easy reach.

Sporting facilities are numerous, with the Edgbaston Golf Club, The Archery Tennis Club, Priory Tennis and Squash Club, The Warwickshire County Cricket Ground all being within easy reach. Recreational facilities include the Midland Arts Centre at Cannon Hill Park, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Winterbourne Centre on Edgbaston Park Road.

The Arts are also well represented in the city centre which boasts the excellent Symphony Hall which is part of the International Convention Centre, The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Hippodrome, home to the Birmingham Royal Ballet Company. The Barber Institute of Art is a particular favourite and tranquil place to visit and to enjoy some stunning art collections.

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

Description 67 Selly Wick Road is a delightful family home, built in 1933/34 that has a host of charming original features such as the stained glass leaded-light panels to the front door, elegant timber detail to the staircase and high ceilings with classic coving. The property is also alarmed, double-glazed and centrally heated throughout.

Set back from the road behind a lawned foregarden and block paved driveway, there is plenty of off-road parking in addition to the integral garage. The timber front door with its period stained glass detail and glazed side panels opens into an impressive  

Reception hall. This is such an attractive part of the house, it is bathed in light from the window on the half landing and is truly a prelude to the delights which are to come in this charming home. The Arts and Crafts staircase is to the left hand side and there are three steel supports on the wall that are part of the internal lift system which was installed some time ago for a disabled resident. Finally, there is a cupboard under the stairs and an area for coats tucked away in the corner of the room and there is a ceiling light point.

The sitting room and open plan dining room is a delightfully spacious living room with a large bay window and French doors onto the terrace and gardens. There is coving to the ceiling and ceiling light points. The modern marble fireplace is an attractive feature and a large arch divides this room from the dining room on the front, with its large bay window overlooking the drive and with coving and ceiling light point. The dimensions of the room are extremely generous and the light enjoyed and the spatial effect is stunning.

The Breakfast Kitchen has large picture window which gives the most wonderful outlook onto a south facing garden; consequently the room enjoys a great deal of natural light. That coupled with the white colour scheme ensures that this room is bright even on the dullest of days. There is an extensive array of fitted units both base and wall-mounted, these are in white with a complementary pale grey continuous work surface. The double ovens are integrated as is the four ring hob and the extractor fan is in the corner above the window. There is also space for a large American style fridge in an alcove by the door to the utility room, there is plumbing for dishwasher, vinyl flooring and a shelf above the radiator. There is also a useful pantry off the kitchen, a cold shelf with window above, plenty of shelving for the storage of tinned and dry foods and really useful storage space.

The utility room has a sink unit, window, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and ample space for an additional fridge and freezer. A door opens out into a modern cloakroom with white suite consisting of low level W.C. and a hand washbasin. Next door is the boiler room which is an excellent drying room. 

The First Floor The staircase is very attractive, with an oak balustrade and finely detailed spindles. On the half landing is a charming stained glass leaded-light window which makes the galleried landing light and even more impressive. There is enough space on the landing for occasional furniture and to display favourite works of art.

The master bedroom is a large double room overlooking the garden at the rear, it is south-facing and has an extensive array of fitted wardrobes and a dressing unit along one wall. There are two ceiling light points, and TV point above the dressing unit. There is an en-suite shower room with white suite which includes a walk in shower for ease of wheelchair access. On top of this there is a low level W.C. and hand washbasin, a large wall mounted mirror and window onto the side of the property.

Bedroom 2 is also a double room with a large bay window onto the front. It has a charming outlook onto the spire of the local Church and the front garden. It also has two sets of built in double wardrobes and ceiling light point.

Bedroom3 is again on the front, it is double in size and is light and airy with ceiling light point.

Bedroom 4 is another double bedroom which has been adapted for use as a study, it has an extensive range of fitted units with fitted desk beneath the south-facing window. There is also ample space for a sofa bed if a buyer wished to retain the room as a study. A door in the corner of the room has steps down to a little dressing area with fitted wardrobes, this room could also be adapted for use as an en-suite as there is plumbing in the next door guest bathroom.

The bathroom has a champagne coloured suite which includes a panelled bath, vanity unit with hand washbasin beneath the window and fitted cupboards along with an airing cupboard with the hot water cylinder.

The last door on the landing is where the lift is situated, there is a hatch in the ceiling of the hall through which travels to and from the reception hall on the ground floor. It is capable of being removed with the room returned to a study/store room. 

Outside The rear garden is a picture with its south-facing garden, laid mainly to lawn with well stocked flower beds, exotic shrubs and specimen trees. The garden is totally private and is not overlooked at all at the rear. There is deep terracing, a greenhouse to the side and access to the front drive alongside the garage. 

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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Nearest stations

  • Selly Oak (0.6 mi)
  • University (0.8 mi)
  • Bournville (1.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Selly Oak (0.6 mi)
  • University (0.8 mi)
  • Bournville (1.1 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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