5 bedroom detached house for saleStreetly Wood, Sutton Coldfield
Full descriptionStoneacre is a remarkable period residence, finished to a high specification and offering luxurious family living.
Set in over an acre of stunning gardens, the property is secure and private, with easily maintained grounds and outdoor heated swimming pool. The property offers potential for further extension, which could include an annexe, subject to the relevant planning consent, and is offered with no upward chain.
ACCOMMODATION: Ground floor: reception hall, dining room, drawing room, sitting room, garden room, study, WC, kitchen/breakfast/family area, utility. First floor: master bedroom with en suite and balcony overlooking the grounds, four further bedrooms, two with en suites, family bath/shower room. Second floor: games room. Outside: triple garage, gardener's WC, extensive, private gardens and grounds, swimming pool.
In all approximately 1.03 acres
Approximate gross internal floor area including garage 429 square metres (4618 square feet).
Situation - Stoneacre is situated in Streetly Wood; an exclusive, private, gated selection of properties on a delightful woodland plot.
Day to day amenities can be found in Streetly village with a local supermarket and a selection of restaurants. In nearby Mere Green there are Waitrose and Sainsbury's supermarkets and in Sutton Coldfield town centre there is a comprehensive range of shops and restaurants.
Less than 1/2 a mile away is Sutton Park; one of Europe's largest urban parks, offering great scope for walking, golf and a variety of outdoor pursuits.
Little Aston is well placed for access to regional centres and the motorway network. Birmingham city centre is only 7.8miles distant and the M6 Toll (T5) is just 4 miles away giving fast access to the M6 and M42.
Ground Floor - This impressive period residence enjoys a stunning and secluded situation in Streetly Wood, Sutton Coldfield. The property has been beautifully and carefully refurbished to an extremely high standard by the present owners, with many of the period features having been retained. Spectacular views over the garden can be enjoyed from the rear of the house.
The large reception hall features polished oak floors, oak panelling to the walls, stained glass coloured leaded windows to the front, beamed ceiling and understairs storage. The guest cloakroom has quarry tiled floors and original coloured leaded window to the front. A magnificent oak staircase also leads off the reception hall and up to the first floor, oak doors lead to the inviting reception rooms.
The drawing room has beautiful leaded bay window to the front, brick built fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and mantel, and coal effect gas fire, feature coloured leaded side facing windows to either side.
The sitting room also enjoys a focal brick built feature fire place with coal effect gas fire and door leading to the garden room with tiled floor, French doors to the front and windows with panoramic views over the gardens and ornamental pond. The beautiful room is flooded with natural light from the four remote control double Velux electric windows to the roof. The room also enjoys a Morso cast iron wood burner, providing a delightful focal point to the room.
Leading off from the garden room is the study with two rear facing leaded windows, tasteful down lighting and loft hatch. The guest WC with wash hand basin, low flush WC, tiled floor and rear facing obscure leaded window.
Ground Floor - From the reception hall is the dining room; a stunning formal reception room with beautiful stone fireplace, open grate, marble hearth and a large bay window providing views to the front of the property. Double doors with obscure glazed leaded inserts lead to the kitchen/breakfast room which is a delightfully light and spacious room, fitted with a range of Clive Christian wall and base units with complementary worktops. A central island provides focal point to the kitchen and incorporates cupboards under, side breakfast bar/work station, sink, Bosch dishwasher and granite worktop. Other fitted appliances include fridge freezer, Bosch microwave and a stunning gas fired Aga within a fabulous dresser unit and large fitted wine rack. The kitchen has French doors out onto the sun terrace; the perfect place for entertaining and al fresco dining. Flooring in the kitchen is limestone, complemented by hardwood flooring in the seating and relaxing area which also benefits from stylish built-in shelving. A walk in larder with limestone floor, shelving and rear facing obscure double glazed leaded window completes the kitchen facilities, a beautiful focal point of the house. The utility has feature Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, boiler, door to front and door with steps leading down to the triple garage.
First Floor - The magnificent sweeping oak staircase leads up to the first floor landing with decorative leaded window to the front and doors off to the bedroom accommodation.
The master suite has circular windows to the front, built-in wardrobes and en suite. The room also features double French doors to the delightful private balcony with views over the rear gardens. The wet room has rain shower, double vanity wash unit with granite tops and heated towel rail.
There are four further bedrooms to the first floor, two with en suite bath/shower rooms. Bedroom three has a feature open fire place, coal effect gas fire and built in wardrobes.
The family bathroom is beautifully appointed and comprehensively fitted with wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled panelled bath, shower and airing cupboard housing tank.
Second Floor - To the second floor is a flexible room, currently used as a games room but could be converted into a variety of family and entertainment uses. The room is accessed from bedroom five. This flexible space also provides excellent under eaves storage.
Gardens And Grounds - Stoneacre is positioned within a private and delightful setting of approximately 1.03 acres and is approached by a sweeping driveway leading with well stocked borders and mature trees making the approach to the property an impressive entrance. There is feature outside lighting, a gate to front, with a wooded walkway surrounded by rhododendrons, and a sweeping lawned area to the front with inset ornamental pond and water feature. To the rear there is an additional large lawned area and a full width raised patio with steps down to an additional patio area and access to the outside heated swimming pool. There is a pump room and separate shower and sauna facility. There are also two additional brick built garden stores.
The triple garage has three electronic up and over doors, door into utility, door giving access to the rear garden and door to gardeners WC with limestone floor, WC and radiator.
Distances - Sutton Coldfield town centre 3.2 miles
Lichfield 8 miles
Birmingham 7.8 miles
M6 Toll (T5) 7.4 miles
M6 (J7) 4.7 miles
M42 (J9) 10.6 miles
Birmingham International/NEC 17.6 miles
Services - We understand that mains water, gas, drainage and electricity are connected. The property benefits from full gas fired central heating and an alarm.
Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are to be included in the sale price. All others are specifically excluded but may be available by separate arrangement.
Directions - From Sutton Coldfield town centre continue along the Lichfield Road (A5127) towards Four Oaks. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Four Oaks Road (A454). At the traffic lights turn left onto Streetly Lane, continue over the roundabout onto Hardwick Road and Streetly Wood is the third turning on the left.
Terms - Tenure: We are verbally advised that the property is Freehold
Local authority: Walsall Council
Tax band: H
Viewings - All viewings of Stoneacre are strictly by prior appointment with agents Aston Knowles on 0121 362 7878.
Particulars prepared May 2016
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