6 bedroom detached house for saleLaneside, 39, Oaken Lanes, Codsall, Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire, WV8
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An elegant and stylish Victorian residence which dates from the late Nineteenth Century with beautifully appointed accommodation over three storeys together with a Coach House with conversion potential, all standing within superb grounds of almost two thirds of an acre in total
Codsall Village Centre - 0.5 miles, Tettenhall - 2.5 miles, Wolverhampton City Centre - 4.75 miles, Birmingham - 25 miles, M54 (J2) - 4.5 miles (distances approximate)
Location - Laneside stands within a superb plot in one of the most sought after addresses within the popular South Staffordshire village of Codsall.
The village centre provides a comprehensive array of local shopping and leisure amenities which are ideal for everyday use with the further and more extensive amenities afforded by the City Centre being within easy reach.
Communications are excellent with local rail services running from Codsall station, which is within walking distance, with mainline connections being available in Wolverhampton. The M54 (junction 2) facilitates fast access to Shrewsbury, Birmingham and the entire industrial West Midlands and, furthermore, the area is well served by a host of excellent schooling in both sectors.
Description - Laneside is a fine, Victorian property with handsome elevations typical of the period. The house dates from the mid-1870's and benefits from spacious and well appointed accommodation over three storeys. It has been much improved during recent years, is immaculately presented and benefits from tasteful dcor throughout.
In addition to the principal residence there is a detached period Coach House which currently provides garaging and storage areas but which could be converted, subject to gaining all of the usual necessary consents, to provide the basis for a multitude of uses including home officing or leisure rooms.
Accommodation - A tile hung and timber-framed PORCH has a heavy, panelled front door opening into the RECEPTION HALL which provides a graceful entrance to the property. There are polished oak floorboards, a period fireplace with blue ceramic tiled hearth and slips and polished chimneypiece, large walk-in cloaks and storage cupboard, ceiling cornice and picture rail and wiring for wall lights together with a well appointed guest CLOAKROOM with a period style wc and heritage wash basin, tiled floor, wiring for wall lights, coat hooks and cloaks cupboard. From the hall granite steps lead down into the basement LAUNDRY which is superbly appointed with gloss floor tiling, a range of base units with roll top working surface, circular sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, an external door with steps leading to the rear garden and an open doorway through into a PLAYROOM with gloss floor tiling, wiring for wall lights, contemporary chrome radiator and television recess.
The DRAWING ROOM is a light-filled living space with two pairs of French doors with shutters opening onto the front gardens, a Coalbrookdale style fireplace with green ceramic tiled hearth and slips, ceiling cornice, picture rail and oak flooring. There is a superb, formal DINING ROOM with an imposing cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and decorative ceramic tiled slips, a walk-in bay window and further window to the side, ceiling cornice, picture rail and oak flooring together with a SITTING ROOM with oak flooring, marble fireplace with red ceramic tiled slips and quarry tiled hearth, ceiling cornice, picture rail and a door into the OFFICE with oak flooring and the original surgery storage cupboards and shelving. A FAMILY ROOM also leads off the hallway and has inter-connecting doors to both the dining room and the kitchen and benefits from marble floor tiling and the old servant bellboard.
The focal point of the ground floor is the beautiful BREAKFAST KITCHEN which has a breakfast area with fitted bench seating providing ample space for informal dining together with a kitchen area having comprehensive range of bespoke cabinetry with a co-ordinating centre island and granite working surfaces. There is a double oven Aga, a range of Neff appliances including two electric ovens, a warming tray and an induction hob, integrated microwave, a dishwasher, integrated larder refrigerator and an integrated freezer. There are built-in wine stores, fitted trays and chopping boards, integrated ceiling lighting to the whole room and marble floor tiling with underfloor heating.
An easy staircase rises to the galleried LANDING with windows to two elevations, ceiling cornicing to part and a linen store. The PRINCIPAL SUITE has a large double bedroom with a cast iron fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and white painted surround, a range of fitted wardrobes with cupboards above and a door to the well appointed en-suite shower room with a fully tiled shower with drench head with separate hose, heritage basin with vanity unit beneath and a Charlotte wc, oak flooring, decorative cast iron fireplace, integrated ceiling lighting and radiator with chrome towel rail. There are THREE FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS, all of which have cast iron fireplaces and one of which has a range of fitted wardrobes and there is a well appointed BATHROOM with an over-sized bath, heritage pedestal basin, separate fully tiled corner shower and Charlotte wc, ceiling cornice, integrated ceiling lighting and tiled floor.
A further staircase rises to the UPPER FLOOR with TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS and a well appointed BATHROOM with a freestanding bath with ball and claw feet, a fully tiled corner shower with drench head and separate hose, wc, wooden flooring, part timber-panelled walls, integrated ceiling lighting and a radiator with chrome towel rail.
Outside - Laneside is approached through remote controlled wrought iron gates set within sandstone walls which leads to a gravelled, carriage driveway set around a long, oval front lawn with stocked beds and borders. The house stands particularly well back from Oaken Lanes and enjoys a high degree of privacy. A paved path leads to the front door whilst the driveway continues around the other side of the house to further parking areas and a detached brick and tile COACH HOUSE which currently provides garaging and storage areas to the ground floor together with further storage areas to the upper storey. The potential exists for the conversion of the coach house to provide further accommodation should buyers so wish and subject to gaining all the usual necessary consents. The REAR GARDEN enjoys a high degree of privacy with a large patio, shaped rear lawn and bark-chip play area to one side.
There is a total area of almost two thirds of an acre.
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