6 bedroom detached house for saleHartopp Road, Sutton Coldfield
Sold STC £2,950,000
Full descriptionAn exceptional four storey six bedroomed Arts and Crafts style residence set in a highly prestigious location and enjoying a secluded plot with stunning gardens and grounds.
ACCOMMODATION: ground floor: entrance porch, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, luxury kitchen/breakfast/family room, laundry room, study, guest cloakroom. Lower Ground Floor Leisure Complex: pool, gym, home cinema/entertainment room, garage and stores, plant room, shower room and two separate WCs. First floor: master bedroom with sitting room, dressing room, en suite bathroom and balcony, bedroom two with dressing room and en suite bathroom, bedroom three with en suite shower room, bedroom four with en suite shower room and walk in wardrobe. Second Floor: two further bedroom suites, both with en suites. Outside: private gated driveway, integral garage, enclosed front and rear garden, with terrace. In all approximately 0.5 acre
Situation - Woodside House is situated in a private gated position in the heart of the highly desirable Four Oaks Estate. Covenants have ensured the Four Oaks Estate has been preserved as a most attractive and highly desirable place to live, with tree-lined private roads; their names derived from its historical past. The Four Oaks Estate was originally part of a large forest encompassing the adjoining Sutton Park. The Estate was initially laid out in the 1890s when the Four Oaks Park was bought by the Marquis of Clanricarde. The area was then developed as an exclusive private residential estate and covenants encumbered on the residences have ensured that the Four Oaks Estate has preserved itself as a most attractive and highly desirable place to live. Nearby Sutton Park, which is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, offers a great scope for walking, golf and a variety of other outdoor pursuits.
The town of Sutton Coldfield provides an excellent choice of shops, restaurants and schooling including Bishop Veseys Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls and Highclare School. Nearby Mere Green provides a good selection of everyday shops including Waitrose and Sainsburys supermarkets. One of the many advantages of the area is its location for fast communications to the M42, M6, M6 Toll and Birmingham International Airport.
Distances - Sutton Coldfield town centre 2 miles
Lichfield 8 miles
Birmingham 10 miles
M6 Toll (T3) 7 miles
M42 (J9) 9 miles (Distances approximate)
Ground Floor - An outstanding, newly built, Arts and Crafts style family residence, with extensive accommodation set over four floors, stylish dcor throughout and enjoying a mature secluded setting in this prestigious location on the Four Oaks Estate.
The property has been finished to an exceptional standard with solid oak and natural stone finishes, zoned underfloor heating, full home automation and surround sound. The house is well set back from the road and is approached via a private gated sweeping driveway leading up to the impressive oak front door. The stunning triple height reception hall, with marble flooring and double height window, with views of the rear gardens, provides access to the ground floor accommodation including the beautiful drawing room, approached through part glazed double doors. The room enjoys a front aspect and has an impressive bay window to the front and Chesneys stone fireplace, views of the front gardens, and part glazed double doors leading through to the dining room. This room again features a stunning Chesneys stone fireplace and square bay window to the rear, and bi-fold doors leading onto a fabulous balcony overlooking the rear gardens.
The study, again, has a lovely bay window to the front, with views of the gardens to the front. The kitchen/breakfast room is approached through double doors, providing a relaxed family and entertaining space and overlooking the rear gardens through bi-fold doors leading out on to the stone sun terrace. Leading from the breakfast room is the magnificent octagonal family room, with multi aspect windows and views over the grounds. There is a bespoke range of integrated Meile appliances with extensive polished granite work surfaces over fitted base units and laundry room off, with a range of matching units and work surfaces. A guest cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
Lower Ground Floor Leisure Complex - A beautiful, bespoke curved oak staircase forms a central full height feature throughout the property and leads to the lower ground floor leisure complex, with access to the garage, guest cloakroom, home cinema/entertainment room, approached through double doors, and with hand built custom made cocktail bar. The room also boosts a 132 full HD 3D projector, ITB standalone Sky system, 7.1 surround sound, sub-woofer and pre amp and custom built AV cabinet.
The pool room overlooks the rear gardens and grounds and has heated pool with Coverstar automatic safety cover and bi-fold doors to the patio. The gym area has views of the gardens and includes changing area, wet room/shower room, WC and washbasin. The plant room is also situated on this floor. N.B. There is an Air handling system with air and water heating and de-humidification.
In more details, the impressive specification includes: - zoned and individually controlled underfloor heating, full home automation including motion activated lighting and surround sound to all principal rooms, Sky distribution and full proprietary cabling to every room. Chesneys fireplaces to the main receptions rooms, Hammonds fitted bedroom furniture, Duravit sanitary ware, bespoke kitchen with Miele integrated appliances. Full CCTV with intruder alarm and fully monitored fire detection system.
First Floor - The beautiful, bespoke curved oak staircase leads up to the first floor accommodation with four double bedroom suites. The master bedroom is accessed through double doors and incorporates a circular seating area with vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors leading out to a balcony overlooking the rear gardens. A fitted dressing room with large fitted walk in wardrobe further adds to the master suite as well as the en suite bathroom with fabulous free standing bath.
The guest suite is again approached through double doors with square bay window overlooking the rear gardens. The suite includes a lovely dressing area and en suite bathroom. Bedroom three has walk in wardrobe, bay window overlooking the gardens to the front and en suite shower room. Bedroom four has walk in wardrobe and views of the gardens at front, as well as an en suite shower room.
Second Floor - On the second floor is bedroom five, which is a dormer room with windows to the front and side, and en suite shower room. Bedroom six includes fitted furniture and shower room. An attic room provides further relaxing space or could be an additional bedroom. Please note, this floor has an independent radiator heating and hot water system.
Gardens And Grounds - The property has beautiful mature private gardens and grounds extending to approximately half an acre and including balcony/terrace with curved staircase leading down to the large sun terrace, lawns, borders, mature trees, shrubs and bushes. A rear sun patio with pergola and a childrens play area add further to the delightful gardens and make the property the perfect family home in which to relax and entertain.
Services - We understand that mains gas, water, drainage and electricity are connected.
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, take the A5127 Lichfield Road towards Four Oaks. Turn left into Blackroot Road and continue over the crossing with Ladywood road, onto Hartopp Road. Woodside House will be found on the right hand side.
Terms - Tenure: We are verbally advised that the property is Freehold
Local authority: Birmingham City Council 0121 303 1111
Tax band: H
Viewings - All viewings of Woodside House are strictly by prior appointment with agents Aston Knowles on 0121 362 7878.
Particulars prepared September 2016
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