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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Skip Lane, Walsall


Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional detached property
  • Set in half an acre of very private, mature gardens
  • 3 reception rooms, including a stunning rear atrium with vaulted ceiling and feature beams
  • Recreation room with sauna
  • Separate utility room
  • Master bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • Three further bedrooms
  • Spacious 4 piece family bathroom
  • Downstairs cloakroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Acorns and Co Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale one of the original properties on Skip Lane, with historical connections to the Marques of Salisbury and Kedleston Hall. It is a characterful property with many original features. Set in a half acre plot in a highly sought after location, the property is very peaceful and private, but also very convenient being just 5 minutes drive to the M6 and M5 motorway junctions. It is also only a 20 minutes drive into the centre of Birmingham, offering easy access to national rail networks and Birmingham Airport. The towns of Walsall, Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield are also just a short drive away with all necessary amenities.

The property is approached via a spacious driveway with a charming mature garden to the front elevation and offering parking for up to 7 vehicles. There is a canopied entrance porch with a solid oak front door with feature stained glass, and fully operational outdoor security lighting.

Entrance Hallway
The hallway has attractive wooden flooring, a leaded stained glass window to the front elevation, a double-paneled radiator, feature decorative coving and ceiling rose, and staircase to the first floor accommodation with polished, Brazilian mahogany wooden banisters.

Lounge Area 7.23m (23’9) x 3.87m ( 12’ 8)
The lounge has double aspect windows to the front and rear elevations, double-glazed French doors to the extensive rear gardens and a double- glazed leaded bay window to the front. The central feature of the room is a living flame gas fire with ornate cast iron hearth and polished wood surround. Off the lounge, a feature archway with double doors and original 1920s internal stained glass window, leads through to the:

Dining Room 6.01m (19' 9") x 4.12m (13' 6")
With a double-glazed leaded bay window to the front elevation, French double-glazed doors and a further leaded window overlooking the rear patio and gardens. There is also a living flame gas fire with marble hearth and surround, and decorative coving and ceiling rose. The room is very light and airy offering a very elegant space for more formal dining.

Kitchen Diner 6.39m (21’2) x 3.22m (10’7)
The very warm and welcoming country-style kitchen has quarry tiled flooring, feature oak beams, leaded windows to front, side and rear elevations and a glazed door offering access to the rear gardens. The kitchen features an original gas-fired Aga in cream enameling, plus an additional conventional gas oven with hob and extractor hood. There is plumbing for a dishwasher and a range of wall-mounted and base oak kitchen cupboards with built in fridge-freezer and stainless steel sink unit. There is also a very pleasant dining area with room for a large family table, enjoying a sunny aspect and views over the rear gardens. A glazed internal door leads to:

Recreation Room 5.17m (17' 0") x 3.14m (10' 3")
With quarry tiled flooring, downstairs cloakroom with WC and hand basin. The room includes a built in ‘Amber Leisure’ sauna cabin manufactured from top grade kiln –dried spruce with sauna heater with digital controls, rocks and heater guard. There is further plumbing for a Jacuzzi or steam room and ample space for gym equipment. An internal glazed door leads to:

Downstairs W.C.
With a low level W.C. a wall mounted wash hand basin with complimentary splash back tiling, and a ceiling light point.

Utility 3.25m (10' 8") x 1.98m (6' 6")
With wall-mounted cupboards and base units, roll top work surface with stainless steal sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble drier. There are two independent, wall-mounted Potterton combination central heating boilers, quarry tiled floor and a leaded double-glazed window to the front elevation.

Atrium 6.51m (21' 4") x 4.09m (13' 5")
Leading off from the kitchen is a stunning atrium offering a further reception room, ideal for large families or for entertaining. Situated to the rear of the property, this lovely room has a vaulted, beamed ceiling, a large, arched window with feature stained glass inserts and two further sets of French doors, also with stained glass inserts, all overlooking the large, attractive patio area and beautiful gardens. There is a Minster stone fire- place with a living flame gas fire and a beautiful original solid rosewood parquet floor.

First Floor Landing
The landing is very airy and spacious with a specially designed stained glass feature window, with original fleur de lis inserts, over the staircase to the front elevation. Doors off the landing lead to:

Master Bedroom 4.30m (14' 1") x 4.15m (13' 7")
With dual aspect, double-glazed leaded windows to the front and rear elevations, two mounted wall lights, ceiling light with decorative ceiling rose and coving. The master bedroom also benefits from an;

Ensuite Shower Room
Appointed to a high standard with a fully tiled shower cubicle with glass shower screen, a bidet and a low level flush WC inset into a matching vanity unit with a basin and a range of storage space. There is ceramic tiled flooring, spot lighting and a double-glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Two 5.95m (19' 6") x 3.42m (11' 3")
With dual aspect windows to front and rear, two double-paneled radiators, two wall-mounted light points and a ceiling light.

Bedroom Three 3.74m (12' 3") x 3.01m (9' 11")
With double-glazed leaded bay window to the front elevation, with a range of fitted wardrobes, a single paneled radiator and ceiling light point.

Bedroom Four 3.96m (13' 0") x 2.18m (7' 2")
With a range of fitted wardrobes, a double-glazed leaded window to the rear elevation affording lovely views over the rear gardens, ceiling light point and single paneled radiator.

Family Bathroom
A spacious, beautifully appointed bathroom with paneled bath, pedestal wash basin, low level flush WC and bidet inset into a vanity unit with a range of storage cupboards, striking ceramic flooring, double- paneled radiator, two leaded double-glazed windows to the rear elevation, inset spot lighting and an expel air.

Reat Patio
This is a really exceptional mature garden with a charming and private paved patio for al fresco dining and entertaining. There is a choice of seating areas, including a pergola with climbing wisteria, and raised stone planting areas, full of mature shrubs. A further seating area can be found towards the end of the garden.

Rear Garden
The gardens comprise of extensive, beautifully landscaped lawns, mature trees including ancient oaks, horse chestnuts, hollies and shrubbery, landscaped rockery and an ornamental pond, a small orchard, sheds for garden storage and a purpose-built compost heap. The aspect of the gardens offers the possibility of sunshine all day, is perfect for relaxing, entertaining friends and family, having barbeques on the patio or for children to play.

We are informed that the property is FREEHOLD although we have not had sight of the Title Deeds for confirmation and prospective purchasers are advised to clarify the position via their Solicitors.

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19 September 2016

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