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6 bedroom detached house for sale

52, St Bernards Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B92

Sold STC £849,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Detached
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Conservatory & Orangery
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Separate Coach House
  • Large Double Garage
  • Superb Gardens

Full description

Extremely convenient location within two miles of Solihull Town Centre and easy reach of Olton Railway Station.
A beautifully presented and spacious six bedroom Victorian family home with additional Coach House annex providing separate one bedroom living accommodation. Standing within a stunning established rear garden which overlooks Olton Mere. Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the size, quality and position

Floor Layout Plan

It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings

Solihull offers an excellent range of amenities which includes first class shopping centre, Tudor Grange Swimming Pool/Leisure Centre, Park and Athletics track. There is schooling to suit all age groups including Public and Private schools for both boys and girls, plus a range of services including commuter train services from Solihull Station to Birmingham (8 miles). In addition, the N.E.C., Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are all within an approximate 10/15 minute drive and the M42 provides fast links to the M1, M5, M6 and M40 motorways (mileages approximate).

The property is set back from St Bernards Road behind a walled gravelled foregarden with in and out access and ornamental flower beds. The driveway provides ample parking for eight plus vehicles and the delightful accommodation comprises :

On The Ground Floor

Enclosed Porch

accessed via original timber door, with feature original floor tiling, ceiling coving, central light point and further timber and leaded light glazed door leads to :

Entrance Hallway

this stunning entrance hallway provides access to all downstairs rooms with stairs rising to first floor and feature original Minton style tiled flooring, ornate ceiling rose and cornicing, further plaster moulding and two traditional style central heating radiators.

Guest Cloakroom

with wall mounted wash hand basin, low flush w.c. and traditional style central heating radiator, ceiling point and obscure window to side elevation.


comprising of two chambers :

Cellar One

4.19m(13'9'') x 3.94m(12'11'')

with gas fired central heating boiler and pressurised water cylinder.

Cellar Two

4.24m(13'11'') x 2.34m(7'8'')

with wide quarry tiled shelf.

Coal Store

having stairs to enclosed courtyard.

Living Room

7.11m(23'4'') x 4.26m(14'0'')

this delightful family reception room with tall ceilings and stunning plaster work features original bay fronted window with ornate wood surround, picture rail, ornate ceiling cornicing and beautiful ceiling rose, stone fireplace, t.v. point, telephone point and two traditional style central heating radiators, French style double doors with leaded window over, leading into :


6.18m(20'3'') x 2.20m(7'3'')

this light and airy original orangery is accessed via the living room and hallway and benefits from stunning vaulted ceiling, internal grapevine and glazed door giving access to the beautiful established lawned rear gardens.

Sitting Room

4.86m(15'11'') x 4.24m(13'11'')

another exceptional reception room, currently being utilised as a second sitting room, featuring original ceiling cornicing and moulded ceiling rose, traditional style central heating radiator, original bay fronted picture window to front elevation, open fireplace, t.v. point and telephone point.

Breakfast Room

4.13m(13'7'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

this useful family breakfast room features a double French doors with steps leading into the rear garden, tiled flooring, traditional style central heating radiator, ornate ceiling cornicing and ceiling rose and open archway leading into :

Refitted Kitchen

4.96m(16'3'') max. x 4.85m(15'11'') max.

benefiting from a large enclosed pantry area and briefly comprising a range of hand painted solid wood wall and base mounted units in a traditional style with contrasting shelf edge granite worksurfaces over and tiling to floor and splashback areas, oversized Shaws Belfast sink with butcher's block drainer, Rangemaster Classic 90 five ring gas range and double oven, integrated fridge and freezer and windows to three elevations. Door to :

Inner Lobby

with further timber and glazed door leading to :


5.53m(18'2'') x 2.79m(9'2'')

being a timber and brick vaulted conservatory with tiled flooring, double glazed windows to two sides giving stunning views over the rear garden, ornate original stained glass window, original French style double door leading to patio area and ornate traditional style central heating radiator.


5.15m(16'11'') x 2.30m(7'7'')

with access door leading to separate Coach House accommodation, with telephone point, cable inlet and double glazed window giving views over enclosed courtyard.

Utilty Room

with twin style Belfast tub sinks, tiling to floor and splashback areas, plumbing for washing machine, beautiful stained glass window and further timber and glazed door to additional guest w.c.

Guest W.C.

with low level w.c. with high level cistern, tiling to floor and central ceiling light.

On The First Floor

Spacious Landing

with all first floor bedrooms, family bathroom and separate w.c. leading off, having large picture window giving attractive views over the rear garden.

Master Bedroom

6.13m(20'1'') x 4.25m(13'11'')

this generous master bedroom has windows to two aspects, two traditional style central heating radiators, telephone point and a recently installed en suite.

En Suite

with original stripped wooden floorboards, single shower cubicle with glass screen door and integrated power shower, low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiling to splashback areas. Traditional style central heating radiator and sash style window to front elevation.

Bedroom Two

4.25m(13'11'') x 4.02m(13'2'')

another spacious double bedroom benefiting from attractive ceiling cornicing, traditional style central heating radiator, leaded stained glass window to front elevation and en suite wash room.

Bedroom Three

4.10m(13'5'') x 3.85m(12'8'')

this well proportioned double bedroom benefits from two windows to rear elevation, ceiling cornicing, picture rail and traditional style central heating radiator.

Inner Hallway

leading to :

Family Bathroom

being recently refitted with traditional style freestanding bath with mixer tap and shower unit, two traditional style central heating radiators, further centrally heated towel rail, pedestal wash hand basin with tiling to splashbacks and ceiling cornicing along with windows to two elevations

Separate W.C.

with low level w.c., central heating radiator, tiling to floor, storage cupboard and window to rear elevation.

On The Second Floor


opening up to provide ample space for further home study area with window to side elevation and further Velux window to front elevation. Doors lead off to three further bedrooms and :

Family Shower Room

having enclosed glass screened power shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiling to splashback, low level w.c., traditional style central heating radiator and Velux window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Four

4.25m(13'11'') x 3.98m(13'1'')

a large double bedroom with central heating radiator along with two traditional style central heating radiators, large picture window giving stunning views over the attractive rear garden and Olton Mere.

Bedroom Five

4.04m(13'3'') x 4.27m(14'0'')

with attractive feature wrought iron fireplace, traditional style central heating radiator, window to side elevation and further Velux window to front elevation.

Bedroom Six

4.25m(13'11'') x 2.02m(6'8'')

with central heating radiator, window to side elevation and further Velux window to front elevation.


At the front of the property is a large gravelled in and out driveway with brick boundary wall and mature hedging. The driveway gives access to enclosed courtyard, double garage and further gated access around the side of the property and into the rear garden.

Mature Rear Garden

from the large gravel terrace, steps lead down into first lawned area with well stocked borders to both sides and large footpath to left hand side, further steps lead down to second lawned area with open fronted garden store with dovecote and further summer house to rear.

Lower Garden Photo

Patio Area Photo

Rear Elevation

Enclosed Courtyard

accessed through timber door to front, the blue brick paved enclosed courtyard gives further access into the main property via a side doorway, separate access into the side door of the double garage and direct access into separate Coach House apartment.

Double Garage

6.45m(21'2'') x 5.49m(18'0'')

two timber doors to front and further door giving access to side courtyard.

Coach House Annex

with stairs rising from enclosed courtyard, giving access to :


with window to front elevation.


3.63m(11'11'') x 2.62m(8'7'')

with a range of base and wall mounted units with contrasting worksurfaces over, stainless steel sink and drainer units with breakfast bar, built in electric oven, four ring electric hob, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiling to splashback areas and wall mounted central heating boiler.

Sitting Room

3.91m(12'10'') x 3.66m(12'0'')

with window to front elevation, further window to side elevation, ceiling coving and central heating radiator.


4.04m(13'3'') x 3.12m(10'3'')

with window to rear elevation, giving stunning views over the rear garden, picture rail and central heating radiator.

Shower Room

with enclosed glazed shower cubicle with power shower, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiling to splashback areas, shaver point and central heating radiator.

General Information

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.
Money Laundering: We have in place procedures and controls which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer/client or employee is committing a Money Laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will, in accordance with our legal responsibilities, disclose the suspicion to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.
Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.
Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded.
Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: All mains services are connected to the property.
Local Authority: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be 52 St Bernards Road, Olton, Solihull, West Midlands B92 7BA
Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.
Directions: From Solihull Town Centre proceed out of Solihull along the A41 Warwick Road for approximately two miles. On arriving at Olton Railway Station, take the left hand turn at the traffic lights into St Bernards Road and proceed a short distance where the house will be found on the left hand side identifiable by one of our For Sale board.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd is pleased to offer the following:-
Free Valuation: We would be pleased to carry out a free valuation and market appraisal of your property entirely without obligation. Please contact us to make the appropriate appointment.
Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact John Shepherd Lettings Limited on 01564 771776 or email
John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local, experienced and well respected solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or email

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on (01564) 786626.
John Shepherd Financial Services: Independent Mortgage Advisers. Telephone: 01564 786611 email

This footer paragraph is an example only and should not be relied upon as complying with current legislation. These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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