6 bedroom detached house for saleFairwood, Ash Hill, Compton, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3
One of the finest properties in the area with stylish accommodation admirably blending authentic period features with contemporary living spaces and appointments in a large plot within a small and exclusive residential backwater
Location - Ash Hill is an exceptionally sought after address which comprises a selection of substantial, high-end properties in a leafy backwater setting which is within easy reach of the City Centre.
Local facilities are readily accessible within Compton and Tettenhall village, there is easy travelling to Wolverhampton and communications are excellent with mainline rail services running from Wolverhampton station and the M5, M6 and M6 Toll facilitating access to Birmingham and the entire national motorway infrastructure.
The area is particularly well served by schooling in both sectors with The Wolverhampton Grammar School and Wolverhampton Girls High School being easily accessible together with St Peters and St Edmunds Schools standing almost opposite the end of Ash Hill.
Description - Fairwood is an attractive and elegant property with a fine elevation typical of its period. The house is built of brick with twin, part-timbered gables beneath a tiled roof with decorative chimneys.
The current owners have undertaken an extensive scheme of improvement to the property and have created a magnificent living kitchen to the ground floor which is the focal point of the house and which is ideal for contemporary living requirements. There is an extensive range of reception rooms to the ground floor, all of which are of generous proportions coupled with ample sleeping provision to the upper storeys.
Within the last three years a new central heating system has been installed, the windows have been replaced with Accoya timber frames and double glazed units, the house has been rewired, a new ADT alarm system fitted.
The house is immaculately presented throughout with the drawing room and dining room having been designed by Aston Bentley, Hammonds fitted furniture to the bedrooms and wiring for surround sound to many of the ground floor rooms.
Accommodation - There is a tile hung PORCH with studded oak double doors with a double glazed and leaded entrance door with matching side windows, all with coloured inserts, opening into the RECEPTION HALL with oak framed walls with matching plaque rail, oak flooring and a walk-in understairs cloaks cupboard with additional storeroom. There is a large DRAWING ROOM with a wide, inglenook style fireplace with brick chimneypiece, built-in storage cupboards and leaded flanking windows, a double glazed bow window to the front together with double glazed windows and French doors to the rear, oak block flooring, decorative ceiling mouldings, dado rail and coved ceilings. The DINING ROOM has a double glazed wide bay window to the front, plaque rail, coved ceiling and decorative ceiling rose, there is a SITTING ROOM with a marble fireplace with Baxi grate with contrasting black mantle shelf and fender, a wide, double glazed bay window to the gardens with French doors together with a further double glazed window to the side, wiring for wall lights, two decorative ceiling roses and coved ceiling. There is a FAMILY ROOM with an art-deco style marble fireplace, double glazed French doors and windows to the garden, wiring for wall lights, picture rail and ceiling coving.
A door from the reception hall opens into a SNUG with double glazed and leaded window to the front, integrated ceiling lighting, ceiling coving, oak flooring and an open doorway through into the stunning LIVING KITCHEN which is a room of breathtaking style, size and appointment. There is ample space within the room for living, dining and preparation areas with the kitchen itself having been fitted by the highly regarded specialists, Smallbone of Devizes with a comprehensive range of quality units with granite working surfaces and a co-ordinating centre island with breakfast bar, there is a range of notable features including integrated vegetable drawers, breakfast trays and underfloor heating to the entire room. There is a wide range of fitted appliances including a double oven Aga, a professional Wolf stainless steel range with extraction chimney above, integrated Sub-Zero American style fridge freezer, two built-in Gaggenau combination microwave ovens, both of which have concealed preparation shelves beneath, a circular stainless steel sink with Quooker instant boiling water tap together with a wide stainless steel under-mounted sink with tap and hose. There are windows to both the front and side together with French doors to the garden, rooflights and a side-lit glazed Atrium ceiling, a recessed television housing unit and large, stone floor tiles. There is an adjoining LAUNDRY with matching units to those in the kitchen with granite working surfaces and Travertine tiled floor, rooflights and integrated ceiling lighting, a side door to the front and a large walk-in pantry together with an adjoining CLOAKROOM with a well appointed contemporary Alessi suite with wall hung wc and modern basin, part Bisazza mosaic-tiled walls, a concealed plant room, heated individual towel rails and an internal door to the garage.
A two-rise oak staircase with a tall, double glazed, leaded and coloured window to the half-landing rises to the extensive first floor LANDING with picture rail and double glazed and leaded front window and two built-in linen stores. The PRINCIPAL SUITE has a large double bedroom with double glazed windows to the side and rear, a comprehensive range of bedroom furniture with wide banks of wardrobes with cupboards above and co-ordinating bedside tables and chest of five drawers, ceiling coving and an ensuite shower room with large fully tiled shower, Duravit wall hung wc and wall hung vanity unit with basin, chrome towel radiator, integrated ceiling lighting and double glazed rooflight. There is a SECOND BEDROOM SUITE with a double bedroom with double glazed and leaded front window, fitted wardrobes incorporating a chest of three drawers and co-ordinating bedside tables and an ensuite shower room with a large fully tiled shower, wc and wall hung vanity unit with wash basin, tiled floor and walls, integrated ceiling lighting and a double glazed rooflight. There are THREE FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS to the first floor all of which have fitted bedroom furniture and a luxuriously appointed HOUSE BATHROOM with a contemporary suite of a Teuco designer bath, corner shower, wall hung vanity unit with wash basin and drawers, tiled floor, double glazed and leaded window to the front, integrated ceiling lighting, tiled walls, storage cupboard, underfloor heating and a chrome towel rail radiator.
A further staircase with plinth lighting rises to the UPPER STOREY with a THIRD BEDROOM SUITE with a large double bedroom with four double glazed rooflights, a walk-in dressing room, a well appointed ensuite shower room with a fully tiled shower, wc with concealed flush and range of storage cupboards with vanity wash basin, tiled floor, double glazed rooflight, integrated ceiling lighting and a door to an adjoining, second dressing room with hanging rails and double glazed rooflight.
Outside - Fairwood stands behind a superb frontage with remote controlled wrought iron double gates standing between brick pillars opening onto the gravelled driveway with privet, parterre edging, lawns to either side, many flowering and ornamental shrubs, plants and trees and a flagpole. There is an integral GARAGE with a remote controlled elevating door with integrated pedestrian access and an internal door to the house.
The excellent and mature REAR GARDEN is a particular feature of the house and have been fully landscaped by the current owners. There is a paved terrace to the rear of the property with inset lawn, a rockery garden with fountain, steps leading to the principal rear garden with fine and stocked herbaceous beds and borders, an octagonal, recessed fire pit with Canadian maple and tiled canopy, matured and screening trees, a garden room, a timber cabin and a westerly aspect helping to ensure the garden benefits from a maximum degree of sunshine.
Services - We are informed by the Vendors that all main services are installed, there is CCTV security and that a water softener was fitted in 2014.
COUNCIL TAX BAND H - Wolverhampton CC.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall office.
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