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5 bedroom house for sale

Old Waste Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry

Sold STC £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Detached Dormer Bungalow
  • A Most Desirable Village Location
  • Extensive Ground Floor Living Space
  • Highest Standard of Décor Throughout
  • Four/Five Double Bedrooms
  • Four Luxury Bathrooms
  • Three Car Garaging and Extensive Outbuildings
  • Superb Outdoor Bar & BBQ Terrace
  • Over 4600 sq ft of Accommodation
  • Separate Living Space Within the Grounds

Full description

Set in a delightfully private rural location, Leaded Lights is an extremely well-appointed and beautifully presented family home located on the edge of the much sought after Balsall Common Village within walking distance of local schools and amenities. The present owners have more than doubled the size of Leaded Lights and created an incredible property with extensive living space for all the family.
Viewing is highly recommended for this 4620 sq ft of superb property.

Accommodation - Leaded Lights enjoys a delightful setting in a semi-rural location yet is within easy walking distance to all the local amenities that are required day to day. This detached character home boasts superb accommodation on two floors with over 4600 square feet providing ample space for all the family and includes the following: a delightful breakfast kitchen, an extensive living room with two fireplaces, an orangery, downstairs cloakroom, snug, garden room, study, downstairs double bedroom with ensuite and a family bathroom, upstairs there is a delightful living room/bedroom with a balcony, three further bedrooms including the master with dressing area and ensuite and a further ensuite to a guest bedroom. For those who enjoy outdoor entertaining this property has a lot to offer with its built in outdoor kitchen BBQ, a bar and split level decking with ample seating areas, outbuildings, gardens a gym and a further study.

Approach / Driveway - The front of the property is set behind smart walls and large private wooden electric gates which open onto a large gravelled parking area and further private driveway down to the garages at the rear The driveway continues down the one side of the property where superb garaging is provided for multiple vehicles and very useful upper storage has been created for bikes. There is also access to the other side of the property where there are a number of well stocked log stores and a gate through to the front. To the side of the driveway are pretty herbaceous borders and the most charming front entrance into Leaded Lights.

Ground Floor - As soon as you enter the spacious reception hall into the property, you are immediately taken with the quality and standard of décor. Exquisite engineered oak blends beautifully with French Limestone and neutral décor to create an elegant contemporary theme that flows throughout this beautiful family home.

Leading off the hallway is the fully fitted and stunningly presented country kitchen, complete with a Rangemaster with a gas hob and electric oven, Zanussi dishwasher, Hotpoint washer/dryer, built in Indesit fridge and freezer and double Belfast inset sink and mixer tap. Worktops of solid oak blend with the pale cream wooden cabinets, exposed feature brick walls, exposed beams to the ceiling and French Limestone natural flooring to complete this well-dressed breakfast kitchen with its spacious dining area, charming feature brick built chimney and French doors. On the left side of the hallway double oak doors lead into the magnificent living room, with two wood burner inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and feature brick walls. Although very spacious, the use of light, engineered oak flooring and natural colours creates a most warm and welcoming reception room to be enjoyed by all the family.

There are two further sets of double doors leading from the lounge; oak ones leading to the inner hall where there is a with a large family bathroom and the oak staircase to the top floor. The second set of glazed, oak framed doors open into the orangery, which is the most perfect setting for dining and entertaining all year round. Leading from the inner hall is a separate wc and ground floor double bedroom, well-proportioned and having French doors leading to the side driveway. This room also benefits from having its own ensuite bathroom, ideal for any family member requiring ground floor accommodation. Further down the inner hallway is the study with views across the terrace and garden, and next to this is the very welcoming family snug with its own log burner and delightful character. Finally leading out on to the terraces is a most pleasant garden room, a perfect place to sit and read and enjoy the outdoors.

First Floor - The fine solid oak staircase leads up to the first floor galleried landing and across from this is the stunning living room with its high vaulted ceiling, balcony and Velux windows. This wonderful space offers an alternative reception room upstairs and also has the option to be utilised as the fifth double bedroom if required. Also leading from the landing are three further bedrooms: The master bedroom is an absolute delight, with exquisite décor, this large room has beautifully fitted solid oak wardrobes to two sides, a window overlooking the front of the property, lovely exposed beams, solid oak flooring and a velux window to offer further natural light. The master en-suite is equally as impressive with French Limestone flooring, a wonderful roll top freestanding bath, large walk in shower and luxury fixtures and fittings. The second double bedroom is elegant, light and airy, and also benefits from its own with its own well-presented ensuite. The third bedroom to this floor has deep built in storage and a window overlooking the front.

Outside - One of the most outstanding features of this property is the wonderfully designed out-door living space. With the emphasis on entertaining and al fresco dining, the built in BBQ area, fabulous bar, split level decking and sheltered cover creates a superb outdoor space to be enjoyed by family and friends. Beyond the terrace, the first part of the garden is mainly laid to lawn fringed by Apple trees, Bamboo and Grapevines. The graveled driveway to the side of the house leads down to the smart garaging with concertina wooden doors to one double garage and solid wooden doors to the other. The present owners have also created a very useful bike storage area in the rafters of the garages and 4 skylights ensure plenty of natural light to this area.
Adjoined to the garages is a further large covered storage area, access through to the rear gardens and to a further very large storage space behind the garages also having 4 skylights. A lovely long walled garden with lawns to both sides, a brick pathway and raised beds leads right up to a further large wooden cabin. Currently used as a spacious gym and a separate back room used as a study area creating an excellent addition to the main residence. Behind the cabin is a lovely sun decked area and enclosed lawned garden, offering complete privacy, peace and quiet.

Services To The Property - Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected

Local Authority - Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendor's sole agents Fine & Country on 0121 746 6400.

Website - For more information visit

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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02 November 2017

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