4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Wellington Road, Edgbaston

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A handsome Grade 2 Listed Regency town house, set within delightful south facing gardens of just under a quarter of an acre. The living accommodation, which is in need of some modernisation and refurbishment, extends in all to around 2,271 sq. ft. (211 sq. m). Ground Floor: Reception hall, cloakroom, library/front sitting room, drawing room, dining room, fitted kitchen, utility/laundry room. Cellar. First Floor: 4 double bedrooms, shower room and a family bathroom. Outside is a front driveway with parking for one car, garage/lean-to store to the side and private and mature rear gardens.

SITUATION

Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

Ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies approximately 1.25 miles to the north, Wellington Road is also well placed for access to the local shops within the nearby Templefield Square. Harborne High Street, which lies less than two miles away has a Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, and also benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops. Easy access to the Midlands motorway network can be found at junction 3 of the M5 or junction 6 of the M6 (both around approximately 6 miles away).

Birmingham boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols. Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also within easy travelling distance and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. The more recently opened £150m Grand Central shopping centre sits directly above the new £600 million redevelopment of the now world class New Street station, including a flagship 250,000 sq. ft. John Lewis store, in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality restaurants and cafes. The redevelopment enforces Birmingham's retail landscape bringing a mix of unrivalled premium fashion and quality high street brands to the heart of the city.

Superb medical facilities in the area include the more recently redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are also within easy travelling distance.

A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. They include Hallfield Preparatory School, West House School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools. Chad Vale Primary and Junior School is also very convenient.

Both the Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club, and Edgbaston Golf Club are within easy walking distance of the property. Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens are also situated close by.

DESCRIPTION

77 Wellington Road is a most attractive period home, set within delightful south facing gardens of just under a quarter of an acre, in a sought after residential area on Wellington Road. The property is listed Grade 2 for its historical and architectural importance, and is one of a pair of handsome semi-detached Regency town houses, which are understood to originally date from circa 1820-1830.

The house offers a 2 storey stucco facade, brick faced elevations to the rear, with relief offered by sash fenestration, and brick chimney stacks, whilst set principally beneath a pitched slate roof. The house offers an exciting opportunity for an incoming purchaser to create a wonderful period family home, and retains many character features.

ACCOMMODATION

Extending to some 2,271 sq.ft. (211 sq.m.) in total, the well-proportioned accommodation comprises:

On the Ground Floor

A panelled timber front door, with a fanlight window over, leads though into the central reception hall. This hall has a timber laminate floor, moulded ceiling covings, and leads off to a cloakroom, as well as to the three fine reception rooms.

The main front sitting room/library, has a sash window to the front elevation, with window shutters, picture rail and a feature open fireplace with tiled insets. The rear drawing room has French doors (with window shutters to side) leading out onto the rear gardens to the southerly aspect, a central fireplace with slate hearth and mantle, and a coal effect gas fire set within.

The excellent dining room has a sash window to the front aspect, dado rail and a useful built in base cupboard/drawer to the one corner. This room also leads directly into the kitchen, which is situated to the rear of the house.

The fitted kitchen has a number of base cupboards, fitted dresser unit to the one wall, pantry cupboard, one and a half single bowl single drainer sink unit, together with generous work surface areas, and a number of appliances to include a Hotpoint gas 4 ring hob, dishwasher and a Stoves electric oven and grill . A separate utility/laundry room is located directly off the kitchen, has wall mounted cupboards and also plumbing for a washing machine / dryer.

Access is also gained from the reception hall to the cellars, presently comprising of a wine store and main storage compartment.

On the First Floor

From the reception hall a staircase leads up to the first floor landing and bedroom accommodation.

There are a 4 double bedrooms on this floor, as well as a separate family bathroom and shower room.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached from Wellington Road onto a front driveway, which provides parking area for one car. This also gives access to the lean to store to the easterly aspect, with double timber door to the front, and which is open to the back garden.

To the rear of the house is an outhouse/store and a part glazed timber store/potting shed.

The delightful part walled cottage style gardens are situated predominantly to the south facing rear aspect, and enjoy a good deal of privacy. There is a brick paved pathway leading through the garden lawn, with areas of lawn and well planted with a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a kitchen garden area to the far end, with a timber garden shed.

The house and gardens in all extend to around 0.20 acre.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tenure: The property is Freehold. The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the Freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation. Regulated by RICS.

Published May 2018.



 


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  • Birmingham Moor Street (1.2 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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