Ep Rating: D An impressive and substantially extended family home set over 3 floors and in approximately an acre of grounds. Offering over 3400 sq ft of accommodation, viewing is essential. There is also potential to rent the adjacent field, subject to a separate arrangement with the vendor.
Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Guest WC, Conservatory, Master Bedroom with En Suite and Dressing Room, 5 Further Bedrooms (one with en suite) House Bathroom, Garage, Generous Frontage with Parking, Superb Rear Garden
This superb home is set in the well regarded Worcestershire village of Blackwell, which is mainly residential in nature. There are a number of exceptional schools in Blackwell and the surrounding areas, with Blackwell First School being in the heart of the Village. There are numerous local shopping facilities, with Blackwell being served by a Village Shop for those everyday essentials. Just a short distance away the neighbouring Barnt Green Village offers a wide range of shops to include a Tesco Express, butchers, delis and greengrocers, in addition to clothing boutiques, salons and eateries. For that larger weekly shop, Bromsgrove plays host to Morrisons and Asda, with Sainsbury's being in nearby Redditch.
The stunning Lickey Hills are just a short distance away offering wonderful walks that enjoy panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, and Blackwell has excellent access to the M5 and M42 motorways, and to the A38. There are train stations in Barnt Green and Alvechurch with regular services to Birmingham and Redditch, and there is also a bus service running through this well connected Village.
The property has undergone extension, refurbishment and redecoration by the current owners, who have made considerable effort to ensure the property is well appointed and presented. Early viewing is encouraged to appreciate the size and condition of the property.
This fine residence is accessed via electronic gates with intercom, set back behind a deep gravelled driveway with a raised lawn. There is a side gate giving access to the rear garden, and boundaries are defined by hedging and fencing.
The front entrance door opens to the welcoming reception hall which incorporates excellent understairs storage, a turning staircase rising to the first floor landing, and has doors radiating off to the principle ground floor rooms. The extended sitting & dining room features two bay windows to the front, and has a feature stone effect fire surround inset with a living flame gas fire. The dual aspect lounge, with its bay window to the front, and French Doors to the rear, offers a multitude of uses such as a separate dining room, child's play room or study, highlighting the flexible accommodation on offer.
The superb dining kitchen is a particularly attractive open plan room with a clearly defined kitchen and dining area. The kitchen boasts a comprehensive range of base units and drawers with matching wall cupboards with china display cupboards, all complimented by the work surface which culminates in a breakfast bar between the kitchen & dining area. A corner unit with an inset chopping block is an excellent addition to the kitchen. The integrated appliances include the dishwasher and microwave, and there is space for a range style oven and american style fridge freezer. The dining area has French doors opening to the rear garden, ensuring that the space is also ideal for summer entertaining.
Off the kitchen is an inner lobby which gives access to the Guest WC, Utility Room and Conservatory.
The guest WC is fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, and a wc, and there is an obscure double glazed window. The useful utility room has space and plumbing for appliances, and houses the wall mounted central heating boiler.
The generous conservatory enjoys a lovely outlook over the rear garden, and opens onto the decked patio.
Continuing upstairs, the half landing has a most attractive feature arched stained glass window, and off the main landing, doors radiate to the bedrooms, house bathroom and to the stairs rising to the second floor landing.
The dual aspect master bedroom suite consists of the bedroom which has French Doors opening onto the rear balcony offering a superb vantage point of the private mature rear gardens. The dressing room is fitted with two double wardrobes - one with mirror fronted doors. The substantial en suite bathroom is well appointed with a contemporary suite comprising a corner bath, separate shower cubicle W.C., and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, all enhanced by the neutral floor and wall tiling.
bedroom two has the benefit of a similarly styled en suite, and the remaining four bedrooms (two of which are on the second floor) are all served by the house bathroom, which is styled along the same decor theme as the two en-suite with an added feature of a Jacuzzi bath and separate shower cubicle.
The second floor galleried landing offers potential to be a study/office and the two bedrooms have sloped ceilings, and windows enjoying views of the rear garden.
In addition to the ample parking, there is an integral garage with power and lighting.
Outside, the mature rear garden offers a good degree of privacy and can be accessed from the conservatory, dining area and lounge, as well as via the pedestrian gates to the side of the property. There is a generous decked patio which benefits from a sheltered area under the balcony. The decking gives way to the substantial lawned area, with boundaries defined by mature trees, shubbery and fencing.
schedule of accommodation
Sitting & Dining Room
Lounge 17'11 x 13'5 (5.46m x 4.09m)
Dining Kitchen 25'2 x 11'10 (7.67m x 3.61m)
Utility Room 8'1 x 5'1 (2.46m x 1.55m)
Conservatory 17'8 x 13'10 (5.38m x 4.22m)
Master Bedroom 17'10 x 13'5 (5.44m x 4.09m)
Dressing Room 15'5 x 13' (4.7m x 3.96m)
En Suite Bathroom 12'11 x 6'8 (3.94m x 2.03m)
Bedroom Two 24'9 x 12' (7.54m x 3.66m)
En Suite Shower Room 8'6 x 7'6 (2.59m x 2.29m)
Bedroom Three 15'11 x 7'10 (4.85m x 2.39m) (plus understairs recess)
Bedroom Four 11' 8'10 (3.35m 2.69m)
House Bathroom 10'7 x 8'6
Bedroom Five 16'11 x 10'10 (5.16m x 3.3m)
Bedroom Six 17'8 (5.38m) (11'11 (3.63m)) x 12'9 (3.89m) (5'8 (1.73m))
agents note The size of the grounds has not been measured or verified. There is an additional plot of land to the side of the property available for use by arrangement with the current owner. A rent will be payable.
services central heating to radiators is provided from a gas fired boiler in the utility room. Windows are double glazed.
fixtures and fittings only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are excluded. Lighting throughout is a combination of wall light points, ceiling light points and spotlights. Flooring throughout is a combination of wood laminate, tiling and carpet. Carpets, curtains and various other fixtures and fittings may be available by separate arrangement with the vendors, if required.
tenure the agent understands that the property is Freehold.
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