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4 bed detached house for sale

Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13

Offers in region of

£640,000

Features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Freehold
  • Remarkable four bedroom detached property
  • Three reception rooms
  • Original features
  • Good sized mature gardens
  • Double garage and off road parking
  • Gas fired central heating

Description

‘Millmead’ is understood to have been designed by Charles Bateman of Messers Bateman and Bateman Architect who created the existing accommodation out of two older cottages believed to date back as far as the 17th century.Originally situated in a meadow near Sarehole Mill on the southern outskirts of Birmingham according to a copy of Country Life Home and Garden book Volume IV dated 1922 to 1923.

On the opposite side of the Wake Green Road is said to be the first home in England for world-famous author J R R Tolkien. Much of his inspiration for The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit is thought to have been gained in this area around the property walking through the ‘Moseley Bog Nature Reserve’ and ‘Sarehole Mill’.

The property is conveniently located for the popular amenities of the Moseley Village the property also has access to excellent schooling in the local area and the popular transport links from the Alcester and Stratford Roads.

Important institutions within a few miles or so include The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Dental Hospital and King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys.

Popular amenities within in a few miles of the property include the Moseley Bog Nature Reserve, Swanshurst, Cannon Hill and Highbury Parks as well as the Edgbaston County Cricket Ground.

The property itself more particularly comprises –

*remarkable four bedroom detached property

*unique original features throughout

*driveway parking and double garage

*well established & beautiful gardens

*three reception rooms, kitchen & utility

*downstairs WC, family bathroom & shower room

Driveway Parking

Entrance Reception Hallway 15’5 x 12’3

Sitting Room 15’2 x 14’11 into bay

Rear Hallway

Pantry

Downstairs wc

Cloaks Room

Lounge 14’5 x 14’5

Internal Lobby

Dining Room 14’7 x 9’2

Kitchen 12’10 x 11’9

Utility 8’3 x 7’6
First floor


Landing

Shower Room 7’5 x 7’4
WC


Bedroom One 15’2 x 11’7

Bedroom Two 14’4 x 14’3

Bedroom Three 14’7 x 10’6 into bay

Bedroom Four 11’7 x 11’10
Outside


Double Garage 16’10 x 15’8

Gardens

Work space/Office 6’3 x 7’4

tenure:The agent understands the property is Freehold and the property is locally listed under Moseley conservation.

Services:Central heating to radiators is provided by a gas fired boiler.

Fixtures and fittings only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are excluded. Carpets and curtains may be available by separate arrangement with the vendors, if required.

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Local Amenities

  • St Bernard's Catholic Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Hall Green School 0.4 miles
  • Hall Green 0.5 miles
  • Yardley Wood 1 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
12th Jun 2018 £640,000 Price reduced by £29,950
31st Aug 2017 £669,950 Price reduced by £25,050
6th May 2017 £695,000 First listed
26th Feb 2014 £545,000 Last sold

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