‘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
Entrance Reception Hallway 15’5 x 12’3
Sitting Room 15’2 x 14’11 into bay
Lounge 14’5 x 14’5
Dining Room 14’7 x 9’2
Kitchen 12’10 x 11’9
Utility 8’3 x 7’6 First floor
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
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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