An extended modern 5 bed detached house set in an exclusive road and occupying a pleasant south-west facing plot. Well-presented living accommodation comprising entrance porch, reception hall, cloakroom, two reception rooms, kitchen/dining/living room, utility, master bedroom with en suite, four further bedrooms and house bathroom. Driveway, integral double garage, pleasantly landscaped garden.
Ampton Road is nestled in the heart of Edgbaston and is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies less than two miles to the north. Fiveways Railway Station is some half a mile distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line.
Ampton Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is approximately one and a half miles to the west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops. More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on nearby Wheeleys Road where there is an excellent Co-op convenience store, dry-cleaners, cafe, and hairdressers. Furthermore, there is a large Morrisons supermarket less than a mile away at Fiveways Island.
Birmingham City Centre boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including a Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols and the recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a John Lewis department store.
Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also within walking distance and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, the National Indoor Arena and the world-renowned Symphony Hall, as well as several excellent theatres.
Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Complex 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 within two and three miles respectively.
A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Hallfield School is within 200m of the property but also nearby are: West House, Blue Coat, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools.
15A Ampton Road is a modern detached house, built in the 1970's and extended in the late 1980's to provide additional bedroom accommodation. In the last 10 years the house has been reconfigured on the ground floor to provide a sociable modern dining kitchen which also has enough space for an informal seating area. In addition, the house has been updated over recent years to include replaced/upgraded electrics, replacement windows, replacement flooring, and a new house bathroom.
With accommodation extending in all to some 2280 sq ft set over two floors this ideal family home in greater detail comprises:
On the ground floor:
Entrance Porch entered via solid wood front door with full height glazed side panels, fitted doormat flooring, glazed inner door leading through to:
Reception Hall with wood effect laminate flooring, LED downlighters, central heating radiator.
Cloakroom WC having obscured glass high level window to the front, tiled floor and fully tiled walls, WC, wash basin, control panel for intruder alarm, low voltage halogen downlighters.
Living Room (currently used as a music room) being a large room with full height uPVC double glazed window overlooking the private front garden, ceiling spotlights, two central heating radiators.
Sitting Room/TV Room with full height modern aluminium double glazed sliding doors to the rear, low voltage halogen downlighters, central heating radiator.
Kitchen/Dining/Living Room having dining/living area with slate flooring with electric under floor heating in addition to a central heating radiator, two sets of double glazed sliding aluminium doors to the rear, large full height white gloss storage cupboards to one wall (these are free-standing but included in the sale).
To the far end of the room is the fitted kitchen which extends to the rear in an 'L' shape from the main room where two double glazed windows enjoy a pleasant aspect over the rear garden. The slate flooring runs through from the living/dining area and there is an array of modern oak effect fitted base and wall mounted units with black Corian work-tops and contemporary glass splashbacks. There is a Franke stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with waste disposal unit and brushed stainless steel mixer tap. Integrated appliances are all by Neff and include double electric oven, microwave, four ring gas hob with curved stainless steel extractor hood over. There is a stainless steel American style fridge freezer which is free-standing but included in the sale and there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher.
Utility Room with fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink, ceramic tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, low voltage halogen downlighters, composite door to side passage leading to the rear garden.
On the first floor:
Landing having airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water cylinder. Access hatch to large part-boarded loft.
Master Bedroom with uPVC double glazed dormer window to the front, low voltage halogen downlighters, central heating radiator, extensive high quality fitted furniture around the room including several wardrobes, cupboards, drawers, dressing table, bedside tables and shelving.
En Suite with obscured glass uPVC double glazed window to the front, tiled floor and fully tiled walls, shower enclosure with thermostatic mixer shower, WC, bidet, wash basin with illuminated mirrored wall cabinet over, ceiling spotlights, central heating radiator with chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 having uPVC double glazed window to the rear, low voltage halogen downlighters, central heating radiator, fitted furniture including wardrobes, over-bed cupboards, bedside tables, dressing table and drawers.
Bedroom 3 which is used as a bedroom and an office, being a large room with two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, built-in wardrobe, extensive fitted shelving to one wall, fitted desk, two ceiling light points, two central heating radiators.
Bedroom 4 having uPVC double glazed dormer window to the front, fitted desk, ceiling light point, central heating radiator.
Bedroom 5 with uPVC double glazed window to the rear, wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator, low voltage halogen downlighters.
House Bathroom having obscured glass uPVC double glazed window to the front, tiled floor, fully tiled walls, modern suite comprising bath with central wall mounted mixer tap and overhead rain shower with glazed screen, wash basin, WC, chrome ladder style towel radiator, low voltage halogen downlighters.
To the front of the house, a shared driveway entrance opens up to a large tarmacadam drive providing off road parking for several cars. A lawned fore-garden with mature hedge to Ampton Road provides a pleasant green outlook and good privacy. There is an integral double garage which has two electrically operated roller shutter doors as well as lighting and numerous power points.
The rear garden enjoys a sunny south-west aspect and has been attractively landscaped. A paved terrace runs across the back of the house and opens out into a larger paved seating/outdoor dining area set behind a feature brick wall with integrated bench seat. A large raised deck provides an additional seating area and there is a pergola with mature Wisteria growing through which makes for a most attractive feature. Beyond the hard landscaping is a lawned area with well-tended low maintenance borders. To one corner is a substantial timber shed. A side passage provides front to rear access and all of the fences have been replaced in recent years.
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.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH. Telephone No:
Published January 2018
Sold prices provided by Land Registry
22nd Jan 2018