A spacious well-maintained detached property set on a quiet development extending to around 2,200 square feet and benefitting from a private yet manageable, totally secluded rear garden which affords excellent family accommodation on two floors. The accommodation is south-facing and is spacious and light with a large reception hall, a dual aspect sitting room with interconnecting dining room, a large conservatory, breakfast/kitchen with utility area and cloakroom. The first floor has an attractive master suite with dressing area and shower room, there are three further bedrooms (one is fitted out as a study) and smart guest bathroom. At the front is a pretty fore garden with parking for two cars and double garage.
Situation Anstruther Road is located off Augustus Road & Norfolk Road and set on the Calthorpe Estate. The houses are well-designed and are conveniently located for Harborne High Street, Edgbaston and also to Birmingham City Centre which is approximately a mile and a half away.
Schools A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Norfolk House School Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield Preparatory School, West House, St George's School, The Priory School, and The King Edward Foundation Schools are all within three miles. Local state funded schooling includes Chad Vale on Nursery Road, Harborne Infant and Junior School at Station Road and Harborne Academy which is within walking distance are also located within easy access.
Medical facilities The more recently redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Hospital is approximately only about a mile and a half away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The bmi Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are within one and two miles respectively, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within three and four miles respectively.
Shopping Harborne High Street offers excellent convenience shopping with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall, a Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents, and also benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant.
In addition the City Centre offers some of the best shopping in the country, and lies only around 3 miles distant. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre contains over 140 shops including one of the only Selfridges department stores outside of London and the exclusive Mailbox development, which is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. 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.
Sports and recreation Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, The Archery Tennis Club and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground are all within two and a half miles of the house.
During the past few years, the area around Broad Street, linking Five Ways to the City Centre has been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, with its superb conference facilities and the world-renowned Symphony Hall. The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and numerous brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops are all to be found there.
Description 20 Anstruther Road was one of the first properties to be erected on the Norfolk Park Estate and the owners were able to choose their own plot. This they did carefully and selected the property which was the least over-looked at the front, and which had a manageable and private garden plot (which is also secluded and not over-looked ) at the rear. The property was built by the Bryant family to their Sovereign design but was immediately extended by the owners who added a large and very useful conservatory which had pleasant garden views to the rear.
The property is a detached family home offering excellent accommodation two floors. It has been very well maintained and is in good decorative order. It is a perfect house for a young family or even indeed for someone wishing to downsize form a larger home, the accommodation extends to approximately 2,200 square feet.
The property is centrally-heated and double glazed throughout.
The Ground Floor A path leads down past the garage to a glazed front door which opens out into an attractive and light reception hall with an open plan staircase leading up to the first floor and a cupboard under the stairs containing the central heating boiler. There is a spacious and very smart cloakroom to the left of the hall.
To the right of the hall is
The Sitting Room This is a dual aspect room with a tremendous amount of natural light and a great feeling of space. At the front is a full length window and at the back, sliding glass doors which open out into the conservatory. To the left is a fireplace with fitted gas fire set into a wooden feature surround with an extended section upon which the family television is set. There are ceiling light points.
The Conservatory This does not have the benefit of central heating but has independent heating. It is a spacious room with outlook over the terrace, the pond and the rear garden. The garden is totally surrounded by mature trees and there is currently an apple tree growing close to the conservatory with is full of fruit.
Double doors lead through from the rear of the sitting room to a
Dining Room This has a charming picture window onto the garden and a further door leads through to the
Breakfast/Kitchen This kitchen was totally re-furbished some seven years ago and is a smart room with an extensive array of fitted units both base and wall-mounted. They are of wood with a continuous work surface in co-ordinating colours. The double drainer sink is beneath the window, there is an integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, gas hob and oven, with extractor hood. At the far end is the utility area where there is a small sink unit with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A part-glazed door at the side leads out to the garden and the garage. There is also a window to the side which makes the area by the breakfast bar light and spacious.
The Cloakroom This room has recently been up-graded, it is well-appointed with new suite and lovely pale tiles, there is a window and enough space for coats.
The open plan staircase leads up to a galleried landing.
The Master Bedroom This is a delightful room with en extensive array of fitted furniture, including bedside tables, wardrobes and bonnet cupboards. Near the door leading through to the dressing area is a fitted cupboard which hides the TV and alongside this is a very good sized book case.
The Dressing Area is alongside the bedroom with two sets of fitted wardrobes with sliding doors leads to an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, low level w.c. And hand washbasin.
Bedroom 2 This is currently a single bedroom with fitted units to either side of the bed and fitted wardrobes on the opposite wall. The room is large enough to be used as a double room if the fitted corner units were removed.
Bedroom 3 This is also a double sized room which is currently used as a study and has a range of fitted furniture along one wall which includes a desk, there is also a fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 4 This is a small double-sized room which overlooks the rear garden which also has fitted wardrobe facilities.
Family Bathroom This has a corner bath, shower cubicle, hand washbasin and low level W.C and has a window onto the front of the property.
General Information Tenure: The property is understood to be 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. The property is heated by way of gas fired central heating.
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 . Regulated by RICS.
Published April 2019