A most imposing and beautifully appointed detached Victorian residence, exceptionally well finished so as to now provide a superb family home of quality, whilst set back with mature gardens of 1.14 acre. The property boasts a plethora of delightful original features on one of the most prestigious and finest roads in Edgbaston, dating back from the late 1800's. The accommodation, which extends to approx. 10,500 sq ft and is set over three floors, comprises grand reception hall, drawing room, dining room, play room, family room, breakfast kitchen, utility and gymnasium on the ground floor, with master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room, seven further excellent sized bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms spread over the top two floors. Property benefits further from cellerage, a gated driveway providing ample parking to the front and a large side garden with a south-westerly aspect.
Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, it is rich in history and being part of one of England's largest conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within it, making this one of the most desirable and enjoyable places to live, it was voted number 47 out of 100 top places to live in the UK by a Sunday Times poll in October 2013.
Birmingham City Centre is close by as Harborne High Street with M&S and Waitrose supermarkets, as well as a plethora of independent restaurants and coffee shops.
Birmingham boasts some very good shopping with its Bullring Shopping Centre which includes a Selfridges store and the Mailbox development is also host to a range of designer shops. Broad Street and Brindeyplace are also nearby and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, Symphony Hall, and several excellent theatres.
The Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club, Edgbaston Golf club, Warwickshire County Cricket Club, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanical Gardens and Martineau Gardens are situated close by as is the excellent Barber Institute of Art .
Superb medical facilities in the area include the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby as are the City Hospital and The Women's Hospital on Metchley Park Road.
A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the area both in the state and private sectors. They include Hallfield and West House Preparatory Schools, Edgbaston High School for Girls, The Blue Coat School, The Priory, St George's and the King Edward VI private schools on the Bristol Road.
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