This five bedroomed executive detached family home set well back from the road behind a carriage driveway and landscaped gardens in a sought after residential location. EPC band rating C
Harborne road is regarded as one of Edgbaston's premier addresses and boasts some ofthe area's most impressive properties, many of which are Grade II listed, particularly those located towards five Ways which are period properties in the main.
Ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north, Harborne Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne Village which is some quarter of a mile to the west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and cafes, some of which such as The Plough, features regularly in The Sunday Times and Telegraph whenever Birmingham is mentioned as an attractive area to which to re-locate.
Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban 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 a most desirable and enjoyable place to live and work. It is an area which is rapidly becoming popular with people moving up from the south-east for business or other reasons.
Birmingham boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including Selfridge Department Store. The exclusive Mailbox development is a host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols. Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also nearby and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. The 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 John Lewis store in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality
A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the immediate vicinity. The excellence of the private schools on the area are unsurpassed, the area has a great range of preparatory schools, many of which are within walking distance of the property. They include Blue Coat, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield and West house Preparatory Schools, St. George's, Priory School and in the state sector, Chad Vale, St. Mary's rc, St. Peter's C of E., Harborne Infant & Primary Schools, the latter of which have excellent academic reputations and it is known for people to move to the area.
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.
186 harborne road has been a happy family home for many years, it is very well presented and welcoming. As the current owners are down-sizing they will be including certain fixtures and fittings, amongst which are the Indian murals in the reception hall which are art panels depicting historical scenes which are of aluminium with raw silk tapestry in the most vibrant and exquisite colours. The property is double glazed, centrally heated throughout and is alarmed. Included will be the carpets, wall light chandeliers and ceiling light fittings in the main rooms and entrance hallway, the Italian glass ceiling and wall light fittings in the dining room, gas fires in the family room and electric fires in the main sitting room and a selection of luxury furniture and fittings.
The front enclosed porch opens into an impressive reception hall which extends from the inner front door through to the rear of the house where there is a conservatory/bar/garden room onto the terrace and garden.
Impressive reception hall which extends from the inner front door through to the rear of the house.
Formerly two rooms and is impressive in size with a large bay window to the front drive and double doors into the garden room/conservatory/bar area at the rear. There are two fireplaces and an excellent amount of space and light.
Has a bar built at the right hand side and is a pleasant south-facing room over the terrace and garden with plenty of space to sit and relax and enjoy the garden.
A cosy rear sitting room with a large bay window, where the family can relax, with south-facing aspect and access to the:
This has a gym area, sauna, WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with ceramic tiled flooring.
Dual aspect windows on to the side elevation and plenty of space for entertaining, the current dining table will easily seat 10-12 people. This also gives access to:
Fully fitted and modern with integrated appliances, cream fittings both base and wall-mounted, integrated fridge and freezer, dishwasher, ovens and gas hob with extractor hood. Ceramic flooring and downlighters to the ceiling. A door leads through to the utility area, which has a sink unit and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, this is part of the tandem garage, which has a door onto the side giving access to the garden and to the gardener's WC at the rear.
There is a curved bay at the front with enough room for a breakfast table and chairs.
Comprising WC, wash hand basin, ceramic flooring. There are tow store rooms, one for coats and the other is used as a meditation room.
Staircase rising from the side of the kitchen leading to the first floor landing, door to:
An impressive master bedroom having great facilities with fitted wardrobes, south-facing window. Dressing room with lantern light
Designer bathroom which features an oval bath on a plinth with raised steps and wall to wall mirrored surround.
With south-facing window onto the garden, two walk in cupboards, door to:
Comprising bath, separate shower cubicle, low level WC, and wash hand basin . Which is also accessible from the adjoining bedroom.
Feature bay window to front elevation and fitted corner unit.
Dual aspect windows to side elevation, currently being used a an office. Fitted cupboard and access to the bathroom off bedroom 2
This is a single room to front elevation with double wardrobe behind the door.
Comprising corner shower unit, low level WC., wash hand basin.
Large south facing rear garden with deep terrace and large floor standing lanterns. The lawns are in three terraces and extend to the southern boundary which is tree-lined. There are security sensor lamps fitted throughout the rear of the property, the side alleyway and the front of the house.
The rear garden extends to the end of gardens on Belgrove Close off Richmond Hill Road, such is the extent of the plot.
There is a sophisticated alarm system. The property is fitted with the Global Security Company adt's Intruder Security and Panic Alarm which is operated with sensors in each room, (except the bathrooms) and mobile panic controls which are both connected to the West Midlands Police which is a reassuring asset.
Possession: Vacant possession will be given upon completion of the sale.
Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are available
local authority : Birmingham City Council water authority: Severn Trent Water tenure: The agents are advised that the property is Freehold.
Fixtures and fittings: All items not mentioned in these particulars are excluded from the sale.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the selling agents, Hadleigh Estate Agents on .
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