Summary: Magnificent four double bedroom detached character home, sympathetically extended and refurbished by the current owners, beautiful 1.5 acre (approx.) grounds, located in a peaceful rural position with far reaching views, yet only 9 miles from the heart of Birmingham and 2 miles from M42 Junction 2.
Description: Entrance to the property is via newly installed remote controlled electric gates and a pedestrian gate. The accommodation comprises: Porch, dining room/office with bay window and wall shelving, inner hall with guest cloakroom, living room with bay window seat and log burner, generous conservatory with views over the garden and country style kitchen/dining room with aga. The kitchen provides central access to the three adjacent reception rooms.
The newly extended part of the house, accessed through the lobby, provides an additional guest cloakroom, utility room and impressive fourth reception room (currently used as an artist's studio) with bi-folding doors onto the garden, providing wonderful views. This area of the property is equipped with under floor heating and its own entrance, which lends itself well to the growing or extended family, with potential to convert to a teenage suite/granny flat.
The first floor offers: Landing with walk in linen cupboard, exceptional master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, velux windows, Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobes, eaves cupboards and en suite shower room. There is also a principal guest bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room, third bedroom - also equipped with en suite shower room, fourth bedroom with large velux window to appreciate the rolling countryside views and family bathroom with roll top bath.
Outside: Externally, the property boasts beautiful 1.5 acre grounds (approx.), with paved areas, fruit trees, planted borders, greenhouse, garden shed, log store and fantastic wooded copse with brook. Parking includes a double garage block with velux windows, roof storage and electric door. There is a lean-to shed to the side of the garage, suitable for tools and wood storage.
Mains electricity and water
Oil fired central heating system
Land drainage for fresh water and a new biological septic tank installed for foul water.
The property is also equipped with 4kWp ground mounted Solar pv panels, a green solution which which approximately halves the owner's electricity bills. In addition it guarantees a generous quarterly fit payment income, index linked until November 2036, and currently circa £2,000 per year.
Location: The residence is situated between the pretty Village of Alvechurch and Hopwood, and is conveniently located for Alvechurch First and Middle schools, shopping, pubs and restaurants within the village centre and walks along the local canal network and rail station. Two renowned pubs, the Peacock and the Coach and Horses (with it's own mini brewery) are less than a mile away. Also nearby are the facilities offered by Barnt Green, Redditch, Solihull and central Birmingham (located approx. 9 miles away).
Kitchen/Diner: 10' 7" x 24' 11" (3.25m x 7.61m)
Utility Room: 9' 10" x 7' 8" (3.02m x 2.36m)
Conservatory: 15' 8" x 12' 0" (4.78m x 3.68m)
Living Room: 17' 10" x 16' 4" (5.45m x 5.00m)
Dining Room: 12' 2" x 16' 3" (3.73m x 4.97m)
studio: 13' 3" x 16' 2" (4.04m x 4.94m)
Stairs To First Floor Landing
Master Bedroom: 18' 10" (max) x 16' 3" (5.75m x 4.97m)
Bedroom Two: 11' 11" (max) x 14' 4" (3.65m x 4.38m)
Bedroom Three: 11' 11" (max) x 16' 3" (3.65m x 4.96m)
Bedroom Four: 10' 6" x 13' 7" (3.22m x 4.16m)
Bathroom: 10' 6" x 4' 7" (3.21m x 1.42m)