A handsome and substantial Art Deco home located on one of the most popular roads on the revered Calthorpe Estate.
Private Gated Entrance,
6 Double Bedrooms with 3 en suites,
planning permission for an additional two bedroom annexe,
Sought After Location, and
Prestigious Local Schooling
The Property Originally designed by the renowned architects Douglas D. Tanner and Arthur L. Hosburgh, 79 Westfield Road is a practical and elegant family home located a short distance from the city centre.
Once past the gates, the property has a classic white façade and a double storey bay window set beneath a concealed roof that creates an abundance Art Deco charm. The living accommodation is accessed via an impressive reception hall that provides access to the ground floor rooms and houses the staircase which is flanked by decorative geometric walls that are indicative of the period. There are four spacious reception rooms to include the dining room, sitting room, drawing room with bar area and the fitted breakfast kitchen, which has a range of attractive fitted units and various appliances. Upstairs there is a modern family bathroom as well as six double bedrooms, of which three have well-appointed en-suites.
The house also has the added benefit of planning permission to add a further two bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor which would make a useful annexe if required. Planning documents can be viewed online using the reference 2017/00410/pa.
Location 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.
Westfield Road is regarded as one of Edgbaston's premier addresses and boasts some of the area's most impressive properties.
Ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north-east, Westfield Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is some half a mile to the south-west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops.
Birmingham 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. 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 restaurants and cafes.
Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre 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. They include Hallfield Preparatory School, West House School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools. Chad Vale Primary and Junior School is also very convenient, being within a few hundred meters of the property.
General information 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: Regulated by RICS.
Published: April 2018