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*an impressive victorian family home* Built circa 1853 for St Kenelms Church, this beautiful property nestled in its own private 2.24 acres with stunning views over the beautiful high grounds of Romsley offers a wealth of diversity both within the .
Nestled in the heart of leafy Romsley with its tranquil village community yet benefiting from a wealth a transport links with the motorway network within fifteen minutes drive, respected local schools and close to all the local amenities, this impressive detached Victorian family house with five (potentially six) bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen and utility area is an ideal retreat for any family looking for an iconic family home that boasts grounds extending to 2.24 acres (.908 hectares), gated secure entrance and an impressive level of garage and workshop facilities.
This beautiful property was built circa 1853 for St Kenelms Church by the famous architect James Cranston, who designed many churches and buildings for the Diocese of Worcester. Eight years ago the current owner embarked on a major programme of improvements which means the property you see before you has a subtle mix of contemporary style and original features yet an impressive array of new modern features including a state of the art heating system.
The Rectory offers a fantastic opportunity for any family to settle in this desirable corner of the West Midlands, for me the property isn?t so much about the iconic building but everything about the grounds, the attached field that ?s begging for horses to graze on, it?s about the fantastic garage and workshops that need to be filled with classic cars for the owner to tinker with to their hearts content and it?s about an iconic Victorian family home that just offers so much versatility and potential for the lucky owners and has the truly tranquil ability to boast an open outlook onto the grounds and spectacular views of the fields and surrounding countryside from all four corners and every room?.
So now you know what this property is all about let?s take a look inside;
And straight away you start to understand the subtle mix of ?old? and ?new?, entering via the traditional storm porch you are initially greeted by the stunning reception hall, brimming with character this iconic entrance leads you perfectly to the spacious bright lounge that offers any family a superb retreat after a hard day. Moving to the rear of the property and you discover the modern impressive kitchen with stunning views of your very own field and brimming with floor and wall mounted cupboard space, an abundance of integrated appliances and enough work surface for the Master Chef in the family to provide those beautiful Sunday roasts to enjoy in the spacious dining room with modern bi-fold doors that allow easy access to the decked patio area that offer a fantastic combination for entertaining friends and family on those beautiful summer days?
Leading seamlessly from this hub of family you discover the very spacious utility room and additional living space that offers an abundance of options for any family.
Moving back to the stunning hallway and you discover the study, currently being used as a home office before the hall leads you to cellar entrance, a great, dry cellar that gives ample storage space or additional living space if required.
So shall we look upstairs;
Lead by the original stair case you are treated to four double bedrooms, the master bedroom having a very spacious en-suite, all four offering tranquil views over the grounds and local countryside and good living space with additional space for wardrobes.
Finally the first floor offers a traditional family bathroom with both bath and shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.
Moving to the second floor and the younger family members will be impressed with the potential on offer. Currently being used as a bedroom with en-suite and a living room for the owners son this offers a safe haven away from the main family for any teenagers or old family members that want some private space to live?
Let me show you outside;
You will have done your research on the location, you will appreciate Romsley?s tranquil setting, its wealth of walks and variety of scenic beauty that sits on your doorstep, you will love the ability to reach the motorway network within minutes, the abundance of amenities in and around Halesowen and Birmingham City Centre which sits literally on the horizon. You will enjoy the location just outside the village and appreciate the private secure entry with intercom and CCTV systems that provide peace of mind but once inside you will love the 2.24 acres, to your left and at the top of property is the original orchard which offers additional parking, large carport with expansive workshop subtly screened from the main garden and property.
Moving towards the property and you have a beautiful open lawned area with mature shrubbery and stunning views over the highlands of Clent and the Black Country with a very striking stone driveway that ambles down to the side of the property and leads you to the two double garages that are just crying out for those classic cars?
Finally this much loved family home will never be over looked as you own the field ?next door? which not only offers an impressive level of privacy but also an ideal location for horses either yours or as a potential business opportunity?.
The floor plan offers a visual view of the property layout and below are the various room dimensions;
The accommodation is planned on three floors and comprises on the ground floor:
Enclosed storm porch entrance 1.32m x 1.61m (4? 3" x 5? 3")
Double doors leading to inner door.
Reception hall 1.50m x 5.70m plus 1.83m x (4.15m max including staircase) (4? 11" x 18? 8" plus 6? x 13? 7" max including staircase)
Cornice to ceiling, picture rail, oak boarded floor finish, panel radiator, staircase to first floor with panelled spandrel, shaped hand rail and ornate balustrade, doors radiating off and leading to:
Lounge (Front/Side) 6.84m max into bay x 3.94m max (17? x 22? 5" max into bay window x 12? 11" max)
?Minster? style fireplace with raised hearth, panel radiator, bay window with aspect onto gardens, French door opening onto raised decked area, two panel radiators, cornice to ceiling and picture rail.
Study/family room (Front) 3.89m x 3.68m (12? 9" x 12?)
Cornice to ceiling, picture rail, double glazed window and panel radiator.
Fitted kitchen (Rear) 5.62m max (3.96m min) x 3.85m max (2.63m min) (18? 5" max (13? min) x 12? 7" max (8? 7" min)
Fitted by ?Hatts? a quality kitchen with extensive range of base units with both cupboards and drawers beneath, granite work surface areas with twin bowl single drainer sink, mixer tap, range of wall cupboards including display cabinets, unit concealing larger fridge and freezer, gas fired ?Aga? cooker, two hot plates and ovens/grill beneath, island unit, ?Travertine? floor finish, ornate cornice to ceiling and opening to:
Dining room 4.56m x 4.00m (15? x 13? 1")
Panel radiator, cornice to ceiling, ornate fire surround finished in slate, Bi-fold doors opening to decked area and gardens, panel radiator, oak boarded floor finish.
Door from kitchen leads to:
Rear hall: 5.82m (19? 1") max (4.03m (13? 2") min) x 2.82m (9? 3") max (1.74m (5? 8") min)
Polished oak boarded floor finish, double glazed roof lights, double glazed window with aspect onto courtyard, panel radiator, range of recessed lighting, door to reception hall.
Doors leading to:
Fitted cloakroom 2.46m x 1.2m (8? x 3? 11")
W.C with low level flush, vanity unit with basin, mixer tap, panel radiator, recessed spotlights to ceiling, double glazed windows.
Utility room 3.55m x 3.57m max into recess (3.20m min) (11? 7" x 11? 8" max (10? 5" min)
Fitted with extensive range of base and wall cupboards. Boiler house opening off.
From the main hall is a staircase leading to cellar.
The accommodation on the first floor is approached from staircase leading from reception hall with half space landing with double glazed window with open aspect over neighbouring districts.
Ornate coving to ceiling, panelled doors radiate off.
Principal bedroom (Front) 3.96m x 5.14m (13? x 16? 10")
Coving to ceiling, double glazed windows with aspect onto gardens, panel radiator, doorway leading to:
Dressing room/potential bedroom six (Side) 3.92m x 4.56m (12? 10" x 15?)
Double glazed windows with aspect onto gardens, panel radiator, ornamental coving to ceiling, door to central landing and further door to ensuite.
Ensuite bathroom/shower room 2.62m x 2.88m (8? 7" x 9? 5")
Double glazed windows, with white suite with oval freestanding bath with side mixer tap, w.c. With low level flush, large shower cubicle with wall-mounted shower, recessed spotlights to ceiling, tiled floor finish, heated towel rail, shaver point, extractor, door opening off to central landing.
Bedroom two (Front) 3.93m x 3.70m (12? 10" x 12? 1")
Two double glazed windows, panel radiator, doorway leading to:
Ensuite shower room 1.37m x 2.29m (4? 5" x 7? 6")
Comprising: Large shower cubicle and wall-mounted basin, w.c. With low level flush, panel radiator, tiled floor and wall finishes, extractor.
Bedroom three (Rear/Side) 2.62m x 3.94m (8? 7" x 12? 11")
Comprising:double glazed window, panel radiator.
The accommodation on the second floor is approached from staircase leading from central landing and comprises:
Half space landing
Velux roof lights above central landing.
Bedroom four 3.63m x 2.75m plus door recess(taken from 1.5m height) (11? 10" x 9? plus door recess(taken from 4? 11" height)
Double glazed window, Velux style window, panel radiator, door leading to:
Ensuite shower room
Walls fully tiled and fitted with white suite comprising: W.c. With low level flush, large shower cubicle with wall-mounted shower, basin with side shelf, floor and walls finished in ceramics, wall-mounted cabinet, range of recessed spotlights to ceiling, extractor, velux roof light with aspect over farmland and neighbouring districts.
Bedroom five 3.90m x 2.90m (Taken from 1.5m height) (12? 9" x 9? 6" (taken from 4? 11" height)
Two velux roof lights with open outlook over neighbouring districts, side window with aspect over farmland, panel radiator.
Side garage 5.68m (18? 7") max x 4.4m (14? 5") min width x 5.19m (17?) max
With electrically operated roller shutter door with striplights, window with aspect onto farmland, side pedestrian door leading to useful storage area and access into garage.
Detached garage 6.06m x 5.36m (19? 10" x 17? 7")
Electrically operated roller shutter door, electric lighting.
Side car port
For single vehicle.
Provides parking for three vehicles and can accommodate high sided vehicles such as a caravan.
Access via roller shutter door : 7.03m x 8.75m (23? x 28? 8")
Double glazed window.
The property enjoys a high degree of privacy being enclosed with mature hedgerows and fencing and is approached via the electric gated entrance leading to a shaped stone driveway providing off road parking facilities for numerous vehicles and leads to the main house, garages and car port facilities and workshop. The house gardens feature a decked area leading to lawn. There is an orchard area with a selection of fruit trees and an area concealing garden stores. Adjoining the house is an additional field with separated gated entrance.
We are advised that 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.
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are connected. A gas wall-mounted ?Worcester? boiler heats water filled panelled radiators. A solid fuel fire in the dining room heats a back boiler which also supplements the heating system providing an additional source of heat to the storage vessels located in the boiler house. The ?Aga? cooker is heated by gas The Agents have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.
Fixtures and fittings :
All items unless specifically referred to in these sales particulars are expressly excluded from the proposed sale. However, fitted carpets are included. The curtains and certain other items may be taken at a valuation to be agreed.5 bedrooms
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