A magnificently proportioned detached family residence of unique charm and character, occupying a prestigious position in this highly regarded residential area of Walsall, close to Mellish Road, enjoying the benefit of quite superb views towards Walsall Arboretum and within easy access of Park Lime Pits Nature Reserve and Lakes. There are excellent public transport services available to Walsall Town Centre and surrounding areas and Junctions 7, 9 or 10 of the M6 Motorway are all within approximately 6 km distance, providing ready access to the remainder of the West Midlands conurbation and beyond.
The property is a fine example of English Architecture circa 1870, retaining many original features but also including restored and modernised facilities to accommodate modern living requirements.
The property also has the advantage of two potential self-contained flats to provide additional income, if required, or alternatively these areas could be included within the main residence.
The accommodation briefly comprises the following:- (all measurements approximate)
on the ground floor
vestibule entrance with tiled flooring, cornice and with separate cloaks area off, having tiled flooring and hot water radiator. A coloured leaded light access door with matching surrounding windows leads to the:
Spacious reception hall having tiled flooring, hot water radiator, cornice, picture rail and turned balustrade staircase leading down to cellar.
Sitting room/lounge 5.56m into bay x 5.28m (18' 3" x 17' 4") having as its focal point an inset stone effect gas fire, magnificent bay sash windows overlooking the superb rear gardens, two hot water radiators, cornice and picture rail.
Secondary sitting room/study/dining room 5.79m x 3.96m (19' x 13') with tiled flooring, hot water radiator, inset feature stone effect gas fire, UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the rear gardens.
Magnificent breakfast room/kitchen 5.39m x 3.96m (17' 8" x 13') having a full range of fitted base and wall cupboards, granite work surfaces with concealed lighting above, inset stainless steel sink unit, additional central island unit with extensive storage facilities, having inset sink bowl with mixer tap above, integrated "Neff" single oven, coffee maker and fridge/freezer. A UPVC double glazed French door provides access to the:
Rear conservatory 6.40m max x 4.57m max (21' x 15') with two hot water radiators, UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the rear and with additional door to side gardens.
Additional lobby area having hot water radiator and providing access to the:
Ground floor shower room/laundry room with shower cubicle, w.C., wash hand basin, plumbing for automatic washing machine and central heating boiler in concealed unit with louvred doors.
Self-contained ground floor flat which could easily be combined within the main residence, having separate access from the rear, together with access from the hallway, comprising:
Lounge/kitchen 3.61m x 2.74m (11' 10" x 9') with hot water radiator, a range of fitted base and wall cupboards, inset stainless steel sink unit.
Bedroom 4.67m x 3.79m (15' 4" x 12' 5") with hot water radiator and sash windows.
Shower room having shower, w.C., wash hand basin, extractor fan and hot water radiator.
On the first floor
spacious landing area with hot water radiator, picture rail and dado rail.
Bedroom no 1 (Front/Side) 3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12') with hot water radiator, sash windows overlooking rear garden, picture rail and with loft access hatch.
En suite bathroom having bath, w.C., wash hand basin, extractor fan and towel radiator.
Bedroom no 2 (Rear) 4.04m x 3.30m (13' 3" x 10' 10") with picture rail, sash windows overlooking rear garden and hot water radiator.
En suite bathroom having bath shower fitment above, w.C., wash hand basin, towel radiator and extractor fan.
Bedroom no 3 (Rear) 5.26m x 4.57m (17' 3" x 15') with varnished wood flooring, hot water radiator and sash window enjoying magnificent views over the rear garden.
Superbly appointed bathroom measuring 3.86m x 3.84m (12' 8" x 12' 7") having feature free standing slipper bath with shower attachment, additional walk-in shower cubicle, w.C. With high level cistern, bidet, wash hand basin, hot water radiator, additional towel radiator, tiled flooring and extensively tiled walls.
Access to first floor self-contained flat with separate access from the ground floor and comprising:
lounge/kitchen 3.89m x 4.65m (12' 9" x 15' 3") having a range of fitted base and wall cupboards, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap above, hot water radiator and sash windows.
Bedroom 2.69m x 2.79m (8' 10" x 9' 2") with hot water radiator.
Separate shower room having shower, w.C., wash hand basin, sash window, hot water radiator and extractor fan.
original coach house/garage with electric light and power point, having double doors opening onto Buchanan Avenue.
Wooden access gates lead to a large cobbled courtyard area affording potential storage facilities for caravan/boat with additional storage sheds.
Raised lawned garden with mature borders and with side access leading to the:
Main garden area having as its focal point a quite magnificent Victorian Style pond with water fountain, raised borders including an abundance of mature trees and shrubs and a cobbled patio area towards the main residence.
Company water, gas, electricity and mains drainage are available at the property. Please note, however, that no tests have been applied in respect of any services or appliances.
We are informed that the property is freehold although we have not had sight of the Title Deeds for confirmation and prospective purchasers are advised to clarify the position via their Solicitors.
Fixtures & fittings
Items in the nature of fixtures and fittings are excluded unless mentioned herein.
We understand from that the property is listed under Council Tax Band F with Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council.
Energy performance certificate
Current EPC rating F.
By application to the Selling Agents on .
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