3 bed Semi-detached house (for sale) Walmley Ash Lane, Sutton Coldfield B76

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First Published

3rd Sep 2022

Last Published

13th Dec 2022



  • Type: Semi-detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Are you looking for a character property with loads of original features? If so call off the search and take a look at this stunning traditional beamed cottage with a Victorian extension. Also sitting on a generous plot it offers a rare opportunity to create something even more special.
Set in semi-rural Sutton Coldfield between Walmley and Minworth village this character 3 bed is truly one of a kind. This spacious family home has retained many of its original features and offers a rare opportunity to purchase a truly unique family home. Its perfect as it is but if you need more space the generous plot this property sits on offers further scope to extend (STPP) to create a dream home which could blend old and new perfectly.
The property has accommodation briefly comprising: Impressive porch, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, shower room, large master bedroom, two further double sized bedrooms, family bathroom, 2 gravel drives, one gated and a large well maintained garden.
The location of this highly desirable property also ticks all the boxes. The semi-rural setting, with fields to the rear, offers a sense of tranquillity, but it is still close enough to all local amenities, offering the best of both worlds. Although semi-rural the property also offers excellent transport links via the A38, M6, M6 Toll and M42 and also has several train stations within 3 miles offering rail links to Birmingham, Leicester and London in around 2 hours.
Yew Tree Cottages is located down a secluded road past a gated driveway and set behind an open driveway which both provide off road parking for multiple cars. The gated driveway opens on to a truly superb rear garden and the open driveway gives you the 1st glimpse of this truly impressive period property. The sash windows and large exposed timber and brick infill porch catch the eye straight away and draw you in. And it doesn’t disappoint the parquet flooring in the porch is exceptional and a further door leads on to:

Entrance Hallway

The character and charm the cottage provides gives you that instant feeling of homeliness with its original features already apparent and doors off the Hallway lead to the main reception room and dining room.

Reception Room

This reception room continues to boast this homes original features, but also feels cosy with the exposed wooden beams and wood flooring. It also benefits from a period fire place with portable electric stove, radiator and UPVC sash windows. The sash windows have all been fitted to replace the old casement windows at considerable expense and add to the period charm and they are in a great condition.

Dining Room

The dining room is a great space for entertaining friends and family. It has a sash window overlooking the front of the property. Traditional open fireplace, original hardwood floor. It has a large bay window with French Doors, which floods the room with natural light and opens out on to one of the several zoned seating areas of the superb rear garden. The room also provides access into the kitchen and utility area.


The charm and character continue into the kitchen with stunning views out over the garden. The kitchen benefits from an integrated dishwasher and stainless-steel sink with drainer, space for fridge and electric cooker, ample storage cupboards- the upper cupboards having recently been updated, beautifully decorated with ambiance lighting, retro Victorian style radiator and beautiful solid marble flooring. The kitchen provides access to the utility room and downstairs Shower Room.

Utility Room

Having Vaillant Condensing boiler and washing machine plumbing point. There is also space for a fridge freezer and ample storage space under the stairs. Provides access into the rear garden.

The kitchen and the utility has potential to be extended out into the rear garden to create a large open plan kitchen/dining living space.

Shower Room

This downstairs shower room completes the downstairs area and benefits from a Grohe thermostatic shower system, as well as close coupled WC and glass floret Padova hand basin, tile effect pvc wall panelling, traditional towel rail radiator, UPVC double glazed sash window overlooking the rear garden, extractor fan, tile flooring.


A generous space which has exposed beams to both walls and ceilings, radiator and sash window overlooking the garden. This is a really versatile and useable space and offers far more than just accessing rooms. The current owners have used it for a variety of uses, currently housing there piano, but could also be used as a potential home office with desk space.

Master Bedroom

The large master bedroom overlooks the front of the property with two Upvc sash windows. Access is via two doors from each end of the landing and again has amazing charm with its exposed wooden beams, Victorian fireplace and beautiful character. An old airing cupboard adds period storage space and the room also benefits from a central heating radiator.

This could potentially be turned into 2 bedrooms quite easily with the middle wood beam being the divide.

Bedroom Two

This spacious double bedroom has recently had new carpets fitted and has upvc sash window providing views over the garden, feature beamed wall and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three

This spacious double bedroom has recently had new carpets fitted and has upvc sash window providing views over the garden, feature beamed wall and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom

The family bathroom benefits from a panel bath with shower over, close coupled WC and wash hand basin set into vanity unit, tiled walls, laminated flooring, column radiator, UPVC double glazed sash window overlooking the rear garden. This also provides access into the loft.


The loft area has two distinct parts. The older loft is of large oak beam construction matching the old part of the house. This original floor-boarded area would probably have been a hay loft. The newer Victorian part of the loft is not boarded and has 270mm insulation.


The fabulous, large and well maintained gardens are truly a selling point to the cottage. With a wrap around aspect, well established lawns and hedges and an array of mature plants, shrubs, apple and pear trees which can be seen from every window of the house. There are several seating areas for outdoor entertaining, one which includes a hydrotherapy hot tub. There are outbuildings and a well-established nature pond.
There are also electric points for the caravan, hot tub and numerous 13 amp sockets. The garden has potential for the current outbuildings to be re-purposed. Possibly an office. Gym or turned into a self-contained granny annex (STPP), the potential here is endless, this home and plot provides a great opportunity for families to either create that for ever home or families who are looking for a multi generation living opportunity.
There even is scope for a new house to be built (STPP) as there are two separate driveways with separate entrances
The potential this property offers both inside and out is huge.

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Property Value Data/Graphs for B76

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 33.6% £367,162 3 1.2
Detached house 29.1% £590,438 4.1 2.1
Flat 14.5% £149,653 2 1
Semi-detached bungalow 3.6% £345,000 2.8 1.3
End terrace house 3.6% £262,500 2.5 1
Bungalow 2.7% £486,667 3.3 1.7
Town house 2.7% £376,666 3.3 1.3
Maisonette 2.7% £161,167 2 1
Link-detached house 1.8% £362,500 3 1
Terraced house 1.8% £320,000 2 0.5
Other 1.8% £367,500 3.5 0
Detached bungalow 0.9% £425,000 2 1
Barn conversion 0.9% £500,000 3 2

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Current Asking Prices in B76 Average: £394,563

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £130,000 (1) £267,692 (13) £395,444 (45) £516,136 (22) £573,625 (8)
Flats £134,975 (2) £151,233 (15) £169,750 (2) - -
All £133,317 (3) £205,304 (28) £385,840 (47) £516,136 (22) £573,625 (8)

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