30th Jan 2020
10th Feb 2020
- Type: Mews house
- Bedrooms: 2
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
A stunning mid-townhouse conversion in one of Harborne's most exclusive developments. Converted to a very high standard this unique space really does make the most of the original character of this theatre building with high ceilings, exposed beams and original 'cherubs'.
Originally built in 1878 as the Harborne and Edgbaston institute this is a listed building that comprises a small number of homes with a lovely gated community feel. Entering into the property you are met by a welcoming entrance hallway that leads upstairs to the main living space. This is an impressive, open plan living and dining space that really does the building justice with a high specification kitchen and wonderful Velux windows allowing for plenty of light. The sympathetically updated kitchen really does compliment the rest of the living space with white quartz work surfaces and integrated appliances. There is a large kitchen island which is perfect for entertaining.
The centrepiece of this room is a contemporary gas fire and the current owner has a large desk which gives the room a logical division and provides a useful home office space.
Dowstairs are two spacious double bedrooms bedrooms with lovely French windows that allow for plenty of light. The master bedroom is served by a spacious and neutral ensuite bathroom whilst the second bedroom has use of the main family bathroom which conveniently offers a 'Jack and Jill' entrance.
Accessed from the second bedroom is a secluded and peaceful courtyard which offers ample outdoor eating and entertainment space along with another great aspect onto this unique building.
This property also benefits from off street secure allocated parking for 1 car.
This stunning property located on Station Road, just off the bustling High Street of Harborne is part of the Harborne and Edgbaston institute.
It was opened in 1878 by the renown Victorian Sir Henry Irving during its 25 year run as an arts establishment including apparently the poet Hillarie Belloc. The Institute was a local landmark, it was a theatre for 800 people, plus reading rooms, meeting spaces and rehearsal rooms. When it closed in 1910 it was taken over by the Masons and used as a Masonic Lodge. After that, The Chad Valley Toy Company took over the building before finally becoming an antique centre.
In 2003 the building was reborn as 9 deluxe homes with private and landscaped grounds, secure parking and a gated entrance. Also in catchment area for the highly desirable Harborne Primary School.
The development is located just a couple of minutes walk from Harborne High Street with it's wide range of wonderful shops, bar and eateries.
Transport links into and out of the city are close by with a number of bus services running along the High Street and you will also find some of Harborne's best green space just a short walk away.
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