A well-presented and unique opportunity to acquire a grade 2 listed barn conversion, set in rural location . No upward chain. Enjoying a rural setting with private gated courtyard and garage. Private and generous walled landscaped garden with countryside views. The property offers welcoming hallway, L shaped lounge/diner with Inglenook fireplace and patio doors. Good sized kitchen, main bedroom with balcony and exposed beams, similar sized second bedroom, bathroom, patio, lawn and rear pebbled garden with farmyard gate. No upward chain.
Property in brief This beautiful and character Grade 2 listed barn conversion, set is quite unique and set in a rural location, yet within easy reach of Shirley, Earlswood, Cheswick Green, Dickens Heath and surrounding towns and villages. This small development of barn conversions and cottages is simply idyllic enjoying a gated access, courtyard parking as well as the property owning a single size garage. The property is sold with no upward chain, has been re-decorated and treated to new carpets.
Once inside this charming character home, you drive within the hallway, a spacious welcome enjoying period tiled flooring and storage cupboard. The L-shaped lounge diner boasts a gorgeous Inglenook fireplace with brick chimney, French patio doors to the rear and window to the front insuring plenty of natural light. A comfortable and relaxing space to be. The kitchen is a good size, and offers a comprehensive range of storage cupboards, with dual aspect views, and some integrated appliances
Upstairs, a delightful landing which has access to the bedrooms and bathroom where the main bedroom boasts a balcony area through the French doors with steps leading down to the garden, plus a country view from the Velux skylight. The second bedroom is similar in size also enjoying Velux skylight over-looking the garden and countryside. The bathroom has a corner bath with Jacuzzi style jets although not tested, beautifully finished with a period style tiling.
Outside is just simply idyllic, a peace of heaven. Presenting a private walled garden having an access gate from the courtyard and providing a patio area with steps leading to the main bedroom and French doors into the living room, a beautifully landscaped garden, generous lawn area with a gate to the rear and a further farm gated pebbled garden at the end with stunning countryside views and fresh air.
Approach Set in a peaceful rural location enjoying a private gated community courtyard. With parking and a single-size garage. The walled garden surrounds the patio and gardens with a gate to access the main entrance door to the property.
Living accommodation Welcome inside this beautiful barn conversion, full of character and charm. The hallway is spacious having been recently redecorated and enjoy a stunning country-style floor tile, suited to this period home.The hallway has a small, but useful cupboard under the stairs, a double glazed wooden frame window to the rear elevation, and provides excellent space under the stairs for additional storage, push chair, space to hang your coats and perhaps as the ideal spot for a work desk and computer. The entrance hall has a central heating radiator with thermostat control, alarm panel and stairs rising to the bedrooms and bathroom.
The L shaped lounge diner is a quaint room and enjoys a stunning Inglenook fireplace with brick chimney stack, oak beam and shelves to the sides. The lounge diner enjoys dual aspect views, having an east to west facing aspect, ensuring plenty of light within this space. There is a double glazed wooden framed window to the front elevation and French patio doors to the rear leading out to the garden and the patio area, providing the most relaxing views and perfect for opening into the garden in the warmer months and parties. This is a spacious room, perfect in character, providing space for your sofa, chair, media centre and space for a small to medium sized dining table.
This room is kept warm by twin central heating radiators, both having their own thermostat control. Providing even more charm are the feature beams across the ceiling, and twin ceiling lights accompanied by wall lighting either side of the fireplace. There are numerous power points around the room and TV aerial socket as well as a open reach telephone/ Internet point, although you would need to obtain your own ongoing subscription. A stunning, comfortable room.
The kitchen is a good size and offers a excellent supply of traditional-style wall and base units with contrasting work surface and splash-back tiling. The kitchen has a built-in single oven with grill, four ring gas hob over, extractor hood above, 1 and a 1/2 sink and drainer, and leaving space provisions for your washing machine, dishwasher and a separate fridge freezer. The owners are willing to negotiate these items subject to your offer.
The kitchen is also home to the Valiant eco-tech plus boiler and has a good supply of power points around the work surfaces for your small appliances. The kitchen has the benefit of windows to the side and rear elevation to enjoy garden view whilst doing your chores. It's also a central heating radiator and ceiling lighting.
Sleeping accommodation The upstairs of the property is equally as quaint and character-filled as the ground floor. As you rise up the stairs to the landing you can enjoy the feature beams, spindle staircase and the Velux window to the rear elevation with pull down blind bringing natural light to reflect off the neutral decor. The Landing give access to the two bedrooms and the bathroom.
As you walk into bedroom number one the first feature that captures your attention is the French doors leading out to the balcony and that delightful view. The balcony is a great benefit just to stand out when your start or end your day, having steps down to the garden and patio. The bedroom is a fair size, in character with the property, and will easily accommodate your double size bed. The bedroom enjoying an abundance of feature beams and timber work accompanied by an opening Velux skylight to the rear elevation with pull-down blind. Furthermore the bedroom has been recently redecorated with new carpets and has the benefit of a central heating radiator with thermostat control, power points and TV aerial point.
The second bedroom is not far smaller in its dimensions than the main bedroom and enjoys a gorgeous countryside view through the opening Velux window to the rear elevation looking across your garden, the courtyard and yonder into open fields. This bedroom delivers good space, having been redecorated with new carpets and originally having fitted wardrobes, of which have been retained should you wish to reinstall. The bedroom also enjoys these gorgeous feature beams, a central heating radiator with thermostat control and ceiling light.
The bathroom is set to the front of the property enjoying a corner Jacuzzi style bath, although not tested, it also benefits from a shower attachment off from the Victorian style tap and accompanying shower curtain. The bathroom is beautifully tiled in period tiling with teal border, as well as having a period themed WC and large period wash basin with pedestal. Furthermore there is a central heating radiator with heritage towel heated rail ceiling light, extractor and laminate flooring.
Outside space This property is located in a tranquil and rural setting where the smell of fresh country air hits you the moment you step out of the car. The garden is simply beautiful, very well maintained, idyllic and enjoying a walled garden with access gate to the side from the courtyard, generous patio-perfect for outdoor furniture and barbecue, finished with a beautifully landscaped garden and lawn with a further pebbled area to the rear with farmyard gate. This property enjoys a gated access with parking as well as a separate single size garage.
Garage The single size garage is separate from the property, set within the courtyard having barn style opening doors. Tall pitched ceiling with plenty of storage on the mezzanine rafters, power and lighting.
Technical We are advised this property is Freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.
We are advised the property is Grade 2 listed. Deeds are dated 21.1.1998.
The water is metered.
We are advised there is no communal charges at present. However, the 3 barns took responsibility for electric, or service contract and to empty the tank.
Ginger are instructed by the executor of the estate. All offers will be presented to the Executor for their consideration in acting in the best interest of the beneficiaries.
We are advised the council tax is band D and payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.
Room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible, you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.
All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Subjective comments in these descriptions im...
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