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Dream Home: Forshaw Heath Lane in Earlswood

The property is set back from the road behind a sweeping gravel driveway with lawns to both sides and parking for a number of vehicles.

Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood
Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood

This six-bedroom, three-bathroom detached home was built 15 years ago to offer a combination of contemporary and traditional accommodation.

Wayside is set in just under two acres of land and has a wealth of charm.

The property is set back from the road behind a sweeping gravel driveway with lawns to both sides and parking for a number of vehicles.

There is also a three-car garage with pitched roof which could be converted to an ancillary building (stpp).

The driveway extends to a pitched canopy porch with log store and flowerbeds. Barn style doors with double height windows above open into a reception hall where there is a timber staircase rising to a Minstrel style gallery. An arched picture window to the back has views across the open countryside. There is also a door to a store cupboard and one to a guest toilet.

The lounge has three windows to the front and a window with French doors to the games room/orangery. It features a reclaimed brick inglenook with oak over mantle, inset solid fuel log burner and brick built hearth.

There is a dining room with laminate flooring and two windows to the front.

Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood
Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood
 

In the games room/orangery a vaulted glazed ceiling creates a feeling of light and height. It has ceramic tiling to the floor with tiled inset, stairs up to a master bedroom suite and gallery, a window and French doors to the back.

A range of Shaker style oak units and dresser style cabinets are fitted in the kitchen/breakfast room. There are roll-edge work surfaces, Rangemaster cooker with combination light and extractor, integrated dishwasher, space for an American style fridge freezer, tiling to water prone areas and to the floor. An archway leads to the breakfast area which has French doors to the back.

There are more base units and rolltop work surfaces in the utility which has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. A door leads to another guest toilet.

On the first floor there is a minstrel gallery landing. Matching feature windows offer views to the front and back.

The master bedroom has French doors out onto a balcony which looks over the garden and pond and towards countryside. It has an en suite with four piece suite including a fully tiled walk-in shower, toilet, corner bath and wash basin, tiling to water prone areas and wood effect floor covering.

A walk-in dressing room has a range of fitted shelves, rail, drawers and vanity area.

Bedroom two has a walk-in closet and en suite with toilet, walk-in shower, laminate flooring and built-in airing cupboard.

Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood
Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood
 

There are four more bedrooms. Bedroom three has floor to ceiling wardrobes with end display units and fitted furniture while five has a range of wall mounted cupboards with matching base units.

The bathroom has a five-piece suite with Jacuzzi bath, toilet, bidet, pedestal basin and walk-in shower area with tiling to water prone areas, laminate flooring and a walk-in airing cupboard.

There are substantial gardens to the back that enjoys unbroken views, shrubs and trees to boundaries, a flagged patio and large feature pond.

Wayside is for sale through Smart Homes for £795,000 on 0121 744 4144.

 

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