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Edgbaston home offers luxurious living in a convenient location

The detailing to the decor is sure to make an impression in this Edgbaston home, writes Alison Jones

Every effort has been made to create a really luxurious feel to the interior of this house in Farquhar Road, Edgbaston.

The current owners’ furniture and swagged curtains complement the rich detailing to the walls, floors and ceilings of the large detached property.

It is situated on a premier residential road within the sought-after suburb.

Ideal for a family, the accommodation is set over three floors and extends to some 5,704 sq ft, sitting in about 0.44 acre of land.

An entrance vestibule leads through a part glazed door with stained glass inserts into the marble tiled central reception hall.

The two principal reception rooms lead off from here.

The drawing room is to the back and has exposed timber flooring, large bay windows and French doors out onto the south east facing rear terrace and gardens.

The focal point of this room is a fine fireplace with ornate carved surround and a coal-effect gas fire set within.

A side door gives internal access through to the garage.

The front dining room has a bay window marble tiled flooring and a splendid central fireplace, while glazed double doors connect through to the drawing room.

Off the inner hall is a cloakroom and excellent front sitting room. This has fitted furniture to the one wall, space and connection points for a concealed TV, all flanked by matching storage units.

A particular feature of the property is the superb open plan breakfast/kitchen and family room/orangery extending in all to more than 700 sq ft.

There is a range of fitted base and wall mounted cupboards, granite worktops, Falcon range cooker, matching dresser unit/display cabinets and marble tiled floor with under floor heating.

The family room/orangery leads directly off the kitchen.

This room has under floor heating and is flooded with natural light thanks to the glazed roof and eight sets of French doors to all three sides.

It has a south easterly outlook over the gardens.

There is also a useful separate utility room/second kitchen with matching units, a further Falcon range cooker and appliances which include a microwave oven, double concealed fridges with freezer units beneath and plumbing for a washer dryer.

An impressive marble staircase with scrolled wrought iron balustrading, leads up to the first floor gallery landing.

The superb master suite has French doors leading out onto a Juliet balcony within the rear bay and fitted bedroom furniture.

It is served by both an en suite dressing room and luxury en suite bathroom with a large sunken corner air bath, two sink units and a vanity unit with granite tops and display cabinets, large shower cubicle, bidet and toilet.

The second bedroom is served by a well-appointed en suite shower room.

There are three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and en suite shower room to bedroom four.

On the second floor is a useful games/play room/

Bedroom six has access to a sauna and shower and separate bathroom. There is also useful attic storage.

At the front of the house the property is approached over an in and out block paved driveway that provides parking for numerous cars. Access to the drive is through electronically operated entrance gates flanked by imposing brick piers.

The garage has a remote controlled door and a useful workshop/storage area to the rear.

Delightful landscaped gardens are situated to the back, which faces south east.

There is an extensive flagstone terrace ideal for entertaining purposes.

The gardens are well-maintained and comprise a large level central lawn, ornamental water garden and a large central stone fountain. Gravel and stone paved seating areas are flanked by clipped, yew and privet hedges.

Edgbaston is rich in history and part of one of England’s largest urban conservation areas. Much of it comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties in it.

Farquhar Road is widely regarded as Edgbaston’s premier address and boasts some of the area’s most impressive properties. Birmingham city centre is a little over three miles to the north. It is also well placed for the shops, restaurants and schools of nearby Harborne.

VIEWING INFORMATION

AGENT: Robert Powell

TEL: 0121 454 6930.

WEB: www.robertpowell.co.uk

GUIDE PRICE: £1,695,000

 

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