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Edgbaston -
5 Bedroom House

35 Selwyn Road, Edgbaston, B16 0SJ



Distinctive five bedroomed detached property built in 1914 in the Arts and Crafts style. This individual house is full of charm and character and is an excellent example of a spacious late Edwardian detached property and has an abundance of original period features throughout. Set in a cul-de-sac location, the property enjoys views over Edgbaston Reservoir.
This lovely family home briefly comprises spacious hallway, three reception rooms, kitchen and five bedrooms.

Selwyn Road, Edgbaston, is a cul-de-sac and leads off Rotton Park Road. It is ideally located for convenient access to Birmingham City Centre, the Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital and also local motorway connections.

The property is setback from the road by a block paved driveway, having boundary wall, lawned fore garden with a range of evergreen shrubs, bushes and flowers, gated side entrance to the rear of the property and garage having part-glazed outward opening doors.
Viewing is highly recommended in order to fully appreciate the individual style of this property and well-proportioned accommodation, which comprises in more detail:

PORCH CANOPY Having overhead light

Entrance door having original stained glass panel, together with original stained glass side panels opening into

ENTRANCE HALL Spacious hallway having radiator, ceiling light point, stairs leading off, under stairs storage cupboard and picture rail.

DOWNSTAIRS WC Having low flush WC, wall-mounted corner hand basin, ceiling light point and extractor fan.

DINING ROOM 14' 10" max into bay x 13' 4" max into recess (4.540m x 4.072m) Having double glazed UPVC bay window to the front elevation, radiator, feature fireplace with timber surround and inset gas fire, original bell push buttons, picture rail, coving, ceiling light point, seven wall lights, wood style laminate flooring and original deep skirting boards.

SITTING ROOM 15' 10" max x 13' 4" max (4.847m x 4.066m) Having feature fireplace with tiled insert, timber surround and tiled hearth. Fitted multi- fuel stove, picture rail, ceiling light point, original deep skirting board, radiator, and double glazed UPVC full height windows with patio door opening to the rear garden.

BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 0" max x 11' 10" max (3.683m x 3.612m) Having original wood flooring, UPVC double glazed sash window, radiator, picture rail, original built in cupboard, original Butler's bell box and ceiling light point.

KITCHEN Section 1 - 9' 9" max x 9' 4" max (2.974m x 2.867m) and section 2, 3.694m max (12' 12 )x 2.083m max (6' 8")
Having a range of matching wall and base units, recycled glass work surfaces , 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel inset sink drainer with mixer tap over, further ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over, wall-mounted condensing Worcester gas boiler, water meter, three double glazed UPVC windows, two part glazed UPVC doors, one leading to the rear and one to the side, three ceiling light points and spaces/plumbing for appliances.


BEDROOM THREE/OFFICE 13' 9" max x 8' 4" max (4.20m x 2.562m) Dual-aspect room currently used as an office, having front wooden double glazed window with fitted shutters, and window to the rear elevation being UPVC double glazed. Radiator, two ceiling light points and loft hatch access point.


LANDING Spacious landing having ceiling light point, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, picture rail and fitted shelving.

BEDROOM ONE - REAR 15' 7" max x 13' 4" max (4.764m x 4.071m) Having original cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and original grate, picture rail, two ceiling light points, fitted wardrobes and shelving, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with views overlooking the reservoir.

BEDROOM TWO - FRONT 13' 4" max x 12' 11" max (4.077m x 3.955m) Having UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front elevation, radiator, picture rail, original cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and original grate and original integrated mirror, two ceiling light points.

BEDROOM FOUR - REAR 12' 10" max into doorway x 12' 2" (3.914m x 3.727m) Having double glazed UPVC window to the rear elevation, ceiling light points, picture rail, radiator, original cast iron fireplace and Wash hand basin.

BATHROOM 8' 6"max x 7' 8" max (2.599m x 2.339m) Having "P" shaped panelled bath with wall mounted electric shower over, shower screen, part complementary tiling, further original tiling to walls, concealed cistern low flush WC, with integrated storage and shelf over, tiled floor, useful airing cupboard with fitted shelving and housing the hot water tank. Ceiling light point. wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with mixer tap over, towel rail style radiator, UPVC double glazed sash window, original bell push.


BEDROOM SUITE 25' 2" max area x 11' 10" (7.686m x 3.627m) Having radiator, Velux window, plus double glazed UPVC window to the side elevation and further double glazed UPVC window to the other side elevation, two radiators, ceiling light point, two wall lights, three useful eaves storage cupboards, original cast iron fireplace with original grate.

EN SUITE 7' 4" x 6' 1" max (2.245m x 1.859m) Having large walk-in tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower plus further handheld shower attachment, tiled floor, wash hand basin with mixer tap over and set into storage unit, towel rail style radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, low flush WC, extractor fan and loft hatch access point.

OUTSIDE Door from the kitchen leads to courtyard area having original blue brick paving, fence panel to one side, gate leading to the front of property, rear access to the garage, evergreen shrubs and trees, two brick-built outbuildings, one housing a gardener's WC, having low flush WC, window, tiled floor, tap and ceiling light point. The other being a garden store room, having electric light.

REAR GARDEN Further door from the kitchen leads to the rear garden, having gravelled seating area with trees and shrubs, steps leading down to the garden.
Paved area having greenhouse, useful storage area, and further wood store.

A range of established plants and trees, pond, vegetable patch, fence and secure gate leading to Edgbaston Reservoir.
The reservoir supports a variety of birds and other wildlife and also is used for leisure activities, including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, angling and is home to three rowing clubs..

AGENT'S NOTE The property has the benefit of solar panels, which are wholly owned by the vendors.

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