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Edgbaston -
5 Bedroom House

5 Barnsley Road, Edgbaston, B17 8EB



A rare opportunity to acquire a spacious three storey 'Arts and Crafts' Edwardian semi detached residence in a convenient location. Porch, good sized hall, cloaks/WC, two large reception rooms, fitted dining/kitchen, laundry/utility, five bedrooms, storeroom/study, large bathroom, shower room, garden, rear garage and parking.

Barnsley Road is conveniently situated between Hagley Road and Sandon Road. It is close to regular transport services leading to comprehensive city centre leisure, entertainment and shopping facilities. It is also readily accessible to the Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, the University of Birmingham and Harborne leisure centre, as well as excellent amenities around Harborne High Street, local shopping at Bearwood and the delightful grounds of Lightwoods Park, Warley Park and Edgbaston reservoir.

It is setback from the road behind a lawned foregarden with boundary wall, borders, tree and paved pathway.

The property, which was built in 1902, is one of a row of only eight houses on the east side of Barnsley Road which seldom become available. An internal inspection is essential and recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation which comprises in more detail:


PORCH CANOPY Having light point and a large part glazed entrance door to:

GOOD SIZED RECEPTION HALL Having tiled floor, front window, two radiators, coving, ceiling rose, understairs storage cupboard and part glazed door to the rear garden. Side area and folding doors to the sitting room.

UNDERSTAIRS CLOAKS/WC Having low flush WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and vent.

SITTING ROOM - FRONT 17' 3" to bay including seat x 13' 9" max into recess (5.26m x 4.19m) Having feature cast iron style fireplace with tiled insert, hearth and ornate timber surround. Front bay window with fitted seat incorporating storage. Picture rail, coving, ceiling rose, double radiator and interconnecting arch from the hallway with folding panelled doors.

LOUNGE - REAR 16' 11" max x 13' 9" including cupboards (5.16m x 4.19m) Having feature cast iron style fireplace with tiled insert hearth and ornate timber surround, built in cupboards either side of the chimney breast with adjustable shelving over, radiator with ornate cover, picture rail, coving, ceiling rose and French door with side windows to the rear garden.

FITTED DINING/KITCHEN AREA 21' 1" max x 10' 8" max (6.43m x 3.25m) Having inset 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink top with mixer tap and cupboards below, further base units and appliance space with worktops over, wall cupboards, wine bottle racks, plate rack and plumbing facilities for dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer with matching style fascia, partial tiling to walls, tiled floor, radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights to rear windows overlooking the garden, partial tiling to walls and double glazed side window. Also included is the Rangemaster gas-fired range style cooker with hood above.

LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM - FRONT 9' 10 max" x 6' 10 max" (3m x 2.08m) Located off the hallway and having inset single drainer sink top with mixer tap and cupboards below, appliance spaces and plumbing facilities for washing machine, tall storage cupboards, radiator, tiled floor, double glazed side window, additional front window and recessed ceiling spotlights.


LANDING AREA With rear window, radiator and coving.

BEDROOM ONE - REAR 14' 1" max x 12' 1" max to front wardrobe (4.29m x 3.68m) Having ornate fire surround, built-in wardrobes either side of the chimney breast, radiator with ornate cover, window overlooking the garden and wall light points.

BEDROOM TWO - FRONT 13' 11 max" x 14' 0 into recess" (4.24m x 4.27m) Having ornate fire surround, picture rail, coving, radiator, two front double glazed sash style windows and ceiling rose.

BEDROOM THREE - FRONT 10' 8" max x 10' 6" max (3.25m x 3.2m) Having feature cast iron style fire surround, tall built-in wardrobe/cupboard with further cupboard above, radiator and a front double glazed sash style window.

LARGE BATHROOM - REAR 14' 0" max x 10' 8" max (4.27m x 3.25m) Having corner panelled bath pedestal basin and low flush WC, also separate tiled shower cubicle. Partial tiling to walls, exposed floorboards, double radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights and rear window.

SHOWER ROOM/WC - SIDE 8' 2" max x 5' 11" max (2.49m x 1.8m) Having pedestal basin, low flush WC and separate tiled shower cubicle, double radiator, exposed floorboards, double glazed side window and partial tiling to walls.

BOILER/STOREROOM Situated off the landing and having side window also housing the gas fired boiler.


A staircase with half landing and skylight ceiling window leads to a main landing area with roof hatch.

BEDROOM FOUR - REAR 13' 1" to dormer x 14' 0" max into recess (3.99m x 4.27m) Having rear dormer style window, radiator and fire surround.

BEDROOM FIVE - FRONT 12' 9" to dormer x 12' 2" to wardrobe front (3.89m x 3.71m) Having front double glazed dormer style window, radiator, ornate fire surround and built-in wardrobe/cupboard.

STORE ROOM 12' 4" max x 9' 2" max (3.76m x 2.79m) (Also for use as potential study /occasional bedroom)
Being L-shaped and located off the landing having double radiator, sink unit, sloping panelled ceiling with skylight window and access door to eaves area.


GOOD SIZED REAR GARDEN Enjoying a tree-lined aspect and having paved terrace with adjoining decking area and access gate to shared side entry. Beyond lies a lawn with flower/shrub borders, evergreens, trees, low walling block, paved side pathway and access gate to the parking area and rear driveway.

REAR GARAGE Having side door to garden, side windows and two up and over access doors to the driveway.

ADJOINING PARKING SPACE Providing parking for 2 cars.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION There is a communal automated gated driveway to the rear of the property and access to a tree-lined grassed area which we are advised is owned by Calthorpe Estates and currently leased by the 8 Barnsley Road residents for £100 p.a. for their exclusive enjoyment.

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