5 Bed House - Detached Sold Subject to Contract

Godfrey Drive, Fradley, Lichfield

£450,000


bedrooms 5    bathrooms 2    receptions 3  

DESCRIPTION


  • Substantial Family Home
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Dressing Room/Bedroom 5
  • Luxury Kitchen/Diner
  • Separate Utility Room
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Large Conservatory
  • Double Garage
  • Private Garden
  • St Stephen's Primary Catchment
This spacious family home in the village of Fradley is finished to a high specification and offers excellent opportunities for entertaining friends and family. The separate study/reception room would also perfectly suit those working from home.

Godfrey Drive is just a short walk from the village shops, whilst the historical city of Lichfield is a mere 10-minute drive. You’ll be within the catchment area for St Stephen’s Primary School (OFSTED rating Good) and the popular Fradley Junction is a pleasant stroll away, with its canal-side walks, cafes, and pub.

On the market for offers in excess of £450,000 the property is situated at the end of a private driveway, with a double garage and parking for several cars to the front.

Internal

Once inside, you are greeted by a welcoming reception hall, which has a recently re-fitted luxury guest cloakroom with underfloor heating for those chilly winter mornings. With built-in cupboards flanking the stairs, there’ll be no need for hallway clutter, and you’ll never be short of storage for all those coats, boots, and toys. With many people taking to hybrid working, or working from home, the study/reception room offers the purchasers the rare luxury of workspace without encroaching on the family living space. This room also has its own private loft area for storage.
The spacious lounge runs the entire depth of the property, with a window to the front and patio doors to the rear, maximising the natural light. You’ll be able to entertain with ease and relax in this spacious family room. The layout lends itself to having one large living space or creating a separate area at the front end – perhaps a dining table or play area for the children.
The hub of the family home is the kitchen, and you won’t be disappointed with this outstanding open plan kitchen diner. From the hustle and bustle of early morning breakfasts to relaxed family time at evenings and weekends, this kitchen is a cook’s dream. With two built-in Lamona ovens, a microwave, induction hob and two dishwashers, there’ll be no more juggling of oven shelves or arguments over the washing up. There’s also full-sized fridge and freezer and waste disposal organiser. Finished in cream, there’s plenty of storage space with low level units and units above the worktops, including a marble-topped centre island. A set of double doors lead out to the garden, with a separate doorway from the kitchen leading to the conservatory. There are additional worktops and storage cupboards in the adjacent utility room, which also has space for two washing machines and a tumble dryer.
If you want to escape to a quiet place, the conservatory has excellent garden views and is large enough to accommodate two sofas. Alternatively, it would make a fabulous dining area, being separate from the kitchen yet close enough to still be a focal point for friends and family to enjoy.

Stairs from the reception hall lead to a galleried first floor landing with loft access. Purchasers of this property may wish to consider a loft conversion, adding further space and value to the home. The good-sized master bedroom overlooks the front of the property and features a space-saving built in cupboard and sitting area, whilst the en suite shower room has a spacious walk-in shower and underfloor heating.
Bedrooms two, three and four are all double-sized rooms overlooking the rear of house. Each room features built-in mirror-fronted wardrobes as well as a built-in dressing table to bedroom two. Bedroom 5 is currently used as a dressing room and is fitted with floor-to-ceiling built-in wardrobes. Finished to a high standard identical to the en suite in the master bedroom, the family shower room is located off the galleried landing.

External

To the rear of the house lies the garden, which can be accessed via double doors from both the lounge and kitchen, as well as a gated side access from the front of the property. Thoughtfully laid out with patio and decked seating areas located at different points, the garden enjoys a good level of privacy. Wile away summer afternoons entertaining friends and family with barbecues or sit quietly and enjoy the peace over a cuppa in the sun.

Location

Fradley is approximately 3 miles from the city of Lichfield. With an abundance of walking routes on the doorstep you’ll never be far from nature, and for the younger members of the family there’s a park and skate park in the village. Fradley is also on the school bus route for The Friary High School in Lichfield (OFSTED rating Good). There are further amenities in the nearby Stirling Centre where you’ll find a Co-Op supermarket, local butcher, fish and chip shop, Indian restaurant, and a hairdressing salon.

Just a 10-minute drive from Fradley is the city of Lichfield with its selection of independent shops, bars, and restaurants as well as a plethora of local history and a stunning medieval cathedral. Lichfield Trent Valley railway station has regular direct trains to London Euston (approx. 1 hr 40 minutes travel time). There are several golf clubs in the area, and the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas offers a reflective day out, just a 5-minute drive away. Fradley is approximately a 30-minute drive into Birmingham, and 20 minutes from Derby.

Viewing is by appointment only.

To view this substantial family home please contact our Lichfield office on 01543 226322 to book your appointment.


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Lichfield

Lifestyle

A historic market town steeped in history, Lichfield is surrounded by beautiful countryside that is just waiting to be explored. As well as being a perfect retreat for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this close knit community features a range of homes and new developments for those who wish to stay a bit more permanently. When it comes to raising family in a location with a host of amenities, Lichfield is certainly worth considering.

Transport

When it comes to public transport, Lichfield ticks all the boxes. The Lichfield Trent Valley train station provides good connections to both Birmingham and London, and for road links you’ll be located close to both the M6 motorway and M6 toll road, as well as the A38 for direct access into Birmingham itself.

Schools

In Lichfield you’ll have access to some great schools across the WS13 and WS14 postcodes. These include: Willows County Primary School, Charnwood Primary Academy and The Friary School.

Amenities

From pubs and bars, to coffee shops and restaurants, there are plenty of fantastic places to eat and drink with your family and friends in Lichfield. But where to try first? Some of our favourites include McKenzie’s in the City (home to one of the best Sunday roasts in the area), Chapters ‘The Café in the Close’ for a delicious locally sourced fry-up, and don’t forget about The Four Seasons at Swinfen Hall for a truly magnificent afternoon tea – the height of sophistication!

Public spaces

There are plenty of spectacular public spaces in Lichfield, just ready and waiting to be explored with your little ones or furry friend. From the National Memorial Arboretum, the UK's Centre of Remembrance with 350 dedicated memorials, a restaurant, land train tour, gift shop and play areas for the kids to Cannock Chase park and forest, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Getting our and exploring some beautiful areas couldn’t be easier round here!

Things to do

Looking to enjoy a spot of culture at the weekend? You’ve come to the right place! In Lichfield not only do you have its magnificent cathedral which dates all the way back to the 12th century, but the Samuel Johnson Museum is also certainly worth a visit for fans of the legendary author. In addition the Wall Roman Site features a museum, Roman inn and bathhouse ruins, and visiting The Staffordshire Regiment Museum is a must for history buffs.

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