Barrows & Forrester is pleased to offer you this wonderful nineteenth-century five bedroom detached cottage located within a gorgeous setting, has a beautiful farmhouse feel and within close proximity to Lickey Hills Country Park.
The property was originally two cottages and has been extended on both ends and improved to increase its size - whilst also being finished to a high standard.
The style of the property embraces its original features such as its beam ceilings, solid oak flooring on the ground floor, quarry tiles, and log fires providing the ultimate character and warmth throughout the cottage.
The cottage whilst being steeped in charm still meets all modern needs from double glazing, two recently new combi boilers, burglar alarm system, gas fired central heating to a modern fitted kitchen, two refitted bath and shower rooms and a utility room. It has also recently been rewired.
The property features an inviting reception hall, lounge and open plan kitchen breakfast room perfect for those lazy Sunday mornings. The property offers a laundry room with space for built-in appliances and the kitchen also has a Neff double oven and Bosch dishwasher.
There is a potential fifth bedroom on the ground floor which is currently being used as a study.
The upstairs has a wonderful large gallery landing that takes you to the three bedrooms.
The property has the benefit of two staircase accesses to the first-floor allowing a private suite with the master bedroom and bathroom.
Viewing this property is highly recommended to truly take in this hidden gem full of charm and character - perfect for anyone who is wanting to move to the countryside and be within walking distance to a beautiful park so give us a call on 0121 296 2600.
For those who are keen on the outdoors the property is 200 yards away from Lickey Hills Country Park with 524 acres of beautiful forests to go walking as well as an adventure playground and visitor centre for those perfect family days out. The perfect setting to go for a walk on a warm summer evening.
The park offers different things to different people - its a place for family days out, to spot wildlife, for sport or maybe just for the views and a cup of tea.
Lickey Hills has a complex and interesting geology which has created a variety of habitats. These include woodlands, heathland and grassland, which are home to an incredible diversity of wildlife.
There are more outdoor opportunities to enjoy over a mile away at Cofton Park, the Upper Bittell Reservoir which is home to a sailing club and there is also the Tardebigge canal which is home to bars and restaurants along the waterways.
The half-acre plot, estimated to have been built in 1850, is situated on the southern slopes of Lickey Hills meaning you are just 11 miles from Birmingham city centre and a short one mile drive away from connecting M5 and M42 motorways.
The property is perfectly located in Lickey, which is just over a mile from Barnt Green, where you can find a diverse range of local shops, amenities and transport links.
The Barnt Green train station has four trains an hour and only takes 25 minutes to get into Birmingham New Street. The train service also takes you out to Worcester and Hereford for those weekend outings.
Just a short travel away is Longbridge retail park which is home to the largest M&S in Europe as well as other shops, bars and restaurants.
In the village you will find a regular bus service, a convenience store, a Post Office and a petrol station just 500 yards away. For those with young families you can find Lickey Hills Primary School just 200 yards from the property and the school is rated "Good" by Ofsted.
The enclosed, private gardens are set back from the road and are ideal for relaxing and spending time throughout the summer months. There is a large storage shed with light and power facilities and a workbench plus a separate log shed.
With front and side cottage gardens containing laid lawns, three types of apple tree, four types of plum tree, a damson tree, a red and white grapevine and a fig tree, shrubs and sculptured flower borders. Decked seating patio and further terraced garden areas with a combination of mature trees, lawns and flower borders.
Services: All mains services are connected to the property.
For further information on this property please call 0121 296 2600 or e-mail [email protected]