Esales Property ID: es5553370
St Bernard’s Road
Price in pounds £1750000
With its stunning coastlines, historic sites and laid-back atmosphere, England continues to be one of the most desirable places across the world to be. On offer here is a chance to invest into this mesmerising part of the world with this excellent house and business.
A stunning double fronted Victorian property brimming with character and charm located within close proximity to Solihull town centre. Spanning approximately 3,015 square feet, the property benefits from a modern kitchen living room, two reception rooms, a delightful conservatory, four/five good sized bedrooms, a dry cellar, a covered courtyard and a gorgeous rear garden. Located on the enviable St Bernard’s Road, this 19th century property boasts a wealth of period features and high ceilings that are perfectly intertwined with its contemporary detailing.This exquisite home blends traditional features with a contemporary twist; a perfect juxtaposition of 19th century style with 21st century living.
An inset porch leads to an elegant door with authentic stain glass which welcomes guests into an imposing entrance hallway with original Minton tiles and striking décor. Through an original Victorian oak door is a front reception room with oak topped flooring and perfectly preserved ornate cornicing. The restored bay window with added shutters, along with the stunning feature fireplace, add to the feel of this characterful room. Back into the hallway and to the right is a handsome second reception room, again with splendid original cornicing and a gas fire with an imposing dark wood feature surround. The beautiful bay window overlooks the secluded front aspect. There are original French doors that lead through to a delightful conservatory that overlooks the pleasant garden brimming with wildlife. There’s a quirky Victorian sink with original Frog shaped taps that adds the ever increasing character of this room. Trifold patio doors open out into the stunning south-westerly garden. Another door leads back into the hallway which provides access to a delightful kitchen perfect for modern living. Patio doors open out to a charming patio area, a perfect sun trap during those Summer months.There is an integrated dishwasher, an inset sink with traditional style taps, a Hi-lite range with an induction hob and an overhead extractor fan. A large window overlooks a blossoming tree which turns into a sea of colours during Spring time, a beautiful addition to this already fabulous room. A stunning door with beautiful stain glass leads to a convenient boot room, which can also be used as a secondary entrance hallway with another door leading to the front aspect.There is a fabulously large glass panelled door that leads through to a tandem covered courtyard offering expansive proportions and has the potential to be used for many different purposes. There is an excellent office space above the garage that can be accessed by some steps in the covered courtyard area, which has a Velux window and has been tastefully decorated. There is also a handy gardener’s toilet and an additional storage cupboard. Another door leads to the rear Garden. Returning to the hallway there is a convenient downstairs toilet with a handy cupboard. This characterful property also boasts a dry cellar.
A staircase with spindle balustrades leads to the first floor landing with a lovely sash window that offers views onto the treetops. The master bedroom is positioned to the front of the property with high ceilings, original cornicing and a large window with stylish shutters. There is a Jack and Jill en-suite with a large shower cubicle and a door leading to another Bedroom. Three further double bedrooms are located on this floor, all with great proportions, two at the rear of the property benefit from built-in wardrobes and lovely views into the garden. The family bathroom has been finished to a modern standard with white floor to ceiling tiling, a glass panelled shower cubicle, an under cabinet wash basin, a bath tub and a bidet. In addition, there is a superb study located on the second floor of the covered courtyard which is currently used as a bedroom but could also potentially be used as a guest bedroom or playroom.
Externally, the property has a delightful and secluded garden, brimming with mature trees, shrubbery and flowering plants. There is a partially walled garden with water features, wildlife ponds, small secluded spots, sunny seated areas, a covered walkway and little secret garden area ideal for escaping the hustle of bustle of daily life. The front garden is just as private as the rear, with mature trees creating a natural screen and an in-out driveway large enough for several cars. This beautiful property is situated on the prestigious backdrop of St Bernard’s Road. It’s in the heart of the suburban village of Olton, which was recently described as “an oasis on the edge of the city”. Olton is an idyllic setting that has so much to offer, it has the tranquil landscape of Olton Mere, the reservoir and two well-known golf clubs. Just a short drive away you can reach Solihull town centre. Solihull sits in the West Midlands, and it offers an array of bars, pubs and restaurants as well as the enviable Touchwood Shopping Centre. It’s home to national and local businesses providing an abundance of employment opportunities. There are a number of parks to soak in the nature, many gyms and fitness clubs to sign up to and a railway station offering direct links to Birmingham City Centre, better still it only takes ten minutes and you’ll be in the business district of Colmore Row. Solihull is located within the countryside, so it not only offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle, but you can easily escape it too. Excellent transport links include the M42 and M40, easily connecting you to Worcestershire, Coventry and further afield, as well as Birmingham Airport which is less than six miles away. In addition, there are excellent railway links, within walking distance is Olton Train Station offering links to London. There are some outstanding primary and secondary schools in the area, including Alderbrook High and Tudor Grange Academy, as well as the reputable Solihull School. Solihull truly offers a perfect blend of culture, history and diverse living and attracts many who are new to the area.
This property comes with a very popular wine bar and restaurant at the the end of the road. Having successfully traded for four years, the bar is a great venture at the heart of the community. For more details please enquire.
ABOUT THE AREA
Located at the heart of England, Solihull is the gateway to the rest of the Midlands and the perfect base for the upcoming 2021 Coventry City of Culture and 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Solihull has something to offer every visitor.
Solihull is a market town and the administrative centre of the wider Metropolitan Borough of Solihull in West Midlands County, England. The town had a population of 123,187 at the 2011 Census. Historically in Warwickshire, Solihull is situated on the River Blythe in the Forest of Arden area.
Solihull is home to Resorts World Arena, the NEC and Resorts World – offering a range of family friendly entertainment, dining experiences, cinema, shopping and gaming. For the thrill-seekers, Solihull has plenty offer; whether you want test your limits at Bear Grylls Adventure or have a rush of adrenaline at Land Rover Experience. Take a trip to Solihull Town Centre for some retail therapy or enjoy the unique charm of an array of independents in surrounding village centres.
• Beds: 5
• Bathrooms 3
• 280m2 living space finished to the highest of standards
• 1000m2 plot
• Stunning views
• Private Parking
• Private Garden
• Stunning Victorian Residence
• Wine Bar and Restaurant included in the sale guaranteed income.
• Close to essential amenities like such as supermarkets and pharmacies
• Great base from which to discover other fantastic areas of the UK
• Many excellent sports facilities, fishing, walking and cycling areas nearby
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