19, Old Ham Lane, Stourbridge, West Midlands
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Located along a highly regarded and desirable Lane, much sought after due to its delightful mix of architectural styles ranging from the early 1900's to the present day. In the prestigious suburb of Pedmore, the area is much loved by the commuter due to its great transport infrastructure and easy access to all local amenities. Central Birmingham is 14 miles to the East, a city of international importance, both commercially and culturally, as defined by its magnificent Library, Town Hall and Symphony Hall; the home of The Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The County Town and Cathedral City of Worcester, lying on the banks of The River Severn, is some 20 miles south providing for high street and boutique shopping, and characterised by one of England's great Cathedrals, its Racecourse, County Cricket Ground, Premiership Rugby Club and University. The M5 is accessed at Halesowen J3, and provides for ready access to the North, East and South East, as well as greater Birmingham and the surrounding industrial and commercial areas. The M42, accessed via the M5 enables for onward travel to the M40 and London (130 miles). The M5 J6 at North Worcester provides access to the South West, Cheltenham and its Racecourse (42 miles), Gloucester and Bristol (80 miles). The M42 also offers access to Birmingham International Airport (29 miles). There are two easily accessible railway stations; Stourbridge Town and Hagley. Stourbridge junction station is a short walk away (0.7 miles) and has direct links to London and Central Birmingham. The house is local to Ham Dingle Primary School and Pedore Cof E School both much loved and respected primary schools. After Heathfield Knoll School, Oldswinford Hospital School and the Rudolph Steiner School Elmfield. There are many public.and the highly regarded King Edwards VI college is also nearby. School buses for Bromsgrove School and King Edwards School in Birmingham run daily from Pedmore.
For days out and recreation there is Stourbridge Golf Course a mile away , the prestigious Stourbridge Lawn Tennis and Squash Club is 2.5 miles away, and 2 wonderful large parks can be found just minutes from the house.
A wide array of amenities including a Waitrose can be found in Stourbridge (around 1.5 miles away) and around 3 miles away is Merry Hill, one of the biggest retail parks in Europe.
An extremely attractive classic Edwardian gentleman's residence featuring stylistic characteristics typical of the period which remain appealing to this day. Properties built around this time are highly sought after, the arts and crafts movement features heavily in the era's architecture with decorative tiling, stained glass and other features demonstrating the Edwardian love for ornate hand crafted design. The generous accommodation is arranged over two floors although a substantial roof space would lend itself to a sizeable loft conversion if further bedrooms were required (subject to planning permission) and has generous dimensions and high ceilings. The house has natural light running throughout and the contemporary finish blends seamlessly with the charm and character creating a versatile and welcoming family home, a real gem that is sure to delight as only rarely do such genuine Edwardian homes come to market.
The house is set back from the lane behind a substantial frontage of lawn and driveway, an entrance porch leads through to the impressive stain glass front door and stunning hallway with original minton tiled flooring, original tiled skirtings, high ceilings, detailed coving, picture rail and features an imposing staircase with original panelling leading to the first floor accommodation. This truly is a magnificent reception hall which sets the tone for the remainder of the house.
To the front of the property is an elegant sitting room with wonderful walk in bay window with glass toplights. A log burning stove with stone hearth is the focal point of the room. A second reception room overlooks the garden and adjacent to the kitchen would make an ideal formal dining room, currently used as a snug, a light and airy room with doors opening to the garden and another original fire surround with open fire facility.
At the heart of the home a generous sized kitchen dining room was fitted in 2016 with a range of oak cabinets set beneath granite worktops which are built around a range style oven with five ring burner hob, the dishwasher is built in and a large cabinet was designed to house an American style fridge freezer. The dining area links the house to the outdoors, boasting a full wall of opening doors providing a great feature within this space and plenty of natural light which interfaces perfectly with the outside space. The adjoining laundry is again generous with further cabinets and plumbing for appliances, it also houses the boiler and opens to the side of the house. A guest cloakroom and cellarette complete the ground floor accommodation.
Off a large landing there are four excellent bedrooms which mirror the ground floor with many character features. The wonderful master bedroom has a large bay window which overlooks beautiful North Worcestershire countryside and has an en suite shower room. Bedroom two features a period black cast fire surround. Bedrooms three and four are both good sized doubles. A stunning house bathroom is sure to delight with a roll top bath and impressive contemporary double shower with metro style tiling.
The sizeable east facing rear garden is beautifully landscaped and is well screened for privacy. It is relatively low maintenance with established beds and borders well stocked with perennials and evergreens and a large lawned area. A number of seating areas have been created to enjoy the sun at all times. Of particular note a recent addition is the top patio with horizontal Canadian red cedar fencing which provides a perfect spot for al fresco dining. The stone patio immediately adjacent to the house also wraps around the side. There are two sheds included in the sale.
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