PENNS LANESutton Coldfield | West Midlands
An elegant Edwardian property with a wealth of history situated on a popular tree lined road with large rear gardens adjoining the golf course. This house offers a host of original features with the perfect blend of elegance and comfort. The stunning breakfast kitchen, family room, large drawing room and spacious bedrooms make this a wonderful family home with the enormous loft space offering further potential.
A small inner vestibule leads via a beautiful stained glass door to the elegant hallway with original deep skirting boards and picture rails, gently lit by the small leaded window and with a large storage cupboard. The Edwardian painted wood spindle staircase leading to the first floor is adorned by a simply stunning stained glass window.
Cosy yet elegant, this spacious high ceilinged room has a grand marble fireplace, picture rails, cornice and deep skirting. Light streams through the leaded bay window to the front of the property and small window to the side with French doors to the rear leading to the summer library.
Leading from the lounge is a small light room with wood laminate floor and French doors with views of the patio area of rear garden. Perfect for lazy Sunday mornings.
The informal lounge has large rear window overlooking the garden and a beautiful fireplace.
One of the particular features of the property is this beautifully designed space. The leaded bay window at the front of the property houses a traditional window seat with large patio doors at the rear giving access to the garden. The immaculate kitchen has a range of fitted units comprising base units and drawers surmounted by granite work surfaces and wall mounted units. The current owners have furnished the breakfast area with a large dining table and chairs but this would also accommodate a sofa and smaller breakfast table.
The heart of the home is the large dining kitchen where Charlotte can sit and chat about her day or watch TV whilst Im preparing dinner
Alan and Louise instantly fell in love with the period features of their home. Beautiful stained glass windows, deep skirting, coving and picture rails give this family home a touch of elegance. Stairs from the reception hall ascend to the very spacious landing with a range of doors opening to the bedrooms and bathroom.
The first bedroom with its large picture window overlooking the rear garden with period boxed pelmet boards and a range of fitted wardrobes and drawers. Leading onto the exceptionally large en-suite containing a bath and separate shower with vanity.
A small but beautifully fitted bathroom with corner bath, separate shower cubicle and low level W.C. leaded window to front of property.
A spacious double bedroom having double glazed window overlooking the rear garden with period boxed pelmet board and original picture rails.
This light double bedroom has double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
A serene room with leaded windows to front and side of property.
One of the features of this property is the convenient proximity to shops, schools and amenities. Yet the calmness felt once entering the house and the rear garden transfers you to a peaceful haven with large lawned rear garden adjoining the golf course behind. The mature trees ensure a private space with large patio area perfect for entertaining.
With the golf course behind us and a small wooded area opposite the front of the house, we are not overlooked
Our sons Myles and Elliott have now left home but the location was perfect for them growing up with such close proximity to local shops and public transport yet
just 2 minutes walk to the 198 acre New Hall Valley Country Park, a fishing lake and Ramada Hotel gym and pool
Alan loved the location of the house so much he has built a new home for his family next door.
A green and pleasant suburb, just eight miles from the city centre of Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield is famed for its beautiful park and nature reserve. At 2,224 acres, it is one of the largest urban parks in the country. A site of Special Scientific interest, it provides habitat for a variety of birds and wildlife. The park also offers a range of sporting activities, including mountain biking, kayaking and sailing amongst others. Many charity runs are held in the park as well as the World Scout Jambouree.
The popular Sutton Park provides all the amenities you could require; there are many restaurants and bistros within the vicinity as well as doctors, dental surgeries and the hospital all within the immediate vicinity. There is also a new development at the nearby Meer Green, which is to include shopping facilities such as Waitrose and Marks and Spencers. The schooling in the area is fantastic with grammar and private schools within easy reach. For traveling further afield, the local Four Oakes station provides an effortless commute to both Birmingham and Litchfield.
Lying at the seat of Englands Industrial and commercial heartland, the Second City is the very model of a beaming cosmopolitan global city that sets the standard for others to mirror. Increasingly recognised as an important cultural hub with the Birmingham Royal Ballet based in the city, along with a magnificent and striking new library.
Birmingham also boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including a flagship Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols.
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