Arkade Property is delighted to offer this rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully maintained, spacious and elegant, Victorian, Grade II listed, freehold townhouse within walking distance to Birmingham City Centre but located in a popular, quiet, leafy cul-de-sac with a pleasant outlook over a green expanse of land and mature trees. Lee Crescent is situated in the eastern section of Edgbaston and provides easy access to the City Centre with its array of amenities. Five Ways, Broad Street and Brindley Place are also within a short walk and here one will find the regenerated canal system, a number high quality restaurants and theatres, the Sea Life Centre, the National Indoor Arena, the International Convention Centre and Symphony Hall, the home of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Local sporting and recreational facilities include Edgbaston Golf Club, the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground, Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club and the Botanical Gardens. The property offers easy access to the main commercial and shopping areas, the M6, Snow Hill Station, Five Ways Railway Station, the Metro link and Grand Central Station and regular trains from here operate to London and Birmingham International for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport.
58 Lee Crescent is a charming, well maintained example of Victorian architecture. This freehold, Grade II listed townhouse is situated at the end of a most attractive row of period homes built in the early 1840s. The front elevation comprises a delightful brick-faced elevation with relief offered by the sash fenestration overlooking a verdant expanse of greenery. The accommodation is well laid out and tastefully maintained and is set upon two floors with the added benefit of an expansive cellar sub-divided into three rooms. Briefly the living accommodation is overflowing with original period features and comprises an elegant hallway with original flagstone tiled flooring, two large reception rooms with splendid open fireplaces, a further sitting room and a well appointed kitchen. Access to the courtyard garden is provided by French doors with wooden shutters in the dining room and a door from the conservatory style breakfast area. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom, The gardens to the front and rear of the property are well maintained and beautifully set out and the property also offers ample on street permit parking. Finally, the property benefits from a security alarm and gas central heating.
In greater detail, one will find:
FRONT GARDEN The front garden is surrounded by a brick wall topped with ornate metal fencing. There is a block paved pathway leading to steps up to the imposing front door, bordered by decorative columns. The garden is set to decorative stones with brick bordered beds and shrubbery and there is a separate, block paved side access leading to a side door which provides ingress and egress to and from the rear garden.
REAR GARDEN These delightful, secluded, courtyard style gardens comprise different "rooms" laid out for ease of maintenance. There are blue brick, block paved pathways passing brick bordered flower beds, a raised, shaped, gravel seating area, a toilet and garden store within the brick outhouse and a "middle" lawn area bordered by hedges and close boarded fencing. At the rear of the garden, one will find a vegetable patch with raised beds and a stone base.
HALLWAY Through the substantial front door with a letter box, mortice and yale locks one is greeted by an imposing Victorian hallway with varnished, flagstone tiles, painted walls, a decorative, feature archway, painted walls, electric wall sockets, a radiator, a chandelier with an ornate ceiling rose, a door off to the cellar and stairs to the first floor.
DRAWING ROOM 13' 3" x 12' 0" (4.06m x 3.67m) As with all of the rooms, the Drawing Room exudes character and charm. Here one will find a beautiful fireplace with a tiled base and a wooden surround, a sash window with integral, period, wooden shutters which fold into side compartments and which overlooks the greenery at the front. In addition there is a carpet, painted walls, coving, two wall up-lights, a ceiling light fitting, a radiator, and electric wall sockets, television and telephone points. Finally, the room benefits from integral shelving and an alarm sensor.
DINING ROOM 12' 8" x 11' 11" (3.87m x 3.64m) This room is enhanced by the exposed, wooden floorboards and feature fireplace with a marble effect surround and a tiled base but the piece de resistance is the double doors with integral folding, wooden shutters framing the picturesque view of the full length of the garden. The dining room also provides, painted walls, coving, two wall up-lights, a light fitting, a radiator, electric wall sockets, a ceiling light operated by a dimmer switch and an alarm sensor.
SITTING ROOM 12' 9" x 7' 5" (3.91m x 2.27m) The sitting room has wood effect flooring and painted walls with substantial fitted cupboards and shelving. There is another feature fireplace with a wooden surround and a tiled base and a sash window, with a fitted blind and a white sill below, overlooking the side gardens. The room also has a ceiling light, electric wall sockets, a television point and an alarm sensor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 2" x 8' 2" (5.85m x 2.50m) Kitchen area:
The attractive "cottage" kitchen has a tiled floor, painted walls, fitted shelving and ample base units behind wooden, painted, lattice doors, a tiled work surface with a matching tiled splashback and shelving. In addition, there is plumbing for a washing machine, a side window, a ceiling spotlight fitting, electric sockets and beautiful exposed wooden beams.
"Conservatory Breakfast Area"
Located under a glass panelled roof with white painted beams, this area offers a door and floor to ceiling windows with lead inserts providing access to and overlooking the side of the property and the raised, sitting area. There is a tiled floor, painted walls, two wall mounted lights and a radiator.
CELLAR 23' 4" x 17' 5" (7.13m x 5.33m) This is a useful and totally useable area subdivided into three rooms. This area is accessed from the hallway and brick stairs with a wall mounted alarm console, coat hooks and wall light, lead to the cellar with vinyl flooring ceiling lights, air vents, radiators and here one will find the wall mounted Vaillant boiler. In addition, there is a wall mounted fuse box, the electric meter, electric wall sockets and a telephone point. The area is sectioned into three sub-areas: one is used as a utility room, one as a storage room and the third is a shower room with a shower cubicle, a wall mounted shower and a washbasin.
STAIRS AND LANDING The feature staircase is carpeted with a wooden handrail. There is a sash window at the top with a fitted blind and the landing is carpeted with a ceiling light and an electric wall socket.
MASTER BEDROOM 12' 9" x 11' 2" (3.90m x 3.41m) The master bedroom is carpeted and the walls are painted. There is a sash window with fitted blinds overlooking the rear gardens, a radiator, two fitted wardrobes, a ceiling light fitting and electric sockets.
SECOND BEDROOM 12' 0" x 11' 2" (3.67m x 3.42m) This is another good sized room with a carpet, painted walls, a sash window overlooking the green area to the front of the property, a radiator and two fitted wardrobes. There is a ceiling light fitting, electric wall sockets, a television point, a telephone point, a ceiling light and an attractive fireplace with a wooden surround.
THIRD BEDROOM 12' 1" x 8' 5" (3.69m x 2.59m) The third bedroom can also accommodate a double bed and has a carpet, painted walls, a sash window overlooking the front of the property, a radiator, a ceiling light and electric wall sockets.
BATHROOM 7' 7" x 5' 6" (2.33m x 1.70m) The bathroom has a tiled floor, part tiled walls, a toilet, a washbasin set in a storage unit and a bath with a shower attachment. There are stained glass windows providing light from the landing, a shaving socket, a toilet roll holder, a towel rail, a radiator, ceiling spotlights and access to the loft.
The property is freehold but a buyer should verify this with his/her solicitor.
Mains electricity, gas, drainage and water are connected to the property. These have not been tested so no guarantee can be given that they are in working order.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested so no guarantee can be made that these are in working order. Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded.
DETAILS AND INFORMATION
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Arkade Property has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and do not warrant that they are in good working order. The prospective purchaser's solicitor must ensure that these are owned by the seller and not subject to hire purchase or other conditional sale agreement.
Arkade Property has not checked legal documentation and the solicitor should verify the tenure of the property and all restrictive and other covenants. Measurements and distances are approximate and for guidance only. Where rooms are irregular in shape, only maximum dimensions are given.
Local Authority: Birmingham City Council