Alcester Road

Portway, Birmingham

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  • No onward chain
  • Charming period cottage
  • Delightful character features
  • Kitchen breakfast room with AGA
  • Ground-floor shower room
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Master with en-suite bathroom
  • Mature gardens
  • Driveway parking
  • Detached double garage

Offers in excess of

978 sq. ft.

Tenant Info

01905 734 734

Please quote reference number SOL190070

A charming period cottage situated within a delightful semi-rural village, well-connected to the motorway network.
  • No onward chain
  • Charming period cottage
  • Delightful character features
  • Kitchen breakfast room with AGA
  • Ground-floor shower room
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Master with en-suite bathroom
  • Mature gardens
  • Driveway parking
  • Detached double garage

This character-filled cottage includes a dining room allowing access to the lounge and breakfast kitchen. The lounge exudes cosiness with period features such as a traditional stove and an inviting bay window seat. The spacious breakfast kitchen, boasting a charming AGA, is seamlessly connected to the inner hallway, which provides access to the shower room, WC and rear porch.

Upstairs, a window-lit landing grants access to bedrooms two and three. Bedroom two offers built-in wardrobes and a charming period fireplace, while bedroom three/study boasts a stained-glass internal window. The master bedroom, overlooking the serene rear garden, features a built-in wardrobe. Its spacious en-suite bathroom exudes rustic charm, complemented by a roll-top bathtub.

Outside, at the front a block-paved driveway bordered by mature hedgerows ensures privacy. A lovely rear garden features block-paved pathways meandering around a lawn, with additional land located behind the garage providing a peaceful retreat. The detached double garage offers ample storage space, complemented by an additional driveway with a gated entrance.


Description
Milestone Cottage welcomes you with a block-paved driveway, providing off-road parking and bordered by mature hedgerows and shrubbery, ensuring a tranquil and private entrance.

Dining Room
Upon entering through the traditional front door via the porch, you are greeted by a character-filled dining room. Exuding charm, it features ceiling beams and wooden flooring. A staircase ascends to the first floor, with doors leading to the lounge and breakfast kitchen. Natural light floods in through a front window, while an internal window offers a glimpse into the kitchen area.

Lounge
A cosy haven, the lounge boasts period features including ceiling beams and a striking iron stove set upon a tiled hearth, radiating warmth throughout the room. Ambient wall lighting complements the inviting bay window seat at the front.

Breakfast Kitchen
Spacious and functional, this room is equipped with base units and worktops housing a traditional Belfast-style sink. A delightful AGA sits alongside the kitchen cabinets, with a charming dresser-style unit to one wall. Ample space is provided for a table and chairs, along with a tall fridge freezer. Ceiling beams enhance the room's period charm, while a rear window offers picturesque views of the garden.

Inner Hallway
Connected to the breakfast kitchen, the inner hallway facilitates seamless movement throughout the home, providing access to the shower room, WC and rear porch.

Shower Room and Separate WC
The shower room features a washbasin and shower cubicle. Adjacent, the WC benefits from a rear window for natural light and ventilation.

Rear Porch
Bright and welcoming, the rear porch is illuminated by triple aspect windows, with a convenient door granting access to the rear garden.


First Floor
Landing
Ascending the staircase, you will discover a window-lit landing, providing access to bedrooms two and three.

Bedroom Two
A generously sized double room, bedroom two features built-in wardrobes and a charming period fireplace with tiled backing and wooden surround. Wooden flooring and a front aspect window enhance its appeal.

Through Bedroom/Study
This double bedroom boasts wooden flooring, dado rails and a stained-glass internal window overlooking the landing, with access to the master suite at the rear. This adaptable bedroom seamlessly doubles as a functional study space.

Master Bedroom
Enjoying a serene view of the rear garden, this double bedroom offers ample space and features a built-in wardrobe, ceiling beams and wooden flooring.

En-suite Bathroom
The master bedroom boasts an impressively spacious en-suite bathroom, comprising a high-level WC, washbasin atop a traditional vanity unit and a roll-top bathtub with shower attachment to the mixer tap. Wooden flooring, wood cladding to dado height on the walls and an exposed brick wall add rustic charm. A rear-facing window allows natural light to filter in.


Gardens and Grounds
The cottage is complemented by a charming garden, landscaped to perfection. Block paved pathways wind around a gracefully curved lawn, with a majestic tree serving as the centrepiece, encircled by block paving. A rich variety of plants and shrubs adorn the borders, enhancing the garden's allure. Mature hedgerows envelop the garden, ensuring privacy.

At the rear of the garden, a picket fence with a gate opens to a pathway owned by the cottage, leading to additional land situated behind the detached double garage. Also accessible from the road via a gated driveway, this additional garden space is a treasure for gardening enthusiasts and houses a substantial summer house. It offers an idyllic retreat for relaxation, amidst tranquil surroundings.

The garage itself is a valuable asset, providing ample storage space. With an additional driveway, the possibilities for parking are endless, offering versatility and convenience for residents and guests alike.

Mains electricity and water.
LPG central heating.
Oil fuels the AGA.
Private drainage.
Broadband is available at this property.

Council tax band D

Reservation Fee - refundable on exchange

A reservation fee, refundable on exchange, is payable prior to the issue of the Memorandum of Sale and after which the property may be marked as Sold Subject to Contract. The fee will be reimbursed upon the successful Exchange of Contracts.

The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant in the event that you the buyer withdraws from the purchase or does not Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than for one or more of the following reasons:

1. Any significant material issues highlighted in a survey that were not evident or drawn to the attention of you the buyer prior to the Memorandum of Sale being issued.
2. Serious and material defect in the seller’s legal title.
3. Local search revealing a matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that was previously undeclared and not in the public domain.
4. The vendor withdrawing the property from sale.

The reservation fee levels are as follows:
an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £750 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £2,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £3,000 inclusive of vat

The reservation fee is payable upon acceptance by the vendor of an offer from a buyer and a positive completion of an assessment of the buyer’s financial status and ability to proceed.
Should a buyer’s financial position regarding the funding of the property prove to be fundamentally different from that declared by the buyer when the Memorandum of Sale was completed, then the Vendor has the right to withdraw from the sale and the reservation fee retained. For example, where the buyer declares themselves as a cash buyer but are in fact relying on an unsecured sale of their property.

Once the reservation fee has been paid, any renegotiation of the price stated in the memorandum of sale for any reason other than those covered in points 1 to 3 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be levied on any subsequent reduced offer that is accepted by the vendor. This further fee will be subject to the same conditions that prevail for all reservation fees outlined above.