Gladstone Road, Dorridge, Solihull
For Sale | £995,000
Detached House | 5 Bedrooms | 2 BathroomsView Mortgage Repayment Details
Superbly specified NO UPWARD CHAIN Impressive contemporary accommodation**WATCH OUR VIDEO TOUR**Ripples Bathrooms**Fantastic open plan living area**Mobalpa breakfast kitchen**Patio with hydro-pool swim spa**Cul-de-Sac in central village location OFF DORRIDGE ROAD
- Five Double Bedroomed Contemporary Detached
- Enviable Address/Convenient Quiet Cul-de-Sac Location
- 90ft Garden with Patio incorporating 14ft Hydro Pool
- Impressive Mobalpa Breakfast Kitchen
- Two Luxurious Laufen Bathrooms
- Well Specified & Presented Throughout
- Highly Commended Certificate in 'Built In' Quality Awards
- Prominent Full Height Glass Atrium & Bi-fold Doors to Rear
- Excellent Local Schools
- No Upward Chain/Immediate Possession
This highly specified contemporary five bedroomed detached home achieved a 'Highly Commended' certificate at the 2011 'Built-In Quality' Awards for its unique, high quality and architecturally designed accommodation. The property was completely redeveloped by the present owner in 2009, is luxuriously appointed throughout and enjoys a wealth of many modern design features. The rendered elevations are complemented by Idigbo hardwood framed windows, facias, panelling, garage and front doors. The rear elevation has a prominent full height glass atrium and bi-fold doors open from the sitting room to both the decked patio, which incorporates a hydropool swim spa, and the landscaped 90ft lawned garden.
The property stands in a quiet cul-de-sac just off Granville Road and in turn Dorridge Road, set within the village's most desirable 'Golden Triangle'. The village centre and park are both within a quarter of a mile; the village providing local restaurants, shops, stores and the village railway station which, on the Chiltern Line, links Birmingham Snow Hill with London Marylebone. The village park adjoins open greenbelt countryside yet junction 4 of the local M42 is within just two miles and leads to the Midlands motorway networks, centres of commerce and culture, the NEC and Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station. Knowle, within 1.5 miles, is the neighbouring village well known for its High Street of many period and character buildings and Solihull town centre, which is within just four miles, provides further and more comprehensive facilities including Touchwood; a large shopping centre which incorporates a John Lewis department store.
The five bedrooms are complemented by two luxurious bathrooms which are designed by Ripples and have Villeroy & Boch tiling to the floors. The rear section of the ground floor is open plan, linking a sitting room, snug and study area with the dining/breakfast room and the impressive Mobalpa kitchen with breakfast bar and integral Siemens appliances.
The property has been rewired and has the benefit of a new central heating system throughout. The accommodation has designer lighting throughout and individual designer radiators to all rooms plus a wealth of other features too numerous to list. Viewing this truly unique and individual home is essential to appreciate many of the quality fittings and features throughout. The accommodation comprises:-
with raised slate step and hardwood panelled front door with opaque glass side screen.
the whole of the reception hall, cloakroom and open plan living area to the rear of the house have an attractive limestone coloured tiled floor. The hall has a floating cantilevered staircase with hardwood treads, glass balustrade and brushed stainless steel handrail.
having a white Laufen suite with wall hung hand basin and wc.
LIVING ROOM (FRONT)
17' 8" x 15' 8" (5.39m x 4.80m)
a well proportioned room having two windows to the front, a 'hole in the wall' Living Flame gas fire and illuminated display alcoves.
A glass door from the reception hall opens to the rear section of the ground floor, which open plan in layout, is dominated by an impressive full height glass atrium window which affords fantastic light and views over the garden with French door opening to the patio. The high vaulted ceiling extends beyond the first floor landing and towers above the
11' 8" x 15' 5" (3.57m x 4.72m)
with table space, underfloor heating and an adjoining
14' 1" x 15' 8" (4.30m x 4.80m)
slightly separated from the dining and breakfast kitchen via a partition wall and having feature spotlighting and bi-fold doors which open to the decked patio and hydro-pool. The sitting area/snug incorporates a
RECESSED STUDY AREA
with built-in desk, shelving and cupboards, display alcoves, computer and phone-lines.
IMPRESSIVE OPEN PLAN BREAKFAST KITCHEN
16' 2" x 15' 5" (4.94m x 4.72m)
with a stunning range of white fronted Mobalpa kitchen units complemented with white Corian worksurfaces, mirrored skirtings, underfloor heating, peninsular breakfast bar, a range of integrated Siemens appliances with double oven, combination microwave, coffee machine, four ring halogen hob with two ring gas hob and BBQ to the side with extractor above, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, spotlighting, windows to side and rear and access to the
5' 11" x 10' 10" (1.82m x 3.31m)
having white fronted units, broom cupboard, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, sink and drainer unit with impressive chrome mono-block mixer tap, door to the side and to the
DOUBLE WIDTH GARAGE
15' 9" depth x 15' 6" width (4.82m depth x 4.74m width)
with automatically operated hardwood 'up and over' door, wall mounted Worcester gas combination central heating boiler with Megaflow high efficiency hot water tank.
The cantilevered floating hardwood staircase with LED lighting, glass balustrade and brushed stainless steel handrail leads from the reception hall to the
FIRST FLOOR AND LANDING AREA
with views overlooking the dining and breakfast area below and through the full-height glass atrium window to the rear garden. The landing has spotlighting, store cupboard and access via a trap door and a folding timber ladder to the insulated, lit and predominately boarded roof space.
BEDROOM ONE (REAR)
16' 6" x 13' 0" (5.04m x 3.98m)
a large main double bedroom having full height sliding wardrobe doors to one elevation with shelving, hanging and storage internally. There is a large picture window overlooking the rear garden, provision for wall hung TV and a glass sliding door to the
having a modern white Alessi Dot suite complemented by a Villeroy & Boch slate tiled floor with full height tiled ceramics to all elevations, large bath having side mounted mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, wall hung hand basin with cosmetic mirror, designer chrome ladder towel rail, wall hung wc, cosmetic cupboard, glazed window to the side and a large walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, rainhead, hand held attachment.
BEDROOM TWO (FRONT)
13' 2" x 11' 3" (4.02m x 3.44m)
) with full height window to the front.
BEDROOM THREE (FRONT)
15' 2" max x 9' 1" (4.63m max x 2.77m)
BEDROOM FOUR (FRONT)
11' 0" x 11' 1" (3.37m x 3.40m)
BEDROOM FIVE (REAR)
11' 1" x 11' 10" (3.40m x 3.63m)
a fifth double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden.
7' 9" x 7' 10" (2.38m x 2.41m)
having a modern Laufen white suite with Villeroy & Boch tiled floor, full height complementary tiling, large bath with wall mounted thermostatic shower, glazed shower door, wall hung vanity unit and hand basin and wall hung wc with concealed cistern, mirrored cosmetic cupboard, spotlighting and glazed window.
The property enjoys an impressive road frontage, an attractive front elevation, neat lawned foregarden with inset silver birch and wide brick edged tarmacadam driveway providing off-road parking and access to the garage.
The rear elevation, possibly even more impressive than the front, is dominated by the central full height glass atrium which extends to the apex of the gable. The property has a contemporary sandstone paved patio with access from the dining/breakfast area and an adjoining decked patio area accessible via the bi-folding doors from the sitting room/snug. This decked patio incorporates a 14ft long hydropool aquasport swim spa. Steps lead down to a sunken patio surrounded by raised beds and rendered walls. The garden is predominantly lawned, extends to some 90 feet, has fenced boundaries, designer gravelled beds, floodlighting, a conifer screen to the rear and a timber screen shielding the timber garden shed.