'Ivy House' is a substantial six bedroomed detached house of some 3300sq ft which enjoys a 0.3 acre plot with extensive parking and turning space to the front and delightful south westerly gardens to side and rear. The six bedrooms are complemented by three bathrooms (two en suites), three reception rooms, a study, large conservatory and breakfast kitchen with Aga. The property stands just 1.5 miles south of Knowle in a delightful rural setting. Knowle village is well known for its High Street of many period and character buildings, inns, restaurants, shops, historic church and excellent schooling. The neighbouring villages of Chadwick End and Lapworth are well known for their delightful canal and countryside walks and their reputable bistro inns including The Orange Tree, The Boot, The Navigation and Punchbowl. The railway station at Dorridge, the neighbouring village, is on the Chiltern line and links Birmingham Snow Hill with London Marylebone and the local M40 and M42 lead to the Midlands motorway network, NEC, International Airport and railway station. The property is available with "no upward chain" and has accommodation briefly comprising:
with external lantern.
with timber panelled door to the
with a beamed ceiling.
having a tiled floor, wc, corner hand basin and window to the front.
3.25m (10' 8") x 2.00m (6' 7")
having a beamed ceiling, built in bookcase and twin windows to the side.
3.70m (12' 2") x 6.89m (22' 7")
with two small windows to the front, twin windows to the side, a brick built fire surround with timber mantle, raised hearth, open flue and a door through to the dining room.
5.32m (17' 5") x 3.46m (11' 4")
having a beamed ceiling, proud chimney breast with display shelving to either side, brick fire surround, open flue and windows to the side.
INNER RECEPTION HALL
with a further entrance porch to the side, a cloaks cupboard, an understairs store, a staircase with timber handrail to the first floor and a door through to the
5.51m (18' 1") x 5.33m (17' 6")
a practical and open plan room having a tiled floor throughout, a range of built in kitchen units with wall mounted storage cupboards, base units, drawers, four oven Aga, with concealed lighting above, stainless steel sink and drainer, windows to the conservatory, granite work surfaces, appliance space, door to the covered side passageway and access to the
5.32m (17' 5") x 3.42m (11' 3") min / 4.21m (13' 10") max
having a beamed ceiling, window to the side, access to the drawing room and sliding doors to the
8.18m (26' 10") max x 8.08m (26' 6") max
a large practical and open plan room great for entertaining, having a tiled floor throughout, pitched roof, windows overlooking the garden, French doors to the patio and a door back through to the breakfast kitchen.
The door from the side porch leads to a
COVERED SIDE PASSAGEWAY
with door to a side garden and further door to the
LAUNDRY UTILITY/BOILER ROOM
3.08m (10' 1") x 1.99m (6' 6")
having a tiled floor, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and Worcester oil fired central heating boiler with window and door to the garden and patio.
The staircase with a timber handrail leads from the inner reception hall to the
FIRST FLOOR AND LANDING AREA
with a window to the side and doors radiating to all rooms.
BEDROOM ONE (REAR)
6.38m (20' 11") x 3.58m (11' 9")
a large main double bedroom having a built in dresser unit with knee recess, drawers, cupboards, mirrors, shelving and storage cupboards above, twin windows overlooking the garden, door to the balcony, built in cupboards and double doors to a
LARGE WALK IN WARDROBE
2.59m (8' 6") x 1.85m (6' 1")
with shelving, hanging and storage internally.
EN SUITE BATHROOM 1
being fully tiled having a modern white suite and complementary Porcelenosa tiling to full height, large bath with side mounted mixer tap, wall mounted thermostatic shower, vanity unit with semi recessed hand basin, mixer tap, cosmetic cupboards and mirror, heated towel rail, wc and glazed window to the front.
BEDROOM TWO (REAR)
3.43m (11' 3") x 3.04m (10' 0")
a second double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden, door to the balcony, double doors to a
WALK IN WARDROBE
2.14m (7' 0") x 1.39m (4' 7")
and a further door to the
EN SUITE BATHROOM 2
being fully tiled and having a corner jacuzzi bath with handrails, mixer tap, shower attachment, hand basin, cosmetic mirror, wc, glazed window and heated towel rail.
4.35m (14' 3") x 3.32m (10' 11")
a large third bedroom with high vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins, twin windows overlooking the side of the property and a hand basin.
3.39m (11' 1") x 3.28m (10' 9")
a fourth double bedroom with window to the side.
3.40m (11' 2") x 3.23m (10' 7")
a good sized fourth bedroom with loft access and windows to the side.
2.47m (8' 1") x 3.09m (10' 2")
with a high vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins, a window to the front overlooking the lawned foregarden with views over open fields and countryside.
FAMILY BATH AND SHOWER ROOM
being fully tiled and having a bath with handrails, wc, hand basin, enclosed shower cubicle, window to the front and a built in airing cupboard with hot water tank.
The property enjoys a wide and impressive frontage and stands well back and slightly evelated from the road behind an established hedgerow with brick pillars and a tarmacadam driveway leading through lawned foregardens. The driveway provides ample off road parking and turning space and access to the property. A neat brick wall, owned by the neighbouring property denotes the boundary to the right and a white rendered wall has an inset gate opening to the neat side lawn with shrubbed beds, external lanterns to the side of the property, a cold water tap, access to the covered side passageway and a paved and crazy paved patio area, which runs around to the back of the house with access from the laundry and conservatory.
The rear garden is neatly lawned with established conifer hedgerows, mature cherry and a further paved patio and pergola clad with wisteria and grapevines and ideal for al fresco dining. To the rear right corner of the property is a timber garden shed and the oil tank which fuels the central heating boiler.
The property is connected to mains electricity and water. The central heating system is fuelled by oil and drainage is to the recently installed Klargester BioFicient 3.