30 Clarendon Road benefits from many original period
features including Minton tiled entrance and reception
hallway, stained glass panels to some of the internal windows, high ceilings, original ceiling cornicing and roses.
The property is set back from the road behind a red brick
boundary wall with flower borders and a tarmac driveway
providing parking for several cars.
The pretty porch canopy opens to the entrance hall with
stunning, original, Minton tiled floor and inner door with
original stained glass panels (by Ida Kay of the Royal
Institute). The entrance hall, also with Minton tiled flooring flows to the dining room, drawing room and onwards to the kitchen.
The contemporary kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a
good range of high gloss fronted wall and base mounted
units, with dark granite work surfaces over. The central island unit is marble topped and is a great focal point. There is a range of integrated appliances. There is a separate utility room with space and plumbing for washroom appliances.
The dining room at the front of the house is light and bright with a large bay window overlooking the front aspect. The original feature fireplace is the centrepiece of the room having an open fire, tiled hearth, marble surround and mantelpiece with dark wooden surround and inlaid mirror.
The drawing room at the rear of the house benefits from
French doors set in a floor to ceiling bow window overlooking the rear garden, flooding the room with light. Another feature fireplace with original marble surround, granite hearth and wood burning stove draw the eye.
Stairs rise from the reception hallway to the first floor
landing where five of the seven bedrooms are accessed.
The master bedroom is at the front of the house. There is a feature Arts and Crafts fireplace with tiled surround, granite hearth and gas fire. The en suite bathroom is well fitted with a freestanding bath with shower over.
Bedrooms two and three also have original feature fireplaces. There are a further two bedrooms on this floor along with the family bathroom.
The second floor lends itself to use as a self-contained annexe with two bedrooms, a family bathroom and fitted
kitchen. EPC rated G
Central Birmingham 2.2 miles, M5 (J3) 4.5 miles, Birmingham International/NEC 12 miles (all distances approximate)
Clarendon Road is situated just off Hagley Road and is
accessed via Vernon Road. It is close to the delightful
grounds of Edgbaston Reservoir and readily accessible
to the Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre and Birmingham
University as well as excellent amenities around Harborne
High Street and regular transport services leading through to comprehensive City Centre facilities.
A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. They include Hallfield Preparatory School, West House School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools. Chad Vale Primary and Junior School is also very convenient.