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3 Bed semi-detached former lock keeper's cottage. Brownhills (Lichfield) WS8. [Ref: 0097]

Price: £299,950
Status: Price Updated Sunday, 23 April 2017 12:17

This well positioned, double fronted traditional semi detached former lock-keeper's cottage is located within 15 minutes drive of Lichfield city centre and 35 minutes of Birmingham city centre. It is also located 8 minutes from the nearest junction of the M6 Toll road for Burntwood and Brownhills and also has easy access to the A5 trunk road.

A feature of the property's setting is the views to the adjoining countryside to the front and side aspects; viewing is highly recommended.

The cottage was built in 1810 and is one of the last two numbers in the BCN property register. It is situated next to Lock No.1 of the former Lichfield Canal which was closed by an Act of Parliament in 1954 and was filled in the 1960’s.

Future owners of the cottage may wish to consider working with the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Trust who have a long term desire to reopen the canal along its original route where possible.

Link to Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Trust website: www.lhcrt.org.uk

For full details see: Dixons Estate Agents

Property Description

An entrance porch, hallway, lounge, bar/study area, dining room, guest WC, cellar, breakfast kitchen, utility room, and conservatory to the ground floor with three bedrooms including one en suite and a family bathroom to the first floor. The property features extensive gardens to the side and rear on an inclined aspect with an ornate feature pond, extensive gravelled driveway, detached double garage/workshop. The property is double glazed (where specified) and has an oil fired central heating system.

The property is accessed via shared driveway from Lichfield Road leading to the property.

Entry via a uPVC door with uPVC double glazed windows to either side with dual aspect double glazed windows to each side. A partly glazed wooden door opens into;

With stairs leading to the first floor, glazed wooden window to the lounge and a door opening into;

Lounge / Sitting Room 4.62m x 4.04m
A uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, a feature inglenook fireplace with feature beams, display shelves, raised quarry tiled hearth with log burner and flue, parquet flooring, radiator, door to inner hallway and open access to;

Study / Bar 1.80m x 2.69m
Having a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, fitted upholstered seat, shelves and parquet flooring.

Inner Hall
A wooden door leads to stairs to the cellar, additional doors to the kitchen, dining room and WC, cloaks cupboard and a uPVC door to the side opens to the garden at the side of the property.

With light and power points and has potential for a variety of storage/alternative uses.

Breakfast Kitchen 3.99m x 3.45m
Being a 'L' shaped room with a uPVC window to the side overlooking a courtyard, door to a utility room.

Utility 2.41m x 1.75m
With a double glazed uPVC window to the rear, inspection hatch to ceiling.

Conservatory 2.79m x 2.95m
Being uPVC double glazed to sides and rear aspect with uPVC double glazed French doors opening to the patio area, pitched roof and with a ceramic tiled floor.

Dining Room 4.09m x 2.64m
With a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, coving, feature fireplace with cast iron fire surround and grate, laminate flooring.

Having a uPVC double glazed window to the side, suite comprising a vanity wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, coving and a radiator.

Having a high level uPVC double glazed window to the front and having doors off to;

Bedroom One 4.27m x 4.09m
Having a double glazed uPVC window to the front aspect, a suite of fitted wardrobes with sliding and part mirrored doors to shelving and hanging space and a walk-in area and a radiator.

Bedroom Two 3.76m x 3.84m
Having a uPVC double glazed window to the side, loft access point, coving, built in wardrobe and door to;

Having a recessed shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, low level WC, part ceramic tiling to the walls.

Bedroom Three 3.84m x 2.16m
Having a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, coving and a radiator.

Bathroom 3.28m x 1.68m
A well appointed bathroom with a uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect and comprising a Jacuzzi panelled bath, low level WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin, part ceramic wall tiling and part tongue and groove wood panelling to half height and a radiator.

Detached Garaging
A detached garage which has been split into two separate garages/workshop accesses via the gravelled driveway with parking in front and garden area to the sides.

Garage One 5.46m x 2.97m
Situated to the left hand side and having a remote control up and over door which can be operated from the property with a window to the side.

Garage Two 5.46m x 3.05m
Situated to the right hand side. It has an up and over door and a window and door to the side.

A sweeping gravelled driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles leading to a shaped, stepped block paved terrace to the property and through a pergola with wrought iron gates beneath leading to the garden's block paved patio.

Exterior Gardens
Being one of features of the property are the gardens that extend to the front side and rear of the property. The side garden features and an ornamental pond with walk over bridge, block paved patio extending around the conservatory to a rear courtyard with raised garden beyond, timber shed/summer house, pathways around giving access to lawned and grassed areas rising to the rear and sides, greenhouse, fenced and shrub borders to the boundaries.

For full details see: Dixons Estate Agents
Viewing by appointment only via the Estate Agency

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