Semi Detached House
Full property description
87 Russell Road is an elegant period semi-detached family home located with a great deal of natural light, space, and a plethora of stunning original Edwardian features that combine well with a contemporary family room/breakfast kitchen at the rear, along with the formal period features of the main reception rooms.
The house features leaded light stained glass to some of the windows and doors, with fine timber detail to its imposing façade.
The accommodation is set over three floors and briefly comprises a large reception hall, drawing room, dining room, family room/breakfast-kitchen, study, cloakroom/utility.
On the ground floor, an enclosed porch with stained glass detail opens into a large hallway that has wooden flooring throughout, a picture rail, and an attractive staircase with filigree woodwork.
The sitting room has a stunning bay window with stained glass leaded light panels, an elegant plaster frieze above the picture rail, dado rail, and original fireplace with a gas fire. The dining room is at the rear of the hall, with wooden flooring, coving to the ceiling, picture rail, and ceiling light point. It has a door leading onto the terrace at the rear.
The cloakroom has plumbing for a washer/dryer, in addition to the w.c. and hand washbasin.
The family room/breakfast/kitchen is a stunning room, bathed in natural light, which forms the heart of the house. It is spacious, very light, and totally functional. The kitchen part has cream fronted units with wooden work surfaces and inset twin sinks, a central island unit with hob and double oven, space for an American-style fridge/freezer, and an integrated dishwasher. There are roof lights above. There is also an informal dining area with a door leading through to an adjoining utility room/study, whilst the rear section with its glazed roof is a sitting room looking out onto the terrace and garden.
The cellar has been converted into a gym/cinema room and is accessed from the hall.
On the first floor, the master bedroom is very large with a delightful bay window that has been recently replaced in accordance with the conservation area regulations, and it has elegant coving to the ceiling. There is a spacious en-suite shower room with a walk-in shower, pedestal hand washbasin, and w.c.
Bedroom 2 is a double room with a lovely outlook onto the rear garden.
Bedroom 3/dressing room is currently used as a dressing room, and it has an arched window onto the front.
The guest bathroom is elegant, with a lovely outlook onto the rear. It has a pedestal bath, large bay window with a window seat/shelf, w.c., and hand washbasin.
On the second floor, there are two further double bedrooms here, one onto the front with a large dormer window, the other is slightly smaller again with a dormer window. The third bedroom is a single room with a skylight.
The guest bathroom is a very spacious room, with a walk-in shower unit, pedestal bath, hand washbasin, and w.c.
Outside, at the front, there is a single-sized garage and a driveway with parking for three cars and a side door to the rear garden. The main garden is laid mainly to lawn, with flower borders and deep terracing that wraps around to the rear of the dining room. It is the perfect space for al fresco dining, and when the French doors are open, the garden and family room merge perfectly for entertaining.
Moseley is incredibly fortunate to have an abundance of picturesque parks and public open spaces conveniently situated nearby. Just across the road lies Cannon Hill Park, which boasts extensive open areas, a five-acre woodland, tennis courts, lakes, flower beds, and an intriguing arboretum.
Another nearby option is Moseley Park and Pool, a private park covering 11 acres, set around a stunning lake. Membership is very reasonably priced, as are the fees for the Chantry Road Tennis Club and the Moseley Park Angling Club. Highbury Park is also situated just a few hundred meters from the property and features 42 acres of beautifully maintained parkland surrounding Joseph Chamberlain’s former home at Highbury Hall. Furthermore, the Edgbaston County Cricket Club is only a short distance away, and both Edgbaston and Moseley Golf Clubs are situated close by.
In addition to its close proximity to the city center, Moseley is also ideally located for easy access to the Midlands motorway network. The area is home to many exceptional schools, including Moseley Church of England Primary School, King David Primary School, King Edward’s Grammar School, and The King Edward Schools for Boys and Girls. Additionally, several top-rated independent schools can be found in the neighboring area of Edgbaston, such as Hallfield, Edgbaston High School, St George’s, and Blue Coat Schools.
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