Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common, Coventry

  • Offers Over
  • £550,000 Freehold
  • Property Ref: 11834
    3 Receptions
    3 Bedrooms
    3 Bathrooms
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  • Cottage Dating To 17th Century
  • Tastefully Extended
  • Character Features Throughout
  • Stunning Living Kitchen/Diner
  • Impressive Private Rear Garden
  • Gated Driveway & Garage
  • Scope For Further Extension
  • Flexible Living Accommodation

***CONTEMPORARY LIVING IN A 17TH CENTURY COTTAGE***  Very rarely do properties as unique as Shakespeare Cottage come to the market, especially in such a highly regarded location in which there are many impressive properties, but very few with genuine history and character features throughout.  This detached and spacious cottage has been extended to provide excellent living accommodation throughout, and has had approved planning permission for a double storey extension to one side.  In brief the property comprises:  Reception Hall, Lounge, Study, Living Kitchen/Diner, Utility Room, Bathroom, Bedroom Two with En-Suite to the Ground Floor.  To the First Floor there are Two Double Bedrooms, one with a Dressing Room leading to an En-Suite.  Externally there is off road parking for at least three vehicles, and beautifully landscaped gardens to both front and rear and a stunning private rear garden.

RECEPTION HALL 8’ 11" x 9’ 11" (2.73m x 3.03m) An inviting entrance hall offering a central heated radiator, double glazed window to the front aspect, with a wealth of exposed beams and access though to both ground floor reception rooms, built in storage cupboard, rear lobby and main bathroom.

LOUNGE 11’ 0" x 21’ 11" (3.37m x 6.69m) A spacious reception room offering feature log burner fireplace with decorative surround, coving to the ceiling, central heated radiator, a wealth of exposed beams, double glazed bay window to the front aspect and further double glazed windows to the side aspect, and doors leading through to the kitchen and lobby.

LIVING KITCHEN/DINER 22’ 4" x 24’ 3" (6.83m max x 7.40m max) A social kitchen/sitting area which has been refitted and extended to provide a fantastic larger than average kitchen with both a sitting area and a dining area underneath a picturesque double glazed orangery style ceiling lantern.  This bespoke kitchen comprises of granite worktops over an attractive matching range of wall and base mounted units, tiled flooring throughout, plumbing/space for an American style fridge/freezer, built in wine rack, integrated microwave, range style cooker with six ring gas hob and extractor fan over, Belfast style sink with mixer tap,  double glazed window to the rear and side aspects, French doors opening to the granite initial garden patio and a stunning feature large exposed beam in the vaulted ceiling. 

LOBBY Giving access to the bathroom, airing cupboard and stairs ascending to the first floor.

RECEPTION ROOM 8’ 6" x 11’ 11" (2.61m x 3.65m) Second reception room, currently used as a home office, and having central heated radiator, double glazed double glazed window to the front aspect and access into bedroom two.

BATHROOM 7’ 8" x 7’ 4" (2.35m x 2.25m) The family bathroom comprising of a free standing bath,  W/C, vanity unit and a central heated towel rail.

UTILITY ROOM Having a range of matching wall and base mounted units with granite work surfaces over, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, plumbing and space for a washing machine and separate dryer. 

BEDROOM TWO 8’ 2" x 12’ 8" (2.51m x 3.87m) Second bedroom with central heated radiator and a double glazed window to the rear aspect and access into the ensuite. 

ENSUITE 5’ 1" x 6’ 3" (1.55m x 1.92m) A fully tiled ensuite to the second bedroom offering a walk in shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash basin and a central heated towel rail.

LANDING Giving access to bedrooms one and three.

BEDROOM ONE 10’ 10" x 10’ 2" (3.31m x 3.12m) A spacious first bedroom benefiting from central heated radiator, feature fireplace, double glazed bay window to the front aspect and open access through to the dressing room.

DRESSING ROOM 10’ 10" x 5’ 8" (3.31m x 1.75m) Offering fitted wardrobe space, double glazed window to the side aspect and access into the ensuite.

ENSUITE 10’ 10" x 5’ 2" (3.31m x 1.58m) A stunning ensuite to the first bedroom comprising of a walk in shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, central heated towel rail and double glazed opaque window to the rear aspect. 

BEDROOM THREE 8’ 11" x 5’ 11" (2.74m x 1.81m) The third bedroom having central heated radiator, fitted wardrobe space and double glazed window to the front aspect. 

FRONT ASPECT An attractive front aspect offering driveway parking suitable for multiple vehicles, well kept flower beds and gated access to the rear aspect. 

REAR GARDEN A landscaped rear garden offering a range of patio areas, laid lawn, shrubbery and fencing to the boundaries, decked rear area with timber pergola style rood and enclosure, also with garden pond.  Non overlooked to the rear.

GARAGE An attached single garage with secure up and over door, power and lighting.


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