Forest Drive, Cradley Heath

£265,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
LOVELY LOCATION FOR FAMILY HOME. This four bedroom detached home is situated in a cul de sac position and benefits from spacious move in ready accommodation throughout. The property briefly comprises of good sized drive to front, entrance hall, lounge, diner, kitchen, utility room, downstairs w.c., four good sized bedrooms with master bedroom having shower room off, house bathroom, garage and beautifully maintained private rear garden. This property is a must view. LA 3/8/20 V1 EPC=D

Location

Cradley Heath lies to the North of Halesowen and falls within the boundaries of Sandwell Borough Council. As the name suggests it was originally Heathland between Cradley, Netherton and Old Hill. During the early 19th century a number of cottages were built encroaching onto the heath along the banks of the River Stour, mainly occupied by home industries such as nail making. During the industrial revolution Cradley Heath developed and became famous not only for nails but was once known as the world centre of chain making. It was the birthplace for the Black Country Bugle and is thought to be the historic home of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. In fact you would be hard pushed to find anywhere more Black Country than Cradley Heath. Cradley Heath is great place for first time buyers on a limited budget. Predominated by Victorian terraced housing it offers some fantastic opportunity for starter homes. It also retains some of the finest examples of grander Victorian Homes in street such as Sydney Road, which has been used by the BBC for filming Peaky Blinders. Cradley Heath retains a very traditional High Street with not one but two market halls with a large Tesco in the centre. It has its own Train Station which provides links to Birmingham and to Worcester, alongside a bus interchange just outside to station. It is only a few minutes drive (or even a reasonable walk) from the large Merry Hill shopping centre. Close by is Haden Hill Park, a historical Victorian landscape with a Victorian Mansion and Tudor Hall. The landscape offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The park is a popular venue for historical local events and environmental activities. It has children s play areas, bowling greens, ornamental lakes and formal garden areas. It is also said that the hall is haunted. Ormiston Forge Academy (formerly Heathfield High School) became an Academy in 2012 and was rated Good by Ofsted in 2016.

Approach

Via tarmac drive to front offering parking for a number of cars, lawned area to side, gravelled bedding, plants and shrubs, access to garage, step up to entrance hall.

Entrance hall

Double glazed door to front, central heating radiator.

Lounge

4.7 max 3.4 min x 4.1 (15'5 max 11'1 min x 13'5

Double glazed window to front, gas feature fire with surround, central heating radiator, stairs to first floor accommodation.

Diner

2.3 x 2.9 (7'6 x 9'6 )

Central heating radiator, double glazed door to rear.

Kitchen

2.9 x 2.8 (9'6 x 9'2 )

Double glazed window to rear, range of wall and base units with work surface over incorporating sink with mixer tap, gas hob, extractor hood over, double oven, splashbacks and integrated dishwasher.

Utility

Tiled splashbacks, work surface, double glazed door to side, space and plumbing for washing machine, boiler, central heating radiator.

Downstais w.c.

With low level w.c., wash hand basin with storage below and mixer tap, double glazed window to rear, central heating radiator, tiled floor and splashbacks.

First floor landing

With access to loft space, cupboard off and doors radiating to:

Bedroom one

3.1 x 3.5 min 4.1 max (10'2 x 11'5 min 13'5 max

Double glazed window to front, central heating radiator, built in wardrobe.

Shower room

With wash hand basin with storage below, double glazed window to front, shower enclosure with shower over, tiling to splashbacks.

Bedroom two

2.9 min 3.6 max x 2.7 (9'6 min 11'9 max x 8'10 )

Double glazed window to front, central heating radiator, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom three

1.8 min 2.7 max x 2.6 (5'10 min 8'10 max x 8'6 )

Double glazed window to rear, central heating radiator, cupboard off.

Bedroom four

2.0 x 2.8 (6'6 x 9'2 )

Double glazed window to rear, central heating radiator.

House bathroom

Wash hand basin with mixer tap and storage below, low level w.c., heated towel rail, double glazed window to rear, extractor fan, bath with mixer tap over, tiling to splashbacks.

Rear garden

Slabbed patio area, lawn with bedding housing various plants and shrubs and all with timber fencing to enclose.

Garage

With metal up and over door to front.

Tenure

References to the tenure of a property are based on information supplied by the seller. We are advised that the property is freehold. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor.

Money Laundering Regulations

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