7 Bed Semi-detached house For Sale

Lyttelton Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Offers in excess of £975,000


  • Beautiful Victorian Home

  • Three Large Reception Rooms

  • No Upward Chain

  • Idyllic Setting

  • Stunning Private Garden

  • Overlooking Village Green

  • No Passing Traffic

  • Easily Accessible Transport Links

Main Description

Stunning seven-bedroom Victorian Semi Detached home located in a cul-de-sac on the ever popular Lyttelton Road, Edgbaston. This handsome residence overlooking the village green is approached via a pebbled driveway with space for two cars and surrounded by garden containing mature shrubs and ornamental grasses and having an attractive stone pathway to the front door. This beautiful home boasts character and retains many beautiful, original Victorian features throughout the spacious living accommodation.

This home has been extensively restored and improved to a high standard. On the ground floor you are met, via the entrance porch, by a grand entrances hallway with original Minton tiled flooring, coving, ceiling rose, two archways with corbels and a beautiful, stained glass door and window feature to the front. The entrance hall leads to the main staircase and three large reception rooms displaying more of the beautiful period elements this home has to offer, including original cast iron open fires with feature surrounds, Victorian cornice with picture rail and original ceiling roses. In addition the ground floor also has a wet room shower / W.C and a door to an extensive cellar currently used as a workshop and storage area.

To the rear of the property you will find the dining kitchen which benefits from a truly breathtaking view over the picturesque private gardens plus various trees and conifers beyond. The kitchen, installed with radiators plus underfloor heating, comprises beautiful granite worktops, ample cupboard space, double sink with a hand spray rinse attachment and a rangemaster dual fuel double oven with hob. A 'back' staircase leads from the kitchen to the master bedroom suite.

French doors from the kitchen's dining area lead onto a stone paved patio giving access to the side pathway and garden and also to steps leading down to the central lawn and stone pathways running to the side and back of the garden. The garden has a diverse range of mature shrubs, trees and conifers plus ornamental grasses, ferns and other plants. The stunning garden is a true selling point of this home and a perfect place to enjoy the tranquillity and privacy it has to offer.

On the first floor the master bedroom boasts an adjoining dressing room with a door to stairs that lead back down to the kitchen. It also has a full en-suite bathroom with marble style tiling and includes a walk in shower with tiled seat. Also on the first floor are two other large double bedrooms, both having original cornice with picture rail, Victorian feature fireplaces with marble surrounds and pleasant views. The first floor also has a separate W.C. and a single bedroom, currently used as an office/study, with potential to convert into an en-suite for bedroom three. To the top floor of the property there are three further double bedrooms one of which gives access to a large, part-boarded loft and another has en-suite access to the Jack and Jill bathroom which has a modern tiled finish.


Lyttelton Road is conveniently positioned off Rotton Park Road leading directly off of the Hagley Road, A456, within a popular Edgbaston neighbourhood and the prestigious Calthorpe estate. Set in a conservation area making a quaint "pocket" of Edgbaston with St Augustine’s Church, encircled by the village green, at its epicentre. The property benefits from having no passing traffic and there is unrestricted road parking in the quiet cul-de-sac outside. There are excellent road and transport links into Birmingham city centre and from there the A38M leads to the M6/M69/M54. In the opposite direction, the A456 links to the M5/M42/M40. The property also benefits from being within a short car ride from the Queen Elizabeth and City Hospitals. Nearby Edgbaston and Harborne villages have many and varied shops and a plethora of independent and quality restaurants - five of which are within a short walking distance. Excellent pre-school, primary, secondary and prep schools are very close including Chad Vale primary, Lordswood High school, St Pauls Girls school and several private schooling options. Leisure facilities are provided in walking distance at Edgbaston Reservoir with its boating club, fishing club and country style walks or bike rides around the lake. A short drive away is Edgbaston Priory tennis club complex with gym and Edgbaston Golf club. The world renowned Edgbaston cricket ground offers world class sports entertainment and opposite there are the many facilities of Cannon Hill Park including its nature centre with animals. Also there is a full entertainment complex, including cinema, at nearby Broadway Plaza. The recently opened Grand Central, exclusive Mailbox and famous Bull Ring Centre offer shopping boutiques in the city a short commute away.


Entrance Hall

Original Minton tiling throughout, original stained glass window and door to porch entrance, deep coving, original ceiling rose, two archways with corbel design, storage cupboard, radiator with bespoke cover, Victorian doors with fielded panels opening into the living room, dining room, cellar, side garden, W.C/wet room and the rear reception room. The main staircase with original newel post and spindles faces the front porch.

Living Room (5.46m'' into bay x 5.18m)

Original polished wood flooring, double glazed bay window to front elevation, radiator with bespoke cover, working cast iron fireplace with large, inlaid mahogany surround and inset mirror, fitted shelving, original Victorian cornice with picture rail and original ceiling rose.

Dining Room (4.75m'' x 5.00m'')

Original polished wood flooring, double glazed, wooden French doors to side pathways and garden, radiator with bespoke cover, Victorian cast iron open fireplace with marble front hearth, original tiles and painted, patterned cast iron surround, original Victorian cornice with picture rail and original ceiling rose.

Two Room Cellar (3.96m'' x 5.49m'' & 2.62m'' x 3.96m'')

Fitted with deep shelving throughout both rooms, currently used for storage and workshop, housing the gas boiler and hot water storage tank.

Downstairs W.C / Wet Room (1.32m'' x 2.69m'')

Tiled flooring, part tiled walls with nuveau patterned edging tiles, original obscure sash window, ceiling light point, built in drawers with tiled top, underfloor heating, heated, ladder towel rail, low flush W.C, hand wash basin and open wet room shower.

Rear Reception Room (3.96m'' x 4.45m'' into bay)

Original polished wood flooring, double glazed bay window to side elevation, Victorian style coving, radiator, Victorian style cast iron fireplace with real flame gas fire, tiled front hearth, patterned side tiles and feature wood surround, fitted shelving, and archway with corbel design over the door leading to the kitchen.

Kitchen (3.96m'' (max) x 7.49m'')

Bespoke tiled flooring, two radiators with covers, underfloor heating in two zones, double glazed window, behind double sink, to side elevation, part tiled walls, double sink with handspray rinse attachment, various base and wall units, over and under lighting, bespoke granite, double edged worktops, rangemaster elan dual fuel double oven with hob, extractor fan over oven, wide plaster archway with corbel design leading to dining area, six bespoke, tall, arched, double glazed windows to rear elevation incorporating French doors onto patio area, inbuilt cupboard currently housing washing machine and dryer, second inbuilt cupboard currently housing fridge freezer, second freezer and microwave and an archway opening to the 'back' staircase leading to the dressing room of the master suite.


The side garden and garden tool shed is accessed in three ways - through a gate leading from the front driveway, the French doors from the dining room or through the back door from the hallway. The side garden runs down the edge of the house and lies to the side of a stone paved pathway which leads on to the back patio and a set of rounded stone steps down to the main back garden which is arranged around a central lawn and has attractive stone pathways to the outer edge. Throughout both gardens are various shrubs, a variety of trees including Japanese acres and conifers, ornamental grasses, ferns and other plants together creating a beautiful, tranquil setting for relaxing or entertaining. The maturity of the garden makes it relatively easy to maintain. Beyond the end of the garden are many further trees and conifers making up the magnificent, serene wooded views from the house windows. There are hose-taps and outside electric points both at the back and the front of the house.

First Floor Landing

Carpeted flooring on two levels, large Victorian storage cupboard, radiator with bespoke cover, skylight point, coving and plaster archway with corbel design, five doors leading to various rooms and stairway to second floor landing.

Master Bedroom (3.94m'' x 5.61m'')

Original wood flooring, plaster archway with corbel design to entrance, door to en-suite, two radiators with bespoke covers, double glazed window to side elevation, wall arch with shelving and step leading to dressing room through plaster archway.

EN-Suite (2.62m'' x 2.79m'')

Marble style tiled floor and walls, full length door mirror, obscure double glazed sash window to side elevation, built in storage/airing cupboard with radiator inside, ceiling light point, low flush W.C, hand wash basin, bath, walk in shower cubicle with built in tiled seat, extractor fan, radiator and underfloor heating.

Dressing Room (2.87m'' x 4.67m')

Original wood flooring, radiator with bespoke cover, double glazed window overlooking main garden and door to 'back' stairs leading to the dining area of the kitchen.


Tiled flooring, part tiled walls, obscure sash window to side elevation, ceiling extractor fan, radiator, low flush W.C and hand wash basin.

Bedroom Two (4.72m'' x 5.00m'')

Carpeted flooring, two radiators, Victorian cornice with picture rail, double glazed window to rear elevation, fitted shelving and Victorian cast iron fireplace with original tiling and marble surround.

Bedroom Three (5.46m'' into bay x 5.18m'')

Original wood flooring, double glazed bay window to front elevation, two radiators with bespoke covers, fitted shelving, Victorian cornice with picture rail and Victorian cast iron fireplace with patterned tiling and marble surround.

Office / Study / Bedroom Seven (1.50m'' x 3.33m'')

Carpeted flooring, double glazed window to front elevation, coving, radiator, potential to convert into en-suite for bedroom three.

Second Floor Landing

Carpeted flooring, double glazed skylight and four doors leading to three double bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom Four (2.54m'' x 3.48m'')

Carpeted flooring, double glazed window to front elevation, shaped ceiling with coving, and radiator.

Bedroom Five (3.91m'' x 4.57m'')

Carpeted flooring, double glazed window to front elevation, two radiators with bespoke covers, coving with corbel design, arch short of doorway with entry point to large part-boarded loft space.

Bedroom Six (4.50m'' (max) x 5.00m'' (max))

L shaped room with carpeted flooring, double glazed window to rear elevation, coving, two radiators with bespoke covers, fitted, original Victorian wardrobe and fitted shelving, door to en-suite bathroom.

Jack and Jill Bathroom (1.60m'' x 2.74m'')

Tiled flooring, tiled walls, double glazed skylight, radiator, bath with shower over, hand wash basin in fitted cupboard unit, low flush W.C. and two doors - to landing and bedroom six.



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