Buy one house that has the potential to become two.
The huge nine to 12-car garage at the side of this period property in Woodland Road, Northfield, comes with planning permission to build a four-bedroom detached house in its place, giving potential buyers somewhere to live and a self-build project to tackle.
The existing Victorian property is a handsome home with five-bedrooms.
It would be a popular buy for families as it is in an area close to local schools and shops as well as to regular public transport that includes Northfield railway station.
The house is double fronted with bay windows to either side of the front door.
Inside, an elegant reception hall has solid oak flooring.
The dining room to the front is currently being used as a study.
On the other side there is a morning/family room.
A sitting room on the back of the house features a lovely fireplace with coal-effect gas fire. There are double doors that open into an impressive conservatory leading to the garden.
To the other side of the hallway is a kitchen with fitted units and a breakfast bar, tiled floor and splashbacks. Integrated appliances include four-ring gas hob with cooker hood, double oven and grill and refrigerator.
A utility has more storage and appliance space and door to a guest toilet.
A large double cellar offers valuable storage space.
On the first floor there are three double bedrooms with storage or fitted bedroom furniture.
There is a chance to relax in the spa bath in the house bathroom which also has a basin on a vanity unit, toilet, bidet and airing cupboard.
A separate shower room offers a shower cubicle, toilet, pedestal basin and cupboard.
On the second floor there are two more double bedrooms, both with sloping ceilings and storage under the eaves. The fifth bedroom includes an en suite bathroom with panelled bath with shower over, pedestal basin and toilet.
Outside the house there is ample parking, even without the 61ft x 22ft detached garage.
The back garden is extensive and has a raised paved terrace with wrought iron railings and steps down to garden shed, a further circular paved terrace, lawns and borders containing a variety of shrubs and flowering plants.
The railway line at the rear means that the house and garden are not overlooked.
TEL: 0121 477 9977
GUIDE PRICE: £530,000