It may be located in Fiery Hill Lane, but there’s nothing fiery about this Victorian residence. It could, however, spark fire in your heart.

For Daraton is a haven of calm and tranquillity, thanks to its cool and calming colour scheme. It is decorated throughout in a palette of neutrals, the light stone, greys and creams helping to create spaces that are effortlessly elegant and soothing.

The five-bedroom home is close to the centre of Barnt Green, but thanks to generous grounds and being set back from the road at the end of a tree-lined driveway, there is a sense of privacy and seclusion.

Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.
Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.

At just over 6,312 sq ft, it offers plenty of space for a family. The agents describe Daraton as immaculately presented, which means any lucky buyer could move in and not lift a finger, other than unpack the boxes.

Retaining a wealth of original features that complement the contemporary counterpoints, it is a stylish, understated home whose clever design means it combines Victorian grandeur with flexible living space that makes it a functional family home for the 21st century.

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From the front door, you are welcomed into the porch/vestibule with period tiled floor before being led to the grand reception hallway with parquet flooring. From this central point, large French doors open into the generously proportioned dining room, which measures more than 16ft by 16ft and has a dramatic feature fireplace. Dividing doors open into the drawing room to create a large living space, while glazed doors lead to the garden.

Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.
Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.

The ground floor also has a library, complete with oak floors, statement fireplace and views of the sweeping garden.

Space has been opened up at the rear of the ground floor, where you’ll find an impressive living area that comprises bespoke kitchen, an informal dining zone and family room, all with tile flooring.

In the kitchen, there is a large AGA for those family dinners, space for a huge American fridge freezer, marble top worktops, Shaker-style cupboards and an island, while French doors lead to a flagstone terrace with seating area and the gardens.

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Couples who want to have their own space while performing their morning ablutions will love the luxurious ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ bathrooms that are included in the master suite with dressing room. Hers features Lefroy Brooks ceramics and both have underfloor heating to keep those toes warm in the winter.

Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.
Daraton, a five-bedroom home, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a short distance from the centre of Barnt Green.

The first floor also has a principal guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two double rooms and a bespoke-designed family bathroom with roll-top bath.

Climb the stairs to the second floor and you’ll find a fifth bedroom suite with sitting room and shower room.

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A separate three-car garage also has a self-contained apartment, with first floor open-plan living space and ground-floor wet room, plus utility area.

The landscape grounds include a topiary garden and knot garden on the sunny terrace area, which also has a comfortable seating area.

* The guide price for Daraton is £1,750,000. For more details, contact agent Charles Howell on 0121 445 2050 or go to www.charleshowell.co.uk