Avenue Road, Dorridge

£1,250,000 Guide Price
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* Outstanding and desirable tree lined location
* Traditional detached residence set in mature south facing rear garden
* Development opportunity (Subject to Planning Permission)
* Offering enormous potential for improvement & refurbishment
* Excellent location for Amenities and train station
* No upward chain * EPC Rating D

Dorridge has always been considered one of the more sought after villages in which to reside being situated on the edge of open countryside and is only a few minutes drive from Solihull with its unrivalled amenities. Dorridge contains an excellent selection of local shops, highly thought of Junior and Infant School, a most useful Station with commuter services not only to Birmingham, but also to London (Marylebone) and bus services to Knowle and Solihull. In addition, Dorridge's natural park is close by and the local village of Knowle is only 1½ miles distant. The National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are an approximate 15 minute drive. The M42 provides fast links to the M1, M5, M6 and M40 (Birmingham to London) motorway (mileages approximate).

48 Avenue Road, currently comprises a substantial and appealing traditional detached residence, originally
built in the 1950's and offering very spacious accommodation set in mature south facing grounds along this
sought after tree lined road within close reach of the excellent amenities of Dorridge.

As it stands, the property is in need of updating and refurbishment, but offers tremendous potential for
improvement and enlargement which would ultimately create a superb family home in this most desirable of locations.

The accommodation currently offers, enclosed porch, reception hall, fitted cloakroom, lounge, garden room,
dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, range of out-offices, attached garage, plus separate detached garage.
Three large first floor bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room. Large south facing rear garden.

We understand that planning permission has also been submitted to Solihull Metropolitan Council for the
demolition of the existing property and erection of two three storey detached residences under reference PL/2018/019009/PPFL and a copy of this application can be viewed on Solihull Council Planning web site.

The proposed properties would offering the following accommodation:-

Plot 1:-
5,038 sq.ft. plus garage

Comprising:- Reception Hall, Guest Cloakroom, Lounge, Separate Dining Room, Study, Open plan
kitchen and Family room, Utility, Four First floor bedrooms, two en suites, walk in dressing room plus
family Bathroom, Second Floor Bedroom 5 with en suite, plus Home Cinema room, Two Gar Garage:
South facing rear Garden

Plot 2:-
4,855 sq.ft. plus garage

Comprising:- Reception Hall, Guest cloakroom, Lounge, Separate Dining Room, Study, Open plan,
kitchen and family room, Utility, Four first floor bedrooms, two en suites, walk in wardrobe and family
bathroom. Gym, Second floor Bedroom 5, with en suite, plus Home Cinema Room, Two car Garage
and wet room, South facing rear Garden.

Here then is a fabulous opportunity to acquire a traditional home in one of the finest roads in Dorridge,
which offers tremendous potential to either improve the existing accommodation with the possibility of
planning permission being granted to demolish the existing house and built two new detached residences.

GROUND FLOOR Approx. 195.4 sq metres (2103.0 sq. feet)




LOUNGE 16' 1" x 21' 1" (4.89m x 6.42m)

GARDEN ROOM 9' 5" x 20' 7" (2.87m x 6.28m)

DINING ROOM 15' 6" x 11' 9" (4.72m x 3.58m)

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 4" x 13' 5" (6.21m x 4.08m)

UTILITY ROOM 10' 4" x 7'(3.14m x 2.13m)

LOBBY 20' 10" x 17' 6" (6.35m x 5.33m)

STORE 7' 3" x 5' 9" (2.21m x 1.76m) with WC.

GARAGE 20' 6" x 12' 0" (6.25m x 3.67m)

GARDEN STORE 9' 6" x 6' 4" (2.89m x 1.92m)

FIRST FLOOR Approx 110.2 sq. metres (1185.9 sq. feet)



BEDROOM 1 18' 1" x 17' 9" (5.51m x 5.40m)


BEDROOM 3 17' 7" x 11' 9" (5.36m x 3.59m)

BEDROOM 2 13' 4" x 19' 4" (4.06m x 5.90m)

GARAGE 21' x 11' 10" (6.40m x 3.61m)

Directions: From Station Road in the centre of Dorridge Village, turn into Station Approach towards Dorridge Station (on the left hand side, if you are coming from the direction of Knowle) and then turn left into Avenue Road. The property will be found about half way along on the right hand side, no far past the junction with Temple Road.

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.

Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. Floor plans are for identification purposes only and not to scale. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.

Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: All mains services are connected to the property.

Local Authority: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

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Approx. 195.4 sq metres (2103.0 sq. feet)










with WC.



Approx 110.2 sq. metres (1185.9 sq. feet)