3 bedroom Detached House for sale: Highland Ridge, Halesowen

  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: MSQ9240


An excellent opportunity to acquire a spacious detached family house in need of modernisation and improvement and full of potential situated in one of Halesowen’s most highly prized residential localities adjoining the Leasowes Conservation Area.


Porch, vestibule, reception hall, fitted cloakroom, study/family room, dining area leading to both sun lounge and lounge, covered side passageway, utility room, principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, bathroom, separate wc, mature landscaped secluded gardens, two garages


The property is planned on two floors and comprises:


Recessed porch entrance with arched door, cabinet concealing electricity meter, inner door featuring diamond patterned leaded lights.  (Note the canopy is in poor condition).

Staircase leading off, coving to ceiling, panel radiator, door leading to cloakroom.

KITCHEN:  (Rear) 3.26m x 3.44m (10' 8" x 11' 3") 
Fitted with range of kitchen furniture with post formed work surface areas, inset stainless steel single drainer sink, range of wall cupboards, oven unit housing AEG oven and grill, tall storage unit, double doors leading to sun room/veranda.

SUN LOUNGE/VERANDA: 7.6m average x 2.5m opening to dining area and gardens (24' 11" x 8' 2") 
STUDY/FAMILY ROOM:  (Front) 3.64m x 4.51m into bay (11' 11" x 14' 9") 
With briquette style fire place with polished clay tile hearth and mantle, mock exposed beams to ceiling, bay window with leaded lights.

DINING AREA:  (Rear) 4.56m x 3.48m (15' x 11' 5")
Doors leading to sun lounge/verandah, lounge, mock exposed beam to ceiling.

THE LOUNGE:  5.14m x 5.95m (16' 10" x 19' 6") (approach from dining area)
Side wall featuring ornamental panelling and plaque rail, stone fireplace with polished mantle, side plinth and raised hearth, window with leaded lights with aspect onto fore garden, patio doors opening to terrace and rear gardens.

Opening off hall with fitted cloakroom with wc with low level flush, wash hand basin, tiled walls, door to:

COVERED SIDE PASSAGEWAY: (Side) (Irregular Shape) 2.59m average x 6.65m  (8' 5" x 21' 9" )
Housing oil fired central heating boiler (no longer operational and requiring replacement), doors to fore and rear gardens.

UTILITY ROOM: (Rear of Garage) 1.52m x 1.72m (5' x 5' 7") 
Deep glazed sink.

The accommodation on the first floor is approached from staircase leading from reception hall and comprises:

Front window featuring leaded lights with opaque glass store opening  off.

BEDROOM ONE:  (Rear) 3.49m x 4.56m (11' 5" x 15') 
Windows with aspect onto rear gardens, door with multi paned glazing leading to:

DRESSING ROOM:  (Rear) 5.19m x 3.02m into Dormer (17' x 9' 10") 
Storage space beneath eaves.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 3.84m x 1.98m (12' 7" x 6' 5") 
Penthouse red coloured suite comprising low level bath, pedestal wash hand basin, wc with low level flush, windows with leaded lights, shower tray with electric shower, windows, pedestal wash hand basin, door leading to storage area/box room.

BEDROOM TWO: (Front) 3.95m x 3.65m (13' x 12') 

STORGE AREA: Opening off 3.7m x 1.1m (12' 1" x 3' 7") plus low level area beneath purlin.

BEDROOM THREE:  (Rear) 3.34m to rear of wardrobe x 3.13m (10' 11" x 10' 3") 
Wardrobes with drawers at low level, linen cupboard.

BATHROOM: (Front) 1.74m x 2.10m (5' 8" x 6' 10") 
Comprising panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, walls finished in ceramics, window featuring leaded lights with opaque glass, mirror and cabinet to wall.

WC with low level flush, walls finished in ceramics.

GARAGE ONE:  2.77m x 5.04m (9' 1" x 16' 6") plus recess 1.65m x 0.93m (5' 4" x 3')
Up and over door (not in working order) recess to rear.

GARAGE TWO:  3.13m (10' 3") (2.76m) min (9') x 4.67m (15' 3") 
Up and over damaged door.

A raised paved area leads to terrace with steps to gardens.  The gardens are enclosed with mature laurel hedgerow, walling and fencing.  The garden has a shaped lawn with borders stocked with shrubs and trees.  At the the rear of the garden an informal gateway leads to the public footpath that passes to rear providing access into the Leasowes Park.  At the side of the garage are the oil storage vessels.

We are verbally advised the property is freehold.  The property adjoins the Leasowes Conservation Area and Park. The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold status of the property.  The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Mains electricity and water are available.  The oil fired central heating boiler is no longer operational.  It is understood gas is available in Highland Ridge.  Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the availability and the cost of the connection. The Agents have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose.  The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS : The fitted carpets, light fittings and garden ornaments and items found in the property will be included in the proposed sale. 

This property is situated in a highly prised residential locality and is full of potential to provide a very desirable home.  Considerable expenditure will be required to modernise the property including full re-wiring, provision of new windows, new bathrooms, kitchen, central heating etc.  The property provides a blank canvas for those parties who wish to purchase a property and improve to their own specification with potential to extend at side, subject to planning permission being obtained.

Strictly by prior appointment via agents.

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Reference: MSQ9240

Contact Agent

Slades Estate Agents
Tel: 01202 548855