Highgate Road, WS1

Elegant and spacious period home retaining many original features, set in a quiet sought after location. Beautifully restored, improved and maintained.


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Property details

Internal inspection highly recommended to fully appreciate this exceptionally well-proportioned Victorian family home  The property provides generous living space, a large attractive garden and sufficient parking for 5 cars (tandem garage and landscaped driveway).  The property benefits from secondary double glazing and has gas central heating.  The accommodation has four levels, consisting of cellar, ground floor, first floor and 3rd floor attic room.  In good decorative order throughout and benefitting from many original features. 

  • Just off Gorway Road in the quiet and leafy Highgate area
  • 15 mins walking distance to Walsall centre and on a local bus route
  • 3 mins. walk to Walsall Campus of Wolverhampton University
  • Convenient for many amenities inlcuding Walsall Rugby, Cricket and Golf Clubs, University Gym and local shopping facilities
  • Good transport links to Birmingham, approx. 35 mins by bus, 15-25 mins by train from Walsall, Bescot or Tame Bridge Stations 
  • Close access to junctions 7, 9 and 10 of M6
  • Close to good primary and secondary schools
  • 15-20 mins walking distance to QM Grammar School and Queen Mary's High School
  • Access by bus to Grammar Schools in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham and Wolverhampton


  • Newly landscaped front driveway, forming a sweeping pathway and walled garden, retaining original Victorian brickwork and stones.
  • Entrance porch leading to attractive stained glass entrance door.


  • Long and elegant hallway with ornate staircase and balustrade, leading to impressive landing on the first floor
  • Original Milton tiled flooring
  • Central heating radiator


  • Impressive lounge with stunning Victorian marble fire surround and fitted gas fire
  • Attractive decorative lincrusta enhances the original ceiling cornice
  • Two tall bay windows
  • fitted carpet
  • Central heating radiator

Kitchen/breakfast room:

  • Large and superbly fitted kitchen area
  • Comprehensive range of fitted units with underlighting
  • Ample worksurfaces and corner breakfast bar area
  • Plenty of electric sockets provided, including USB charging ports
  • Fitted Rangemaster cooker comprising a gas and an electric oven and 5 gas rings, with extractor hood
  • Integral fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Tiled flooring in kitchen area; laminate flooring in breakfast room area
  • Breakfast room with ample space for a large kitchen table and kitchen dresser
  • Central heating radiator
  • Door off the kitchen area to back porch/cloakroom with access to the garden

Utility/Laundry Room:

  • Separate utility room with ample fitted units
  • Sink with under counter space for washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Plumbing for gas tumble dryer, if required
  • Hanging space for coats
  • Central heating radiator


  • Large study room
  • Laminate flooring
  • Charming French-style windows, opening onto patio area in the back garden
  • Central heating radiator
  • Open fireplace, with black cast iron surround and slate hearth
  • As the property has 3 reception rooms, this room offers alternative uses, such as downstairs guest room, play or hobby room

Dining Room:

  • Beautiful open fireplace with original white marble surround
  • Decorated in sympathy with the Victorian era - perfect for dining and entertaining
  • Large and spaceous with fitted carpet
  • Central heating radiator

Downstairs WC:

  • WC and washbasin
  • Tiled floor
  • Central heating radiator

Dry Cellar:

  • Access to dry cellar off the hallway with generous proportions
  • Ample storage space and work areas
  • Central heating radiator

Master bedroom 1:

  • Large master bedroom with elegant period windows overlooking front garden
  • Ample space for king-size bed and additional bedroom furniture
  • Fitted carpet
  • 2 central heating radiators

Double Bedroom 2:

  • Similar in size to the master bedroom, with elegant period windows overlooking front driveway
  • Ample space for king-size bed and additonal bedroom furniture
  • Fitted carpet
  • Central heating radiator

Double Bedroom 3:

  • Spaceous double bedroom with attractive original features
  • Fitted carpet
  • Central heating radiator

Double Bedroom 4 

  • Double bedroom with views over back garden
  • Fitted wardrobe and vanity table
  • Fitted carpet
  • Central heating radiator

Separate WC:

  • Pedestal wash basin
  • Central heating radiator 

Family bathroom 1:

  • Fully tiled white bathroom
  • White spa bath
  • Pedestal wash basin
  • Chrome heated towel rail/central heating radiator
  • Bathroom cabinet

Family bathroom 2:

  • Large  family bathroom
  • Panelled bath
  • Separate built-in shower cubicle
  • Pedestal wash basin
  • WC
  • Central heating radiator

Linen room:

  • Walk in storage room 
  • Ample shelving and storage cupboard for towels and bed linen
  • Central heating radiator

Attic Bedroom 5 (on the third floor):

  • Original staircase leads to the spaceous, open-plan attic room
  • Fitted wardrobe,cupboards and study desk
  • Velux windows provide ample natural light - ideal for studying or hobbies
  • 3 central heating radiators
  • The attic has a fire escape onto the garage roof space, with steps down to the garden


  • Large, block-paved and walled patio area provides space for outdoor garden furniture and BBQ
  • Outdoor mains lighting
  • Original brick-built outbuildings consisting of  useful storage room, separate WC and separate boiler room (housing central heating boiler)
  • Large, private attractive garden, which is lawned with mature borders
  • An original Victorian wall runs the entire length of the garden to the left with newly erected panel fencing along the right
  • Summer house with mains electricity installed, providing ample space for gym equipment, office or garden furniture
  • Additonal hidden patio area
  • Second garden shed

Tandem Garage:

  • Brick built  tandem garage with generous proportions
  • Remote controlled, sectional door
  • Side access to rear garden 


  • Mains electricity, gas water and drainage

Other information:

  • Council tax band: E
  • Freehold



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From the horse's mouth

An elegant and charming house with lovely private garden which catches the sun from day break to dusk.

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