Richmond Road, Olton
4 bedroom end of terrace house



A rare opportunity to purchase this deceptively large Victorian Railway Cottage built by Thomas Kent in 1872. The property has a elegant balance between period features, space for growing families whilst set within a ideal location for Schools, transport links and local amenities. A must view offering further potential for a rear driveway.

  • bed4 bed
  • bath3 bath
  • A Deceptively Spacious Victorian Railway CottageA Deceptively Spacious Victorian Railway Cottage
  • Double Fronted with High CeilingsDouble Fronted with High Ceilings
  • Large Garden with Workshop/garageLarge Garden with Workshop/garage
  • Breakfast KitchenBreakfast Kitchen
  • Potential for Rear Driveway and Larger GaragePotential for Rear Driveway and Larger Garage
  • Built in 1872 by Thomas KentBuilt in 1872 by Thomas Kent
  • Separate Family RoomSeparate Family Room
  • Four Double BedroomsFour Double Bedrooms
  • Shower/ En Suite in two bedroomsShower/ En Suite in two bedrooms
  • Off Road Parking to Front ElevationOff Road Parking to Front Elevation


This is a rare opportunity to purchase a Victorian Railway cottage, one of the first houses built in Olton. The property is deceptively large, set back from Richmond Road, having a driveway which provides off road parking with high hedges to boundaries and a terrace onto a laid lawn and a UPVC double glazed door leading into;


An inviting area with doors to lounge and family room with stairs leading to the first floor accommodation.

RECEPTION ROOM ONE 18′ 3″ x 14′ 4″ (5.56m x 4.37m)

With a double glazed bay window to front elevation, laminate wood effect flooring, a wall mounted radiator with chimney breast and doors into the hallway and breakfast kitchen.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 10′ 0″ x 8′ 10″ (3.05m x 2.69m)

This extended breakfast kitchen is the central family area of the home. It has a mixture of wall, base and drawer units with a roll top work surfaces, sink with drainer, four ring gas hob with extractor fan over and oven below. Recess for plumbing for dishwasher, tiling to splash prone areas, double glazed window to the rear aspect, door to rear garden.

DINING AREA 12′ 6″ x 10′ 0″ (3.81m x 3.05m)

With a double glazed window to rear elevation, further window to side elevation and wall mounted central heating radiator.

FAMILY ROOM 12′ 6″ x 10′ 0″ (3.81m x 3.05m)

Another addition to the property is the third reception room on the adjacent side of the property. The room provides versatility for growing and large families. This room is currently utilised as a studio but has been a family room in previous years, it could be used as home office or a small business space. Having a double glazed bay window to front elevation with frosted privacy panes, two wall mounted radiators, laminate wood effect flooring, large storage area for possessions and a door into the utility room.

UTILITY ROOM 11′ 0″ x 7′ 8″ (3.35m x 2.34m)

Mixture of wall, base and drawer units with roll top work surfaces over incorporating a sink with mixer tap over. There is a recess and plumbing for washing machine, laminate wood effect flooring, a double glazed window to the rear elevation, glazed wooden door to rear garden and door into the downstairs toilet.


The suite comprises of a low level w.c. and obscure double glazed window to rear elevation.


Doors to bathroom and bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE 14′ 2″ x 10′ 9″ (4.32m x 3.28m)

Having two double glazed windows to front elevation, two wall mounted central heating radiators, walk-in wardrobe a and archway into.

SHOWER AREA 7′ 2″ max x 5′ 8″ max (2.18m x 1.73m)

With a fitted shower cubicle, access to loft hatch, there is secondary storage area and a double glazed window to side elevation.

BEDROOM TWO 14′ 0″ x 10′ 10″ (4.27m x 3.3m)

Having a double glazed window to front elevation, laminate wooden effect flooring, wall mounted central heating radiator and door into.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7′ 3″ x 5′ 10″ (2.21m x 1.78m)

The suite comprises of a walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level w.c., with tiling to splash prone areas.

BEDROOM THREE 10′ 0″ x 8′ 10″ (3.05m x 2.69m)

Having a double glazed window to rear elevation, wall mounted central heating radiator.

DUAL ASPECT BEDROOM FOUR 10′ 10″ x 7′ 6″ (3.3m x 2.29m)

Having double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, laminate wood effect flooring, wall mounted central heating radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10′ 0″ x 7′ 6″ (3.05m x 2.29m)

This large family bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower over, pedestal sink, low level w.c. wall mounted central heating radiator, laminate wood effect flooring, tiling to splash prone areas and an obscure double glazed window.


A brilliant space, which boasts a large patio leading to laid lawn, panelled fencing to boundaries which lead down to the rear boundary. This boundary can be opened out onto the rear accessway. Subject to relevant planning approval a larger garage/rear driveway could be developed by future occupants.


Of concrete construction with double doors accessed via the rear service road and the garden. This has an electricity supply and offers the future occupants the potential for re-development into a number of uses including a large driveway and garage, a workshop or a large hardstanding. These will be subject to necessary planning approval and building regulations being sought.


The property is a fantastic opportunity to secure a home which balance period features, space and accessibility for families. Locally, the grand union canal and great western railway (to London Marylebone Station) are located adjacent to the row of railway cottages. The local amenities in Olton, Shirley and Solihull Town centre offer an abundance of options. The local schools are well defined with the current owners children attending Langley School in previous years.

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