2 bedroom terraced house for saleBeakes Road, Bearwood, Birmingham, B67 5RU
- *Ideal investment-achieving 6% yield*
- No upward chain
- Neutrally decorated throughout
- 2 double bedrooms
- Modern kitchen
- 2 reception rooms
- Lovely, tiered rear garden
- Summer house in garden
**Ideal investment-achieving 6% yield**With a superb location on Beakes Road, Bearwood, within easy walking reach of the popular Bearwood High Street, this 2 bedroom property offers character throughout, including high ceilings, large windows and feature fireplace. As you enter the property from the pebbled foregarden, the front door leads to the front reception room that boasts bay window and stunning feature fireplace. The rear reception room has built in cupboard and leads to the kitchen with modern units, wooden worktops, free standing Leisure cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer which can all be included as part of the sale. There is also a wooden breakfast bar. To the 1st floor, there is a large master bedroom. The 2nd bedroom is also a good size with a view over the rear garden. The bathroom is spacious with bath over shower and built in storage cupboard. The lovely rear garden has separate pebbled area and has further tiering with lawn that boasts a Summer House. Ideal investment-achieving 6% yield. No upward chain
The name Bearwood derives from Old English. Bearu might be translated as a 'grove', but the implication is that this was open woodland used as pig-pasture; wudu simply means a 'wood'. The name therefore seems to to describe a wood in a woodland area where pigs were grazed.
Alternatively, the name may be interpreted as 'bear wood'. Bears are thought to have become extinct in Britain by the end of the Roman occupation and before the Anglo-Saxon adventus. Had any survived locally it would be natural to record this as a significant element in the name of a wood. Certainly there was a wide area of dense forest in the Midlands in early Anglo-Saxon times. The reference to pigs, though perhaps less appealing, is more likely.
The name referred only to the woodland until the end of the 19th century when housing development began along Bearwood Road. And it may be that the district derives its name from the road rather than from the wood itself. Bearwood Road is now a busy shopping street just beyond Birmingham City boundary with easy bus transportation links into the city centre via Hagley Road (A456), one of the main arterial routes into Birmingham from the M5 at Junction 3.
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