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2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Hagley Road, Edgbaston

Withdrawn from Market £187,500

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Tenure: Leasehold

A charming ground floor mansion style apartment with a wealth of Art Deco character. This 2 bed apartment is situated in a popular and conveniently placed development which is most favourable due to the spacious accommodation it provides.

With period features throughout the apartment briefly comprises: a well-proportioned entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and two comparatively large double bedrooms.

There are also parking facilities for residents and visitors, along with well-maintained communal grounds. 

SITUATION Kenilworth Court is ideally positioned on the A456 Hagley Road in Edgbaston, with Birmingham City Centre being only approximately 2 miles away, whilst the excellent recreational and leisure facilities on offer at Broad Street and Brindleyplace are about a mile distant.  

EDUCATION A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity, both in the state and private sectors. They include Hallfield, West House and Blue Coat Preparatory Schools, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's College, The Priory School, Norfolk House School and the King Edward Foundation Schools.

Birmingham University's main campus is less than two miles away and the Westbourne Road campus of Birmingham City University is also close at hand. 

MEDICAL FACILITIES The famous Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than two miles away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are both within 3 miles. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION There are superb sporting facilities in the area which include The Edgbaston Priory and Squash Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, Harborne Cricket and Hockey Club and the prestigious Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The Birmingham Archery Lawn Tennis Club is also nearby as are the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

In recent years the area around Brindley Place has been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre with its superb conference facilities, and Symphony Hall, home to the celebrated City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The National Indoor Arena has hosted many concerts and the Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square is enjoying a great resurgence. 

SHOPPING Harborne High Street offers excellent convenience shopping with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall and Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents. An excellent Morrisons is at Five Ways and there is a small shopping precinct at nearby Chad Square where there is a newsagent, off licence and dry-cleaners.

In addition the City Centre offers some of the best shopping in the country. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre contains over 140 shops including one of the only Selfridges department stores outside of London and the exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a superb John Lewis department store. 

DINING As well as an excellent choice of restaurants in the city centre and Brindleyplace, Edgbaston and nearby Harborne offer a fantastic choice of dining to cater for all tastes and budgets. The nearby Highfield is most popular and Simpsons is a superb Michelin Star restaurant which is also local. The Epicurean Restaurant at Chad Square offers Mediterranean and French cuisine; also at Chad Square is the Pinocchio Italian restaurant, and the White Swan pub and bistro is on Harborne Road. Harborne also has an abundance of pubs and restaurants to choose from including Turners which also has a Michelin Star. 

TRANSPORT There are good links to the national motorway network, with excellent access to Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre. The property is around 3 miles from Junction 3 of the M5, and around 5 miles from Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport by road and rail is also most convenient. Major bus routes into and out of the City Centre can be picked up on the Hagley Road. The rail network can be joined at Five Ways Railway station and is one stop from the superb newly developed Birmingham New Street Station which is only about 2 miles away. 

DESCRIPTION In all, this ground floor apartment extends to 1001.9 Sq Ft and is situated in one of five 1930's mansion blocks accessed by a communal entrance hall, which still retains many original Art Deco features. The complex itself is also expected to have electronic gates fitted in the near future which will no doubt add to the exclusivity and overall security of the development.

The L-shaped reception hall has useful fitted storage cupboards and provides access to the sitting room which has a centrally located fireplace and ornate cornicing that compliments the overall height of the ceiling giving the room a spacious feel. There is also a bay window which looks out onto the communal grounds at the front and provides the room with a great deal of natural light.

The kitchen benefits from a range of fitted wall and base units along with an electric cooker, hob and dishwasher. The room is large enough to accommodate a four seater dining table and there is also a door leading to the utility room which has plumbing for a washing machine.

The bathroom has both a bath and separate shower along with black and white floor/wall tiles and a fitted storage cupboard.

Finally, both bedrooms are good sized doubles with period sash windows on two of the four walls giving them both a light and spacious feel. One of the bedrooms has a bay window and the other has fitted wardrobes.  

Outside There are excellent communal gardens, planted with many mature trees and flower beds. There is car parking for residents and visitors, and garages are usually available to rent at a monthly rate. 

General Information Tenure: The property is leasehold for a term of 125 years from 1993. There is a ground rent payable of £10 per half year and the service charge is understood to be £1603.26 per half year, which covers garden maintenance, communal area maintenance and hot water.

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.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected. The property is heated by way of gas fired central heating.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SH. 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS. 

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