2 bedroom terraced house for saleHarborne Road, Harborne
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A most conveniently located Grade II listed property sitting in very close proximity to the amenities of Harborne High Street. This handsome mid-terrace property has a wealth of original features including sash windows and a slate roof. Built in the mid-19th century, the property has ample living space and a feeling of period charm throughout. Behind its walled and gated front garden the inside of the property briefly comprises: living room, sitting/dining room, kitchen, bathroom, two double bedrooms and a cellar.
SITUATION This delightful property is situated within yards of Harborne high street which provides all of the local amenities and convenience that one would expect from this popular location. Approximately four miles from the city centre, Harborne is a sought after area of Birmingham with its own Michelin stared restaurant and various other bistros and bars making it a popular choice for professionals and young families.
SCHOOLS 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.
MEDICAL FACILITIES The famous Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than a mile 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 4 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 on 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 Supermarket is approximately a mile and a half away at Five Ways.
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.
TRANSPORT Public transport by road and rail is most convenient with major bus routes into and out of the City Centre available on Harborne Road. The rail network can be joined at University station which is approximately a mile away and is just two stops from Birmingham's superbly redeveloped New Street Station. Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre are also easily accessed from here. There are excellent arterial links to the national motorway networks with Junction 3 of the M5 being situated some 4 miles to the west via the nearby A456 Hagley Road.
DESCRIPTION 397 Harborne Road is less than 150m from Harborne High Street, although it actually falls within the exclusive B15 Edgbaston area. The attractive Grade II Listed property is set back behind a walled fore garden with flower beds and a garden path which leads to the panelled front door.
Once inside the spacious living room overlooks the front garden via the period sash window. A door off leads through to the:
Sitting/dining room which gets its light from a large window facing to the rear of the property. This room also has a built in cupboard which provides a most useful storage space. A door off leads through to the:
Kitchen having fitted base and wall mounted units, wood effect laminate flooring, electric over with gas hob over and concealed extractor hood, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer, stainless steel sink with mixer tap. A door off the kitchen leads to a small rear lobby which provides access to the garden and also access through to the:
Bathroom having bath with shower above, WC, wash basin, part tiled walls and a frosted glass window facing the rear of the property.
There is also a Cellar accessed the sitting room which provides a great deal of storage along with the original coal chute.
On the first floor, Bedroom 1 has a forward facing sash window affording plenty of light to the sizeable room. Fitted cupboards to one side of the chimney breast provide useful storage space for clothing.
Bedroom 2 is an L-shaped room which is large enough to accommodate a double bed and wardrobe and has a window providing a pleasant outlook over the rear garden.
OUTSIDE Upon descending the steps from the house there is a slabbed patio area that leads to the large lawned garden with a pleasant open outlook.
GENERAL INFORMATION Tenure: The property is understood to be Freehold.
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.
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.
Published January 2016
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