2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Harborne High Street

Guide Price £205,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

12A Pinner Court is a ground floor apartment in a purpose-built development for retired people which is conveniently situated just off the High Street in Harborne. The accommodation includes a spacious sitting room, two good bedrooms, large bathroom and fully fitted kitchen. The development is geared for people who are independent in their own home but who can nevertheless avail themselves of a limited level of care and other benefits, which include catering and recreational facilities. 

SITUATION Pinner Court is situated on the corner of Harborne High Street and Ravenhurst Road in the heart of one of the most popular residential suburbs of Birmingham. This delightful property is situated within walking distance 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. 

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 Morrison's 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 The development comprises in all 48 apartments built around a central courtyard along with resident and guest parking. There is also communal gardens and grounds which are perfect for relaxing in. Each apartment has been built to allow ease of mobility and offers a host of built in features to make life as easy as possible whilst ensuring personal safety and comfort. There has been a great deal of attention to detail even to the extent that wall sockets, TV points and telephone points all of which are at an easy to reach height. There are also lifts and doors with automated entry facilities and each room has a care call communication system with emergency pull cords throughout. On top of this, each door is also extra wide to cater for the disabled residents. 

The communal facilities These include an attractive dining room, hobbies room and a smart and comfortable sitting room for residents and their guests. There is an active social program at Pinner Court and external outings such as trips to the theatre, Symphony Hall, the Ballet, pub lunches and shopping trips have all proven most popular.

Pinner Court is a member of the Very Sheltered Schemes developed by Bovis Retirement Homes, Retirement Security Ltd (RSL) who are also the managing agents. 

12A Pinner Court The property is one of the apartments which is situated outside of the main body of the development. It is on the ground floor and overlooks the High Street with the bedrooms facing the courtyard and gardens.

A part-glazed door opens out into a Reception Hall which has small alcove and shelving. 

The Sitting Room This spacious and light room is at the end of the hall with picture window onto the road, feature fireplace with electric fire, T.V and telephone point. There are ceiling light points and coving in here also.

The room is spacious and light and the outlook onto the road provides a place from which to watch the world go by and is testament to how conveniently located this property is.  

Fully-fitted Kitchen This is off the sitting room and has a window onto the road. There is also a fitted single oven with hob and cooker hood, built in fridge/freezer, plumbing for a washing machine, electric window motor, easy turn taps and plenty of space for a table and chairs. 

The Master Bedroom This has an attractive bay window on to the courtyard and gardens, coving, ceiling light point and excellent walk-in wardrobe which has exceptional storage space. 

Bedroom 2 This is also double-sized and looks over the gardens with coving and ceiling light point. 

The Bathroom This large room has easy turn taps, a built in medicine cabinet with mirrored door and built in shaver point. There is also a wheelchair friendly shower area which disabled visitors would find most useful. 

OUTSIDE There are lovely landscaped gardens at the rear with parking facilities for the owners and their guests behind secure electric gates. 

GENERAL INFORMATION Tenure: The property is understood to be leasehold and the service charge is dependent upon the level of care given and the use of the facilities such as catering. Details will be available upon request

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 April 2016  

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.0 mi)
  • Selly Oak (1.5 mi)
  • Five Ways (2.0 mi)
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7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH

0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • University (1.0 mi)
  • Selly Oak (1.5 mi)
  • Five Ways (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Robert Powell, Birmingham

7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH

0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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