2 bedroom flat for sale

Hindon Square, Edgbaston

Sold STC £185,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

A delightful first floor apartment in a modern and exclusive development in the heart of Edgbaston on the renowned Calthorpe Estate. The property is beautifully light and spacious and comprises a large sitting room with dining area, fully fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and a modern bathroom. The grounds and common parts are well maintained and there is garaging along with guest parking. The lease has also been recently extended.  

Situation The apartment is situated in a prestigious development of similar properties in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston which is on the renowned Calthorpe Estate. The location, just off Vicarage Road, is ideally suited to anyone wanting quick and easy access to the business quarters of Birmingham City Centre and onward to the transport links of the M6, M5 and the airport.

Furthermore it is within easy reach of some excellent centres of learning with a wide range of schools for children of all ages 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.

Also, 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.

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.

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.

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. 

Description The apartment is on the first floor of the development and the common parts are excellently maintained. There is also a telephone entry system to each apartment and the building is double glazed throughout.

The front door opens into a reception area where there is a walk in cloaks cupboard and store.

The Sitting Room is a lovely and spacious room with two south-facing windows, one with a large bay, perfect for a window seat. There is a dining area and two ceiling light points 

. The Kitchen benefits from a great deal of natural light. It has two windows and an extensive array of fitted units with a continuous work surface in which is set a single drainer sink, four ring hob with extractor fan, space for single sized dishwasher along with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also space for a fridge and freezer beneath the return unit, a stainless steel saucepan rack and a ceiling light track. A further door leads to the boiler room and storage space.

Bedroom 1 is a double room which faces the road, it has a ceiling light point and two sets of double fitted wardrobes along with a further single wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 would also comfortably accommodate a double sized bed and is very bright courtesy of the large bay window.

The Bathroom is smart and modern with a white suite that includes a bath with shower over, low level W.C., hand washbasin and a heated towel rail. The room has attractive cream coloured wall and floor tiles. 

Outside There is guest parking at the front and garaging along with well-maintained communal grounds. 

GENERAL INFORMATION  

Tenure: The property is understood to be Leasehold for a term of years ending in 2161. We are informed that the current service charge is approximately £891.54 per half year and the ground rent is £60 per annum.

The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the Leasehold and service charge 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. 

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH. Telephone No: 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS. 

Published November 2016  

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.7 mi)
  • University (1.3 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.4 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.7 mi)
  • University (1.3 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.4 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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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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