3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Austen Place, Edgbaston

Guide Price £525,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to purchase a detached bungalow on the sought after Calthorpe Estate, set behind a large fore-garden in a quiet and convenient cul-de-sac. The well laid out accommodation briefly comprises large sitting room with inter-connecting dining room, conservatory, fitted kitchen, bathroom, three generously proportioned bedrooms (one with en suite). There is ample parking to the front of the property as well as an integral double garage, and to the rear is a pleasant and private garden.

SITUATION
Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within it, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

Austen Place is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north via nearby Broad Street or the A38 Bristol Road.

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 School, The Priory School, Norfolk House School and the King Edward Foundation Schools.

MEDICAL FACILITIES
The redeveloped £550 million Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than 2 miles away and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are both within a mile, 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
Approximately one and a half miles to the west, Harborne High Street offers excellent convenience shopping with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall and Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents. Also, an excellent Morrisons Supermarket is around a ten-minute walk away.

More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on nearby Wheeleys Road approximately 500m distant where there is a Co-operative convenience store, dry-cleaners, florist, and hairdressers.

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 including a superb John Lewis department store.

TRANSPORT
Public transport is most convenient with bus routes into and out of the City Centre available on nearby Wheeleys Road. The rail network can be joined at Five Ways station which is a few hundred yards away and is just 1 stop from Birmingham's superbly redeveloped New Street Station. Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre are also easily accessed from here.

DESCRIPTION
4 Austen Place is a 1970's detached bungalow which offers some 1521 sq ft of accommodation (including garaging). The property would benefit from some general modernisation in parts, offering a purchaser an ideal opportunity to improve the property to suit their own taste and specification.

Set well back from the road, the property is accessed via a glazed entrance porch with a door leading through to the spacious hallway which has two useful storage cupboards.

The sitting room has an abundance of natural light due to the large sliding glass doors which provide a pleasant outlook as well as access to the front garden. On the opposite side of the room double doors lead to the dining room which has sliding glass doors through to the conservatory which in turn provides access to the garden.

The kitchen is also accessed off the dining room and has a range of modern white-fronted base and wall units with contrasting black acrylic worktops and an inset gas hob with extractor fan above in addition to a stainless-steel sink with mixer tap. There are also various integrated appliances including a double oven, microwave and fridge. A door from the kitchen leads to the side passage and through to the garage beyond.

Overlooking the rear garden, the master bedroom has a great deal of space as well as fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. The en-suite has a wash basin, WC, bidet and shower. There are two further bedrooms which would both accommodate double beds, both of which have a front facing aspect. The bathroom is situated at the rearof the property and has an avocado coloured suite that includes a WC, bidet, panelled bath and wash basin.

OUTSIDE
The rear garden faces south east and has a multitude of attractive shrubs as well as a wooden seating area beneath a mature holly tree. There is also a passageway to the front of the property which has a large tarmacadam driveway, lawned area and Double Garage with a manual up and over door.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Tenure: The property is understood to be Freehold however as it forms part of the Calthorpe Estate it is subject to the Calthorpe Estate Scheme of Management. A copy of the Scheme of Management is available on 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 Tel: 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS.

Published July 2017
 


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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.2 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.0 mi)
  • Birmingham Snow Hill (1.3 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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