3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Hunstanton Avenue, Harborne

Sold STC £359,000

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Tenure: Freehold

8 Hunstanton Avenue is a much improved end-terraced town house with extremely generous living accommodation on the ground floor and three good bedrooms and smart bathroom on the first floor. The owners have made significant changes to the property which include a superb open plan kitchen/dining area, ground floor shower room, and very spacious sitting room providing an entertaining area which has to be seen to be appreciated. 

SITUATION Hunstanton Avenue is a popular residential address, it is close to Sir Richards Drive and the park land which is a feature of the area. The house is ideally situated for the convenience and facilities of nearby Harborne High Street, which is located less than a mile away, as well as for Birmingham City Centre which lies some 4 miles distant. 

SCHOOLS A wide range of schools for children of all ages are available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield Preparatory School, West House, St George's School, The Priory School, and The King Edward Foundation Schools are all within three miles. Local state funded schooling includes Harborne Infant and Junior School, Harborne Academy, and Lordswood Girls and Boys Schools, and Lordswood Sixth Form Centre. 

MEDICAL FACILITIES The recently redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Hospital is around 3 miles distant and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The BMI Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals as well as The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are all within easy travelling distance. 

SHOPPING Harborne High Street is less than a mile away and offers excellent convenience shopping with Marks and Spencer Food Hall, a Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents. Harborne also benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant.

Birmingham 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, which is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently opened £150m Grand Central shopping Centre sits directly above the new £600 million redevelopment of the now world class and very impressive

New Street station; including a flagship 250,000 sq. ft. John Lewis store, in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality restaurants and cafes. The redevelopment enforces Birmingham's retail landscape bringing a mix of unrivalled premium fashion and quality high street brands to the heart of the city. 

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 only some 3.5 miles from Junction 3 of the M5 and only approximately 6 miles from Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport by road and rail is also most convenient. The rail network can be joined at Fiveways Railway station, which is only 3 miles away, and which is only one stop from Birmingham New Street Station. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION Harborne Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre on Lordswood Road is located around three quarters of a mile away. Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston and Harborne Golf Clubs, The Archery Tennis Club and the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground are all within three miles of the house.

During the past few years, the area around Broad Street, linking Five Ways to the City Centre 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 the world-renowned Symphony Hall. The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and numerous brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops are all to be found there. 

DESCRIPTION The property is at the end of a row of similar properties with a large extension to the side and rear. It is approached from the road via a newly resurfaced driveway. The front door opens into a reception hall with cloak room and utility area a built in cloaks cupboard. 

Kitchen/ Dining area The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of white units, both base and wall mounted, with stunning red granite continuous work surfaces in which is set a single drainer sink and a five ring hob with an extractor hood above. There is also two integrated ovens, a dishwasher, fridge, freezer and LED lighting above the wall mounted cupboards as well as blue spot lights at floor level.

The Dining area is to the right and beneath the front window is a raised carpeted platform with an internal window onto the reception area that makes a perfect spot to relax with a good book. 

The Sitting Room This room has been extended to achieve a stunning size and has elaborate coving as well as bi-fold glazed doors along the back which lead to the terrace and garden beyond.  

The Master Bedroom Having a range of attractive fitted bedroom furniture which includes wardrobes, fitted drawers, and shelving to each side of a large wall mounted mirror, the master bedroom also has a picture window and a dressing table.  

Bedroom 2 & 3 The second bedroom is a double sized room with fitted wardrobes along one wall and a large window looking onto the front of the house. Bedroom three is an attractive single room which also looks onto the front.  

Shower Room A most impressive room, refurbished to an exacting specification with large shower cubicle, vanity unit with hand washbasin, low level w.c., downlighters to the ceiling and highly glazed ceramic tiles to the walls. 

Outside There is a pretty garden at the rear with terracing and excellent driveway with parking for at least two cars at the front. 

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 carpets curtains and blinds are also to be included in the sale. All other items 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 November 2017  


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  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (1.9 mi)
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  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (1.7 mi)
  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (1.9 mi)
  • University (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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