2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Viceroy Close, Edgbaston

£249,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

A spacious ground floor mansion flat situated in 9 acres of communal grounds a short distance from the city centre. The accommodation briefly comprises: an entrance hallway, guest cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen, bathroom and two generously proportioned bedrooms with fitted storage. There is additional scope to partition the current dining area to create a third bedroom if required. 

SITUATION Viceroy close is a sought after 1930's development that boasts characterful charm and enviably sized apartments. There are approximately 140 properties in total divided into 11 blocks all set within exquisitely maintained grounds.

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.

Bristol Road provides direct access to Birmingham City Centre, and is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is approximately two miles to the west. 

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 redeveloped £550 million Queen Elizabeth II Hospital is less than 3 miles 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 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 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 2 miles 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 is most convenient with major bus routes into and out of the City Centre available just outside the development. The rail network can be joined at Five Ways station which is approximately a mile 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. There are excellent arterial links to the national motorway networks with Junction 3 of the M5 being situated some 5 miles away via the nearby A456 Hagley Road.  

DESCRIPTION 69 Viceroy Close is situated towards the middle of the development offering seclusion from the Bristol Road. The property is on the ground floor and accessed via a well maintained communal entrance hall that has an abundance of period features.

Once inside the property, there is an Entrance Hallway which contains a useful storage & airing cupboard, entry phone system and a door through to the Guest Cloakroom. There is also wood effect flooring that continues into the sitting and dining room.

The Sitting Room has a large bay window and the vendor has retained the wooden partially glazed doors which the new owner will be able to reinstall if they would prefer it to the current open plan set up.

The Dining Room is also currently open plan, but could become a single bedroom quite simply by partitioning it from the main living space.

The Kitchen has a range of wall and base mounted units with continuous work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. The appliances include an Indesit washing machine, freestanding fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric cooker with 4 ring gas hob and an extractor fan above. The Kitchen also provides access to the rear of the property.

The Bathroom is adjacent to the airing cupboard and has tiled floors and walls with a white suite that comprises: a low level W.C; bath, with shower over and transparent splashguard; and a hand washbasin with mixer tap.

Bedroom 1 has an array of fitted wardrobes along one wall and a large window that looks over the front of the property. Bedroom 2 can comfortably accommodate a double bed and has a single fitted wardrobe.  

OUTSIDE There are delightful communal grounds covering almost nine acres in total, they are laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and flower beds. There is ample unallocated communal parking at both the front and the rear of the property.

The vendor also currently rents a garage within the development at an additional cost of £90 per quarter which the new purchaser has the option to continue.  

GENERAL INFORMATION Tenure: We are told that the property is Leasehold and that the current vendors have applied to have the existing lease extended which will mean that upon completion of this sale the lease will expire on 28th September 2113. There is a service charge of £4833.50. The service charge provides hot water, heating and maintenance of the communal areas. There is also a ground rent of £90.

The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the leasehold 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 September 2018  


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Nearest stations

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  • Birmingham New Street (1.2 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.7 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.2 mi)
  • University (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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