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Alcester Street - Birmingham

2 Bedroom Apartment for sale

£ 230000 Sold STC

2 Bedroom Apartment for sale

£ 230000 Sold STC

    • Bedrooms: 2
    • Bathrooms: 1
    • Reception Rooms: 1
    • Property Type: Apartment
    Arkade Property is delighted to offer this imposing penthouse apartment for sale. This property is both spacious and stylish, benefitting from a large roof terrace with the most spectacular views over the city centre and a secure car parking space. Internally it ticks all of the boxes with two, large, double bedrooms, a spacious living/dining area incorporating a fully fitted kitchen area and a well appointed bathroom. The property also benefits from electric heating and double glazed windows throughout.

    In addition to the plethora of excellent features this property has to offer, its location is very central, only a short walk to the high quality amenities that England's second city has to offer and in the heart of the up and coming Digbeth area which is benefitting from a number of innovative regeneration schemes. Birmingham City Council has approved proposals to regenerate a 17 hectare swathe of the historically industrial Digbeth area with 1,850 new homes, 200,000 sq m of commercial space, new shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. Proposals even include a feature "Sky Park" by turning a Victorian railway viaduct into a high-level park and opening up a previously-hidden stretch of the River Rea. There are also proposals to regenerate the nearby vibrant and cosmopolitan Custard Factory which currently houses bars, restaurants and an excellent cinema. This will be the place to live and future property values will reflect this (agent's opinion).

    One does not have to extol the virtues of being so close to the city centre which offers the world famous Bull Ring shopping centre, the Mailbox and numerous bars, restaurants and theatres. Broad Street and Brindley Place are within walking distance and here one will find the regenerated canal system, more high quality restaurants and theatres, the Sea Life Centre, the National Indoor Arena, the International Convention Centre and Symphony Hall, the home of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Local sporting and recreational facilities include Edgbaston Golf Club, the Warwickshire County Cricket Ground, Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club and the Botanical Gardens. The property also offers easy access to the main commercial, the M6, Snow Hill Station, the Metro link and Grand Central Station and regular trains from here operate to London and Birmingham International for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport. Birmingham is an excellent location for overseas and domestic investment being centrally located, young and vibrant. It is home to the strongest economy outside London and is the subject of large-scale infrastructure projects from the £550 million Grand Central development to the £1.5 billion Smithfield regeneration. Also, with work underway on HS2, one of Europe's most exciting rail projects, England's second city is becoming a most attractive place to live and invest in.

    HALLWAY Entry to this penthouse apartment is at the fifth floor level which is, effectively, the top floor as there is no building above the property although the complex does extend to six floors elsewhere. The apartment is also located at the end of a corridor, thus minimising the potential noise from passing residents. The front door has a yale lock and, for additional security, a key pad operated lock. The hallway has a carpeted flooring, white painted walls and floor to ceiling, double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard. In addition, there are four, flush halogen spotlights, an electric wall heater, a wall mounted entry phone, a smoke alarm, a wall mounted, Dimplex thermostat, electric wall sockets and a door off the hallway leads to a large storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank, the fuse box, the water meter, a hot water console and has shelving.

    LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM/KITCHEN 17' 8" x 16' 6" (5.41m x 5.04m) This is a spacious, versatile and imposing "L" shaped room.

    The living area is carpeted with white painted walls. There are four wall lights, an electric wall heater, FM/ television/ satellite points, a telephone point and ample electric wall sockets, however, the piece de resistance is the large bank of floor to ceiling, double glazed windows incorporating a double glazed door to the large roof terrace, offering the most extensive and spectacular views to the city centre. This terrace area is paved with a metal surround.

    The kitchen area has a pleasing ergonomic and contemporary design with tiled flooring, base and wall units with wood effect doors, stone effect worksurfaces with matching splashbacks, incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap and a four ring hallogen hob with a Hotpoint oven underneath, a stainless steel splashback behind and a stainless steel, Bosch, chimney extractor above. Also incorporated within the base units are a Zanussi washer/ dryer and a Hotpoint dishwasher. Finally, this area benefits from shelving, electric wall sockets, seven flush halogen ceiling spotlights and an electric wall heater.



    MAIN BEDROOM 17' 5" x 11' 8" (5.31m x 3.57m) As the dimensions suggest, this is a cavernous room which is currently being used as a bedroom and a study/work area. The floor is carpeted, the walls are painted white and there is an enormous bank of floor to ceiling, double glazed windows providing views over the quiet courtyard. In addition there is a ceiling light, an electric wall heater, electric sockets, television and telephone points and a smoke alarm.

    SECOND BEDROOM 14' 0" x 12' 9" (4.28m x 3.90m) The second bedroom is also a good sized double bedroom with carpeted flooring, white painted walls and floor to ceiling, double glazed windows overlooking the City. Finally there is a ceiling light, electric wall sockets and a smoke alarm.

    BATHROOM 7' 6" x 7' 2" (2.30m x 2.19m) The well appointed, designer bathroom has a tiled floor, tiled walls a bath with a wall mounted shower above and a glass screen, a pedestal washbasin with a wall mounted mirror above, a toilet, a shaving socket, a heated towel rail, an extractor, a toilet roll holder and three flush halogen ceiling spotlights.

    DETAILS AND INFORMATION

    Misrepresentation Act 1967. These details are prepared as a general guide only and must not be relied on as a basis to enter legal binding obligations. A prospective purchaser should rely upon his/her own inspection, surveyor and/or solicitor before any expenditure or legal commitment. If a prospective purchaser does wish to rely upon these particulars Arkade Property would be happy to provide specific written verification. Verbal representation will be made in good faith but cannot be relied upon. Subjective comments in these particulars are the opinion of Arkade Property only.
    Arkade Property has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and doed not warrant that they are in good working order. The prospective purchaser's solicitor must ensure that these are owned by the seller and not subject to hire purchase or other conditional sale agreement.
    Arkade Property has not checked legal documentation and the solicitor should verify the tenure of the property, the length of the lease and all restrictive and other covenants. Measurements and distances are approximate and for guidance only. Where rooms are irregular in shape, only maximum dimensions are given.

    Arkade Property has received verbal confirmation that the service charge is £173pcm and the ground rent is £100pa. We have not seen invoices and this must be verified by the buyer's solicitor.
    Local Authority: Birmingham City Council.
    Arkade Property would be happy to carry out a free valuation and selling appraisal of your property without obligation
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    Mortgage Advice: We would be happy to refer any enquiries concerning a mortgage to specialist independent consultants.

    To view please contact Arkade Property
    Tel: 0121 212 3044
    E-mail: info@arkadeproperty.co.uk Website: www.arkadeproperty.co.uk
    • Postcode: B12 0NX
    • Area:
  • Alcester Street - Birmingham

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