Arkade Property is delighted to offer this spacious, executive, two bedroom apartment situated in the prestigious Platinum development benefiting from security video entry phone, secure allocated parking and two bathrooms.
The Platinum development was built by Bellway Homes and the phase was completed in Summer 2003. The apartment is situated on Branston Street in the heart of the historic Jewellery Quarter, which is now benefiting from substantial regeneration and extensive restoration while preserving the unique ambience of the area. The Jewellery Quarter has an interesting mix of shops and residential schemes and many of the buildings have been listed because of their historic significance. The apartment is a short walk to St. Pauls Square, a lovely green square with bars, restaurants and the popular live music club, the Jam House. Broad Street and Brindley Place are within walking distance and there one can find a number of bars, 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. The apartment offers easy access to the main commercial and shopping areas, the M6, Snow Hill Station, the Metro link and New Street Station and regular trains from here operate to London and Birmingham International for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport.
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyer's solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 3.5% to a minimum of £5,000.00 + VAT (£1,000.00) = (£6,000.00) which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by West Midlands Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd.
The apartment has a smoke alarm, a CCTV entry system and double glazing. All internal walls are painted cream and the apartment is heated by way of electric wall or storage heaters. The apartment is situated on top (fourth) floor level overlooking the rear courtyard and briefly comprises of a large lounge/ dining/ kitchen area, two bedrooms one with an en-suite and a guest bathroom. There is also secure allocated basement parking.
HALLWAY Entry to the apartment is at fourth floor level via the front door with peephole and security chain. The flooring is wood effect laminate and the walls are painted cream with white skirting boards. There is a CCTV entry phone, two ceiling lights, a wall socket and an electric storage heater. There is a door off to the large storage cupboard which houses the boiler and the water meter.
LIVING ROOM 22' 11" x 16' 7" (7.00m x 5.06m) This is a most imposing room enhanced by surrounding floor to ceiling windows, which thanks to the top floor location offer panoramic views out over areas if the city. There is lino flooring, four wall sockets, two ceiling lights and a storage heater. There is also a 'cubby' area tucked away alongside the kitchen which offers perfect space to work from home. The living room opens out into the kitchen;
KITCHEN The kitchen area has a contemporary designed fitted kitchen with a modern stylish finish. There are wood effect base units, wall mounted cupboards allowing plenty of storage space and a grey worktop. This area also has the same lino flooring, white painted walls which are tiled around the worktop, six ceiling lights, an extractor in the ceiling, four wall sockets and the work surface incorporates a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap. Also incorporated within the kitchen units are the integral electric oven and halogen four ring hob above, a stainless steel chimney extractor with variable speeds and a down light and a dishwasher and a washer drier. Finally there is a central island separating the living room and incorporating the fridge and freezer. The whole room has a feeling of quality and modern style.
MAIN BEDROOM 15' 6" x 9' 10" (4.73m x 3.02m) This is a well sized, double bedroom with fantastic natural light via the floor to ceiling, double glazed windows. The flooring is carpeted and there is a ceiling light, wall heater, four wall sockets and a phone point.
ENSUITE 7' 7" x 5' 8" (2.33m x 1.75m) Located off the main bedroom is the fitted en-suite. There is lino flooring, painted walls with tiled surround to the wet areas, three ceiling lights, an extractor fan and a heated towel rail. There is also a wall mounted toilet and sink and a shower cubicle with sliding glass doors.
SECOND BEDROOM 11' 10" x 9' 5" (3.62m x 2.88m) The second bedroom also benefits from a full length, double glazed window and carpeted flooring. There is a ceiling light, slimline heater and four plug sockets. This room can easily be used as a second bedroom or alternatively a home office.
BATHROOM 11' 10" x 7' 1" (3.61m x 2.16m) The main bathroom is located just off the hallway and has painted walls with tiled wet areas. The flooring is lino and there is a wall mounted sink and toilet, a heated towel rail and a bath tub. The room also benefits from three ceiling lights, an extractor fan and a shaving socket.