Arkade Property is delighted to offer this exceptional apartment for sale at a very competitive price. It is situated in the prestigious Post Box complex next door to the world famous Mailbox development located in the centre of Birmingham. The development is an oasis of class and tranquility. At the Mailbox one can discover international fashion brands in Birmingham's most stylish designer stores, experience some of the world's most creative artists and designers at popular contemporary galleries, dine out at Birmingham's premier waterside location and indulge your senses with wellbeing treatments at the finest hair salons and spas. The highly trained concierge team are on hand to offer all the services you would expect from a first class award winning residential development. Facilities on site include the Post Box reception, a friendly, professional environment where guests can await your arrival in relaxed comfort.
Situated in the heart of Birmingham, The Post Box is located just off Upper Marshall Street, just a few minutes walk from New Street Station. The Post Box is also close to Broad Street (the entertainment centre of Birmingham,) where one can find high quality bars, restaurants, the Rep Theatre and, for the classically minded, Symphony Hall. Brindley Place, the National Indoor Arena, the magnificent new library and the City Centre shops including the fabulous new Bull Ring Shopping Centre are also just a hop, skip and jump away. If you need to go further afield, the Aston Expressway, Spaghetti Junction and Five Ways roundabout provide access to all city centre arterial routes.
DETAILS The apartment itself mirrors the quality and ambience of the development as a whole. It is accessed from second level corridor. The apartment briefly comprises of an entry area/ hallway, a living area and a fully fitted kitchen area off the living area, two double bedrooms one with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom, a designer guest shower room and a storage cupboard. Except where specified below, the flooring is carpet or a high quality wood effect and there is double glazing throughout. The property has an allocated parking space and can be accessed via the lift or stairways.
HALLWAY One enters the apartment from the second level. The front door has a double lock, a peephole and a security chain and from there one enters a hallway/entry area with wood effect flooring, white painted walls and skirting boards, a CCTV entry phone, a wall socket, a slimline electric wall heater, a ceiling light and a smoke alarm.
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CUPBOARD The cupboard has wood effect flooring, white painted walls and has a useful wooden shelf. It also houses the Mega Flo hot water cylinder, the water meter, the heating console, the fuse box and has a ceiling light fitting.
LIVING ROOM 22' 4" x 11' 8" (6.83m x 3.56m) This is a most attractive room with double glazed, double doors giving access to a Juliette balcony with gunmetal grey railings. There is a fawn carpet and the walls are painted white. The room provides eight electric sockets, two telephone points, FM/TV and satellite points, a ceiling light operated by a dimmer switch and a slimline electric wall heater.
KITCHEN Incorporated at one end of the living area is a beautifully designed and aesthetically pleasing kitchen area with all the necessary fitted appliances. The flooring is a high quality wood effect and there is ample storage in the base units with dark wood effect doors and silver handles and in the wall units with vertically opening hydraulic white doors and discrete downlights. The work surface is grey with matching splashbacks and incorporates a stainless steel sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap. Also integrated within the units are a Zanussi fridge and freezer, an Electrolux dishwasher, and Electrolux Aqualux 1200 washing machine and a Zanussi electric oven with a four ring halogen hob above and a three speed extractor and downlight. Finally the kitchen benefits from six wall sockets, a smoke alarm, a four halogen spotlight ceiling fitting and a passive ceiling extractor.
MAIN BEDROOM 15' 6" x 9' 8" (4.74m x 2.95m) The master bedroom has a fawn carpet and white painted walls and skirting boards. As with the living room, there are double glazed, double doors giving access to a Juliette balcony with gunmetal grey railings. In addition, there is a fitted wardrobe with two mirrored sliding doors, a shelf and a hanging rail and a slimline electric wall heater. The room also offers a ceiling light, a door stop, TV and telephone points and six wall sockets. There is a door off the bedroom leading directly into the en-suite bathroom.
ENSUITE 7' 4" x 6' 5" (2.25m x 1.97m) The en-suite bathroom is accessed from the master bedroom. There is a wood effect floor, part tiled walls (fully tiled to all wet areas) with attractive sand coloured tiles, a white toilet, a circular glass wash basin with a chrome stand and mixer tap, a white bath with a wall mounted shower above and a glass screen and a wooden shelf above the basin with a large mirror above. Finally the room has a heated towel rail, a shaver socket, three flush halogen spotlights and a ceiling extractor.
SECOND BEDROOM 11' 8" x 9' 0" (3.58m x 2.75m) The style of this room mirrors the master bedroom, the carpet is fawn and the walls are painted white. There is a double glazed window overlooking the courtyard with a white window sill below, an electric wall heater, a door stop, a ceiling light, TV and telephone points and six wall sockets.
BATHROOM 6' 5" x 4' 10" (1.98m x 1.49m) The guest shower room is accessed from the hallway. There is a wood effect floor, part tiled walls (fully tiled to all wet areas) with attractive sand coloured tiles, a white toilet, a circular glass wash basin with a chrome stand and mixer tap, a shower cubicle with a wall mounted shower and a glass screen and there is a wooden shelf above the basin with a large mirror above. Finally the room has a heated towel rail, a shaver socket, three flush halogen spotlights and a ceiling extractor.
Communal Areas and Facilities
The Post Box has a highly trained concierge team which, at the time of preparing these particulars, is on hand between 8.00am to 6.00pm. Facilities on site include the Post Box reception and waiting area. The apartment also benefits from a communal courtyard and access to the apartment is via the lift or stairs.
There is one secure allocated parking space.
The property is leasehold with 136 years remaining on the lease.
The service charges are approximately £2,015 per annum with the ground rent being £275 per annum.
Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected to the property. These have not been tested so no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The heating system is based on wall mounted electric heaters.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested so no guarantee can be made that these are in working order. Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded.
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 do 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 and all restrictive and other covenants. Measurements and distances are approximate and for guidance only. Where rooms are irregular, ONLY maximum dimensions are given.
Local Authority: Birmingham City Council
Directions: The Post Box extends along the length of Upper Marshall Street next to the Mailbox.
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