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Upper Marshall Street - Birmingham

1 Bedroom Apartment for sale

£ 190000 Sold STC

1 Bedroom Apartment for sale

£ 190000 Sold STC

    • Bedrooms: 1
    • Bathrooms: 1
    • Reception Rooms: 1
    • Property Type: Apartment
    Arkade Property is delighted to offer this exceptional apartment for sale at a very competitive price. It is situated on the fifth level of the prestigious Post Box complex next door to the world famous Mailbox development located in the centre of Birmingham and boasts approximately 650 sq. ft. of internal living space excluding the terrace area. The development is an oasis of class and tranquillity. 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. There is also a beautifully landscaped courtyard with seating areas to enjoy the open air within the security of the complex.

    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 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.

    The apartment itself mirrors the quality and ambience of the development as a whole. It is accessed from the lift or via the communal stairs.

    The apartment briefly comprises a separate, fully equipped kitchen, a large living area, a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a designer bathroom which can be accessed from the kitchen or the bedroom and a storage cupboard. The roof terrace can be accessed from the living room or the bedroom. Except where specified below, the flooring is carpet or high quality wood effect and there is double glazing throughout. The property comes with an unallocated parking space and can be accessed via the lift or stairways.

    KITCHEN AREA 16' 0" x 11' 5" (4.88m x 3.50m) The separate kitchen is located off the living area and is beautifully designed and aesthetically pleasing with all the necessary fitted appliances. The flooring is a high quality wood effect and there is ample storage in the base units with 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 fridge and freezer, a dishwasher, a washing machine and an electric ovenwith a four ring halogen hob above and a three speed extractor and downlight. Finally the kitchen benefits from seven wall sockets, a smoke alarm, a four halogen spotlight ceiling fitting, a further ceiling light and a ceiling extractor. The cupboard has wood effect flooring, white painted walls and has a useful wooden shelf. It also houses the hot water cylinder, the water meter, the heating console, the fuse box and has a ceiling light.

    LIVING ROOM 18' 6" x 13' 0" (5.64m x 3.97m) This is a most attractive, and as the dimensions suggest, an extremely spacious room. At the end of the living area there are double glazed windows incorporating a double glazed sliding door which gives access to the roof terrace with a paved base and gunmetal grey railings which overlook the city and provide magnificent views from Beetham Tower to the Peace Gardens. There is a fawn carpet and the walls are painted white. The room provides eight wall sockets, two telephone points, FM/TV and satellite points, a ceiling light operated by a dimmer switch and a slimline electric wall heater.

    MAIN BEDROOM 20' 9" x 9' 4" (6.34m x 2.87m) The master bedroom has a fawn carpet and white painted walls and skirting boards. There are double glazed windows which, as with the living room, incorporate a double glazed sliding door giving direct access to the roof terrace , 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, TV and telephone points and six wall sockets. There is a door off the bedroom leading directly into the bathroom thus creating an en-suite if required.

    BATHROOM 7' 11" x 6' 4" (2.42m x 1.94m) The bathroom can be accessed from the master bedroom or the kitchen. There is a wood effect floor, part tiled walls (fully tiled to all wet areas) with attractive cream 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.

    The property is leasehold with 134 years remaining. The service charges have been advised at £1,900 per annum and the ground rent at £250 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, 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.


    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.

    Arkade Property would be happy to carry out a free valuation and selling appraisal of your property without obligation

    If you would like to let out your property or rent a property, please contact our Lettings Department

    Arkade Property has a commercial department, which would be pleased to provide advice and assistance in respect of business sales and purchases, finding tenants, rent reviews and the creation of new leases in respect of commercial premises.

    Mortgage Advice: We would be happy to refer any enquiries concerning a mortgage to specialist independent consultants.

    To view please contact Arkade Property
    Tel: 0844 544 9580 Fax : 0121 236 9919
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