This is a rare opportunity to buy an extraordinary and cavernous penthouse apartment in the much sought after and fabulously located Britannic Park development. Arkade Property is proud to offer this spacious third and fourth (top) floor, four bedroom penthouse with three bath/shower rooms (two being en-suite), a huge living room, with a raised arched ceiling (4.60m), a fully fitted kitchen area, two large terraces to the front and rear of the apartment, both running the full length of the apartment and a third terrace off the third and fourth bedrooms on the fourth floor. This property offers panoramic views over the front of the complex and, to the rear, over the cricket pitch and Birmingham University, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Birmingham city centre beyond. This apartment must be viewed internally to fully appreciate the size, quality and value. The property has a secure allocated parking space and the complex has a concierge, a fully equipped gymnasium and a swimming pool.
The apartment enjoys spectacular views over the Birmingham suburbs all the way to the City Centre and is set in a leafy quiet location a short walk to Moseley Village centre and just around the corner from Highbury and Cannon Hill Parks and the Edgbaston Cricket Ground. Underneath the terrace of the apartment is a local village cricket pitch and a short drive will take you to the A38 (Bristol Road) giving easy access to all the amenities Birmingham city centre has to offer including the highly acclaimed and world famous Mailbox with its plethora of designer stores and quality bars and restaurants overlooking the regenerated canal system to the rear, the Bull Ring shopping complex, Broad Street and Brindley Place with its historic canal system, the UCI multi screen cinema, a number of 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 Commercial sector is about ten minutes' drive away and the apartment offers easy access to the M6, and New Street Station and regular trains from here operate to London and Birmingham International for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport.
DETAILS The apartment has double glazing throughout and all internal walls are painted white except where specified. The apartment is situated on the fourth and fifth floors and can be accessed by the lift or the stairs and benefits from the services offered by the high quality concierge service. Residents also have use of the gymnasium and swimming pool. The total internal area of the apartment is approximately 1,900 sq. ft. and the total area of the apartment including the terrace area is approximately 2,500 sq. ft.
HALLWAY Entrance to the apartment is via the front door with two locks. The hallway is enhanced by the high quality wood effect flooring and the walls are painted white, as are the ceiling and skirting boards. There are two wall sockets, a smoke alarm and four flush halogen spotlights. There is a door off to a cupboard and the feature of this area is the imposing spiral staircase leading up to the upper floor. Finally, this area benefits from an alarm console and sensor, a CCTV entry phone, a radiator and a door bell.
SECOND BEDROOM 20' 8" x 11' 6" (6.32m x 3.53m) As the dimensions suggest this is a large airy room with wood effect flooring and white painted walls, ceiling and skirting boards. There is a raised ceiling (3.24m) which increases the feeling of space and the room benefits from the large bank of upvc double glazed windows with a white sill below overlooking the courtyard
and the front of the complex. There is a large amount of storage space in the two sets of fitted wardrobes, one accessed by two sets of double doors and one by one set of double doors. Both have a shelf and a hanging rail. Finally this room has two ceiling light fittings, a radiator and four electric wall sockets and there is a door off leading to the "Jack and Jill" shower room.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 9" x 5' 4" (2.08m x 1.65m) This room can be accessed from the second bedroom or the hallway and as such can be used as a guest washroom or an en-suite shower room. This is a classically designed room with a tiled floor and fully tiled, blue marble effect walls. There is a white toilet, a white pedestal washbasin and a shower cubicle with a wall mounted shower. The room also benefits from a heated towel rail, a shaving socket, a wall mounted mirror and shelf with two vanity lights, two flush halogen spotlights and a ceiling extractor.
THIRD BEDROOM 11' 10" x 11' 5" (3.62m x 3.48m) This is a double bedroom with wood effect flooring and white painted walls and ceiling. There are double doors leading to the wardrobe with a shelf and a hanging rail and floor to ceiling, double glazed, upvc windows which incorporate a upvc double glazed door giving access to the fourth floor terrace (3.51m x 0.91m) overlooking the front courtyard. Finally the room has a radiator, a ceiling light fitting, two electric wall sockets and a cupboard housing the boiler, the water meter and the hot water console.
EN SUITE BATHROOM 7' 11" x 5' 6" (2.42m x 1.68m) The style of the en-suite bathroom off the third bedroom mirrors that of the "Jack and Jill" shower room off the second bedroom. The floor and walls are tiled, the walls with the same blue marble effect tiling and there is a white toilet, a white pedestal washbasin, a white bath with a hand held shower attachment and a glass screen. There is a heated towel rail, three flush halogen spotlights, a ceiling extractor, a shaving socket and a toilet roll holder.
FOURTH BEDROOM 11' 9" x 10' 4" (3.59m x 3.15m) The fourth bedroom, like the third, is double bed sized and like the third bedroom has the wood effect flooring and the white painted walls. The room benefits from raised ceilings (3.23m) and has upvc, double glazed windows and a upvc, double glazed door leading onto the terrace (also accessed from the third bedroom.) One wall is formed of small square translucent glass tiles and there is a ceiling light fitting, a TV point, a radiator, a telephone point and six electric wall sockets. This room could equally be used as a large study or office.
LIVING ROOM 36' 8" x 25' 3" (11.20m x 7.72m) This is a cavernous room with raised, arched ceilings up to a height of 4.62m and two huge banks of upvc, double glazed windows running almost the full length of the room on opposite sides providing spectacular views and making the room very light and airy. On each side of the room there are also two upvc, double glazed doors leading onto two large terraces offering views to the south and the north. The room has the ubiquitous wood effect flooring and white painted walls. The room also has eight wall mounted lights, three radiators, a TV point, a telephone point, two alarm sensors, a wall mounted thermostat, eight wall mounted electric sockets and eight flush, floor mounted sockets.
KITCHEN 9' 10" x 7' 8" (3.01m x 2.34m) The kitchen area has a contemporary designed fitted kitchen with a modern stylish finish. There are wood effect base and wall mounted cupboards, some with glass doors, allowing plenty of storage space and a black, marble effect worktop. This area also has rustic, wood effect flooring, white painted walls, six flush halogen ceiling lights, an extractor in the ceiling, eleven electric wall sockets and the work surface incorporates a stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap and a black marble effect drainer. Also incorporated within the kitchen units are the integral Hotpoint washer/dryer, the Bosch dishwasher, an AEG oven with a second combi oven and a halogen four ring hob above. Above the oven is a stainless steel chimney extractor with a glass surround and a downlight. Finally there is a upvc, double glazed window overlooking one of the terraces and the courtyard.
TERRACES 36' 4" x 10' 10" (11.08m x 3.31m) Both terraces run the full length of the apartment and are located at each end of the living room. The first offers views to the south and over the Britannic Park complex, the second offers magnificent views over the local cricket pitch and beyond with uninterrupted views to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham University and the city centre. Both terraces are paved with decorative stone surrounds and have silver metal railings.
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 8" x 12' 4" (4.79m x 3.77m) This is another spacious room accessed from the living area. It also has the wood effect flooring and white painted walls and benefits from a large bank of upvc, double glazed windows which overlook the cricket pitch and the city centre. The raised ceilings (4.61m maximum) give an impression of space and the room also has three wall lights, an alarm sensor, an entry phone, six electric wall sockets and fitted wardrobes, accessed by double doors and with a shelf and a hanging rail.
ENSUITE 10' 2" x 7' 1" (3.12m x 2.17m) This is a spacious and beautifully appointed room off the master bedroom and has a wood effect floor and fully tiled stone effect, tiled walls. At one end is the "System pool" hydrojet shower cubicle with a sliding screen and a mirror and at the other is a large white Jacuzzi bath. In addition there is a white toilet, a white wash basin with a shelf and a mirror above, a heated towel rail and an additional towel rail, a toilet roll holder, a soap dish holder, three flush halogen spotlights, an extractor and a shaving socket.
COMMUNAL AREAS Access to the apartment is from the concierge area which is located off the circular courtyard. The communal areas exude class and quality in common with the theme of this highly regarded complex. There is a high quality reception area where the highly trained concierge/ security officer is located. All internal communal areas are tiled or carpeted and all communal doors are fire rated doors. Refuse can be placed in the refuse area. One can get to the apartment via the stairs or the lift.
What puts this complex above others is the well-equipped gymnasium and the good sized, indoor swimming pool for the exclusive use of the residents.