3 bed Semi-detached house (for sale) The Cottages, Bournville Gardens, Bournville B31

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Cottons Chartered Surveyors
Cavendish House, 359 - 361 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
0121 659 0094
First Published

23rd Nov 2017

Last Published

30th May 2018



  • Type: Semi-detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A rare opportunity to purchase a three bedroom Cottage located within the highly desirable Extra Care bournville gardens development. Available exclusively for over 55s, viewings are vital to appreciate the quality of the development and space on offer. With accommodation 122.5 sq m (1,381sq ft) this ideal downsize move comprises; hallway, dual aspect living room and luxury kitchen, ground floor wet room, three good bedrooms over two storeys (two with en-suite luxury shower rooms) and private patio. With two allocated parking spaces and attractive communal gardens within attractive development. With incentive of £7,500 discounted off purchase price if contracts are exchanged on or before 30th September 2018.

Cottage Features -


Having fully fitted Symphony kitchen units wtih a range of door finishes and earthstone worktops, aeg washer-dryer, aeg integrated appliances including fan oven, induction hob, extractor fan, combination microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer, LED strip lighting under wall units, Blanco silgranit sink with mixer tap, integrated waste bin, glass splashback behind hob and luxury vinyl floor tiles.

Shower Rooms & En-Suites

With elegant white VitrA sanitaryware and Vado fittings, full-height tiles to WC and shower areas, level-access walk in showers, anti-slip floor tiles, electric shaver point, Grohe accessories and LED lit mirror.

Heating, Lighting & Electrics

Having recessed down-lighting in kitchen, wet room and en-suite, brushed chrome sockets and switches, wiring for TV, FM and satellite signals to living dining room and looped to master bedroom, external lighting to terrace areas, continuous extract ventilation to kitchen and bathrooms, telephone connection points in the living room and bedrooms and fully controllable, independent, hot water heating system.

Sustainability Features

All new homes will be energy efficient, with the external walls and roof delighted to high thermal efficiency standards. The property benefits from an energy efficient ventilation system and low energy lighting.

Internal Features

With solid core veneered internal doors with brushed chrome ironmongery, profiled skirting boards and architraves finished in satinwood paint, walls finished in matt emulsion paint, smooth, white painted ceilings and feature fire place.

Security & Peace Of Mind

Mains heat and smoke detectors with battery back up, 24/7 emergency call system and labc 10 year warranty.

Village Opportunities

Residents will have many opportunities to contribute to their community by volunteering; using and learning old and new skills in the various facilities and services on offer.

Daily Activities

Village residents have access to a range of daily activities for a nominal charge, including yoga, Tai Chi, dancing, board games night, short mat bowls, readers circle, movie club, walking football & golf tournaments (subject to change and village location).


The village has staff on site 24 hours a day in the event of an emergency. Additional care and care plan options can be agreed.

Service Charge Costs

£119.63 per week.

Service Charge Breakdown

Maintenance of communal areas, rubbish disposal, external window cleaning, garden and landscaping, buildings insurance and management of the village.

All electric and water bill are included as part of the service charge.

Service Charges also contribute towards the running costs of the 'community charge', relating to the well-being service, activities staff, 24 hour access to staff support in an emergency, benefits advice and including costs associated with the general running of the village and the communal areas.

When You Leave

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust will guarantee to repay your purchase price minus a long term maintenance charge, a £750 administration fee and any outstanding charges up until the point you surrender the contract. The long term maintenance charge is 1% of your purchase price per year (or part year), up to a maximum deduction of 10%.


Local info for B31

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Property Value Data/Graphs for B31

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 41.2% £193,930 3 0.7
Flat 14.1% £126,400 1.8 0.8
Terraced house 12.5% £153,503 2.7 0.6
Detached house 10% £344,935 3.7 0.8
End terrace house 8.7% £157,442 2.8 0.7
Other 4.6% £238,938 2.8 0.3
Maisonette 2.7% £97,195 1.7 0.8
Bungalow 2.7% £172,815 2.3 0.5
Link-detached house 1.1% £288,738 3 0
Detached bungalow 1.1% £161,225 2 0.8
Town house 0.8% £159,983 2.7 0.3
Semi-detached bungalow 0.3% £365,000 3 0
Cottage 0.3% £344,950 3 3

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£28,123 17.2%


Current Asking Prices in B31 Average: £191,501

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £151,490 (5) £145,100 (69) £193,826 (182) £305,314 (43) £493,106 (8)
Flats £104,697 (19) £128,932 (37) £130,833 (6) - -
All £114,446 (24) £139,457 (106) £191,816 (188) £305,314 (43) £493,106 (8)

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