3 bed Detached bungalow (for sale) Austen Place, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15

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Robert Powell and Co
7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
0121 659 0195
First Published

21st Aug 2018

Last Published

22nd Aug 2018



  • Type: Detached bungalow
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Please note these are preliminary details and subject to change pending the vendor's approval.

A detached bungalow situated in a quiet location surprisingly close to the city centre. The property benefits from being positioned in the middle of its approximately 0.3 acre plot which grants plenty of privacy in this sought after cul-de-sac. The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hallway, sitting room, recently refurbished fitted kitchen, family bathroom, master bedroom with en-suite, two further double bedrooms and a large south facing garden room. Additionally there is a double garage, greenhouse and lean-to garden shed.

Situation Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within it, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

Austen Place is an exclusive cul de sac situated to the end of George Road is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north via nearby Broad Street or the A38 Bristol Road. Fiveways Railway Station is approximately 150m distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line.

Austen Place is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is approximately one and a half miles to the west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant. More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on nearby Wheeleys Road approximately half a mile distant, where there is a convenience store, dry-cleaners, florist, and hairdressers.

In addition the City Centre offers some of the best shopping in the country. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre contains over 140 shops including one of the only Selfridges department stores outside of London and the exclusive Mailbox development, which is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently opened £150m Grand Central Shopping Centre sits directly above the new £600 million redevelopment of the now world class New Street Station, including a flagship 250,000 sq. Ft. John Lewis store, in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality restaurants and cafes. The redevelopment enforces Birmingham's retail landscape bringing a mix of unrivalled premium fashion and quality high street brands to the heart of the city.

Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also within walking distance and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, the National Indoor Arena and the world-renowned Symphony Hall, home to one of the leading orchestras in Europe and several excellent theatres.

The Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club is approximately half a mile away, as is Edgbaston Golf Club. Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens are also situated close by.

Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Complex which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within three miles

A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. West House School is within close proximity of the property but also nearby are: Hallfield Preparatory School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools.

Description The property is accessed via a recessed front door which opens into the Entrance Hallway that in turn leads to the internal rooms and has three useful storage cupboards. The Sitting Room has a living flame gas fire with an attractive sandstone fire surround and hearth at its centre in addition to fitted shelving and large glazed sliding doors which provide access to the front garden.

To the rear of this is the Fitted Kitchen which can be separated from the living space by a pull out glazed panel which is hidden when not in use. It also has a range of white base and wall mounted units with continuous wood effect work surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap above. The integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, Neff oven & grill, Induction hob and extractor fan.

Leading on from the kitchen is a spacious Garden Room which makes the most of the rear garden's southerly aspect and has plumbing for a washing machine & tumble dryer to one end.

The Bathroom has a white suite which consists of a panelled p-shape bath, with chrome shower fittings and a splash guard above; low level W.C; pedestal sink and a heated towel rail. This room also provides access to the Loft which is partially boarded and provides further storage space.

The Master Bedroom has sliding glazed doors onto the rear garden in addition to fitted wardrobes and an En-Suite Bathroom that has a corner bath with shower over, vanity unit with inset hand washbasin, low level W.C and a heated towel rail. Two Further Bedrooms can comfortably accommodate double beds and both have convenient vanity sinks.

Outside To the front of the property is a spacious elevated fore garden that has been planted with low maintenance shrubs and has several stepped paths leading to the mature trees and grassed area above. A deep set driveway also leads to a covered passageway to the rear and Double Garage which has an electric up and over door.

The rear garden is surrounded by mature evergreen foliage that provides seclusion from the neighbours and school playing fields beyond. The majority of the garden has been laid to lawn, but there is a large patio area to the right hand side in addition to a greenhouse and lean to shed.

General information Tenure: The property is Freehold. The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the Freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale as well as all fitted carpets, are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Note: These details are yet to be approved by our vendor and as such may be subject to change.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH. Telephone No: Regulated by RICS.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for B15

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 75.5% £255,612 1.8 1.2
Detached house 10.9% £1,002,996 5.3 2.7
Other 3.5% £518,725 3 1.1
Semi-detached house 3.1% £614,000 4.1 1.6
Detached bungalow 1.7% £779,975 3 2.5
End terrace house 0.9% £474,975 3.5 1.5
Link-detached house 0.9% £777,500 4 2.5
Maisonette 0.9% £154,975 2 1.5
Bungalow 0.9% £817,450 3.5 3.5
Terraced house 0.9% £332,000 3 1
Cottage 0.4% £565,000 2 2
Land 0.4% £1,500,000 8 8

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£61,505 19%


Current Asking Prices in B15 Average: £384,464

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £184,950 (2) £507,843 (7) £408,790 (5) £666,205 (19) £971,800 (11)
Flats £200,661 (47) £267,255 (112) £322,950 (16) - -
All £200,019 (49) £281,407 (119) £343,388 (21) £666,205 (19) £971,800 (11)

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