A large second floor retirement apartment (over 55's) in the superb Audley St George's Place development located in the heart of Edgbaston. Spacious reception hall, large living room with balcony, modern kitchen, master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en suite, second double bedroom, bathroom. Secure under croft parking available, on site facilities including swimming pool, sauna, gym, bar, restaurant, library.
Situation St George's Place Retirement Village is located on Church Road in the exclusive suburb of Edgbaston and less than two miles to the south of Birmingham City Centre. Fiveways Railway Station is less than a mile distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line.
Birmingham City Centre boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including a Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols and the recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a John Lewis department store.
The development 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 Food Hall, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops. More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on Wheeleys Road approximately half a mile distant where there is an excellent Co-op store, dry-cleaners, cafe, and hairdressers. Furthermore, there is a large Morrisons supermarket also around half a mile away at Fiveways Island.
Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also within easy reach 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, as well as several excellent theatres.
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 two and three miles respectively.
Description St George's Place is a development of 95 luxury cottages and apartments, set round a central courtyard and offering fabulous communal facilities including on site bar/bistro, swimming pool and fitness suite. Designed for independent living for over 55's there is the added comfort of 24 hour on site support as well as bespoke care packages available if and when required.
8 Gabriel Place is situated within the first phase of the development and enjoys pleasant views over the central courtyard as well as direct access to the main car park. The apartment is on the second floor and benefits from lift access. Once inside, the large entrance hall immediately gives a feeling of space, and at approximately 1024 sq ft (95 sq m) this is an excellent sized two bedroomed apartment. In greater detail the property comprises:-
Reception Hall having two ceiling light points, two useful storage cupboards (one of which houses the Nuaire mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system).
Living Room being a particularly large room offering plenty of space for living as well as dining if desired and having central heating radiator, two ceiling light points, and glazed double doors leading out to a balcony with pleasant outlook over the courtyard.
Breakfast Kitchen fitted with modern look SieMatic kitchen with durable Corian work-surfaces, quality Neff integrated appliances including fridge freezer, electric oven, microwave oven, four ring electric hob with extractor over. Ceramic tiling to the floor, window to the courtyard, LED downlighters.
Master Bedroom having window overlooking the courtyard, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and storage shelves over. En Suite Shower Room with tiled floor, part tiled walls, walk-in shower with glazed screen and thermostatic mixer shower, wash basin, WC, wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet with shaving point, chrome ladder style towel radiator, LED downlighters.
Bedroom Two being a good-sized double room with window to the courtyard, central heating radiator, ceiling light point.
Bathroom having tiled floor, part tiled walls, bath with hand-held shower attachment, wash basin, WC, chrome ladder style towel radiator, LED downlighters.
Communal facilities Fabulous communal facilities are on offer which include:-
•Manned reception (night porter overnight)
•Residents’ Library & Lounge •Bistro & Bar with al fresco terrace
•Swimming pool and relaxation area
•On site hair salon
•Pleasantly landscaped grounds
general information The property is understood to be leasehold for a term of 125 years from April 2016. There is a Ground Rent payable of £500 per annum and a service charge which is currently £712.38 per month (nb This amount is subject to review and may differ slightly to the figures quoted). The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the leasehold and service charge 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. The property is heated by way of gas fired central heating.
Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents:
Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH. Telephone No: Regulated by RICS.
Published February 2019
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|End terrace house||0.9%||£474,975||3.5||1.5|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
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