2 bed Flat (for sale) Princip Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B4

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Knight Frank - Birmingham Sales
1 Colmore Row, Birmingham
0121 721 2618
First Published

3rd Apr 2020

Last Published

3rd Apr 2020



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Comet Works is situated in a popular location within the Gun Quarter District, in an area that has experienced remarkable transformation, and which is set to keep on improving.

Once boasting some of the biggest names in British munitions, the historic Gun Quarter was the centre of the worlds gun manufacturing industry, providing guns for the Crimean War, the Wild West, the farthest outposts of the British Empire and even made the muskets used by British soldiers fighting Napoleon at Waterloo. In fact, during the Napoleonic wars between 1803 and 1815, production reached extraordinary levels with over 3 million guns made, and Birmingham's gun makers supplying two thirds of the guns used by the British army.

By the 1820s there were several thousand people employed in the gun trade, with most working in the area lying between the foot of Steelhouse Lane and Aston, and around St Mary's church in Whittall St. This area became known as the Gun Quarter.

The front door is accessed via a delightful oiled brick paved courtyard and opens to a light, bright reception hall where stairs rise to the first floor.

The large open plan kitchen/living space is packed full of character, typical of Javelin Block developments. Designed and built to a very high specification, there are many eye-catching features including vaulted ceilings, polished concrete floors, exposed brick work and the masterpiece zinc clad kitchen, with integrated appliances.

To the ground floor there are two double bedrooms, the master suite having the benefit of a dressing room and remarkably well fitted en suite bathroom with stunning, feature roll top copper bath.

There is under floor heating throughout and one secure parking space behind electrically operated gates.


Snow Hill Station 0.4 miles, St. Paul's Square 0.6 miles, Jewellery Quarter 0.8 miles, Birmingham City Centre 0.9 miles

Just a short walk will take you to St Pauls Square and Jewellery Quarter, offering an eclectic social scene. You will have a 'proper local' the excellent, real ale serving Gunmakers Arms is just around the corner in Bath Street and every one's favourite Indian eatery The Hen & Chickens is just a 10-minute walk to Constitution Hill along with the arty Lord Clifton. There are two great gyms within walking distance too, the Henrietta Street Gym and Pure Gym at Snow Hill Plaza. St. Paul's tram station is 10 minutes' walk with direct line to West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. In the opposite direction is Snow Hill Station with direct lines to London Marylebone.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for B4

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 100% £183,067 1.4 1.2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£47,782 35.3%


Current Asking Prices in B4 Average: £183,067

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - - - - -
Flats £179,374 (8) £187,992 (6) - - -
All £179,374 (8) £187,992 (6) - - -

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