A superb penthouse apartment with two large terraces and situated within a prime development approximately 1.5 miles from Birmingham City Centre.
St James Place is an exclusive development of luxury apartments which was completed in 2002 and set within the grounds of a converted 1830's stucco villa in leafy Edgbaston. The development comprises a mix of refurbished Grade II Listed accommodation and newly built apartments, with Number 40 forming part of the new build element of the scheme.
Fiveways Railway Station is only 300m away and links directly with Birmingham's main New Street Station for access to the City's shopping and business core. The extensive leisure and nightlife facilities of Broad Street and Brindleyplace are within ½ mile.
40 St James Place is a 3rd floor (top floor) penthouse apartment offering immaculately presented accommodation extending to approximately 1800 sq ft (167 sq ft). The property benefits from exclusive lift access to the third floor which is key operated for security. Upon exiting the lift one enters a private lobby from which the apartment itself is accessed through a large solid wood front door.
Once inside, the reception hall immediately gives a sense of the space and quality which continues throughout this apartment. Ample storage is on offer by way of two large cupboards in addition to a walk-in store room. Glazed double doors open into the vast and impressive living space which is set in a 'U' shape, incorporating the dining area and kitchen too. The living area has glazed double doors in addition to large bi-folding doors opening out onto the large west-facing roof terrace. A further set of bi-folding doors off the kitchen opens out onto another large terrace which wraps around two sides of the apartment and offering far-reaching tree-top views to the south and east. The kitchen is extensively fitted with base and wall mounted units, and has integrated appliances including fridge freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and 5 ring halogen hob.
The master bedroom offers grand proportions and has glazed double doors opening out onto the roof terrace. Extensive built-in wardrobes to two walls provide an excellent amount of clothes storage. The en suite is also nicely proportioned and has WC, wash basin bath and separate shower enclosure with digitally controlled thermostatic shower. Bedroom two is currently used as a study but is a good sized double room with glazed double doors to the roof terrace and two sets of built-in wardrobes. Finally there is a shower room with WC, wash basin and shower enclosure with digitally controlled thermostatic mixer shower.
Parking: There is secure allocated under-croft parking for two cars.
Gymnasium: There is an on-site residents' gymnasium including sauna, solarium and changing facilities.
Lease and Service Charge: We understand that the lease is 125 years from 2002, there is a ground rent of £150 per annum and a service charge which is currently approximately £6100 per annum. Nb your solicitor should verify the lease and service charge information prior to purchase.
Published August 2020
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||1.6%||£334,967||3.7||1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£204,967 (6)||£294,825 (6)||£345,625 (8)||£686,238 (8)||£1,059,279 (7)|
|Flats||£184,994 (49)||£253,989 (75)||£334,017 (18)||-||-|
|All||£187,173 (55)||£257,014 (81)||£337,588 (26)||£686,238 (8)||£1,059,279 (7)|