3 bed Detached house (for sale) Ash Lane, Hopwood, Alvechurch, Birmingham B48

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Robert Oulsnam & Co
79 Hewell Road, Barnt Green, Birmingham
0121 659 8160
First Published

10th Aug 2021

Last Published

24th Aug 2021



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


Situated in a quiet lane in Hopwood, a well presented, detached, character cottage of approximately 1,400 sq.ft. Sitting room, dining room, study, fitted kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, garden, double garaging, horse-shoe driveway with ample car parking.

Penlock Cottage is situated down a quiet lane and approached over a paved horse-shoe driveway which allows parking for several vehicles in addition to the double garage/workshop.

The cottage has spacious and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors; the property has high ceilings and exposed ceiling and wall beams.

There is a striking inglenook fireplace housing a multi-fuel burning stove with a limestone-hearth. The sitting room is open plan, leading to the dining area.

Adjacent to the sitting room is a good size study/potential 4th bedroom which overlooks the rear gardens.

The kitchen is fitted throughout with a range of modern wall and base units having solid Birch Wood doors and contrasting worktops, tiled floor, Rangemaster cooker and space for a large fridge freezer. A stable doors leads to the decked patio area and colourful mature gardens.

From the sitting room the staircase leads through to three good size bedrooms with the master bedroom having built in wardrobes and en-suite shower room. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a stylish family bathroom.

The gardens are mature and beautifully maintained with a variety of spring and summer flower beds, mature trees and evergreen shrubs providing colour throughout the year, two decked-patio areas and garden shed.

Hopwood has excellent commuter access to junction 2 of the M42. The property is only 1.9 miles from the village of Barnt Green, and only 1.5 miles from the Alvechurch Junior and middle schools.

The village of Alvechurch has a varied shopping area with many amenities which include a doctor’s surgery, dentist, opticians, butchers, coffee shops, and tearooms, and a highly recommended Gastro pub.

Hopwood lies about 10 miles to the south-west of Birmingham city centre, is bounded by greenbelt offering wonderful walks that enjoy panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

The stunning Lickey Hills are just a short distance away. Good commuter access to the M5 and M42 motorways and A38. There are train stations in Barnt Green and Alvechurch with regular services to Birmingham and Redditch.<br /><br />


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Property Value Data/Graphs for B48

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 26.3% £355,990 3.2 1
Detached house 26.3% £475,990 3.4 1.8
Barn conversion 21.1% £367,500 2.8 1.8
Equestrian property 5.3% £299,950 3 1
Terraced house 5.3% £235,000 2 1
Country house 5.3% £375,000 4 3
Town house 5.3% £155,000 1 1
End terrace house 5.3% £345,000 2 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£13,775 3.9%


Current Asking Prices in B48 Average: £370,518

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £155,000 (1) £306,000 (5) £445,817 (6) £396,667 (6) -
Flats - - - - -
All £155,000 (1) £306,000 (5) £424,979 (7) £396,667 (6) -

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