'The Billiard Room'... Beautifully designed residence set on the highly desirable Calthorpe Estate. Gated residence with allocated parking and private rear garden. High specification throughout. No upward chain. Share of the freehold!
Davidson Estates are pleased to offer 'The Billiard Room'; a truly unique residence located on the highly sought after Calthorpe Estate.
The property sits within a gated residence and comes with vast communal gardens and allocated parking. The Billiard Room is unique in many ways, not least having a listed 'Arts and Craft' ground floor living space and stunning preserved billiard room floor (hence the name). The Billiard Room was also opened by hr Princess Mary in 1963 and the townhouse retains the plaque she unveiled.
The Billiard Room
The ground floor part of the home is Grade 2 Listed and comprises of an incredible 'Wow' entrance reception and stairway with views to the roof skylight feature window display creating a light and airy feel to the room. Off the reception is an enormous open-plan living room with dining area and solid wood fully integrated unique and bespoke designer kitchen and separate utility/boiler room. The living room has been uniquely designed by the current owners retaining the original features throughout. They have preserved the incredible original billiard room floor and retained the 'Arts and Craft' windows that face towards the front and back of the property. The living room also leads out to a private south-facing rear garden overlooking the vast mature communal gardens. The private garden also has access to the communal gardens.
The first floor is the new build part of the house and is apex shaped from front to back. The principle bedroom is beautiful and is south facing out to the rear of the property overlooking the mature communal gardens. The room comes with a spacious and designer en-suite shower facilities with rain shower. The second double bedroom is situated to the front of the property and is similar in size to the principle bedroom and has wall-to-wall built-in wardrobes. In-between the two bedrooms sits a family sized designer bathroom with bath tub and overhanging shower.
The floor to ceiling apex windows are fitted with high end Thomas Sanderson electric blinds.
Share of the Freehold
The townhouse benefits from a share of the freehold with is extremely rare on the Calthorpe Estate. This means you own part of a company that owns the freehold to the property. Some of the benefits not having to pay any ground rent and you would be partly in control of what changes can be made to the property and premises over time. It certainly adds value to the property.
Other features to The Billiard Room include:
Preserved original billiard room floor;
Retained 'Arts and Craft' windows on the ground floor;
Large feature Victorian radiators;
Apex new build first floor living quarters;
Solid wood designer kitchen;
Electric blinds for the bedroom apex windows;
Allocated parking space;
Secure private gardens;
0.3 of an acre of mature communal gardens;
Share of the freehold;
No upward chain.
Service Charge: £1,248.75
Ground Rent: Zero (share of the freehold)
Square Footage: 1,368
Potential Rental: £2,500 pcm unfurnished or £3,000 pcm furnished
EWS1 not required.
The property is located on the highly desirable Calthorpe Estate and is situated on the edge of the Edgbaston Village Triangle containing many beautiful family restaurants such as the award winning Physician Pub, Highfield Pub, Boston Tea Party and 20 year Michelin Star Simpsons restaurant. All of this right on your door step!
The highly anticipated tram line will be completed in 2021 and starts on Hagley Road running down Broad Street, Centenary Square, Grand Central Station and eventually HS2 (due for completion 2026). The tram is a five-minute walk away for The Billiard Room and will take 10 minutes to reach HS2. HS2 Birmingham to London will take 52 minutes. You could be in London in just over an hour from leaving The Billiard Room!
Edgbaston and Schools
The Billiard room is situated in Edgbaston, the largest borough in Birmingham, and is known for its affluent parts of the B15 postcode and for its private Ofsted rated 'outstanding' nurseries and schools such as Norfolk House Nursery, Highfield Nursery, Hallfield School, Edgbaston High for Girls and King Edward's for boys school.
In summary, The Billiard Room is a 'once in a lifetime' purchase!
Viewings can be arranged by appointment only the sole agency Davidson Estates.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||1%||£576,000||3.7||0.3|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£156,650 (6)||£326,658 (6)||£468,130 (15)||£783,434 (16)||£1,120,714 (7)|
|Flats||£165,295 (82)||£248,836 (155)||£385,484 (21)||-||-|
|All||£164,706 (88)||£251,736 (161)||£419,920 (36)||£783,434 (16)||£1,120,714 (7)|