2 bed Town house (for sale) Legge Lane, Birmingham B1

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Maguire Jackson
33 George Street, Birmingham
0121 721 9393
First Published

6th Aug 2020

Last Published

29th Mar 2022



  • Type: Town house
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


This beautifully appointed two bedroom townhouse is part of a brand-new collection of nine thoughtfully designed townhouses in a private gated courtyard with exceptional views from the upper floors, inspired by the rich history of the Jewellery Quarter by riba award winning architects Sjolander da Cruz.

Now ready for immediate occupation!

Description The design is inspired by the rich history and architecture of the Jewellery Quarter, it is modern but draws on the industrial legacy and architectural language of the area.

Each house has its own front door within the new courtyard, a reinterpretation of the Georgian and Victorian terraces which filled the Quarter before its industrialisation.

Through the front door this particular house has a generous entrance area which has a storage cupboard. The open steel staircase is a distinctive feature of the house – its contemporary open tread design allows light to permeate through from the roof lights on the top floor. Standing next to the staircase and looking up allows a view up through all the floors of the house to the sky. The wall behind the staircase is constructed of exposed brick format concrete blocks and has industrial style wall lights.

The first floor accommodates a large master bedroom, with generous en suite bathroom, the guest bedroom and a further family shower room. The ceiling incorporates the exposed underside of the steel beams.

At second floor the landing opens up to a full height open plan living, dining and kitchen area. This is part of the connected living space which makes the house so special. The kitchen faces an island cooking and breakfast bar with family seating area and dining space next to this. The living area which features exposed steel roof trusses following the pitch of the roof to the apex 4.2m high, and an exposed concrete brick wall overlooks the courtyard and the roofs beyond.

There is an allocated car parking space in the courtyard. There is a duct provision for an individually metered ev charging point o be installed adjacent to each space.

The living spaces have been put upstairs to take advantage of better views and light whilst still ensuring that you can see the sky from the back of the ground floor.

The houses have open plan double height living spaces, with big triple glazed windows, eliminating dark corridors. The emphasis is on simple principles of sustainability and energy efficiency to create a better living experience: Increased insulation, triple glazing, energy saving lighting and natural ventilation.

Textures and colours are expressed as natural finishes, white walls, concrete, raw metals and oak flooring – it's a simple pallet. Kitchens and bathrooms use high quality, clean and well-designed fittings, with an emphasis on finish and function. Electrical fittings are partially exposed in metal conduit and have metal faceplates.

Specification Internal Finishes
Pre-oiled Kahrs engineered hardwood flooring to living and bedroom areas
Mosaic tiling to bathroom floors
Johnsons Porcelain tiles to bathroom walls
Contemporary steel staircases
Brushed stainless steel ironmongery to all doors.

Custom designed SieMatic kitchens
20mm Silestone worktops
Integrated Siemens appliances
Recessed LED under unit lighting
Quooker Flex 3 in 1 boiling water tap

Bathrooms and en-suites
Duravit sanitaryware
Hansgrohe chrome finish brassware
Porcelain and mosaic tiles
Chrome towel rails

Independent gas fired combination boiler and boosted hot water storage cylinder
Boosted cold water supply
Column style radiators
Full sprinkler fire protection and independent fire alarm
Fibre broadband direct to each house (FTTP)
Designer industrial style lighting
2-way video/audio access control
Sky TV and Freeview connection

location The jq is always evolving, but it keeps a unique bustle, sense of purpose and innovation at its heart. Legge Lane was at the centre of manufacturing in the Jewellery Quarter for 150 years.
There were a multitude of factories, manufacturers, traders and craftspeople representing a selection of those throughout the quarter. Pen manufacturers, cigarette case makers, Jewellery box producers and a safety razor works are a few of the trades which have been based at No 1+2 Legge Lane over the last century and a half.

Located just outside Birmingham's city centre, the Jewellery Quarter is an attractive mix of narrow streets, fine architecture and listed buildings. In the 18th century, the area boasted some of the city's most sought after residential addresses. In the 19th century, it became a centre of jewellery manufacturing, producing many iconic items including the original Lonsdale belt, fa Cup and the trophy for Wimbledon Ladies Singles. Although its heyday was in the early 1900s, the Jewellery Quarter still produces 40% of the UK's jewellery and is home to more jewellers than anywhere in Europe.

A designated conservation area, it is now being reinvented as an urban village and hub for creative enterprise. Combining style, culture, commerce and residential accommodation, it's an appealing and vibrant quarter within a major European city.

Property information Tenure – Freehold*
Service Charge – A nominal maintenance charge will be applied for the communal areas and car park
Local Authority – Birmingham City Council
Fixtures and Fittings – Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are included. All other items may be available by separate negotiation
Viewings – Strictly by appointment with Maguire Jackson on nb:Please note that some of the photographs have been virtually staged and contain computer generated images of furniture

* All except TH9 which comes with a 950 year lease


Local info for B1

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Property Value Data/Graphs for B1

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 93.3% £235,616 1.6 1.3
Studio 3.1% £134,745 0.2 0.9
Town house 1.6% £456,305 3.2 1.9
Other 0.7% £372,990 2.6 2.2
Terraced house 0.4% £406,633 3.7 1.7
Houseboat 0.3% £216,500 1.5 1.5
Mews house 0.3% £250,000 1 1
Maisonette 0.1% £199,950 3 1
Semi-detached house 0.1% £650,000 4 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£46,535 24.3%


Current Asking Prices in B1 Average: £238,152

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £175,625 (8) £362,167 (6) £342,500 (4) £529,420 (10) -
Flats £186,114 (311) £268,921 (317) £413,463 (27) - -
All £185,851 (319) £270,653 (323) £404,306 (31) £529,420 (10) -

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