Branston Street, Birmingham, B18

££155,000 Offers in the region of

1 Bedroom Flat For Sale

Davidson Estates is delighted to offer this immaculate, executive one bedroom apartment with a secure allocated parking space situated on the ground floor of the prestigious Branston Street development. The property is excellently located and will appeal to the investor and the first time buyer equally.

The apartment is situated on Hockley Street with the entrance to the complex located on Branston Street, a quiet one way street, in the heart of the historic Jewellery Quarter, which is now benefiting from substantial regeneration and extensive restoration while preserving the unique ambience of the area. The Jewellery Quarter, described as a national treasure and unlike any other historic landscape in the world, attracts a vibrant community with its abundance of craft bars, bustling cafes and stylish restaurants. And, with over 200 listed buildings nearby, you can still peer into the rich heritage of this iconic district of Birmingham, made famous by its array of artisan jewellers, goldsmiths and glassmakers whose products are the envy of the world. It is hardly surprising that over 6,000 residents already call the Jewellery Quarter their home. The area is enhanced by landmark buildings and features like St. Paul's Square, the last Georgian Square in Birmingham and boasts the largest concentration of businesses producing jewellery in Europe.

Birmingham is an excellent location for overseas and domestic investment being centrally located, young and vibrant. Birmingham is home to the strongest economy outside London and is the subject of large-scale infrastructure projects from the £550 million Grand Central development to the £1.5 billion Smithfield regeneration. Also, with work underway on HS2, one of Europe's most exciting rail projects, England's second city is becoming a most attractive place to live and invest in.

The apartment is a short walk to St. Paul's Square, a picturesque, green square based around the church and surrounded by fashionable bars, restaurants and the world famous Jam House. Broad Street and Brindley Place are approximately fifteen minutes' walk away and there one can find a number of bars, high quality restaurants and theatres, the Sea Life Centre, the National Indoor Arena, the International Convention Centre, the magnificent new library and Symphony Hall, the home of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The apartment also offers easy access to the main commercial and shopping areas including the Mailbox and Bull Ring Shopping Centre and to the M6, Snow Hill Station, the Metro link and New Street Station where regular trains operate from London to Birmingham International for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport.

The apartment has double-glazing throughout. All internal walls are painted or tiled and the apartment is heated by way of storage heaters and electric wall heaters. The apartment is situated on the ground floor and briefly comprises a large living/dining area, a separate, fully fitted kitchen, a bathroom and a double bedroom. The property comes with a secure, allocated parking space.

Important Information: £2837.44 pa
Ground Rent £150.00 pa
Years remaining on lease
Council Tax Band D
EPC Rating C

HALLWAY

Entry to the block is via the rear courtyard which can be accessed via the vehicular entry on Branston Street or the side gate on Hockley Street. There is a keypad operated entry door and the apartment is located on the ground floor. The door to the apartment has two locks, a security chain and a peephole. Beyond is the entry hallway which has wood effect laminate flooring, white painted walls, a wall mounted CCTV entry phone, a wall mounted fuse box, an electric heater, a ceiling light, a smoke alarm, an electric wall socket and coat hooks.

LIVING ROOM

18' 9" x 9' 8" (5.72m x 2.97m) This is a large, versatile room as the dimensions suggest. It has a relatively new grey carpet with white painted walls and one feature painted wall. There are three, double glazed windows with white sills below overlooking the quiet courtyard and each window has fitted venetian blinds. Finally, the room offers a TV point, electric wall sockets, a telephone point, an electric wall heater and a ceiling light fitting.

BEDROOM

14' 2" x 10' 5" (4.32m x 3.19m) The bedroom has the same grey carpet as the living room and two double glazed windows with white sills below and fitted Venetian blinds overlooking the street. In addition there is a ceiling light fitting, an electric wall heater, television, satellite and DAB sockets, a telephone point and electric wall sockets.

KITCHEN

10' 9" x 7' 4" (3.30m x 2.25m) The beautifully designed and contemporary kitchen has a grey, wood effect, laminate floor, white painted walls which are partly tiled to the wet and working areas and ample base and wall units with white, or glass doors. There are wood effect work surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap and a Brandt halogen hob with four rings. There is a fitted oven below and an extractor with three speeds and a downlight above. Finally, the room benefits from a double glazed window with a tiled sill below, fitted blinds, an integral washer/ dryer, a ceiling light fitting, an Airflow extractor and electric wall sockets.

BATHROOM

9' 4" x 6' 4" (2.85m x 1.94m) The bathroom has wood effect laminate flooring, white painted walls which have been tiled to the wet areas, a bath with a wall mounted shower above and a glass shower screen, a toilet, a pedestal washbasin with a tiled shelf and fitted mirror above, a heated towel rail, an extractor, a ceiling light fitting, an electric heater and a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and the water meter.


The property has the benefit of a secure, allocated parking space in the courtyard to the rear of the apartment block.
Davidson Estates has been advised that the property is leasehold.
Davidson Estates has been verbally advised that the ground rent is £150 per annum and the service charge is approximately £2,800 per annum. NOTE: The service charge includes a contribution to build up the sinking fund to pay for new windows. Davidson Estates has been advised that this fund will have been sufficiently replenished in approximately two more years when the windows will be replaced and the service charge will revert to a lower figure. This should be verified with the managing agents. These figures will need to be verified by the Buyer's solicitor. The lease is for 150 years however approximately 23 years have expired.

Misrepresentation Act 1967. These details are prepared as a general guide only and must not be relied on as a basis to enter legal binding obligations. A prospective purchaser should rely upon his/her own inspection, surveyor and/or solicitor before any expenditure or legal commitment. If a prospective purchaser does wish to rely upon these particulars Arkade Property would be happy to provide specific written verification. Verbal representation will be made in good faith but cannot be relied upon. Subjective comments in these particulars are the opinion of Davidson Estates only.

Davidson Estates has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and do not warrant that they are in good working order. The prospective purchaser's solicitor must ensure that these are owned by the seller and not subject to hire purchase or other conditional sale agreement.

Davidson Estates has not checked legal documentation and the solicitor should verify the tenure of the property and all restrictive and other covenants. Measurements and distances are approximate and for guidance only. Please note that, where rooms are irregular, only the MAXIMUM dimensions are given.

Tenure: Leasehold

Tenure Details

Ground Rent:

£150

Service Charge:

£2,837

Branston Street, Birmingham, B18
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Davidson Estates
14 Frederick Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 1JD

0121 455 7727
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