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8 bed detached house for sale

£1,395,000 Guide price

Westfield Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15

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Property description

A stunning detached family home offering versatile accommodation situated on one of Edgbaston's finest roads. The delightful property, which extends to approx. 4,693 sq ft (436 sq.M.), briefly comprises on ground floor; reception hall, drawing room with large conservatory off, dining room, breakfast kitchen, study, utility room, cloakroom and self contained annexe with open plan living/dining/kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms. On the first floor is a magnificent master suite with dressing area and en-suite, 5 further bedrooms (two with en-suite) and family bathroom. Extensive driveway parking behind security gates, double garage and fabulous rear garden. Total plot is approx. 0.45 acre.

Situation

Westfield Road is one of Edgbaston's finest and exclusive roads, situated on the renowned Calthorpe Estate. The position is ideal for all the excellent amenities Edgbaston has to offer as well as easy access to Birmingham City Centre, which lies approximately 3 miles to the south-west.

A wide range of schools for children of all ages are available within the vicinity, both within the state and private sectors. Examples include: Hallfield Preparatory School, West House School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and the King Edwards Foundation Schools. Further educational facilities include the world renowned Birmingham University and the Westbourne Campus of Birmingham City University.

Superb medical facilities in the area include the new £550m Birmingham Super Hospital which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within two and three miles respectively.

There are some excellent sporting and leisure facilities within easy reach of the property including The Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club, Edgbaston Golf Club, Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens.

Broad Street and Brindleyplace are also nearby and have been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, the National Indoor Area and the world-renowned Symphony Hall, home to one of the leading orchestras in Europe and several excellent theatres.

Birmingham boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre and the exclusive Mailbox development. Westfield Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne. Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops, luxury supermarket brands such as Marks & Spencer's and Waitrose, brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops.


Description


87 Westfield Road is a delightful family home which has been substantially extended in recent years by the current owners. The property has a particularly attractive façade offering much 'curb appeal' and internally has well laid out and flexible accommodation.

An outer porch opens into the welcoming reception hall which leads off to the three principal reception rooms of dining room to the front, study to the rear and impressive drawing room of some 550 sq ft (51 sq m). The drawing room connects directly with the large conservatory which stretches across the back of the house and enjoys fabulous views of the rear garden. French doors from the conservatory lead directly out onto the extensive seating terrace, which is ideal for entertaining. In addition the ground floor accommodation also comprises; breakfast kitchen, two cloakrooms and the utility room, situated in the garage.

Leading off the breakfast kitchen is a rear hall which gives access to the separate ground floor annexe, providing versatile accommodation suitable for an elderly dependant relative or self contained guest suite. The annexe comprises; open plan living/dining/kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

On the first floor of the property is an excellent master suite with dressing room and en-suite enjoying fabulous views of the rear garden. There are five further bedrooms, two of which have en-suites, and a house bathroom. There is also a useful attic room which offers good sized storage facilities.


Outside


To the front of the house is an extensive driveway with parking for numerous cars set behind electronically operated security gates and a large garage. To the rear is a delightful garden laid mainly to lawn with extensive terrace. The total plot stands at an impressive 0.45 acre.


General information


Tenure: The property is Freehold.

The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the Freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, in particular the drawing room lighting, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 40 George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1PL. Telephone No: Regulated by RICS.

Published: July 2011

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £321,746 Sales 187 Current average value £373,288 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £12,221 ▲ 3.38%

Property value data/graphs for B15

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £849,234 £334 4.8 £657,133
Semi-detached £461,876 £300 3.6 £490,948
Terraced £274,336 £256 3.2 £327,809
Flats £176,455 £244 1.9 £176,494

Current asking prices in B15

Average: £537,046
Avg. current asking prices in B15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £212,500
(2)
£381,738
(4)
£438,750
(4)
£658,833
(9)
£964,000
(5)
Flats £171,986
(7)
£275,443
(40)
£287,492
(6)
- -
All £180,989
(9)
£285,106
(44)
£347,995
(10)
£658,833
(9)
£964,000
(5)

Current asking rents in B15

Average: £974 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
(1)
£949 pcm
(1)
£1,234 pcm
(9)
£1,277 pcm
(11)
£1,145 pcm
(9)
Flats £663 pcm
(20)
£868 pcm
(50)
£1,097 pcm
(8)
- £1,993 pcm
(1)
All £651 pcm
(21)
£869 pcm
(51)
£1,169 pcm
(17)
£1,277 pcm
(11)
£1,230 pcm
(10)

Fun facts for B15

Highest value in B15
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Somerset Road £1,508,774
Farquhar Road £1,470,542
Church Road £1,389,311
Arthur Road £1,236,201
Ampton Road £1,117,626
Highest turnover in B15
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Gilchrist Drive 55.0%
Phoenix Green 50.0%
Austen Place 50.0%
Cala Drive 35.7%
Hampshire Drive 32.4%

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Nearby transport

  • University (Birmingham) (1.0 mile)
  • Five Ways (1.2 miles)
  • Selly Oak (1.6 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (8.2 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (20.5 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (36.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (56.1 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (57.5 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (74.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Chad Vale Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • The Blue Coat School Birmingham (0.3 miles)
  • Norfolk House School (0.4 miles)
  • Mander Portman Woodward Independent College (0.9 miles)
  • Queen Alexandra College (1.1 miles)
  • Future First Independent School (2.0 miles)
  • Harborne Academy (0.2 miles)
  • Edgbaston High School for Girls (0.5 miles)
  • St Paul's School for Girls (0.7 miles)
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£4,766 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 139,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £264 /mo
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Water Supply £21 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £50 /mo
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