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4 bed semi-detached house for sale

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West Park Road, Bearwood, Smethwick B67

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Property features

  • Opposite West Smethwick Park
  • Good Sized Semi-Detached House
  • In Need Of Improvement & Modernisation
  • Gas Central Heating & Double Glazing
  • Storm Porch & Reception Hall
  • Three Sitting Rooms & Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms, Bathroom & Separate Toilet
  • Off Road Parking, Side Garage & Downstairs Toilet
  • Private Large Rear Garden
  • No upward chain

Property description

Situated opposite West Smethwick Park, the opportunity to acquire a traditional semi-detached house offering good sized accommodation and warranting full internal inspection. In need of updating and modernisation.

Double glazing and central heating (where specified) to porch, reception hall, front sitting room, rear sitting room, middle sitting room, kitchen, four bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet. Side garage with downstairs toilet, block paved driveway and large lawned garden at rear.

Situated opposite West Smethwick Park, the opportunity to acquire a traditional semi-detached house offering good sized accommodation in need of updating and modernisation. Being conveniently situated, having public transport services close by providing links into Oldbury, Bearwood, Birmingham, West Bromwich and other surrounding areas. Galton Bridge Railway Station is situated half a mile away offering commuting into Birmingham by train and access to the National Rail Network with trains directly to London, Wolverhampton and other parts of the West Coast.

West Smethwick Park is the subject of a Heritage Fund Grant Application containing proposals to conserve existing historical features, the construction of a community pavilion, improvements to entrances, paths and boundary treatments, and general landscaped improvements.

Warranting full internal inspection to appreciate the size of accommodation being offered, the property has the benefit of gas central heating and double glazing (where specified) and a private rear garden backing onto Holly Lodge High School College of Science.

Of rendered brick construction with full height bay window, the property stands setback from the roadside behind a brick boundary wall and block paved driveway with parking for two vehicles. The internal accommodation is approached by means of a PVCu double glazed door to

Hardwood glazed door to

Reception Hall - 11'5 x 11'5 (3.48m x 3.48m)
Gas and electric meter cupboards, burglar alarm control pad and central heating radiator.

Front Sitting Room - 15'6 into bay window x 12'4 (4.72m intobay window x 3.76m)
Brick fireplace with fitted "Flavel" gas fire on a wooden hearth, coving, central heating radiator and double glazed bay window.

Rear Sitting Room - 16'11 x 11'2 (5.16m x 3.4m)
Brick fireplace surround with fitted "Firegem" gas fire on a stone hearth, coving, central heating radiator, double glazed window and door to rear garden.

Middle Sitting Room - 11'2 x 9'2 (3.4m x 2.79m)
Wall mounted gas fire within a wooden surround, coving, central heating radiator and glazed window to side.

Understairs Sunken Larder

Kitchen - 9'9 x 7'11 (2.97m x 2.41m) plus recess
Base units and wall cupboards with formica working surfaces providing on the right hand wall a worktop, three base units and three eye level wall cupboards. On the opposite wall is a worktop, base unit, inset stainless steel, double base unit, worktop, base unit and appliance space for a cooker. Eye level double wall cupboard. Wood panelling to the walls, store cupboard, vinyl floor covering, glazed window to side and door to side garage.

A staircase leads from the reception hall to a first floor landing and from which radiate:-

Bedroom 1 (front) 15'11 into bay window x 12'0 (4.85mintobay window x 3.66m)
Two built-in double wardrobes with storage cupboards above, central heating radiator, wall mounted "Worcester" combination boiler and double glazed bay window.

Bedroom 2 (rear) 13'9 x 11'1 (4.19m x 3.38m)
Built-in double wardrobe with storage cupboard above, central heating radiator and double glazed window.

Bedroom 3 (rear) 10'3 x 8'1 min (3.12m x 2.46m min)
Central heating radiator and double glazed window.

Bedroom 4 (front) 7'11 x 8'0 min/10'8 max (2.41m x 2.44m min/3.25m max)
Built-in double wardrobe, central heating radiator and double glazed window.

Bathroom - 5'4 x 6'11 (1.63m x 2.11m)
Coloured suite in full height tiling providing pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with "Triton T80" electric shower and side screen. Built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelf, central heating radiator and obscure double glazed window.

Separate Toilet - 2'6 x 4'7 (0.76m x 1.4m)
Coloured low flush WC in half height tiling and obscure double glazed window.

Block paved driveway to front with parking for two vehicles.

Side Garage - 38'4 x 7'3 (11.68m x 2.21m)
Double doors to front, plumbing for a washing machine, window and door to rear garden.

Downstairs Toilet
Low flush WC and obscure glazed window.

To the rear of the property is a large private garden overlooking Holly Lodge High School College of Science, mainly laid to lawn with side footpath, patio area to the middle, mature trees, enclosed by privet hedgerow and panelled fencing. The garden includes the storage shed.

The agents are advised that the property is Freehold, although they have not seen the legal documents to verify this. Confirmation should be obtained by reference to the title deeds.

Services & Apparatus
The agents have not tested any equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for purpose. The buyer should obtain confirmation from their solicitor, surveyor of qualified specialist contract.

By arrangement with the Selling Agent.

Vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures & Fittings
Excluded from the sale unless referred to herein.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are not included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £154,370 Sales 300 Current average value £148,982 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,488 ▲ 4.55%

Property value data/graphs for B67

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £265,939 £179 3.7 £259,366
Semi-detached £162,528 £176 3.2 £166,497
Terraced £135,633 £176 2.7 £142,415
Flats £106,320 £155 1.9 £91,650

Current asking prices in B67

Average: £186,759
Avg. current asking prices in B67
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £134,383
Flats - £99,500
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All - £131,212

Current asking rents in B67

Average: £593 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B67
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £368 pcm
£581 pcm
£665 pcm
£949 pcm
£650 pcm
Flats £436 pcm
£603 pcm
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All £417 pcm
£588 pcm
£665 pcm
£949 pcm
£650 pcm

Fun facts for B67

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Monmouth Road £275,850
Barclay Road £264,342
Devon Road £250,103
Beechwood Road £246,430
Highest turnover in B67
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Herbert Road 35.7%
Bowling Green Drive 33.3%
Hitchcock Close 31.8%
Craddock Road 31.6%
Reginald Road 31.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Smethwick Galton Bridge (0.5 miles)
  • Langley Green (0.7 miles)
  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (0.8 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (10.6 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (23.2 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (36.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (57.3 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (58.7 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (75.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Devonshire Junior School (0.4 miles)
  • Devonshire Infant Academy (0.4 miles)
  • George Betts Primary Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Sandwell Valley School (1.1 miles)
  • Sandwell College (1.3 miles)
  • Health Futures UTC (1.8 miles)
  • Holly Lodge High School College of Science (0.1 miles)
  • Bristnall Hall Academy (0.9 miles)
  • Q3 Academy Langley (1.0 mile)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,013 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £718 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£176/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £47 Electricity £56 Estimated energy cost £103/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £134 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £17 Sewerage £26 Estimated water cost £43 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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