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5 bed detached house for sale

£675,000

The Oaks, Harborne, Birmingham B17

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Property description

A well-presented detached family home, set back within a quiet cul de sac of only four individually designed houses, in a sought after and convenient location of Harborne. The well-proportioned and well laid out accommodation is set over two floors, extending to around 2274 sq. Ft. (211 sq.M.) and briefly comprises : Reception hall, cloakroom, front sitting room, dining room, conservatory, superb open plan fitted kitchen/breakfast room, and a separate utility/laundry room On the first floor is a master bedroom with en dressing room and en suite shower room, 4 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Front drive providing parking, double garage. Rear seating terrace and delightful gardens.

Situation

2 The Oaks is set within a popular residential area of Harborne, discreetly located just off Knightlow Road, and is conveniently placed for access to all local amenities, Harborne High Street, which is less than 1.5 miles away, as well as for Birmingham City Centre, which lies only some 3.5 miles to the east.

Schools A wide range of schools for children of all ages are available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Hallfield Preparatory School, West House, St George's School, The Priory School, and The King Edward Foundation Schools are all within three miles. Local state funded schooling include Harborne Infant and Junior School, Harborne Academy, and Lordswood Girls and Boys Schools, and Lordswood Sixth Form Centre.

Medical facilities The recently redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Hospital is within around 3 miles distance and provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The bmi Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals as well as The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are all within easy travelling distance.

Shopping Harborne High Street offers excellent convenience shopping with a Marks and Spencer Food Hall and Waitrose as well as chemists, greengrocers, butchers and newsagents, and also benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant.

In addition the City Centre offers some of the best shopping in the country. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre contains over 140 shops including one of the only Selfridges department stores outside of London and the exclusive Mailbox development, which is host to a range of designer outlets including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently opened £150m Grand Central Shopping Centre sits directly above the new £600 million redevelopment of the now world class New Street station, including a flagship 250,000 sq. Ft. John Lewis store, in addition to over 60 premium retailers and quality restaurants and cafes. The redevelopment enforces Birmingham's retail landscape bringing a mix of unrivalled premium fashion and quality high street brands to the heart of the city.

Transport There are good links to the national motorway network, with excellent access to Birmingham International Airport and The National Exhibition Centre. The property is only some 3.5 miles from Junction 3 of the M5 and only approximately 6 miles from Junction 6 of the M6.

Public transport by road and rail is also most convenient. The rail network can be joined at Fiveways Railway station, which is only some 2 miles away, and which is only one stop from Birmingham New Street Station.

Sports and recreation There are great sporting venues in the vicinity which includes the Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club, and Edgbaston Golf Club. The Midlands Arts Centre in Cannon Hill Park, The Barber Institute of Art and the Botanical Gardens on Westbourne Road offer excellent recreational facilities.

During the past few years, the area around Broad Street, linking Five Ways to the City Centre has been developed and improved to provide excellent business and recreational facilities. Within a mile stretch can be found the International Convention Centre, with its superb conference facilities and the world-renowned Symphony Hall. The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and numerous brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops are all to be found there.

Description The well-appointed detached home offers excellent living accommodation, with a superb ground floor layout, ideally suited for both family occupation and entertaining purposes.

Of particular note is the superb open plan fitted kitchen/breakfast room, providing a most practical everyday space for modern day family living. This room enjoys ample levels of natural light via large patio doors which connect through into the rear conservatory, and from where a fine aspect is to be enjoyed over the rear gardens.

The generously proportioned living space is principally set over two floors, and extends in all to some 2274 sq. Ft. (211 sq. M). The property offers brick faced elevations with relief offered by a part timbered façade, dormer windows and diamond latticed fenestration, all set beneath a pitched tiled roof. In greater detail the property, which has double glazing to windows and a gas fired central heating system, comprises:

On the Ground Floor Within the covered front porch glazed door leads into the central reception hall, which in turn gives access to a cloakroom, as well as to the principal reception room and fitted kitchen/breakfast room.

The front sitting room has a window enjoying a southerly aspect to the front, as well as the fine central feature of a fireplace with marble slips and hearth, Adams style surround and coal effect gas fire set within. An open archway continues directly into the formal dining room, with sliding double glazed patio style doors opening into the rear conservatory. This room has a tiled floor, with French doors out onto the delightful rear gardens.

The focal point of the house is the superb open plan area incorporating a quality fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The main kitchen area has a range of base and wall mounted fitted cupboards, ample surface areas, well as incorporating a twin bowl sink unit, Neff gas 4 ring hob with an oven below and extractor hood above, an integrated fridge, and a Smeg dishwasher. Sliding patio style doors interconnect the breakfast area of this room with the conservatory, so as to make it ideal for entertaining purposes.

From the kitchen a door leads to a useful separate utility/ laundry area, with access to the double garage, as well as a separate door leading onto the rear gardens.

On the First Floor A staircase from the reception hall leads up to the first floor landing and off to the principal bedroom accommodation. The spacious master bedroom is served by an en suite dressing room and excellent en suite shower room.

There are a further 4 bedrooms on this floor, one which is currently used as a study, in addition to a family bathroom.

Outside To the front of the property is a block paved driveway providing useful off road parking for 2/3 cars and access to the integral double garage.

Directly to the rear of the house is a paved seating terrace, providing a good size al fresco seating area.

Beyond the terrace lies the attractive gardens, mainly laid to lawn and with deep well planted borders, and also leading up to a timber garden shed.

In all the house and gardens extend to around 0.12 acre.

General information Tenure: The property is understood to be 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, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SH . Regulated by RICS.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £323,722 Sales 300 Current average value £336,122 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,436 ▲ 4.81%

Property value data/graphs for B17

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £619,213 £315 4.2 £556,780
Semi-detached £366,534 £305 3.5 £346,328
Terraced £274,221 £310 2.8 £290,055
Flats £185,419 £270 1.8 £156,339

Current asking prices in B17

Average: £312,409
Avg. current asking prices in B17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £109,975
(1)
£235,407
(17)
£321,929
(31)
£529,498
(20)
£479,167
(6)
Flats £171,648
(16)
£192,673
(15)
£450,000
(1)
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All £168,021
(17)
£215,376
(32)
£325,931
(32)
£529,498
(20)
£479,167
(6)

Current asking rents in B17

Average: £930 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £414 pcm
(22)
£697 pcm
(10)
£1,004 pcm
(45)
£1,105 pcm
(22)
£1,334 pcm
(36)
Flats £448 pcm
(27)
£753 pcm
(16)
- - -
All £433 pcm
(49)
£732 pcm
(26)
£1,004 pcm
(45)
£1,105 pcm
(22)
£1,334 pcm
(36)

Fun facts for B17

Highest value in B17
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. Marys Road £1,046,755
Hamilton Avenue £1,026,194
Croftdown Road £725,262
Fitz Roy Avenue £722,333
Oakham Road £714,134
Highest turnover in B17
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Selsey Avenue 54.5%
Lordswood Road 46.2%
The Farthings 46.2%
Park Edge 46.2%
Hartledon Road 45.1%

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Nearby transport

  • University (Birmingham) (1.7 miles)
  • Smethwick Rolfe Street (1.9 miles)
  • Five Ways (2.1 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (9.1 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (21.5 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (36.6 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (56.0 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (57.4 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (73.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • George Dixon Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Bearwood Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Queen Alexandra College (0.6 miles)
  • Sporting Edge Independent School (1.6 miles)
  • Mander Portman Woodward Independent College (1.8 miles)
  • Lordswood Girls' School and Sixth Form Centre (0.0 miles)
  • Lordswood Boys' School (0.2 miles)
  • The Priory Woodbourne Hospital School (0.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,881 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £38/mo (£461/yr)
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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 £61 Electricity £66 Estimated energy cost £127/mo

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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: 25000 kWh/year
Electricity: 5700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Birmingham

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £241 /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 £19 Sewerage £27 Estimated water cost £46 /mo
Water costs explained

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

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