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Maryland Drive, Northfield, Northfield B31

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Property description

Delightful, spacious, two bedroomed, ground floor retirement apartment for 'Over 55's' occupying a prime location in this popular development with many attractive features including own front entrance door and rear door to the communal gardens. Ep Rating C.

Reception Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, Shower Room with Toilet, Two Bedrooms, Communal Gardens, Resident's Lounge, Communal Parking

directions to the property
From the Selling Agents office on Church Road, Northfield proceed up Church Road and at the traffic lights, turn right onto the main A38, Bristol Road South. Proceed past Maryland Drive on the right hand side and then at the first opportunity to take a 'U' turn, do so and come back towards Northfield before turning left into Maryland Drive. The development is located on the left hand side.

Location
Northfield and West Heath, situated South West of Birmingham offer a number of sought after local schools including The Meadows & St Brigid’s Primary Schools, Shenley Academy Secondary School & Sixth Form together with Turves Green Boys’ & Girls’ Secondary School in West Heath. Regular road and rail public services are available with railway stations located in Longbridge and Northfield providing access to Birmingham City Centre with the M5, junction 4 and M42, junction 2 being readily accessible. Other facilities include Northfield Library, Northfield Pool & Fitness Centre and a range of shopping facilities locally including the rapidly expanding and recently regenerated Longbridge Town Centre.

Summary
* Spacious Ground Floor Retirement Apartment for the Over 55's
* Own Front Entrance Door and Rear Door to Attractive Communal Gardens
* Gas Fired Central Heating and uPVC Double Glazing Installed
* Superb Lounge with Feature Fireplace
* Fitted Kitchen with Four Ring Gas Hob and Cooker Hood (Please note the oven as seen is not in working order)
* Two Good Bedrooms each with Fitted Bedroom Furniture
* Shower Room and Toilet
* Various Communal Facilities
* Viewing Highly Recommended

schedule of accommodation

On the Ground Floor
Reception Hall
Lounge (Front) 12'9" x 10'0" (3.89m x 3.05m)
Kitchen (Rear) 11'6" x 10'3" (3.51m x 3.12m)
Shower Room with Toilet
Bedroom One (Front) 12'10" x 10'6" (3.91m x 3.2m)
Bedroom Two (Rear) 11'6" x 10'6" (3.51m x 3.2m)

Outside
Communal Gardens
Resident's Lounge
Communal Parking

general information

Tenure
The Agent understands that the property is Leasehold and at the time of marketing (August 2017), we understand that there is approximately 101 years unexpired on the Lease subject to an annual ground rent payable of £76.00 per annum.

Service Charge
The Agents are advised that the service charge at the time of marketing (August 2017) is currently running at approximately £2500.00 per annum.

It should be stressed that the Agents have not had sight of the Title Deeds or the management accounts for the development so prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the costs via their solicitors prior to exchanging contracts.

Heating and Glazing
Heating - Gas fired central heating is provided by a central heating boiler in the kitchen serving radiators to the main accommodation.

Glazing - uPVC double glazed windows and external doors are installed.

Fixtures and Fittings
All items of fixtures and fittings except those specifically mentioned in these sales particulars are excluded from the sale however, the carpets as fitted are included.

** The Vendor points out that the oven fitted in the kitchen is not in working order **

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

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £160,130 Sales 637 Current average value £169,612 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,365 ▲ 1.41%

Property value data/graphs for B31

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £275,212 £206 3.5 £244,224
Semi-detached £171,873 £198 3.0 £169,884
Terraced £143,471 £165 2.8 £141,429
Flats £119,942 £178 1.9 £99,303

Current asking prices in B31

Average: £171,808
Avg. current asking prices in B31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £160,000
(1)
£143,946
(27)
£184,434
(102)
£267,268
(22)
£301,380
(5)
Flats £93,575
(12)
£108,148
(32)
£122,500
(6)
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All £98,685
(13)
£124,530
(59)
£180,993
(108)
£267,268
(22)
£301,380
(5)

Current asking rents in B31

Average: £636 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £484 pcm
(3)
£622 pcm
(8)
£750 pcm
(10)
£926 pcm
(3)
-
Flats £476 pcm
(7)
£674 pcm
(15)
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All £478 pcm
(10)
£656 pcm
(23)
£750 pcm
(10)
£926 pcm
(3)
-

Fun facts for B31

Highest value in B31
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Davids £668,567
Sundbury Rise £508,853
Newent Road £494,165
Wynds Point £478,436
New House Farm Drive £468,119
Highest turnover in B31
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Larch Drive 75.0%
Somerset Drive 54.5%
Waterworks Drive 54.5%
Grange Walk 41.7%
Sylvia Avenue 38.5%

What Zoopla users think of Northfield

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 72% (118 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Northfield (0.7 miles)
  • Kings Norton (1.3 miles)
  • Bournville (1.6 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (9.4 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (20.6 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (39.0 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (52.8 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (54.2 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (70.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Laurence Church Junior School (0.3 miles)
  • St Laurence Church Infant School (0.3 miles)
  • Bellfield Infant School (NC) (0.5 miles)
  • Fircroft College of Adult Education (1.2 miles)
  • Cadbury Sixth Form College (1.7 miles)
  • Bournville College of Further Education (1.8 miles)
  • Victoria School (0.3 miles)
  • Longwill A Primary School for Deaf Children (0.4 miles)
  • Bournville School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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