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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

£465,000

Highgate Road, Walsall WS1

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Property features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Original features throughout
  • Ample parking
  • Large attractive garden
  • Generous living space over 4 floors
  • 3104 Sq Ft
  • Close to good primary and secondary schools
  • Close access to junctions 7,9 and 10 of M6
  • 15-20 mins walking distance to qm Grammar School and Queen Mary's High School
  • Just off Gorway Road in the quiet and leafy Highgate area

Property description



Internal inspection highly recommended to fully appreciate this exceptionally well-proportioned Victorian family home The property provides generous living space, a large attractive garden and sufficient parking for 5 cars (tandem garage and landscaped driveway). The property benefits from secondary double glazing and has gas central heating. The accommodation has four levels, consisting of cellar, ground floor, first floor and 3rd floor attic room. In good decorative order throughout and benefitting from many original features.


  • Just off Gorway Road in the quiet and leafy Highgate area

  • 15 mins walking distance to Walsall centre and on a local bus route

  • 3 mins. Walk to Walsall Campus of Wolverhampton University

  • Convenient for many amenities inlcuding Walsall Rugby, Cricket and Golf Clubs, University Gym and local shopping facilities

  • Good transport links to Birmingham, approx. 35 mins by bus, 15-25 mins by train from Walsall, Bescot or Tame Bridge Stations

  • Close access to junctions 7,9 and 10 of M6

  • Close to good primary and secondary schools

  • 15-20 mins walking distance to qm Grammar School and Queen Mary's High School

  • Access by bus to Grammar Schools in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham and Wolverhampton



Entrance:


  • Newly landscaped front driveway, forming a sweeping pathway and walled garden, retaining original Victorian brickwork and stones.

  • Entrance porch leading to attractive stained glass entrance door.



Hallway:


  • Long and elegant hallway with ornate staircase and balustrade, leading to impressive landing on the first floor

  • Original Milton tiled flooring

  • Central heating radiator



Lounge:


  • Impressive lounge with stunning Victorian marble fire surround and fitted gas fire

  • Attractive decorative lincrusta enhances the original ceiling cornice

  • Two tall bay windows

  • Fitted carpet

  • Central heating radiator



Kitchen/breakfast room:


  • Large and superbly fitted kitchen area

  • Comprehensive range of fitted units with underlighting

  • Ample worksurfaces and corner breakfast bar area

  • Plenty of electric sockets provided, including usb charging ports

  • Fitted Rangemaster cooker comprising a gas and an electric oven and 5 gas rings, with extractor hood

  • Integral fridge, freezer and dishwasher

  • Tiled flooring in kitchen area; laminate flooring in breakfast room area

  • Breakfast room with ample space for a large kitchen table and kitchen dresser

  • Central heating radiator

  • Door off the kitchen area to back porch/cloakroom with access to the garden



Utility/Laundry Room:


  • Separate utility room with ample fitted units

  • Sink with under counter space for washing machine and tumble dryer

  • Plumbing for gas tumble dryer, if required

  • Hanging space for coats

  • Central heating radiator



Study:


  • Large study room

  • Laminate flooring

  • Charming French-style windows, opening onto patio area in the back garden

  • Central heating radiator

  • Open fireplace, with black cast iron surround and slate hearth

  • As the property has 3 reception rooms, this room offers alternative uses, such as downstairs guest room, play or hobby room



Dining Room:


  • Beautiful open fireplace with original white marble surround

  • Decorated in sympathy with the Victorian era - perfect for dining and entertaining

  • Large and spaceous with fitted carpet

  • Central heating radiator



Downstairs WC:


  • WC and washbasin

  • Tiled floor

  • Central heating radiator



Dry Cellar:


  • Access to dry cellar off the hallway with generous proportions

  • Ample storage space and work areas

  • Central heating radiator



Master bedroom 1:


  • Large master bedroom with elegant period windows overlooking front garden

  • Ample space for king-size bed and additional bedroom furniture

  • Fitted carpet

  • 2 central heating radiators



Double Bedroom 2:


  • Similar in size to the master bedroom, with elegant period windows overlooking front driveway

  • Ample space for king-size bed and additonal bedroom furniture

  • Fitted carpet

  • Central heating radiator



Double Bedroom 3:


  • Spaceous double bedroom with attractive original features

  • Fitted carpet

  • Central heating radiator



Double Bedroom 4


  • Double bedroom with views over back garden

  • Fitted wardrobe and vanity table

  • Fitted carpet

  • Central heating radiator



Separate WC:


  • Pedestal wash basin

  • Central heating radiator



Family bathroom 1:


  • Fully tiled white bathroom

  • White spa bath

  • Pedestal wash basin

  • Chrome heated towel rail/central heating radiator

  • Bathroom cabinet



Family bathroom 2


  • Large family bathroom

  • Panelled bath

  • Separate built-in shower cubicle

  • Pedestal wash basin

  • WC

  • Central heating radiator



Linen room:


  • Walk in storage room

  • Ample shelving and storage cupboard for towels and bed linen

  • Central heating radiator



Attic Bedroom 5 (on the third floor):


  • Original staircase leads to the spaceous, open-plan attic room

  • Fitted wardrobe, cupboards and study desk

  • Velux windows provide ample natural light - ideal for studying or hobbies

  • 3 central heating radiators

  • The attic has a fire escape onto the garage roof space, with steps down to the garden



Outside:


  • Large, block-paved and walled patio area provides space for outdoor garden furniture and bbq

  • Outdoor mains lighting

  • Original brick-built outbuildings consisting of useful storage room, separate WC and separate boiler room (housing central heating boiler)

  • Large, private attractive garden, which is lawned with mature borders

  • An original Victorian wall runs the entire length of the garden to the left with newly erected panel fencing along the right

  • Summer house with mains electricity installed, providing ample space for gym equipment, office or garden furniture

  • Additonal hidden patio area

  • Second garden shed



Tandem Garage:


  • Brick built tandem garage with generous proportions

  • Remote controlled, sectional door

  • Side access to rear garden



Services:


  • Mains electricity, gas water and drainage



Other information:


  • Council tax band: E

  • Freehold



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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £163,504 Sales 178 Current average value £172,790 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,614 ▲ 3.36%

Property value data/graphs for WS1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £342,679 £194 4.1 £320,555
Semi-detached £192,241 £195 3.5 £177,144
Terraced £127,017 £139 3.0 £124,726
Flats £118,130 £165 1.8 £106,767

Current asking prices in WS1

Average: £167,784
Avg. current asking prices in WS1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £156,875
(4)
£185,498
(20)
£243,886
(18)
£233,333
(3)
Flats £72,994
(9)
£104,508
(26)
- - -
All £72,994
(9)
£111,490
(30)
£185,498
(20)
£243,886
(18)
£233,333
(3)

Current asking rents in WS1

Average: £450 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in WS1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £381 pcm
(18)
£537 pcm
(6)
£621 pcm
(10)
£897 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £398 pcm
(39)
£518 pcm
(10)
- - -
All £392 pcm
(57)
£525 pcm
(16)
£621 pcm
(10)
£897 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for WS1

Highest value in WS1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Gorway Road £508,290
Keble Grove £437,934
Crabtree Road £423,769
St. Catharines Close £381,046
Belvidere Road £378,508
Highest turnover in WS1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
New College Close 46.2%
Jesson Close 41.7%
Patriot Close 31.6%
Jesson Road 25.8%
Orwell Road 25.8%

What Zoopla users think of Walsall

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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Entertainment & nightlife
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Schools & public services
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Nearby transport

  • Walsall (0.9 miles)
  • Bescot Stadium (1.0 mile)
  • Tame Bridge Parkway (1.4 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (12.6 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (25.2 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (32.4 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (62.5 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (63.9 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (71.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Whitehall Junior Community School (0.2 miles)
  • Whitehall Nursery and Infant School (0.2 miles)
  • St Mary's The Mount Catholic Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Wolverhampton Vocational Training Centre (5.2 miles)
  • St Georges Academy (6.5 miles)
  • CUL Academy Trust (6.5 miles)
  • Queen Mary's Grammar School (0.4 miles)
  • Blue Coat Church of England Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Joseph Leckie Academy (0.7 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,105 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £249,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£231/yr)
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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 £59 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £118/mo

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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: 24500 kWh/year
Electricity: 5200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Walsall

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £252 /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 £25 Sewerage £18 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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