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4 bed detached house for sale


Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13

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Property features

  • Remarkable four bedroom detached property
  • Three reception rooms
  • Original features
  • Good sized mature gardens
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Double garage and off road parking

Property description

‘Millmead’ is understood to have been designed by Charles Bateman of Messers Bateman and Bateman Architect who created the existing accommodation out of two older cottages believed to date back as far as the 17th century.Originally situated in a meadow near Sarehole Mill on the southern outskirts of Birmingham according to a copy of Country Life Home and Garden book Volume IV dated 1922 to 1923.

On the opposite side of the Wake Green Road is said to be the first home in England for world-famous author J R R Tolkien. Much of his inspiration for The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit is thought to have been gained in this area around the property walking through the ‘Moseley Bog Nature Reserve’ and ‘Sarehole Mill’.

The property is conveniently located for the popular amenities of the Moseley Village the property also has access to excellent schooling in the local area and the popular transport links from the Alcester and Stratford Roads.

Important institutions within a few miles or so include The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Dental Hospital and King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys.

Popular amenities within in a few miles of the property include the Moseley Bog Nature Reserve, Swanshurst, Cannon Hill and Highbury Parks as well as the Edgbaston County Cricket Ground.

The property itself more particularly comprises –

*remarkable four bedroom detached property

*unique original features throughout

*driveway parking and double garage

*well established & beautiful gardens

*three reception rooms, kitchen & utility

*downstairs WC, family bathroom & shower room

Driveway Parking

Entrance Reception Hallway 15’5 x 12’3

Sitting Room 15’2 x 14’11 into bay

Rear Hallway


Downstairs wc

Cloaks Room

Lounge 14’5 x 14’5

Internal Lobby

Dining Room 14’7 x 9’2

Kitchen 12’10 x 11’9

Utility 8’3 x 7’6

First floor


Shower Room 7’5 x 7’4


Bedroom One 15’2 x 11’7

Bedroom Two 14’4 x 14’3

Bedroom Three 14’7 x 10’6 into bay

Bedroom Four 11’7 x 11’10


Double Garage 16’10 x 15’8


Work space/Office 6’3 x 7’4

tenure:The agent understands the property is Freehold and the property is locally listed under Moseley conservation.

Services:Central heating to radiators is provided by a gas fired boiler.

Fixtures and fittings only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are excluded. Carpets and curtains may be available by separate arrangement with the vendors, if required.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £254,347 Sales 385 Current average value £277,677 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,875 ▲ 3.30%

Property value data/graphs for B13

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £498,281 £267 4.4 £454,200
Semi-detached £305,732 £244 3.7 £333,641
Terraced £212,395 £243 3.0 £221,830
Flats £154,553 £247 1.8 £131,695

Current asking prices in B13

Average: £280,892
Avg. current asking prices in B13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £79,950
Flats £95,537
All £94,052

Current asking rents in B13

Average: £755 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £378 pcm
£771 pcm
£844 pcm
£1,200 pcm
Flats £489 pcm
£764 pcm
£1,307 pcm
- £949 pcm
All £459 pcm
£767 pcm
£1,037 pcm
£1,200 pcm
£949 pcm

Fun facts for B13

Highest value in B13
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Amesbury Road £859,152
Reddings Road £666,384
Boundary Drive £664,150
Chantry Road £648,496
Park Hill £606,245
Highest turnover in B13
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Chandos Avenue 69.2%
Warren Avenue 58.3%
Farquhar Road 42.1%
Hawthorne Gardens 41.7%
Norley Grove 41.7%

What Zoopla users think of Moseley

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 81% (108 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Hall Green (0.5 miles)
  • Yardley Wood (0.9 miles)
  • Spring Road (1.0 mile)
  • Birmingham International Airport (4.8 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (16.6 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (35.2 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (55.8 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (57.2 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (73.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Bernard's Catholic Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Hall Green Infant School (0.6 miles)
  • Yorkmead Junior and Infant School (0.6 miles)
  • Reach School (1.5 miles)
  • R.Y.A.N Education Academy (2.1 miles)
  • Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College (2.2 miles)
  • Hall Green School (0.4 miles)
  • Moseley School (0.5 miles)
  • Swanshurst School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,834 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 66,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,411 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £170,000 Average insurance cost £32/mo (£384/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.

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Gas £53 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £110/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: 19200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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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.


Supply £23 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £40 /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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