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2 bed flat for sale

£184,950

Louise Court, Portway Close, Solihull B91

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Property features

  • A Well Presented First Floor Apartment
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Lounge Diner With Balcony
  • Refitted Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Utility Area
  • Secure Intercom Access
  • Communal Gardens & Parking
  • Garage In Separate Block
  • Extended Lease

Property description

Solihull is situated in the heart of England and is considered to be one of the most highly sought after residential areas in the country boasting a range of local amenities including excellent schools, colleges, parks and a good variety of restaurants and bars and excellent variety of shopping centres including Touchwood shopping centre and the new Resorts World. Solihull has convenient road networks linking the M42, M6, M40, M1 and M5 giving access to the nec, Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station being approx. 20min drive.

The property is set in a purpose built apartment block being set well back from the road and accessed via a secure intercom leading to inner entrance hall with stairs leading to this first floor apartment and front door leading into

Spacious Dining Area 10' 2" x 7' 2" (3.1 x 2.18) With coving to ceiling, ceiling light point, wall mounted Economy7 storage heater and opening to

Lounge Area to Front 13' 3" x 15' 3" (4.04 x 4.65) With double glazed patio doors leading to balcony, ceiling light point, feature fire surround with coal effect electric fire and colonial panelled door leading through to

Refitted Kitchen to Front 5' 8" x 11' 5" (1.73 x 3.48) With beech effect base units and matching wall units, complimentary tiling to water prone areas, double glazed window to front elevation, stripped timber effect floor covering and pantry with plumbing for automatic washing machine

Bedroom One to Rear 14' 4" x 9' 9" (4.37 x 2.97) With double glazed window to rear elevation, wall mounted panel heater, ceiling light point and fitted wardrobes

Bedroom Two to Rear 8' 6" x 14' 4" (2.59 x 4.37) With double glazed window to rear elevation, fitted wardrobes, wall mounted electric heater and ceiling light point

Utility Room With plumbing for automatic washing machine, shelving and double base unit

Bathroom to Side Being fitted with a three piece white suite comprising low level WC, panelled bath with shower over and pedestal wash hand basin, ceiling light point and obscure double glazed window to side elevation

Outside Space Communal gardens and parking, bin store cupboard and garage

Garage With up and over garage door

Tenure
We are advised by the vendor that the property is leasehold with approx. 486 years remaining on the lease with a service charge of approx. £1,200 per annum and a ground rent of approx. £50 per annum but are awaiting confirmation from the vendors solicitor. We would strongly advise all interested parties to obtain verification through their own solicitor or legal representative. EPC supplied by Nigel Hodges

property misdescriptions act: Smart Homes have not tested any equipment, fixtures, fittings or services mentioned and do not by these Particulars or otherwise verify or warrant that they are in working order. All measurements listed are given as an approximate guide and must be carefully checked by and verified by any Prospective Purchaser. These particulars form no part of any sale contract. Any Prospective Purchaser should obtain verification of all legal and factual matters and information from their Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Surveyors as appropriate.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £412,098 Sales 418 Current average value £473,059 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £23,279 ▲ 5.18%

Property value data/graphs for B91

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £639,273 £361 4.1 £606,576
Semi-detached £379,023 £336 3.4 £350,189
Terraced £305,218 £322 2.9 £294,068
Flats £247,505 £315 2.0 £216,705

Current asking prices in B91

Average: £368,148
Avg. current asking prices in B91
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £100,000
(1)
£331,642
(6)
£478,218
(17)
£550,495
(10)
£751,429
(7)
Flats £166,142
(13)
£214,817
(32)
£270,000
(1)
£550,000
(1)
-
All £161,418
(14)
£233,263
(38)
£466,650
(18)
£550,450
(11)
£751,429
(7)

Current asking rents in B91

Average: £1,139 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B91
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £875 pcm
(2)
£1,117 pcm
(7)
£1,447 pcm
(4)
£2,333 pcm
(6)
Flats £1,005 pcm
(6)
£908 pcm
(32)
£1,300 pcm
(3)
- -
All £1,005 pcm
(6)
£906 pcm
(34)
£1,172 pcm
(10)
£1,447 pcm
(4)
£2,333 pcm
(6)

Fun facts for B91

Highest value in B91
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lovelace Avenue £2,268,717
Alderbrook Road £1,239,687
Spring Close £1,166,283
Blythe Way £1,114,881
Park Avenue £987,015
Highest turnover in B91
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Deerhurst Court 70.0%
Hillfield Mews 53.8%
Kelvedon Grove 53.6%
Glenfield Close 50.0%
Grange Road 45.7%

What Zoopla users think of Shirley

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  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (93 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Solihull (1.1 miles)
  • Widney Manor (1.4 miles)
  • Shirley (1.7 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (4.3 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (13.9 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (35.8 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (55.0 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (56.4 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (73.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cranmore Infant School (0.1 miles)
  • Widney Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • Shirley Heath Junior School (0.6 miles)
  • Solihull College (0.7 miles)
  • The Sixth Form College, Solihull (1.4 miles)
  • East Birmingham Network Academy (4.1 miles)
  • Alderbrook School (0.4 miles)
  • Tudor Grange Academy, Solihull (0.5 miles)
  • St Peter's Catholic School and Specialist Science College (0.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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£895 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,495
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £665 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£155/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 £25 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £58/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: 7900 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Solihull

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £130 /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 £16 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £29 /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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