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Main Street, Dickens Heath, Solihull B90

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Property description

A Most Individual Duplex Apartment Situated in this Popular Village Centre Development

Communal Entrance, Reception Hallway, Modern Fully Fitted Kitchen, Shower Room, Living Area with Gallery Style Bedroom Over, Parking to Rear

Dickens Heath lies approximately two miles from Shirley town centre.

The former farm land has been developed over recent years by a number of house builders. Centred around a village centre offering a variety of local shops, hostelries, offices and residential property set along a traditional style ‘High Street’ and nearby the impressive Waterside development provides access directly to the canal towpath walk way along the picturesque Stratford upon Avon canal.

The main shopping centre in nearby Shirley offers a wide choice of Supermarkets, convenience and speciality stores, restaurants and hostelries and there are frequent bus services running along the A34 into Birmingham City Centre and Solihull Town Centre – boasting the vibrant and modern Touchwood Centre offering shopping facilities and evening entertainments. Shirley has its own train station in Haslucks Green Road, providing a train service to Birmingham City Centre and Stratford upon Avon.

Off the main Stratford Road leads Marshall Lake Road boasting the Retail Park and further down the A34 one will find the Cranmore, Widney, Monkspath and Solihull Business Parks, and on to Blythe Valley Business Park which can be found at the junction with the M42 motorway, providing access to the Midland Motorway Network. A short drive down the M42 to Junction Six, you will find Birmingham International Airport and Rail Station.

Situated right in the heart of this vibrant village centre, The Leasowes was originally office space which has recently been converted into residential. Accessed directly from the public parking area, a front door with entry security system opens to the


Communal entrance hallway


Having post boxes and hallway access to the front door which opens directly to the


Reception hallway


Having recessed ceiling spotlights, wooden effect flooring, security entrance intercom, and doors opening to the living area, kitchen & shower room


Open plan living area


12’10”x 9’5”
Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, electric panel heater, recessed ceiling spotlights, understairs storage cupboard and staircase rising to the

** currently used as A bedroom **


Galleried bedroom


12’10” x 8’8”
Having recessed ceiling spotlighting, electric panel heater and built in wardrobes providing hanging rail and shelf storage

** currently used as A lounge area **


Fitted kitchen


7’6” x 5’0”
Being fitted with a range of modern wall and base mounted storage units with work surfaces over incorporating sink and drainer with mixer tap, integrated electric oven with electric hob and extractor canopy over, integrated washing machine and fridge with freezer compartment


Shower room


Being fitted with a modern suite comprising of glazed shower with fully tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, ceiling mounted extractor fan, recessed ceiling spotlighting and heated towel rail


Outside

parking area


Located behind Mortons and behind Tescos.

Location From the Shirley office proceed along the A34 Stratford Road towards Monkspath. At the Marshall Lake Road island turn right into Blackford Road. Proceed along Blackford Road to the island, taking the second exit into Tanworth Lane. Proceed along Tanworth Lane taking the second exit at the roundabout onto Dickens Heath Road. At the traffic island turn right and follow Dickens Heath Road to the left at the island and then turn left past the village green into Hensborough. At the T junction bear left and park in the right hand car park.

Tenure We are advised that the property is Leasehold with approximately 122 years remaining on the lease. The vendor advises us that the half yearly service charge is currently £206.84 and the half yearly ground rent is currently £75. We have not had proof of this and any interested party is advised to seek confirmation from their own legal representative.

Viewing By appointment only please with the Shirley office on .


The consumer protection regulations


The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services so cannot verify that they are connected, in working order or fit for the purpose. The agent has not checked legal documents to verify the Freehold/Leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their own solicitor or surveyor.

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 the 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 the photographs are not included unless specifically mentioned within these 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.

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 £292,953 Sales 722 Current average value £306,424 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,663 ▲ 3.26%

Property value data/graphs for B90

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £442,594 £301 3.8 £419,718
Semi-detached £281,726 £282 3.2 £283,341
Terraced £248,738 £268 2.9 £255,895
Flats £181,642 £263 2.0 £175,169

Current asking prices in B90

Average: £296,832
Avg. current asking prices in B90
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £99,975
(2)
£262,100
(12)
£312,614
(54)
£442,030
(22)
£556,633
(6)
Flats £135,682
(14)
£189,374
(29)
£192,475
(2)
£219,950
(1)
-
All £131,219
(16)
£210,660
(41)
£308,323
(56)
£432,374
(23)
£556,633
(6)

Current asking rents in B90

Average: £929 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B90
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £587 pcm
(2)
£880 pcm
(5)
£882 pcm
(11)
£1,628 pcm
(5)
£2,652 pcm
(1)
Flats £709 pcm
(2)
£818 pcm
(30)
£1,146 pcm
(2)
£875 pcm
(1)
-
All £648 pcm
(4)
£827 pcm
(35)
£923 pcm
(13)
£1,503 pcm
(6)
£2,652 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for B90

Highest value in B90
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Birchy Close £735,632
Fishers Drive £704,484
Brockhurst Lane £692,856
Hitherside £671,461
Elvaston Way £650,654
Highest turnover in B90
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Mereways 75.0%
Wadbarn 64.3%
Stratford Road 64.3%
Hunscote Close 61.5%
Finmere Way 60.0%

What Zoopla users think of Dickens Heath

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (12 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Whitlocks End (0.8 miles)
  • Shirley (1.3 miles)
  • Wythall (1.3 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (6.0 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (15.1 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (37.5 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (53.3 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (54.7 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (71.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Dickens Heath Community Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Tidbury Green School (0.7 miles)
  • Woodlands Infant School (1.0 mile)
  • The Sixth Form College, Solihull (3.0 miles)
  • Reach School (4.3 miles)
  • East Birmingham Network Academy (5.4 miles)
  • Light Hall School (1.0 mile)
  • Hazel Oak School (1.4 miles)
  • Woodrush Community High School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£613 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 11,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £431 /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 £20/mo (£234/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 £19 Electricity £26 Estimated energy cost £45/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Solihull

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £97 /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 £11 Sewerage £9 Estimated water cost £20 /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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