Ascote Lane, Dickens Heath, Shirley

Asking Price Of - £190,000



A lovely bright 2 bedroom first floor apartment in Dickens Heath. Enjoying both wooded views from the living space and garden views from the hall and bedroom. Large open-plan lounge/diner/kitchen, principal bedroom with en-suite, separate bathroom, spacious second bedroom and underground secure parking with 2 spaces. Landscaped communal gardens, no upward chain.


Dickens Heath is a popular development, know for the convenience of its location, the many bars, restaurants and convenience stores on hand. A self sufficient development yet convenient to local motorway links, trains, buses and Birmingham Airport with easy access into Birmingham City Centre. Solihull and Shirley close on hand.

The 2 bedroom apartment is a great size, enjoying delightful wooded/grass views from the living space as well as stunning views of the communal landscaped garden from the principal bedroom.

The apartment works well for a first step on the ladder, investment property, or a bolt hole for work. Offering a large social able living space, dining area and fitted kitchen with a number of appliances. The principal bedroom is spacious with en-suite shower, and the second bedroom is a great size, especially if you needed to rent a room out. Offering a separate bathroom, generous hallway with handy store cupboard.

The development offers a secure caged store area on the floor down, as well as secure under-found garaging with 2 car park spaces.

Sold with benefit of no upward chain.


The apartment is located on the first floor, having secure communal entrance on the ground floor, and also access into the under-ground garage parking where there are two parking spaces.


The development provides a landscaped, pleasant and peaceful outdoor garden area, an enjoyable space to enjoy on the warm sunny days. There's also secure caged storage on the floor below the apartment for items you need to store away from the apartment.


Welcome inside. The hallway is spacious and neutrally presented with white walls and contrasting laminate flooring. Plenty of room for hanging coats and storing shoes. The hallway winds itself around to give access to the two bedrooms, living space and bathroom. Benefiting from an airing cupboard which provides additional storage and is home to the electric hot water cylinder. There’s also a number of ceiling spotlights, fire smoke alarm, and benefiting from a large floor to ceiling double glazed opening window to allow plenty of natural light flowing through. In addition, the communication telephone to the communal entrance hall.

A key feature to this apartment is the large lounge/dining/kitchen area. A fabulous space, loads of room and a great entertaining space as well as room to spread out. A unique feature to this side of the development is the view, looking into the trees and grasslands opposite, which does provide a peaceful view and something many of the other apartments don't benefit from.

This room has the benefit of twin floor to ceiling double glazed windows that open. The room is spacious and benefits from a modern cream kitchen, having a number of integrated appliances to include a fridge/freezer, a single oven with grill and electric hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, as well as a 1 and a 1/2 sink and drainer and in-built dishwasher. There’s also plumbing here for your washing machine as well as a number of plugs around the work-surfaces for the small appliances.

The rest of the room easily accommodates a family sized dining table, multiple sofas and media centre, which makes this room perfect for entertaining when having friends round, or keeping on the young one whilst preparing meals.

The room is neutrally presented with the continuation of the laminate flooring running through from the hallway, having multiple ceiling spotlights, wall-mounted electric heater and provisions for your Ethernet and TV connections.


The principal bedroom is a great size, enjoying a large floor to ceiling window with Juliet balcony which enjoys that view of the landscaped communal garden and provides the benefit of opening the door to let in the fresh air. The bedroom is a good size and will easily accommodate your larger bed, side tables, as well as benefitting from a good compliment of fitted wardrobes. The bedroom is neutrally presented with the continuation of the laminate flooring, as well as having an electric heater and numerous power points and lighting.

The principal bedroom has the benefit of an en-suite shower room, a good size, having a double sized shower with mains-fed control and glass sliding doors and an Ideal Standard wall mounted wash basin as well as a WC. The room is neutrally tiled, has a chrome towel radiator, and will easily accommodate your own storage cupboard for your towels and toiletries, as well as a shaver point, extractor light and ceiling spotlight.

The second bedroom is a spacious double sized room. The bedroom also has the floor to ceiling large double glazed window to enjoy the view of the trees and gardens opposite, whilst the room provides plenty of space for a larger bed, side tables and the ideal spot for a free-standing wardrobe, or you may choose to have some fitted. Should you look at taking on the apartment and renting a room out, then this second bedroom is a good size for a lodger to have their own free space. The room is neutrally presented with laminate flooring, a wall mounted electric heater with timer, and ceiling light.

The main family bathroom has a white suite comprising of a bath with a shower over which runs off the tap, and a glass shower screen. There is a handy shelf for your toiletries, with an Ideal Standard large wash basin with mixer tap as well as a WC. The bathroom is tiled to the floor and around the wet areas, there is ceiling lighting, extractor fan, and a electric wall-mounted towel radiator.


The apartment has the benefit of underground gated secure car parking, providing two car parking spaces. There’s also a personal door to lead to the inner hallway. Further more, on the floor below is a communal storage area which provides individual secure cages.

The communal garden sits in the centre of the development, a stylishly landscaped area that delivers a relaxing space to enjoy and unwind after a day at work.


We are advised this property is Leasehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.

We are advised the council tax band C is payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

We have been advised by the vendor that the Ground Rent is £100 paid 6-monthly and the current Service Charges are £192.60 for the first 6 months of the year and £150.37 monthly thereafter.

Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.

Room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible, you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.

All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Subjective comments in these descriptions imply the opinion of the selling agent at the time these details were prepared. However, the opinions of a purchaser may differ. Details have been verified by the sellers.

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