Huggins Close, Balsall Common

Offers Over - £200,000


Sold STC

A bright, spacious and well presented first floor, two bedroom apartment on the popular Berkswell Gate development (Formally known as Riddings Hill). Ideal first time buyer's / investment property. Located close to Berkswell train station, village centre and backing on to Lavender Hall Park with excellent school catchment. Having the benefit of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, large lounge/diner with Juliet balcony and kitchen. Benefiting from allocated parking, double glazing and electric heating. No upward chain

PROPERTY IN BRIEF This two bedroom first floor apartment is beautifully presented. The current owners have just refreshed the property throughout, and sold with the benefit of no upward chain. This is an ideal property for a first time buyer, down-sizer or indeed a superb investment property. Located on the popular Berkswell Gate development, formerly known as Riddings Hill, offers the benefit of excellent schooling as it is within the primary catchment of Balsall Common and Berkswell. Another great feature of this estate, is it convenient to Berkswell train station, Lavender Hall Park set behind and easy reach of the village centre and local pubs.

The apartment itself is spacious, being neutrally presented throughout, with light carpets, and offering spacious accommodation to include a welcoming hallway with intercom and alarm system, a generous, bright lounge/diner with Juliet balcony, French doors and a delightful view of the local park. A well equipped kitchen with built-in appliances, the main bedroom has the benefit of fitted wardrobes and generous floor space, with a second bedroom also being neutrally presented and adaptable whether as a guest room, child's room or a home office. The bathroom has the benefit of a bath with a shower attachment over.

Outside, the property has the benefit of a parking space as well as plenty of visitor spaces, and situated in a quiet cul-de-sac where there is further on-street parking should you require. The property has communal gardens, however with the park on hand, you are more likely to venture into this space.

APPROACH Huggins Close is a peaceful cul-de-sac located off Riddings Hill. This development of apartments stands proud, and is conveniently placed in front of Lavender Hall Park, a peaceful spot with numerous routes throughout the park to bring you to the village centre. The property offers allocated and visitors parking.

ENTRANCE HALL 7' 4" x 7' 1" (2.25m x 2.17m) Welcome inside this spacious two bedroom apartment. The hallway is a good size, and gives access to the lounge/diner, both bedrooms and the bathroom, as well as having a useful airing cupboard which is home to the hot water heater, and offers space to build some shelves for your towels and bed linen. In addition the hallway has a ceiling light, electric storage heater as well as the alarm control panel and the entrance intercom system.

LOUNGE/DINER 13' 8" x 15' 8" (4.18m x 4.80m) The lounge/diner is a great space and offers excellent floor space perfect for your sofas, media centre as well as offering an ideal spot for a dining table. This neutrally presented room has been freshly painted, offers light contrasting carpets and has the delightful benefit of a Juliet balcony with French patio doors overlooking Lavender Hall Park sett right behind. There is a further double glazed window on the rear elevation to ensure plenty of natural light into this space, as well as delivering that stunning view. The living room enjoys an electric coal effect fire with surround, has excellent connectivity with a satellite TV connection, TV aerial point, telephone points and numerous power sockets around the room. There is also an electric storage unit for heating and twin ceiling lights. For storage, there is a useful cupboard for hiding away your ironing board, iron and also hanging your coats and shoes.

KITCHEN 6' 1" x 11' 1" (1.87m x 3.40m) The kitchen is well considered, and offers a good complement of wall and base units with a good spread of work surfaces. Everything within this kitchen is designed to be ease of hand, as well as offering a number of built-in appliances to include a Hotpoint washer/dryer, a built-in fridge, and a single oven and grill with an electric four ring hob over and extractor hood above. There is also a 1 and a 1/2 Leisure sink with a chrome mixer tap. There are plenty of sockets and space on the work surfaces for your smaller appliances, and enjoys a double glazed window to the rear elevation which, just like the living room, offers a peaceful view of the local park. The kitchen is neutrally presented, just been freshly painted with contrasting splash back tiling, LED ceiling spotlights and vinyl tile-effect flooring.

BEDROOM ONE 9' 1" x 12' 9" (2.79m x 3.90m) The main bedroom is located at the front of the apartment enjoying an easterly facing view to catch the morning sunrise. This bedroom is lovely and bright being neutrally presented with slightly contrasting carpets and having the benefit of fitted wardrobes. The bedroom is spacious, providing plenty of floor space for your large bed, side tables and additional freestanding furniture. The bedroom enjoys a double glazed window with large opening section, a wall-mounted electric heater and ceiling light. As well as this, there are numerous power points and a telephone and a TV aerial socket.

BEDROOM TWO 6' 6" x 6' 5" (2.00m x 1.97m) The second bedroom works really well as a larger single, or a smaller double size bedroom. This room is adaptable, working perfectly as either a guest bedroom, child's bedroom or should you work from home would make a fantastic office space. Enjoying the view over the front elevation through the double glazed window having a large opening light, the room is neutrally presented being freshly painted with light carpets, having a wall mounted electric heater, ceiling light and power.

BATHROOM 6' 1" x 6' 5" (1.86m x 1.96m) The bathroom is a great size and offers a white suite comprising of a bath with a Victorian style mixer tap with shower attachment and complimented by a glass shower screen. In addition, a period pedestal hand wash basin with individual hot and cold Victorian-style taps and a WC. The bathroom is neutrally presented with light tiling and borders, having vinyl flooring for ease of maintenance, extractor, electric heater, ceiling lights and a shaver point.

COMMUNAL AREAS This development offers a parking space for you at the front, with numerous visitors parking spaces and in a quiet cul-de-sac with plenty of on street parking for more guests should you need. The downstairs entrance hall is protected by an intercom system with a handset in your hallway, and also the mailboxes. This development enjoys some communal gardens, which are maintained by the management company, but having the whole park just a few steps away is the biggest garden you could hope for.

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

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

We are awaiting confirmation of the lease, management and ground rent charges.

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 seller.