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£84,950Guide price

2 bedroom retirement property for sale

18 Homepeal House, 231 Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14

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Retirement property
2 bedroom
1 bathroom

Property description

A very well presented two bedroom first floor flat in a retirement complex on the Alcester Road South, with an on site manager, 24 hour Careline service, a residents lounge, laundry room and attractive gardens.

Well located for access to bus routes and the amenities of the Kings Heath High Street.

The flat briefly comprises: hall, living room with windows to the front and side elevations, modern fitted kitchen, two bedrooms with fitted wardrobes (bedroom two is currently arranged as a dining room) and a fitted shower room.

The flat has 'Economy 7' night storage heating, PVC double glazing and there is a good amount of storage. One of the storage cupboards has space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.


VIEWINGS:- If you would like to book a viewing for this property please contact us by email only. At this time, we are not taking bookings for viewings over the phone. The information required in order to book a viewing is as follows:-
(1)   the full name(s) of the prospective purchaser(s) and the postal address of each purchaser.   
(2)    the mobile number / landline number, and the email address of each purchaser.  
(3)    the status of the purchaser(s), for example:- first time buyer(s), on the market, sold STC,  nothing to sell, buying to let.  
(4)    if the purchaser is a cash buyer, proof of finance to be able to make a purchase is required, for example:- a copy of a redacted bank statement(s) showing funds on deposit; if mortgage finance is needed please attach a copy of the purchaser(s) agreement or decision in principle from a lender dated preferably no earlier than December 2020.  
(5)    confirmation that at a viewing the purchaser(s) will supply and wear a face covering, and will be able to observe the published guidelines for social distancing, and hand sanitizing.

We ask for these things in order to reduce our exposure to viewers by ensuring that we are dealing with buyers who are purposeful and in a position to proceed, so that we can undertake a safe and satisfactory viewing for the benefit of our vendor clients and buyers alike. 

We realise that we are asking for information that you might not have been asked for before, but we trust that you appreciate the reasons for this. Your patience, co-operation, and understanding is appreciated.

PLEASE NOTE:-  (1) These sale’ particulars are for guidance only, and Glovers Estate Agents cannot guarantee their complete accuracy, nor do the particulars constitute a contract or part of a contract.  (2) A purchaser must obtain verification on any point of importance or concern.  (3) Any measurements given are approximate, and purchasers should verify the measurements for themselves especially before ordering furniture or floor coverings.  (4) Glovers Estate Agents have 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; purchasers are advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.  (5) References to the tenure of a property are based on information provided by the seller; we will not have seen the title documents; purchasers must therefore obtain verification on tenure from their solicitor.  (6) Items shown in photographs are not included in the sale unless specifically mentioned within the sale’s particulars; certain items may be available by separate negotiation.  (7) Purchasers must check the availability of the property before travelling to see it, and before making an appointment to view.

TENURE:-  The seller advises us that the property is Leasehold. We are waiting for the Vendor to provide us with leasehold details. We have not seen title deeds and cannot verify the title to the property nor covenants, charges, or rights of way affecting title. Tenure details are subject to confirmation through the vendor’s solicitor, and purchasers must verify tenure details through their solicitor / conveyancer.


FIXTURES AND FITTINGS:- All items of fixtures and fittings except those mentioned in the detailed sales particulars are excluded from the sale.

PLANNING PERMISSIONS AND BUILDING REGULATION CONSENTS:- Any reference in these particulars to extensions or conversions of parts of the property, does not imply that planning permissions and / or building regulation consents have been obtained for the extensions or conversions. Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars, we will not have verified that any necessary consents have been obtained. Verification of these matters must be made by purchasers through their solicitor / conveyancer.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING LEGISLATION 2008:- We abide by current consumer protection legislation when dealing with our clients and customers. We do not engage in any unfair practices such as: giving false or misleading information to consumers; hiding or failing to provide material information; exerting undue pressure on consumers; we act with the standard of care and skill that is in accordance with honest market practice and in good faith.

REFERRAL FEES:- when a vendor or a purchaser asks Glovers to obtain a quote for conveyancing services, we might approach a solicitor with whom we have an agreement for paying us a referral fee should the buyer or seller instruct them. We do not have a referral agreement with all solicitors; where one exits the referral fee will be no more than £100.00 plus VAT.

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING MEASURES:- We have in place procedures and controls, which are designed to forestall and prevent money laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer, client, or employee is committing a money laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will, in accordance with our legal responsibilities, disclose the suspicion to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ESTATE AGENTS (NAEA):- Glovers Estate Agents is a member of this organisation which is the UK’s leading professional body for estate agency personnel across all branches of property services, being dedicated to the goal of professionalism within all aspects of property, estate agency, and land. We adhere to the NAEA’s Codes of Practice and complaints redress procedures.

THE PROPERTY OMBUDSMAN:-  Glovers Estate Agents is a member of The Property Ombudsman Scheme (TPOS) and follows the TPOS Code of Practice. The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme has been providing consumers and property agents with an alternative dispute resolution service for several years and provides consumers with a free, impartial, and independent alternative dispute resolution service. A copy of the Code of Practice and the Consumer Guide is available from us upon request, or at
CLIENT MONEY PROTECTION SCHEME:- As a member of the NAEA, we subscribe to a Client Money Protection Scheme which is a compensation scheme providing compensation to landlords, tenants, and other clients should an agent misappropriate their rent, deposit or other client funds. The scheme is arranged by Propertymark which is the organisation that combines the ARLA, NAEA, NAVA, ICBA, APIP and NFoPP Awarding Bodies into a single brand. Our client money protection certificate is available to see on the Glovers website:  

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2018:-  Our Privacy Notice reflects the changes introduced by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), and it sets out how we will collect and use your personal information and what your individual data protection and privacy rights are under the GDPR. Please view our Privacy Notice in full in the 'contact us' section of our website:   In order to ensure our continued compliance with data protection and privacy laws, we may update the Privacy Policy from time to time.

Ceiling light point, electric night storage heater, heater, doors to the lounge, two bedrooms, shower room and three storage cupboards which between them contain the electricity consumer unit, electricity meter, shelving and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

LIVING ROOM - 14' 2'' x 11' 2'' (4.33m x 3.41m)
PVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevation, two wall mounted light points, ceiling coving, a cast iron effect electric fire with a wooden surround, a wall mounted electric night storage heater, 24 hour Careline service emergency pull cord, TV aerial connection point, a carpeted floor and an open door way to the kitchen.

KITCHEN - 6' 8'' x 7' 2'' (2.03m x 2.19m)
PVC double glazed window to the side elevation, ceiling light point, ceiling coving, wall mounted cupboards, floor mounted cupboards and drawers, worksurfaces to three sides, single bowl single drainer sink unit with pillar taps, space for an electric cooker, space for an upright fridge freezer and a wood effect vinyl floor.

BEDROOM ONE - 14' 2'' including door reveal x 9' 0'' (4.33m x 2.74m)
PVC double glazed window to the front elevation, ceiling light point, wall mounted light point, a wall mounted electric night storage heater, a built in sliding double door wardrobe, 24 hour Careline service emergency pull cord and a carpeted floor.

BEDROOM TWO - 14' 2'' including door reveal x 8' 0'' (4.33m x 2.44m)
PVC double glazed window to the front elevation, wall mounted light point, electric night storage heater, 24 hour Careline service emergency pull cord and a carpeted floor.

SHOWER ROOM - 6' 9'' x 5' 9'' (2.06m x 1.74m)
Extractor fan, corner shower enclosure with electric shower, hand grip rail, full wall height tiled splash backs, a close coupled W/C, vanity sink unit with a monobloc tap and a mirror with light point above, tiling to approximately half wall height and a wood effect vinyl floor.

We are informed that the property is Leasehold.The property was built in 1988 and has a 125 year lease. Ground Rent is £557.62 per annum.The monthly service charge is £287.67.Ground Rent & Service Charge costs may slightly vary. We have not seen title deeds and cannot verify the title to the property nor covenants, charges, or rights of way affecting title. Tenure details are subject to confirmation through the vendor's solicitor, and purchasers must verify tenure details through their solicitor / conveyancer.

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    1. Glovers

      Glovers Estate Agents - Kings Heath

      33 High Street Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7BB

      glovers ESTATE AGENTS is an independent, family owned, local estate agency. Our office is situated in a prominent double fronted corner building on the busy High Street (A435) in Kings Heath, opposite Station Road, and near Kings Heath Library and the Police Station. From this office we market residential properties for sale and to let, and undertake property management throughout South Birmingham, especially in Kings Heath B14 & B13, Moseley B13, Hall Green B28, Stirchley B30, Billesley B13, Warstock B14, Maypole B14, Selly Park B29, Selly Oak B29 & B30, Cotteridge B30, Bournville B30 and Kings Norton B30 & B38. The company’s success and reputation, we believe, arises from being able to give a high quality customer based service coupled with a proactive attitude to both selling and letting, whilst drawing on the benefits of local knowledge, years of experience and a professional approach. All members of the team are experienced in both sales and lettings, and we can therefore give advice in the round without being limited to one particular aspect of estate agency. Our aim is to give a personal, professional, and top quality estate agency service to our clients and customers.

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