No bars, no signal predictedOne bar, reliable signal unlikelyTwo bars, may experience problems with connectivityThree bars, likely to have good coverage and receive a data rate to support basic web servicesFull bars, likely to have good coverage indoors and to receive an enhanced data rate to support multimedia services
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2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Portershill Drive, Shirley, Solihull
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Ground floor flat
2 bed
1 bath
EPC rating: D*
538 sq ft / 50 sq m

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Tenure: Ask agent
Council tax, if payable: Ask agent
Broadband: Ultra-fast 1000Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
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Property description & features

  • A Well Maintained Two Bedroom Ground Floor Retirement Apartment
  • No Upward Chain
  • Lounge Diner
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • 24/7 Warden & Emergency Pull Cord Careline System
  • Residents Parking
  • Visitors Bedroom With En-Suite Available
  • Communal Lounge, Laundry & Well Maintained Gardens
Shirley is home to a host of leisure and retail facilities. For shopping, Sears Retail Park and Parkgate are packed with an array of popular major retail names, and Shirley high street has a good variety of independently run outlets. Just minutes away you can enjoy the convenience of gymnasiums along with a choice of large supermarkets like Waitrose, Asda, Sainsburys, Aldi and Tesco. Food lovers are spoilt for choice, within walking distance there is a diverse mix of cultural tastes to experience, from fine dining restaurants through to numerous cafés and bars. Commuters are particularly served well, with regular bus and train services and easy access to Junction 4 of the M42. 

Portershill Drive is a warden controlled estate consisting of 32 bungalows, 4 maisonettes and well maintained communal gardens.
The residents benefit from an emergency pull cord Careline system with 24/7 resident warden and relief wardens, on-site laundry room with large washing machine and dryer and a communal lounge with kitchen used for coffee mornings, afternoon tea and a range of social activities. There is also a visitor's twin guest bedroom with en-suite which can be booked for a small fee. 

The property is set back from the road behind well maintained communal gardens, residents parking and paved footpath extending to canopy porch with outside storage, external lighting and part glazed door leading through to  

Entrance Hall With ceiling light point, useful storage cupboard and wooden door leading through to  

Lounge Diner to Front 15' 8" x 13' 1" (4.8m x 4.0m) With UPVC double glazed bay window to front elevation, two electric storage heaters, two ceiling light points, electric fire with wooden surround, door to inner hallway and door leading into  

Kitchen 8' 2" x 6' 6" (2.5m x 2.0m) Being fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units, complementary wood effect laminate work surfaces, sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, tiling to splashback areas, four ring hob with extractor over, inset electric oven, space for fridge freezer, double glazed window to side, tiled flooring and ceiling light point  

Inner Hallway With airing cupboard and doors leading off to  

Bedroom One to Rear 13' 1" x 8' 2" (4.0m x 2.5m) With double glazed window to rear elevation, electric storage heater and ceiling light point 

Bedroom Two to Rear 7' 10" x 6' 6" (2.4m x 2.0m) With double glazed window to rear elevation, electric wall heater and ceiling light point 

Bathroom 6' 2" x 5' 2" (1.9m x 1.6m) Being fitted with a three piece coloured suite comprising lowered panelled bath with grab rails and electric shower over, low flush WC and vanity wash hand basin, obscure double glazed window to side, tiling to water prone areas, laminate flooring, chrome electric towel rail, electric wall heater, emergency pull cord and ceiling light point  

Communal Gardens Having well maintained communal gardens, paved pathway, hedgerow borders and timber potting shed

Tenure We are advised by the vendor that the property is leasehold with approx. 62 years remaining on the lease, a service charge of approx. £2,126 per annum and a ground rent of approx. £75 per annum but are awaiting confirmation from the vendor's solicitor. We would strongly advise all interested parties to obtain verification through their own solicitor or legal representative. EPC supplied by Vendor

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.

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