Blossom Grove, Cradley Heath, B64 (ref: 478754)Shortlist
LocationCradley Heath lies to the North of Halesowen and falls within the boundaries of Sandwell Borough Council. As the name suggests it was originally Heathland between Cradley, Netherton and Old Hill. During the early 19th century a number of cottages were built encroaching onto the heath along the banks of the River Stour, mainly occupied by home industries such as nail making. During the industrial revolution Cradley Heath developed and became famous not only for nails but was once known as the world centre of chain making. It was the birthplace for the Black Country Bugle and is thought to be the historic home of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. In fact you would be hard pushed to find anywhere more Black Country than Cradley Heath. Cradley Heath is great place for first time buyers on a limited budget and offers some fantastic opportunity for starter homes. It also retains some of the finest examples of grander Victorian Homes in street such as Sydney Road, which has been used by the BBC for filming Peaky Blinders.
Cradley Heath retains a very traditional High Street with not one but two market halls with a large Tesco in the centre. It has its own Train Station which provides links to Birmingham and to Worcester, as well as Old Hill Train station just a short distance away, alongside a bus interchange just outside to station. It is only a few minutes’ drive from the large Merry Hill shopping centre. Close by is Haden Hill Park, a historical Victorian landscape with a Victorian Mansion and Tudor Hall. The landscape offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The park is a popular venue for historical local events and environmental activities. It has children’s play areas, bowling greens, ornamental lakes and formal garden areas. It is also said that the hall is haunted.
ApproachVia slabbed pathway with lawned area to side stepping into:
Entrance hallWith double glazed window and door to front, stairs to first floor accommodation.
Lounge diner3.6 max 3.2 min x 6.5 (11'9" max 10'5" min x 21'3Double glazed window to front and rear, central heating radiator.
Kitchen0.8 min 2.4 max x 5.1 (2'7" min 7'10" max x 16'8"With tiled flooring and splashbacks, double glazed window to rear, range of wall and base units with work surface over incorporating sink with mixer tap, gas oven and hob, extractor hood over, cupboard off, central heating radiator.
First floor landingWith cupboard off, access to landing and doors radiating to:
Bedroom one3.2 x 2.8 (10'5" x 9'2" )With double glazed window to front, central heating radiator.
Bedroom two3.7 x 3.1 (12'1" x 10'2" )Double glazed window to rear, central heating radiator.
Bedroom three1.4 min 1.9 max x 2.4 (4'7" min 6'2" max x 7'10"Double glazed window to front.
House bathroomWith central heating radiator, wash hand basin with mixer tap over, double glazed window to rear, bath with mixer tap over and electric shower, fully tiled walls.
Separate w.c.Low level w.c., double glazed window to rear, fully tiled walls.
Rear garden/drivewayWith concreted and slabbed parking area offering parking for a number of cars, brick outhouse and all with fencing and gates to enclose.
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Stamp Duty Due
Based on a sale price of £149,950 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:
Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the end of the stamp duty holiday on 30th June 2021. Until the end of September 2021, it represents a staggered return to previous rates.
* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.
- Type: House
- Status: Sold STC
- Reference: 478754