2 bedroom Semi-Detached Bungalow for sale: Portershill Drive, Shirley, Solihull

  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 2
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 37050_30078361

Key Features



A Modern Bungalow Situated in this Pleasant Development Close to the Stratford Road Built for the Over 60's

Portershill Drive was constructed with retirement in mind and is situated in a most convenient location just off Tanworth Lane, close to the junction with the main A34 Stratford Road.

Across the main Stratford Road one will find Sainsbury's supermarket and a pedestrian walkway leads from there into the Retail Park with it's vast array of superstores. At the junction of Tanworth Lane and Shakespeare Drive is a small parade of local shops with a chemist and convenience store, and the shopping facilities extend north along the A34 Stratford Road into the town centre of Shirley, where there is a wide and comprehensive range of shops and choice of restaurants, community centre and park. Frequent bus services operate along the Stratford Road into Birmingham City Centre and its outlying suburbs, or alternatively into the town centre of Solihull where once again there is an excellent choice of shopping facilities. Shirley has its own railway station situated in nearby Haslucks Green Road.

The residents of Portershill Drive enjoy an exceptional level of communal facilities including resident development manager, Careline system, full on-site laundry facilities, a community lounge, a range of social activities and en-suite guest accommodation. There is an age restriction that all residents who occupy the properties have to be ove the age of 55.

An ideal location therefore for this excellent bungalow which is set back from the roadside behind a lawned foregarden with paved pathway that leads to a double glazed front door which opens to the

Reception Hallway - Having cloaks storage cupboard, ceiling light point and door opening to the

Lounge Diner - 5.56m x 3.10m (18'3" x 10'2") - Having UPVC double glazed window to the front, two ceiling light points, night storage heater, feature fireplace and doors opening to the inner hallway and kitchen

Kitchen - 3.20m max x 2.77m max (10'6" max x 9'1" max) - Having UPVC double glazed door and window to the side, ceiling light point, wall and base mounted storage units with work surfaces over having inset sink and drainer, electric cooker point, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and full height appliance space

Inner Hallway - Having ceiling light point and doors off to two bedrooms, shower room and airing cupboard

Bedroom One - 3.28m x 3.10m (10'9" x 10'2") - Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, ceiling light point and night storage heater

Bedroom Two - 2.77m x 2.26m (9'1" x 7'5") - Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, ceiling light point and night storage heater

Shower Room - Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, ceiling light point, electric fan heater, electric heated towel rail, shower recess with electric shower and floor drain, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level WC

Outside -

Garden Area - To the rear of the property is a paved and gravel area with lawn beyond and a garden shed. The gardens are maintained within the annual service charge but are laid out to give the feeling of independent gardens

Covered Side Access - Being paved and shared between the numbers 28 & 30

From our Shirley Office proceed straight over the A34 Stratford Road into School Road. At the T junction bear left to adjoin Bills Lane. Take the second left turn into Queens Avenue. Proceed to the island turning left onto Shakespeare Drive. Take first right into Hathaway Road, second left into Woodlands Lane. Proceed to the T junction bearing left to adjoin Tanworth Lane, taking first right into Portershill Drive. Follow the cul-de-sac around to the bottom where the property where the property can be found on the right hand side.

We are advised that the property is leasehold with approximately 62 years remaining on the lease with an annual ground rent of £75 but as yet we have not been able to verify this.

Occupiers also have the use of communal lounge area on the development and we understand there is a bedroom available to hire for guests by prior appointment.

There is a full time on site development manager, and a call facility 24 hours per day. Maintenance and upkeep of grounds, insurance of buildings is covered under a maintenance charge. (A full breakdown of these facilities will be made available to the purchaser).

We are advised by the vendor that the current service charge is £2916 per annum but this is not confirmed and any interested party is advised to seek confirmation of this via their own legal representative.

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services so cannot verify that they are connected, in working order or fit for the purpose. The agent has not checked legal documents to verify the Freehold/Leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their own solicitor or surveyor.

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Reference: 37050_30078361

Contact Agent

Melvyn Danes
Tel: 0121 744 2801