Space adds to house appeal; Character Property.
Its location, within a mile or two of three hospitals, Birmingham University and Bournville and under three miles from the city centre, adds even more to the appeal of the house, on sale with immediate possession at pounds 279,950. (Telephone Laing & Co. on 0121 451 1331)
The four-bedroom, three-storey, sensitively-updated and refurbished house has a new slate roof. A generous extension, currently used as a dining room, overlooks a garden, well screened by high hedges and mature trees. A service pathway between it and number 7, next door, gives alternative garden access.
Tall ceilings with decorative cornices, high windows, picture rails, pine flooring and elegant period fireplaces preserve its period credentials in generously-sized rooms. A rear sitting room French door and a door in the spacious 19ft 3in breakfast kitchen open onto the garden. There is a fitted guest cloakroom and walk-in shower room on the ground floor and a first floor house bathroom.
The top floor bedroom, over 14ft square, has fine views from its roof windows.
Where: Third Avenue, Selly Park
Why?: Space, location Beds: Fo ur
Price: pounds 279, 950
Contact: Laing & Co, 0121 451 1331
Third Avenue has Edwardian character.