Mr Clarke thinks :
The renovations are great and we can move straight in.
Iris Drive is a perfectly proportioned home nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac minutes from Kings Heath, Moseley and Birmingham. The property has been expertly renovated to create a spacious, light and modern home. Re-modelled in 2014, this home has a stylish new kitchen/dining room, large living room with space for a dining table, lots of storage, two double bedrooms and a lovely bathroom. New double glazing was added and luxury flooring were added throughout the home. There is off-street parking and the garden was re-landscaped to create a perfect family or entertain outdoor space. We love the size and shape of every room, which are spacious and have a good function. The house has no wasted space and feels roomy when you need it to be but when you want it has a real cosiness and intimate feel.
The location is one of the stand out features of the property. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac with the privacy and peaceful out look of greenery you wouldn’t believe you are a 10-minute drive from Birmingham City centre. The peaceful location, in a usually busy and built up area, makes the house ideal for a professional couple who want to have a sociable and relaxing space that suits busy and exciting lives, a family who want a safe place to bring up children or downsizers looking for a home within a friendly community. The kitchen is undoubtedly the beating heart of this home. It was fully refurbished space is a classic, shaker style kitchen with a modern twist. The solid oak work tops are stunning to look at and provide amazing working space for the budding master chef. The fitted, designer Zanussi and AEG appliances are immaculate. The kitchen gets great sunlight all day and has calming views of the back garden.
The living room/ dining area is a spacious room that can be subtly divided into a sitting area and a dining area. It is flexible space, which can be furnished to provide new owners with whatever they need.
Mrs Clarke loves :
The locations is lovely and the home has been beautifully renovated.
Upstairs you find two large bedrooms and a big bathroom. The master bedroom has views over the back garden and is peaceful and quiet. It is of a good size with large built in storage. The second bedroom has space for a double bed and storage. Ideal for a dressing room or office if not being used as a bedroom. The bathroom is neat and neutral with a shower over a bath giving options for a speedy morning wash or a long relaxing soak in the evenings.
The garden has been landscaped with beds on either side, a veg patch, shed with sweet smelling jasmine climbing the walls and a nice seating patio. Walk out the kitchen door and the garden can be used for barbecues, playing or getting green fingered.
- Style : Modern, stylish and spacious.
- Three words : Perfectly. Proportioned. Property.
Our favourite part
The result of the renovations is a large, light and modern home. We love it.
The best thing about Kings Heath is all the lovely green open spaces.
What’s going for it? Kings Heath is the promised land. Indeed, before we all got aspirations about individual fulfilment through things other than a daily commute to nine-to-five jobs, suburbs such as this supplied everything most of us could dream of. The loveliest homes: late Victorian or 1920s, all period details and roomy rooms. The streets are broad and bursting with juicy trees. There are parks for toddlers and terriers to run wild: one, Kings Heath, all tea rooms and municipal borders; the other, Highbury, rambling and raggedy. Golf course? Of course. Good schools. The High Street is just the right side of humdrum. But Kings Heath has a wild side, too. A touch of bohemia is drifting in from Moseley. Da Heath is gathering a scene, since Laura Mvula waxed lyrical about her hometown in Green Garden. The magnificent Hare & Hounds has long let commuters unleash their inner mosh. But the flat whites are here. Before you know it, there’ll be craft beer and everything. Wonderful.
Well connected? The nearest train station is a 15-minute walk away in Bournville, with several trains an hour to New Street (15 or so mins). You won’t want for buses. By car, you can reach the city centre in 15 mins (er, without traffic), the M42 in 15 mins and the M5 or Birmingham Airport in 20.
Schools are top notch. Primaries: St Dunstan’s Catholic, Billesley, Kings Heath and Wheelers Lane are good, says Ofsted, with Woodthorpe Junior outstanding. Secondaries: Kings Heath Boys and Swanshurst (girls, mixed sixth form) are good. Queensbridge, with Wheelers Lane Technology College, King Edward VI Camp Hill boys and Girls outstanding.
We nipped into The Lounge to chat to some lovely locals... A fantastic, newly created Village Square hosts the monthly Brum Yum Yum street food fair and farmers’ market. The shopping centre is flourishing with quirky independent shops and cafes.
Flat whites, Yummy Mummies and Craft beer. This is the hippest place in Brum.
- Closest village/town: Moseley
- Post Office: 1
- Stores: There's a butchers, a bakers and we wouldn't be surprised if there was a candle stick makers!
- Supermarket: Asda is on the High Street
- Pubs: The Hare & Hounds is awesome
- Walks: Kings Heath Park is a great place to walk the labradoodle
- NO CHAIN
- LIVING ROOM -- 17'8 x 9'9 (5.38m x 2.97m ) min 12'0 (3.66m) beyond staircase. Double glazed wooden window to the front, radiator, laminate floor covering, stairs rising to first floor, door to under stairs storage cupboard and door to:
- KITCHEN -- 12'0 x 10'7 (3.66m x 3.23m)
- BEDROOM ONE -- 12'2 x 11'0 (3.71m x 3.35m)
- BEDROOM TWO -- 10'4 x 12'3 (3.15m x 3.73m )
- BATHROOM -- 6'8 x 5'6 (2.03m x 1.68m)
- REAR GARDEN
- TENURE -- Freehold
- EPC -- C
- Postcode -- B14 5AG