Downing Close, Knowle, Solihull

£160,000 SSTC


The Cedars is a well regarded and most sought after development for the over 58s conveniently situated midway between Knowle and Dorridge. The development enjoys a wide and impressive frontage to Station Road and stands on the corner of Downing Close which provides access to the medical and dental practices at the rear. The development also has a part time visiting manager. A bus stop outside on Station Road links Knowle with Dorridge and also Solihull. Apartment 19 enjoys a first floor position overlooking the front and has a large double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and a second bedroom and dining room both having pleasant views to the front. The accommodation is double glazed, has Economy 7 storage heating, a modern kitchen with integrated/fitted appliances and a large shower room. Viewing is recommended. Both Knowle and Dorridge provide local amenities with Knowle well known for its High Street of many period and character buildings, Dorridge having a small village square, a Sainsbury's store and a railway station linking Birmingham Snow Hill with London Marylebone. Open greenbelt countryside lies within just half a mile whilst Solihull town centre is within four miles and provides further and more comprehensive facilities. The accommodation comprises :-


with security intercom system, stairs and lift to the first floor and flat 19.


with storage heater, loft access and double doors to a useful cloaks cupboard with shelving, hanging and storage internally.


4.02m (13' 2") x 3.72m (12' 2")

having a window enjoying a pleasant outlook to the front, storage heater, an Adam style fire surround with raised marble conglomerate hearth and inset, an electric fire and double doors to the


2.18m (7' 2") x 2.78m (9' 1")

having a range of cream fronted light oak edged kitchen units with wall mounted storage cupboards, corner display shelving, inset Neff microwave, matching base units, drawers, roll edged worksurfaces illuminated by concealed lighting with complementary tiling, sink, bowl and drainer with mixer tap, Neff four ring electric hob with filter fan above, built-in Neff oven and grill and integrated washing machine and fridge/freezer, extractor, downlighters and window to the side.


2.91m (9' 7") x 2.70m (8' 10")

double doors from the living room open to this useful room which has a variety of potential uses with access from the reception hall and a window enjoying a pleasant outlook to the front.


3.90m (12' 10") x 2.82m (9' 3")

a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe units to one elevation, storage heater and a window enjoying a pleasant outlook to the front.


1.83m (6' 0") x 2.21m (7' 3")

having three quarter height tiling, walk-in shower cubicle with glazed shower screen and Triton shower, hand basin, wc, mirrored cosmetic cupboard, Dimplex slimline heater and extractor fan.


housing the hot water tank.


The Cedars stands on the corner of Station Road and Downing Close with wrought iron railings, well maintained and established gardens and parking to the rear with overflow visitor parking in the adjacent spinney.


The Vendor has confirmed to us that the property is Leasehold with an original 99 year lease dated 01 April 1990. The new owner of the property will become a shareholder in the Station Road (Knowle) Management Ltd holding company which owns the Freehold of the development.


The current service charge is ?1,884.10 per annum. The total for the year can be paid monthly, quarterly or annual. The grounds, building, internal/communal areas and buildings insurance is the responsible of First Port. The commissioned company is accountable for the quality of service provided to the management company and residents. The service charge includes the provision of a call alarm system which is available in all rooms and also includes the services of an on-site buildings manager who works three days a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) between 10am and 1pm.


The building has a sky/satellite aerial should any occupier wish to purchase a package to connect through this.

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