Edgbaston is famed for its large period properties , built for the industrialists and business owners who wanted to enjoy their wealth and escape the city fug that their factories created.
Any new builds need to be in keeping to be as attractive to buyers as the houses already available in the leafy suburb are.
The Lordswood Garden development by David Wilson in Bernard Road, which is on the borders of Edgbaston and Harborne, offers homes of substance.
It is made up of three, four, five and six-bedroom homes, ideal for growing families and those needing more space.
For sale through Cottons are two large detached houses. Both are in The Emerson style, though one has four bedrooms while the other has five. The four-bedroom detached is 1798sq ft in size.
It has a hallway, lounge, dining room, luxury modern kitchen diner with integrated appliances , utility room and downstairs toilet.
Upstairs there are four double bedrooms. The master is 22’ 7” max x 16’ 7” with an en suite shower room. There is also a first floor bathroom,
The house has an integral garage and gardens.
The Emerson five Bedroom detached home offers 1797sq ft of space. It includes a hallway, dual aspect 21’7” long sitting room, dining room, luxury modern kitchen diner with integrated appliances, utility room and downstairs toilet.
The five bedrooms are arranged over two storeys. The master over has a bedroom area, dressing room and an en suite shower room.
There are four more double rooms, a first floor bathroom and second floor shower room.
Outside is a detached double garage and gardens.
The city centre is just two miles away. Lordswood Gardens is convenient for the many good schools in the area and for those who want to live close to the University of Birmingham, Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Botanical Gardens .
TEL: 0121 247 4747
GUIDE PRICE: £440,000/£450,000