A striking period property on Soho Hill in Birmingham is set to be sold by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

A local landmark in the Hockley area, the Soho Hill Centre is a former NHS day care unit.

Now closed, it is being offered up for auction at the next CPBigwood sale in the Holte Suite of Aston Villa Football Club on February 25.

The imposing property has a guide price of £245,000-£295,000.

It is a three-storey complex with a guest house/annexe in the grounds, it’s size suggesting a variety of ways to develop it.

Inside are an array of rooms and offices which have had different uses, including for gym, games/pool, music and art. The annexe has a hall, four rooms and a kitchen on two floors. There is also plenty of off-road parking.

Gurpreet Bassi, CPBigwood associate partner, said: “It is a property with cachet. It makes a statement. It is in an historic part of Birmingham and was clearly built to last.

“With some tender loving care it will hopefully be with us for a long time to come. It offers a great development opportunity for someone with vision.”

For details or an auction brochure, contact 0121 233 0500 or look up www.cpbigwood.com