Aven House, Birchills Street, Walsall, WS2 8NG

A substantial detached period property, which has been converted into 25 accommodation units in Walsall

Guide price*


Plus fees

Sold prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount

Lot 40 Land/Development Residential Vacant
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Auction details:

Thursday 14th December 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Substantial Vacant Freehold Detached Period Property, which has been converted into 25 accommodation units with various further communal areas. The property may be suitable for redevelopment subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Property Description

A substantial detached period building which comprises of 25 individual flats/bedsitting rooms and various communal areas, which was formerly used as a women's refuge. The property is set well back from the road behind electric wrought iron gates, and sits behind St Andrew's Parish Church off Birchills Street. It is situated within a mixed-use area of commercial and residential units and there are local amenities within walking distance. The property has good access to Walsall Town Centre and good transportation routes to surrounding districts.


Ground Floor: Communal Entrance, Two Offices, Staff Comms Room/Reception Office, Staff Break Room, Three Stores, Two Communal Kitchens, Two Communal Dining Rooms, Kitchenette, Two Communal Reception Rooms/Lounges, Two Laundry Rooms, Playroom/Nursery, Utility Room, Boiler Room, Three Bedsitting Rooms with ensuite Wet Room/WC's, Bedsitting Room with wash hand basin, Staff Flat with Ensuite Bathroom/WC and Kitchen, Two Communal WC's.

First Floor: (Accessed via Staircase 1) Communal Landing, Two Store Rooms, Seven Bedsitting Rooms with Wash Hand Basins, Staff Flat with Ensuite Bathroom/WC and Kitchen, Two Communal Bathrooms/WC (one with separate shower cubicle).
(Accessed Via Staircase 2) Communal Landing, Store, 9 Bedsitting Rooms with Ensuite Wet Room/WC's.

Second Floor: Communal Landing, Store, Three Bedsitting Rooms with wash hand basins, Communal Bathroom/WC, Communal WC.

Outside: Off Road Gated Parking, Communal Gardens, Playground and Separate Day Care/Nursery Block with Various Rooms.

The property benefits from having a gas fired central heating system, an intercom door entry system, fire doors, smoke alarms, emergency lighting, an elevator lift system that services each floor and UPVC double glazing.

Energy Performance Rating

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Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Auctioneer's Note

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.


See viewing schedule.
Wednesday 29th Nov 2023 12:45-13:00
Monday 4th Dec 2023 12:15-12:30
Wednesday 6th Dec 2023 12:45-13:00
Monday 11th Dec 2023 12:15-12:30

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