Viscount House, 9 Viscount Drive, Castle Vale, Birmingham, B35 7JZ

Freehold Former Children's Home in Castle Vale

Guide price*


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Sold for £410,000

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Auction details:

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Freehold Two Storey Former Children's Home

Property Description

A purpose built two storey former children's home, standing back from the road behind a foregarden with some off-road parking and overlooking a park and play area.


Ground Floor: Porch, Hall, Reception Office, Disabled and Staff WCs, Garden Room, Five Store Rooms, Fitted Kitchen, Lounge, Dining Room, Second Kitchen, Hallway, Laundry Room, Boiler Room, Office and Bedroom.
First Floor: Landing, Nine Bedrooms with En-Suite Wet Rooms and WCs. Kitchenette, Tank Room, Four Store Cupboards, Bathroom with Shower/WC, Sluice Room.
Outside: Front & Rear Gardens with Off-Road Parking for some Seven Vehicles, Side Driveway, Two Brick Stores.
The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating and the majority of windows are double glazed.

Energy Performance Rating

See legal pack.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Site Area

The site extends to some 878 sq.m. (1,050 sq.yds) or thereabouts.


The property may be suitable for continuance of its existing use or a number of alternative uses including that of residential conversion into two/three residential dwellings, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Auctioneer's Note

Please note no offers will be considered prior or post the Auction Sale.
The property will be sold on the understanding that the 10% deposit must be paid by a Banker's Draft made payable to Bond Wolfe Auctions. No other means of payment will be accepted and failure to do so will result in the property being re-offered for sale.
In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay the Council's professional fees of £1,750.
In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay the Auctioneer's fees as stated within the legal pack.


Viscount House, 9 Viscount Drive, Castle Vale, Birmingham B35 7JZ
Please note the following dates and times are block viewings for the allocated time slots only and you DO NOT need to book.
Tuesday 18th Jun 2019 12:00-12:15
Thursday 20th Jun 2019 12:00-12:15
Tuesday 25th Jun 2019 12:00-12:15
Thursday 27th Jun 2019 12:00-12:15
Monday 1st Jul 2019 12:00-12:15

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Any additional costs excluding the administration fee will be listed in the Special Conditions within the legal pack and these costs will be payable on completion. The legal pack has been prepared by the seller’s solicitor(s), who are responsible for its contents and disclosing all know information. It is available to download free of charge under the ‘lot information’, and you take responsibility for reading and understanding the legal pack and are bound by all the contents. Any stamp duty and/or government taxes are not included within the Special Conditions within the legal pack and all potential buyers must make their own investigations.

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