The property in Moseley will be auctioned on December 14 and has a guide price* of £750,000+
The property is a large one with fascinating history. It was once used as a Moseley maternity home. Since then, it has been converted into flats. This three-storey building was once used as a center for unmarried mothers.
The Victorian property The Grange at 42 Park Hill was converted long ago into ten separate flats. The property will be auctioned on December 14 and has a guide price* of £750,000+.
The freehold property used to be a center for unmarried mothers. The centre was called the Lahai-Roi Rescue Maternity Home or The Grange Rescue Home at various stages during the 20’s.Th century.
The Grange offered vacant possession on completion of its sale and was considered “suitable for redevelopment”, subject to planning permission.
What are the features of the property?
The property is a detached 3-storey building with parking.
On the ground floor, there is a communal vestibule with hall and a door that leads to a large cellar and then four self contained flats. On the first floor, there is a communal landing that leads to four additional self-contained apartments. There are two more self-contained apartments on the second floor.
The property features gas central heating, intercom entry systems for each flat, fire doors and smoke alarms, emergency lighting, and a lift that serves each floor.
What did the auctioneers think?
Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive at Bond Wolfe said: “This lot has a fascinating history and is likely to be very popular at auction due to its size, style and location in Moseley, one of Birmingham’s most sought after suburbs.”
The Grange is among scores of properties due to appear in Bond Wolfe’s next auction which is due to start at 9am on Wednesday 14 December.
The auction will be livestreamed via Bond Wolfe’s website with remote bidding by proxy, telephone or internet.