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Short drive to Solihull

Fore … calling all golfers to the next SDL Bigwood auction on Thursday, September 5, at Villa Park.

That’s because Fairway House, 195 St Bernards Road, Solihull, adjacent to Robin Hood Golf Club, is coming under the hammer.

The six-bedroom detached is one of a number of substantial family properties which feature prominently among the 109 lots.

The sale includes nine put up by local authorities – one for Birmingham, six for Walsall and two for Wolverhampton – no less than 13 pubs, nine residential investments, six commercial investments, one freehold ground rent, and a host of houses and flats.

Fairway House is situated in a particularly popular area and has a guide price of £495,000-£525,000.

It is on the junction of St Bernards Road and the golf club entrance.

The property stands back from the road behind a mature foregarden with driveway parking for several cars.

Accommodation takes in a reception room with sliding patio doors to the rear garden, dining room, and breakfast kitchen. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and toilet, and there is also a family bathroom and WC with shower. Outside there is a double side garage and further side car port.

Jonathan Hackett, partner and head of auctions for SDL Bigwood, said: “It is fair to say that the property generally is in need of improvement works throughout, although the gas fired central heating system has recently been replaced and the majority of the windows are UPVC double glazed.

“It is in a great location, has enormous potential and the keen golfer can more or less step out of the door and on to the course.”

White Lodge, 64 Albert Road, Wolverhampton, has eight bedrooms. The detached dormer bungalow has a guide price of £140,000-£150,000. 43 Parkfield Road, Wolverhampton, has six bedrooms. Described as a property with development potential, the freehold detached has a guide of £95,000-£105,000. 169 Cole Valley Road, Hall Green, is also a six bedroom detached. It has a guide of £225,000-£250,000. 88 Holly Lane, Smethwick, detached with six bedrooms, has a guide of £300,000 to £325,000.

64 Hawthorn Road, Kingstanding, has four bedrooms. The extended semi-detached has an asking price of £98,000-£104,000.

There are rural opportunities for the countryside lover.

Mary Way Cottage, 6 St Mary’s Lane, Much Wenlock, has a guide price of £135,000-£150,000 albeit the three bedroom home is in need of refurbishment throughout. 5 Wolverton Road, Snitterfield, is a mid terraced cottage with a price of £114,000-£118,000. It is in a sought-after Warwickshire village.

And then there are a host of properties with low guides to them.

As a selection bargain hunters might want to look at 22 Orslow Walk, Wednesfield, a four bedroom linked end terrace with a guide price of £39,000-£44,000; 65 and 67 Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, mid and end terrace cottages, both with a guide price of £85,000-£95,000; and 32 Penryn Road, Walsall, a three bedroom detached, in excess of £150,000.

Other three bedrooms looking for a new home are 34 Canterbury Road, Penn, Wolverhampton, £105,000-£110,000; 264 All Saints Road, Wolverhampton,

£24,000-£28,000; 297 Queslett Road, Great Barr, in excess of £50,000; 193 Gibbins Road, Selly Oak, £79,000-£87,000; 259 Coleshill Heath Road, Marston Green, a bungalow with potential for additional development, £250,000; 131 Senneleys Park Road, Northfield, in excess of £135,000; 405 Chester Road, Wylde Green, price £140,000-£150,000; and 207Aldershaw Road, South Yardley, £90,000-£95,000.

Other attractive properties are 29 Belle Walk, Moseley, a vacant freehold four bedroom semi-detached, £200,000-£250,000, and 40 Rivendell Court, 1051 Stratford Road, Hall Green, a second floor retirement apartment, £35,000-£40,000.

The auction takes place at the Holte Suite at Villa Park with an 11am start.