The Cube, Wharfside St, Birmingham B1
•Contemporary Studio Apartment
•Decorated To High Standard
•24 Hour Concierge
•Fitted Kitchen Area
•Sought-After City Centre Location
•125 Year Lease
Soaring high above the Birmingham skyline, The Cube has become one of the most iconic landmarks in the city and a much sought-after address. The 25-storey mixed use development is the epitome of city life, with its mix of office space, residential apartments, a hotel and the Marco Pierre White steakhouse offering stunning skyline views and a spectacular menu. Designed by architect Ken Shuttleworth of Make Architects, The Cube was opened in 2010 and forms the final phase of the Mailbox complex.
Located on the 17th floor of The Cube, this Studio Apartment is decorated to a high standard, with a modern finish. The open-plan layout comprises of the main living area with bedroom space to the rear. An alcove in the living area lends itself perfectly to desk space with an adjoining built-in cupboard giving ample storage. Floor to ceiling patio-style doors open out to a Courtyard-facing balcony – perfect for unwinding with a glass of wine after a long day, as the city buzzes below.
The property has a 24-hour Concierge service and is a secure building with CCTV throughout. With its secure underground car park, there is also an option to lease a parking space if required.
Located on the East side of The Cube, this apartment is only available for owner occupied buyers, as no Buy To Let landlords are permitted on this side of the complex.
With its proliferation of restaurants and bars, you’ll never be short of places to while away your free time. Soak up the atmosphere of the historic canal-side Gas Street Basin which leads to Broad Street, Brindley Place, the ICC and the Utilita Arena Birmingham (formerly the NIA).
Birmingham is fast becoming a hub of exciting restaurants covering all global cuisines. A short 15-minute walk from The Cube and you’ll find yourself at Opheem, owned by Michelin-starred Chef Patron Aktar Islam. Or maybe you want to impress at The Ivy after checking out Birmingham’s new destination venue The Grand Hotel – again, both of which are within a 15-minute walk of The Cube.
If shopping is your thing, Birmingham caters for all tastes and price-points, from the high-end Harvey Nichols and designer boutiques in The Mailbox to the Bullring and Grand Central with household-named high street stores.
Birmingham’s transport system is currently undergoing improvement works, with the emphasis on using public transport where possible. Its tram system serves Birmingham Library to Wolverhampton. For traveling further afield, New Street Station is just a 10-minute walk, with regular services to most of the UK. Birmingham Airport and the NEC are approximately 15 minutes from New Street Station.
Service Charge - £2,335.00 per annum
Ground Rent - £350.00 per annum
On the market for £160,000 Leasehold, we highly recommend early viewing of this apartment to appreciate all that it has to offer. Please contact Barrows & Forrester on 0121 296 2600 to arrange your appointment.
Right in the heart of the action - what better place to live than Birmingham City Centre?
Not only will you have full access to the city and everything that it has to offer, but you’ll be able to make the most of being able to work, live and play all in one place too. The heart of business and leisure with the transformed Birmingham New Street station and The Bullring shopping centre, Birmingham really does offer the ultimate city centre lifestyle, with a host of fantastic apartments, townhouses and penthouses on offer to suit your needs. Plus if you fancy living close to the buzzing Jewellery Quarter or trendy Digbeth, you’ll have easy access to both too!
You’ll be spoilt for choice with transport options in Birmingham City Centre.
By road, the M6, M5 and M40 motorways provide easy access to London, Manchester, Liverpool and the South West, making the city the perfect central base. Plus the city also has a host of excellent rail links via New Street, Moor Street, Snow Hill stations, and commuters will also be pleased to know that HS2 is set to make reaching the capital easier than ever.
And don’t forget about the handy Metro system, which also has extension plans, and Digbeth coach station too!
Across the B1 and B6 postcodes, Birmingham is home to a range of schools, from primaries to academies and some of the country’s top rated independents. Some of the city centre’s best include: St Thomas C of E Academy, Birmingham Ormiston Academy and Central Academy.
Love food and dining out? Then Birmingham City Centre really is the location for you! In this buzzing, vibrant community you have plenty of fantastic options quite literally on your doorstep. From Colmore Row (the business district with up-market bars and restaurants such as The Alchemist), to The Mailbox (home to several luxury chains such as Aluna with its mesmerizing cocktails) and China Town (the best place to get authentic Chinese food in the whole city), there really is something for everyone.
The city centre is also home to five Michelin Star restaurants (including Adam’s with its carefully selected tasting menus), has a thriving independent food scene (Marmalade on Broad Street is one of our favourites for lunch) and is also a haven for shoppers. Well when you have The Bullring and the New Street station Grand Central shops on your doorstep, it would be rude not to browse every now and then!
One of the main benefits of living in Birmingham City Centre is that it is really pedestrianised, which means getting out and enjoying all of its public spaces is a total breeze. And there is certainly plenty to see – from Cathedral Square, to Colmore Row, Victoria Square and the Education Quarter, you’ll be able to take in the architecture and history of the city at your own pace. Plus don’t forget about the picturesque canals throughout the City Centre too – we think they make the perfect place to take a stroll after a hard day at work!
There are plenty of options to keep you entertained in Birmingham City Centre – and getting bored is pretty impossible! Brindley Place in the business district not only has plenty of bars and restaurants, but is also home to the Sea Life Centre and the National Indoor Arena. If you love seeing big name acts live, this is certainly the place to go! Plus you’ll also find The Electric Cinema (the UK’s oldest working cinema), Hippodrome, ICC, Town Hall and Repertory Theatre in the city too – when it comes to culture, Birmingham really does have it all!