The Birches
Spring Lane, Erdington, B24 9BW
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One of Birmingham’s most noted historic buildings, Rookery House is soon to become home to 15 unique apartments, overlooking Rookery Park. 

Originally built in the 1730’s, this beautiful period house was home to William Wilberforce a well-known anti-slavery campaigner and turn to Richard Spooner, Birmingham’s first Tory Member of Parliament. 

The grade II listed building will also include a cafe and community space along with an Italian sunken garden. 

Alongside Rookery House, overlooking the park is a collection of new homes at The Birches. Here you’ll find 3 and 4 bedroom detached and semi detached homes, built to the highest standards. Each with a private garden and flexible living space, with a choice of finishes to suit your style.

Erdington has good commuter links into the city via train and bus. Close by is Erdington High Street with shops, leisure and other amenities including a leisure centre with pool and gym.

Our First Home Plan

When its your first home, every little thing matters and once you know where you want to live, you want to ensure it’s the right home at a price you can afford. Our First Home Plan is designed to create a great feeling of achievement from the day you choose your home.

 

Make it yours

Our First Home Plan is availble on our Rookery House apartments and our Ferndale house type and includes:

  • A choice of Swoon furniture from a selected range
  • British designed and manufactured kitchen with stylish contemporary finishes
  • Kitchen complete with fridge freezer, dishwasher*, oven, hob, extractor hood
  • Your choice of flooring throughout your home
  • Master bedroom with built in wardrobes
  • Bathrooms with contemporary white sanitary ware and quality tiling
  • A 10 year warranty for added peace of mind
  • Energy efficient for lower energy bills
  • £1,000 towards your legal fees
  • £250 fee for our recommended IFA to arrange your mortgage
  • No stamp duty to pay

*selected plots

 

Find out more about our First Home Plan

Location

On the outskirts of Birmingham, just three miles from Royal Sutton Coldfield and the beautiful Staffordshire countryside, lies Erdington, a wonderfully-connected location dating back to Anglo Saxon times. With a distinctive retail centre and Grade II-listed Edwardian redbrick library, it maintains a real sense of identity while providing easy access to all the Second City has to offer.

For retail fans, Birmingham’s Bullring and Grand Central are home to Selfridges and John Lewis, along with a host of flagship high street stores, while The Mailbox offers a range of designer and high-end goods in its boutiques and Harvey Nicholls store.  The city’s foodie scene has come on a pace over recent years, offering everything from Michelin-starred restaurants to artisan cafes and high street chains. Nearly every kind of world cuisine is catered for including, of course, the famous ‘balti’ curry, developed in the city.

Arts fans can make the most of world-class music, theatre and dance performances - including the CBSO and Birmingham Royal Ballet - while the nearby Star City development offers family fun in the guise of ice-skating, bowling, mini golf and a 25-screen cinema. 

Two professional football clubs, a Test cricket ground, international athletics stadium and Olympic-sized swimming pool mean there is plenty to keep sports fans entertained and, with the Commonwealth Games due to arrive in the city in 2022, there’s sure to be more to come.

The Birches is set to become a welcome addition to the local community, offering much-needed 3 and 4-bedroom houses, perfect for commuters. With a choice of good State, Grammar and Independent schools, it is an increasingly popular location for growing families while its easy access to an enviable range of employment and leisure opportunities make it an attractive option for young professionals too.


Plot 42 Available
Apartment
1 Bedrooms
£139,950

One bedroom ground floor apartment within Rookery House at The Birches. Built in the 1730’s, this beautiful period house was once home to William Wilberforce - a well-known anti-slavery campaigner. The grade II listed building now comprises 15 apartments, a café, community space and an Italian sunken garden surrounded by Rookery Park.

First Home Plan available
Plot 42
Plot 43 Available
Apartment
1 Bedrooms
£123,000

One bedroom ground floor apartment within Rookery House at The Birches. Built in the 1730’s, this beautiful period house was once home to William Wilberforce - a well-known anti-slavery campaigner. The grade II listed building now comprises 15 apartments, a café, community space and an Italian sunken garden surrounded by Rookery Park.

First Home Plan available
Plot 43
Plot 45 Available
Apartment
1 Bedrooms
£107,500

One bedroom ground floor apartment within Rookery House at The Birches. Built in the 1730’s, this beautiful period house was once home to William Wilberforce - a well-known anti-slavery campaigner. The grade II listed building now comprises 15 apartments, a café, community space and an Italian sunken garden surrounded by Rookery Park.

First Home Plan available
Plot 46 Available
Apartment
1 Bedrooms
£117,500

One bedroom first floor apartment within Rookery House at The Birches - one of Birmingham’s most noted historic buildings, overlooking Rookery Park. The grade II listed building now comprises 15 apartments, a café, community space and an Italian sunken garden surrounded by Rookery Park.

First Home Plan available
Plot 46
Plot 48 Available
Apartment
2 Bedrooms
£142,500

Two bedroom first floor apartment within Rookery House at The Birches. Built in the 1730’s, this beautiful period house was once home to William Wilberforce - a well-known anti-slavery campaigner. The grade II listed building now comprises 15 apartments, a café, community space and an Italian sunken garden surrounded by Rookery Park.

First Home Plan available
Plot 48
Plot 1 - Ferndale Available
Detached
3 Bedrooms
£255,000

The Ferndale features generously-sized rooms both upstairs and downstairs. The living room is a comfortable retreat. The master bedroom comes with fitted wardrobes and en suite.

First Home Plan available
Plot 1 - Ferndale
Plot 6 - Carlton Available
Semi-detached
3 Bedrooms
£240,000

A three bedroom home, with a en suite shower room attached to the master bedroom, the Carlton is the perfect home for a growing family.

Plot 6 - Carlton
Plot 21 - Dendale Available
Detached
3 Bedrooms
£259,950

The versatile and stylish Dendale has space and practicality in abundance. Both upstairs and downstairs feature thoughtful touches, exquisite finishes and generously-sized rooms.

Plot 21 - Dendale
Plot 26 - Ferndale Available
Detached
3 Bedrooms
£255,000

The Ferndale features generously-sized rooms both upstairs and downstairs. The living room is a comfortable retreat. The master bedroom comes with fitted wardrobes and en suite.

First Home Plan available
Plot 26 - Ferndale
Plot 34 - Whittington Available
Detached
4 Bedrooms
£320,000

A stunning four-bedroom home with a driveway for up to two cars and a separate single garage makes this properly a superb family home.

Plot 34 - Whittington
Plot 35 - Boston Available
Detached
3 Bedrooms
£271,950

Two generously sized living spaces include a dual aspect living room and a large open-plan kitchen dining room. Upstairs you’ll find a family bathroom and three bedrooms, including the en suite master bedroom.

Plot 35 - Boston