Edgbaston this summer

Are you local to Edgbaston? Perhaps you are a huge cricket fan and will be visiting to watch the many matches over the summer… 

Edgbaston Stadium is hosting several events this summer with the England teams, the Mens Ashes has already taken place… The next England game is the Women’s Ashes Series – Saturday 1st July T20I, England Women V Australia Women. Edgbaston are also hosting the Mens T20I, England Men v Newzeland on 3rd September 2023. 

Would you like to know more about the area of Edgbaston?

Edgbaston surrounds the majority of the Hagley Road and is bordered by Moseley, Smethwick and Bearwood. Traditionally, Edgbaston was regarded as a very affluent area, popular for its tree lined streets, and leafy views.

Edgbaston Reservoir, used locally for water sports including sailing and rowing, consists of 70 acres of mainly open water. It provides a supply for the Birmingham Canal Navigations. It was created by Thomas Telford in 1827.

Edgbaston is also home to three major public gardens; the well-established Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the hidden gem that is the University of Birmingham Winterbourne House and Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens.

Situated within the borders of the area is the only Grade I listed domestic building in Birmingham; 21 Yateley Road. The property was designed by Herbert Tudor Buckland. Edgbaston Hall – a Grade II listed country hall, can also be found nearby. It is currently utilised by the Edgbaston Golf Club.

Edgbaston is also an area of historical literary interest as J. R. R. Tolkien lived here while a teenager. It is said that the two towers of Edgbaston – the Waterworks Tower, and Perrott’s Folly, provided the inspiration for the ‘The Two Towers’ featured in his ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy novels.

For propty in the area please follow the link below, 
Properties for sale in Edgbaston, West Midlands (oulsnam.net)

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