Charles Church - Oakhurst Village, B90
New homes in Shirley, just 10 miles south of Birmingham
Set in the ideally situated town of Shirley is Oakhurst Village, with its collection of three and four-bedroom homes. Just a couple of miles from vibrant Solihull, and with speedy transport links into the centre of Birmingham, it's a great location for first time buyers and young professionals to optimise lifestyles for work and leisure.
There are great opportunities to stay active in the local area – Oakhurst Village is within walking distance of a number of gyms including David Lloyd and The Village Health and Wellness Club. There's also a well-equipped park with an outdoor gym, range of sports pitches, and children's play area. Enjoy beautiful surroundings at one of the nearby country parks, such as Brueton Park Lake, Blythe Valley and Lickey Hills, or head to the historic towns of Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and Leamington Spa for great days out.
There's an abundance of schools in the local area. Shirley Heath, Hasluck's Green, Peterbrook, Sharman's Cross and Woodlands are all local primary and infant schools that serve pupils in the Shirley area. For secondary education, Light Hall School is in Shirley itself, or further afield Tudor Grange Academy, Alderbrook School, and St Peter's School in Solihull are within catchment areas that cover parts of Shirley. For post-GCSE education, Solihull and Solihull College has a variety of courses and is a great choice for education up to A-Levels.
Shirley has a fantastic choice of retailers, eateries and pubs to suit all tastes, along with supermarkets including a Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Aldi, Iceland and Tesco Extra superstore. There's a newly-opened Costa Coffee less than two minutes from the development, or you could enjoy afternoon tea in the elegant Laura Ashley Tea Rooms of the Regency Hotel. A couple of miles away, Solihull is home to a large range of shops including John Lewis, Waitrose, many high street fashion brands, and a number of trendy bars – Greens Cocktail Lounge, Slug & Lettuce and O'Neill's are to name just a few.
Oakhurst Village is in a great location for commuters, whether you prefer to travel by road or rail. The M42 and M40 are both a few minutes away, providing easy access to the Midlands region and beyond. Meanwhile the train station (within walking distance of the development) runs more than 50 speedy services to Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill. Shirley is also served by several bus routes, and for travel further afield Birmingham International Airport is just a 15-minute drive from Oakhurst Village.