About this listing
Pam and Steve welcome you to" your home away from home" in the West Midlands. Your delightful, clean private double bedroom has a cupboard with hangers, a workstation and is equipped with a mirror. You will be provided fresh linen and towels on arrival. The bathroom is shared. You are free to share the lounge and the kitchen and, can help yourself to as much tea and coffee as you like at no extra costs.
The house is in a safe and quiet area with off road car parking. There is a handy corner shop and a few eateries close by including the Broadcafe which serves good English breakfasts under £4 and an Indian Takeaway minutes away. The property is situated less than 30 minutes drive by car from the city centre. The bus stop is a few minutes walk from the house. You can get off right next to Moor Street train stain in Birmingham centre which is 10 minutes walk to New Street/ Snow Hill train stations. The local bus will also stop in front of Digbeth coach station. You can also catch frequent airport buses from the centre. The house itself is less than 40 minutes drive from the airport or the NEC. Please note to get to the University of Birmingham , you will either need to catch a bus and a train or 2 buses.
Birmingham, Britain's second largest city has a lot to offer. From a shopper's paradise(a visit to the Bull Ring is a must!) to interesting museums and architecture, it also boasts plenty of places to dine out and relax. It is a good base to explore Stratford upon Avon. Take a boat trip on the city's cobweb of canals,enjoy a night at the theatre or the concert. Edgbaston is less than 20 minutes away- ideal to watch those cricket matches as you can travel there by one bus straight from home. Try out a Balti, Birmingham's gastronomic speciality and check out the exciting bars and venues. Watch out for those jazz nights in July! And then, there's the famous German market during Christmas, starting late November.
We are a couple who enjoy travelling, meeting people and learning about different cultures. We will respect your privacy if you want a quiet night in. So, don't wait- have a memorable break at ours and we will make it as comfortable as we can to ensure you have a good one. Do check out my other listing in Granada, sunny Spain.
The area is clean, safe and relatively quiet. You are connected to Birmingham city centre by regular bus services. Nearest supermarkets and restaurants are in the High Street which is about 15 minutes by bus but there are local small shops, eateries and take away places minutes away and the Red Lion Pub is about 15-20 minutes walk.
Frequent bus service from 0523 to city centre from local bus stop, Mon-Fri. Check West Midlands bus travels for up to date information on local services and connections.
Other Things to Note
Please note there is a charge for using the washing machine at £3 per wash if you stay under 2 weeks. Pick up and drop off might be possible at an extra cost. Please enquire at the time of booking. We request a check in before 2200 unless your journey is delayed due to some unforeseen circumstance, of course! We are easily accessible to the city centre by bus/car but not located in the centre itself so please check the location to suit your needs before booking. Travelling at peak hours to and fro Birmingham centre could take 50 minutes minimum or longer .
No loud music to be played or hot food to be consumed in your private room.
Strictly no smoking in the house.
Please be considerate if watching TV in the living room at late hours or having loud phone conversations as we leave early to work and work from home too. Shutting your door will help reduce the noise or us disturbing you!
You are welcome at our home but please do not bring your guests into ours and make us feel uncomfortable in saying"no".
We have a small kitchen so please be mindful as -you will have a small shelf to store your stuff.
No outdoor shoes to be worn inside the house.
Please leave the bathroom in a decent condition after use.
Please dispose the plastic, metal and paper waste in the right bins during your stay.
Any breakages to be reported at earliest.
Off road parking is possible but down the road at times.
We love a clean and tidy house so please reciprocate!