Bartley Green Area Guide
Bartley Green is an area of Birmingham, 7 miles from Birmingham City Centre. Bartley Green is famous for its reservoir which covers 46 hectares of land. Bartley Green was first noted in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Berchelai. Then mentioned again in 1657 by its former name along with the information that Bartley Green owned the Weoley Castle Manor. This suburb became more built up after the end of the Second World War in 1945, with a mix of private and council housing being built. House prices have gone up by 6.74% in the last 12 months and 1.85% in the last three months.
Bartley Green Property Market
Bartley Green property prices have gone up 6.74% in the last year and 6% in previous years. The majority of sales in Bartley Green during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £137,569. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £166,375, with flats fetching £68,535. The average asking price in this suburb is £140,582. For more info about the local property market, please contact our estate agents in the Bartley Green area.
Why Bartley Green is a great investment
Bartley Green is a great investment opportunity! Not only are house prices and values on the incline, but there are also talks of a new build estate going their way. The estate will consist of 77 new properties over 5 acres of land. Bartley Green is an area in need of more housing and with family numbers rising, it’s no wonder 71% of buyers or hopeful new tenants are looking for “extra room”. Not only is Bartley Green an ideal family area, it also has a university on its doorstep, Newman University, creating a high student population as well. Get an instant free local property valuation and find out how much your house is worth today using our professional estate agents’ services.
Schools in this area
Schools in this area
- Bartley Green School – Bartley Green School is a co-educational academy with sports and technology college statues for pupils aged 11 – 16. This school has a unit for 55 students with speech and language difficulties including, autism spectrum disorders. This school is rated outstanding by Ofsted.
- St Michaels CE Primary School – St Michaels CE Primary School is a Church Of England Primary school aged 5 – 11.
- Newman University – Newman University is a public university founded in 1968 as Newman College of Higher Education. From 2008 to 2013 it was known as Newman University College, until gaining full university status in 2013. The most popular majors at Newman University include Health Professions Business and Management.
There are multiple bus stops and a train station a Bartley Green. Busses 002 will get you between Merry Hill and Weoley castle. The 18 gets you from Warstock to the heart of Bartley Green and the X22 goes from Birmingham city center back to Bartley Green. Bartley Green train station allows you to travel from Birmingham New Street station to Litchfield Trent Valley station.
What to do in Bartley Green
- Black Horse: Illey Ln, Halesowen B62 0HJ
The Black Horse is located in a rural area ten minutes’ drive from Halesowen, surrounded by farms and rolling countryside. This black and white building dates back to 1872 and has traditional beams and open fires inside. With excellent food and drinks menu, you can choose to dine anywhere in the pub or outside in the garden during the summer months.
- The Royal Oak: Manor Ln, Halesowen B62 8PZ
Located near to the M5 close to Birmingham and Dudley, The Royal Oak is a great place to refuel after a long day exploring Woodgate Valley Country Park, Halesowen Golf Club, or the many attractions to be found in Birmingham City Centre.