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Best areas to buy a house in Selly Oak


If you’re thinking of buying a home in Selly Oak but not sure how much it will cost, then you’ve come to the right place. How much will buying a property in Selly Oak set you back by?

Through our property selling services offered in the area and across the West Midlands, Love Your Postcode has earned a strong reputation in the local market, becoming one of the most in demand estate agents in Selly Oak.

About Selly Oak

Selly Oak is an industrial and residential area in south-west Birmingham, England. The area gives its name to Selly Oak ward and includes the neighbourhoods of Bournbrook, Selly Park, and Ten Acres. As the University of Birmingham is nearby, there are many students in the area.


Just a couple of miles from the city Centre, Selly Oak is located around the A38 (Bristol Road). It’s easy to find by car and very well served by public transport links.

A number of bus routes run along Bristol Road including 61, X62, 63, X64, 143 and 144. Additionally, a number of services cut across the area at Battery Retail Park. These include 11 Outer Circle, 20, 76 and 84.

What’s the average house price in Selly Oak?

Last year most property sales in Selly Oak involved terraced properties which sold for on average £201,752. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £211,641, while flats fetched £136,041.

Selly Oak, with an overall average price of £221,046, was more expensive than nearby Stirchley (£180,719), but was cheaper than Bournville (£250,702) and Selly Park (£263,070).

During the last year, sold prices in Selly Oak were 3% up on the previous year and 13% up on 2015 when the average house price was £194,844, says Rightmove.

Interested to know the current value your property? Try our free online property valuation tool.

The average price for property in Selly Oak stood at £216,701 in May 2018. This is a rise of 2.01% in the last three months (since February 2018) and a rise of 4.21% since 12 months ago. In terms of property types, flats in Selly Oak sold for an average of £126,407 and terraced houses for £205,255. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Best areas to buy a property in Selly Oak

  • Selly Park Road
  • Oakfield Road
  • Greenland Road
  • Bryony Road
  • Bristol Road

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Love Your Postcode Group has become one of Selly Oak’s top estate & lettings agents because of how our group pays attention to each client. With us, you’re guaranteed a trusted partner that employs skilled and experienced staff that anticipates your every need.

If you are unsure what is the best option for you, contact our teams. Call us on 0800 862 0870 or book your free valuation today.

Best areas to buy a house in Selly Oak
By David Price