A vibrant and welcoming location
Rich in heritage
The 640 hectare Calthorpe Estate in Edgbaston, less than a mile from Birmingham city centre, has been in the same family for over 300 years. Calthorpe Estates is one of the UK’s most forward-thinking progressive property investment and development companies, it has been place-making and sustainably developing the mixed-use estate, to create thriving communities and best places to live and work.
Set within tree-lined avenues with green open spaces, Edgbaston boasts many character buildings. Home to Edgbaston Medical Quarter, with its world-class healthcare and medical facilities, it sit alongside thriving commercial, leisure, lifestyle and residential communities.
A vibrant location
At its heart is Edgbaston Village, with a host of award-winning places to eat, including Michelin starred Simpsons restaurant, The Edgbaston boutique hotel and cocktail lounge, The High Field, Laghi’s Deli and El Borracho de Oro, all complimented by a choice of high end places to shop and relax, including OKA and Neptune home stores.
The niche shops and leisure businesses create a vibrant atmosphere which continues throughout the day, evening and over the weekend. Whilst in the area you can also take advantage of a wide range arts, leisure and sports facilities including Edgbaston Cricket Stadium, Edgbaston Golf Club, Priory Tennis Club, Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Gardens, mac (Midlands Arts Centre), Barber Institute of Fine Arts and Elmhurst Ballet.
A green city
Birmingham has been voted a Top Mercier UK city for quality of life and is the greenest city in the UK, boasting over 570 parks, green open spaces and 6 million trees.
An affordable city
It is a liveable and dynamic city, which is easy to get around and is very affordable in terms of access to healthcare and cost of living. The cost of living is up to 60% lower than London and patient costs can be up to 40% less.
A welcoming city
Birmingham is a welcoming and cosmopolitan city with over 40% been from ethic minorities, of which 21.8% are Muslim.
A desirable city
The region is home to a wide array of shopping including the Bullring, Grand Central and high-end Mailbox, whilst Bicester Village is less than an hour away. Birmingham boasts superb sporting, arts and cultural facilities, internationally recognised sporting venues such as Aston Villa Football Stadium, Birmingham Athletics Stadium, to name but a few. It is complemented by arts and cultural attractions such as the Library of Birmingham, Symphony Hall, the Bramall Concert Hall, Town Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Birmingham Hippodrome theatre whilst Stratford Upon Avon is 45 minutes drive away. Furthermore, the area boasts six Michelin starred restaurants and a cosmopolitan dining scene.