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1 bedroom bungalow for sale

Kenilworth Drive, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1XB

Under Offer £115,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well Maintained
  • Lounge And Kitchen
  • Sought After Location
  • Retirement Bungalow
  • Semi-Detached
  • One Bedroom And Bathroom

Full description

A semi-detached, retirement bungalow, situated within the popular Prior Park development and occupying an enviable position within walking distance of Ashby de la Zouch town centre. The property benefits from double glazing; gas fired central heating and comprises: entrance hall; lounge; kitchen; one double bedroom and bathroom. Outside: there is parking and communal gardens. The development has a site warden and is available for the over 55s only.


The property is best approached by leaving Ashby de la Zouch town centre along Market Street and turning right into Lower Church Street and down South Street. Turn left into Prior Park Road which leads into Warwick Way and Kenilworth Drive is on the right hand side. The property is identified by the John German 'For Sale' board and is located on the right hand side.


The property is also within commuting distance of the M42/M1 motorway network, providing easy access to the cities of Leicester, Derby, Nottingham and Birmingham. It is also within easy reach of Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports.


This ancient market town is on the border of Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It is placed in the centre of a web of routes leading to most of the principal towns and cities of the Midlands. Ashby de la Zouch is at the very centre of the National Forest, one of the most ambitious environmental projects in this country where over 7 million trees have been planted across 200 square miles creating nature reserves, country parks and many tourist attractions. Ashby is twinned with Pithiviers which is just south of Paris and there is a regular exchange of visits.
Close to the centre of Ashby are the Castle ruins which were under siege during the Civil War and Cromwell is reputed to have stayed in one of the town's many historic pubs. In the 19th century Ashby was a Spa town with visitors taking the waters in the Ivanhoe Baths. The Spa is now demolished but the Royal Hotel and the Bath grounds still attract many visitors.
A modern museum, tourist information centre, library, theatre, leisure centre and several parks offer a variety of leisure opportunities, and there are many local clubs and societies. The regular farmers market, daily indoor market, high street names and supermarket give a range of shopping opportunities whilst specialist shops, restaurants and tea rooms are to be found in the courtyards and lanes of the town.


There is a resident warden on site who is linked directly to each bungalow. An emergency cord is also installed in each property to a central control when outside of normal hours.
On site, there is a community lounge which can be enjoyed by all residents, a monthly service charge is payable of approximately £127.00 per calendar month (to be confirmed), which includes building insurance, exterior maintenance (eg window cleaning, gardening, maintenance of gas boiler), central heating, use of community lounge and also it's cleaning, heating and lighting.
The sale of this property is subject to Derwent Housing approval.



Covered porch with part-glazed entrance door leads to entrance hallway.


With central heating radiator; ceiling light point and doors to lounge, bedroom, shower room, storage cupboard and airing cupboard.


With upvc double glazed patio doors leading to patio area; double glazed window to the rear elevation; coving to the ceiling; ceiling light point; central heating radiator and door to kitchen.

3.44m(11'3'') x 4.10m(13'5'')


Housing a range of wall, base and drawer units with roll top work surfaces over; one and a half bowl sink/drainer unit with mixer tap; tiled splash backs; electric cooker point; plumbing for automatic washing machine and further appliance space; central heating radiator; ceiling light point; wall mounted gas central heating boiler and door to pantry (with shelving and light).

2.13m(7'0'') x 2.67m(8'9'')


With double glazed window to the front elevation; built-in double wardrobe; telephone point; tv point; central heating radiator and ceiling light point.

3.16m(10'4'') x 3.00m(9'10'')


Suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin; low level flush wc and fully tiled shower area with electric shower unit; partial tiling to the walls; opaque double glazed window to the front elevation; ceiling light point; central heating radiator and loft access point.

2.11m(6'11'') x 2.52m(8'3'')






Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.


North West Leicestershire District Council


Freehold (To be verified by vendors).


Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest one hundredth of a metre from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets) is included as a guide for applicants not fully conversant with the Metric system.


Under the Protecting Against Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we must point out that any successful purchasers who are proceeding with a purchase will be asked for identification ie passport, driving licence or recent utility bill. This evidence will be required prior to solicitors being instructed in the purchase or sale of a property.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2010

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