1 bedroom retirement property for sale
Kelcbar Close, Tadcaster, LS24
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Tenure: Leasehold, 72 years remaining47 KELCBAR CLOSE, TADCASTER LS24 9NY
A spacious GROUND FLOOR RETIREMENT APARTMENT (49 sq m./530 sq ft.) with its own enclosed garden of good size forming part of a well-designed, sheltered housing development with a community centre and laundrette, situated about one mile from the town centre. This is an excellent example of these one-bedroom apartments.
The property has been well maintained and improved, with upvc double-glazing, fully-fitted, modern kitchen fittings with six appliances, good decorations and floor-coverings. There is an alarm system linked to the optional warden service, for which a charge is payable, if this service is required.
ENTRANCE LOBBY, LIVING ROOM
FULLY-FITTED KITCHEN & DOUBLE BEDROOM
BATHROOM, ECONOMY 7 ELECTRIC HEATING
UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING, GARDEN TO SIDE AND REAR
OFF-STREET PARKING SPACE
Property ref: BR/2300
Viewing by appointment with the Agent
The accommodation comprises:-
ALL ON THE GROUND FLOOR
LIVING ROOM: 5.33 x 3.20/2.59m. having window to front overlooking the communal garden. Contemporary, good quality pale wooden fireplace surround, with black tiled-effect inset and hearth, fitted with coal-effect electric fan heater. T.V. aerial socket. Telephone point. Smoke alarm. Ceiling coving, rose and 3 wall lights. Fitted Berber carpet.
KITCHEN: 2.67 x 2.67m. fully fitted with a good range of modern wall and base units having beech wood doors, granite-effect laminated work-surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and white tiled splash-backs. Built-in appliances include Tecnik touch control ceramic hob, fan-assisted oven, cooker filter hood, dishwasher, washing machine and refrigerator. Single-glazed window to rear facing south approx. and half-glazed upvc-framed rear entrance door from garden. Tile-effect cushion floor. Door to living room.
LOBBY: 1.20 x 0.83m. between living room, bedroom and bathroom, with built-in, shelved cupboard housing the insulated hot water cylinder. Electric light. Carpet.
DOUBLE BEDROOM: 3.66 x 3.32m having window to rear. Economy 7 electric storage heater. Two wall-lights. Laminated wooden floor-covering.
BATHROOM: 2.67 x 1.98m. (max. width) having window to front with obscure glass. Fitted with ‘Pampas’ coloured bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with shower fitting to bath taps, pedestal washbasin and w.c. Half-tiled walls. Electric heater. Bathroom accessories including towel storage rack. Carpet.
HEATING SYSTEM: Room heating and water heating is provided by Economy 7 electric storage heaters using the over-night tariff and 2 other electric heaters (in living room and bathroom).
OUTSIDE: Sunny enclosed garden of good size to side and rear, laid mainly to lawn, with perimeter borders and a timber garden shed. Pergola with seating area supporting grape vine and wisteria. Outlook to the front with partial views across the river valley and over the communal garden in front of the Community Centre.
CAR-PARKING: Allocated space for parking on the communal parking lot at the south side the building; flagged footpath to the flat.
Community Centre: There are various regular activities including bingo, hairdresser, lunches provided by ‘Help the Aged’, exercise classes and a newly-formed walking club. There is also a laundrette attached to the centre.
Tenure: Leasehold – 99 years from 1985 (copy of lease available for inspection) – with a yearly ground rent of: £25 per annum until 2023; £40 per annum until 2063; then £60 per annum until the end of the term. Service charge of approx. £120 per annum (the figure charged in 2010).
Optional warden charge - £149.76 per annum approx. (this charge needs to be checked by the buyer with Selby District Council).
In order to preserve its retirement status, the apartment can only be sold to persons aged 55 years and over.
Fixtures & Fittings: Items described in these details are included in the sale; all other items are excluded unless agreed otherwise by the vendor. Fitted carpets and blinds are included (not the curtains).
Services: All main services except gas are connected to the building. Services, fixtures and equipment referred to in these sales details have not been tested unless stated otherwise, and no warranty can be given about their condition.
Local Authority: Selby District Council – Council Tax valuation band ‘A’.
Viewing: By appointment with the Agent.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: Full details available in the Agent’s office.
DIRECTIONS: From the town centre, proceed towards Boston Spa. Take the second turning left after the Coors (Bass) Brewery, into Kelcbar Close, just before leaving the built-up area. Proceed up the hill and turn left at the crest of the hill into Kelcbar Way. The property is on the left hand side of the parking area, at the far end of the building – identified by our ‘for sale’ board.
The market town of TADCASTER, set in the scenic river Wharfe valley, is well situated for access to the A64 road (York 9 miles; Leeds 14 miles), A1 & M1 and motorway network. There is a range of shopping facilities, together with a modern supermarket, medical centre, award-winning swimming pool with gymnasium and sports centre. For further details, visit the town’s web-site www.tadcaster.uk.com
N.B. We try hard to make our sales details accurate and reliable. If there is any point which is of special importance to you, please contact our office and we will be pleased to check the information, particularly if you are contemplating travelling a considerable distance to view this property. Imperial room measurements are available on demand. The overall gross floor area is calculated from measurements between the interior surfaces of external walls and excludes any garages. The floor plan, when included, is provided to give a general indication of the layout of the accommodation; its accuracy is not guaranteed and the plan should not be relied upon for any other purpose.