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2 bedroom apartment for sale

13, Townsend Court, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Sold STC £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • First floor retirement apartment
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Large bathroom, cloakroom
  • Communal gardens
  • Residents parking

Full description

A LUXURY RETIREMENT APARTMENT on the edge of town, adjacent to the Health Care Centre and Pharmacy. FIRST FLOOR with A LIFT. 2 double bedrooms, large bathroom. Sitting/dining, kitchen, cloakroom. Communal gardens, residents parking, sitting and dining facilities. NO CHAIN

Location - Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 23 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and a "High Performing Academy" secondary school. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

The Property - Townsend Court comprises 28 luxury retirement apartments, built in 2009 with the residue of 10 year NHBC warranty. Benefits include an emergency call system with friendly staff available 24 hours a day, a guest suite for visitors or relatives, communal residents' dining room and sitting room. Car parking is available for residents and visitors in the adjacent car park.

The Accommodation - Access to the first floor is either via stairs or the lift. The front door leads into the middle of a large hall with linen cupboard and a further storage cupboard. The cloakroom is on the right, next door to the master bedroom which has a built-in double wardrobe. There is another double bedroom and the large bathroom has a wet room area. The sitting/dining room has an ornamental fireplace with an electric fire and a bay window with a southerly open aspect. A door leads off to the kitchen which is well equipped with an electric oven and hob with extractor over. The fridge and freezer are integrated and there is space for a washing machine.

Outside - The communal gardens are predominantly lawned with many mature specimen trees, paved sitting areas, garden benches and a wooden gazebo.

Services - All mains are connected. The gas combination boiler in the kitchen provides central heating and domestic hot water. £20 pcm charge for water services, gas and electricity usage are the responsibility of each owner.

Service Charge - The monthly service charge for 2016/17 is £489 which includes maintenance of the communal areas, gardening, window cleaning, buildings insurance, 1.5 hours housekeeping per week..

Tenure - A 125 year lease was created in 2009 with no charge for ground rent. The freehold is in the process of being transferred to the property owners.

Local Authority - Wiltshire Council Offices, Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 1ER. Tel: 01249 706111,

Council Tax - Band B - £1,319.97 Payable for 2016/17

Directions To Sn16 0Fb - Proceed down the High Street, and continue to the Priory roundabout. Here take the third exit and head south on the A429 for approximately 100m along Burton Hill. Townsend Court is on the left opposite Arches Lane and adjacent to the Primary Care Centre and pharmacy.

While we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information the following points should be noted: All measurements and distances are approximate. No tests as to the condition or suitability of any services, fixtures or fittings have been carried out and intending purchasers must make their own enquiries. Fitted carpets, curtains and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated. Any plans and photographs are illustrative and do not imply such items are included in the sale. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Blount & Maslin. They are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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16 January 2017


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