2 bedroom terraced house for sale

Marlow Drive, Christchurch

Sold STC £235,000

Property Description

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AN ATTRACTIVE FREEHOLD 2 BEDROOM RETIREMENT COTTAGE SITUATED ON A DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUGHT AFTER ST CATHERINE'S HILL AREA OF CHRISTCHURCH.

WELL APPOINTED FREEHOLD RETIREMENT COTTAGE * CONVENIENT LOCATION FOR LOCAL SHOPS & BUSES * WELL TENDED COMMUNAL GROUNDS * PRIVATE REAR GARDEN * DBL. GLZG * OFF PEAK HTG * ENT HALL * LOUNGE/DINING RM * GF CLOAKS * FITTED KIT * FF LANDING * 2 BEDS * BATHROOM * CARELINE ALARM SYSTEM * PETS ALLOWED * VIEWING RECOMMENDED

Directional Note:  From the main roundabout in Christchurch take the Bargates exit and continue on over the Railway Bridge into Fairmile Road.  Continue along this road for some distance and at the third roundabout take the third turning on the right into Marlow Drive.  Catherine Wheel Gardens is on the right hand side.

An opportunity to purchase an attractive Freehold 2 Bedroom Retirement Cottage situated on a small but select development of similar properties comprising 17 flats and 6 cottages.   The properties were built by a local Builder, Colton Homes, in 2002.   Benefits include double glazing, off peak heating, house alarm(currently not in use), attractive own private rear garden, well tended communal grounds and car parking area.   Local shops including a Post Office and 'bus services are available closeby, as is a Community Centre for use by the all the residents & local people.

The owner is able to carry out internal decorations of their choice & the external repairs are the responsibility of the managing agents.

Christchurch Town Centre with its 11th Century Priory, Town Quay and pedestrianized shopping centre is approximately 2 miles distant.

The accommodation in detail with approximate room sizes comprises:-

The property is approached via secure double doors to the main building with an Entryphone system and is set in a courtyard style setting.   

Frosted double glazed entrance door to:

ENTRANCE HALL:  Eye-level fuse box.  

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM:  15'7" x 11'2" (4.75m x 3.4m).   Double glazed window to the front aspect. Careline pull-cord.  Off-peak heater.  Useful understairs storage cupboard.

INNER HALL:  Off-peak heater.  Ceiling smoke alarm.

CLOAKROOM:   Fitted suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C. Half tiled walls.

KITCHEN:  11'2" x 7'6" (3.4m x 2.29m).  
Range of fitted modern base and eye-level units (one of the eye-level units being glazed) with worktop space over.  Integrated "Creda" double fan assisted oven/grill.  4-ring ceramic hob.  Eye-level "Dimplex" electric heater.  Stainless steel sink with single drainer and mixer tap. Space under worktop for 'fridge and separate freezer.  Half tiled walls.  Concealed lighting.  Tile effect Vinyl floor.   Further space and plumbing for washing machine. 3 Ceiling spotlights.  Double glazed rear window and door to garden. 

From the Entrance Hall stairs lead to the:

FIRST FLOOR:

LANDING:   Off-peak heater.  Hatch to roof space with fitted aluminium loft ladder.  The loft space is insulated, part boarded with electric light.  Airing/storage cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater and shelving.

BEDROOM ONE:    13'2" x 11'2" (4.01m x 3.4m) with part sloping ceiling.  Double glazed window to the front aspect.  7-drawer dressing table unit.  Built-in wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails."Dimplex" panel heater.

BEDROOM TWO:  11'2" x 7'3" (3.4m x 2.21m) plus 3'0" (0.91m) wardrobe recess.  Part sloping ceiling.  
Double glazed window to the rear aspect.  Built-in range of wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails. "Dimplex" panel heater.

BATHROOM:  Fitted suite comprising panelled bath with twin hand grips, mixer tap/pop-up waste, fitted "Aqualisa" shower with rail and curtain, vanity basin with mixer tap/pop-up waste and base cupboard under and close coupled W.C.  Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail.  Eye-level "Dimplex" electric heater.  Ceiling extractor fan.  Shaver point.

OUTSIDE:  

The property is approached from the front via a communal pathway and overlooks well kept and tended communal gardens comprising a large area of lawn with mature shrubs, plants and trees.  To the front of the property is a small open plan garden, mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs.

Private Rear Garden with patio area directly abutting the rear of the property.  Small paved patio.  A good variety of mature plants and shrubs.  The garden is enclosed by timber panelled fencing.

There is further access to the communal grounds via a gate from Hillside Drive where additional on street  parking is available.

PARKING:  To the front of the development is a parking area for Residents only. 

AGENT'SNOTE:   We are informed by the Seller that although this is a Freehold property there is a maintenance charge currently payable of £1,513.66 per annum including communal gardening, buildings insurance, window cleaning, exterior building maintenance & gutter cleaning.


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22 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Christchurch (1.5 mi)
  • Pokesdown (2.0 mi)
  • Bournemouth (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Slades Estate Agents, Christchurch

7 Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23 1DP

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7 Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23 1DP

03339 873237 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Christchurch (1.5 mi)
  • Pokesdown (2.0 mi)
  • Bournemouth (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Slades Estate Agents, Christchurch

7 Castle Street, Christchurch, BH23 1DP

03339 873237 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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