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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Giffords Court, Melksham

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Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement Apartment
  • No Chain
  • Second Floor
  • Double Bedroom
  • Communal facilities
  • Guest suite
  • Viewing recommended
  • EPC rating: C (73)

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

SITUATION: Giffords Court is located in the centre of Melksham with its range of amenities including swimming pool/fitness centre, library and bus services to surrounding towns. Neighbouring towns include Calne, Corsham, Devizes, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge and Chippenham with the latter having the benefit of mainline rail services whilst the Georgian city of Bath with its many facilities lies some 12 miles distance. Access to the M4 at junction 17 is 3 miles north of Chippenham. 

DESCRIPTION: Delightful second floor retirement apartment set within the much sought after Giffords Court, accessed via lift or staircase. Built by McCarthy Stone in 2003 the development has much to offer, with a resident manager, communal lounge, kitchen, laundry room with washing machines and driers, guest suite and communal grounds and gardens. The property has the further benefits of waist high power points, alarm system and entry phone, with the accommodation including entrance hall, "L" shaped lounge/dining room, kitchen, study area, double bedroom and bathroom. Offered with No Chain this property is well worth viewing to fully appreciate.  

DIRECTIONS: From our office in the centre of Melksham, proceed along the High Street and turn right into Lowbourne where Giffords Court can be found on the right hand side opposite the Library. 

ACCOMMODATION: Communal area, entrance hall, scheme managers office, residents lounge and kitchen area, guest suite. 

ENTRANCE HALL: With night storage heater, entry phone, cupboard housing electric meters, large storage cupboard with light, walk-in airing cupboard. 

"L" SHAPED LOUNGE/DINER: 17' 7" x 10' 4" (5.36m x 3.15m) + 8'03" x 6' With Upvc double glazed window to front and side, two night storage heaters, feature electric fire with ornamental surround, coved ceiling, glazed double doors into:- 

STUDY AREA: 7' 10" x 4' 06" (2.39m x 1.37m) With Upvc double glazed window. 

KITCHEN: With Upvc double glazed window, attractive range of base and wall units, incorporating stainless steel single drainer sink unit, Electrolux four ring hob with extractor hood over, Electrolux eye level oven, Electrolux freestanding freezer and fridge, (not tested), part tiled walls, coved ceiling, dimplex wall heater.  

DOUBLE BEDROOM: 16' 0" x 10' 7" (4.88m x 3.23m) With Upvc double glazed window, night storage heater, coved ceiling, built in double mirror fronted wardrobes with hanging and shelving space. 

BATHROOM: With modern light suite comprises:- bath with shower over, wash hand basin within vanity unit, low flush w.c., Dimplex wall heater, light. 

OUTSIDE: There are communal grounds and garden area, residents/vistors parking - no allocated parking. 

AGENTS NOTE: All light fittings, carpets and curtains are to be included. 

COUNCIL TAX: The property is in band B with the amount payable for 2016/17 being £1246.47 

TENURE: Leasehold with vacant possession on completion. 125 year lease (2003). 

SERVICE CHARGE: There is an annual service charge of £2295.56 plus ground rent of £365.00 per annum, which includes buildings insurance, window cleaning and maintenance of external areas 

SERVICES: Main services of electricity, water and drainage are connected. 

CODE: 7862 19.08.16  


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20 August 2016


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