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1 bedroom flat for sale

Balmore House, Newlands Avenue, Caversham, Reading, RG4

Guide Price £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well Presented Apartment
  • 15ft Living/Dining Room
  • Close to Amenities
  • Perfect for Investors & First Time Buyers

Full description

Well presented lower ground floor apartment in a Grade II listed property built in 1855 and adjacent to Balmore Park. Located close to Caversham centre and Reading town, the generous accommodation includes a 15ft living/dining room and large double bedroom. Redecorated by the owner in the last 2 years the property offers an excellent opportunity for either an investor or first time buyer. The property is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN. EPC Rating: D
Caversham lies on the north bank of the River Thames and spreads to the foothills of the Chilterns, in the Royal county of Berkshire, on the opposite bank from the bustling and highly commercial town of Reading and the mainline train station (25 minutes to London Paddington). It is easily accessible by the Caversham Bridge, Reading Bridge and Caversham Lock with Sonning Bridge a few miles east. The centre of Caversham features a comprehensive shopping area complemented by many good bars, pubs and restaurants and a short trip across the river Thames to Reading town centre. There are a range of good private and public schools for both primary and secondary education.

A private communal entrance to the side of Balmore House opens to 2 apartments: An entry phone system is installed to allow visitor access. The apartment front door opens into a long hallway with feature archway and throughout the entrance hall and into the living/dining room a new wooden floor has been fitted. This light, south facing room features an attractive, decorative fireplace.

The kitchen leads from the living room and is fitted with a range of wall and base cabinets with an gas hob, washing machine and fridge plus space for an integrated oven. There is room to eat at a breakfast bar.

The bedroom is also fitted with the attractive wood flooring and has ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture. The bathroom is fitted with a white bathroom suite which includes a vanity unit and chrome heated towel rail.
To the rear of Balmore House are allocated parking spaces plus visitor parking. There are well tended lawned grounds with shrub borders maintained under the management agreement, next to a wooded copse adjoining to Balmore Park.

The property has a 99 year Lease which began in 1991. The Vendor is in the process of extending the Lease.
Service Charge: £58 per month which includes building management, insurance, grounds maintenance, external decoration and window cleaning.
Please note that the owners of the apartments at Balmore House collectively own the freehold
All mains services are connected.
Reading Borough Council Tax Band: C
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These particulars are a general guide only. They do not form part of any contract. Services, systems and appliances have not been tested.

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Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2016


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