2 bedroom flat for saleSt Crispins
Guide Price* £165,000
Full descriptionFOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON 24th NOVEMBER 2016
AT THE HILTON HOTEL, COLLINGTREE, NORTHAMPTON
*GUIDE PRICE £165,000 to £180,000
VIEWING: SATURDAY (19/11 - 1.00 to 1.30pm)
This stylish individual duplex apartment stands on the penthouse level of The White House on the far western outskirts of Northampton and enjoys spectacular views over open countryside to the south west. The spacious interior offers two bedroomed accommodation including a master bedroom with shower room en suite and a superb 27 x 18 foot open plan living room which leads directly on to the vaulted ceiling kitchen at the rear. The property has a reception hall and family bathroom and is offered together with two private off road parking bays and use of the communal gardens.
Reception Hall - 21'7 x 5' maximum (6.58m x 1.52m maximum) - Approached from the communal east staircase, the hall has a secure entry phone and contains the stairs rising to the second floor with a two casement window to the rear elevation. Doors lead to:-
Master Bedroom Suite -
Bedroom One - 11'8 x 9'6 (3.56m x 2.90m) - A double room with three casement windows to the rear elevation and a range of built-in wardrobes with hanging space and a door leading to:-
Shower Room En Suite - 7'8 x 5'8 (2.34m x 1.73m) - With ceramic tiled shower cubicle and a suite of half counter top wash basin and WC. There are ceramic tiled splash areas and doors leads to a boiler cupboard housing the Potterton Powerhouse HE gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water.
Bedroom Two - 9'10 x 8' (3.00m x 2.44m) - Another double room with two casement windows to the rear elevation and a built-in wardrobe cupboard. TV point.
Bathroom - 7'10 x 7'8 (2.39m x 2.34m) - With a white suite of panelled bath with Hydramax integrated shower over and glazed screen, half counter top wash basin and WC with concealed cistern. There are ceramic tiled splash areas, a mirror and shaver socket, as well as extractor fan, vertical heated towel rail and windows to the rear elevation.
Second Floor - Landing - Giving access to:-
Living Room - 27'1 x 18'8 max (8.26m x 5.69m max) - A superb open plan living space with exposed roof truss and purlin timbers, TV point, built-in storage cupboard and an eight casement dormer window with views to the south across the Nene Valley. An archway leads to:-
Kitchen - 10'4 x 10' (3.15m x 3.05m) - A further open plan space with vaulted ceiling, occuli and Velux windows, the kitchen area is fitted with beech fronted floor and wall cabinets with laminated working surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, stainless steel over and four place gas hob, together with a stainless steel cooker hood. There is a built-in automatic dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
Terms Of The Lease - The property is offered subject to a 125 year lease commencing and is subject to an annual ground rent of £250 and service charges of £2,000 per annum which include buildings insurance and maintenance of the common parts.
Local Amenities - Within the village there are a number of shops including a Bakery and Post Office. There is the Squirrels Public House and a bus service to Northampton town centre. The nearby Sixfields Leisure Area provides Cinema, Restaurants, Fitness Centre, Sainsburys Supermarket and other Retail Outlets. Motorway access is to Junction 15A and Junction 16 via the A45 South and the A45 West respectively. Local schools include the Duston School in Berrywood Road and St Luke's CEVA Primary School.
How To Get There - From Northampton town centre proceed in a westerly direction onto St James Road and fork left in St James onto the A4500 Weedon Road. Continue on to the roundabout junction with Upton Way and carry straight on to the dual carriageway with Upton on your left hand side. At the traffic light junction turn right signposted towards St Crispins and at the roundabout fork left onto St Crispins Drive and follow the road up the hill passing the St Crispins Retirment Village on the left hand side. At the juction with Kent Road turn left into St Crispins Drive and follow the road as it then bears to the left and carry straight on past Berrywood Close and Acorn Road. Take the left fork off St Crispins Drive into Berrywood Road where The White House stands on the right.
Services - Main drainage, gas, water and electricity are connected. Central heating is through radiators from a Potterton Powerhouse HE gas fired boiler which also provides the domestic hot water with underfloor heating to the upper floor. There is a secure entry phone. (None of these services has been tested).
Buyer's Administration Charge - The Buyer's Administration Charge for this property is £750 plus VAT (£900).
Council Tax - Northampton Borough Council - Band D
AWA Water Charge - Metered Supply
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