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2 bedroom flat for sale

Appleby Lodge, Fallowfield, Manchetser, M14

Sold STC £139,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Two large bedrooms
  • Listed building
  • Art Deco design
  • Modern kitchen and bathroom

Full description

Presenting a LARGE +800sqft/75sqm, two DOUBLE bedroom, TOP FLOOR apartment within this exclusive, 1930's Art Deco development. SOLD WITH NO VENDOR CHAIN and boasting a large reception room, with BALCONY, this is a Grade II listed, blue plaque development. With large attractive communal gardens, off road parking and set back off Wilmslow Road, across from Platt Field Park, thus offering excellent links to the city centre, universities and hospitals. Call JP & Brimelow, to arrange a viewing.

Property Overview: - Appleby Lodge is believed to be Manchester's first modern apartment block and was Grade II listed in March 2003.
Designed by Gunton & Gunton in association with Peter Cummings, architect of the Cornerhouse cinema and Apollo theatre, the apartments were completed in 1939 and have been home to some of Manchester's most prominent personalities, including Sir John Barbarolli, conductor of the Hall Orchestra.
Many Art Deco details survive, including the lavish entrance halls, which feature acid-etched glass and terrazzo staircases with steel ballustrades, brass handrails and ribbed glass panels. Each flat has a hardwood veneered front door with brass door furniture, and many apartments retain their original features.

Communal Entrance: - An impressive Art Deco entrance hallway, with original windows and brass banister. Take the stairs to the second floor and turn left at the top. The original entrance door is solid wood, with attractive detailing and a varnished finish with brass fittings.

Entrance Hallway: - Enter the property and you encounter a spacious entrance hall with two large storage cupboards with double doors. There is access to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom, WC and both double bedrooms and there is a wall mounted intercom receiver.

Living Room: - 17'11 x 11'11 (5.46m x 3.63m) - A particularly large reception room with balcony. With four wall mounted light points plus a central pendant light and windows at the front and rear of the lounge, this is a space full of character and is comfortably large enough to accommodate sitting area and dining area.

Kitchen: - 13'9 x 11'11 (4.19m x 3.63m) - A large fitted kitchen with front aspect window, base level and eye level fitted storage cupboards. There is a stainless steel sink and original built in storage cupboards with full height double doors.

Bedroom One: - 17'11 x 11'11 (5.46m x 3.63m) - A large double bedroom with south facing windows, radiator and beige carpets.

Bedroom Two: - 14'6 x 7'10 (4.42m x 2.39m) - A good sized double bedroom with a front aspect window and radiator.

Bathroom: - 9'8 x 5'2 (2.95m x 1.57m) - A modern bathroom with three piece bathroom suite in white. There is a white panel bath with overhead shower and stainless steel fittings and white floor to ceiling tiles around the bath. There is a pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C. And frosted front aspect window and slate coloured floor tiles.

Wc: - 7'8 x 3'1 (2.34m x 0.94m) - Further to the main bathroom, there is a second W.C. With frosted front aspect window, large slate coloured floor tiles and a white, low level W.C.

Exterior: - A superb, crescent shaped, art deco development with central communal gardens and generous fringe lawns and borders plus communal parking.

Management Company:
Realty Management Ltd
128 Wellington Road North, Stockport, SK4 2LL
Tel: 0161 4747677 Fax: 0161 4777886 Email:
Lease: 175 years from 29/9/2010
Service Charge £265pcm
Ground rent: £12 per annum

Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering into a contract.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 November 2016


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