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1 bedroom sheltered housing for sale

Oxford Avenue, Guiseley

Sold by Us £139,950

Property Description

Key features

  • First Floor Retirement Apartment
  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • Attractive Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • Shower Room
  • Communal Grounds
  • Communal Lounge
  • EPC Rating C
  • No Onward Chain
  • Very Convenient Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated at the junction of Oxford Avenue, Oxford Road and Netherfield Road, the property enjoys a prominent position with a pleasant outlook towards Guiseley town centre. The property is well placed for many amenities in Guiseley itself including assorted shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. There is a doctors surgery close by together with assorted banks, nearby post office and Morrisons supermarket. There are also a variety of recreational facilities within the area whilst open countryside and pleasant walks are also on hand. In addition, the nearby Guiseley train station gives access to many surrounding areas including Leeds and Bradford city centres and nearby Ilkley.  

This retirement scheme was developed by McCarthy & Stone in 2008 and comprises 39 apartments. The development incorporates a House Manager who deals with the day to day running of the development and an additional 24 hour call out service. There is also a communal lounge together with a guest bedroom with en suite shower room, which can be made available for visiting guests (at a small charge). Regular social activities, coffee mornings etc also take place in the communal lounge and these retirement apartments are intended for residents over the age of 60 years who are capable of independent living.  

The accommodation with ELECTRIC HEATING, SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes, comprises: 


COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL with access to the Communal Lounge and Inner Hallway. Lift or staircase to the first floor.  

ENTRANCE HALL with a private entrance door, telephone intercom system to the ground floor entrance door, ceiling cornice and store cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and incorporating shelving and electric light. 

SITTING ROOM 22' 8" x 10' 8"narrowing to 6'10" (6.91m x 3.25m) being a good sized room with attractive fireplace surround incorporating electric fire, telephone and television points, electric heater, window to the front, and double doors leading to the kitchen.  

KITCHEN 7' 4" x 7' 1" max (2.24m x 2.16m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units with work surface over, wine rack, display shelving, tiled splash backs, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated 4 ring electric hob with cooker hood over, built in AEG oven, ceiling cornice, and window to the front elevation. 

BEDROOM 15' 5" x 9' 2" including wardrobe (4.7m x 2.79m) with fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors, incorporating hanging rails and shelving, ceiling cornice, electric wall mounted heater, telephone and television points, and window to the front. 

SHOWER ROOM 6' 10" x 5' 6" (2.08m x 1.68m) Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising of; large shower cubicle, wash basin with vanity storage unit, low suite w.c, tiled walls, electric towel rail and wall heater. 

OUTSIDE The property is situated in attractive communal grounds.  

SERVICES Hornbeam Court comprises a communal living area for residents over 60 years of age able to undertake independent living. The complex incorporates a host of regular social activities and band nights, pie and pea suppers, weekly tea and coffee meetings etc. There is a House Manager on site and the apartments are fitted with alarm pull cords which link directly to the House Manager when available or alternatively to a 24 hour service.

In addition, the development incorporates a Communal Lounge available to all residents together with a guest bedroom and en suite shower room which is available for use by residents' visitors (subject to an additional charge).

N.b When you come to sell a property within the development, it is written in the lease agreement that you (as the seller) will pay a 1% Transfer fee of the lower of the purchase price or sale price, and also a 1% Contingency fee of the higher sale price or open market value.

The example used in the lease is as follows; "If you purchased the property for £120,000 and sold the property for £140,000, the transfer fee would be 1% of the lower price, £120,000 = £1,200 and the contingency fee would be 1% of the higher price, £140,000 = £1,400 Total to pay when selling = £2,600" (This sum relates only to the Contingency fee and Transfer fee, not any associated moving or selling costs). 

COUNCIL TAX Leeds City Council Tax Band B. For further details on Leeds Council Tax Charges please contact them direct. 

TENURE We understand the Tenure of the apartment is Leasehold held on a 125 year Lease from September 2007. The Service Charge is currently £1047.67 payable in March and September and the Ground Rent is also payable in March and September and is £212.50.  

DIRECTIONS From Dale Eddison's office in the centre of Guiseley proceed from the traffic lights up Oxford Road and then continue over the railway bridge. Turn second left into Oxford Avenue and the property is then situated immediately on the left hand side. There is a car park with visitor parking spaces, although visitors are required to obtain a visitor's parking permit on arrival.  

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison's Guiseley office. 

Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturdays 9am - 4pm
Sundays 11am - 3pm 

GENERAL The measurements in these particulars are approximate and have been provided for guidance purposes only. The fixtures, fittings and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The internal photographs used in these particulars are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item is included in the sale. 

The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds. 

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16 November 2016

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