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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Ground floor living at The Cooperage, Alton town centre

Sold STC £160,000

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CHAIN-FREE SALE Enjoying a triple aspect and direct access to the Southerly aspected landscaped communal gardens, a well planned ground floor 1 bedroom retirement apartment in an highly sought after level setting beside the town centre.


Description 
All four rooms and the hall enjoy natural external light with the layout enabling independent access to the rooms from the L-shaped hall apart from the kitchen, which adjoins the living room. Characteristics include ash effect internal doors with brass finished handles, several transom windows and moulded architraves and skirting boards, whilst there is double glazing with night ventilators and fanlights to the windows, storage/electric heating, and power and light switchplates at a user friendly height. There is also a communal entryphone system and emergency pullcords as detailed below. Incorporating a lift and residents parking, this esteemed development was built in 1989 by McInerney Homes and this ground floor apartment is in a distinctive three storey block of varying sized mainly one bedroom apartments in an age exclusive scheme (minimum 60 years of age).

Location 
The Cooperage is a small mews style private courtyard consisting of 34 age restricted apartments and cottages, and lies directly between Lenten Street, Alton's finest town street, and Westbrooke Gardens, the central public gardens, which have a programme of open air events, a bandstand and a bowling green. The neighbourhood includes the Market Square, town shops and stores, restaurants and inns, a library, community centre and walks beside the Wey Stream as well as through the town centre. The ambience of this old market town includes a weekly street market, regular specialist and historic events, local societies, and the Curtis Museum and the Allen Gallery. There are Sainsbury's and M & S in-town stores, a station (Waterloo line) with an adjacent Waitrose store, fitness clubs, doctors surgeries and, on the outskirts, a sports centre and two golf courses. Alton is renowned for its Civil War history, the Watercress steam railway line and its much cherished...

Communal Entrance 
Arched communal loggia porch with pair of grand lantern lights and electrically assisted glazed main entrance door with entryphone and automatic door release to:-

Communal Hall 
With Manager's office, cloakrooms and adjoining laundry room. Carpeted and both naturally and artificially well lit hallway with dado rails, heating and glazed doors. Hardwood finished personal front door with letter box, spy glass and external electric meter box to:-

Reception Hall 
Front aspect. L-shaped. Dimplex storage heater, Tunstall entryphone system with automatic door release and emergency pullcord, coat hooks. 2 electric consumer units. Built-in part shelved store cupboard.

Sitting/Dining Room 
17' 8'' x 10' 10'' (5.38m x 3.30m)
including recessed sliding patio door opening to sun patio and lovely communal gardens. Twin aspect with side window. 2 Dimplex storage heaters, TV, radio and satellite aerials sockets (subject to tariffs), telephone point (subject to connection).

Kitchen 
10' 9'' x 6' 10'' (3.27m x 2.08m) overall
Front aspect over part walled and landscaped entrance area. Fitted to light oak and panelled effect theme with brass finished handles integrated with white electric hob, Zanussi Multicook electric oven and Zanussi hood. Providing floor cupboards, tray space, top and tower drawers, and matching double pelmetted wall cabinets with light marble effect laminated worktops, inset stainless steel single drainer sink and oatmeal effect tiled splashbacks interspersed with subtle floral motifs. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer. Dimplex wall convector heater, fluorescent light, mosaic effect vinyl flooring, emergency pullcord. Built-in corner airing cupboard - hot water cylinder, 2 immersion heaters.

Bedroom 
11' 6'' x 9' 6'' (3.50m x 2.89m) excluding door recess
Including fitted cream woodgrain effect and beaded furniture providing double wardrobe, 2 shelved double cupboards, twin pedestal dressing table with adjustable mirror, free standing stool and arched glazed display alcove, and headboard for single bed with pair of bedside lockers and shelving above. Rear outlook over landscaped communal gardens. Dimplex storage heater, emergency pullcord.

Bathroom 
6' 10'' x 5' 10'' (2.08m x 1.78m)
Featuring front window. Suite of panelled bath with mixers/shower attachment and hand rail, pedestal wash basin and WC. Complementary part tiled walls interspersed with subtle floral motifs, wooden utensils sill, mirrored medicine cabinet, mirror and shaving light. Dimplex wall convector heater, chrome electric heated towel rail, emergency pullcord.

Outside 

Extensive Residents Parking Areas 
adjoin the front and are tarmacadam styled with pavioured bays, landscaped planting areas and integral bin store.

Communal Gardens 
are a beautiful and colourful feature being enclosed and enjoying a Southerly aspect backing onto the open expanse of Westbrooke public gardens. Adjoining the residents lounge, also on the ground floor, is an arched paved sun loggia and patio with lawns, terraced areas and shrubberies at a higher level creating a picturesque and effective backdrop for the development. This apartment has direct access to the main gardens via its own living room patio door.

Communal Facilities 
There is a resident House Manager, a central reception area with cloakrooms and a laundry room, impressive and extensive hallways including seating areas, a lift, 2 alternative staircases to the upper floors and a residents lounge, which has a kitchen area and patio doors opening directly to the sun loggia and rear communal gardens.

NB 
1. Photographs may include not only the communal gardens but also scenes within the development, the main front facade and scenes within neighbouring Westbrooke Gardens. 2. We gather from our clients that the tenure is leasehold with a 99 year lease from 24 March 1989 with a maintenance charge payable (further details upon request).

Directions 
From the row of banks opposite the Swan Hotel on High Street, Alton, turn right beside Boots the Chemist up Market Street. At the Market Square, continue straight ahead towards Basingstoke becoming Lenten Street and then turn first left towards Lady Place car park. The Cooperage is immediately on the right with the apartment being the first on the ground floor in the main block on the left.

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14 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.6 mi)
  • Bentley (5.3 mi)
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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.6 mi)
  • Bentley (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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