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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Ackender Road, Alton, Hampshire

Sold STC £175,000

Property Description

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A well presented and spacious one bedroom age restricted apartment being larger than the average in the development offering No Onward Chain.

10' 11'' x 5' 9'' (3.32m x 1.75m)
Comprising a range of base and eye level units with complementary roll edge work surface, inset 4 ring Belling electric hob with Electrolux extractor unit above, built-in Whirlpool oven, spaces for 2 appliances, inset sink drainer unit with mixer tap, part tiled walls, double glazed window enjoying views over central communal gardens. Wall mounted Dimplex heater. Security pull cord, and double glazed window enjoying views over communal central gardens.

Double Bedroom 
14' 1'' x 10' 10'' (4.29m x 3.30m)
Fitted double mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging rail and storage shelving above. Security pull cord, wall mounted Economy 7 electric heater, telephone point and double glazed window enjoying views over the central communal gardens.

Suite comprising panel enclosed bath, wall mounted shower controls, inset wash hand basin with storage cupboards below, wall mounted mirror, shaver point with courtesy light, heated towel bar, low level WC, wall mounted Dimplex heater, ceiling mounted Greenwood Airvac and part tiled walls.


Residents Car Park 
Tarmacadam style finish with neighbouring floodlighting and series of standard lamps.

Communal Landscaped Gardens 
There are attractive part walled and metal fenced gardens. The main expanse of level lawn is beside the main communal entrance door where there are colourful shrubberies, stocked and shingled borders with flowers and shrubs, ornamental trees, posted lights and tarmacadam style paths. Also brick pavioured seating area and circular raised border adjoining the main communal hall within the well tended landscaping scheme.

1. The tenure is Leasehold. We understand from our client that the lease is for 125 years from 1st July 1999. The ground rent payable half yearly is currently £165 and the service charge payable is about £132.61 per month as at January 2016. The service charge, we gather, includes building insurance, and water and sewerage rates. 2. Please note that photographs shown may include communal facilities and scenes within the development, e.g. the residents lounge.

From the M&S Foodhall store at the South Western end of High Street, Alton, proceed away from the town on Butts Road. Turn first right before the BP garage into Ackender Road. Willow Court archway and car park is second on the right.

Set within level landscaped communal gardens, Willow Court is a 2/3 storey development fronting Ackender and Rack Close Roads, which are access-only roads lying on the Western side of Alton's historic town centre. There are individual and multiple shops, M&S, Sainsbury's, Boots and Iceland stores, a library, hotels and restaurants, a museum and gallery, and a variety of associations. Alton also has Westbrooke Gardens reached via a residents gate onto Rack Close Road with a bowls club and seasonal programme of events, weekly street and farmers market events, a train station (Waterloo line) with an adjacent Waitrose store, a sports centre and 2 outlying golf courses.

Communal Hallway 
Via glazed double main doors with entryphone system and CCTV to vestibule. Leading into hall with reception/seating area and adjoining residents lounge. Hallway with dado rails, heating and lighting. Lift and stairs to upper floors.

Personal Door 
With spy glass opening into

Entrance Hallway 
Wall mounted Tunstall Statesman entryphone system with automatic door release and emergency pull cord. Smoke detector. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with wall mounted consumer unit and Economy 7 electric meter.

Living/Dining Room 
17' 6'' x 10' 1'' (5.33m x 3.07m)
Double glazed window enjoying views over the communal central gardens, wall mounted Economy 7 electric heater. 7 power points TV and FM radio point, telephone point, security pull cord and part glazed double doors leading to

The property was constructed by McCarthy & Stone (Developments) Limited, well regarded specialist developers, in 1999, a condition of purchase being that residents are over the age of 60 years or, in the event of a couple, one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years. The property is on the 2nd floor next to the lift and stairs being very close by. The design is larger than the average one bedroom benefitting from a bigger kitchen and bedroom with lovely views over the well maintained communal gardens.

Communal Facilities 
For this development of 72 flats include a lift, residents lounge, laundry, a twin bedded guest room, and a number of alternative external doors allowing shorter access to the adjoining roads of Ackender Road (via the entrance archway) and Rack Close Road leading in turn to the High Street and Westbrooke Public Gardens respectively. In addition, there is a video door entry system linked to residents TV, a resident House Manager, a 24 hour emergency Careline system, a security alarm and refuse area.

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07 May 2016


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