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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Northampton Road, Market Harborough

Sold STC £91,500

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An immaculately presented 1 bedroomed first floor retirement apartment enjoying views over the gardens forming part of a purpose built development for the over 60's, located just to the south of the thriving town of Market Harborough.

Marshall Court has excellent amenities designed to provide security and a sense of community, having a resident's lounge, a Development Manager, who can be contacted from various points within each property in the case of an emergency, and when the Development Manager is off duty, there is a 24 hour emergency call system. There are lifts to all floors, communal laundry and kitchen facilities and a guest suite.

The apartment itself is approached via an entrance hall with a spacious storage cupboard off, and there is a good sized lounge/dining room with a large double glazed window to the rear overlooking the gardens and attractive sun terrace, and there is also a feature ornamental fireplace with electric fire. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of built-in units including a fitted oven, four ring electric hob and canopy extractor hood over together with space for fridge and freezer.

The double bedroom has a built-in range of wardrobes with tall mirror fronted doors, and the bathroom has a panelled bath with mains shower unit over.

Location - Marshall Court fronts onto Northampton Road (A508) which is located just to the south of the thriving town of Market Harborough which has an excellent range of local shops and supermarkets, with Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Lidl and Aldi, all within easy reach. The town also has a host of cafes, bars, restaurants, a theatre and leisure centre. For the commuter, there are mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, the A14 lies to the south, and the M1 is accessible at junction 20.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From the agents offices, proceed southbound via High Street, continuing over the traffic lights onto Northampton Road, and just after the junction with Welland Park Road, turn left into Marshall Court, with visitor parking located on the right hand side as designated.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of electric night storage heating and double glazed windows, the interior has recently been re-decorated and re-carpeted, and briefly comprises

Communal Entrance - Accessed via a fob, proceed through the resident's lounge, following the signs and lift to the first floor.

Entrance Hall - Entrance door with security spy hole, emergency pull cord security system, large recessed store cupboard with shelving.

Lounge/Dining Room - 5.36m x 3.40m max/2.69m min (17'7" x 11'2" max/8'1 - Large double glazed window overlooking the gardens and attractive sun terrace, feature ornamental fireplace with electric fire, night storage heater, pull cord emergency security system, T.V. aerial socket, glazed double doors through to

Kitchen - 2.74m x 1.73m (9'0" x 5'8") - Modern range of built-in units comprising base and wall cupboards, several drawers, roll top working surfaces, ceramic tiled surrounds, stainless steel sink unit, built-in oven and grill, four ring electric hob unit, canopy extractor hood over, space for fridge and freezer, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom - 4.75m x 2.64m max (15'7" x 8'8" max) - Double glazed window to rear overlooking the gardens, night storage heater, mirror fronted double wardrobe, pull cord emergency security system, telephone point and T.V. aerial socket.

Bathroom - 2.08m x 1.68m (6'10" x 5'6") - Coloured suite comprising panelled bath, mains shower unit over with glazed shower screen, wash hand basin, cabinet surround, low flush w.c., fully tiled walls, fan heater, extractor fan, electric towel rail and wall light point.

Communal Grounds - The development is set within delightful communal grounds including extensive lawned areas with beautifully stocked flower and shrub borders, and there is also a paved sun terrace and seating.

Parking - Visitor parking is provided on a first come first served basis within the grounds.

Leasehold Information - The tenure is leasehold with a term of 125 years from 1st February 2001. Ground rent £350 per annum, together with an annual service charge amounting to £2,139.62 for the year ending 31st August 2016. Purchasers should be of a minimum age of 60, or such other age as the landlord may in its discretion permit. In respect to a couple purchasing, there is a minimum age of 55 years or such other combined age as the landlord may in its discretion permit. A copy of the lease, service charge budget and property information form is available for inspection at the agents offices.

Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating B

Council Tax - Council Tax Band B - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)

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