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The Cooperage, Lenten Street, Alton, Hampshire

Sold STC £174,500

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CHAIN-FREE SALE Enjoying a lovely Southerly outlook over the landscaped communal gardens and open space beyond, a first floor 1 double bedroom retirement apartment benefiting from replacement uPVC double glazing and a prestigious level setting beside the town centre.

Description 
Incorporating a lift and residents parking, this revered development was built in 1989 by McInerney Homes and this middle floor apartment is in a distinctive three storey block of varying sized mainly 1 bedroom apartments in an age exclusive scheme (minimum 60 years of age). The accommodation layout enables independent access to all the rooms from the reception hall, which features 3 built-in cupboards. Characteristics include ash effect internal doors with brass finished handles, double or triple openers and a white internal finish to the replacement windows, integrated cooking appliances in the kitchen, Economy 7 electric storage heating, and power and light switchplates at a user friendly height. There is also a communal entryphone system and emergency pullcords as detailed below.

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...

Ground Floor 

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. Two sets of stairs or lift leading to:-

First Floor 
Further communal hallway with seating bay overlooking front. Hardwood finished personal front door with letterbox, spyglass and external electric meter box to:-

Reception Hall 
Dimplex storage heater, Tunstall entryphone system with automatic door release and emergency pullcord. Built-in part shelved coats cupboard - consumer units. Built-in part shelved cleaning/store cupboard with hanging rail. Built-in airing cupboard - also with hot water cylinder, 2 immersion heaters.

Sitting/Dining Room 
20' 4'' x 9' 1'' (6.19m x 2.77m)
Overlooking landscaped communal gardens and Westbrooke Gardens beyond. 2 Dimplex night storage heaters, coved ceiling, multi-media point (TV, radio and satellite subject to tariff), telephone point (subject to connection), emergency pullcord.

Kitchen 
11' 4'' x 5' 9'' (3.45m x 1.75m)
Overlooking communal and public gardens. White panelled effect fitted units incorporating Electrolux electric oven, replacement Neff ceramic hob and Zanussi cooker hood. Providing floor cupboards, top drawers, laminated worktops with inset stainless steel single drainer sink and oatmeal style tiled splashbacks, and double pelmetted wall cabinets. Space for fridge/freezer. Dimplex wall convector heater, fluorescent strip light, mosaic effect vinyl flooring, emergency pullcord.

Double Bedroom 
13' 3'' x 9' 0'' (4.04m x 2.74m) including fitted furniture
Fitted panelled effect extensive series of 2 double wardrobes with part bevelled mirrored fronts, 2 chest of drawers and bedside locker. Further fitted single pedestal dressing table. Wide window overlooking communal gardens with lightly wooded aspect to Westbrooke Gardens. Coved ceiling. Dimplex storage heater, TV aerial socket, telephone point (subject to connection), emergency pullcord.

Shower Room 
6' 8'' x 5' 8'' (2.03m x 1.73m) excluding recess
Previously a bathroom. Now with white tray to glazed and tiled shower enclosure with Mira Coda shower fitment and fitted seat. Suite of pedestal wash basin and WC, part tiled walls with wooden display sill, shaving light, chrome electric heated towel rail, mosaic effect vinyl flooring, extractor fan with isolator, 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 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.

Communal Facilities  
There is a resident House Manager, a central reception area with cloackrooms and a laundry room, impressive and airy 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 façade and scenes within neighbouring Westbrooke Gardens. 2. We gather from our clients that the tenure is Leasehold with a 99 year Lease from 24th 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 within the main block on the left.

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  • Alton (0.6 mi)
  • Bentley (5.3 mi)
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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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