3 bedroom apartment for saleThe Boathouse, Union Wharf, Market Harborough
A spectacular 3 bedroomed residence of character forming part of an award winning canal side development known as Union Wharf located on the northern side of the thriving town of Market Harborough.
The Tower was designed to replicate the original water tower, and has been recently refurbished and remodelled to a particularly high specification, offering fabulously proportioned and versatile accommodation extending to approximately 1,835 sq ft. The living accommodation is arranged over the upper two floors to take advantage of the stunning views of the surroundings and town, with recently replaced balconies positioned to the south and east elevations. On the upper floor, the living room measures approximately 23' square with a painted beamed vaulted ceiling and oak boarded flooring, with triple fold-back doors opening onto the balcony. On the floor below, the luxury open plan living kitchen is of excellent size with matching fold-back doors leading to the south face balcony, and double glazed French doors leading out to a balcony to the east. The dining area has oak boarded flooring, and the luxury fitted kitchen has impressive white fronted units, bespoke working surfaces and quality appliances with slate tiled flooring. There is also a separate utility room offering excellent storage and a cloakroom/w.c.
The 3 bedrooms are arranged over the lower two floors including a superb master bedroom with triple fold-back doors opening onto a balcony, recessed double wardrobe and luxury en-suite bathroom. To the same floor is a study/bedroom 3. On the lower ground floor off a small hallway is a double bedroom and luxury fitted shower room fitted to a high specification. Integral to the property is a double garage with fabulous storage space, with gravelled parking to the front.
Location - Forming part of the prestigious Union Wharf development positioned around the town's Grand Union Canal basin with its reputable canal side restaurant, the property is handy for the town centre which has excellent shopping and supermarket facilities, bars, restaurants, cafes, a theatre and leisure centre. Market Harborough is a vibrant market town which boasts excellent schooling amenities, and is popular with commuters having mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, in addition to which the A14 lies to the south and the M1 accessible at junction 20. Birmingham and East Midlands airports are within reach.
Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From the town centre, proceed northbound via the High Street and Leicester Road, turning left just beyond the Fairfield Road turning into Union Wharf, with The Tower lying directly ahead.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating, wooden framed double glazed windows and a security alarm, the beautifully presented and stylishly appointed accommodation briefly comprises
Lower Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - Panelled entrance door with glazed lights, staircase off with pine balustrade, door to garage. A staircase rises to the first floor with staircase descending to
Inner Hall - With pine panelled doors off.
Bedroom 2 - 4.37m x 2.92m (14'4" x 9'7") - Double glazed window, radiator and ceiling spotlights.
Shower Room - 2.44m x 1.98m (8'0" x 6'6") - Luxury white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome fittings and glazed door, wash hand basin with Grohe chrome mixer tap over, low flush w.c., half tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring, linen and storage cupboards, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and tall chrome heated towel radiator.
First Floor -
Central Hall - With radiator and shelf over, staircase off with pine balustrade and handrail, ceiling spotlights.
Master Bedroom - 5.03m x 3.96m max (16'6" x 13'0" max) - A spacious master bedroom with double glazed fold-back triple doors with vertical venetian blinds leading out to a BALCONY with recently replaced wrought iron balustrade with toughened glass surrounds, surrounding views, recessed double wardrobe, wall light points, double glazed window and two radiators.
En-Suite Bathroom - 1.91m x 3.05m (6'3" x 10'0") - Luxury white suite comprising panelled bath, Grohe fittings, wash hand basin, chrome mixer tap over, mirror with electric shaver socket to side, low flush w.c., fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed door, spotlights, extractor fan, double glazed window and ceramic tiled flooring.
Bedroom 3/Study - 4.67m x 2.90m max (15'4" x 9'6" max) - With double glazed window and radiator.
Second Floor -
Central Landing - With pine panelled doors off, matching staircase leading to upper floor.
Large Living Kitchen - 4.98m x 7.01m (16'4" x 23'0") - A spectacular open plan living kitchen of excellent size with triple fold-back double glazed doors leading out to a south facing BALCONY, double glazed French double doors to the east leading out to a further BALCONY with views over Market Harborough, oak boarded flooring to the DINING AREA with radiator and wall light points, LUXURY KITCHEN AREA fitted to a high specification with an extensive range of base and wall cupboards in white finish, bespoke working surfaces including feature central island housing a stainless steel sink unit with stylish chrome mixer tap over, base cupboards and breakfast bar, wine cooler, stainless steel fronted oven and grill, microwave cooker over, four ring induction hob with concealed extractor hood above, integral fridge/freezer, slate tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights, stylish tubular chrome radiator.
Utility Room - 1.91m x 1.88m (6'3" x 6'2") - With slate tiled flooring, working surface, bank of built-in storage cupboards, Vaillant combination boiler providing the central heating and domestic hot water, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine and extractor fan.
Cloakroom/W.C. - Superb white suite comprising low flush w.c., wash hand basin, tiled surrounds, tiled flooring, radiator and extractor fan.
Upper Floor -
Large Living Room - 7.01m x 7.01m including stairwell (23'0" x 23'0" i - A stunning room with painted beamed vaulted ceiling with spotlighting, oak boarded flooring, double glazed windows to east and west with views over the town, two cast iron radiators, double glazed triple fold-back doors leading out to BALCONY with wrought iron balustrade and toughened glass insets, stunning views.
Double Garage - 5.64m x 4.11m (18'6" x 13'6") - With two double doors to front, side personal door, power and lighting, excellent storage space. A wooden staircase has been installed providing internal access from the entrance hall to the garage, which would need removing if the garage were to be used as a double. At present, the garage will only take one car, but provides fabulous additional storage space.
Tenure - The tenure is leasehold with a term of 120 years from 2nd October 1998, with a current service charge for the 12 months from 1st March 2016 to 28th February 2017 in the sum of £1,800. This includes buildings insurance, cleaning and maintenance of the common indoor areas, maintenance of walls, roofs, common steps and decking, external window cleaning, maintenance of external private grounds including car park, hard surfaces and planted areas, and painting of the external woodwork, (windows, balconies, external stairs and weather boarding). Peppercorn ground rent, a copy of the lease and current year's service charge invoice from the Union Wharf South Management Company Limited is available for inspection at the agent's 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 D
Council Tax - Council Tax Band F - 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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