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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Vale End, Thurnby

Sold STC £57,500

Property Description

Key features

  • 70% Shared Ownership
  • Retirement Flat for the over 55's
  • Spacious Living Room
  • Re-fitted Breakfast Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Communal Parking & Gardens

Full description

Offered to the market with 70% shared ownership, this spacious, gas centrally heated, first floor apartment for those aged 55 and over comprises an entrance hallway, well proportioned living room, re-fitted breakfast kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom with three-piece suite, together with residents' car parking area and communal lawned gardens, situated in this convenient & sought-after east Leicester suburb. EPC D. NO CHAIN.

General Information: - The sought-after suburb of Thurnby is located to the east of the City of Leicester, just outside the City boundary, and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centre of employment and all the excellent amenities therein, as well as the market towns of Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough, some of the county's most attractive rolling countryside with its many scenic country walks and golf courses, Rutland Water with its fishing, sailing, cycling and walking pursuits, and the Ring Road which links nearby Scraptoft Lane to Junction 21 of the M1\M69 motorway network for travel north, south and west, as well as the adjoining Fosse Park and Meridian shopping, entertainment, retail and business centres.

The combined suburbs of Thurnby, Evington, Scraptoft and Humberstone also offer a fine range of local amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling for all ages (Thurnby also lies within the catchment area for the locally renowned St. Luke's primary school and Oadby's Manor High School and Beauchamp College), a wide variety of recreational amenities including three fine eighteen hole parkland golf courses at the Scraptoft, Humberstone Heights and Leicestershire Golf Clubs, and regular bus services to the Leicester City centre.

General Description: - Offered to the market with immediate vacant possession available, this spacious apartment for those aged 55 or over is being sold with 70% shared ownership (70% new owner, 30% Waterloo Housing Association), benefits from communal parking and grounds, and offers well arranged, gas centrally heated accommodation, all on the first floor, as described below:-

Detailed Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor: - Communal entrance door having inter-com system provides access to:

Communal Entrance Area - With staircase rising off to first floor.

On The First Floor: - Private entrance door to:

Entrance Hallway - With wall-mounted door intercom system, central heating radiator, wall-mounted electric fuse board, built-in cloaks cupboard, wall-mounted central heating thermostat and timer control, access off to all rooms and second built-in store cupboard off the entrance hallway housing hot water cylinder and header tank.

Lounge - 13'2 x 11'5 (4.01m x 3.48m) - With two wooden framed single glazed windows to front elevation, feature 'Adam' style fireplace surround with wall-mounted gas fire having back boiler behind, central heating radiator, wall-mounted warden assisted alarm pull cord, ceiling light point and t.v. and telephone points.

Re-Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 7'0 x 13'2 (2.13m x 4.01m) - With matching range of base and wall-mounted cupboard and drawer storage units with rolled edge work surfaces incorporating single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap, space for washing machine, space for free-standing cooker, tiled splashbacks and wooden framed single glazed window to front elevation over fitted with venetian blinds. Also with central heating radiator, telephone point and space for refrigerator and freezer.

Bedroom 1 - 8'10 max. x 13'1 max. (2.69m max. x 3.99m max.) - (into wardrobes), with wooden framed single glazed window to front elevation, central heating radiator with shelf over, telephone point, ceiling light point and range of built-in furniture comprising twin double hanging and shelved wardrobes to double bed recess with range of top cupboards over.

Bedroom 2 - 6'6 x 9'6 (1.98m x 2.90m) - With wooden framed single glazed window to rear elevation, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and emergency warden pull cord.

Bathroom - 6'7 x 7'7 (2.01m x 2.31m) - With matching three-piece coloured suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level w.c. and panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap shower attachment over incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, together with tiled surround. Also with wooden framed single obscure glazed rear window.

Outside: - The property enjoys pleasant communal gardens and a vehicular courtyard within the complex offers off-road parking spaces for residents.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Hot water for central heating and domestic purposes is gas fired and ample electric power points are fitted throughout the property which has wooden framed single glazed units and benefits from a warden controlled alarm system.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale.

Tenure: - The flat is held Leasehold on a 99 year Lease as from 17th October, 1997 with 80 years remaining. We are advised there is an existing Service Charge of approximately £127.75 p.c.m. which includes cleaning and maintenance of communal areas, external window cleaning, garden maintenance, etc. Prospective purchasers should request their own Solicitor to check and confirm these details are correct.

Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.

Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Directions - Proceed out of Leicester in an easterly direction along the A47 Humberstone\Uppingham Road, continuing through Humberstone and the outskirts of Evington into Thurnby and at the traffic light junction, turn left into Station Road. Take the first turning left onto Fern Close and first right onto Vale End where the property can be identified by the agents 'for sale' board.

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