2 bedroom apartment for saleCity Road, Chester
Withdrawn from Market £225,000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION Located along City Road, the property could not be better placed for an excellent range of amenities, not only Chester city high street between a 5 to 10 minute walk, but the popular night spots of The Old Harkers Arms and Artichoke which form part of the rejuvenation along the Shropshire Union Canal. The Waitrose supermarket also lies a short walk along the canal towpath and Chester Railway Station is within a 5 minute walk and provides ease of commute to Liverpool, Manchester and also London. Being a duplex apartment, the property's accommodation falls over two levels, the second and third floors of the building, which are in fact the top two floors. It should be noted that this particular apartment has the added benefit of accommodation which stretches over the communal stair well making the guest bedroom on the third floor that extra bit bigger than others. Approached from street level through communal key coded doors there is stair and lift access to the second floor where there is a private entrance door into the hallway of the property. On the ground level of this apartment is an entrance hall with a spindled staircase which provides access to the first floor, with a built-in under stairs storage cupboard and cloakroom/WC which also benefits from plumbing for a washing machine. There is open plan style living on this level with a living/dining room which benefits from a Juliet balcony to the front aspect and an opening through to the kitchen which is fitted with a range of light oak laminate fronted Shaker style units. On the first floor, there are two good-sized bedrooms, both benefiting from Juliet balconies to the front, and the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room with a three piece white suite. Across the hallway is a bathroom featuring a three piece suite, and completing the accommodation is a further room, currently being used as a study by our clients, which benefits from a built-in storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, and this could easily be used as a small media room or nursery perhaps. There is UPVC double glazing installed and electric wall heaters. The property has the benefit of one allocated parking space and this is within the basement level of the complex and is secure by way of an electric key fob operated roller door.
LOCATION City Apartments is a modern development situated on City Road, ideally located for Chester Railway Station, being a few minutes walk away. Chester city centre is also approximately 5-10 minutes walk from the property. The apartment is well served, being opposite The Old Harkers Arms public house/restaurant as well as several other restaurants and public houses, together with Waitrose and Aldi supermarkets.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL with staircase and lift providing access to second floor.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL with wood effect laminate flooring, spindled staircase off to first floor accommodation, useful open under stairs area, built-in storage cupboard, recessed ceiling lights, electric wall heater (not currently in use).
CLOAKROOM/WC 6' 5" approx x 3' 11" (1.96m x 1.19m) with a white low level WC and wash and basin, strip light with integrated electric shaver point, tiling over sink, extractor fan, wall mirror, plumbing for washing machine.
OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING ROOM 14' 8" reducing to 9' 10" x 15' 11" (4.47m x 4.85m) Offering an open plan style of living with a kitchen area off. The living/dining room benefits from wood effect laminate flooring, UPVC double glazed French doors with accompanying sidelight windows and a Juliet balcony providing front aspect views towards the Shropshire Union Canal and the Steam Mill, recessed ceiling lights, central light and fan unit, electric wall heater, opening through to kitchen.
KITCHEN 9' 10" x 7' 5" (3m x 2.26m) with an attractive range of light oak laminate fronted Shaker style base, wall and drawer units with brushed metal fitments, roll top work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, integrated 'Bosch' dishwasher, inset 'Baumatic' four ring electric heat hob with stainless steel extractor over and built-under 'Baumatic' electric oven and grill, integrated fridge freezer, tiling to walls, end corner shelving unit.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING with spindled balustrade.
BEDROOM ONE 15' 11" x 14' 8" max (4.85m x 4.47m) An excellent-sized principal bedroom positioned above the living area of the home and offers similar views to the front over City Road towards the Steam Mill and Shropshire Union Canal via UPVC double glazed French doors with sidelight windows and Juliet balcony. The floor space offers opportunity for ample bedroom furniture and there is a ceiling light/fan unit and electric wall heater.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 3" x 6' 2" (1.91m x 1.88m) with a white suite comprising shower cubicle with screen enclosure and 'Mira' exposed valve mixer shower unit, vanity wash basin with strip light and integral shaver point over and low level WC, fully tiled shower area with half tiling to two walls thereafter, electric wall heater.
BEDROOM TWO 17' 8" x 9' 11" (5.38m x 3.02m) A generous guest bedroom with UPVC double glazed French doors and sidelight windows with Juliet balcony providing front aspect views, electric wall heater.
STUDY 7' 2" max x 6' 11" max (2.18m x 2.11m) This room offers versatility, currently used as a study by our clients but equally could be used as a small media room or perhaps nursery, with skylight window, built-in storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder.
BATHROOM 6' 10" reducing to 5' 6" x 8' 4" max (2.08m x 2.54m) with a white suite comprising panelled bath with a bar mixer tap unit with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, tiling around basin and bath, electric wall heater, extractor fan, strip light with electric shaver point.
EXTERNALLY This duplex apartment benefits from an allocated parking space which is accessed via an electric roller door to the basement area of the building.
DIRECTIONS Leave Chester at The Bars roundabout and take the left hand turning into City Road signposted Chester Railway Station. Passing over the Shropshire Union Canal, City Apartments will be observed soon on the left hand side.
VIEWING By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100.
MARKETING APPRAISAL Thinking of Selling? We are a locally run business with over 50 years of partnership experience and can offer you a free marketing appraisal of your own property without obligation. Budgeting your move is probably the first step in the moving process. It is worth remembering that we may already have a purchaser waiting to buy your home.
HUMPHREYS SURVEYORS Whether buying or selling through Humphreys, we are delighted that we can now provide a full survey and valuation service carried out by our team of chartered surveyors. This prudent step in a house purchase is strongly recommended and we would be more than happy to discuss the types of survey available and their associated costs.
1. Money Laundering Regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
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