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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Wanlip Lane, Birstall


Property Description

Key features

  • First Floor Apartment
  • Set Within Retirement Complex
  • L-Shaped Sitting\Dining Room
  • Fitted Kitchen, Two Bedrooms
  • Well Appointed Bathroom
  • Communal Parking & Gardens

Full description

A two bedroomed, first floor apartment set within this purpose-built, over 55's retirement development with on-site Warden, communal reception areas and guest facilities, laundry, buggy store, well maintained communal gardens and ample residents parking. The electrically heated, UPVC double glazed accommodation includes an entrance hall, a spacious L-shaped sitting/dining room, fitted kitchen and well appointed bathroom, and is located in a quiet position within Watermead Court. EPC TBC. NO CHAIN.

General Information: - The sought-after suburb of Birstall is situated just outside the City boundary, to the north of Leicester, on the A6 Leicester to Loughborough road, and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned Leicester City centre and all the excellent amenities therein, as well as the market towns of Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Uppingham and Market Harborough, the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington, the adjoining Charnwood Forest with its many scenic country walks and golf courses, and the A46 Western By-Pass which links Birstall to Junction 21 of the M1\M69 motorway network for travel north, south and west, and the adjoining Fosse Park and Meridian shopping, entertainment, retail and business centres.

Birstall also offers a fine range of local amenities including excellent shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling for all ages, a wide variety of recreational amenities including a fine eighteen hole parkland golf course at the Birstall Golf Club, and regular bus services to the centres of Leicester and Loughborough.

Detailed Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor: -

Communal Enclosed Storm Porch - With access through entry door system to:

Communal Reception Hall - Which, in turn, gives access to:

Communal Residents' Lounge - And the Manager's Office.

An Inner Communal Hallway - Has staircase access off to:

On The First Floor: - COMMUNAL FIRST FLOOR LANDING which provides access to:

Further Residents' Lounge - And private residents' apartments including Apartment No. 20 which comprises:

Entrance Hall - With electric night storage heater, two wall light fittings, warden call control pull cord, shelved airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder, coved ceiling, smoke alarm, roof void access and walk-in cloaks cupboard with coat pegs and electric fuse box. The hall provides access to all rooms and leads to:

L-Shaped Lounge\Dining Room - 13'2 x 19'9 max. (4.01m x 6.02m max.) - (11'10 min.), with feature oak fireplace with inset coal effect electric fire to marble effect surround and hearth, 'Dimplex' wall-mounted electric night storage heater, 'Tunstan' wall-mounted warden call control unit, three wall light fittings, coved ceiling with two light fittings and twin UPVC framed sealed unit double glazed French doors with 'Romeo & Juliet' balcony enclosure behind. The lounge\dining room also has warden assisted door intercom system and emergency pull cord, t.v. and telephone points, and is semi open-plan to:

Fitted Kitchen - 10'5 x 7'1 (3.18m x 2.16m) - With units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to U-shaped worktop with range of drawers and cupboards under and integrated appliances including built-under 'CDA' single electric oven with four-plate ceramic hob and three-speed stainless steel cooker hood over inset to two single wall cupboards. Also with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled splashbacks to working surfaces, double wall cupboard, space for refrigerator, quadruple spotlight cluster, emergency pull cord and UPVC sealed unit double glazed window fitted with roller blind.

Bedroom 1 (Front) - 12'0 x 9'2 (3.66m x 2.79m) - With sealed unit double glazed front window fitted with blind, 'Dimplex' wall-mounted electric night storage heater, warden call pull switch, t.v. and telephone points, coved ceiling with light fitting and built-in triple hanging and shelved wardrobes.

Bedroom 2 (Front) - 12'0 x 6'7 (3.66m x 2.01m) - With sealed unit double glazed window fitted with blind, electric wall heater, warden call control cord, telephone point and coved ceiling with light fitting.

Bathroom - With three-piece white suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with hot and cold mixer tap, double cupboard under, tiled splashback, mirror and strip light incorporating electric shaver point over, low level w.c. and panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating flexi hose shower handset fixed to sliding track, together with glazed shower screen. Also with heated towel rail, wall cupboard, 'Dimplex' wall heater, ceiling light fitting and 'Xpel-Air' extractor fan.

Outside: - A pavioured driveway from Wanlip Lane gives access to a vehicular court within which there is ample visitor and residents' off-road parking spaces.

Communal Gardens - The development enjoys communal gardens including a flagged patio area to rear. There is also a bin storage area by the parking court.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Central heating is electric and ample power points are fitted throughout the property which is UPVC double glazed with sealed units. The complex benefits from lift access and facilities for residents comprising a laundry room, first floor library, communal gardens and unallocated communal parking. Permission is required to use an allocated space within a scooter store.

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

Tenure: - We are advised that the property is held Leasehold on a 125 year Lease as from 1st January, 2005 with 113 years remaining. The Service Charge amounts to £214.26 per month and this includes the Ground Rent, the Buildings Insurance and Management costs. The Management costs cover the emergency call system, garden maintenance, cleaning of communal areas, window cleaning, external maintenance, lift maintenance, fire equipment maintenance, communal area heating, lights and water, and any day-to-day maintenance. Prospective purchasers should request their own Solicitor to check and confirm these details are correct.

Agents Note: - This is an Independent Living complex which does not provide residential care or anything similar and is staffed Monday to Friday - 9.00 a.m. to 5 p.m. A communal care system is accessible after hours when the site is unmanned via the Appello Care Line. Any prospective buyer needs to speak and be assessed by Ruth Foster, the Scheme Manager, before a decision on purchasing can be given.

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.

If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

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 a northerly direction along Belgrave Road and Melton Road, and where the road forks, take the left fork, continuing onto Loughborough Road which leads into Birstall. On reaching the Red Hill roundabout, just outside Birstall, take the fourth exit left onto Birstall Road and continue towards the village centre. Continue for some distance, passing School Lane on the left-hand side and on reaching the traffic island junction in the village centre, take the second exit onto Wanlip Lane. From here, ignore the right hand turn into Front Street, and then shortly thereafter, passing the Co-op supermarket entrance gates, look to the right hand side leading into Watermead Court where the property can be identified by the agents for sale board.

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24 August 2016

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