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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Birch Close, Markfield, Leicestershire

Offers Over £100,000

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This is a ground floor two bedroom apartment located in the confines of Markfield Retirement Village, offering independent living and the company of others. Properties of the development are situated in 21 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, and is for the over 55s age group. The apartment is located close to the main social centre. It briefly comprises an Entrance Hall, Kitchen, Dining/Sitting Area, Lounge, Two Double Bedrooms, and Bathroom. UPVC double glazing. NO CHAIN - PLEASE CALL FOR FURTHER INFOMATION AND VIEWINGS.

Markfield Retirement Village - Markfield Retirement Village offers independent living and the company of others. The village is situated in 21 acres of beautifully well maintained landscaped gardens in the heart of rural Leicestershire. Purpose designed and built in 1986 for the over 55s and comprises 123 one or two bedroom bungalows and flats, managed by Wards Surveyors of Hinckley.
There is a frequent bus service into the City of Leicester as well as Coalville and Loughborough. Markfield itself has a new Co-operative supermarket and is well supplied with local shops, pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, post office and GP Medical Centre.

The village benefits by being surrounded by accessible countryside and if walking is your favourite occupation there are a variety of public footpaths including the Leicestershire Round, many Conservation areas and the famous historic Bradgate Park nearby. There is a social centre with many monthly events, and every day activities such as short mat bowls, snooker, keep fit, Tai Chi, line dancing and a very popular coffee bar which is licenced for events and the ever popular monthly midweek and Sunday lunches. The catering team are proud of being awarded for the second year a 5 star rating. Visiting families can avail themselves of the guest suite.

Tenure - We are advised by the vendor(s) that the property is Leasehold and there is an annual maintenance/service charge which is £1800 (approximately) including buildings insurance, gardening, window cleaning, external decoration and the use of the Community Centre/Social Club.It should be noted that the apartment maybe occupied by no more than two persons each of whom shall be aged 55 years or over.

Retirement Village - The villages website is

and will provide further information regarding the development, costs, facilities etc.

Hallway - With a UPVC part glazed door to the front elevation, a storage cupboard, and electric heater.

Lounge - 16'9 x 12'0 (5.11m x 3.66m) - With refitted UPVC double glazed windows and french door to the rear aspect, an electric fire, electric heater, TV aerial and telephone points.

Sitting / Dining Area - 9'8 x 6'5 (2.95m x 1.96m) - There is an open plan Reception Area alongside the Kitchen, with a refitted UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, and electric heater. Leading through to:

Kitchen - 10'0 x 5'9 (3.05m x 1.75m) - Fitted with a good range of wall and base level units with working surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, and built in electric oven and four ring hob with a hood over. Refiited UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect.

Bedroom One - 12'1 x 12'1 (3.68m x 3.68m) - Refitted UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, and electric heater.

Bedroom Two - 14'5 x 8'6 (4.39m x 2.59m) - Refitted UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, and electric heater.

Bathroom - 10'1 x 7'7 (3.07m x 2.31m) - Having a three piece suite comprising of a low level w.c., wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, and a bath with tiling and splashbacks, electric heater and a Dimplex heater. Airing cupboard, and a refitted UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.

Outside - There property is set overlooking the communal green areas to the front and the rear. There is also a communal pathway through to the social centre.

Directions - From the A511/M1 junction 22 roundabout, head towards Leicester on the A511. At the next Field Head roundabout take a right hand turn onto Launde Road, follow this along until meeting with Ratby Lane, follow Ratby Lane and take the left turning signposted to Markfield Court, follow the road past the care home, onto Pinewood Drive and there is a car park on the left by the social centre. Continue past and take the left turn onto Pinewood Drive, then right onto Birch Close. For SATNAV users the post code is LE67 9RW.

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