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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Chestnut Walk, Markfield


Property Description

Key features

  • Ground Floor Retirement Flat
  • Popular Over 55's Development
  • Lounge/Diner & Fitted Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms & Shower Room
  • Off-Road Parking Area
  • Communal Landscaped Gardens

Full description

We are delighted to offer for sale this two bedroomed, ground floor retirement apartment situated on this popular and well-served over 55's development. The property offers spacious internal accommodation including an entrance hall with storage and airing cupboards off, rear lounge\diner with adjacent fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, separate shower room adapted for wheelchair use, off-road parking and landscaped communal grounds. EPC = D..

General Information: - The sought-after village of Markfield, a Leicester Mercury "Village of the year" award winner in 2005, is located to the north-west of Leicester and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centre of employment, as well as the market towns of Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coalville and Loughborough, the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington, the M1\M69\M42 motorway network for travel north, south and west, and the adjoining Charnwood and New National Forests with their many scenic country walks and golf courses.

Markfield also offers a fine range of local amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling, recreational amenities and regular bus services to many of the afore-mentioned centres of employment.

Retirement Village Information: - Situated within the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire, Markfield Court is the ideal village to retire to. Offering an emergency care line in every property, it offers peace of mind to both residents and their relatives. Being situated in large, communal, level grounds, there are ample opportunities for safe walks in beautiful surroundings.

The large community centre offers a wide range of activities.

A coffee lounge and bar (for those who like something a little stronger) are open daily.

Also on site is a library offering talking books, records and videos.

Visiting trades people include hairdresser, chemist and chiropodist.

The local general store offers a delivery service.

A regular bus service operates daily from the village to the surrounding areas.

Animals (kept under control) are welcome in the village so there is no problem of what to do with your 'faithful friend' as in a lot of cases.

Visiting relatives are able to rent a flat on site, if required.

General Description: - Situated on a popular and well-served over development for those aged 55 and over, this two bedroomed, ground floor retirement apartment offers spacious internal accommodation comprising entrance hall with storage and airing cupboards off, rear lounge\diner with adjacent fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, separate shower room adapted for wheelchair use, off-road parking and landscaped communal grounds.

Detailed Accommodation -

All On The Ground Floor: -

Canopy Porch - With external light fitting and access through part obscure glazed entrance door to:

Entrance Hall - With wall-mounted door bell, electric night storage heater with canopy over, shelved cloaks\storage cupboard, ceiling light fitting and shelved linen\airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and cold water tank. The hall leads to:

Rear Lounge - 13'8 x 13'0 (4.17m x 3.96m) - With sealed unit double glazed side window, feature coal effect electric fire to shelved fireplace surround, electric night storage heater with canopy over, t.v. and telephone points, warden call control unit, coved ceiling with light fitting and UPVC framed sealed unit double glazed French door to rear garden patio with matching side windows.

Breakfast Kitchen - 10'10 x 9'4 (3.30m x 2.84m) - With units and equipment including single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit inset to L-shaped rolled edge worktop with range of drawers, cupboards and plumbing for automatic washing machine under, tiled splashbacks and sealed unit double glazed window fitted with roller blind over. Matching breakfast bar with double cupboard over and appliances including 'Enfield' cooker comprising oven, grill and four-plate hob with cooker hood over inset to a range of three eye level wall cupboards. Also with vinyl floor covering, electric night storage heater, appliance space, double free-standing cupboard, strip lighting and 'Dimplex' wall-mounted heater.

Bedroom 1 (Rear) - 10'10 x 13'8 (3.30m x 4.17m) - With sealed unit double glazed picture window, electric night storage heater with canopy over, warden call pull cord, telephone point and ceiling light fitting.

Bedroom 2 - 13'8 x 6'9 (4.17m x 2.06m) - With sealed unit double glazed window, ceiling light fitting and electric panelled radiator.

Wet\Shower Room - With three-piece white suite comprising wash hand basin and low level w.c. to half tiled surrounds and shower area to fully tiled surround with wheelchair friendly shower enclosure, wall-mounted Mira shower unit incorporating flexi hose to sliding track, two grip rails, shower rail and curtain. Also with 'Dimplex' wall heater, warden call telephone, mirrored cabinet, sealed unit double obscure glazed window fitted with roller blind, ceiling light fitting and 'Xpel-Air' extractor fan.

Outside: - The property enjoys an open-plan lawned front garden and there is a lockable store adjacent to the front door. To the side and rear of the property, the open-plan gardens are lawned and directly to the rear there is a patio area with French door access to the lounge. Adjacent to the front garden, there is a vehicular court for off-road parking and a dustbin store.

Communal Grounds -

Services: - All mains services, with the exception of gas, are understood to be available. Central heating is electric and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is double glazed with sealed units and benefits from an emergency care line.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, light fittings, curtains, curtain fittings and blinds, are included in the sale.

Tenure: - The property is held Leasehold on a 999 Ground Lease as from 1985. We are advised that the Ground Rent and Service Charge for the current half year amounts to £870.00 (half year to April 2017). This charge includes gardening, Fire Insurance, window cleaning, general maintenance and provision of facilities. 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.

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.

The Vendor(s) of this property has (have) completed a Property Information Questionnaire which provides prospective purchasers with important information about the property which you may wish to consider before viewing or making an offer. Please enquire with the relevant office if you would like to view a copy.

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 - The property is best approached from the A50 Leicester Road by either proceeding southbound towards Markfield from the M1 Junction 22 or heading north-west bound from the direction of Leicester on the A50. From either direction, upon reaching the Field Head Roundabout, take the exit for Launde Road and continue for some distance proceeding into Ratby Lane without turning. Take a left hand turn after some distance thereafter, as signposted for Markfield Court, and proceed past the main building into the retirement village, then take the second left hand turn into Pinewood Drive and then left again into Chestnut Walk where the property can be identified on the right hand side.

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31 August 2016


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