2 bedroom apartment for saleAbbots Wood, Chester
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION Abbots Wood is a recently constructed development situated off Northgate Avenue and falls within walking distance of Chester city centre as well as a stone's throw away from a regular bus service in and out of the city itself. At Abbots Wood they try to provide a whole host of amenities and activities for residents. These include a communal lounge with guest facilities, gardens, activity room and a hair dressing salon, to name but a few. The monthly service charge payable covers the expense of the communal areas - maintenance, insurance and also heating and water to the apartment itself. This ground floor property is accessed via a communal entrance hall via an electronic entry system with automatic opening doors. There is a door from the communal hall into the private entrance hall of the apartment where there is a double fitted storage cupboard which houses the distribution unit for the hot water and central heating system, as well as a Vent-Axia air control system within the apartment. There is open plan style living to the main reception area of the home, with a living/dining area with the benefit of double French doors onto a private balcony, which is timber decked with painted railings, a pleasant space that not all apartments within this development have the benefit of. From the living/dining area is an opening through to the kitchen which features a contemporary range of white gloss finished units with wood effect laminate work surfaces, some integrated appliances and further space for freestanding white goods. There are two bedrooms, with the master bedroom being of a most notable size, and a wet room which has dual access from the entrance hall and the main bedroom, which features a sealed floor with a soak away, is fully tiled and has an air vent to the ceiling. The property benefits from central heating and double glazed windows. Prospective purchasers should be aware that there is a residents parking scheme in place which is available on a first come first served basis upon application to the management company, Your Housing Group.
LOCATION Abbots Wood is a modern development of retirement apartments within the highly popular district of Northgate Village, itself a residential development within walking distance of Chester city centre offering excellent amenities as well as being within a very short walk of the Northgate Ponds and the national cycle network. Northgate Village is highly convenient for access, via the A56 Hoole Way, onto the national motorway and railway networks.
ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL with electronic entry system with an automatic door.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL with a double storage cupboard which houses the central heating and hot water distribution unit, separate 'Vent-Axia' air management system, heating thermostat control, warden pull cord, radiator, telephone point.
LIVING DINING KITCHEN with an open plan feel with kitchen, living and dining areas.
LIVING DINING AREA 16' 7" x 11' 5" (5.05m x 3.48m) Featuring double glazed French doors providing access onto a private balcony, TV point, telephone point, radiator, intercom receiver.
PRIVATE BALCONY with timber decking, painted railings, external lighting.
KITCHEN AREA 11' 4" x 6' 10" (3.45m x 2.08m) Featuring a contemporary white gloss finished range of base, wall and drawer units with brushed metal fitments, contemporary wood effect laminate surfaces, under cupboard lighting, inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks, inset 'Zanussi' four ring electric heat hob with a glass rimmed stainless steel extractor over, integrated 'Zanussi' electric oven and grill, space under counter for further white good, air vent, recessed ceiling lights, large opening through to living dining area, window into communal hall, wood effect vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM ONE 14' 2" x 11' 1" (4.32m x 3.38m) The principal bedroom, being generous in size and featuring a UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, telephone point, TV point, radiator, door through into wet room.
WET ROOM 9' 3" reducing to 8' x 6' 7" (2.82m x 2.01m) with door access from bedroom one and also the entrance hall, with sealed floor with soak away and an exposed valve 'Rada' shower unit, semi-pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC with concealed cistern, fully tiled walls, electric wall heater, wall mounted mirror, recessed ceiling lights, air vent, warden pull cord, electric shaver point.
BEDROOM TWO 12' x 7' 2" (3.66m x 2.18m) Featuring a double glazed window unit to rear aspect, telephone point, TV point, radiator.
EXTERNALLY Conveniently positioned within walkable distance of the excellent amenities of Chester city centre, the property also falls within close distance of a regular bus service into and out of the city itself. There is a communal parking area which is subject to a residents parking scheme via application to Your Housing Group for an additional charge.
TENURE The property is understood to be leasehold, the purchaser should verify this prior to a legal commitment to purchase. We believe the service charge to be £340 per calendar month. This charge does incorporate buildings insurance and does cover all heating and water costs.
AGENT'S NOTE Purchasers should be aware that there are various clauses within the ownership of the property which provide for a payment to Your Housing Group on the subsequent sale, as well as a contribution to a sinking fund.
DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Chester along St Martins Way and upon approaching the Fountains roundabout continue straight over. Take the second available exit before turning immediately left onto Victoria Road, passing the Northgate Arena leisure centre on the right hand side. Take the first right thereafter onto Northgate Avenue and the Abbots Wood development will be observed on the right hand side. A viewing representative from Humphreys will meet you outside the communal door into the block.
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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