1 bedroom apartment for sale

Waterside View, Chester

Sold STC £80,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Waterside View is a development centrally situated within Chester city centre and lies a short walkable distance from the amenities that this historic city has to offer. Waterside View is a development for those 55 and over in association with Your Housing Group and it enjoys most enviable views over the communal gardens which border the Shropshire Union Canal where one can watch the narrow boats and the mixture of wildlife passing by. The apartment is situated on the first floor with rear-facing views and can be accessed via a staircase in addition to a lift. The accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with cloaks storage cupboard and further cupboard housing a hot water heater; living/dining room with Juliet balcony and French doors providing views of the rear garden; kitchen off with a range of fitted units; bedroom with sliding mirrored wardrobes; and completing the accommodation is a shower room with a three piece suite. There is electric heating within the property and a pull-cord warden system in operation. There are communal facilities available at the development by way of a laundry and also, if required, a visitor guest room which does carry an additional charge. The pleasant surroundings to the rear are emphasised by the communal gardens bordering the Shropshire Union Canal and there is gated access provided into a communal parking area, which is gated and offers off-road parking on a first come first served basis. 

LOCATION Waterside View is a modern development built in the late 1980s which backs onto, via beautiful communal gardens, the Shropshire Union Canal. The property is only a short stroll away from the abundance of shopping facilities that are on offer within Chester city centre, whilst the property is convenient for leaving Chester via the A56 Hoole Way, continuing onto Hoole Road and beyond. The new Chester Bus Exchange is situated at Gorse Stacks to the front of the building, however this apartment is situated to the rear of the block, therefore unaffected by any additional noise but offers convenience for travel beyond Chester. 

ACCOMMODATION with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALLWAY with intercom access, lift and staircase to first floor. 

ENTRANCE HALL with built-in cloaks storage cupboard, further cupboard housing a 'Redring' electric water heater, wall mounted electric heater, pull-cord alarm system, fitted shelving and base storage unit. 

LIVING/DINING ROOM 13' x 11' 2" (3.96m x 3.4m) Offering a most appealing and attractive view of the communal gardens which beyond features the Shropshire Union Canal and landscaped gardens along its banks with steps up to the historic City Walls. This room features a Juliet balcony with wood sealed unit French doors, coved ceiling, warden pull-cord, telephone point, intercom receiver, electric wall heater, TV point. 

KITCHEN 9' 2" x 5' 11" (2.79m x 1.8m) with a range of fitted base, wall and drawer units with wood effect roll top laminate work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space for freestanding fridge freezer, electric cooker point, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, wood sealed unit window providing a rear aspect of the communal gardens, vinyl flooring. 

BEDROOM 9' 2" reducing to 8' 5" x 14' 3" into wardrobe (2.79m x 4.34m) with a range of fitted wardrobes with hanging storage and sliding mirrored doors, electric wall heater, wood sealed unit window providing a rear aspect. 

SHOWER ROOM 7' 2" x 5' 10" (2.18m x 1.78m) with a three piece suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and a double-width shower enclosure with open-out screen door and wall mounted 'Mira' electric shower unit, electric shaver point, electric wall heater, extractor fan, fitted mirror over basin, fully tiled walls. 

EXTERNALLY Waterside View is most conveniently situated within the heart of Chester city centre with the development being located across the road from the soon to be completed Chester Bus Exchange, which provides excellent access in and out of the city centre. It also lies within a short walk of the excellent amenities that the city has to offer. The development, and particularly this apartment, enjoys pleasant views to the rear overlooking the well tended communal gardens, which are laid to lawn with patio seating terraces bordering the Shropshire Union Canal and landscaped gardens which lie to the other side of the canal running adjacent to the historic City Walls. The development has the benefit of a gated shared parking area with parking spaces available on a first come first served basis. 

COMMUNAL FACILITIES The communal facilities include a laundry and a visitor flat being available for an extra charge and there is a warden assistance service. 

DIRECTIONS Waterside View is situated just off the inner ring road between Gorse Stacks and the Shropshire Union Canal. It is accessed from the Fountains Roundabout from Northgate Street, following the one way system, passing Tesco on the left hand side, before bearing right and then immediately left with the City Walls on the right hand side, where Waterside View will be found on the right hand side. 

VIEWING By prior appointment with Humphreys of Chester on (01244) 401100. 

TENURE The property is understood to be leasehold, the purchaser should verify this prior to a legal commitment to purchase. 

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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Nearest stations

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  • Bache (1.1 mi)
  • Capenhurst (5.1 mi)
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17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Humphreys of Chester Limited, Chester

17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

01244 955092 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Chester (0.4 mi)
  • Bache (1.1 mi)
  • Capenhurst (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Humphreys of Chester Limited, Chester

17/19 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RS

01244 955092 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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