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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Glenhills Court, Glen Parva

Guide Price £149,950

Property Description

Key features

  • First Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Superb Grand Union Canal Views
  • Assisted Living Services Available
  • Living Room & Fitted Kitchen
  • Double Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Lovely Communal Gardens

Full description

One of 54 lifestyle apartments designed exclusively for those aged 70 or over with the help of on site flexible care and support plus the benefit of 'table service' restaurant availability, residents' lounge & laundry, a beautiful canal side setting with courtyard and garden sun terraces and visitor/resident parking (extra charge for residents). This particular one bedroomed, first floor apartment occupies one of the best positions within the development and demands an internal inspection for full appreciation. EPC B.

General Information: - The sought-after suburb of Glen Parva is located to the south of the City of Leicester and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned centre of employment and commercial activity offering a fine range of amenities therein, as well as the Southern Ring Road which links Glen Parva and Aylestone 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.

The combined locations of Glen Parva, Blaby, South Wigston and Aylestone also offer a fine range of local amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling for all ages, a wide variety of recreational amenities including the Headquarters and County Ground of the Leicestershire County Cricket Club in Aylestone and regular bus services to the Leicester City centre.

General Description: - Forming part of a relatively new development, this one bedroomed, first floor apartment occupies one of the best positions within the complex and demands an internal inspection for full appreciation. Benefiting from on-site flexible care and support, the 54 lifestyle apartments have been designed exclusively for those aged 70 or over in a beautiful canal side setting with courtyard and garden sun terraces. The complex offers a residents' lounge & laundry, plus the availability of a 'table service' restaurant and visitor/resident parking (with an extra rental charge for residents).

Constructed by McCarthy & Stone, everything has been designed to let you get the most out of life. You can relax in the knowledge that with Assisted Living, there's someone there day and night, should you need assistance in an emergency. That's the real benefit; you can carry on living independently, but should you need a bit of support, now or in the future, there's a qualified and reliable team right on your doorstep.

24 hour on-site management gives you around the clock help and support in an emergency. An Estate Manager and YourLife team ensure all owners get the care and support required. Domestic Assistance helps you with jobs like dusting, vacuuming or changing the bed (one hour per week is included in the Service Charge).

Personal care packages from 15 minute increments, which are totally flexible and can be organised with the YourLife team, are available at an extra charge.

Detailed Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor: -

Communal Reception Lobby -

Communal Reception Area - With Manager's Office off and access to residents' lounge, sun terrace, male and female toilets, laundry and the communal gardens. Staircase or lift provides access to the two upper floors of the apartment complex.

On The First Floor: - STAIRCASE OR LIFT ACCESS to:

Communal First Floor Landing - With residents/visitors' dining room off. The landing also leads to the private entrance door to Apartment 19 which comprises:

Entrance Hall - With electric night storage heater, 'Tunstall' wall-mounted warden call control unit, central heating thermostat, ceiling light fitting, smoke alarm and walk-in cupboard off housing lagged hot water cylinder, electric fuse box and electric meter. The cupboard has an internal light. The entrance hall leads to:

Living Room - 11'3 x 15'5 (3.43m x 4.70m) - With sealed unit double glazed picture window affording a lovely view across the communal tree lined grounds and the Grand Union Canal, t.v. and telephone points and two ceiling mounted light fittings. Door to:

View From Living Room -

Fitted Kitchen - 6'1 x 9'10 (1.85m x 3.00m) - With units and equipment including single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to L-shaped rolled edge worktop with range of drawers and cupboards under, tiled splashbacks and sealed unit double glazed window over again affording a lovely view across the communal grounds and the Grand Union Canal. Integrated appliances including 'Hotpoint' four-plate ceramic hob with three-speed cooker hood over inset to quadruple and double wall cupboards with integrated wine racking, 'Hotpoint' oven with two pan drawers and further wine racking under, and tall-boy fridge\freezer. Also with ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light fitting and towel ring.

Double Bedroom - 9'5 x 14'3 (2.87m x 4.34m) - A spacious double bedroom with 'Dimplex' electric wall heater, warden call pull cord, t.v. point, built-in mirror fronted double hanging and shelved wardrobe, ceiling light fitting and sealed unit double glazed picture window affording a lovely view across the communal gardens and the Grand Union Canal beyond.

Bathroom - 9'1 x 9'7 (2.77m x 2.92m) - With fully tiled surrounds and four-piece suite comprising panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap, low level w.c., wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with hot and cold mixer tap and mirror over, double cupboard below, and wet shower area with shower curtain and rail and wall-mounted fitted shower unit incorporating flexi hose to sliding track. Also with heated towel rail, 'Dimplex' electric wall heater and quadruple spotlight fitting.

Outside: - The property enjoys delightful, communal, tree lined, lawned gardens with flagged patio areas, external seating and views over the adjoining Grand Union Canal. There is also ample visitor parking space and designated residents' parking spaces are available for rent.

Residents' Parking Area - A secure parking area for residents only, within which there are spaces for rent. Further details on request.

Communal Gardens -

View From Communal Garden -

Major Features - Canal views from the apartment.
Homeowners lounge where you can meet up with neighbours or make new friends.
Table service restaurant for when you don't want to cook. (Additional cost).
Landscaped garden for you to enjoy without having to lift a finger.
Full wheelchair accessibility in the apartment and throughout the development.
Guest suite perfect for when friends and family come to visit.
Terrace area on which to soak up the sun.
Lift to all floors making it easy to get around.
Car parking available on-site.
There's also a fully equipped laundry with raised machines so you can wash, dry and iron with ease, or you can choose to use our on-site washing and ironing service.

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 apartment which is double glazed with sealed units.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with all fitted floor coverings, light fittings and curtains, are included in the sale. Additionally, the vendors are prepared to include all the furniture.

Tenure: - We are advised that the property is held Leasehold on a long Ground Lease. The annual Ground Rent amounts to £435.00 and the current Service Charge is £138 per week which includes garden and building maintenance, Buildings Fire Insurance and window cleaning. 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 - Proceed out of the Leicester City centre in a southerly direction through Aylestone along the A426 Aylestone Road which becomes Lutterworth Road and continue in the direction of Blaby. Proceed through the traffic light junction with the 'ring' road and at the traffic light junction with Little Glen Road, turn left into Little Glen Road and the entrance to Glenhills Court can be found almost immediately on the left hand side.

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28 October 2016

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