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3 bedroom retirement property for sale

St. Mary's Close, Alton, Hampshire

Guide Price £279,500

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CHAIN-FREE SALE A rare entity - an individual attached 2/3 bedroom retirement bungalow, the only one within a landscaped scheme just South of the town centre.

Description 
This unique triple aspect single storey residence enjoys a South Easterly outlook to the front including the lightly treed margins of the Watercress Line embankment. The rear outlook is over the traffic-free communal gardens with rooftop views across the town to North Downs countryside. Built in about 1986 by national developers, Barratt Homes, the bungalow is at the end of a two storey block of maisonettes in a private scheme totalling 33 age exclusive properties with the main block consisting of 18 apartments and a condition of purchase being that residents are over the age of 60 years. The accommodation benefits from uPVC double glazed windows with a white internal finish and mahogany effect exterior, security locks and trickle vents, a good sized refitted kitchen, storage/electric heating on Economy 7, and light and power switchplates at a user friendly height. There is a resident Estate Manager.

Location  
Set at the end of an no-through road, St. Mary's Close, and alongside the Watercress steam railway line, attractively landscaped Windmill Court lies directly to the South of Alton town centre with Sainsbury's in-town store approached on foot via Mount Pleasant Road, Maltings Close and Turk Street. In 2016, the scheme won Silver in the Alton in Bloom competition. There are family and major shops, M&S Foodhall, Boots and Iceland stores, a library, restaurants, hotels and inns, a museum and gallery, and a variety of associations. Alton also has park-like public gardens with a bowls club and seasonal programme of events, weekly street and farmers market events, a station (Waterloo line), further stores such as Waitrose and Aldi, a sports centre, two golf courses and footpaths.

Accommodation  
At side, broad paved steps with handrail, two outside lantern lights and communal outside tap. Single glazed front door to:-

Reception Hall 
7' 11'' x 4' 8'' (2.41m x 1.42m)
Side aspect - timber framed double glazed window. Coat hooks, telephone point (subject to connection). Tunstall emergency communal intercom + pullcord. Electric consumer unit and fusebox. Fitted corner cupboard with telephone top housing two electric meters.

Sitting Room 
16' 0'' x 11' 5'' (4.87m x 3.48m)
South Easterly front aspect via uPVC double glazed window over grounds to naturally green embankment of Watercress Line. Two double fitted wall lights, coal effect electric fire, TV and satellite aerial sockets (subject to tariff). Dimplex storage heater. Emergency pullcord.

Dining Room/Bedroom Three 
7' 11'' x 7' 9'' (2.41m x 2.36m)
Front aspect via uPVC double glazed window - view over drive/grounds to embankment of Watercress Line. Single Glazed door to outside. Dimplex storage heater. Emergency pullcord.

Kitchen 
10' 4'' x 7' 10'' (3.15m x 2.39m)
Side aspect via uPVC double glazed window overlooking parking and communal gardens towards main block. Refitted to light oak theme with brushed chrome finished handles integrated with Electrolux stainless steel electric oven, Zanussi ceramic hob, white filter hood and inset Stainless Steel single drainer sink with mixer taps in granite effect laminated worktops. Affording good supply of floor cupboards, soft closing set of drawers, corner larder/storage unit and double pelmetted wall cabinets with worktop lighting and tiled splashbacks. Plumbing for washing machine, stacked space for condenser dryer. Side by side spaces for fridge and freezer (Hotpoint washing machine, Zanussi freezer and Hotpoint larder fridge included in sale - Hotpoint condenser dryer may be excluded from sale). Tiled effect vinyl floor, fluorescent light, separately switched Xpelair extractor fan, emergency pullcord.

Inner Hall 
L-shaped. Dimplex storage heater. Built-in airing cupboard also housing recessed Gledhill hot water cylinder, two immersion heaters. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom One 
10' 10'' x 9' 9'' (3.30m x 2.97m)
Overlooking rear communal gardens with rooftop view across Alton to North Downs via uPVC double glazed window. Dimplex slimline heater, emergency pullcord.

Bedroom Two 
9' 9'' x 8' 6'' (2.97m x 2.59m)
Rear aspect via uPVC double glazed window with view over rear communal gardens and rooftops across Alton to distant countryside. Dimplex slimline heater, emergency pullcord.

Bathroom 
6' 11'' x 5' 7'' (2.11m x 1.70m)
Suite of panelled bath with separate electric Heatrae Sadia shower fitting, pedestal wash basin and WC with wooden seat. Part tiled walls, utensils sill, shaver socket, mirrored medicine cabinet, Dimplex wall convector heater, automatic extractor fan, mosaic effect vinyl flooring, emergency pullcord.

Outside  

Residents Car Parking 
Brick paviourved spaces both adjacent to the bungalow beside the turning area and also to the front of the main apartment block. Detached brick bin store.

Communal Gardens 
Are delightfully landscaped and afford swathes of lawn, stocked shrubberies and flower borders with seating and shingle areas. The development has a locked private gate at the far end of the gardens directly leading onto Mount Pleasant Road, which enables a shorter or alternative route on foot to Sainsbury's and the town centre.

NB 
1. The Tenure is Leasehold, the Lease being 99 years from 20th January 1986 with a peppercorn ground rent. Please apply for details of maintenance charge. 2. We have been unable to confirm whether certain items included with this property are in full working order. Any prospective purchaser must accept that the property is offered for sale on this basis. 3. Photographs shown may include photos of the communal gardens, views and scenes within Windmill Court

Directions  
From the M&S Foodhall corner at the Western end of High Street, Alton, proceed on Drayman's Way, the town's inner relief road and continue ahead at the Sainsbury's mini-roundabout. At the next mini-roundabout, turn right onto Lower Turk Street and immediately turn right up Turk Street. Then turn third right into St Mary's Close. Continue to the end into Windmill Court and proceed ahead where the property is beyond the main apartment block.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 November 2016

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  • Alton (0.5 mi)
  • Bentley (5.3 mi)
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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

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78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.5 mi)
  • Bentley (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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

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