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2 bedroom flat for sale

Shardeloes Court, Newgate Street, Cottingham

Sold STC £140,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement Apartment
  • Ground Floor Position
  • Direct Access To Gardens
  • Economy 7 Heating
  • Parking
  • EPC C (74)

Full description


Description - This self-contained purpose built ground floor apartment forming part of the McCarthy & Stone development which was constructed in approximately 2003 enjoys a twin aspect to the eastern and southern elevations and therefore catches the majority of daylight providing a light and airy living space.

Having direct access from the lounge into the well-maintained and delightful communal gardens, the apartment also boasts Economy 7 night storage heating and is offered to the market with no forward chain.

Shardeloes Court also has further communal amenities to include a large lounge area, off which there is a kitchen for entertaining purposes together with guest accommodation which can be booked in advance. There is also a communal laundry which is coin operated. To the rear of the development there are parking spaces on a first-come, first-served basis together with visitor parking spaces.

The management company operate regular social activities which include coffee mornings, quiz nights and other social events offering the purchaser a lifestyle to suit their own requirements.

Situation - Shardeloes Court is situated on the northern side of Newgate Street which is close to the roundabout junction with Priory Road and is therefore in close proximity of all Cottingham's amenities. There is excellent shopping within The Green and Hallgate together with regular public transport links including the nearby railway station which gives direct access to Hull Paragon Station and in a northerly direction to the market town of Beverley and the East Coast resorts.

Communal Entrance Vestibule - Being accessed via a security padlock which provides maximum security for the whole building. There are further double doors which lead through to the communal ground floor entrance hall which in turn gives access via a panelled doorway to the...

Private Entrance Hall - Having an electric night storage heater and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling. Off the entrance hall there is an airing cupboard which houses the water heater together with a further separate storage cupboard which houses the electric meter.

Lounge - 5.08m x 3.40m approximately (16'8" x 11'2" appro x - Enjoying a twin aspect to both the southern and easterly elevations, the easterly elevation having a box window with double glazed units and the southern aspect having double glazed windows incorporating a French door which gives direct access on to the south facing communal mature gardens. A further feature of the lounge is the attractive high level composite stone fire surround with carved finishing which has a matching recess and hearth and incorporates a coal effect electric fire. There is an additional night storage heater and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling. Glazed double doors give access to the...

Kitchen - 2.71m x 1.76m (8'11" x 5'9") - With a double glazed window to the side elevation, a range of maple effect fronted base and matching wall storage units together with a three quarter height larder unit and a Siemens built-in oven. The complimentary work surfacing has tiled splash surrounds and incorporates a single drainer sink unit together with a ceramic four ring Bosch electric hob, above which there is an Electrolux filtration hood, The kitchen also has a wall mounted electric heater, cove moulded finishing to the ceiling and space for a fridge and washing machine.

Bedroom One - 4.11m x 2.82m approximately (13'6" x 9'3" appro x - Having built-in wardrobe space with mirror fronted concertina doors and inset hanging areas. Opposite there is a full width built-in drawer and storage cupboard unit in a maple finish which incorporates a central window seat, above which there is a double glazed window to the south facing front elevation. There is also a night storage heater and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling.

Bedroom Two - 3.98m x 2.43m (plus recess) (13'1" x 8'0" ( plus r - With a double glazed window to the south facing front elevation and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling.

Bathroom - There is a three piece coloured suite comprising a panelled bath with shower fitments over and a concertina glazed screen, a vanity sink unit with storage cupboards beneath, a low level WC suite, full tile finishing to the walls, an extractor fan, a wall mounted electric heater and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling.

Outside - The apartment enjoys communal well-stocked and well-maintained gardens with mature shrub, tree and flower borders together with seating areas. The front elevation enjoys a south facing aspect.

To the rear of the development there is a car parking area. It should be noted that there are no reserve parking spaces and parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. There are also visitor parking areas.

Tenure - We understand the property to be leasehold held on a 125 year lease which commenced on 1st November 2003 (subject to confirmation by the vendor's solicitors).

There is a ground rent of £425 per annum payable together with a current service charge of £222.86 per calendar month.

Council Tax - Council Tax is payable to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The property is shown in the Council Tax Property Bandings List in Valuation Band 'D' (verbal enquiry only).

Possession - Vacant possession on completion.

Conditions Of Occupancy - To qualify with regards to a purchase of the apartment, the sole occupier must be at least 60 years of age and a joint occupier at least 55 years of age.

Services - All mains services are connected to the property. None of the services or installations have been tested.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agent's Hessle office (01482 644515).

Mortgages - We are able to offer advice should you require a mortgage to purchase this or any other property. Please contact 01482 644515 to arrange a no-obligation discussion with our financial advisors Pia Financial Solutions who are regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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28 June 2016


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