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2 bedroom sheltered housing for sale

Shardeloes Court, Cottingham

Sold STC £149,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Self Contained Retirement Apartment
  • Excellent Ground Floor Position
  • Light & Airy With Twin Aspect
  • Direct Access To Gardens
  • Spacious Living Space
  • Economy 7 Heating
  • Double Glazing
  • Private Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Parking
  • EPC C (80)

Full description


Description - We are pleased to offer to the market this well-presented and ready-to-move into ground floor self-contained purpose built apartment which, in the agent's opinion, has a prime location within the popular McCarthy & Stone development. Having direct access to the attractive well-maintained and well-stocked private gardens and car park, the apartment is also ideally located for all the amenities that Shardeloes Court has to offer. Boasting uPVC double glazing throughout together with Economy 7 night storage heating, the apartment requires a full internal inspection to be fully appreciated and offers two good sized well-proportioned bedrooms, a spacious lounge with feature fireplace and a well-fitted kitchen with maple-effect units. In addition, there is a shower room with a double width walk-in cublicle which has a handrail and seat if required. Shardeloes Court also enjoys communal facilities which include a large lounge area off which there is a kitchen for entertainment purposes together with guest accommodation which can be booked in advance. There is also a communal laundry area with coin operated machines and to the rear of the development there are parking spaces which operate on a first-come, first-served basis and additional visitor parking spaces. The management company operates 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 system 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 a night storage heater and walk-in airing cupboard with inset shelving together with a hot water tank. There is also cove moulded finishing to the ceiling. A panelled door gives access to the...

Lounge - 5.93m x 3.20m narrowing to 1.98m (19'5" x 10'6" na - There is a feature stone effect ornately finished fireplace with a raised hearth and an electric coal effect fire. The lounge also has a night storage heater and cove moulded finishing to the ceiling together with a double glazed window to the side elevation. To the rear elevation there is a double glazed French door with side panels which gives direct access to the communal well-maintained gardens. Glazed double doors lead through to the...

Kitchen - With a range of maple-effect fronted base and wall storage units, the work surfacing having tiled splash surrounds and incorporating a single drainer sink unit. Within a three quarter height larder unit there is an Electrolux electric oven, adjoining which there is an AEG ceramic four ring hob with a filtration hood above. Beneath the work surfacing there is space for a fridge, separate freezer or dishwasher etc and within the wall units there are open display shelf areas. The kitchen also enjoys a double glazed window to the side elevation, cove moulded finishing to the ceiling and a wall mounted electric heater.

Bedroom One - 5.30m (plus wardrobes) x 2.73m narrowing to 1.58m - Enjoying a range of built-in wardrobes with mirror-fronted concertina doors with inset hanging space and shelving. There is an electric night storage heater, cove moulded finishing to the ceiling and a double glazed window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 4.47m x 2.47m narrowing to 1.88m (14'8" x 8'1" nar - Having twin double glazed windows to the side elevation which overlook the communal gardens. There is also cove moulded finishing to the ceiling and a wall mounted electric heater.

Shower Room - With a three piece suite comprising a double width shower cubicle which is accessed via sliding glazed doors with glazed side panels. There is a substantial handgrip and a seat if required. The shower room also has a vanity sink unit with storage cupboards beneath and a mirror over with illumination and a shaver point, opposite which there is a low level WC suite with a mirror-fronted medicine cabinet above. There is also full tile finishing to the walls, 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.

Possession - Vacant possession on completion.

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).

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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01 July 2016


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