2 bedroom flat for sale

Apt 1 Riverside House Ripon HG4 1AZ

Under Offer £125,000

Property Description

Key features

  • PURPOSE DESIGNED APARTMENT FOR 55'S PLUS
  • An attractive, two bedroom ground floor apartment of the "Deacon" style
  • Vacant Possession - No chain

Full description

Vacant Possession – No chain is only one of the benefits offered with this attractive, two bedroom ground floor apartment, specifically designed for the over 55’s and independent living, situated at the rear of Riverside House with its lovely, communal gardens, alongside the picturesque River Skell and in front of the apartment, conveniently placed approx 500 yards from Ripon’s historic centre.
No 1 is one of the largest being of the “Deacon” design and one of the first to be occupied. The apartment now offers scope to update and refurbish to maximise the property’s full potential. The accommodation briefly comprises: Communal Entrance/Reception Hall on the Ground Floor, personal Reception Hall, Lounge with feature fireplace, replace White, bathroom suite and French doors to the enclosed garden, fitted Kitchen, two Bedrooms and Bathroom.
Other advantages include fitted wardrobe in main Bedroom, Maple style kitchen units, sealed unit double glazed, wooden windows, electric night storage/convector heating, video entry system and house manager.
Ripon is one of the smallest City’s in England with a central Market Place surrounded by shops, banks, building societies, coffee shops and restaurants. The library, post office and loal, community hospital are also conveniently located. There is a regular bus service to Harrogate and Harrogate Borough Council operates concessions for the retired. The apartments are sold on a 125 year lease (from 1992 approximately 101 years remaining). Relatives etc. may purchase along with father/mother – over 55 must be named on lease – Deed of Covenant required. There is a laundry room on the first floor for the sole use of the residents’ and there is a comfortable, residents’ lounge on the ground floor overlooking the communal, front gardens and the picturesque River Skell.






GROUND FLOOR:

Communal Entrance Hall: Intercom/door entry for all the apartments. Stairs and lift to all the upper floors. Resident’s Lounge, Cloaks/WC and house Manager’s office.
Personal Reception Hall: Via panelled entrance door with brass furniture. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted night storage heater. Two built in cupboards, one housing hot water tank and linen shelf and the other affording, useful storage.

Lounge: French doors leading to the enclosed garden. Central feature fireplace with Mahogany style surround and marble insert and hearth suitable for an electric fire. TV and telephone points. Ceiling coving. Deep, walk in cupboard/store providing light, power and shelves. (NB: This cupboard could be incorporated in to the Kitchen, if required. Intercom/door entry system. Wall mounted night storage heater.

Fitted Kitchen: A range of Cream units are fitted at floor and wall heights with laminate working surfaces and inset stainless steel sink. Built in electric oven, extractor fan and four range hob. Plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher. Space for refrigerator. Wall mounted convector heater.

Bedroom 1: Window to the front elevation. TV point. Ceiling coving. Built in double wardrobe providing hanging space and shelf.

Bedroom 2: Window to the front elevation. Wall mounted convector heater. Ceiling coving.

Bathroom: Replacement, three piece White, contemporary style bathroom suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled bath with plumbed/mixer shower over. White ceramic wall tiles with complimentary border. Chrome taps and fittings. Electric shaver point. Extractor fan.


Outside


Communal Gardens: To the front of the property (rear of the house) is an enclosed garden within mature boundary hedge with pedestrian access gate and paved patio area. To the front of the house are beautifully maintained gardens adjacent to the picturesque River Skell, together with a paved, patio/seating area and summerhouse.


Directions

Directions: Leaving Ripon on the A61 Harrogate Road turn left immediately after the river bridge into Barefoot Street, then left again over the second river bridge and then left again into Williamson Close where the main entry to Riverside House is on the left hand side.


Viewing

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885

Please note

Agents Notes: The property is Leasehold with a 125 year lease commencing 1992 (101 years remaining). Vinden Estates has a copy of a sample lease for the perusal of interested buyers. Service charge is £193.03 p.c.m including buildings insurance etc plus a contribution to the house sinking fund of 0.5% of purchase price per annum paid monthly


Agents Notes: The purchaser will be required to provide information regarding the source of funding as part of the Offer handling procedure.

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Added on Rightmove:
12 July 2016

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  • Knaresborough (8.9 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Knaresborough (8.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Vinden Estates, Ripon

The Old Coach House 3 Blossomgate Ripon HG4 2AJ

01765 774007 Local call rate

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