1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Rougham Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33

Sold STC £153,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Scheme Managed Development for the over 60's
  • Stylish and contempary Re-fitted Kitchen

Full description

The historic cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds affords excellent shopping facilities with the recently opened arc shopping centre and twice weekly open air market, together with educational, recreational and cultural amenities including the famed Theatre Royal and renowned Abbey Gardens with its ancient ruins. The A14 dual carriageway provides ready access to Ipswich, the East Coast, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London via the M11.

Southgate House is an attractively designed scheme managed development for the over 60's located on the southern side of the town and stands set behind an impressive brick pillared entrance and sweeping driveway approach within its own landscaped communal gardens of about 2.5 acres sts. The scheme comprises an imposing converted Grade II listed building and modern apartments built around 1986 of which Number 15 is a superbly presented single bedroom first floor apartment with balcony overlooking the delightful communal gardens. The apartment has been much improved and updated over recent years' with a stylish contemporary re-fitted kitchen, re-fitted bathroom and replacement of original doors with colonial style white painted solid panel and 15 pane glass panel doors to the lounge and kitchen thus providing additional natural light. The ambience of the apartment has been further enhanced with a marbled feature fireplace and plated coloured gold electric points and light switches.

Needless to say an internal inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer which is served by electric panel heaters together with replacement UPVC double glazing and comprises:

PORCHWAY TO WIDE COMMUNAL HALLWAY: with easy rising staircase to communal first floor Landing and front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 13' 3" x 3' 9"/6' 9" L-shaped max overall - electric panel heater; double cupboard with storage provision also housing hot water cylinder; security entry intercom; loft hatch.

LOUNGE: 15' 7" x 12' 3" featuring marbled fireplace surround with inset coal effect electric fire; electric panel heater; TV/FM and telephone points; UPVC sliding patio door to:

RAILED BALCONY: 5' 10" x 3' 8" overlooking gardens.

KITCHEN: 10' 4" x 8' 8" stylishly re-fitted with range of contemporary wall and floor cupboards including twin frosted glass cabinets; inset stainless steel sink; built-in AEG oven and ceramic hob with stainless steel and glass canopy hood over; light wood effect laminate flooring; plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher; Dimplex Kickspace heater; UPVC double glazing.

BEDROOM: 15' 7" x 9' 9" max overall including extensive range of fitted wardrobe furniture and dressing table; electric panel heater; UPVC double glazing; TV point.

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 6" x 6' recently re-fitted with Trevi corner shower in glass screen; white Roca WC and winged vanity wash basin with cupboards and drawers below; fully tiled walls; wooden double glazed roof light; Dimplex down heater; chrome heated towel radiator.

OUTSIDE: Southgate House is approached by a long sweeping driveway with parking provision opposite the entrance to number 11 together with additional visitors parking facility.

The development enjoys the benefits of well maintained communal mature grounds and resident's lounge facility with conservatory.

AGENTS NOTE: The property is leasehold and it is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 60 years and are approved by Sanctuary Housing Association.

LEASE: Commenced 99 years from 1986.

SERVICE CHARGE AND GROUND RENT:
Currently understood to be 568.98 per quarter.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: St Edmundsbury - 01284 763233. VOA website indicates Council Tax Band C.

DIRECTIONS: From the town centre proceed along Southgate Street to the roundabout and take the first exit on the left continuing past the rugby ground and BP Service Station incorporating Marks & Spencer mini store to the next roundabout. Take the third exit to double back on yourself before turning left at the Wyevale & Bury Garden Centre into Vale Lane and first right into Southgate House.


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Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bury St. Edmunds (1.4 mi)
  • Thurston (3.6 mi)
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Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

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Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

01284 633043 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Bury St. Edmunds (1.4 mi)
  • Thurston (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hall & Sworders, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

01284 633043 Local call rate

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