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1 bedroom flat for sale

Flat 2 Fairways Court, Upgang Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3JY

Sold STC £139,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Ground floor flat
  • One bedroom
  • Situated in this beautifully presented, purpose built retirement development
  • Close to the cricket field, the shops on The Parade and the West Cliff
  • Designed for older buyers that must be over 60 years old
  • Has communal facilities including gardens and private parking
  • 24 hour warden service
  • Has a small patio area outside the French windows

Full description

Particulars of Sale
This is a modern, self-contained, 1 bedroom ground floor flat, with windows overlooking the communal gardens to the southern elevation, with a small patio area outside the French windows from the sitting room.

These flats are specifically designed for older residents and a covenant restricts occupation of the properties to mature residents. There is a house manager and care-line facility available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for peace of mind. Lifts give level access throughout the building. Although only a one bedroom apartment, there are guest suite facilities available. Other facilities include communal gardens, lounge and laundry. There is private parking available on a first come, first served basis.

Approached from the car park, the main front doors open into an entrance vestibule, with further doors leading into…

Communal Entrance Hall: The communal entrance hall has access to the communal lounge area, the lifts and other amenities. The hallway running to the left of the lift shaft leads down to Apartment 2.

Apartment 2

Apartment 2 is almost perfectly placed within Fairways Court for access to the guest suite and communal lounge as well as the laundry room, which are all close by.

The 3 principal rooms in this apartment are all irregularly shaped, where the kitchen is set in the corner of the lounge and utilises the corner, off the bedroom. It is a nice, slightly quirky and attractive layout, but it does make it difficult to provide accurate measurements. We are hoping that the photographs included will give a better demonstration of the room shapes and the dimensions are as stated maximums and minimums.

Hallway: The front door from the communal hallway opens directly into this useful hallway. To the left is a door providing access to a large storage cupboard, which houses the Gledhill electric hot water system, the consumer unit meters for the electric and scope to create more storage with shelving if required. The hallway itself has a coved ceiling, a panel for the alarm system and a night storage heater. From here, doors lead to…

Bathroom: The internal bathroom has tiled walls, an extractor fan, a wall mounted electric fan heater and an electrically heated towel rail. Set above the sink is a shaver light unit and the suite itself comprises a WC with a dual flush, low level cistern, a vanity unit with inset sink and cupboards beneath and a panel bath with a thermostatic shower over and a shower screen.

Bedroom: 13'8 max (excluding wardrobes) x 9'2 max. An attractive, irregular room, this has a uPVC double glazed window to the south elevation, night storage heater, telephone point and a coved ceiling. To the side of the door are built in wardrobes providing hanging and shelf space.

Living Room: 22'8 max x 10'6 max, narrowing to 6'7 by the French windows Accessed from the entrance hallway, a glazed door leads into the living room in this apartment, which allows the natural light from the French windows to brighten up the hallway. The living room itself has uPVC double glazed French windows leading out onto the communal garden, with a paved patio area just outside. There is a coved ceiling, telephone point and a night storage heater. This room also has television points for both satellite and traditional television, as well as a radio antenna and the focal point is the feature fireplace with an inset electric fire.

Set to the top right hand corner of the sitting room are 2 glazed doors which open into…

Kitchen: Another irregularly shaped room 7'7 x 8'5 max 4'1 in the far corner. The kitchen has a uPVC double glazed window to the south elevation, a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards and drawers under laminate worktop, with an inset, stainless steel, single bowl sink unit. The kitchen has a wall mounted electric fan heater, part tiled walls and the appliances include a built in electric oven, an inset electric hob with a cooker hood over and integrated fridge and freezer.

Communal Facilities

• Lounge: Comfortably furnished and having a kitchen with a range of units and tea & coffee making facilities.

• Laundry: Having a range of washing machines and separate dryers, which are raised for easy loading and unloading.

• Guest Suite: Having an en-suite shower room, television, tea & coffee making facilities and double glazing

• Outside: There are communal gardens with seating areas. Parking is available on site.

• Emergency Call: There are emergency pull cords throughout the apartment which connect to 'Care Line' who can contact paramedics, fire brigade etc.

• House Manager: The House Manager can confirm the services and facilities available on site. Call: Sue Brookes. Tel: 01947 606223.


Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property
Directions: From our offices, head back out of town towards Sandsend along Upgang Lane and Fairways Court lies on your right hand side, adjacent to the cricket ground. See location plan.

Services: The apartment is connected to mains water, drainage and electricity. Heating is provided by electric night storage heaters.

Tenure: We are advised that the property is held leasehold. There is an age restriction of 60 years for a single person or an average of 55 years for a couple. We are informed that the property is subject to a 125 year lease. We are also informed that the current six months service charge is £991.33 and the ground rent is £395 per annum.

NB. Occupants at these properties should be capable of living an independent lifestyle.

Council Tax Banding: 'B' £1,312 payable for 2016-17 (verbal query only) There are reduced council tax rates for single occupancy.

Post Code: YO21 3JY

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25 October 2016


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