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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Hathaway Court, Stratford-Upon-Avon

Guide Price £185,000

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A 1 bedroom apartment in this very popular Independent Later Living development close to the town centre, with pleasant views over the communal gardens and easy access to local services and amenities.

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Stratford Upon Avon - Stratford upon Avon is internationally famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and attracts almost four million visitors a year. Stratford is also a prosperous riverside market town with fine restaurants and inns, a good choice of public and private schools and excellent sporting and recreational amenities. The town is ideally placed for access to the M40, other major road and rail networks, and Birmingham International Airport.

Hathaway Court - Constructed in 2007 by McCarthy & Stone, this popular Independent Later Living development comprises 54 apartments, being a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom properties set over three floors, with a range of communal amenities including residents' lounge, gated communal landscaped gardens, resident and visitor parking (subject to availability), laundry room, lift service to all floors, and twin bed guest suite for visiting friends and family subject to availability. The apartments are available to those aged 60+ (in the case of a couple, one may be aged 55+). There is a resident House Manager (weekday office hours) and 24 hour emergency call system,

Hathaway Court is located just off Alcester Road in the town centre, close to the railway station and Morrisons supermarket, and across the road from the Rother Street Medical Centre. There is easy access to shops and other amenities, and to local bus services.

Number 34 is located to the rear of the building on the second floor, accessible by both lift and stairs, and enjoys a pleasant outlook over the communal gardens.

The hallway is a good size and allows easy access to the apartment, also having a generous storage closet. The well-appointed bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level wc and wash hand basin. There is a mirror with light above, a fixed bathroom cabinet and heated towel rail.

The living room is a large, bright room with French doors opening to a Juliet balcony. The feature fireplace houses an electric fire for additional comfort and there is plenty of space for entertaining and for creating work/hobby space.

The kitchen adjoins the living room but can be closed off with glazed double doors when required. With a window overlooking the rear gardens, this compact and well-designed area is equipped with a range of floor and wall cabinets incorporating AEG oven and microwave, AEG electric hob with extractor fan over, under counter fridge and freezer, and single stainless steel sink with drainer and lever mixer tap.

The bedroom benefits from tall windows which bring in plenty of natural light and afford a pleasant view over the rear gardens. There is plenty of storage space provided by a double built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors.

The sale includes all carpets, curtains and blinds, lights and other fittings. The property is double glazed throughout.

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. No tests have been undertaken to the service installations. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries and investigations before finalising their offer to purchase. Heating is provided by slimline night storage heaters on an Economy 7 tariff.

Tenure - We understand that the property is for sale Leasehold, with a 125 year lease which commenced on 1 June 2007. The annual ground rent charge is approximately £425 and the annual maintenance charge is approximately £1975. The maintenance charge includes management of the facilities and careline provision, water and drainage, buildings insurance, building and ground maintenance, window cleaning, cleaning of communal areas, and use of laundry room.

Fixtures And Fittings - All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price, all others are expressly excluded.

Council Tax - We understand that the property has been placed in band D with Stratford upon Avon District Council.

Location And Viewings - Leaving the town centre on the A422 Alcester Road, the turning into Hathaway Court is on the left just past the turning into Albany Road. Follow the driveway round to the right, and Hathaway Court is situated beyond Briar Croft, with its own parking area. The main reception area is to the front of the building. Flat 34 is on the second floor, accessible by either lift or staircase.

Viewings strictly by appointment with the Agents.


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