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- First Floor Apartment
- High Ceilings
- Two Double Bedrooms
- Open Plan Kitchen with Dining Area
- Victorian Architecture
- Within 1 Mile of Mainline Station
- Two Allocated Parking Spaces
- Available Immediately
- EPC Rating 'B'
Beyond the grandeur of a beautiful Victorian façade, The Convent is a superb collection of 14 luxury apartments, where original features are abound with high specification finishes. A spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining room sits within this first floor apartment which also benefits from two allocated parking spaces.
Location Farnborough is a thriving business community, benefitting from a multimillion pound redevelopment of the town centre. The history of the area is dominated by the renowned Farnborough Airfield; as the home of the first flight in Britain, it has a long tradition of being at the centre of aeronautical industry hosting The International Air Show every two years.
Farnborough is set in an ideal location for the commuter with excellent rail, road and general transport networks; Farnborough mainline station will take you into London Waterloo in under 40 minutes and there is access to the M3 bringing Farnham, Fleet, Basingstoke and Camberley within easy reach.
Residents can enjoy a cinema, sports centre, a boating lake at Hawley woods, or take a step outside the town to the beautiful Hampshire countryside perhaps via the tranquil Basingstoke Canal to the south.
History Founded in 1889 by the nuns of the Congregation of Christian Education, this former convent and later ladies' boarding and day school has now been completely redeveloped to provide modern homes of uncompromising quality.
The Property While the rich Victorian architecture has been lovingly refurbished to its former glory, the apartment is resolutely modern, conceived specifically to respond to the demands of a 21st century lifestyle.
Bright, airy and beautifully designed, these exceptional apartments benefit from the tall windows and generous proportions of the original Victorian architecture.
A grand gothic arched doorway welcomes you into the building. The apartment benefits from the space of this wonderful building with a generous entrance hall that naturally flows to the open plan kitchen dining living area, the tranquil bedrooms and spa like bathrooms.
The master bedroom features a stylish en suite shower room with contemporary Villeroy & Boch porcelains. The luxurious feel is continued into the bathroom that like the en suite features under floor heating and a stylish contemporary suite creating the perfect place to relax and unwind.
Outside of the apartment there is a large walk in storage cupboard, perfect for skis and golf clubs; communal gardens and two allocated parking spaces.
Specification The Kitchen
High gloss grey kitchen units with white quartz worktops
Integrated appliances comprising a double oven, induction hob with chimney hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer dryer
LED pelmet lighting
Bathroom and En Suite
Villeroy & Boch bathrooms with Hansgrohe fittings
Contemporary tiled bathrooms with underfloor heating
Heating Security & Electrics
Video entry phone
Chrome light switches
Two zone dimmer circuits to living room/kitchen lights
Room thermostat controlled gas central heating
Thermostatic radiator valves
Pre-wired for internet, TV, DAB, satellite
High quality fixtures and fittings
Oak finished internal doors
Oak flooring to living room/kitchen and hall
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) graphs
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