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Wye House, Barn Street, Marlborough

PROPERTY TYPE

Retirement Property

BEDROOMS

1

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

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Key features

  • Exclusive retirement development for over 55's
  • One bedroom 1st floor apartment
  • Beautiful Grade II listed building conversion
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Parking space
  • Beautiful landscaped grounds
  • Easy walking distance from town centre
  • Services include an estate manager and emergency alarm service

Description

A one bedroom 1st floor apartment with parking space. The property is located on a purpose-built retirement development for the over 55s. Management services are provided by Cognatum Estates, a not-for-profit organisation and one of the UK's leading companies in retirement housing.

Behind a high wall, just 250 yards from one of the grandest high streets in England, lies Wye House, a fine 18th-Century Grade II listed property, which provides the perfect setting for a collection of luxury cottages and apartments. The original Georgian building has six elegant apartments with high ceilings and, together with the cottages, built in a Regency style, looks out over a carefully-landscaped, formal public garden.

The vibrant market town of Marlborough is a place of enormous provincial charm, known for its broad high street of timber-framed buildings and Georgian architecture, which testify to the prosperity it has enjoyed over the centuries. The town has an excellent array of shops, with high-street brands, designer boutiques and antique shops in abundance, and many excellent pubs and restaurants, including Rick Stein. There is also a twice-weekly market and a monthly farmers’ market. Close by is the ancient Savernake Forest, one of the largest and oldest forests in England, which offers wonderful walks and glorious scenery. When you want to enjoy a day out in a larger town, you'll find Swindon, Chippenham, Newbury and Bath all less than one hour away.

Cognatum Estates maintains, repairs and insures all the buildings, arranges the window cleaning and refuse collection and tends to the gardens and grounds thereby freeing owners and residents from these responsibilities. There is a personal alarm system in each property and the estate managers are on hand to provide support and help when needed.

The cost of providing these services is shared equally between all properties. There are no restrictions on owning a property except that one resident must be over 55 years of age.

999 year lease (from 1984). No ground rent.

Please Note: Upon resale of the property, Cognatum Estates management company charge 1% of sale price plus VAT for the leasehold pack, payable by the vendor.

For viewings please contact the Estate Manager

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Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

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ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.

£7432

LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

959 years left

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

Band: E

Wye House, Barn Street, Marlborough

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Cognatum Property Limited, Wallingford

Pipe House Lupton Road Wallingford OX10 9BS

Cognatum Property are unlike mainstream housing. Here, downsizers are not simply buying bricks and mortar, but investing in a home in a secure, convenient, uniquely tailored for a comfortable and stylist retired lifestyle.

We have our owns specialist Estate Agency, Cognatum Property, which is dedicated to selling property on our estates.  The Cognatum Property team have many years of experience and offer a full marketing and sales service. 

For further information contact 01491 82

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