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Key features

  • Third Floor Apartment
  • Lift Access
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Secure Allocated Parking Space
  • Long 999 year Lease
  • EPC Rating
  • Council Tax Band E


A larger than average third floor three bedroom, two bathroom post millennium apartment, with secure undercroft parking space, existing rental income stream, and an extremely convenient location within walking distance of the Shropshire union canal, the railway station, and the Chester city centre.

Originally constructed by David Wilson homes on the site of what was formerly known as Witter Place, this development is superbly placed for access to Waitrose, as well as delightful towpath walks along the Chester branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, as well as having easy access to fast and efficient mainline railway services to London and other significant parts of the country via the Chester general railway station.

The historic Roman city of Chester with all of its attendant amenities and facilities is also within easy reach.

The apartment itself which is larger than average, has the benefit of a single allocated parking space within a secure undercroft garage, as well as double glazed windows, electric storage heaters, and an electric hot water heating system, along with connections to mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage, and the following accommodation which is described in detail below.

Communal Entrance Hall

With staircase and communal lift leading to the communal third floor landing and the private accommodation of the subject apartment as follows.

Entrance Hall

13‘4“ x 5‘10“ - with electric storage heater, grain effect flooring, ceiling down lighters, and a cupboard housing the high-capacity electrically heated water cylinder and electricity circuit breaker control panels. Off the landing there is also a useful cloaks cupboard.

Sitting Room/Dining Room/Kitchen

22‘3“ x 17‘7“ - with far reaching skyline views to the south east, grain effect flooring, tiled flooring within the kitchen area, electric storage heaters, television point, intercom entry telephone, ceiling down lighters, and fitted range of kitchen wall units, floor cupboards and drawers, there is also granite effect work surfaces and up stands, a breakfast bar/seating area, fitted four ring electric hob with hood above and electric oven/grill beneath, a circular sink unit with adjacent circular drainer and central monoblock mixer tap, and points and space for a washing machine and refrigerator/freezer.

Bedroom One

11‘10“ x 11‘5“ - with aspect over the Chester branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, electric storage heater, and inner doorway leading to an ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room

5‘11“ x 5‘11“ - with white suite having chrome fittings comprising tiled shower area with fitted thermostatically controlled shower unit, wash hand basin with monoblock mixer tap and facing mirror, dual flush WC, shaver point, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, ceiling down lighters, fan, and an electrically heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Two

11‘6“ x 7‘6“ - with electric storage heater.

Bedroom Three

7‘7“ x 6‘9“ - with electric storage heater and telephone point.


8‘1“ x 5‘10“ - with white suite having chromium fittings comprising panelled bath with shower curtain rail and combination mixer tap/shower fitting, wash hand basin with monoblock mixer tap and facing mirror, dual flush WC, shaver point, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, ceiling down lighters, fan, and an electrically heated towel rail/radiator.


A particular feature of the property is the single allocated parking space situated within a secure undercroft garage.

Important Notice

Prospective purchasers should be aware that this apartment is being sold with the benefit of and subject to, an assured shorthold tenancy which provides a steady rental income stream.


The property is of leasehold tenure having the benefit of a 999 year lease dating from the 1st of January 2002. This lease is subject to a variable annual ground rent/service charge/water charge payment in respect of items of communal expense and maintenance, this being currently set at £2615.53 per annum.


Proceed around the inner ring road in a clockwise direction towards the east of the city taking the left-hand turning prior to the Grosvenor Court roundabout into Seller Street. Follow Seller Street around to the left and then turn right into The Square.



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.

£0 per year

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.


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.

997 years left

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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: TBC

Winchester House, The Square, Chester, CH1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Chester Station0.3 miles
  • Bache Station1.2 miles
  • Capenhurst Station5.2 miles
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Matthews of Chester, Chester

15 Lower Bridge Street Chester Cheshire, CH1 1RS

Matthews of Chester, Chester

Matthew’s is Chester’s longest established family run estate agency. Our business has grown purely by recommendation due to the excellent customer service we provide.

Our 3 floors of city centre offices encompass the full range of services , all under one roof :

• sales

• lettings and management

• block management

• commercial services

We provide a unique combination of professional, experienced staff combined with the caring attitude and attention to detai

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