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Union Court, Chester Le Street, DH3








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Key features

  • Central Location
  • Apartment Complex For Over 55's
  • Spacious Second Floor Corner Apartment
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Neutrally Decorated + Well Presented Throughout
  • Large Communal Seating Area + Garden
  • Lift To All Floors
  • Laundry Room
  • Onsite Caretaker



Copeland Residential are delighted to bring to the market this well-presented, second floor two bedroom apartment in the highly desirable over 55's development Union Court, Chester Le Street. The apartment is bright and airy with neutral decor throughout. The apartment is we presented throughout, and is sold in a ready to move into condition!

The development itself consists of 34 apartments over 3 levels, with a passenger lift to the 1st and 2nd floors. There are many communal facilities, including comfortable lounge, laundry and garden, all of which are maintained by the building caretaker, who oversees the scheme from 8am to 4pm daily, Monday to Friday. Out of these hours, residents can subscribe to Care Connect for additional support. Entry is via a secure intercom system, with residents having entry fobs. Included in the quarterly-paid service charges are monthly window cleans and grounds maintenance. Rates currently stand at £442.32 per quarter.

Chester le Street is a historic market town in County Durham, situated on the banks of the River Wear. The town is centrally located between Newcastle upon Tyne and Durham and benefits from excellent road communications, being located a short distance from the A1(M). Rail communications are also very good with the town having a station on the East Coast Main Line, with a journey time of approximately 10 minutes to Newcastle Central Station. The property is conveniently located for access to the towns amenities, including Morrisons supermarket and a large range of other High Street names, independent stores, bars, restaurants and cafes, and public transport services. Moreover, the property is only a short walk from Riverside Park, Lumley Castle and the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground.

EPC rating = C (75)

Room Descriptions

Entrance Hall

Carpeted entrance hall offering access to (clockwise left to right) shower room, lounge with kitchen area, bedroom two, bedroom one and 2 built-in storage cupboards, wall mounted electric storage heater.

Lounge 11'8 x 16'1 (3.62m x 4.92m)

Spacious carpeted lounge with open plan kitchen, large front-facing double glazed window, new wall mounted electric storage heater (still under warranty).

Kitchen 7'5 x 7'2 (2.31m x 2.21m)

Vinyl flooring, small range of base and wall units with work surfaces and tiled splashback, integrated electric oven, hob and overhead extractor, space for fridge/freezer and stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

Bedroom One 12'4 x 9'6 (3.80m x 2.95m)

Carpeted, front and side-facing double glazed windows as well as a Velux skylight, wall mounted electric storage heater.

Bedroom Two 8'9 x 7'5 (2.73m x 2.30m)

Carpeted, front-facing double window as well as a Velux skylight, wall mounted electric storage heater, fitted wardrobe.

Shower Room 6'1 x 7'5 (1.87m x 2.30m)

Vinyl flooring, toilet, vanity unit with wash basin, walk-in shower unit with glazed enclosure and sliding door, electric shower and full height cladding splashback, heated towel rail.

Communal Areas

Secured access with key fob or via management office leading to the main lobby, offering access to a large communal seating area, laundry facilities, lift to the upper floors and generous outdoor communal garden, all taken care of by the onsite management team. Onsite parking is also available for residents and visitors.

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.

£1769 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.

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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.

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Energy Performance CertificatesA document confirming the energy efficiency rating of the property.Read more about epc in our glossary page.

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.

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Union Court, Chester Le Street, DH3


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Chester-le-Street Station0.3 miles
  • Durham Station4.9 miles
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Copeland Residential, Chester Le Street

5 Ashfield Terrace Chester Le Street DH3 3PD

Welcome to Copeland Residential Sales & Lettings. At Copeland Residential we pride ourselves on our Friendly, Honest and hard working ethic and understand the needs of homeowners whether it be Landlords or Vendors, Tenants or Buyers. Available seven days a week to facilitate the needs of our clients and provide quick results with competitive fees.

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