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12A Townsend Court, Malmesbury

PROPERTY TYPE

Apartment

BEDROOMS

2

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

807 sq ft

75 sq m

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Key features

  • First floor retirement apartment
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Large bathroom, cloakroom
  • Communal gardens
  • Residents parking
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Description

A first floor retirement apartment (807 sq ft), adjacent to the Primary Care Centre and Pharmacy,
and a short walk from Waitrose supermarket.

2 double bedrooms, large bathroom. Sitting/dining, kitchen, cloakroom. Communal gardens,
residents parking, sitting and dining facilities.
NO ONWARD CHAIN

The Property - Townsend Court comprises an intimate complex of just 28 luxury, self contained, retirement apartments, built in 2009. Benefits include an emergency call system with friendly staff available 24 hours a day, a guest suite for visitors or relatives, communal residents' dining room and sitting room. Car parking is available for residents and visitors in the adjacent car park.

The Accommodation - The property is on the first floor immediately opposite the lift and the stairs. The front door leads into the middle of a large hall with a generous linen cupboard and a further storage cupboard. The cloakroom is on the right, next door to the master bedroom which has a built-in double wardrobe. There is another double bedroom and the large bathroom has a wet room area. The sitting/dining room has an ornamental fireplace with an electric fire and a large bay window with a bright southerly open aspect. A door leads off to the well equipped kitchen with an electric oven and hob with extractor over. The fridge and freezer are integrated and there is a washing machine.

Outside - The attractive, well maintained communal gardens are predominantly lawned with many mature specimen trees, paved sitting areas, garden benches and a wooden gazebo.

General - All mains are connected. The gas combination boiler in the kitchen provides central heating and domestic hot water. £20 pcm charge for water services, gas and electricity usage are the responsibility of each owner. The monthly service charge for 2023/24 is £633.14 which includes maintenance of the communal areas, gardening, window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, 1.5 hours housekeeping per week. A 125 year lease was created in 2009 with no charge for ground rent. Council Tax Band B - £1,780.84 payable for 2023/24. EPC rating B - 82.

Although the property is leasehold, Townsend Court Malmesbury Ltd own the freehold. The board of directors consist of 5 elected owners to act on behalf of all residents.

Location - Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 23 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, an active U3A with many and varied groups, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and a "High Performing Academy" secondary school. Townsend Court is well served by a regular bus service into Malmesbury and Chippenham. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions To Sn16 0Fb - Proceed down the High Street, and continue to the Priory roundabout. Here take the third exit and head south on the A429 for approximately 100m along Burton Hill. Townsend Court is on the left opposite Arches Lane and adjacent to the Primary Care Centre and pharmacy.

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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.

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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.

110 years left

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.

Band: B

12A Townsend Court, Malmesbury

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Blount & Maslin, Malmesbury

50 High Street, Malmesbury, SN16 9AT

BLOUNT & MASLIN

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