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24 Orchard Court, Malmesbury

PROPERTY TYPE

Apartment

BEDROOMS

2

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

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Describes how you own a property. There are different types of tenure - freehold, leasehold, and commonhold.Read more about tenure in our glossary page.

Key features

  • First floor retirement apartment
  • 646 sq ft
  • East-west orientation
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • L shaped sitting/dining room
  • John Lewis kitchen
  • Garage, residents and visitors parking
  • Communal gardens
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Description

A first floor flat (646 sq ft) with a garage, in a sheltered housing complex for the over 55's.

2 bedrooms, bathroom. Communal hall, private hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen.
Communal gardens, resident and visitor's parking.
NO ONWARD CHAIN

The Property - Orchard Court lies on the southern edge of the town and is a sheltered housing complex built in 1984 exclusively for the over 55's. It comprises forty flats and six bungalows. Number 24 is a well presented first floor flat. A gas fired boiler supplies central heating and domestic hot water with radiators throughout the property. The external windows have recently been replaced and the communal areas have been redecorated, from funds accumulated via the service charge.

The Accommodation - Communal ground floor door with intercom. Easy going stairs with shallow risers lead to a first floor landing. The private front door leads into the hall with a useful broom cupboard and the large airing cupboard, housing the hot water cylinder. The sitting/dining room benefits from a pleasant outlook into the complex and benefits from the morning sun. A sliding door leads off to the kitchen which has John Lewis units with a built-in cooker, hob and extractor hood. The slimline dishwasher is integrated, there is an upright fridge/freezer, and space for the washing machine. There are two bedrooms at the rear enjoying an open west aspect, and the shower room has been re-fitted in recent years.

Outside - There are communal gardens and clothes drying areas at the rear.

Garage - Situated a short distance from the property in a block. The second one from the left hand end.

Tenure And Service Charge - A 99 year lease was created in June 1984.The current service charge is £185 per calendar month and includes maintenance of the communal areas, window cleaning, building insurance and part-time assistance from the warden. The ground rent is £80 per annum.

General - All mains connected. The gas boiler in the kitchen supplies central heating and hot water. Pets are allowed subject to permission from the Management Company. Council Tax Band B - £1,614.44 for 2023/24. EPC rating Band C - 73.

Location - Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. 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 0Ed - Proceed down Malmesbury High Street, over the river bridge and continue to the Priory roundabout. Here take the third exit heading towards Chippenham and take the first turning right into Arches Lane. After 100 yards turn right into Orchard Court.

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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.

£80 per year (Ask agent about the review period)When and how often your ground rent will be reviewed.Read more about ground rent review period in our glossary page.

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.

£165

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.

60 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

24 Orchard Court, Malmesbury

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50 High Street, Malmesbury, SN16 9AT

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