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Henley-on-Thames

£440,000
Added on 09/10/2019
Fine & Country, Wokingham
PROPERTY TYPE
Terraced Bungalow
BEDROOMS
x2
BATHROOMS
x1

Key features

  • Suitable for aged 55 years and above
  • Half a mile from the edge of Henley Town Centre
  • Less than 1 mile to the River Thames
  • Residents parking
  • Warden on site
  • Recent complete modernisation
  • Communal gardens
  • Calming setting

Property description

Tenure: Leasehold

A magnificently presented bungalow in an exclusive traffic free development for those aged 55 years and above. The onsite facilities include a residents’ lounge, guest suite and there is a warden.

This particular property has undergone recent complete modernisation. It features a magnificent fully fitted kitchen and new bathroom fittings. The wooden flooring (not laminate) has a cushion beneath and the carpeting has extra underfelt whilst the bathroom has a walk-in shower with non-slip tiles and hand grip. The kitchen includes a Bosch double cooker (not used) microwave, dishwasher, Hoover washing machine, fridge/freezer, Lamona 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over. There is Wi-Fi connected and TV in the main rooms.

The communal gardens are well maintained and the layout of the bungalows (this one is a terrace bungalow) ensures maximum possible privacy with little over-looking.

The freehold is owned and the properties managed by Housing and Care 21. To quote from their web-site:

“Bowling Court in Henley-on-Thames offers the best of both worlds – a quiet home in the countryside with the attractions and amenities of Town life close at hand. It comprises thirty x 1 bedroom apartments and 1 and 2 bedroom bungalows. Communal facilities on site include a Residents’ Lounge, small kitchen and laundry room as well as a guest room for use by visiting family and friends. The properties are set within attractive gardens which have regularly won the Henley in Bloom competition. The gardens feature a pond with koi carp and residents are welcome to get involved with garden. Buses to Wallingford and Oxford stop outside the Court on a regular basis, while buses to Reading and High Wycombe can be caught in the Town Centre. There is also a Henley Handy Bus Service that takes residents to a nearby supermarket on Wednesdays and Fridays.”

The shopping centre of Henley including Waitrose, is just over half a mile and the River Thames within 1 mile. Henley is well renowned, particularly perhaps for the world famous Royal Regatta followed by the Henley festival. The Chiltern Hills to the north of the Town provide a lovely back drop, whilst communication links are excellent. Henley station includes a service directly to London (Paddington), the journey taking about 47 minutes, whilst the M4 on the outskirts of Maidenhead and the M40 just to the south of High Wycombe are each about 12 miles away. An idyllic and exceptionally convenient setting.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch: with cupboard for storage and meters

Entrance Hall: with access to large roof space, airing cupboard, radiator, solid wood flooring

Bedroom 1: 16 x 12 including two double and one single full height built in wardrobes, radiator, sealed unit, double glazing – overlooking the rear garden

Bedroom 2: 9 x 8’8 with radiator. Currently used as a study and with double doors to

Conservatory: 9’5 x 9’4 used as a dining room with doors to garden and radiator

Bathroom: Quality Kohler renowned for luxury designer bathrooms and kitchens. Walk-in shower with non-slip flooring, wide wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, recess with mirror tiling, heated towel rail, sealed unit double glazing.

Lounge: 16 x 12’8 overlooking the front – approached independently from the hallway but also with double doors from Bedroom 1 ensuring easy access if required, radiator, wall mounted electric fire and sealed unit double glazing.

Kitchen/Breakfast room: a quite exceptional fully fitted room with some full height floor to ceiling units; the sink unit overlooks the rear garden and there is a breakfast bar. The full range of built in appliances have all been listed above – this room really is exceptional.

Outside:

Single garage: 18 x 8’6 in a terrace of 5 garages

Resident Car Parking

Communal grounds: the well maintained communal grounds, including fish pond, provide a delightful and calming setting. An oasis in an otherwise busy surrounding area. In addition to the well maintained communal gardens at the front of each property, there is maintained lawns to the rear of this bungalow.

Services:  Mains, water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected. Wi-Fi good broadband speed – but check to ensure it meets your own personal requirements.

Tenure and Service Charge: The property is Leasehold. A new 99 year lease will be granted to the new owner. The Service Charge for the current year is £281.41 per month. In addition there is an Exit Charge of 0.5% per year of ownership. The Exit Charge ensures an affordable monthly maintenance contribution, which includes the provision of a warden, communal facilities, maintaining the communal gardens and insuring the structure. The Exit Charge may well contribute towards some of these overheads but in addition covers the cost of, for example, replacement of windows. The windows at 22 Bowling Court have recently been replaced with upvc double glazed sealed units.

Energy Performance Certificates

EPC.pdf

Henley-on-Thames

NEAREST STATIONS

Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Henley-on-Thames Station0.8 miles
  • Shiplake Station2.6 miles
  • Wargrave Station3.5 miles
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