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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Melksham, Wiltshire

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Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Retirement Apartment
  • No Chain
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Ensuite to Master
  • New Fitted Carpets
  • Attractive Gardens
  • South Facing Aspect
  • EPC Rating: C (79)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION: The property is located close to the centre of Melksham which has a range of amenities, including swimming pool/fitness centre, library and bus services to surrounding towns. Neighbouring towns include Calne, Corsham, Devizes, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge and Chippenham with the latter having the benefit of mainline rail services whilst the Georgian city of Bath with its many facilities lies some 12 miles distant. Access to the M4 at junction 17 is 3 miles north of Chippenham. 

DESCRIPTION: Attractive first floor two bedroom retirement property built by McCarthy & Stone in 2003 and designed specifically for the needs of the over 60's to a high standard throughout. Overlooking the sheltered gardens the property offers well presented accommodation to include entrance hall, lounge/diner, kitchen with attractive range of units, master bedroom, with an en-suite shower, further second bedroom and main bathroom. Accessible via lift to the first floor making the property most secure and further benefitting from the sunshine through the day in both the lounge and bedrooms, (weather permitting), offering communal facilities to include lounge, kitchen, laundry, guest suite and resident manager. Resident/visitor car parking - not allocated. Viewing is highly recommended. 

DIRECTIONS: For vehicle access, proceed from our office in the centre of Melksham along the High Street, turning right into Lowbourne. Turn right into Ruskin Avenue and continue on turning right into Thackery Crescent, where Giffords Court can be found on the right hand side. Via foot, access either from Lowbourne opposite the library, or through Strattons Walk, opposite Kavanaghs office. 

ACCOMMODATION: Communal area, entrance hall, scheme manager's office, residents lounge and kitchen area, laundry facilities, guest suite. 

ENTRANCE HALL: With meter cupboard, night storage heater, entry phone, coved ceiling, airing cupboard with slatted shelving and water tank. 

LOUNGE/DINER 14' 3" x 11' 6 plus 8'9 x 6" (4.34m x 3.51m) With two double glazed windows with southerly aspect, night storage heater, free standing electric fire with surround, telephone line, coved ceiling. 

KITCHEN: 9' 0" x 5' 9" (2.74m x 1.75m) Fitted with a range of base and wall units incorporating four ring electric hob with extractor canopy over, split level oven, double glazed window, stainless steel sink unit, tiled surrounds, fridge, freezer and microwave, coved ceiling, creda electric fan heater. 

BEDROOM ONE: 16' 2" x 9' 7 plus recess " (4.93m x 2.92m) With double glazed window, built in double mirrored wardrobe, night storage heater, telephone point, coved ceiling. 

ENSUITE: With shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled, light/shaver point, heated towel rail, extractor fan, creda electric fan heater, coved ceiling. 

BEDROOM TWO: 13' 11" x 8' 2" (4.24m x 2.49m) With double glazed window, electric panel wall heater, coved ceiling. 

BATHROOM: Being fully tiled comprising panelled bath with shower attachment and glazed screen over, wash hand basin with cupboard below, low level WC, light/shaver point, extractor fan, heated towel rail, creda electric fan heater and coved ceiling. 

OUTSIDE: There are communal garden areas and resident/vistior car parking - no allocated parking. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band C with the amount payable for 2017/18 being £1424.53 

TENURE: Leasehold with vacant possession on completion. 125 year lease (2003). 

SERVICES: Mains services electricity, water and drainage are connected. 

SERVICE CHARGES: There is an annual service charge of £3752.00 PA, plus ground rent of £425.00, which includes buildings insurance, window cleaning and maintenance of external areas. 

CODE: 7928 25/10/16  

To arrange a viewing please call 01225 706860 or email 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2016


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