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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Benedict Court, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14

Sold STC £184,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Top floor with lift
  • Very well presented
  • Separate kitchen
  • Open plan living/dining room
  • Shower room
  • Double bedroom with built in wardrobes
  • Communal lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Allocated parking available through separate arrangement
  • 24 hour care alarms

Full description

Well presented, light top floor over 60's apartment with lift, located just outside Newbury town centre, next to Waitrose. Benedict Court offers a communal lounge, laundry facilities, guest suite and 24 hour care alarms. The accommodation consists of security entry system, lift to second floor, hall, open plan living/dining room, kitchen, shower room, bedroom with built-in wardrobes and storage/airing cupboard. Allocated parking is available through separate arrangement for an annual fee. Benefits include upvc double glazing and electric heating.

The pretty market town of Newbury offers a wide range of shopping facilities including a twice weekly local market, pedestrianised high street with local and national retail stores and major grocery outlets. There is a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars, a multi-screen cinema and the historic Corn Exchange theatre. Newbury also has a mainline train station with services direct to Reading and London Paddington, and is on the M4 junction 13 with the A34.

Accommodation - Through communal security entry door into communal living room. There is a lift to the second floor where No. 45 is opposite the lift.

Second Floor - Through personal front door to entrance hall. Off the entrance hall is a storage/airing cupboard. The bathroom has the convenience of a large shower unit. The living/dining room has a window to the rear aspect. Double doors lead to the kitchen, again with window to rear, built in eye level oven, hob and hood, fridge and freezer. Off the hall is a door to the bedroom with a window to the rear and built-in wardrobes. The apartment also has a built-in water softener.

Lease & Service Charge - Lease: Approximately 118 years remaining.
Service charge: £121 per month (Includes the use of laundry facilities. All care alarms for 24 hour emergencies. The upkeep of the gardens, car park, communal area and communal electricity, buildings insurance and window cleaning. There is also a non-resident house manager).
Ground rent: £425 per annum.
Parking space: Available through separate arrangement for £250 per annum.


Services & Council Tax - Electricity, mains drainage and water are connected to the property. The property is in Band C. Current charge for 2017- 2018 is: £1,502.97. Telephone West Berkshire Council on: 01635 42400.

Directions - From Downer & Co.'s offices in Cheap Street continue northbound on the A339. At the Robin Hood roundabout take the second exit following signs on the A4 to Hungerford. At the next roundabout, by Waitrose, continue straight over taking the left turn approximately 100 yards after the roundabout into Benedict Court.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2017


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