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1 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Flat 2 Cecil Lodge, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5EY

Sold STC £70,000

Property Description

Key features

  • new 99 year lease
  • updated 1-bedroom flat
  • Lounge/Diner
  • Galley Kitchen
  • Shower Room
  • Communal gardens
  • Parking area
  • Convenient to town centre

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Flat 2 Cecil Lodge, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5EY

COMPRISING: - Cecil Lodge is an attractive detached property, built around 1909 from brick walls with rendered elevations and a tiled roof. The building's exterior and common parts have been refurbished in recent years. This ground floor flat has been totally gutted and re-fitted by the vendor to a high standard to form a comfortable home with some original features. It has a new electric heating system and briefly provides: - Entrance Hall, Lounge / Diner, Galley Kitchen, Shower Room and a Bedroom. In addition there are communal gardens and parking area.

PRICE: - 70,000

VIEWING: - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents Morgan & Co. Tel: (01597) 825682

DIRECTIONS: - From our office proceed South on the A483 (towards Builth Wells) for 200 yards to the mini-roundabout and turn right onto Spa Road. Cecil Lodge is on the left after 100 yards, just as you reach the brow of the hill, so turn left before the Church to the Car Park by the Pavilion and Indoor Bowls Centre. Sale Board erected

SITUATION: - Cecil Lodge is located with the town centre Conservation Area and is within easy walking distance of all amenities. It is adjacent to the Church and Indoor Bowls, with Rock Park, Lakeside Park and Doctors only 200 yards, Railway and Bus Stations are 400 yards, Aldi 500 yards and Tesco 700 yards (all distances approximate). This flat has windows to the North, East and South, each with a pleasant outlook over the town.
Llandrindod Wells is the County Town of Powys and has a good range of shops and business facilities (Tesco Superstore, Aldi and Co-op Supermarkets), together with successful schools, College of Further Education, Cottage Hospital and Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line). Excellent leisure amenities include a Sports Centre (with swimming pool), indoor and outdoor Bowls, Golf Course, Theatre, beautiful parks, river and lake fishing. The surrounding area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, with unspoilt open hills ideal for walking, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits. The market towns of Builth Wells, Rhayader, Knighton, Brecon and Newtown are approximately 7, 11, 19, 21 and 27 miles distant respectively, with the City of Hereford and coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth both about an hour's drive, with Cardiff, Swansea, Worcester and the Severn Bridge all just over a 1-hour drive (dependent on traffic levels).


THE RESIDENCE - Cecil Lodge is an impressive detached property that dates from around 1909 and retains some 'Art and Crafts' features. The Ground Floor was once a Doctor's Surgery, but it has been subdivided into six apartments for many years, with accommodation on four levels. Cecil Lodge is constructed from brick walls, with rendered and whitewashed elevations with Mock Tudor detailing, under a Rosemary clay tiled roof, which was renewed in 2014. This ground floor flat has a pleasant outlook and its town centre location makes it ideal for a retired or semi-disabled person. Number 2 was totally gutted by the present owner in 2015, to include dry-lining the outside walls (incorporating insulation), installing sound insulation in the floors and ceilings, draft proofing and fitting double-glazed units to the sash windows, installation of a more efficient and controllable electric heating system, re-fitting the kitchen and bathroom suites, etc. It is now a compact, comfortable home and provides: -

COMMUNAL VERANDA PORCH AND HALL - Retaining original stained glass and tiled floor, modern inter-linked Fire Alarm System and lighting, and glazed door to rear patio garden.

ENTRANCE HALL - Having a ladder electric heater, door intercom, arch to kitchen and door to
LOUNGE 12' 11" x 10' 4" plus 6' 7" x 4' 5"
( 3.95 x 3.15 m plus 2.00 x 1.36 m )
Being L-shaped with double aspect windows to North and East, three electric heaters, television point, engineered Oak flooring, two book shelves and door to Bedroom.
GALLEY KITCHEN 8' 0" x 7' 0" ( 2.44 x 2.13 m )
Having a green painted suite of three floor cupboards, extensive open shelving, wood-block work tops with tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel 1-bowl sink, electric cooker point, space for a fridge and freezer, non-slip flooring and arch to
REAR HALL - Having plumbing for a washing machine, work top, small hand basin, toiletries cabinet and doors to Bedroom and
BATHROOM - Having a white suite of toilet and disability bath, with opening door, spa unit, shower / mixer taps and curtain over, together with fully tiled walls, window, ladder towel heater, electric wall heater and non-slip flooring.
BEDROOM 11' 0" x 7' 7" ( 3.37 x 2.31 m )
Having engineered oak flooring, double aspect windows to East and South, chromed ladder towel heater and plaster coving.

GARDENS - Cecil Lodge is set behind brick walls and hedges, giving reasonable privacy and is approached through a wicket gate on the North-West corner and a pair of wooden gates gives access to a hard cored parking area for four or five cars. The communal gardens incorporate a pleasant Veranda, patio areas, flower borders, mature trees and shrubs.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS described in this brochure are included in the sale price.
SERVICES - Mains electric, water, drainage and telephone are connected.
( Note: The Agents have not tested the services )
TENURE - The property is Leasehold and is held on a new 99-year lease with a Ground Rent of 40 per annum, Service Charge of 10 per month and Water Charge of 25 per month.
AUTHORITY Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG Tel: (01597) 826000
COUNCIL TAX - Band A


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