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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Bowles Court, Westmead Lane, Chippenham

Guide Price £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Assisted Living over 70s
  • **Restaurant**Two Lifts **
  • Homeowners lounge
  • Estate Manager/Duty Manager on site
  • 24 Emergency careline system
  • Laundry room
  • Guest Suite
  • Camera Door entry system
  • Extra Care Packages available by arrangement
  • To arrange an appointment to view please telephone 01202508081

Full description


Bowles Court was built by McCarthy & Stone and completed just two years ago it is purpose built for Retirement Living Plus. The development consists of 58 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager, Duty Manager available in the case of emergencies, and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm with call points. There are extra care packages available by arrangement (additional fees apply). Bowles Court features include a Homeowners' lounge and a table service restaurant, serving lunches 365 days a year (supper plate may be ordered). There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply) and a large communal terrace overlooking the River Avon. Two lifts to all floors. A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the Estates Manager for availability.

The apartment features a fully fitted kitchen, lounge with patio door, one spacious bedroom, separate wet room and underfloor heating.

Bowles Court is situated in Chippenham just 200 metres from the centre of town and within walking distance of the post office, library, churches, and weekly street market making this development an ideal spot. The bus and rail station are within easy reach with rail links to Paddington. Conveniently located, Bowles Court is close to a variety of local supermarkets and the dynamic town centre boasts access to a local hospital and several doctors' surgeries. Banks, retail stores and independent shops are also in good supply. This ancient riverside market town also benefits from regular town markets. Places of interest in the local area are varied with John Coles Park, the museum, the heritage centre and Chippenham Folk Festival just a few examples. For those interested in wider travel, transport links are strong with regular bus service connecting residents to towns including Bath, Calne, Devizes, Trowbrige and Swindon.

Entrance Hall - Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and wet room.

Lounge With Large Balcony - Benefiting from a patio door leading to a large balcony with extensive views over the surrounding areas. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.

Kitchen - Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in Bosch halogen hob and stainless steel extractor over. Built-in Neff eye level oven. Integrated fridge, freezer and Neff dishwasher. Spot lights and extractor.

Bedroom - Benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe with shelving. Ceiling lights, emergency pull cord. TV and phone point.

Wet Room - Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with basin and illuminated mirror above.

Service Charge - • Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• Restaurant staffing
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Bowles Court with additional services including care and support
available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Car Parking(Permit Scheme)Subject To Availability - Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 February 2018

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