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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Watkins Court, Old Mill Close, Hereford, HR4

£112,500

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

'Occupying an enviable second floor position in a purpose built development of retirement properties near to the City centre. A one bedroom apartment with living room having a pair of doors and balconette, which enjoys a distant view and westerly aspect.'

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LOCATION
Watkins Court is a purpose built development of retirement properties located in landscaped gardens, off Friar Street immediately to the west of central Hereford. Hereford as a whole offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities together with bus and railway stations.

Watkins Court has shared parking facilities and there is a controlled entry door which opens to the shared residents lounge which has enabled the scheme to develop its community feel. There is also a shared kitchen facility, laundry and bin store together with a guest suite which can be utilised by visiting family.
DESCRIPTION
49 Watkins Court occupies an enviable position within the scheme and is a second floor apartment which has double glazed windows and an electric heating system. The property has windows to three aspects with a particular attribute being the westerly aspect which is enjoyed from the living room through a pair of patio doors with a balconette. A view is enjoyed across a play ground, playing field and rooftops with westerly outskirts of the City in the distance. Occupation of Watkins Court is age restricted and there are numerous emergency alarm pull cords, raised power points and lowered light switches. In more detail the accommodation comprises:


ON THE GROUND FLOOR:

Controlled Entrance Lobby
With communal reception area and residents lounge, with hallways to stairway and a lift to the:
ON THE SECOND FLOOR:

Shared Landing Area
With a door to THE SELF CONTAINED ACCOMMODATION OF 49 WATKINS COURT WHICH INCLUDES:
Reception Hall 2.74m (9') x 1.78m (5'10)
With access to loft space, coving to ceiling, night storage heater, emergency alarm pull cord and with panel style doors to the bedroom, bathroom, living room and boiler cupboard (4'9 x 2'9) with a Gledhill Pulsacoil hot water boiler and slatted shelving.
Living Room 5.38m (17'8) x 3.58m (11'9) (Narrowing to 8'9)
This room is L shaped in plan and has a pair of double glazed French doors which open to the balconette from which a westerly view is enjoyed over playgrounds and playing fields to Broomy Hill Water Tower in the distance. Night storage heater, emergency alarm pull cord, raised power points and lower light sockets, television and telephone points, feature stone fire surround and hearth with fitted electric fire. With a pair of doors to the kitchen and panel style door to storage cupboard (4'4 x2'10) with coved ceiling and light.
Kitchen 2.74m (9') x 1.73m (5'8)
With a double glazed window and fitted base cupboard and drawer units with roll edge working surface over. Tiled surrounds and matching eye level cabinets together with housing for and fitted Electrolux oven, recesses for appliances, four ring electric hob with cooker hood over and single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Coving to ceiling and Dimplex wall mounted electric heater together with an emergency alarm pull cord.
Double Bedroom 4.52m (14'10) x 3.07m (10'1)
With double glazed windows to two aspects including an outlook over the communal gardens. Coving to ceiling, night storage heater, emergency alarm pull cord, raised power points and lowered light switches together with two sets of folding doors to the wardrobe area which is provided with hanging rails and storage shelving.
Bathroom 2.06m (6'9) x 1.68m (5'6)
With suite comprising bath with shower screen and thermostatically controlled shower unit over. Vanity wash basin with cupboards below and low level wc. Coving to ceiling, fitted mirror, electric light with shaver point, fully tiled walls, extractor unit and Dimplex wall mounted electric heater and further electric heater.
OUTSIDE:

Communal Gardens and Parking Area
The development has the benefit of beautifully landscaped communal gardens and there are also communal car parking facilities.
TENURE
The property is understood to be held on a 125 year Lease which commenced in 2003 (to be confirmed).
Maintenance/Service Charge/Ground Rent
The agents understand that the current ground rent is £91.25 payable quarterly and that the current service charge is £472 quarterly (both figures to be confirmed). This charge is made in respect of the costs incurred relating to the scheme manager, water rates, building insurance, maintenance to the structure and common areas, heating, lighting and cleaning of common areas, lift maintenance, the alarm call system and funding for future expenditure. The purchaser is advised to confirm these charges.
Agent's Note
Watkins Court is intended to be used by people of retirement ages, with individual properties designed for their convenience. Occupation is limited to those who meet the requirements of 60 years of age or over (subject to confirmation). Other facilities include a house manager and a care call line system installed with emergency assistance available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There is a twin bed guestroom (where friends and relatives may spend the night for a reasonable charge), off the residents lounge there is a kitchen facility and there is a laundry room available within the scheme.
SERVICES
It is understood that mains electricity, water and drainage services are connected to the property. Confirmation in respect of mains service supplies should be obtained by the prospective purchaser. None of the electrical goods or other fittings has been tested and they are sold without warranty or undertaking that they are installed to current standards.
VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the agents, telephone Hereford (01432) 272280.
DIRECTIONAL NOTE
The most direct vehicular route from the centre of Hereford is enter Barton Road and turn immediately right behind St Nicholas Church into Friar Street. Continue along Friar Street and Watkins Court/Old Mill Close will be identified on the left hand side.
7th November 2018
ID26501
Disclaimer
Watkins Thomas Ltd. Registered in Cardiff, No: 8037310. These particulars are used on the strict understanding that all negotiations are conducted through WATKINS THOMAS LTD. MISREPRESENTATION ACT - 1967 WATKINS THOMAS LTD, for itself and for the Vendors of this property whose agent it is give notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of WATKINS THOMAS LTD or the Vendor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither WATKINS THOMAS LTD nor any person in its employment has authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.


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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Watkins Thomas , Hereford

5 King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BW

01432 272280 Local call rate

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