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2 bedroom flat for sale

Durdham Park, Redland

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A very spacious first floor retirement apartment (for the over 55s)
  • Grade II Listed
  • Direct level access to the downs
  • Communal facilities including on site development manager and laundry
  • Circa 1,300 sq. ft.

Full description

A spacious and elegant 2 double bedroom first floor retirement apartment (for the over 55s) comprising 1,300 sq. ft., Located within the prestigious development of Carfax Court in a quiet residential location adjacent to Durdham Downs and which benefits from communal facilities including an on site development manager, guest suite, communal drawing room, laundry area, landscaped gardens and courtyard. No chain

Carfax Court provides a variety of communal facilities for the benefit of residents, including a drawing room and two well-furnished double guest suites which can be booked at a nominal charge through the development manager. All these areas are fully carpeted and the drawing room is tastefully furnished. There is also lift access to all apartments in sections of the development over two storeys in height. There is a laundry/utility room with a range of washing machines and tumble dryers together with a sink unit. The facility is for the free use of residents and is covered by the service charge. Lighting in communal areas is by time switch, photo-electric cell or push-button as circumstance best dictate. All areas within the development are protected by a fire alarm system, and static equipment (such as extinguishers and fire blankets) is amply provided.

Grade II listed.

Access to Carfax Court is through two stone piered gateways on the Durdham Park frontage, and additional pedestrian access direct to the Downs. Gravelled drives give access to garages and parking - spaces available on a first come first served basis. The grounds are enclosed by a fine old stone wall with grassed areas, specimen shrubs and the retention of many mature trees.

All service areas such as refuse stores, boiler rooms and intake rooms are carefully concealed within the development so that the maintenance of essential services may be carried out as unobtrusively as possible.

Accommodation: entrance hall, cloakroom cupboard, airing cupboard, sitting/dining room, kitchen, double bedroom, shower room/wc, separate wc.

Located in a peaceful spot, backing onto Durdham Downs and just a short distance from the amenities on Blackboy Hill and so to Whiteladies Road and similarly to Waitrose and the Orpheus Cinema in the opposite direction. There is a bus stop on Westbury Road which is just a short stroll away from the apartment.

Carfax Court has been carefully designed to provide residents with accommodation of the highest quality within a scheme that combines ease of living with privacy and independence, in an area convenient for both shopping and leisure facilities.

Sold with no onward chain so a prompt move is possible.


ACCOMMODATION 

APPROACH: 
from the main parking area and communal gardens, a large wooden communal door leads into:-

COMMUNAL PORCH & HALLWAY: 
a small porch with post trays opens to grand entrance hall which provides access to flats on this level as well as some of the communal facilities including the residents lounge and kitchen. Turning staircase with stair lift rises to the first floor where the private entrance to the property can be found.

ENTRANCE HALL: 
(13' 10'' x 5' 10'') (4.21m x 1.78m)
spacious entrance hall with telecom entry and alarm system enabling a resident to summon the development manager. High ceilings with attractive mouldings and pointed archway with two walk-in cupboards below housing ample storage, consumer units and boiler. Four further doors lead to other rooms.

SITTING ROOM: 
(24' 7'' x 16' 10'') (7.49m x 5.13m)
a grand dual aspect room with bow sash window with concealed door with parapet with further side windows to front elevation with two further sash windows to side. Triple radiators, fireplace housing electric fire onto hearth with wooden surround and mantel. High ceilings with attractive ceiling mouldings, twin ceiling roses, picture rail and door through to:-

KITCHEN: 
(10' 4'' x 8' 2'') (3.15m x 2.49m)
dual aspect room with sash windows to front and side elevations, fully fitted kitchen with square edged work surfaces to both sides, eye and floor level cupboards, integrated appliances including a Bosch electric oven and 4 ring induction hob, Baumatic microwave, integrated fridge/freezer and slimline dishwasher. Stainless steel 1 1/3rd sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap, vinyl flooring, vaulted ceiling.

BEDROOM 1: 
(17' 8'' x 15' 7'') (5.38m x 4.75m)
sash window to side elevation with radiator below, ceiling mouldings continue with picture rail, triple built-in wardrobes with mirrors to centre.

En-Suite Shower Room/WC: 
(6' 10'' x 5' 4'' max measurements) (2.08m x 1.62m)
matching suite comprising corner shower cubicle with floor level tray, Triton electric shower, partially tiled walls, low level wc, bidet, hand basin with mirrored medicine cabinet over, heated towel rail, wood panelled walls to half wall height, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 
(16' 5'' x 15' 10'') (5.00m x 4.82m)
dual aspect room with sash windows to front and side elevations with window seat and radiator below, ceiling mouldings, picture rail, central ceiling rose.

CLOAKROOM/WC: 
(4' 3'' x 4' 0'') (1.29m x 1.22m)
accessed from the central hallway; low level wc, hand basin, radiator, wood panelled walls to half wall height, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.

OUTSIDE 

COMMUNAL GARDENS: 
access to Carfax Court is through two stone piered gateways on the Durdham Park frontage, and additional pedestrian access direct to the Downs. Gravelled drives give access to garages and parking - spaces available on a first come, first served basis. The main landscaping feature is the formal courtyard over which one approaches the separate entrances to the groups of apartments forming the new build section. The grounds are extremely well maintained and enclosed by a fine old stone wall with sections of lawn, specimen shrubs and the retention of many mature trees.

IMPORTANT REMARKS 

VIEWING & FURTHER INFORMATION: 
available exclusively through the sole agents, Richard Harding Estate Agents, tel: 0117 946 6690.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS: 
only items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Any other items such as carpets etc. are not included but may be available by separate arrangement.

TENURE: 
it is understood that the property is leasehold for the remainder of a 999 year lease which commenced on 1 June 1986. There is also an annual ground rent of £1 p.a. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

SERVICE CHARGE: 
it is understood that at the time of writing these particulars the annual service charge is £3,714.57, i.e. approx. £309.55 per month. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 
The lease contains specific arrangements for the re-sale of apartments. Re-sales are conducted on the seller's behalf by the freeholder, Retirement Properties Limited. A fee calculated at 5% of the sale price is payable to the freeholder. Out of this the freeholder will settle the fees of estate agents and solicitors, along with any other sale costs such as for an EPC. The balance of 95% is remitted to the seller.

PLEASE NOTE: 
1. As of the 1st April 2018 there is a general requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations came into force for new tenancies and renewals of existing tenancies with effect from 1st April 2018 and will also come into force for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. The energy performance rating of a property can be upgraded on completion of certain energy efficiency improvements. Please visit the following website for further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-private-rented-property-minimum-standard-landlord-guidance-documents 2. The photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. 3. Any services, heating systems, appliances or installations referred to in these particulars...

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Added on Rightmove:
31 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Clifton Down (0.7 mi)
  • Redland (0.8 mi)
  • Montpelier (1.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Clifton Down (0.7 mi)
  • Redland (0.8 mi)
  • Montpelier (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richard Harding, Bristol

124 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2RP

0117 407 0123 Local call rate

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