2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Weavers Court, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10

£165,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Shared Entrance Hall and Landing with Stairlift
  • 10ft x 7ft Bedroom 2
  • Private Reception Hall
  • Bath(shower)room
  • 15ft x 11ft Sitting Room Overlooking The Courtyard
  • Courtyard Seating Area
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Communal Parking
  • 12ft x 11ft Bedroom 1 with Fitted Wardrobes
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold, 67 years remaining


THE LOCATION

Sudbury is an historic town containing a wealth of period houses and cottages at its centre. The birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough, the town is steeped in history. The town provides an excellent range of shops, schools and recreational facilities including clubs for rugby, football, cricket, tennis, bowls and rowing. There is a small quayside theatre and modern swimming pool/leisure complex. The town's station provides shuttle trains through to the main London and Colchester line with fast services on to Liverpool Street.

Weavers Court is tucked away in the heart of the town centre away from through traffic, along Weavers Lane which also contains the entrance to Gainsborough's House and the site of the wonderful new Gainsborough Heritage Centre, shortly to start construction. It is a quiet setting yet only a level walk from the Market Place and all the facilities the town centre has to offer.

THE APARTMENT
This is a bright first floor apartment tucked in the far left hand corner of the courtyard. Access is by a straight staircase (with stair lift). The interior of the flat overlooks the courtyard at the front and also has windows at the rear. The bathroom has been converted into a shower room and there is a well fitted kitchen. Economy 7 electric heating is provided.

THE ACCOMMODATION

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

Shared Landing The landing is shared with just one other flat number 17 and has stairs up and a stairlift currently installed.

Front Door leading to:

Private Reception Hall 12'x 9'6" (3.65m x 2.9m) "L" shaped. With front door with spy hole and letter box, night storage heater, emergency pull cable, entry phone/intercom, loft hatch, good sized cloaks cupboard, separate airing cupboard housing water cylinder with two stage immersion heater.

Sitting Room 15' x 11'6" (4.7m x 3.5m) with a wide window to the front overlooking the courtyard, modern programmable electric heater and door to the kitchen.

Kitchen 11'x 6'6" (3.3m x 2m) with a window to the front overlooking the courtyard. Range of limed oak effect laminate wall and base cupboards on three sides with marble effect working surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Large acrylic stone style sink and drainer with mixer tap, four ring electric hob with filter hood above and matching waist level oven below, spaces and services for washing machine and full height fridge/freezer. Wall mounted fan heater, emergency pull cord.

Bedroom 1 12' x 11'6" (3.65m x 3.5m including wardrobe) with a window to the rear. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards all across one wall, wall mounted programmable dimplex room heater.

Bedroom 2 10' x 7' (3m x 2.15m) with window to the rear, wall mounted programmable dimplex room heater.

Bath (shower) Room 8' x 6'6" (2.4m x 2m) originally a bathroom but now configured as a shower room (easily reconverted) champagne coloured pedestal hand basin with tiled splashbacks and low flush WC. Shower cubicle with modern shower, fitted with glass doors, Aura LX electric shower and fold down shower seat. Vinyl flooring, mirror, air exchanger, chromium heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.

OUTSIDE

The approach to the flat is through a central courtyard providing plenty of parking for the residents and visitors, maintained by the management company. This flat is in the far left corner with pleasant views out over the courtyard itself. Behind the flat is a small courtyard area where residents sometimes sit out or put plants in pots etc.
MISCELLANEOUS

SERVICES We are advised that mains water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm.Economy 7 electric storage radiator heating is provided. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical and drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (Tel: ) advised Charge Band B, amount payable 2019/2020 £1,416.97.

THE LEASE the property is held Leasehold for a term of 99 years from 1987 at a ground rent of £257.40 per annum (reviewed last year and set for the next nine years) the annual service charge for 2019 is £2,400. Please note that a large contingency fund has been built up in recent years to pay for external redecoration and replacement of all the windows in the apartments with uPVC double glazed units, due to be carried out later this year.

SOFT FURNISHINGS & FIXTURES Fitted carpets included. Curtains, blinds, light fittings etc., by negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

OCCUPATION AGE RULE The primary occupant of the apartment must be over 55 years of age.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. From Sudbury Market Place bear right into Gainsborough Street (passing Sworders office on the right) and turn next right into Weavers Lane beside Gainsborough's House follow along for around 150 yards and Weavers Court is on the left. Come in by car through Acton Square and Weavers Court is just off the bottom left hand corner which is down Weavers Lane and turn right into Weavers Court.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 August 2019

Nearest stations

  • Sudbury (0.4 mi)
  • Bures (5.0 mi)
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Sworders, Sudbury

53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

01787 720027 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sworders, Sudbury

53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

01787 720027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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Nearest stations

  • Sudbury (0.4 mi)
  • Bures (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sworders, Sudbury

53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

01787 720027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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