1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / 1 Reception
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Pleasant first-floor retirement flat in a popular complex. Living room of good size with Juliet balcony off. Fitted Kitchen. Double bedroom. Shower room/wc. Gas central heating. Double-glazing. In need of upgrading. Communal gardens and on-site facilities. Car parking. Leasehold. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating C. Council Tax Band B. View all our properties at www.onthemarket.com
In this popular residential area that is within easy reach of the city centre, is this pleasant one-bedroom first-floor (rear) flat in a retirement complex of forty flats. The properties are available to persons over the age of 60, or who are over 55 and with medical needs, subject to a satisfactory interview with the Managing Agents who are Wales & West Housing Association Ltd. The property has gas-fired central heating from a Glow-worm boiler situated in the kitchen. It also benefits from double-glazing. The property is in need of upgrading. Access to the flats is via a security door entry system. For communal use there is a residents’ sitting room on the ground floor, and a laundry facility. There are stairs and lifts to upper floors. A guest bedroom with an adjoining shower room is also available to visitors for a small charge (currently £10 per night). We are informed that the current maintenance charge for 2023 is £150.88 per month which covers out-goings such as communal area heating and lighting, ground maintenance, internal cleaning and window cleaning, buildings insurance, day-to-day repairs, management charges etc. The current sinking fund payment (paid upon the sale of the property) is 2% of the sale price, but this may vary in the future. We understand that the property is currently leasehold with approx. 90 years remaining and this will be surrendered on completion of the sale. We understand that a new 999 year lease will be assigned to the new owner. The EPC rating is C and the Council Tax band is B.
Local amenities are excellent and include a range of local shops, and a large Tesco Extra super-store on nearby Western Avenue; excellent bus services; parks and recreational facilities, restaurants, bistros, cafe bars and popular pubs etc. It is also within easy reach of the main trunk roads that lead into and out of the city. See all our properties for sale at OnTheMarket.com
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL
A security door entry system accesses the communal hallway, leading to the residents’ lounge, laundry, guest bedroom and shower room, and to the ground-floor flats. Stairs and lifts access the upper floors.
Front door opens into a small hallway. Electric consumer unit. Smoke alarm. Cloaks hanging space. 2 built-in storage cupboards. Water meter. 1 power point.
LOUNGE. (17' x 9'6" approx. less a corner)
A spacious living room having a double-glazed patio door and side casement window opening to a small Juliet balcony. Vertical blinds. Curtain rails and runners. Central heating radiator. Central heating time clock control. 4 power points. Co-axial aerial points. Telephone points. BT Openreach point. Smoke alarm. Door into the: -
KITCHEN. (8'6" x 7'9" approx. less a corner.)
Having a range of modern cream-fronted units with brushed steel handles comprising of floor cupboards and drawers with black granite-effect worktops. Matching wall units. Stainless-steel sink top and chrome monobloc mixer tap. White ceramic tile splash-backs to the worktops. Wood grain-effect vinyl flooring. Fluorescent light fitting. Double-glazed casement window. Wall-mounted Glow-worm gas central heating boiler. Smoke alarm. 7 power points. Electric cooker point. Gas meter.
BEDROOM. (14' x 9' approx.)
Of good size. Double-glazed casement window. Vertical blinds. Curtain rails and runners. 2 power points. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Smoke alarm. Co-axial aerial point.
Having a walk-in bath/shower cabinet with easy double-door access. Fitted seat. Electric shower unit. Wash-hand basin set in a vanity cupboard unit. Close-coupled toilet. Walls fully tiled in pale lilac ceramic tiles and feature inset tiles. Electric shaver socket. Mirror-fronted wall cabinet. Central heating radiator with thermostat. Electric extractor fan. Fluorescent light fitting.
At the rear is a small communal garden area, and car parking space for residents and visitors. At the front is an open-plan garden mainly in lawn with floral borders.
The property is Leasehold - currently 99 years from 13th December 2013. However we understand that this will be surrendered upon the sale, and a new 999 year lease assigned to the new owner/s.
We are informed that the current service charge (2023) is £150.88 per month which covers out-goings such as the communal area heating and lighting, ground maintenance, internal cleaning and window cleaning, buildings insurance, day-to-day repairs, management charges etc.
We understand that there is a Sinking Fund payable by the seller/s (currently calculated as 2% of the sale price of the property.)
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: - Strictly by appointment only.
Before booking a viewing please make sure that: -
1. You've seen the property details and photographs online.
2. Viewed the 360 Virtual Tour.
3. Put yourselves in a position to proceed with a purchase e.g. Sold and/or have a Mortgage in Principle and Proof of your Deposit. *We may require you to speak to our Independent Mortgage Adviser Sarah Dawkin who is based in our Whitchurch Road Office 029 20342331/07930 962058. email@example.com.) to qualify your ability to obtain mortgage finance before an offer can be accepted.
IMPORTANT NOTE:- MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY, for themselves and for the Vendor give notice that this information is given in the belief that it is correct, but it is for the Purchasers to satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Purchasers are also advised to make their own enquiries concerning any alterations that have been made to the property that may have required local authority planning consent or Building Regulations approval. None of the services or fittings and equipment has been tested and no warranties of any kind can be given by MICHAEL JONES AND COMPANY. All negotiations are subject to the contents of a formal contract to be prepared by the Solicitor of the Vendor.