Castle Court, River Park, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

2 bedrooms £285,000

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  • Largest retirement apartment in Castle Court
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms and study/library
  • New shower room and separate bathroom
  • Views over gardens and River Kennet
  • Electric heating.

A unique opportunity to purchase the largest two bedroomed first floor apartment in this most sought after retirement development, located within easy walking distance of the High Street.

The location
Castle Court is located a short level walk to Marlborough's bustling High Street, Waitrose and the main Doctors Surgery. With open countryside within minutes of the front door the development is regarded as the premier retirement location in Marlborough. The development benefits from the services of a House Manager, call monitoring service with alarm cords in every room and an intercom entry and alarm system. Of particular note are the mature gardens set on the banks of the river Kennet. There is a laundry room and communal sitting room. An en suite guest room is available for overnight guests by arrangement with the House Manager.

The apartment
We walk through the front door into the hall, first door left into the refitted shower room with walk in shower, seat and hand rails. Toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Back into the hall and left into the dining room, double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and beyond, built in airing cupboard and doorway left into the kitchen. Slightly dated but serviceable, good range of wall and base units, worksurfaces with inset sink. Space for cooker with extractor over, plumbing for dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. Back into the hall and next left into the second bedroom, a double, again overlooking the gardens with a good sized built in wardrobe.

Continued
Next into the sitting room, with all the usual TV and telephone connections, with wide windows to the rear. Archway into a study or library with built in storage cupboard. This was the original kitchen and still has the plumbing connections available if required. Next into the second hall with door to the communal hall, built in airing cupboard and large walk in storage cupboard. Left into the main bedroom, again a double with window to the rear and large built in wardrobe. Finally into the bathroom with raised WC, wash basin with mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and heated towel rail.

Outside and parking
Castle Court is set in mature gardens overlooking the river Kennet. They enjoy a south and westerly aspect with numerous mature trees, large lawned areas, garden lighting and pleasant patios.
To the front and side of the building are numerous parking spaces which are not allocated and taken on a first come first serve basis

Services, tenure and local authority
A letter from your GP confirming that you are capable of independent living will be required during the purchase process which should be sent to your solicitor for him/her to deal with.
The property is Leasehold. Remainder of lease is 62 years. The lease can be extended, we are informed that a charge of £10,000 per one bed apartment is applicable(Subject to confirmation by the management company).
The management charge is £179 pcm, per apartment so £358 per month this includes water rates and buildings insurance.
The Managing Agents are Grange Management (Southern) Ltd.
Manager 01672 515779.

Mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).

Wiltshire Council. Trowbridge, Wiltshire. BA14 8JN. 0300 456 0100. Council Tax Band C £1422.77 per apartment
www.wiltshire.gov.uk

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