Located within the heart of the town, the property forms part of an attractive and established ´retirement complex´ tucked away behind the Market Place and is therefore deemed to lie within easy reach of all amenities which include a range of shops and commercial facilities, swimming pool/fitness centre, library, and ´bus service´ to the surrounding towns whilst a sports centre at Bowerhill, just under two miles away offers a range of facilities including indoor bowling.
Neighbouring towns include Devizes, Corsham, Calne, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge and Chippenham with the latter offering main line rail services to London Paddington the city of Bath with its many facilities lies some ten miles distant. Access to the M4 at junction 17 lies three miles north of Chippenham.
THIS SECOND FLOOR FLAT lies close to the lift in this well maintained and established retirement complex for those aged 60 and over, arranged in a ´U´ shape around well maintained communal gardens. Having the benefit of off peak night storage heating, electric panel heating and double glazing, the property offers the usual benefits of residents lounge, laundry room, lift, security entry phone system, manager and 24 hour ´careline´ facilities with pull cord in every room.
The property is approached through a security controlled door which leads into a spacious, galleried reception area with lift and staircase off, whilst also located on the ground floor is the residents lounge and the laundry room.
Having the unusual benefit of an opening window to the kitchen and an opening louvred window to the bathroom, the property affords the following:-
ENTRANCE HALL with entry phone handset, night storage heater, smoke detector, built in storage cupboard with shelving, cloaks recess, access to insulated roof space, and airing cupboard having slatted shelving and dual system immersion heater fitted to factory lagged tank. Doors to all other rooms.
BEDROOM ONE 11´9 plus wardrobes x 8´5 (3.63m x 2.60m) with double glazed window having a westerly aspect over the gardens, TV aerial socket, wall mounted electric panel heater, telephone point and built in wardrobes in recess with shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors.
BEDROOM TWO 15´6 x 6´7 (4.76m x 2.03m) with double glazed window having a westerly aspect over the gardens, and wall mounted electric panel heater.
BATHROOM with suite comprising panelled bath with handles and wall rails, having electric shower over, pedestal wash basin and low level w.c. set within half tiled walls with fully tiled area around the shower, extractor fan, Dimplex wall mounted fan heater, fitted mirror, strip light/shaver socket, medicine cabinet, electrically heated towel rail and window with louvred opening.
LIVING ROOM 14´8 x 10´6 (4.50m x 3.25m) with double glazed window having a westerly aspect overlooking the gardens below and those of Melksham House, night storage heater, telephone point and TV aerial socket.
KITCHEN 7´10 x 7´4 (2.42m x 2.26m) with range of units comprising single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under, fitted drawers and cupboards with work surfaces over set within tiled surrounds with eye level cupboards above and with extractor fan, vinyl flooring, plumbing for washing machine or dishwasher (residents have use of laundry room if required), electric cooker control panel and wall mounted fan heater.
Note: The Creda electric cooker, Lec ´fridge/freezer and the microwave are available if required.
Immediately outside the flat on the communal landing lies a recessed cupboard providing some storage and housing electricity meters.
OUTSIDE There are well maintained communal gardens with ample sitting areas whilst there is also a large area for communal parking.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.
COUNCIL TAX Band ´B´
TENURE The property is Leasehold with a 99 year lease from 1987 with a service charge of £1875 for the year ending March 2012) which includes the maintenance of all internal and external communal areas including lighting and heating of corridors, external re-decoration, building insurance and the cost of the manager.
VIEWING By previous appointment through the selling agents
LOCAL AUTHORITY Wiltshire Council, Bradley Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0RD. Telephone 01225 776655.
DIRECTIONS Both pedestrian and vehicular access is obtained over an entrance alongside the Town Hall and is clearly marked.
These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form any part of any contract
Note: For clarification, prospective purchasers are informed that these sales particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey of the property has not been carried out nor have the services, appliances or specific fittings been tested. Potential purchasers are warned that they must satisfy themselves with regard to the efficiency and working of any such system or appliance and any mention within these sales particulars does not imply any responsibility on the part of the selling agent. Room sizes which are taken between internal walls and therefore can include cupboards and shelving etc., are approximate and should not be relied upon for carpets or furnishings. Please note that photographs may have been taken with the aid of a wide angle lens