28, Townsend Court, Malmesbury

£289,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A LUXURY (890 sq ft) second floor RETIREMENT APARTMENT with a LIFT on the edge of town. 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, large bathroom with separate shower. Entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen with appliances, WC. Communal gardens, resident and visitor parking. Residents' sitting room, dining room and guest suite. NO CHAIN

Location

Ideal location opposite the Primary Care Centre/dentist/pharmacy

earby Waitrose, and on the main bus route. The market town of Malmesbury sits on the highly desirable Gloucestershire/Wiltshire borders, just 12 miles from Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds. Malmesbury is reputed to be England's oldest borough, dating from around 880 AD. It has a good selection of shops and a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and a High Performing Academy secondary school. The 12th century Abbey and Abbey House Gardens together with the nearby Westonbirt Arboretum are significant tourist attractions. The Royal estates of Highgrove and Gatcombe Park are close by and the area is known for its country sports, excellent walking, cycling and water sports. The cosmopolitan city of Bath is 23 miles south-west. J17 of the M4 provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

The Property

Number 28 Townsend Court is one of 28 luxury retirement apartments, built 10 years ago, and one of only 3 with the turret windows, creating fabulous light and airy living accommodation. The apartment has a well equipped kitchen with room for a breakfast table, a sitting/dining room, (with lovely views over Malmesbury and Abbey), two double bedrooms, one with large 'walk-in' wardrobe, a large bathroom with separate shower/wet room and a cloakroom.

Further benefits include an emergency call system with friendly staff available 24 hours a day, a guest suite, communal residents' dining room and sitting room. Ample car parking is available for residents and visitors in the adjacent car park.

Outside

The communal gardens are predominantly lawned with many mature specimen trees, paved sitting areas, garden benches and a wooden gazebo.

Service Charge

2019/20 - £549.53 per calendar month (includes maintenance of the communal areas, gardening, window cleaning, buildings insurance, 1.5 hours housekeeping per week etc).

Tenure

A 125 year lease was created in 2009 with no charge for ground rent.

Services

All mains are connected. A gas fired boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating. There is a monthly charge of £21.00 for water.

Council Tax

Band B - £1,442.52 Payable for 2019/20

Directions to SN16 0FB

From the Priory roundabout, head south on the A429 for approximately 100m along Burton Hill. Townsend Court is on the left opposite Arches Lane and adjacent to the Primary Care Centre and pharmacy.

While we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information the following points should be noted: All measurements and distances are approximate. No tests as to the condition or suitability of any services, fixtures or fittings have been carried out and intending purchasers must make their own enquiries. Fitted carpets, curtains and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated. Any plans and photographs are illustrative and do not imply such items are included in the sale. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Blount & Maslin. They are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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