15, Burnham Court, Malmesbury

£255,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
BURNHAM COURT - COMFORT AND INDEPENDENCE for the over 55's from The Abbeyfield Society, a registered charity. A two bedroom first floor apartment, with lift, in this exciting new development, providing flexible accommodation and care in one location, for people looking to retain their independence.

The Abbeyfield Society

The Abbeyfield Society is a charity that has provided housing and care for older people for over 60 years, Founded in 1956 by Major Richard Carr-Gomm, the society has grown from a single house in Bermondsey, London to providing services to over 7000 residents in 500 houses and homes across the UK. Their guiding principle is to provide companionship, care, practical support and peace of mind to older couples.

The Property

Burnham Court was built in 2017 to a high standard. Abbeyfield Apartments are well placed to support a vibrant community of like-minded people who value their independence. At Burnham Court you can enjoy the privacy of your own apartment, combined with the communal facilities. These include a large, spacious and comfortable lounge, perfect for entertaining friends and family, a dining room to enjoy coffee and freshly prepared meals, a luxury bathroom and hair salon, an activities room, a buggy store, landscaped gardens and a guest suite for visiting family and friends, for a nightly fee. As part of the Wellbeing charge Burnham Court provides a safe environment with staff 24 hours a day for support with emergencies. For those seeking care or domestic services, a tailored care plan can be arranged for an agreed fee. The Abbbeyfield's team are available to offer whatever help is required from meal preparation to personal care, shopping or social outings.

The Accommodation

No. 15 is located on the first floor and is approached via wide easy-going stairs or the lift. The private front door leads into a generous hall with separate boiler and linen cupboards. The open plan and dual aspect kitchen/dining/sitting room has a range of units with built-in oven and hob, plus space for a washing machine and fridge. There are two double bedrooms and a large wet room.

Outside

There are communal gardens surrounding the apartments and parking spaces.

Tenure and service charge

Leasehold for 125 years from 01/01/17. The service charge is £422.69 pcm and includes buildings insurance. Water and gas are supplied from a central source and invoiced monthly. The Wellbeing charge is £130pcm which covers providing 24 hour emergency calls.

General

The property is covered by a 10 year NHBC warranty. Residents must be over 55 and undergo a health and financial assessment, have a care need, but remain suitable for independent living accommodation. A reservation fee of £3,500 secures the property for 6 months and is deducted from the sale price providing completion takes place within that period. Council Tax Band follow. EPC Band B-85. There is a communal TV aerial. Please note the internal photos are of the former show-flat and No. 15 is unfurnished.

Location

Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, 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.

Directions to SN16 0BQ

At the top of the High Street, bear left and continue past The Abbey to The Triangle. Here turn right onto Gloucester Road and at the first roundabout, turn left onto Park Road. At the staggered crossroads turn left and proceed up St Aldhelms Road and the entrance to Burnham Court is at the top of the hill.

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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