Malmesbury

£229,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A LUXURY RETIREMENT APARTMENT on the edge of town, adjacent to the Health Care Centre and Pharmacy. FIRST FLOOR with A LIFT. 2 double bedrooms, large bathroom. Sitting/dining, kitchen, cloakroom. Communal gardens, residents parking, sitting and dining facilities. NO CHAIN

The Property

Number 14 Townsend Court is one of 28 luxury retirement apartments, built 10 years ago. It is the only one of its type benefitting from a larger sitting/dining room, with big window creating a lovely light and airy feel to the accommodation. The apartment also has a well equipped kitchen with room for a breakfast table, two double bedrooms, 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 in the adjacent car park.

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 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.

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).

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. EPC Band C - 77

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.

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Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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