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14 Orchard Court, Malmesbury

Price: £185,000 Guide Price

  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Features

  • Ground floor retirement apartment
  • With garage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Communal gardens
  • 646 sq ft
  • Good order throughout

Property Summary

A well presented ground floor flat (646 sq ft) in a sheltered housing complex for the over 55's.

2 bedrooms, shower room. Communal hall, private hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen.
Communal gardens, garage, resident and visitor's parking.

Full Details

The Property
Orchard Court lies on the southern edge of the town and is a sheltered housing complex built in 1984 exclusively for the over 55's. It comprises forty flats and six bungalows. Number 14 is a well presented ground floor flat, benefitting from a re-fitted kitchen and shower room. It also has the rare benefit of a garage a short distance away. A gas fired boiler supplies central heating and domestic hot water with radiators throughout the property. The external windows have recently been replaced and the communal areas have been redecorated, from funds accumulated via the service charge.

The Accommodation
Communal ground floor door with intercom. The private front door leads into the hall with a useful broom cupboard and the large airing cupboard, housing the hot water cylinder. The sitting/dining room benefits from a southerly aspect and has a pleasant outlook into the complex. The kitchen has been refitted with an electric point for cooker, space for fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine. There are two bedrooms, a good double and a single, plus a shower room with a large enclosure and a fitted seat.

Outside
There are communal gardens and clothes drying areas.

Garage 5.19m by 2.62m (17'0" by 8'7")
Situated a short distance from the property, with an up and over door to front and roof storage space.

Tenure
A 99 year lease was created in June 1984. The current service charge is £173.69 per calendar month and includes maintenance of the communal areas, window cleaning, building insurance and part-time assistance from the warden.

General
All mains connected. The gas boiler in the kitchen supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band B - £1,536.86 for 2021/22. EPC rating Band C- 72. Full report available on our website or paper copy on request.

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. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. 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 0ED
Proceed down Malmesbury High Street, over the river bridge and continue to the Priory roundabout. Here take the third exit heading towards Chippenham and take the first turning right into Arches Lane. After 100 yards turn right into Orchard Court.