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22 Townsend Court, Malmesbury

Price: £260,000 Guide Price

  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Council Tax Band: B
  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • Leasehold Remaining: 111 years
  • Ground Rent: £0.00
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Property Features

  • Spacious retirement apartment
  • 917 sq ft on first floor
  • Lift plus easy going stairs
  • Hall, cloakroom
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with wet room
  • Dressing room

Property Summary

A light and airy first floor retirement apartment (917 sq ft), in a sought after location.

Master bedroom with large dressing room, second double bedroom, large bathroom with wet room.
Hall, cloakroom, sitting/dining room, kitchen. On site parking, communal gardens.

Full Details

The Property
Townsend Court was built in 2009 and comprises 28 luxury retirement apartments. Benefits include an emergency call system with on-site staff available 24 hours a day, a guest suite, communal residents' dining room and sitting room. No. 22 has just been re-carpeted throughout and is on the first floor at the front of the complex fronting onto the Chippenham Road. The front door leads into a large hall with a linen cupboard and a cloakroom. The master bedroom has a large walk-in wardrobe/dressing room with hanging rails and shelving. Opposite is another double bedroom and the large bathroom has a wet room shower area. The sitting/dining room has a bay window and an ornamental fireplace surround. Next door, the kitchen has an electric oven and hob with extractor over. The fridge and freezer are integrated and there is a washing machine.

The communal gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with many mature specimen trees and paved sitting areas including garden benches. Residents and visitors parking is available in the adjacent car park.

All mains are connected. The gas combination boiler in the kitchen provides central heating and domestic hot water, gas and electricity usage are the responsibility of each owner. The monthly service charge for 2022/23 is £633.14 which includes maintenance of the communal areas, gardening, window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, 1.5 hours housekeeping per week. A 125 year lease was created in 2009 with no charge for ground rent. Council Tax Band B - £1,780.84 payable for 2023/4. EPC rating B - 83. Although the property is leasehold, Townsend Court Malmesbury Ltd own the freehold. The board of directors consist of 5 elected owners to act on behalf of all residents.

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 0FB
Proceed down the High Street, and continue to the Priory roundabout. Here take the third exit and 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 Boots pharmacy.