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24 Orchard Court, Malmesbury

Price: £169,950 Guide Price

  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Council Tax Band: B
  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • Leasehold Remaining: 60 years
  • Ground Rent: £80.00
  • Service Charge: £165.00
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Property Features

  • First floor retirement apartment
  • 646 sq ft
  • East-west orientation
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • L shaped sitting/dining room
  • John Lewis kitchen
  • Garage, residents and visitors parking
  • Communal gardens
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Property Summary

A first floor flat (646 sq ft) with a garage, in a sheltered housing complex for the over 55's.

2 bedrooms, bathroom. Communal hall, private hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen.
Communal gardens, resident and visitor's parking.
NO ONWARD CHAIN

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 24 is a well presented first floor flat. 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. Easy going stairs with shallow risers lead to a first floor landing. 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 pleasant outlook into the complex and benefits from the morning sun. A sliding door leads off to the kitchen which has John Lewis units with a built-in cooker, hob and extractor hood. The slimline dishwasher is integrated, there is an upright fridge/freezer, and space for the washing machine. There are two bedrooms at the rear enjoying an open west aspect, and the shower room has been re-fitted in recent years.

Outside
There are communal gardens and clothes drying areas at the rear.

Garage
Situated a short distance from the property in a block. The second one from the left hand end.

Tenure and service charge
A 99 year lease was created in June 1984.The current service charge is £185 per calendar month and includes maintenance of the communal areas, window cleaning, building insurance and part-time assistance from the warden. The ground rent is £80 per annum.

General
All mains connected. The gas boiler in the kitchen supplies central heating and hot water. Pets are allowed subject to permission from the Management Company. Council Tax Band B - £1,614.44 for 2023/24. EPC rating Band C - 73.

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.


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