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3 Townsend Court, Malmesbury

Price: £240,000 Guide Price

  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • Leasehold Remaining: 111 years
  • Ground Rent: £0.00
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Property Features

  • Retirement flat 805 sq ft
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Sitting room
  • Large hall, cloakroom
  • 24 on-site prescence
  • Ground floor
  • Bathroom with wet room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Communual gardens
  • Sought after location

Property Summary

A ground floor retirement apartment (805 sq ft), in a sought after location.

2 bedrooms, bathroom with wet room. Large 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.

The Accommodation
No. 3 is on the ground floor at the rear of the building. The front door leads into the middle of a large hall with a generous linen cupboard and a further storage cupboard. The cloakroom is on the right, next door to the master bedroom which has a built-in double wardrobe. There is another double bedroom and the large bathroom has a wet room shower area. The sitting/dining room has a bay window with double doors giving access to the communal gardens. Next door, the well equipped kitchen has an electric oven and hob with extractor over. The fridge and freezer are integrated and there is space for 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 C - 80. 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.