For Sale £165,000 - Flat
Overlooking the communal rear garden of this elegant converted house, this first-floor flat for the 55s-and-over is accessible by lift or stairs.
One of twenty-eight flats for the 55s-and-over within a converted Georgian house that was once a school which Princess Eugenie of Montijo (later wife of Napoleon III) attended for a time. Situated on the first floor, at the rear of the building, the one-bedroom flat overlooks the charming communal walled garden. Access is by lift, or stairs, and the development features a lovely residents’ lounge, a laundry room (use of which is included in the service charge), and a communal parking area (first-come-first-served).
Council Tax Band: Band B (£1824.08 per annum 2023/24)
Tenure: Leasehold (954 years)
Service Charge: £340 per month (reviewed every 1 years)
Front door from communal first floor landing; built-in closet; smoke detector; phone pt.
Living Room w: 11′ 9″ x l: 12′ 6″ (w: 3.58m x l: 3.81m)
Sash window to rear; TV and phone pts; two radiators; half-glazed door and side pane into…
Kitchen w: 8′ 2″ x l: 5′ 4″ (w: 2.49m x l: 1.63m)
Base and wall units with timber-effect worktops and tiled splashbacks; 1½-bowl single-drainer composite sink with mixer tap; electric cooker pt; space for fridge/freezer; extractor fan.
Bedroom w: 10′ x l: 12′ 3″ (w: 3.05m x l: 3.73m)
Sash window to rear; double radiator.
Shower Room w: 6′ x l: 8′ 8″ (w: 1.83m x l: 2.64m)
Cabinet comprising white w.c. with concealed cistern, countersunk wash basin to match, fitted shelves and blue marble-effect top; matching surface with mirrored cabinet and storage units over; tiled corner glazed shower cubicle with sliding door;coving; built-in shelved airing cupboard; extractor fan.
The development includes a residents’ lounge, with far-reaching views over Bristol, a kitchen area for making teas and coffees, a laundry room and a very affordable guest suite. There are two staircases and one lift, a 24-hour emergency call system throughout the building (including individual flats), and a visiting estate manager.
A walled garden to the rear of the building, maintained as part of the service charge.
There is a small car park to the rear of the building, with around a dozen spaces available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Set at the end of Europe’s longest Georgian terrace, not far from the Avon Gorge Hotel, Clifton Rocks Railway and Brunel’s iconic Bridge, the development is within walking distance of all the shops, cafes and boutiques that fashonable Clifton Village has to offer.
Leasehold (unexpired portion of 999-year lease dated 1978).
There is a monthly charge of £340 (although this is set to rise in 2024) which covers the costs of buildings insurance, general repairs and maintenance of the building and its communal areas, all central heating and hot water (including into individual flats), the use of a laundry room, and a 24-hour emergency call system.
The lease contains specific arrangements for the re-sale of apartments. Re-sales are conducted on the seller’s behalf by the freeholder: Retirement Properties Limited. The arrangements for the fees and costs which apply to this process have been amended by voluntary agreement with the Competition & Markets Authority. The sellers will be responsible for the fees of estate agents, solicitors and any other costs, and in addition a fee, calculated at 4% of the lower of the sale price or the seller’s original purchase price, is payable to the freeholder.
Council Tax Band
Band B (£1824.08 per annum 2023/24).
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