Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Bristol BS8

Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Bristol BS8
Royal York Crescent, Clifton, Bristol BS8
For Sale £155,000 - Flat
RS0034 37.81 sq ms 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

A bright and cheerful one-bedroom first floor flat for the over-55s, much improved during its current ownership, set in a popular development that is close to Clifton Village, and which has communal parking and a communal garden, as well as a residents’ lounge, lift, and a visiting estate manager..


Beautifully presented, this one-bedroom lift-accessible first floor flat forms part of a development for owner-occupiers who are at least 55 years of age. The flat overlooks the communal garden (and parking area) to the rear of the building, and consists of a lounge, a smart fitted kitchen (with, unusually for this development, a window), a double bedroom and a modern shower room. There is a very attractive residents’ lounge, which enjoys stunning southerly views across the City,.a laundry room and a guest suite (available at very economical rates), as well as a visiting estate manager, a 24-hour emergency call system, and a lift to all floors.

Access
Either the main front door at the front of the building (on the terrace of Royal York Crescent), or from the rear via Oxford Place, off Princess Victoria Street. Both doors have an entryphone and remote-controlled catch release. Level internal access within the building from the front door, or up three shallow steps from the rear, to either the lift or to a choice of two staircases (one at each end).

FIRST FLOOR:

Hall w: 2.92m x l: 1.73m (w: 9′ 7″ x l: 5′ 8″)
Large built-in closet, with double doors and shelving; built-in shelved airing cupboard; entryphone/24-hour emergency call system panel; phone pt.

Lounge w: 4.57m x l: 3.3m (w: 15′ x l: 10′ 10″)
L-shaped; sash window to rear with wrought-iron window box holder; coving; recessed shelving; TV and phone pts; double radiator; half-glazed door and side pane into…

Kitchen w: 2.77m x l: 2.08m (w: 9′ 1″ x l: 6′ 10″)
sash window to side; range of blue painted shaker-style base and wall units, with steel handles, rolled-edge granite-effect worktops, and tiled splashbacks; inset single-bowl single-drainer stainless steel sink; built-in AEG electric oven and ceramic hob; built-in fridge/freezer; radiator.

Bedroom w: 3.61m x l: 2.46m (w: 11′ 10″ x l: 8′ 1″)
Sash window to rear; phone pt; radiator.

Shower Room w: 2.46m x l: 2.13m (w: 8′ 1″ x l: 7′ )
Modern white suite comprising glazed corner shower cubicle with tiled walls, w.c., and cabinet with countersunk wash basin and tiled splashback; wall mirror; extractor fan; towel rail radiator.

COMMUNAL:
Facilities include a very elegant residents’ lounge (with stunning views to the front), a laundry room (free use of machines), a guest suite (available at a nominal nightly charge) and a lift to all floors. A visiting estate manager is on duty five mornings per week.

EXTERNAL:

Garden
Communal walled garden to the rear of the building provides a pleasant place to sit and read, or to chat with neighbours; wrought-iron gate leads to…

Parking
Accessed via Oxford Place, a small turning off Princess Victoria Street; around 15 spaces on a first-come-first-served basis; additonal on-street parking is available locally for which a residents’ permit can be obtained (please refer to Bristol City Council’s website for current prices).

GENERAL:

Tenure
Leasehold (unexpired portion of 999-year lease dated 1978), subject to an annual rentcharge of £1.

Service Charge
Understood to be currently around £315 per month, which sum includes payments towards buildings insurance, general repairs and maintenance to the building and its communal areas, maintenance and use of the lift, electricity to common parts, use of the laundry room equipment (washing machines and tumble dryers), the services of a visiting estate manager, use of a 24-hour emergency call system, plus central heating and hot water provided throughout the building including into every flat.

Resale Charge
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 (£1603.04 per annum 2020/21).

IMPORTANT:
These particulars do not constitute nor form part of any offer of contract, nor may they be regarded as representative. Please note that no services, appliances or fittings described in these particulars have in any way been tested by Haighs and it is therefore recommended that any prospective buyer satisfies him/herself as to their operating efficiency before proceeding with a purchase. Please also note that photographs are used only to give an impression of the general size and style of the property, and it should not be assumed that any items shown within these pictures (internal or external) are to be included in the sale. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the accuracy of any statements included within these particulars by inspection of the property. Anyone wishing to know specific information about the property is advised to contact Haighs prior to visiting the property, especially if in doing so long distances are to be travelled or inconvenience experienced.

INTERESTED?
If you would like to submit an offer to purchase this property, subject to contract, please contact Haighs. In order for us to process your offer and to give our clients our best advice, we will require evidence of how you intend to fund your proposed purchase, and we may ask you to discuss, without initial cost or obligation, your proposal with an Independent Financial Adviser of our choosing for further verification. Should your offer prove to be acceptable, subject to contract, we will need to see identification documentation in line with Money Laundering Regulations.

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