For Sale £144,000 - Flat
A fantastic opportunity for people who are 55 or more to enjoy a calm environment on the edge of Durdham Downs. This two-bedroom apartment is set on the first floor, with lift access and gated allocated parking, and is offered with no onward chain.
In a wonderful setting – what was once home to the Vice Chancellor of Bristol University, right on the edge of Durdham Downs – .The Grange comprises flats for the 55s-and-over, and includes various communal facilities including a lift, a residents’ lounge, a laundry room, a 24-hour emergency call system, a visiting estate manager, and a beautiful south-facing communal garden. This flat is on the first floor of the original building, affording it high ceilings and rooms of good size, and is being offered with no onward chain.
Front door with spyhole; large built-in storage cupboard; 24 hour emergency call system panel; electric night storage heater with shelf.
Kitchen w: 13′ 5″ x l: 7′ 10″ (w: 4.09m x l: 2.39m)
Range of fitted base and wall units, in white, with corner carousel, grey worktops, counter lights and tiled splashbacks; inset 1½-bowl single-drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap; built-in electric oven and hob, with fitted hood; space for fridge/freezer; full-width glazed panels and glazed door into…
Lounge w: 13′ 6″ x l: 12′ 7″ (w: 4.11m x l: 3.84m)
3 windows to side; TV and phone pts; electric radiator.
Bedroom One w: 12′ 8″ x l: 11′ 3″ (w: 3.86m x l: 3.43m)
Double-glazed window to side; white wardrobes, matching dressing table and drawers; thermostat; electric radiator.
Bedroom Two w: 10′ 10″ x l: 7′ 10″ (w: 3.3m x l: 2.39m)
Window to side; built-in storage cupboard with shelves; thermostat; electric radiator.
Bathroom w: 11′ 2″ x l: 5′ 10″ (w: 3.4m x l: 1.78m)
White w.c. and pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback; matching walk-in shower area with curtain, tiled walls, Mira Advance shower and foldaway seat; plenty of space to remove the shower and reinstall a bath, if required; built-in airing cupboard with Elson hot water tank and shelves; mirrored cabinet; Consort fan heater.
The development includes a residents’ lounge, a laundry room, a visiting estate manager and a 24-hour emergency call system.
An allocated, gated parking space.
A beautiful south-facing walled garden for the enjoyment of all residents; professionally tended.
Leasehold (unexpired portion of 99-year lease dated 1989).
A monthly payment of £323.50 covers the costs of buildings insurance, general repairs and maintenance of the building and its communal areas, the provision of a 24-hour emergency call system, and the services of a visiting site manager.
Whilst there is a provision set out in the lease for a charge to be levied upon resale of the property, based on a percentage of its value, we understand that currently a set charge of £504 inc VAT is being charged instead.
Council Tax Band
Band C (£1923.24 per annum 2021/22).