2 Bed First Floor Apartment

Giffords Court, Melksham

Price: £142,000


  • Immaculate Retirement Apartment
  • No Chain - Former Show Home
  • Two Bedrooms
  • En-suite to master
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Designed for the over 60's
  • Viewing Recommended
  • EPC Rating C (71)

SITUATION: The property is located within the centre of Melksham with its range of amenities including swimming pool/fitness centre, library and bus services. Neighbouring towns include Calne, Corsham, Devizes, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge and Chippenham with the latter having the benefit of mainline rail services whilst the Georgian city of Bath with its many facilities lies some 12 miles distant. Access to the M4 at junction 17 is 3 miles north of Chippenham.

DIRECTIONS: From our office in the centre of Melksham, proceed along the High Street and turn right into Lowbourne where Giffords Court can be found on the right hand side opposite the library.

DESCRIPTION: This attractive development was created by McCarthy & Stone in 2003 and is designed specifically for the needs of the over 60's. There is a resident manager, communal lounge and laundry, guest suite and communal gardens. The apartment is situated on the first floor, accessible via lift or stairs, originally the show apartment it is in immaculate order throughout and we would highly recommend viewing. The accommodation offers entrance hall, two bedrooms, en-suite shower to the master, bright and airy sitting room, kitchen fitted with oven and hob, separate bathroom. Further benefits include waist high power points, alarm system and entry phone, double glazing and night storage heating.

ACCOMMODATION: Communal area, reception hall, scheme manager's office, residents lounge and kitchen area, laundry facilities, guest suite.

ENTRANCE HALL: With large meter cupboard with light, night storage heater, large cupboard housing water tank, slatted shelving and light, doors to:-

LOUNGE: 14' 08" x 11' 03" (4.47m x 3.43m) With Upvc double glazed window to either side, night storage heater, coved ceiling, alarm, television point, panelled glazed double doors:-

KITCHEN: 9' x 5' 08" (2.74m x 1.73m) With Upvc double glazed window, attractive range of base and wall units incorporating Electrolux four ring hob with Electrolux extractor hood over, Electrolux eye level oven, fridge and freezer, (not tested), part tiled walls, coved ceiling, Creda wall mounted heater, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, alarm.

BEDROOM ONE: 16' x 9' 03" (4.88m x 2.82m) With Upvc double glazed window, night storage heater, coved ceiling, alarm, mirror fronted double door built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With fully enclosed shower cubical, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush w.c., heated towel rail, tiled walls, coved ceiling, Creda wall mounted heater, extractor fan, mirror with light and shaver point over.

BEDROOM TWO: 11' 03" x 8' 05" (3.43m x 2.57m) With Upvc double glazed window, night storage heater, coved ceiling, alarm.

BATHROOM: With obscure double glazed window, modern white suite comprises:- bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin in vanity unit, low flush W.C., heated towel rail, tiled walls.

OUTSIDE: There are communal garden areas and resident/visitor car parking - no allocated parking.

COUNCIL TAX: The property is in Band C with the amount payable for 2017/18 being £1503.10

TENURE: Leasehold with vacant possession on completion. 125 year lease. (2003)

SERVICES: Main services of electricity, water and drainage are connected.

SERVICE CHARGE: There is an annual service charge of £3752.00 per Annum, plus ground rent of £425.00, which includes buildings insurance, window cleaning and maintenance of the external areas.

CODE: 9307 03/01/18

TO ARRANGE A VIEWING PLEASE CALL 01225 706860 OR E MAIL property@kavanaghs.co.uk

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