14 Townsend Court, Malmesbury
£250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A west facing first floor retirement apartment (887 sq ft), in a sought after location.

Two bedrooms, large bathroom with wet room. Hall, cloakroom, good sized sitting/dining

room, kitchen. On site parking, communal gardens.

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. No. 14 has just been redecorated throughout and is on the first floor above the main entrance. The front door leads into a large hall with a linen cupboard, storage cupboard and a cloakroom off. There are two bedrooms, the larger with a built-in wardrobe. The large bathroom has a wet room shower area. The sitting/dining room is larger than most of the other flats and has a bay window plus an ornamental fireplace surround with an electric fire. Next door, the kitchen has an electric oven and hob with extractor over. The fridge and freezer are integrated and there is space for a washing machine.

Outside

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.

General

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 from 1st April 2024 is £676.03 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 - £1,693.23 payable for 2024/25. EPC rating C - 77. 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.

Location

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.

01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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