Purcells Court, George Lane, Marlborough


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A well proportioned two bedroomed first floor retirement apartment for the over 55's located a short walk from the High Street.

Purcells Court

Purcells Court is one of the closest retirement developments to the centre of Marlborough with views towards Savernake Forest. It has the particular advantage over other developments as you are buying a leasehold and become a freeholder on completion. Every resident owns 1/15th of the development, with in house management by Warwick Estates who employ a House Manager who is on duty for 2 hours a day during the week. This also helps the development to maintain the building to a very high standard with care line facilities and the communal areas and gardens are maintained whilst keeping the monthly service cost to a reasonable amount.

The apartment

Number 11 is located in the centre of the development away from George Lane with windows facing west enjoying a lovely open aspect. The property is being offered with the potential for a new owner to choose a new kitchen and bathroom if desired, the price for which could be discussed with the current owners. We drive off George Lane into the parking area. Park in one of the indicated parking spaces and walk up to the top corner to the main entrance door. Entryphone system allows the residents to let in visitors. We will walk through and proceed up the staircase with new stairlift system (if required). Through the door at the top, left again and number 11 can be found on the left.

The accommodation

Stepping through the front door into a good sized hall with airing cupboard and access to the loft. First right into the bathroom with a modern suite and a shower over the bath. The main bedroom is next, a good sized double with window to the front. The second bedroom is currently used as a dressing room with two large built in wardrobes, fitted dressing table and window to the front. The sitting room is again a good sized room with bay window to the front. Door left into the kitchen/dining room, good range of wall and base fitted units, inset sink with mixer tap, space for electric cooker. Plumbing for washing machine and space for a fridge. Space for a 4 seater table and chairs. This room could be opened into the sitting room to create a more contemporary feel if desired.

Gardens and parking

To the rear of the property is a communal garden, mainly laid to lawn, mature apple tree, various mature trees and shrubs. Being away from roads it is a real wild bird haven.

There is a large parking area, used on a first come, first serve basis. This said there are normally plenty of spaces available.

Services, tenure and local authority

Mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Economy 7 Heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).

Title to the property is Leasehold, 999 years from 29/09/2008. Service charge is approximately £200 a month. This includes building insurance, communal and garden maintenance, window cleaning, house manager, communal area lighting. Each owner becomes a director of the management company which owns the freehold of Purcells Court.

Wiltshire Council. Trowbridge, Wiltshire. BA14 8JN. 0300 456 0100. Council Tax Band C www.wiltshire.gov.uk) www.wiltshire.gov.uk

If you have any questions about this property, please call our Marlborough office 01672 512299 or email Marlborough@henrygeorge.co.uk

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