OPEN HOUSE (C & T) present: An established modern ground floor apartment, on a popular development, close to the town centre. Communal Entrance with Entryphone, Hall, Lounge/Dining Room, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Communal Gardens, Allocated Parking, IDEAL FTB/RETIREMENT/INVESTMENT, NO ...
OPEN HOUSE (C & T) present: An established modern ground floor apartment, on a popular development, close to the town centre. Communal Entrance with Entryphone, Hall, Lounge/Dining Room, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Communal Gardens, Allocated Parking, IDEAL FTB/RETIREMENT/INVESTMENT, NO CHAIN, VIEW ASAP.
DIRECTIONS From the town centre proceed down Southgate Street, and turn right into Sextons Meadows. Continue along, past the first turning into Rockingham Road, and proceed round the left bend, into Rockingham Road. The block of apartments is set back on the left, with access via an archway, beneath a pale blue painted property, which leads to the parking area and entrance to the block.
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL Approached via door with an Entryphone system.
HALL Approached via a front door with spy hole. Entryphone system, telephone point, consumer unit, thermostatically controlled panel heater.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 5.05m (16'7') x 3.48m (11'5') + door recess TV point, two thermostatically controlled panel heaters, two windows to side. Open arch to:
KITCHEN 2.92m (9'7') max x 1.90m (6'3') Range of base and wall mounted units, work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, inset ceramic hob with cooker hood over, built-in electric oven/grill, glazed display cabinet, plumbing for washing machine, telephone point, window to side.
BEDROOM 1 3.63m (11'11') x 2.84m (9'4') Thermostatically controlled panel heater, window to side.
BEDROOM 2 2.74m (9'0') x 2.03m (6'8') Thermostatically controlled panel heater, window to front.
BATHROOM 2.46m (8'1') max x 1.55m (5'1') L-shaped room. White suite comprising enamel bath with mixer shower attachment, wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashbacks, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank, shaver point, electric heater, extractor fan.
OUTSIDE The block of apartments is approached via an archway beneath another property. This leads to a parking area, where we understand there is an allocated parking space. Surrounding the apartments are communal gardens and grounds.
TENURE LEASEHOLD: We understand that the property has the remainder of a 999 year lease, which commenced on 1st January 1993. Therefore, there are approximately 969 years and 7 months left on the lease.
We understand that the Service/Maintenance Charge for the current year of 1st January - 31st December 2022 is £1,456.12, which is paid bi-annually, in January and July, in two instalments of £728.06, and includes buildings insurance.
We understand that the current annual Ground Rent is £144.80, which is also paid bi-annually, in January and July, in two instalments of £72.40.
NOTE: The vendor has informed us that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The council tax band is understood to be Band B.
BURY ST EDMUNDS & AREA Sitting amidst beautiful countryside, Bury St Edmunds is an historic town and the second largest in Suffolk. Surrounded by many picturesque villages, some of which offer good local amenities, it offers a wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.
Features of particular note include St Edmundsbury Cathedral with its Millennium Tower, the famous Abbey Gardens with the original ruins and The Georgian Theatre Royal, which has recently been the subject of a restoration programme and The Apex, a live performance venue for concerts, comedy and dance, together with a contemporary art gallery. In addition, there are two cinemas, one of which is a multi-screen complex and a sports centre.
Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages boast excellent schools and further education is catered for at the West Suffolk College.
The town benefits from extremely good shopping facilities with a twice weekly market and a wide range of independent traders, national chains, five supermarkets and the arc shopping centre, opened in 2009. In addition, there are many pubs and restaurants which cater for a variety of tastes.
The A14 dual carriageway heading west from Bury St Edmunds provides easy access to Newmarket, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London, via the M11. Stowmarket and Ipswich, both with direct rail links to London's Liverpool Street, the East Coast and the A12 are all readily accessed by heading east.
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE WITH ENTRYPHONE SYSTEM
COMMUNAL GARDENS, ALLOCATED PARKING SPACE
POPULAR DEVELOPMENT, CLOSE TO TOWN CENTRE
THERMOSTATICALLY CONTROLLED ELECTRIC PANEL HEATERS, SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING, NEWLY RE-DECORATED
IDEAL FIRST-TIME, RETIREMENT OR INVESTMENT PURCHASE, NO CHAIN, EARLY VIEWING ADVISED