This well appointed two bedroomed end terraced bungalow offers well planned accommodation, requiring general cosmetic upgrade but offering the buyer an opportunity to place their own stamp on the property and turn into their dream retirement home. The shared ownership provision means that you can own your very own bungalow without it costing the earth.
Conveniently placed for the shops and amenities on Wardgate Way and with Holmebrook Valley Park just a short distance away, this property also enjoys good nearby transport links into the town centre.
Gas central heating (Alpha Intec Combi Boiler - installed 2016 and has been serviced annually)
Mahogany effect uPVC sealed unit double glazed windows and doors
Gross internal floor area - 47.8 sq.m./514 sq.ft.
Council Tax Band - A
Tenure - Leasehold - the lease is being extended to 153 years at the sellers cost.
Pets are allowed.
Shared ownership works on the principle that you buy a percentage share of the property, with the remaining percentage staying in the ownership of the Housing Association. You will pay a rent/service charge on the outstanding part which will also cover things such as external maintenance and insurance., but you will retain the flexibility of owning your own home for a fraction of the full market value. When you want to sell, you will then sell your share, with the new buyer keeping the same arrangement. Buyers have the option to increase their ownership up to 100% should they wish to do so now or in the future.
Certain criteria must be met by the buyer, such as you cannot buy this property as a second home. The property is also subject to an Over 55 age restriction. Any prospective purchaser will have to meet Shared Ownership eligibility criteria and will be required to complete an application form and provide proof of age for the approval of the Guinness Partnership.
This property is Leasehold and the rent is £157.68 per calender month and the service charge is £79.26 per calendar month payable to The Guinness Housing Partnership, which covers window cleaning, exterior building maintenance (ie. including windows, doors, roof, guttering, brickwork etc.), buildings insurance and grounds maintenance.
A uPVC double glazed front entrance door opens into an ...
Having two built-in storage cupboards.
Living Room (3.91m x 3.66m)
A good sized dual aspect room having a box bay window, and having a feature fireplace with wood surround, marble effect inset and hearth, and an inset electric fire.
An opening leads through into the ...
Kitchen (3.02m x 2.24m)
Being part tiled and fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units with complementary work surfaces over.
Inset single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap.
Included in the sale are the washing machine and cooker.
Space is provided for a fridge/freezer.
The gas boiler is also sited in this room.
A uPVC double glazed door gives access onto the side of the property.
Being fully tiled and fitted with a 3-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush WC.
Bedroom One (2.97m x 2.95m)
A side facing double bedroom having a range of fitted wardrobes with sliding mirror doors along one wall.
Bedroom Two (2.97m x 2.26m)
A good sized front facing single/small double bedroom.
To the front of the property there is a lawned garden with shrub bed, together with a tarmac driveway providing off street parking. There is also a bin store.
The enclosed side garden is laid to lawn and has some mature shrubs and trees. There is also a paved path leading to a gate which gives access onto Wardgate Way.