Property Summary


Guide price £80,000

3 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room

Branch Details


Barnard Castle

01833 690390

barnardcastle@georgefwhite.co.uk

14c Redwell Court, Harmire, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8BN

36 Grove Park

Second floor apartment in over 55s development 3 Bedrooms Access to communal garden and recreational areas Convenient central location No forward chain

The Area
Grove Park is situated in a popular area of Barnard Castle within walking distance of the town centre. Barnard Castle is an historic market town supporting a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, doctors surgery, cafes, restaurants and recreational facilities There are many renowned beauty spots close at hand, beyond which can be found the attractions of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland as well as the East Coast.

The Property
36 Grove Park occupies the second floor of the original building Grove House. The property offers spacious accommodation with the benefit of electric night storage heaters. Grove Park offers secure retirement housing for over 55s with communal recreational areas as well as an on site estate manager.

From the second floor landing a wooden entrance door leads into a spacious hall with doors radiating off to the accommodation.

The living room lies to the front of the property and is a generous room with window to the front and a door which leads into the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units, tiled splash backs and a stainless steel sink. There is space for appliances including cooker, under counter refrigerator and washing machine with a fitted breakfast bar and window looking to the side.

There are three good sized double bedrooms, all with windows which enjoy views over Grove Park and to the rooftops and scenery beyond.

The bathroom/WC is fitted with a white suite including bath with electric shower over, WC and hand wash basin.

Measurements
Living Room
14' 10" x 15' 2" (4.52m x 4.62m)
Kitchen
9' 7" x 9' 9" (2.92m x 2.97m)
Bedroom One
14' 6" x 14' 6" (4.42m x 4.42m)
Bedroom Two
13' 10" x 11' 9" (4.22m x 3.58m)
Bedroom Three
13' 1" x 10' 5" (3.99m x 3.18m)
Bathroom
8" x 6' 10" (0.20m x 2.08m)
Externally
There are communal parking areas, gardens, clothes drying areas and bin stores.

Tenure
The flats are held on a 150 year lease at a peppercorn rent from August 1991.

Service Charge
A service charge is payable on a monthly basis – this charge is £179.12 per calendar month to be paid on the 15th of every month. The service charge will meet the cost of: The estate manager on site 5 days a week, Anchorcall is available 24 hours, external repainting/decoration of communal areas, buildings reinstatement insurance, cleaning of communal areas/windows, lighting/heating of communal areas, garden/landscape maintenance, sundry costs, fire equipment maintenance, electrical and plumbing repairs, water rates.

A sinking fund is included within the service charge to cover the major items of replacement or repair.

Suitability
Anyone who is to reside in the flat must be a minimum of 55 years old. The Anchor housing association may wish interview any potential purchaser to assess their suitability and to answer any further queries.

Directions
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate taking the first right hand turn into King Street. Follow the road to the end turning left into Queen Street which then becomes Victoria Road. Shortly thereafter Grove Park will be found on the left hand side with the subject property being found straight ahead.

Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘F‘

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