STUNNING one bedroom Retirement Apartment
SPACIOUS balcony with ample room for pot plants and garden furniture
Banks Place is superbly looked after by a DEDICATED HOUSE MANAGER
Excellent House Manager
24 hour careline provides further peace-of-mind
Superb communal facilities
Guest suite for visiting family and friends
Sought-after Village location
A FANTASTIC first floor SOUTH FACING one bedroom Retirement Living apartment with BALCONY, set in the EVER POPULAR Banks Place, offering secure and independent retirement living.
A welcoming hallway with space for typical hall furniture, having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole. Security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord. Shallow cupboard with meters, door to a large utility cupboard with light, extensive shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying hot water, ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit and automatic washer/dryer. Feature glazed panelled door to Living Room.
A bright and airy room courtesy of the patio door which gives access to the spacious balcony. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
Double-glazed window. Quality range of soft cream gloss fronted fitted units with under unit lighting having contrasting worktops and matching upstands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; Dishwasher, a four-ringed hob with a contemporary glass splashpanel and stainless steel chimney hood over, waist-level oven with and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting and tiled floor.
An excellent double bedroom. Walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.
Modern white suite comprising; a back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with cupboard unit below and mirror with integral light , low level shower cubicle with both ‘raindrop’ and conventional shower heads and a glazed enclosure. Heated ladder radiator, ceiling spot lights, extensively tiled walls and floor.
Constructed in 2018 by multi award-winning retirement developer McCarthy and Stone, Banks Place occupies a quiet location yet is very conveniently positioned with a just few minutes walk of the excellent facilities of this sought-after village location.
The Ellendune Shopping centre is located just over half a mile from the new development offering a range of convenience shops including Tesco Express. There’s also a local café, butchers and a range of restaurants to choose from. For everyday shopping there’s a Co-Op store located just moments away and a Waitrose supermarket is 2 miles from Banks Place. The village also boasts a doctors, dentists, and a local hospital. Wroughton village is conveniently located within easy reach of Swindon city centre, which is easily accessible via a regular bus service for which there is a bus stop located just outside the development. Whilst junctions 15 and 16 of the M4 are around 4 miles away.
Banks Place is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent living opportunity for those over 60 years of age with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and a sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a fantastic homeowners lounge, beautiful landscaped gardens, a scooter store and parking available by annual permit for which there is a charge of around £250 and for which there may be a waiting list. There is also a super guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Banks Place; there is always a variety of regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, film and quiz nights, carpet bowls and even a ‘Fizz-Friday’. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can of course remain as private or involved as they wish.
Lease Length: 999 Years from 2018
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Ground rent review: January 2033
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge for this property is £2,186.76 per annum up to financial year end 31/03/2024.
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, to find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Ground Rent £425 per annum
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