A VERY SPECIAL ONE BED APARTMENT. Beautifully presented, sunny westerly aspect, outstanding River Avon outlook and, not to be forgotten, a magnificent balcony from which to enjoy it all. This is a wonderful one bed apartment to compare with any. A first floor position gives a clear view of the River and of the abundant wildlife, Swans, Waterfowl and Kingfishers to name but a few that frequent its banks. You could easily forget that within Bowles Court you are within easy access to the comprehensive communal facilities of the development. The lift serving all other floors the apartment is conveniently adjacent to this apartment. There is a particularly welcoming ambiance and a larger-than-average sitting room provides the first sight of the wonderful view and the French door opens onto the impressive balcony. A quality kitchen offers a extensive range of integrated appliances. The double bedroom is of an excellent size and there is a practical wet room styled shower room. One not to be missed
Bowles Court was completed at the end of 2015 by award-winning retirement living specialist McCarthy and Stone and is a sought-after 'Retirement Living Plus' development providing independent living for those aged 70 years and over. It occupies a fantastic position alongside the River Avon and is just 200 metres from the centre of Town. A variety of local supermarkets can be found nearby and the Town Centre also boasts access to a local Hospital and plenty of Doctors surgeries, Banks, retail stores and independent shops. There are also regular traditional town markets. Places of interest in the local area are varied, with John Coles Park, the museum and Heritage Centre and Chippenham folk festival just a few examples. For those interested in wider travel, transport links are strong with regular bus services connecting residents to towns including Bath, Calne, Devizes, Trowbridge and Swindon. Rail links are also good and Chippenham railway station features along the main line to London Paddington.
The development enjoys excellent 'five-star' amenities to include a communal lounge, restaurant with a fantastic daily lunch service, function room, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens with a super terrace backing onto the River Avon. Our Estate Manager and staff are on site 24 hours each day to oversee the smooth running of the development. Further peace-of-mind is found in the provision of the 24-hour emergency call system. There are chargeable care and domestic help packages available albeit all home owners receive up one-hour domestic assistance each week included within the service charge. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a charge of £25 per night applies. Car parking is available by annual permit chargeable at around £250 and for which there may be a waiting list.
With an 'Oak veneered' entrance door with spy hole, security door entry system with intercom and visual connection. 24-hour emergency careline, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving, hot water cylinder supplying domestic hot water and 'Vent Axia' system. Illuminated light switches, ceiling down lights, smoke detector, A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Sitting Room.
A great room, larger than the average with a great feeling of space but also having a warm, bright and very comfortable feel. The triple-glazed French door beckons you forward to take a look at the amazing River panorama. TV and telephone points. Ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets and attractive glazed panelled door to kitchen
A excellent balcony running full width of the apartment. The glazed balustrade provides an unrestricted and rather stunning westerly view to the mature banks and flowing waters of the River Avon below where fish and other wildlife will be regularly seen.
Electrically operated triple-glazed window with river views which, as a result, should ensure that washing up be that much more pleasurable. There is an excellent range of 'Maple' effect fitted units with contrasting worktops with matching upstands and incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a Bosch 4-ringed hob with a contemporary styled glazed splash-panel and stainless-steel chimney extractor over. Bosch waist-level oven and free-standing washing machine, fridge/freezer, ceiling down lights and tiled floor.
An excellent double bedroom extending into a deep recessed area with a triple-glazed window and River view, there is also a walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving. Illuminated light switch, ceiling lights, TV and telephone point.
A practical wetroom facility with modern white suite comprising; a close-coupled WC, inset vanity wash hand basin with under sink store cupboard and mirror with integrated light over, level access walk-in shower with both ‘raindrop’ and traditional shower attachments. Ladder radiator, ceiling down lights. attractive and extensively tiled walls and wetroom flooring.