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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room

Features

  • Retirement
  • Viewing Advised
  • Leasehold

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Description

A second floor two bedroom retirement apartment for the over 55s with outlook over nearby playing fields, Lefroy Court was constructed by McCarthy & Stone (Developments) Ltd and comprises 56 properties arranged over 3 floors each served by lift. The resident Development Manager can be contacted from various points within each property in the case of an emergency. For periods when the Development Manager is off duty there is a 24 hour emergency Appello call system. At the junction of Talbot Road and Lansdown Road there are bus stops for frequent buses to both central Cheltenham and Gloucester. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, living/dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom.

This is A vacant property with no onward chain


Residents' lounge with kitchen

Communal Laundry facilities

24 hour emergency Appello call system

Lift to all floors and Camera Entry System

Guest Suite & Luggage Store

Nearby bus stops for Cheltenham and Gloucester

Development Manager

Minimum Age 55

The Situation: The property is found about half a mile from the Montpellier shops, restaurants and facilities, with convenient access to the A40 for Gloucester, M5 Motorway (North and Southbound), “Lefroy Court” also lies within several hundred yards of the railway station and Dean Close School.

Directions: Leave Cheltenham Town Centre (heading South) via the Promenade; upon reaching the “Rotunda” roundabout take the third exit onto Lansdown Road, continue along and proceed straight ahead at the Westal Green filling station. Go straight over the set of traffic lights and then turn left at the second set of traffic lights into Talbot Road, at the end of this road you will find Lefroy Court with gated access that you need to drive close for the gates to automatically open.

The accommodation

N.B: All measurements are approximate, for guidance only and given in imperial and metric. Room sizes should, therefore, be checked by proposed purchaser(s) for the purpose of ordering any carpets or other items where room sizes are critical.

Communal entrance with access to the Manager’s office and communal lounge. Stairs and lift to all floors and to:-

Second Floor:

Flat 46 Entrance Hall:

Entrance door, coving to ceiling, emergency pull cord, two storage cupboards, security entry ’phone, loft hatch and night storage heater.

Lounge / Sitting Room:

Double glazed window overlooking playing fields, feature fireplace, electric storage heater radiator and coving to ceiling and door into:-.

Kitchen:

Fitted with a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over and tiled splashbacks, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, built-in eye level oven, fitted hob with extractor hood over, integrated Miele washing /drier, fridge, freezer and double glazed window over looking playing fields.

Bedroom One:

Two double glazed windows (one over looking playing fields), electric storage heater and emergency pull cord.

Bedroom Two :

Double glazed window over looking playing fields, built in wardrobe, electric storage heater and emergency pull cord.

Shower Room:

Double shower cubicle with double glazed obscured window, wash hand basin with storage below, w.c. And emergency pull cord.

Outside

There is residents’ parking area (on first come first served basis), pleasant communal gardens and lounge for residents to enjoy.

Tenure Leasehold – 125 years from 2003, we are informed.

Service charge £3,604.12 per annum, we are informed.

Ground Rent: £450 per annum, we are informed.

Management Company : First Port –

nb. If the sale becomes agreed the management company will need to have your details and Rose the House Manager will need to meet with you. First Port will fully explain to the prospective purchaser about the sinking fund (currently £169,525.49) in operation at the estate and about the contribution made on resale of the property. We understand at Lefroy Court the amount due is calculated as 1% of the purchase price, per year of ownership. Obviously, this is only payable on resale.

Services:

We are informed by the seller(s) that there is mains water, electricity and drainage currently connected (to be confirmed).

Council Tax:

We are informed by Cheltenham Borough Council that the property is in Band ‘C’ with £1,614.80 being payable for 2020/2021.

All information subject to legal confirmation

Important Notice Philip Pugh and Partners have not tested any apparatus/installations/ services and cannot vouch for their condition. We therefore strongly recommend that their condition is verified by prospective purchaser(s) through surveyors or solicitors.

Philip Pugh & Partners may offer to assist in arranging insurance or other products/services and/or mortgages and may be entitled to receive commission in respect of any services provided. It is your decision whether you choose to deal with a company or service we recommend to you. In making that decision, you should know that we may receive referral fees worth between £200 and £1500 per annum.

Money laundering regulations: To comply with money laundering regulations, prospective purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at the time of making an offer. We ask for your cooperation in order that there is no delay in agreeing the sale, should your offer be acceptable to the Seller(s).

Viewing:

By appointment with the Agents

Philip Pugh and Partners at

25 Bath Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1YA

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Local Amenities

  • Cheltenham Spa 0.3 miles
  • Gloucester 6.4 miles
  • Dean Close Preparatory School 0.3 miles
  • Bettridge School (SEN) 0.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Cheltenham Spa 0.3 miles
  • Gloucester 6.4 miles
  • Dean Close Preparatory School 0.3 miles
  • Bettridge School (SEN) 0.3 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in GL51:

  • £432,077
  • Price increase

  • £11,580
  • (2.754%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £397,115
  • Properties sold

    97

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
18th Nov 2019 £165,000 Price reduced by £55,000
30th Aug 2019 £220,000 First listed
25th Jun 2004 £260,000 Last sold

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