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1 bed flat for sale

£95,000

Ivyfield Court, Charter Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15

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Property description

A well maintained one bedroom ground floor retirement apartment offered with no onward chain, enjoying a westerly aspect situated within easy reach of the town centre.

A well maintained one bedroom ground floor retirement apartment offered for sale with no onward chain, enjoying a westerly aspect and situated within easy reach of the town centre. Benefits include a c.18' sitting/dining room with feature electric fire, well appointed kitchen, modern bathroom with bath and shower over and double bedroom with range of fitted bedroom furniture. Other attributes include electric heating, uPVC double glazing and refitted carpets. There are numerous communal facilities and events, delightful large communal gardens enjoying an open rear aspect and residents' parking.

Situation

Ivyfield Court is pleasantly situated in a cul-de-sac location within easy reach of the town centre with its numerous amenities and mainline rail station. The retirement apartments offer secure entry via intercom entry phone and benefit from delightful well maintained gardens to the rear and residents' parking. Doctors' surgery and Chippenham hospital are both within c.¼ mile. The M4 J.17 is c.5 miles north and there are mainline rail services to Bath c.15 minutes and London Paddington in just over an hour.

Entrance

Secure intercom entry system to the building. Entrance door to the apartment with adjacent fitted key safe.

Entrance Hall

Night storage heater. Entry phone system. Emergency pull cord. Deep walk-in cupboard with shelving and light, housing insulated hot water tank with two immersion heaters (one off-peak tariff).

Sitting/Dining Room (18'3" x 10'0" (5.56m x 3.05m))

UPVC double glazed window to front. Feature electric fire with convector in wood surround. Night storage heater. Centre light and two wall lights. Telephone point. Emergency pull cord. TV/Satellite point. Opening through to:

Kitchen (8'2" x 5'6" (2.49m x 1.68m))

UPVC double glazed window to front. Stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboard base unit under. Rolled edge work surfaces to sides with drawer and cupboard base units under. Tiled surrounds. Wall mounted cupboards. Space and electric point for cooker with extractor hood over. Space for fridge freezer.

Bedroom (13'7" x 8'6" (4.14m x 2.59m))

UPVC double glazed window to front. Electric convector heater. Range of fitted bedroom furniture to include two double wardrobes, two chests of drawers, two bedside cabinets, dressing table and display shelving unit. Emergency pull cord. Television and telephone points.

Bathroom

High level obscure glazed window. Wall mounted electric heater. Modern white suite of panelled bath with Triton electric shower unit over. Pedestal wash basin. Close coupled WC. Shaver socket. Towel rail. Mirror cabinet. Extractor fan. Emergency pull cord.

Communal Facilities

There is a lift, residents' lounge, guest room, laundry, refuse store, drying enclosure, delightful well maintained communal gardens enjoying an open aspect to the rear and two car parking areas for residents with permits on a first come, first serve basis.

Management Company

Anchorcall provides 24 hour monitoring of pull cord and personal alarm pendant call systems via an intercom system.

There is an age restriction at Ivyfield Court. Residents need to be aged 55 or over and 'each occupier must be capable of leading an independent life and manage his/her house keeping, which may be reliant on some outside help and support'.

Anchor's estate manager must meet the proposed purchaser prior to exchange of contracts 'to assess their suitability as the purchaser of your home'.

The above quotations are from the management company's information packages.

Tenure

Leasehold. The lease was granted in 1988 for a period of 99 years. The service charge in 2017 is £155.07 per month and is reviewed annually.

Viewing Arrangements

All viewings via appointment with the selling agent Goodman Warren Beck .

Directions

Leave Chippenham town centre on the A4 Bath Road. Turn first left into Charter Road just before Rowden Hill. Ivyfield Court will then be found on the left hand side. To the rear of the building there is a pedestrian pathway providing a pleasant short cut walk into town.

Directions

Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect to this property. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. All measurements and distances are approximate only. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. References to the tenure of the property are based on information supplied by the seller. The agent has not had sight of the title documents. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it. Floor plans (not to scale).

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £286,025 Sales 417 Current average value £317,185 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,329 ▲ 1.06%

Property value data/graphs for SN15

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £456,665 £291 3.9 £436,941
Semi-detached £269,884 £272 3.1 £278,016
Terraced £205,506 £262 2.5 £210,940
Flats £168,337 £257 1.7 £144,167

Current asking prices in SN15

Average: £386,721
Avg. current asking prices in SN15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £158,300
(3)
£201,282
(22)
£271,096
(37)
£501,968
(42)
£764,997
(18)
Flats £155,817
(6)
£239,615
(13)
- - -
All £156,644
(9)
£215,520
(35)
£271,096
(37)
£501,968
(42)
£764,997
(18)

Current asking rents in SN15

Average: £885 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SN15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £688 pcm
(7)
£888 pcm
(7)
£1,366 pcm
(3)
£3,198 pcm
(1)
Flats £557 pcm
(4)
£702 pcm
(1)
- - -
All £557 pcm
(4)
£690 pcm
(8)
£888 pcm
(7)
£1,366 pcm
(3)
£3,198 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for SN15

Highest value in SN15
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bowden Hill £789,317
Tytherton Lucas, Chippenham SN15 £753,120
Upper Seagry, Chippenham SN15 £737,453
Greenway Park £718,654
Foxham, Chippenham SN15 £717,111
Highest turnover in SN15
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Swayne Close 72.7%
Old School Close 71.4%
Wood Lane 66.1%
Webb Close 46.7%
Pewsham Lock 45.0%

What Zoopla users think of Chippenham

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Chippenham (0.5 miles)
  • Melksham (5.4 miles)
  • Bradford-on-Avon (9.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (26.3 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (48.2 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (48.3 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (19.8 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (19.9 miles)
  • Castle Park Ferry Landing (20.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Ivy Lane Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • St Mary's RC Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Charter Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Bath Academy (11.6 miles)
  • Marlborough College (16.9 miles)
  • Frome Community College (16.9 miles)
  • Sheldon School (0.9 miles)
  • St Nicholas School (0.9 miles)
  • Hardenhuish School (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£522 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £341 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£114/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £18 Electricity £23 Estimated energy cost £41/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 5000 kWh/year
Electricity: 1800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Wiltshire

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £111 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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