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- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- 1 Reception Rooms
- A PRE-RECORDED VIDEO TOUR IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
- First Floor Retirement Apartment
- Views To The Hills
- Purpose Built Complex For The Over 60's
- Convenient Location Close To The Amenities Of Barnards Green
- Two Bedrooms And Refitted Shower Room
- Residents Parking, Use Of The Communal Gardens, Residents Lounge And Laundry Room
- No Onward Chain
A Beautifully Presented First Floor Retirement Apartment With Views To The Hills. Situated In A Purpose Built Complex For The Over 60's In A Convenient Location Close To The Amenities Of Barnards Green. Living Room, Modern Fitted Kitchen, Two Bedrooms, Refitted Shower Room. The Apartment Has Night Storage Heating, Double Glazing, Residents Parking And Use Of The Communal Gardens, Residents Lounge And Laundry Room. Energy Rating "C" NO CHAIN
Location & Description
Merrievale Court enjoys a convenient position in one of Malvern's premier areas only a couple of minutes walk from the bustling centre of Barnards Green where there is a fine range of amenities including shops, the Co-operative supermarket, Post Office and takeaways. The retail park off Townsend Way is about a mile away and has shops to include Morrisons, Marks & Spencer, Next and Boots. Great Malvern railway station is less than a quarter of a mile away and the property is also within walking distance of open common land. The wider facilities of Great Malvern are about a mile distant. Here there are additional shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Junction 1 of the M50 motorway south of Upton upon Severn is about 9 miles away and junction 7 of the M5 at Worcester is a similar distance.
Constructed in the late 1980s Merrievale Court is an imaginatively designed complex of 21 properties arranged over three floors. It is designed to cater for the active retired and is available to buyers over the age of 60 years. A resident manager ensures the smooth running of The Court and is available to assist with queries or problems and help in the event of illness or emergencies. The apartment has an alarm system which allows calls between the residents and the manager. In the manager's absence the alarm is linked by telephone to a call centre. There is also a personal alarm pendant linked to the same system. The building also has a lift, wheelchair access, a shared resident's lounge (with kitchen and toilet facilities), a laundry room (fitted with washing machines and tumble driers) and a guest's suite for overnight visitors. The property has electric storage heating and double glazed windows. The beautifully presented accommodation includes an entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room. It also has excellent storage facilities. Merrievale Court is set in well maintained and attractively landscaped communal grounds where there is parking for residents and visitors. The accommodation which is accessed via a private front door which off the first floor landing and comprises in more detail:
Two ceiling light points, storage heater, emergency alarm control panel with pullcord which also doubles as the intercom entry system to the main communal front door. Useful large storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Ceiling light point. Door to
Kitchen - 11ft 2in (3.41m) × 6ft 5in (1.86m)
Refitted with range of modern drawer and cupboard base units with roll edged worktop over. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Integrated four ring electric HOB with extractor over and eye level double OVEN, undercounter DISHWASHER and FRIDGE FREEZER. Ceiling light point, electric panel heater, tiled splashbacks, alarm pullcord. Double glazed window with views to the hills.
Living Room - 11ft 3in (3.41m) × 14ft 7in (4.34m)
A light and airy space benefitting from dual aspect windows with views to the hills. Ceiling light point, emergency alarm pullcord. Storage heater. Electric fire set into a feature fire surround.
Bedroom 1 - 9ft (2.79m) × 13ft 2in (4.03m)
A good size double bedroom with double glazed window, ceiling light point, electric storage heater, alarm pullcord and wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 - 6ft 7in (1.86m) × 11ft 7in (3.41m)
A versatile space which is currently being used as a dining room. Double glazed window, ceiling light point, alarm pullcord, electric panel heater.
Refitted by the current owner with close coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under, shower enclosure with electric shower over. Wall mounted electric heater, ceiling light point, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Tiled splashback, alarm pullcord. Mirror with LED light over sink. Extractor fan.
The residents have access to the well maintained communal grounds which surround the complex. Within the curtilage and grounds there are several off road parking spaces which although not specifically allocated are for residents and visitors alike.
We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to imply that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.
Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formally verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is Leasehold. The property is held on a 99 year lease from 1988. The ground rent is £100.00 per annum, payable quarterly. Annual service charge from 1st April 2023 is £4629.10.
COUNCIL TAX BAND "B" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
Energy Performance Certificate
The EPC rating for this property is C (73).
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809
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- The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
- All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
- No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
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From the traffic lights in the centre of Great Malvern proceed down Church Street. Follow this route for approximately half a mile (past Malvern St James Girls School and playing fields) to a major island in the centre of Barnards Green. Take the third exit to the left (towards Upton) still continuing along Barnards Green Road. Leave the shopping centre passing Geraldine Road on your right. Merrievale Court is the next building on the right after about 50 yards. Visitors are advised to park in front of the building if there is space to do so.
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