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Selling Price £150,000 | 1 Bedroom Apartment / Flat | Elgar Lodge, 1 Howsell Road, Malvern WR14 1US

Property Summary

An Extremely Well Presented First Floor Apartment Ideally Situated Within Malvern Link And Offering Accommodation For The Active Retired (Over 60's) Comprising Reception Hall, Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom, Electric Heating, Double Glazing, Security System, Communal Gardens. No Chain. Energy Rating 'B'

Location & Description

This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a very well appointed first floor apartment situated in an impressive building conveniently located within just a few minutes to the centre of Malvern Link which offers an excellent range of amenities including shops, post office, doctor and dental surgeries and bus services. Also close by is the retail park which boasts Marks & Spencer, Boots, Next, Halfords, Morrisons and many other well known stores.

The town centre of Great Malvern is about a mile away having a further range of facilities including shops, banks, building societies and Waitrose supermarket. Great Malvern as well as being renowned for its tourist attractions is also famous for its theatre complex with concert hall and cinema as well as for having recreational facilities including the Splash leisure centre and Manor Park sports club.

Transport communications are excellent with Malvern Link mainline railway station within just a few minutes walk which has connections to Worcester, Birmingham, London Paddington, Hereford and South Wales. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about 8 miles distant bringing all parts of the country within easy travelling time.

Elgar Lodge is a delightful development of 33 one and two bedroom apartments for those aged 60 years and over. The apartments are designed for the enjoyment of an independent lifestyle within a safe and secure environment. The apartments are self contained with their own front door so residents can maintain privacy. There is an owner's lounge which is a popular meeting place and the building also has communal laundry facilities. Elgar Lodge has the benefit of a Guest Suite which is available for friends and relatives by prior arrangement. There are two single beds and we understand charges for use of the Guest Suite are 15 for one person per night and 20 for two persons per night.

Apartment 18 has beautifully appointed rooms with coving throughout, illuminated light switches, electric wall heating and is double glazed. There is no ongoing chain related to this sale and the agent strongly recommends an early inspection to appreciate its spacious light and airy accommodation and of course its ideal and convenient location.

The accommodation in detail comprises:

Main entrance door with security entry system to

Communal Entrance Hall

Stairs and lift to first floor landing. Entrance Door to Apartment 18

Hall

Smoke alarm, electric panel heater, walk in storage cupboard with slatted shelving and hot water heater.

Living Room - 4.32m (14ft 2in) x 3.89m (12ft 9in)

Feature modern fireplace with Living Flame coal effect electric fire with surround and hearth, electric panel heater, telephone and care line point, TV point with camera entry system which works through the television. Multi paned door to

Kitchen - 2.77m (9ft 1in) x 2.01m (6ft 7in)

Well fitted with a range of matching units having single drainer stainless steel sink, cupboard under, further soft closure base cupboards and drawers with working surface over and tiled surround inset with Beko four ring HOB, cooker HOOD and fan assisted OVEN. Integrated FRIDGE/FREEZER, wall mounted cupboards. Extractor, three ceiling spot lights. Wall heater.

Bedroom 1 - 5.41m (17ft 9in) plus wardrobe depth x 2.84m (9ft 4in) plus door recess

Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving and having mirrored sliding doors, electric panel heater, telephone and care line point, TV point.

Bathroom

White suite of panelled bath with Care Line sensor button, shower unit and screen, tiled surround, wash hand basin, tiled surround, cupboard under, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, extractor.

Outside

There are communal gardens mainly to the front south facing aspect of Elgar Lodge having pathways leading to a circular paved area, an attractive pergola with a square designed paved area surrounded by low Box hedging and planted with Roses and a wide variety of colourful and scented bushes, all providing a private and secluded garden. From Howsell Road there is vehicular access into a private car parking area allowing for non-allocated parking for residents with ample space available.

SERVICES
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 authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

TENURE
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is leasehold on a 125 year lease from 1st April 2011.

GROUND RENT & SERVICE CHARGES
Elgar Lodge is managed by Millstream Management Services and from May 2017 the service charge half yearly is 1030.00 and half yearly ground rent is 247.50. This charge includes the Lodge Manager Remuneration, emergency care line equipment, building insurance, all utility bills for communal areas, window cleaning, maintenance of the gardens and grounds together with the general maintenance of the building and the lift. Cleaning of the communal areas, water for the communal and the resident's apartments.

AGENT'S NOTE
Elgar Lodge facilities and benefits include laundry room, furnished owner's lounge with kitchen, furnished guest suite, car park, landscaped gardens, Lodge Manager, 24 hour care and support system, lift to all floors, fire detection equipment, alarm system, entry telephone system.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS
The apartment is available to those who are 60 years of age or over.

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
A full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property.

DIRECTIONS
From the agent's office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 towards Worcester and through the traffic lights at Link Top. Continue down the hill and through a further set of traffic lights and with the common on your right hand side. After passing Malvern Hospital and railway station on your left, turn left into Howsell Road and the entrance into Elgar Lodge will be seen immediately on the left hand side.

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