A Contemporary Ground Floor Apartment Enjoying A Convenient Position Within Walking Distance Of Great Malvern Town Centre And Offering Well Presented Accommodation With Hall, Fine And Well Equipped Open Plan Living Room And Kitchen, Double Bedroom, Bathroom, Double Glazing, Heating, Fitted Carpets, Video Entry System, Lift, Allocated Parking And Views Across The Severn Valley. Energy Rating "C" STAMP DUTY PAID FOR OWNER OCCUPIER
Location & Description
Scotland House enjoys a convenient position within walking distance of the centre of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket and the renowned theatre and cinema complex. Malvern Link is even closer at hand. Here there are further amenities as well as two service stations, Lidl and Co-operative supermarkets. Less than five minutes on foot are a number of local shops in Newtown Road. Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station less than five minutes away on foot. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about eight miles.
The building enjoys a semi-elevated setting on the eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills and has wonderful views across the Severn Valley. It is less than five minutes away on foot from both Malvern Link common and the network of bridleways and footpaths which criss-cross the hills themselves.
Scotland House was originally constructed about ten years ago and comprises seventeen one and two bedroomed apartments. Flat 5 is one of eleven that remain in the ownership of the current freeholder. He has now decided to sell five of these apartments including number 5 which has direct access through the main ground floor entrance into the building although it can also be approached at first floor level by either a staircase or lift directly from the car park.
The apartment itself is at ground floor level and is well presented with double glazed windows, fitted carpets, electric radiators and good storage space in the form of cupboards and wardrobes. Its focal point is a large kitchen/living room. This open plan room is very well equipped with a comprehensive range of kitchen units and white goods including a hob, washer drier and fridge freezer. There are two bedrooms one of which has a built in wardrobe and there is a separate family bathroom with shower and WC. Outside 5 Scotland House has access to well maintained communal gardens where there are seating areas. It also has an allocated parking space. A lift serves all floors in Scotland House including Apartment 5.
Approached via the lift or stairwells which lead from the main ground floor entrance off Cowleigh Road and from the car park at the rear of the building.
Video phone entry system, electric radiator, ceiling down lighting, smoke alarm, airing cupboard with pressurised cylinder and slatted shelving.
Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room - 8.66m (28ft 5in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)
A very well equipped room with a comprehensive range of floor and eye level cupboards extensive work surfaces, tiled surrounds and pelmet lighting as well as an integrated four ring electric HOB with stainless steel EXTRACTOR canopy above, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, WASHER DRIER and FRIDGE FREEZER. Ceiling down lighting, two electric radiators, telephone and TV points, double glazed window enjoying a wonderful view over the roof tops of Malvern to the Severn Valley in the distance.
Bedroom 1 - 4.37m (14ft 4in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in)
Electric radiator and double glazed window enjoying far reaching views over the Severn Valley.
Bedroom 2 - 3.28m (10ft 9in) minimum (14'3" maximum) x 2.82m (9ft 3in)
Electric radiator, built in double wardrobe and double glazed window to rear aspect with far reaching view over Severn Valley.
Bathroom - 2.29m (7ft 6in) x 1.75m (5ft 9in)
Panelled bath with shower over and shaped shower screen, pedestal wash basin with mirror and shaving light above, close coupled WC, electric radiator/towel rail, extractor fan and ceiling downlighting.
Scotland House enjoys a pleasant setting in landscaped communal grounds for the benefit of all residents. A driveway to the side of the main building leads to the rear of the property where apartment 5 has an allocated parking space. There is also visitor parking available if necessary.
Apartment 5 is one of a number of potential flats at Scotland House that the vendor will consider selling to potential investors, either with vacant possession or in some cases subject to existing shorthold tenancies.
The vendor has agreed to pay any stamp duty obligation relating to this sale to an owner occupier.
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.
The apartment is held on a 125 year leasehold interest from 2006.
A management company is responsible for co-ordinating the upkeep and maintenance of the communal and exterior areas of the building, the lift, the grounds and car park. Potential buyers will be interested to know that the building underwent a programme of major external refurbishment in 2016. This included the complete overhaul of the roof and windows. The annual service charge paid to the management company is currently under review.
COUNCIL TAX BAND C
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.
From Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road for a very short distance before forking left into North Malvern Road. Continue for 400 yards taking the first fork to the right into Cowleigh Road. Scotland House is the first building on the right.