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New Street, Ledbury Guide price £85,000 Leasehold

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We are delighted to offer for sale this TWO BEDROOM, 2ND FLOOR RETIREMENT APARTMENT within this POPULAR and ATTRACTIVE DEVELOPMENT for the "Active Retired". Born Court has a Scheme Manager on site and is within a very short walk of the Town Centre. Additionally it offers a LIFT and stairs to all floors, 24 hour "Care Call" emergency alarm system, ECONOMY '7' HEATING, UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS, PARKING for residents and visitors plus communal Gardens, Residents Lounge and "Function Room" plus a Laundry Room.

"Born Court" is a purpose built scheme for the "Active Elderly", the age criteria of which is 60 years and over or 55 years and over if in receipt of disability allowance. The Development has a Scheme Manager who has an Apartment & Office to the Ground Floor. No.48 deserves your viewing and these details include a "Layout Plan" plus other useful information to aid your understanding and appreciation of the accommodation on offer.

THE PROPERTY COMPRISES AS FOLLOWS (all dimensions stated are approximate)

via communal Lobby with door "Entry Phone" allowing you to speak to callers prior to you allowing them access to the property (for resident's security). The Lobby leads to the spacious Communal Entrance Hall with LIFT & "Fire Door" to the Staircase to the First (& Second) Floor. Doors also from the Communal Hall to the "Scheme Managers" office, Residents Lounge and doors as mentioned to the Lifts and Staircase leading to the First and Second Floors:


OUTER LOBBY with side aspect double glazed window, ceiling light point and door to:

ENTRANCE HALL 11'9"max x 9'0"max with spy-hole viewer to door, electric night storage heater, Emergency 'Carecall' system, "Door Entry Phone", (also with alarm cord), "Door Entry Phone", power points, smoke detector, ceiling light point, carbon monoxide detector, loft hatch and doors from Hall to rooms as follows:

Cloaks/Storage Cupboard 4' 3" x 4' 0" (1.3m x 1.22m) with coat hooks, fitted shelves, fuse boards and a light point.

AIRING CUPBOARD with factory lagged hot water cylinder having immersion heater, plus slatted shelving.


LOUNGE/DINER 14' 1" x 10' 0" (4.29m x 3.05m) having a Southerly aspect double glazed windows with a view over the communal gardens. The Living Room itself offers: electric night storage heater, numerous power points, Emergency Pull Cord for the 'Carecall' system, T.V. point, telephone point, ceiling light point, two wall light points plus door to the:

KITCHEN 10' 0" x 7' 1" (3.05m x 2.16m) fitted with a range of laminate fronted base units with matching wall units; roll edge laminate worktops, stainless steel single drainer sink, splashback ceramic tiling, numerous power points, electric cooker point and space for "Slot-in" cooker. Space and provision for an automatic washing machine/dishwasher and space for an upright Fridge/Freezer. Finally, vinyl flooring, Emergency Pull Cord and a strip light to the ceiling.


BEDROOM ONE 10' 1" x 8' 10" (3.07m x 2.69m) with a Southerly aspect double glazed window, electric night storage heater, power points, ceiling light point, Emergency Pull Cord plus 'bi-fold' double doors to the built-in Wardrobe with hanging rail & shelf within.

BEDROOM TWO 10' 7" x 6' 0" (3.23m x 1.83m) with a double glazed window having a Southerly aspect, electric slim line panel heater/radiator, power points, ceiling light point and Emergency Pull Cord.

SHOWER ROOM 8' 10" x 6' 5" (2.69m x 1.96m) having a white suite comprising: Large walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower over and full height tiling. In addition the Shower room has a low-level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin and further ceramic tiling. A dimplex wall mounted heater, extractor fan, Emergency "Pull Cord" and finally a ceiling light point.

OUTSIDE/GARDENS The property is situated off New Street, with No.48 sharing the benefit of the Communal Gardens and parking areas for visitors and residents plus communal drying areas. Overall we recommend your viewing and we will be pleased to arrange this for you.

TENURE The property is LEASEHOLD on the remainder of a 99 Year lease, which commenced in June 1990. The Freehold and the development are owned and managed by "Midland Heart" HOUSING ASSOCIATION" and a Legal Fee of £350 plus VAT and an Engrossment Fee of £80.00 plus VAT is payable in addition to any buyers normal conveyancing costs. Any prospective purchaser must verify all details relating to the tenure and Lease of this (as with any other property) via their Solicitors. N.B. We are advised that "Service Charges" of £236.78 per month are payable. These charges include Insurances, maintenance & repair of the structure, drives, gardens etc., communal lighting, window cleaning, %age of Wardens Salary, "Care Call" alarm etc..

TELEPHONE LINE Subject to Telecoms regulations

SERVICES Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected .


AGENTS NOTE 1 We have not tested systems, services or appliances, therefore we cannot confirm condition. Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves of their condition prior to committing to a purchase

AGENTS NOTE 2 Floor coverings where fitted plus other items or fittings e.g. curtains, curtain tracks, blinds are included. N.B. All room sizes herein are approximate and measured wall to wall. If you require measurements for carpets or any other purpose you must measure the RELEVANT areas.

VIEWING Strictly via kimberleys
TELEPHONE (01531) 635151

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  • Two Bedrooms
  • Shower Room
  • Lounge/Diner
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • UPVC double glazed windows
  • New carpets fitted throughout the flat
  • Laundry room which is included in the service charges
  • Full time Scheme Manager
  • Communal Areas for Residents

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New Street
Ledbury HR8 2DX
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 101909001461