A MOST ATTRACTIVE COTTAGE STYLE PROPERTY FOR THE OVER 55'S SET WITHIN ENGLISH COURTYARD'S PRIME DEVELOPMENT CLOSE TO THE TOWN CENTRE AND OFFERING WELL PRESENTED ACCOMMODATION OF ENTRANCE HALL, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM, FITTED KITCHEN, REAR PORCH, TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS, BATHROOM, DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM/CLOAKROOM, ELECTRIC HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING, PRIVATE REAR COURTYARD, COMMUNAL LAUNDRY, SHARED GROUNDS AND GARAGE EN BLOC. EPC RATING 'D'.
Location & Description:
This is a fine opportunity to acquire a most attractive cottage style property set within English Courtyards award winning development of Berrow Court. The very convenient location is within level walking distance of the town centre of Upton upon Severn.
The town is situated on the banks of the River Severn and has a good range of individual shops a sub post office, bank, library, new medical centre and numerous local facilities.
Upton upon Severn has its own Marina and to date there is an annual point to point meeting as well as Jazz, Folk and River Festivals. The surrounding countryside offers delightful walks in particular the Malvern Hills and slightly further afield are the Cotswolds. The town is well positioned being approximately three miles from the M50/M5 motorways and is within easy driving distance of Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Malvern.
8 Berrow Court offers very well presented accommodation which briefly comprises a canopy entrance porch, entrance hall, sitting room with double doors opening to the dining room. The kitchen has a good range of units as well as an integrated oven and hob. A good size shower room and cloak room completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom. 8 Berrow Court also benefits from access to a loft via a drop down ladder. The whole property benefits from electric heating and double glazing.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard area and also in the ownership of No.8 is a garage en bloc. There is also visitor parking.
The residents of Berrow Court are able to share the gardens and grounds to include an established orchard. It is under the management of English Courtyard with its own resident manager and has been specifically designed for retired people over the age of 55 years. Emergency calls can be answered 24 hours a day and there are light and power switches at an easy to reach level. The accommodation also allows for ground floor living if required. A guest suite is available in the complex for the use of relatives and friends and a laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers is also provided for the resident's convenience.
Canopy Entrance Porch:
Solid front door.
Coving to ceiling, stairs to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard, dimplex night storage heater and part glazed door with matching side panel leads to;
5.79m (19ft 0in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)
Coving to ceiling, double glazed window to front aspect, night storage heater, wall mounted electric convector heater, Tunstall alarm system, telephone point, TV aerial point. Double doors to;
2.72m (8ft 11in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)
Wall mounted electric convector heater, hatch to kitchen and double glazed French doors opening to the rear courtyard.
From the sitting room door leads to:
3.63m (11ft 11in) x 2.64m (8ft 8in)
Single drainer inset sink with mixer tap, a range of base and wall mounted units, work surfacing, tile surround, integrated Whirlpool electric oven with cupboards above and below, Whirlpool four ring ceramic hob, drawer stack, plumbing for washing machine, tall cupboard, ceiling spotlight track, vinyl floor covering, double glazed window to rear aspect and part glazed door leading to the rear courtyard.
Inset wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, wall mounted electric fan heater, tiled shower cubicle with shower and shower tray, built in cupboard containing hanging rail and shelf, wall mirror with light over, wall cupboard and vinyl floor covering.
Access to loft space via loft ladder.
3.89m (12ft 9in) To Wardrobe plus recess of 2ft x 3.89m (12ft 9in)
Two double built in wardrobes containing hanging rails and shelf, wall mounted electric convector heater, double glazed window to front aspect.
3.89m (12ft 9in) To wardrobe plus recess of 2ft x 3.33m (10ft 11in)
Two double built in wardrobes containing hanging rails and shelf, wall mounted electric convector heater, double glazed window to rear aspect.
2.06m (6ft 9in) maximum x 1.83m (6ft 0in)
Panelled bath with dual hand grips and mixer tap with shower attachment, tiled surround, inset wash hand basin, shaver socket, wall mirror with light over, low level WC, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, wall mounted electric fan heater, heated towel rail, wall cupboard, double glazed roof light.
To the front of the property there is a small fore garden and to the rear an enclosed courtyard which is south facing. This can be approached via a footpath which is only used by the residents of Berrow Court. The courtyard is paved with a canopy porch under which is an enclosed bin store and store cupboard above.
A driveway shared by all residents gives access to a garage en bloc and there is also visitor parking. The gardens and grounds are shared by all residents and there is also a gated orchard which has seated areas enclosed with hedging and having views over The Ham.
We have been advised that mains electricity, water (meter fitted) 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.
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is leasehold
The service charge from 1st January to 31st December 2013 is £2,692 per annum which can be paid quarterly by direct debit. Services include; building insurance, external decoration, maintenance of communal areas, laundry facilities and window cleaning.
COUNCIL TAX BAND E
This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
Strictly by appointment through the Agents Upton upon Severn office. (01684 593125).
From the agents offices in Upton upon Severn proceed towards the river taking the second turning right into Dunns Lane. Take the next right into Severn Drive and immediately left into Gardens Walk. Continue to the first right hand bend and Berrow Court will be found on the left hand side. Number 8 is on the right hand side overlooking the green.