Knights Court, 550 Kenilworth Road

Offers In Excess Of - £130,000

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**New Price** Opportunity to acquire an immaculately presented 1 bedroom, ground floor McCarthy and Stone independent living retirement property at a bargain price. Situated close to Balsall Common village centre, shops and amenities. Ground floor apartment | Living/dining room | Patio | Well equipped kitchen | Master bedroom with two fitted wardrobes | Shower room | Communal lounge areas and gardens | Parking | NO CHAIN

BALSALL COMMON VILLAGE Balsall Common offers a superb village community surrounded by beautiful countryside and offering a wealth of excellent local amenities. A desirable village located 7 miles from Solihull centre. There is a regular bus and train service, which affords easy access to Coventry, Solihull, Leamington Spa and Birmingham City Centre.

Balsall Common is located within easy reach of motorway networks, Birmingham International Airport, International train station and the National Exhibition Centre.

Balsall Common has a well established community, with a huge choice of community groups/interests for all age groups. The village offers a good selection of shops including restaurants, coffee shops, convenience stores and hairdressers. The village benefits from a modern health centre, opticians and several dental practices.

RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT McCarthy and Stone offers independent, active living for retirement age occupants. Located on Kenilworth Road within a few minutes walk to the village centre offering an abundance of shops, mini-supermarkets and facilities. The medical centre and dental surgery is easily accessible too.

This development benefits from an on-site house manager and 24-hour care line response. A wonderful community spirit with communal lounge, guest suite, launderette and beautiful communal gardens. Coffee mornings and a regular fitness class are some of the events that are organised. There is unallocated parking on the development.

The apartment benefits from door entry system and the house manager's office is open Monday - Friday 9am-5pm.

APARTMENT IN BRIEF A rare opportunity to acquire a ground floor apartment having the advantage of patio door to your patio and communal secluded gardens. A modern and neutrally presented apartment having the benefit of spacious and homely living /dining room benefiting from patio leading off. The apartment offers spacious entrance hallway with door entry security system and emergency pull cord control. The hallway benefits from a large cupboard space, perfect to store your ironing board and vacuum.

The kitchen is located separately to the side of the dining space behind French glazed doors. Being well-equipped with a superb compliment of wall and base units with a range of integral appliances for all your needs.

The master bedroom is spacious having mirror fronted built-in wardrobes, a further built-in wardrobe. The shower room offers a shower, W.C and vanity unit with washbasin.

The communal gardens are tranquil and beautifully presented with a number of areas to sit and enjoy the fresh air. This apartment offers the benefit of patio door for easy access to the garden and your own patio to sit and relax in the sun. The development benefits from communal living room and kitchen for relaxing with like-minded residents plus offering communal parking with disabled spaces too.

ENTRANCE HALL 4' 7" x 6' 10" (1.40m x 2.10m) Welcome inside this well-maintained, bright and airy retirement apartment. The hallway is spacious having the benefit of a large storage cupboard set off to one side which is home to the water heater and electric consumer unit. In addition there are shelves for storing your hideaways. The hallway has mid-height switches, power and telephone point with ceiling light, smoke alarm and isolation switch for the bathroom extractor.

LOUNGE/DINER 11' 1" x 18' 3" (3.38m x 5.58m) The living room is both spacious and bright. Having the desirable benefit of UPVC double glazed patio door leading out to your private patio area plus the adorable view of the beautiful communal garden. The living space offers plenty of floor area for your sofa and chair with additional lounge furniture plus having space for a dining table, perfectly placed to sit and enjoy your meals with that relaxing garden view. A spacious living room to easily accommodate your friends and family visits. The feature coal-effect electric fire with surround provides additional heat to the lounge/diner. There is a further Dimplex storage heater. TV aerial connection points, telephone socket, mid-height power points, emergency pull cord and two ceiling light. The French doors lead into the kitchen close to the dining area.

KITCHEN 5' 8" x 8' 11" (1.74m x 2.73m) The kitchen is conveniently located next to the dining area, having French-style glazed doors linking the two rooms. The kitchen is practically laid out offering a good range of wall and base units with contrasting rolled work surface. There are a number of integral appliances to include AEG Micromat microwave, single oven with grill, four-ring electric hob, fitted under-counter fridge and separate freezer. The kitchen is neutrally presented with light contrasting splash-back tiling and Leisure stainless steel sink and drainer with Bristan chrome mixer tap. In addition, the kitchen enjoys that delightful view of the communal gardens, Dimplex wall mounted electric heater fan, and emergency pull cord.

BEDROOM 12' 3" x 13' 3" (3.75m x 4.06m) This large bedroom is neutrally presented having contrasting carpets. The bedroom has the benefit of two built-in wardrobes, one double-sized wardrobe with twin bi-folding mirrored doors, and an additional single sized wardrobe. The bedroom offers plenty of floor space for all your additional bedroom furniture whilst enjoying a secluded view through the double glazed window. The room benefits from electric storage heater, mid height wall sockets, television aerial point and emergency pull cord.

SHOWER ROOM 5' 6" x 6' 10" (1.69m x 2.10m) The shower room enjoys an 'Armitage Shanks' suite to include wash basin with separate Bristan chrome hot and cold taps with a handy vanity storage unit underneath. There is a large mirror over with wall mounted vanity light. The shower enjoys a chrome, mains-fed mixer tap with shower attachment and glass cubicle. W.C. The shower room has a wall mounted electric towel heater, Dimplex wall-mounted electric heater, extractor, and assistance rails by the toilet, shower cubicle plus having the benefit of a low-level emergency button should you slip. The shower room is tiled from floor to ceiling with a patterned border. Vinyl flooring.

OUTSIDE SPACE The development offers communal gardens to both front and rear. Beautifully tendered with a selection of restful areas to soak up the peace and quiet, sunshine and enjoy the company of other residents. Balsall Common benefits from local parks and open countryside near by if you enjoy tranquil walks or a ramble. Parking is offered on a communal basis with disabled parking bays closer to the front door.

TECHNICAL We are advised this property is leasehold with 125 year lease from 2005, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. We are advised the council tax is band B and payable to Solihull MBC

We are advised that the service charge is approximately £2260 per annum.
Annual ground rent £395.00 paid half yearly. Please seek confirmation from the management or your legal representative.

There is a guest room that can be booked for relatives or friends at a fee of £25 for double or £20 single per night.

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Our room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible, you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor.

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