Knights Court, Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common
Asking Price Of - £135,000
** Open to offers **A fantastic opportunity to acquire an immaculately presented 1 bedroom McCarthy and Stone independent living retirement property close to Balsall Common village centre. 1st floor apartment, convenient to the lift. Lounge/dining room | Well equipped kitchen | Master bedroom | Refitted shower room | Communal areas and gardens | Parking
- 1 bedroom 1st floor retirement apartment
- Spacious L-shaped lounge/diner
- Kitchen with integral appliances
- Generous Master bedroom
- Refitted shower room
- Juliet balcony in lounge/diner
- Electric storage heating and double glazing
- Emergency pull cord system
- Friendly community with communal areas and launderette
- Communal garden and parking
KNIGHTS COURT 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 amenities. The medical centre and dental surgery are easily accessible too.
This development benefits from an on-site house manager during 'office hours' with the optional support of a 24-hour care line response if required. 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. The residents also arrange social events and outings if something more adventurous is your cup of tea. If you like to keep yourself to yourself, there is no pressure to get involved. There is communal parking on the development.
The apartment benefits from door entry system and the house manager's office is open Monday - Friday 9am-5pm.
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION This one bedroom retirement apartment is located within the popular Knights Court development. Located just a short walk to the village centre, bus routes, train station and local pub. The apartment is set on the 1st floor just a few steps from the lift, easy for bringing in your shopping. The apartment is beautifully presented throughout, with a fresh neutral style, and offers spacious and homely accommodation throughout. Let's take a look around.
The apartment is warm and cosy and compromises of a large lounge/diner, fully integral kitchen, refitted shower room, spacious bedroom with built in wardrobes and a perfect store cupboard for your hoover, brush and cleaning products.
The large L-shaped lounge is the perfect spot for relaxing next to the cosy coal effect fireplace, looking out of the Juliet balcony to tranquillity. Conveniently the kitchen is located off the living space where you will find everything you need. Fully integral this space is perfect for cooking and baking with the oven and grill conveniently located at mid-height.
Another staple of this apartment is the spacious bedroom with built in wardrobes. Plenty of space for your large bed and free standing furniture. The room is a peaceful spot and the fantastic large double glazed window brings in lots of natural light, making this room bright and airy.
The fantastic refitted bathroom has everything you need, a double walk in shower with 'Armitage Shanks' WC and vanity wash basin. Perfect for storing toiletries away and even more storage in the mirrored wall unit. The emergency cord system is located in the shower for easy reach should you slip. There are further cords located throughout the apartment.
The communal gardens are tranquil and beautifully presented with a number of areas to sit and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. The development benefits from a launderette, communal living room and kitchen for relaxing with like-minded residents plus offering communal parking with disabled spaces too.
HALLWAY 4' 7" x 6' 8" (1.42m x 2.05m) The moment you step inside the apartment you will sense the feeling of warmth, a comfortable setting. The hallway is spacious and offers access to the lounge/diner, refitted shower room, bedroom and has the benefit of a large storage cupboard which is home to the electric water heater and provides plenty of space for shoes, coats and cleaning equipment. The hallway has handy mid-height switches, power and telephone point, ceiling light, smoke alarm and isolation switch for the bathroom extractor.
LOUNGE/DINER 13' 3" x 17' 8" (4.05m x 5.39m) The staple of this apartment is the L-shaped lounge/diner providing plenty of space for your sofa, armchair and media centre. This generous living space has a great little area around the side from the sitting area perfect for your dining table. Decorated neutrally and pale green carpets, a coal-effect feature electric fire simply perfect for those cosy winter nights in. A key feature to this space is the Juliet balcony over-looking the front elevation, boasting double glazed patio doors which allow plenty of bright natural light into the room, and opening inwards to let in the fresh air, a perfect spot to place a chair and relax. There is a TV connection point, mid-height power sockets, telephone point, emergency pull cord and electric storage heater.
KITCHEN 5' 9" x 8' 11" (1.76m x 2.73m) The kitchen is conveniently located off from the living /dining space, having double doors leading in, which can be closed off when required to separate the rooms. The kitchen is neutral in style with light wood wall and base units and contrasting worktops. The kitchen is well-appointed with everything easily in reach, offering an Integrated AEG oven and microwave set mid-height to easily pop the hot casserole dish in and out the oven, and an electric hob with an AEG extractor over, chrome sink with drainer, fridge and freezer. Benefitting from a tiled splash-back for easy clean, plenty of power points for appliances such as your kettle and toaster. There's a ceiling light and double glazed window.
BEDROOM 8' 7" x 15' 5" (2.62m x 4.71m) Across the hall is the main bedroom, perfect double sized room with plenty of space for a large bed, side tables and a dressing unit. Even better, there is a mirrored built in wardrobe for clothes and other accessories. The room is lovely and bright both in decor and the double glazed window within an alcove with a window sill, perfect for placing your trinkets. Additional benefits of mid-height power points, television aerial point, emergency pull cord, ceiling and wall lights and electric storage heater.
SHOWER ROOM 5' 6" x 6' 9" (1.70m x 2.06m) The refitted shower room has the benefit of a double sized shower. In addition, there is an 'Armitage Shanks' WC and vanity wash basin. Perfect space underneath for storing away toiletries alongside a hung mirrored wall unit for more storage space. The chrome shower is mains-fed with tiled splash-back and sliding glass doors. These tiles continue across the whole of the room for easy clean and vinyl flooring. In addition there is a ceiling light, extractor fan and shavers point.
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 6.2 miles from Solihull centre. There is a regular bus and train service, which affords easy access to Coventry, Solihull 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. There is a modern health centre, opticians and several dental practices.
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
The management advise that the service charge is approximately £2400 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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