Michael Blanning Place, Balsall Common

Asking Price Of - £250,000

Semi-Detached Bungalow

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A fantastic opportunity to acquire this adaptable 2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow within this popular sheltered home development for the over 58 year's. Comprising of a welcoming bright hallway, spacious kitchen/breakfast, generous living room, 2 bedrooms, spacious shower room and patio. Having the benefit of Warden assistance on hand, communal gardens, lounge and 24 hour emergency call system. A beautiful setting in this popular village where local shops and amenities are close by.

PROPERTY IN BRIEF A beautiful 2 bedroom bungalow within this popular 'Michael Blanning Place' retirement development for the over 58 year olds. Having the benefit of communal gardens and communal lounge on site with the added advantage of being within easy reach to the local village centre, bus services, train station and medical centre in this highly sought-after village location.

This semi-detached, two bedroom retirement bungalow affords superb accommodation to include spacious hallway with a number of storage cupboards, well appointed breakfast kitchen with fitted appliances, spacious living room with views through the patio doors out onto the patio and communal lawns. The large master bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes whereas the second bedroom is adaptable to be used as a bedroom, dining room or study. The main shower room is modern and benefits from a large shower and a useful storage cupboard perfect for folding away your towels and linen.

The bungalow is well designed, has a superb position within the development and surrounded by pleasant gardens. This is a fantastic retirement property on a highly regarded sheltered development offering independent living with all the benefits of a warden on site, 24 hour emergency call facility, a great community spirit and a communal lounge to share a story and a laugh with fellow residents. For those with mobility issues the property is wheelchair friendly.

This property has the benefit of communal parking and sold with no upward chain.

COMMUNAL This retirement development works in so many ways, having your own independent spacious property, but also benefiting from communal lounge and activities that are organised for you to join in should you wish to do so. There is plenty of parking around the development for you, and a gated footpath which leads to the village shops and generous communal gardens.

HALLWAY 4' 2" x 16' 6" (1.28m x 5.04m) Welcome inside this spacious two bedroom semi detached bungalow. When you step inside the hallway you can appreciate the space that is available and how nicely presented this property is. The hallway is neutrally presented with light contrasting carpets, and has the benefit of two useful store cupboards, one which is perfect for storing away your coats and shoes, and the other cupboard as an airing cupboard and your household cleaning equipment, as well as being home to the Valliant boiler which is less than 1 year old and has the balance of a 10-year guarantee. The hallway gives access to the kitchen, living room, bedrooms and shower room. Twin ceiling lights, loft access and mid height light and power points. There's also a central heating radiator with thermostat and the intercom control for the emergency pull cord.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 8' 11" x 12' 3" (2.74m x 3.74m) The kitchen is well equipped and conveniently designed for everything to be within convenient reach. One of the things we love about the kitchen/breakfast room is the generous space and the perfect extra floor space for a breakfast/smaller dining table, perfect for mealtimes or for taking your morning coffee. The kitchen offers an excellent range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces as well as having a 1and a 1/2 sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap. The double glazed window over looks the front garden. The kitchen has the benefit of an integrated Bosch oven and grill, Bosch microwave, a slim-line dishwasher, a Bosch four-ring electric hob with extractor over, a fridge and freezer and also a Beko fitted washing machine. In addition there is a central heating radiator with thermostat control, and numerous switches to turn off all the fitted appliances for peace of mind. The kitchen is neutrally presented with wood-effect vinyl flooring for ease of maintenance and ceiling spotlights. The kitchen also has an emergency pull cord for local assistance.

LIVING ROOM 10' 0" x 16' 10" (3.05m x 5.15m) The living room is a fabulous space, providing excellent floor space for your sofa, chairs and media centre. This room is beautifully styled, light and bright with a neutral decor and light contrasting carpets. A feature fireplace with an electric coal-effect fire. A great feature to the room is the patio door that steps out to your rear patio and leading onto the communal garden. This provides a delightful and peaceful view for you whilst relaxing in the living room. The living room also has a central heating radiator with individual thermostat control, numerous mid-height wall sockets for ease of reach and good communication with TV aerial, satellite connection, FM and DAB aerial points, and a telephone point for your telephone and internet. The living room also has twin ceiling lights, and an emergency pull cord for assistance.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 7" x 12' 7" (3.25m x 3.85m) The main bedroom is positioned at the rear of the property offering a secluded setting and enjoying a delightful view of the patio and rear communal garden. This bedroom is beautifully presented having a light decor and contrasting carpets, the window delivers plenty of natural light into this room especially in the afternoon being westerly facing. The bedroom is a perfect size for your large bed, side tables and chest of drawers, as well as benefiting from a large fitted wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. Again there are mid height power points, telephone connection point, ceiling and wall lighting as well as the emergency pull cord should you need. There is also a TV aerial connection point, Satellite TV connection and radio point.

SHOWER ROOM 5' 10" x 6' 10" (1.78m x 2.10m) The shower room is spacious and has been refitted with modern white hi-gloss vanity units with contrasting surfaces, as well as a WC with dual flush, a modern wash hand-basin with chrome mixer tap, and a large shower having a mains-fed control and assistance rails for your safety. There's also a frosted double glazed window to the side elevation that opens, and a useful airing cupboard which is perfect for storing away your towels, linen and ironing board. In addition, the shower room has a radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light, extractor fan, shavers point and an emergency pull cord for assistance located close by the shower. A generous room, beautifully presented and easy to maintain.

BEDROOM TWO/DINING ROOM 7' 1" x 10' 5" (2.17m x 3.20m) This is a great room affording an adaptable space, whether you choose to use as a dining room, the second bedroom or even a study. This works really well for whichever usage you should have in mind, and should the family come to stay then this would also be great as a guest bedroom, ideal for a fold down bed for the Grand children too. This room enjoys a feature bay window looking out into the development through the double glazed window, it is neutrally presented with light carpets, mid-height power points, central heating radiator with thermostat control, a telephone point, ceiling lights and the emergency pull cord.

OUTSIDE This is a lovely development, superb position within the village and very peaceful. As you approach the development there is ample parking for all the residents and guests. The semi-detached bungalow enjoys a small fore-garden with a pathway to the front door and an enclosed porch. To the rear of the property, you own the patio area which is perfect for your outdoor furniture to relax and enjoy the westerly facing aspect and peaceful communal gardens. There is a path along the side elevation of the property, and further around the development a gated path top the village as an ideal cut-through.

FURTHER INFORMATION We are advised that a warden is on site 9am-4pm weekdays and Saturday mornings. There is a 24 hour emergency pull cord system in operation with an intercom. We are also advised that the service charge is currently £1,226.50 per half yearly. The ground rent is £125p.a. We are advised that there are 105 years left on the lease.

The Vaillant boiler is less than 1 year old (at the time of writing this description) and has the balance of a 10-year guarantee.

The lawn areas are communal and maintained by the management company. Communal parking is available too. The local bus service to Solihull, Coventry and Kenilworth with the local shops in reasonable walking distance. We are advised there is a ring 'n' ride service available from the development.

Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.

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. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.

All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Details have been verified by the sellers.

Should you proceed in a purchase the management of the development require you to attend an interview to make sure the development is right for you. Please feel free to make an initial contact with the site managers to answer any questions concerns you may have.