Michael Blanning Place, Gorton Croft, Balsall Common

Asking Price Of - £259,950

Semi-Detached Bungalow

Sold STC

A superb 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 hallway, spacious kitchen/breakfast, generous living room, conservatory, 2 bedrooms, bathroom with bath and shower, private 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.No upward chain.

PROPERTY IN BRIEF A well-maintained 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 a welcoming hallway with a number of storage cupboards, generous breakfast kitchen with fitted appliances, spacious living room with views through the patio door into the conservatory and leading out into the tranquil communal gardens. The master bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes and garden views, and the second bedroom is an adaptable room, whether to be used as a bedroom, dining room or study. The bathroom is modern and benefits from a sit-in bath and separate shower. Recently decorated throughout with new Westex 80% wool twist carpet in the living room, hall and bedrooms.

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 with pull-cord system throughout the property. There is 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 16' 4" x 3' 11" (5.0m x 1.2m) Welcome inside this spacious two bedroom semi detached bungalow. When you step inside the hallway you can appreciate the space that is available. 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 Vaillant eco tec-plus combi boiler with wireless remote thermostat. The hallway gives access to the kitchen, living room, bedrooms and shower room. Twin motion activated 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 7' 8" x 11' 9" (2.34m x 3.60m) 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 extra floor space for a breakfast table, perfect spot for your mealtimes. The kitchen offers an excellent range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces as well as having a 1 and a 1/2 sink and drainer with a chrome mixer tap and has a tall cupboard and end shelving unit additional to the standard layout. The double glazed window over looks the front garden. The kitchen has the benefit of an integrated Bosch oven and grill, Bosch microwave, a Bosch dishwasher, a four-ring electric hob with extractor over, a fridge and freezer and also a recently fitted Bosch washer/drying 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 and ceiling spotlights. The kitchen also has an emergency pull cord for local assistance.

LIVING ROOM 9' 11" x 16' 9" (3.04m x 5.12m) The living room is a fabulous and relaxing space, providing excellent floor space for your sofa, chairs and media centre. This room is welcoming and bright with a neutral decor. A feature fireplace with an electric coal-effect fire with wood surround and stone hearth. A great feature to the room is the patio door that steps out into the conservatory leading into 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. The living room also has wall and ceiling lights, and an emergency pull cord for assistance.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 7" x 11' 9" (3.25m x 3.6m)narrow 2.92m The main bedroom is positioned at the rear of the property offering a secluded setting and enjoying a delightful view of the rear communal garden. This bedroom is beautifully presented, neutral and the window delivers plenty of natural light into this room. The bedroom delivers generous floor space, 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, lighting as well as the emergency pull cord should you need. There is also a TV aerial connection point.

BEDROOM TWO/DINING ROOM 7' 0" x 8' 3" (2.15m x 2.52m) 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 which ever 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. There is a useful storage cupboard in the bedroom which incorporates a central heating radiator-perfect for airing your clothes. 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 for your phone and internet, ceiling lights and the emergency pull cord.

BATHROOM 7' 0" x 5' 10" (2.15m x 1.78m) The bathroom is an excellent space, having the benefit of a sit-in bath with chrome mixer taps and shower attachment. There are assistance rails to help. In addition, there is a step-in shower cubicle with an electric Mira 'Sport' shower, assistance rail and a bi-folding shower door. Alongside, is a pedestal wash basin with individual hot and cold taps and a WC. The bathroom is beautifully finished, having an easy maintenance wall covering, a frosted opening double glazed window to the side elevation, and a central heating radiator with thermostat control. As well as this, there is a shavers point, ceiling light and extractor. The emergency pull cord is at hand should you have any difficulties.

CONSERVATORY 10' 2" x 9' 11" (3.10m x 3.04m) This property has the benefit of a large conservatory set off from the living room. A fantastic addition to this property, creating a further living space. Offering an easterly facing aspect, making this the ideal space to enjoy your breakfast and morning coffee, patio doors leading out to your patio and communal gardens. In addition, there is wall lighting, low level power sockets and a light tiled floor. The conservatory also has an access ramp from outside making it ideal for wheelchair or scooter access / storage.

REAR PATIO The patio is a lovely peaceful and tranquil space to sit and enjoy the sunny weather. Again having the benefit of a conservatory should the weather turn on you, however the large patio is extended, to create a excellent sitting space for your outdoor furniture. The property is benefit from a communal gardens, however they are always peaceful, and are treated very much as your own.

OUTSIDE COMMUNAL 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 easterly facing aspect and peaceful communal gardens. There is a gated path to 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 there are 107 years left on the lease.

Boiler was installed in May 2010.

Service charges: On the last bill (June 2021)
Ground rent (6 months) £62.50
Service charge (6 months) £1,226.50

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.