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Townsend Mews, Stevenage, Herts, SG1

£279,995

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Property Ref: 61277


* STAMP DUTY EXEMPT FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS *

A well presented, particularly spacious 820 sq ft (gross internal) two double bedroom fifth floor penthouse apartment occupying the majority of the top floor with a private landing, lift access and glorious roof top views over the town to distant countryside beyond. Set behind an electric gated entrance with secure allocated parking space, this spacious apartment benefits from tall, part vaulted ceilings alongside three cabrio balcony style velux windows to the lounge and bedrooms. The apartment is presented in good order throughout with accommodation to include: communal hallway, landing, spacious reception hallway with walk-in storage cupboard and study area recess, a generous open plan living area including a lounge, a defined dining area and a recessed fitted kitchen with appliances. Two double bedrooms with bespoke built-in wardrobes to the vast master bedroom with a generous en-suite shower room with window and a well appointed bathroom.

Conveniently situated, set back from the Historic Old Town High street close to all the local amenities whilst just a short walk to the mainline train station. The apartment would make an ideal first time purchase or buy to let investment with estimated rental income of approx £1000 per calender month. Viewing recommended.

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STEVENAGE

Stevenage comprises both the New and Old Towns and is close to the A1M. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, a Waitrose and Tesco Express supermarket, caf├ęs/restaurants, public houses, public library, local Schools and a bank. There are more comprehensive shopping facilities in the nearby New Town with Schools, a Leisure Complex, Theatre and Arts Centre and Stevenage mainline train station with fast regular trains to London Kings Cross (23 mins).

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

A communal front door with entryphone system opening to the communal hallway with steps and lift to all floors, top floor landing providing private access to the front door, opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY (3.84m x 1.50m)

A generous hallway with entryphone system, central heating thermostat and a useful walk-in storage cupboard housing hot water system with space and plumbing for washing machine. Further cupboard providing a study recess/storage space. Radiator and doors to:

MAIN LIVING AREA

A particular feature of the apartment, spacious and open plan combining both living (11'11" x 11'01") and dining (13'06" x 6'08" plus 6'08" x 3'03") areas with a fitted kitchen beyond. Feature sealed unit double glazed velux window opening to cabrio balconies with fitted retractable blinds providing skyline panoramic views to the front elevation. TV and phone points, two radiators, double glazed french doors opening to a Juliet balcony with further views to the front. Ample space for dining table.

KITCHEN (2.49m x 1.91m)

Fitted with a range of white high gloss base and eye level units finished with black work surfaces with an inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integral stainless steel oven with a four-ring gas hob, stainless steel splashback and extractor fan. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Concealed wall mounted gas fired boiler, white tiled walls and tiled effect flooring.

BEDROOM ONE (4.72m x 3.56m +door recess)

A further feature of the property is the most generous master bedroom of excellent proportions with measurements including a range of low level fitted wardrobes whilst excluding a further built-in double cupboard, radiator and a feature sealed unit double glazed Velux window opening to a cabrio balcony with fitted retractable black-out blinds to the rear elevation. Door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (1.98m x 1.80m)

Featuring a part-vaulted ceiling with sealed unit double glazed Velux window to the front elevation with fitted blind. Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising a pedestal hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap, low level wc with push button flush, corner shower cubicle with fitted shower, radiator, tiled effect flooring with tiled walls and shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO (4.29m x 2.69m)

A further generous double bedroom with measurements including a freestanding wardrobe (possibly available by separate negotiation), radiator and a feature sealed unit double glazed Velux window opening to a cabrio balcony with fitted retractable black-out blinds to the rear elevation.

FAMILY BATHROOM

A feature part vaulted tall ceiling with sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, white three-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap and low level wc with push button flush, tiled splashback, tiled effect flooring, radiator and extractor fan.

PARKING

The apartment has one allocated parking space with security bollard, situated close to the communal entrance door, approached via electric gates opening from the High Street.

LEASE DETAILS

We are advised by the vendor that the apartment is held on a 125 year Lease from 8th January 2010, so approximately 117 years remain. We have been advised by the vendor that the annual service charge is approximately £1.026.00 and that the annual ground rent is £260.00.

AGENTS NOTE - GROUND RENT

It has been bought to our attention that the ground rent charges referred to in the lease double every 20 years and as such any prospective buyer needs to take the relevant legal advice on this matter and be fully satisfied with regard to this prior to committing to purchase. It is also our understanding that this has recently been highlighted as a common issue with leasehold properties and the current government are aware of the same and as such we expect there to be some future legislation that forms the basis of a solution to this issue.

COUNCIL TAX

The Council Tax Band is "C" and the amount payable for the year 2017/18 is £1,418.97.

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