Flat Bickerley Gardens, Ringwood £225,000

2 bedroom Flat for sale: Bickerley Gardens, Ringwood


  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 2
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: BGR3347

Summary

A WELL PROPORTIONED TOWN CENTRE 2 BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR PURPOSE BUILT FLAT, WITH BALCONY OVERLOOKING ATTRACTIVE COMMUNAL GARDENS

Description

Summary of Accommodation:

* COMMUNAL ENTRANCE DOORS * FLIGHT OF STAIRS TO THE FIRST FLOOR LANDING * PERSONAL FRONT DOOR TO PRIVATE RECEPTION HALL * LIVING ROOM WITH DOOR TO BALCONY * KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM * TWO BEDROOMS * BATHROOM * GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING * DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS & DOOR * GARAGE IN BLOCK * PLUS ADDITIONAL PARKING * COMMUNAL GARDENS *

DESCRIPTION AND CONSTRUCTION: This first floor, purpose built apartment is believed to date back to the early 1960's & a number of residents have purchased a share of the freehold company of Bickerley Gardens. The property has the benefit of double glazed windows & balcony door, roof top views across Ringwood skyline, garage for one car & additional parking, set in a town centre location, with immediate proximity to Ringwood Library, Greyfriars Community Centre & The Bickerley.

SITUATION: The property is set within Ringwood Centre, which offers a weekly street market, in addition to comprehensive range of shopping, leisure & educational facilities. The A.31 & A.338 provide transport links to the larger centres of Bournemouth (12 miles), Southampton (16 miles) & Salisbury (18 miles). The open New Forest is within two miles distance.

DIRECTIONAL NOTE: From Ringwood roundabout adjacent to the town centre car parks, leave in a southerly direction along Mansfield Road, passing two sets of pedestrian traffic lights & at the small roundabout take the second exit & turn immediately left, prior to Greyfriars Community Centre. Continue along passing the Library on the right & at the junction turn left into Bickerley Gardens, whereupon visitor parking is located.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

FRONT DOOR TO:

RECEPTION HALL: Wood effect vinyl flooring. Ceiling light points. Full height built-in linen store. 

FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:

LIVING ROOM: 13'11" x 13'11" (4.24m x 4.24m).  Aspect to the north. Double glazed window & door, providing view & access onto balcony & attractive communal gardens beyond. Two radiators. T.V. aerial point.

FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:

KITCHEN: 11'2" x 11'1" (3.4m x 3.38m). Upvc double glazed picture window comprising wall to wall, roll top laminate work surface with inset single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with h & c monoblock, drawer & double floor storage cupboard beneath. Recess for washing machine with plumbing connected. The work surface extends on the return wall & incorporates a four burner gas hob, electric oven, three speed extractor fan above. Adjoining built-in store cupboard. Recess for larder fridge-freezer. Matching range of eye level store cupboards. Ceramic tiled wall surrounds. Space for dining table. Single panelled radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Cupboard in corner housing Gloworm wall mounted combi gas fired boiler supplying domestic hot water & water for central heating radiators.   

FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:

BEDROOM 1: 11'11" x 10'11" (3.63m x 3.33m). Aspect to the north. Double glazed picture window overlooking communal gardens. Half height store cupboard, shelving. Wardrobe recess. Radiator. Telephone point. 

FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:

BEDROOM 2: 10'8" x 7'11" (3.25m x 2.41m). Aspect to the south. Double glazed picture window. Radiator.   

FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:

BATHROOM/W.C.: 8'0" x 6'0" (2.44m x 1.83m). Aspect to the south. Frosted double glazed window. Attractive ceramic tiled walls, in contrast to the white suite comprising panelled bath, h & c mixer, separate thermostatic shower unit, glazed shower screen. Fully tiled wall surrounds. Pedestal wash basin with h & c mixer tap. Close coupled low level w.c. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. 

OUTSIDE: The property is delightfully set within well tended communal gardens, the maintenance of which is covered by the service charge. There is a garage for one car in block close by ( third door from the left as you face the rear block), plus additional visitor parking.  

COUNCIL TAX BAND: B

The lease remaining is 995 years (999 year lease from 2014). 

The current service charge amounts to £369.55 per quarter, which covers the general clearing, the communal areas, the buildings insurance & garden maintenance. There is a peppercorn ground rent of £34.80 & a sinking fund has been created by those flat owners who benefit from the share of the freehold company, albeit the flats are sold on a leasehold basis. Pets allowed subject to approval.

The Managing Agents are Rebbeck Brothers 10 Exeter Road, The Square, Bournemouth BH2 5AN Telephone: 01202 438907 Email: enquiry@rebbeckbrothers.co.uk 

 EPC LINK: https://www.epcregister.com/searchReport.html?RRN=8652-6725-9060-1894-1926

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Grants Of Ringwood
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