Isles Court, Isles Road, Ramsbury, SN8
Guide Price £225,000 Leasehold
This exceptionally large, two double bedroom first floor apartment with private front terrace, is located in an enviable position in the beautiful town of Marlborough on a purpose-built retirement development for the over 55s.
For sale with no onward chain.
Having been decorated and presented beautifully throughout, this apartment offers large space that is flood with light through the abundance of windows. You enter into a great hallway with stairs leading up to the accommodation. You first enter the large living room which opens out to the large dinning room which has a beautiful view of the communal gardens from the window. The kitchen has a range of built in cupboards and has space beside the window with views of the garden, making this the perfect spot for morning coffee. There are two double bedrooms, the main bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a further bathroom with walk-in shower.
To the front of the property is a small terrace area which enjoys a south east aspect, and to the rear is the beautiful landscaped communal garden. The property also benefits from a garage.
Located within walking distance of Marlborough High Street, St. Lukes Court is highly sought after.
St Luke's Court is an impressive Grade II building with an interesting history. Built in a cruciform pattern in Bath stone in 1837 as a workhouse for 180 inmates, it became a children's hospital and then a school, before its final transformation into luxury accommodation. There are other cottages of complementary architecture, together forming four individual garden squares, each with a different theme, including one a herb garden. St Luke's overlooks the Marlborough Downs and is just a short walk from the centre of the town.
There is a free laundry facility on site and a guest suite provides comfortable accommodation for family and friends.
A minibus is available to take residents on regular shopping and other trips.
Cognatum Estates maintains, repairs and insures all the buildings, arranges the window cleaning and refuse collection and tends to the gardens and grounds thereby freeing owners and residents from these responsibilities. There is a personal alarm system in each property and resident estate managers are on hand to provide support and help when needed, making this an ideal 'Lock Up & Leave' property.
The cost of providing these services is shared equally between all properties. There are no restrictions on owning a property except that one resident must be over 55 years of age.
150 year lease (from 1998). No ground rent.
Service charge £6000 per annum (approx.) Includes water, maintenance of grounds and external building
Management services are provided by Cognatum Estates, a not-for-profit organisation and one of the UK's leading companies in retirement housing
EPC Rating: Exempt
Council Tax: G
Local Authority: Wiltshire Council, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8JN. Tel: 0300 4560100
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Marlborough is special market town in the heart of Wiltshire which enjoys a cafe culture and vibrant High Street. There is a Waitrose supermarket and Rick Stein restaurant with coffee shops and a good mix of national brands and independent retailers. It enjoys regular markets in the High Street which is one of the widest in the UK and there are a variety of culture and social events such as music, art and literature festivals. A recent addition to the town is the parade cinema. The town features a literary festival and the well-known Marlborough College Summer School. The surrounding countryside includes the Savernake Forest and West Woods at Lockeridge and provides for a multitude of outdoor sports and hobbies. Marlborough has excellent schooling with St Johns Academy close by and is also home to the renowned private school Marlborough College. There are two golf courses nearby, a tennis club, leisure centre and gyms in town with shooting, fishing and flying within easy distance. Racing at Newbury.
In the area there are two train stations with services to London (Paddington 65mins) at Great Bedwyn and Pewsey. The M4 J15 is about 10 mins drive away.
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