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1 Bedroom Apartment for Sale



Key Features

  • Prestigious second floor retirement apartment
  • 22ft Lounge/diner with views
  • Communal gardens & laundry
  • No onward chain
  • Private parking bay
  • One bedroom
  • Award winning complex
  • Use of guest bedroom suite
  • Wonderful position

Full Description

THE PROPERTY 5 Dale House is a very comfortable purpose built modern second floor retirement apartment - part of this award winning development in the heart of the town, built in 1986.

The accommodation briefly comprises communal entrance hall with entry phone system, a staircase then rises up with easy tread stairs to the second floor landing with door to private hall. There is a most attractive 22' long south facing lounge/dining room with an a super open aspect, a fitted kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.

The apartment has the advantage of its own dedicated parking space within a gated courtyard, and benefits from sealed unit double-glazing, Economy 7 heating and the communal facilities of residents laundry, part time house manager, 24 hour care line and professionally managed landscaped and terraced gardens to the rear for the exclusive use of residents. There is also a separate bed-sitting room that can be booked by visiting relatives.

The property is offered with no onward chain and an early appointment to view is highly recommended.


DIRECTIONS The property is easily reached from our office by walking under the Market Hall, across the Market Place where Chantry Court will be seen next to the Talbot - a former Coaching Inn.


AMENITIES Tetbury, often referred to as the entrance to the Cotswolds, and once voted by Country Life magazine as the third most desirable town in the country, is a thriving historic Cotswold market town situated less than half an hour from both the M4 and M5 motorways and within easy reach of Cirencester, Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol and Swindon. There is good access to Kemble Railway Station with regular Intercity services to London and other regional commercial centres.

Tetbury is well known for its royal houses with HRH The Prince of Wales at Highgrove House, and Gatcombe Park the home of The Princess Royal both close by. Tetbury boasts an exciting range of shops including specialist boutiques, city standard delicatessens, the Highgrove Shop and many fine antique shops. The town has an excellent variety of hotels, restaurants, cafes and brasseries offering a mouth watering range of cuisine.

A visit to the Tourist Information Office will provide you with a map of the area showing some of our local attractions including the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum, or the nearby Cotswold Water Park or perhaps the Abbey and Abbey House Gardens in Malmesbury.


VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment only - appointments to view should be made through our Tetbury office - 01666 504418 

SURVEY AND VALUATION Perry Bishop and Chambers recommend a locally based company, Cotswold Surveyors who are able to undertake Building Surveys or Homebuyer Surveys and Valuations on your behalf. For an informal discussion or a quote, please call 01285 688032. 

ANNUAL CHARGES We are advised by the Owner that the annual service charge includes exterior maintenance and repairs, insurance of the buildings, window cleaning, gardening in communal areas, house manager, use of laundry facilities, water and sewerage charges, water softener system and Care Line emergency service. They currently amount to £....... per calendar month. 

SERVICES AND TENURE The property is Leasehold with the balance of a 999 year lease which commenced in 1987. Vacant possession will be given upon completion. The property is served by mains water, electricity and drainage.  

AGENTS NOTE Purchasers must be 55 years of age or over. Under the terms of the lease, the Freeholder, Retirement Properties Ltd (RPL) is obliged to conduct sales on behalf of its owners, and is entitled to receive upon completion of the sale a fixed percentage, in this case 5% of the gross sale proceeds as set out in the lease. From the RPL pays the selling agents' fees and solicitors costs. 

LOCAL AUTHORITIES Cotswold District Council 

OUR REF: PAULA KISTER/230513/TET/14926  

AGENTS NOTE Under the terms of the lease the Freeholder, Retirement Properties Limited, is responsible for re-selling the apartment as attorney for the Owner. The Freeholder deals with, and pays for, the marketing and conferencing so that Agents and Solicitors costs, along with any other relevant charges such as for conveyancing, are covered. The Freeholder is entitled to receive a fee calculated at 5% of the sale price achieved. The asking price, and sale price, are entirely at the discretion of the Owner. 

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