About this property
**SHELTERED RETIREMENT COMPLEX**TWO BEDROOMS**FOR THE OVER 55'S**IMMACULATE THROUGHOUT**SINGLE GARAGE**
A two bedroom first floor apartment, located in a prime position on this sought-after sheltered housing development. Built in 1984, Orchard Court is exclusive to the over 55s and is located in a peaceful setting on the edge of the town. The accommodation comprises a communal entrance hallway with entry phone system, a hallway with airing cupboard, a spacious L shaped living/dining room and a refitted kitchen. There are two bedrooms and modern shower room. Externally, the property benefits from visitor and residents parking and a garage located en bloc. Attractive, beautifully tended communal gardens are laid to lawn.
Malmesbury is reputed to be the oldest borough in the country dating back to the 11th Century. The old and new blend perfectly in Malmesbury, narrow medieval streets, ancient monuments and historic gems are complimented by modern shopping, including a Waitrose and quaint boutiques. This thriving pretty market town offers a wealth of buildings of architectural interest including its ancient Abbey, whilst also having a wide range of shops, services, schools and leisure facilities available. Early tributaries of The River Avon pass around the town with pretty walks and the countryside close at hand. There are public transport services and good road access to the larger towns of Cirencester, Chippenham, Swindon, Bath and Bristol whilst the M4 junction 17 is only five miles south. Trains from Chippenham (10 miles) and Kemble (5 miles) link with London Paddington within approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.
Tenure: Leasehold- A 99 year lease was created in June 1984. The current service charge is £170.69 per calendar month and includes maintenance of the communal areas, window cleaning, building insurance and part-time assistance from the warden. There is a yearly garage rent at £10 per annum and yearly ground rent at £80 per annum. This has already been paid for the next year .
EPC Rating: C
Council Tax Band: B
Old Bear House53 High Street Malmesbury Wiltshire SN16 9AG