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2 bed flat for sale

£265,000

Wardington Court, Welford Road, Northampton NN2

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Property features

  • Two Bedroom Garden View Retirement Apartment
  • Modern Kitchen with built in appliances
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • Table Service Restaurant on-site
  • Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing.
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite cqc registered care agency
  • Laundry Room + Lift to all floors
  • Mobility scooter store and charging point

Property description

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Superbly presented, two bedroom apartment boasting access from the living room onto a patio area with garden views. The development offers excellent communal facilities, including on-site Restaurant and Communal Lounge where social events take place.

Retirement Living Plus

Retirement Living plus is all about making life easier. That includes providing a great value in-house restaurant, for when you don’t feel like food shopping and cooking yourself, plus a spacious homeowners’ lounge for socialising, and a guest apartment where friends and family can stay for a modest fee. Our Retirement Living plus developments are wheelchair-friendly to exacting Lifetime Homes Standard, and for mobility scooter owners, there’s a secure area to charge them. We also take care of the tasks that have been eating up your time, like exterior maintenance and gardening. It’s all designed to make your life easier.

Wardington Court

Designed exclusively with the over 70s in mind, Wardington Court comprises 56 Assisted Living retirement apartments ideally situated in close proximity to a delightful mix of historic architecture, beautiful green parklands, independent shops and supermarkets in Kingsthorpe whilst providing easy access to Northampton City Centre and further afield. With Assisted Living at Wardington Court, homeowners have all the independence of their own private apartment together with the reassurance of an on-site Estates Team providing flexible care and support whenever they need a little extra help, day or night.

The development also has a spacious homeowners’ lounge for socialising and a table service restaurant serving delicious meals 365 days per year, and if homeowners don’t feel like making up the spare room for them, their family and friends are welcome to stay in our hotel-style guest suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. There is a very warm community at Wardington Court, with regular social gatherings including coffee mornings, afternoon teas and movie nights for homeowners to attend when they feel like company and with many homeowners enjoying lunch with one another in our on-site restaurant. Wardington Court part of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living plus range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide its homeowners' with extra care. An Estate's Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hour's domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment.

There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite cqc registered care team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom.

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is located within the hall. Smoke detector and apartment security door entry system with intercom. Wall mounted thermostat. Doors lead to the living room, bedroom, cloak room, and wet room. Underfloor heating.

Living Room

The room is complimented by the patio door which leads out on to a small sheltered/secluded patio with views of the communal gardens. Two ceiling light points. TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply). Telephone point. A range of power sockets. Wooden glazed double doors opening to separate kitchen. Underfloor heating.

Kitchen

The kitchen is offered in a like new condition. There are a range of base and wall units finished in a modern high gloss. The wall units have under unit spot lighting. Wood styled roll edge work surfaces with matching splash back. The stainless steel sink unit, with drainer, is positioned in front of the double glazed window. Built in electric oven with space above for a microwave. Integrated fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light point. Tiled floor. Underfloor heating.

Master Bedroom

The spacious master bedroom boasts two double glazed windows allowing the natural light to flood in and enjoys views of the communal gardens. Fitted wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Two ceiling light fitting. TV and power points. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room

A modern purpose built wet room with walk in shower fitted with grab rails. Wall hung WC with concealed cistern. Wall hung vanity unit with inset basin and mixer tap. A fitted mirror is positioned above the wash basin. Low level bath with grab rails. Emergency pull-cord. Slip resistant flooring, ceiling spotlights.

Second Bedroom

This second double bedroom boasts a double glazed window. Built in wardrobe with mirrored doors. TV and telephone points. A number of power sockets. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling light point. Underfloor heating.

Cloak Room

WC with concealed cistern. Wall mounted ash hand basin with mixer tap and fitted mirror above. Heated towel rail.

Service Charge (Breakdown)

•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £12,392.64 per annum (for financial year end 30/09/2024)

Parking Permit Scheme-Subject To Availability

The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Ground Rent

Ground rent: £495 per annum
Ground rent review: 1st June 2030

Lease Length

999 years from 1st June 2015

Additional Information & Services

• Superfast Fibre Broadband available
• Mains water and electricity
• Electric room heating
• Mains drainage

Property info

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Property value data/graphs for NN2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £427,978 £237 3.5 £394,030
Semi-detached £300,564 £222 2.9 £256,174
Terraced £289,076 £197 2.8 £229,897
Flats £250,978 £182 1.7 £146,321

Current asking prices in NN2

Average: £284,013
Avg. current asking prices in NN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £176,667
(3)
£226,344
(36)
£283,895
(91)
£428,876
(36)
£515,000
(7)
Flats £149,118
(17)
£205,129
(27)
- - -
All £153,250
(20)
£217,252
(63)
£283,895
(91)
£428,876
(36)
£515,000
(7)

Current asking rents in NN2

Average: £1,108 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in NN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £683 pcm
(7)
£1,014 pcm
(5)
£1,210 pcm
(8)
- -
Flats £704 pcm
(11)
£1,062 pcm
(4)
- - -
All £696 pcm
(18)
£1,035 pcm
(9)
£1,210 pcm
(8)
- -

Fun facts for NN2

Highest value in NN2
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Highest turnover in NN2
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,265 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 26,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £1,010 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£257/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £20 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £53/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 7700 kWh/year
Electricity: 2300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Northampton

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £143 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £16 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £38 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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