For Sale

Wheatfield Court, Lancaster, LA1

  • Ref: 10866
  • Type: Flat
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
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Property Features

  • Purpose Built First Floor One Bedroom Flat
  • For Over 55's
  • 70% Shared Ownership
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • Economy 7 Electric Heating
  • In Need of Upgrading
  • Close to City Centre & Railway Station
  • Close to Central Shops

Property Summary

This one bedroom, first floor flat is situated just five minutes away from Lancaster city centre and just across the road to the train station. Purpose built for over 55's and at 70% shared ownership there is no additional rent to pay for the other 30%. The accommodation comprises: entrance porch, stairs to upper floor, hallway, lounge kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The Wheatfield Court complex is a small development of flats and town houses close to Lancaster city centre with its shops, café bars, restaurants, bus station and railway station. This property is in need of upgrading but will make a great home for those who want to be close to the city. The property benefits from UPVC double glazing and electric storage heaters and early viewing is highly recommended.

Full Details

Main Entrance Door into :

UPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect. Stairs to upper floor. Electric panel heater. Power point.

UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Economy 7 storage heater. Loft access. Consumer unit. Storage cupboard. Airing cupboard with hot water tank. Power points.

Kitchen: (3.17m x 1.94m)
UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces over and stainless steel sink. Tiled splash areas. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Space for cooker and fridge/freezer. Power points.

Lounge: (4.46m x 3.17m)
UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Economy 7 storage heater. Television point. Power points.

Bedroom: (3.46m x 3.18m)
UPVC double glazed window to the side and door to a mock balcony. Storage cupboard. Power points.

Bathroom: (2.35m x 1.68m)
UPVC double glazed opaque window. Three piece suite comprising: low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with overhead shower. Partially tiled splash areas. Electric wall heater.

Leashold (The property is offered on a 99 year lease from the date of purchase. The Freehold remains with the City Council, who retains a 30% equity in the property but for which there is no additional rent to be paid. The lease is not assignable but is to be surrendered back to the City Council, i.e. There is a guaranteed purchaser of the property should the tenant ever wish to leave.)

Service Charges:
There is an annual service charge which is payable to the City Council for maintenance works carried out to communal parts of the court, external repairs and decoration, maintenance of the common areas, buildings insurance, service and maintenance of the Telecom System, management cost, etc. This is approximately £400.00 but is variable year to year (not including planned maintenance or improvements).

Communal parking exists in the enclosed courtyard area.

Council Tax Band:
A (Information provided by Lancaster City Council)

Mains electric, water and drainage (Information provided by Lancaster City Council)

Strictly by appointment with Sue Bridges Estate Agents Tel: 01524 68811

Mortgage Advice:
Contact Bridges & Co independent mortgage and financial advisers Tel: 01524 68812

There is an annual charge which is approximately £400 but it is variable from year to year. The service charge is for maintenance of the common areas of the court, external repairs and decoration of the common areas, building insurance service and maintenance of the Telecomm system. (does not include planned maintenance or improvements. There is also a one off payment when you purchase the property of £546.61 in addition to the purchase price

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