The Ark, Devizes, Wiltshire

£165,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
9 The Ark is a spacious top floor retirement apartment set in a superb converted Grade II Listed house dating from 1812 with beautifully maintained south facing communal gardens. The Ark is ideally situated in a quiet location at the heart of Devizes within a stone's throw of the town's amenities. The property has been redecorated throughout and comprises two reception rooms plus a fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom with a white contemporary suite. The elegant sitting room with twin sash windows has pleasant views overlooking the landscaped gardens. There is a stair lift to take you to the upper levels, gas fired central heating, use of the communal cellar, resident parking and a useful drying area. The property is offered with no onward chain. Agents Note: Leasehold property with a new 80 year lease granted to the new owners. Managed by Devizes and District Housing Association who are responsible for the insurance of the building alongside the garden maintenance. The current management charge is £113 pcm and the new purchaser would be responsible for the seller's solicitor's fees.

DIRECTIONS

From the Market Place, on foot, proceed up St John's Street and then along Long Street. Turn right halfway up Long Street and the access to The Ark will be found on the right hand side.

SITUATION

The property is located behind Long Street, in a tranquil and leafy setting right in the centre of Devizes, just a stone's throw from the numerous amenities this excellent Market town has to offer.

Historic Devizes is bisected by the Kennet & Avon canal, part of a waterway joining London to Bristol and famed for its flight of twenty-nine locks, an engineering and aesthetic marvel walking distance from the town, and a paradise for canoeists, barges and anglers. Featuring a wealth of listed buildings and a weekly market, the bustling town enjoys a beautiful setting amidst Wiltshire's chalk downlands criss-crossed by ancient byways and prehistoric earthworks providing a scenic playground for walkers and cyclists. Cultural facilities include a museum, active theatre, cinema and vibrant live-music scene. The major centres of Bath, Salisbury, Swindon, Marlborough and Chippenham are all within a 30-mile radius.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Lobby, entry buzzer, stair lift.

GARDENS

Communal well maintained gardens bordering the property to all sides. There is also resident's parking.

SERVICE CHARGE

Agents Note: Leasehold property with a new 80 year lease granted to the new owners. Managed by Devizes and District Housing Association who are responsible for the insurance of the building alongside the garden maintenance. The current management charge is £113 pcm and the new purchaser would be responsible for the seller's solicitor's fees.

The management charge covers building insurance, external maintenance works, communal gardening and external lighting.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

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6 - 7 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT

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