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Bishophill Junior, York2 bedroom Ground Floor Flat for sale

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Main features

  • Luxury Retirement Living
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Master with En-Suite
  • Ground Floor Apartment
  • Communal Roof Top Terrace with Superb Views
  • Lift to all floors
  • Active Social Retirement Community
  • Close to Amenities
  • Large Windows and Juliette Balcony

About this property

** CHAIN FREE ** A most luxurious ground floor retirement apartment with wonderous views of the City’s historic Walls……step inside and take a look!

DESCRIPTION Step inside this most welcoming of retirement living developments, just a short walk from the main entrance is this ground floor immaculate 2 bedroom apartment (originally the Show Home) all situated within the historic city walls being close to all amenities, shops, theatres, restaurants and river walks.

This luxurious McCarthy & Stone development offers the highest level of communal facilities for the over 60’s, the development is entered via a central communal entrance with lift and stairs to all floors, to your own private front door with your own letterbox – no communal delivery service of post here!

The property briefly comprises of a spacious hallway with superb sized storage cupboard and utility area housing the NEFF washer / dryer, a vent axia ventilation system and water tank, 2 bedrooms, the master with enviable walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room, there is also a separate shower room, both with a high specification finish. Lounge diner with French doors to the Juliette balcony – letting the fresh air and outside in!

The kitchen is fully equipped with integrated appliances by NEFF.

The property has excellent communal facilities and an active social ‘get together’ of neighbours, taking part in as much (or as little) as you want. There is a stunning communal roof top garden and terrace with plentiful seating for meeting with friends outside for social events, the communal gardens are gorgeous and many take the opportunity to enjoy this landscaped area.

The development includes a ‘Guest Suite’:

A home away from home for family and friends
For a fraction of the cost of a hotel room, they’ll enjoy the use of:

– An ensuite shower room
– Television
– Tea and coffee making facilities
– Access to the communal lounge and other development facilities.

And when they’ve headed home, you won’t have to clean the room or launder any sheets!

There is also the ‘House – Manager’, who works Monday – to – Friday to oversee the well-being of the development as a whole.

In all what a wonderful place to live and call home!

The current owners advise the property is an 11 minute walk to York Train Station, 8 minutes walk to the city centre and 3 mins walk to Micklegate (for the average person).

Council Tax Band D


What your service charge pays for.

If you live in a Retirement Living development your service charge includes:

Paying for the House Manager – they ensure the development runs smoothly

All maintenance of the building and grounds, including window cleaning, gardening and upkeep of the
building exteriors and communal areas

A 24-hour emergency call system

Monitored fire alarms and door camera entry security systems

Buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates

Maintaining lifts

Heating and lighting in communal areas.

Service Charge £263.50 PCM this includes the water and sewerage charge
Ground Rent £500 Per Annum

996 years left of a 999 year Lease.

TENURE Leasehold

VIEWINGS Strictly by Appointment only with the Estate Agent on a personal guided tour of the development.

OTHER MATTERS This apartment was originally the show home for this exclusive and luxurious McCarthy and Stone development and as such includes all high end light fittings, curtain poles and curtains along with the blinds where fitted.

This apartment has glorious views of leafy suburban York and the historic City Walls.

Energy Performance Cerificate (EPC)


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