£385,000

2 bed flat for sale in The Residence, Bishopthorpe Road, York (ref: 103303001081)

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Key Features

  • Spacious Apartment
  • Open Plan Living
  • Two Bedrooms
  • En-suite to Master Bedroom
  • South Facing Terrace
  • Private Residents Garden
  • Two Allocated Parking Spaces
  • Onsite Concierge and Lift Access
This spacious and well-appointed two-bedroom apartment is located on the second floor of this iconic building and accessed via an impressive Art Deco communal entrance hall, featuring an on-site concierge, coded entry and lift access.

Stepping into the apartment, the inner hallway widens to allow space for a dresser or perhaps a small desk. There is a very generous cloakroom cupboard, ideal for coats and shoes but which could easily double as a linen cupboard, alongside the hot water cylinder. A hatch gives access to the small loft space which houses the consumer unit for the Evinox heating system. There is also a Titon HRV 1.75 Q Plus Eco fresh air ventilation system.

The open plan living area has a kitchen fitted with a range of warm grey base and wall units including pan drawers with marble worktops and upstands. Integrated Neff appliances include a double oven with hob and CDA extractor above, dishwasher, washer-dryer machine, microwave and fridge freezer. The stainless steel double sink with mixer tap also has an Insinkerator food waste disposal system.

The living area is flooded with natural light from the full height French doors leading out onto a south facing terrace. A bespoke, light Oak display unit with Bur Oak doors has ben commissioned for this space from The Coxwold Furniture company, as is noted by their unicorn head maker's carving. The generous proportions of this room even allow for a formal dining arrangement.

Elevated from the main accommodation via four steps, are two good sized double bedrooms with full length windows. The Master bedroom boasts an en-suite shower room while the second, double bedroom is served by the main bathroom.

The main bathroom, with Villeroy and Bosh sanitary ware, is fully tiled including a feature wall. There is a shower over the bath, a sink, WC, built-in mirror and vanity storage.

Heating & Hot Water:

The Evinox district heating system supplies the apartment with hot water and heating. The hot water and heating are 'on demand', unlimited and metered individually for usage. You are responsible for the maintenance of the equipment in your own apartment, the consumer unit for this is in the loft hatch above the storage cupboard. The maintenance of the plant room is covered by your service charge. The Evinox system is fully controllable within your own property and remotely accessible by the manufacturer who can be contacted directly for trouble shooting if needed. Evinox 01372 746537. There is no gas supply to the building, however the main Evinox heating system within the plant room, runs on gas.

Externally:

This apartment comes with two allocated, permit only, parking spaces (260 & 261) and there is visitor parking. The development also has delivery drivers/loading bays. The parking is managed by Auto Sec 01904 862077. Bicycle storage is provided on first come first served basis, on the ground floor, to either end of the building. The apartment befits form a Comelit door entry-phone easycom.

With regards to external spaces, as well as the balcony with its fabulous views, the development boasts a private, south-facing communal garden and a small playpark for residents only. This apartment really offers the best of both worlds in terms of being easy to maintain, secure lock up and leave accommodation with superb external areas. Enjoy the great outdoors both within the development and just beyond with The Knavesmire, York Racecourse and river walks into York City so close by.

Location:

Situated in the ever-popular Bishopthorpe Road area of York, The Residence is one of the city's most exclusive developments. This five story, GII listed building is part of the former, famous, Terry's Chocolate Works, now a mixture of apartments and penthouses. Located within easy access of the Knavesmire, Rowntree Park and the parade of independent shops and cafés that the area is known for. There are also allotments nearby and a members Spa and facilities at the renowned, Middlethorpe Hall Hotel. All of which is easily accessed via well connected road networks, cycle and footpaths, not to mention York train station within the City.

Leasehold details:

Lease length 250 year from 01/01/2016

Freeholder - Grey GR Limited Partnership via Residents Quarter.

Property Management company - Watson Property Management.

The service charge is £2,533.32 per year. This is charged bi-annually on 1st October and 1st April.

The ground rent is £250.00 per year. This is charged bi-annually on 29th September and 25th March.

Further Information:

Replacement of balcony floors - we advise that a consultation has taken place regarding a proposal to carry out replacement of balcony floors with materials that are of limited combustibility. This is an ongoing situation within the entire development and the current vendor is awaiting an estimated cost for these works in relation to apartment 215 specifically. This information will be made available as it is known.

Draft Plans for a Health Care Facility:

The disabilities Trust & HBD have launched a public consultation over new draft plans for a health care facility at The Chocolate Works. The public consultation was open for submissions between 14/06/21 & 05/07/21 where comments of residence were taken into account prior to any plans being submitted. The development would secure the future of The Disabilities Trust in York, a healthcare charity who deliver services for people with Acquired Brain Injuries.

For further information please contact hello@choclateworksconsultation.co.uk

TDT Group website: https://www.thedtgroup.org/york-house/news/plans-revealed-for-brand-new-brain-injury-hospital-in-york

Stamp Duty Due

Based on a sale price of £385,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:

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Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the end of the stamp duty holiday on 30th June 2021. Until the end of September 2021, it represents a staggered return to previous rates.

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.

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Further Details

  • Status: Available
  • Reference: 103303001081

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