The Fountain Suite, The Grange, Lord Austin Drive, Marlbrook, B60 1RB

£350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
This spacious and well presented penthouse apartment is situated in The Grange, former home of Lord Austin, founder of the Austin Motor Company. The building was converted into luxury apartments in 1997 but still retains many of the original features and character of this historic home. Standing in 26 acre gardens with far reaching views to the south and including tennis courts, an adventure playground, exercise track and a pitch and put golf course.

The property more particularly comprises:

Double front doors with a video intercom to the apartment opening to an entrance lobby with 'Minton' tiled flooring and a door opening to the GRAND RECEPTION HALL having 'Minton' tiled flooring, a lift to all floors and a door opening to a SIDE HALL having a staircase to the second floor where a door opens to the apartment.

RECEPTION HALLWAY

Having a video intercom to both the entrance gates and communal entrance door, doors to living room, kitchen, bathroom and both bedrooms. Laminate wood flooring, a radiator behind an ornate screen, ornate ceiling coving, four inset ceiling spotlights and a built-in airing cupboard.

LIVING ROOM

7.32m x 4.83m (24'0 x 15'10 )

(Measurements include recesses) having an impressive stone fireplace, two radiators behind ornate screens, t.v. aerial point, a lovely part vaulted ceiling with two light points with ornate roses. Twin double glazed French doors opening to a paved balcony with ornate railings overlooking the grounds to the front.

FITTED BREAKFAST KITCHEN

4.34m x 3.10m < 3.68m (14'3 x 10'2 < 12'1 )

(Measurements include units) having a range of base and wall units with concealed lighting over worktop surfaces, single bowl/single drainer sink, integrated dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer, built-in electric oven and four ring gas hob with cookerhood over. Part tiled walls, tiled floor, double glazed window to front, radiator, thirteen inset ceiling spotlights and a cupboard housing the wall mounted 'Vaillant' gas-fired boiler, installed in 2016.

REFITTED BATHROOM

2.08m x 1.78m (6'10 x 5'10 )

(Measurements include suite) having a white suite comprising: a low flush w/c and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with lit mirror over; and a panelled bath mixer tap & showerhead fitting and shower screen over. Fully tiled walls, tiled flooring, towel rail radiator, extractor fan and two inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM ONE

4.88m x 3.89m < 4.32m (16'0 x 12'9 < 14'2 )

(Measurements include units) having fitted furniture comprising: a cupboard and drawer unit: corner shelving; a large desk; and a dressing table with a fitted mirror. An attractive vaulted ceiling light point, video intercom to gates and the communal entrance doors, door to en suite, double glazed French door to the side balcony, and twin double glazed French doors opening to a paved balcony with ornate railings overlooking the grounds to the front.

REFITTED EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM

2.18m x 2.13m (7'2 x 7'0 )

(Measurements include suite) having a white suite comprising: a low flush w/c set in a vanity unit; wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with a lit mirror over; and a corner shower cubicle. Tiled walls and flooring, towel rail radiator, extractor fan and three inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM TWO

3.38m x 2.92m < 3.30m (11'1 x 9'7 < 10'10 )

(Measurements include wardrobe & recesses) having a fitted five door wardrobe, single wardrobe and two chests of drawers. Laminate wood flooring, radiator, double glazed dormer window to side, ornate ceiling coving, ceiling light point with ornate rose and a double glazed French door to:

SECLUDED SIDE BALCONY

4.27m x 2.24m (14'0 x 7'4 )

(Measurements include steps) having a paved base and outlook over the grounds to the side.

OUTSIDE

GARAGE

5.64m x 3.10m (18'6 x 10'2 )

(Door width 7'3 2.21m) having a remote controlled up-and-over door to front, concrete base, two large fitted storage shelves, light and power points and a pull-down ladder to the boarded loft with light point.

PARKING

There is an allocated parking space for one car opposite the garage. Further visitor spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.

GROUNDS

The Grange stands in extensive grounds amounting to approximately 26 acres, including the well maintained communal gardens, a pitch and putt golf course, a children's play area, two all weather tennis courts and a fitness track around the grounds. The grounds are maintained by the management company, slope away to the south providing stunning panoramic views of the countryside beyond and really need to be viewed to be fully appreciated.

GENERAL INFORMATION

TENURE

The vendor advises us that the property is LEASEHOLD for 999 years from 25/12/1997 with an annual ground rent of £50.00. Allan Morris & Peace Limited would stress that they have not checked the legal documentation to verify the status of the property and would advise the buyer to obtain verification from their solicitor.

MANAGEMENT COMPANY & CHARGES

The property is managed by Blue Print Estate Management Limited. There is a service charge for The Grange currently £225.79 per month (£2,709.48 per year) and an Estate Charge, currently £330.55 per quarter (£1,322.20 per year). The charges include the following: building & lift insurance; painting (outside & common parts); carpeting & decoration (common parts); fire alarms, emergency lighting & security systems (common parts); maintenance of roads and external & common lighting; estate gardener's wages; mowers, petrol and all equipment, Planting etc; lift & gate maintenance; communal cleaning; window cleaning; money for sinking fund; management & audit fees. Allan Morris & Peace Limited would stress that they have not checked the legal documentation to verify the status of the property and would advise the buyer to obtain verification from their solicitor. ** NO PETS ALLOWED**

COUNCIL TAX BAND: F

(Bromsgrove District Council)

EPC RATING: C

(Energy Performance Certificate)

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Allan Morris - Bromsgrove

18 High Street, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

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