Knole Road, Bournemouth

£160,000
  • Ref: 9554883
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Features

  • Large one double bedroom 1st floor in excellent condition.
  • Perfect time to buy: exterior of the block has just been painted plus other works paid for.
  • Dedicated parking space
  • Tall ceilings, lots of deep windows gives light and airy feel.
  • Gas central heating
  • All windows provided with venetian blinds
  • Kitchen comes with fridge/freezer, washing machine, gas hob, extractor hood and new oven
  • Separate loo
  • Investor information: £800 pcm just achieved
  • For more information call our office on 01202 429858

Property Summary

A perfect time to buy this property as the exterior of the block as just been painted, new shingle for the drive is on its way and the exterior wall is about to be refurbished all of which has been paid for by the block maintenance.

The flat was a Buy2Let investment property so health and safety standards are met. The owner has now decided to sell up his properties and if you are an investor yourself, he was achieving £800pcm which represents a 6% gross yield.

You park in a dedicated space and go through a picket gate to the communal entrance which is just for 2 flats. Once in the flat you are struck by how light an airy it is with high ceilings and deep windows. The large living room/dining area has a standout bay window as well as a side window. The long hall also adds to the feeling of space.

The bedroom is also a good size with built in deep wardrobes with an extra cupboard space which could be feasibly converted into a shower. The kitchen is fully fitted and comes with a washing machine, fridge/ freezer, gas hob and new oven.

There is a separate loo away from the bathroom which has a shaped bath and curved shower screen.

Accessed from the bathroom is a large loft with considerable storage.

A large one double bedroom flat in excellent condition in a well managed block.



<b>External</b>

Distinguished looking property having been repainted this year in grey tones. In this year’s budget, the drive will have new shingle and the wall around the building perimeter is to be refurbished. All of these works have been paid for. On the drive there is a dedicated parking space from which you go through a picket gate to the communal entrance.



<b>Communal Area</b>

Shared by just 2 flats. Small entrance hallway leading to carpeted stairs with timed light.



<b>Hall</b>

Long hall, carpeted, thermostatically controlled radiator. Window at the end of the hall with custom made venetians. Cupboard with consumer unit including smart meter. Smoke alarm.



<b>Living Room/Dining Area —5.4m x 4.1m</b>

Large space of 239 sq ft, light from large bay window, side window and high ceilings. Curtain poles and venetian blinds to both windows. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Carpeted. Grey/cream colour scheme with decorative granite based fireplace. TV point.



<b>Bedroom—3.7m x 3.3m</b>

Large room, carpeted and window with venetian blinds and curtain pole. Deep fitted wardrobes with both hanging and shelving. Plus an extra storage cupboard with the feasibility of turning into an ensuite shower.



<b>Bathroom—1.78m x 1.71m</b>

Tiled floor, part tiled walls, shaped bath with shower over and curved shower screen. Sink, Thermostatically controlled towel ladder, extractor fan.



<b>Loo—1.78m x 1.04m</b>

Separate to the bathroom. Obscured window and vinyl flooring.



<b>Loft</b>

Sizeable loft with access from the bathroom.



<b>Kitchen —3.0m x 2.9m</b>

Laminate floor, tall 3 panel window with venetian blinds. Baxi boiler with service history and Gas Safety Certificate and Carbon Monoxide detector. Beech effect high and low level units, stainless steel sink and white tiled splashbacks. Gas hob with extractor hood, new electric oven. Washing machine, fridge/freezer. Radiator. Extractor fan.



<b>AREA DESCRIPTION</b>

And in Bournemouth there are the entertainment centres at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth International Centre and lots of cinemas and of course the famous nightlife.

The whole area is well known for great restaurants and bars: Urban Beach on the front at Boscombe to Westbeach on the front at Bournemouth where Harry Ramsdens fish ‘n chips is a neighbour.

Of course there is work. The Bournemouth and Poole conurbation is a major employment centre in the south of England. Maybe you are at LV or Vitality or Nationwide. The headquarters of JP Morgan, RNLI ,Sunseeker Marine, Barclays International and Merlin Entertainments are all based locally.

Knole Road is a great location.

It is one of those locations where you can walk to almost anywhere you need. For groceries to Lidl and Sainsburys at the Sovereign Centre. To the beach through Boscombe Gardens. To the train station in which London is 2 hours away and there are direct services to Manchester. To the Majestic gym in Roumelia Lane, to the spa at the Chine Hotel. To the tennis courts at Knyveton Gardens.

There is also an excellent bus service and of course you have a car parking space, and by car you are less than ½ mile to the Wessex Way where it is at least dual carriageway to the New Forest, Southampton and the UK motorway network. By car to the just 3 miles away Bournemouth International Airport which is the fastest growing in the UK. And from Poole there are ferries to the Channel Islands and France.

For more sports the public Queens Park Golf Course is within 2 miles. Ditto BH Live Active with gym, classes, swimming pool and outdoor football pitches and tennis courts.

Of course you are in Bournemouth which means beach and watersports. You can walk along the beach or the prom all the way to the famous Sandbanks beaches, on the edge of Poole Harbour, the 2nd largest natural harbour in the world and haven to boats of all sizes as well as being a UK hub for windsurfing and kitesurfing. From Sandbanks, you can catch the chain ferry to the Purbeck Hills. There is a large cycling community and Dorset's Jurassic coast is a destination for walkers.



<b>ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: </b>

Annual Council Tax: Band A £1185.90 payable

Connectivity: Virgin

TV: Virgin

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating: Band D (68)

Environmental Impact Rating: Band D(63)

Terms: 166 year extended lease provided prior to completion

Service Charge: £1200 per year(likely to reduce)

Service Included:

Maintenance includes buildings insurance, communal electricity, maintenance, gardening..

Ground Rent: Peppercorn

Investor Information: Previous tenant paid £800pcm, a gross yield of 6%

Viewings: With 24 hours notice or sooner by arrangement.

If you would like to know any additional information about this property or the area. Please feel free to give us a call, email or pop into the office for a coffee.





Disclaimer:

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. All measurements quoted are approximate and for guidance only. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

References to the Tenure of a Property and any financial obligations associated with this property are based on information supplied by the Seller. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. These are draft details and we are awaiting verification of these details by the seller(s).