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Arkle Court, Vicars Cross, Chester, Chester

By Auction - £59,950

Reception Rooms: 1 | Bedrooms: 1 | Bathrooms: 1

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Property Overview

  • For Sale by Auction -
  • T & C's apply
  • Subject to Undisclosed Reserve Price
  • Reservation Fee Applicable
  • The Modern Method of Auction
  • Ground Floor Apartment
  • Retirement Development
  • Residents' Lounge
  • Laundry Room
  • 24hr. Emergency Careline

* GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT * EXCELLENT LOCATION * NEWLY REFURBISHED SHOWER ROOM. A well presented one bedroom ground floor apartment forming part of a purpose built retirement development constructed by McCarthy and Stone. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hallway, storage cupboard, spacious living room/dining area, fitted kitchen, bedroom with built-in wardrobe and newly fitted shower room. The property benefits from electric heating, UPVC double glazing and has an emergency pull-cord alarm system with connection to Careline. Externally, there are communal garden areas for the use of the residents. Common facilities include a residents' lounge and laundry room. THERE IS NO ONWARD CHAIN INVOLVED IN THE SALE OF THIS PROPERTY. This property is offered for sale by the North West Property Auction powered by i-am sold Ltd.


This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with Traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyers solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Method of Auction, which is operated by the North West Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd

Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 3.5% subject to a minimum of £5,000 plus VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgment of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation form and all terms and conditions can be found in the Legal Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department.

Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid. Both the Starting Bid and Reserve Price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the North West Property Auction powered by Iam-Sold Ltd.


The property is situated in a convenient residential location within a short distance of the Chester ring road which leads to the M53 motorway and the A55 Chester Southerly By-Pass, providing easy commuting to neighbouring centres including the Wirral, Manchester and North Wales. There is a frequent and convenient bus service into the City Centre.
Leisure facilities are close at hand including the Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, golf courses and Chester Rugby Club. There are a number of schools nearby.


Please note all dimensions and floor plans are approximate and should be used for guidance only.

The detailed accommodation comprises:


Communal entrance door with security entry system providing access to the Communal Hall and adjacent Resident's Lounge. Staircase and lift access to the upper floors.
Ground Floor: Entrance door with letterbox and peep-hole to Apartment 1


Hanging for cloaks, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, smoke alarm and intercom entry system with pull-cord alarm. Doors to the Living Room/Dining Area, Bedroom, Bathroom and Airing Cupboard.


1.80m x 0.86m (5'11" x 2'10")

Pulsacoil III mains pressure hot water cylinder, electrical consumer board, electric meter, coved ceiling, shelving and light point.


7.14m maximum x 3.25m maximum (23'5" maximum x 10'

UPVC double glazed door onto a paved patio, coved ceiling, two ceiling light points, telephone point, Creda electric storage heater, television aerial point, FM aerial point and emergency pull-cord alarm system. Double opening glazed doors to Kitchen.


2.57m maximum x 2.31m (8'5" maximum x 7'7")

Fitted with a modern range of base and wall level units incorporating drawers and cupboards with laminated work surfaces. Inset single bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Wall tiling to work surface areas. Fitted four-ring Electrolux electric hob with extractor above and built-in Electrolux electric fan-assisted oven and grill. Space for fridge and freezer. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front, ceiling light point, coved ceiling and vinyl floor covering.


5.31m maximum x 2.82m (17'5" maximum x 9'3")

UPVC double glazed window overlooking the frontof the development, coved ceiling, ceiling light point, emergency pull-cord alarm system, telephone point, Creda electric storage heater and built-in double wardrobe with two bi-folding mirrored doors having hanging space and shelving.


2.08m x 1.70m (6'10" x 5'7")

Luxuriously appointed three piece suit comprising; larger then average shower cubicle with shower over, wash hand basin with storage cupboards beneath and chrome mixer tap, low level WC, floor tiling, fully tiled walls with feature border, ceiling light point and coved ceiling.


The property forms part of a a retirement complex which offers communal facilities for use of all residents including a communal lounge, laundry room and overnight guest facilities which are en-suite (subject to nightly charge). There are also communal garden areas and residents parking, subject to terms and availability.


By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office on 01244 404040.


* Council Tax Band C - Cheshire West and Chester.
* We understand that the tenure is leasehold.
* Ground rent for 2017 - £330 per annum.
* Service charge for 2017 - £1,857p
* We understand that it is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 60 years, or in the event of a couple, one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years.


If you are considering purchasing this property as a buy to let investment, our award winning lettings and property management department offer a preferential rate to anyone who purchases a property through Cavendish and lets with Cavendish. For more information contact Lettings Manager, David Adams on 01244 401440/


From Chester City Centre proceed out through Boughton and at the traffic lights adjacent to the Boughton Health Centre continue straight across. At the Bill Smith's Motorycle Showroom bear left onto the A51 Tarvin Road. Follow the road past the Bridge Inn Public House and at the second set of traffic lights turn right into The Holkham. Arkle Court will then be observed on the left hand side.


By arrangement with the Agent's Chester Office on 01244 404040.

2 Cuppin Street,
Cheshire. CH1 2BN

Tel: 01244 404040