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Guide Price £169,950

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Handford Road, Ipswich IP1 2GD

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General information Offered for sale with no onward chain is this McCarthy & Stone built two bedroom second floor retirement apartment, which is located a short distance from the lifts. The apartment has a south facing aspect, electric underfloor heating and double glazing.

Built in 2013, Booth Court offers an excellent range of on-site amenities including a table service restaurant, 24-hour staff, resident's assisted care is available or as personal circumstances change, resident's lounge, landscaped communal gardens, guest suite for over night visitors, laundry facilities and a mobile scooter charging point. The development backs on to the River Gipping and is within close proximity to Ipswich town centre.

The apartment comprises an entrance hall with a large airing cupboard, access to the loft which provides additional storage and doors to all rooms. The sitting/dining room has an electric fire, Juliet balcony overlooking the garden and a door leading to the kitchen. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of base and eye-level units, work surfaces, sink and integrated appliances including a fridge, freezer, oven, hob and extractor fan. There is an electrically operated window facing the garden.

Both bedrooms have windows to the rear, the main bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe and the bathroom has a white suite of walk-in shower, WC, basin and bath.

Entrance hall

Sitting/dining room 25' 5" x 10' 7" (7.75m x 3.23m)

Kitchen 8' x 7' 8" (2.44m x 2.34m)

Bedroom one 18' 5" x 9' 4" (5.61m x 2.84m)

Bedroom two 15' 5" x 10' (4.7m x 3.05m)

Bathroom 9' 3" x 8' 3" (2.82m x 2.51m)

The outside The development is accessed via secure entrance gates which leads to a car park area. There are maintained communal gardens with patio areas, a lawn, flower and shrub beds along with seating areas. The gardens back on to the River Gipping, beyond which is a local park giving the communal gardens a pleasant outlook.

Where? Booth Court is situated to the west side of Ipswich within half a mile of the town centre which has a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars. The property is ideally situated for access to Ipswich mainline railway station, the New Wolsey Theatre and the A12/A14.

Important information Council Tax Band - C

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Leasehold

EPC rating - B

Lease information Length of Lease - 125 years from 1st January 2013

Ground rent - £255 per six months

Service charge - £8,160 (March 2019 to March 2020) which includes water rates, underfloor heating and building insurances. Also included in the service charge is 1 hour per week domestic assistance

Agents note The property is still covered by the NHBC warranty until 2023.

Agents note Any intending viewers or purchasers are advised of the following: An EWS1 form ( External Wall Survey) may be recommended for certain apartment buildings dependant on issues such as the height of the structure. the positioning of balconies and composition of any external cladding. Fenn Wright have not undertaken any such assessment in respect of this particular property and this note has been added to all flats being offered for sale throughout our business as appropriate general guidance .We recommend that potential purchasers seek advice from their solicitor and an independent Chartered Surveyor before committing to a purchase.


  • Second floor retirement apartment
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Underfloor heating
  • Double glazing
  • Communal lounge
  • Bathroom with separate walk-in shower
  • No onward chain
  • Close to Ipswich town centre
  • EPC - B

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