Old Bank Works is the conversion of a former mill/workshop premises carried out by local developer SB Homes around 8 years ago. It occupies an idyllic canal side setting within an easy stroll of the village centre where you will find an array of shops, cafes, bars, train station and a regular bus service. No.11 is on the first floor which is accessed by either lift or stairs. On entering the apartment, your own hallway gives access to an open plan lounge & kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, and bathroom. It has multi zone under floor heating, double glazing, audio door entry system, and an allocated parking space. You may also wish to note that this apartment has the benefit of no onward chain.
The main entrance door to the building has a wall mounted buzzer system next to it allowing you to provide entry for your guests from the comfort of your own apartment. Stairs or lift can be taken from the main foyer to the first and second floors. An inner corridor then leads to the apartment’s own entrance door which opens into:-
With the wall mounted entry handset, and finished with quality wood effect flooring.
Open Plan Lounge & Kitchen 5.26m x 3.33m
The kitchen area is fitted with a range of modern wall, drawer and base units with ample work surfaces incorporating sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a washer/dryer, slimline dishwasher, fridge/freezer, 4-ring ceramic hob with matching splashback and extractor hood over, and an electric oven & grill. The kitchen area is laid with quality wood effect flooring. The living space is carpeted and has a window to the rear of the building with views to the left over the canal.
Bedroom 1 5.33m x 3.4m (max)
A double bedroom again with window and views of the canal to the rear. It has a fitted double wardrobe, and a cupboard housing the electric boiler and hot water tank.
Bedroom 2 2.9m x 3.15m (max)
A smaller double bedroom also having canal side views to the rear.
Bathroom 1.78m x 1.73m
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower and screen over, pedestal wash basin, and a low flush w.c. There are part tiled walls, quality wood effect flooring, and an extractor fan.
Old Bank Works is accessed from Old Bank Car Park at the side of the canal. The courtyard in front of the building provides allocated parking for the apartments. The main entrance door with secure entry system is at the front of the building.
Tenure & Charges
Leasehold held on a 250 year lease which commenced in 2015. Current annual ground rent of £100. Management fee is £900pa (£75 per month payable by direct debit). This pays for cleaning and utilities in the communal areas, window cleaning, lift maintenance, and a contribution towards the sinking fund. All owners have a share in the management company which is run by the residents themselves. Buildings insurance is £365pa per apartment.
Energy Rating 72 (Band C). Council Tax Band B for which the annual charge for year 2023/24 is £1629.89.
By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
From our office on Britannia Road, proceed along to the mini roundabout and then turn left. Turn next left onto Old Bank and the entrance to Old Bank Works is at the far side of the car park.