1 Bedroom Apartment (Now Sold)

Scholars Gate, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 1BF

Further Information
Tenure
Leasehold
Key Features
  • Generous size apartment
  • Single garage
  • French windows to living room and bedroom
  • No onward chain
  • Views of open countryside
  • High quality fitted kitchen and bathroom
  • No stamp duty to pay
  • Good transport links
Full Description

ACCOMMODATION

Situated in a block of three apartments, entry is via a secure ground floor entrance door with intercom system. Light and airy stairs with windows on each landing lead to the apartment on the second (top) floor.

ENTRANCE HALL

Timber front door with spy hole. Neutral carpet and decor, intercom door entry system, smoke alarm and power points. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank with Economy 7 immersion heater. Doors to Living Room, Bedroom and Bathroom, and loft hatch.

LIVING ROOM - 14' 8 x 10' 8 (4.48m x 3.26m)

UPVC French windows with Juliette balcony, and second UPVC window, overlooking grounds of Garforth Academy, and far reaching views of open countryside. Neutral carpet and decor. Wall mounted remote controlled electric flame effect fire and electric panel heater. Numerous power points, TV aerial socket and phone socket. Open plan to kitchen.

KITCHEN - 9' 5 x 10' 8 (2.87m x 3.26m)

Extensive range of high gloss fronted base and wall units. Ceramic tiled spashback and counter top lighting. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Neff stainless steels electric built under double oven, electric four ring hob (with stainless steel spashback) and extractor fan. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Breakfast bar with space for fridge and freezer. Extra storage space provided in broom cupboard. Vinyl floor and neutral decor. Numerous power points, smoke detector and electric panel heater.

BEDROOM - 13' 1 x 9' 2 (3.99m x 2.80m)

UPVC French window with Juliette balcony, views over neighbouring houses to open countryside beyond. Neutral carpet and decor. Numerous power points, TV aerial socket and phone socket. Electric panel heater.

BATHROOM - 6' 4 x 6' 2 (1.93m x 1.88m) plus door recess.

White basin, toilet and bath, with electric shower over and glass shower screen. Vinyl floor, neutral decor and UPVC window. Electric panel heater, shaver point and extractor fan.

HEATING AND HOT WATER

Heating throughout the apartment is provided by programmable electric panel heaters, and an electric flame effect fire in the living room. Hot water is provided by an immersion heater with Economy 7 timer for reduced heating costs overnight.

OUTSIDE

A single garage is included with the apartment in a parking court to the rear of the block. The parking court provides parking for visitors and other apartments in the block. Space for wheelie bin storage and areas of landscaping.

LOCALLY

Scholars Gate is off Lidgett Lane, a short walk from Main Street, Garforth's main shopping street with Sainbury's, Co-op and Nisa supermarkets. A larger Tesco is also in Garforth. Garforth benefits from two train stations on a direct line to Leeds and York. A bus stop close to Scholars Gate provides frequent services to Leeds City Centre and elsewhere.

LETTING POTENTIAL

This apartment has great letting potential. It has been let by the current owner since being purchased new in June 2007. There have been several tenants since this time and no problems have been encountered in re-letting (occupation and vacancy dates can be provided). The apartment has been maintained to a high standard throughout the letting period as can be evidenced by internal inspection. A rental income of £500pcm and £525pcm has been received throughout this period, which could now possibly be reviewed upwards. The apartment is vacant.

TENURE

Leasehold, with the initial 999 year lease having been granted in June 2007. An annual ground rent of £150 is payable.

A service charge is payable for maintenance of the building, cleaning and decoration of the communal parts, maintenance of the landscaped areas, buildings insurance and electricity for the communal parts. Details are available on request. The service charge can be paid as an annual lump sum, or monthly by direct debit.

COUNCIL TAX

Band A £912.20 for 2015/16.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE

See Energy Performance Certificate, efficiency rating C.

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