SSTC 2 Bed Apartment - Retirement 

Acacia Drive, Sowerby, Thirsk £200,000

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Acacia Drive, Sowerby, Thirsk, YO7 1GT
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2 Bakers Alley, 29 Market Place
North Yorkshire
Tel: 01845 524488

About the Property

**MANAGEMENT FEES PAID FOR A YEAR** Located at the Southern end of Sowerby, in the recently built Herriot Gardens over 55’s retirement complex is this two bedroom, second floor apartment which is one of the largest on the complex located a short walk from Thirsk Market Place and offers a 24/7 care line with the option of upgrading your care package direct with Thirsk Care Services should you require. Orchid House offers a vast amount of communal facilities which briefly include a ground floor garden room, a first floor residents lounge, a second floor quiet room, direct access to Bistro Thirteen, a laundry room, a buggy room, refuse stores on all levels, a lift to all floors and a guest suite. This apartment offers independent living with the security of 24/7 assistance and opportunity to engage in regular social activities. The apartment comprises of a spacious entrance hall with storage cupboard, an open plan living kitchen with the modern kitchen having integrated appliances, two good sized bedrooms (one with wardrobes) and a Jack & Jill wet room. With the added benefits of underfloor heating, double glazing, 24/7 care line, access to the communal residents areas & no onward chain. Curtains and blinds are included and further furniture can be included by negotiation. Viewing is highly advised to appreciate the size, location, views & facilities of the accommodation on offer. EPC B.

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    The property is situated at the Southern end of Sowerby, on a new over 55's development located within walking distance of Thirsk and other local amenities such as an Aldi supermarket, a hotel, a cafe and beauty room. There is easy access to the A19, A1M and arterial roads leading to the larger urbanisations of Leeds, Teesside, York and Harrogate.


    Leaving Thirsk via Westgate take the first turning at the mini-roundabout onto Topcliffe Road. Continue down Topcliffe Road and take the left hand turn onto Gravel Hole Lane then turn right onto Acacia Drive. Follow the road round to where the property is located in the main building.



    At Orchid House you have the perfect balance of independent living with the security & peace of mind of 24/7 care & assistance (you are able to upgrade your care package direct with Thirsk Care Services should you require). You have access to facilities which include a garden room, a first floor residents lounge with large balcony, a second floor 'quiet room' and direct access into Bistro Thirteen which is open 7 days a week. There is also a laundry room, buggy room, refuse stores on all floors, a toilet and assisted bathroom on each floor, lifts to all levels, emergency help points with pull cord in the communal corridors and a guest suite. There are a range of regular social activities which include but are not limited to twice weekly bingo, coffee morning, gardening club, poetry evening and lots more.


    Spacious entrance hall with entrance door, large storage cupboard, telephone point, emergency help point with pull cord and underfloor heating.


    8.18m x 3.53m max (26'10 x 11'7 max)


    3.53m x 3.00m max (11'7 x 9'10 max)
    Including a modern fitted range of wall and base units incorporating marble effect work surfaces, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps over, integrated electric oven & hob, extractor hood & light, dishwasher, fridge freezer, and washer dryer, , extractor fan, spotlights, underlighting and underfloor heating.


    5.51m x 3.53m max (18'1 x 11'7 max)
    With double glazed window to the front with far reaching views over the rooftops, television & telephone points and underfloor heating.


    4.37m x 3.56m max (14'4 x 11'8 max)
    With double glazed window to the front with far reaching views over the rooftops, door to the wet room and underfloor heating. Wardrobes are included.


    4.90m x 2.57m max (16'1 x 8'5 max)
    With double glazed window to the front with far reaching views over the rooftops, television point and underfloor heating.


    Including a modern three piece suite comprising of a walk in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., part tiled walls, vertical heated towel rail, extractor fan, underfloor heating, shaver point, spotlights and emergency pull cord.



    There is a communal car park on site.


    We understand the term is 125 years from commencement which was 2016.
    The monthly payment to thirteen group ltd is approximately £340.19


    All potential purchasers must be over 55 and must have a local connection to Hambleton District. An assessment of any potential buyers will also need to be carried out by Thirteen for affordability purposes/approval by our extra care co-ordinator.


    Viewing is Strictly By Appointment Only.


    If you are looking to sell a property James Winn Estate Agents offers a FREE NO OBLIGATION market appraisal service designed to give you the best advice on marketing your property. Contact our sales team in Thirsk 01845 524488 to book an appointment.


    James Winn Estate Agents are keen to stress the importance of seeking independent mortgage advice. If you are in need of mortgage advice our team will be pleased to make you an appointment with an independent mortgage advisor based. Call 01609 777125 or 01845 524488. (Remember your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loans secured on it ).Minimum age 18.


    1/ James Winn Estate Agents has not tested any services, appliances or heating and no warranty is given or implied as to their condition. 2/ All measurements are approximate and intended as a guide only. All our measurements are carried out using a regularly calibrated laser tape but may be subject to a margin of error. 3/ We believe the property is leasehold but we always recommend verifying this with your solicitor should you decide to purchase the property. 4/ Fixtures and fittings other than those included in the above details are to be agreed with the seller through separate negotiation. 5/ All EPC`s are generated by a third party and James Winn Ltd accepts no liability for their accuracy. 6/ The Floorplans that are provided are purely to give an idea of layout and as such should not be relied on for anything other than this. It is highly likely the plans do not show cupboards, indents, fireplaces or recesses and are not drawn to scale or with doors, staircases and windows in the correct scale or position. Buyers must satisfy themselves of any size or shape before committing to any expense.


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    North Yorkshire
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