St. James Court, Birstall, Leicester

11 St. James Court, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4DY

Price: £138,500


Bedrooms: 2


Bathrooms: 1


Type: Flat


Market Status: On Market


Set within a lovely courtyard development for over 55's, this spacious first floor two bedroom flat offers a private ground floor entrance leading up stairs (with stair lift) to a large hallway which provides separate access to each of the rooms and cupboards. Off this hallway are a large lounge/diner, fitted kitchen with space for a table, two bedrooms (one double, one single), bathroom with bath and separate shower, large walk in cupboard, and an airing cupboard that houses the gas boiler. Rooms have views of the courtyard on one side of the property and across the village and down to Watermead Country Park on the other. In addition, there are communal gardens in the courtyard, communal off-road parking, communal clothes drying area, and a bin & meter cupboard shared with one other flat. Within a very short walk are the main village supermarket, a doctor and pharmacy, pubs, takeaways and several other shops.


A private ground floor front door leads into:

Entrance Hall and Stairs with fitted stair lift.

First floor hallway One UPVC double glazed window at top of stairs gives natural light to the hallway. From the hallway are separate doors to each of the rooms and cupboards.

Lounge/Diner 5.1m (max) x 3.2m. Two UPVC double glazed windows give lots of natural light to this spacious room with Television aerial point for Freeview.

Kitchen 3.2m x 2.3m. Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with a complementary work surface over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over, tiled splashbacks, integrated electric oven and grill, four ring gas hob with built-in hood and light, space and plumbing for washing machine or dishwasher to the right of sink. Space for two further 60cm wide appliances under the countertop, eg fridge and freezer.

Master Bedroom 3.4m x 3.2m. A light and spacious double bedroom with two UPVC double glazed windows with views down Whiles Lane to Watermead Country Park.

Bedroom Two 2.2m x 3.1m (max). A single bedroom with one UPVC double glazed window. Although currently in use as a single bedroom, this could equally be used as a dining room, study or hobby room.

Bathroom 2.2m x 1.8m. Fitted with the original suite (low bath, toilet, sink) and benefitting from the more recent addition of a separate electric shower cubicle. Partially tiled.

Walk in cupboard 1.6m x 1.1m. A large walk in cupboard contains the electricity fuse board and provides ample storage.

Airing cupboard 0.95m x 0.67m. Contains the gas combi condensing boiler and two traditional wood-slat airing cupboard shelves.

Services, Tenure, etc Gas, water & electricity mains services are all connected to the property. Hot water and central heating are provided by the gas combi condensing boiler in the airing cupboard, with room thermostat and timer in the hallway. Gas is also used for the hob, and electricity for the oven and shower. All rooms and the hallway have central heating radiators. Floor coverings, curtains and light fittings are all included in the sale. EPC is band C, council tax is band A. Tenure is leasehold, lease term is 125 Years, commencing Dec 1985 when the property was built. The service charge is approximately £100 per calendar month.

Disclaimer - These particulars are set out as a general outline in accordance with the Property Misdescriptions Act (1991) only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Details are given without any responsibility, and any intending purchasers, lessees or third parties should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested. All photographs, measurements, floor plans and distances referred to are given as a guide only and should not be relied upon for the purchase of carpets or any other fixtures or fittings. Gardens, roof terraces, balconies and communal gardens as well as tenure and lease details cannot have their accuracy guaranteed for intending purchasers. Lease details, service ground rent (where applicable) etc are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your solicitor prior to exchange of contracts.