No bars, no signal predictedOne bar, reliable signal unlikelyTwo bars, may experience problems with connectivityThree bars, likely to have good coverage and receive a data rate to support basic web servicesFull bars, likely to have good coverage indoors and to receive an enhanced data rate to support multimedia services
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2 bedroom flat for sale

Northcourt Avenue, Reading
2 bed
1 bath
EPC rating: C*
548 sq ft / 51 sq m

Key information

Tenure: Leasehold
Council tax, if payable: Unconfirmed
Broadband: Ultra-fast 330Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
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Property description & features

  • Tenure: Leasehold
In probably the best position in the entire development a rarely available two bed retirement apartment for the over 55's is situated on the first floor with lift access and being at the rear of the development overlooks a lovely landscaped garden from its BALCONY. Marlborough House is conveniently situated just over one mile from Reading town centre with easy access via public transport. Local shops are within 200 yards. The development was built in the mid 1990's and is generally regarded as one of the most desirable retirement developments in Reading. Early viewing is strongly recommended.

The property is entered via double doors and there is a good size reception area with a staircase and lift to the first and second floors, door to the courtyard garden and spacious seating area, managers office.

A spacious landing with door to covered passage leading to several flats including number 12. Front door to,

Two good size storage cupboards, large airing cupboard, entry phone, doors to all rooms.

LOUNGE/DINER: - 11'9" (3.58m) x 15'9" (4.8m) Max
Adam style fireplace surround, double glazed door to BALCONY, double glazed side windows, radiator, wall light points.

KITCHEN: - 8'7" (2.62m) Max x 9'5" (2.87m)
A brand new kitchen with a comprehensive range of eye and base level drawer and cupboard units, single drainer sink with mixer tap, roll edge work surface areas. ceramic hob, extractor hood, electric oven, washing machine, fridge, freezer, part tiled walls, double glazed window, radiator.

BEDROOM 1: - 9'4" (2.84m) x 15'5" (4.7m) Max
Double folding door wardrobe, double glazed window, radiator.

BEDROOM 2: - 9'2" (2.79m) x 6'6" (1.98m)
Built in cupboard, double glazed window, radiator, access to loft space.

Modern suite comprising 1700mm fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan.


The property is set amidst mature, landscaped grounds which are well maintained. There is central courtyard which is great for meeting up with other residents and the main garden to the rear, which flat number 12 directly overlooks, has a generous lawn with flower and shrub borders.There is communal PARKING area.

There is a residents lounge on the second floor with lift access and the house manager is in residence for ?? hours every day. All flats have emergency pull cords. The service charge for 2021/2022 is £279.16pcm and includes all maintenance and the ground rent. The remaining lease is 99 years.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Purchasers must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Council Tax
Reading Borough Council, Unknown

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    Broadband availability and predicted speed: obtained from Ofcom on January 5, 2022

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    Mobile phone signal availability and predicted strength: obtained from Ofcom on January 5, 2022

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