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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Property 32, at Walter House Rainsford Parkway Rainsford Road CM1
New build
Retirement property
2 bed
0 bath

Key information

Tenure: Ask agent
Council tax, if payable: Ask agent
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Property description & features

  • Central location in charming Chelmsford with excellent local amenities
  • Beautiful contemporary retirement properties available to buy or rent
  • Lovely courtyard gardens for evening cocktails and lazy afternoons with friends
  • Stunning communal ‘sky' lounge for parties, events and everyday socialising
  • Manager onsite during office hours to help keep everything running smoothly
  • Community feeling with a calendar of events, clubs and activities to suit all interests
  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • House Manager
  • Pets allowed

Apartment 32 is a stunning two-bedroom property, located within Walter House in Chelmsford. This apartment is located on the Second Floor, measures 76.9 square metres and is decorated with a neutral palette creating a bright and welcoming feel. The Living/Dining Room leads to a separate fully fitted Kitchen finished to a high standard, with modern integrated appliances. The Living/Dining Room also benefits from a private balcony. The Master Bedroom benefits from a balcony, sliding door wardrobe and an En-suite Shower Room. The Second Bedroom is an ideal space for guests, a study, or even a hobbies room, the choice is yours. The Shower Room is located off the internal Hallway with a useful Utility Cupboard, perfect for storage. Please speak to our dedicated Sales Consultant to find out more about this fabulous property.  


New build - Council tax to be determined

This is a leasehold property with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2021

Weekly service charge = £120.74 (reviewed annually)

Weekly ground rent = £9.49 (reviewed every 15 years from the 'lease start date'. Ground rent reviews stop on the 125th anniversary of the lease start date)


Bedroom 1 7.59m x 3.18m (24ft 10in x 10ft 5in) 24'11" x 10'5"

Bedroom 2 4.50m x 2.92m (14ft 9in x 9ft 7in) 14'9" x 9'7"

Ensuite shower room 2.20m x 2.05m (7ft 2in x 6ft 8in) 7'3" x 6'9"

Kitchen 2.96m x 2.38m (9ft 8in x 7ft 9in) 9'9" x 7'10"

Living room 5.94m x 3.48m (19ft 5in x 11ft 5in) 19'6" x 11'5"

Shower room 2.15m x 1.58m (7ft x 5ft 2in) 7'1" x 5'2"

Places of interest

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    Walter House Retirement Living apartments now available to reserve off-plan. Wonderful Walter House is a Retirement Living development for the over 60's in the centre of Chelmsford, which will offer 49 contemporary one and two bedroom retirement apartments available for sale - or for rent. Many have private balconies and all will share beautiful communal facilities including the stunning ‘sky’ lounge. The historic city centre of Chelmsford is just a 15 minute walk from this retirement development, with plenty of local attractions like the 18 arch Victoria Railway Viaduct and Chelmsford Cathedral. There is also a wealth of amenities close by, including a leisure centre, the expansive greenery of Admirals Park and a shopping centre. Chelmsford boasts enviable connections to the surrounding area of Essex, and regular trains run from Chelmsford station to London Liverpool Street in just 34 minutes. The train station is only 0.3 miles from the development. Discover Retirement Living with McCarthy Stone This Retirement Living development in Chelmsford offers safe, secure, luxurious and low maintenance private retirement apartments, exclusive to the over the 60s. You’ll benefit from a friendly manager on-site to keep everything running smoothly and in tip top condition, as well as access to communal areas like the lovely lounge and large attractive gardens for socialising. Many apartments have beautiful private balconies and everyone will have access to a hotel-style guest suites for hassle-free hosting. Pets are welcome too! Low maintenance and sociable This Retirement Living development in Chelmsford is designed to encourage community feeling to flourish, while also allowing you to enjoy the complete privacy of your own spacious retirement apartment. You’ll find stylish communal spaces, including the large, light and spectacular ‘sky’ lounge with free Wi-Fi, and a landscaped courtyard garden - ideal for meeting your friends, neighbours and family for a drink and a chat. There will also be a hotel-style guest suite as a convenient alternative when people come to stay. The communal facilities become social hubs – a hive of informal gatherings and regular clubs, events and meet-ups to suit all sorts of interests. You’ll find things like film nights, pie and mash lunches, knitting clubs, cocktail evenings, music, yoga, birthday parties and even the odd fiesta. Safe and secure All our new retirement apartments are designed with intelligent ergonomics and Modern Methods of Construction to ensure they are a joy to live in. As well as being well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient, they have the latest safety and security features built in. You’ll benefit from a 24-hour emergency call system, fire detection and door camera entry, so you can see who it is before answering the door - as well as the reassurance of a manager onsite. The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2021

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