Flat 2 Cecil Lodge , Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £70,000 < Back

Features

  • Ground Floor 1-bed Flat
  • New 99-year lease from 2017
  • Galley Kitchen
  • parking area
  • Convenient to town centre and amenities
  • Lounge/Diner
  • communal gardens

Description

Flat 2 Cecil Lodge, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5EY   


 


COMPRISING: -   Cecil Lodge is an attractive detached property, built around 1909 from brick walls with rendered elevations and a tiled roof.  The building’s exterior and common parts have been refurbished in recent years.  This ground floor flat has been totally gutted and re-fitted by the vendor to a high standard to form a comfortable home with some original features.  It has a new electric heating system and briefly provides: - Entrance Hall, Lounge / Diner, Galley Kitchen, Shower Room and a Bedroom.  In addition there are communal gardens and parking area.


 


PRICE: - Offers over £70,000


 


VIEWING: - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents Morgan & Co.    Tel: (01597)   825682


 


DIRECTIONS: -  From our office proceed South on the A483 (towards Builth Wells) for 200 yards to the mini-roundabout and turn right onto Spa Road.  Cecil Lodge is on the left after 100 yards, just as you reach the brow of the hill, so turn left before the Church to the Car Park by the Pavilion and Indoor Bowls Centre.  Sale Board erected


 


SITUATION: - Cecil Lodge is located with the town centre Conservation Area and is within easy walking distance of all amenities.  It is adjacent to the Church and within 100 yards of the Pavilion, Indoor Bowls, The Green and main shopping area.  The Rock Park, Lakeside Park and Doctors only 200 yards, Railway and Bus Stations are 400 yards, Aldi 500 yards and Tesco 700 yards (all distances approximate).  This flat has windows to the North, East and South, each with a pleasant outlook over the town.  Llandrindod Wells is the County Town of Powys and has a good range of shops and business facilities (Tesco Superstore, Aldi and Co-op Supermarkets), together with successful schools, College of Further Education, Cottage Hospital and Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line).  Excellent leisure amenities include a Sports Centre (with swimming pool), indoor and outdoor Bowls, Golf Course, Theatre, beautiful parks, river and lake fishing.   The surrounding area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, with unspoilt open hills ideal for walking, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits.  The market towns of Builth Wells, Rhayader, Knighton, Brecon and Newtown are approximately 7½, 11, 19, 21 and 27 miles distant respectively, with the City of Hereford and coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth both about an hour’s drive, with Cardiff, Swansea and the Severn Bridge all just over a 1½-hour drive (dependent on traffic levels).  This is a fine Victorian Spa Resort and in the Rightmove Surveys  of 2015 and 2017 LD1 was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and the “Happiest Town in Wales”.


 


THE  RESIDENCE  - Cecil Lodge is an impressive 4-storey detached property that dates from around 1909 and part was use as a Doctor’s Surgery, but was split into six apartments many years ago.  Cecil Lodge is “Arts and Crafts” influenced, constructed from brick walls, with rendered and whitewashed elevations and Mock Tudor details, under a Rosemary clay tiled roof (renewed 2014).  This ground floor flat has a pleasant outlook and is ideal for a retired or semi-disabled person.  Number 2 was totally gutted by the previous owner in 2015, to include dry-lining the outside walls (incorporating insulation), installing sound insulation in the floors and ceilings, draft proofing and fitting double-glazed units to the sash windows, installation of a more efficient and controllable electric heating system, re-fitting the kitchen and bathroom suites, etc.  It is now a compact, comfortable home and provides: -


A recently updated one bedroom ground floor flat, set in an elegant Edwardian detached property, just off the town centre and within easy walking distance of all amenities.


COMMUNAL  PORCH  AND  HALL - Door with stained glass, tiled floor, modern inter-linked Fire Alarm System, lighting, and glazed door to rear patio garden.


 


ENTRANCE  HALL  - Having a ladder electric heater, door intercom, arch to kitchen and door to


LOUNGE      12’ 11”  x  10’ 4”  plus  6’ 7”  x  4’ 5”   


                   ( 3.95 m  x  3.15 m  plus  2.00 m  x  1.36 m )


Being L-shaped with double aspect windows (North and East), three electric heaters, television point, engineered Oak flooring, two book shelves and door to Bedroom.


GALLEY  KITCHEN      8’ 0”  x  7’ 0”      ( 2.44 m  x  2.13 m )


Having a green painted suite of three floor cupboards, extensive open shelving, wood-block work tops with tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel 1½-bowl sink, electric cooker point, space for a fridge and freezer, non-slip flooring and arch to


REAR  HALL  - Having plumbing for a washing machine, work top, small hand basin, toiletries cabinet and doors to Bedroom and


BATHROOM - Having a white suite of toilet and disability bath, with opening door, spa unit, shower / mixer taps and curtain over, together with fully tiled walls, window, ladder towel heater, electric wall heater and non-slip flooring.


BEDROOM      11’ 0”  x  7’ 7”     ( 3.37 m  x  2.31 m )  


Having engineered oak flooring, double aspect windows to East and South, chromed ladder towel heater and plaster coving.


 


GARDENS  -  Cecil Lodge is set behind brick walls and hedges, giving reasonable privacy and is approached through a wicket gate and a pair of wooden gates gives access to a hard cored parking area for four or five cars.  The communal gardens incorporate a pleasant Veranda, patio areas, flower borders, mature trees and shrubs. 


 


FIXTURES  &  FITTINGS  described in this brochure are included in the sale price.  


SERVICES  - Mains electric, water, drainage and telephone are connected.  ( Services not tested )


TENURE  -  This property is held on a new 99-year lease (from 2017) with a Ground Rent of £40 per annum, Service Charge of £10 per month and Water Charge of £25 per month.


AUTHORITY  Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys  LD1 5LG    


Tel: (01597) 826000   COUNCIL  TAX  Band  A   


Note  -  Most photos taken with a wide angle lens.