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£355,000

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2 bedroom flat for sale

Cariad Court, Goring On Thames, RG8

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Key features

  • First floor riverside apartment
  • Set in acres of riverside grounds
  • Two double bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Close to village centre
  • River & countryside views
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

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Property description

DESCRIPTION:

A spacious two bedroom, two bathroom first floor apartment set in private riverside grounds of approximately four acres. The apartment offers uninterrupted views across the River Thames and towards National Trust land and the Berkshire Downs. Located within a short level walk of the village centre and mainline railway station, the property also benefits from share in freehold ownership and an allocated garage. Available with no onward chain, the accommodation includes: Entrance lobby, kitchen, lounge/diner, principal bedroom with en-suite, additional double bedroom and bathroom. EPC Rating D.



LOCAL INFORMATION:

Goring is a sought after village conveniently located for commuting to London (56 minutes) and Reading (15 minutes) by train from Goring station. Reading Station has a fast service to London, Paddington (from 29 mins) with Crossrail now allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow. The spectacular scenery in and around the Goring Gap is the setting for such classic books as Wind in the Willows, Watership Down and Three Men in a Boat. Views of Goring Lock, the weirs and the rural landscape, especially as seen from the bridge, are some of the most photographed and painted scenes in England. Goring has a good selection of local shops including an award winning grocer, butcher, several convenience shops including Tesco, as well as a doctor's surgery, dentist, chemist and vets. There is a thriving local community with a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups - latest news and events are on the village website at visitgoringandstreatley.co.uk

ACCOMMODATION:

There is a communal entrance, with stairs leading up to the first floor, where the front door opens into a private lobby with storage area. A secondary door leads into the apartment, where the open plan lounge/diner has spectacular views across the River Thames and surrounding National Trust land. The walk in bay window has floor to ceiling windows providing a glorious south-westerly view of the private water meadow, the Thames and the countryside beyond. There are also views from a further window of the private gardens below. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of wall and base units, with integral electric hob and oven and further appliances including washing machine, fridge and dishwasher. Both bedrooms are double aspect with fitted wardrobes and space for double beds. The principal bedroom has an en-suite shower room. There is a separate shower room with a walk in shower. There are electric radiators in the living room (2), bedrooms and hallway. There are space heaters in the two shower rooms.

OUTSIDE SPACE:

Set on private established grounds of approximately four acres. The property is approached from Cleeve Road, with a large driveway leading to the garages and communal visitor parking. Steps from the rear of the apartment buildings lead down to well maintained terraced gardens, with a variety of flower and shrub beds and borders, mature trees, and lawned river garden. Garage number 2 in the main block is allocated to Flat 2.


LOCAL AUTHORITY CHARGES
South Oxfordshire District Council. Council Tax Band E. Electric heating.

LEGAL
999 year lease commencing 1 September 2012. Ground rent of the garage is £550 per annum. The service charge is currently £2000 per annum which includes landscaping of the grounds, maintenance and cleaning of the internal and external communal area, and window cleaning. These charges are reviewed annually by a committee of residents. Additionally each apartment owns a 1/31 share of the freehold.

Should you proceed with the purchase of the property these details must be verified by your solicitor.

BUYERS INFORMATION
To conform with government Money Laundering Regulations 2019, we are required to confirm the identity of all prospective buyers. We use the services of a third party, Lifetime Legal, who will contact you directly at an agreed time to do this. They will need the full name, date of birth and current address of all buyers. There is a nominal charge of £60 including VAT for this (for the transaction not per person), payable direct to Lifetime Legal. Please note, we are unable to issue a memorandum of sale until the checks are complete.
 

REFERRAL FEES
We may refer you to recommended providers of ancillary services such as Conveyancing, Financial Services, Insurance and Surveying. We may receive a commission payment fee or other benefit (known as a referral fee) for recommending their services. You are not under any obligation to use the services of the recommended provider. The ancillary service provider may be an associated company of Davis Tate. (Not applicable to the Woodley branch – please contact directly for further information).

EPC

Energy Efficiency Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

Current

59

Potential

82

CO2 Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

Current

N/A

Potential

N/A

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Additional information

Property ref

DGO230043

EPC

D

Council Tax

E

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