VENDOR EMIGRATING, SWIFT SALE REQUIRED. Presenting this +800sqft, TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM ground floor apartment within this exclusive, 1930’s, Art Deco, Grade II listed, blue plaque development, with large, attractive communal gardens. This SOUTH FACING apartment boasts many stunning features. including Grade II compliant, BRAND NEW, Crittall windows, paid for in full for this apartment and scheduled to be installed across the whole development in 2019. Completely refurbished, including a full rewire as well as the fitting of both a COMTEMPORARY BATHROOM & FITTED KITCHEN, new stylish, decor and flooring and hardwood, lockable internal doors throughout . The property seamlessly combines period aesthetics with contemporary living and so internal viewing is highly recommended. Call JP & Brimelow to arrange a viewing. SOLD WITH NO VENDOR CHAIN. Reasonable offers are encouraged and will be considered.
Appleby Lodge is believed to be Manchester's first modern apartment block and was Grade II listed in March 2003.
Designed by Gunton & Gunton in association with Peter Cummings, architect of the Cornerhouse cinema and Apollo theatre, the apartments were completed in 1939 and have been home to some of Manchester's most prominent personalities, including Sir John Barbirolli, conductor of the Hallé Orchestra.
Many Art Deco details survive, including the lavish entrance halls, which feature acid-etched glass and terrazzo staircases with steel balustrade, brass handrails and ribbed glass panels. Each flat has a hardwood veneered front door with brass door furniture, and many apartments retain their original features.
An impressive Art Deco entrance hallway, with original windows and brass banister. The original entrance door is solid wood, with attractive detailing and a varnished finish with brass fittings.
Enter the property and you encounter a spacious and very welcoming entrance hall with three large original storage cupboards with internal lighting. There is access to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom, utility and both double bedrooms. There is a wall mounted intercom receiver, feature wall decoration, cast iron radiator ceiling light points, chrome power points and vintage style light switches.
Lounge: 17'10 x 11'6 (5.44m x 3.51m)
A particularly large reception room, south facing aspect window looking out to the beautiful communal garden and added side aspect window, bathing the room in natural light. With ceiling light point, cast iron radiator, ample chrome power points and vintage style light switches. Finished with beautiful decoration, a stunning feature fire place, pewter surround, This is a space full of character and is comfortably large enough to accommodate both sitting and dining area.
Kitchen: 14'6 x 6'10 (4.42m x 2.08m)
Fully modernised, stylish , practical fitted kitchen, with beautifully realised decoration, flooring, and partially tiled with black splash back and wall space tiles. Featuring a front aspect window, a selection base level and eye level fitted storage cupboards, with plenty of work surface, integrated oven and hob, integrated fridge freezer, inset stainless steel sink and original built in storage cupboards with full height double doors. Fitted with inset ceiling light points, ample chrome power points, tv aerial and vintage style light switches.
Bedroom One: 17'10 x 11'10 (5.44m x 3.61m)
The master double bedroom looks out to communal greenery through the side and rear aspect windows, continuing the same stylish decoration and fitted with a ceiling light point, cast iron radiator, ample chrome power points, tv aerial and vintage style light switches
Bedroom Two: 14'5 x 10'7 max (4.39m x 3.23m max)
The second double bedroom has space for storage into the recess, front aspect window, ceiling light point, cast iron radiator, ample chrome power points and vintage style light switches.
Bathroom: 8'11 x 4'11 (2.72m x 1.50m)
Decorated with breath taking style and contemporary colours, the three piece bathroom suite with .partially tiled walls, features a white panel bath with overhead shower and stainless steel fittings and floor to ceiling tiles around the bath. There is a vintage style pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, and frosted front aspect window, inset ceiling light points and the same stylish flooring as the kitchen and utility.
Utility Room: 7'01 x 2'01 (2.16m x 0.64m)
A very convenient space with plumbing for washing machine and added work top, front aspect window inset ceiling light point and the same stylish flooring as the kitchen and bathroom..
Superbly situated for access to the city centre, hospitals, private schools and universities. Set back off Wilmslow Road, the 'knowledge corridor that runs between Manchester city centre and Manchester International Airport, this is a crescent shaped collection of apartment buildings, that boasts Grade II listing, retains many period features and enjoys 'blue plaque', heritage status, all arched around a communal garden that blends lawn gardens, patio areas and mature trees, that also flank the borders of the building and compliment a prime position opposite Platt Field Park, one of Manchester's largest, central public parks.
Lease Length & Start Date: 175 Years from September 2010.
Service Charge: £265 per month, including heating and hot water, buildings insurance, caretaker and maintenance of the communal gardens and communal corridors.
Management Company: Realty Management, 128 Wellington Rd North, Stockport, SK4 2LL. Tel: 0161 4747677, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering into a contract.
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