River Park, Marlborough SN8

River Park, Marlborough SN8

2 Bedroom | Leasehold

Asking price £225,000
Police Station 0.3 miles
Del 0.3 miles
Lloyds Bank 0.3 miles



Castle Court is conveniently located close to the centre of Marlborough, a thriving and expanding market town. Marlborough attracts many national retailers including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets and popular restaurants such as Pizza Express and Ask. Additionally, Marlborough benefits from numerous cafes, public houses and excellent independent shops and restaurants. The town’s leisure centre, 18-hole golf course, tennis club and bowls club provide excellent local sporting facilities and a new independent cinema has recently opened. The town is within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by the attractive countryside of the Marlborough Downs, Pewsey Vale and Kennet Valley with sites of historic interest nearby such as Avebury, Silbury Hill and the Savernake Forest. It is well placed for other larger centres including Swindon, Bath, Hungerford and Newbury. Intercity (Paddington) rail links are easily accessible at Swindon, Pewsey and Great Bedwyn, with junction 15 of the M4 motorway approximately 10 miles away. Local bus services run regularly from Marlborough to Swindon, Hungerford, Salisbury and Bath providing easy access to the surrounding area.


Designed to allow residents to retain their independence and privacy whilst ensuring security and peace of mind, Castle Court is a purpose-built development for those aged 60 and above. The fully serviced building is owned by Grange Management (Southern) Ltd and is closely situated to Marlborough’s High Street, medical practice and Priory Park.

There are 48 apartments in total arranged over three floors, built on grounds originally belonging to Marlborough College. In addition, there is a guest bedroom and bathroom on the third floor which can be booked, by arrangement, for visitors. Communal areas include a sizeable residents’ lounge and conservatory for activities and socialising and there is a well-equipped shared laundry room. Each apartment has use of the delightfully landscaped gardens along the banks of the River Kennet and one car parking space. There is a shared area for visitor parking.

22 Castle Court is a light, well presented two-bedroom apartment situated on the first floor and accessible either by lift or stairs. There is an entrance hall with two useful storage cupboards, a large sitting/dining room with views of St. Peter’s Church and Marlborough College grounds to the west. The newly installed kitchen has a range of wall and base units and built-in appliances. The main double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and there is a good-sized second bedroom, both of which are serviced by a well-appointed shower room.

TENURE Leasehold. There is a service charge payable which includes a day manager, water, sewage, alarm monitoring and telephone system, cleaning, heating, lighting, outside window cleaning on all communal areas, gardening, bins and maintenance of the communal areas including lifts, alarm systems and general administration costs.

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