£110,000 Offers Over
12A, The Royal Lofts, Sowerby Bridge HX6 3BN
- Iconic Grade II Listed Flat Iron Building
- Ground Floor Apartment with Own Front Entrance
- Two Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms (One Ensuite)
- Attention - First Time Buyers
- Excellent Local Amenities and Shops
- Central Location
- Excellent Commuter Links
- Low Monthly Service Charge
An exciting opportunity to purchase urban living space in The Royal Lofts, a distinctive former hotel dating back to the mid-19th century. This iconic Flatiron Grade II listed building is extraordinary and offers the next new owner the chance to acquire a unique property. The building consists of 13 apartments extending across four floors. Only four apartments benefit from the distinctive U-shaped, bay front that's reminiscent of a ships bow. This two bedroom and two bathroom living accommodation may well be of interest to a variety of buyers such as the first time buyer, down sizer or landlord investor.
Since owning the property, the current owners have fully refurbished the interior transforming it into trendy living space to suit the modern buyer. The attention to detail is second to none and every aspect has been clearly well considered. The apartment is full of character and life that perfectly parallels the uniqueness of the building.
The apartment is just under 700 square feet of living space and benefits from having a separate entrance to the rest of the building with its own front door. Enter at street level into an entrance hall with useful cloak cupboard and ample space for storing outdoor clothing, shoes and household essentials.
Enter through into a triple aspect, open plan living space where the striking curved bay front and large period windows create a spectacular feature, flooding the space with natural light. This living space has an easy sense of flow between the kitchen, dining and lounge areas, lending itself perfectly for entertaining. Flooring is practical with low maintenance, walnut laminate floorboards. The kitchen space has black painted walls that cleverly zone the area without the need for enclosing walls. The fully equipped all black modern kitchen has matching matte black worktops and cabinetry that blend seamlessly together to create striking visual. A floor to ceiling pantry cupboard, deep drawers and cupboards provides ample storage space. A matte black composite sink and drainer with brass tap sit central to a large period sash window. There are spaces for a washing machine and fridge freezer. A freestanding gas cooker with double oven and extractor with black mosaic splash back takes care of cooking requirements. The spacious lounge area has plenty of space for a choice of furniture placements such as sofas, accent chairs and sideboards.
Moving through into the hallway, which continues the same walnut flooring and offers plenty of wall space for a gallery wall. The first of the well-proportioned bedrooms is off to the right of the entrance and features a large sash window with fitted wooden shutter and grey laminate flooring. Currently used as a children's room, this space would equally be adaptable as a home office. Electrical fittings for a wall mounted TV with HDMI, ethernet & aerials were installed in both bedrooms at the refurb stage. The adjacent shower room is complete with modern white 3-piece suite comprising of WC, vanity sink, mirrored cabinet, chrome towel radiator and hydro massage shower enclosure. Vinyl flooring runs underfoot.
The spacious main bedroom sits at the end of the hallway and is a cocoon of luxury and comfort. Colour drenched in a dark scheme with black wooden shutter and dark painted walls that encase the room, whilst complementing the checkerboard floor. The ensuite bathroom follows the monochromatic theme and is finished with matte black subway tiles set against black painted walls. The contrasting white 3-piece suite comprises WC, vanity sink, mirrored cabinet and bath with matte black hardware including a concealed pull-out shower. The wall sized window with white fitted blind offers an abundance of light to the space.
Throughout the apartment are large period sash windows that are fully double glazed and finished with either wooden shutters or fitted slatted blinds. The IDEAL combi boiler was newly fitted 3 years ago and has just had a full service, is hidden away in a kitchen cupboard and benefits from a Wi-Fi thermostat that can be programmed remotely. Heating is provided through modern radiators.
The location of this residence is in the heart of Sowerby Bridge, an increasingly popular location for professionals, due to the plethora of amenities, local businesses and restaurants that are positioned along the high street. The local swimming pool and gym, and train station with excellent commuter links, are only a few minutes' walk away, as well as frequent buses into Halifax town centre. There is literally all the amenities and services you could possibly need straight from the doorstep.
This unique apartment is offered to the market in excellent condition and with a low service charge of only £60 per month, which covers the cost of the building insurance. A viewing is highly recommended to full appreciate what is on offer, so to book a viewing appointment call our friendly team 24/7 and we can arrange your personal viewing appointment.
• Wooden shutters and blinds included.
• Fully double glazed windows.
• Gas central heating by combi boiler approx 3 years old and recent full service.
• Large useful storage cupboard.
• HDMI, Ethernet, Aerial cables fitted in both bedrooms.
• Council Tax: Band B
• Service Charge: £60 Per Month
• Service Included: 979 years remaining. £60 a month service charge which includes building insurance. With regards to parking; there is the option of free on street parking nearby, or the vendor advises that council permit parking is available for £59 per month, which allows parking in the convenient carpark at the side of the building.
1 - Entrance Hall
2.02m x 1.28m - 6'8" x 4'2"
2 - Hallway
5.73m x 1.35m - 18'10" x 4'5"
3 - Kitchen/Dining/Living Room
8.26m x 5.5m - 27'1" x 18'1"
4 - Bedroom 1
3.82m x 5.26m - 12'6" x 17'3"
5 - Bedroom 2
3.31m x 3.48m - 10'10" x 11'5"
6 - Shower Room
2m x 1.65m - 6'7" x 5'5"
7 - Ensuite Shower Room
2.06m x 2.29m - 6'9" x 7'6"
Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.
- Council Tax: Band B
- Ground Rent: £0.00 Every 12 Months
- Service Charge: £60.00 Per Month