Stroud

£145,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
Applewood in Stroud was created in 2014 and shows the evolution of the site from a former hospital to a community of 78 new homes.

Applewood, which was built by Haboakus, the joint venture between GreenSquare and Kevin McCloud's company HAB, comprises: 21 four-bedroom houses, 29 three-bedroom houses, 14 two-bedroom houses, 8 two-bedroom apartments and 6 one-bedroom apartments. Built on the site of the former Cashes Green Hospital, the development incorporates some of the original buildings including the lodge, gate house and former nurse's home.

The book 'The Art of Applewood: from Hospital to Homes' has been put together by local photographer, Ruth Davey, and artist, Lis Parker. Over 120 full colour pages, and through more than 100 photographs taken over three and a half years, the book tells the story of how the designers, architects, government, housing association and builders collaborated with the local community and gave new life to the rich ecology of the site.

This development offers a great community spirit, with sympathetic planting surrounding the development and the communal grounds of the apartments. A communal secure entrance with stairs leading to the second floor. Internally, entrance hall, three piece spacious bathroom suite. Double bedroom with built in wardrobes and storage space, a fantastic view to Selsley. A sitting room open living space with dining area and fitted kitchen with fantastic views to Westrip and Randwick woods. You also enjoy views across the development from this light airy space which provides a wealth of space and storage. Allocated parking to the front for one car.

A 125 year lease from 2014 costs include building insurance, electric to communal area and all gardens maintained. The internal communal area is cleaned weekly. A gardener is employed to maintain the gardens. There are also allotments on the site. You can apply to the Cainscross Parish Council to put your name on a waiting list. Within Applewood development the community have a Facebook page, there are organised seasonal events. We believed there is a covenant set out by Pinnacle Property Management states no caravans or boats in the parking spaces. The freehold is owned by GreenSquare and the management company have in excess of £20,000 in the sinking fund for any works required.

AMENITIES Cashes Green is a popular residential area a couple of miles West of Stroud. There is an excellent school on the doorstep and countryside walks just up the road. This property is a short drive from Stroud town centre with all of its amenities. These include supermarkets, local speciality stores, a hospital, state and private schools and award winning weekly farmers market. There is also a main line railway station with a direct (Paddington) service. Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Bristol are all within approximately 30 miles proximity.

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Perry Bishop & Chambers - Stroud

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