Drings Close, Over, CB24
Part Buy, Part Rent £140,000

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Forming part of a retirement development, this chain-free, two-bedroom ground-floor apartment is available to over 60's. The leasehold property is sold at 75%, with a 25% share retained by South Cambs DC.

A chain-free, two-bedroom ground-floor retirement apartment that forms part of a semi-independent living residents community. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with a linen cupboard and a second built-in cupboard. There are two double bedrooms and a modern fitted kitchen with built-in oven and hob, integrated fridge and freezer, with space for a washing machine. Open plan to the sitting room, with space for a dining table and views and access to the garden. The modern fitted wet room includes a seated shower facility.

The secure housing includes use of communal areas of the premises, a warden (not resident on site) and an emergency call facility in the flat. The current service charge is £173 per month, which covers staff, buildings insurance, alarms, ground rent, laundry facilities and utilities for communal areas, as well as repairs and maintenance of the building, communal areas and grounds.

The popular village of Over lies approximately 10 miles (16.09 kilometres) northwest of the university city of Cambridge, providing easy access to A1 and M11. The nearest stop for the Guided Busway is just a mile away in neighbouring Swavesey; this is a direct route west to the market town of St Ives and south to the city of Cambridge, stopping at the Science Park, Train Station and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Parallel to the Busway is a cycle path which is also popular for runners and walkers.

The community centre, located next to a sports field and children's play area holds many events such as weddings, parties and sports matches. The village green is the perfect place to watch a cricket match, walk the dog or play football.

There are two preschools, a successful primary school and Over is within the catchment for Swavesey Village College, which was rated as outstanding by Ofsted following their most recent inspection.

Along the High Street is a convenience store, village garage, a pub and hairdressers. A butcher, bakery, farm shop and Co-operative are located in the neighbouring village of Willingham, as well as Willingham Auction House with its tea rooms and popular eatery. Wonderful walks can be enjoyed in the outlining countryside including orchards which are open to the public, the picturesque fen or along Chain Road to the River Ouse. A short walk to the RSPB Ouse Fen Nature Reserve for bird watching just north of the village with parking and access to the river.



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