Castle Court, River Park, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A unique opportunity to purchase the largest two bedroomed first floor apartment in this most sought after retirement development, located within easy walking distance of the High Street.

Covid-19 restrictions

We are now able to arrange viewings and valuations. Due to the pandemic, sensible precautions and conditions are now in place, to protect all parties. Before a viewing is arranged we would ask for any potential buyer to have seen the property externally(if possible), be familiar with the area and to have undertaken as much research as possible. Phone us and ask anything. Let us know your likes and dislikes and we will do our best to guide you. We do not want to place at risk our vendors or ourselves, to any unnecessary contact. Ideally viewers should be in a position to proceed and for this property to be what they are looking for, not simply to get an idea with a future view of possibly moving. If any person is 'at risk', had recent contact with anyone showing cold like symptoms, or in any way feels unwell, please inform us so a decision can be made. All viewings will be accompanied. Please wait away from the front door for us to arrive. Please bring hand sanitiser, if possible disposable gloves and face masks. We will open up and when ready ask you to step inside. We will all keep a 2 meter distance. If you wish to see inside a cupboard etc, ask us to open it. Do not touch anything. If you accidently touch anything please inform us so we can disinfect. Once the viewing has taken place please exit the property immediately. We would ask you to then phone us with questions and feedback. We look forward to seeing you.

The location

Castle Court is located a short level walk to Marlborough's bustling High Street, Waitrose and the main Doctors Surgery. With open countryside within minutes of the front door the development is regarded as the premier retirement location in Marlborough. The development benefits from the services of a House Manager, call monitoring service with alarm cords in every room and an intercom entry and alarm system. Of particular note are the mature gardens set on the banks of the river Kennet. There is a laundry room and communal sitting room. An en suite guest room is available for overnight guests by arrangement with the House Manager.

The apartment

We walk through the front door into the hall, first door left into the refitted shower room with walk in shower, seat and hand rails. Toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Back into the hall and left into the dining room, double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and beyond, built in airing cupboard and doorway left into the kitchen. Slightly dated but serviceable, good range of wall and base units, worksurfaces with inset sink. Space for cooker with extractor over, plumbing for dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. Back into the hall and next left into the second bedroom, a double, again overlooking the gardens with a good sized built in wardrobe.


Next into the sitting room, with all the usual TV and telephone connections, with wide windows to the rear. Archway into a study or library with built in storage cupboard. This was the original kitchen and still has the plumbing connections available if required. Next into the second hall with door to the communal hall, built in airing cupboard and large walk in storage cupboard. Left into the main bedroom, again a double with window to the rear and large built in wardrobe. Finally into the bathroom with raised WC, wash basin with mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and heated towel rail.

Outside and parking

Castle Court is set in mature gardens overlooking the river Kennet. They enjoy a south and westerly aspect with numerous mature trees, large lawned areas, garden lighting and pleasant patios.

To the front and side of the building are numerous parking spaces which are not allocated and taken on a first come first serve basis

If you have any questions about this property, please call our Marlborough office 01672 512299 or email

Services, tenure and local authority

A letter from your GP confirming that you are capable of independent living will be required during the purchase process which should be sent to your solicitor for him/her to deal with.

The property is Leasehold. Remainder of lease is 62 years. The lease can be extended, we are informed that a charge of £10,000 per one bed apartment is applicable(Subject to confirmation by the management company).

The management charge is £179 pcm, per apartment so £358 per month this includes water rates and buildings insurance.

The Managing Agents are Grange Management (Southern) Ltd.

Manager 01672 515779. POSTCODE: SN8 1XG.

Mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).

Wiltshire Council. Trowbridge, Wiltshire. BA14 8JN. 0300 456 0100. Council Tax Band C £1422.77 per apartment

These particulars, including any plan, are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract, all descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but do not amount to a representation or warranty. They should not be relied upon as statements of fact and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Neither we nor the seller accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused. Neither the partners or any employees of the company have any authority to make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property, any plan is for layout guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes and compass bearings are approximate and you should not rely upon them without checking first. Please discuss with us any aspects, which are particularly important to you before travelling to view the property.

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