2 Bed Apartment For Sale

Masefield Gardens, Crowthorne - £190,000

A well presented First Floor flat in a well managed development adjoining the grounds of the internationally renowned Wellington College.

Walking distance of the village High Street and Edgbarrow Secondary School.

2 Bedrooms, bathroom, lounge/dining room, kitchen.

Entry phone system from Ground Floor front door, good on-site parking

Lease: 99 years from 24 December 1996.

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION (unless previously sold)

on Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 2:30 pm

at Coppid Beech Hotel, John Nike Way, Bracknell, RG12 8TF

The Solicitors:  CJ Giles, Star Legal Services, Evolution House, 53 – 59 Peach Street, Wokingham RG40 1XP

Telephone: 0118 9781017      Email: Charles.Giles@star-legal.co.uk






63 Masefield Gardens, Crowthorne RG45 7QS

DESCRIPTION/LOCATION:  The property forms part of an exclusive development including semi detached and terraced houses and some flats, on the edge of Crowthorne and approached via Byron Drive which is one of the main accesses to Wellington College.  In a building of 9 flats, with 3 each on the Ground Floor, First Floor and Second Floor and generally well presented.  It is considered suitable for owner occupation or as an investment.

Crowthorne is conveniently situated within the Reading – Bracknell – Camberley triange.  Three important and strategic employment locations.  Crowthorne railway station is on the Reading to Guildford/Gatwick line with connections to London, Waterloo.  The M3 is available just to the south of Frimley and the M4 to the north on the outskirts of Wokingham.


ACCOMMODATION: The accommodation briefly comprises:

On the Ground Floor

Communal entrance hall with entry phone system

On the First Floor

Bedroom 1 11’4ft x 9ft with electric heater, Bedroom 2 10’5ft x 7ft with electric heater,bathroomwith panelled enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, lounge/dining room 12ft extending to 14’4ft x 14ft with electric heater and Juliet balcony. Kitchen 9’2ft x 8ft max with stainless steel sink unit, wall mounted and floor units, electric oven and hob, space for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.  Entrance hall with private front door and storage cupboard.


Resident’s parking, Resident’s bicycle store

Communal gardens

The communal gardens are undoubtedly an important feature of the property and continue to be well maintained.

Tenure: Leasehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase. The property is held on a lease for a term of 99 years from 24 December 1996.

Ground Rent: Currently £110 per annum increasing at each 33 year anniversary to a maximum of £330 per annum.

Maintenance Charge / Service Charge:  This is currently understood to be about £125 per calendar month – further details will in due course be available from the Management Company.

EPC Assessment: C73 – date of assessment 15th August 2018

Council Tax: Band: Band C

Services: Mains, water, electricity and drainage are connected. 

Directions: Leave the centre of Crowthorne and head south via the High Street into Sandhurst Road.  After passing the traffic lights at the junction with Pinehill Road, take the next turning on the right into Byron Drive.  Masefield Gardens will then be found on the left hand side – the property is close to the end of the cul de sac.

Viewing: We shall be pleased to show prospective purchasers around the property by prior appointment.  To make an appointment, kindly contact Sarah Watson at our offices on 0118 936 2817.

The Conditions of Sale: are included in the Legal and Information Pack available from the Auctioneers prior to the Auction Sale and online at www.martinpole.co.uk.  A copy of the Conditions of Sale will be attached to these Particulars to form part of the Contract.

* Property Auctioneers are required by the ASA to explain to prospective buyers the definitions of Price Guide and Reserve.  The Reserve is the minimum price set by the seller at which the auctioneer can sell the property.  The reserve can be set and agreed at any point up to the start of the auction or indeed can be changed during the auction.  The reserve can be lower than the guide price, the same as the guide price or up to 10% above the guide price.  In accordance with ASA guidelines the guide price can be changed at any time up to and including the day of the auction sale.  If the guide price is changed we will endeavour to advertise the new guide price at the earliest opportunity.  A list of final guide prices will be published in the auction room immediately prior to the sale.  This may be the first opportunity to publish changes.


Identification of the Buyer

To accord with the Money Laundering Regulations 2003 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002:

No later than the date of the auction when the Memorandum of Agreement of the sale and purchase is to be signed we are required to see and keep copies of documentary evidence of the Buyer's identity and address.  If you intend to bid please contact us for further information of the documents required to be produced (full details of which are also given in the Information Pack available for intending Buyers) or if you prefer to register beforehand.

Buyer’s Fee

A charge of £500 (plus VAT), payable only by the successful Buyer, will be due to the Auctioneers, Martin & Pole, upon signature of the Memorandum of Agreement of the sale and purchase.  An appropriate VAT receipted invoice will be issued immediately after the day of the auction sale

Signing the Memorandum, Payment of the Deposit and Buyer’s Fee

The Buyer(s) will be required to sign Memorandum of Agreement attached to these Particulars, to pay the Deposit and Buyer’s Fee immediately after the fall of the hammer.  Payment of the deposit will only be accepted if made by cheque or bankers draft drawn on the account of the named Buyer and drawn on a UK clearing bank.

Property Details

We have endeavoured diligently to ensure the details of this property are accurate. We have not tested the services, appliances or fittings (if any) referred to in the details.

We recommend that each of the statements is verified and the condition of the property and of the services, appliances and fittings (if any) is investigated by you or your advisers before you finalise your offer to purchase, bid for the property or enter into a contractual commitment.


The property is sold with all faults and defects whether of condition or otherwise and neither the Seller nor the Agents of the Seller are responsible for any faults or defects or for any statements contained in the Particulars of the property prepared by the Agents.

The Buyer hereby acknowledges that he has not entered into this Contract in reliance on any of the said statements and he has satisfied himself as to the correctness of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the Seller or the said Agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


Martin & Pole Estate Agents

To discuss this property please call us on

0118 978 0777

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