Flat for sale in Merchant Place, Bedford MK40

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Property features

  • Shared Ownership Price Starting From £60,000
  • Brand New Second Floor Apartment
  • Central Riverside Development
  • Neighbouring A Variety Of Leisure Facilities

Property description

*shared ownership* A brand new, highly specified second floor apartment offered to the market on the affordable shared ownership scheme (with shares starting from 40% of the full advertised property value).
The spacious accommodation is set within a secure building accessed via a video intercom system, briefly comprising; entrance hall, open-plan living, a spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a modern bathroom.

Merchant Place is located on the north bank of the River Great Ouse at the centre of a hustling new development which includes a seven-screen cinema and a variety of restaurants. This apartment building is finished to a high standard with a bike store and communal Sky dish and is situated in the heart of Bedford's town centre and just a short walk from the train station.

Communal Entrance

The secured communal entrance is located within a pedestrianised courtyard which leads to a secured bike store and has stairs rising to a landing which has a designated storage cupboard next to the private front door.

Entrance Hall

The entrance hall has a video intercom system and provides access to the open-plan living area, bedroom and bathroom as well as two fitted storage cupboards.

Open Plan Living

16'00" (max) x 14'11" (max)
The kitchen is tastefully fitted with tiled splash-backs and a range of wall and base units and integrated appliances including; an electric fan assisted oven, gas hobs with extractor over, full height fridge/freezer as well as a washer/drier and a one and a half sink and drainer.

The living area is carpeted and has two full height double glazed windows overlooking the square.


12'02" (max) x 10'06" (max)
A spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, double glazed window and a double glazed door opening onto a generously proportioned private balcony.


A notably spacious bathroom with a fitted storage cupboard, heated towel rail and an obscured double glazed window. The bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising; panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen, W.C and wash-hand basin with tiled splash-back.

Lease Information

9 Merchant Place lease information:

The property is being offered on the shared ownership scheme, with the share option starting at 40% of the property value (£60,000).

At a 40% share, there would be a rental payment of £206.25 per month in addition to the mortgage repayments.

There is a service charge of £136 per month for each individual apartment in this block.

The term of the lease is approximately 125 years.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Nearby transport

  • Bedford St Johns (0.4 miles)
  • Bedford (0.5 miles)
  • Kempston Hardwick (3.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (18.5 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (34.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (45.5 miles)
  • Kew Pier (45.6 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (45.8 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (45.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Priory Lower School (0.3 miles)
  • Polam School (0.5 miles)
  • Livingstone Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Bedford College (0.1 miles)
  • St Thomas More Catholic School (1.8 miles)
  • Wootton Upper School (4.1 miles)
  • Bedford Free School (0.2 miles)
  • Bedford Girls' School (0.4 miles)
  • Bedford School (0.5 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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Purplebricks, Head Office, B90 on +44 121 721 9601 * (local rate)

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