Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Selling like Hot Cakes Gives Residents the Best

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Selling like Hot Cakes Gives Residents the Best

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YOU need to move quickly to snap up a home in one of Middlesbrough's most sought after locations.

Just two apartments remain for sale in the converted Kirby College building at the Old College development.

The one-bedroom apartment is priced at pounds 99,950 with a luxurious two-bedroom property also available at pounds 203,500. The Old College, in Linthorpe, has been created specifically for the over-55s and offers spacious one and two-bedroom apartments. A number of two or three-bedroom cottages have also been created in the grounds of the former college. Just one of these properties remains for sale at pounds 174,950. The mix of historic and contemporary styling gives residents the best of both worlds - the charm and character of an Edwardian building with the style and comfort of a modern apartment. And what better recommendation could you get than one from those already living at the luxury development? They are in no doubt that they made the right choice for their new homes.

Residents Keith and Sheila Mitchinson said: "We absolutely love living in such a landmark building.

"The space, the light and the building's chandeliers all create that 'wow' factor and the developers, Green Lane Capital, have been great."

Another resident, Mike Kay Evans, added: "I'd been looking to move for some time. When I found The Old College I thought: Yes - this is it.

"This building gives me doorstep access to great facilities like shops, banks, a barber's and even a theatre. It's great."

The Edwardian building now encompasses one and two-bedroom apartments which make the most of the existing architectural features, such as the high ceilings and large windows to give a sense of space and light. All of the properties are generously sized and boast high quality fixtures and fittings throughout. …

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