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DON'T PAY THOUSANDS MORE FOR A GROUND FLOOR FLAT WHEN THESE HAVE A SUPERB LIFT SERVICE! A SIMPLY LOVELY FIRST FLOOR ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH AN AIRY CONTEMPORARY FEEL! CHOICE POSITION IN THE BUILDING WITH OUTLOOKS OVER PRETTY, LANDSCAPED COMMUNAL GARDENS! PART TIME HOUSE MANAGER DURING OFFICE HOURS AND 24 HOUR CARELINE EMERGENCY CALL SYSTEM! FANTASTIC COMPLEX WITH LARGE COMMUNAL COMMON ROOM, LAUNDRY, KITCHENETTE, GUEST SUITE AND SOME ON SITE PARKING AVAILABLE TO! AGE RESTRICTED FOR PEOPLE OVER THE AGE OF 60 YEARS! ONLY A HALF MILE SHORT LEVEL WALK TO SHERBORNE TOWN CENTRE AND MAINLINE RAILWAY STATION TO LONDON WATERLOO! The accommodation comprises entrance greeting hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, double bedroom with fitted wardrobe cupboard space and bathroom. The property boasts electric heating and double glazing. It is only a short walk to the mainline railway station making London Waterloo directly in just over two hours. The coveted out-and-about culture of Cheap Street is nearby with artisan bakeries, boutique shops, restaurants and cafes . Sherborne boasts world famous boarding schools, stunning historic architecture and centre with the breath-taking Abbey and Alms Houses. Service Charge applies and includes:
Cleaning of communal windows
Water rates for communal areas and apartments
Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
24-hour emergency call system
Upkeep of gardens and grounds
Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. The service charge for 2018/2019 was £1777.02 (inclusive of buildings insurance). Ground rent was £425.
Leasehold - Lease 125 Years from June 2011
Ground Rent £425 per annum
Council tax band B - £1356.11 for tax year 2018/2019. This is with the 25% discount for single person occupancy.
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Secure communal entrance hall. Lift rises to the first floor. Hardwood private front door leads to entrance reception hall.
ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL - 7'1 maximum x 7'7
A useful greeting area provides a heart to the home. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Intercom system and emergency Careline. Hardwood contemporary door leads to large walk-in store cupboard.
STORE CUPBOARD - 6'8 x 3'3
This cupboard has light and power connected and houses a brand new Joule pressurised hot water cylinder and immersion heater system. Wall mounted shelving.
Contemporary hardwood door leads from hall to sitting room.
SITTING ROOM - 19' maximum x 10'10 maximum
A generous reception area with period style feature fireplace focal point and electric fire. White finish double glazed window overlooks pleasant communal gardens. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Wall-mounted electric heater. TV point. Telephone point. Contemporary hardwood glazed door leads from the sitting room to kitchen.
KITCHEN - 7'1 maximum x 7'4 maximum
A beautifully presented kitchen with a range of oak effect contemporary modern kitchen units comprising stone effect laminate work surface with tiled surrounds. Inset stainless steel sink bowl and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Inset electric hob. A range of drawers and cupboards under. Integrated fridge and separate integrated freezer. Built in electric oven. A range of matching wall mounted cupboards with under unit lighting. Wall mounted stainless steel cooker hood extractor fan. Fitted wine rack. Double glazed window to the rear overlooking the communal gardens. Ceramic tiled floor. Moulded skirting boards and architraves. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM - 13'8 maximum x 9'2 maximum
A generous double bedroom. Double glazed window to the rear overlooking pleasant communal gardens. Wall mounted electric heater. Telephone point. Full height mirrored sliding doors lead to fitted wardrobe cupboard space. TV point.
A white modern suite comprising low-level WC, panel bath with glazed shower screen. Wall mounted mains shower over. Ceramic wash basin. Wooden wash stand with cupboard under. Ceramic tiled floor and walls. Shaver light and point. Wall mounted electric heater. Extractor fan. Wall mounted chrome towel rail.
This property enjoys pleasant communal gardens and seating areas. Outlook across to local cemetery grounds. This exclusive retirement complex offers communal facilities for residents including large, communal sitting room, kitchenette, guest suite, laundry and on-site warden plus 24/7 Careline emergency system. Some parking for residents is available via the house manager on a first come first served basis.