For Sale £167,500 - Flat
If you’re over 55, feel you’d like the comfort of living somewhere where all the residents are of a similar age, but you want to keep your independence, then this one-bedroom apartment could be for you.
Cosy and sunny, with a south-facing living room and double bedroom, a larger than average custom-fitted kitchen (which has an opening window) and a bathroom, this lower ground floor apartment will appeal to those over-55s who still relish independent living. The flat is very nicely presented and has access to a courtyard (although technically this space is communal, there’s very little reason why anyone else would want to frequent it), The development includes a residents’ lounge with stunning views, a laundry room, a guest suite, an estate manager, a 24-hour emergency call system, attractive gardens and a parking area.
Front door with spyhole from communal hallway; coat rack; door into…
Built-in closet; entryphone.
Living Room w: 5.41m x l: 2.69m (w: 17′ 9″ x l: 8′ 10″)
South-facing sash window to front; alcove with fitted stove-style electric fire; TV pt; coving; double radiator; glazed door into…
Kitchen w: 4.09m x l: 2.79m (w: 13′ 5″ x l: 9′ 2″)
Frosted window to side; range of fitted base and wall units, in cream, including glazed cabinets, drawers and timber-effect worktops; tiled splashbacks; inset 1½- bowl single-drainer
stainless steel sink; built-in Hotpoint ceramic hob in arched alcove; built-in John Lewis electric oven; plumbing and space for slimline dishwasher; partly panelled walls; radiator.
Bedroom w: 3.66m x l: 2.49m (w: 12′ x l: 8′ 2″)
Sash window to front; built-in cupboard; emergency call system; double radiator.
Bathroom w: 1.98m x l: 1.52m (w: 6′ 6″ x l: 5′ )
White w.c., pedestal wash basin and panelled bath, with Mira Sport shower; half-tiled walls; built-in airing cupboard with louvre door; wall mirror and glass shelf; extractor fan; towel rail radiator.
Not actually private to the flat but certainly feels like it; lockable door to front provides separate access to this flat.
The development has a lift to all floors, a guest suite, a very elegant residents’ lounge (with delightful south-facing views across Bristol), a laundry room (no extra charge for its use), a 24-hour emergency call system and a visiting estate manager. The residents can, and do, form social groups (music, scrabble, cards etc) for those who are interested, but those who want to lead an entirely independent life are free to do so.
There is a lovely communal garden to the rear of the building and an adjoining tarmac parking area, which is accessed via Oxford Place, a little turning off neighbouring Princess Victoria Street.
Leasehold (unexpired portion of 999-year lease dated 1978).
Currently around £315 per month, which sum includes payment towards general repairs and maintenance of the building and its communal areas, including the loft, stairwells, gardens and parking area; central heating and hot water; buildings insurance; visiting estate manager; laundry room; 24-hour emergency call system.
The lease contains specific arrangements for the re-sale of apartments. Re-sales are conducted on the seller’s behalf by the freeholder, Retirement Properties Limited. The arrangements for the fees and costs which apply to this process have been amended by voluntary agreement with the Competiton and Markets Authority. The sellers will be responsible for the fees of estate agents, solicitors and any other costs such as for an EPC, and in addition a fee, calculated at 4% of the lower of the sale price or the seller’s original purchase price, is payable to the freeholder.
Council Tax Band
Band A (£1,442.43 per annum 2021/22)
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