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Culliford Court, Culliford Road North, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1

Sold STC £200,000

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A two bedroom lower ground floor Retirement Apartment overlooking and with direct access to the landscaped private side gardens of Culliford Court, which is well situated for the town centre. EPC Band C

The Apartment is situated on the lower ground floor of this purpose built development overlooking and having direct access to the side communal gardens with all the principal rooms having easterly aspects. The elevations of the building are faced in mainly brick under tiled roofs, with upvc double glazed windows and in all Culliford Court comprises 45 apartments built by McCarthy & Stone. Served by lift, the lower ground floor apartment comprises a good sized Entrance Hall, Sitting/Dining Room with French casement style door to the garden, fitted Kitchen, Two Bedrooms and Shower Room with walk-in shower. For the use of the residents there is a well furnished Lounge, Laundry Room and a Guest Suite for visitors. The House Manager can be contacted from various points within the apartment and in the case of an emergency and for periods when the house manager is not available, there is a 24-hour response system. Culliford Court is exclusively for residents of over 55 years and provides a quality living environment with extensive well maintained communal grounds.

Local amenities are within walking distance where a wide range of facilities for education, entertainment, health and leisure can be found. Dorchester Town is most famous for being the County Town of Dorset and for being the birthplace of the famous poet and novelist Thomas Hardy in 1840. The life and works of Thomas Hardy form a strong part of the cultural background of Dorchester, which is recognised worldwide as the centre of attraction for students and followers of this great literary figure. The property has good access to Dorchester's surrounding countryside and the town also lies a short distance to the West of the Purbeck Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast is only a few miles away. Sport in the area includes golf at Came Down, Dorchester Cricket, Football and Rugby Clubs and Sailing in the Olympic waters of Portland and Weymouth. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol, cross channel services at Poole, an airport at Bournemouth and there is a very effective road network.

Culliford Court is set in landscaped grounds which are for the use of the residents and these are predominantly lawned with planting including mature trees. Apartment number 20 enjoys aspects over the communal garden with easterly aspects. There is residents' parking to the front of Culliford Court and arrangements for the rental of a parking space if available would be arranged with the House Manager.

Maintenance/Service Charge The annual service charge is £3,405.50
Ground Rent £460.00 per annum (these figures are for the financial year ending the 28 February 2016)
Tenure Leasehold interest of 125 years from 2006

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29 December 2016

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