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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Manor Road, Sidmouth

Under Offer £595,000

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A superb contemporary style penthouse apartment enjoying a westerly aspect and situated in a most convenient position to the west side of the town centre

Set within one of Sidmouth's most sought after residential areas, Fortfield Lawn is an imposing purpose built development situated within a short walk of Sidmouth town centre and the popular Regency Esplanade. This penthouse apartment enjoys a westerly aspect and enjoys lovely views towards Bulverton Hill. Apartment 9 is accessed via a superb atrium communal entrance, which has a modern staircase and passenger lift and to the southern end enjoys superb views over the Cricket Field and out to sea in a southerly direction. The accommodation is superbly presented throughout, and worthy of particular mention is the living room and kitchen area, with a vaulted ceiling at one end and French doors leading onto a west facing balcony. The kitchen is extensively fitted with modern high quality units and incorporates Corian worksurfaces and integrated appliances. The main living room shares the vaulted ceiling, with the second sitting room at high level and both areas enjoy views towards Muttersmoor. Originally constructed with three bedrooms, this apartment has been re-designed to incorporate a superb dressing room and study/guest bedroom using quality Strachan fitted furniture. The master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect, with a vaulted ceiling and French doors leading onto a large balcony, which is orientated to enjoy the afternoon and evening sunshine. There are French doors and Juliette balconies to the dressing room/bedroom three and bedroom two and there are also two en-suite shower rooms and a separate bathroom which are fitted with white suites and quality fittings. The apartment also benefits from having double glazing throughout and gas fired central heating is installed. The development is approached from Manor Road via a wide stone pavioured communal entrance driveway. There is a security gate to the undercover parking area and there are also visitor's parking spaces along with beautifully kept communal gardens. The town centre, which is within a short walk, offers an excellent range of amenities, as well as the Cottage Hospital, Health Centre, Library and indoor heated Swimming Pool. The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately seventeen miles distant, the nearest link with the M5 motorway being approximately twelve miles and Honiton, with its Railway to London Waterloo is approximately ten miles. Exeter Airport, with its national and international connections is approximately eight miles away.

From the Sidmouth office proceed up the High Street to the mini-roundabout, turning left into All Saints Road. Continue to the next mini-roundabout opposite the Woodlands Hotel and turn left. Continue through the pinch-point, along Station Road and proceed, passing Roselands on the left hand side and Seafield Road on the right hand side. Immediately after this turn right into Manor Road, pass the Manor Pavilion Theatre and the entrance to Fortfield Lawn will be found a little further along on the left hand side.

The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:

With security entry/video phone. Modern staircase and lift rise to the upper floors. APARTMENT 9Substantial front door to: ENTRANCE HALL Oak effect Karndean flooring and recessed ceiling lighting. Security alarm and entry phone system. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Walk in shelved storage cupboard. Airing cupboard with double doors, slatted shelving and MegaFlo factory fitted pressurised hot water cylinder, Ideal wall mounted gas fired boiler for providing central heating and hot water and RCD trip switches and consumer unit.

5.4m x 6.25m (17'9" x 20'6") Westerly aspect with a vaulted ceiling and stunning floor to ceiling windows and French doors opening onto a west facing BALCONY. TV point. BT point. Recessed downlighters. Useful storage cupboard. Oak effect Karndean flooring. Two radiators. Access to:

4.1m (average) x 4.45m (13'6" x 14'6") Beautifully fitted with an extensive range of cream fronted eye level and base cupboards and drawer units. Colour co-ordinated Corian worksurfaces with inset single bowl sink and waste disposal unit, mixer tap and filtered water tap. Tiled splashbacks. Excellent range of integrated appliances including a wide ceramic hob with stainless steel cooker hood over. Stainless steel cookers including a double oven and microwave. Fitted Miele washing machine and separate Miele tumble dryer. Gaggenau dishwasher. Integrated freezer and separate tall refrigerator with pull out larder rack to one side. Central island unit with natural oak block worksurface and cupboards below (this is on runners for manoeuvrability). Oak effect Karndean flooring. Radiator. From the living room a substantial oak staircase rises to a:

5.4m x 4.5m (17'9" x 14'9") Vaulted ceiling with two Velux roof windows. Two radiators. TV point. West aspect overlooking the living room and views towards Bulverton Hill.

4.05m x 3.45m + door recess (13'3" x 11'3") Dual aspect and enjoying a westerly aspect. Vaulted ceiling with triangular topped windows above French doors, which open onto a large balcony. Two wall light points. TV and BT points. Radiator. Storage cupboards. BALCONY 5.0m x 2.5m (16'6" x 8'3") External decking. Power point. Outside lighting. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising a Quadrant shower cubicle with control and rose over. Wash basin. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Half tiled walls. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Shaver point. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan. Access to the roof space. Heated towel rail/radiator. Remote control Velux window.DRESSING ROOM 5.55m x 3.7m (max) (18' x 12'3") (This room was originally the second bedroom and now has an archway access from the master bedroom). Exceptionally well fitted with four sets of double wardrobes with corner display shelving and overhead lighting. Radiator. Two wall light points. TV point. Glazed French doors and Juliette balcony.

4.2m x 2.9m + deep door recess (13'9" x 9'6") Beautifully fitted including a foldaway double bed concealed behind wardrobe doors. Additional triple wardrobe and study area with worksurface, drawers and shelving. Two wall light points. TV and BT points. Radiator. Triangular window above the French doors to a Juliette balcony. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM White suite comprising a Quadrant shower cubicle with control and rose over. Pedestal wash basin. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Remote control Velux roof window. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Recessed lighting. Towel rail/radiator.

Attractively fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin with mixer tap and low level WC with concealed cistern. Half tiled walls. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Heated towel rail/radiator. Vaulted ceiling with remote control Velux window. Recess lighting. Extractor fan.

The development is approached via a stone pavioured driveway with a turning area and visitor parking spaces. There is access to a secure undercover parking area, where there are TWO ALLOCATED PARKING SPACES (one being for a smaller car) conveyed with this apartment. Communal storage facilities. Attractive communal areas of garden which have been designed with an ease of maintenance in mind. Pedestrian access towards the Cricket Field and Fortfield Terrace, which gives a more direct route to the town.

The property is LEASEHOLD held on a 999 year lease from 2007. However, we understand that the freehold is vested within the Management Company, of which each apartment owner holds an equal share.

We understand that there is a half yearly maintenance charge of £1559.50 which covers the cost of the maintenance of the building, buildings insurance, cleaning and lighting of the communal areas, the gardens and water rates. The service charge information was correct as at 01.08.13. Service charge payments can be liable to alteration. You should, therefore, check the position before making a commitment to purchase.

Vacant possession on completion. OUTGOINGS We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band for this property is band G.

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10 August 2013


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