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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Sycamore Lodge, Sevenoaks Road, Orpington


Property Description

Key features

  • G/Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Double Bedroom
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen With Appliances
  • Bathroom Room
  • Communal Lounge/Kitchen
  • Communal Laundry Facilities
  • Lift To All Floors
  • Guest Suite Available
  • Communal Gardens

Full description

This ground floor apartment is set within a modern sought-after retirement block, and is located on the favoured south side of Orpington, within a short level walk of the town centre. It is also close to local churches, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, bus routes, and the mainline station. The apartment is well presented and accommodation includes: a lounge opening onto a kitchen with built-in appliances, bedroom with built-in wardrobe, and bathroom. In addition, the communal areas are well maintained- there is a residents' lounge with kitchen area, as well as a laundry, south facing communal garden, residents' parking, and guest suite. A house manager is available on site on a part-time basis, and there is also a care-line pull chord system. Residents must be aged 55 years or over.

Communal Entrance - With entry phone system. Lift and staircase leading to all floors. Residents' Lounge opening directly onto the gardens and with kitchen area, laundry, guest suite (available by prior arrangement), and entrance to house manager's office. Entrance to:-

Hall - Night storage heater. Entryphone system. Emergency pull chord and intercom. Coving to ceiling. Walk-in storage cupboard with light, and housing meters. Additional cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Lounge - 13'4 x 9'8 (4.06m x 2.95m) - Double glazed window to front. Night storage heater. Wall light points. Emergency pull chord. Attractive marble effect fireplace with mantel over. Door to:-

Kitchen - 5'10 x 8'0 max (5'10 min) (1.78m x 2.44m max ( 1.7 - Fitted with a modern range of wall, base and drawer units and colour coordinated worktops. Partly tiled walls. Integrated four ring electric hob with extractor hood over and with electric oven under, built-in dishwasher and fridge. Inset stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit. Display cabinets. Extractor fan. Emergency pull chord. Wall mounted heater.

Bedroom - 8'9 x 8'6 max (2.67m x 2.59m max) - Double glazed front aspect window. Emergency pull chord. Night storage heater. Coving to ceiling. Mirrored double door built-in wardrobe.

Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising:- panel bath with separate shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, partly tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Emergency pull chord. Wall mounted heater. Extractor fan.

Residents' Parking - Non-allocated.

Communal Grounds - Including well maintained gardens to the rear of the block of apartments, backing approximately south.

Agents' Note: - We have been advised the lease length is approximately 73 years, and that the ground rent charge is £150 per annum. The service charge of approximately £3,542 per annum (from 1st April 2016) includes maintenance and cleaning of the communal areas, the gardens and carpark, and the service to Careline UK (when the house manager is not on duty). This information should all be verified by a purchaser and/or their Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts.

Residents must be aged 55 years or over.

Directions - From our offices adjacent to Tesco in Orpington, proceed to the War Memorial. Take the third exit, continuing along Sevenoaks Road. The main entrance to Sycamore Lodge is in The Avenue which is the second right hand turning.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with EDMUND ESTATE AGENTS (Orpington) by telephoning 01689 8921904, or emailing

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25 May 2016

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