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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Temple Gardens, Sidmouth

Sold STC £72,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Balcony Entrance
  • Hallway
  • Living/Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Residents parking
  • Communal gardens
  • Energy Rating C

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


This fabulous retirement apartment was purchased from new by the present owner in 1988 and has been impeccably maintained throughout. It occupies a quiet position within the development, with north and south facing elevations, enjoying views in all directions over the communal gardens and to the distant hills.

Temple Gardens is conveniently located in Temple Street approximately 10 minutes level walk from Sidmouth town centre. These purpose built apartments have the benefit of a spacious residents lounge with kitchen facilities. The flats are situated amongst attractive gardens and there is parking on site. The property is ideally located near to local shops including Spar.

Temple Gardens is a retirement development designed for residents over the age of 60 years, with splendid communal lounge facilities and a guest suite. There is a laundry room, communal gardens and a 24 Hour Emergency Care Line system active when the house manager is off duty.


Hallway: Part glazed front door. Cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder. Further storage cupboard with wall mounted electric heater. Modern consumer trip switches. Night storage heater. Wall mounted alarm intercom.

Living/Dining Room: 4.03m (13'3) x 3.07m (10'1) Remote operated electric fire set in feature surround and hearth. TV point. Telephone point. Night storage heater. Wooden framed double glazed window with views to the south over the communal gardens.

Kitchen: 2.8m (9'2) x 2.21m (7'3) Range of wooden fronted base and eye level storage units with roll-edge worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Wall mounted Dimplex heater. Candy under counter fridge. Hoover Performa automatic washing machine. Brand new Hotpoint electric double oven and grill with four ring ceramic hob. Emergency pull cord. North facing double glazed window.

Double Bedroom: 3.22m (10'7) x 2.87m (9'5) Good range of fitted wardrobe storage. Emergency pull cord. Double glazed window facing south. Night storage heater.

Bathroom: Matching suite including panelled bath with Triton T100 XR electric shower and folding glazed screen. Low level wc. Wash basin set in vanity unit. North facing obscure glazed window. Wall mounted electric heater. Extractor.

Outside: There are attractive well landscaped gardens which are fully maintained by the management and are available for the use of the residents. On arrival at Temple Gardens it will be noted that there is parking for residents and visitors. Temple Gardens also has the benefit of a large residents' lounge with kitchen facilities, a lift to the upper floor and a laundry room.

Tenure: Leasehold, held on a 125 year lease from 1987.

Maintenance: Presently set at �591.27 per quarter to include building maintenance, gardening and upkeep of all common areas including the passenger lift. This figure also includes buildings insurance.

Ground Rent: �10 per annum

Details for property ID 2966 supplied to Rightmove on 13/10/16 at 9:15 am

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2016

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