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2 bedroom sheltered housing for sale

Forum Court, Lord Street, Southport

£170,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Very Sheltered Living Accommodation
  • Fifth Floor Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Duty Manager Always Present
  • Lounge & Separate Breakfast Kitchen
  • Separate Cloakroom/ Wc and Bathroom with Level Access Shower
  • Communal Gardens, Conservatory and Freshly Cooked Lunch Avaliable
  • Views Over Lord Street & Town Centre
  • Two Communal Courtyards & Parking
  • Purchaser Age Restriction of 60 Years
  • Ideal for Central Southport Amenities

Full description

A bright and sunny fifth floor retirement apartment, very conveniently situated for all of the Southport Town Center facilities with unrivaled views over historic Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. Internal inspection is recommended to appreciate this two bedroom apartment. The apartment is situated in 'Forum Court', 1 of only 31 Very Sheltered Housing developments in England and Wales and comprising of just 59 apartments. The facilities include; entry phone system, a house manager is on duty 24 hours a day, lounge, conservatory, dining room and guest suite. The property is installed with gas central heating and double glazing and very briefly includes; entrance hall with cloakroom and separate storage room, principal lounge overlooking Lord Street and Southport Town Centre. The breakfast kitchen includes a range of built in appliances and there are two bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes. There is also separate wet room and Wc. The development is set in landscaped gardens and has two central courtyard features which provide adequate parking for both owners and visitors cars.

Communal Entrance Hall - Entry phone system. House Managers Office. Communal Lounge, Conservatory and Dining Room. Stairs and two passenger lifts to fifth floor.

Fifth Floor -

Private Entrance Hall - Private entrance door with glazed and leaded insert, alarm pull cord and door to useful built in storage cupboard. Further door to walk in store measuring 6'6" x 3'7" with hanging space and shelving.

Principal Lounge - 4.50m x 4.34m (14'9" x 14'3") - Providing unrivaled views over Lord Street and Southport Town Centre via double glazed window to front. Alarm pull cord, coal effect fire to one wall with marble effect interior, hearth and fire surround. Door with glazed insert leads to....

Breakfast Kitchen - 2.62m x 3.38m (8'7" x 11'1") - Double glazed window overlooks Lord Street with an attractive range of built in base units concealing cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards, workings surfaces and single bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Partial wall tiling, wall mounted central heating boiler. Appliances include; fridge and freezer with further 'Neff' appliances comprising; electric oven and grill, four ring electric hob with extractor hood over and washing machine.

Bedroom 1 - 18'2" (5.54m) overall measurements to rear of wardrobes x 9'11" 3.02m)
Double glazed window, alarm pull cord and built in wardrobes to one wall with sliding vanity mirrored frontage.

Bedroom 2 - 3.86m x 2.67m (12'8" x 8'9") - Double glazed window with alarm pull cord.

Wet Room/Wc - 2.31m x 2.39m (7'7" x 7'10") - Low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin and mid way wall tiling, two alarm pull cords, walk in shower enclosure with glazed shower screen, Triton' electric shower.

Cloakroom/Wc - 2.16m x 1.19m (7'1" x 3'11") - Low level Wc, vanity wash hand basin with mid way wall tiling. Alarm pull cord.

Outside - Communal gardens, car parking.

Service Charge - We understand that 'Retirement Security Limited', supervises the day to day running of the development and that the current service charge is payable in the region of £515.56 per calendar month with separate payment of water rates at £17.15 payable (subject to formal verification).

Note - The concept of very sheltered housing is to enable retired people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes for as long as possible. All communal facilities and all the rooms in the flat are easily accessible to everybody including those using a wheelchair. Also the services are much greater than usual in sheltered housing, there is a team of Duty Managers, one of whom is always present on site. In addition, a team of house keeping assistants provide domestic assistance and 1 1/2 hours of domestic assistance is included in the service charge each week., Additional assistance is available. The facilities at the development include; lounge, conservatory and dining room. A double guest room with en- suite shower and bathroom is available at a charge £45 per night for one person or £55 per night for two people and includes a light breakfast. We understand the age restriction to be 60 years.

Transfer Fee - We confirm that there will be a Transfer Fee payable to RSL by the seller on completion of the sale of their property. We understand this fee to be levied on the gross value at 1% for the first year, 2% for the second and then 3% there after. (Subject to formal verification).

Tenure - Please note we have not verified the tenure of this property, please advise us if you require confirmation of the tenure.


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Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Southport (0.3 mi)
  • Birkdale (0.9 mi)
  • Meols Cop (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Chris Tinsley Estate Agents, Southport

12a Anchor Street, Southport, PR9 0UT

01704 633051 Local call rate

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Chris Tinsley Estate Agents, Southport

12a Anchor Street, Southport, PR9 0UT

01704 633051 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Southport (0.3 mi)
  • Birkdale (0.9 mi)
  • Meols Cop (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Chris Tinsley Estate Agents, Southport

12a Anchor Street, Southport, PR9 0UT

01704 633051 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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