1 bedroom retirement property for saleChristchurch Road, Ringwood
GROUND FLOOR ONE BEDROOM HOUSE MANAGED APARTMENT, LOCATED IN THE HEART OF RINGWOOD TOWN CENTRE. MODERNISED BY THE CURRENT OWNER WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS. NO FORWARD CHAIN.
* COMMUNAL ENTRANCE * PERSONAL RECEPTION HALL * LIVING ROOM * MODERN KITCHEN * DOUBLE BEDROOM WITH BUILT-IN DOUBLE WARDROBE * MODERN SHOWER/CLOAKROOM * UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING * UPDATED ELECTRIC STORAGE HEATING * CARE-LINE * CAR PARKING AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTS * COMMUNAL GARDENS * COMMUNAL LOUNGE AND SUN ROOM *
DESCRIPTION AND CONSTRUCTION: "Cottage Mews" was originally constructed by Anglia Secure Homes, in 1990 and comprises 26 flats with a House Manager available on a number of mornings during the week. The apartment is centrally located within level walking distance of Ringwood High Street, which offers comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities. Grayfriars Community Centre is within easy walking distance in addition to Ringwood Library.
DIRECTIONAL NOTE: From Fridays Cross, in the centre of Ringwood, proceed along Christchurch Road, whereupon Cottage Mews will be located on the left hand side, opposite Keystone Garage and Ringwood Conservative Club.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:
PERSONAL FRONT DOOR WITH INSET SPY HOLE GIVING ACCESS TO:
PERSONAL RECEPTION HALL: Ceiling light point. Mains connected smoke alarm, Dimplex electric night storage heater. Wall mounted telephone intercom for communal entry system. Emergency pull cord. Full height door access to airing cupboard, housing factory sealed hot water cylinder with slatted shelving above, water tank and consumer unit fuse box panel.
FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:
LIVING ROOM: 18'7" (5.66m) into door recess narrowing to an average of 16'5" (5m) x 10'7" (3.23m). UPVC double glazed window to the South-South-Westerly elevation. Two ceiling light points. Emergency pull cord. Focal point fireplace surround with coal effect electric fireplace set upon marble hearth with marble effect surround. Television and telephone points. Modern Quantum Dimplex electric heater unit.
FROM THE LIVING ROOM, TWIN MULTI-PANEL GLAZED DOORS GIVING ACCESS TO:
MODERN KITCHEN: 7'9" x 6'11" (2.36m x 2.11m). Comprising single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold monoblock mixer tap, set into a marble effect roll top work surface, extending on two walls with part tiled detail to the rear. Range of base storage cupboards and drawers beneath the work surface. Recess and plumbing for automatic washing machine. To one end of the work surface double oven and grill with additional storage cupboards above and beneath. Inset into the work surface Hotpoint ceramic four ring hob with Hotpoint canopy fan and light above. Matching range of wall mounted units with down lighting beneath. Recesses for microwave and fridge/freezer. Additional laminate roll top work surface with further base storage cupboard beneath and shelving above. To the rear of this area of work surface tiled detail to match. Ceiling light point.
FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:
BEDROOM: 13'10" (4.22m) into door recess, narrowing to an average of 13'6" x 9'7" (4.11m x 2.92m). Upvc double glazed window to the front, South-South-Westerly elevation. Emergency pull cord. Ceiling light point. Modern wall mounted electric heater unit. Television and telephone points. Part mirror fronted twin Bifold doors to built-in double wardrobes with hanging and shelving.
FROM THE RECEPTION HALL, DOOR TO:
MODERN SHOWER CLOAKROOM: 7'1" x 6'2" (2.16m x 1.88m). Fully tiled walls to three walls, marble affect finish to one additional wall. Non slip floor. Glazed sliding door access with matching side screens giving access to larger than average shower cubicle with fold down seat and wall mounted hand bracket. Fitted Roper Rhodes shower fitment with hand held shower attachment and overhead Rain Forest shower head. Combined low flush w.c. Wash hand basin with hot and cold taps and twin door vanity storage cupboard beneath. Shaver point. Two wall light points. Additional ceiling light point. Electric heated towel rail. Wall mounted Dimplex electric heater. Ceiling mounted Silavent extractor fan. Emergency pull cord.
COMMUNAL FACILITIES: The property enjoys the benefit of communal gardens in addition to the opportunity of utilising the residence lounge and adjacent conservatory/garden room. There is also the facility for use of guest room, which may require additional payment plus car parking is available for residents by arrangement.
SERVICES: Electricity, mains water, mains drainage.
SERVICE CHARGE: £2105.03 per annum which can be paid by monthly instalments, paid to Firstport. GROUND RENT: £98.91 per annum, paid six monthly, to Estates & Managements Ltd (0208 371 2800). Age restriction with single occupancy 60 plus, dual occupancy of 60 plus and 55 plus. The original lease was granted in 1990 on a 99 year term, therefore leaving 74 years remaining.
The Managing Agents, Firstport based in New Milton, can be contacted on 0333 321 4081.
The Managing Agents request that proposed purchasers are interviewed, prior to actual purchase. The Landlord Agent will collect 1% Transfer Fee as denoted in the Lease, from the sellers.
PETS may be allowed, providing they do not disturb the residents. Permission would need to be granted.
A Development Manager is in residency on a number of mornings each week. Weekend and evening cover is provided via the Emergency Call system, known as Appello.
The Service Charge includes the cost of the Development Manager, the alarm, general maintenance which includes communal cleaning, external windows, grass cutting and communal lighting, plus contribution to the cost of maintenance contracts, which include, lifts, fire alarm and door entry system, plus external decoration, buildings insurance and contribution to a Contingency Fund.
The Contingency Fund is in place to cover ongoing maintenance costs.
The purchasers would be expected to pay for their own internal decoration costs, their own personal electricity bill, television licence, council tax and telephone, plus their own personal contents insurance and their internal window cleaning.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: C
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