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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Chapel Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Offers in Excess of £75,000

Property Description

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The apartment is presented in excellent decorative order and has a delightful aspect, looking into a courtyard, which is accessed through a central archway off Chapel Lane. It benefits from an electric heating system and has sealed unit double glazed windows. There is a charming sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a recently refurbished shower room.

Caterstone was converted in 1986 from a Victorian house to which two purpose built wings were added creating a comfortable retirement complex with a minimum residents age of 60 years. There is a resident house manager and the complex also benefits from a residents lounge, laundry room, guest bedroom suite with twin beds and an en suite shower room. Outside there is a courtyard garden and residents and visitor parking.


Directions: From Wimborne town centre, proceed along West Borough and staying in the left hand lane, proceed through the traffic lights near the Tivoli Theatre. By foot turn first right into Chapel Lane and turn left, under the archway, into Caterstone. The flats can be accessed by car from East Borough to the rear as Chapel Lane is a one-way street.

The accommodation comprises

Main communal entrance door. Additional side entrance door within the archway, with a security intercom system.

COMMUNAL RECEPTION HALL: Front door to Apartment 7.

L SHAPED RECEPTION HALL: Intercom entrance system. Airing/storage cupboard housing a pre-lagged hot water cylinder, fitted with electric dual immersion heater, slatted shelf above and cold water tank.

SITTING ROOM: A central feature is an electric coal effect fire with raised hearth. Sealed unit double glazed picture window looking into the courtyard. Doorway to kitchen.

KITCHEN: A modern kitchen with a range of base storage cupboards and drawers, with matching wall mounted store cupboards. Post formed worktops with inset 1.5 bowl sink unit and centre mixer tap. Neff electric hobb and Phillips electric cooker hood above with light and variable speed control. Creda electric oven. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Partly tiled walls. Electric extractor fan.

BEDROOM: Fitted double wardrobe. Sealed unit double glazed window looking into the central courtyard.

SHOWER ROOM: Recently refurbished. Walk-in shower cubicle with glazed side panel and fold down seat. Semi-pedestal wash hand basin. Concealed low cistern WC. Fully tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Chrome heated electric towel rail/radiator. Tiled vanity shelf. Wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet.

COMMUNAL COURTYARD GARDEN: Block paved seating area with mature shrubs.

PARKING: There are visitor parking spaces. Residents spaces can be reserved on a yearly basis under a separate rental agreement, subject to availability.

LEASE: 99 years from 1st January 1987.

GROUND RENT: 50 per half year.

MAINTENANCE: 1,450 per half year.

COUNCIL TAX: Band B (1,311.41 per annum).

VIEWING: By prior appointment, please, through CHRISTOPHER C BATTEN.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 March 2015


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