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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Stockbridge Road,Donnington,Chichester,PO19

Sold STC £175,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

A well appointed first floor retirement apartment (served by a lift) in this popular Byron Court development. The facilities include, communal lounge and gardens, one hour home help per week, in house dining room with waitress service, services of the House Manager.

Entrance hall with large walk in storage cupboard, lounge/dining room, kitchen, double bedroom, bath and shower room.

The property is close to the centre of Chichester with all its facilities including the Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery, shops, restaurants and mainline railway station with services to London Victoria. There is a regular bus service from outside the property serving both Chichester and the coast. At the same time Goodwood and the Downs are an easy drive.

The front door opens into

The Spacious Entrance Hall
With a large walk in airing and storage cupboard.

The Lounge/Dining Room
20' 4 x 10' 7 (6.20m x 3.23m)
With north easterly facing window overlooking the grounds, an ornate fireplace with tiled inset and electric fire, night storage heater and double glass panel doors into

The Fitted Kitchen
9' 0 x 7' 7 (2.74m x 2.31m)
With remote control eclectically operated window in a north easterly direction, stainless steel sink unit, fitted drawers and cupboards, ceramic hob with filter canopy above, waist level electric oven, tiling above the worktops and a Dimplex wall heater.

The Double Bedroom
13' 8 x 10' 3 (4.17m x 3.12m)
With north easterly facing window, an excellent range of modern built in bedroom furniture including plenty of wardrobe space, fitted cupboard, two bed side chest of drawers, one with shelving above, matching dressing table and a night storage heater.

The Bath And Shower Room
6' 0 x 8' 9 (1.83m x 2.67m)
With bath, wash basin with cupboards beneath, WC, walk in shower, the room designed as a wet room, tiling around the suite, Dimplex wall heater, heated towel rail and an extractor fan.

The features of this prestigious development are the beautifully appointed communal facilities including a lounge furnished to the standard of a quality hotel, a function room with computer and a restaurant with waitress service where a substantial mid-day meal is served every day. There is a also a laundry room with washing and drying machines, the cost of which is included in the service charge and a guest suite for visiting family and friends.

In addition to the Estate Manager and 4 assistant Estate Managers who between them provide 24 hour cover, the service charge includes the cleaning of communal areas and 1 hours domestic help per week for the residents in each apartment. Additional help can be purchased separately as required.

The design of the communal areas combines both style and ease of mobility, so that those confined to a wheelchair can live independently in the apartment and have unrestricted access to the communal areas. There are also lifts to all floors.
The communal gardens are for the use of residents.

We understand the property to be leasehold for 125 years from 2004.

Ground Rent
We understand this to be 405.00 per annum. A purchaser would need to ask their solicitor to check these details.

Service Charge
We understand this to be 5,606.24 per annum covering the maintenance and staffing cover, cleaning and lighting of common parts, water rates, subsidised on-site catering, laundry facilities and an hour's free interior cleaning per week. A purchaser would need to ask their solicitor to check these details.

Council Tax Band

General remarks
To view please telephone us on 01243 816666 to make an appointment.

We have not tested any systems or appliances and no warranty as to condition or suitability is confirmed or implied. All measurements are approximate.

Our services
If you would like advice to the value of your house or independent mortgage advice, please contact us on 01243 816666.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 June 2015


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