2 bedroom apartment for saleGranville Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34
Sold STC £299,950
- Superb high quality development in an elevated location with commanding views
- Spacious living room with uninterrupted coastal views and sea facing balcony
- Master bedroom with en suite shower room and sea facing balcony
- Bedroom 2 with 'Juliet' balcony
- Family bathroom/wc
- Utility room
- Off road parking approached via a remote electrically operated gate
- Lockable storage area and communal bin store
- Underfloor heating system and double glazed windows
- furniture and equipment available to purchase by separate negotiation if required.
Granville Point is a landmark detached building originally opened as a temperance Hotel in 1891. Its imposing architecture designed on the principal of a French Chateau dominates the sea front sky line and commands uninterrupted views of having a unique 360 degree aspect. The property is located within the Conservation Area of Ilfracombe.
Probably situated in one of the most commanding coastal locations along the North Devon Coastline and benefiting from tireless views of the sea, town and countryside, Granville Point boasts 14 luxury apartments, each individually designed and beautifully appointed. Design considerations were not compromised, thousands of hours were invested in meticulously considering detail, to ensure the restoration represents a faithful upgrade of this important building.
The building is accessed via a communal entrance lobby with stairs and a passenger lift to all floors making access to the apartment easy for elderly or disabled persons. Apartment 13 is stylish, offering contemporary modern living and facilities and bright and airy accommodation of approximately 79.75 m2 (858 ft2).
The apartment comprises an entrance hall which has a video door entry system and intercom. The heart of the home is the superb living room and kitchen area. On entering the room the wonderful views are immediately apparent with the double width glazed sliding patio doors that lead to the balcony terrace framing the uninterrupted sea and coastal panorama. The kitchen area has stylish and modern fitted base and wall units complimented by granite work surfaces and integrated appliances which include a Neff halogen hob with extractor canopy over, Neff oven and microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. There is a wine rack and pull out shelved larder style unit. Within the kitchen area there is a cupboard which houses a "Modusat 150" hot water tank. Heating runs from a gas fired boiler in the basement serving all 14 apartments, each apartment being individually billed by energy consumption.
Moving along the hall way, the master bedroom has a delightful twin aspect with views directly over the sea and rugged coastline as well as inland over the town towards the Torrs. The outlook can be enjoyed whilst lying in bed! Sliding doors lead out on to a further sea facing balcony terrace. There is an en suite shower room/wc which has modern fitted sanitary ware and cupboards. The second bedroom also enjoys the panoramic sea and coastal views and has a 'Juliet' style balcony.
There is a family bathroom which again is fitted with modern sanitary ware and cupboards and a separate and useful utility room which has fitted cupboards and plumbing for an automatic washing machine/dryer.
The apartment benefits from gas fired underfloor central heating and has double glazed windows and doors.
Floor coverings throughout the property are fitted ready for immediate occupation and the furniture and equipment within the apartment is available to purchase by separate negotiation if required.
Outside, the apartment has two good sized sea facing balcony terraces, one off of the lounge and the other off of the master bedroom. On the western side of the building is a large secure communal car park which is approached via a remote controlled electrically operated gate and provides an allocated parking space for the apartment. There is a communal bin store and in the basement area of the building there is a lockable storeroom specifically for apartment 13.
We fully advise an early internal inspection of the large high quality apartment which is considered ideal as both a permanent or second home. There is also excellent holiday letting potential.
Holidaycottages.co.uk have provided us with a guide as to potential holiday rental income with a gross annual turnover in the region of £17,785. Potential weekly tariffs range from £445 in low season, £715 in mid-season and £965 in the high season.
The property is leasehold with the balance of an original 999 year lease which commenced in 2008. The freehold is vested within the Management Company, Granville Point Management Ltd with each apartment owner holding a 1/14th share. The owners of apartment 2 oversee the running of the building (act on behalf of the Management Co.). The ground rent is £50 per annum and the service charge is approximately £1,880 per annum payable in 4 quarterly instalments of £470. This includes maintenance and upkeep of the common and external areas, maintenance, servicing and surveillance of the boiler, lift, common lighting etc, and buildings insurance. Holiday and assured short hold letting is permitted and pets are allowed at the discretion of the Management Company.
Applicants are advised to proceed from our offices in an easterly direction along the high street taking the first left hand turn into Northfield Road. Proceed down the hill and at the traffic lights proceed straight over the crossroads. Follow the road around to the right and then turn left immediately before the Carlton Hotel into Granville Road. Continue up the hill and around the sharp hair pin bend and the entrance to Granville Point will be found on the left.
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