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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Harvest House - Over 55's only - Luxury Retirement

Sold STC £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • FIRST FLOOR MANAGED APARTMENT FOR THE OVER 55's
  • STUNNING SOUTH FACING SEA VIEWS
  • IDEAL TOWN CENTRE LOCATION WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO THE PROMENADE AND BEACH
  • LIVING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • 2 BEDROOMS
  • CLOAKROOM/SHOWER ROOM
  • BATHROOM WITH SHOWER
  • MUST BE VIEWED
  • CHAIN FREE PROPERTY

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An excellent opportunity to acquire this spacious south facing first floor managed apartment with stunning sea views. Harvest House caters for the over 55's and is ideally situated in the town centre on the central cliff top at Hamilton Gardens overlooking the Spa Gardens.

This very attractive apartment has been maintained to a very high standard by the present owners and features a remote controlled Rointe electric heating system with oil filled radiators, a high pressurised hot water system, full length secondary double glazed windows with fitted vertical blinds and remote controlled black out blinds together with a replacement bathroom suite and shower room.

Brief History:
Harvest House was constructed in 1903 and was originally named The Balmoral Hotel (soon to become the Felix Hotel, now Harvest House apartments) was built in a neo-jacobean style designed T.W. Cotman for Douglas Tollymache. It is reputed that many famous people and well renowned authors stayed at The Felix Hotel.

In 1951 Harvest House was sold to Fison Fertilisers who used the building as their headquarters until 1982 when it was sold to Norsk Hydro. It was subsequently converted into apartments in the mid 1980's by Roger Bros of Felixstowe.

 

COMMUNAL FOYER The impressive Entrance Foyer has a lift and an an elegant staircase to all levels.  

PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL Private entrance door with spy hole. Entry phone. Fitted cloaks cupboards. Broom cupboard with meter cupboard above. Electric radiator.  

LOUNGE (SOUTH) 20' 3" x 15' 9 into bay" (6.17m x 4.8m) South facing full length secondary double glazed bay window offering panoramic sea views. Fitted vertical blinds and remote controlled blackout blinds. Feature fireplace surround with coal effect electric fire. Two electric heaters. T.V & F.M aerial points. Facility for Sky T.V.  

KITCHEN/DINER (WEST) 17' 4" into bay x 14' 6" (5.28m x 4.42m) Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Range of fitted drawers and cupboards with potential space for dishwasher. Ceramic electric hob. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tall standing unit. Range of matching wall units with cooker hood. Peninsular unit/breakfast bar with fitted Belling fan assisted electric under oven and grill. Tiled splash backs. Two electric radiators. Full length bay window with secondary double glazing. Fitted vertical blinds. Sea view. 

BEDROOM 1 (WEST) 15' x 13' 7" (4.57m x 4.14m) Electric radiator. 4 double fitted wardrobes with cupboards above. Spot lighting. Telephone point. Full length secondary glazed window with access door to Balcony. Restricted sea view. 

BEDROOM 2 (WEST) 20' into bay x 10' 7" (6.1m x 3.23m) Electric radiator. Two double fitted wardrobes and matching shelved cupboard with further cupboards above. Full length secondary double glazed window with fitted vertical blinds, remote controlled blackout blinds. Restricted sea view. 

BATHROOM (EAST) 10' 10" x 9' 3" (3.3m x 2.82m) White replacement suite comprising :- Bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Corner shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower. Fitted back to wall W.C and basin. Bidet. Airing cupboard housing Joule high pressurised hot water tank with twin immersion heaters, electric heater and slatted shelving. Heated towel rail. Electric radiator. Full length secondary double glazed window with vertical blinds.  

SHOWER ROOM (EAST) 10' 9" x 6' 7" (3.28m x 2.01m) White suite comprising :- Shower cubical with Mira electric shower. Vanity wash basin. W.C. Electric radiator. Full length secondary double glazed window with fitted vertical blinds. 

FACILITIES AT HARVEST HOUSE Harvest House is set within delightful grounds of approximately three acres in an elevated position overlooking the spa gardens and seafront, there is direct access to the promenade and beach. There is parking for residents and visitors.

 

THE PALM COURT The elegant Palm Court is located on the ground floor and is utilised as a communal lounge.

 

TENURE There is a remainder of a 999 year lease dated 1986. The residents have collectively purchased the freehold reversion interest which is in the name of Harvest House Limited.  

SERVICE CHARGE AND GROUND RENT For the financial year ending 31st December 2017, £4,624. This figure includes the Harvest House managers salary, communal cleaning, lighting, gardening, building insurance, water charges and maintenance and repairs to the building.

Ground rent: Currently £100 per annum.

The service charge and ground rent are paid half yearly.

Purchasers should satisfy themselves of the service charges, leasehold and freehold details through their solicitor prior to unconditional exchange of contracts.


 

COUNCIL TAX BAND COUNCIL TAX BAND
Band 'D' - £1542.18 from the financial year ending March 2017 

AGENTS NOTE DIAMOND MILLS & CO. have not tested any electrical systems, appliances, plumbing or heating
systems and cannot testify that they are in working condition.

VACANT POSSESSION ON COMPLETION
 

VIEWING By prior appointment with the vendors agents -
DIAMOND MILLS & CO. (01394) 282281.

 

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Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.9 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.3 mi)
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Diamond Mills & Co, Felixstowe

117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

01394 821009 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.9 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Diamond Mills & Co, Felixstowe

117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

01394 821009 Local call rate

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