1 bedroom apartment for sale

FARNBOROUGH COMMON FARNBOROUGH ORPINGTON

£249,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

WELL PRESENTED ONE BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT WITH LOVELY OUTLOOK IN A POPULAR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE OVER 60'S WHO ENJOY INDEPENDENT LIVING WHILST HAVING THE SECURITY OF A CARE LINK SERVICE WHEN NEEDED.

Communal Entrance Hall, Communal Lounge and Kitchenette, Lounge and Dining Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom, Newly laid carpets throughout, Laundry Room, Guest Facilities, Double Glazing, Attractive Landscaped Gardens, Ample Parking for Residents and Visitors.

FARNBOROUGH The property lies within a short walk of Locksbottom shops which, including the Sainsbury's Superstore, offer more than adequate facilities for day to day requirements and about a mile and half of Orpington High street which offers a comprehensive range of shops together with a main line railway station providing fast and frequent services to central London. There is a good bus service which runs locally. More comprehensive shopping facilities can be found in Bromley which offers a range of quality shops including many of the major department stores and Bluewater is approximately a 20 minute drive away. Education is well catered for with a number of highly regarded state and private schools within a ten-mile radius, including the schools at Darrick Wood. Sport too, is of abundance with a variety offered at the Walnuts Sports Centre in Orpington including badminton, swimming and squash. Golf and horse riding are also available with several courses and schools nearby. The M25 can be joined at junction 4 allowing easy access to all the major road networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

TO BE SOLD Summerlands Lodge is a popular development of apartments for the over 60's who enjoy independent living whilst have the security of a warden when needed. The apartments were built by Messrs Blenbury in 1988 and are surrounded by well attended gardens. This is an excellent one bedroom first floor apartment overlooking the chapel grounds and gardens. The accommodation has been re decorated and new carpets have been laid throughout in pastel colours enhancing its appeal and there are guest facilities available for friends and family when required. The property is offered chain free and there is a communal lounge where entertainment is occasionally provided by the Management making this an ideal purchase.

Ground Floor 

Communal Entrance Hall 
Entry phone and door leading to lift and staircase to first floor and double doors leading to:

Communal Lounge and Kitchenette 
With double glazed windows and sliding patio doors to grounds, having a paved patio area for relaxing. Door to Kitchenette.

First Floor 
With entrance vestibule and front door to:

Hall 
Alarm assist pull cord. Radiator, coved cornice, cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater and cold water tank. Airing cupboard with shelves and meters and door to:

Lounge and Dining Room 
18'0 X 10'10
Double glazed window overlooking the garden and double glazed window to side overlooking the chapel and chapel grounds. Attractive Adams style fireplace with electric coal effect fire. Radiator, coved cornice, two LED ceiling lights, alarm assist call cord and open to:

Kitchen 
8'0 X 7'3
Comprising wall and base cupboard units with marble effect worktops, stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Freestanding New World electric cooker and Ariston extractor canopy above. Kenwood slimline dishwasher, Electrolux fridge freezer, local tiling and double glazed window overlooking the chapel and chapel grounds.

Bedroom 
14'5 X 10'5 max.
Double glazed window to garden. Fitted sliding door wardrobes with ample hanging space and shelves. Coved cornice, Dimplex heater and alarm assist call cord.

Bathroom 
Comprising of a fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding doors, Aqualisa electric shower, fold away seat and hand rail. Vanity hand wash basin with easy grip taps and cupboard below, mirror above and light with shaver port. Matching low flush WC, storage cupboard with tiled surface, wall mounted bathroom cabinet with display shelving and mirror door, medicine cabinet with glass shelves inside and twin mirror doors. Two alarm assist call cords.

Laundry Room 
With washing machine and dryer, wall mounted hand wash basin.

Lift 
Accessing all three floors.

Guest Facilities Are Available 

Outside 

Attractive Landscaped Gardens 
Well-maintained with manicured lawns, border beds with mature shrubs and paved patio area.

Parking 
Ample parking for residents and visitors. Parking area for mobility scooters.

Leasehold 
94 years

Ground Rent 
£150.00 per annum

Maintenance 
£2,280 per annum

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Orpington (1.5 mi)
  • Petts Wood (1.9 mi)
  • Hayes (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Langford Rae Chelsfield, Langford Rae Chelsfield

49 Windsor Drive, Chelsfield, Orpington, BR6 6EY

01689 499720 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Orpington (1.5 mi)
  • Petts Wood (1.9 mi)
  • Hayes (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Langford Rae Chelsfield, Langford Rae Chelsfield

49 Windsor Drive, Chelsfield, Orpington, BR6 6EY

01689 499720 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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