1 bedroom apartment for saleBishops Down Road, Tunbridge Wells
Withdrawn from Market £225,000
- Immaculate Ground Floor Apartment
- Prestigious Retirement Development for the over 60's
- Overlooking & Direct Access to the Communal Gardens
- One Double Bedroom & Bathroom
- Living Room & Separate Fitted Kitchen
- Mount Ephraim Area of Tunbridge Wells
- 24 Hour Care & Support System
- Owners Lounge, Guest Suite & Laundry Facilities
- Viewing Strongly Recommended
- Energy Efficiency Rating C
DESCRIPTION Kings are pleased to offer this immaculate one bedroom ground floor apartment situated in a sought after and enviable position within this prestigious retirement development for the over 60's. The apartment is situated to the rear of the building with the advantage of overlooking and having direct access to the beautiful landscaped gardens. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Advantages of this development include a 24 hour care and support system, lodge manager, furnished owners lounge with kitchen, guest suite and laundry room. Internal viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate this superb apartment fully.
SITUATION Chartwell Lodge is an exclusive designed development of 37 one and two bedroom retirement apartments located on Bishops Down Road in a highly regarded area of Tunbridge Wells, just off Mount Ephraim and within a short walk of the Common and the town centre.
The apartment is designed to provide an independent lifestyle within a safe and secure environment. Careful attention to the interior design means that the apartment provides comfort and convenience whilst remaining visually attractive. The apartment is self-contained with its own front door so you can maintain your privacy and independence. When feeling sociable the Owner's Lounge is a popular meeting place where you can make new friends with your neighbours in relaxed surroundings. With all maintenance, gardening, and even chores such as window cleaning taken care of, you'll have so much more time to entertain, to stroll through the grounds, or to take yourself off for the day whenever you fancy.
Tunbridge Wells maintains much of its original charm with the older part of the town retaining its famous colonnaded walkway, The Pantiles, home to boutiques, antique shops, cafes and restaurants. To the north of the town, you will find the award winning Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre with over 100 well known High Street names. A regular Farmers Market serves the community with fresh local produce. The town also offers other excellent leisure facilities including a cinema and two theatres. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it provides plenty of parks, a golf course and bowling green.
General Specifications - Laundry Room - Furnished Owners' Lounge with Kitchen - Furnished Guest Suite - Car Park - Landscaped Gardens - Lodge Manager - 24 hour Care and Support System - Lift to all floors - Fire detection equipment - Ground Floor Alarm System - Entry Phone System - Careline Control - Telephone System - Camera entry system - Constructed to NHBC Standards Apartment Specifications - Electric slimline heaters - Easy-turn lever taps - Illuminated light switches - Double glazed windows - Kitchen - fitted with built in oven, hob, fridge & freezer - Bathroom - fitted & tiled with over-bath shower & heated towel rail. - Main Bedroom - mirrored wardrobe
ENTRANCE HALL Solid wood entrance door leads from the communal entrance hall. Door to walk in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and wall mounted electric fuse board, meter and cold water tank. Wall mounted Caretech alarm system, dado rail, coved ceiling, doors leading off to:-
SITTING/DINING ROOM 23' 2" x 10' 6" (7.06m x 3.2m) A sizeable room with sealed unit double glazed windows and door to rear overlooking and giving access to the impressive communal gardens. Electric fire with surround, TV and FM/DAB point, telephone point, electric panel heater, coved ceiling, fitted carpet.
KITCHEN 7' 10" x 6' 2" (2.39m x 1.88m) Sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking the impressive communal gardens. A range of matching wall and base units with work surfaces over incorporating stainless steel sink unit with side drainer, four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood above, built in electric oven, built in and concealed fridge and freezer, wall mounted electric heater, coved ceiling, vinyl wood effect flooring.
BEDROOM 15' 9" x 9' 2" (4.8m x 2.79m) Sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking the impressive communal gardens, TV and FM/DAB point, telephone point, electric panel heater, fitted wardrobe unit with mirror fronted sliding doors, coved ceiling, fitted carpet.
BATHROOM A modern white suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboard underneath, panelled bath with fitted glass shower screen and shower unit over, heated towel rail, localised wall tiling, extractor fan, coved ceiling, vinyl tile effect flooring.
COMMUNAL GARDENS A feature of this development being landscaped and well tended.
OTHER INFORMATION Additionally to the accommodation: there is a separate communal laundry room with both washing machines and tumble dryers.
Communal Lounge: with its own kitchen.
Guest Suite: for the benefit of the residents for their guests/relatives for overnight stay, available on request for a small fee.
Tenure: Leasehold. 125 year lease from 2008.
Service Charge: Approximately £1,680 per annum which include buildings insurance, external maintenance, garden maintenance, laundry facilities and maintenance, water and sewerage, window cleaning, safety and security. Chartwell Lodge is managed by Millstream Management.
Ground Rent: £684 per annum
Council Tax Band: D - £1,580.33 for the year 2016/17
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