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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Tongdean Lane, Withdean, Brighton, BN1

£175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • bn1
  • tranquil residence
  • 653 sq ft
  • Withdean
  • Communal gardens
  • Unallocated parking on site

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

tranquil residence


This smart two bedroom flat resides in Windsor Court; a high quality development of sheltered apartments, designed for the over 55s who want to live independently, but with the peace of mind of a secure and social environment brings. These attractive buildings are located on Tongdean Lane, surrounded by greenery, and just a few meters from London Road, and the regular bus service that runs into the city. There’s also a residents’ lounge where weekly social events are held, plus 24 hour alarm systems in every room, an on site manager - and this flat has a delightful views from the Juliet balcony across the communal manicured gardens.


In brief:


Style: 1st floor flat in a retirement development


Bedrooms: 2 double


Living rooms: 1 spacious


Area: 653 sq ft


Outside: Communal gardens


Location: Withdean


Parking: Unallocated parking on site


Why you’ll like it:


Windsor Court is a sizable development, located close to Preston Park and Withdean. The exterior is pale red brick with attractive iron work on the balconies, and the gardens on the approach are well tended to. There is secure intercom access past the site manager’s office, there is wheelchair access throughout and lifts to take you to the upper floors. There are often events held in the communal lounge including fish and chip evenings, and daily coffee mornings; as well as being a place for general socialising between the residents and staff. 


This flat is on the first floor and has spacious rooms, with 24 alarm cords fitted in each. The living room neutrally decorated with cream walls and dusky coral carpets, plus French doors open to overlook the trees and their wildlife in the gardens below. It is lovely and bright due to double aspect windows, and there is room for a sofa in here, as well as a small dining table and chairs. The kitchen resides off the living room, and is formed in a U shape with simple and practical units in baby blue, which are topped with cream surfaces, and the electric hob has been integrated within. The electric oven is integrated below this, but space has been left for a tall fridge freezer and a washing machine.


Along the wide hall you pass the airing cupboard and a storage cupboard for your hoover and ironing board, and next is the bathroom. This is an internal room, but it is well ventilated and has an easily accessible walk in shower with easy to clean, dove grey walls to match the hand basin and WC. The shower is also electric, and for comfort when showering there is a fold away seat, and a hand rail for stability.


Both bedrooms are again neutrally decorated and both sizable doubles with lovely garden views so you can watch the wildlife from your bed as you wake.


The flat is very comfortable so you can move straight in, and start enjoying the benefits of living in a luxury apartment in a fantastic and vibrant location.


Bear in mind:


This apartment currently has night storage heating and an immersion water heating, plus air conditioning units in the bedrooms. These are not modern however, so you may wish to consider upgrading.


Owner’s secret


“This is a very sociable building where you feel very safe and secure. The manager is very welcoming, and always there to be of assistance, and you are still able to access the city with ease if you so choose.”


Where it is: 


Shops: Local 4 min walk, city centre 15 min bus ride


Train Station: Preston Park Station 3 min bus ride


Seafront or Park: Withdean Park 5 min walk and Seafront 15 min bus ride


This homely flat is beautifully situated in a popular area with lots of local shops and green spaces on your doorstep. The city centre shopping districts and beach are also within easy reach, and this house also offers easy access to the A23 which has direct and fast links to the airports and London.




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03 October 2016

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