1 bedroom apartment for saleClocktower Drive, Southsea
Sold STC £225,000
- A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE
- PART OF THIS ICONIC BUILDING
- A WELL PRESENTED APARTMENT
- LOCATED ON THE FOURTH FLOOR
- ONE BEDROOM
- OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE AREA
- NEWLY FITTED KITCHEN OFF
- MODERN FITTED BATHROOM
- LONG LEASE
- GREAT LOCATION
Situated in the iconic Clocktower, this one bedroom apartment enjoys a lofty position, towering over the prestigious Marine Gate development with unrivalled panoramic views across The Solent, Southsea, Portsmouth and towards the Isle of Wight, Portsdown Hill and Hayling Island. Originally built as a water tower for the former Eastney Barracks, the conversion into apartments offers a completely unique living accommodation in a fantastic seaside position. This fourth floor apartment has charming porthole windows wrapping round the entire property, each providing a slightly different snapshot of the area and their low position in the rooms allows for viewing whether seated or standing. The tower has a lift to the third floor and a staircase to a personal door on the fourth floor with an accommodation comprising; Entrance hall with open corridor into a 19'1 x 14'6 living space with ample room for dining and southerly and westerly portholes enjoying the sunshine right through the day into the evening. An arched opening leads to a newly fitted modern kitchen. The double bedroom enjoys a southeasterly aspect to admire the sunrises from this elevated position and a modern fitted bathroom completes the accommodation.
The Marine Gate development is wonderfully secluded private estate with high perimeter walls, Grade II listed former military buildings and beautifully landscaped grounds including open lawns, mature and manicured planting beds, borders and hedgerows and tennis courts. With direct access onto the seafront which offers a range of leisure pursuits and attractions including; Southsea Castle, D-Day museum, Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Rock Gardens, mini golf, the open commons and the beach itself. Popular cafés and eateries include; The 10th Hole, Southsea Beach Café and Coffee Cup.
Well-presented communal hall with lift and stairs to upper floors. Personal door on the fourth floor to;
Smooth and coved ceilings with inset spotlights, one porthole window and one semi-porthole window with views in an easterly direction towards Langstone Harbour, radiator, laminate flooring, open corridor to;
Smooth and coved ceiling with inset spotlights, three porthole windows with southerly views towards the Solent and four porthole windows with westerly views over Southsea towards The Solent, the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth Harbour with landmarks including the Spinnaker Tower, Spitbank Fort and the spires of the Kings Theatre and St Judes church to name just a few. Two radiators, laminate flooring, original steel support. Ample space for living and dining and an arched opening to;
Smooth and coved ceiling with inset spotlights, one westerly facing porthole window and two porthole windows with northerly views over the city towards Portsdown Hill. A newly fitted range of modern wall and base mounted units with rolled top work surfaces over, inset ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap over, integrated electric oven and gas hob with extractor hood over, space for fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Cupboard housing gas boiler, part tiled walls, tiled flooring.
Smooth and coved ceiling, ceiling rose with pendant light, two easterly facing porthole windows and two southerly facing porthole window enjoying similarly attractive views of the surroundings, radiator, laminate flooring, corner fitted wardrobe.
Smooth and coved ceiling with inset spotlights, extractor fan, paneled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, glass shower screen, low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, radiator with heated towel rail, part tiled walls, tiled floor and airing cupboard.
999 year lease commencing in 1994
Maintenance/Service Charge - £1,840 per annum
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
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