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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

St Peters Road, Bournemouth BH1 2JU


Property Description

Key features

  • Large(770 sq ft) 2 Double Bedroom, 2nd Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Large lounge measuring 22' by 16'
  • High standards in safety and security. New 24 hour Careline system and Lodge Manager
  • Independent lifestyle without the chores
  • Wonderful central Bournemouth location
  • Residents lounge and activities when you fancy
  • Two guest suites for family and friends to stay
  • 125 year lease from 1987
  • Communal parking available
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Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Large 2 double bedroom retirement flat in the very centre of Bournemouth with no forward chain. Comfort, security, peace of mind and freedom to enjoy your retirement have been designed into this block. A stroll to the shops and the beach.

All the upkeep of the block is taken care of for you. Window cleaning and gardening are a thing of the past but you can enjoy sitting in the lovely gardens. After all those years of work, don't you deserve to spend your time free of pressures?

Bournemouth is a wonderful place to live, with a special climate of its own under the shelter of the Purbeck Hills. And here you are right in the centre of town. Of course there are it's award winning beaches, Bournemouth gardens and sporting activities abound including numerous golf courses and bowling greens. The shopping is London standard including the famous Castlepoint Shopping Centre close at hand. Likewise entertainment is high class with the Bournemouth International Centre, The Pavilion Theatre and the cinemas a short walk away. Restaurants, cafes and coffee shops are in abundance. From Bournemouth railway station(1/2 mile away) there are regular and direct links to Manchester, London(less than 2 hours) and Southampton which is a major departure dock for all those cruises and Bournemouth Airport flies to many worldwide destinations. There is at least dual carriageway from a few hundred yards from the lodge to the New Forest, Southampton and the UK Motorway network. The bus service from close at hand is excellent.

If inclined you can walk all along the beach or the promenade, past wonderful coffee shops and restaurants to the famous beaches of Sandbanks, on the edge of Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world and haven to all sizes of boats. From Poole Quay there is a ferry service to France and the Channel Islands. Feeling more adventurous? Then take the chain ferry to Studland, have a look at Corfe Castle or walk Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

But lets talk about St Peters Court and your next home: Your own front door for privacy and peace and quiet then down to the comfortable residents lounge when you fancy some company for a chat and a cup of tea, are entertaining or taking advantage of the regular activities: coffee mornings, guest speakers, quiz nights, games nights. Up in the lift(just about to be refurbished) to the 2nd floor where your front door awaits. We are told this is one of the largest flats in the block and includes a 22ft long living room/dining area. The block has satellite TV connection-you just have to pay for your subscription. There is communal parking available and a dedicated mobility scooter garage with charging facilities. There is also a large laundry room on the ground floor.

Friends or family to stay? Not a problem at the block guest suites. Stays in the lodge guest suites only cost £20 for single occupancy of £25 for a couple.

The apartment is also very economical to run with WarmWise heating at less than 10p per unit. There are of course no gas bills and there are no water bills to pay.

Safe and secure? Of course: A new 24 hour emergency Careline system has been installed and there is a block manager.

The block is restricted to over age 60 or over or for couples, one partner 60 or over, the other 55 or over.

The apartment is offered with no chain.

You can really relax and enjoy your life to the full at St Peters Court.

125 year lease from 1987.
There is a healthy reserve fund for the block with yearly contributions between £30,000 and £45,000

This home includes:

  • Hallway

    5.71m x 2.06m (11.8 sqm) - 18' 8" x 6' 9" (127 sqft)

    The hallway is the first room through the front door into the flat. The hallway has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls with white painted picture rails. 2 Ceiling light fittings, electric heater, ventilation fan and smoke alarm. The hallway has 1 storage cupboard and 1 large cupboard containing the hot and cold water cylinders and the the consumer unit for the flat.

  • Living Room

    7.59m x 5.24m (39.7 sqm) - 24' 10" x 17' 2" (428 sqft)

    The living room has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls and white painted picture rails. 2 double glazed tip and tilt windows with net curtains on wire and curtains on track. wall lights throughout the room, 2 electric storage heaters and a smoke alarm. White painted and stone mantle. Tv and telephone sockets. Door entry phone. Safety pull cord.

  • Kitchen

    2.54m x 1.56m (3.9 sqm) - 8' 4" x 5' 1" (42 sqft)

    There are white painted saloon doors from the living room into the kitchen has a vinyl tiled floor and tiled walls. There is a double glazed tip and tilt window with net curtains on wire. Wood effect cupboards and stone effect worktops with 1.5 bowl sink and drainer and a Creda electric oven and hob. Fluorescent tube light, extractor fan.

  • Bedroom 1

    4.28m x 3.1m (13.2 sqm) - 14' x 10' 2" (142 sqft)

    Bedroom 1 has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls with white painted picture rails. There is a double glazed tip and tilt window with net curtains on wire and curtains on track. The room has fitted wardrobes with some mirror fronted doors, these units surround the bed and the rooms main light is a fluorescent uplight tube above the units. The room has an electric storage heater, tv socket, phone socket, and Groupcall alarm control panel and pull cord.

  • Bedroom 2

    4.28m x 2.65m (11.3 sqm) - 14' x 8' 8" (122 sqft)

    Bedroom 2 has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls with white painted picture rails. There is a double glazed tip and tilt window with net curtains on wire and curtains on track. The room has fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted doors. The room has wall lights, an electric storage heater, phone socket, alarm pull cord.

  • Shower Room

    2.06m x 1.7m (3.5 sqm) - 6' 9" x 5' 6" (37 sqft)

    The shower room has a carpet tiled floor and tiled walls. There is an obscure double glazed tip and tilt window with roller blind. There is a washbasin, toilet and glass shower enclosure with Mira electric power shower. 2 wall mounted mirrors, 1 with shaver socket and light above. Extractor fan, Dimplex fan heater and an electric towel radiator.

  • Lounge

    St Peters Court has a residents lounge on the ground floor with access into the gardens. The lounge has a real community feel and is a social hub for all the residents. The building manager is also on hand during the day for help and support.

  • Garden

    The communal gardens are beautifully maintained. a great place to sit outside and read with a cup of tea, or something stronger. Being in the heart of bournemouth, the location gives you a grandstand seat for the famous Bournemouth Air Show if you don't want to stroll down to the Bournemouth gardens or the beach.

  • Laundry Room

    St Peters Court has a residents laundry room which is fully equipped with washing machines, tumble dryers, Iron, Ironing board and washbasins.

  • Parking

    Communal parking is available at the front of the block.

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • Council tax band D - £1499 payable per annum

  • Satellite TV and Broadband internet available

  • No pets

  • The block is restricted to over age 60 or for couples, one partner 60 or over, the other 55 or over

  • Warmwise heating at less than 10p per unit

    No gas or water/sewerage bills

  • Council Tax:

    Band D

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band C (69-80)

  • Ground Rent:

    £549.12 Per Annum

  • Service Charge:

    £1337.16 Every 6 Months

  • Service Included:

    Buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, window cleaning, lift maintenance, careline support, building manager, gardening.
If you ever want to know anything about the area, please do not hesitate to give us a call or pop into our office for a coffee and we will help in any way we can.

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28 January 2016

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