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1 bedroom flat for sale

Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, CT20

Sold STC £95,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Fourth floor with lift
  • Living/dining room
  • One bedroom
  • Modern kitchen
  • Shower room
  • Close to town and station
  • Residents parking & communal gardens
  • Guest suite & laundry
  • Far reaching views

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A one bedroom fourth floor retirement apartment situated in a sought after central location in the coastal town of Folkestone. Close to town, The Leas promenade and train station. The apartment comprises; entrance hall, living/dining room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. The communal facilities include; lift, house manager, 24 hour emergency helpline, residents parking, communal gardens, guest suite and laundry. Far reaching views. EPC RATING = B

Situation : The property is located in 'Court Place' on 'Castle Hill Avenue' in the town of Folkestone. The town centre offers amenities including large supermarkets, independent shops, library, primary and secondary schools and leisure facilities. Mainline railway station with High Speed service to London Stratford and St Pancras stations with an Approx. journey time of 53 minutes. This property is also in easy reach of Folkestone Sands. Close to the M20 and Channel Tunnel.

Ground floor

Communal entrance : Secure entrance with House Manager's office Stairs or lift to;

Fourth floor

Entrance hall : An 'L' shaped hallway Entry phone Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and slatted shelving Storage cupboard 24 hour Emergency Pull Cord System Electric heater Doors to;

Living/dining room : 17'8" x 9'9" (5.38m x 2.97m) , Dual aspect To the side and rear two large UPVC double glazed windows Far reaching views over Folkestone and towards the North Downs TV and telephone points Two ceiling lights 24 hour emergency pull cord Two electric storage heater

Kitchen : 8'6" x 6'2" (2.59m x 1.88m) , Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window Kitchen with matching wall and base units Work surface around incorporating a stainless steel sink with drainer Part wall tiling Space and plumbing for washing machine Space for electric cooker Space for fridge and freezer Vinyl flooring 24 hour emergency pull cord

Bedroom : 11'3" x 10'6" (3.43m x 3.20m) , Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window 24 hour emergency pull cord Electric storage heater

Shower room : 6'1" x 4'11" (1.85m x 1.50m) , A matching white suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror over and double shower tray with screen and electric instant shower Wall tiling Extractor fan Chrome heated towel rail 24 hour emergency pull cord

Communal Gardens : The residents have use of the garden areas around the building There is a lawn area to the rear patio area with table and chairs

Residents Parking : There are allocated parking bays to the side of the building accessed via a security barrier

Communal Facilities : Residents Lounge; entertaining space with kitchenette Laundry room; with communal washing machines and tumble dryers House Manager; responsible for the day to day running and administration of the building Guest room; for resident's friends and family to hire with twin beds and en suite shower room (at a nominal charge)

Lease information

LEASE: : Leasehold with approx. 69 years remaining on a 99 year lease started in December 1985.

SERVICE CHARGE: : As of the 1st April 2016 the service charge will be £2,442.96 per annum (payable in monthly instalments of £203.58) which includes: buildings insurance, external window cleaning, door entry system, 24 hour emergency call system, House Manager, lift, laundry room facilities, water and sewerage, grounds maintenance, general maintenance and cleaning.

GROUND RENT: : We understand from our client that no ground rent is currently collected.

AGE RESTRCTIONS: : Minimum age for occupants/owners is over 60 years of age and must be able to live independently.

CLAWBACK: : We understand that upon legal completion the Leaseholder (Vendor) shall pay 4.5% of the sale price plus VAT to Home Group.

HOUSE MANAGER: : Prospective purchasers will need to be interviewed by the House Manager before a sale can proceed.

The house manager is responsible for providing day to day management and support to residents, this includes; offering regular calls, calling family or doctors, supervising contractors, maintaining security, managing guest room, facilitating social and leisure activities


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 April 2016

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