2 bedroom flat for saleBowes Lyon Court, Poundbury
This spacious two bedroom apartment is situated within an Assisted Living development exclusive to the over 70's, located within the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square. This first floor apartment enjoys accommodation that is well presented throughout and benefits from a sizeable balcony. Bowes Lyon Court enables people to retain homeownership whilst at the same time receive flexible care and support in their own home should they need it. EPC rating B.
Situation - Bowes Lyon Court occupies a prominent position within Poundbury, close to the Queen Mother Square. Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature woodland park.
Accommodation - Bowes Lyon Court benefits from a lift to all floors, spacious communal areas, an internal garden room, a billiard room, and a well-being suite. A range of clubs and activities take place on a regular basis.
There are many facilities on offer including an on-site restaurant providing a delicious three-course lunch and a convenient guest suite should friends or family want to visit.
The apartment offers Oak veneered internal doors and both television and telephone points to the sitting room and both bedrooms.
Sitting Room - 5.26m x 3.28m (17'3" x 10'09") - A light and spacious sitting room with plentiful natural light gained via a dual aspect with a side aspect double glazed window and a set of french doors that lead to the west facing balcony. A door leads through to:
Kitchen - 3.05m x 2.21m (10'0" x 7'03") - The apartment offers a well appointed kitchen, with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units with a wooden work surface over and a wealth of integral appliances. A side aspect window provides the room with natural light.
Bedrooms - There are two bedrooms, both enjoying generous dimensions and plentiful natural light gained via rear aspect french doors that lead out to the balcony. The master bedroom benefits from a walk in wardrobe.
Bedroom One - 5.31m x 3.10m (17'05" x 10'02") -
Bedroom Two - 3.94m x 3.07m (12'11" x 10'01") -
Bathroom - The bathroom is tastefully fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a large fully tiled shower and a wash hand basin enclosed within a vanity unit.
Cloakroom - The property benefits from a separate cloakroom with a low level wc and a wash hand basin.
Storage Room - There is a spacious walk-in storage room with lighting and shelving.
Parking - There is the opportunity of renting one parking space in the car park with an annual rent of £250. Parking is also freely available immediately adjacent to the property.
Agents Notes - There is a monthly Service charge of £739. This includes one hour domestic assistance to each apartment per week. Staff costs. Cleaning of all windows. Upkeep of gardens and grounds. Water rates for communal areas and apartments. Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas and building's insurance. 24 hour emergency call system. Repairs and maintenance to interior and exterior communal areas. Provision for onsite catering.
There is an annual ground rent of £510.
There is an Annual Manco charge with charges varying between £110 and £160 dependent upon location.
Please note that some photographs are of the communal area.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Underfloor heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.
Local Authorities - West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is E.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents: Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860
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