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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Barnaby Mead, Gillingham

Sold STC £124,995

Property Description

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Enjoying views of the church and high street to the front and river to the rear is this light and roomy second floor apartment designed especially for those over 55 years of age looking for independent living with the bonus of having a development manager available from Monday to Friday. The complex boasts a prime location within an easy walk of supermarkets, doctors, dentists, opticians, post office and other chain and independent shops. This fabulous home easily lends itself as a main residence and equally for those looking for a UK lock up and leave base. Barnaby Mill complex offers many communal facilities and include a residents lounge where many events take place, laundry room and guest suite which may be booked for a nominal amount. In addition there is a lift serving all floors. Outside there are beautifully kept gardens bordered by the river and a good amount of visitor parking.

In brief, the apartment's own accommodation consists of welcoming entrance hall with cloaks cupboard and walk in storage cupboard, sitting room with Juliette balcony, combined kitchen and dining room fitted with a good amount of kitchen units, shower room and two bedrooms, master with fitted wardrobes. Each room also benefits from an emergency pull cord. Outside the apartment has its own allocated parking space located to the rear of the building. Viewing essential to fully appreciate the layout and size on offer.


Energy Efficiency Rating C - Council Tax Band C

Accommodation -

The Apartment -

Entrance Hall - Panelled front door with inset spy hole opens from the communal hall into the apartment's own light and inviting entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Entry phone system. Emergency pull cord. Economy 7 electric heater. Power points. Fitted cloaks cupboard with bi-folding doors, hanging rail and shelf. Large walk in storage cupboard fitted with light, wall mounted electrics, shelves and power point. Walk in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, fitted with slatted shelves and light. White panelled doors to both bedrooms, shower room and to the:-

Sitting Room - 4.70m'' x 3.48m'' (15'5'' x 11'5'') - Door with full height windows to either side opening to the Juliette balcony and with view of the church and towards the High Street. Ceiling light and uplighters. Smoke detector. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and telephone points. Built in floor cupboards with display shelf over and glass fronted display cabinet. Emergency pull cord. Pane glass double doors opening to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.06m'' x 2.39m'' (13'4'' x 7'10'') - Window to the rear with view over the side garden, river and towards the parking bays. Ceiling light. Wall mounted electric heater. Power points. Emergency pull cord. Fitted with a range of modern wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Porcelain sink with swan neck mixer tap. Space for fridge/freezer. Space for slot in electric cooker. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

Master Bedroom - 4.04m'' x 3.18m'' (13'3'' x 10'5'') - Window to the rear with outlook to the side garden and river beyond. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fitted wardrobe with bi-folding door, hanging rail and shelf. Emergency pull cord.

Bedroom Two - 2.06m'' x 4.19m'' (6'9'' x 13'9'') - Window to the side of the property. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power points. Emergency pull cord.

Shower Room - Obscured glazed window to the front of the property. Ceiling light. Wall mounted electric heater. Suite consisting of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with easy turn handles, mirror and shaver light and point over and walk in shower cubicle with screen.

The Building -

The apartment benefits from a Development Manager who is full time.
All floors benefit from the lift.
There is a communal lounge where many events take place and is open to all residents.
In addition there is a laundry room and guest suite which may be booked for a nominal overnight fee.
The apartment has one allocated parking space which will be found in the gravelled area to the side/rear of the building - Parking Bay 'E'. There are communal gardens which lie by the riverside and are mostly laid to lawn.

Important Information -

Term of unexpired lease......91 years
Ground Rent.............................£75 per half year
Service Charge.........................£1250 per half year
All to be confirmed by the solicitor on purchase

Directions -

From The Gillngham Office - Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street passing LLoyds TSB on your right. Just after the church turn right into Barnaby Mead and the apartments will be on the left hand side.


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Added on Rightmove:
10 August 2016

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