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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

16 St Aldhelms Place, 25 Lindsay Road, Branksome Park, Poole BH13 6BL

Sold STC £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large, Immaculate and bright 2 double bedroom 2nd(top) floor retirement apartment
  • Residents accepted from 55 years of age
  • 2 bathrooms
  • No chain: probate sale
  • Dedicated parking plus visitors spaces and bike store
  • Caretaker in an excellently managed block
  • Large living spaces and brilliant storage facilities
  • Built in NEFF appliances in a large kitchen
  • Powermax heating system with thermostatic radiators
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Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Just about the perfect retirement flat. Beautiful woodland environment but in a key prestigious location, such that you eliminate your car from your thinking most of the time. Excellent condition 2 double bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment on the 2nd floor in an impeccably maintained and managed block.

Up a sweeping drive to the front entrance. There is a dedicated parking space for your flat plus lots of visitors spaces. There is also a bike store. You notice immediately the large immaculate gardens. These are both interesting with well designed hedges, mature shrubs and even a bandstand plus they are used by the owners as the gardens are South facing. It is important in this block to have a fully South facing flat, which number 16 is as the flat is flooded with light.

In through the secure front entrance to the block, adjacent to which is the caretakers office. The communal areas illustrate who well managed the block is. Everything is immaculate, even the back staircases have been given design attention.

Take the lift to the top floor and into the flat itself. It is a large flat, just short of 900 sq ft and this strikes you in every room none more so than the living room/dining area which is almost 300 sq ft. It is perfect to move into with existing curtains, blinds, carpets and flooring throughout. There is excellent storage throughout the flat, included fitted wardrobes in each bedroom.

There is quality everywhere from the doors to the security entrance system, community alarm service to fully integrated Neff appliances in the kitchen, including a dishwasher and washer/dryer.

There is a caretaker for your needs and the property is mobility and wheelchair standard.

Located in Branksome Park half way between Poole and Bournemouth, the immediate area has excellent amenities eliminating any need for a car if you don't want one. Despite feeling as if you are in a private woodland environment, both Tesco store(with a pharmacy) and a Lidl store are within 2 minutes walk. It is 10 minutes into Westbourne and the M&S food store. Westbourne is famous for its eclectic mix of shops, coffee shops and restaurants. There is a main Post Office here plus most of the major banks. The medical centre is also in Westbourne and there is a choice of local dentists. Poole Hospital is within 3 miles.

Walking the other way, it is 5 minutes to the Redlands Retail Park with the likes of John Lewis Home, Homebase, Next Home, Boots, Laura Ashley Home, Home Bargains and a DW fitness centre. This is at the start of Ashley Road which has a Co-Op and a Waitrose.

Again just 5 minutes walk to Penn Hill where there is a Post Office and the award winning Mark Bennett's award winning patisserie. You will be hooked on their bread, pastries and sausage rolls.

In Canford Cliffs village there is a strong bridge community as well as HND, one of the country's leading hair and beauty salons.

The property boasts excellent transport links, Branksome train station is within 2 minutes walk with direct trains to London Waterloo, Weymouth and Manchester. There are frequent bus services to Poole, Bournemouth and Castle Point Shopping Centre which bus stops are within 60 yards. it is less than a mile away from the Wessex Way dual carriageway, which leads on to the A31, from here you have access to the New Forest, Southampton and the UK motorway network. Bournemouth International Airport is the fastest growing in the UK. From Poole there are daily ferries to France and the Channel Islands.

For your pastimes and hobbies you are perfectly situated. St Aldhelms Church is adjacent. It is a again about a 5 minute walk to the Leicester Road green bowls lawn and tennis courts. Parkstone Golf Club which is is the top 100 golf clubs in the world is less than a mile.

It is just 2 minutes to the woods which lead to the Chines and the beaches, which are on the edge of Poole Harbour, the 2nd largest natural harbour in the world. Of course the harbour is haven to boats of all sizes with lots of yacht clubs, marinas, and slipways. Even if the water is not for you it is spectacular viewing to watch the windsurfers and kitesurfers in action in this UK hub for the sports.

The area has a strong cycling community with a highlight being to take the chain ferry to Studland and explore the Purbeck Hills. And Dorset's Jurassic Coast is a key destination for walkers.

For lazier days, there are the famous beaches at Sandbanks, part of 7 miles of award winning beaches.

The area is full of wonderful restaurants and eateries. Try The OX in Ashley Cross, Renoufs in Westbourne, Jazzy's Cafe in Sandbanks, Rick Stein's also in Sandbanks, The Cruel Sea in Penn Hill, Koh Noi Thai Tapas in Lilliput, The Plantation in Canford will not be disappointed.

There is even a 10 pin bowling alley, within 2 minutes walk, for when the family come to visit!

Lovely flat, lovely block, lovely will never be short of visitors.

This home includes:

  • Entrance Hall

    The flats hallway has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls. The ceiling has inset spotlights and wall up-lighters. Thermostatic radiator, Drayton heating thermostat, door entry phone and 2 mains wired smoke alarms. There are 2 cupboards, one coat cupboard with the main consumer unit and electric meter inside and the second with the Powermax heating system.

  • Lounge Diner

    5.18m x 5.16m (26.7 sqm) - 16' 11" x 16' 11" (287 sqft)

    The living room has fitted carpets and painted plaster walls and ceiling with wall up-lighters. Double glazed french opening doors to a Juliette balcony with fitted curtains and pelmet above. 2 thermostatic radiators and TV and network connectivity.

  • Kitchen

    3.99m x 2.88m (11.4 sqm) - 13' 1" x 9' 5" (123 sqft)

    The kitchen has a tiled floor and painted plaster walls and ceiling with inset spotlights. Double glazed window with fitted roller blind and a thermostatic radiator. The kitchen units are a wood effect with stone effect worktops and tiled splash backs. Fittings and appliances include a stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink and drainer, NEFF 4 burner gas hob, extractor, oven, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher. TV connectivity.

  • Bedroom (Double) with Ensuite

    3.63m x 3.33m (12 sqm) - 11' 10" x 10' 11" (130 sqft)

    Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom with fitted carpets and painted plaster walls and ceiling. Double glazed french opening doors to a Juliette balcony. Fitted curtains and pole. Thermostatic radiator and TV and network connectivity. Fitted 2 door wardrobes.

  • Ensuite Shower Room

    2.66m x 1.5m (3.9 sqm) - 8' 8" x 4' 11" (42 sqft)

    The en suite shower room has a vinyl floor and part tiled painted plaster walls and ceiling with inset spotlights. Folding glass door shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin with mirror cabinet above. Shaver socket, extractor fan and dual fuel towel radiator.

  • Bedroom (Double)

    3.84m x 3.49m (13.4 sqm) - 12' 7" x 11' 5" (144 sqft)

    Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom with fitted carpets and painted plaster walls and ceiling. Double glazed french opening doors to a Juliette balcony. Fitted curtains and pole. Thermostatic radiator and TV and network connectivity. Fitted 2 door wardrobes.

  • Bathroom

    2.57m x 1.95m (5 sqm) - 8' 5" x 6' 4" (53 sqft)

    The bathroom has fitted carpets and part tiled, painted plaster walls and ceiling with inset spotlights. Bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin with mirror cabinet above. Shaver socket, extractor fan and dual fuel towel radiator.

  • Garden

    The communal garden is beautiful, the maintenance is included within the service charge. There is even a bandstand where special events are arranged for the residents.

  • Parking

    The apartment has one allocated parking space and there are several visitor parking spaces to the front of the building. There is also a dedicated bike store.

  • 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 : £1517.85 per year

  • SKY TV and Broadband available

  • Residents accepted from 55 years of age

  • 125 year lease from 2003

  • Water meter

  • Council Tax:

    Band D

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band B (81-91)

  • Ground Rent:

    £276 Per Annum

  • Service Charge:

    £893.75 Every 6 Months

  • Service Included:

    Maintenance: Buldings insurance, window cleaning, gardening, block maintenance, communal cleaning, communal electricity, lift maintenance, part-time caretaker
If you would like any additional information about this property or the area please do not hesitate to give us a call or pop into the office for a cup of coffee, our office is open 7 days a week.

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