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1 bedroom apartment for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • First Floor Apartment
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Balcony
  • Living/Dining Room
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Ample Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A first floor apartment with balcony, within a retirement development located close to and within easy walking distance of Tavistock town centre and all its amenities.

Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival. Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.

A well appointed one bedroom first floor apartment located in the popular McCarthy & Stone retirement development with accommodation including entrance hall, living/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, one double bedroom, bathroom and balcony. The apartment is double glazed throughout and warmed by night storage heaters. The balcony provides a pleasant outdoor area facing the rear elevation. Other facilities on the site include a residents' lounge, visitors' suite, laundry room, communal gardens and waste disposal room. There is a House Manager and a 24-hour emergency careline system.

Within the development there is ample on-site parking and additional visitors' parking. The apartment can be occupied by those of 55 years of age or over.


ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

ENTRANCE HALL 8' 11" x 4' 0" (2.72m x 1.22m) Central hallway with three doors to bathroom, bedroom and sitting room. Additional door to storage cupboard housing consumer units and further door leading through to boiler room. There is a wall mounted extractor isolator switch; telephone entry system; warden alarm.

SHOWER ROOM 6' 11" x 2' 11" (2.11m x 0.89m) Walk-in shower cubicle with handrail; low level WC; vanity unit with handbasin, cupboards below and fixed wall mirror, light and shaving point over; heated towel rail; Dimplex heater; extractor.

BOILER ROOM/AIRING CUPBOARD Accessed from the hallway, this houses the Pulsar Coil off-peak electric mains pressure boiler raised on a low plinth; wooden slatted shelves and additional storage space available.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 2" x 9' 0" (3.71m x 2.74m) PVCu double glazed window to rear elevation; Dimplex night storage heater; built-in wardrobe with folding mirror doors; ceiling mounted light fitting; telephone, television and DAB points.

LIVING/DINING ROOM 17' 6" x 10' 19" (5.33m x 3.53m) PVCu double glazed French doors to rear elevation leading on to balcony; twin ceiling mounted pendant light fittings; Dimplex night storage heater; fireplace housing electric flame effect fire; television; DAB and telephone points; obscure double glazed wooden doors leading to:

KITCHEN 7' 4" x 7' 0" (2.24m x 2.13m) PVCu double glazed window to rear elevation; fitted eye and floor level kitchen units; integrated Electrolux oven with separate four hob top set into roll top work surfaces with extractor hood and lighting over; tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink with draining board and mixer tap; integrated fridge and separate integrated freezer; vinyl flooring; Dimplex heater.

BALCONY Tiled square shaped balcony leading directly from the sitting room; attractive steel railings; offers views over the communal garden area and the nearby cattlemarket.

PARKING The development is accessed via automated electric gates which lead to a private parking facility with ample parking, including provision for visitors.

SERVICES Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage.

TENURE Leasehold. With the remainder of a 125 year lease commencing 2008 and subject to an Annual Service Charge and Ground Rent payment of approximately £2,000.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWINGS By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed to the Dolvin Road roundabout and turn right into Whitchurch Road. Proceed up the hill for approximately 50 metres, turning right into Abbey Rise and proceed to the end of the road where St John's Court will be found immediately ahead.

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Added on Rightmove:
24 September 2016


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