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Harvest House - Over 55's only - Luxury Retirement

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superior First Floor Managed Apartment For The Over 55's With Stunning Sea Views & Garage
  • 26ft Living Room
  • 21ft Kitchen/Diner
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms With Shower
  • Ideal Town Centre Location
  • Garage
  • Must Be Viewed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An excellent opportunity to acquire this spacious east facing first floor managed apartment offering panoramic sea views. Harvest House caters for the over 55's and is ideally situated in the town centre on the central cliff top at Hamilton Gardens overlooking the spa gardens.
This apartment offers well proportioned and maintained accommodation throughout and features electric storage heating, fitted kitchen with built-in appliances and a garage.
The property is sold with one share of the freehold and an extended lease with the balance of a 999 year term.

Brief history: Harvest House was constructed in 1903 and was originally named the Balmoral Hotel (soon to be the Felix Hotel, now Harvest House apartments) was built in a neo Jacobean style designed by TW Cotman for Douglas Tollymash.

It is reputed that many famous people and well renowned authors stayed at The Felix Hotel.

In 1951 Harvest House was sold to Fison Fertilisers who used the building as their headquarters until 1982 when it was sold to Norske Hydro. It was subsequently converted into apartments in the mid 1980's by Roger Brothers of Felixstowe.  

COMMUNAL FOYER The impressive entrance foyer has a lift and an elegant staircase to all levels.  

PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL Private entrance door with spy hole. Entry phone. Electric storage heater. Electric meter box with circuit breakers. Airing cupboard with insulated tank with twin immersion heater.  

LIVING ROOM (EAST) 26' 4 into bay" x 14' (8.03m x 4.27m) Panoramic east facing sea view. Telephone point. Facility for Sky TV. TV and FM aerial points. Two electric storage heaters.  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 20' 11 into bay" x 17' 3" (6.38m x 5.26m) Panoramic east facing sea view from dining area.

Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap with range of fitted drawers and cupboards with space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for refrigerator. Oven housing unit with Neff eye level fan assisted oven and grill. Integrated refrigerator and freezer. Fitted Neff ceramic hob with filter cooker hood above. Range of matching wall units. Two electric storage heaters. Fluorescent light.  

BEDROOM 1 (EAST) 18' 3" x 13' 7" (5.56m x 4.14m) Panoramic east facing sea view. Electric storage heater.  

BEDROOM 2 (EAST) 16' 9" x 9' (5.11m x 2.74m) Panoramic east facing sea view. Electric storage heater. Double fitted wardrobes.  

BATHROOM (EAST) 12' 7" x 9' 1" (3.84m x 2.77m) White suite comprising:- Bath with mixer tap. Shower enclosure with Aqualisa electric shower. Vanity wash basin with mixer tap. Close coupled low level WC. Three quarter tiled walls. Electric storage heater. Heated towel rail. Fitted cupboard. Fixtures and fittings.  

GARAGE 19' 9" x 9' 7" (6.02m x 2.92m) Single brick built garage with electric up and over door. Power point.  

FACILITIES AT HARVEST HOUSE Harvest House is set within delightful grounds of approximately three acres in an elevated position overlooking the spa gardens and seafront, there is direct access to the promenade and beach. There is parking for residents and visitors.  

THE PALM COURT The elegant Palm Court is located on the ground floor and is utilised as a communal lounge.  

TENURE There is a remainder of a 999 year lease dated 1986. The residents have collectively purchased the freehold reversion interest which is in the name of Harvest House Limited.  

SERVICE CHARGE AND GROUND RENT For the financial year ending 31st December 2017, £4,700. This figure includes the Harvest House managers salary, communal cleaning, lighting, gardening, building insurance, water charges and maintenance and repairs to the building.

Ground rent: Currently £100 per annum.

The service charge and ground rent are paid half yearly.

Purchasers should satisfy themselves of the service charges, leasehold and freehold details through their solicitor prior to unconditional exchange of contracts.  

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.9 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Diamond Mills & Co, Felixstowe

117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

01394 821009 Local call rate

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117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

01394 821009 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.9 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Diamond Mills & Co, Felixstowe

117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

01394 821009 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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