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Miami House, Princes Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9GE








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Key features

  • Estate Manager *& 24-Hour Staffing
  • CQC registered Care Team
  • Emergency Call Systems
  • Optional Care Packages
  • Communal Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Video Entry Systems
  • Fire & Intruder Detection



*RARE GARDEN FACING LISTING* Luxurious SOUTH FACING two bedroom third floor apartment with walk out balcony set within a desirable McCarthy & Stone retirement living plus development. *LIKE NEW CONDITION*

Miami House - Miami House is a Retirement Living PLUS development, brought to you by McCarthy and Stone. Designed for the over 70's, this development comprises of 58 stylish one and two bedroom apartments with numerous communal facilities such as a Club Lounge, Guest Suite and beautiful landscaped gardens to enjoy with family and friends. The spacious apartments are carefully designed and built with pride and attention to detail. You will find a beautifully spacious living room, fully fitted kitchen, a well appointed level access shower room with slip resistant tiling, all tastefully painted and finished to the highest standards.
For your peace of mind there's a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant as well as an on-site Estate Manager. You will be able to see who's calling for you at the development front door with the camera entry system linked to your TV screen. Getting around at night is helped by having illuminated light switches. Outside of your apartment, there are extra facilities to enjoy. At the heart of the development is our Club Lounge, providing a great place to meet up with friends old and new and is convenient when family come to visit. Socialise as much or as little as you like : your Estate Manager is not only there to take care of the development but is on hand to facilitate events and activities that you can choose to be part of. You can sit back and relax in the landscaped gardens that are thoughtfully designed to enjoy throughout the seasons. If your friends and family have travelled from afar, the guest suite is available to book and comprises of a twin room with TV and coffee making facilities and an en-suite shower room.

Local Area - Located in the city of Chelmsford and on the site of Chelmsford's landmark Miami Hotel, just a mile away from the centre in Moulsham, Miami House is superbly positioned. A Tesco Superstore, complete with Costa Coffee, Timpson shoe repair and pharmacy is just minutes away.
Chelmsford's centre offers The Meadows and High Chelmer malls, M&S and Debenhams, and stylish new Bond Street with John Lewis and bookstore Foyles, Chelmsford City Theatres' shows range from the Genn Miller Orchestra to the Bolshoi Ballet and Elvis tributes, while Chelmsford Cathedral holds free lunch-time performances by soloists and ensembles, making it a great place to meet with friends and enjoy music and refreshments in stunning surroundings.
You are well located at Miami House, with the A12 close by, rail services to London Liverpool Street in 35 minutes and Stansted airport is a 30 minute drive.
The beautifully presented apartment is situated on the second floor, close to the guest suite. It is in a particularly attractive location, being south facing and enjoying views over the landscaped communal gardens.

Entrance Hall - Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall From the hallway there is a door to a large walk-in storage/airing cupboard with shelving. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the shower room, both bedrooms, WC and lounge.

Lounge - A bright and airy south facing lounge benefiting from a French door providing direct access to a walk out balcony which has views of the well maintained communal gardens. The spacious room can also accommodate dining table and chairs, ideally positioned close to the window. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point, fitted carpets, two ceiling lights and raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.

Kitchen - Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of white gloss fronted wall, drawer and base units, with a roll top work surface over. Sink with lever tap and drainer sits below a south facing garden facing double glazed, auto opening window. Inset waist heigh Bosch electric oven with built in microwave above. Over counter lighting, four ring electric Bosch hob with glass splash back and extractor hood over. Recessed integral fridge freezer, dishwasher. Tiled floor, down lighting, ventilation system.

Master Bedroom - A generous and bright room benefiting from a full height double glazed window which faces south and provides views of the communal gardens. TV and telephone points, fitted carpets, ceiling light and raised electric power sockets. Door leading to a walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails.

Bedroom Two - A double second bedroom which could also be used for dining or hobby / study room with a full height double glazed window which faces south and provides views of the communal gardens. Fitted carpets, ceiling light and raised electric power sockets.

Wet Room - Wet room with level access electric shower, grab rail and curtain. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin, cupboards beneath and illuminated mirror over. Part tiling to walls, wall mounted chrome towel radiator, ventilation system, shaving point and down lighting. Slip resistant flooring and emergency pull cord.

Wc - Tiled and fitted suite comprising with a low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin, cupboards beneath and illuminated mirror over. Part tiling to walls and wall mounted chrome towel radiator.

Service Charge (Breakdown) - • 1hr Domestic assistance
• On-site Estate Manager and team
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, to find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £10,385.28 for financial year ending 31/03/2024.
**Entitlements Service** Check out benefits you may be entitled too, to support you with service charges and living costs. (often offset by Government Entitlements eg Attendance Allowance £3,500-£5,200)'.

Leasehold Information - Ground rent- £510 per annum
Ground rent review: 1st Jan 2034
Lease length- 999 Years from 1st Jan 2019

Additional Information & Services - **Entitlements Service** Check out benefits you may be entitled too, to support you with service charges and living costs.
** Part Exchange ** We offer Part-Exchange service to help you move without the hassle of having to sell your own home.
** Removal Service** Get a quote from our Partner Removal Service who can declutter and move you in to your new home.
** Solicitors** Get a quote from our panel solicitors who have dealt with a number of sales and purchases and therefore familiar with the McCarthy Stone set up.


• Ultrafast Full Fibre Broadband available
• Mains water and electricity
• Electric room heating
• Mains drainage


Miami House, Princes Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 EAC

Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

£510 per year (Ask agent about the review period)When and how often your ground rent will be reviewed.Read more about ground rent review period in our glossary page.

ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.


LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

995 years left

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

Band: E

Miami House, Princes Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9GE


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  • Ingatestone Station5.0 miles
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