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Atkins Lodge, Orpington

PROPERTY TYPE

Retirement Property

BEDROOMS

1

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

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Describes how you own a property. There are different types of tenure - freehold, leasehold, and commonhold.Read more about tenure in our glossary page.

Key features

  • One bedroom second floor retirement apartment
  • Own Balcony
  • Good decorative order
  • Convenient for the lift
  • Ground Source Heating provides heating and hot water to the apartment
  • Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
  • Owners’ Lounge & Kitchen with regular social events
  • 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
  • Owners’ private car park
  • A Guest Suite is available for your friends and family to stay in. In addition, you are entitled to use of the Guest Suites at all Churchill Retirement Living developments across the country.

Description

Churchill Sales & Lettings are pleased to be marketing this one bedroom second floor apartment. The property, which has been deep cleaned throughout, offers deceptively spacious accommodation and is conveniently located for the lift.

The Lounge offers ample space for living and dining room furniture and has a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround. A door opens onto the Balcony.

The Kitchen is accessed via the Lounge and offers a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over, a fridge and a freezer. A window allows for light and ventilation.

The Bedroom is a generous double room with a useful built in mirrored wardrobe and plenty of space for additional bedroom furniture if required.

The Shower Room offers a large shower cubicle with handrail, heated towel rail, a WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath.

Perfectly complementing the apartment is a useful storage cupboard located in the hallway.

Atkins Lodge is a delightful development of 50 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in Orpington, which is a great location with several shopping centres and supermarkets close by to the Lodge. The Walnuts leisure centre is a great local sports centre with swimming pools, a gym, multipurpose sports halls and squash courts. Orpington is-well-served by public transport with regular buses and trains into and around London.

The Lodge has a super-efficient Ground Source Heat Pump, which provides heating and hot water to the lodge and the apartments. The Lodge itself is well equipped with a Guest Suite, fully fitted Laundry Room and a Buggy Store with charging point.

The Lodge Manager is on hand throughout the day to support the Owners and keep the development in perfect shape as well as arranging many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons.

A Guest Suite is available for your friends and family to stay in. In addition, you are entitled to use of the Guest Suites at all Churchill Retirement Living developments across the country. Prices are available from the Lodge Manager.

Atkins Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront. All apartments and communal areas have an emergency Careline system installed, monitored by the onsite Lodge Manager during the day and 24 hours, 365 days a year by the Careline team. A Careline integrated intruder alarm, secure video entry system and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout both the apartment and communal areas provide unrivalled peace of mind.

Atkins Lodge is managed by the award-winning Churchill Estates Management, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living and Churchill Sales & Lettings to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.

Atkins Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55.

Service Charge (Year ending 31st May 2024): £3,840.66 per annum.

Ground rent: £718.40 per annum. To be reviewed May 2029.

Council Tax: Band C

125 year Lease commencing May 2015

Please check regarding Pets with Churchill Estates Management. Any consents given in relation to pets are subject to the terms of the lease and any further rules and regulations made by Churchill Estates Management.

Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, ground source heating and hot water for the apartment and communal areas, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.

A 1% contribution of the final selling price to the contingency fund is payable by the Seller upon completion of the sale of the property.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Energy Performance CertificatesA document confirming the energy efficiency rating of the property.Read more about epc in our glossary page.

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: C

Atkins Lodge, Orpington

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  • Orpington Station0.8 miles
  • St. Mary Cray Station1.0 miles
  • Petts Wood Station1.4 miles
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Churchill Sales & Lettings, Ringwood

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The Retirement Property Specialist

Churchill Sales & Lettings are Retirement Property Specialists dealing solely with selling Apartments in the Retirement sector.

Offering an exclusive range of services unrivalled by any High Street Agents, make Churchill Sales & Lettings your first choice when selling your retirement property. Take a look at our 'Selling' page to see how Churchill Sales & Lettings will work with you to achieve a sale as quickly as possible. We understand that

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