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St James Oaks, Trafalgar Rd, Gravesend


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Key features

  • One Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment
  • Situated Within Gated Retirement Development
  • Fitted Kitchen With Oven & Hob
  • Shower Room
  • Fully Fitted Bedroom
  • Close To Town & Station


Over 55 and looking for a vibrant community with likeminded adults? Everything you need is right here waiting.. With 24-hour security & parking, this is the perfect place to settle down. Socialise in the club house or take a stroll to town – you decide. This one bedroom ground floor apartment is nicely situated within the development, overlooking communal grounds and the club house.

Location: - St James Oaks is an ideal and convenient place to live. Situated on Trafalgar Road, Gravesend which runs between Wrotham Road and Darnley Road. It is close to Gravesend Town Centre with all of its shops, pubs, café/bars and restaurants. Gravesend Mainline Station is close by and offers services on the domestic line to London or the Kent Coast if you fancy a trip to the Seaside. There is also a high speed train where you can catch a ride to St Pancras London within 22minutes. Ebbsfleet International Railway Station is within approximately two and a half miles and you can be in St Pancras, London in around seventeen minutes.

Description: - This one bedroom GROUND FLOOR, apartment is nicely situated within the development, overlooking communal grounds and the club house. Comprising entrance hall, lounge with double doors through to a fitted kitchen with built in oven and hob, and shower room with modern suite. The bedroom is fully fitted , including wardrobes, bedside cabinets and draw chests offering ample storage solutions. There is a very useful walk in cupboard in the hall offering plenty of storage space. Heated by Gas Central Heating, the windows are double glazed.

St James Oaks is within close proximity of the town centre and railway station and is ideal for those requiring independent living with security. The Ivy Room (club house) boasts a licenced bar where you can socialise with your neighbours over a cup of tea, coffee or even a glass of wine or beer and various activities and entertainment take place here. There are well kept communal gardens and grounds. The Lodge is the main point of contact and reception area. The management team are based here with staff on hand to offer advice on any daily requirements. The Gatehouse is fully staffed 24 hours a day security to monitor arrivals and departures providing that extra peace of mind. Pets may be allowed at the Managers discretion.

Frontage: - The property is approached through walk ways and well tended communal grounds.

Communal Entrance: - Door to communal hall, private entrance door to hall:

Hall: - 1.66 x 2.75 narrowing to 2.03 (5'5" x 9'0" narrowi - Laminate flooring, radiator. Walk in storage cupboard measuring 2.1 x 1.06 (6'10" x 3'5") with light and shelving providing plenty of storage space. Further built in cupboard housing electrical consumer unit and additional storage. Access to lounge, bedroom and shower room.

Lounge: - 4.22 x 3.81 (13'10" x 12'5") - Double glazed window to front enjoying views over the communal gardens. Laminate flooring, radiator. Double doors leading to kitchen.

Bedroom - 3.89 x 2.94 (12'9" x 9'7") - Double glazed window to front, radiator, laminate flooring. Fitted with a range of wardrobes, bridge cupboards forming recess for double bed, bedside cabinets, matching draw chest and dressing unit.

Kitchen - 2.08 x 3.2 (6'9" x 10'5") - Window to rear, laminate flooring. Fitted with stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer, built in gas hob, electric double oven, wall and base cupboards, plumbing for washing machine. Worcester combi boiler for hot water and central heating.

Shower Room: - 2.2 x 1.5 (7'2" x 4'11") - Window to rear, tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail. White suite comprising vanity wash basin, shower cubicle with glass screen, low level w.c. Electriv wall heater.

Tenure: - LEASEHOLD:

LEASEHOLD:125 years from 1st February 1988
Approx. 90 years remaining on the lease ends 1st February 2113
Service Charge: £3,987.97 p.a. from April 2023
Ground Rent: £100

Service Charge includes: house managers, residents reception and receptionists, up keep & cleaning of communal areas, buildings insurance, security (24 hour staff), heating & lighting of communal areas, maintenance of lifts/gates and telecom security system, window cleaning, caretaker, outside maintenance, gardening to communal areas & temporary support service.

Services: - Gas, Electric, Mains Drainage, Mains Water.

Estimated Broadband Speeds: - Standard15 mbps
Superfast95 mbps

Local Authority: - Gravesham Borough Council:

Council Tax Band C - £1,944.81 2024/2025

Service Charges - £3,987.97 p.a


St James Oaks, Trafalgar Rd, Gravesend
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St James Oaks, Trafalgar Rd, Gravesend


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Gravesend Station0.3 miles
  • Tilbury Town Station1.8 miles
  • Northfleet Station1.9 miles
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