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London Road, Guildford

PROPERTY TYPE

Apartment

BEDROOMS

2

BATHROOMS

2

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

  • Estate Manager
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Video entry system
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Bistro/Restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily
  • Wellness suite/Hairdressing salon
  • Communal lounge
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens with paved patio areas and seating

Description

An enhanced and beautifully presented spacious two double bedroom, two shower room second floor apartment with access onto a decked balcony facing the landscaped gardens within this much sought after retirement development benefitting from having its own allocated car parking space. The Clockhouse provides everything you need for a happy and care free retirement.

Summary - This well presented luxury apartment is one of the larger two bedroom options within the Clockhouse Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone. This beautiful, light, airy apartment overlooking the garden and equipped with two shower rooms is ideal for those wishing to downsize, have a guest to stay or if needed have a room for a live in carer. Designed primarily for the over 70s, it provides secure accommodation for those who wish to enjoy independent living but also provides extra care and support if required. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. This apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, underfloor heating, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.

Facilities include a homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room, wellbeing suite and landscaped gardens with summer house. There is a fully equipped laundry room and bistro/restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in entrance hall, bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.

One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at The Clockhouse with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge.

The Clockhouse is ideally situated a short bus ride into the bustling town centre, voted the best luxury shopping destination outside London, offering a range of amenities and activities to enjoy as well as plenty of green space provided by the many local parks in the area such as Loseley Park and Pewley Down nearby. Historic Guildford provides an excellent location for an active and independent retirement. The town centre offers an exclusive range of boutique shops and high street stores, as well as a variety of eateries and entertainment. The development is just a short walk from The Spectrum Leisure Centre, which offers a comprehensive programme of daily activities. Sources of entertainment include a cinema, theatre and galleries. Less than a mile away is Burpham Village which is home to a parade of small shops, two large supermarkets and award winning Sutherland Memorial Park which provides a wide range of sporting and recreational facilities.

Guildford also benefits from excellent transport links to surrounding towns and cities via rail and road. Easy access to the local bus services and major arterial roads including the A3, M3 and M25. The railway station has trains running directly to London Waterloo.

Entrance Hall - Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour emergency response system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and guest shower room.

Living Room With Balcony - A beautifully presented and spacious living room benefitting from a glazed patio door with window to side opening onto a decked balcony and glazed balustrades ideal for breakfasts or coffee whilst enjoying the garden views. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.

Kitchen - A modern and thoughtfully designed fitted kitchen with an excellent range of base and wall units and drawers with contrasting worktops. Tiled floor. Electrically operated UPVC double glazed window. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Waist level electric oven, microwave oven, ceramic hob with opaque glass splash back, stainless steel cooker hood with extractor, integral dishwasher and integral fridge freezer.

Bedroom One With En-Suite Shower Room - Spacious double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. The bedroom has been enhanced by bespoke fitted wardrobes and cupboards. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, full length window looking out onto landscaped gardens. Door to en-suite wet room.

En-Suite Shower Room - Part tiled and fitted with suite comprising level access thermostatically controlled shower and grab rails. Low level close coupled WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric ladder style heater and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - A well proportioned second double bedroom also enhanced by bespoke fitted wardrobes and cupboards. Ceiling lights, TV point, with full length windows looking out onto the landscaped gardens.

Shower Room - Part tiled and fitted with suite comprising level access shower with grab rails. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric ladder style heater and extractor fan.

Service Charge (Breakdown) - Service Charge
• 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
• Cost of Staff
• One hour of cleaning per week

Service Charge; £13,036.96 per annum (for financial year end June 2024)
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity within the apartment or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager and one hour per week of domestic help. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Leasehold - Lease 999 Years from January 2017
Ground Rent: £525 per annum
Ground Rent review date: January 2032

Car Parking - This apartment has it's own allocated car parking space.

Additional Information & Services - • Gfast and Ultrafast Full Fibre Broadband available
• Mains water and electricity
• Electric room heating
• Mains drainage

Brochures

London Road, GuildfordEAC

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.

£525 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.

£13036.96

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.

993 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

London Road, Guildford

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • London Road Station0.8 miles
  • Guildford Station1.4 miles
  • Clandon Station2.4 miles
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100 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8AQ

McCarthy & Stone Resales, Bournemouth
McCARTHY STONE RESALES
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