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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Lord Street, Southport

Offers Over £110,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Very Sheltered Living Accommodation
  • Second Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Duty Manger is Always Present
  • Lounge and Separate Kitchen
  • Separate Cloakroom and Wc
  • Communal Gardens & Conservatory
  • Freshly Cooked Lunch
  • Views Over Southport Town Centre

Full description

This bright and sunny, two bedroom second floor retirement apartment is quite literally the most competitively priced property in this development and must be viewed to be fully appreciated! The apartment is situated in Forum Court, one of only 31 'very sheltered' housing developments in England and Wales providing just 49 apartments. The facilities include; entry phone system, a house manager is on duty 24 hours a day, lounge, conservatory, dining room and guest suite.

Second floor very sheltered apartment accommodation with two bedrooms and overlooking central Southport.

Communal Entrance Hall - Entry phone system. House Manager's Office, communal lounge., conservatory and dining room. Stairs and passenger lift.

Second Floor -

Private Entrance Hall - Private entrance door with glazed and leaded inserts, alarm pull cord with useful built in storage cupboard and shelving. Further door leads to additional walk in cloaks cupboard with hanging space.

Lounge - 3.91m excluding door recess x 3.96m (12'10" exclud - Upvc double glazed window overlooking rear of the development with fire surround including matching interior and hearth to one wall. Wall light points, alarm pull cord.

Kitchen - 3.23m x 2.36m (10'7" x 7'9") - Double glazed window, kitchen is arranged with light pine effect base units concealing cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards and working surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, integral appliances include; fridge, freezer, 'Neff' four ring ceramic style hob with extractor over and 'Neff' electric oven and grill to side. There is also a 'Bosch' washing machine, wall mounted 'Potterton' central heating boiler system and kitchen is finished with partial wall tiling.

Bedroom 1 - 9'10" x 12'5" to rear of wardrobes and into door recess.
Double glazed window, alarm pull cord and built in wardrobe and vanity mirror and sliding door to one wall.

Bedroom 2 - 2.95m x 2.97m to front of wardrobes (9'8" x 9'9" t - Double glazed window, built in wardrobe with sliding vanity mirrored doors to one wall.

Bathroom - 2.64m x 2.57m (8'8" x 8'5") - Three piece suite to include; low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin and single grip panelled bath with 'Triton' electric shower. Alarm pull cord, part wall tiling.

Wc - 1.68m x 1.40m (5'6" x 4'7") - Low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin, mid way wall tiling and alarm pull cord.

Outside - Communal gardens, car parking.

Service Charge - We understand that Retirement Security Limited' supervises the day to day running of the development and the current service charge is payable in the region of £515.56 per calendar month and a separate payment to water rates of £17.15 (subject to formal verification).

Note - The concept of very sheltered housing is to enable retired people to retain their independence and remain in their own homes for as long as possible. All communal facilities and all rooms in the flat are easily accessible to everybody including wheelchairs. The service is much greater than usual in sheltered housing, there is a team of duty managers, one of whom is always present on the site, in addition a team of house keeping assistants provide domestic assistance and 1.5 hours domestic assistance is included in the service charge each week. Additional assistance is available. The facilities at the development include; lounge, conservatory, dining room. A double guest room suite with en suite shower room and bathroom are available at a charge of £45 per night for one person or £55 per night for two people and includes a light breakfast and we understand that the age restriction to be 60 years.

Transfer Fee - We confirm that there will be a Transfer Fee payable to RSL (Retirement Security Limited) each time an owner sells on or transfers ownership of his/her dwelling. This is a Transfer Premium. The calculation of the Transfer Premium is based on when the transfer takes place as follows;

Up to 1 year from the first purchase or most recent transfer = 1% of the gross proceeds of sale.

Between year 1 & 2 years from the first purchase or most recent transfer = 2% of the gross proceeds of sale.

2 years or more from the first purchase or most recent transfer = 3% of the gross proceeds of sale.

Tenure - Please note we have not verified the tenure of this property, please advise us if you require confirmation of the tenure.

Second floor very sheltered apartment accommodation with two bedrooms and overlooking central Southport.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 September 2016

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