1 bedroom flat for sale

Manaton Court, Dunheved Road, Launceston

Sold STC £64,950

Property Description

Key features

  • One bedroom upper floor apartment
  • In professionally managed block
  • Suitable for "Independent Retirement Living"
  • Emergency call system
  • Favoured residential area
  • Level walking distance of town centre
  • Convenient access to A30 dual carriageay
  • EPC: B

Full description

Manaton Court fronts onto Dunheved Road, a favoured residential area and within level walking distance of the social, commercial and shopping facilities of Launceston town centre. In the opposite direction is the town’s principal recreation area known as Coronation Park, together with leisure centre.

Launceston sits astride the A30 dual carriageway spine road for Cornwall and Devon close to the border between the two counties and is perfectly situated for day trips to the Cornish Coast, Dartmoor and beyond.

To the north of Launceston is the stunning North Cornish coast, famed for former fishing villages and family/surfing beaches.  To the west are the open spaces of Bodmin Moor ideal for walking and riding, and to the east Dartmoor National Park.  Running southwards from the town is the hidden Tamar Valley steeped in 17th Century mining history.

To the east of Launceston Exeter (some 42 miles) provides intercity rail link, M5 motorway link and international airport.

25 Manaton Court is an upper floor one bedroom apartment within a purpose built development of thirty two apartments developed by McCarthy & Stone in 2007/2008.

The development was designed to provide ’Independent Retirement Living’. There is an onsite manager, 24 hour emergency assistance and secure entry to the building. The building has a communal lounge and this together with communal activities gives the building a community atmosphere.

There are panic pull cords in the entrance hall, bathroom and bedroom, and each occupier has a  necklace panic button to wear if desired.

LOCAL OCCUPANCY/AGE RESTRICTION  The occupancy and future sale price of the property is controlled by a Section 106 Agreement, further details of this can be provided upon request.  There is an age restriction on occupants of the apartments, with the minimum age being fifty five for a couple and sixty for a single person.

TENURE  The property is leasehold on a 125 year lease from 2008, with an annual service charge and ground rent.

Currently the annual service charge is £2,529.98 for a one bedroom unit which includes building insurance and water also full use of the laundry room, washing machines and tumble dryers.   This is varied annually and subject to budgeting and auditing.

The ground rent is £460 per annum payable by two instalments on 1st March and 1st September each year.  The lease contains provisions for the review of the rent after the first 23 years and every subsequent 21 year period.

The property may be held by an investor and let to an occupant who is over 60 years of age subject to approval of Peverell Management Services Ltd who are responsible for the management of the 
development. 

ACCOMMODATION  
Comprises:-

ENTRANCE HALL  Entry system, central heating control, radiator, storage cupboard with electric meter and walk-in airing cupboard with pre-lagged off peak electric mains pressure hot water cylinder and linen racking.

SITTING ROOM Electric feature fireplace and door opening to balcony overlooking rear garden.  Radiator.

BALCONY Attracting morning sun. Overlooking rear garden and trees to the development.

KITCHEN  Stainless steel sink in base unit, matching wall and floor cupboard units incorporating worktops with tiled splash backs and integrated under worktop fridge and freezer.  Inset ceramic hob, pull out extractor hood, built in oven and Xpelair.

BEDROOM 1  Mirror door double wardrobe, radiator, ceiling light, TV and digital aerial point.

BATHROOM Suite of bath, WC and wash hand basin set against fully tiled walls with vinyl   flooring.  Wall mounted electric heater, extractor fan, shavers light and mirror. 

COMMUNAL AREAS  The apartment has the benefit of access through communal areas within the development, stair and lift access to all floors, communal first floor lounge and communal external parking areas and garden areas.

PLEASE NOTE Guest room. On the same floor as this flat is a well fitted guest room which can be rented on a nightly basis.

PARKING  The development has fourteen car parking spaces which are available for residents on a daily first-come first-serve basis.

SERVICES  Mains water, electricity and sewerage.

COUNCIL TAX B
 


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26 July 2017

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  • Gunnislake (10.3 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Gunnislake (10.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Kivells, Launceston

2 Broad Street, Launceston, PL15 8AD

01566 487009 Local call rate

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