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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Lord Street, Southport


Property Description

Key features

  • Very Sheltered Living Accommodation
  • First Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Duty Manger is Always Present
  • Lounge and Separate Kitchen
  • Separate Cloakroom and Wc
  • Communal Gardens & Conservatory
  • Freshly Cooked Lunch if Required
  • Ideal for Central Southport

Full description

This well planned one bedroom first 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.

A first floor very sheltered apartment accommodation with one bedroom and ideal for central Southport.

Communal Entrance Hall - Entry phone system. House Manager's Office, communal lounge, conservatory and dining room. Stairs and two passenger lifts to first floor.

First Floor -

Private Entrance Hall - Glazed insert to entrance door, alarm pull cord and door with automatic lighting to built in storage cupboard providing useful hanging space and shelving, and housing electric consumer unit. Further door off entrance hall leads to....

Wc - 6'2" x 4'5", 1.88m x 1.35m
Low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin, mid way wall tiling, alarm pull cord and extractor.

Lounge - 12'3" x 16'3" reducing to 12'8" overall measurements,3.73m x 4.95m reducing to 3.86m overall measurements
Double glazed window overlooks internal courtyard and parking area to Forum Court, electric fire to one wall with marble effect interior, hearth and fire surround. A number of wall light points, door to....

Kitchen - 7'11" x 14'7" overall measurements, 2.41m x 4.45m overall measurements
Double glazed window, attractive range of built in base units including cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards and working surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, Wall mounted 'Potterton' central heating boiler, 'Neff' appliances include; four ring ceramic style hob with extractor over, fridge, freezer, electric oven and grill. Integrated dishwasher and further part wall tiling.

Master Bedroom - 12'3" x 11'7" overall measurements and into recess, 3.73m x 3.53m overall measurements and into recess
Double glazed window, useful built in wardrobe to one wall, further walk in closet with fitted hanging space and shelving. Alarm pull cord, door to....

En Suite Shower Room/Wc - 8'4" x 9'9", 2.54m x 2.97m
Opaque double glazed window with low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin and walk in shower enclosure with wall grip, 'Triton' electric shower, part wall tiling and extractor.

Outside - Communal gardens, 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 £532.71 (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 and 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.

Note 2 - Please note that the front elevation photo used for the marketing purposes of flat 12 Forum Court is not a true representation of the properties position and orientation within the block.

A first floor very sheltered apartment accommodation with one bedroom and ideal for central Southport.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2017


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