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2 bedroom sheltered housing for sale

Apartment 40, Forum Court, 80 Lord Street, Southport


Property Description

Key features

  • Very Sheltered Living Accommodation
  • Third Floor Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Duty Manager Present
  • Lounge & Separate Breakfast Kitchen
  • Separate Cloakroom/ Wc and Bathroom with Level Access Shower
  • Communal Gardens, Conservatory and Freshly Cooked Lunch Avaliable
  • Views Over Lord Street & Town Centre
  • Two Communal Courtyards & Parking
  • Purchaser Age Restriction of 60 Years
  • Reduced by 6,000

Full description

A bright and sunny third floor retirement apartment, very conveniently situated for all of the Southport Town Center facilities with unrivalled views over historic Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. Internal inspection is recommended to appreciate this two bedroom apartment. The apartment is situated in 'Forum Court', 1 of only 31 Very Sheltered Housing developments in England and Wales and comprising of just 59 apartments. The facilities include; entry phone system, a house manager is on duty 24 hours a day, lounge, conservatory, dining room and guest suite. The property is installed with gas central heating and double glazing and very briefly includes; entrance hall with cloakroom and separate storage room, principal lounge overlooking Lord Street and Southport Town Centre. The breakfast kitchen includes a range of built in appliances and there are two bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes. There is also separate wet room and Wc. The development is set in landscaped gardens and has two central courtyard features which provide adequate parking for both owners and visitors cars.

A two bedroom third floor sheltered retirement apartment offering unrivalled views over Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. Age restriction of 60 Years,Reduced by £6,000

Communal Entance Hall - Stairs and passenger lift to first floor. House Managers office, communal lounge, conservatory and dining room.

Third Floor -

Private Entrance Hall - Private entrance door with glazed insert, alarm pull cord, door to useful built in storage cupboard. Further door to walk in storage cupboard measuring 7' x 3'7" with automatic lighting, hanging space and shelving. Door to....

Lounge - 17'1" into bay x 14'3" into recess, 5.21m into bay x 4.34m into recess
Providing unrivalled views over Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. Double glazed window. Emergency pull cord, Marble effect fire surround and hearth, storage heating and glazed door to....

Kitchen - 11'2" x 8'4",3.40m x 2.54m
Double glazed window overlooking Lord Street. An attractive range of built in base units concealing cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards, working surfaces and wall mounted central heating boiler. 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Appliances include; integral fridge, freezer, 'Neff' electric hob and extractor over. Plumbing for washing machine. Emergency pull cord.

Bedroom 1 - 17'6" overall measurements to front of wardrobes x 9'11" overall measurements, 5.33m overall measurements to front of wardrobes x 3.02m overall measurements
Double glazed window, storage heater, built in vanity mirrored wardrobes to one wall with hanging space and shelving. Emergency pull cord.

Bedroom 2 - 12'10" x 8'4", 3.91m x 2.54m
Double glazed window, storage heating and emergency pull cord.

Wet Room/Wc - 7'10" x 7'10", 2.39m x 2.39m
Three piece suite including low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin with part wall tiling and walk in shower enclosure with glazed shower screen and 'Mira' electric shower. Storage heating, two emergency pull cords.

Wc - 7'1" x 3'11", 2.16m x 1.19m
Low level Wc, wash hand basin with mid way wall tiling, wall grip and emergency pull cord. Storage heater and extractor.

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 £523.00 per calendar month (subject to formal verification).

Note - The concept of very sheltered housing is to enable retired people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes for as long as possible. All communal facilities and all the rooms in the flat are easily accessible to everybody including those using a wheelchair. Also the services are much greater than usual in sheltered housing, there is a team of Duty Managers, one of whom is always present on site. In addition, a team of housekeeping assistants provide domestic assistance and 1 1/2 hours of 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 with en- suite shower and bathroom is available at a charge £45 per night for one person or £55 per night for two people and includes a light breakfast. We understand the age restriction to be 60 years.

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

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.

A two bedroom third floor very sheltered retirement apartment offering unrivalled views over Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. Age restriction of 60 Years,

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02 November 2017


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