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1 bedroom flat for sale

Stanley Road, Folkestone

Guide Price £124,999

Property Description

Key features

  • 1 Bedroom Retirement Flat
  • 24 Hour Care Line
  • First Floor with Balcony
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Bathroom/Wet Room
  • Communal Facilities
  • Well Kept Communal Gardens
  • Immaculately presented
  • House Manager
  • Guest Suite

Full description

- FOR SALE WITH FELL REYNOLDS - One bedroom, first floor, McCarthy Stone Retirement flat in immaculate condition with the added advantage of a dining area which could be used as a study or guest room.

Situation - This McCarthy and Stone flat, available for the over 55 age group, is excellently presented with light and airy rooms all with either emergency pull chords or emergency buttons. The complex offers a communal lounge, communal dining room where meals can be taken with or without guests, a laundry room, motability scooter room and communal gardens. Tea, coffee and biscuits are offered in the morning and the afternoon for residents and there a porter is available 24 hours a day.

We were told by the vendor that this flat was chosen off plan and the choice was made because unlike other 1 bedroom flats, it has the advantage of a dining area which could be used as a study or guest room.

Cheriton is a popular residential suburb of Folkestone and has become the location of choice for families. Known mainly for its proximity to excellent Primary and Secondary Schools, Doctor's surgeries and a charming high street offering all the local amenities. The larger town of Folkestone is approximately 5 minutes by car and offers a far greater selection of shopping facilities together with Folkestone West and Folkestone Central mainline railway stations giving fast access to St Pancras London in just over 50 minutes. The town also boasts a sports centre, the famous Leas Promenade and The Leas Cliff Hall which attracts regular acts and shows. The M20 Motorway, Channel Tunnel Terminal and Port of Dover are also easily accessed by car.

Entrance - An intercom system allows guests to contact the porter or resident for secure entry to the building. All the communal areas are situated on the ground floor. A lift or stairs can be taken to the first floor where a solid door opens through to Flat 39.

Entrance Hallway - With doors leading through to the Living Room, Bedroom, Wet Room/W.C., two storage cupboards one of which housing the hot water tank and 24 hour emergency pull cord system.

Living Room - Approx. 20' 4" x 10' 9" Juliet Balcony with uPVC doors overlooking gardens. Glass doors to Kitchen and opening to Dining/Study area. Electric feature fire with surround, electric storage heater, 24 hour emergency pull cord.

Dining Room/Study - Approx 8' 4" x 7' 11" uPVC window overlooking gardens, electric storage heater.

Kitchen - Approx. 9' 8" x 7' 8" range of matching wall and floor units, integral fridge and freezer. Single electric oven. Electric hob with extractor fan over. Emergency pull cord. Electric uPVC window overlooking gardens. Localised tiling. Space for washing and drying machines have been excluded as the complex has full laundry facilities on the ground floor.

Bedroom - Approx. 17' 10" x 10' wide narrowing to 6' uPVC window overlooking gardens. Emergency pull cord, double fitted wardrobe, electric storage heater.

Bathroom/Wet Room - Approx. 9' 5" x 8' 10" uPVC obscured window. Fully fitted bathroom/wet room comprising cream coloured suite with bath, shower, hand basin inset within a vanity unit. Emergency pull cord. Emergency button. Fully tiled. Electric heater.

Communal Facilities -

Residents Lounge - Situated on the Ground Floor at the rear of the building with doors leading out onto the communal gardens at the rear. There is numerous seating arrangements with tea and coffee making facilities and cake available for residents and guest.

Function Room - A useful room with a small table and chairs which is being used for a number of residential activities.

Restaurant - An on-site restaurant with a number of seating’s available for residents.

Laundry Room - Communal laundry room and facilities where the use of appliances is free of charge to residents. The appliances are provided and serviced through the maintenance fund.

Guest Suite - A suite comprising of a bedroom and bathroom available for guests of the residents to book the use of.

Outside - We have not seen the deeds to the property and prospective buyers are therefore advised to verify boundaries through their legal advisors.

Communal Parking - There is communal parking available at the front of the building supplying a number of non-allocated off road parking spaces.

Communal Gardens - Situated to the rear of the building there is a large garden for communal use for the residents with a number of bushes and shrubs to the mainly laid to lawn area and various benches and tables.

Battery Charge Room - A room used solely for the use of charging electrical mobility scooters.

General Information - Prospective buyers are advised to verify details of the Lease and Service Charge accounts through their legal advisors.

Length Of Lease - We are currently awaiting our client to provide this information.

Ground Rent - We have been informed by our vendors that the annual ground rent is £435.00.

Maintenance - We have been advised by our vendor that the current service charge is £5,643.66 per annum.

Agents Note - Please note that all residents must be over 60 years of age and must be able to live independently.

Council Tax - We are awaiting our client to provide us with this information. For further details, please contact Shepway District Council on 01303 853000.

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07 September 2017


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