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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Lyons Crescent, Tonbridge

Sold STC £178,500

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A well appointed first floor RETIREMENT flat in this purpose built development of warden assisted self contained one and two bedroom flats, which RARELY COME ON TO THE OPEN MARKET erected in 1987, arranged around a central communal courtyard contained within two storey terraced blocks. The flat has many features including gas fired central heating with a new boiler being installed in 2015, sealed unit double glazing, stair lift, entryphone as well as a delightful SOUTH FACING rear aspect over the communal gardens which are bounded by the River Medway. The development also has a residents' lounge, utility room and car parking area as well as a scheme officer and 24 hour alarm call system to all flats so providing virtually every need for over 55 living in an ideal environment worthy of an early inspection.

Tonbridge - Occupying a central location just off the High Street which is within walking distance and provides a fine range of shopping facilities including Waitrose and Sainsburys as well as an extensive selection of eateries providing a taste of 'world wide cuisine'. There are doctors and dental surgeries in close proximity and bus services serving the surrounding district including the nearby towns of Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone stop nearby. The main line station for London and the South Coast is about half a mile. Recreational pursuits abound in the area including indoor/outdoor swimming pool and walks along the Medway towpath.

Entrance Lobby - With stairs and stair lift to

First Floor Entrance Hallway - With radiator, linen cupboard with hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving. DEEP WALK IN USEFUL STORAGE CUPBOARD 9'0'' x 6'0'' Access to small loft storage area.

Living Room - 15' 10'' x 9' 10'' with radiator. Views over the gardens to the River Medway.

Kitchen - 10' 00'' x 9' 2'' with range of matching units comprising Carron Phoenix single drainer sink inset to work surface with cupboards under, storage with free standing freezer under. Further work surface to side with cupboards and drawers under, integrated fridge, four ring ceramic electric hob inset with concealed extractor hood canopy over. Bosch double oven and grill in cupboard housing , range of wall cupboards, radiator, serving hatch to Living Room. Airing cupboard housing the Worcester wall mounted gas fired boiler installed in September 2015.

Bedroom One - 10' 2'' x 10' 2''(excluding wardrobe depth) with radiator, built in triple wardrobe cupboard 1' 10'' deep with sliding doors central being mirrored.

Bedroom Two - 10' 2'' x 6' 6'' with radiator.

Bathroom - With panelled bath having mixer and hand shower fitment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC suite, radiator, part tiled walls.

Outside - Residents' car park at a short distance from the flat. There are established and well stocked communal GARDENS,with sitting areas , which enjoy a delightful view over the abounding River Medway.

Notes - 1) The purchaser(s) will be buying a 100% interest in the leasehold property, but the lease will only allow the property to be bought and sold for a resale value of 70% of the full market value which is £255,000.
2) A new 99 year lease will be granted to the purchaser(s).
3) There is a current monthly service charge of £167.27 which covers gardening, window cleaning as well as services of the Scheme Officer and other facilities.
4) Purchaser(s) must be retired and in receipt of a pension and will need to be approved by the Hyde New Homes Association.

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23 January 2018

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