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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Dukes Court, Wellington, Somerset, TA21


Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented
  • Leasehold
  • Communal Gardens
  • Within walking distance of the town centre
  • Vacant Possession and no onward chain
  • Lift Access
  • Private Balcony

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION: A lovely opportunity to acquire this nearly new McCarthy & Stone 1 double bedroom first floor retirement apartment, having been built in 2014 and finished to a high standard, within easy walking distance of the Wellington town centre with its various amenities. A visit comes highly recommended to fully appreciate no only the apartment but its overall design, quality of finish and communal areas.

Dukes Court itself has a mixture of 1 and 2 bedroom retirement apartments with much thought having been given to the design with architectural flair and landscape gardens surrounding. Further facilities include a delightful communal lounge, an ideal space to sit and relax with family, friends and neighbours, with other facilities to include a laundry, a dedicated House Manager, security entrance system and emergency call points, with a guest suite for visiting family and friends which rival most hotel rooms.

The accommodation comprises in brief; a welcoming entrance hallway, and what is immediately evident is the quality and well thought out design with fine finishings to include attractive doors to all principle rooms, underfloor heating, security intercom and walk-in linen storage cupboard.

The sitting room is comfortable in size with an area for dining room table, chairs and various furniture, an electric fire inset into an attractive fireplace with a uPVC triple glazed door and matching side panel leading out to the balcony, which is a perfect suntrap especially later in the afternoon as the sun moves around into a South Westerly direction with a delightful outlook over the communal gardens. The kitchen has been finished to a high standard with a range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces and a number of built-in appliances with a window
overlooking the gardens.

From the hallway there is an excellent size bedroom with ample space for free-standing furniture, ideal for a dressing table and chair. Complimenting the bedroom is a walk-in wardrobe with a range of shelving and hanging rails. The fully tiled shower room comprises of white sanitary ware with a sink set into vanity unit and a large walk-in shower with various support rails.

Lease Details:
The lease is 125 years with 121 years remaining with a ground rent of £450.00 per annum and a service charge of £1785.15 per annum (2018/2019) to include the House Manager, emergency call monitoring, buildings insurance, electricity and heating to communal areas, water and sewerage rates, window cleaning, gardening services, building maintenance including repairs, cleaning of general areas, lift and lift maintenance.

At the point of sale 1% of the sale price is payable as part of the ongoing maintenance of the development.


LOCATION: Dukes Court is just a pleasant stroll into Wellington town centre with a good range of local independent shops and national stores to include the well renowned Waitrose. There is also an assortment of educational and leisure facilities to include a Sport Centre with its own swimming pool and local cinema. There is a regular bus service to the County Town of Taunton which is approximately 7 miles distant with its mainline railway station and the M5 can be accessed via Junction 26 just outside the town.

Wellington itself stands between the River Tone and the Blackdown Hills and is steeped in history with associations to the 'Iron Duke' of Wellington who is renowned for his military exploits. The well-known landmark, Wellington Monument was built to celebrate the Duke's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. Wellington is also mentioned in the Doomsday Book and later featured in the defeat of the Monmouth Uprising.

DIRECTIONS: From our Wellington town centre office proceed in the Exeter direction to the town centre traffic lights turning left into South Street. Continue along until the first mini roundabout turn right where Dukes Court can be found on the right hand side after the car park.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 July 2018


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