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2 bedroom flat for sale

Atkins Lodge, High Street, Orpington

£395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Luxury retirement apartment
  • Convenient for High Street & buses
  • Two double bedrooms
  • 22'8 lounge
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Shower room & additional cloakroom
  • Owners lounge
  • Guest suite available
  • Laundry room
  • Lodge manager / Careline system

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Atkins Lodge is a prestigious development of 50 retirement apartments, built by the popular builders, Churchill, in 2015. This particular ground floor apartment boasts two double bedrooms, as well as a 22'8 lounge, fitted kitchen with appliances, sower room, and additional cloakroom. The property is most conveniently located, very close to all the amenities in the High Street, as well as bus routes serving a number of destinations, including the mainline station. Communal facilities at Atkins Lodge are extensive, and include a part-time lodge manager, in additional to an owners' lounge (a real social hub where many events take place regularly), a residents' laundry room, and a guest suite (separate charge). Safety and security technology is in abundance, with intruder alarm and video entry system, plus a Careline safety system. Additionally, there are well maintained grounds, and an owners' car park. This well presented, and spacious apartment is offered to the market with no onward chain. 

Communal Entrance With video entry system. Lifts (and staircase) to all floors. Open plan with the Owners Lounge, and passing the lodge manager's reception desk. 

Hall Entryphone system. Coving to ceiling. radiator. Dado rail. Deep storage cupboard with light and housing meters. Additional storage cupboard. 

Cloakroom Fitted with a white suite comprising: low level WC, and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Raised heated towel rail. Extractor fan. 

Lounge 22' 8" max x 10' 6" max (6.91m max x 3.2m max) Double glazed door and full height window. With granite effect fire surround and coal effect electric fire. Coving to ceiling. Multi pane door to hall, and further multi pane door to:- 

Kitchen 7' 10" max x 6' 8" max (2.39m max x 2.03m max) Attractively fitted with a white high gloss range of wall, base and drawer units, with woodblock effect work tops. Partly tiled walls. Inset stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit. Double glazed window. Integrated electric ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Separate unit housing electric oven. Integrated under-counter fridge, and integrated under-counter freezer. Wall mounted fan heater.  

Bedroom 1 14' 8" x 9' 1" (4.47m x 2.77m) Double glazed window. Coving to ceiling. Radiator. 

Bedroom 2 17' 5" (+ wardrobe) max x 9' 2" max - 1.54m min (5.31m (+ wardrobe) max x 2.79m max - 1.54m min) Double glazed window. Coving to ceiling. Radiator. Built-in mirror sliding doored wardrobe. 

Shower Room Attractively fitted with a contemporary style suite comprising:- large corner shower cubicle, inset vanity wash hand basin with cupboards beneath (and inset lighting above), and low level WC. Raised heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Colour coordinated fully tiled walls. 

Communal Facilities As described earlier, these are extensive.
Inside the development, there is a spacious owners' lounge with views over the communal grounds. Regular coffee mornings, and social events take place here.
There are guest suite facilities available (by prior arrangement and cost). There are laundry facilities.
There is a large buggy/scooter store - with charging point.

Externally, the development includes landscaped grounds, together with owner's car park. 

Lease Details & Charges We understand that there are approximately 120 years remaining on the lease.
Ground Rent and Service charge are payable half yearly in advance, and the most recent demands are as follows:-
01/12/18 to 31/5/19 Half Yearly Ground Rent in advance £305.00
01/12/18 to 31/5/19 Half Yearly Service Charge in advance £1,553.32


We are advised that owners' pets are permitted, with the prior consent of the management company (Millstream Management Services). We understand that the Service Charge includes: Careline system, buildings insurance, wall and sewage rates, ground source heat pump for heating and hot water in the property, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance of the building. lifts and garden, as well as lodge manager, and a contribution towards a contingency fund. Naturally, a solicitor is advised to verify all of this, on behalf of a buyer, prior to an exchange of contracts.

Please note this property is only available to over 60s (or couples where one person is over 55, and one is over 60).  

Agent's Note:- The following information is provided as a guide, and should be verified by a purchaser prior to exchange of contracts.

Council Tax Band: "D"
EPC Rating: "B"
Total Square Metres: 71
Total Square Feet: 764

Viewing by strict appointment with Edmund Orpington 01689 821904 or via email orpington@edmund.co.uk

This floorplan is purely an illustration to show the approximate layout of the accommodation. It should not be relied upon. It is not necessarily to scale, nor may it depict accurately the location of baths/showers/basins/toilets or ovens/sink units (as applicable) in bath/shower rooms, or kitchens.  


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23 March 2019

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  • St. Mary Cray (1.0 mi)
  • Petts Wood (1.4 mi)
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  • Orpington (0.8 mi)
  • St. Mary Cray (1.0 mi)
  • Petts Wood (1.4 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Edmund Estate Agents, Orpington

352 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NQ

01689 499725 Local call rate

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