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Homechester House, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1

Guide Price £65,000

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A first floor 1 Bedroom Retirement apartment served by lift in Homechester House situated off High West Street within easy reach of the town centre. The sitting room and bedroom enjoy the south aspect. EPC Band B

The apartment is located on the first floor of this purpose built development of 52 apartments which has brick elevations under a slate roof with upvc double glazed windows. The accommodation has a pleasant lounge, double bedroom, updated kitchen and updated shower room, with the sitting room and bedroom overlooking High West Street. The visiting House Manager can be contacted from various points within the property in the case of an emergency. For periods when the manager is off duty there is a 24 hour emergency Apello call system. For the use of the residents' there is a well furnished lounge overlooking the front gardens and laundry room with drying area opening onto the rear enclosed residents garden. For guests there is a second floor guest suite (a charge is made for the use of this suite). Situated just off High West Street, the town centre and other amenities are within easy reach.

Homechester House is situated close to the centre of the town where a wide range of facilities for entertainment, health and leisure can be found. Dorchester Town is most famous for being the County Town of Dorset and being the birthplace of the famous poet and novelist Thomas Hardy in 1840. The life and works of Thomas Hardy form a strong part of the cultural background of Dorchester, which is recognised worldwide as the centre of attraction for students and followers of this great literary figure. The property has good access to Dorchester's surrounding countryside for walking and other rural pursuits. The World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast is only a few miles away. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol, cross channel services at Poole, airports at Bournemouth, Exeter and Bristol and there is a very effective road network.

Communal gardens to the front and side and to the rear a gravelled pathway with raised borders. There is limited residents and visitors parking, parking may be available by separate arrangement.

The communal Residents Lounge is well furnished and overlooks the front garden. The residents Laundry Room is also on the ground floor with a selection of washing machines and tumble dryers and has access to the residents gardens at the rear. The Guest Suite is located on the second floor.

Annual Service Charge
£1,671.04 per annum. The service charge includes water rates, buildings insurance, the maintenance of the residents’ room, communal areas and external maintenance, provision of the house manager and 24-hour emergency alarm system.

Ground Rent
£427.06 per annum

99-year lease as from 1983

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08 October 2016

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