2 bedroom retirement property for saleBowes Lyon Place, Poundbury, Dorchester
Available for resale in the impressive Bowes Lyon Court, Poundbury, this two bedroom, second floor apartment was one of the first to be reserved on the development. It boasts one of the most desirable locations within the building with its large south facing balcony offering views on to Queen Mother Square and across rooftops to the nearby countryside. EPC rating B.
Situation - Bowes Lyon Court occupies a prominent position within Poundbury, close to the Queen Mother Square. Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature Woodland Park.
Accommodation - Bowes Lyon Court benefits from a lift to all floors, spacious communal areas, an internal garden room and a billiard room.
There are many facilities on offer including an on-site restaurant providing a delicious three-course lunch and a convenient guest suite should friends or family want to visit.
The apartment offers Oak veneered internal doors and both television and telephone points to the sitting room and both bedrooms.
Hallway - Entrance to the apartment is gained via a large wooden door leading to a hallway which provides access to all principal rooms and has a storage cupboard housing the electric boiler and shelved storage areas.
Sitting Room - 3.25m x 6.58m (10'08 x 21'07) - The sitting room gains natural light from the south facing window and glass door leading to the balcony. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs. An opening leads to:
Kitchen - 3.02m x 2.18m (9'11 x 7'02) - The apartment offers a well appointed kitchen with a range of wall and base level units with roll top work surface over and a wealth of integral appliances including a raised oven, four ring electric hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedrooms - Both bedrooms enjoy plentiful natural light from the south facing aspect and benefit from underfloor heating. Access to the balcony can be gained via both bedrooms. A walk-in wardrobe is fitted to the Master Bedroom.
Master Bedroom - 3.20m x 6.63m (10'06 x 21'09) -
Bedroom Two - 3.07m x 5.23m (10'01 x 17'02) -
Wet Room - 2.90m x 2.01m (9'06 x 6'07) - The wet room is tastefully fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin. Anti slip flooring is laid throughout with a shower and shower curtain fitted to the far corner.
Balcony - The large south facing balcony is a fantastic feature of the property and stretches over the full frontage of the property with access from the sitting room and both bedrooms. The balcony is a perfect size for alfresco dining, taking full advantage of the views to the Queen Mother Square and nearby countryside.
Parking - One underground parking space is available for an annual rent of £250.
Agents Notes - There is a weekly Service charge of £178.00. This includes One hour domestic assistance to each apartment per week. Staff costs. Cleaning of communal windows. Water and power to communal areas. Underfloor heating to individual apartments. 24 hour emergency call system. Repairs and maintenance to interior and exterior communal areas. Provision for onsite catering. Available to the over 70's.
There is an Annual Manco charge with charges varying between £110 and £160 dependent upon location.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Underfloor heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.
Local Authorities - West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is E.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents: Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860
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