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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Churchill Lodge, Poole

£215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • One Bedroom, lower ground floor retirement apartment
  • Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Lodge manager available 5 days a week
  • Owners' lounge & kitchen with regular social events
  • 24 hours Careline system for safety and security
  • Guest suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
  • Owners' private car park
  • Landscaped gardens and borders
  • Fully equipped laundry room
  • Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely one bedroom apartment which has access to a wonderful courtyard area, directly from the Lounge. The apartment is offered with no forward chain and is well presented throughout. The Lounge is L-shaped and has ample space for living and dining room furniture. A door leads to the Courtyard where there are numerous, colourful, plants and shrubs. The Kitchen, which is accessed via the Lounge, has a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a range of built in appliances which include a waist height oven, hob with extractor hood over, fridge and freezer. The Bedroom is a good size double room which has a view over the courtyard. There is a useful built in wardrobe and plenty of space for additional furniture if required. The well proportioned bathroom offers a bath with shower over, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath. Perfectly complementing the apartment is a storage cupboard, located in the hallway.


Built to the very highest standards throughout both the Apartment and shared spaces, every detail has been considered from fitting plenty of plug sockets and illuminated light switches to the beautifully landscaped gardens that wrap around the rear and side of the lodge, nothing has been missed. The gardens have potting sheds and a greenhouse for the keen gardener and plenty of shaded places to sit and relax with a good book. There is a private Owners’ car park to the front of the lodge.


Churchill Lodge is an exclusive development of 51 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in the heart of Lilliput. Named as the flagship development of Churchill Retirement Living, the lodge is amongst some of the most exclusive and desirable properties in the world. Just a few doors down from the lodge are a bakery, fish and chip shop, convenience store, florist and hairdressers with the local doctors’ surgery and pharmacy just up the road. At the top of the road is Evening Hill with stunning views of Poole harbour, and an excellent viewing point for the summer fireworks. Being so close to the coast, 7 miles of Blue Flag beaches are within easy reach and it’s easy to travel further afield to Corfe Castle and Swanage across the chain ferry or in land towards the New Forest National Park. Transport links are excellent with a bus stop within 100 yards of the lodge to the town centre as well as direct trains from Poole into London Waterloo and Bournemouth International Airport just a few miles away.


Churchill Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront. This apartment has an emergency Careline system installed, monitored by the onsite Lodge Manager during the day and 24 hours, 365 days a year by the Careline team. A Careline integrated intruder alarm, secure video entry system and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout both the apartment and communal areas provide unrivalled peace of mind.


Churchill Lodge’s manager, Philip, is on hand throughout the day to support the Owners and keep the development in perfect shape. Philip arranges many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons. For any visiting guests, the furnished twin Guest Suite is perfect and available for just £15 per night for 1 visitor and £20 (£10 each) for 2 visitors. The same excellent value is available across more than 100 Churchill Retirement Lodges for owners to visit throughout the UK.


Churchill Lodge is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living and Stratton & King to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.


Churchill Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. Each Apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. When you fancy some company, you’ll find the Owners’ Lounge a popular and relaxed place to meet.


Additional Information

Service Charge (01.06.2019 – 31.05.2020): £1,762.48 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months

Ground Rent: £565.63 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months

Council Tax Band C

125 year lease commencing 2007

Pets allowed with permission from Managing agent

Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.


DESCRIPTION Measurements are approximate and some may be maximum on irregular walls.


CONSENTS We have not had sight of any relevant building regulations, guarantees or planning consents all relevant documentation pertaining to this property should be checked with your legal advisor before exchanging contracts. 


Property Particulars Disclaimer: These particulars are intended only as general guidance. The Company therefore gives notice that none of the material issued or visual depictions of any kind made on behalf of the Company can be relied upon as accurately describing any of the Specified Matters prescribed by any Order made under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, 2008. Nor do they constitute a contract, part of a contract or a warranty.


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