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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Dunheved Road, Launceston

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Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L775
  • First Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Double Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Covered Decked Balcony
  • Communal Areas and Garden
  • Off-Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

SITUATION Situated in one of Launceston's most prestigious roads, Manaton Court has been built on a site allowing level access to the town centre.

Launceston is the ancient capital of Cornwall and boasts a number of historical buildings including the Norman castle and Victorian Guildhall and Town Hall. There is a wide variety of shopping available both in the town centre and the out of town retail park (both independently and nationally owned) together with a range of service businesses, medical facilities and schooling at both primary and secondary levels (private and state sector). The town has a good sports centre, many clubs and societies catering for a wide variety of interests and two 18 hole golf courses within 3 miles.

Access to Plymouth, Exeter, Truro via road are all within an hour's travelling time. The city of Plymouth offers sea and rail links being approximately 29 miles from Launceston. The city of Exeter has rail links and an international airport being approximately 40 miles from Launceston. 

DESCRIPTION Set on one of Launceston's most prestigious roads, with a level walk into town, these highly sought after retirement apartments are for the over 60's market only. 24 Manaton Court is a well presented one bedroom apartment with private covered decked balcony with views over the communal garden. With accommodation comprising: communal entrance, lift and stairs rising to the first floor from the lower ground floor, entrance hall with storage, a decent size living/dining room with small kitchen leading off, a double bedroom with built in wardrobe and shower room. There is a large communal lounge and balcony which is shared by all the residents and used for social occasions, a communal laundry room with washing and drying facilities as well as ironing facilities and a communal refuse room on the basement floor. There is also a house manager who is available to attend to or answer any problems and a guest room to accommodate two people. Parking is to the front of the apartments on a first come first serve basis for those who still drive.  

ACCOMMODATION 'Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.'

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:- 

ENTRANCE Off of a communal hallway with door leading through to:-  

ENTRANCE HALL 7' 8" x 6' 11" (max)(2.34m x 2.116m (max)) Coved ceiling; intercom; alarm pull cord system; 'Dimplex' central heating control for all of the electric radiators; door to a useful storage cupboard housing electric meter, consumer unit etc. with coat hanging space; doors to main reception room; boiler room; shower room and bedroom.  

BOILER ROOM 6' 4" x 3' 5" (1.945m x 1.057m) With a 'Pulsar' coil hot water tank with slatted shelves above; further slatted shelves; coved ceiling; light.  

MAIN RECEPTION ROOM 19' 8" (max) x 10' 7" (6.014m (max) x 3.244m) The main focal point of the room is the electric real flame fire with fireplace surround; 'Dimplex' wall mounted electric panel radiator; coved ceiling; two triple arm ceiling lights; television and FM point; telephone point; doors leading through to kitchen; uPVC double-glazed door and opening window leading on to:- 

COVERED BALCONY 6' 7" x 6' 2" (2.020m x 1.887m) With views over the communal gardens that the property enjoys, outside light and decking with metal balustrade. 

KITCHEN 7' 5" x 7' 2" (2.271m x 2.187m) Of irregular shape with an 'AEG' built-in single oven with cupboard above; 'AEG' ceramic hob with housed extractor over; built in freezer; built in larder fridge; single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap; tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas; under cupboard lighting; uPVC double-glazed window overlooking the communal garden; coved ceiling; extractor fan.  

BEDROOM 19' 3" x 9' 2" narrowing to 5' 4" (5.875m x 2.819m narrowing to 1.646m) A double bedroom with built in three door sliding mirror fronted wardrobe with a mixture of hanging and shelf space; coved ceiling; triple arm ceiling light; telephone point; FM and television point; 'Dimplex' wall mounted panel radiator; uPVC double-glazed window overlooking the rear of the property, on to the communal gardens.  

SHOWER ROOM 6' 10" x 5' 7" (2.091m x 1.704m) A double width shower cubicle with hand rails and mains shower unit; wash hand basin housed in vanity unit; low level WC; 'Dimplex' wall mounted warmer heater and electric towel rail; shaving point; light and built in mirror; floor to ceiling tiled splashbacks; extractor fan.  

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and mains drainage. 

TENURE The property is a 125 year leasehold property from 2008, with an annual service charge and ground rent. The current annual service charge for the year commencing 1st March 2017 is £2529.98 which includes building insurance and water also full use of the laundry room, washing machines and tumble dryers, increasing to £2,610.98 from 1st March 2018. This is varied annually and subject to budgeting and auditing. The ground rent is £425 per annum payable by two instalments on 1st March and 1st September each year. The lease contains provisions for the review of the rent after the first 23 years and every subsequent 21 year period. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes (Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel: 0300 1234 100). 

AGENTS NOTE We understand that the age limit for a single person is 60 years of age and for a couple is 60 years of age for one and 55 years of age or over for another.  

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with D C PROPERTY on 01566 770888. 

DIRECTIONS From the town square, head along Westgate Street passing the multi-storey car park on your right-hand side. Take the first left-hand turning into Dunheved Road where the property will be found, after a short distance, on your left-hand side.  

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright D C Property 2017. 

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