One bedroom, second floor apartment - lift access to all floors
Modern Fitted Kitchen
Balcony overlooking the gardens
Double bedroom with walk in wardrobe
Stunning Communal Roof Terrace
House Manager on-site during office hours
Communal Lounge where social events take place
Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
Communal gym for homeowners to enjoy
Landscaped Communal Gardens
A second floor, one bedroom retirement apartment boasting a walk out balcony overlooking the communal gardems at the rear of the development towards Taunton Cricket Ground.
Lock House occupies an excellent location with plenty of amenities close by including the Orchard Shopping Centre and Morrisons, Taunton Station is just 0.2 miles away with trains to Bristol, Penzance, London, Cardiff and more – perfect for a day out. For a leisurely stroll, the scenic Victoria Park is 0.6 miles away in the heart of this thriving County Capital Town. This is very much an ‘up and coming’ area of Town with a vibrant local community and a considerable choice of local shops, cafes bars and restaurants.
Lock House is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent living opportunity for those over 60 years of age with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager whose overseas the smooth running of the development. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a fantastic homeowners lounge, a communal rooftop terrace and fantastic gym for homeowners to enjoy. There are also landscaped gardens a decked terrace. There is also a super guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
There is a variety of regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, film nights and themed events.
With so much to see and do, Taunton is a perfect location for you to enjoy your retirement. A county town with a rich and interesting history, it offers the best of modern amenities whilst being a short bus or car journey away from the beautiful Quantock Hills. This welcoming and friendly town hosts a wide range of events all year round including the popular Taunton Flower Show, The Rural Living Show and is the birthplace of Taste of the West. It is also home to the ever popular Somerset County Cricket Club.
With space for typical hall furniture, having an Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole. security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door, and emergency pull cord. There is a versatile utility / laundry cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Feature glazed panelled door to Living Room.
Of a good size and an especially welcoming, bright and airy room with a double-glazed French door and side panel opening onto a walk on balcony which overlooks the charming communal landscaped gardens. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
Quality range of soft white gloss fronted fitted units with under unit lighting, contrasting worktops and matching upstands. Incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit which sits below the double-glazed window. Comprehensive integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with a contemporary glass splash panel and stainless steel chimney hood over, waist-level oven, and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting and tiled floor.
An excellent double bedroom with a double-glazed window. Large walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.
A modern wetroom facility with a white suite comprising; a back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with cupboard unit below and work surface over, mirror with integral light above, easy-access walk-in shower with both ‘Raindrop’ and conventional shower heads, ladder radiator, electric wall heater, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot lights, extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.
Ground Rent: £425 per annum
Ground Rent Review Date: January 2032
Lease Length: 999 years from the first January 2017
• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of apartment windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• The House Manager
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Service Charge: £2,506.58 per annum (for financial year ending 30/06/2024)
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