Lantern Court

Lantern Court, Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe

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Description

Apartment 28 at Lantern Court is a property not to be missed. With a 180 degree panorama from the walk-out balcony the view looks directly toward the picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour and extends both East and West to take in the expanse of beautiful coastline. Breathtaking is simply an understatement. Internally the property is beautifully presented with a lovely living room with a view, well fitted kitchen with an extensive range of integrated appliances, excellent double bedroom (with a view) and the unusual and most beneficial addition of not one but two bathrooms, one with bath and one with large shower cubicle. The apartment is in a prime position tucked quietly at the end of the hall to the Westerly corner of the development.

Lantern Court was completed 2012 by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone and is a flagship contemporary development occupying a commanding location.Providing private independent living apartments specifically for those over 60 years of age. The development enjoys a host of facilities for the benefit of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge with large balcony and the stunning view with the most breath-taking views across the pretty Ilfracombe Harbour, Lantern Hill, Capstone, Bristol Channel and distant Welsh Coast. In addition, there is a lift serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a landscaped garden with harbour viewing deck. Peace-of-mind is found in the service provided by our House Manager and there is also a 24-hour emergency call system in the apartments and communal areas. A guest suite is available to receive family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night is made.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Lantern Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events and occasional organised trips.

Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.
Lantern Court is located just a short distance from the high street and sea front and local amenities which include a post office, pharmacy, hairdressers, bakers, banks and supermarkets. St. James’s park is adjacent to the development with pathways leading to the harbour.

ENTRANCE HALL:

A good-sized hallway having a solid 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. Dimplex panel heater, emergency pull cord, large walk-in storage cupboard with light and shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and the ‘Vent Axia’ Air Circulation System. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.

LIVING ROOM:

A really inviting and comfortable room, immaculately presented and where it is impossible not to be drawn immediately to the attractive pine finished French door and side panel that opens onto the balcony and exposes the breathtaking coastal view. There is a focal point fireplace with a ‘log effect’ inset electric fire, and a feature glazed panelled door to kitchen.

BALCONY:

A walk-out balcony with ample space for a 'Bistro' style table an chairs and most certainly a place where many hours will be spent taking in the most unobstructed and breathtaking of views and watching the comings and goings of Ifracombe Harbour below. The views extends both Westward and Eastward by courtesy of the corner position of the apartment. There is a glazed balustrade and outside light.

KITCHEN:

With a double-glazed window with those wonderful views - washing-up will never be a chore! Excellent range of ‘maple effect’ fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, high level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.

BEDROOM:

An excellent double bedroom with an attractive floor to ceiling double-glazed picture window enjoying outstanding sea views, large walk-in wardrobe with ample hanging space, shelving and light. Dimplex Quantum Storage heater.

BATHROOM:

Modern white suite comprising; WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage, mirror, strip light and shaver point over, panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower and glazed shower screen. Fully tiled walls and floor, electric wall heater, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.

SHOWER ROOM:

A full white suite, recently fitted, comprising; WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage large double shower cubicle
with a thermostatically controlled shower unit, modern shower wall and glazed screen and door. Fully tiled walls and floor, , electric wall heater.

GENERAL:

There are communal gardens with a harbour viewing deck, great communal facilities and garaged car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £500 per annum for which there could be a waiting list. Internal doors are quality Oak veneered.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal 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 service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Leasehold

125 Years from 2012
£425 Ground Rent

Features

  • Breathtaking Habour and Coastal Views
  • Immaculate 1 Bed Apartment
  • Balcony with 180 degree views
  • Very comfortable living room with views
  • Excellent kitchen with appliances
  • Bathroom and separate shower room
  • 24 hour call facility
  • Very secure entry system
  • House Manager for added peace-of-mind
  • Ask about part-exchange

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

01202 508081

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