This is a beautifully presented 'river view' apartment with its own private balcony located on the first floor of the sought-after Rivers Edge development. The outstanding accommodation provides for; a warm and welcoming living room with access to the balcony, excellent fitted kitchen also enjoying a river view., good sized principle bedroom with a second bedroom currently arranged as a dining room. A lift service gives access to the excellent communal facilities of the development. WE STRONGLY URGE A SPEEDY VIEWING.
Constructed in early-2010 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, River's Edge Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a quality-of-lifestyle opportunity for the over 60’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. As the development name implies it is in a tranquil Riverside setting adjacent to the River Okement with mature trees and shrubs around, yet unbelievably only around half a mile from Okehampton High Street and even closer to a Waitrose Supermarket and other more immediate facilities. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at River's Edge Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose, typically including; regular coffee mornings, knitting group, yoga, mah-jong, French group, and organised coach trips among others. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities or remain as private as they wish.
Of a good size with space for typical hall furniture, having a solid 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. Emergency pull cord, electric panel heater, walk-in store/airing cupboard with shelving, light and Gledhill boiler supplying hot water.
Further walk-in cupboard with light and shelving and concealed 'Vent Axia' system. Glazed panelled door to living room.
An beautifully presented room where you are immediately drawn to the French door to take a look at the wonderful view to the free-running River Okement . The mature riverbank trees are a haven for wildlife adding to the viewing pleasure. There is a focal point fireplace with an attractive timber surround and inset electric fire, electric panel heater. glazed-panelled double doors lead to the kitchen and the double-glazed French door opens onto the lovely balcony.
A pleasant balcony providing a really pleasant open outlook over the River Okement and within earshot of its flowing waters. There is the great opportunity to watch wildlife that exist along the rivers edge and among the mature trees that line the bank. There is a genuine rural feel here that makes it hard to remember just how conveniently placed you are to the excellent facilities just a short walk away.
With a double-glazed window enjoying a River view. A range of ‘Maple effect’ fitted units with granite effect laminate worktops incorporate a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with an extractor hood over, waist-level oven, concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled splash-backs, vinyl floor covering.
An excellent double bedroom with a double-glazed picture window affording a peaceful Riverside view, electric panel heater, built-in wardrobe with hanging space, shelving and mirror-fronted bi-fold doors.
Currently arranged as a dining room clearly demonstrating the flexibility of the accommodation. With a double-glazed window enjoying a Riverside view, electric panel heater.
With a modern white suite comprising; low-level WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard below and mirror, strip light and shaver point over, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. Heated towel rail, electric wall heater, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and vinyl flooring.
• 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.
Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
The development has recently (2019) undergone internal redecoration to the communal areas and there was a complete update of all appliances in the Laundry .
Ground Rent £495 p.a
Lease 125 Years from 2010