This is an 'almost new' beautifully presented apartment and is the first to be resold on this successful Applegate House 'Retirement Living' development recently constructed by award-winning McCarthy and Stone to offer fantastic independent living opportunity for those aged over 60. Located on the ground floor just a short walk from the exceptional facilities of the development the apartment provides very welcoming accommodation comprising; a really pleasant Living room with a double-glazed French door and side-panel opening onto a small terrace, this is a lovely home that has a very pleasant ambiance. There is quality fitted kitchen with a comprehensive range of integrated appliances, two excellent double bedrooms; the Master bed has en-suite facilities and a further shower room.
The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, with a host of regular activities to enjoy thus making it really easy to meet new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Applegate House. 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. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a super homeowners lounge, scooter store and landscaped gardens.
Applegate House is well positioned for local amenities with a convenience store just metres away and a large Sainsbury’s within walking distance. A public bus service stops directly outside the property with a regular service to the town centre as well as neighbouring towns and villages in the surrounding areas. The town centre itself is compact, making it easy to navigate and enjoy on foot. The historic Fore Street is located less than half a mile from the development and is the central shopping street for the town and a great place to browse and enjoy some retail therapy. For a larger selection of High street stores the Shires and Castle Place shopping centres can also be easily reached by public transport.
Living at Applegate House provides both Home Owners and family with the peace-of-mind provided by both the day-to-day support of our house manager who oversee’s the smooth running of the development. and the benefit that 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. Additionally there is also the excellent guest suite, widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
Car parking is by annual permit charged at £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
With a solid oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and audio link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, large walk-in utility/store cupboard with light and shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water Vent Axia heat recovery unit and automatic washing machine., a further shallow cupboard houses the meters. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.
A comfortable room with a double glazed French door and side panel opening onto a small terrace providing that important outdoor space. There is a focal point fireplace with pebble effect electric fire and a feature glazed paneled double door leads to the kitchen.
With a double-glazed window. Excellent range of contemporary soft white ‘high-gloss’ fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops, matching splashback up-stands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a Neff four-ringed induction hob with a contemporary glass splashback and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, and tiled floor.
An excellent double bedroom. Double glazed window, walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, ample hanging space and shelving. Door to en-suite.
Modern white suite comprising; back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with under sink cupboard and mirror with integral light positioned over. large 'walk-in' shower with both raindrop and conventional shower attachments. Emergency pull cord, ladder radiator, ceiling spot light fitting. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor,
Double-glazed window. Of double size, currently used as a further cosy sitting room.
Modern white suite comprising; back-to-the wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with under sink cupboard and mirror with integral light positioned over. Large shower enclosure with glazed door, ladder radiator, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.
The Service Charge covers the expense of:
• 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
To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Lease 999 Year Lease from January 2018
Ground Rent £495.