This property is arguably the premium apartment within Arden Grange offering luxury retirement living both inside and out. Occupying a 1st Floor corner position its full height bay window and South West aspect makes the most of natural light and provides views the length & breadth of the village High Street. MUST BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE
Arden Grange is a development of 28 one & two bedroom apartments exclusively designed for the over 60's. Set in the picturesque village of Knowle, just a few miles south of Solihull. Enviably located on the High Street, Arden Grange offers a central location nestled within the heart of one of the best addresses in the Midlands.
Knowle offers something for everyone, with delightful village charm and a lifestyle that will appeal to most. Homeowners at Arden Grange will enjoy its semi-rural location close to open countryside and parks, whilst still being close to local shops and convenient connections to Solihull and Birmingham via the M42 Motorway and bus links.
Arden Grange has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments boast a walk in wardrobes, underfloor heating throughout, capabilities to have SKY TV points in living rooms (fitting and subscription to be arranged and paid for privately by the Homeowner). The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of the running of the development.
There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance.
The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.
Solid wooden front door with key hole and letter box leading to an imposing S shaped hallway. Wall mounted emergency speech module. Doors off to two walk in storage cupboards providing ample storage with one housing the hot water system and ideal as an airing cupboard.. All other doors leading to both bedrooms, main shower room and living room.
The living room is a stunning space boasting three large feature windows with a dual aspect including a bay window which leaves ample room for a dining area. TV and telephone points. A range of power sockets. Two ceiling light fittings. Partially glazed door leading on to a separate kitchen.
This modern fitted kitchen benefits from a double glazed window overlooking Knowle high street. Stainless steel sink unit. There's a good range of wall and base units incorporating integrated fridge and freezer. A built in mid level oven with alcove above. integrated dish washer. Four ringed induction hob with chrome extractor hood and matching splash back. Tiled floor.
The master bedroom benefits from dual aspect position. and door off to a large walk in wardrobe. TV and telephone point. A range of power sockets. Door leading to en-suite shower room.
A modern en-suite fully tiled shower room featuring a large double width walk in shower with glass screen and grab rail. Vanity unit wash hand basin with fitted mirror above. WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling light with four spots.
This second double bedroom - currently used as a large office/snug - could alternatively be used as a dining room, or hobby room. It has TV and power sockets. Central ceiling light fitting. Large double glazed window stretching almost floor to ceiling with sill below it.
This main shower room is fully tiled and has a level access walk in shower, fitted with a glass screen and sliding door. Vanity unit wash hand basin with storage beneath and a fitted mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail. Ceiling light with four spots. Emergency pull-cord.
•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
The Service charge does not cover costs such as your individual apartments Council Tax, electricity or TV..To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
125 years from 1st Jan 2014
Managed by McCarthy & Stone Management Services
Annual fee - £495
The fee is usually £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.