Lock House

Lock House, Keeper Close, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1AX

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Description

INTRODUCTION:

Presented in excellent order and with vacant possession this one-bed garden apartment enjoys a pleasant Westerly aspect and it's ground floor position is perfectly convenient to the superb development amenities of Lock House. The apartment offers bright accommodation including a living Room with French door opening onto a small patio, quality kitchen with a host of integrated appliances, excellent double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, a sensible wetroom and large utility cupboard with washer/dryer.

Lock House is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent living opportunity for those over 60 years of age with the day-to-day support provided by our excellent House Manager who 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 for visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

There is a variety of regular social activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, film nights and themed events.

Lock House occupies an excellent location with plenty of amenities close by including the Orchard Shopping Centre and Morrisons,. This is very much an 'up and coming' area of Town with a vibrant local community and an eclectic choice of local shops, cafes bars and restaurants.. Taunton Station is only 0.2 miles away with regular train service 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.

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.

ENTRANCE HALL:

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. Emergency pull cord. Useful utility cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying hot water, ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit and automatic washer/dryer. Separate shallow cupboard with meters. Feature glazed panelled door to Living Room.

LIVING ROOM:

Of a good size with a welcoming ambiance, with a double-glazed French door and side panel opening onto the West facing patio overlooking a small section of the development gardens and enjoying the best of the afternoon and evening sun. There is a Focal point fireplace with an inset electric fire, dimplex heater. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.

KITCHEN:

Double-glazed window. Superb range of soft white gloss-fronted fitted units with under unit lighting, contrasting worktops and matching upstands incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Comprehensive integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with a contemporary glass splashpanel and stainless steel chimney hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting and tiled floor.

BEDROOM:

A double bedroom with a full-height double-glazed window. Large walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving and with. Dimplex heater.

WETROOM:

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 and mirror with integral light above, level 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.

LEASEHOLD

£425 Ground Rent
999 Years from 2017

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

And most importantly the services of the House Manager.

The service charge does not cover external costs such as Council Tax, electricity or TV.

Features

  • FANTASTIC ONE BED WEST FACING APARTMENT
  • EXCELLENT GROUND FLOOR POSITION
  • SUPER, WELCOMING LIVING ROOM
  • QUALITY KITCHEN WITH APPLIANCES
  • SENSIBLE WETROOM WITH WALK-IN SHOWER
  • HOUSE MANAGER OVERSEES THE DEVELOPMENT
  • 24 HOUR CARELINE PROVIDES PEACE-OF-MIND
  • AMAZING COMMUNAL FACILITIES INCLUDING ROOFTOP TERRACE AND GYM
  • GUEST SUITE FOR VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS
  • EXCELLENT LOCAL AMENITIES WITHIN HALF MILE

Property Consultant

Steve Grist , Property Consultant - South West region

Steve Grist

0345 556 4120

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