Portland Grange is purpose built by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living, located in the attractive Town of Leek, close to the Town centre, local amenities and transport links. The development consists of 49 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. You can relax, knowing that there's a House Manager on hand during office hours as well as the added benefit of having security features. These include a 24 hour emergency call system should you require assistance and a camera door entry system linked to your TV, so you can see who's calling before letting them in.
There's no need to worry about being weighed down by maintenance costs either as the service charge covers the cost of external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, security and energy costs of the homeowners lounge with kitchen facilities and other communal areas.
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years or over.
Front door with spy hole leads to an imposing L shaped entrance hall - the apartment security door entry system with intercom and the 24-hour emergency response system are located in the hallway. There is also a mains wired smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a large walk-in storage cupboard, which houses the hot water boiler and the washer dryer machine. Further doors from the hallway lead to the living room, bedrooms and the shower room.
A very good sized room which is wonderfully bright and airy due to its floor to ceiling feature window. There is also ample space for dining. TV and telephone points and two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Oak effect door with clear glass panels leads to a separate kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with a range of low and eye level units and drawers. Under pelmet lighting. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and window above with pleasant outlook. Built-in Bosch oven at waist height, ceramic hob with extractor hood and integrated fridge/freezer. Tiled floor.
A very good sized double bedroom with a door to a walk-in wardrobe. Floor to ceiling double glazed windows, Two Ceiling lights. TV and telephone point. A range of power sockets.
A good sized second double bedroom with full height window, TV, telephone point and power points.
Luxury shower room with walk in double width unit with part glass screen, low level WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit with in built sink and mirror above with sensored light, a further wall mounted vanity unit with mirrored door, shaver point connection, wall mounted towel radiator.
• Cost of House Manager
• Personal water rates
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Lease term 999 years from the 1st Jan 2019
Ground rent of £247.50 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2034
Service charge of £3073.03 per annum (up to financial year end 30/09/2022)