Clifton Mews was built by McCarthy Stone for retirement living. The development consists of 47 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the hall and bathroom. There is a secure entry intercom system for access to the development. The development includes a beautiful Homeowners lounge which is a great way to meet other neighbours for social gatherings and celebrations. There are attractive landscaped gardens including the Rose garden located to the rear of the development with seating areas. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking permit scheme applies for the private Homeowners car park.
It is a condition of purchase that single occupants must meet the age requirements of 60 years, in an event of a couple the second person must be over the age of 55 years.
Clifton Mews is situated in an enviable location in Portobello, a charming area some 4 miles to the east of Edinburgh City Centre, and best known for its white sandy beaches. Portobello High Street is located 650m from Clifton Mews and offers a variety of quality local shops and services, including a supermarket, bank, bakery, post office, hairdresser and newsagents. The beach and promenade are a further 320m and Fort Kinnaird and Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre's are only a short drive away. Good bus services run to and from the city centre and there is easy access to the city bypass, which connects to Edinburgh Business Park, Edinburgh International Airport and the Central Scotland motorway network, and the A1. The development is also located opposite Friggate park, and there is a 9-hole golf course, and an outdoor bowling club within short distance.
Apartment 23 is located on the first floor positioned to the front of the development above the entrance. Ideally placed for easy access to the communal facilities located on the ground floor with a lift serving all floors. The communal Rose garden with seating areas is popular with the residents. The apartment has electic storage heating and fitted carpets throughout the hall, living room and bedrooms.
Welcoming entrance hall with a large walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. The 24-hour emergency careline response system with pull cords in the hall, bathroom and shower room provide peace of mind. Handy illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom are also located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and bathroom.
Spacious and bright living space benefiting French doors with Juliet balcony overlooking the well maintained garden grounds to the front of the development. There are plenty electric sockets, TV and telephone points. The partial glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.
Well appointed fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base mounted units with a granite effect worktop, sink with chrome lever tap. Integrated units include a built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over and free standing fridge freezer. Finished with under pelmet lighting, tiled splash backs and a tiled floor.
Generous proportioned room with French door to the balcony and plenty room for a patio table and chairs to enjoy the open outlook and of course the sunny aspect. There is a walk-in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails and a further handy storage cupboard.
The fully tiled En-suite comprises a shower cubible, WC, vanity unit with mirror above, heated towel rail and wall mounted fan heater.
Good sized double bedroom which could be utilised in other ways for example a hobby room or snug . There are ceiling lights, TV and a phone point.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising a bath with adjustable shower head over, shower screen and hand rail. WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Electric heated towel rail and wall mounted fan heater.
• Cleaning of communal and external windows
• 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 for the year ending 31st August 2022 is £220.95 per month and £2,651.38 per annum
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.