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Barnaby Mead, Gillingham - £110,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A bright and roomy ground floor retirement apartment, ideally located in the heart of the town and presented to the market with the bonus of no onward chain. The apartment has been designed for those over 55 years old, experiencing their leisure years and perhaps needing the security of some back up support now and then. The apartment enjoys a prime location with riverside views and within easy walking distance of the town centre, supermarkets, doctors and dentists and the mainline train station. The property forms part of the popular Barnaby Mill complex, managed by Retirement Property Services and benefiting from a development manager who is available Monday to Friday day time, lift serving all floors, laundry room and residents lounge which hosts many events. The property also benefits from uPVC double glazed windows, economy 7 electric heating and emergency pull cords throughout. The apartment offers independent living and makes an ideal home for someone looking for a main residence or even as a lock up an leave.



Entrance Hall and Inner Hallway

White panelled door with inset spy hole opens into a good sized welcoming entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Wall mounted electrics. Coat hooks. Entry phone. Economy 7 electric heater. Power points. Door to the sitting/dining room and opens to the:-
Inner Hall - Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Doors to the shower room and both bedrooms.

Sitting/Dining Room (4.27m x 3.84m'' / 14' x 12'7'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the side of the building with outlook over the river. Ceiling and wall lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with timber surround and coal effect electric fire. Bi-folding doors to the:-

Kitchen (2.08m'' x 2.74m / 6'10'' x 9')

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Part coved. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Power points. Fitted with a range of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards with open shelves. Generous amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a slot in electric cooker with extractor hood over. Tile effect vinyl flooring.

Master Bedroom (3.00m'' x 3.61m'' / 9'10'' x 11'10'')

Measurement excludes the doorway and includes the wardrobe. Enjoying a double outlook with window overlooking the front garden and to the side with a river view. Ceiling light. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fitted double wardrobe with bi-folding doors, hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Two (2.90m'' x 2.51m'' / 9'6'' x 8'3'')

Window overlooking the garden to the front of the building. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electric panel heater. Power points.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the front of the building. Ceiling light. Wall mounted electric heater. Contemporary suite consisting of vanity style wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap and mirror fronted bathroom cabinet above, low level WC with economy flush facility and large tiled walk in shower cubicle. Tall rotating cabinet. Tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.


Communal Garden and Parking

The apartment has one allocated parking space which will be found in the gravelled area to the side/rear of the building and is the third one from the end on the left hand side. A gate from the parking opes to the garden, which lie by the riverside and are mostly laid to lawn.


The apartment benefits from a Development Manager who is full time.
All floors benefit from the lift.
There is a communal lounge where many events take place and is open to all residents.
In addition there is a laundry room and guest suite which may be booked for a nominal overnight fee.

Important Information

Term of lease...........................125 years from 25/12/1992
Ground Rent.............................£175 per 1/2 year
Service Charge........................£1478.44 per half year
The above to be confirmed - above figures approximate and based on 2018.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street passing LLoyds TSB on your right. Just after the church turn right into Barnaby Mead and the apartments will be on the left hand side.