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King Edmund Court, Gillingham - £169,950 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A fabulous opportunity to purchase a recently refurbished retirement cottage for those over 55 years, situated in the popular King Edmund Court complex enjoying views over the beautifully landscaped gardens and adjoining meadow land where there are numerous seating benches and is within an easy walk of the town centre, supermarkets and doctors with the train station just a little further on. The cottage forms part of a small complex of one and two bedrooms apartments and two bedroom cottages managed by Broadleaf Management Services with the benefit of a part time scheme manager, a laundry room and residents lounge, plus a guest suite which may be booked for visitors for a nominal charge. The cottage itself is situated towards the back of the grounds, which extend to about four acres and benefits from double glazed windows and Fisher electric panelled heater in every room. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis.


Ground Floor

Porch and Entrance Hall

Double doors open to a useful porch with access to storage cupboard and power points. Timber front door with spy hole opens into a good sized welcoming entrance hall. Window overlooking the frontage. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Power and telephone points. Large walk in storage cupboard with light, the electrics and shelves. White panelled door to the kitchen, shower room and to the sitting/dining room with full height pane glass window to one side.

Sitting /Dining Room (4.37m'' x 5.46m'' / 14'4'' x 17'11'')

Window overlooking the gardens and meadow. Double glazed doors opening to a paved seating area. Ceiling lights. Coved. Electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Carpeted. Electric coal effect fire with surround.

Kitchen (2.74m x 2.67m'' / 9' x 8'9'')

Window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Power points. Fitted with a range of light wood grain effect soft closing kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards. Good amount of work surface with matching upstand and window sill. One and half bowl stainless steel and drainer plus swan neck mixer tap. Built in eye level electric oven with storage cupboard above and drawer below. Ceramic hob and extractor hood over plus splash back. Integrated Bosch washing machine and dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer. Vinyl flooring.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Corner wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back and shaver light/point. WC. Tiled shower cubicle. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise and return to a part galleried landing with electric heater and skylight to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Access to loft space. Smoke detector. Power points. Large walk in dressing room with light and power point. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves and hanging rail. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Main Bedroom (3.71m'' x 2.97m'' / 12'2'' x 9'9'')

Window to the rear aspect enjoying views towards the allotments and over the communal gardens. Ceiling light. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Two (3.71m'' x 2.36m'' / 12'2'' x 7'9'')

Window to the rear with same outlook as the main bedroom. Ceiling light. Coved. Electric heater. Power and telephone point.

Shower Room

High level obscured glazed window to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of vanity style oblong wash hand basin with mono tap and mirror fronted bathroom cabinet over, wall mounted cupboards, low level WC with economy flush facility and large corner shower cubicle. Part tiled walls. Ceramic tile effect vinyl flooring.

Important Information

Unexpired term of lease 98 Years
Ground Rent TBC
Service Charge - £3,037.44 per annum (January to December 2021) This included the cost of the part time scheme manager, reserve funds, repair and maintenance cost pus other communal services.
Benefits of King Edmund Court include:-
Over 55's only
Part time scheme manager
residents lounge
Guest Suite
Laundry Room
Communal Landscaped Grounds
Pets are generally welcome
There is also an option - subject to availability - of renting a shed for a nominal yearly fee.


From Gillingham Office

Proceed down the High Street and bear to the right onto Queen Street. Continue to the junction at Le Neubourg Way and turn left. Take the next turning right into Cemetery Road. The complex is on the left hand side opposite the catholic church. Number 26 is located toward the back bearing to the right.