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Barnaby Mead, Gillingham - £120,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Enjoying views of the church and high street plus partial view of the side gardens and river is this light and spacious first floor apartment with two bedrooms and offered for sale with no onward chain. The property is designed especially for those over 55 years of age looking for independent living with the bonus of having a development manager available from Monday to Friday. The complex boasts a prime location within an easy walk of supermarkets, doctors, dentists, opticians, post office and other chain and independent shops. This fabulous home easily lends itself as a main residence and equally for those looking for a UK lock up and leave base. Barnaby Mill complex offers many communal facilities and include a residents lounge where many events take place, laundry room and guest suite which may be booked for a nominal amount. In addition there is a lift serving all floors. Outside there are beautifully kept gardens bordered by the river and a good amount of visitor parking.

In brief, the apartment's own accommodation consists of welcoming entrance hall with cloaks cupboard and walk in storage cupboard/study space, sitting room with Juliette balcony, combined kitchen and dining room fitted with a range of kitchen units, shower room and two bedrooms, main bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Each room also benefits from an emergency pull cord. Outside the apartment has its own allocated parking space located to the rear of the building. Viewing essential to fully appreciate the layout and size on offer.

Energy Efficiency Rating C - Council Tax Band C - Draft Details


The Apartment

Entrance Hall

Panelled front door with spy hole opens into a good sized entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detectors. Entry phone. Economy 7 electric heater. Power points. Large walk in storage cupboard fitted with shelves, ceiling light, hanging rail and power point - large enough as a study space. Double cloaks cupboard with bi-folding doors, hanging rail and shelf. Deep airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (4.70m'' x 3.48m'' / 15'5'' x 11'5'')

Door with full height windows to either side opening to a Juliette balcony with view towards the church and high street. Ceiling lights and uplighters. Power and television points. Emergency pull cord. Double pane glass doors opening to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.11m'' x 2.39m'' / 13'6'' x 7'10'')

Window with view of the side garden and river. Ceiling light. AirVac. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards and eye level cupboards with open ended display shelves. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for a slot in cooker. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for further under counter appliance. Space for a fridge/freezer. Quarry tile effect vinyl flooring.

Bedroom One (4.04m'' x 3.20m'' / 13'3'' x 10'6'')

Window with view of the side garden and river. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Emergency pull cord. Fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves.

Bedroom Two (2.06m'' x 4.22m'' / 6'9'' x 13'10'')

Window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted panel electric heater. Power points. Emergency pull cord.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. AirVAc. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC with dual flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap and tiled splash back plus two mirror fronted bathroom cabinets and shaver light and point above. There is also a tiled corner shower with seat. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.

The Building

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.
The apartment has one allocated parking space which will be found in the gravelled area to the side/rear of the building - Parking Bay '17'. There are communal gardens which lie by the riverside and are mostly laid to lawn.

Important Information

Term of unexpired lease......96 years (125 years from December 1992)
Ground Rent.............................£TBA
Service Charge.........................£TBA
All to be confirmed by the solicitor on purchase


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.