1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   | 2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

King Edmund Court, Gillingham - £150,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

A chance to purchase a delightful two double bedroom cottage style home especially designed for those over 55 years of age. The cottage is situated towards the back of the popular King Edmund Court complex and enjoys views over the beautifully landscaped gardens and adjoining meadow land. 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 boasts bright, well proportioned rooms benefiting from double glazing and economy 7 electric heating with parking available on a first come, first served basis. A viewing is essential to truly appreciate this lovey home, its environment and situation, which is within an easy level walk of the town centre, supermarkets and doctors with the train station just a little further on.


Ground Floor

Porch and Entrance Hall

Glazed double doors opening into a useful porch area with access to the under stairs storage cupboard. Tongue and groove ceiling with light. Vinyl flooring. Timber front door with spy hole opens to the main hall. Window to the front of the property. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and telephone points. Large walk in storage cupboard with automatic lighting, fitted with shelves and housing the electrical consumer unit. Stairs rising to the first floor, white panelled doors to the shower room and kitchen plus pane glass door with matching full height window to one side opening into the:-

Sitting/Dining Room (4.37m'' x 5.44m'' / 14'4'' x 17'10'')

Window with view over the beautiful grounds and sliding patio door opening to the paved sun terrace. Ceiling lights. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and television points.

Kitchen (2.77m'' x 2.64m'' / 9'1'' x 8'8'')

Window with tiled sill overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Electric wall mounted panel heater. Power points. Fitted with a range of soft closing, Shaker style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit with cutlery and deep pan drawers and eye level cupboards. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Built in electric oven with storage cupboards above and below. Ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Tile effect vinyl flooring.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan, Wall mounted corner wash hand basin with mono tap and tiled splash back. Bathroom cabinet and shaver light/point. Low level WC. Shower area with seat and electric shower over. Tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise to a half landing with velux to the front and returns up to the main landing. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Power points. Large walk in storage cupboard fitted with ceiling light, hanging rail and shelves. Deep airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with hanging rail and slatted shelves.

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

Window to the rear with view over the grounds. Ceiling light. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and television points.

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

Window with view over the grounds to the rear. Ceiling light. Part coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power points.


High level obscured glazed window to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Part coved. Extractor fan. Wall mounted electric heater. Bathroom cabinet. Shaver light/point. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC with dual flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin and bath. Part tiled walls.

Important Information

Unexpired term of lease 64 Years
Ground Rent - £250 a year
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 the 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.