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

Newbury, Gillingham - £162,500 For Sale

Property Details

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***NO CHAIN***TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS***GROUND FLOOR***ACCESS TO PATIO AREA ***Boasting a prime location, at the top of the high street is this bright ground floor apartment especially designed for the over 60s and offering exceptionally spacious accommodation of nearly 800 square feet (74sq.m) with the bonus of having direct access to an outdoor seating area. The property is the ex show home for the development and is presented in tip top condition with the benefit of no onward chain, uPVC double glazing and electric heating. The apartment is within an easy walk to the mainline train station, leisure centre and doctor and dentist surgeries with the town centre also within close proximity and offering a range of shops and entertainment venues. The apartment forms one of thirty five other one and two bedroom apartments built by Churchill Retirement in 2011 and designed for those over 60 years old. The apartment offers independent living with peace of mind that there is additional support from the full time lodge manager, if required and plenty of activities for those who wish to get involved either taking place in the communal lounge or at outside venues. There is also a guest suite that may be booked for a nominal fee, laundry room, which is situated opposite the apartment and lift serving all floors. There is parking on a first come first served basis and an entry phone system. Viewing is vital to really appreciate this lovely home, the location and the lifestyle on offer.


Ground Floor

Communal Entrance

The main entrance to the building is located to the rear. The door opens to a reception area with further door opening to the residents lounge with kitchen area and the Lodge Manager's office. Proceed through the lounge veering to the left. The apartment's own door will be on the right hand side and opens into the:-

Apartment's Entrance Hall

Panelled front with inset spyhole opens into a welcoming entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Cartech alarm box. Wall mounted electric heater. Dado rail. Power points. Walk in airing cupboard with automatic lighting, fitted with slatted shelves and housing the hot water cylinder. Storage cupboard housing the electrics and fitted with shelves. White panelled doors to all rooms except pane glass door to the:-

Sitting/Dining Room (7.82m'' x 3.12m'' / 25'8'' x 10'3'')

Boasting a double aspect with two windows to the rear and large glazed door with full height window to one side opening to the side of the building and the paved seating area. Ceiling lights. Coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with coal effect electric fire. Pane glass door to the:-

Kitchen (2.44m x 2.29m'' / 8' x 7'6'')

Window to the side aspect with tiled sill. Wall mounted fan heater. Airvac for ventilation. Wall shelf. Fitted with a range of wood grain effect modern kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Work surfaces with tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Built in electric oven with storage cupboards above and below. Integrated under counter fridge and freezer. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom One (5.79m x 2.87m'' / 19' x 9'5'')

Window to the side of the building. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall shelves. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirror fronted doors, hanging rail and shelves.

Bedroom Two/Second Sitting Room (5.79m x 2.84m'' / 19' x 9'4'')

A fabulous spacious room that offers multi functional usage - as a guest bedroom, study, formal dining room or sitting room. Window to the side of the building. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electrical heater. Power points.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet and corner cabinet. Fitted with a stylish modern suite consisting of vanity wash hand basin with mirror and shaver light/point above, large tiled shower cubicle with sliding screen plus low level WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail and electric fan heater. Part tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.


Parking and Grounds

The main entrance is located to the back of the building where there is parking available on a first come, first served basis. There is a paved path leading along the rear and side of the building. The apartment has direct access to a paved area where there is space for a table and chairs plus a raised shrub and flower beds and enjoying a sunny aspect.

Important Information

Fees and Facilities

Lease - 125 years from the 1/05/2011
Half Yearly Ground Rent - £327.03- fixed
Half Yearly Service Charge - £1,568- variable
Managed by Millstream
To be confirmed by the solicitors
Facilities include:-
Lodge Manager
Communal Lounge
Guest Suite
Laundry Room, which is situated opposite the apartment


From Gillingham

Proceed up the High Street where the apartment block will be found on the left hand side on the corner of Harding's Lane. The main entrance will be found at the back of the building under the arch. Postcode SP8 4WG