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The Malt House, Bay Road, Gillingham - £168,500 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A wonderful opportunity to purchase a bright and spacious linked lodge style home offering flexible accommodation with one/two double bedrooms or one/two reception rooms and presented to the market with no onward chain. The property has been especially designed for those over 55 years of age, providing independent living with varying levels of support and allows choice as to how much personal interaction is taken with the other residents and the main house. There are plenty of options available dependent on needs and packages may be tailored to cater for changing circumstances with lots of advice gladly given. There is also a useful meal service that may be bought in, which gives additional contact and peace of mind for all. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating, the cost of which is included in the service charge as well as water rates, electricity charges, emergency pull cord/pendant alarm and outside maintenance. This lovely home must be viewed to appreciate the size and how it could 'fit' the next owner as well as the location, which is on the edge of the town within walking distance to local amenities with the town centre and mainline train station a little further on.



Kitchen/Dining Room (5.56m'' x 3.68m'' / 18'3'' x 12'1'')

uPVC door with a leaded light inlay opens into the kitchen/dining room. This could be used as a combined kitchen/dining and sitting room if required. Window with a leaded light inlay overlooking the garden. Ceiling lights. Coved. Two radiators. Power, telephone and television points. Carpet laid to the floor area.
Kitchen Area - Fitted with a range of cream coloured kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards with open ended display shelves. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Integrated washing machine. Built in electric oven and hob with extractor hood over. Wood effect vinyl flooring. White panelled door to the:-

Entrance Hall

Ceiling lights. Smoke and carbon monoxide detector. Access to the loft space. Coved. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power points. Large storage cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler and programmer as well as the electrical consumer unit. White panelled door with spyhole opening to main building and white panelled doors to all other rooms.

Bedroom One (3.61m'' x 3.61m'' / 11'10'' x 11'10'')

Window with leaded light inlay overlooking the garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Emergency pull cord. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points.

Bedroom Two/Sitting Room (4.17m'' x 2.77m'' / 13'8'' x 9'1'')

Maximum measurements- L shaped. Window with leaded light inlay overlooking the garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Radiator. Modern suite consisting of low level WC with dual flush, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shaver light/point over and large tiled walk in shower cubicle. Part tiled walls. Wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Vinyl flooring.



The property is located to the back of the complex with use of an adjacent garden and rear entrance. A path leads from the parking area along the side and back of the lodges where there is a picket gate opening to the garden, which is maintained by the Malthouse and is not included in the lease. This is laid to lawn, planted with shrubs and flowers and has a paved seating area to the rear of the kitchen/dining room. The garden is enclosed by a picket fence.

Parking and Communal Grounds

The property is approached from the lane onto a gravelled drive that meanders past the main building to a large gravelled parking area where there is a reserved space for the lodge. Steps rise to a communal lawned area. There are further landscaped gardens to the back of the main house, which the lodge has use of.

Important Information

The property is leasehold with about 88 years unexpired term of lease. The service charge is £300 per calendar month, which includes the cost of water, gas and electricity, the emergency pull cord facility/pendant alarm and outside maintenance. Pets are also allowed by arrangement. To be confirmed by the solicitor.


From Gillingham

Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right at the junction, and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the last exit onto Bay Road. Continue over the bridge and after a short distance the entrance will be found on the left hand side. Follow the drive to the very end where the lodge will be found on the left hand side. Postcode SP8 4EW