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

Newbury, Gillingham - £110,000 For Sale

Property Details

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Enjoying a fabulous position, close to the town centre and mainline railway station is this bright and roomy, one double bedroom top floor apartment that has been especially designed for those over 60. The apartment benefits from some delightful tree and roof top views and a partial view of Duncliffe Woods in the distatne and is presented to the market with the advantage of no onward chain. The apartment forms one of thirty five other one and two bedroom apartments built by Churchill Retirement in 2011. 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 outside venues. There is also a guest suite that may be booked for a nominal fee, laundry room and lift serving all floors. There is parking on a first come first served basis and an entry phone system. The apartment itself has uPVC double glazed windows and electric heating. Viewing is vital to really appreciate this lovely home, the lifestyle on offer and the location, which 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.



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 is situated on the second floor and accessed either by the lift or stairs.

Apartment's Entrance Hall

White panelled door with spy hole opens to a wide hall. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Coved. Dado rail. Caretech panel. Power points. Large airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and electrics and fitted with light and slatted shelves. White panelled doors to the bedroom and bathroom and pane glass door to the:-

Sitting/Dining Room

Window to the side of the building with roof top views and of a partial view of Duncliffe Woods in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with coal effect electric fire. Pane glass door to the:-


Window with tiled sill to the side of the building with rural views in the distance. Ceiling light. Partly sloping ceiling. Power points. Fitted with a range of modern wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and corner carousels, separate drawer unit with kick heater under and eye level cupboards. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Integrated fridge and freezer. Ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Built in eye level electric oven with storage above and below. Slate effect vinyl flooring.


Window to the side of the building with roof top views and partial view of Duncliffe Woods in the distance. Ceiling light. Some sloping ceilings. Partly coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirror fronted doors, hanging rail and shelf.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Coved. Extractor fan. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a suite consisting of low level WC with dual flush facility, vanity style wash hand basin with mirror over and shaver light and point and large tiled walk in shower cubicle.


There is a seating area just outside of the main entrance for all residents to use with paths edged by flower beds lying to the rear and side. There is also a mobility scooter charging area and parking is on a first come, first served basis.

Important Information

Lease - 125 years from the 1/05/2011
Half Yearly Ground Rent - £294.33 - fixed
Half Yearly Service Charge - £1.107.54 - variable
Managed by Millstream
To be confirmed by the solicitors


From The Gillingham Office

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