A SPACIOUS GROUND FLOOR THREE BEDROOM RETIREMENT FLAT LOCATED IN THIS SUPERB DEVELOPMENT WITHIN EASY REACH OF THE FACILITIES OF DOWNTON
DESCRIPTION: This offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a large ground floor flat located on this charming retirement development on the edge of the centre of Downton. This flat is near to the entrance of the development and has the benefit of its own garage adjacent to the property itself. The flat has electric floor and ceiling heating with Villavent air circulation and also has double glazing. There is a shared entrance lobby, a large dining hall. lovely drawing room with doors to front and rear, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area, two further single bedrooms and a bathroom. There is a small private garden to the rear and this gives access onto the lovely communal gardens bordering the Barford Carrier. The flat has excellent storage space and is presented in good order with vacant possession available.
Church Leat has a full time estate manager available to provide support and there is also a personal alarm system. The grounds and the buildings are all maintained by Cognatum Estates Ltd and these works include refuse collection, window cleaning and tending to the garden and grounds.
LOCATION: The development is located within reach of the centre of Downton with its excellent local facilities. These include the well known St Laurence Church, a range of shops and supermarkets, good schools, bakers, Post Office and petrol station. There is also a local library, a doctors’ surgery as well as good recreational facilities available.
The New Forest is within easy reach to the south and the lovely cathedral city of Salisbury is some seven miles to the north. Here there is a main line railway station. Downton also has good access through the Forest to the south coast as well as Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth.
DINING HALL: 5.79m x 3.58m (18′ 11" x 11′ 8") With fitted cupboards to one wall.
DRAWING ROOM: 6.25m x 5.64m (20′ 6" x 18′ 6") A most attractive room with fitted electric fire, doors to front and rear, three wall lights and television aerial point.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.67m x 2.57m (15′ 3" x 8′ 5") With double bowl sink unit, built in Bosch dishwasher, built in washing machine as well as double oven and hob with extractor and air filter. There is also a built in fridge/freezer as well as a larder cupboard. There is an extensive range of wall units, fitted shelving, tiled floor and there is a door to the rear garden.
BEDROOM 1: 3.71m x 3.20m (12′ 2" x 10′ 5") With double wardrobe and telephone point.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, mirror and tiled floor.
BEDROOM 2: 3.71m x 2.95m (12′ 2" x 9′ 8") (Maximum dimensions) With double wardrobe and airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank.
BEDROOM 3/STUDY: 3.45m x 2.44m (11′ 3" x 8′ 0") With extensive fitted cupboards, fitted shelving, built in desk unit, double wardrobe and wall cupboards.
BATHROOM: With panelled bath with shower, wash hand basin, WC, fitted cupboard and recessed lights.
OUTSIDE: Adjacent to the flat there is a GARAGE 6.27m x 2.95m (20′ 6" x 9′ 8") with up and over door and rear pedestrian door. There is a small area of private garden to the rear of the flat which leads to the marvellous open gardens beyond bordering the Barford Carrier. There are footpaths running through the development giving access to St Laurence Church and there is residents as well as guest parking available.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.
COUNCIL TAX: Band F £2,527.85 (2018/2019)
LEASEHOLD: 999 years from 1984
SERVICE CHARGE: £852 pq (2019)
GROUND RENT nil