Probate sale of this 2 double bedroom 1st floor flat in the Chartcombe retirement Development. Presented clean and tidy. Chartcombe is considered the best value for money of its type locally-please ask us for details.
This 1st floor flat has views over the private access to Compton Acres from both bedroom windows as well the double height living room windows. It is beautifully clean and tidy. The owner had lived here for 17 years. Located on the 1st floor, with lift access, the property offers good sized accommodation throughout and offers an open plan kitchen/living area consisting of lots of low and high level cupboards, built in appliances such as Neff gas hob, Neff oven, and extractor hood. There is a Zanussi washing machine plus a fridge-freezer. 2 perfectly sized double bedrooms one of which benefits from an en suite. The main bedroom has built in wardrobes. In the hallway there are two cupboards which provide some storage options, there is also a video door entry pad and Care Tech care line. It should be noted that the heating system contained in the 2 storage cupboards is original. The block housekeeper comments that the flat was always warm.
Chartcombe is hidden from view, you approach this development from a sumptuous long hedged drive off of Canford Cliffs Road, where there is a bus stop immediately outside. The drive is next to Compton Acres, which is acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens in England. And owners have a private access to Compton Acres.
As the drive splits there are electric gates to Chartcombe, a further drive which sweeps round to the entrance to the flats. The drive sweeps around a magnificent tree centerpiece which is illuminated and the focal point of occasions like Remembrance Sunday. Off of the drive there is the entrance to the secure underground car park, with a dedicated space for your flat and storage units. There are lots of visitor spaces. With a high quality CCTV system, BPT security video entry system for each flat, hard wired smoke alarms, internal telephone system and Caretech emergency call system in each flat, safety and security is taken very seriously. As you stand at the front entrance you are struck with how peaceful, tranquil and enclosed you feel with the wooded surrounds.
Through the front entrance there is the welcome sight of the Manager’s office which is open every week day from 8.30am. The management of the blocks is worth noting because it is fantastically organised. Don’t forget that when buying this flat you have a share of freehold, are a shareholder in Chartcombe Properties Ltd, and have your say in the management of the property. Your company employs a full-time manager, housekeeper and cleaner and there is a maintenance schedule programmed up until 2022/3 which caters for every conceivable eventuality and financial costing.
Through to the magnificent 4 storey high atrium with a glass roof and real plants to all the internal atrium balconies. If you want time outside your flat this stylish area provides a focal point. It has a well fitted kitchen, Wi-Fi access and regular social gatherings: coffee mornings Monday-Thursday, afternoon tea on a Friday, Sunday afternoon teas, speakers, concerts and there is even a knitting and a Ukulele club. Talking of the facilities, Chartcombe has its own hairdressing/chiropody salon and a well stocked library with seating area.
If you have visitors there are 2 serviced guest suites which are available at £35 per suite.
Share of Freehold: Associated lease with 962 years remaining
Annual Council Tax: Band D £1877.17 payable
Connectivity: Sky and most other providers available
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating: Band C (76)
Service Charge: £692 per quarter(£2768 per year); Services Included: Water & sewerage for each individuals flat, buildings insurance, permanent manager, housekeeper, communal cleaning, building maintenance, gardening.; Ground Rent: Peppercorn: Reserve Fund: In excess of £100,000
Age restriction: One partner must be at least 60 years of age;
No Pets ; Guest facilities: 2 serviced guest suite (double or twin) which are available at £35 per suite per night.
1 dedicated parking space in the underground garage
Viewings: 24 hours notice or sooner by arrangement; Probate Sale