First floor apartment in beautifully converted Edwardian detached house, set in retirement complex for the over 55's, assistance available if required from neighbouring care home, entrance hall, fitted kitchen leading into living/dining room, with dual aspect windows with pleasant views across surrounding countryside, two double bedrooms, (master with en-suite bathroom), shower room,/2nd w.c., storage cupboard, entry phone system, gas central heating, partly furnished if required and well presented, communal areas including first floor balcony with far reaching views, communal gardens, residents parking, Apartments in this location and finished to this standard rarely become available and we recommend a viewing at your earliest opportunity.
Energy Rating: C.
This apartment is located in 'Woodlands' on Drake Lane, which is within a few minutes walk of Dursley town centre. This development is in a semi-rural position with outstanding views towards Cam and Dursley and towards the surrounding woodlands. Dursley town centre has a range of shopping facilities including: Sainsbury's supermarket along with library, swimming pool, sports hall and 18 hole golf course at the nearby Stinchcombe Hill, dentists and doctors surgeries, churches and public houses. Dursley is well placed for travel throughout the south west including the larger centres of Cheltenham and Bristol via the A38 and M5/M4 motorway network. The adjoining village of Cam has a 'Park and Ride' railway station with regular services to Gloucester and Bristol with onward connections to the national rail network.
From Dursley town centre proceed out of town through Castle Street passing Sainsbury's supermarket on the left hand side and continue to the Town Hall, turning left into Long Street, proceed to the bottom of the incline and take the first left and follow the road as it bends sharply to the right hand side, taking the first turning on the left hand side into Drake Lane, continue a further 100 metres and follow the road upwards and upon reaching the care home turn right and proceed towards the detached red brick Edwardian building and parking is located to the front of the property.
This large attractive Edwardian house was converted to retirement apartments for the over 55's and now offers superior and unique properties in this sought after location. This luxury retirement complex is close to Dursley town Centre and set in well kept communal grounds. The property is next to The Hollies Care Home and the owners offer many services including cleaning, laundry and meal services upon request. There is a large communal entrance hallway, which is furnished and finished to a high standard. The neighbouring care home can also provide other further support if required. There is also wheelchair friendly access from outside of the property leading into the communal hallway. The apartment has a private entrance hallway providing access to two double bedrooms, (master with en-suite bathroom), spacious shower room, fitted kitchen with appliances, leading into pleasant living/dining room with high ceilings and dual aspect windows, making it a lovely light and airy living space. Further benefits include gas central heating, deep storage cupboard and intercom system to the building's main entrance. There is a ground floor elevator and also stairs to this first floor apartment. On this level there is also a communal lounge area and balcony offering far reaching views to the surrounding countryside. Residents parking is also available to the front of the property, along with a beautifully situated seating terrace taking advantage of the glorious views and an ideal social area, along with the well kept communal gardens to the side and rear.
(Please note that our room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest one hundredth of a metre on a wall to wall basis. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets) is only intended as an approximate guide).
With radiator, spacious walk in store room with shelving unit, separate cupboard housing Worcester gas combi boiler.
3.27m x 2.93m (10'8" x 9'7") - Fitted with a range of wall and floor units with extensive under-lighting to wall units, one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit, built in fan assisted electric oven, touch control ceramic electric hob with extractor fan over, Bosch washing machine and free standing tall fridge/freezer, worktops, double glazed window with pleasant view, laminate flooring, radiator.
4.70m into bay window x 3.80m (15'5" into bay wind - A very pleasant room having dual aspect double glazed windows, taking advantage of the glorious views across to the surrounding countryside, two radiators with covers, picture rails, TV aerial point, Landline telephone point. Communal Sky TV reception.
4.30m x 2.83m (14'1" x 9'3") - With double glazed window to side overlooking the orchard area of communal gardens, picture rail, radiator, door to:
2.34m x 1.73m (7'8" x 5'8") - With fully tiled walls, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, cushion vinyl floor covering, extractor fan, ladder radiator plus additional electric wall heater, wall cabinet, shaver point, downlighters.
3.10m x 2.22m (10'2" x 7'3") - With double glazed window to side, radiator, and picture rails.
Having fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail plus additional electric wall heater, storage cabinet, vinyl floor covering, extractor fan, downlighters.
The development is approached via a long driveway in the large well maintained grounds giving access to The Hollies and Woodlands. There is residents parking to the front of the property and use of well kept communal gardens. Disabled access is located via a ramp to the side if required.
We may offer prospective purchasers financial advice in order to assist the progress of the sale. Bennett Jones Partnership introduces only to Kingsbridge Independent Mortgage Advice and if so, may be paid an introductory commission which averages £128.00.
The property is leasehold and is on a 125 year lease, commenced in 2009
There is an age restriction of 55 years and over.
There is also use of a communal lobby and shared balcony in the main part of the building which has far reaching views to the countryside.
Service Charge: initially £187.17 per month to share communal costs such as gardening, maintenance of the outside building, driveway and grounds, buildings insurance, lift and fire maintenance and a sinking fund. This charge has remained unchanged for 15 years and is set to increase this year by 30% to £243.32 pm.
Ground Rent: £275 per annum
Council Tax Band: 'C' (£2,013.06 Payable)
There is an event fee which requires the current owner at the time, prior to completion, to pay the freeholder a sum of ten percent of the original purchase price paid by that owner.
By appointment with the owner's sole agents as over.
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