Kings Estates are pleased to offer this immaculate one bedroom ground floor apartment situated in a sought after and enviable position within this prestigious retirement development for the over 60's with no onward chain.
DESCRIPTION Kings Estates are pleased to offer this immaculate one bedroom ground floor apartment situated in a sought after and enviable position within this prestigious retirement development for the over 60's. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Advantages of this development include a 24 hour care and support system, lodge manager, furnished owners lounge with kitchen, guest suite and laundry room. Internal viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate this superb apartment fully.
SITUATION Chartwell Lodge is an exclusive designed development of 37 one and two bedroom retirement apartments located on Bishops Down Road in a highly regarded area of Tunbridge Wells, just off Mount Ephraim and within a short walk of the Common and the town centre.
The apartment is designed to provide an independent lifestyle within a safe and secure environment. Careful attention to the interior design means that the apartment provides comfort and convenience whilst remaining visually attractive. The apartment is self-contained with its own front door so you can maintain your privacy and independence. When feeling sociable the Owner's Lounge is a popular meeting place where you can make new friends with your neighbours in relaxed surroundings. With all maintenance, gardening, and even chores such as window cleaning taken care of, you'll have so much more time to entertain, to stroll through the grounds, or to take yourself off for the day whenever you fancy.
Tunbridge Wells maintains much of its original charm with the older part of the town retaining its famous colonnaded walkway, The Pantiles, home to boutiques, antique shops, cafes and restaurants. To the north of the town, you will find the award winning Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre with over 100 well known High Street names. A regular Farmers Market serves the community with fresh local produce. The town also offers other excellent leisure facilities including a cinema and two theatres. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it provides plenty of parks, a golf course and bowling green.
General Specifications - Laundry Room - Furnished Owners' Lounge with Kitchen - Furnished Guest Suite - Car Park - Landscaped Gardens - Lodge Manager - 24 hour Care and Support System - Lift to all floors - Fire detection equipment - Ground Floor Alarm System - Entry Phone System - Careline Control - Telephone System - Camera entry system - Constructed to NHBC Standards Apartment Specifications - Electric slimline heaters - Easy-turn lever taps - Illuminated light switches - Double glazed windows - Kitchen - fitted with built in oven, hob, fridge & freezer - Bathroom - fitted & tiled with over-bath shower & heated towel rail. - Main Bedroom - mirrored wardrobe
PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL Doors to all rooms, ceiling mounted lights.
SITTING ROOM Rear aspect door to small balcony area, electric fire place with hearth and surround, two ceiling mounted lights, door to large storage cupboard, door to:
KITCHEN Front aspect window, modern fitted kitchen comprising a range of wall and base units with roll top surfaces and tiled splashbacks, integrated appliances including, oven, electric hob, fridge, ceiling mounted spotlights.
BEDROOM Front aspect window, built in double wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, ceiling mounted light.
BATHROOM Side aspect frosted window, white suite comprising panel enclosed bath with a shower and screen over, vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with storage cupboards under, low level WC, ceiling mounted light, electric wall mounted heated towel rail.
COMMUNAL GARDENS A feature of this development being landscaped and well tended.
OTHER INFORMATION Additionally to the accommodation: there is a separate communal laundry room with both washing machines and tumble dryers.
Communal Lounge: with its own kitchen.
Guest Suite: for the benefit of the residents for their guests/relatives for overnight stay, available on request for a small fee.
Tenure: Leasehold. 125 year lease from 2007.
Service Charge: Approximately £1,765 per annum which include buildings insurance, external maintenance, garden maintenance, laundry facilities and maintenance, water and sewerage, window cleaning, safety and security.
Chartwell Lodge is managed by Millstream Management.
Ground Rent: £684 per annum
Council Tax Band: D - £1,580.33 for the year 2016/17