- 2-Bedroom Retirement Apartment in the popular PARK LODGE development
- Ground Floor position
- Shopping centre next door includes Doctors and Chemists
- 18ft Lounge/Diner with adjacent Kitchenette
- Huge walk-in Store Room in the Hall
- No onward chain
- Warden Controlled giving you peace of mind
- Bus Stop outside the complex gives easy High Street access
- Bathroom serving the teo bedrooms
- Keys held for immediate viewing
Offered for sale with no onward chain, this two bedroom, ground floor Apartment is set to the front of this popular Warden Controlled Retirement Development in Billericay`s Queens Park.
A selection of shops and amenities are adjacent to the complex; these include Opticians, Doctor, and Dental surgeries, with Billericay High Street just a mile away. A bus stop is conveniently situated outside Park Lodge, with a regular service into central Billericay.
Built by Wimpey Retirement Homes, the development comprises 79 one and two bedroom apartments arranged over 2 floors, the upper floors serviced by two lifts. On-site facilities include a Residents Lounge, Dining Area, Communal Computers, and Laundry,
Doors from the main resident`s lounge open out to the Sun Patio and Croquet Lawn.
The complex is set within its own landscaped Grounds with parking available for visitor`s courtesy of 2 CAR PARKS, the front main car park, and a further smaller rear car park.
An experienced management company takes care of all external maintenance offering residents peace of mind without intruding into their privacy.
Aimed specifically at the over 55`s, this is a development which allows you to live in a Self-Contained Apartment offering total independence, yet with the added security should you require it and in a location which is convenient for everything.
Main entrance door with secure entry phone `intercom` link to the all flats.
Adjacent to the main entrance is Dawn the Managers office, with the area around encompassing the 2 Residents Lounges and Dining area.
Number 33 is situated on the ground floor within the front wing of the development.
Private Entrance Door through to:
Wall mounted Tunstall Door Entry & Alarm System giving two-way speech communication between you and the Warden and also acting as a link to the main entrance door to let visitors in.
A huge walk-in cupboard 3ft 8" x 3ft 4" (1.11m x 1.01m) provides superb storage, plus in addition, two further full height built-in cupboards house the cold-water tank and Elson Economy 7 Hot Water Tank - each cupboard with shelving for added storage.
LOUNGE/DINER 18ft 2" x 9ft 10" narrowing to 9ft 5" (5.53m x 2.99m narrowing to 2.87m)
A spacious living room with plenty of room for a table and chairs along with the usual furniture for a sitting room.
The window overlooks Queens Park Avenue giving a more interesting outlook and twin Dimplex XLN storage heaters provide lots of winter heat.
KITCHEN 8ft 5" x 5ft 10" (2.56m x 1.77m)
Well-lit by a front facing window and fitted with `Medium Oak` effect units providing plenty of storage and incorporating an Electric Hob with Integrated Extractor Hood above and Oven below. There are two spaces, suitable for a washing machine and undercounter Fridge.
MASTER BEDROOM 11ft 8" x 8ft 7" (3.55m x 2.61m)
The measurements exclude the Double Fitted Wardrobe. Lit by a front facing window and with a Dimplex CXLN Combination
Storage & Convector Heater.
BEDROOM TWO 11ft 9" narrowing to 8ft 10" x 7ft (3.58m x 2.69m)
A versatile room with a Dimplex wall mounted heater.
This fully tiled Bathroom has a separate Triton T100e electric Shower over the bath, along with a WC with concealed cistern and pedestal hand wash basin.
Emergency alarm pull-cords are provided in each of the key rooms of the apartment. Pulling the cord will immediately alert the House Manager to your need for help.
When the Manager is off-duty, the system is linked to an Emergency 24-hour Response Unit. Either in person, or through the alarm intercom, you can be sure there will always be someone available in the event of an emergency, day or night, every day of the year.
Subject to confirmation via the Solicitors, we understand the Lease to be 99 years from 1983.
The current Service Charges is £175.49 per month and include the maintenance of the grounds, the Warden and associated 24hr emergency careline costs, buildings insurance and water rates. All the property owner is responsible for, is their own heating, lighting, decoration, and maintenance of their own flat and Council Tax.
The Ground Rent is £75 per year.
Adjacent to Park Lodge is the Queens Park shopping centre which will provide most everyday needs. Shops include a CO-OP supermarket, Boots the Chemist, florist, dry cleaner and a pet shop.
There is also a Doctors surgery, Dentist, and Opticians.
The `NIBS` bus stop outside the development provides transport to the high street and nearby towns.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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