1 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | £145,000

  • Retirement Apartment
  • One Double Bedroom
  • Purpose Built
  • First Floor
  • Juliet Balcony
  • On Site Parking
  • Walk to Town
  • No Onward Chain

WELL PRESENTED first floor RETIREMENT APARTMENT for the over 55s, with one double bedroom, communal gardens and PARKING, within walking distance of the TOWN CENTRE. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A first floor one double bedroom retirement apartment located close to and within easy walking distance of Tavistock town centre and the amenities therein.

Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.

Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.

A spacious and well presented one bedroom first floor apartment located in the popular McCarthy & Stone St John's Court Retirement Development with accommodation including: entrance hall, living/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, one double bedroom and shower room. The apartment is fully double glazed and warmed by night storage heaters. On site facilities include a residents' lounge, a visitors' suite, laundry room and waste disposal area. There is a House Manager and a 24-hour emergency careline system.

Within the site are well tended communal gardens, ample on-site parking and additional visitors' parking. The property is leasehold and subject to annual service charges and ground rent payments.

The apartment can only be occupied by those who have attained 55 years of age or more. This apartment is on the market with the benefit of no onward chain.

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:

The building is accessed via a communal entrance lobby and reception hall located adjacent to the rest of the residents' lounge with internal signs indicating the whereabouts of the individual apartments and access to the lift, which rises to the floors above. Take the lift to the first floor and upon exiting the lift, turn right and follow the corridor for a short distance where the entrance to the property will be found on the right hand side.


ENTRANCE HALL 7' 10" x 5' 5" (2.39m x 1.65m) Coved ceiling; built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water heater with slatted linen shelving and courtesy light; alarm cord; doors to:

SITTING/DINING ROOM 17' 8" x 10' 10" (5.38m x 3.3m) (Plus door recess)
Feature fireplace with real flame effect fire; coved ceiling; electric storage heater; glazed PVCu door with opening side window to Juliet balcony; opaque glazed French doors to:

KITCHEN 9' 8" x 5' 8" (2.95m x 1.73m) Fully fitted with a modern range of wall and base units with light beech frontages and roll edge worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit; ceramic wall tiling; four ring halogen hob with extractor canopy over; single oven; integral fridge; plumbing for automatic washing machine; wall mounted convector heater; coved ceiling; window to front.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 12' 4" x 11' 1" (3.76m x 3.38m) (Plus door recess)
Built-in mirror fronted wardrobing; electric storage heater; coved ceiling; window to front.

SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled with a white suite comprising vanity wash handbasin with storage cupboard under, low flush WC, double width shower cubicle with mains shower over; heated towel rail; wall mounted convector heater; light activated extractor fan.

OUTSIDE: The development is accessed via automated electric gates which lead to the private parking area. The property stands in its own well tended communal gardens which can be enjoyed by residents.

TENURE Leasehold. With the remainder of 125 years from 2008.

SERVICES Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed over Abbey Bridge, turning right at the roundabout into Whitchurch Road. Proceed up the hill for approximately fifty metres, turning right into Abbey Rise and proceed to the end of the road where the entrance to St John's Court will be found immediately ahead.

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