Second Floor Retirement Apartment - Tavistock

2 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | £200,000

  • Retirement Apartment
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Second Floor
  • On Site Parking
  • Communal Gardens
  • Walk to Town
  • No Onward Chain

TWO BEDROOM second floor RETIREMENT APARTMENT in PURPOSE BUILT COMPLEX with PARKING and COMMUNAL GARDENS, House Manager, 24-Hour Emergency Careline system, within walking distance of Tavistock town centre, for age 55 years and Over. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A two-bedroom retirement apartment located on the second floor of a purpose-built development, constructed Messrs McCarthy & Stone, conveniently located within easy walking distance of Tavistock town centre and the amenities therein. The development benefits from a range of on-site facilities including a Residents Lounge, a visitors' suite, laundry room and waste disposal room. There is an on-site house manager and 24-hour emergency care line system.

The property stands within well-tended communal gardens which can be used by all residents and there is ample on-site parking and additional visitors parking. The apartment can only be occupied by those who have attained 55 years of age or more. This property is available with the benefit of No Onward Chain

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.

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 resident's lounge with internal signage indicating the whereabouts of the individual apartments and access to the lift which rises to the floors above.


ENTRANCE HALL Built-in airing cupboard housing the boiler with slatted shelving; separate large walk-in storage cupboard with shelving; access to roof space; Dimplex heater. Doors to:

SITTING ROOM 17' 8" x 11' 1" narrowing to 8' 8" (5.38m x 3.38m) Feature fireplace with electric fire; Dimplex heater; windows to front and side. French doors to:

KITCHEN 9' 0" x 5' 8" (2.74m x 1.73m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units with light beech frontages and roll edge work surfaces over incorporating a stainless-steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; eye level oven; 4-ring hob with extractor canopy over; integral fridge; integral freezer; ceramic wall tiling; wall mounted heater; window to front.

BEDROOM ONE 17' 8" x 9' 8" (5.38m x 2.95m) Mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving; wall mounted panel heater; window to front.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 2" x 9' 0" (3.4m x 2.74m) Wall Mounted panel heater; window to front.

SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled with a white suite comprising vanity wash hand basin; low flush wc; double width shower cubicle with mains shower over; wall mounted heater; heated towel rail; opaque window to side.

PARKING The development is accessed via secure automated electric gates with a pedestrian gate at the side, which leads to a private car parking facility with ample parking including provision for visitors.

SERVICES Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage.

TENURE We understand that the property is Leasehold with the remainder of 125-year lease commencing 2008 with a service and maintenance charge of approximately £280.50 per month and ground rent of approximately £318.75 per annum payable every six months.

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

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed to the Dolvin Road roundabout and turn right into Whitchurch Road. Proceed up the hill for approximately 50 metres, turning right into Abbey Rise. Proceed to the end of the road where the gates leading to the development will be found.

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