Presented in very good decorative order throughout, this purpose-built ground floor retirement apartment offers accommodation comprising an entrance hallway with a storage cupboard and leading to a sitting room, a modern kitchen with a window, a double bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and finally, a bathroom. There are uPVC double-glazed windows and electric heating.
These apartments are designed for independent living and offer residents facilities which include a communal lounge with a kitchen, laundry and a guest suite available for visiting friends and family, subject to availability and a small charge. There are attractive communal gardens to the rear of the building, with a patio and drying area, as well as a residents parking bay offering unreserved parking on a first come, first served basis.
From our office on the High Street in Sidmouth, proceed up the road and continue over the roundabout, passing the Radway Cinema on the left hand side. Continue along Vicarage Road and shortly after the right turning for Lawn Vista, turn left into Brewery Lane and Homemeadows House will be seen immediately on the right hand side.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:
VOICE ENTRY SYSTEM
Secure communal entrance with voice entry system to a:
With adjoining HOUSE MANAGER’S OFFICE and doors to a:
with RESIDENTS LOUNGE and LAUNDRY ROOM.
Door to a storage cupboard housing electric meters and hot water cylinder. Coved ceiling. Telephone point. Doors to the:
3.2m x 5.2m (10’6” x 17’) uPVC double-glazed window to the front with an easterly aspect. Decorative fireplace surround with mantel piece and hearth. Electric night storage heater. Emergency pull cord. Television point. Telephone point. Coved ceiling. Archway to the:
2.2m x 1.6m (7’3” x 5’3”) uPVC double-glazed window to the rear with a westerly aspect. A range of modern fitted floor standing and wall mounted units with stainless steel electric oven and space for fridge. Work surfaces with stainless steel sink and stainless steel two ring electric hob. Coved ceiling.
2.5m x 3.6m (8’3” x 11’9”) uPVC double-glazed window to the front with an easterly aspect. Electric night storage heater. Built-in double wardrobe. Emergency pull cord and receiver.
Suite comprising a bath with modern electric shower over, wash basin with cupboard under and low level WC. Emergency call button. Electric heater. Extractor fan. Coved ceiling.
OUTSIDE AND GARDEN
To the rear of the building is an attractive and well-kept communal garden, mostly laid to lawn with colourful borders and flower beds, a patio and drying area. There is a RESIDENTS PARKING AREA with unreserved parking on a first come, first served basis.
The occupation of these flats is restricted to persons who are at least 60 years of age, or in the case of a couple, one person should be at least 60 and the other 55 or over.
Homemeadows House employs a House Manager who runs the day to day affairs but it should be noted that there are no care services included and that the apartments are designed for independent living.
We understand that the flat is LEASEHOLD held on a 99 year lease from the 24th April 1987.
We are advised by the vendor that the most recent service charge was £1371.30, with a ground rent of £438.76. These figures cover a twelve month period and cover the maintenance of the building and communal areas, water rates, the laundry room, the upkeep of the gardens, residents lounge, visitor’s apartment and the House Manager). The service charge information was correct as at 07.04.16. Service charge payments can be liable to alteration. You should, therefore, check the position before making a commitment to purchase.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the Council Tax Band for the property is B.