Singer Court | Manor Crescent | Preston








This superbly appointed and modern purpose built luxury retirement apartment is situated on the third floor of this exclusive Singer Court development built by Messrs McCarthy & Stone and completed in 2015. The development is located in level Preston close to historic Oldway Mansion and just a few yards from an excellent range of shopping facilities in Preston including chemist, bakery and bus route connecting Paignton and Torquay town centres. Particular features of the modern and easily maintained accommodation includes secure key fob entrance to a communal hallway to a residents lounge seating and stairs and lift to third floor where there is a private front door to a reception hall with useful storage cupboard. There is a good sized lounge/dining room with doors leading to an excellent sun terrace with ample room for patio table and chairs which enjoys panoramic views across Preston and out towards Torquay and out to sea. There is a quality fitted kitchen, good sized double bedroom with walk in wardrobe and well appointed shower room w.c. Communal facilities include a superb guest lounge for coffee mornings etc with lounge seating, flat screen T.V and fireplace, separate kitchen/preparation area, doors leading to the terrace with garden furniture and also to the attractive communal gardens again with outdoor seating and garden furniture. There is also a residents laundry, guest suite and scooter storage area plus managers office. There are lifts to all floors plus staircase and attractive well maintained communal garden areas. An internal inspection of this quality property benefits from under floor heating and triple glazing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.

Security entrance with key fob activation and automatic sliding doors opening to communal reception hallway with attractive seating and lift to third floor with corridor leading to front door. Private door way to

RECEPTION HALLWAY 9' 05" x 6' 04" to irregular shape (2.87m x 1.93m) With entry phone system, under floor heating thermostat, emergency alarm pull cord.

LARGE STORAGE CUPBOARD/AIRING CUPBOARD 6' 03" x 4' 08" (1.91m x 1.42m) With fitted shelving, electric consumer unit and meter. Large Gledhill mains pressure hot water cylinder, central heating control unit.

From the hallway there is a multi paned door to

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 24' 10" x 11' 04" (7.57m x 3.45m) narrowing to 7' 06" (2.29m) Most attractive room with feature central fireplace having inset living flame coal effect electric fire, TV aerial connection point, wall thermostat control room for dining table and chairs. Triple glazed window and French door leading to rear balcony enjoying some stunning sea and coastal views across Preston towards Torquay, Thatcher Rock and out to sea

PRIVATE BALCONY/TERRACE 21' 08" x 6' 02" (6.6m x 1.88m) A wonderful outside space with ample room for table and chairs etc plus pots and plants and partly enclosed with glass panels with steel railing with privacy panels to either side. The balcony has non slip flooring and is sheltered on top, outside lantern and spectacular views across Preston and over the bay towards Torquay, Thatcher Rock and out to sea.

FITTED KITCHEN 8' 02" x 7' 05" (2.49m x 2.26m) Extremely well fitted with quality units comprising of inset stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer taps, modern roll edge work surface over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units with matching wall mounted units over, inset four ring halogen hob with extractor unit over and part tiled surrounds with adjacent hot point oven and grill, integrated fridge and freezer unit plus built in Bosch dishwasher, triple glazed window enjoying views over Preston and also across the bay to Torquay. Tiled flooring, underfloor heating with thermostat control.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 20' 10" x 9' 06" (6.35m x 2.9m) maximum to irregular shape With triple glazed windows again overlooking the balcony/terrace and with views across Preston. Underfloor heating with thermostat control,

WALK IN WARDROBE/CLOSET 5' 05" x 4' 07" (1.65m x 1.4m) With range of fitted furniture including hanging rails and fitted shelving.

SHOWER ROOM/W.C 7' 02" x 7' (2.18m x 2.13m) Beautifully appointed with large walk in shower with glazed sliding doors thermostatic shower unit with side hand grip, complimentary fully tiled walls plus tiled flooring, fitted vanity unit with recessed wash hand basin with mixer taps, cupboards below, low level w.c, heated towel rail, fitted medicine cabinet, spot lighting, light strip shaver point and fitted wall mirror.

Constructed in late 2014 by retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Singer Court is a 'Retirement Living' development for the over 60'S and designed for independent living with the -to-day support of a House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner's lounge, laundry, scooter store, communal landscaped gardens and a stunning roof terrace with patio furniture and providing a breath-taking vista of the coastline of the English Riviera. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also a guest suite for visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies. Residents must be 60yrs of age or over, however a spouse or partner may be 55yrs+

Service Charges Include
Cleaning of communal windows
Water rates for communal areas and apartments
Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
24-hour emergency call system
Upkeep of gardens and grounds
Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
Buildings insurance
Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
Regular activities include exercise classes, coffee mornings, film nights, bingo, cheese and wine evenings, and occasional interesting guest speakers.

The service charge does not cover external costs such as Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of the House Manager, water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening.

Leasehold 125 years from June 2014
Maintenance £ TBC
Ground Rent £425
Management Company - McCarthy & Stone
Freeholder - McCarthy & Stone
55 flats. Built in 2015 and comprises of 1 & 2 bedroomed apartments

NOTE: These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective Tenants to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way for any purpose whatsoever and accordingly neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the Agents nor the Vendors are to be or become under any liability or claim in respect of their contents. Any prospective Tenant must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the particulars contained.

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