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 ENTRANCE HALL 9' 05" x 6' 04" to irregular shape (2.87m x 1.93m)
With inset spotlights, smoke detector, emergency pull cord system. Doors to LARGE STORAGE CUPBOARD 6' 03" x 4' 08" (1.91m x 1.42m)
Housing the hot water heater, electric meter and consumer unit, light point and shelving. SITTING/DINING ROOM 24' 10" x 11' 04" (7.57m x 3.45m) narrowing to 7' 06" (2.29m)
With light points, fireplace with inset electric fire, TV connection point, telephone point, window and door opening onto covered balcony.Door to COVERED BALCONY 21' 08" x 6' 02" (6.6m x 1.88m)
With glazed balustrade and with far reaching views across the town and out to sea, Torquay to Brixham. KITCHEN 8' 02" x 7' 05" (2.49m x 2.26m)
With directional spotlights, triple glazed windows with views of Torbay from Thatcher Rock across the bay to Berry head and Brixham. Fitted kitchen comprising a range of base and drawer units with rolled edge work surfaces over, inset single sink and drainer with mixer tap over, inset four ring electric hob with extractor over, tiled surrounds, eyelevel electric oven, integral fridge and freezer. Tiled flooring. DOUBLE BEDROOM 20' 10" x 9' 06" (6.35m x 2.9m) maximum to irregular shape
With light points, triple glazed window with far reaching sea views from Torquay to Brixham, telephone point, TV point. WALK-IN WARDROBE 5' 05" x 4' 07" (1.65m x 1.4m)
With hanging rails, shelving and light point. SHOWER ROOM/WC 7' 02" x 7' (2.18m x 2.13m)
With directional spotlights, extractor fan, heated towel rail. Comprising large walk-in shower cubicle with sliding door, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, close coupled W.C, tiled walls, tiled floor, emergency pull cord. TENURE - LEASEHOLD
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 £179.38 pm
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
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
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.