- Two Bedroom, Ground Floor Apartment
- Private patio area
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Owners’ lounge & kitchen with regular social events
- Guest suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
- 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Lodge manager available 5 days a week
- Owners’ private car park
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Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely two double bedroom ground floor apartment which is situated in this much sought after development, Alexandra Lodge. The property offers wonderfully proportioned rooms, a patio area and a separate guest cloakroom. The spacious lounge is a lovely room which has a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround and a door which leads to the Patio area. The Kitchen has a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, 4 ring electric hob, a fridge, freezer and washer dryer. The Kitchen also offers space for a breakfast table and chairs. Both bedrooms are generous double rooms which benefit from built in mirror fronted wardrobes. Bedroom Two is currently set up as an office. There is also plenty of space for additional bedroom furniture if required. The owners currently utilise Bedroom Two as a dining room and a study. The shower room has a curved glass shower cubicle, a wc and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this fabulous apartment is a separate guest cloakroom and two storage cupboards which are located in the hallway.
Alexandra Lodge is an attractive development of 57, one and two bedroom retirement apartments located in Gloucestershire situated approximately 15 miles from the centre of Bristol. The market town is a Britain in Bloom award-winning town, with its own competition, Thornbury in Bloom.
The lodge is situated in the heart of Thornbury, a town featuring many historical treasures including its oldest surviving building, St Mary’s Church. Another beautiful asset in the town's historical armoury is Thornbury Castle, once owned by Henry VIII. Not only a great day out but step behind the heavy oak doors and the Castle also features an atmospheric restaurant, where Tudor style meets modern excellence.
Thornbury has a wide variety of leisure amenities including the Mundy Playing Fields which were donated to Thornbury in 1937. They feature a children's play area and sports ground. Nearby are Thornbury Golf Club, Thornbury Leisure Centre and Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club. There are also a number of green spaces around the town with its’ own community garden that was set up next to Turnberries community centre.
It offers good transport links with regular buses to Bristol and other surrounding towns and villages. Thornbury is also well connected by road with the M5 approximately 6 miles away, as is the M48 which connects Thornbury to Wales. There is free parking within the town, both long and short stay. The closest train station is Bristol Parkway which has fast services to London Paddington. Bristol Parkway station is a 20 minute taxi ride away.
The town centre has a variety of shops, both local Independents and High Street chains including a Co-Operative supermarket, Post Office, WH Smith, a number of High Street banks and a small garden centre.
The St Mary’s shopping centre and market square located just off the High Street are home to a number of cafes and restaurants as well as a local butchers and greengrocers. Thornbury Health Centre, Lloyds Pharmacy and a health food shop are also located in the town centre with a dental surgery less than five hundred yards away.
Alexandra Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront, all apartments and communal areas have an emergency Careline system installed, monitored by the onsite Lodge Manager during the day and 24 hours, 365 days a year by the Careline team. A Careline integrated intruder alarm, secure video entry system and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout both the apartment and communal areas provide unrivalled peace of mind.
Alexandra Lodge’s manager, Lizzie, is on hand throughout the day to support the Owners and keep the development in perfect shape. Lizzie helps arrange many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from Coffee Mornings to Games Afternoons. For any visiting guests, the furnished twin Guest Suite is perfect and available for just £15 per night for 1 visitor and £20 (£10 each) for 2 visitors. The same excellent value is available across more than 150 Retirement Lodges for owners to visit throughout the UK.
Alexandra Lodge is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living and Stratton & King to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.
Alexandra Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. Each Apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. When you fancy some company, you’ll find the Owners’ Lounge a popular and relaxed place to meet.
Service charge (Year Ending 30th November 2021): £3,241.73 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground rent: £625.00 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band C
999 year Lease commencing 2019
Pets allowed with permission of the Management Company
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, apartment heating, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
DESCRIPTION Measurements are approximate and some may be maximum on irregular walls.
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