- Two Bedroom, Second Floor Apartment
- Apartment balcony
- No forward chain
- Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
- Guest Suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
- Owners’ private car park
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Lovely landscaped gardens
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely two double bedroom apartment which is situated on the second floor, at the quiet rear of the development. The property offers deceptively spacious accommodation throughout, a balcony and no forward chain. The Lounge is a wonderful room which has ample space for living and dining room furniture. There is a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround, double doors which leads to the Balcony and a further door which provides access to the Kitchen. The Balcony is a lovely area to enjoy a morning coffee and has plenty of space for a bistro table and chairs. The Kitchen offers a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in oven, electric hob with extractor fan over, fridge, freezer and washer dryer. Both bedrooms are generous double rooms, the primary also offering built in wardrobes. The Shower room offers a shower with low level shower tray and hand rails, a wc and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing the apartment are three storage cupboards, two of which are in the hallway and the other, in the Lounge.
Situated on the high street in the town of Maidstone, Kings Lodge is a stylish development of 53 one and two bedroom retirement apartments.
Maidstone, the County town of Kent, sits in the heart of the Garden of England. Attributable to its rich and diverse history, Maidstone is home to some of the most historic architecture with over 2,000 listed buildings and some must see heritage sites. Tucked away in the centre of Maidstone is the Infirmerer’s Garden, the perfect hidden gem to pass by a few leisurely hours.
Home to a plentiful array of shops, with one of the largest selection of independent retailers in the country and housing a twice weekly market, Maidstone offers an assorted mix of jewellers, gift shops and local produce.
Its vibrant centre also accommodates various eateries, serving both locally sourced produce and cuisine from further afield. With such a wide selection, whether you fancy traditional afternoon tea or champagne by the river, Maidstone offers a range to satisfy all tastes.
If catching a play or visiting an art gallery or museum is your leisurely pursuit, Maidstone has an extensive selection. Art galleries display works from Old Masters to up-and-coming artists, whilst the theatre offers a diversity of the arts from dance to drama.
Unhurried boat tours travel along the River Medway passing the picturesque Kent countryside. Only a short distance from Maidstone is the magnificent Leeds Castle, a 900-year-old castle located in 500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. It has often been described as “the loveliest castle in the world”.
Maidstone offers multiple transport links. Maidstone East train station provides services to London and Ashford. In addition there are close motorway links and nearby access to the Channel Tunnel, allowing for the gateway to Europe. From sport and leisure to walks, shopping and cultural experiences, Maidstone has something to suit everybody.
Kings Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront. The apartment has 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. 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.
For any visiting guests, the furnished twin guest suite is perfect and available for just £20 per night for friends and family. The same excellent value is available for you to use across more than 150 Retirement Lodges throughout the UK.
Kings 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.
Kings 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 31st May 2021): £3,835.70 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground Rent: £625 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band D
125 year Lease commencing 2017
Pets allowed with permission from Managing Agent
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, Ground Source Heating for the apartment, 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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