- Two bedroom first floor apartment
- Neutral décor throughout
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Lodge manager available 5 days a week
- Owners’ lounge & kitchen with regular social events
- 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
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely two double bedroom first floor apartment in this wonderful development, Avonbank Lodge. The apartment offers deceptively spacious accommodation and is presented in lovely order throughout. The Lounge is a spacious room which has ample space for living and dining room furniture. The Kitchen, which is accessed via the Lounge, offers a range of eye and base level units with work surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, 4 ring electric hob, fridge and freezer. A window allows lots of light into the kitchen. Bedroom One is a generous double room with a built in mirror fronted wardrobe. Bedroom Two is another double room. The Shower room offers a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this wonderful apartment are two storage cupboards which are located in the hallway.
Avonbank Lodge is a delightful development of 59 one and two bedroom retirement apartments situated on West Street, Newbury.
Avonbank lodge is ideally located close to the centre of Newbury where you will find a range of national retailers, coffee shops and eateries as well as independent traders. An open air market is held every Thursday and a Farmers market is held each month in the town.
Every Tuesday and Thursday Newbury market operates which sellers, including fruit and vegetables, a fishmonger, butchers, bakers, flowers, plants and books. You will also find stalls selling vintage clothing, hats and handbags.
Located in West Berkshire, 50 miles south west of London, the market town of Newbury has good transport links via bus, rail and road.
The Kennet and Avon canal runs through the town centre with its many historical buildings including the Museum by the canal; the tow path offers good walks either towards Hungerford or Reading. The Corn Exchange, centrally located within Newbury, is a flagship art centre with some of the best facilities in the country including a 400 seat auditorium, a cinema and café.
Other nearby attractions include Highclere Castle, a fine example of Victorian architecture, and Donnington Castle which was built in the 14th century together with Snelsmore Countryside Park.
For two weeks in May each year the Newbury Spring Festival takes place in the town.
Northcroft Leisure Centre situated in Northcroft Lane offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gym, sports hall and squash courts as well as dance and fitness classes.
Avonbank 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. 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.
Avonbank Lodge’s manager, Amanda is on hand throughout the day to support the owners and keep the development in perfect shape. Amanda arranges 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.
Avonbank 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.
Avonbank 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.
The Lodge and the apartment are heated by a communal Air Source Heating. The costs for the heating are included in the service charges.
Service Charge (Year ending 31st May 2021): £3,524.60 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground rent: £625 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band C
125 lease years commencing 2016
Pets allowed with permission from Managing agent.
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, Air Source Heating, communal cleaning, air source heating, 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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