- One bedroom first floor apartment
- No forward chain
- Well presented 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
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Ground Source Heat Pump provides heating and hot water to the apartment
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this wonderful one bedroom apartment which is situated in a sunny position, on the first floor of this sought after development, Atkins Lodge. The apartment offers well-presented accommodation, enjoys lots of light and is offered with no forward chain. The Living Room is a spacious room which has ample space for living and dining room furniture. There is a door which leads to the Juliette Balcony and a further door which provides access to the Kitchen. The Kitchen has been fitted with a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, a 4 ring electric hob, a dishwasher, a fridge and a freezer. A window allows lots of light and ventilation in to this room. The Bedroom is a generous double room which is L-shaped. There is a built in mirror fronted wardrobe and an additional range of wardrobes which provide fantastic storage. The Shower room has a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this wonderful apartment is a useful storage cupboard which is located in the hallway.
Atkins Lodge is a delightful development of 50 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in Orpington, which is a great location with several shopping centres and supermarkets close by to the Lodge. The Walnuts leisure centre is a great local sports centre with swimming pools, a gym, multipurpose sports halls and squash courts. Orpington is-well-served by public transport with regular buses and trains into and around London.
The Lodge has a super-efficient Ground Source Heat Pump, which provides heating and hot water to the lodge and the apartments. The Lodge itself is well equipped with a Guest Suite, Wellbeing Suite, fully fitted Laundry Room and a Buggy Store with charging point.
The Lodge manager is on hand throughout the day to support the Owners and keep the development in perfect shape as well as arranging many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons.
A Guest Suite is available for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country. Prices are available on request from the Lodge Manager.
Atkins 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.
Atkins 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.
Atkins Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55.
Service Charge (Year ending 31st May 2022): £2,180.50 per annum.
Ground rent: £555 per annum.
Council Tax: Band C
125 year Lease commencing May 2015
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Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, heating, water and sewerage rates, ground source heat pump for heating and hot water for the apartment, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
A 1% contribution of the final selling price to the contingency fund is payable by the Seller upon completion of the sale of the property.
DESCRIPTION Measurements are approximate and some may be maximum on irregular walls.
CONSENTS We have not had sight of any relevant building regulations, guarantees or planning consents all relevant documentation pertaining to this property should be checked with your legal advisor before exchanging contracts.
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