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Property for sale in Abbots Lodge, Roper Road, Canterbury

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    Abbots Lodge, Roper Road
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  • Guest Suite
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    Abbots Lodge, Roper Road

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  • Two bedroom, two bathroom first floor retirement apartment
  • Overlooks communal gardens
  • Good decorative order throughout
  • No forward chain
  • Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Lodge manager available 5 days a week
  • Owners’ lounge & kitchen with regular social events
  • 24 hours 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
  • Landscaped gardens and borders
  • Fully equipped laundry room

Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this sunny two-bedroom retirement apartment. The apartment is on the first floor, accessible by lift or stairs, with views from every window over the tranquil communal gardens. The property offers spacious accommodation throughout and is presented in good order. The bright and airy Living Room benefits from a French door opening to a delightful Juliet balcony, and offers ample space for living and dining room furniture. There is a feature electric fireplace with warm glow and attractive surround, and a walk-in storage cupboard.

The Kitchen is accessed via the Living Room and offers a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over tiled splashbacks. There is a built-in waist-height oven, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood above, plus a fridge and a freezer. A wide window allows for light and ventilation, and offers a view over the garden below.

Bedroom One is a generous double room with a useful built-in mirrored wardrobe and plenty of space for additional furniture if required.

Bedroom Two is another good-sized room with plenty of space for additional bedroom furniture if required.

The Bathroom comprises a large curved shower cubicle with handrail, a heated towel rail, a WC and a wash-hand basin with vanity unit beneath.

The apartment also benefits from a Cloakroom with separate WC, wash-hand basin and heated towel rail.

Perfectly complementing this wonderful apartment are two useful storage cupboards (one partly used as an airing cupboard) located in the hallway.

Abbots Lodge is an exclusive development of 49 one and two bedroom apartments in the City of Canterbury. The Lodge and the apartment are heated by Air Source Heating. The costs for the heating are included in the service charges.

The Lodge is in the perfect location just to the edge of the City Centre giving easy access to the impressive range of shops and places to eat and visit. The cathedral City of Canterbury lies on the River Stour and is situated in the County of Kent, known as the Garden of England.

Local transport is excellent with bus stops almost outside and train station just a few hundred yards away with direct links into St Pancras International, London Charing Cross and London Victoria. The Eurostar at Ashford International, which opens up a gateway to Europe, is just a 20 minute rail journey away.

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.

Abbots 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. 

Abbots 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.

Abbots Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55.

Additional Information

Service Charge (Year Ending 31st May 2022): £3,309.93 per annum.
Ground rent £702.24 per annum.
Council Tax:  Band D
125 year Lease commencing 2013
Please check regarding Pets with Millstream Management Services Limited
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, Air Source heating, 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. 

Property Particulars Disclaimer: These particulars are intended only as general guidance. The Company therefore gives notice that none of the material issued or visual depictions of any kind made on behalf of the Company can be relied upon as accurately describing any of the Specified Matters prescribed by any Order made under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, 2008. Nor do they constitute a contract, part of a contract or a warranty.

Abbots Lodge, Roper Road
Canterbury CT2 8FD
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001250

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