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Property for sale in Royal Lodge, Gillingham

  • Royal Lodge
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Kitchen
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Living room
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Living room
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Living room
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Living room
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Hall
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Bedroom
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Shower Room
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Buggy Store
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Guest Suite
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Owners Lounge
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Owners Lounge
    Royal Lodge Newbury
  • Royal Lodge
    Royal Lodge Newbury

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  • One bedroom second floor retirement apartment
  • No Forward Chain
  • Ease of Access, situated close to a lift
  • 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
  • Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
  • Owners’ private car park
  • Owners Buggy Store

Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this spacious one bedroom apartment, which is situated in a quiet position, close to the lift. The property offers well-proportioned rooms, neutral decor throughout and benefits from no forward chain. The lounge is a lovely room, which has plenty of space for living and dining room furniture. There is a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround, an outlook over the rear of the development and a door, which leads to the kitchen. The Kitchen offers 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 with extractor hood over, a fridge and a freezer. A window provides light and ventilation. The bedroom is a good size double room, which has a useful built in mirror-fronted wardrobe. The Shower room has a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath. Perfectly complementing this wonderful apartment is a useful storage cupboard, which is located in the hallway.

Located in the town of Gillingham in the Blackmore Vale countryside, Royal Lodge is a delightful development of 35 one and two bedroom apartments. It is named after the Royal Hotel which formerly stood on the site.

Royal Lodge is ideally located at the end of the High Street within easy reach of the local shops and essential amenities including a doctors, supermarket, dentist, post office and library. It is also well located for the Riversmeet, a community, sports and fitness centre with facilities which include a fitness suite, sports hall, swimming pool, dance studio and therapy room and the town’s bowling club.

Gillingham is ideally placed for exploring the surrounding area of North Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire with a great road network. The town is on the Exeter to London railway line making rail travel across the UK easy. 

Royal Lodge’s manager is on hand throughout the day to support the residents and keep the development in perfect shape. They arrange 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.

Royal 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. 

Royal 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. 

Royal 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 2021): £2,186.83 per annum.  
Ground Rent:  £588.66 per annum.  
Council Tax Band X
125 year Lease from May 2011
Please check regarding Pets with Millstream Management Services Limited
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, 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.

Royal Lodge Newbury
Gillingham SP8 4WG
County: Dorset
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001273

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