- One Bedroom, ground floor apartment
- 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
- 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 wonderful one bedroom apartment, which is situated on the ground floor of the highly sought after, Royal Lodge. The apartment offers deceptively spacious accommodation, great storage and no forward chain. The Lounge is a fabulous room, which has two windows, which allow lots of light. There is a connection point for an electric fireplace if required and a door, which leads to the Kitchen. The Kitchen has 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, freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher or washing machine. The bedroom is at the rear of the apartment and enjoys a built in mirror fronted wardrobe. The Shower room has a shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this wonderful apartment is a useful storage cupboard, which is situated 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.
Service Charge (Year Ending 31st May 2022): £2,186.83 per annum.
Ground Rent: £588.66 per annum.
Council Tax Band B
125 year Lease from May 2011
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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.
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