- Two bedroom first floor retirement apartment
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Heating included and powered by a super efficient Air Source Heat Pump
- 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
- Remainder of a 10 year NHBC warranty
A beautifully presented First Floor Apartment in the highly sought after Priory Lodge in Christchurch. The apartment has 2 large bedrooms with the master bedroom having a fitted sliding double mirror wardrobe. The apartment is one of just a few with a large curved glass shower and an additional WC. The modern kitchen is fully fitted with appliances including an electric oven, hob, extractor, fridge and freezer. Built to the very highest standards throughout both the Apartment and shared spaces, every detail has been considered from fitting plenty of plug sockets and illuminated light switches to the beautifully landscaped gardens, nothing has been missed. A beautiful apartment in a modern development.
Priory Lodge is a beautiful development of 44 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in the pretty market town of Christchurch, named after the 11th century Grade 1 listed Priory Church which overlooks the town centre and harbour. Just down the road is every amenity you could ever need including some of Christchurch’s best restaurants. The river Avon is a short walk from the Lodge and is a beautiful walk down to Christchurch Quay, a great place to sit with a coffee and cake in the afternoon and watch the boats sail in and out of the sailing clubs. During the summer, the Victorian band stand is host to live bands and orchestras and the restored watermill and art gallery are definitely worth a visit. Being so close to the coast and Bournemouth, 7 miles of Blue Flag beaches are within easy reach and it’s easy to travel further afield to Corfe Castle, Swanage and the Purbecks or in land towards the New Forest National Park. Transport links are excellent with a bus stop just outside with routes into the town centre and Bournemouth, and from there direct trains run all day into London Waterloo and to Birmingham. Bournemouth International Airport is also just a few miles away.
The heating in the Lodge and all apartments is supplied by a super efficient Air Source Heat Pump.
Priory Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront, Apartment 8 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.
Priory Lodge’s manager, Elaine, is on hand throughout the day to support the residents and keep the development in perfect shape. Elaine 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.
Priory 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.
Priory 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.
Service Charge (01.06.2019 - 31.05.2020): £3,056.08 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management 6 monthly.
Ground Rent: £610.00 per annum
Council Tax: Band D
125 year Lease commencing 2015
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.