- Lovely two double bedroom second floor apartment
- Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Owners’ lounge & kitchen with regular social events
- Guest suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
- 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
- Great location close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Lodge manager available 5 days a week
- Owners’ private car park
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this two double bedroom apartment which is situated on the second floor of this popular development. The lounge offers ample space for living and dining room furniture and provides access to the Kitchen. The Kitchen has been fitted with a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over. There is a built in fridge, freezer, oven and hob. The Master bedroom is a good size double room which has a built in mirror fronted wardrobe. Bedroom two is also a double room which has ample space for wardrobes. The Shower room offers a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath. Perfectly complementing the apartment is a useful storage cupboard which is situated in the hallway.
Summerson Lodge is a delightful development of 76 one and two bedroom retirement apartments in Milton, a suburb of the historic waterfront city of Portsmouth and named after Esther Summerson, the heroine of the novel Bleak House by popular English Novelist, Charles Dickens who was born in Portsmouth. The Lodge is perfectly situated for the local shops and amenities and is close to both Milton and Bransbury Parks. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a great local attraction and home to HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose Museum, all next to the Spinnaker Tower for great views to the Isle of Wight and across the South Downs. Close by is the popular shopping centre Gunwharf Quays with over 95 stores and restaurants, a health and fitness centre and a 14 screen cinema. The Lodge is well connected for transport with Bus Stops right outside and rail links into London, Brighton and Cardiff. The Lodge itself is well equipped with a Guest Suite, Wellbeing Suite, fully fitted Laundry Room and a Buggy Store with charging point.
Summerson 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.
Summerson Lodge’s manager, Ann, is on hand throughout the day to support the Owners and keep the development in perfect shape. Ann 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.
Summerson 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.
Summerson 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): £2,879.67 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground rent: £713.38 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band B
125 year Lease commencing 2012
Pets allowed with permission of the Management Company
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.