- One bedroom, first floor apartment
- Modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
- Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
- Owners’ Lounge & coffee bar 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
- Close to the town centre & excellent transport links
- Buggy store with charging points
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this lovely one bedroom first floor apartment which is situated in the sought after King Edgar Lodge. The apartment offers well maintained accommodation which is situated in a convenient location, moments from the shopping facilities and amenities in Ringwood. The Lounge offers ample space for living and dining room furniture and enjoys a feature electric fireplace with attractive surround. The Kitchen, which is accessed via the lounge, has been fitted with a range of eye and base level units with integrated appliances which include a washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, electric hob and extractor and a waist height oven. The bedroom is a double room which has a useful built in wardrobe. There is ample space for additional bedroom furniture if required. The Shower room benefits from 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 on the edge of the New Forest in the desirable market town of Ringwood, Kind Edgar Lodge is a delightful development of 25 one and two bedroom apartments.
King Edgar Lodge is a part of Churchill Retirement’s new Autograph Collection of smaller more exclusive developments, with interiors designed by the renowned Jane Clayton company, The Lodge is named after King Edgar who mentioned Ringwood in his charter of 961 when he gifted land from Rimecuda to Abingdon Abbey as a thank you for the way they nurtured and educated him as a child, following the death of his parents. This lead to a change in the way boundaries were divided in a fairer and more peaceful way. Nationwide and to King Edgar being know as the peaceful king.
The development is ideally located for all local shops and amenities as it is just a short walk away from the town centre which has a variety of traditional and independent stores, a Waitrose and a Sainsbury’s supermarket, a wide variety of cafes and restaurants, as well as full medical facilities. The town is home to a weekly market on a Wednesday and hosts a Farmers market once a month in the Furlong Shopping Centre.
Ringwood has a strong local community and his home to a number of associations and clubs, covering interests as diverse as bridge, gardening and sport. There is a also a regular calendar of events run the local town council and community as well as the local churches.
There is a choice of leisure centres, with Ringwood leisure centre sited next to the secondary school which has a swimming pool as well as a gym and outdoor 5 a-side courts, and the member’s only David Lloyd health and leisure centre.
Excellent roads link Ringwood to Bournemouth, Salisbury, Southampton and London. The town has good bus services and is also served by a National Express coach service linking the town to London.
King Edgar 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. 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.
King Edgar Lodge’s manager Karen 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. 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.
King Edgar 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.
King Edgar Lodge requires at least one apartment Owner to be over the age of 60 with any second Owner 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 and coffee bar a popular and relaxed place to meet.
Service Charge (Year ending 31st May 2020) £2,501.36 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground rent £575.00 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax Band C
125 year Lease commencing May 2016
Pets allowed with permission from Managing agent.
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.