SITUATION: Giffords Court is well positioned on Lowbourne just
opposite the library and within level walking distance of the main
shopping area and other facilities.
DESCRIPTION: Giffords Court is a purpose built retirement development
built by McCarthy and Stone in 2003. The flat is located on the first floor
with a lift service as well as views over the garden area. The flat is
roomy and well presented and includes a fitted kitchen, and well appointed
shower roomwith double shower cubicle. There is a Careline call system
in every room which directs to a dedicated safety line and includes a
security necklace which can be worn at all times when in the property.
An internal viewing is highly recommended.
On the Ground Floor:
Communal Entrance Hall & Managers Reception Area / Office.
There is a residents lounge and guest suite, laundry room and refuse room.
There are corridors leading to the apartments and lift service.
Number 17 is on the first floor.
ENTRANCE HALL: with coved ceiling, entry phone and storage cupboard
housing electric meters.
LOUNGE: 16'2 X 17'8 (4.93 X 5.38 max) with window to the rear
overlooking the gardens, stone effect fire surround with electric
heater, slimline night storage heater, coved ceiling, emergency cord,
TV and telephone points and glazed double opening doors to:-
KITCHEN: 7'5 X 5'9 (2.3 X 1.8) with a range of shaker style wood
finished matching wall and base units with round edge laminated
worktops and tiled splash backs. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit,
four ring electric hob and electric oven with extractor hood over, electric
wall heater, coved ceiling, window to the rear with roller blind and space
for fridge and freezer.
BEDROOM: 9'10 x 12'10 (3.0 x 3.91) with fitted mirror fronted double
wardrobe, slimline night storage heater, coved ceiling TV and telephone
points and window to the rear.
SHOWER ROOM: 7'3 x 9' (2.2 x 2.8) with a white suite comprising double
shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit. Large
airing cupboard, fully tiled walls, wall mounted electric fan heater, shaver
point with light, heated towel rail and extractor fan
There are communal garden areas and a communal car parking area
with space for visitors, but no allocated spaces.
SERVICES: Main services of electricity, water and drainage are connected.
Central heating is from a mixture of night storage and panel heaters.
Domestic hot water is from the electric heater.
COUNCIL TAX: The property is in Band 'B' with the amount payable for year 2011/12 being £1175.23. (A single person occupier is eligible for a 25% reduction in council tax payments).TENURE: The property is leasehold, 125 years from 2003 with an age
restriction of 60 years.
SERVICE CHARGE: there is an annual service charge which includes
buildings insurance, window cleaning and maintenance of external
areas, managers salary, water and sewerage rates, and upkeep of
communal areas. This is payable twice yearly, currently being £894.29.
In addition there is a ground rent of £182.50 also payable twice yearly.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with Kavanaghs
CODE: 5099 28.09.09