Dukes Court, Bulford, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

£199,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
A superb one bedroom first floor retirement apartment with balcony. Spacious hallway and boiler room, large bedroom, shower room, living room, kitchen, balcony overlooking the communal gardens. Excellent communal facilities. EPC Band B.

Situation

This first floor apartment is part of Dukes Court, an award winning retirement home which was constructed in 2014 by retirement homes specialists McCarthy & Stone. It is situated within a level walk of the town centre where an excellent selection of shopping and recreational facilities can be found including many independent shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, hairdressers, cottage hospital and supermarkets including Waitrose. It is also on a main bus route to the County Town of Taunton where a greater selection of facilities can be found together with theatre, cricket ground and a main line rail link to London Paddington. The apartment is also well placed being close to the M5 motorway providing excellent links to the rest of the country.

Description

Dukes Court is a retirement living development providing a quality of lifestyle opportunity for the over 60s and designed for independent living with the peace of mind provided by the day to day support of a house manager. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a home owners lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. All apartments are equipped with 24 hour emergency call facility and a sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also an excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

Accommodation

On entering Dukes Court a lift provides access to the first floor with the entrance door to number 29 just a few steps away. A solid entrance door with spy hole leads directly into the hallway with large walk in boiler cupboard with light and shelving which also housing the domestic hot water and concealed heat exchange unit. A glazed panelled door leads into the living room which is light and spacious with triple glazed French doors and matching side panels opening onto a delightful balcony which faces west with delightful views over the communal gardens. The kitchen has a range of maple effect fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit together with integrated appliances including four ringed ceramic hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood over. High level single oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and floor. The bedroom is spacious with triple glazed window and large walk in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving. The wet room is again of good proportion with a modern white suite incorporating a close coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard unit below with mirror, strip light and shaver point over. Level access shower cubicle with a thermostatically controlled shower and glazed shower screen. Electric heated towel rail and emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and floor.

Service Charge

* Cleaning of communal windows

* Water rates for communal areas and apartments

* Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal

areas

* 24 hour emergency call system

* Upkeep of gardens and grounds,

* Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior

communal areas

* Contingency fund including internal and external

redecoration of communal areas

* Buildings insurance

The service charge does not cover external costs such as your council tax, electricity or TV but does include the cost of your house manager, your water rates, 24 emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. For further information contact the property consultant or house manager.

Leasehold

* Lease - 125 years from 2014

* Ground rent £425.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions

From our office in the centre of Wellington turn left at the traffic lights into South Street and at the mini roundabout take the third exit onto Bulford. Immediately after the entrance to the car park Dukes Court will be seen on the right hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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