Beaulieu Road, Dibden Purlieu

£235,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
An excellent opportunity to purchase a well-designed retirement apartment, built by McCarthy & Stone in 2003, which benefits from an enviable position within Dibden Purlieu Village and on the edge of The New Forest National Park. This particular apartment boasts unusually spacious accommodation (see floor plan) which includes; an entrance hall, an impressive open-plan lounge/dining room, a kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The block benefits from a lift to all floors along with well-maintained communal gardens, courtyard parking (subject to availability) and a house manager with a 24 hour care line. Further benefits within the apartment include neutral decoration throughout, electric storage heating and UPVC double glazing.

LOCATION Heathlands Court is positioned within walking distance of The New Forest National Park and the local village amenities. This includes a selection of local shops, a pharmacy, a health centre and a dentists. A local bus service provides access to neighbouring towns throughout The Waterside, including Hythe Village where a passenger ferry service operates regularly to Southampton. A Golf Course and driving range can be found in nearby Dibden and Applemore recreation centre has a gym and a public swimming pool.

ENTRANCE A security entrance system opens onto the communal lounge, where residents can socialise and/or wait rest when leaving/entering the building. A lift provides access to all floors.

ENTRANCE HALL Two built-in cupboards with fitted shelving and lighting (one houses the hot water tank).

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM This impressive living room benefits from areas for lounge and dining with a window to the rear. A feature fireplace houses an electric fire. Glazed double doors open onto the kitchen.

KITCHEN Units are fitted at base and eye level with complimentary roll-edged work surfaces, an inset sink/drainer unit and a built-in electric oven with separate hob. Space for appliances including a fridge, freezer and washing machine. Window to rear.

BEDROOM ONE A double bedroom with fitted wardrobes to one wall. Window to rear.

BEDROOM TWO A second double bedroom with a window to rear.

BATHROOM Comprising a bath, a hand basin and a WC. Tiling to walls. Extractor fan.

COMMUNAL AREAS Within the block are a residents lounge and a spare guests suite (subject to availability). There are well-maintained gardens surrounding the property which provide residents with an area for seating and walking. A courtyard has various parking spaces which are allocated subject to requirements and availability.

LEASE AND CHARGES The property benefits from the remainder of a 125 year lease granted on 1st June 2003. Ground rent is currently set at £425 per annum and the annual service charge for the last year was £3,156.67. The service charge includes the maintenance of all communal areas, buildings insurance, water rates, the services of the house manager and the 24 hour care line.

COUNCIL TAX This property is in council tax band "D". The latest charge is £1,780.93 per annum. The 25% single occupancy discount would reduce this to £1,335.70 per annum.

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Anthony James - Dibden Purlieu

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