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Property Listing Details

Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room

Features

  • 2nd Floor Retirement Flat
  • Sold with Tenant in Situ
  • Lifts to All Floors
  • Access to Gardens
  • Walking Distance to The Leas
  • Communal Facilities
  • One Double Bedroom
  • UPVC Double Glazing

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Since listed: 841 page views

Description

- for sale with Fell Reynolds - Second floor 1 bedroom retirement flat sold with tenant in situ, currently returning over £6,000 per annum. Offering views over gardens and communal areas.

Agents Note

We have been instructed to market this property with a tenant in situ. We have been advised that the gross rental income is £6,600pa.

We have also been advised by the managing agent that there is an age restriction of 60 years or over placed on all buyers of apartments within Homepine House.

Entrance

Access to Homepine House is via a secure communal door with lift and stairs providing access to second floor level where a private front door provides access to:

Entrance Hall

Coving, airing cupboard housing insulated hot water cylinder, slatted shelving and storage, pull cord alarm, doors to:

Living Room

Approx. 20' 0" x 10' 9", door entry 'phone, electric storage heater, wall lights, uPVC double glazed window overlooking gardens to rear, archway to:

Kitchen

Approx. 7' 5" x 5' 5" (maximum measurement to include units). Floor to ceiling tiling, range of wall and base units with drawers under, contemporary work surfaces with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, ceramic 4 ring hob and built in electric oven, space for fridge/freezer.

Bedroom

Approx. 17' 0 x 9' 0". Coving, fitted wardrobe, shelving and further storage, emergency pull cord system, night storage electric heater, uPVC double glazed window to rear over the gardens with sea glimpses.

Bathroom

Three piece suite comprising paneled bath with electric power shower over, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level W.C., towel rail, wall mounted electric heater.

Communal Facilities

Residents Lounge

Situated on the ground floor at the rear of the building with doors leading onto the communal Clifton Gardens at the rear, there is a dance floor area and on occasions a licensed bar.

Laundry Room

There are communal laundry rooms and facilities at either end of the building where use of the appliances is free of charge to the residents. The appliances are provided and serviced through the maintenance fund.

Guest Suite

Two suites comprising of a bedroom and a bathroom are available for guests of the residents to book the use of. A nominal pay is for the use of this facility and is collected by the House Manager.

Outside

We have not seen the deeds to the property and prospective buyers are therefore advised to verify boundaries through their legal advisors.

Communal Garden

To either side and to the rear of the block is an extensive lawned parkland garden area which is for the use of the residents.

General Information

Prospective buyers are advised to verify details of the Lease and Service Charge accounts through their legal advisors.

24 Hour Emergency Call System

There is a 24 hour emergency call system fitted within the flat with call buttons/pull cords located in all principal rooms. This system is connect to the House Managers alarm system during working hours and to a 24 hour call service system out of hours.

Lease Length

We have been informed by the vendor that the lease is currently 99 years from 1983 and therefore has 65 years now remaining.

Service Charge

We have been informed by the vendor that the maintenance charges are £1,170.82 every six months making an annual charge of £2,341.64.

Ground Rent

We have been informed by the vendor that the ground rent is £220.81 pain on a six monthly basis making a total per annul charge of £441.62.

Council Tax

We have been advised by our client that the council tax band is B.. This is current as at March 2017 but we would ask you to consider that Council Tax Bandings may be subject to change by the Listing Officer. For further details, please contact Shepway District Council on .

Residents/Visitors Parking

There are residents parking spaces available subject to allocation by the House Manager dependent upon availability. In addition to residents parking, visitors parking is also available.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Folkestone Central 0.5 miles
  • Folkestone West 0.9 miles
  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone 0.4 miles
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) 0.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Folkestone Central 0.5 miles
  • Folkestone West 0.9 miles
  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone 0.4 miles
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) 0.5 miles

Market stats

Sale activity

Average estimated value for a flat in CT20:

  • £179,362
  • Price decrease

  • -£1,239
  • (-0.686%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £174,783
  • Properties sold

    170

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
16th May 2017 £95,000 Price reduced by £5,000
28th Mar 2017 £100,000 First listed
23rd May 2002 £64,950 Last sold

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