*** video call viewings available*** Available to the market with no ongoing chain, is this purpose built First Floor 2 bedroomed double glazed and electrically heated retirement apartment, pleasantly set within the quiet and sought after Lilybridge retirement development, with occupancy restricted to those in excess of 55 years of age. EPC D
Lilybridge is a small retirement of 28 properties, pleasantly set within the Torridgeside village of Northam, which itself houses local amenities including a supermarket and post office, other retail shops, village inn, places of worship etc., whilst the coastal resort of Westward Ho! Famous for its long golden sandy beach, surfing and Royal North Devon Golf Course, being just a short distance away and housing a wider range of amenities. Approximately 3 miles distant is the working port and market town of Bideford, with an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities, together with a choice of schooling, health centres and supermarket. Barnstaple, North Devon’s regional centre, housing the area’s main shopping, business and commercial venues, located on the banks of the River Taw is approximately 25 minutes driving distance, where access is available onto the North Devon Link Road, which leads through to junction 27 of the M5 at Tiverton.
28 Lilybridge is a first floor self-contained purpose built retirement apartment, pleasantly set within this popular residential. The property is set within well maintained communal gardens and grounds, and there is an onsite
development manager, as well as a 24hour call monitoring system. Occupancy is restricted to those in excess of 55 years of age and therefore provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking a property for retirement.
For dimensions see Floorplan: (with all measurements being approximate)
Communal Entrance Porch and Hall with door entry phone and post box, fire alarm. Staircase to first floor with entrance door to:
Private Entrance Hall: High level electric meter and fuse box. Emergency call system. Door entry phone. Fire alarm. Coved ceiling. Ceiling trap to loft space. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder with immersion with slatted shelving over. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet.
Living Room: Woodgrain PVC double glazed bay window to front elevation. Coved ceiling. Wall light points. TV aerial and telephone points. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet. Part glazed door to:
Kitchen: Double glazed window to side elevation. Fitted with a range of units comprising: Inset stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under. Range of matching units with work surfaces over, range of matching wall cupboards, tiled splashbacks, space and plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher. Coved ceiling. Cooker space with electric cooker point with cooker hood over. Strip lighting. Dimplex electric heater. Vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 1: Double glazed window to rear elevation, TV/FM points, coved ceiling, Dimplex night storage heater, carpet.
Bedroom 2: Double glazed window to rear elevation. Coved ceiling. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. Carpet.
Bathroom: Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with Mira Jump shower fitment over with curtain and rail, low level flush WC, pedestal wash basin, fully tiled walls, Vent-Axia extractor fan, chrome wall mounted heated towel rail, wall mounted Dimplex electric heater, vinyl flooring.
Outside: The grounds at Lilybridge are communal and are well maintained by the management company. There is communal brick paved parking facility, along with adjacent bin storage area and clothes drying area.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Tenure: Leasehold: 125-year lease commencing on 1st October 1989. Ground Rent is £75 rising to £175 from 1st October, 2088. Monthly service charge: £189 which covers the cost of external maintenance of the development, upkeep of all communal parks, gardening, window cleaning, buildings insurance, central monitoring system and the onsite manager.
Council Tax: Band B
From our offices on Bideford Quay front, depart in an easterly direction as though out of the town passing Morrisons supermarket on your right and proceed onwards to a large roundabout being the junction with the A39 proceeding straight across and where after passing Durrant House Hotel on your right. Pass the turning to Appledore and then take the next turning right signed Northam. Proceed down into the Square where you will see retail premises directly in front of you. Take the road just to the left and immediately turn right into Diddywell Road and follow the road down and after a short distance you will see Lilybridge on your left-hand side. Proceed into the parking area for the development where No. 28 will easily be identifiable.