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£265,000

1 bed flat for sale
The Boat House Riverdene Place, Bitterne Park, Southampton SO18

1 bed
1 bath
1 reception
Tenure:
Leasehold
Service charge:
Not available
Time remaining on lease:
Not available
Council tax band:
Not available
Ground rent:
Not available
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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Bitterne0.3 miles
  • St Denys Primary School0.4 miles
  • St Mary's Independent School0.4 miles
  • St Denys0.5 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Leasehold
  • River View & Two Balconies
  • 24 hour emergency helpline
  • Video door entry system
  • House Manager & Lift to all floors
  • Stunning communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens with patio area and river views
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Permit car parking
  • Close to local amenities
  • Unique waterfront location
A riverview one bedroom first floor retirement apartment with two Balconies and views over the river from the bedroom and lounge.

Summary

The Boathouse is a Retirement Living development constructed by award-winning retirement home specialist McCarthy and Stone specifically designed for the overs 55’s.
The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs for the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (subject to availability, fees apply). The Boathouse is a stunning waterfront development with landscaped gardens and terraces overlooking the River Itchen, opposite Riverside Park, and close to Bitterne Park Triangle shops offering a variety of cafes and restaurants, a Co-Op, a Bakers and Tesco Express perfect for local shopping. Less than a five minute drive or bus ride is Portswood high street offering a wide variety of amenities including clothes shops, boutique cafes and local produce. A short bus ride away is Southampton City centre.

***Viewing of this superb property is highly recommended***

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/airing/utilty cupboard with bosch washer drier, boiler and Vent Axia system, shelving. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room With Balcony

Spacious lounge benefitting from a glazed patio door with window to side opening onto a private balcony, overlooking the river. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.

Kitchen

Modern fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer and double glazed windows.

Bedroom With Balcony

Double bedroom of good proportions with Balcony and a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, double glazed window.

Shower Room

Partly tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated heated mirror above. Shaving point, electric heated ladder style towel rail, underfloor heating and extractor fan.

Service Charge (Breakdown)

Service Charge £2,342.22 per annum, year ending 30/06/2023, to include:

• 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, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Leasehold

999 Year Lease from 2018
Ground Rent £425 reviewed 01/2033

Car Parking

Car Parking (Permit Scheme) is by allocated space subject to availability
The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

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