The concept of carefree retirement living will appeal to purchasers seeking peace of mind as every conceivable situation is covered by the comprehensive package provided that includes the services of an on-site Lodge Manager Mon-Fri 9am-5pm and a 24 hour care line facility. The spacious Owners Lounge has a coffee bar and is the venue for regular social events throughout the year. There is also a wellbeing suite for hairdressing and similar facilities.
This particular two bedroom apartment is one of the largest on the development and positioned on the ground floor enjoying a corner position with a sunny dual aspect ensuring excellent natural light. The wrap-around corner terrace provides ample space to relax on sunny days and overlooks the communal garden.
The spacious private hallway creates a favourable impression when entering the property and has dado rails with a touch screen entryphone whilst glazed double doors allow access to the lounge/dining room. This impressive dual aspect room has a wonderful sunny aspect with a glazed door opening to the wrap-around terrace. There is a mantelpiece with a log effect electric fire, an attractive focal point for the room, a wall mounted panel heater and a TV point. Approached via a glazed door, the superbly appointed kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces that incorporate a stainless steel sink unit and a mixer tap. Fitted appliances include an oven/grill, four ring electric hob with an extractor hood over, washer/dryer and fridge together with a separate freezer.
Bedroom one is a generous double enjoying a sunny aspect and has the added benefit of a TV point. The walk-in wardrobe provides ample storage space and has a light together with hanging rails and shelving. Bedroom two is similar in size boasting the same outlook whilst the fitted double wardrobe features mirrored sliding doors. Superbly appointed, the shower room displays a three piece white suite comprising a shower cubicle with a support hand rail and a mixer tap. There is a close coupled WC and the wash hand basin has a mirrored medicine cabinet and a shaver socket above. Fully tiled walls, an extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail complete the specification.
The well tended communal grounds are predominantly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees. Paths with external lighting lead to the main entrance door that has an intercom entry phone system. A parking space is available on a first come first served basis and a bicycle/motability scooter store is provided.
The tenure is leasehold with a 999 year lease from Dec 2018. Maintenance charge is £3046.45pa. Ground rent is £625pa. The apartment benefits from double glazing and electric heating.
The apartment is ideally situated within a popular suburb of Southampton a short distance from local amenities including a range of shops and well regarded schooling for all ages. Access to the M27 is an approximate five minute drive away making this an ideal spot for commuters. Train links can be found at St Denys train station a few minutes away as well as Southampton Central Station with regular direct trains to London Waterloo.
Head away from the city in a northerly direction along The Avenue and opposite The Cowherds public house turn right into Westwood road. At the T junction turn right and then next left into Russell Place. At the end turn right into Abbotts Way and follow the road around to the left turning right at the end into Highfield Lane. Proceed straight on at the crossroads where the development will be found on the left hand side (Post code for Sat Nav purposes is SO17 2AX).