THE PROPERTY This vacant second floor, lift accessed apartment with a south facing balcony and immaculate accommodation is offered with a possible part exchange scheme or assisted sale incentives.
Arlington Lodge developed by Churchill provides high quality independent retirement living offering a safe and secure lifestyle. Being one of 51 apartments situated in a highly regarded residential area within walking distance of The Parade, the high quality accommodation is approached through a security entrance area, to reception area with the Lodge manager's office which opens to the furnished and well-equipped owners lounge having a tea point, stairs and lift to upper floors. Externally there are delightful maintained communal grounds with parking, and covered scooter store with electric charging points, refuse store. Additionally there is a beautifully furnished and equipped twin bedded guest suite with ensuite shower room for residents' use (subject to nightly charge £25).The development is subject to an age qualification of 60 years and over. There is lift access and stairs to all floors together with a 24-hour emergency care line system operational 365 days a year. The property has a resident manager facilitating smooth and effective running of the development. Heating is supplied throughout the development supplied by an air source heat pump.
OCCUPATION The property is leasehold held on a 125 year lease from May 2015 at a current annual ground rent of £555 pa. There is a current annual service charge £2,371.20 which equates to a total weekly outgoing of £56.27 and covers expenses including the Lodge manager, Careline monitoring and emergency equipment, insurance, water and sewerage charge, window cleaning, ground maintenance, communal cleaning, general maintenance, sinking fund expenses and sundry charges. Included within the maintenance charges is, communal electricity and any communal maintenance
CONTINGENCY FUND On resale 1% of the gross sale price or 1% of the open market value if subletting is payable by way of contribution to the contingency fund which is held on behalf of the owners towards longer term repair and replacement costs.
MANAGEMENT SERVICES The management of Churchill Retirement Living is undertaken on behalf of Arlington Lodge, Arlington Avenue, Leamington Spa by Millstream Management Services Ltd.
APPROACH Covered porch area with safe and secure intercom and camera entry system which can be operated via a standard TV from the apartment. Security entry doors with automatic release lead into
RECEPTION AREA Attractively furnished and carpeted with counter to the Lodge manager's office for assistance with occupation, activities, and enquiries which arise on a daily basis. This leads into the
OWNERS' LOUNGE Attractively furnished with windows overlooking the communal gardens, fireplace focal point and a great place to gather, socialise and to become part of the Arlington Lodge community. Tea point where refreshments are available for owners and guests in an attractively equipped kitchen area.
COMMUNAL HALLWAYS The communal hallways are attractively furnished, carpeted and set out with pictures, mirrors, lighting and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout.
PASSENGER LIFT The modern passenger lift provides access to all floors together with carpeted stairs.
GUEST SUITE-BEDROOM The attractively furnished and comprehensively equipped guest suite has twin beds being fully equipped with tea and coffee making facilities and with an ensuite quality shower room. The guest suite is available to all residents subject to booking and a nightly charge.
GUEST SUITE SHOWER ROOM Attractively furnished and equipped with the shower vanity unit and low-level WC.
SECOND FLOOR NUMBER 50 The apartment is at the end of the building having windows to the side and rear together having the advantage of a delightful balcony and south and westerly aspects. The apartment is attractively furnished with neutral carpets, quality curtains and additional fittings and fixtures included within sale.
ENTRANCE HALL Approached via a panelled front door into the private reception hall with dado rail, light fitting, intercom system and 24-hour care line. Attractive style doors lead off.
STORE ROOM Housing the hot water storage tank having off peak electric heating, slatted shelving, electricity fuse box and ample storage space.
L-SHAPED LIVING ROOM 18' 8max" x 19' 5max" (5.69m x 5.92m) Being a delightful L-shaped combined lounge and dining room with distinct lounge and recessed dining area, glazed door to balcony and having a stone effect fireplace with matching half mantel and inset electric convection glow fire. There is a TV aerial point, three central ceiling light points, panel radiator, full length side window and glazed door to
WEST FACING BALCONY 5' 2" x 4' 2" (1.57m x 1.27m) With non slip decking, wrought iron balustrades, delightful view of the communal gardens and space for table and chairs.
QUALITY FITTED KITCHEN 7' 8max" x 8' 1max" (2.34m x 2.46m) Comprehensively fitted with white high gloss base and wall units with fitted drawers, brushed steel handles, woodblock effect work surfaces, with inset single bowl sink and drainer sink unit, central mixer tap, west facing picture window with roller blind, ceramic tile splash backs, corner carousel base storage unit, Zanussi integrated appliances comprising four plate ceramic hob, brushed stainless steel illuminated cooker hood above, eyelevel single electric fan oven and grill with cupboards above and below, integrated refrigerator and freezer, integrated automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, vinyl flooring, glazed door to living room.
FITTED DOUBLE BEDROOM 13' 10max" x 9' 3max" (4.22m x 2.82m) Plus depth of fitted wardrobes with two mirror sliding door fronted wardrobe cupboards with internal hanging rails and shelving, dressing table with six drawers, single door wardrobe with half hanging, panel radiator, side window to the south elevation and rear window to west.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 11max" x 5' 6max" (2.11m x 1.68m) Fully tiled with attractive ceramic wall tiling, large corner shower cubicle with glazed screens, thermostatic direct shower, handgrips, low-level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with double cupboards beneath, matching vanity mirror above with surround and pelmet lighting, extractor fan, electrically heated towel rail/radiator, shaver point, side window with privacy glazing.
OUTSIDE Arlington Lodge is situated in attractive well-maintained and landscaped gardens with mature trees, seating areas and delightful outlooks and presents a welcome retreat to enjoy and overlook with no personal maintenance obligation.
SCOOTER STORE The timber scooter store with electric charging points provide space and cover for owners' transport.
CAR PARKING The lease to the apartment includes the right to park one private motor car in the development car park.