THE PROPERTY A superbly appointed one bedroom second floor retirement apartment with no chain in this sought after five year old development built by Churchill. The apartment provides high quality independent retirement living offering a safe and secure lifestyle. Being one of fifty one 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
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
COMMUNAL LOUNGE & HALLWAYS 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. 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 WITH ENSUITE 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, there is a attractively furnished and equipped ensuite with the shower vanity unit and low-level WC
APARTMEMNT 36 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 leading off with cupboard housing the hot water storage tank having off peak electric heating, slatted shelving, electricity fuse box and meter and ample storage space.
LIVING/DINING ROOM With a juliet balcony overlooking the gardens, t.v point, radiator, living flame effect electric fire, matching surround and hearth, coving, two ceiling lights, glazed door to the kitchen.
FITTED KITCHEN Comprehensively fitted with a range of matching white high gloss fronted base and wall units with brushed steel handles and wood block effect square edged work surfaces, ceramic tiling to splashback, single drainer stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap, integrated Zanussi electric hob, eye level fan assisted oven, under counter fridge and separate freezer, double glazed window overlooking the garden, ceiling light, vinyl flooring.
DOUBLE BEDROOM With double glazed window overlooking the communal rear gardens, coving, ceiling light, radiator, t.v point, built in wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors, with hanging and shelving.
SHOWER ROOM Beautifully fitted with a three piece white suite with a low level w.c, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower with matching chrome fittings and grab rail, ceramic tiling to walls, heated chrome towel rail, mirrored vanity cabinet, ceiling light, extractor fan.
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.
MANAGEMENT FEES 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 maintenance 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 maintenance specifically relating to the communal areas. The management of Churchill Retirement Living is undertaken on behalf of Arlington Lodge, Arlington Avenue, Leamington Spa by Millstream Management Services Ltd.
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.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All fixtures and fittings as mentioned in our sales particulars are included; all others are expressly excluded.