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17, Barum Court, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8QL Guide price £125,000

Call Barnstaple: 01271 327878

 
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  • Retirement Flat
  • First Floor position
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Good on site facilities
  • Resident House Manager
  • Lovely communal Garden
  • Great Town Edge location
  • Level walk to all amenities
  • No Ongoing Chain
OVERVIEW

A SPACIOUS TWO BEDROOM RETIREMENT FLAT AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL, GOOD ON SITE FACILITIES WITH RESIDENT HOUSE MANAGER, ATTRACTIVE LOCATION CLOSE TO TOWN AND LEVEL WALK TO ALL AMENITIES - AVAILABLE WITH NO ONGOING CHAIN.

 
 
DESCRIPTION

Barum Court was built in 1988 by McCarthy & Stone comprising 51 retirement apartments (age restriction at 60 single person - from 55-60 for a couple) forming an attractive building set in mature landscaped communal gardens with residents and visitors parking. This particular apartment occupies a very pleasant position with an outlook over the canopy to the main entrance and front garden. The town centre itself offers an excellent range of facilities and within a short walking distance along Litchdon Street. Barum Court offers all facilities to enable a comfortable retirement with a residents lounge, laundry room, resident house manager and full security features including an electric door porter and alarm systems. All floors are lift assisted.

The apartment offers well arranged accommodation, in particular, a spacious Sitting Room overlooking the front garden, as do the two bedrooms. It is all complete with Economy 7 heating and uPVC double glazing. There are only a small number of 2 bedroom properties at Barum Court and generally do not come to the market for sale too often, therefore, the sale presents a great opportunity to a buyer wishing to live in this environment who seeks a little more space. Available with no ongoing chain, the accommodation comprises with approximate room sizes:

From the communal reception area there is a hallway leading off where a lift gives access to all floors. Entrance door opening to

HALL

Night storage heater, large walk in storage/wardrobe cupboard 5'2 x 3'7. Airing/storage cupboard with hot and cold water tank and shelving.

SITTING ROOM - 15'5 X 13'3 (4.70m X 4.04m)

An attractive room with front aspect, fireplace with electric point for a fire, 2 wall lights, night storage heater. Archway to

KITCHEN - 8' X 6'2 (2.44m X 1.88m)

Fully tiled walls and fitted with units comprising cupboards and drawers with work surfaces over, incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit, range of wall storage cupboards, provision for a cooker and a fridge/freezer.

BEDROOM 1 - 11'7 X 8'4 (3.53m X 2.54m)

Front aspect, night storage heater, 2 wall lights, built in wardrobe cupboard with mirror fronted doors.

BEDROOM 2 - 11'7 X 9'1 (3.53m X 2.77m)

Front aspect, night storage heater, 2 wall lights, built in wardrobe cupboard with mirror fronted doors.

BATHROOM - 8' X 5' (2.44m X 1.52m)

Fully tiled walls, panelled bath, shower, rail and curtain, WC, vanity wash hand basin with mirrored splashback, strip light and shaver point, heated towel rail, wall mounted convector heater.

OUTSIDE

There are very attractive well maintained communal gardens surrounding the building incorporating a number of seating areas together with good parking facilities for both residents and visitors within the rear courtyard.

OUTGOINGS

The property is leasehold held on the balance of a 125 year lease from 1988. It is subject to an annual service charge which is currently £2925.24 per annum and includes water rates, buildings insurance, window cleaning, garden, maintenance for the building both externally and internally to communal areas, lift and lift maintenance. Ground rent £553.68 per annum

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water and drainage connected.

COUNCIL TAX

Band 'C'

VIEWING

By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office on 01271 327878/327919. Out of office hours telephone Mr Adrian Stubbs on 07974 813492.

NOTE

Phillips Smith & Dunn have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fitting or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. Ref: 8220

Directions

From the Barnstaple Square proceed up Litchdon Street to the rear of the Imperial Hotel and at the end of this road Barum Court will be directly ahead.

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