Litchdon Street, Barnstaple, EX32 8QL




Phillips Smith and Dunn are delighted to be able to offer to the market this Ground Floor 1 Bedroom Retirement Apartment in the popular Barum Court Development. Barum Court 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. The town centre itself offers an excellent range of facilities and is within a short walking distance along Litchdon Street from Barum Court. Barum Court offers all facilities to enable a comfortable retirement with a residents lounge, laundry room and full security features including an electric door porter and alarm systems. All floors are lift assisted.

Briefly the accommodation comprises inner hall with door leading into the extremely well fitted shower room, with shower cubicle, with inset wash hand basin onto a vanity unit with fully tiled walls. From the inner hall is a useful storage cupboard housing the immersion. The sitting room enjoys a sunny aspect with personal door which leads out into the communal garden. The kitchen is well fitted and comprises base and wall units with working surfaces over, inset sink unit and space for fridge and freezer. The bedroom also enjoys a sunny aspect with fitted wardrobe having mirror fronted sliding doors. A splendid apartment indeed enjoying a fine position within the development.

Inner Hall

Sitting Room - 4.72m x 3.23m (15'6 x 10'07)

Bedroom - 3.71m x 2.64m (12'2 x 8'8)

Shower Room - 1.98m x 1.63m (6'6 x 5'4)

Kitchen - 2.21m x 1.63m (7'3 x 5'4)

Remainder of 125 year lease

Service Charge £818.57 Per half year

Ground rent £221.00 per half year

The communal gardens are extremely attractive which are regularly maintained and stocked with a wide variety of established plants, shrubs and trees. The gardens surround the building incorporating a number of seating areas including a private shaded seating area under a gazebo covered with a rambling Wisteria. The perimeter of the development has been smartly finished with stone walling and wrought iron railings. There is a mobility scooter store and facilities for charging batteries. Furthermore there are numerous car parking bays for visitors within the rear courtyard. The apartment is on the remainder of a 125 year lease set up in 1988.

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