Barons Court, Old Lode Lane, Solihull
- One bedroom first floor apartment- fully modernised
- Over 60's retirement development
- Welcoming hallway with two storage cupboards
- Generous lounge diner with garden views
- Spacious, modern and well-appointed kitchen
- Modern shower room with double size shower
- Large bedroom with fitted wardrobes and garden views
- Communal lounge, garden and laundry
- 24 hour emergency Appello call system
- Site Manager & Lifts- NO CHAIN
A one bedroom, first floor retirement apartment set in a beautiful development in an ideal location. Independent living suitable for the over 60's. Communal lounge, gardens and parking. The apartment has been totally redecorated and offers a modern shower room, kitchen, large bedroom and spacious lounge/diner. Plenty of storage and delightful garden views. No chain.
PROPERTY IN BRIEF This is a lovely apartment, set within a friendly development in a convenient location for the over 60's. On the ground floor a community lounge and kitchen with the house manager on hand during weekday office hours. Your peace of mind is secured with an intercom system and having the benefit of lift to all floors.
The apartment is set on the first floor within easy reach of the lift and stairs. Once inside you are greeted by a modern environment. The family have fully redecorated the apartment and treated the home to new carpets and vinyl flooring throughout. This apartment is all ready to move straight in and put the kettle on. Each living space enjoys a tranquil view of the communal gardens and provided emergency pull cords for your safety.
The hallway is spacious, bright and benefits from two storage cupboards. The lounge diner is a great space, generous floor area for your sofa, chairs and a great spot for your breakfast/dining table to enjoy the garden view. There is also a feature fireplace. The kitchen is bright and modern, carefully planned to have all appliances within easy reach and the right levels. The bedroom is a fantastic space, generous accommodations, fitted wardrobes, alcove storage space and a garden view. Your shower room is white, bright and modern. Offering a large shower with assistance rails, vanity sink and plenty of heating.
A superb development, friendly manager and a lovely, fun community.
DEVELOPMENT Barons Court was constructed by McCarthy & Stone (Developments) Ltd and comprises 54 properties arranged over 3 floors each served by lift, which includes two detached blocks (without lifts). The Development Manager can be contacted from various points within each property in the case of an emergency. For periods when the Development Manager is off duty there is a 24 hour emergency Appello call system. Each property comprises an entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, one or two bedrooms and bathroom. It is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 60 years, or in the event of a couple, one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years.
HALLWAY 11' 9" x 6' 0" (3.60m x 1.85m) Welcome inside this spacious one bedroom apartment. The hallway is lovely and bright with a neutral decor and recently fitted contrasting carpets. The hallway gives access to the living room, bedroom and shower room as well as having two useful storage cupboards, one of which is home to the hot water cylinder and provides shelving for your towels and linen. The hallway has the control systems for the emergency cords as well as the door intercom system on the ground floor.
LOUNGE/DINER 11' 9" x 14' 1" (3.60m x 4.31m) The living room is a superb space, providing plenty of room for your sofas, chairs and space for a dining/breakfast table in front of the window. The lounge has been recently re-decorated with a fresh and modern decor, having newly fitted carpets and presents a feature fireplace with electric coal-effect fire. The living room enjoys an opening double glazed window delivering a view over the communal garden. There are mid-height power sockets,TV, radio and telephone points. The room is kept nice and warm via a wall-mounted storage heater. For your peace of mind, an emergency pull cord is present here. French doors open into the kitchen.
KITCHEN 7' 6" x 8' 7" (2.30m x 2.62m) The kitchen is accessed via the living room through French doors. This is a superb space where everything is easily at hand. Offering a comprehensive range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces and modern tiling. The kitchen benefits from John Lewis fitted single oven and grill and a John Lewis four-ring electric hob. In addition, an extractor hood over the cooker, a 'Quartz' branded modern sink with chrome mixer tap, and space for your separate fridge and freezer. There are numerous power points around the work surfaces for your small appliances as well as having safety cut-off switches for the under counter appliances. There is a small opening double glazed window to the side elevation over-looking the gardens, Easily maintained vinyl flooring and an emergency pull cord.
SHOWER ROOM 7' 5" x 5' 3" (2.28m x 1.62m) The shower room offers a modern suite, enjoying a hi-gloss white vanity storage unit with shelving, a wash basin with chrome mixer tap, a WC with dual flush and a large shower cubicle with glass sliding doors incorporating a Mira 'events' electric shower. Within the shower cubicle are two grab rails for assistance. The shower room enjoys a fresh neutral style tiling and tile-effect vinyl flooring as well as having an extractor fan, a Duplex wall-mounted heater and a wall-mounted electric towel rail. In addition for your safety there is an emergency pull cord for assistance.
BEDROOM 8' 9" x 17' 6" (2.67m x 5.35m) The main bedroom is a fantastic size. Having recently been redecorated with a neutral style and new carpets. There is plenty of floor space for your large bed and additional bedroom furniture. The bedroom has a fitted wardrobe with mirrored folding doors, as well as a useful alcove area for additional storage. The double glazed window opens up to deliver a tranquil view of the communal garden. In addition, a storage heater, wall lighting and emergency power cord.
COMMUNAL AREAS Independent living offers the best of both worlds. A friendly community of similar ages and interest to support your lifestyle should you like to get involved, or if you like your own space then you don't feel any pressure to mix. There are regular coffee mornings, afternoon teas, bingo, quiz events and residents organise plenty of activities maintaining a wonderful community spirit.
The development has a friendly house manager during office hours to assist and manage the site. On the ground floor, an entrance door supported by an intercom system for peace of mind. The communal lounge is laid out for social gatherings and there is a kitchen for every ones use. In addition, gorgeous gardens that are very well maintained, communal parking and visitors spaces, plus a laundry. Lift to all floors.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is leasehold with 99 years remaining, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. We are advised the council tax is band B and payable to Solihull MBC
We are advised that the service charge is approx. £2391.78 and an annual Ground Rent of £439.36. Please seek confirmation from the management or your legal representative.
There is a guest room that can be booked for relatives or friends.
The Management Company is : First Port, Queensway House, 11 Queensway, New Milton, Hampshire, B25 5NR.
The Landlords are: Estates and Management, Berkeley House, 304 Regents Park Road, London, N3 2JY.
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