Purchase Price OIEO £130,000

2 bed · 1 bath 

A great opportunity to secure one of the rare 2 bedroom apartments in this McCarthy & Stone built retirement building. Residing on the lower ground floor with direct access to the stunning communal gardens Park View Court is a well looked after development in a prestigious location.

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TENURE: Leasehold

Park View Court was built circa 1988 by the beloved McCarthy & Stone, located in Queens Park just opposite the Golf Course on the old Queensmount site, this well presented development consists of circa 61 apartments over 4 floors all served by a lift. 

The apartments in park view are suitable for anyone aged 60 yrs or over, or if your a couple then 1 partner can be 55 with the other being 60 yrs +.

Park View Court also benefits from an in house manager and a large communal lounge area which also has a small kitchenette. There are also regular coffee mornings along with film and quiz nights organised. Residents are also able to utilise the restaurant facilities in the Queensmount Care Home adjacent with access directly from Park View Court delivering a selection of cooked meals. 

It is a rare opportunity to acquire a 2 bed in the development coupled with the benefit of being on the lower ground floor which delivers views across the communal gardens from all aspects and direct access out via a UPVC door from the lounge. 

As you enter the apartment you are presented with a spacious hallway delivering plenty of storage in the form of three cupboards, one housing the water tank with additional storage space and the second one ideal for coats and shoes and the third a larger storage cupboard for keeping all your belongings tucked away.

The large lounge spans some 16ft and provides a very bright and airy space with dual aspect and french doors leading out to a patio area where you can tend to your own bit of garden and pot plants and then onto the communal area which is a sun trap and allows you to place seating. Adjoining is the separate kitchen accessed through an archway, the kitchen delivers a good level of worktop space along with eye and baseline units for storage. Appliances include a built in electric cooker with hood over and space for a free standing fridge / freezer. 

Both bedrooms are doubles with the larger Master bedroom at the far end of the hallway. The Master benefits from a double built in mirrored wardrobe with a single built in wardrobe in the slightly smaller room. The bathroom is well proportioned and consists of a shower cubicle with seat, wash basin and WC. 

You are also able to use the communal laundry facilities and the development has a guest suite which is bookable via the house manager.

The apartment is heated via electric storage heaters and there are emergency pull cords positioned throughout the property. 

There are parking facilities at Park View which are subject to availability and require a permit. 

Service charges every 6 months are circa £1648.74 with the ground rent for the same period being £303.38.