This very modern (2015) purpose built retirement apartment occupies the third floor of Singer Court, a select development built by Messrs McCarthy & Stone and completed in 2015. The development is located in level Preston close to historic Oldway Mansion and just a few yards from shops and facilities at Preston including supermarket, chemist, bakery and convenient for bus route connecting to both Paignton and Torquay town centres. Features of the modern and easily maintained accommodation include secure key fob entrance to communal hallway with stairs and lift to third floor where there is a front door leading to the spacious private reception hallway with useful walk in cupboard. There is a good sized open plan lounge/dining room, triple glazed door opening to the sun terrace overlooking the communal gardens and to woodland behind. There is a quality fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms including the master bedroom which has a walk in wardrobe and en-suite shower/wet room plus there is a separate shower room/w.C. The apartment enjoys an attractive sun terrace with room for table and chairs etc.
Communal facilities include a superb guest lounge for coffee mornings etc with lounge seating, flat screen T.V and fireplace, separate kitchen/preparation area, doors leading to the terrace with garden furniture and also to the attractive communal gardens again with outdoor seating and garden furniture. There is also a residents laundry, guest suite and scooter storage area plus managers office. There are lifts to all floors plus staircase and attractive well maintained communal garden internal inspection of this quality property benefits from under floor heating and triple glazing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Security entrance with key fob activation and sliding doors opening to communal reception hallway with attractive seating and lift to third floor with corridor leading to the front door with private doorway to
reception hallway 14' 01" x 8' 05" maximum to irregular shape (4.29m x 2.57m) Spacious hallway with room for study area, central heating thermostat control unit, security pull cord and entry phone system. Door to
walk in cupboard 5' 10" x 4' 03" (1.78m x 1.3m) Range of built in shelving, large hot water cylinder for mains pressure hot water, consumer unit and meter.
From the hallway multi-paned door to
lounge/dining room 20' 04" x 10' 08" (6.2m x 3.25m) Most attractive and spacious room having central feature fireplace with inset living flame coal effect electric fire with display mantle and hearth, TV aerial connection point, heating thermostat control unit. Ample room for dining table and chairs, uPVC triple glazed door and window giving outlook and access to the enclosed balcony/sun terrace which overlooks the rear communal gardens. Multi paned door to
fitted kitchen 7' 10" x 7' (2.39m x 2.13m) Beautifully appointed modern kitchen with inset stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, modern roll edge work surface over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units and matching wall mounted units over, complimentary tiled surrounds, Hotpoint electric hob with extractor unit over, built in Hotpoint oven and grill with deep pan drawers below. UPVC triple glazed window overlooking communal garden and woodland. Integrated fridge and freezer unit, spot lighting, extractor unit.
Bedroom 1 15' 03" x 15' 10" maximum to irregular shape (4.65m x 4.83m) Spacious bedroom with triple glazed window to the rear with outlook to woodland, thermostat heating control unit
Large walk in wardrobe with range of fitted furniture including hanging rail and shelving.
En-suite wet room/W.C 7' 03" x 7' (2.21m x 2.13m) With large walk in shower with glazed screen/ door to the side, independent thermostatic shower unit, side hand grip, vanity unit with recessed wash hand basin with mixer taps and cupboards below, low level w.C. Fully tiled walls and contrasting tiled floor, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, extractor unit, heated towel rail, light/shaver point.
Bedroom 2 11' 07" x 9' 05" (3.53m x 2.87m) With triple glazed window to the rear enjoying outlook over the woodland behind. Thermostatic control unit for heating
shower room/W.C 7' x 4' 10" maximum (2.13m x 1.47m) With walk in shower having glazed screen/door with thermostatic shower unit, side hand grip, fully tiled walls and floor, vanity unit with recessed wash hand basin with mixer taps and cupboard below, low level w.C . Complimentary fully tiled walls and contrasting flooring, light/shaver point, ceiling spotlighting, extractor unit and heated towel rail.
balcony 18' x 6' 04" at widest point (5.49m x 1.93m) The property benefits from a delightful sunny balcony giving ample room for sun chairs, patio table and chairs and pots and plants etc. The terrace enjoys a sunny aspect overlooking the numerous trees and shrubs opposite with a good degree of wildlife and with the communal garden below. Also the terrace is half covered and has outside lighting.
Agents note Residents must be 60yrs of age or over, however a spouse or partner may be 55yrs+
tenure singer court
Constructed in late 2014 by retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Singer Court is a 'Retirement Living' development for the over 60's and designed for independent living with the -to-day support of a House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner's lounge, laundry, scooter store, communal landscaped gardens and a stunning roof terrace with patio furniture and providing a breath-taking vista of the coastline of the English Riviera. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also a guest suite for visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies. Residents must be 60yrs of age or over, however a spouse or partner may be 55yrs+
Service Charges Include
Cleaning of communal windows
Water rates for communal areas and apartments
Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
24-hour emergency call system
Upkeep of gardens and grounds
Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
Regular activities include exercise classes, coffee mornings, film nights, bingo, cheese and wine evenings, and occasional interesting guest speakers.
The service charge does not cover external costs such as Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of the House Manager, water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening.
Leasehold 125 years from June 2014
Maintenance £1,457.91 half yearly
Ground Rent £247.50 half yearly
Management Company - McCarthy & Stone
Freeholder - McCarthy & Stone
55 flats. Built in 2015 and comprises of 1 & 2 bedroomed apartments