Flat for sale in Peverell Avenue East, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1

Flat for sale - 2 bedrooms 2 1 1
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Property description

Offered with two years service charges paid.
This well positioned and stylish 2 bedroom purpose built ground floor apartment is situated within Melrose Court, an over 55's development located within the heart of the sought after development of Poundbury, positioned on the edge of the Great Field. The apartment offers accommodation that is finished to a very high standard throughout and overlooks the communal garden area. The Melrose Court development is designed for people with extra care and support needs to live independently. EPC rating B.


Set on the edge of Poundbury, Melrose Court offers peace and quiet, whilst boasting stunning views across the Dorset landscape. Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature Woodland Park.

Melrose Court

Melrose Court is a range of stylish one and two bedroom shared ownership, self-contained apartments, designed for over 55s looking for comfort and independent living, with the added benefit of care and support packages available to access at an additional cost.

If you are looking for the freedom of living in your own home, within a community, yet with added security, care and support as and when your needs change, then Melrose Court offers the perfect solution.

Communal Areas

Melrose Court has lifts to all floors, communal courtyard gardens, a landscaped terraced garden, a car park, activity room, communal dining room, fully furnished guest suite available to rent and an assisted bathroom with spa bath.

Key Features

Offered with two years service charges paid

Apartment One is ideally located on the ground floor and has full access to all the communal areas and facilities.

The apartment opens to a generous hallway providing access to all rooms and housing 2 storage cupboards.

The sitting room receives natural light from the French doors overlooking and leading to the communal garden area. The room is furnished with vertical blinds, attractive lighting, tv and telephone socket. There is an opening to:-

The kitchen area is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units and an integrated oven and hob with extractor over.. In addition, there is an internal window fitted with venetian blinds and an ex show room washing machine and fridge freezer.

The Jack and Jill shower room offers a walk in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The room is furnished with a ceramic tiled shower area, fitted mirror with a shaver socket and light and non-slip vinyl flooring

Bedroom One is a generous size and offers a view over the communal garden area. The room has a fitted double size headboard, fitted attractive lighting and fitted vertical blinds to the window. There is a door to the shower room.

Bedroom Two offers a view over the communal garden and is fitted with vertical blinds and an attractive central light fitting.

All apartments within Melrose Court have their own water, electricity and heating meters. Any charges for the communal areas is included within the monthly service charge.

Room Dimensions

Living Room (4.85m x 3.23m (15'11" x 10'7"))

Kitchen (3.15m x 2.18m (10'04" x 7'02" ))

Bedroom One (4.83m x 3.02m (15'10" x 9'11"))

Bedroom Two (2.92m x 3.40m max (9'07" x 11'02" max))

Bathroom (2.97m x 2.16m ( 9'09" x 7'01" ))

Agents Notes

Included in the Service Charge of £92.84 per week (charged over 48 weeks) is:-
Communal electricity, heating, water and sewerage, television and video aerials, maintenance of the fire and smoke alarms, sprinkler system, lifts’ service and repairs. Maintenance of the grounds, door entry systems and security - CCTV are all included. Other items included are the scheme staff, night time concierge service, estate fee, admin fee and buildings insurance.

There is an additional weekly charge for the sink fund of the building of £16.47, charged over a 48 week period.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ. Tel; .
We are advised that the council tax band is C


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel:


Please note that some of the photographs shown are of the communal areas.

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