An exceptional first floor apartment situated within the convenient and highly regarded Churchill retirement development of Hardy Lodge located in Shaftesbury's Town Centre.
The North Dorset Saxon hilltop market town of Shaftesbury is famed for the iconic cobbled street of Gold Hill and rich history going back to the times of King Alfred. Shaftesbury is a delightful community orientated town with an attractive and bustling High Street that provides most everyday requirements including a farmers’ market, cafés, charity shops, various retail shops, Veterinary practise and a cottage hospital. The local road network offers strong connections to the other main towns in the region including Gillingham, Salisbury, Sherborne, Warminster and Yeovil as well as to the South Coast. In addition the A303 links with the M3 that makes London accessible for the motorist.
There are railway stations at Gillingham (4.5 miles) and Tisbury (8 miles) with mainline services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. Families are drawn to this area by the quality of life and excellent choice of state and independent schools including Port Regis, Clayesmore, Sandroyd and Bryanston amongst many others. Shaftesbury also offers several ways to explore the stunning countryside and traditionally English villages of the Blackmore Vale, Cranborne Chase and Wiltshire Downs with their miles of peaceful public footpaths and bridleways.
Hardy Lodge, located in the town centre of Shaftesbury is a recently constructed, highly regarded, attractive development of 42 retirement apartments. The development, named after the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy who was born in the county of Dorset is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.
Hardy Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. Each Apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. When you fancy some company, you’ll find the Owners’ Lounge a popular and relaxed place to meet other residents.
Apartment 19 Hardy Lodge is an excellently located two-bedroom first floor apartment situated within the sought-after retirement development within the centre of Shaftesbury.
The accommodation is immaculately presented and is of modern, classical fashion. The property offers an entrance hall, sitting room with south facing aspect offering views of the town, kitchen, spacious master bedroom with en suite facilities, a further room that could be used a dining room or indeed another bedroom and a further WC.
999 year Lease that commenced 2019
Service Charge £3,704 per annum and includes: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, Lodge Manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
Ground rent £625 per annum.
Both the Service Charge and the Ground Rent is collected by Millstream Management every 6 months.
Pets allowed with permission from Managing Agent.
All mains services are connected.
Dorset Council, Band D.
Strictly by appointment, only with Boatwrights.
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