This is an excellent opportunity to purchase an attractive one bedroom front facing apartment which forms part of the McCarthy & Stone retirement home complex located in the highly desirable Crown area of Inverness. This impressive modern development has been designed with both comfort and security in mind. The generous sized lounge/dining area benefits from a French door giving direct access to the front elevation. From the lounge a door gives access to the stylish kitchen which offers a range of integrated appliances including 'Bosch' oven and grill, ceramic hob with extractor hood, fridge and freezer. The bedroom is of good size with a substantial walk-in wardrobe/storage cupboard and also benefits from a French door which opens to the front elevation. Completing the accommodation is the contemporary shower room with spacious shower cubicle. The resident's lounge provides a perfect place to meet up with friends and there is a stunning roof terrace and sun room overlooking the attractive landscaped gardens and the hills beyond.
It is a condition of purchase that single occupants must meet the age requirements of 60 years and any second occupant must be over the age of 55 years.
There is also allocated car parking for permit holders (subject to availability) and a mobility scooter storage space complete with charging points.
The Crown area is one of the most desirable residential areas in the city and offers a wide range of local amenities close by at Kingsmills, including a newsagent with post office, delicatessen, Harry Gow bakers, chemist, barbers, hairdresser, gift shop, hotels, doctors and dental surgeries and vet. The city centre is within a short walking distance where a further comprehensive range of amenities can be found. There is a bus service run from the Crown area to destinations all over the city. There is also easy access to a wide variety of outdoor sports and activities.
* Close to City Centre
* House Manager
* Security Door Entry System with Intercom
* Emergency Pull Cord System
* Attractive Landscaped Gardens
* CCTV Door Entry System
* Lift to all Floors
From the Eastgate Shopping Centre, turn right onto Crown Road at the traffic lights. Follow the road up past the shopping centre car park and turn right at the top of the hill onto Crown Circus. Take the first right into Crown Avenue. Entrance to Oakwood Court is the first turning on the left.
There is a large walk-in storage/airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, electric fuse box and consumer unit. Security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system. Illuminated light switches. Doors giving access to shower room, lounge and bedroom.
Exceptionally spacious lounge with front facing windows and French door opening out to the front elevation. Electric fire (Dimplex Opti Myst) set in an elegant marble fireplace providing a cosy focal point to the room. Space for dining table and chairs. Door giving access to the kitchen.
Window facing front elevation. Well appointed fully fitted kitchen with an excellent range of wall and base units incorporating stainless steel sink with lever tap, Integrated 'Bosch' fan oven and grill, ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood and integrated fridge and freezer.
Generous sized double bedroom with large walk-in cupboard providing hanging rail and shelves. French door which gives access to the front elevation.
Modern contemporary shower room with suite comprising spacious walk-in shower with wet wall and grab handle. WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with mirror above. Heated towel rail. Medicine cabinet.
The service charge includes:-
* 24 hour emergency call system
* Cleaning of communal windows
* Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
* 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
* Buildings Insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. The House Manager will advise on availability.
All fitted floor coverings, curtains, poles, blinds; all integrated appliances including hob, extractor hood, oven, grill, fridge and freezer are included in the sale price.
The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is by way of the public sewer.
The current council tax is Band D. Please be aware that this may be subject to change upon sale.
By appointment through South Forrest Property Department on .
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