An opportunity to acquire a one bedroom ground floor retirement apartment, the main rooms enjoying a southerly aspect with direct access from the Living room to the communal gardens. A short level walk to the High Street, Community Centre and Library.
The apartment enjoys a separate access as well as the main entrance to Parish Court.
Communal entrance with door leading to the ground floor apartment. Entrance hall with coats cupboard and small store cupboard to one side. Additional built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf above together with airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and racked shelving.
Door from the hallway leads to the Living room with electric heater, double glazed sliding doors leading to the garden.
Doorway from the Living room leads to the modern fitted Kitchen with range of floor and matching wall cupboards with work tops. Window overlooking the park. Freestanding electric cooker with extractor above and free standing fridge/freezer (both white goods will be included in the sale).
Bedroom with window overlooking the garden facing south. Electric heater. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above enclosed by panelled doors.
Shower room with corner shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Fully tiled walls. Wall heater. Extractor. Upright stainless steel towel rail.
Outside: Attractive communal garden area which the apartment has the use of which is laid to lawn with herbaceous borders together with access onto the park land. Outside water tap. Paved patio area. Parking is by arrangement.
Residents have use of a guest suite, laundry room and residents’ lounge. There is also 24 Hour care line assistance system.
Age restriction: Residents must have attained the age of 55 years.
Conditions of occupancy of Parish Court:
Clause 2: In accordance with agreement dated 24 November 1980 between Colten Developments and District of the New Forest “To permit the occupation of any flat by any person who has not for at least the previous three years been ordinarily resident within the administrative area of the council (called the area)”
Clause 3: In giving or withholding consent under Clause 2 the Council (but without limiting their wider discretion in this regard) consider:
i) Family associations in the area
ii) Any period of ordinary residence in the area prior to the three year period
iii) In the case of any persons taking up ordinary residence within the above third year period any material change of circumstances.
Lease Terms: 199 year from 1982
Service Charge: £2,612.38 per annum (from 31 August 2019)
Ground Rent: £110.75 per half year
Managing Agents: Sullivan Lawford, 3 Whitefield Road, New Milton, Hampshire. 01425 200668
Tax band B £1,264.85 (payable 2018/2019)
Services: Mains Electricity, water and drainage
Energy Performance Rating: B – full EPC available at our office
Lymington offers an extensive range of shops from large household names such as M&S Simply Food and WH Smiths to independent boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and tea rooms. There are also a variety of hair salons and beauticians to choose from. Saturdays provide a vibrant atmosphere throughout the town as the market attracts many locals and visitors from throughout the forest and beyond. Lymington is the ideal location for those who enjoy water sports with two marinas and sailing clubs holding access to the Solent and a short drive away from beaches.
Lymington was named by the Daily Telegraph as the eighth best coastal town in Britain 2014. “You’ve got the New Forest, unspoilt coastline, it’s a sailing hub and you can still get to London easily,’’ A pretty Georgian coastal town, Lymington benefits from good schools, boutique shops and Saturday street market.
Being so close to the New Forest it also offers the perfect location for those who enjoy horse riding, walking and cycling. The town offers a nine-hole golf course, rowing club, community centre, library, small cinema, bowls club and tennis club. Lymington Recreation Centre offers an indoor 25m swimming pool and many fitness classes, whilst during the summer months there is an outdoor seawater baths next to the River with a hundred years of heritage. There is also a Cricket Club, Football and Rugby Clubs, Skateboard Park and children’s play areas.
From a more practical view Lymington also offers churches of all faiths, infant, junior and secondary schools all within walking distance of the town.