Description: Front entrance doors open to the communal hall with lift leading to the second floor. The Front Entrance Door to the apartment opens to a spacious Hallway with a useful large storage cupboard to one side and a door to the main Living Room which has central marble effect fireplace with electric fire and a glazed door and window opening out onto the balcony which has a lovely view towards St Thomas’s sports ground.
The Kitchen is beautifully fitted with a modern range of light oak coloured units with tiling over the work surfaces, an electric oven, halogen hob with extractor above, an integrated fridge and freezer, ceramic tiled floor, recessed spot lights and sun tube allowing natural light.
The Bedroom is a good size double room with telephone point, TV aerial point and a mirror fronted double wardrobe.
The Bathroom is well equipped with a ‘wet room’ style floor and shower to one corner, a panelled bath, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath, mirror and strip light above, WC and fully tiled walls.
Facilities at Farringford Court: The emphasis is on security with door entry phone system and a house manager call system in operation. Residents benefit from one hour’s domestic assistance per week included within their service charge and personal care packages are available by arrangement. There is a guest suite with en suite bathroom, a residents’ lounge, laundry room and a waitress service restaurant.
Outside there are well tended landscaped gardens with seating areas, a mobility scooter parking area. Visitors’ parking and a car park where residents may reserve a space at an additional annual cost.
Tax band C £1,525.29 (payable 2018/19)
Services: Electricity, water and drainage
Service Charge: £7,116.32 (2017/2018). This covers staff salaries, emergency call system, external maintenance and redecoration of communal areas, gardening and buildings insurance.
Residents must have attained the age of 70 years.
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.