A top floor retirement apartment with garage and no chain, set in delightful grounds, close to the town centre and with a stunning view over Sidmouth, along Salcombe Hill to the sea.
Hallway. Sitting/Dining Room. Kitchen. Two bedrooms. Bathroom. WC. Garage. Communal Gardens. EPC: C
The hallway has numerous storage cupboards, a cloaks cupboard, an airing cupboard and an Economy 7 heater. The sitting/dining room is a spacious L shaped room with double glazed windows and sliding door opening onto a balcony, with breath taking easterly views over Sidmouth to the sea. There is an Economy 7 heater, separate panel heater and a door to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of Miele units with electric oven and hob and space for a fridge/freezer. A double glazed window has a view over Sidmouth to Salcombe Hill.
The property, offered for sale with no chain, has two bedrooms, both with double glazed windows enjoying the same easterly view over Sidmouth and both bedrooms have a good range of fitted wardrobes. The bathroom has a suite comprising bath with electric shower over, WC and wash basin and there is also a separate WC.
The apartment is situated on the top floor of the building with lift access and close to a communal reading area with views over the grounds. A single garage also belongs to the property, numbered 4.
Powys House stands within beautiful grounds enjoying a predominantly south westerly aspect, mostly laid to lawn with mature trees lining the boundaries.
Pathways lead around the grounds where there are numerous benches, residents/visitors parking, dustbin storage, outside tap for car washing and pedestrian rear access to Connaught Close, providing a convenient walk through to All Saints Road and onto the town centre.
We understand that the apartment is leasehold and held on a 999 year lease from 1982.
There is a service charge for each apartment at Powys House, which is payable monthly in advance and covers the following items: the House Manager's salary, the maintenance, repair and re-decoration of building structures and communal area facilities, maintenance of the laundry and its equipment and the two guest suites (which are available at a nominal cost for the use of the residents' visitors), all external window cleaning, gardening, the cost of the water, gas and electricity for the communal areas (where applicable), buildings insurance plus contents insurance for the common areas, furnishing and equipment. The management charge for administration purposes is levied by the Housing Association or their agent in line with the housing corporation guidelines. The current annual service charge for 2021 is £3,582.34 Service charge payments can be liable to alteration, you should therefore, check the position before making a commitment to purchase.
A resident must be 55 years of age or over.
The lease contains specific arrangements for the re-sale of apartments. Re-sales are conducted on the seller's behalf by the freeholder, Retirement Properties Ltd. The arrangements for the fees and costs which apply to this process have been amended by voluntary agreement with the Competition and Markets Authority. The sellers will be responsible for the fees to the estate agent, solicitor and any other costs such as the EPC, and in addition a fee calculated at 4% of the lower of the sale price or the sellers original purchase price, is payable to the freeholder.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is D.
Vacant possession on completion.
From the top of the High Street, turn left into All Saints Road. At the roundabout take the third exit which is the entrance to Powys House. Follow the drive to the rear of the building.
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