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Guide price£240,000
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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Kenton Lodge.jpg
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
EPC rating: B*
super-fast 80Mbps*
Mobile signal*
EE O2 Three Vodafone

Key features

  • One bedroom balcony apartment
  • Secluded part of the development facing South-east
  • Estate Manager and staff on site 24 hours a day
  • 24-hour Careline, Bespoke Care Packages
  • Residents Lounge and Table Service restaurant
  • Within 50 yards of bus stops
  • 1 hour of domestic help per week covered in the service charge
  • Mobility scooter storage room
  • Guest Suite
  • Part exchange available

Property description

A WELL PRESENTED, SOUTH FACING one bedroom apartment on the FIRST FLOOR with WALK-OUT BALCONY in a SECLUDED part of a McCARTHY STONE Retirement Living Plus development with an ON-SITE RESTAURANT, ESTATE MANAGER, CQC registered CARE STAFF on-site 24 hours a day and BESPOKE CARE PACKAGES available.

Summary - Kenton Lodge was developed by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living plus, formally known as assisted living. The development consists of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s with design features to make day-to-day living easier and incorporates the original period building with its abundance of original features including a grand staircase, ornate fireplaces, decorative ceilings and wood panelled walls in the dining room. Further communal areas include the conservatory accessed via a glass walkway which connects the new building to the old; the Homeowner's lounge which is always open and a lovely place to meet up with friends, family and neighbours, or join in the many activities organised by homeowners and the Estate Management team; the function room which can be booked for celebrations or events and our table service restaurant which is open every day and serves freshly prepared and nutritious lunches for our homeowners and their friends and family, at a very reasonable price (special dietary requirements can be catered for).
There is also a laundry room, mobility scooter store and beautifully landscaped gardens with a variety of seating areas including a large terrace off the dining room and lifts to all floors.
Our apartments have been specifically designed to make day-to-day living easier. This includes beautifully equipped kitchens with waist height ovens to minimise bending, walk-in showers for ease of use, simple lever taps and slip resistant flooring. As well as the privacy of your own apartment, theres the opportunity to lead a full and active social life. The homeowners lounge The lounge is also the perfect space to invite friends and family over for a special celebration.
For peace of mind, there is an Estates Manager on site and a CQC registered care team, with someone on-site 24 hours a day. Within the apartments is a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom, hallway and bedroom.

Local Area - Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, youll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals with all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course. Bus stops are located outside the development and Gosforth High Street is within 1 mile away. The development is located next to Nuns Moor North perfect for getting some fresh air and exercise with acres of space to enjoy.

Hallway - Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage /airing cupboard and further doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Lounge - Spacious and nicely decorated living room with French doors leading onto a south-easterly facing walk out balcony with an attractive outlook. There is ample space for dining and an electric log burner style fire set within a surround with wood mantle and mirror above which creates an attractive focal point to the room. There are TV and telephone points two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the kitchen.

Kitchen - A fully fitted modern kitchen incorporating cream high gloss wall and base units with wood work surfaces and upstands. A Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with lever tap sits beneath an electronically operated window with pleasant outlook. Integrated appliances include a raised level fitted oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over, fridge and freezer. Finished with tiled flooring, under counter lighting and central ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom One - Double bedroom with full height window offering plentiful light and a private view over the development's landscaped gardens. Benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe providing useful storage, shelving and hanging rails. Two ceiling lights, TV and phone points, raised power points and emergency pull-cord.

Shower Room - Wet room style with partially tiled walls, anti-slip flooring throughout and level access walk in shower with adjustable showerhead and hand rail, WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin and illuminated mirror and shaving point above. Chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge - Estate Manager
CQC registered care staff on-site 24-hours a day
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
Running of the on-site restaurant
Cleaning of all communal windows
Water rates for communal areas and apartments
Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
Apartment window Cleaning (outside only)
24-hour emergency call system
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
Intruder alarm system

Extra care packages are not included in the service but can be purchased from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Service charge: £7,860.54 p.a (for financial year ending 30/09/22)

Car Parking - Subject To Availability - Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information - Lease length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Managed by: Your Life Management Services

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