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2 bedroom flat for sale

Atkins Lodge, High Street, Orpington

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2 bedroom
0 bathroom

Property features

  • Sought-after retirement development
  • Spacious ground floor apartment
  • Windows & balcony backing south
  • 18'11 lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room & cloakroom
  • Full time lodge manager
  • Laundry, resident's lounge & guest suite
  • No chain - close to all amenities

Property description

GUIDE PRICE: £375,000 - £400,000. Situated on the ground floor of the highly sought-after and centrally located Atkins Lodge development of modern Churchill Retirement Living homes, this bright and airy executive style apartment is very well presented. The impressive accommodation includes a spacious 18'11 living room with direct access to an approximately south facing patio, modern fitted kitchen, two good sized double bedrooms - both of which also enjoy an approximately southerly aspect - a shower room, and additional cloakroom. There is also plenty of storage, including a built-in wardrobe in the master bedroom. Exclusively for those of 60 years or over, residents of Atkins Lodge take advantage of extensive benefits including a full-time manager, a communal lounge that hosts regular social events, a laundry room and well maintained communal grounds. There is also guest suite which residents' visitors can pre-book for a small fee. The development is fitted with a camera entry system, and there is a 24 hour emergency call system. As mentioned, the property is ideally located, in the heart of Orpington, close to local parks; bus routes leading to a variety of destinations including the station, and Bromley Town Centre; a vast array of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants; as well as the Odeon Cinema. NO ONWARD CHAIN. 

Communal Entrance Security video system. Lodge Manager's "welcome" desk. Lifts and staircases leading to all floors. 

Hallway Radiator. Dado rail. Coving to ceiling. Deep storage cupboard with automatic light, and housing electric meter. Additional built-in cupboard. 

Cloakroom Fitted with a white suite comprising:- pedestal wash hand basin, and low level WC. Raised heated towel rail. Extractor fan. 

Lounge 18' 11" max x 18' 5" max (5.77m max x 5.61m max) A lovely large, bright room with double glazed windows and door leading onto an approximately sough facing patio, and communal gardens. Coving to ceiling. Radiator. Glazed door to kitchen, and additional glazed door returning to the hallway. 

Kitchen 8' 10" max x 7' 7" max (2.69m max x 2.31m max) Fitted with a range of contemporary "gloss" style wall, base and drawer units with woodblock effect worktops. Inset stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Part tiled walls. Integrated ceramic electric hob with extractor hood over, and separate unit housing electric oven. Built-in under-counter refrigerator. Built-in under-counter freezer. Dimplex heater. Extractor fan. 

Bedroom 1 15' 7" max x 15' 3" max (4.75m max x 4.65m max) Again, a lovely large and bright room. Two double glazed windows to front with an approximately southerly aspect. Coving to ceiling. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe with sliding mirror doors. 

Bedroom 2 17' 6" max x 9' 3" max (5.33m max x 2.82m max) Double glazed window to front with an approximately southerly aspect. Coving to ceiling. Radiator. 

Shower Room A beautifully appointed shower room fitted with a large fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, and vanity wash hand basin with cabinets below. Additional cabinet unit above with illuminated mirror. Fully tiled walls with decorative border. Extractor fan. Raised heated towel rail.  

Salient Features / Communal Areas As described earlier, these are extensive.
Inside the development, there is a spacious owners' lounge with views over the communal grounds. Regular coffee mornings, and social events take place here.
There are guest suite facilities available (by prior arrangement and cost). There are laundry facilities.
There is a large buggy/scooter store - with charging point.

Externally, the development includes landscaped grounds, together with owner's car park. 

Lease Details & Charges We understand that there are approximately 120 years remaining on the lease.

Ground Rent and Service charge are payable half yearly in advance, and we await details.

We are advised that owners' pets are permitted, with the prior consent of the management company (Millstream Management Services). We understand that the Service Charge includes: Careline system, buildings insurance, wall and sewage rates, ground source heat pump for heating and hot water in the property, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance of the building. lifts and garden, as well as lodge manager, and a contribution towards a contingency fund. Naturally, a solicitor is advised to verify all of this, on behalf of a buyer, prior to an exchange of contracts.
Please note this property is only available to over 60s (or couples where one person is over 55, and one is over 60).

Agent's Note:- The following information is provided as a guide, and should be verified by a purchaser prior to exchange of contracts.

Council Tax Band: "D"
EPC Rating: "B"
Total Square Metres: 73
Total Square Feet: 794

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This floorplan is purely an illustration to show the approximate layout of the accommodation. It should not be relied upon. It is not necessarily to scale, nor may it depict accurately the location of baths/showers/basins/toilets or ovens/sink units (as applicable) in bath/shower rooms, or kitchens.  

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