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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Glenside Court, Higher Erith Road, Wellswood, Torquay
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1 bed
1 bath
EPC rating: C*
365 sq ft / 34 sq m

Key information

Tenure: Leasehold | 63 yrs left
Ground rent: £100 per annum | review period: unconfirmed
Service charge: £3,181.67 per annum
Council tax, if payable: Band A
Broadband: Ultra-fast 330Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
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Property description & features

  • Tenure: Leasehold (63 years remaining)
  • Guide price: £75,000 to £80,000
  • Chain Free
  • 1-bedroom Retirement Flat
  • On-site Manager
  • South-facing Communal Gardens
  • Storage Facility for Residents
  • 60 Years of Age or Older
  • Parking for Residents & Visitors
  • All Floors are Accessible by Lift
This charming and beautifully presented one bedroom retirement apartment is located in the desirable Glenside Court building. In a quiet and peaceful corner of the building, this south facing apartment offers an abundance of natural light and a pleasant view of the well-kept gardens.

Aside from its lovely surroundings, this apartment offers easy access to local amenities in Wellswood village. You will find an array of shops within walking distance, while a bus stop just a short distance away will take you to the bustling harbour and town centre.

Glenside Court is a well-managed building that provides residents with a secure and comfortable environment. In addition to resident lifts to all floors, the building offers a dedicated luggage storage area with lockable compartments for residents' luggage. There is an emergency phone in every room of each apartment, offering residents a sense of security and peace of mind.

This apartment is immaculately presented, boasting neutral décor and a fully fitted bedroom with a smart dressing table and matching wardrobes. A south-facing kitchen window offers a garden view and plenty of natural light for preparing meals and entertaining guests.

The retirement flat offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a peaceful and comfortable lifestyle in a desirable location.

Currently, the apartment is furnished with the possessions of the previous owner, including a single bed, and sofas. A buyer may negotiate this if he or she so desires. The free standing refrigerator/freezer and a washing machine are included in the sale price.

Council Tax Band: A (Torbay Council)
Tenure: Leasehold (63 years)
Ground Rent: £100 per year
Service Charge: £3,181.67 per year
From 1st August 1987, 99 years remain on the lease.

In addition to the service charge of £3,181.67 per annum, there is a ground rent of £100 per annum.


Reception hall
You will find an attractive and functional reception hall upon entering this 1-bedroom apartment. The entrance door opens to reveal an entrance hallway that features a convenient storage cupboard. Additionally, you will find an airing cupboard equipped with an insulated hot water tank and twin immersion heaters with storage space beneath. This will ensure that you always have access to hot water when needed. This reception hall offers the perfect balance of practicality and style, making it a welcoming introduction to the rest of the apartment.

Living room
The living room of this one-bedroom apartment is designed to impress potential buyers with its attractive presentation. There are two double glazed windows in the room, one on the side and one facing the communal gardens. The double glazed windows provide ample natural light to the room, while also providing a beautiful view of the surroundings and of Torquay. Furthermore, the living room has a coved ceiling, a television point, and a night storage heater, making it a comfortable and functional space for relaxing and entertaining. Finally, the living room and kitchen are connected by a door, allowing easy access between them.

An array of contemporary features have been thoughtfully incorporated into the kitchen of this charming one-bedroom apartment. Modern units feature sleek base cabinets and drawers with laminate work surfaces above for added durability and practicality, as well as matching wall cabinets. With tastefully tiled splashbacks, the kitchen has a sophisticated and elegant appearance. The kitchen is equipped with a one-and-a-half sink bowl and practical mixer tap, making it easy to prepare meals and clean up afterwards. A serene and picturesque view of the communal gardens can be enjoyed from the double-glazed window above the sink. In the kitchen, an integrated electric oven and hob, along with an extractor hood, make cooking a breeze. Additionally, a washing machine and a freestanding fridge/freezer are included in the sale, making sure that all your kitchen necessities are available.

Bedroom one
The bedroom in this apartment is currently configured as a single bedroom, but it is classified as a double bedroom and is large enough to accommodate a double bed. The bedroom is equipped with a range of fitted units in white, including a full height double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors, which provides hanging space and shelving. Additionally, the bedroom is equipped with a built-in dressing table, wall cabinets, and matching bedside tables. There is ample natural light in the room as a result of the double-glazed window.

The bathroom in this apartment is equipped with a functional and practical three-piece suite, including a panelled bathtub with an overhead electric shower, a pedestal washbasin, and a close-coupled toilet. A fully tiled wall provides a clean, hygienic surface that is easy to maintain. A chrome heated towel rail, a plate glass display shelf, and an extractor fan also contribute to the convenience and comfort of the bathroom. A wall-mounted mirror above the washbasin adds an elegant touch to the overall design. As a whole, this bathroom is a well-designed space that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Located at the rear of Glenside Court is a south-facing communal garden with a lawn area that receives plenty of sunlight. It provides a pleasant environment for residents to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings. There is a parking area at the front of the property reserved for residents, as well as additional parking spaces for visitors. Residents and their guests can park safely and conveniently in the parking area, which is kept in good condition.

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