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1 bedroom Apartment for sale: Tavistock

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Reference: 35179_100317033292

Key Features

  • Retirement Apartment
  • First Floor with Balcony
  • One Double Bedroom
  • Communal Garden
  • On Site Parking
  • Purpose Built Complex
  • House Manager and 24 Hour Emergency Careline
  • Walk to Town
  • No Onward Chain


One DOUBLE BEDROOM first floor RETIREMENT APARTMENT in PURPOSE BUILT COMPLEX with PARKING and COMMUNAL GARDENS, House Manager, 24-Hour Emergency Careline system, within walking distance of Tavistock town centre, for age 55 years and Over. NO ONWARD CHAIN.


SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A first floor apartment with balcony overlooking communal gardens within a retirement development located close to and within easy walking distance of Tavistock town centre and all its amenities.

Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival. Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.

A well appointed one bedroom apartment located in the popular McCarthy & Stone retirement development with accommodation including entrance hall, living/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, one double bedroom, shower room and balcony. The apartment is double glazed throughout and warmed by night storage heaters. The balcony provides a pleasant outdoor area overlooking the communal gardens. Other facilities include a residents' lounge, a visitors' suite, laundry room and waste disposal room. There is a House Manager and 24-hour emergency careline system.

Within the site are well tended communal gardens, ample on-site parking and additional visitors' parking. The apartment can be occupied by those of 55 years of age or over.

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

The building is accessed via a communal entrance lobby and reception hall located adjacent to the residents' lounge with internal signs indicating the whereabouts of the individual apartments and access to the lift which rises to the floors above.  

ENTRANCE HALL 11' 1" x 4' 9" (3.38m x 1.45m) Central hallway with three doors to bathroom, bedroom and sitting room; additional door to storage cupboard housing consumer units; wall mounted extractor isolator switch; telephone and entry system; Warden alarm; ceiling mounted pendant light fitting.

SHOWER ROOM 11' 9" x 7' 8" (3.58m x 2.34m) Walk-in mains shower with glass screen; low level WC; vanity unit with handbasin, cupboards below and fixed wall mirror; light and shaving point over; heated towel rail; Dimplex heater; extractor; fully tiled walls. 

BOILER ROOM/AIRING CUPBOARD 9' 7" x 3' 1" (2.92m x 0.94m) Accessed from the bathroom, this houses the Pulsacoil off-peak electric mains pressure boiler raised on a low plinth and five separate wooden slatted shelves with additional storage space available.  

BEDROOM ONE 15' 11" narrowing to 13' 10" x 10' 11" (4.86m narrowing to 4.24m x 3.34m)
PVCu double glazed window to rear elevation overlooking the communal gardens; Dimplex night storage heater; built-in wardrobe with folding mirror doors; ceiling mounted light fitting; telephone point; tv and DAB points.  

LIVING/DINING ROOM 17' 4" x 9' 9" extending to 15' 9" (5.28m x 2.97m extending to 4.8m)
L-Shaped. Dual aspect room with PVCu double glazed windows to front and side elevations; PVCu double glazed French doors to rear balcony; twin ceiling mounted pendant light fittings; television, telephone and DAB points. Obscure glazed wooden doors lead to:


KITCHEN 8' 11" x 5' 8" (2.72m x 1.73m) PVCu double glazed window to side elevation; fitted eye and floor level kitchen units; integrated oven with separate four hob top set into roll top work surfaces with extractor hood with lighting over; tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink with draining board and mixer tap; space for fridge and separate integrated freezer; vinyl flooring and Dimplex heater.

BALCONY The tiled square shaped balcony leads directly from the sitting room with protective steel railings and birdfeeder, offers pleasant views over the surrounding communal gardens. 

PARKING The development is accessed via automated electric gates which lead to a private parking facility with ample parking including provision for visitors.  

SERVICES Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage. 

TENURE We understand that the property is Leasehold with the remainder of 125 year lease commencing 2008 with a service and maintenance charge of approximately £187.00 per month and ground rent of approximately £212.50 per month payable every six months.


OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.  

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed to the Dolvin Road roundabout and turn right into Whitchurch Road. Proceed up the hill for approximately 50 metres, turning right into Abbey Rise and proceed to the end of the road where St John's Court will be found immediately ahead.  

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Reference: 35179_100317033292

Contact Agent

Mansbridge Balment

Bedford Court, 14 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AY
Tel: 01822 612345