A beautifully refurbished first floor apartment with period features and stunning views set in the prestigious retirement development The Priory.
Entrance is via the main door into The Priory, lift and stairs access to own front door. The hallway is a long reception hall with high ceiling, glazed skylight creating natural light and storage heater. The sitting room retains a wealth of period features including an original marble fireplace and surround, picture rails, ornate cornicing, high ceilings and floor to ceiling double glazed French door to a private balcony with magnificent views of the open countryside. There is a brand new kitchen comprising of a range of cream wall and base level units with integrated Neff electric fan oven/microwave with extractor hood, 4-ring induction hood and space for fridge/freezer. The rear aspect window has delightful views over the Priory clock tower, stunning finials, Gothic windows and buttresses found among the rooftops of the original building. Bedroom 1 has a range of built-in wardrobes and cupboards, original picture rail and ornate ceiling coving, door to En Suite Bathroom which has been newly refitted . Bedroom 2 is rear aspect with built-in wardrobes. There is also a Shower Room.
The Priory is set within 5 acres of communal gardens and grounds and features 43 cottages and apartments, centred around a magnificent listed Victorian Priory, which houses extensive leisure and social facilities. Purchasing a property at the Priory is akin to buying a slice of English Heritage, as the main Abbotsleigh house dates back to 1848 and features remarkable design and architecture.
There is a requirement that residents at The Priory be over 60 years of age. The property is lease term for 125 years with a Ground Rent of £275. Service charges amount to £7,815.30 per annum, plus £20 per calendar month for contingency fund.