One of the finest retirement developments in the area. Chartcombe is in a prestigious location and certainly the most tranquil. Built in 1989 when space and robust construction were the criteria, this 2 double bedroom ground floor apartment is perfect. No forward chain.
You approach this development from a sumptuous long hedged drive off of Canford Cliffs Road. The drive is next to Compton Acres, which is acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens in England. And owners have a private access to Compton Acres with free entry 52 weeks a year.
As the drive splits there are electronic gates to Chartcombe, a further drive which sweeps round to the entrance to the flats. The drive sweeps around a magnificent centerpiece Oak tree which is illuminated and the focal point of occasions like Remembrance Sunday. Off of the drive there is the entrance to the secure underground car park, with a dedicated space for your flat. There are lots of visitor spaces. With a high quality CCTV system, BPT security video entry system for each flat, hard wired smoke alarms, internal telephone system and Appello emergency call system in each flat, safety and security is taken very seriously.There is thorough and planned management of the block and certainly the best managed that we know of in the area, and all the flat owners share ownership of Flat within the block that generates income to help moderate the service charge.
Making your way into the flat you will find yourself in the hallway. To your left hand side you will be greeted by beautiful double French doors leading you through to the living room which is very generously sized. The living room would fit a dining table in wonderfully as everything else. The living room also benefits from a second set of French doors leading into your very own south facing sun room with extensive sliding doors onto a small and cute garden patio, perks of being a ground floor flat.
Kitchen conveniently sized with low and high leveled cupboards built in appliances such as electric hob, oven and grill, fridge freezer, and Bosch washing machine.
2 perfectly sized double bedrooms one of which benefits from an en suite with a brand new walk in shower fitted.
Hallway carpet floored with 3 separate storage rooms located throughout. Video door entry pad, Care Tech care line and internal phone to make calls to other flats or main office.
What more could you want from this truly splendid 2 bedroom ground floor flat.
Leaving your beautifully secluded home behind, there are bus stops right outside Chartcombe with a regular service to Bournemouth and Poole, as well as the open top service to Studland and Swanage. It is a short walk into Canford Cliffs village where you will find a Post Office, banks, a convenience store, coffee shops, a renowned hairdressers and beauty salon at HND, a good selection of restaurants and 2 excellent Gastro Pubs at The Cliff and The Plantation. A short walk further and you are at the Harbour Heights Hotel with breathtaking views over the harbour. It is a 10-15 minute walk to the harbour edge and the famous Sandbanks beaches. Going the other way from Chartcombe, it is a similar walk into Lilliput Village for exotic eating at Koh Nai Thai Tapas, the best sausage rolls in the universe at Mark Bennett’s award winning artisan bakery, and a Tesco Express. Major supermarkets, Waitrose, M&S food, Tesco and Lidl are all within a couple of miles.
Compton Acres itself has a popular coffee shop and gift store. And for special occasions, seek out Rick Stein’s harbourside restaurant or take the chain ferry to The Pig on the Beach at Studland.
To exercise the brain and the body, at Canford Cliffs Village Hall there are bridge meetings, Pilates and keepfit classes, badminton and table tennis. Locally at Leicester Road there are tennis courts and green bowls. And of course golf at Parkstone Golf Club, ranked in the top 100 of UK courses. Poole Harbour is the 2nd largest natural harbour in the world and haven to boats of all sizes with lots of yacht clubs, marinas and slipways. Even if the water is not for you it is spectacular viewing to watch the windsurfers and kite surfers in action in this UK hub for the sports. The area has a strong cycling community with a highlight being to take the chain ferry to Studland and explore the Purbeck Hills. And Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is a key destination for walkers.
You approach this development from a sumptuous long hedged drive off of Canford Cliffs Road. As the drive splits there are electronic gates to Chartcombe, a further drive which sweeps round to the entrance to the flats. The drive sweeps around a magnificent centerpiece Oak tree which is illuminated and the focal point of occasions like Remembrance Sunday. Off of the drive there is the entrance to the secure underground car park, with a dedicated space for your flat. Either walk or take the lift back up to the ground floor level where you can walk to your block entrance. This flat also benefits from garden patio access, perfect if you want to quickly park your car beside to run your shopping in. Perks of having a ground floor flat.
Living Area 5.3m x 3.5m
A lovely and spacious living area which is light and airy with French doors surrounding either side and further access to sun room and patio garden. This room allows space to be designed wonderfully. Fitted electric fire place, tv input most providers available, thermostatically controlled radiators and carpet flooring.
Your very own south facing sun room with extensive sliding doors onto a small and cute garden patio. Beautiful views over the tall sweeping oak trees, a fantastic spot to soak up the sun and enjoy a mornings coffee or summer afternoon drink.
Main Bedroom 4.3m x 3.1m
Perfectly sized double bedroom with large bay window allowing lots of natural light. Benefits from two built in wardrobes, carpet flooring, thermostatically controlled radiators and a en suite bathroom.
En Suite 2.4m x 2.1m
Beautiful En Suite bathroom with a brand new fitted walk in shower, tiled flooring and mired cupboard space above for bathroom utensils. Toilet, sink and bidet.
Kitchen 3.4m x 2.4m
The kitchen is conveniently sized with a large double glazed window looking out over the trees surrounding. The kitchen is tiled floored and benefits from all built in appliances such as high and low level cupboards, Neff oven and grill, electric hob, fridge freezer, built in Bosch washing machine and a Glow Worm combi boiler which has been serviced and maintained regularly.
Bedroom 2 3.7m x 2.6m
Generously sized second bedroom with large double glazed bay window. Carpet flooring and thermostatically controlled radiator.
The hallway leads of to all rooms through the flat and benefits from three separate storage rooms all generously sized so when it comes to needing storage space you certainly wont find any problems there. For safety, in your hallway you will also find your fitted video entry pad for your block entrance door and entrance gate to Chartocmbe so you can see all expected and un expected visitors. Talking of safety you also have a Care Tech careline to wear or keep on you at all times if you wish. Internal phone to call other flats or main office.
Family bathroom 2.6m x 1.6m
Conveniently sized family bathroom with fitted walk in shower, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, toilet, sink and mirror above.
The perks of having a ground floor flat. Its only a small plot but its enough. You can sit and enjoy this space whilst soaking up the sun rays which come beaming through the oak trees on a nice day. The vendor who lived hear before use to put some beautiful pot plants around and took real pride. The garden patio is also the second access to your flat. Perfect if you wanted to run some shopping in on your way through before parking.
Chartcombe offers a library located on the 3rd floor which residents can enjoy at no extra cost. A hairdressing salon is located conveniently outside the front door of the property which is available Wednesday and Friday to residents. There is a communal area located on the ground floor which has regular events for residents. The managers office is located on the ground floor entrance and is staffed during office hours.
Underground parking is available at Charcombe with a designated space for each property. There are guest parking spaces available.
Access to Compton Acres
The drive is next to Compton Acres, which is acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens in England. And owners have a private access to Compton Acres with free entry 52 weeks a year.
Lease Hold: 962 years
Annual Council Tax: Band E £1,938,13 payable
Connectivity: Sky and most other providers available
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating: Band C(70)
Environmental Impact Rating: Band C(69)
Service Charge: £2,550
Services Included: Water & sewerage, buildings insurance, permanent manager, assistant manager, communal cleaner, building maintenance, gardening.
Ground Rent: Peppercorn
Age restriction: One partner must be at least 60 years of age
Gas central heating and double glazing throughout
1 dedicated private parking space
Probate sale no forward chain
Viewings: Available to view immediately
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Available – 2018-02-06 00:00:00
Type – Furnished/Un Furnished
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