Coppice Street, Shaftesbury

£269,950

  • Highly Sought After Retirement Development For The Over 60's
  • Recently Constructed To A Superb Standard
  • Ground Floor Apartment Offering Several Upgrades
  • Modern High Quality Fixtures & Fittings Throughout
  • Excellently Appointed & Spacious Accommodation
  • Patio
  • Town Centre Location
  • Secure Communal Entrance & 24 Hour Care Line
  • On Site Lodge Manager
  • Superb Communal Areas
  • Residents Parking
  • On Site Guest Suite
  • EPC: C

Property Summary

A stunning ground floor apartment situated within the convenient and highly regarded Churchill retirement development of Hardy Lodge located in Shaftesbury's Town Centre.

LOCATION
The North Dorset Saxon hilltop market town of Shaftesbury is famed for the iconic cobbled street of Gold Hill and rich history going back to the times of King Alfred. Shaftesbury is a delightful community orientated town with an attractive and bustling High Street that provides most everyday requirements including a farmers’ market, cafés, charity shops, various retail shops, Veterinary practise and a cottage hospital. The local road network offers strong connections to the other main towns in the region including Gillingham, Salisbury, Sherborne, Warminster and Yeovil as well as to the South Coast. In addition the A303 links with the M3 that makes London accessible for the motorist.

There are railway stations at Gillingham (4.5 miles) and Tisbury (8 miles) with mainline services to London (Waterloo) and the West Country. Families are drawn to this area by the quality of life and excellent choice of state and independent schools including Port Regis, Clayesmore, Sandroyd and Bryanston amongst many others. Shaftesbury also offers several ways to explore the stunning countryside and traditionally English villages of the Blackmore Vale, Cranborne Chase and Wiltshire Downs with their miles of peaceful public footpaths and bridleways.

HARDY LODGE
Hardy Lodge, located in the town centre of Shaftesbury is a recently constructed, highly regarded, attractive development of 42 retirement apartments. The development, named after the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy who was born in the county of Dorset is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.
Hardy Lodge requires at least one apartment resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. Each Apartment is completely self-contained with its own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. When you fancy some company, you’ll find the Owners’ Lounge a popular and relaxed place to meet other residents.

DESCRIPTION
15 Hardy Lodge, is a simply stunning ground floor apartment that has been tastefully upgraded and meticulously maintained by the current owner. From the secure communal entrance and welcoming lobby into the apartment, the main sitting/dining room is of an excellent size as well as benefitting from a feature fire place and access door out to the communal paved patio. A modern fitted high specification kitchen is presented complete with integral units including a fridge freezer and washer dryer with finally a shower room and spacious double bedroom completing the accommodation.

TENURE
Leasehold.
999 year Lease that commenced 2018
Service Charge £2,481.69 per annum and includes: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, Lodge Manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
Ground rent £575 per annum.
Both the Service Charge and the Ground Rent is collected by Millstream Management every 6 months.
Pets allowed with permission from Managing Agent.

SERVICES
All mains services are connected.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dorset Council, Band D.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment, only with Boatwrights.
Please do get in touch to ask us about our ‘Safe Viewings Guidelines’

01747 213106
www.boatwrights.co.uk

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