The apartment is approached via a communal entrance hall which has a security entry system and there are spacious communal landings offering lovely views over the communal grounds. There is a house managers office and lift to all the upper floors. Powys House also benefits from having a stunning residents lounge, along with a laundry, greenhouse and there are guest suites.
Flat 35 offers an entrance hall with storage and airing cupboard off, a good size L-shaped lounge/dining room has an attractive fire surround with an electric fire and sliding patio door to the balcony. An adjoining kitchen offers a good range of storage units and work surfaces along with a built-in electric oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integrated fridge and freestanding freezer and washing machine.
The two bedrooms both have wardrobes and matching drawer units and there is a separate shower room fitted with a white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash basin. In addition to this there is a separate cloakroom with WC and wash basin.
Flat 35 also benefits from having its own garage, which measures 2.75m x 5.1m. This has an electric roller door and has power points. To one end of the garage there is restricted height.
The communal grounds are predominantly laid to lawn and enjoy a south and westerly aspect with mature trees lining the boundaries. Pathways lead around the grounds where there are numerous benches, a dustbin area, outside tap for car washing and pedestrian rear access through Connaught Close, providing a convenient walk through to All Saints Road and to the town centre.
Powys House is set in beautiful well kept, large communal grounds and is conveniently situated within walking distance of the town centre, seafront and local bus services. Flat 35 enjoys a lovely easterly aspect with stunning views over the town to the surrounding hills and to the sea, all the principal rooms taking full advantage of this - the lounge/dining room having sliding patio doors and a balcony.
We understand that the apartment is leasehold, held on a 999 year lease from 1982.
There is a service charge for each apartment at Powys House, which is payable monthly in advance and covers the following items: the House Manager’s salary, the maintenance, repair and re-decoration of building structures and communal area facilities, maintenance of the laundry and its equipment and the two guest suites (which are available at a nominal cost for the use of the residents’ visitors), all external window cleaning, gardening, the cost of the water, gas and electricity for the communal areas (where applicable), buildings insurance plus contents insurance for the common areas, furnishing and equipment. The management charge for administration purposes is levied by the Housing Association or their agent in line with the housing corporation guidelines. The current monthly service charge is £298.53 for the apartment. Service charge payments can be liable to alteration, you should therefore, check the position before making a commitment to purchase.
A resident must be 55 years of age or over.
The lease contains specific arrangements for the re-sale of apartments. Re-sales are conducted on the seller’s behalf by the freeholder, Retirement Properties Ltd. The arrangements for the fees and costs which apply to this process have been amended by voluntary agreement with the Competition and Markets Authority. The sellers will be responsible for the fees to the estate agent, solicitor and any other costs such as the EPC, and in addition a fee calculated at 4% of the lower of the sale price or the sellers original purchase price, is payable to the freeholder.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is D.
Vacant possession on completion.
From the top of the High Street, turn left into All Saints Road. At the roundabout take the third exit which is the entrance to Powys. Follow the driveway to the rear of the building where the main entrance will be found.
Strictly by appointment with the agents.
If you request a viewing of a property, we the Agent will require certain pieces of personal information from you in order to provide a professional service to both you and our clients. The personal information you provide may be shared with our client, but will not be passed to third parties without your consent. The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, appliance, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor and/or surveyor. References to the tenure/outgoings/charges of a property are based on information supplied by the seller - the Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor. Items shown in photographs/floor plans are not included unless specifically mentioned within the sale particulars. They may be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on a journey to view a property.