Ringwood Road, Ferndown

  • Ref: 27678129
  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Summary

A ground floor, two bedroom, retirement apartment, with onsite restaurant, situated close to Ferndown Town Centre.

Property Features

  • Ground Floor
  • Retirement Apartment
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Double glazed throughout
  • 24hr Careline system
  • Table Service Restaurant
  • Guest Suite
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Estate Manager

Full Details

Property Description
Cherrett Court is a Retirement Living Plus development (formally assisted living) built by renowned award-winning retirement house builders McCarthy & Stone and designed specifically for independent living for those aged over the age of 70. The development is well located within easy level walk of local amenities and enjoys extensive facilities including communal lounge which hosts weekly entertainment and food nights. There is an excellent restaurant serving affordable top-quality three-course daily lunches, guest suite for visiting family and friends (for which a small nightly charge is made) and immaculate landscaped gardens. There is also the peace-of-mind provided by the Estate Manager and his staff, who oversee the smooth running of the development. There is a 24 hour emergency Careline facility. One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Cherrett Court with additional services, including care and support available, at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session, which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs. Car parking is by an annual permit at a charge of around £250 per annum, for which there may be a waiting list. This particular property boasts a comfortable living room, two double bedrooms and family bathroom that has been specifically converted to a wet room to serve those with limited mobility. The apartment has new flooring throughout and been redecorated. There is no charge for communal laundry on site.

Gardens and Grounds
Lease: 25 years from January 2010. Type of Letting Permitted: Min Term 6 mths

Extra Information:
Service Charge: £13,066.68 per annum for financial year ending 31/03/2024.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• One hour's domestic support per week is included within the service charge.

Ground Rent: £510.00 per annum.

Ferndown is located conveniently at the start of the A31 and enjoys a strategic position allowing easy vehicular access to Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. With a championship golf course, busy retail precinct and two national supermarkets, Ferndown is 4 miles (6.4 km) from Bournemouth International Airport. The King George's Field is a very large area of open space, including a children's playground six tennis courts, four football pitches, cricket pitch, a bowling green, boules area, croquet practice lawn, a rugby pitch and a fully equipped skateboard park. There are two golf clubs, Ferndown Forest Golf Club, which offers a single 18-hole course and Ferndown Golf Club. The Ferndown Leisure Centre has two heated pools, a sports hall, a fully equipped Gymnasium, Squash Courts and a rifle range. There is a shopping centre at Penny's Walk, which also includes a large Tesco supermarket and the local branch of the county library. A Sainsbury's is located nearby as well as a Halfords and McDonalds on the outskirts. There are large areas of woodland and heathlands around the area which makes Ferndown a sought after residential location.