Three Swans Chequer, Salisbury

£389,500 Guide Price
For Sale

Property Features

  • Well-proportioned apartment
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Shower room and cloakroom
  • Resident’s lounge and Lodge Manager
  • Communal gardens

Property Summary

A spacious, light and airy, first floor retirement apartment, with lift access, located in the city centre.

Full Details

Entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, two double bedrooms, shower room and cloakroom. Communal hallway, residents’ lounge, guest suite, communal gardens and residents’ parking.

Completed in 2018 by the well-regarded firm Churchill Retirement Living, Sarum Lodge has been built with modern living, ease and comfort in mind, with a spacious owners lounge, buggy store, corridors wide enough for electric buggies and wheelchairs, a Lodge Manager, guest suite and secure, gated parking available for owners (on a first come, first serve basis). No. 19 is a well-proportioned and presented, light and airy, apartment that has the benefit of lift access and can be easily accessed from the residents’ car park as well as the main door. Electric light switches throughout the apartment are permanently lit to enable owners to locate them with ease.

Sarum Lodge is very conveniently located within Three Swans Chequer, part of Salisbury’s Medieval chequer system and as such is a level walk from all of the city’s excellent range of facilities – shopping, leisure and cultural. The market square, which has a twice-weekly charter market, lies at the end of Endless Street and there is a doctor’s surgery with dispensary at the rear of the development on Rollestone Street. Salisbury also has a mainline train station with trains to London Waterloo (journey time 90 minutes) and has also been voted as “The best place to live” by The Sunday Times.

The lift or stairs give access to the communal first floor landing, from here the front door of the apartment opens into the:

ENTRANCE HALL
This is welcoming and spacious with a useful cupboard for coats etc (with the fuse board), a large airing cupboard (containing the Gledhill Pulsarcoil water heater and with space for linens etc), video entry phone and help-point system and doors to the majority of the accommodation.

SITTING/DINING ROOM
Of a very good size and with plenty of natural light entering through a glazed door (with a matching window to one side) which overlooks the centre of the development and has a Juliet balcony. An electric fire stands in a stone surround and hearth and there is space for sofas, armchairs, dining table etc and associated furniture. Television and telephone points and door to the:

KITCHEN
This is stylish and very well fitted with a good range of contemporary, gloss, high and low level storage units and stone effect worktops, incorporating a single, Blanco stainless steel sink and drainer unit (with a monobloc tap above). A good range of integrated Zanussi appliances including an electric hob (with an extractor hood above), eye-line, electric oven, washer/dryer, under-counter fridge and under-counter freezer. Space and plumbing for a slimline dishwasher. Wood effect laminate floor, tiled splashbacks, window overlooking the centre of the development. Wall mounted, Dimplex electric heater.

BEDROOM 1
Being the principal bedroom, this is a spacious and light double bedroom with a window overlooking the centre of the development. Television point and wardrobe with mirror fronted, sliding doors,

BEDROOM 2
A well-proportioned and light double bedroom with a window overlooking the centre of the development. Wardrobe with sliding doors.

SHOWER ROOM
Stylish and very well fitted with a white suite of large, corner shower cubicle, concealed cistern WC and a vanity unit with a wash hand basin (with a monobloc tap above) and useful cupboards. Wall mounted, illuminated, mirror and cupboard, fully tiled walls, linoleum floor, chrome, ladder style, towel radiator and extractor fan.

CLOAKROOM
Again, this has contemporary fittings with a white suite of concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin (with a monobloc tap above). Wall mounted mirror, tiled splashback, linoleum floor, chrome, ladder style, towel radiator and extractor fan.

OUTSIDE
Sarum Lodge is well sited within attractive and carefully planted communal gardens. The main entrance to the development is accessed from Rollestone Street which leads to a reception area with the Lodge Manager’s Office (working hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) and also to the owners lounge, refuse room and guest suite on the second floor (with lift access). There is also a “shoppers’ entrance” which leads to Endless Street. The gated car park entrance can also be found on Rollestone Street providing some secure parking for owners (on a first come, first served basis), the buggy store and a further door into Sarum Lodge can be found here.

SERVICES.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are available. We understand that the central heating and water is covered by the service charge.

BROADBAND
BT.com suggest speeds of up to 50Mb are available with their Superfast Fibre broadband.

TENURE
Leasehold. 999 years from 2018.

OUTGOINGS
Service Charge: £1,685.37 for the period 1st December 2019 – 31st June 2020.
Ground Rent: £312.50 for the period 1st December 2019 – 31st June 2020.

COUNCIL TAX
Band D. Charge for 2019/2020 – £1,946.01

POST CODE
SP1 1AL

NB
We understand that there is a restriction on the lease stating that at least one owner of the property must be a minimum of 60 years old, and that any partner must be at least 55 years old.

TO VIEW
By appointment only please through Myddelton & Major, 49 High Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PD.
Tel 01722 337575

OPENING HOURS
Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30 am – 4.00pm

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2017
Purchasers will be required to provide identity information so Anti Money Laundering checks can be undertaken before an offer can be accepted on any property we are marketing.

Our Reference: 19071.200305

Get in touch

Estate Agents Salisbury Myddelton Major
Salisbury Office
49 High Street
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2PD

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