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Spacious GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT, with a SOUTHERLY ASPECT, in a popular RETIREMENT COMPLEX in the heart of the city. ** TWO BEDROOMS ** OVERLOOKING ELIZABETH GARDENS ** RECENTLY REDECORATED THROUGHOUT **
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From our office proceed north and turn left at the roundabout onto the ring road. At the St Paul's roundabout take the first exit left into Fisherton Street. Turn right at the roundabout and left at the second roundabout into Mill Road. Go straight over the next three mini-roundabouts and as the road bears round to the right into Crane Bridge Road, Elizabeth Court will be seen on the left hand side.
A well presented and proportioned ground floor apartment forming part of this popular and prestigious sheltered housing development (minimum age 65) in the centre of the city. No. 6 is at the front of the building, with a southerly aspect, and overlooking Elizabeth Gardens. Outside the sitting room is an area of paving with space for a table and chairs, set behind a hedge offering a high degree of privacy. There is also a further area of communal seating to the side of the river. The accommodation consists of a large entrance hall, cloakroom, spacious lounge, kitchen, bathroom and two double bedrooms. Outside there are communal parking spaces and gardens. The property has recently been redecorated throughout.
Residents of Elizabeth Court have the benefit of 24 hour cover, weekly domestic help if required, emergency alarm pull cords in all of the rooms, and all the apartments are designed to accommodate wheelchairs. There are excellent communal areas for the residents and visitors to enjoy, including residents lounge, dining room with daily three-course menu, laundry and hobbies room. The communal entrance hall holds the manager's office and front desk where residents and guests can see upcoming events. To the rear of the building is a private, enclosed and quiet sheltered garden, well maintained and attractively planted with seating areas. A guest suite can be booked for visitors for a small extra charge.
This welcoming establishment is one of a kind set within the heart of Salisbury city, with lovely views over Elizabeth Gardens and Salisbury Cathedral spire. This particular facility allows for independent living but is also suitable for residents with visiting or live-in carers. Residents can cater for themselves all year round in the freedom of their own kitchens or join in with hot meals provided in the communal dining room when they wish. Sunday lunch in the dining room is a popular option and guests are welcome. This, together with the duty manager providing advice and organising optional functions, makes for a social and supportive community.
Elizabeth Court is superbly positioned in the heart of Salisbury city, approached from Crane Bridge Road via a driveway leading to the large parking area to the front of the building. The front of the development looks across Crane Bridge Road towards Elizabeth Gardens with the River Avon flowing through it. Water meadows lie beyond this and there are stunning views of Salisbury's magnificent Cathedral. It is a short and level walk for many of the facilities, shopping, restaurants and cafes, leisure, cultural, medical centre, Cathedral and mainline station to London Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes).
In addition to its own private entrance from the car park, this particular apartment is approached via a secure main entrance where both lifts and stairs to the first and second floors are to be found.
The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:
Large shelved cupboard for coats and storage, linen cupboard with slatted shelving and heater.
4.82m x 3.43m (15'9" x 11'3") French door and windows to sides overlooking Elizabeth Gardens, electric fire in marble effect hearth and surround, television and telephone points, wall and ceiling light points. Door to:
3.43m x 2.4m (11'3" x 7'10") Range of work surfaces with base and high level storage cupboards, inset single bowl resin sink and drainer with mixer tap above, built-in fridge/freezer, oven, electric hob with extractor hood above and space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted gas boiler for heating and hot water, built-in larder cupboard, tiled splashbacks, outlook over Elizabeth Gardens.
3.79m x 3.19m (12'5" x 10'5") TV and telephone points, built-in double wardrobe with mirror-fronted sliding doors, outlook over Elizabeth Gardens.
3.43m x 2.7m (11'3" x 8'10") TV and telephone points, outlook over Elizabeth Gardens.
Low level WC, wash-hand basin and part tiled walls.
2.42m x 2.41m (7'11" x 7'10") Panelled bath with mixer taps, shower over with rail and curtains. Low level WC, wash-hand basin, part tiled walls, extractor fan, illuminated mirror-fronted medicine cabinet.
To the front of the property is a small paved area for table and chairs with hedging for privacy and flowerbeds. To the rear there is a private and enclosed sheltered garden, with flowerbeds, shrubs and seating areas.
Leasehold. Recently extended to 125 years. The service charge is £650 per calendar month for the last year, to include the cost of a 24 hr/day duty manager, apartment cleaning of 1.5 hrs per week, external window cleaning, cleaning of communal areas, gardening, building maintenance and insurance, managing agent's fees and fund for future maintenance. There is no ground rent.
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.
The Council Tax Band is ‘F’ and the payment for the year 2020/2021 payable to Wiltshire Council is £2,911.46.