Byron Court, Chichester, PO19 8ES
£210,000
A particularly spacious south westerly facing ground floor retirement apartment with direct access to a patio with gardens beyond. (635 ft2)

Entrance hall | Storage and airing cupboard | Good size lounge with dining area and door to patio | Large walk‐in storage cupboard | Kitchen | Double bedroom | Shower room | Night storage heating | Double glazing

House Manager | Table service restaurant | Residents lounge | Communal gardens | Laundry facilities | Lift | Guest suite | 24 hour on‐site staff | 1 hour a week home help

Location
The property is close to the centre of Chichester with all its facilities including the Festival Theatre, shops, restaurants, bus garage, and mainline railway station with services to London Victoria and Southampton Airport. There is a regular bus service from outside the property serving both Chichester and the coast. Goodwood and The South Downs are an easy drive.


Accommodation

The self‐closing front door opens into


The entrance hall

With storage/airing cupboard housing the hot water system, another storage/coat cupboard and emergency call panel.


The well proportioned lounge/dining room 18'2 x 14'2 (5.54m x 4.32m)

Maximum overall measurements. With a useful walk‐in storage cupboard 5'2 x 3'0 (1.57m x 0.91m), French window opening onto the patio with communal gardens beyond in a south westerly direction, night storage heater, emergency pull cord and glazed double doors into


The kitchen 11'0 x 6'7 (3.35m x 2.01m)

With electrically operated window overlooking the gardens, stainless steel single sink unit, fitted drawers and cupboards, ceramic hob, extractor canopy, electric fan oven and Dimplex wall heater. Integrated low level Fridge and separate Freezer. Emergency pull cord.


The double bedroom 17'2 x 9'9 (5.23m x 2.97m)

With window overlooking the gardens, night storage heater and recessed built‐in wardrobe. Emergency pull cord.


The modern shower room

With walk‐in shower large enough for a carer to assist, with a flip‐down seat, grab rails and an emergency button. Low level vanity unit with cupboards beneath, housing semi recessed wash basin and WC with soft close seat/lid. Bidet, fully tiled walls and floor, and a large heated towel rail. Grab rails around the room and emergency pull cord by vanity unit.


Outside

The features of this prestigious development are the beautifully appointed communal facilities including a lounge furnished to the standard of a quality hotel, a function room with computer and a restaurant where a substantial mid‐day meal is served every day (payable on consumption at approx. £4.50 per meal). There is also a laundry room with washing and drying machines, the cost of which is included in the service charge, and a guest suite (bookable and at a small extra cost) for visiting family and friends.


Staffing

One Estate Manager and 4 assistant Estate Managers who between them provide 24 hour cover.


Mobility

The design of the communal areas combines both style and ease of mobility, so that those confined to a wheelchair can live independently in the apartment and have unrestricted access to the communal areas. There are lifts to all floors. Mobility scooter/wheelchair storage room on ground floor with direct access to outside.


Security

The building is secure with key‐swipe access to all areas including the front door and the mobility scooter/wheelchair storage room. The garden has locked gates on either side of the building.


Garden

The well‐kept communal gardens are for the use of residents and visitors.


Tenure

The property is leasehold for 125 years from 2004 (108 years in 2021).


Ground rent

Currently £405.00 per annum.


Service charge

Currently £7,286.00 per annum covering staffing cover, maintenance, cleaning and lighting of common parts, water rates, subsidised on‐site catering, gardeners, laundry facilities and an hour's free interior cleaning per week for the residents in each apartment. Additional help can be purchased separately as required.


Council tax band

C (currently £166 pm @ 2020/2021)


General remarks

To view please telephone us on 01243 816666 to make an appointment.


Note

We have not tested any systems or appliances and no warranty as to condition or suitability is confirmed or implied. All measurements are approximate.


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