Property Information

Conveniently located ground floor retirement apartment (available to over 55’s only).

Entrance Hall, Kitchen, Sitting/Dining Room, Two Bedrooms, Shower Room, Communal Garden, Resident & Visitor Parking, Extended Lease

The Property:
A well-positioned ground floor apartment with a refitted kitchen and two bedrooms within Orchard Walk, which is conveniently positioned in Weeke, with excellent bus links into Winchester City Centre. The development itself offers self-contained living with peace of mind pull cord help system, lift access, communal laundry room and a guest room (available at extra cost) to enable visitors to stay and an on-site Scheme Manager. Outside there are well-kept communal gardens, plus resident and visitors parking found at the back of the development.

The Location:
The beautiful and historic City of Winchester is famous for its magnificent Cathedral, college, and other fine buildings. It offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities with a selection of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and a farmer's market twice monthly. There are also a range of cultural opportunities including the theatre, the City Museum and the Military History Museum. Dean Lane is situated on the western edge of the City. To the top of the lane is a bridleway onto a network of paths through woodland which allow for stunning walks into the surrounding countryside to Crab Wood, Farley Mount and Sparsholt, home to the renowned 'Plough' public house. Within easy access are day to day amenities including Waitrose, doctors' surgery, pharmacy and other shops on Stoney Lane. The railway station is just over 1 mile away with a direct train service to London Waterloo in about 60 minutes. The M3 is approximately 3 miles away offering direct access to London and the South Coast. The A34 is also easily accessible providing access to the A303 and the Midlands. Heathrow and Southampton Airports are 55 and 12 miles away respectively.

Tenure:
Leasehold. 189-year lease commenced 25th December 1987 leaving 154 years remaining. Service charge of £199.65 pcm / £2,395.80 per annum which includes building insurance and ground rent.

Directions:
Leave the City via Stockbridge Road and at the roundabout with Chilbolton Avenue bear right and proceed down the hill. At the next roundabout take the second exit onto Stoney Lane and the property can then be found a short distance along, just past the shops, on your left-hand side.

Viewing:
Strictly by appointment through Belgarum Estate Agents (01962 844460).

Services:
No gas. All other main services are connected.

Council Tax:
Band C (rate for 2021/22 £1,660.52pa).