Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. It is designed to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying upon a car. Within walking distance to the property there are a plethora of amenities including Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, shops, hairdressers, dentists, medical centre and garden centre. A Monart luxury spa is situated within the Royal Pavilion, Queen Mother Square and the Dorset County Hospital is also a short walk away.
Via a communal door to:
The communal hallway houses stairs and a lift to the second floor where a landing provides access to a storage room that is shared between Apartments 7 and 9.
Entrance to the apartment is gained via a solid wooden door to:
With access to all the rooms in the apartment, the hallway also houses a generous fitted cupboard with hanging rail and shelving providing ample storage options. There is a wall mounted radiator, a wall mounted entry phone and an alarm unit. Doors lead to:
4.83m x 4.52m (15'10" x 14'10")
Presented in neutral tones, the spacious sitting room receives plentiful natural light gained via a dual aspect with double glazed sealed unit windows to both the side and rear. The room features an attractive fireplace that houses an electric coal effect fire. There is a double wall mounted radiator, coving and both telephone and television points.
2.59m x 2.49m (8'06" x 8'02")
The dining area receives natural light gained via a side aspect double glazed sealed unit window and offers ample space for a dining table. This area of the apartments living space is also home to the airing cupboard with combination boiler and shelving. There is a wall mounted radiator and an opening leads through to:
3.05m x 2.08m (10'0" x 6'10")
The stylish kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of modern wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with a stunning granite work surfaces and splashback. There is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer and a selection of integral appliances including a dishwasher, a washer/dryer, a fridge, freezer and an oven with a four ring induction hob and extractor hood over.
3.56m x 3.00m (11'08" x 9'10")
The master bedroom enjoys generous dimensions and receives plentiful natural light gained via a dual aspect with double glazed sealed unit windows to both the front and side. The room is well appointed, offering a range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving and a dressing table, both providing an abundance of storage options. There is a wall mounted double radiator and both telephone and television points.
3.02m x 2.29m (9'11" x 7'06")
A further bedroom fitted with a storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. There is a rear aspect double glazed sealed unit window, a wall mounted radiator and both telephone and television points.
The bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising a panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and an enclosed shower cubicle over with an additional thermostatically controlled power shower unit and glass screen. The low level wc and wash hand basin are set within an enclosed vanity unit with cupboards below. There are two heated towel rails, an extractor fan, a shaver point and a wall mounted mirror with inset lighting. A side aspect double glazed window provides the room with natural light.
To the rear of the building there is a carport with parking for one car and a locked storage facility.
The apartment is subject to a 999 years lease with approximately 989 years remaining.
There is an annual ground rent of £125 and a maintenance charge in the region of £400.00 per quarter.
There is an annual Manco Charge with charges varying between £110 and £160 dependant upon location.
Mains water, drainage, gas electricity are connected. BT connection. Broadband is available, wiring for satellite and digital television.
Dorset Council, South Walks House,
South Walks Road, Dorchester,
Dorset DT1 1UZ
Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is C
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860