Kingsgate, EXETER

Price: £95,950 | Sale Agreed


A well appointed 1 bedroom first floor retirement apartment in a sought after retirement development within walking distance of the city centre and just one hundred yards from a regular bus service. This apartment comes with picturesque dual aspect views of the surrounding neighbourhood and a Juliet balcony. Perfect for those seeking secure independent living and early viewings are highly recommended!
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EPC RATING: F Tenure: Leasehold

Room Details

South Block

Outside security camera. Sensor lighting. Under cover area for wheelchairs and electric mobility scooters. Entrance door to..

Communal Reception Hall

Staircase rising to first and second floor levels. This apartment is located on the first floor and can be accessed via the lift or stairs.

Private Entrance Hall for Flat No. 128

Panic alarm system with emergency pull cord. Built-in double sized airing cupboard containing the factory lagged hot water cylinder, fitted shelving and electricity consumer unit. Wall mounted coat hooks. Built-in storage cupboard with fitted shelving. Dimplex night storage heater. Doors to..


18' 3" x 10' 2" (5.56m x 3.10m) A bright and airy room with picturesque dual aspect views across the surrounding neighbourhood. uPVC double glazed French doors to Juliet balcony. Fitted curtain poles included. Fireplace containing electric coal effect fire set on hearth with decorative wood surrounds. Dimple night storage heater. Telephone point. Television point. Wooden sliding doors give way to the..


7' 10" x 7' 7" (2.39m x 2.31m) A well appointed kitchen fitted with a range of matching range, wood faced, base and wall cupboard units with integrated appliances. Built-in Gorengi fan assisted oven and grill (in brushed steel finish). Built-in four ring ceramic hob with extractor unit over. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with lever style taps. Ample work surface area with decorative wall tiling over. Work top lighting concealed beneath wall cupboard units. Appliance space beneath sink area. Further appliance space for a tall 'larder style' fridge/freezer. uPVC double glazed window to side aspect with pleasant view of the surrounding neighbourhood. Roller blind fitted over window area. Wood grain effect vinyl flooring.


10' 10" x 10' (3.30m x 3.05m) A good sized double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window affording picturesque outlook across the surrounding neighbourhood. Built-in mirror fronted double wardrobe fitted with hanging rail and shelving. Television point. Telephone point.


7' 1" x 5' 11" (2.16m x 1.80m) A fully tiled bathroom fitted with a three piece suite. Extra-large shower enclosure fitted with Mira Sport shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin with wall mounted mirror, vanity light and shaver socket over. Close coupled WC. Heated towel rail. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving. Opaque uPVC double glazed window. Roller blind fitted over window area. Extractor unit. Dimplex electric heater. Wood grain effect vinyl flooring.


Outside there are two main residence blocks, south block & north block which were built in 1989 with a total of 43 flats. The residents have full access to residents' & visitors parking on a first come, first served basis. There are well maintained communal grounds which include a 'sun trap' communal patio with well stocked borders providing an array of colourful shrubs and flora throughout the seasons. Flat 128 is situated in the south block and the adjacent block (north block) hosts a variety of activities such as fish and chip nights, quiz nights and film club in the communal lounge. The north block also provides a library, visitor/guest accommodation, a weekly hair salon and laundry room.

Lease & Annual Service Charge Information

Lease - Original 99yr lease starting from 1st August 1989 with 68 years still remaining.
New owners can immediately apply for an extension to the lease without waiting the usual 2 years.
Annual Service Charge & Ground Rent - The budget for 2018/2019:
Service Charge - £2800.54 per annum paid monthly.
Ground Rent - £222.00 per annum which is divided into two equal payments on a 6 monthly basis.
N.B. Please note that as a couple, only one of you needs to be aged 60 or above.